Crop a picture by an exact measurement in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

But if you want to end up with an exact measurement — let’s say to fit the picture into a predefined space — you can do that as well. Crop to an exact measurement. The post Crop a picture by an exact measurement in PowerPoint appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Images crop image measurement photo picture precisely Usually, you crop a picture by selecting the picture, clicking the Format tab, and clicking the Crop button.

The Andrometer – how do you measure up?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Sir William Jones (1746 – 1794) a linguist and hyperpolyglot who knew 13 languages thoroughly and another 28 reasonably well, was an Oxford graduate and lawyer who moved to India where he studied Sanskrit. A recent article in Mental Floss notes that as a young man, while working as a tutor to English nobility, Jones […]. Public Speaking Rhetoric

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A bizarre method of measuring speaking skills

Speak Schmeak

So let me get this straight: A member of Congress who speaks at a grade level that most Americans can understand, using shorter sentences and shorter words, gets the lowest rating of speaking skills in all of Congress? How about we give this guy the HIGHEST score for not making his speeches convoluted, obscure and overly complicated? In a study done last year by the Sunlight Foundation, the grade levels of 20 years of congressional speeches were analyzed.

How Will You Measure Success in 2013?

Speaker Launcher

When measuring success, will you focus on how far you have come or the vast distance between you and your ultimate aspiration? Click Here To learn more…… Booking Speeches Most Recent Post booking speaking gigs Jane Atkinson measure success for speakers new speakers Speaker Marketing speaker success in 2013 speaking topicsLate last year I became involved with Dan Sullivan’s Strategic Coach program (even a coach needs a coach).

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Top 10 Presentation Measurement Units

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Accordingly, some objects have evolved their own official units of measurement outside of the usual metric or imperial systems. The top 10 Standard Presentation Units of Measurement are: 1. Is measured in Olympic Swimming Pools per hour or day.

Presentation Insight: Numbers only measure a story

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

They are measurements of something going on in the organization. It could be sales, inventory, shipments, headcount, square footage, or any of the literally thousands of things that get measured in every organization today. What we do is we compare the measured values to some desired state, such as last year''s number, a budget amount, a projection, an industry average, or other relevant number.

Experts on Measuring Gig Economy Admit Flawed Studies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is, they really weren't gig workers per se, at least not as contingent jobs were being measured. Again, we get the message: Beware of what the experts assert. Twice, Alan Kruger and Lawrence Katz had conducted surveys of supposed gig-economy workers. They concluded that those alternate work arrangements represented about 5% of the paid work being done. Now they revised that to about 2%.

Ailes, Denton - The Measure of a Man

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How do we take a measure of the man? Both media titans, Roger Ailes and Nick Denton, have fallen.    But the age-old question of character arises. Especially since David Brooks published "The Road to Character." " It remains #145 on Amazon. Here you can order it.    Was it flaws in their character which brought down the media geniuses? Or did the marketplace simply move on and they didn't move along fast enough to remain on the top of their game?

Glassdoor - Becoming Metric For Measuring Organizational Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To assess Yahoo leader, Marissa Mayer, BusinessInsider's Eugene Kim went to Glassdoor. He did a keyword analysis of  2,200 employee reviews. Then Kim connected the dots. Verdict: Employees like Yahoo and their smart colleagues. But essentially they are fed up with the leadership. At the top of the list is Mayer. A major failing is perceived to be her decision-making. Turning to Glassdoor to dig for insight about an organization is bound to catch on. Talent

The Apology - The World Has Moved Beyond that Interim Measure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" My child, it's not enough that you apologize for your sins. You must tell me how you will change.' ' The world of business had once been a closed system. The lawyers and the public relations professionals created walls of non-response. Maybe because it had been a time of economic boom and a rising tide lifts all boats, not too many folks pushed back. That was then. Now, not only transparency is mandated. Hey, what is going on in Facebook?).

No-Tech Survey Monkey - Unitarian Minister Matt Alspaugh Measures Happiness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My hunch is that I pulled down the score by measuring my own happiness at 5. The surprise was this: The Happiness Index at the First Unitarian Universalist Church , based in Youngstown, Ohio was 7+ on a scale of 10 (the latter was the highest.). Given the engagement of the congregation in creating/passing on joy, I expected a higher rating. This morning, as part of the service, Rev. Matt Alspaugh did a no-tech version of Survey Monkey. He provided slips of paper and pencils. Through

David Witchs - Is Harvard the measure of a man?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Is that the measure of a man? Was the measure of this man less because he was no longer a producer in capitalism? On , Kathryn Rubino was among the first to break the story of the fatal crane accident in Manhattan. It was news for a media outlet like because New York Law School had been closed for the day. As the day went on, the name of the person killed in the accident was disclosed. It was David Wichs.

