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3 Important Tips from Psychology to Write Better Emails

SpeakerSue Says...

Want to communicate more easily, make your point more quickly and persuade another person to take action. Appearances count. Messaging is concise.

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The One Most Important Key to Being a Great Speaker

SpeakerSue Says...

When I was just starting out as a speaker and trainer, I joined a speakers’ association to learn from the best. Be yourself. You should be YOU.

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Chelsea Hotel - Creatives & Domestic Discontent

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 I investigated the price of hotels. It was at the Chelsea , in Manhattan, that so many creatives bunked. Those included Patti Smith.

5 Ways to help your prospects buy from you

SpeakerSue Says...

Selling Skills Communication Skills hospitality and hotel sales Hospitality Sales how to say it to sell it sales training SpeakerSue

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Guest Posting: How to Write and Deliver a Great Speech, by Simon Lancaster

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Today, he writes speeches for the CEOs of some of the biggest companies in the world, including Unilever, HSBC and Intercontinental Hotels.

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Public Speaking: Non Hotel Events

Great Public Speaking

When you are speaking at an event that is NOT in a hotel setting, you must pay particular attention to making sure you have everything you need to make a smooth event. Lunch Cups Napkins Pens Pencils Microphone and sound system Adapters Signage Copies Add to the above list any items particular to your event that the hotel usually supplies.

Brand New York: Hotel rooms up 24% in 5 years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

NEW YORK Magazine reports that in the past 5 years, hotel rooms have increased 24%, to 90,000.

101 Top Tweets from the 2013 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 20 – 22, 2013 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC.

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Hotel Chelsea Isn't accepting Any More Long-term Guests: So, make your own writing hide-out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Hotel Chelsea , where Dylan Thomas and Allen Ginsberg used to write, isn't accepting any more long-term residents. Writing

Not Quite Golden: Never made it to Chelsea Hotel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In music and writing, one of those had been being part of the ethos at the Chelsea Hotel.  Different professions have different markers for success.    Now, those of us in the arts who are not quite golden and never penetrated that atmosphere never will.    The place closed down to guests.

Conference Best Practices: The Tech Policy Summit

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Too many conferences are painful to attend; lengthy keynote speeches in windowless hotel rooms, rubber chicken and endless PowerPoint conspire to dull the senses. The recent Tech Policy Summit at the Silverado Country Club in the Napa Valley was a well organized and engaging event. This event was an exception. Here’s a list of the [.].

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138 Top Tweets from the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 14 – 16, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Over 200 professional speechwriters met for two days and attended a series of main stage keynotes and break out sessions. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference Twitter

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Four-Star Public Relations For Four-Star Hotels

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike Bako sits down with Sarah Evans of J Public Relations to discuss being a specialized firm in today’s marketing world on Inside Communications. For more information on media and presentation training please visit [link] [link] and continue reading [link] for news and analysis to help you communicate more effectively.

Green Travel: Three Ways To Make Hotel Stays Greener, Not Less Comfortable

Executive Speech Coach

Green Travel: Three Ways To Make Hotel Stays Greener, Not Less Comfortable. Green News green travel green vacation how to go green eco-friendly travel Green living

Writers Can Semi-retire to the Good Life: Crafting our version of "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Obviously, they haven't researched the options for the aging or have missed the film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."

200 Top Tweets from #NSA12

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual National Speakers Association Convention was held July 14 – 17, 2012 at the JW Marriott Hotel, Indianapolis. I was not able to attend this year’s event, but took the opportunity to follow along on Twitter. Over 1,000 professional speakers met for the four days and attended a series of main stage keynotes, break [.].

2017 ASJA conference (I’ve already marked my calendar)

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Keynotes Announced for ASJA’s 46th Annual Writers Conference – Fri May 5 & Sat May 6, 2017, Roosevelt Hotel, NYC By Estelle Erasmus As Chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference in NYC, I’m delighted to share that we have been getting many of your proposals for sessions and I’m really impressed with the level of […].

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My favorite fixes for public speaking: Take care of the speaker's body

The Eloquent Woman

Keep in mind that theatres and hotels are notoriously dry environments and double up on your usual water intake. only you will do them.

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3 Ways Your Emails May Damage Your Sales Results

SpeakerSue Says...

“People don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a quarter-inch hole!”. Here are 3 Ways Your Emails May be Damage Sales Results: 1.

