Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

Registration is now open -- Join me October 9-10 in Las Vegas! What's the fastest, surest way to bore your audience to tears, destroy your own credibility, ruin any good points you have to make, and kill even the best presentation? Use PowerPoint.

Toastmasters Announces Speakers for 2015 Convention in Las Vegas

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Toastmasters announced an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2015 International Convention, to be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Aug. 12-15.

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Florida Vs Las Vegas

Humor Power

23 Reasons Las Vegas (Yes, Las Vegas) Is Quite Possibly the Best City. Everyone loves Las Vegas weather. Las Vegas may be the only American city whose first Postmaster was. In Las Vegas you can spend a three day weekend and never know for. Las Vegas serves 60,000 pounds of shrimp every day. But go to Las Vegas if. Las Vegas has more visitors than any other adult amusement. Vegas.

Las Vegas–the Best City

Humor Power

Ten Reasons Why Las Vegas is the Best City in the Country. Everyone loves Las Vegas weather. You can spend an entire three-day weekend in Las Vegas and never know for sure if it’s day or night. Las Vegas is the best place in the country to pay $50 while waiting for a free beer. You are unlikely to experience crime in Las Vegas unless you count the Resort Fee on your hotel bill. Life Skills Las Vegas

Meet me in Las Vegas, October 9-10!

Speak Schmeak

Registration is now open -- Join me October 9-10 in Las Vegas! What's the fastest, surest way to bore your audience to tears, destroy your own credibility, ruin any good points you have to make, and kill even the best presentation? Use PowerPoint.

Special Humor Event — Las Vegas

Humor Power

The location is Pololu Robotics, 920 Pilot Road, Las Vegas 89119. Everything you wanted to know about humor. Nine speakers presenting the secrets of using humor from the platform. Monday, September 29, at 6:15 pm. Suggest you arrive by 6:00 pm to get a seat. Humor In Speaking humor workshop

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Las Vegas Humor Event

Humor Power

Location: Pololu Robotics and Electronics, 920 Pilot Road, Las Vegas. S Frank Stringham is a professional speaker, entertainer, and the Musical Director of the Las Vegas Improvisation Players. Power House Pros — A Humor Specialty Club. Featured Speaker: S Frank Stringham. Presenting: To Wit — Or How To Think Quick on Your Feet. Monday, October 15, at 6:15 pm.

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Speaker Workshop in Las Vegas

Humor Power

At the Palms hotel in Las Vegas. Transform your speaking. Give your presentations a professional touch. – Crafting a keynote speech. – Using humor. – Powerful story telling. – Mini-coaching. – and Much More. Pesented by Patricia Fripp, Darren LaCroix, Craig Valentine, and Ed Tate. The weekend of February 22-23, 2014. . Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best. Visit their website for more information.

Special Humor Workshop Sponsored by NSA Las Vegas

Humor Power

He is the founder of improv troupes in Las Vegas in California. Humor In Speaking Las Vegas Humor Workshop Special Humor Evening Presented by the NSA Speakers Academy, Featuring John Kinde, DTM, Accredited Speaker, Monday, April 21, 2014, 6 pm. They Laughed…Until I Started Giving my Humorous Speech. Come learn humor skills the easy way from someone who learned them the hard way. Learn triggers which set your humor in motion.

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Humor Program in Las Vegas

Humor Power

Powerhouse Pros presents a special Humor Skills program – “Prison Games” presented by John Kinde, DTM – on Monday, April 15 at 6:15 pm in Las Vegas. The club meets at Pololu Robotics and Electronics, 920 Pilot Road in Las Vegas. It will include techniques for helping you focus your humor skills on creating original humor. The program will be interactive and fun. You are invited to join as we learn to create fresh humor and laughter.

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Hot Ticket in Las Vegas

Humor Power

In the 76-year history of the Society, this is the first time that the International Convention & Competition has come to Las Vegas (next year, it will be in Philadelphia). . The Barbershop Harmony Society has put DAY PASS TICKETS on sale to NV residents for only $20 , which is an outstanding deal (Regular price for the Day Pass is $65). These tickets will go on sale starting on Sunday, June 15, on the BHS Website: . www.BarbershopHarmonySociety.org. .

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Happening in Las Vegas

Humor Power

It takes place in Las Vegas on Friday, November 18 , 2011, 7:15-8:45 pm. Talking with the Stars. A New Event to Energize the Art of Conversation. Loren Ekroth, publisher of Better Conversations newsletter, has created a new competition like the successful Dancing with the Stars TV show. In Talking with the Stars , pairs of speakers draw a random topic, then they explore it extemporaneously while connecting with the audience.

