Changing the order of items in a chart

PowerPoint Tips

Look at the order of the items in the datasheet and in the bar chart itself. If you care about the order of the data in your chart, this can be very frustrating! Fortunately, there are 2 for changing the order of items in a chart. Reverse the order in the Format Axis pane.

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Toastmasters Friday: Order! Order!

Speak and Deliver

Shaking hands, not leaving the lectern, clapping after almost anybody utters an intelligent sentence.and that doesn't even touch the Roger's Rules of Order that we work to adhere to throughout each and every meeting. Ah, formalities. Our organization is full of them.

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Reorder objects in the Selection pane in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint Tips

It can be time-consuming and confusing to get the order right. You can even change the order of objects within groups! Shapes & text boxes objects re-order reorder Selection pane shapes As you build a slide’s design, you may add a lot of objects to it.

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September is Translation Month. Gratitude is in order.

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Thank you to Elena Bernardo Gill for translating HOW TO WRITE & GIVE A SPEECH (St. Martin’s Press, 30th anniversary edition) into Spanish. TY to Alba Editorial of Barcelona for their publishing integrity – and to Maria Tena for her steady editorial support all along the way.

Barnes & Noble - Meet You at Starbucks, I Just Ordered the Best-Seller Used from Amazon.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There has even been the option of ordering used books. Distressed Barnes & Noble has appointed Demos Parneros as chief executive officers. That's the 5th one of those in 4 years, notes The Wall Street Journal.

"Law & Order SVU" - Not So Unusual Not Wanting to Grow Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the episodes on the popular "Law & Order SVU" series features the 28-year-old woman who has passed for years as a high schooler.

"Law & Order Special Victims Unit" - 5 Lessons for How to Succeed in Business, Despite the Odds Against You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "Law & Order Special Victims Unit" shouldn't have made it beyond the first few episodes. After all, it deals with the unpleasant and scary subject of sexual crimes.

"Law & Order SVU" - Is Rape Ever Okay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight's "Law & Order SVU" re-reun featured the complex issues associated with religion. Essentially, the defendant, who was accused of rape, argues that it was not a crime since the sexual intercourse was done for religious reasons.

Immigration Order Puts U.S. Tech in Pickle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

when the president, Donald Trump, issued his immigration order, may not be allowed back in. But since the president hasn't bonded with tech the way the previous one had, it's unlikely companies such as Microsoft will be able to get around the order.

Trump Administration's Law & Order - A Flaky Theory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The law and order Trump Administration has to figure out what it takes to create social cohesion. The war on drugs is usually close to home in Arizona. So close to the border of Mexico and with such a wide-open desert, the state is a prime location for the drug industry.

"Ripped from the headlines" Is Opioid Crisis for "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The story lines for "Law & Order SVU" are, as the saying goes, "ripped from the headlines." " So, no surprise, last night's plot focused on two interrelated national problems. They are the opioid crisis and the extreme over-billing by rehabs and sober houses.

Campus Rape - Victims on "Law & Order SVU" Don't Connect the Dots

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The provocative story line on last night's "Law & Order SVU" features a brandname comic who sees himself as a 21st century Lenny Bruce.

Pacing to Lead « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

In order to build rewarding relationships and communicate successfully with other people you must ‘pace’ them. In order to lead another person – to influence, persuade or convince them – to accept your point of view, you will have to pace them first.

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"Law & Order True Crime" - Why Lyle and Erik Menendez Aren't Engaging Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given the weak script and inept production of "Law & Order: True Crime," she has little to work with. Fans of Edie Falco sigh watching her struggle to portray Leslie Abramson in the Menendez murder defense.

Drudge Report - Trump Administration Building on Meme Of Law & Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The residents can look up from their shoveling and feel safe that their new leader is, like Richard Nixon, hammering the meme of law & order. The return to strict law & order could eliminate the reforms in juvenile justice.

"Law & Order SVU" Featured Transgender Issues Long Before Trump Administration Ban in Military

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a  re-run  of "Law & Order SVU which featured the sufferings of transgenders-of generations ranging from Z back to X. The "Law & Order SVU" episode took a quick peek at that one.  Late last week, U.S.

Mixed Messages « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

This means communicating with total focus, clarity and commitment in order that your messages are received as you intended.

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"Law & Order SVU" - This Time the Roger Ailes' Character Gets 18 Months in Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the details in the plot line and scripting of tonight's "Law & Order SVU" mirrors what so many know about the alleged antics of Fox News' Roger Ailes et al.  The television network is called HNT and the bullying sexual power broker is Harold Coyle.

Greenberg Traurig - Hey, We Had Nothing To Do With Immigration Legal Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, some of those supposedly in the know associated his legal efforts on preparing the White House immigration order with Greenberg Traurig. The order itself has been assessed as not exactly top-notch legal work. Yes, Rudy Giuliani is a shareholder at law firm Greenberg Traurig. 

