testing the kindle on the lectern

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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.

when the speech hands you lemons.

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Unlike the original space, this room also lacked a lectern, microphone, or projection. And here’s what happened: What sounds like a speaking disaster turned out to be a great speaking experience, for me and for the audience.

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women execs share speaker secrets, woes

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It's that "face the music" moment where your anxiety takes over your throat, gaze or ability to stop gripping the lectern like a liferaft. Tags: women and public speaking speaker training public speaking tips Graveline speaking engagements

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50 New Year’s Resolutions for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

Some ideas to help you take your public speaking to the next level in 2012. I will arrive early for my speaking engagements. I will be well rested before speaking. I will speak without a slide presentation. I will join Toastmasters or another speaking association. I will seek out speaking opportunities at work. I will seek out speaking opportunities in my community. I will join public speaking groups on LinkedIn.

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50 New Year’s Resolutions for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

Some ideas to help you take your public speaking to the next level in 2012. I will arrive early for my speaking engagements. I will be well rested before speaking. I will speak without a slide presentation. I will join Toastmasters or another speaking association. I will seek out speaking opportunities at work. I will seek out speaking opportunities in my community. I will join public speaking groups on LinkedIn.

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50 New Year’s Resolutions for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

Some ideas to help you take your public speaking to the next level in 2012. I will arrive early for my speaking engagements. I will be well rested before speaking. I will speak without a slide presentation. I will join Toastmasters or another speaking association. I will seek out speaking opportunities at work. I will seek out speaking opportunities in my community. I will join public speaking groups on LinkedIn.

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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? 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.

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top women speakers? Stacy Allison

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Because she recalls her stories and doesn't need notes, she's freed from the lectern and able to focus on enhancing her speech with gestures, movement and vocal variety. Tags: video women and public speaking inspiration for women speakers top women speakers series gestures

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.

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the speaker's wish list: practice tools

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With holidays approaching, here's a wish list for some tools and gadgets that can help you practice on your own to reach specific speaking goals: I need to keep my remarks brief or fit them into a specific amount of time. I'm concerned about my appearance when I speak.

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Banquet/Luncheon Tips

Great Public Speaking

I have done many public speaking engagements in settings where meals were part of the program. Again, distance is a great barrier to speaking and interaction. Consider allowing the speaker an option of speaking areas. Many top speakers can do a better job if they are not confined behind a head table and/or lectern. Click here if you want tips on timing while speaking and a banquet.

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. Engage your audience.

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