Simplicity in Las Vegas

Presentation Zen

Las Vegas: an odd place to talk about simplicity? A few weeks ago, I opened for the Synergy Conference at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. As our world gets more complex, discussions about simplicity grow.

Humor Event in Las Vegas

Humor Power

I’d recommend a humor program presented by Pat Hazell at the NSA Las Vegas chapter meeting on Saturday morning, November 10, from 9am until noon. Part of his content will cover Observational Humor! Take advantage of an out-of-town professional speaker sharing his expertise. And it’s not expensive. For details and to sign up, go to [link]. I’ll be there. Humor In Speaking

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Marty Bernstein Speaks in Las Vegas

Humor Power

Las Vegas is a great place to visit. Power House Pros Toastmasters Club was honored to have Mart Bernstein as a guest speaker last night. He gave us a peek “Inside The Mind of a Humor Practitioner.” ” He opened by sharing two competition-quality speeches featured in a Pun Contest in Austin, Texas. . Marty knows how “to be in fun” when he speaks.

AATH Conference in Las Vegas

Humor Power

I can’t think of a better way to celebrate National Humor Month than to spend four days at the Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor (AATH) conference. With nearly 200 people attending from around the globe, we spend four days laughing, learning and making new friends. Jollytologist Allen Klein received the Doug Fletcher Lifetime Achievement Award. His acceptance speech included a drop-in by Joan Rivers impersonator, Frank Marino. I presented an Improv Workshop at the convention.

Humor Boot Camp in Las Vegas

Humor Power

In just a little over three weeks, Darren LaCroix is offering his two-day Humor Boot Camp in Las Vegas. This is an opportunity you shouldn’t miss. Stage time, personal coaching and insights from a humor expert. I highly recommend everything Darren offers. He’s the Toastmasters 2001 World Champion of Public Speaking. Visit Darren’s web site for details about the event, November 21-22, 2009.

Book Review: Cash Out, by Greg Bardsley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thompson did for Las Vegas. All these people that you mention Yes, I know them, they’re quite lame I had to rearrange their faces And give them all another name – Desolation Row, Bob Dylan Fear and Loathing in Silicon Valley Greg Bardsley does for Silicon Valley what Hunter S. His new novel, Cash Out, [.]. Culture Shock! Book Review

One man's creativity in an airport "all by myself"

Presentation Zen

Last week, Richard Dunn, a lighting designer in corporate entertainment who is originally from Canada, was heading back to his current home in Georgia from Las Vegas. Have you ever found yourself alone in an airport with a lot of time to kill?

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Podcast: Exhibitor 2012 and Expo West Re-Cap

Communication Steroids

Tim Patterson, aka Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon, discusses his recent visits to Exhibitor 2012 in Las Vegas and Expo West in Anaheim with podcasting partner Roger Pike. Tim Patterson, aka Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon, discusses his recent visits to Exhibitor 2012 in Las Vegas and Expo West in Anaheim with podcasting partner Roger Pike.

The Phat Pack — A Review

Humor Power

Las Vegas. It was as good as anything Las Vegas has to offer. Let me share something that their introducer used as he warmed up the audience: The show was staged at one of the largest churches in Las Vegas. Case Studies Las Vegas Entertainers Las Vegas entertainment review public speaking The Phat PackWhat a great place to live. The best in entertainment.

New training and coaching opportunities for you!

Speak Schmeak

Travel to Las Vegas, visit a Facebook group, or just send me an e-mail. On May 15 and 16 I'll be in Las Vegas, offering my Dynamic Presentations workshop. See you in Las Vegas ! Happy Monday!

Stephen Paddock Had Lived in Gun Country - So, What Did We Expect.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All night, the major television news networks provided special and ongoing coverage of Stephen Paddock's sniper attack in Las Vegas. In the background of the video feeds there was the noise of sustained gun fire.

Running with the Olympic Blade Runner: Oscar Pistorius in London 2012

The Presenter's Blog

Las Vegas Review. The biggest battle presenters face is the battle to push their comfort zones as speakers. Speaking to larger audiences, to more challenging audiences, or even taking those first few steps to speak at all can feel like enormous leaps.

