Interview on The Story Powers Podcast

Manner of Speaking

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Francisco Mahfuz on The Story Powers podcast. The show is about the power of stories, the people who tell them, and why you should be doing it too.

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Powerful presentations, event with PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking

Since 2018 he has been the Senior Data Scientist … Continue reading → The post Powerful presentations, event with PowerPoint appeared first on Manner of Speaking. This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Neurobat.

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Powerful “Stories of Unlimited”

Manner of Speaking

Our … Continue reading → Making it Stick Stories and Storytelling All Marketers Are Liars: The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World Made to Stick public speaking Stories of Unlimited storytelling Western Sydney UniversityThis morning, I was rereading the chapter on storytelling in one of my favourite books, Made to Stick by Chip and Dan Health. (To To see the seven-part series that I wrote on the book, you can find all the posts here.)

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Mastering the Power of Positivity

SlideModel

A famous American author, Hellen Keller said; ‘Keep facing the sunshine, and you won’t see a shadow’ This is a reference to the power of positive thinking. You might have heard about the power of positivity or how having a positive outlook can transform your life.

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Power Strategies

The Communication Blog

Strategies for Power. Here is a discussion of the communication of power which I wrote for my 50 Communication Strategies book and that I thought might be of interest to a wide variety of readers. Power is the ability of one person to influence what another person thinks or does. You have power over another person to the extent that you can influence what this person thinks or what this person does. & Types of Power. Power can increase and decrease.

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Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint

Manner of Speaking

Since 2018 he has been the Senior Data Scientist … Continue reading → The post Powerful presentations, even with PowerPoint appeared first on Manner of Speaking. This is a guest post by David Lindelöf. David obtained his PhD in Physics at EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland. From 2010 to 2018, he was the Chief Technology Officer at Neurobat.

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The Power of the Pause

Presentation Guru

… Build Real Impact Performance Confidence Create Powerful Messaging featured Making it Memorable Presentation Delivery VoiceA story from Spain. I teach public speaking and presentation skills at a few Executive MBA Programmes in Switzerland and Spain. A few years ago, I was teaching a class at IESE in Barcelona. One of my students was a fellow named Manuel.…

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 317) – Richard Powers

Manner of Speaking

“ — Richard Powers Photo courtesy of www.richardpowers.net. 317) – Richard Powers appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Richard Powers Story storytelling“The best arguments in the world won’t change a person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.“ The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No.

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Powerful Women Speakers: Leila Janah

Duarte Blog

Leila Janah was a powerful speaker who could capture and hold the attention of her audience. The post Powerful Women Speakers: Leila Janah appeared first on Duarte.

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Power Outage - Anna Wintour

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some people are born with power. Some have power thrust upon them. And, there are those who struggle to acquire power. But it is the rare human being who dies with power.   And on the way to a power outage seems to be Vogue's long time leader Anna Wintour. Along the way most lose it. Yesterday it was announced that at NBC Universal, the News Group's Andy Lack has lost his. He will be gone by the end of the month. 

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Powerful Words to Use in Presentations: Ultra Long List 

SlideModel

The power of words is immense and palpable when it comes to sharing ideas with others. Well-selected power words can shape narratives around businesses, distort (positively and negatively) their perception, and impact the listener’s decision to purchase. What are Power Words?

The Power of Contagious Enthusiasm with Cassandra Worthy

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of Contagious Enthusiasm with Cassandra Worthy appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Are you presenting your authentic self on and off stage? Join me to hear Cassandra Worthy share how she has created a very successful speaking career just by being herself.

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Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Power BI. In the last months, SlideModel.com has been receiving requests from their dashboard users in order to integrate their templates with the new tool of Self Service Business Intelligence from Microsoft, called Power BI. The Power BI service has a free version, and the analysis tool (Power BI desktop) is also free to download. The main benefits of using Power BI for your presentation dashboards is: Power BI is connected to live data. Introduction.

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Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Many of the same techniques that work in creating a powerful opening will also be effective as a closing: a startling statistic; humor; a clever definition; a rhetorical question. What other techniques have you used or seen used to powerfully close a presentation? ** The two most popular theories on the identity of Mrs. Calabash were (1) a restaurant owner Durante had met in Calabash, NC and (2) a pet name for his first wife. .

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Kanban Boards, The Power of a Visual Tool

SlideModel

Use powerful colors. Final Words: The Power of Visuals. The post Kanban Boards, The Power of a Visual Tool appeared first on SlideModel. Overview. It is easy to schedule daily tasks, like making a bed or doing laundry.