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Presidential Speechwriters call for more discipline by candidates

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The first day of the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC concluded with a blue-ribbon panel of former Presidential speechwriters (from both parties) calling for more discipline on the part of contenders for the USA’s highest office. George H.W. Culture Shock!

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Playing with audience perceptions of size

The Presenter's Blog

Here’s an example of a recent conversation I had with the receptionist of a hotel that I was checking into: “Good evening Mr Watts. Really?

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Optimism: Finding the upside of the inevitable

Speak Schmeak

It's a good thing my hotel roommate in Austin didn't book our room for Thursday, because there's no way I could fly out on Thursday.

Duarte Workshops Are Coming to London

Duarte Blog

Location: Hoxton Shoreditch Hotel. Duarte is excited to announce that we’ll be hosting our first international workshops in London!

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Public Relations - AI Can Wipe Out Humans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The hotel you own is the site of terrorism. Big chunks of public relations services could be next. For example, take crisis communications.

Scene Change: Very Good News

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Tags: Uncategorized AV Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart Larry the Pig Ralph Freckleton Scene Change Hobart tasmania

Planning a Presentation? Make Sure Your Back-Up Plan Really Covers Your Back

DeFinis Communications

She arrived at the hotel, walked up to the front desk manager and explained the bind she was in. But Rita was worried. ily basis.

Being There, Before You’re There

Manner of Speaking

In a little more than a month’s time, I will fly to Lisbon, Portugal for the Toastmasters District 59 Spring Conference. I’m not surprised.

The Mo State Backs Up For Movember

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

A big thank you to the Hotel Grand Chancellor Hobart, who have given us permission to look like pool cleaners around the hotel for the month.

Guitar Heroes On The Move

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

We’re moving into a very attractive new office in the Hobart CBD, at the rear of the Hotel Grand Chancellor. Via Brand Flakes ).

Held up? Time to resource a presentation web library

The Presenter's Blog

At this precise moment I’m in Johannesburg, sitting in a hotel lobby, and waiting for my hotel room to become available.

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Sales arguments that build presentations

The Presenter's Blog

Whenever I hear that commercial, I want to vault across my hotel room to change the channel. by Peter Watts. 1 + 2 = 3. 1 + 2 = 3. 1 = 3.

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Conferences and Conventions – 7 “Don’ts”

Matt Eventoff

Pick a day of the week, any city, any major hotel, and more often than not there is convention or conference occurring. . In this day and age, there are conventions for just about every industry imaginable. I attend my fair share of conferences and conventions every year to watch clients deliver keynotes or participate on panels.

Marco Rubio Is Repeating Himself… and So Should You (Public Speaking Tips)

Succeed Speaking

Embed from Getty Images. While most people are still talking about the Super Bowl this morning–it was awesome!!–I Point taken.

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Presentation on Resilience: Friday, Oct 4, 6:00pm (Hyatt Regency Osaka)

Presentation Zen

360 degree visuals Yesterday I checked out the venue down by the bay at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Osaka Hotel.

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Planning a Presentation? Make Sure Your Back-Up Plan Really Covers Your Back

DeFinis Communications

She decided to go to the hotel and offer to “purchase” a hotel uniform worn by one of the women at the front desk— if she was lucky enough to find a 6 ft. She arrived at the hotel, walked up to the front desk manager and explained the bind she was in. As such, they often share their road warrior tales of woe during our classes.

Speaking Season 11 of 107

Speak and Deliver

Great club, wonderful people, and a nice diversion from the stresses of the day job. Not quite THIS many. So much for the effects of 5 Hour Energy.

One thing you Must do to Improve Sales

SpeakerSue Says...

Here is how a luxury hotel “operator” answered my call today: (Think blah.) “He…llo… This is Name of Hotel.

Visited by Captain Chaos? Resistance is futile

The Presenter's Blog

Hotel staff scurried in every direction, but a replacement bulb was nowhere to hand. S**t happens. It’s essential. S**t happens.

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Your Audience Doesn’t Care About Your Problems

Executive Speech Coach

He went to the wrong hotel because he didn’t clarify that information before he travelled. Yet, too many speakers start their presentation with their personal tale of woe. The speaker started his presentation by telling us that he travelled from the west coast across three time zones and arrived around midnight. Stop crying to your audience.

Airbnb & Experience of Being Insider - Old-Line Marketing Tactic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Traditional hotels are now struggling to create a sense of being the hub of a neighborhood. Instead of gawking you are a part of.