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

Duarte Blog

Actress Viola Davis blew the room away in her main stage keynote on the topic of “owning your story.” and Steve Jobs. The good, and the bad.

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

The Eloquent Woman

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. At just $3.99

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

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. Never let go of the mic. thanks!

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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. • Go analog at the start.

Lose the Lectern

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Likely a main reason why people stand behind a lectern, even when they don’t have to, is because of the perception of safety.

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Speaking Season 13 of 107

Speak and Deliver

Ive spoken at 100s of venues over the last 22 years, and only used a corded mic, believe it or not, 2 or 3 times. North Platte, Nebraska today.

“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.). Who is your audience? cards to prompt you during your speech.

The 4 Differences Between Stand-Up Comedy and Humorous Speaking

Speak and Deliver

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.

Handling the heckler: How to do it 4 ways

The Eloquent Woman

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. Hecklers are everywhere these days it seems!" Keep moving.

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. Stop It.

Use the microphone when you present

Executive Speech Coach

George, I agree with (and appreciate reading) your rules for using a mic. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations.

Creating Passionate Users: Give users a Hollywood ending

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. Are you a member? Piece of cake. 9, 2013 , 10:16 p.m.