Perceptual Organization

The Communication Blog

Here is a brief discussion of that stage of perception concerned with organizing what we sense. Organization by Rules. In the organization of perceptions by rules , one frequently used rule is that of proximity. Organization by Schemata. Another way you organize material is by creating schemata , mental templates that help you organize the millions of items of information you come into contact with every day (as well as those you already have in memory).

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Using 360 Degree Feedback in Your Organization


Many organizations use 360 degree feedback to provide assessment for employees via multiple sources to analyze the knowledge, skill and behavior of employees. Even a small organization can use free tools such as Google Forms to create survey forms for this purpose.

2019 52

Organize an action plan presentation like a soldier

PowerPoint Tips

Command: What other organizations (teams, suppliers, etc.) Content action plan organizeIn an article in Time magazine (August 29, 2011 issue), “The New Greatest Generation,&# a veteran explains how military officers are trained to construct an action plan for every mission.

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Tightly Organized Narrative - So 20th-Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Freshman Composition, newbie college students were trained to research and put together tightly organized narrative. And, a tightly organized narrative could prevent that. 

2018 52

Rumors Your Organization Is Merging? Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is a universal in organizations, not just law firms. To survive or to scale, law firms are embracing the M&A strategy. In , Dan Packel provides the data from Fairfax Associates. During 2018, 72 M&As were completed. That's up from 65 in 2017. 

2019 52

Startup No Longer American Dream, Organization Man/Woman Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Instead, The Organization Man/Woman is back. The issue is not so much startup vs. The Organization Man/Woman. The American Dream for youth is no longer the startup. That's what Stephen Harrison chronicles in The Atlantic. 

2018 56

Technology & humanity: The Luke Hand Organization

Presentation Zen

Then he states the organization's objective in simple terms, almost Kennedy moon-speech clear: "To create an open source bionic hand that matches the functionality of a human hand, built for a four-year old within four year."

Claire Stapleton - Did She Burn Bridges in Co-Organizing Google 2018 Walkout?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The question is: Did employee Claire Stapleton wind up burning bridges when she co-organized the 2018 walkout? Do some perceive Stapleton's organizing activity as not at all smart?

2019 56

CoSchedule – Everything you Need to Get Organized

Presentation Guru

At Presentation Guru, we recently began using an editorial workflow program called CoSchedule to help organize our editorial calendar. We’ve been so impressed with the program that our editorial team decided it’s only fair that we write a review of the product.…

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Presentation Skills - Organization

Great Public Speaking

Some type of system of organizing all this material is essential to efficient preparation. Being able to find humor, stories, quotes and other speech material when you need it is very important. It is very frustrating to know you have a piece of material, but you can't find it.

2011 61

Collect & Organize Your Presentation Ideas

Executive Speech Coach

Call it old school, but a simple yet effective way to capture and organize your presentation ideas is to write them on index cards. Write your ideas on separate index cards. Go ahead and simply write as many ideas and questions on index cards while preparing for your next presentation.

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Glassdoor - Do Employee Observations Show Insight into Organization's Challenges?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Do employee observations show insight into an organization's problems? Some assume that the legal sector has bifurcated. There are the BigLaw firms still increasing their gross revenues (primarily through increasing fees billed clients).

2018 52

How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In two weeks time I’ll be hosting an free webinar on How Executives Can Keep Their Organization Informed via an Online Platform on the INXPO Social Business TV network. I’ll be sharing tips on how executives can effectively inform and engage with their extended teams. Based on my experience with Silicon Valley technology companies, I’ll [.]. Business Communication Social Media Technology INXPO Webinar

2013 161

What will you do this week to get involved in a professional organization?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Keep in mind: You don’t have to join a professional organization to start getting involved. You can follow an organization on Twitter (IABC has great #commchats), get […]. Career info International speakers Professional organizationsI rejoined the International Association of Business Communicators – Philadelphia Chapter. I started my career as a member in the New York City chapter – seldom missing a meeting.

Social Justice Community Organizer, San Francisco, CA - Full-Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Effective Presentations - Organization

Great Public Speaking

Some type of system of organizing all this material is essential to efficient preparation. Being able to find humor, stories, quotes and other speech material when you need it is very important. It is very frustrating to know you have a piece of material, but you can't find it. A file and cross-reference system will help you keep track of your material. I use both a computer and hard copy filing system. Both have advantages, so don't worry if you don't have a computer.

