Information doesn't excite your audience

Speak Schmeak

He told me he''s afraid that if he doesn''t give enough information, the audience won''t be as excited as he is. But for now, let''s just address this issue of giving a ton of information so people will get excited. Do people get excited from information?

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7 and a Half Ways to Make Your Information Matter

Speak and Deliver

If you're a regular person with a regular job living a regular life, chances are the only times you get asked to speak is to share straight information. Even client sales presentations, if you aren't careful, can become massive information dumps. Information isn't inherently bad.

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The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

I think that most presentations can be classified as persuasive or informative.These two presentation types can cover quite a range — more entertaining or less, informal or keynote,for example. What is an informative presentation? Informative presentations use emotion much less.

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Losing Credibility in the Instant Information Age

Speak and Deliver

Sourcing our non-original material and quotes has always been ethical and important, but in today's lightning fast information age, its essential. {EAV:311a9f443c52784a} Did this picture of Morgan Freeman make you want to read this post?

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9-Step “Create Anything” Outline for Information Products

Succeed Speaking

Business Strategy Product Creation Writing Books Information Products Product Creation for SpeakersDo you have a message and/or expertise that can help people? Of course you do. Are you able to “download&# everything you have to offer in a 45-90 minute keynote? Of course not. So do you currently have products or resources that allow your attendees to “take you home&# with them? I hope.

Will Information about Competitors take Away from My Financial.

TJ Walker Interactive

» Will Information about Competitors take Away from My Financial Presentation? News analyzed from a communication perspective.


Steve Jobs – Public Speaking, Preparation & Practice

Matt Eventoff

The speed at which information travels has rendered most news dated within hours; days if a story really has “legs.” ” To last through multiple news cycles is very rare. The passing of Steve Jobs has done just that, and for good reason.

Writers & authors: Tap into the expertise of government communicators to get the information you need

Joan Detz Speaker Services

A guest blog from Donna Harris, a government communicator who serves on the board of NAGC (National Association of Government Communicators) … Argh…Government! That’s what you hear these days. Either there is too much or too little government action. But wait, I work for the federal government—well to be honest—for an independent government agency and […]. Freelance Writing Professional organizations

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Presentation Tips: Inform, Engage & Move to Action video

Executive Speech Coach

Inform, engage and move to action - your presentation formula for success. The three things you need to do in every presentation to be successful. Enjoy this short video with valuable presentations tips. Presentation Tips on Twitter Presentation Skills Club on Facebook Executive Speech Coach , Business presentation tips from George Torok , the Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok

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Presentation Tip: Word clues to better organize information

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

With information overload being the number one issue for audiences today, how can presenters better organize their information so it is easier to understand? The problem is that this assumes that the audience can remember all the points across multiple slides and put all of the information together to figure out the message. A much better way to organize the information is in a comparison table. Organize your information into two parts.

Visuals are Valuable: A Hypothesis Proven by History

Duarte Blog

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The Power of Visual Information

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About The Power of Visual Information February 2, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments We live in information overload. Today’s advances in graphic design means we can clarify messages through visual information. I believe visual information should have 3 main characteristics in order to be effective.

Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

Book Review: The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics, by Dona M. Wong

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Dona M. Wong’s slim volume is a beautifully printed guide to “The Do’s and Don’ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and Figures” As a former graphics director at the WSJ she set standards that made sense of complex data for readers. As a student of well-known PowerPoint critic Edward Tufte she takes the theories of [.]. Business Communication Technology design financial data PowerPoint

Communication Tips for Technical Professionals

Matt Eventoff

II with more communication tips coming soon… Uncategorized Career communication tips for technical professionals Human Capital Management Human Resources Information Technology management matt eventoff Strategy Team Team Management Technical professionals technology professionals Workforce Management

What Information do I tell Investors? « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

How to Start Investor Pitch » What Information do I tell Investors? The information that you tell your potential investors is crucial during your financial pitch. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Free Webinar tomorrow: Learn the Physiology of Information Overload

Beyond Bullet Points

Have you ever wondered why your blood boils or you grow ice cold when you experience an overwhelming amount of information? There actually may be a physiological explanation, which heightens the need for getting it right when it comes to presenting information effectively no matter what tools you use. Join Cliff Atkinson at Noon Eastern on Friday, July 20, 2012 , for this complimentary 1-hour webinar and you’ll learn: The physiology of overwhelm.

Too much (personal) information

Speak Schmeak

Some speakers and performers have a tendency to give too much information; I recognize this because I'm one of them. I mentioned last week that we saw Rufus Wainwright on Thursday night. Julianna Raye was the opening performer, singing a bossa nova-inspired set from her new CD.

Time vs. information

Speak Schmeak

Determine the key pieces of information/main points that will be relevant to the audience (and later, their clients). I'm working with a client who is scheduled to give a 12-minute industry presentation on a complex topic with lots of stats and data.

