Ten Common Mistakes When Hiring a Keynote Speaker

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Paul recently shared an article with me that he wrote with me about keynote speakers. Trying to find the right keynote speaker for your event can be daunting. Paul has identified ten common mistakes that people make when hiring keynote speakers.

Book Review: Keynote Mastery, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My recent review on Amazon of the new book, Keynote Mastery: The Personal Journey of a Professional Speaker was incomplete. I need to explain in more detail the many positive elements of Patrick’s story as well as clarify why I referred to it on Amazon ‘flawed’ and show where other emerging speakers can learn from […]. Freelance Work Public Speaking

The Epic Keynote - a Review

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The only true speaking book I've completed in 2016 is Jane Atkinson's 'The Epic Keynote' - which clearly belongs here! Diving in this book, I was searching for a great keynote 'formula' that would make me look at what I'm doing in a whole new way.

2 Keynote Home Study Courses: Books 37 & 38 of 52 in 52

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I had access to two keynote creation ''home study courses'' this year, one by 1999 World Champion of Public Speaking Craig Valentine, another by 2001 WCPS Darren LaCroix and CSP, CPAE, and speaking legend Patricia Fripp.

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5 Steps to a Brilliant Keynote Presentation

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But I recently heard a conference keynote where, if I had been asked, I would have had no improvements to suggest. Marcus Buckingham , the leader of the "Strengths" movement, was the opening keynote and he delivered an absolutely stunning presentation. *. Presentation Style The Audience Using Story in Presentations American Society for Training & Development keynote presentation Marcus Buckingham presentations

Guest Posting: How to become a Keynote Speaker, by Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Keynotes Marketing Public Speaking Darren Lacroix Kiwanis Clubs Lions clubs Patrick Schwerdtfeger Rotary Clubs Tony RobbinsPatrick Schwerdtfeger is the author of Marketing Shortcuts for the Self-Employed and Webify Your Business – Internet Marketing Secrets for the Self-Employed. He is a regular speaker for Bloomberg TV. He has spoken about Modern Entrepreneurship, Online Branding and the Social Media Revolution at conferences and business events around the world.

Keynote Speaking: It’s not Brain Surgery!

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While prepping my next book, “The Epic Keynote: Presentation Skills and Styles of Wealthy Speakers” , I’ve come to realize that not all keynoters are created equal. I just hung up from a coaching call with one of my clients who happens to be a surgeon.

[Podcast] Assembling a Keynote with Patricia Fripp

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Putting together a great keynote is a fine art. A good keynote likely weaves together elements of storytelling and dialog, much like a good Hollywood movie. Few people have a better handle on the art of keynotes than Hall of Fame speaker, Patricia Fripp. The post [Podcast] Assembling a Keynote with Patricia Fripp appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Putting together a great keynote is a fine art. 3:07 What is the quickest, most effective way to design a keynote?

The Lady Vanishes: My International Speechwriters Conference keynote

The Eloquent Woman

Hitchcock''s last big UK hit before coming to US (Editor''s note: When you advocate that women should publish their speeches, it''s tough to duck the obligation when you give one yourself.

Famous Speech Friday: Japan First Lady Akie Abe's keynote in English

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Perhaps you do not expect a keynote address from a high-level international symposium on coastal resilience, a climate change issue, to make the cut for Famous Speech Friday, even if it is given by the wife of the Prime Ministerr of Japan, Akie Abe.

[Podcast] How to Give a Speech that is Memorable, Magical & Motivational with Dr. Willie Jolley

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Willie drops by to deliver some empowering advice on how to craft and deliver a truly amazing keynote and how to tell […]. Podcasts become a public speaker Dr. Willie Jolley Get Paid to Speak Jane Atkinson Keynotes Memorable Keynotes Motivational Keynotes Presentation Skills speaking strategyWillie Jolley is a Hall of Fame speaker, an author, and host of his own radio show. As you might guess, he’s also a wealth of information when it comes to speaking.

