When a man hogs the mic at the the Women's March on Washington

The Eloquent Woman

For actor Scarlett Johansen, whose impassioned speech came near the end of the already overtime program, they simply turned off her mic and turned on music, to her obvious dismay. Surprising Scarlett Johansen by turning off her mic? Even at a women's march, a man can hog the mic.

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The mic and the woman speaker: Practical tips

The Eloquent Woman

A male speaker is typically wearing plenty of things on which you can hook a lavalier mic: Lapels or a tie or a jacket breast pocket for the mic that goes in front, and a belt and pant waistband on which to hook the battery pack in back, or a pocket to put it in.

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Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

Use a mic. Download audio here. I'll be the first to admit that I take an almost macho pride in my ability to project my voice. I was born this way. Even when I wasn't trying, I could be heard talking a mile away. And yes, I got in trouble a lot in school for being too loud.

Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

Use a mic. Download audio here. I'll be the first to admit that I take an almost macho pride in my ability to project my voice. I was born this way. Even when I wasn't trying, I could be heard talking a mile away. And yes, I got in trouble a lot in school for being too loud.

Public Speaking Business Marketing - Mic The Audience!

Great Public Speaking

You may have killed! You may have had them rolling in the aisles! You may have gotten a 3 minute standing ovation! but your tape of this event might stink. I have seen so many tapes ruined (including my own) because the presenter didn't make sure there was a microphone recording audience reactions. This isn't really a humor technique but it is really important for humorous presenters for two reasons.

6 public speaking tips for your next protest rally speech

The Eloquent Woman

Here are six more tips for today's protest speaker: Manage your time: If we learned no other lesson from When a man hogs the mic at the Women's March , it's that protest speakers should err on the side of being briefly powerful rather than holding forth.

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Public Speaking: Mic The Audience

Great Public Speaking

You may have killed! You may have had them rolling in the aisles! You may have gotten a 3 minute standing ovation! but your tape of this event might stink. I have seen so many tapes ruined (including my own) because the presenter didn't make sure there was a microphone recording audience reactions. This isn't really a humor technique but it is really important for humorous presenters for two reasons.

Microphone faux pas

Speak Schmeak

It's me, and it's natural, and I don't have a problem with it, but where this gets me into trouble is when I'm wearing a wireless lapel mic. For more on proper microphone use, see the following: Don't be macho, use a mic I can't hear you How to use a microphone.

Public Speaking: Dumb Blonde Mic Check

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Remarks with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev

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Are you making these rookie mistakes?

Speak Schmeak

Bert Decker's post on when to use a microphone mentions other reasons you might need a mic, regardless of the size of the crowd. Don't be macho -- use a mic. There's nothing wrong with being an inexperienced speaker. We all have to start somewhere, and it's usually at the beginning.

Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

It’s all too common for inexperienced speakers to start off with the mic nice and close but then to unconsciously, move it further and further away as they continue to speak resulting in a gradual tail off in volume. The third most common cause of poor microphone technique is speaking “off mic.” Always keep your mic and your mouth lined up. Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers?

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

This week, the blog looked at practical tips about the mic and the woman speaker and Famous Speech Friday shared a speech by Gwen Ifill on policy, politics, and leadership.

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My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

I''m still in the market for a good desktop mic, and this will likely be it. It doesn''t have a mic jack, unfortunately, so in those times when I need an audio boost, I might use my Samsung phone instead. It''s the most wonderful time of the year!

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Secrets to Building a Successful Speaking Business

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Paint the wall of a spare room and put in a Sony videocam with external mic jack, some studio lights and you are set to record. “The job is not doing the speech. It is getting the speech” – Shep Hyken The National President of the NSA, Shep Hyken, CSP, CPAE spoke to members of the NSA Northern California Chapter on Saturday.

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39 lies, myths, and mistaken notions speakers tell themselves

The Eloquent Woman

No one will hear my dangling jewelry, even if it's near the mic. As a professional speaker coach, I hear a lot of lies, myths, and mistaken notions from speakers--mostly things they tell themselves about their speaking and presenting.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

This week, the blog looked at what happens when a man hogs the mic at a woman's march , and Famous Speech Friday shared Ashley Judd at the Women's March on Washington.

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Stop interrupting women speakers: Another episode

The Eloquent Woman

You've got the floor and the mic. Kathryn Presner of Get Speaking! encourages women to get started in public speaking, particularly in tech, with web resources and workshops.

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How do you treat the true friends of the speaker?

The Eloquent Woman

I knew to ask for Jim when he'd stepped out of the room, and he knew--after we'd talked some more--that I planned to roam the room, so he could better manage my mic and slides, and I knew my roaming range and what to do if something went wrong.

