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. Computing Power.

Bridgegate, Foxgate, Emailgate - Re-Thinking Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In The Atlantic analysis of Bridgegate, Chris Christie's alleged approach to power is described as ugly. And maybe power will never again be hailed as what professionals should go for in a career. It left us with a bad taste in our mouth. Hitler was a powerful man.

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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.

Romney tax trap: The power and the pitfalls of tropes

The Presenter's Blog

Tropes are powerful magic. Taking advantage of a trope allows us to cast ourselves heroic, or patriotic, or wise, or kind, or any other persona we choose. Good speech-writers, speakers, and image makers will all be very aware of this terrific power of tropes.

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Nancy’s New Book on Shelves Now

Duarte Blog

Create powerful messages and visuals. Measure the impact your presentation makes. Enjoy, and keep us posted on how it improves your presentations!

2012 102

Famous Speech Friday: Mary Beard on "Women in Power"

The Eloquent Woman

If you've ever seen a production of the ancient Greek plays with strong and powerful women--Medea, Antigone, and the like--you may have thought, "Wow, how enlightened the Greeks were to feature such strong women in their plays."

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8 famous speeches by women before the U.S. Congress

The Eloquent Woman

Some would say there's no more high-stakes talk you can give than testimony or an address before the U.S. Anita Hill's Senate testimony against Clarence Thomas's nomination to the U.S.

2016 73

WHO Brand in Play - Factor that in to Edelman Lack-of-Trust Barometer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Over the decades, those emigrating from the various versions of Russia to the U.S. For a while now Edelman Public Relations firm has been monitoring and measuring global trust.   Branding Current Affairs Intuitive Leadership Personal Musings Politics Power Values

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

Max Atkinson

Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us. Let both sides, for the first time, formulate serious and precise proposals for the inspection and control of arms—and bring the absolute power to destroy other nations under the absolute control of all nations. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.

The cowardly lion: Are you afraid of your own power as a speaker?

The Eloquent Woman

Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. " Instead of running from the power, I ran toward it. One trainee wrote: If you had only told us at the beginning precisely what to say and do, we would have done it perfectly.

2013 88

Prince Andrew - How Royals Do Crisis Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, what has kicked in is what in the U.S. Of course, the royals know how to manage the optics of this kind of emergency measure.   Branding Content-provider Current Affairs Games Media Personal Musings Politics Power Public Speaking Rebranding Selling Television Writing

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2020 New Year's Resolution: Rebranding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A classic example is how the plaintiff bar in the U.S.   The reality is that in this era of total exposure every day organizational and professional brands are watched, measured, and given the thumbs up or the thumbs down.

2020 56

When Society Loses Trust - Bring on the Cons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 7th U.S. Annually, Edelman Public Relations measures trust worldwide.   Current Affairs Games Intuitive Language legal Personal Musings Politics Power Public Speaking Selling Television Values Voodoo Writing

2019 52

The Power of Choice

);} else {document.write( );}return true;}LoadMenus(); NAME E-MAIL ZIP CODE Resources Articles Events Online Tutorial FAQs Links Article: The Power of Choice Which Revenue Stream Works For You? Savvy business owners outside the profession have discovered the power of speaking to promote their revenue streams. Too many of us give up the power of choice to decide what direction our revenue streams should take.

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The Power of the Mind: Reduce Your Fear of Public Speaking

Pivotal Public Speaking

But in this particular article Lisa has given us all a new way of looking at the situation, especially as it applies to public speaking, with some incredibly powerful tools to use. If our mind is powerful enough to create fear from “nothing,” it’s also powerful enough to reframe our thoughts to propel us forward in a positive way. You have the power to turn negative and fearful thoughts into positive ones.

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Did Obama’s Speech Keep Dr. King’s Dream Alive?

DeFinis Communications

So how did Obama, the new chronicler of hope, measure up to Dr. King? This was to us, the American people. He crossed the finish line with greater force and power, ending on a high note, but still I wanted more. Martin Luther King, Jr. photographed by Marion S. Trikosko, 1964.

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Did Obama’s Speech Keep Dr. King’s Dream Alive?

DeFinis Communications

So how did Obama, the new chronicler of hope, measure up to Dr. King? This was to us, the American people. Yes, he crossed the finish line with force and power, ending on a high note, but still I wanted more. I was an elementary student at Calvert School in Washington DC in 1963.

2013 186

Embrace Your Authenticity: It’s the Backbone of Public Speaking Success

DeFinis Communications

The way she measures herself is always by external factors. But when you start with the internal work and build a strong sense of self (authenticity), you’ll come across as more powerful and confident to any audience.

2011 193

Nelson Mandela: Lessons for Future Orators

Matt Eventoff

Whether his longer address at the opening of his trial 49 years ago in 1964, or his statement upon his release from prison in 1990, Mandela clearly understood the power of words and language. He spoke with a measured cadence, and effectively utilized pausing to emphasize key points.

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Brand Jones Day - Reputational Crisis Continues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Power 100 measures, reports the executive editor Elie Mystal: "Jones Day fell 33 spots in our rankings, year-over-year, from #18 to #51. Jones Day declined in every objective data point we measured. [In

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The Gettysburg Address

Executive Speech Coach

Friday, April 16, 2010 The Gettysburg Address If you want to be a more powerful speaker learn from other powerful speakers. Lincolns Gettysburg address is known as one of the most powerful speeches of all time. What made it so powerful? What do you think made this speech so powerful? The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engagin.

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The Most Talked About Super Bowl Commercial Was a Presentation in Disguise

Duarte Blog

Where other commercials relied on special effects, the Ram commercial relied on a powerful story told by a solitary, resonant voice. During Sunday’s Super Bowl, a presentation went undercover, posing as a commercial.