Measuring who's talking: Men or women? A tool for your next meeting

The Eloquent Woman

We all owe Cathy Deng thanks for coming up with this simple tool that measures who's talking more: men or women? Freely available on , side-by-side timers let you keep track of who dominates the conversation, be it in a meeting, a panel discussion, or a conference. It's simple and elegant--and a great way to check out your perceptions with data.

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Does Murdoch’s Apology Measure Up?

TJ Walker Interactive

This apology would have been a great first step in Murdoch’s crisis communication strategy. Instead, it comes 12 days after the scandal broke and when most people had already made up their minds on whether there was wrongdoing or not. Murdoch’s legacy will forever be painted with the brush of this scandal. The printed apology [.]. Analysis Body Language CEOs/Financial Crisis Communications crisis communication news of the world Rupert Murdoch

Public Speaking - Measured (Official) Rhetoric About No-Indictment For Darren Wilson

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those who anticipated that they would be making official statements about the Grand Jury decision about Michael Brown's death knew that their rhetoric had to be measured. Tension had been growing for months. The tone, organization, and word choice had to be masterpieces of civility. And that is what has been delivered hours before, during, and after the Grand Jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson.

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Michelle Obama: Rhetorical effectiveness measured in tweets-per-minute

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since the tweet count has become such an important measurement, those seeking influnce will push for their supporters to tweet.  Like Ann Romney's convention speech, Michelle Obama's told of a love story. Yet, the latter's was rated as more effective than that of Romney's wife.    The metric used is tweets-per-minute.    In POLITICO , Kevin Cirilli reports that Michelle's address received 23,003 tweets per minute and Ann's 14,289.

Analyze This Social Media Measurement Expert | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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Webinar on Social Media Measurement

Joan Detz Speaker Services

IABC Philadelphia will present a webinar on Wednesday, February 16th, 12 noon-1:30pm Eastern. Cost : $30 Members; $40 Non-Members. For information and registration details: [link

PowerPoint Slide Makeover - Presenting Test or Measurement Procedures

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Presenting tests or measurements usually includes talking about how often the testing is done and what tests were performed.

SURPRISE: Consumer Sentiment Rises Unexpectedly to 5-Year High…Drudge

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Consumers Economic Measures economy

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Beyond the Personal Brand: Measure of a life for Class of '67

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 We needed to take a measure of those. From reading my published work and googling me, Irene Nunn, a former close friend from the Class of '67, knew my personal brand. From following her art shows and viewing her portraits and landscapes, I knew hers. However, that was not on the agenda of our planned meeting in Manhattan yesterday.  We had not seen each other since graduation day. Our focus was on the "macro" level: our lives.

Ted Kennedy - Taking the Measure of a Man

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  How do we take the measure of the man?  Given that framework, I take a measure of Ted Kennedy as a man who often made it his mission to leverage his influence and power on matters which could benefit the common good. Senator Ted Kennedy is dead.   Perhaps that's best done each in our own way, according to our own values. Last night I attended a viewing of the film "Out of the Poison Tree," directed by Beth Pielert.


Speaking Out

Public Speaking getting through recovery measures speech crashI recently heard a speaker tell his audience that public speaking is always fun. I’d take a bet that that speaker hasn’t done a lot of speaking in the real world! Of course public speaking can be huge fun. But every speaker who gets up on a stage on a regular basis in the real [.].

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The Great PR Measurement Debate of 2014—How to Tie Results to C | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

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Lady Gaga For Gay Marriage: Pop Star Urges Voters To Back Equality Measures In Four U.S. States

TJ Walker Interactive

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Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

Measure the impact your presentation makes. Book Reviews Delivery Design Event News Tips Video announcement book free download Guide to Persuasive Presentations HBR launch measure impact organize a coherent narrative presentations strike the right tone tips win over tough crowdsNancy was asked by the fine folks at Harvard Business Review to create the HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations , which covers everything from development to delivery.

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Bottom Bracket Is In

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

When I measured the width of the space for the bottom bracket and converted it from imperial to metric, I got 70mm. What wasn’t clear to me was that 70mm = Italian and that my measurement was off by 2 mm. Now, once I’m confident I have the right measurement of the space between the chain stays correct, I can order a the parts that, if my initial measurements are correct, will allow me to modernize this bike’s drive train.

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The Communication Blog

8.15.2010 Salaries One measure of an ailing society has to be the large gap between the salaries of normal people working in education, science, and government and television performers. For example, the median elementary school teacher salary is $50,590. A licensed practical nurse earns $39,772; a dentist, $136,303; a biostatistician, $143,392; a level 1 engineer, $54,948, a clinical psychologist, $63,000, and a firefighter in New York City, $37,426 to $81,313.

