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.

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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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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.

2019 150

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.

2019 113

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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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!

2020 130

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.

2019 115

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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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/Tech

2019 56

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. Step 1 – Installing the Power BI Add-In.

2016 207

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.

2019 52

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.

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.

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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

2020 63

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 Aids

2019 81

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. As these successful women tell us, there’s power in numbers.

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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.

2019 40

Watch Your Language - "Power" Takes on Ugly Connotation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many speechwriters recall the time when power was the topic for executives to focus on in their talks - internal and external. Yes, power had come out of the closet. Women were told they need more power.  Things really got done through power. Stanford University professor Jeffrey Pfeiffer's book "Power" was hot in corporate circles and journalist Hedrick Smith's "The Power Game" in political ones. 

2020 43

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.

2020 56

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?

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Job Search/Career Change - Informational Interviews Are THE Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pay attention: Informational interviews are a power tool in a job search as well as a career change. Books Branding careers Current Affairs Dreams Extreme Pleasure Games Hope Interviews Intuitive Personal Musings Power Rebranding Selling Sports Values

2020 52

The Power of Storytelling

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The opening paragraph captures the power of story to sway us: From the villagers tuning in to the troubadour of yore, to the […]. I’ve written many blog posts about the relevance of storytelling for speechwriters and public speakers. Jo Ellision pays homage to Philip Roth, one of America’s great storytellers, in the Weekend Financial Times.

2018 108

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.

2012 193

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.

2015 224

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.

2020 52

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 […].

2019 61

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.

2016 56

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

2016 159

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

2016 159

Power posing debunked: the truth about power poses

More than PowerPoint...

To gain confidence, they might go somewhere private right before they speak and strike what’s called a power pose. You can gain emotional energy from putting your body into these types of postures that make you feel more powerful. It’s a simple but powerful warmup exercise.

2018 65

Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.” So if you want to bring the house down, you have to prepare your script or outline in advance and practice your delivery by rehearsing out loud. Only then can you rest assured that you’ll give a great speech.

2014 279

The Powerful Speakers Who Show You How to Wow a Crowd

Presentation Guru

… Role Models Create Powerful Messaging featured Great Speeches inspirationIt has been a great decade for speeches, as more individuals have taken the stage to deliver some of the most compelling, humorous, and memorable ones in recent history.

2019 82

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.

2015 221

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.

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6 Powerful Speaking Lessons from Greta Thunberg’s UN Speech

Duarte Blog

To arrive at the summit, she sailed across the Atlantic Ocean on a sailboat powered [.] The post 6 Powerful Speaking Lessons from Greta Thunberg’s UN Speech appeared first on Duarte. Her back story is a doozy.

2019 83

When Passion, Power and Perseverance Combine – You Get Melinda Gates

DeFinis Communications

As a powerful female role model and spokesperson for the projects and people who have benefited from her good works, she continues to inspire and uplift us. I talked about her personal power and communication style at length last year in this blog.

2011 207

The Power of Community

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of Community appeared first on Jane Atkinson. They say it’s lonely at the top. Imagine this: You are a busy speaker who stands in the glow of audience appreciation for an hour out of your day, and then what? You’re eating alone in yet another hotel room or airport restaurant. Who does someone, who is put up on a pedestal, go to […]. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession Epic Keynote professional speaker speaker coach speaking speaking business

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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Overcoming Obstacles and the Power of Attitude with Alvin Law

Speaker Launcher

The post Overcoming Obstacles and the Power of Attitude with Alvin Law appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Imagine for a minute if you can, a world where you are born different. How would you live your life?

2019 90

If Locked Down until August - Will D.C. Have "Power Outage?"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, one wonders if there will be any power outage in D.C. operates is Hedrick Smith's "The Power Game." " Books Branding careers Current Affairs Games Leadership Personal Musings Politics Power Rebranding ValuesThe Stay-at-Home order for D.C. is scheduled to be lifted May 15th. But players in PowerTown better not count on that. NBCWashington reports that Director of the D.C.

2020 40

Wangari Maathai: Honoring a Powerful Female Leader and Speaker

DeFinis Communications

She stood on the stage dressed in full African dress and spoke with the deepest, melodic, and most powerful voice I’ve ever heard from a woman. We all left her presentation wanting to do more—to be a part of her power, her strength and her vision.

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Add power to your message with better slide titles

PowerPoint Tips

We work together to make the slide titles more powerful. Of course, I can’t show you the actual presentation, but I wanted to share with you something I discovered — using verbs in your slide titles makes your point much more clear and powerful.

2015 193

The Power of Podcasts with Doug Sandler

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of Podcasts with Doug Sandler appeared first on Jane Atkinson. The Wealthy Speaker Podcast creating a podcast Doug Sandler Jane Atkinson podcast production podcasting power of podcasts speaking and podcastsToday we are talking with Doug Sandler about podcast production. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are so fortunate to have Doug Sandler join us to help improve your podcast and share some great systems on how to build your audience.