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Just like a carpenter has a box of tools, each appropriate for a certain job, we speakers have access to a presentation tool kit filled with things that can help us to better communicate our message and engage our audiences.

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Presentation lessons from Steve Martin's autobiography

Presentation Zen

Recently I purchased the e-book and reread the whole book cover to cover on my the iPad and found myself highlighting over one hundred passages in the Kindle app. And there are lessons for us all. .

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Guest Blog: Lessons from Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City – How to Build Income

DeFinis Communications

Great ideas combined with a powerful interaction strategy can lead to great business if handled correctly, as Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City fame has showed us over the past few years. Speaking and presenting—keynotes, breakouts, or workshops. Got Platform?

The Economy’s Mood Swings

Speaker Launcher

This year, the first tent we purchased was meant for 13 people. So where does that leave us? BUT, we now have Diary of a Killer Keynote available for digital download at an all time low price of $37. The pendulum idea applies to nearly everything in life.

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What should you charge for your own public speaking?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

In an earlier blog, I asked – rhetorically – if you were worth $40,000 an hour (or up), the amount that a top professional speaker can earn in an hour giving a keynote speech.  Here are some guidelines to help you do that, in the US market at least, as you get started.    You might also discount specific amounts for book purchases, or add the book purchases to your fee. 

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Speaker Leader Champion - Book 13 of 52 in 52 Weeks - A Review

Speak and Deliver

In fact, I purchased the book as part of the record-setting attempt. If his past record of producing content is any indication, I have high hopes that his next book, and hopefully more of HIS story, isn''t far from being available to those of us who want to see the Real Ravery shine through.

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Presentation lessons from Citizen Kane

Presentation Zen

Says movie critic Roger Ebert on this device, "[the newsreal scene] keeps us oriented as the screenplay skips around in time, piecing together the memories of those who knew him." Link I purchased the DVD of Citizen Kane about a year ago and finally got to see it earlier this week.

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Book Review: Using Resonate by Nancy Duarte to improve everyday presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Rule #1: Resonance causes change In this first rule, Nancy asks us to shift our perspective from self-centered as presenters to being focused on serving the audience and helping them along their journey. The form applies to all presentations even though the examples she gives are main stage keynote style presentations – not the ones most of us will deliver.

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Toastmasters Friday the 13th: PR Ideas That Never Die

Speak and Deliver

They brought back local golden boy and 2000 World Champion of Public Speaking Ed Tate to keynote the event, as well as offer a general session workshop. You can also purchase plaques that restaurants will often hang in their entryway letting folks know you meet there.

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Speaking Business

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Theres nothing like an upcoming speaking engagement to inspire creating product to have available for purchase at that program! Back to top Bookmark page | Recommend us | Policies & terms | Contact us  Copyright 2003-2008 Charli Jane Speaker Services | Web design by eMatti

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public: The Climax - The Make or Break Moment in Speaking

Speak and Deliver

Six speakers came up and entertained us with stories about antique dealers, mouse-hunting, stealing motorcycles, rhyming jags about the fear of public speaking, and dogs that are smarter than humans.

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Top 10 E's to Motivate and Influence an Audience

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Stories help us see through the eyes of other people. Find out how to take your speaking to the next level by purchasing one of our programs. Top 10 Es to Motivate and Influence an Audience Speak with Es. Be a speaker of influence not control or guilt. With the privilege of the platform comes the awesome responsibility of motivating and influencing your audience to feel/think/act differently. Educate provide your audience with extensive information on your topic.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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A joint FBI and IRS affidavit unsealed Thursday said that Mr. Trombetta used the Bonita Springs condo, allegedly purchased with funds that originated with the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, to "entertain" university personnel, in hopes of getting a contract for an unnamed business he controlled. Featuring Keynote Speakers: Charlotte Danielson, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Will Richardson & David Andrews, Esq.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 20, 2013: If you are involved with policy regarding charter schools you need to read SRC member Joseph Dworetsky’s lucid analysis of their financial impact on school districts (and taxpayers).

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Grassroots Advocacy by Education Voters PA; Education Matters in the Cumberland Valley and the Keystone State Education Coalition More details here Sign up here if you may be able to join us to represent your schools and community: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/104e0endYpVYcPxSyfG9V_DOIVAB0J3AVI0-20Q8Yylw/viewform Have you signed this petition for a fair and equitable funding formula yet? A 68-page affidavit and search warrant application signed on July 11, 2012 , by U.S.

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Ten Fun Ways to Liven up Any Presentation

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Ten Fun Ways to Liven up Any Presentation Most of us would agree that having humor in our lives increases rapport, strengthens our relationships and overcomes communication barriers. link] 6.Mime- Marcel Marceau makes us laugh and moves us. People who work in a positive, often playful environment are more likely to stay. Productivity and creativity increase while stress is reduced. We just feel better after a good laugh. Think funny! Open with a humorous story.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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link] A Brief Audit of Bill Gates’ Common Core Spending deutsch29 Mercedes Schneider''s EduBlog August 27, 2013 This is a post about Bill Gates and his money, a brief audit of his Common Core (CCSS) purchases. One man is purchasing his view of what American education should be. She is the former U.S. Featuring Keynote Speakers: Charlotte Danielson, Dr. Todd Whitaker, Will Richardson & David Andrews, Esq.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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Grassroots Advocacy by Education Voters PA; Education Matters in the Cumberland Valley and the Keystone State Education Coalition More details here Sign up here if you may be able to join us to represent your schools and community: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/104e0endYpVYcPxSyfG9V_DOIVAB0J3AVI0-20Q8Yylw/viewform Have you signed this petition for a fair and equitable funding formula yet? link] U.S. Boehner, the Speaker of the House of Representatives—are not very happy with U.S.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 16, 2013: Since 1991-92 there has been no set formula for providing funds for PA schools. 65% of all funds now distributed in this school year are based on statistics from the 1989-90 school year.

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Grassroots Advocacy by Education Voters PA; Education Matters in the Cumberland Valley and the Keystone State Education Coalition More details here Sign up here if you may be able to join us to represent your schools and community: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/104e0endYpVYcPxSyfG9V_DOIVAB0J3AVI0-20Q8Yylw/viewform Have you signed this petition yet? 23 percent of school districts plan to delay purchasing textbooks.

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How to Change the World: The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint

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Read More] Tracked on January 04, 2006 at 09:14 PM » 6 Smart Agency Rules for Winning Presentations from Influential Interactive Marketing One of the best takeaways from the Ad-Tech conference a few weeks ago for me was a point Guy Kawasaki made in his very entertaining keynote presentation about his 10/20/30 rule for marketing revolutionaries on using powerpoint. That and I've always been a huge fan of the Steve Jobs keynotes. :) Great Article.

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