2013 112

The Gettysburg Address: An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

Triples are a powerful public speaking technique that can power to your words and make them memorable. For an excellent overview of triples and the power of three, read this post by Andrew Dlugan. Say the sentence out loud and hear the powerful cadence and rhythm.

Edward Tufte on Data, Analysis, & Truth

Presentation Zen

We can run it through powerful exploratory things. The most powerful question you can ask yourself, and of others is: "How do I know that? Edward Tufte is a leading expert in the data analysis and data visualization space.

Movie Magic: How to Sync With Your Audience

Duarte Blog

As professional “presentation people,” especially ones who love cinematic presentations, Duarte is always looking for ways to help presenters increase audience engagement and measure the success of their presentations—and this research may help presenters become better at both.

2017 68

Beyond storytelling: Create an experience

PowerPoint Tips

The simple, and prophetic, response they kept giving us was that the stories could never do the experience justice. Storytelling is powerful, but an experience is more powerful. Everyone in the room has a contribution to make – this is a powerful concept.

2016 142

How to stop waffling once and for all

Speaking about Presenting

Yep, in an ideal world, we’d all have a perfect memory and none of us would need notes. Don’t measure yourself against them. 8 presentation tips to make your eye contact more powerful. Waffling happens when your brain stops working but your mouth keeps going.

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Presenting in Africa

Professionally Speaking...

They were both amazing experiences and I thought it would be interesting to make some comparisons between African and U.S. Conference delegates in Nigeria were really put to the test as there was a power outage which delayed the start of the conference by over an hour. I am sorry to say that PowerPoint is just as ubiquitous and badly done in Africa as it is in the US. The true measure of any speaker's or conference's success is the satisfaction of the attendees.

2009 142

Guest Blog: Lessons from Suze Orman – How to Influence and Connect

DeFinis Communications

Platform is a powerful concept that reflects the content, brand, positioning, credibility, audience, and intellectual property you develop. And as creatures of habit, it’s never easy for us to make changes like these. That’s powerful. According to a HubSpot survey, U.S.

2011 195

Speaking Speed – How to Perfect Your Pace

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Typically, several things happen: We don't have time to process the information being presented because it is coming at us so quickly and so it goes in one ear and out the other. The speaker's words may run into each other making it difficult for us to make out what he or she is saying.

2017 66

Standardized Testing - We have been playing monopoly

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"A top-tier law school's [University of Arizona School of Law] decision to make the Law School Admission Test optional has put it on a collision course with the powerful national nonprofit group [Law School Admission Council Inc.] Standardized testing is big business in the U.S.

2016 56

New York City Streets - Suicide Lane for Yellow Taxi, Black Car Drivers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who have visited the "rooms" of recovery, have come from families with suicide genes, or ourselves lost our ability to earn income know the pull force of despair. Suicide seems like a solution when you can't pay your bills.

5 Public Speaking Lessons from President Lincoln – Happy Birthday Gettysburg Address!

Matt Eventoff

The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced. “ Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

2010 130

Using LinkedIn to Fill Your Sales Funnel with Jennifer Darling

Speaker Launcher

Or do you take a more tactical approach and tap into one of today’s more powerful tools for making professional connections – LinkedIn. Or do you take a more tactical approach and tap into one of today’s more powerful tools for making professional connections – LinkedIn. During this podcast, she answers questions so many of us have about LinkedIn, including: * Who are the most predominant customers on LinkedIn? How do you fill your sales funnel?

Donald Trump As Master Marketer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is dawning on us that Trump could make it to the White House.  In addition, it has The Donald's ear when if there is another vacancy on the U.S. The immediate takeaway, though, is the power of marketing. That's

2016 56

Jobs Creation Narrative - Positioning/Packaging It for Trumpism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And because The Trump of Everything is clickbait, media outlets post on the corporation's story of adding U.S. Well-paying American jobs boost purchasing power, benefiting many American industries. Or, what might be called "Smirk Power."

2016 56

Drudge Report - Trumpism & Made In Mexico

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Donald hammers that if GM manufactures vehicles across the border then it will have to pay a tax when bringing them back to sell in the U.S. However, GM responds with the fact that only a small number of the hatchbacks made in Mexico are sold back in the U.S.

2017 56

Storytelling lessons from Bill Cosby

Presentation Zen

If more people could just remember that great speeches or presentations leverage the power of the speaker's own stories, we could rid the world of a good deal of boring speeches overnight. All of us have talked ourselves into thinking we don't belong or battle with self-confidence, etc.

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Perfectly imperfect & the art of making a connection

Presentation Zen

The New Yorker piece says that Daniel Levitin measures the imperfections by looking at Vibrato (not landing perfectly on the note) and Rubato (not keeping perfectly on the beat). To be human is to be imperfect.

2016 93

Streaming Online Video v. Static Text

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Facebook Live is proving out the power of online video. In all categories of how that is measured. But it is a welcome development for those of us with a long background in scriptwriting. It's funny.

"Downton Abbey" - Privacy v. profit and other memes indicating change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And enjoys having authority and power. And he takes on the role of ultimate judge if the cuisine measures up. Those of us devoted to the series wonder if Robert will have to die to confirm that a new order has overtaken the land.

2016 56

Drudge Report - Paul Ryan Repents, WIll Confess Sins on "60 Minutes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the sudden conversion of U.S. They will share with both their higher power and one other human being the exact nature of their wrongs. House Speaker, Paul Ryan. Ryan has surrendered his mind and heart to being a follower of Trumpism.

2016 65

Vocal Variety Tip Part 2 – Perfect your Pace

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

The speed at which you deliver your messages, (measured in words per minute), is another critical element of vocal variety. By comparison, former US president, Barak Obama used to speak at around 100 words per minute when giving a speech!

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