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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

3.26.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitating and Responding to Self-Disclosures When someone discloses to you, it’s usually a sign of trust and affection. In carrying out this most important receiver function, keep the following five guidelines in mind. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

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10 Delivery Guidelines for Speaking with Impact

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Craig Valentine offers 10 simple guidelines for adding impact to your speech. Included are: 1. Don’t move all the time. If you are always moving then no movement will be meaningful. Your audience will never know what’s most important. Move with a purpose. When there is no reason to move, don’t. Don’t use the same gesture over and over again.

Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures

The Communication Blog

3.14.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Self-Disclosures In addition to weighing the potential rewards and dangers of self-disclosure, consider the following factors as well. Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

4.07.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting Pressure to Self-Disclose You may, on occasion, find yourself in a position where a friend, colleague, or romantic partner pressures you to self-disclose. ► March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Here are a few suggestions.

Guidelines for Presentation Success - Free eBook

Executive Speech Coach

When preparing your presentation, consider the things that might go wrong and plan how you might handle them. Never lose self-control.

Social Media Warnings

The Communication Blog

9.24.2010 Social Media Warnings Here is a particularly useful set of guidelines for avoiding problems with social media messages. Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ► 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

"Pimp Your PowerPoint" - 8 Tips from Experts on YourBusinessChannel

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

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10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

I thought I’d share with you 10 guidelines for making your presentation look modern that came out of this process. Use a flat design.

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7 ways to keep audience attention during your presentation

Speaking about Presenting

Keeping audience attention is more important and more difficult than grabbing audience attention. Talk about something your audience is interested in.

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Nuggets of Storytelling Wisdom

Manner of Speaking

Storytelling has guidelines, not hard and fast rules. Past posts on the subject include this one and this one. They follow the video.

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Speech writing – Write for the ear!

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Guidelines Keep sentences [.]. One pitfall that many would be speech writers fall headlong into is that they write for the eye rather than for the ear. You are not creating perfect prose. You are creating something that is easy to listen to. Here are some guidleines to help you improve your speech writing.

Scott McCloud: Presenting comics in a new (media) world

Presentation Zen

These four guidelines will take you far indeed as you create your own life story. I''m a big fan of Scott McCloud''s work. Follow no one.

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The 4 Hallmarks of a Good Editor

Duarte Blog

Next time you reach out for feedback, try to remember these guidelines. Then, I ship off what I’ve created to a trusted editor for feedback.

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8 Points for Presentation Structure

The Presenter's Blog

The best competitive pitching structures follow the golden guideline: “Counter competitors, but avoid attacking them”. Preparation is everything. While we focus on our content, and sometimes fuss about our slides, it’s essential we never forget about the framework holding everything together. How will we introduce and conclude? The Argument.

Open your presentation with Pizzazz

Executive Speech Coach

Open Your Presentation With Pizzazz Howto win the audience at the beginning of your presentation Why is the opening so important? Who is The Author?

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques Resource Guide Rev 11

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

The Resource Guide is now in its 11th version. You can download and share the Guide - Download PPT-PowerfulPresentationTechniquesResourceGuideRev11.

Levels of Credibility & the Big Lie for Speakers

Speak and Deliver

Second, if you do feel you''re falling short, treat it as a guideline for gaining more education, experience, and results. Are you Credible?

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Use PowerPoint to create buttons for slides or a website

PowerPoint Tips

A good guideline is to decide how big you want the text to be — such as 14 points — and then fit the button around the text.

Communication Strategies: How to avoid sexist talk

The Communication Blog

Although non-sexist language is becoming the norm, it may help to review some of the major issues and guidelines involved in avoiding sexist talk. The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) has proposed guidelines for nonsexist (gender-free, gender-neutral, or sex-fair) language. Consider your own communication behavior. link].

