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President Obama’s State of the Union Body Language: Mike Bako on KEX 1190 Portland

TJ Walker Interactive

Audio Body Language Press Room Barack Obama kex 1190 portland mike bako State of the Union

You Don’t Know Dick!

Manner of Speaking

It is the 4 August 2005 Keynote Address that Hardt gave at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon. Dick Hardt.

Lost tape archives

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

My experience of blogging is that it’s like waiting for a the bus — no material for days on end and then a whole bunch comes along at once.

Famous Speech Friday: Tess Vigeland on quitting with no plan B

The Eloquent Woman

public radio's business show, Marketplace Money, gave the speech in 2013 at the World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon. Maybe I was naïve.

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Talk About the Talk: Resa Lewiss, MD, at TEDMED

The Eloquent Woman

Two of my more amusing experiences: Day One of an ultrasound in medical education conference in Portland Oregon. How did you prepare? How funny.

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InFocus: Great people, great projectors

Presentation Zen

With some of the InFocus team at their head offices in Portland, Oregon. "Do you need an in-focus for your meeting?" What's an 'in-focus'?"


Speak Schmeak

I'm leaving tomorrow for ten days - half in Portland, OR, and half in the Sacramento area. Visiting friends and family for a much anticipated break! Blog posts will be intermittent while I'm gone, because I have not stored up enough advance posts to keep it up for ten days! See you" when I get back!

Different types of “W” leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Lead : A man taking photographs of Portland’s skyline about 2:15 a.m. Excerpt from Fundamentals of Writing: How to Write Articles, Media Releases, Case Studies, Blog Posts and Social Media Content . In a previous post , we looked at the W5 lead. There are times when they do not use all the W5 points they find. Sample W4 News Lead. Wrap Lead.

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Felix Jung's Pecha Kucha presentation Tips

Presentation Zen

Recently Felix Jung gave an interesting talk at Pecha Kucha Chicago, Volume 9. I think there's some good stuff in there worth sharing.

I've missed you!

Speak Schmeak

Hello readers! I'm back from vacation and ready to rumble. I hope my cats missed me as much as I missed them! Hard to tell sometimes.

6 Skills You Must Learn Today to Write Kick-Butt Copy for Your Website

Content Marketing Today

Why You Don’t Need to be an SEO Pro to Crank Out Great Copy. By Heather Lloyd-Martin. Learn these skills and your website results will kick-butt.

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Tourism - Selling Experience, Not Scenery

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The chef in that cozy inn in Portland, Maine invites tourists to help decide on just-the-right spices. Here is that article.

In tabloids we trust - Gore story and more

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The PORTLAND TRIBUNE, a piece of the mainstream media, didn't dig into the allegations about sexual misconduct by Al Gore.      And now, reports  Keach Hagey in POLITICO.COM, it appears it indeed might have committed a sin of omission, just like the Portland, Oregon police.

Two cool, simple, presentations by XPLANE

Presentation Zen

And the XPLANE head quarters is located in one of America's most creative, most livable cities: Portland, Oregon. Do you know XPLANE?

Professional Speaking Giant's Brush with Fame: A Tall Tale

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

In Sidney’s career he played with the Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and spent most of his career with the Boston Celtics.

Furries and Fluid Identities: Will the concept of the "self" wind up in the U.S. Supreme Court?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Furries, that is human beings dressed up in animal attire, have been banned in a public library in Portland, Connecticut.  Supreme Court.

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Those "Youth Magnet" Cities - Always short on [good] jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One of them is Portland, Oregon.  Today, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL runs an  article about "youth magnet" cities that have few [good] jobs.    But is this news?    What might have been news is a story about a "youth magnet" city which had tons of [good] jobs.

top women speakers? Stacy Allison

The Eloquent Woman

It's fitting that she underscores her themes--risk-taking and facing challenges--by taking risks and tackling challenges as a speaker.

You Don’t Know Dick

Manner of Speaking

It is the 4 August 2005 Keynote Address that Hardt gave at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon. I am referring to Dick Clarence Hardt , founder and CEO of Sxip Identity and a big proponent of Identity 2.0. Unless, of course, you actually do know Dick!). Dick Hardt. Hardt certainly take this idea … to heart.

Joke Contest Results — City Slogans

Humor Power

Here are the results of our October Joke Contest. The theme is City Slogans , inspired by the Las Vegas slogan: What happens in Vegas…stays in Vegas. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months). New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months).

learn storytelling online: 3 ways

The Eloquent Woman

Other participating cities include Portland , Paris and Washington, DC.) Can you tell a great personal story? 20 slides. What would you say?"

It's Tough Being A Pro

Communication Steroids

She came to Portland as the last stop in a tour that was unusual for her: no band. Can you bear criticism, hear harassment and still perform?

How to Present While People are Twittering | Pistachio

Pistachio Micro sharing. Macro results. HOME TOUCHBASE BLOG Your Suggestions? SERVICES Market Engagement Enterprise 2.0 The opposite seems to be true.

Commencement Speeches: The Bad, the Horrendous, and the Inspired


Paul Hawken is an environmental activist and author who gave the commencement address at the University of Portland. WARNING: IT’S A BIT LONG.

Creating Passionate Users: Give users a Hollywood ending

Fine-grained user treats The case for easter eggs and other user treats You ARE a marketer. Deal with it. is what theyll remember most. of.fades.out.

Dear Speakers - James Duncan Davidson - James Duncan Davidson

Based in Portland, Oregon, he happily accepts interesting assignments anywhere in the world. Getting up on stage and speaking is a difficult and demanding thing to do. It’s natural to be nervous and for that nervousness to show. It’s also hard to know how what you are doing up there on stage is perceived by the audience. Breathe.