Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

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Actress Viola Davis blew the room away in her main stage keynote on the topic of “owning your story.” Albright took back the mic and said that later, on the Dukakis campaign, she tried to recruit Condi to help provide foreign policy advice.

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Talk About the Talk: @drlucyrogers's space debris talk at InspireFest

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Guy helped me focus on the main point of the talk, and suggested ways to help the audience come away with a clear call to arms. (Editor's Note: Talk About the Talk is a series in which speakers I've worked with share their experiences preparing and delivering major talks.

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How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Know when to pass the mic Don’t let any particular panelists dominate the session over others, you can interject between their breaths and quickly pose the same question to the other panelists. If there are no mics in the audience, you may need to walk down and bring the mic to them. If your panel is being taped, all audience questions need to be spoken into a mic or you need to restate them. Never let go of the mic.

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Felix Jung's Pecha Kucha presentation Tips

Presentation Zen

Below I summarize some of his main points at a glance. (1) 4) At the Event • Get comfortable with the mic. • Recently Felix Jung gave an interesting talk at Pecha Kucha Chicago, Volume 9.

Lose the Lectern

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Specifically, with the only available microphone attached to the lectern and no lavalier mics available, the presenters were stuck in one place and were prevented from interacting with the audience.

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Speaking Season 13 of 107

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skip to main | skip to sidebar Speaking Season 13 of 107 Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Friday, August 27, 2010 Labels: Microphones , Minneapolis , Nebraska , North Platte , Ruby Tuesday Depending on your equipment, speaking can seem this dangerous.

“The Top 10 Secrets of Today’s Most Successful Speakers”

Pivotal Public Speaking

Make clear notes — Write down your entire speech, then pick out the main areas you’ve covered. If you wear a dress, pick one with a belt, so you can clip the wireless mic transmitter to it! Otherwise, in a pinch, I have clipped my mic pack to my bra strap.). Maya Angelou, JFK, and President Obama didn’t become gifted orators overnight. It takes old-fashioned practice and perseverance to master the art of public speaking.

Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

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Actress Viola Davis blew the room away in her main stage keynote on the topic of “owning your story.” Albright took back the mic and said that later, on the Dukakis campaign, she tried to recruit Condi to help provide foreign policy advice. A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Watermark Conference for Women in San Jose.

The 4 Differences Between Stand-Up Comedy and Humorous Speaking

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Find a local comedy club that features an open mic night, jot down a 2-3 minute routine, and take your speaking skills out for a spin on a new track. In some of his bits, I'm not sure whether his main intent is to make you laugh, or make you think.

Handling the heckler: How to do it 4 ways

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Heckling can happen in all sorts of speaker settings and it's good to think through how you'll respond, so you can seize and defuse the heckler's main weapon: surprise. Kanye said "As soon as I gave the mic back to her and she didn't keep going." In a two-week period when Rep.

Um, Er, Like, Uh

The Arrowood Curve

If you hone in on fillers as your main coaching point, you have no idea what you are doing. If you are watching a video clip of a comic from a performance in front of a paying audience, chances are that he/she is in the top slice of successful comedians, because most never make it past five-minute open mic night at Chuck's.

Use the microphone when you present

Executive Speech Coach

George, I agree with (and appreciate reading) your rules for using a mic. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok.

Creating Passionate Users: Give users a Hollywood ending

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Main | Geek marketing should be like a good lover » Give users a Hollywood ending We can all take a lesson from filmmakers: endings matter.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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School starts in North Philly -- hope abounds WHYY Newsworks Dave Davies Off Mic By Dave Davies @davedavieswhyy September 9, 2013 I needed that. Colin Woodard won the prestigious George Polk award last year for this expose of the effort to bring virtual charter schools to Maine. No venue announced yet To consider charter and cyber special education funding Diane Ravitch will be speaking in Philly at the Main Branch of the Philadelphia Free Library on September 17 at 7:30 pm.