testing the kindle on the lectern

The Eloquent Woman

I took the Amazon Kindle out for a test-drive in a real speaking engagement last month, when I moderated the annual media roundtable--a panel of three reporters--for Washington Women in Public Relations. While the moderation requires extemporaneous speaking, the panel introductions did require a text--and gave me a good test opportunity. In this case, our venue had a nice spotlight trained over the reading surface of the lectern, and it was midday.

From the vault: A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe

The Eloquent Woman

When you choose what to wear for a speaking engagement or presentation, what goes into your thinking? I started this list with the wardrobe questions from my popular Checklist for the whole speaker (it's a free download), then added more items to make it a comprehensive checklist focused on how your wardrobe appears when you're speaking or presenting. If I'm standing behind a lectern, or will be seated behind a skirted table, have I focused attention and color near my face?

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A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe

The Eloquent Woman

I started this list with the wardrobe questions from my popular Checklist for the whole speaker (it's a free download), then added more items to make it a comprehensive checklist focused on how your wardrobe appears when you're speaking or presenting. Once you get used to working your way through this checklist, you'll find yourself making smarter wardrobe choices for your speaking engagements and presentations automatically. If I'm on a panel, will the table be skirted?

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. But if anything, I’ve done quite a bit of speaking over the past four years (see the summary on my LinkedIn public profile ), and therefore I’ve learned a few things about speaking along the way. The art of speaking is roughly 51% entertainment, 49% meaty content. Speaking is hard.

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Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech | chrisbrogan.com

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chrisbrogan.com Home About Speaking Rockstars Newsletters Contact Best Of Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech February 23, 2009 · Comments You deserve some great tools, so I’d like to share what I’ve been working on. You might have an upcoming presentation, or you might be looking to speak more at events. here’s how to start speaking at events ) I have a few ideas for you. Engage your audience.

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