The Power of Storytelling - Amy Klobuchar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At this time when the harshness of political rhetoric escalates, there is such power in telling a simple story.   Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs Hope Language Leadership Personal Musings Politics Power Public Speaking StoryTelling Television Values Writing

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ViacomCBS - Power In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But mergers also put in play power shifts. Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Intuitive Media Personal Musings Politics Power Rebranding Television Web/TechFrom the get-go, a weakness of the newly formed ViacomCBS is its size: In the media world of titans competing for viewer eyeballs and advertising dollars, it is relatively small. So, it will have to find fast ways to scale. 

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The Power of the Pause

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The most telling sign of an amateur speaker is their inability to pace themselves and speak slowly. If you can learn to get comfortable with silence and pauses, the quality of your delivery will improve instantly. Here is an excellent primer from Nadine Hanafi on five ways to help you use the silent pause effectively. […]. Public Speaking Nadine Hanafi

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Power Outage at Boeing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Getting, holding, and moving on to more power is tricky business. Branding careers Current Affairs Games Intuitive legal Media Personal Musings Politics Power Rebranding Web/TechNo surprise, following the exit of chief executive officer Dennis Muilenburg from Boeing comes the retirement of the general counsel Mike Luttig. Luttig served in that position since 2005. Since last May he handled the legalities associated with the 737 MAX.

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Harvard: Power & Punishment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Where there is power there is bound to be abuse of that power. Harvard, of course, is one of the oldest sources of power in America.   So, it's no surprise that a most common abuse of power has been investigated and now will be punished at Harvard. "  Reflection: Does power trigger a condition of extreme delusion? Branding careers Current Affairs Personal Musings Power

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The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

When the power cut hits and the lights all fail, everybody freezes. The COO had become a Power-Cut Presenter. In the second that the lights pop there is a moment of perfect puzzled peace. Have you ever noticed? The only movement is that of heads twitching upward, sharply looking for the lights. The same thing happens when the bulb in the projector decides to pop. Everybody freezes for just a second. They then look to the projector, and next they look to you, the presenter.

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Academic-Industrial Complex: Power Outage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, anyone who has been a heavy consumer of academia has experienced the power administrators and professors have.   Prediction: A power outage throughout the entire Academic-Industrial Complex. Power consists of everything from wealth to ability to set the rules for the masses.  Branding careers Current Affairs Games Language Leadership Personal Musings Power Rebranding Selling Simplification Values Web/Tech

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Powerful Sentence Structure for Your Speech

Manner of Speaking

Here is a little gem of advice from writer Gary Provost. The highlighting is mine.) Vary Sentence Length This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. … Continue reading → Speechwriting Uncategorized Brent Kerrigan public speaking

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Powerful Sentence Structure for Your Speech

Manner of Speaking

Here is a little gem of advice from writer Gary Provost. The highlighting is mine.) Vary Sentence Length This sentence has five words. Here are five more words. Five-word sentences are fine. But several together become monotonous. Listen to what is happening. … Continue reading → Speechwriting Uncategorized Brent Kerrigan public speaking

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Language - Power and Peril of Analogies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Analogies are a power tool of messaging. careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Intuitive Language Media Personal Musings Politics Power Public Speaking Television WritingIn some college communications required course, tomorrow's leaders learn about analogies.

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The Three Key Components of a Powerful Voice

K8sVoice

A powerful voice may not be loud at all. The post The Three Key Components of a Powerful Voice appeared first on Vocal Impact, Inc. Delivery Vocal Image intention powerful voice vocalimpactWhen I was in college, I worked as a teacher’s aide for a second-grade teacher. She was a sweet, elegant woman who spoke so softly that if students were talking, I could not hear her. She never raised her voice, and I’m not sure she was […].

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The Power of Words

Matt Eventoff

. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. Challenge Day - The Power of Words. It is one of the most powerful clips I have seen, and illustrates the power of words and messages in a way that very few speeches or presentations can. There is also a communications lesson here - Challenge Day effectively illustrates how to a) craft a very powerful message and b) make it very easy for everyone who comes in contact with the message to personalize and internalize it.

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Powerful Presentation Formats You Didn’t Know About (But Should!)

Presentation Guru

… Inspiration Performance Create Powerful Messaging Design Principles featured inspiration PechaKucha Pitching PowerPoint Presentation Design Presentation format Using Images Visual AidsWe live in a world of public speakers who are so good at presenting information, they’re famous for it. There’s something about their style and delivery that just gets us to listen. As public speakers, they’re skilled and well-practised.

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Super power your email sales

SpeakerSue Says...

Email Etiquette & Productivity Email Sales Writing Email Tips Featured email as a sales tool email etiquette and productivity email productivity hospitality and hotel sales Hospitality Sales how to say it to sell it Power Sales Writing prospecting sales skills sales success sales training say it to sell it Selling Skills SpeakerSueYour zoom calls were remarkable this week. You built rapport and trust, engaged your buyer with your awesome facilitation skills and asked smart questions.