Presentation Preparation

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Politeness on the phone

The Communication Blog

In a continuing effort to integrate politeness into my communication textbooks and into communication generally, here is a useful set of guidelines for teaching children proper phone etiquette. link]. etiquette teaching children politeness cell phone politeness Politeness

Avoiding Bullet Point Driven PowerPoint, 3 tips from Dan Heath

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6 presentation tips from a professional speaker

Speaking about Presenting

That’s a sensible guideline. Scott Berkun speaking at the Web2.0 Expo 2009. Photo by James Duncan Davidson. Let go of perfection. I so agree.

How I did a makeover of my signature story at the Story Theater Retreat

Speaking about Presenting

His guideline is that 30% of your story should be IN moments. Doug has developed the Nine Steps of Story Structure. Adding a character. Humor.

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How to promote deep processing and transform attitudes

PowerPoint Tips

Using this guideline, a 75-minute presentation should have 2 change-ups, but a 50-minute presentation could work with only 1. Content Deliver

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Increasing.

The Communication Blog

Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. ► March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. Analyze Impressions. Here are two suggestions.

Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training!

PowerPoint Tips

This is a guest blog post by Dimitri Roman. This invokes the need to create a Single Source Learning Solution that reaches multiple generations.

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Making presentations in the TED style

Presentation Zen

TED has earned a lot of attention over the years for many reasons, including the nature and quality of its short-form conference presentations. Lessig.

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Toastmasters Friday: Are the Contests Fair?

Speak and Deliver

Guidelines for who can and cannot be a judge have been more clearly defined, although they remain guidelines, not requirements, and for good reason.

10 Storytelling tips from Billy Wilder

Presentation Zen

A simple guideline but it''s indeed very hard to achieve. "I There is something quite special about Wilder''s films. It''s gold. A hook.

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Stage coaching checklist: 6 reasons you should get time on stage before you speak

The Eloquent Woman

What are you sight guidelines? Do you take the time to get on stage before you speak--preferably the stage on which you'll be speaking? I ask because it's a step overlooked by many speakers, or one dismissed by some organizers, probably because it sounds too simple. Why would you need some orientation to the stage before you speak?

Be Dramatic, Be Memorable

Duarte Blog

Before you give your next presentation, use the guidelines above to determine if your presentation feels “contrasty” enough. “There is no quality in the world that is not what it is merely by contrast.”. Herman Melville, Moby-Dick. The sudden, violent shower scene, thirty minutes into Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho”. Visually. Verbally. Deliver

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Self-Disclosure.

The Communication Blog

Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. ▼ March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. You cannot self-disclose and then take it back.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Growing in Self.

The Communication Blog

Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. ► March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. You can do this in various ways.

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10 Tips for Giving a Great Keynote

Pivotal Public Speaking

If you want to get into the game, begin by reviewing the following guidelines to see if you have what it takes. Actors want to direct. Directors want to produce. And consultants want to be kick ass speakers. And why not? The pay is good. It doesn’t take much time. And it’s a lot less heavy lifting than most consulting gigs. link].

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How to Make a Great First Impression…on Easter Sunday or Any Day

DeFinis Communications

Following are some first impression guidelines to keep in mind as you prepare for your next presentation. When I was growing up, Easter Sunday was a celebrated occasion, much like it is today. A big part of the fun was dressing up in our new pastel dresses with matching shoes, jewelry and fancy Easter bonnets. First Impressions Matter.

What should you charge for your own public speaking?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Here are some guidelines to help you do that, in the US market at least, as you get started.    Please take these numbers as guidelines only.  In an earlier blog, I asked – rhetorically – if you were worth $40,000 an hour (or up), the amount that a top professional speaker can earn in an hour giving a keynote speech. 

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Pecha Kucha Night – Tuesday 4/17 San Jose, CA

Duarte Blog

The sixth Pecha Kucha Night – San Jose is just around the corner! Each speaker presents 20 slides, for 20 seconds each. DETAILS. AGENDA.

The Communication Blog: Impolite Questions, What Are They?

The Communication Blog

Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. ► March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. 2.15.2011 Impolite Questions, What Are They?

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Attack on academic freedom

The Communication Blog

Communication Skills Classes | Add your site ARCHIVE ▼ 2011 (18) ► April (1) Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Resisting. ► March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. They shouldn’t.