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Fun Friday: Miss America introductions

Speak Schmeak

From the state that weds 150 couples each day in Las Vegas -- Tim Tebow, what do you say we make it 151? -- I''m Randi Sundquist, Miss Nevada." I never managed to post this in January, but it''s a perfect video for a Fun Friday!

Family Visit

Humor Power

Me, my brothers and my Mom sharing laughs and good times in Las Vegas. Family in Las Vegas. Humor In Speaking

Jeff Tracta — Learn from the Pros

Humor Power

I recently saw Jeff Tracta headline at the Palms in Las Vegas. After performing in stage productions, TV (The Bold and the Beautiful), internationally, and in Las Vegas for many years (he’s in his early 50s), Jeff has become a super-star entertainer. Case Studies Jeff Tracta Las Vegas headliner perform like a proSpeakers can learn valuable lessons from professional entertainers. Fabulous, fresh and funny.

"Copy Cat" - Phrase Now Out There, Unfortunately

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, the sheer magnitude of the Las Vegas massacre and all the publicity it is receiving can attract the troubled to consider doing something similar. Now, society holds its breath. On the evening news the phrase "copy cat" was uttered. It was on our minds.

First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs - Current Metaphor for Days of Rage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The endings of human life nears that of the destruction in Las Vegas, Nevada. From today onward, those who attend Sunday religious and spiritual services will be peering over their shoulder.

Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

Now add to that the fact that I can't just run out to Staples or the drugstore if I need something for my presentation, because I'll be staying in a hotel next to the Las Vegas Convention Center.

No longer able to protect the crown jewels from the cameras? Time to embrace them

The Presenter's Blog

Attempts to make it otherwise will be as futile as Royal attempts to ban the Las Vegas pictures from appearing in the UK when they are already all over the net. When delivering presentations, our every glance, gesture, and utterance now has the capacity to be filmed.

When the right words create the wrong message

The Presenter's Blog

The political goal of speaking at an RJC event is a simple one: Impress your pro-Israeli credentials on Sheldon Adelson, and the event held at Adelson’s Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas attracted multiple Republican hopefuls. by Peter Watts.

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An evocative slide show

Speak Schmeak

In this case, he's also bringing the quiet, calming world of his tea shop to an audience thousands of miles away in Las Vegas -- not an easy feat in a fluorescent-lit air-conditioned convention center meeting room!

9 Tips for Publishing Success — Expert Advice from Author 101 University

Succeed Speaking

Here are nine things I learned from Rick Frishman and his expert guests at Author 101 University (affiliate link) in Las Vegas that I hope will serve you and help you get your message out to more people in the year ahead: The question is not “Am I qualified to share this message?”

Coping with Presentation Anxiety & "Stage Fright"

Presentation Zen

Earlier this month, Hollywood director Michael Bay walked on stage at CES in Las Vegas to say a few words about his work and to praise the new 105-inch curved TV by Samsung.

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Should I wear a neck-tie for selling diapers?

The Presenter's Blog

In 2012 General Alexander addressed the annual BlackHat Conference of IT hackers in Las Vegas. by Peter Watts. What you’re wearing when presenting impacts the credibility that your audience invests in your pitch.

World Championship of Public Speaking, 2011

Manner of Speaking

The 2011 World Championship of Public Speaking , hosted by Toastmasters International in Las Vegas, Nevada is now history. Congratulations to all contestants, especially Jock Elliott (1st Place), Kwong Yue Yang (2nd Place) and Scott Pritchard (3rd Place).

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Toastmasters Friday: My Road to DTM - CHECK!

Speak and Deliver

In 2011, after competing and not placing at the Semi-Finals in Las Vegas, I decided it was time to get out of competition for awhile. I''ve been a Toastmaster for almost 15 years. I''ve competed on the world stage. Twice.

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B.B. King (1925–2015): Incomparable Bluesman, Masterful Storyteller

Presentation Zen

King passed away today in Las Vegas. . View image | gettyimages.com. One of the greatest storytellers of our time has died. The legendary blues musician was 89. Please allow me to quote from presentationzen.com.

6 Tips for Starting a Great Conversation at Business Events

Great Public Speaking

After spending a great weekend in Las Vegas for the Author 101 Event, I participated in and observed a lot of conversations. I love networking and networking at a business event is a skill that is developed with practice. I noticed some authors and speakers need a little improvement on how to start and have a great conversation at a networking event. It is very important that you learn how to work the room at networking events to get the most bang for your buck.