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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 [.].

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Kennedy's speech to an audience in Indianapolis that night. A popular read on our Facebook page last week! What a great man and moment.

Book Review: 10 Steps to Writing a Vital Speech, by Fletcher Dean

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

10 Steps to Writing a Vital Speech: The Definitive Guide to Professional Speechwriting, by Fletcher Dean Fletcher Dean is a working speechwriter at the Dow Chemical Company where he is Director of Leadership Communications. It frightens them.” Each chapter lists “Insider Tips”. This book is a good overall introduction to the craft of speechwriting.

Famous Speech Friday: Robert Kennedy on the death of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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He arrived in Indianapolis to learn that civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1968, Robert F. His brother, President John F.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

29 – The Indianapolis Star 231,361 311,322. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. . Thanks to Brian for sharing and to Burrelles Luce for the information.

Time with Teachers-- or What I Did on my Summer Vacation

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I''ve just returned from a three-day trip to Indianapolis, where I joined more than 85 members of the Madison Metropolitan School District and the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County spending their unpaid time participating in AVID Summer Institute. I am a tenured professor, and this is July of my first-ever sabbatical. On the contrary. As if.

Call an audible during your presentation

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

On Sunday I was watching the AFC Championship game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New York Jets. Even if you are not a football fan, stick with me on this one. I like watching top performers in their fields and in this case I got to watch Peyton Manning, one of the best quarterbacks in football. So how does this relate to presenting?

Segregation silenced this valedictorian: Mary French's inspiring speech, 42 years late

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French, who is black, attended the all-black half of the high school until the two merged during her years there. Let's start our own businesses.

Joke Contest Results — City Slogans

Humor Power

Here are the results of our October Joke Contest. The theme is City Slogans , inspired by the Las Vegas slogan: What happens in Vegas…stays in Vegas. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months).

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **.

Making Public Speaking FUN! Part 10

Communication Steroids

Professional Speaker Ryan Moran from Indianapolis offers another way to talk to young people: relate directly to them by ‘becoming’ one of them for a bit: Having been involved in student leadership since Jr. Let’s delve into our suggestions from the good folks who responded to one of our earlier HARO requests. Raleigh R.

The Art of Butts in Chairs | chrisbrogan.com

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Logistically, they require the same things most conferences run on: great speakers, relevant exhibitors and sponsors, and eager attendees. Maybe.