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The Power of Inquiry: How to Ask Engaging Questions

DeFinis Communications

The secret to doing this successfully involves the power of inquiry. Or you can stimulate your audience by using your voice in a clear, distinct, and powerful manner. That’s the power of inquiry!

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

The Romans called them the “hidden darts”; fabulously powerful, but only effective when kept, as the name suggests, hidden. If you cross chess with WWF wrestling, throw in battle strategy and forensics, then mix in the disciplines of public speaking, you get debate. Based on what we’ve just seen during the 2012 Presidential Debates, here is The Presenters’ Blog list of the top seven things to be aware of in order to raise your debating game: Answer the question on your own terms.

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6 steps to harness energy for vocal power

Kate's Voice

Delivery Executive Presence Vocal Production energy focus posture vocal power How Green is Your Voice? We all want to be green. But as Kermit so wisely said, “it’s not easy being green.” Especially for people who have to get up and speak or sing in front of others. For us, energy efficiency is the ability to focus nerves, adrenaline, thought, talent, hopes, dreams, worries, feelings, […].

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Marketing & Power of Long-Tail Keywords

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Generational Divide Intuitive Online video Personal Musings Power Values Web/Tech Weblogs WritingVoice. Mobile. And, the trusty old desktop.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

After reading the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (which I first wrote about here ), it is clear that habits define virtually every aspect of our lives, from how much we eat, save, or spend to how we work, communicate, and interact with others. When he was asked afterwards how he was able to win the race under those conditions, he said it was because of his power of visualization. Public speakers can learn a lot from this powerful example.

Powerful Words to Use in Presentations: Ultra Long List 

SlideModel

The power of words is immense and palpable when it comes to sharing ideas with others. Well-selected power words can shape narratives around businesses, distort (positively and negatively) their perception, and impact the listener’s decision to purchase. What are Power Words?

Power, ethics, and chairs

The Communication Blog

It should prove useful in nonverbal communication but really in any course in which ethics, power, or environment are considered. power cheating space communication dishonesty Nonverbal Communication Ethics Here’s an interesting study I found in the current issue of the Harvard Business Review (November 2013).

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The Power of Self-Expression

Speaking Freely

“What we say is important… for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.”- Jim Beggs There is simply nothing that transforms your life as much as self-expression, because a profound shift in consciousness happens when you open yourself to share your truth. As you express your inner Self, your whole [.].

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Power - DIY

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes her DIY power tools included her signature Steve Jobs turtleneck and her rhetoric of disruption. For lawyers, the DIY power tool is sprinkling communications with legal phrases. And, surprisingly, for women who can afford them, diamonds also can function as DIY tools to exert power. Those worked fine until The Wall Street Journal questioned Theranos' technology.

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Speak Up! 3 Powerful Voice Tips to Become an Influential Virtual Speaker

DeFinis Communications

Inflection Inflection means putting power and force into specific words in order to give them greater emphasis. When you’re giving a virtual presentation, your voice plays a crucial role in your success. In fact, I’d say that of all the presentation skills vital for influencing others on Zoom (and other online meeting platforms), your voice plays the most essential role. Think about it … in the online environment, you’re always going to be a flat 2D image to your audience.

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Exercises in Interpersonal Power 3 and 4

The Communication Blog

Here are two additional exercises that may prove useful in the discussion of power and interpersonal communication. As I mentioned in the previous exercises in power post, these topics are covered in depth in Chapter 12 of The Interpersonal Communication Book, but are covered in different ways in other texts as well. For each of these five power plays develop a cooperative response in which you accomplish these three purposes: 1.

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Powerful Women in Hedge Funds

DeFinis Communications

Welcome to my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature stories, resources and valuable information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. As these successful women tell us, there’s power in numbers.

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Analogy: emotionally powering your sales logic

The Presenter's Blog

Immediately anybody hearing the analogy will get not just the impression of a pick-and-mix array of offerings, but also a powerful impression of the type of customer that would be attracted to the service. by Peter Watts. Analogy is to a sales presentation what 3D surround sound is to a movie. By syphoning desired characteristics from one argument into another, you don’t just describe your case to an audience, you invite them to live in it.

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Create a vignette effect to make a photo more powerful

PowerPoint Tips

Can you see how the vignette effect intensifies the center of the photo and therefore makes the man’s dismay feel more powerful? The post Create a vignette effect to make a photo more powerful appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. A vignette effect on a photo typically places a dark, semi-transparent border around it. There are other possible variations, such as a light border, but dark is more common. Designers use this effect to make the center of the image stand out.

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