Don't forget the emotional appeal

Speak Schmeak

Dear Lisa: Spring returns to Nonprofit Organization! I would like to thank you for your past support of Nonprofit Organization. Nonprofit Organization has not been exempt from our harsh economic climate.

Payment vs. exposure

Speak Schmeak

I have a soft spot for nonprofit organizations, having worked in the field for sixteen years. I've chosen a couple of nonprofit organizations that I have had connections with for a long time, and for them, I will speak pro bono. You're not a nonprofit organization.

12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 launches January 2!

Speak Schmeak

Whether you speak for your job, your business or your favorite nonprofit organization, building confidence is a must. Wouldn't you love to radiate confidence as a speaker?

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12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 launches January 2!

Speak Schmeak

Whether you speak for your job, your business or your favorite nonprofit organization, building confidence is a must. Wouldn't you love to radiate confidence as a speaker? Whether you're onstage, in a staff meeting, or mingling at a networking event, confidence is often the difference between being heard and remembered, and being forgotten the minute the meeting is over. How do you build confidence? Through baby steps.

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Is your presentation like a flea market?

Speak Schmeak

But that doesn't mean you can just toss a bunch of old slides into a new slideshow and have a well-organized presentation that makes sense to anyone but you. Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Presentations can go wrong in a lot of different ways.

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Interview: Laura Delizonna, PhD - Choosing Happiness

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She coaches individual clients, conducts workshops at companies and nonprofits, and presents keynote speeches. She coaches individual clients, conducts workshops at companies and nonprofits, and presents keynote speeches. Recognized as an authority in happiness, Dr. Delizonna trains mental health professionals and serves as a board member of nonprofit organizations including The American Happiness Association and Project Happiness.

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Dobbs's Head - Media Matters Takes Credit For That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It remains a solid, relatively well-funded multi-media nonprofit organization whose mission is to monitor and correct conservative information in the press. The media world is in flux, so it stands to reason that its traditional watchdogs are also.    The one exception to that is Media Matters. 

Is your presentation like a flea market?

Speak Schmeak

But that doesn't mean you can just toss a bunch of old slides into a new slideshow and have a well-organized presentation that makes sense to anyone but you. For example, if I'm talking to entrepreneurs rather than nonprofit employees, I will change slides that refer to building relationships with "donors and volunteers" to "customers and vendors." Image by Pedro Moura Pinheiro Presentations can go wrong in a lot of different ways.

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6 Ways to Achieve Your Resolutions Through Public Speaking

Speak Schmeak

Resolution: Volunteer for a local nonprofit Community outreach is a critical part of a nonprofit's work, and because of tight budgets, the more volunteers who can provide outreach, the better! 40 to 45% of American adults make one or more resolutions each year. Are you one of them?

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

Speaking Of...

Here are seven myths and realities about the new tests, from FairTest, or The National Center for Fair & Open Testing , a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending the misuse of standardized tests.

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How to join a Toastmasters Club (Part 1) - What is it about?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Toastmasters International is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping people become more competent and comfortable in front of an audience. Step 3: Fill up the subscription form (and pay the subscription fee) Did I mention that the Toastmasters Movement is a non-profit organization? Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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

Speaking Of...

Washington Post By Dylan Matthews , Published: September 10 at 12:38 pm Teach for America , the nonprofit organization that places high-achieving college graduates in school districts in underserved areas of the country, hasn’t lacked for evaluations over the years. An internal TFA document indicates that the organization has a plan to dramatically expand the number of charter schools in the city.

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