How to pivot, publish & prosper: keynote speakers for #ASJA2017

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Prosper, I’m delighted to announce our keynote speakers for members only day and non-members day. By Estelle Erasmus As Chair for the 2017 ASJA Conference in NYC, with the theme of Pivot. Publish. Both speakers reflect the purpose of our theme and have copious amounts of advice to share for today’s practicing freelance writer and […]. Freelance Writing News, events, and awards Professional organizations

Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!

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With few channels available, that usually … Continue reading → Slide Presentation bad PowerPoint slides Bill Gates Keynote PowerPoint presentations Prezi public speaking Slide Presentations Wizard of OzWhen I was boy, one of my favourite movies was The Wizard of Oz. Back in the day, there was no streaming on demand, so you had to wait until it was shown on television.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ann Richards' 1988 Democratic Convention keynote

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She's remembered as a longtime governor of Texas, but Ann Richards was the state treasurer of Texas when she gave this keynote speech and a few years from the governorship. The convention keynote follows a time-honored formula.

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Speechwriters Conference Debrief 1 of 4: Jon Favreau keynote

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In this first edited highlight from the call, conference MC, Vital Speeches of the Day editor David Murray, and Fletcher Dean of Dow Chemicals share their impressions of the opening keynote by Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau.

How to write a keynote speech – secrets of masterful presenters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Keynotes Public Speaking Speechwriting Glenna Salsbury Ken Dychtwald Kyle Maynard Lou Heckler National Speakers Association Nido QubeinI’ve just spent four intense days attending my 7th National Speakers Association (NSA) convention, held July 30 – August 2nd in Anaheim, California. Over 1,500 attendees heard from some of the world’s top world’s professional speakers in an event themed Influence ‘11.


A Public Speaker’s Checklist – Free PDF File

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Preparation A Public Speaker's Checklist Business Checklist Keynote Logistics PowerPoint Presentation public speakingLast year I wrote a post about logistical items that speakers should remember for a speaking engagement. Reader response was so good that I created an addendum.

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6 Tips for Getting a Communications Job in Silicon Valley

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Famous Speech Friday: Barbara Jordan's Democratic convention keynote

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House of Representatives, and the first woman--and African-American--to deliver a keynote address to the Democratic national convention. We focus on that 1976 keynote this Friday. I, Barbara Jordan, am a keynote speaker.

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[Podcast] How to Achieve the Big Goals with Jill McAbe

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Podcasts Closing your keynote Closing your speech goals Jane Atkinson Jill Mcabe Keynote speeches Keynotes Mindcode mindsetHow to achieve the BIG goals, well it isn’t just luck. It’s a science. Jill McAbe developed her MINDCODE™ process offer a neuroscience approach to help entrepreneurs hit their goals. This episode is a fascinating dive into how our conscious and subconscious work together when we hit our goals in life and in business. Listen Now! […].

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Keynote Speaking | Public Speaking

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Book 9 of 52 in 52: The Message of You - Judy Carter

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For years, I struggled to find a program that could teach me how to write a great keynote. I built my keynotes based primarily on those concepts - stringing together my best stories, trying to create a ''silver-thread'' to connect them - and off I went.

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Meeting Report: Nancy Duarte discusses presentation excellence with Silicon Valley Speechwriters

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Business Communication Keynotes Public Speaking Speechwriting evita peron Garr Reynolds nancy duarte sherly sandberg Sparklines Nancy Duarte was the guest speaker at Monday’s meeting of the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable.

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NYU PR Graduate Course Keynote

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Videos of the keynote speech made to NYU graduate students in a media PR class. Communications Public Speaking Skills public relations Media NYU pr

Drudge Report Headlines with News Bigger than Trumpism - Ouster of Milo Yiannopoulos from CPAC Keynote Slot

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It's that iconoclast Milo Yiannopoulos has been ousted from his keynote speaking slot at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the news of the day that is bigger than Trumpism.

