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When I landed in New Zealand yesterday on my way to Sydney, I phoned home to say “Kia Ora” to my husband. Bring back the fun and joy.

Speak the Movie at Cherry Creek

Speak and Deliver

The response to the film was as positive as ever, and evoked a number of questions, including: - Is the contest fair? Haven''t seen Speak yet?

Hybrid and Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

10.08.2009 Hybrid and Public Speaking Just searching some college websites and found (again)Maui Community Colleges (U of Hawaii)speech website--theres lots here for anyone teaching the hybrid or the public speaking course--handouts, student testimonials, guides, and more. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se.

Want to Be a Better Public Speaker? Play with Your Kids

DeFinis Communications

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Hawaii last week and went to the beach every day.

Make Sure Your Slides Don’t Fall Behind

Manner of Speaking

8:30 – 10:00 Here we see the trajectory of the first part of Roz’s Pacific odyssey that took her from California to Hawaii. We then see the second stage of the journey from Hawaii to Tarawa. You can read it here. Below is a wonderful TED Talk by Roz Savage. I would have blackened the screen for this important part of the talk.

The Communication Blog: Introducing People

The Communication Blog

I went to college with Jill and, if I’m not mistaken, she has just returned from Hawaii.&# They can talk about working at ABC, what it’s like being a marketing manager, what Jill majored in, what Hawaii is like, what Jill did in Hawaii, and on and on. I’m blocking.&# Simple say, “This is Jack.&#

IABC Silver Quill Awards: Pacific Region

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Pacific Plains Region includes communicators from: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Call for Entries: [link

Homelessness Is Business Issue, Including Branding In Tourism, Real Estate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Hawaii, the powers that be had to get tough. The homeless cast a spell. And the dynamics of that voodoo can taint the tourist business.

Time Flies When You're Having Fun.

Speak and Deliver

A trip to Hawaii, for one, where the Toastmasters of District 49 welcomed me to a screening of Speak the Movie. What stages have you graced?

Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

Hawaii: HI is more than an abbreviation. - Hawaii: The Molten State. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014. The Theme: State Slogans. ** FIRST PLACE **.

Test Humor for Introductions

Great Public Speaking

says she wants to fly to Hawaii for a second honeymoon and she's getting her husband to drive her to the airport. ? Test humor is humor that is placed in your written introduction. It is to be read by your introducer, not by you. Pick a couple of these lines and stick with them. NOTE: The "?" Let's welcome ? Let's welcome ? Let's welcome ?

Two Tips for Curing the "Trailing So."

More than PowerPoint...

For example: Question: "How did it feel to come back to Michigan after living in Hawaii?" Answer: "Hawaii is great - beautiful weather.

Excellent Events

Humor Power

August 29-September 3, Hawaii. Invest In Yourself. – Have Fun. – Advance Your Career. – Expand Your Network. Here are some great professional development conventions I’d recommend: AATH’s 25th Annual Conference. Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. April 19-22. Chicago, Illinois. June 1-3.

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If You’re Not the Greatest Singer — Do Comedy

Humor Power

Rudy was scheduled to host a cruise to Hawaii starting tomorrow. . There is a saying in improv, “If you can’t sing…sing loud!”

Dog Leash - Multi-Purpose Networking Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's how I found out inmates are being transported here from as far away as Hawaii. It was obvious I didn't belong. 

Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Hawaii: As Good As It Gets. It’s time for the results of the Official State Book/Movie/Song contest. The top lines are listed below. New joke contests are announced on the first of the month. Our subscribers submitted the Official Books, Movies, and Songs for the different states. Not REAL ones. The next contest is November 1, 2014.

Two Tips for Curing the “Trailing So…”

More than PowerPoint...

For example: Question: “How did it feel to come back to Michigan after living in Hawaii?&# Really? I call it “The Trailing So.&#.

Siberian Snow Theory: Will There Be 2nd Polar Vortex For Northeast Corridor & Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hawaii is starting up a public relations campaign warning folks not to migrate there.  Of course, not everyone buys in. 

Happening in Las Vegas

Humor Power

Dr. Loren Ekroth is a retired professor of speech-communication from the University of Hawaii and is now a professional speaker and author. Talking with the Stars. A New Event to Energize the Art of Conversation. This event will be free and open to the public. It takes place in Las Vegas on Friday, November 18 , 2011, 7:15-8:45 pm.

Public Speaking - Testing Introduction Humor

Great Public Speaking

says she wants to fly to Hawaii for a second honeymoon and she's getting her husband to drive her to the airport Test humor is humor that is placed in your written introduction. It is to be read by your introducer, not by you. Pick a couple of these lines and stick with them. NOTE: The "?" Let's welcome ? Let's welcome ? Let's welcome ?

A presentation that works

Speak Schmeak

Kalia has been recognized as one of the top RE/MAX real estate agents in California and Hawaii and is the top-producing RE/MAX agent in Santa Barbara.

