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What Happens When the Win Anyway Guy Loses? Part I

Speak and Deliver

OVERTIME. And I knew it when I sat down, just like I knew it 10 years ago when I last went overtime, at the Semi-Finals in Oregon.

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

The Eloquent Woman

She'd passed the preferred 7-minute mark, and they were overtime. "Who's speaking now?" He's going to go on too long. He always does." Michael!"

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World Championship of Public Speaking, 2011

Manner of Speaking

In fact, the only thing wrong with Olivia’s speech … was that it ran 15 seconds overtime and she was disqualified! Her message?

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

Speak and Deliver

Lost at District this year, for the first time - because I went OVERTIME. But this post is for the rest of you. The losers. I've lost at club.

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The quantified speaker: 6 kinds of speaker data to know about yourself

The Eloquent Woman

Go overtime too often? Most speakers don't do this, and never learn how to adjust. Comparing the ideal to the real is the key here.

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Famous Speech Friday: Julia Child's "The French Chef" cooking demos

The Eloquent Woman

Her lectern was a kitchen island, and, as you can see in the photo at right, she had a television crew at her feet while she spoke.

4 ways to plan a panel to delight the audience

The Eloquent Woman

go overtime. A great panel shouldn't so surprising. Far more common are panels that use up the listeners' goodwill and then some.

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Chairing a conference: How did I do? Lessons for chairs from #esnbxl

The Eloquent Woman

Early on, a speaker ran overtime. "You are going to tell us how it went, aren''t you?" What did I notice? What did others notice? You bet I did.

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Inside Voice: Brian Jenner, European Speechwriters Network

The Eloquent Woman

I share his views on speakers who go overtime, among many topics!) Where did you get your storytelling chops? Statistics. It takes sensitivity.

Does your speech need Spanx? 5 ways to rein it in.

Speak Schmeak

For the chronically overtime talker, written remarks are the time-honored way to focus and contain your speaking. Work with a text. Ignite!

From the vault: 7 secret advantages of the speaker who practices

The Eloquent Woman

The unprepared speaker is more likely to run overtime, stumble, forget and otherwise look forced. You''ll get better at it with practice.

Speaking pace off to the races? How to plan your speaking speed

The Eloquent Woman

I''ve been coaching more than 50 speakers 1:1 this autumn. Some have been getting ready for big conferences, like TEDMED or TEDx conferences.

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Toastmasters Friday: I Lost My Contest - Now What?

Speak and Deliver

You went just one second overtime, but were clearly the winner. Are the Contests Fair? , and The Top 8 Ways to Guarantee Victory. Now what?

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Quick & Dirty Views on the Obama/Romney Debate: Round Three

Speak and Deliver

Obama also battled for time, and often started going overtime with the words 'let me say this because' and would continue for up to a minute or more.

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5 secret advantages of the panel moderator

The Eloquent Woman

If you've been feeling kinda sorry for panel moderators, with such a small role to play, you're not alone--but you are mistaken. at the end.

Bill to Avoid Fiscal Cliff: Lots of articles and talks for personal finance writers, ghostwriters, and speechwriters to knock out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America's wealthy probably aren't too happy with the bill Congress passed to avoid the fiscal cliff. 

Giants And Patriots Headed For Super Bowl Rematch In Indy: Mike Bako on America’s News Radio Network

TJ Walker Interactive

The New England Patriots and the New York Giants are headed to Super Bowl XLVI, after New England edged the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 for the AFC title, and the Giants beat San Francisco 20-17 in overtime, for the NFC trophy. This marks a rematch. Back in 2008, when the same two teams met in the [.].

Setback for NRA Lobbyists - Where is Charles Heston when we need him

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The NRA's lobbyists will have to work overtime to counteract these events, particularly since there are a lot of alienated-from-the-system folks out there. Guns make irreversible decisions for those using them.    First Fort Hood.    Now Orlando.  So far, one dead, six injured. 

Pubic Speaking - Watch Your Clock So They Don't Watch Theirs

Great Public Speaking

One of the quickest ways to bomb is to go overtime or try to stuff too much information in too little time. If the audience is really great , it sometimes makes you want to go overtime because things are going so well. I have done talks where I was a big hero at 30 minutes and a bum at 42 minutes. OUCH!! Don't do it. I know. I know.

Unusually Warm 2/16 in Tucson, AZ - I almost feel guilty not suffering New York Metro cold/snow/ice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The winter had been atypically cold, so much so that all I could hear in this apartment complex was our heating units working overtime.

Famous Speech Friday: Reps. Jackie Speier and Gwen Moore

The Eloquent Woman

You win no points--and may lose your chance for impact--by going overtime or behaving inappropriately. That's what Rep. Congress. I lost a baby.