How do you organize and structure your presentation content?

PowerPoint Tips

Olivia Mitchell recently presented in the Outstanding Presentations Workshop and recommended that everyone use a planner to organize content. What is the organization that lets you do this? You can get her e-book with the planner here.). In her presentation (and the planner), Olivia recommended answering the following questions that your audience will have about your topic: Why?

2010 136

Candy Crowley: “I’m Going To React Organically”

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized 2012 campaign Candy Crowley debate election media bias poltics presidential spin “I’m Going To React Organically”

2012 56

Donald Trump - The End Of The Well-Organized Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All we speechwriters have learned about the "well-organized speech" may have to be discarded. He had no use for the tightly organized address. That is, if Donald Trump's influence continues to grow. Among what he could blow up is the standard speech.

2015 70

5 Quick Ways to Organize a Speech

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Here’s how to organize that one:  1. Too many people structure their presentations by pulling together slides and then assembling them like a deck of cards, in what seems like an OK order.    That usually means that no one except the presenter can divine where the speech is headed.    That’s a bad idea.    At the heart of a successful presentation is a clear structure.    Which one should you use? 

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The New York Times - Digital-Only News Organization Will Replace the Newspaper

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Instead, Sulzberger told Vanity Fair's Joe Pompeo that what will evolve is a "digital-only news organization." Newspapers? The current publisher of The New York Times - A. Sulzberger - sees the future. And it doesn't include a newspaper. 

2018 56

Salary - Never Really The Big Issue for Organization Man/Woman (unlike legal sector)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What is ignored, though, is that for a long time, Organization Man/Woman has been earning that kind of salary, without putting those kinds of hours and with being able to enjoy holidays away from the office.

2018 52

What Can Organized Labor Do to help the Working Class?

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized ed schultz organized labor Alert reader Commentorid write: “Other than on the Ed Schultz show, we do not hear much about union issues or manual laborers (“those who take a shower after work”), as Ed would say.

2013 52

Summer Of 2015 (Riots) - Crisis Communications For Metro-Area Organizations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All organizations in what could be locations targeted for riots have to develop a crisis communications plan. According to a recent WJS/NBC survey , 96% of adults indicated they expected riots this summer.

2015 65

Public Speaking - Organization

Great Public Speaking

Some type of system of organizing all this material is essential to efficient preparation. Another important organization and sales tool has to do with cataloging your material. Being able to find humor, stories, quotes and other speech material when you need it is very important. It is very frustrating to know you have a piece of material, but you can't find it. A file and cross-reference system will help you keep track of your material.

Organizing a speech with new tech tools? A no-suprises manifesto

The Eloquent Woman

Turns out I have something in common with Steve Martin: We've both been put on the spot and surprised by organizers using new technology tools without bothering to clue the speaker in. Speakers get surprised by organizers every single day.

2010 83

Special offer from Rick Altman, organizer of PowerPoint Live conference

PowerPoint Tips

I just had to tell you about the amazing offer that Rick Altman, organizer of the PowerPoint Live conference, is making to people who have never attended one. Rick retains the right to close down this offer at any time, so it may not last long. You may have read my write-up of previous conferences; if not, go to [link] (2008) and [link] (2007). I paid $895 for this conference in the Spring (and that was the early-bird rate), but now he's offering the conference for just $149.

2009 100

Presentation Tip: Word clues to better organize information

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

With information overload being the number one issue for audiences today, how can presenters better organize their information so it is easier to understand? I have come up with four clues that I look for in the words being used on the slide that indicate an opportunity to better organize the message for the audience. A much better way to organize the information is in a comparison table. Organize your information into two parts.

2013 56

Q1 2014 GDP - If Arctic Blast Affects Your Organization

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This arctic blast in a summer of supposed recovery is not what organizations expected.   From business to churches most of the leadership had been moving along on the assumption that the worst was over. Then came the Q1 GDP report that the economy had contracted 2.9%.

2014 52

Philip Richardson, Et Al. - In Days Of Organization Man/Woman, We Just Said Nothing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the days of the Organization Man/Woman, we employees didn't get into these kinds of pickles. Philip Richardson is the third employee of The New York Times to be reprimanded by that employer for inappropriate commenting on Twitter.