10 Tips for Giving a Great Keynote

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public speaking keynoteActors 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. Easier said that done, however. Delivering a kick ass kick ass is not as easy as it looks. If you want to get into the game, begin by reviewing the following guidelines to see if you have what it takes. link].

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Giving a keynote when you've just had bad news

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Then I had to race out of the hospital to be the keynote speaker for a luncheon of 400 women an hour away, and then drive back for. inspiration for women speakers keynotes Marisa Weiss

Famous Speech Friday: Carol Bartz's keynote at the 2010 Grace Hopper Celebration

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This annual conference of the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology says it is the largest gathering of women in this profession, and participants are still recalling Carol Bartz's keynote there two years ago.

Two Slides You Can Lose

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Tags: PowerPoint AudioVisual Business Business Services Communications Education and Training Keynote Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation presentations public speaking Question Question and Answer Question Answering Thank You

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Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

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This is the keynote address by Rod Thorn, Communication Executive, PepsiCo that was delivered at the Ragan Speechwriters and Executive Communicators Conference, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Business Communication Speech Showcase Speechwriting keynote

Go to Black

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Many people do not know this, but when you are in the middle of a PowerPoint or Keynote presentation, you can make the screen go black at any time by simply pressing the letter “B” (as in ”Black”).

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When Things Go Wrong: Ten Presentation Lessons from Apollo 13

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Preparation Slide Presentation Speeches from Film Apollo 13 Keynote PowerPoint Problems public speaking Scott Berkun Tom HanksThe day of the big presentation has arrived. You’ve prepared, you know your material and you’ve arrived at the venue early to get set up.

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Virtual Keynote Speeches | Public Speaking

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Speakers: It’s About Time (and How to Manage It)

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If you have a slide presentation, you should also be able to open Slide Sorter (in PowerPoint) or Light Table (in Keynote) and know exactly which slides to pull. Delivery Preparation audience Keynote lectern Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation public speaking Speech timeA while back, I wrote a post about why speakers should stay on time when giving a speech or presentation, and how failing to do so is a sign of disrespect.

2012 U.S. “Prezi”dential Election Recap

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Just remember that although Prezi might be different from software such as Keynote and PowerPoint, the presentation still must be designed properly. . Slide Presentation Barack Obama Keynote Mitt Romney PowerPoint Prezi U.S.

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Hilarious PowerPoint Wisdom

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Tags: Humour PowerPoint Comedian comedy Delivery Don McMillan humor Keynote Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Slide Presentations standup comedy

Making presentations with an iPad. It’s time.

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At the time I was still tiptoeing into the world of Keynote and tablet-based presenting. I’m upgrading my recommendation from a cautious “give-it-a-go” to an enthusiastic “go-for-it” After three months of extended experiment with the iPad/Keynote combo here are my thoughts: All that’s in the news, in your presentation. Some months ago I blogged about presenting with an iPad.

[Podcast] The Message of You with a Splash of Humor with Judy Carter

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Podcasts Adding Humor humor in a keynote speech Humorous Speeches Jane Atkinson judy carter Story techniquesBeing funny on stage can be a tough task, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible.

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Recording Your Keynote-based Presentation

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Fortunately, Keynote allows you to do this, by recording your presentation with the appropriately named option in the “Play&# menu. Unfortunately, Keynote will only take one recording. With this limitation of Keynote, I sought to find a solution.

To Get More Speaking Gigs Do You Fix the Speech or Marketing?

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Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing Speaking Business Strategy building your speech Epic Keynote getting more gigs improving your speechA week or so ago I asked this question on Facebook about getting new speaking gigs: If you weren’t getting the bookings that you wanted, would you a) work on the speech or b) work on the marketing? I was interested to see all of the different answers and here’s my answer. It depends. I’m […].

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