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6 things you might be hiding behind as a public speaker

The Eloquent Woman

All of those are screens behind which the speaker can hide while he gets comfortable with the mic and the room and the crowd. Playwright Harold Pinter said, "One way of looking at speech is to say it is a constant stratagem to cover nakedness."

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A Note to the Losers in the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

You just spoke to audiences of several hundred (or a couple thousand) people on a great stage (or two), with full mics, lights, and cameras. Yeah, congratulations and all to 2015 World Champion Mohammed Qahtani.

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Talk About the Talk: Caroline Goyder on confident speaking at @TEDxBrixton

The Eloquent Woman

This made all the difference on the day, right at the start of my talk when the mic played up, and air con gave me an unexpected wind tunnel effect – because even as panic hit, I could keep going.

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"So you liked my talk? Now what?" 8 ways to make the most of a speaking gig

The Eloquent Woman

But if you thought all the work that goes into your speech ends when you walk off stage and take off your mic, think again. You killed that keynote, iced the Ignite! talk, took the TEDx audience by storm.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Here''s what I shared in the week just past: We''re dying up here: Lots of women speakers use their time behind the mic to point out how few women speakers there are.

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How virtual presentations can help your live presentations

Speak Schmeak

Focus There's a level of focus required when you're speaking to a mic or video camera that is different than when you're with an audience. I learned how to use a teleprompter yesterday. It was easier than I thought it would be in some ways; in other ways, it was harder.

5 tips from speakers on getting past practice to great delivery

The Eloquent Woman

If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you know I always recommend practice, and lots of it. But for many speakers, moving from practice to a seemingly effortless delivery is the biggest leap of all. Can you avoid sounding like a robot? Will it feel forced?

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"How do I correct the unconscious moves I make when I speak?": 4 tactics

The Eloquent Woman

The lights are on, the mic is working and you've started to speak. And then you start to sway.or keep touching your face.or look from side to side, again and again. Maybe you know you're doing it, maybe not--or maybe you thought you'd corrected the problem, but it crept back into your routine. So what can you do if you're a speaker with a body with a mind of its own? Here are four tactics: Know what you're doing: The biggest issue with unconscious moves is that lack of awareness.

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Presenters, Be Thankful For These 4 Things

Professionally Speaking...

Things like Canva , PowToon , Crowd Mics and Poll Everywhere. In the early 1600s around Plymouth, Massachusetts the pilgrims observed days of thanksgiving to offer gratitude for the bountiful harvests.

Ask not what your TED video can do for you. Ask what you can do.

The Eloquent Woman

You also can remove the earring closest to the mic during your talk. In the same vein, avoid touching your necklace or wearing noisy bracelets, and if your hair is long and hanging near the mic, as the technician to adjust it.

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7 famous speeches from women with vocal verve in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

In Jennifer Granholm''s eulogy for Rosa Parks , you''ll hear the former Michigan governor drawing out words, popping her consonants with a preacher''s snap and sighing into the mic. Some speeches just seem to sing.

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Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

However, I prefer a lavalier mic to a handheld mic any day, so I'm grateful to have that option! I've been behind on blogging this week as I'm finishing up projects and prepping to travel to the World Tea Expo on Friday, speaking on Saturday about business networking.

From the vault: A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe

The Eloquent Woman

If I'm going to wear a lavalier mic, do I have a lapel or collar on which to clip it? When you choose what to wear for a speaking engagement or presentation, what goes into your thinking? Too many speakers don't think about wardrobe.or

8 famous speeches by women speakers about (yes) women speakers

The Eloquent Woman

After all, they''ve got the mic. You won''t mind if we get a little meta this week on Famous Speech Friday, and round up the speeches from The Eloquent Woman Index in which women talk about women and public speaking, will you?

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

Duarte Blog

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.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ashley Judd at the Women's March

The Eloquent Woman

Even if she hadn't demonstrated in action how you keep a man from hogging the mic as she took the stage, actor and activist Ashley Judd was widely considered to be the standout speaker at the Women's March on Washington last Saturday.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Pin these speakers: Here''s a clever use for Pinterest: A board of women in technology who''d be good speakers , called "Mics to Watch Out For." Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Managing your energy as a speaker: The 90-minute cycle for you and your audience

The Eloquent Woman

You might then need to avoid coffee, make sure you've fueled your body with protein right before you talk, and integrate some physical activity--taking your mic into the audience, getting them to stand up and move for a warm-up exercise, or some other tactic--to keep energy high.

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