Mastering Your Speech - Lance Miller - Book 31 of 52 in 52

Speak and Deliver

Heck, I might''ve competed against Lance had I not gone overtime by 3 seconds at my Regional that year. OK - I admit, this isn''t a book.

World Championship of Public Speaking, 2011

Manner of Speaking

In fact, the only thing wrong with Olivia’s speech … was that it ran 15 seconds overtime and she was disqualified! I know that I am biased, but I am certain that had she not gone overtime, Olivia would have been on the podium and may well have won the contest. It was poignant, funny, moving and inspirational. Her message?

Does your speech need Spanx? 5 ways to rein it in.

Speak Schmeak

For the chronically overtime talker, written remarks are the time-honored way to focus and contain your speaking. Work with a text. Ignite!

The number of words per minute

Joan Detz Speaker Services

If you “test it” at 15 minutes using your usual fast pace of 185 words per minute, your client will run overtime if he speaks at a slower rate. How many words do you speak per minute? How many words does your client speak per minute? . You need to know these numbers. Speechwriting success depends on this math.

Attention Oscar Winners!

Speaking Of...

These highly trained actors always seem to fall short on awards nights--no prepared remarks, they run overtime, lots of filler words, and lack of style. I posted this last year, and it was so good I'm posting it again. link] At the Oscar ceremony the orchestra will intentionally start playing when the winner reaches their time limit.

You're always selling something

Speak Schmeak

Do you sit in long meetings with your colleagues, discussing policy changes, event planning, equipment failure, financial spreadsheets or overtime?

You're always selling something

Speak Schmeak

Do you sit in long meetings with your colleagues, discussing policy changes, event planning, equipment failure, financial spreadsheets or overtime?

The Work Is Not Glamorous

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  They would likely make more than minimum wage and be paid for overtime

Timing Yourself

Speaking Of...

Those who work in radio or television know that time is a finite resource and going overtime is the enemy. Do you consider time in every speech or presentation you give? If you are media savvy , the answer has to be yes. To consider: in your next presentation of any kind, rehearse your talk, timing it as you go.

Schoolmarm Wal-Mart

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those claims range from gender to overtime issues.  If it looks, walks, smells like a brilliant public relations move, maybe it is.    Well, as Matt Townsend reports  in BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK, Wal-Mart has turned schoolmarm.    This is in partnership with the American Public University. 

Dubai - Will it deep-six Black Friday momentum?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Currently, they are primarily meeting the uptick in demand through increased overtime. The Dow Jones closed after many of Black Friday optimists had checked out their purchases.    That closing was down 155 points.    And it isn't just the numbers which can halt today's shopping momentum. 

Powerful Presentation Lesson from Stanley Cup Final

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Commentators are saying the Pens Game 5 performance (winning in the third round of overtime) is one of the most inspiring performances in the finals’ history. . A winning goal in a third round of overtime means the Pens battled through nearly two full games back-to-back, finally winning in the wee hours of the morning.

Those 8000 new Huffington unpaid Patch bloggers: Develop niche expertise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Our mirror neurons or that part of our wiring which is the platform for human empathy are not working overtime on this one. 

Does your speech need Spanx? 5 ways to rein it in

The Eloquent Woman

For the chronically overtime talker, written remarks are the time-honored way to focus and contain your speaking. Plan a message. Constitution.

How dynamic starts can help you get "good on your feet" when presenting

The Eloquent Woman

Worse, some speakers use the start to give the audience something to dread, as in the speaker who announces he's going to go off-topic or overtime.

The 5 weakest speaker statements

The Eloquent Woman

Eloquence can be defined as a persuasive mix of apt, fluent and forceful words that engage and inspire your audience. I know, because I really enjoyed."

The Ten Minute Challenge

Speaking Of...

Practice and practice some more.time yourself, and allow for pauses so that you don't go overtime. Imagine being asked to give an informative speech, and you only have ten minutes. That's the challenge that a colleague shared in a listserv post I read this week. Her topic was 'cholesterol.' First, a laser focus on your audience is key.

Observational Humor — Case Study #74

Humor Power

A speaker ran overtime. Bill’s speech ran a little overtime. Here is the analysis of an Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a Toastmasters meeting. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting before the monologue was presented.). A speaker talked about telling a story in the third person.

Basic principles of nonverbal communication – 7

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  It’s because your unconscious brain is working overtime trying to notice and catalog everything, and decide – long before any of it reaches your conscious mind – how to react. Principle VII:   To master the ‘second conversation’, you must make yourself aware of your own unconscious behavior and that of others.