Know Your Information

Dahle Communication

One of my favorite radio programs is On The Media on NPR. I especially like how On The Media describes what they are. They state that they "explores how the media 'sausage' is made." " Essentially, they make sure that what the media is covering is honest, transparent and correct. In this weekend's episode , they take a peering eye at conspiracy theories and the eulogy of Walter Cronkite.

Information Needs Inspiration.

Speak and Deliver

as much as Inspiration needs Information. In most cases, speakers know their information - that's why they are speaking about it. Great information - useful and specific. In our desire to put forth the best information.

5 Steps to Get a Business Boost from NSA’s Influence ’11 Convention

Succeed Speaking

You can adapt this same plan to help with all of your information consumption — i.e. even if you’re not headed to the convention.). Remember, ideas and information alone are worth nothing. Business Strategy Motivation Presentation Skills Speaking Skills Information Overload National Speakers Association

Information Is Beautiful

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

So stop reading this blog, and spend some time considering the work of David McCandless on his Information is Beautiful site. Tags: Speaker Support David McCandless Information Is Beautiful presenting numbers

Facebook - We're sharing less personal information

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Facebook Inc. is working to combat a decline in people sharing original, personal content, the fuel that helps power the money machine at the heart of its social network, according to people familiar with the matter."  "  - Sarah Frier, Bloomberg, April 7, 2016.

Gilded Age Kind of Murder of Lois Colley - Arrest Made But No Information about Alleged Motivation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rural North Salem, New York is horse country. The Colley family had 33 of them. One images that lifestyle something out of the gilded age. Were there gala ballroom dances during the holiday season? But, the family had also become infamous.

6 Ways to Spot a Liar

Kuhnke Communication

Liars Bluff If you’ve ever had a hunch that someone was lying to you, or withholding information, you were probably right. Giving more information than was asked for is also a sign of lying. The person who’s withholding information will look away and switch to a different topic.

Bill Maher Battles Frank Luntz Over Obama, Romney, And ‘Low-Information Voters Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

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Public Speaking - Informative Speech Topics

Great Public Speaking

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Too much information - not enough time

Executive Speech Coach

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 Too much information - not enough time How to deliver your management report clearly by saying less You have been asked to present a report to management. You have two hours worth of information but only 20 minutes to speak. If you only have two hours of information then you should only speak for about 12 to 24 minutes. Follow this rule - you should always have at least 5 to 10 times more information than you present.

IT Executives – You Are At Risk!

Matt Eventoff

Be open with information – Within an organization, information hoarding is a thing of the past – the reality is that whatever information you have, others will be able to access soon enough. Information hoarding within an organization is poisonous and breeds distrust.

Give Employees More Information: Prevent misconduct

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 One way to reduce the fallout after a layoff or even new leadership is to provide employees with more information about what's going on and why.    CEB found that only 34% felt they were receiving adequate information. Change rattles employees.    So much so that they are are three times more likely to engage in criminal mischief or worse - such as insider trading. That's what CEB discovered in its research, reports CORPORATE COUNSEL. One

A source for career information

Joan Detz Speaker Services

For more information on a variety of job trends, visit . It contains very practical information (and a healthy dose of motivation, too). The February 15 th CareerGrowth Group newsletter (produced by Beverly R. Daniel, MS, MBA), reports increased hiring for Public Relations specialists. These monthly newsletters address a wide range of topics: readiness toolkits … asking for a raise … New York Area market trends … etc.

A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

So if you’re tired of endless searching for reliable information about public speaking, check out the list (scroll down to entry #6 and you’ll see me!). In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential.

A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

So if you’re tired of endless searching for reliable information about public speaking, check out the list (scroll down to entry #6 and you’ll see me!). In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential.

Sort and Prioritize for your Audience

Executive Speech Coach

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[Quotation about public speaking] Speaking with style

Pivotal Public Speaking

public speaking quotations about public speaking quotaions about public speaking speak clearly too much information“People think I can teach them style. What stuff it all is! Have something to say, and say it as clearly as you can. That is the only secret of style.” — Matthew Arnold.

Public Speaking tips – What use is information?

Pivotal Public Speaking

Yes you can present mountains of information. Choose the pieces of information that will be of most use to them. Yes you are an expert in your field. But it will not impress your audience, nor will it create an impact … unless you make it relevant. Make it relevant to your audience. How will it solve their problems? How will it make life better or more profitable? Each piece of data or fact should be couched in a point about its usefulness.

Great Speakers Perform, Inform, Transform | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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Need More Information? Stop Talking


Assuming you are not asking for private or embarrassing information, a pause is a powerful tool. In the process, that person will often provide more information in relation to the question—exactly what the silent person is looking for. An executive, who is a coaching client, and I were discussing the use of questions to uncover what’s behind a person’s position on a particular issue.

Sales Calls: Vendors are the ones looking for information, insight

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new story is that, with fast-moving technology and mutating business practices, we vendors look to prospects to provide information and insight about the marketplace in general and application of technology in particular.