2015 65

How much money is your organization losing?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

How much money does your organization waste on mediocre speeches, unnecessary speeches, edited-to-death speeches, and just plain bad speeches? Find out. Bring a speech to the “Advanced Speechwriting” seminar on Mon-Tues, June 4-5 (Philadelphia), and I’ll take you through a detailed critique process. Learn how to produce much better speeches in much less time. And … discover how your speeches stack up against the best in the business

How much money does your organization waste?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Then think about this question: In 2011, how much money did your organization waste on mediocre speeches? How can you find a freelance speechwriter who will bring real value to your organization (no matter what your budget is)? Are you a staff speechwriter? The answer might be sobering. . Do you ever hire freelance speechwriters? If so, will you get someone good … or will you get stuck having to re-write the speech yourself? .

Crisis Communications Training Workshops for Organizations | Crisis Communications | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Crisis Communications crisis communications workshop

2013 52

Organizing a Speech – The Five Steps Required

Pivotal Public Speaking

But don’t panic as I can help you overcome your fears with organizing a speech. I have been public speaking since 2006 and can help you get organized. Here is what I do when organizing a speech. A goal is essential for organizing a speech. It is never part of the speech but is a guide to organizing a clear and meaningful message. Organizing a speech helps your audience follow your message and they will walk away remembering your key points.

2010 46

[Deadly] Power of Buttoned-down organizing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Suspect in the Norwegian bombing and shootings Anders Behring Breivik possessed a deep appreciation of organizing.    And, as we already know from the union-building activities of Saul Alinsky and the White House win of Barack Obama, shrewd organizing is often the tipping force.  The lesson here for those of us intending to accomplish worthwhile missions, both philanthropic and commercial, must pay attention to organizing

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Got a job opening in your organization?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

If you are a government organization, keep in mind: You can reach hundreds of qualified candidates (all members of the National Association of Government Communicators) with a free listing on the NAGC web site. Twice within the past week, I’ve received requests to recommend speechwriters for staff jobs (one in California with a $150,000+ salary, and the other for a brand-new position in Louisiana).

Eliminate Chaos in Your Speaking Business with Laura Leist

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are joined by Laura Leist, CPO = Certified Professional Organizer (less than 10% in industry hold this designation) and MOS = Microsoft Office Specialist. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are joined by Laura Leist, CPO = Certified Professional Organizer (less than 10% in industry hold this designation) and MOS = Microsoft Office Specialist. What are your “time stealers”?

2018 52

PowerPoint Slide Makeover #55: Using a table to organize information

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Just a quick note to let you know that a new Slide Makeover Video Podcast based on the ideas in "The Visual Slide Revolution" is available for your viewing through the iTunes Store, online or through my YouTube channel.

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Apply John Bohannon’s proposal to your organization

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

In his presentation, John quotes a calculation from an article I published a few years ago to illustrate how much poor PowerPoint presentations are costing organizations. I suggest you consider applying his thought to your own organization, no matter how small or large it is. If you could plan and create presentations more efficiently, and the presentations were so good that they allowed quick decisions and increased profits, your organization would reap clear benefits.

What can video do to help you get that speaking gig? An organizer's tips

The Eloquent Woman

Learn from these practical tips, based on real needs of conference organizers. I organize and program a few large conferences, including Web 2.0 And when you come across a conference organizer that asks for it, what should you do?

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JOBS! Go directly to each organization's website

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The best selling arena for your skills may be each organization's website.    Increasingly, organizations such as are listing their openings only there.    And since you're right there, it's worth the even extra effort to fine-tune your cover letter and resume to exactly fit the culture of the organization and the specific job requirements. 

organizers: get women on the program

The Eloquent Woman

Shireen Mitchell, whose Twitter handle is digitalsista , here offers useful tips for conference organizers about how to ensure their panels include women speakers --she's speaking in response to a Wired magazine conference which caused a stir by fielding a tech panel without women speakers. Make sure you let conference organizers know you want to see diversity--particularly women speakers--in every session.

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NEWSWEEK - Organization Man v Digital Hypomanic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

is that their mindset and behavior is plodding Organization Man.  In this Great Digital Leap Forward, can the Organization Man be shipped off to ReEducation camp?  NEWSWEEK's re-design didn't significantly boost sales.    Not that we digitals expected it would.    Yeah, that was like making deck chairs on the Titanic more edgy. The trouble with NEWSWEEK et al.