Top Stories for Thursday

TJ Walker Interactive

Lingle Turns Hawaii TV Channel Into 24-Hour Ad HD. Why Do Olympic athletes Cry When They win? August 9, 2012 9:18 AM. Edit. " />. 1 0 0 0. In Defense of Romney Spokesperson Andr… HD. August 9, 2012 8:42 AM. Edit. " />. 2 0 0 0. Romney Campaign tied In Knots Over Priorities USA Ad HD. August 9, 2012 8:40 AM. Edit. " />.

Public Speaker

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

My father was a politician in Hawaii. How to Change the World A practical blog for impractical people. « Its taken me twenty years to get comfortable at it. I hope that many of you are are called upon to give speeches--its the closest thing to being a professional athlete that many of us will achieve. Have something interesting to say. death!

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Important Stories I’m Following Now

TJ Walker Interactive

Hawaii to offer 17,000 homeless one-way flight to home state… Hawaii to offer 17,000 homeless one-way flight to home state…(Third column, 14th story, link). 18min. POLITICO Top Stories. 18min. POLITICO Top Stories. McCain on Clinton or Paul? Drudge Report RSS Feed. Media Matters for America – Latest Items. Mediaite.

5 Reasons why you don't need to write a book | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

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Is this your first time here? Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This People ask me all the time how they can get a book deal. Probably not. Del.icio.us

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Cool speakers for 2010: Shai Agassi

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  So far, Israel, Australia, Denmark and Hawaii have signed up.  Shai Agassi’s plan for electric, zero-emission vehicles makes so much sense and is such a radical departure from the old thinking on the subject of powering cars that I’m afraid it won’t get the hearing that it deserves.    Still! So what’s the catch? 

November Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

Daddy, I don’t think your mug shot looks that bad. Andrew Jones, Laie, Hawaii, USA. We feature the art of Dan Rosandich.

Contest Results — Almost TV

Humor Power

Hawaii VO5O: Top Island hairdressers show their stuff. - It’s time for this month’s contest winners. The theme for the contest is ALMOST TV. The challenge is to come up with the title of an imaginary TV show that almost sounds like a real show. Then follow the made-up title with a brief description of the show. Leopardy. risks.

THE Executive Speech Coach & THE Million Dollar Consultant

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The last time was to keynote a convention in Hawaii to sales professionals from sixteen countries with name entertainment. THE Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp & THE Million Dollar Consultant Alan Weiss join forces for The Odd Couple Marketing & Strategy Seminar. Alan Weiss interviewed me for his upcoming book. Shame he retired!

Contest Results — Time Savers

Humor Power

Watch reruns of Hawaii Five-O, Miami Vice, etc. – Feel like you’re vacationing without wasting time traveling. – Buy a horse. Our Blog has been down for a few days. We’re back up and publishing once again. I’m reposting the results of our August Joke Contest. Brush your teeth three times a day all at once.

Contest Results — Time Savers

Humor Power

Watch reruns of Hawaii Five-O, Miami Vice, etc. – Feel like you’re vacationing without wasting time traveling. – Buy a horse. It’s time for the results of our August Joke Contest. The theme is TIME SAVERS , a not-so-serious look at time management. New Joke Contests are announced at the start of the month.

Be a Star: 8 Tips to Make the Most of Your TV Appearance

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The best part is this site will be ready for when I do Hawaii Ironman, Oprah and Cristina (the Spanish language equivalent of Oprah. I am already anticipating my next steps: getting sponsors, leveraging the tape to get into Hawaii Ironman (even bigger TV audience) and of course Oprah. This is a real life example of Mark Davis.

The Worst Presentation of My Life

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Someone showed me another Steve Ballmer stage moment, in which the big guy cavorts in the sweatiest shirt since Elvis played Hawaii. Watching it gave me terrible flashbacks to an incident long ago, and prompts the question: what’s the worst presentation you’ve ever done? We’ve all had them. Mine was a speech at an interstate product launch.

MOVIES AREN'T NOVELS by Michael Hauge

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Novels can involve a series of characters (Hawaii), can focus primarily on inner motivation and character arc (Ordinary People), or can present heroes who meander though a whole series of events, desires and conflicts (The Shipping News, The Kite Runner, etc.). MOVIES AREN'T NOVELS. Hope you find his article as interesting as I do.

ALAN WEISS INTERVIEWS PATRICIA FRIPP

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The last time was to keynote a convention in Hawaii to sales professionals from sixteen countries with name entertainment. Shame he retired!

How to join a Toastmasters Club (Part 1) - What is it about?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Some well-known Toastmasters alumni include: * Peter Coors of Coors Brewing Company * Debbi Fields, founder of Mrs. Fields Cookies * Tom Peters, management expert and author * Linda Lingle, Governor of Hawaii How Does it Work? Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! Click here to access free materials and updates on upcoming programmes!