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The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Self-Esteem

The Communication Blog

2.12.2011 Communication Strategies: Self-Esteem Self-esteem is a measure of how valuable you think you are; people with high self-esteem think very highly of themselves, whereas people with low self-esteem view themselves negatively. The basic idea behind building self-esteem is that when you feel good about yourself—about who you are and what you’re capable of doing—you will perform better. When you think like a success, you’re more likely to act like a success.

Rhetoric and applause in Obama’s inaugural speech as a measure of what the audience liked best

Max Atkinson

The second burst of applause also came after two three-part lists, each of which had a third item that was longer than the first two: "The time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit; to choose our better history; to carry forward that precious gift, that noble idea, passed on from generation to generation: the God-given promise that all are equal, all are free and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness."

Barack Obama’s Speech on Gun Control

Manner of Speaking

In it, he discussed a number of measures that he proposes to take by Executive Order to reduce gun violence in the United States. President Barack Obama began the final year of his presidency with a speech on gun control. It … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Anaphora Aporia Barack Obama Diacope gun control public speaking

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The Big Five Personality Traits Model


There is some argument regarding how to measure openness and its implications for this very reason. The Extraversion dimension measures if an individual is more open to external interactions or prefer being low-key.

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How to… Be Mesmerising

Presentation Guru

Your success as a presenter can only be measured according to your ability to change people’s minds, give them new information, or get them to act in a different way, had you not presented to them.… As a presenter, you have one simple goal: get information which is in your brain into those of your audience. So that they feel, think, or do something differently.

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A low-salt diet: CEO’s tone it down

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The frequency of four-letter words used by captains of industry on analyst conference calls shows a measurable decline in the past 10 years: A kind of periodic table of salty words — the F-bomb, the blasphemous GD, the scatalogical S and […]. In a recent study Bloomberg notes that CEO’s have toned down their “salty” language.

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Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work


As these data points conclude: a corporate employee engagement strategy can deliver measurable results. Rather than sending company-wide general surveys, move to a more individualized, metrics-driven approach to measuring the effectiveness of your efforts.

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Was your speech successful?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Measure the success of each presentation. You have many options: Use audience evaluation forms Ask a trusted colleague to observe Record yourself Create a twitter hashtag for your program – and check the activity Post a summary of your message on LinkedIn – and note the interest Did the host ask you to return? Did […]. Presentation skills Speaker coaching

The CEO’s Guide to RPA: Robotic Process Automation Explained


Getting to Action: How to Measure The Success Of Your RPA Initiative. Short-term, measurable ROI. Getting to Action: How to Measure The Success Of Your RPA Initiative. Robotic process automation (RPA) is a top-of-mind agenda for companies across industries. Last year, Gartner identified robotic process automation as the fastest-growing tech segment of the enterprise software market: the software revenue grew by 63% and reached $848 in 2018.

Big Round Rolly Things

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

I went out and measured the wheels and realized something. A couple weeks ago, I took the Fuji (I need to come up with a name) to Vélo Classique in Purcellville, VA. Felt most comfortable taking it there because they specialize in vintage bikes. The reason for the visit was that the distance between the forks was 96mm. I don’t have the tools or the expertise and he has both. Luckily, he was able to fit me in and get the fork spaced and aligned properly.

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Thought for the day

Pivotal Public Speaking

“The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.&#. Unknown source).

Guest post: Simple ways to avoid cyber attacks on your computer or mobile phone

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Despite a growing sophistication among hackers and scammers in their ability to steal and exploit personal and corporate information, there is a low sense of urgency among small and medium businesses to take proactive protective measures. Freelance Writing - General

What’s the Secret to Success on Twitter? You Already Know!

Succeed Speaking

Have you ever asked… “Does Twitter really work?&# “Can it help my business?&# “How do I get the most out of it?&# “How do I measure success?&# Odds are you have, because these seem to be the big social media questions on everyone’s mind. If so, good news — I discovered the secret of success. Marketing Social Media Twitter for Speakers

Quick Guide on a 30 60 90 Day Plan for a Job Interview


This helps employers understand the candidate’s skills, ability to create and manage measurable goals, foresight and willingness to be accountable for his/her work. This will be a detailed plan with timelines and a scorecard to measure the success of your strategies.

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How to specify the position of an image or object on a PowerPoint slide–precisely

PowerPoint Tips

The most common reason I want to specify the position of an image using a measurement is so that objects on adjacent slides are in the same place; otherwise, they appear to jump as you move from slide to slide. Click the Size and Properties icon–it looks like a square with measurements. By default, you measure from the top-left corner, but if you want, choose Center in the From drop-down list. Write down the horizontal and vertical measurements.

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