Drudge Report Frames Trump's Immigration Order Through Liberal The New York Times Coverage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, for the big immigration order story its headline links to the coverage in liberal anti-Trump The New York Times. How the Times positions and packages the implementation of the order is as global "chaos." The conservative Drudge Report has many options for its links.

"Downton Abbey" - The old order slipping away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Earl, as well as Mary, wants to hold on to the old order.    His only hope is Matthew who has money but, ironically, because he is a creature of the old order and honour doesn't want to accept it.    But it is slipping away from it. 

The Communication Blog: College Rankings

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 College Rankings If you’re concerned with college rankings (or Car and Drivers comparisons), take a look at Malcolm Gladwell’s “The Order of Things&# ( New Yorker , February 14 & 21, 2011, pp. 68-75). I think he successfully demonstrates, as he concludes: “Who comes out on top, in any ranking system, is really about who is doing the ranking.&# Categories: college rankings , Malcolm Gladwell 1 comments: goodsha said. this is a great post.

The New World Order - 55% Think It Should Be Without Hillary Clinton

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new world order is brutal in determining who should have a role and who is no longer relevant. On November 8th, the world changed. And, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll , 55% think Hillary Clinton should not be a public player in it.

Drudge Report - Ideal Platform For Explaining Trumpism Gag Order on Several Government Agencies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report should be the go-to news site for explaining the rationale underlying the new president's "gag order" on several government agencies. There must be a leadership and management reason. And even Trumpism loyalists are curious about this latest initiative.

Watching Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: SVU" Teaches Women More about Success than "Women Who Work"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I can learn more about succeeding at work as a woman while watching Oliva Benson on "Law & Order: SVU." Media outlets keep publishing the grim information about bias against females in the workforce.lawyers. That ranges from compensation shortfalls to harassment during pregnancy. And it includes all economic and social classes. We recall the unsuccessful "Dukes v. Warmart."

"Downton Abbey" - The old order comes undone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When World War I ended, the Earl predicted it was the dawn of a new era.    He had no idea how quickly the old one was going to come undone. He finally accepted that his daughter Sybil was going to marry a servant.    Soon enough Granny cooked up the spin for that. 

Order-Taking: No more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lesson here may be: Forget the order-taking approach.  Always "I really cooked my goose." " That's what I figured after I left a note on the prospect's website. On it I made suggestions about how they could use public relations. 

Dynasty/The Old Order in America - Nonono, no more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Because of our rage at the established order of things, the Trump phenomenon became a pull force. The Kennedy dynasty more or less has imploded. In "A Common Struggle," 3rd-gen Patrick Kennedy chronicles the pain of privilege. 

How does order affect Audience retention? | Public Speaking Training

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"Downton Abbey" - Did such an orderly world ever exist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In its second season it portrays a world order in which the rules of society, including class relations, were unambiguous - and accepted. But did the human beings really experience their lives in that orderly manner? 

Winklevoss Twins Lose: Passing of the Old Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He was not a man of the old order.  Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss told Harvard then-president Larry Summers that they were distressed with Mark Zuckerberg because he allegedly violated a code of ethics. 

Short-order Cooks, Wait Staff - Robots Can Now Do Those Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Newbie writers willing to sling hash and wait tables as they learn their craft and await being discovered might be out of luck. In China, those two kinds of jobs which can pay the rent have begun to being taken over by robots. The shift has been driven by rising labor costs in that nation.

Communication Secret to Getting Your Way

Speaking Freely

In order to get her food, I have to place an order each week. Marian Bell of demonstrated the most powerful communication skill I know – she asked me gently for what she wanted me to do. I buy delicious food from her each week which she delivers to my house every Monday. She really wants customer’s [.]. Authenticity Communication Speaking from the Heart Transparency Connection Persuasion self-expression

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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Wisconsin Judge Orders Deadbeat Dad Of Nine (With Six Women) To Stop Procreating

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Do you need to be truthful in order to persuade?

Pivotal Public Speaking

Edward R. Murrow, and American Journalist early in the twentieth century said, “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; credible we must be truthful.”. Do you agree? public speaking quotations about public speaking persuade truth

The Holy Order of Journalists at Dow Jones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Though a player, Brauchli still viewed himself as part of the holy order of journalists.  This Naive, Catholic, working-class, I grew up thinking everything sacred.    My body was the temple of the Holy Ghost.    The Eucharist was the body of Christ.    My parents were God's representatives on earth. 

Data Visualisation Advice to Stop You Drowning in the Numbers

Presentation Guru

How to engage an audience when data is your story and the fact that data needs context in order to mean anything are two areas that Jude Barak has previously written about for us.

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Davos: Like everything else, it has its pecking order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is it better to have a rundown house on the best block or a decent house on an okay block?    That's what some attendees at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland must be asking themselves as they fly home.    The BigFoot event is over.    BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK provides a slide show of the Movers and Shakers. There are those who were there who are not movers and shakers.    Perhaps they were in the past but aren't now. 

It's hard to be human

Speak Schmeak

So even though some of my core coaching is around being real, around not worrying what people think of us, and around ditching perfection in order to create connection , I still fall into this trap, too.

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