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Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Power BI. The Power BI service has a free version, and the analysis tool (Power BI desktop) is also free to download. Step 1.2:

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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 UniversityTo see the seven-part series that I wrote on the book, you can find all the posts here.)

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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.

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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?

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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. Add action verbs to your slide titles. Use verbs when writing slide titles.

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Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Shrouded in an air of mystery [who is Mrs. Calabash?**], this line became his signature. We, as business presenters, need to learn to do the same.

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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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Engage in the Power of Negative Thinking

More than PowerPoint...

Taking some time to dwell on the negative every day helps me in four powerful ways. I’m a cheerful person. And I don’t like positive thinking.

Powerful Women in Hedge Funds

DeFinis Communications

If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. Jane Buchan.

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Pause: Create a Powerful Presence Through Silence

Kate's Voice

For this reason alone, silence is a powerful tool. Speaking vocal delivery vocal power breathing delivery vocal impactIn a non-stop world, we have become non-stop speakers. Silence also allows you to breathe, and give your audience time to breathe as well. Here are some [.].

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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. Don’t whine.

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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. Have you ever noticed?

The Power of Words – 108 Seconds Changes Everything

Matt Eventoff

What a powerful example of the power of words and the power of messaging. The power of words indeed! Here a few: .

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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. & Types of Power. Avoid adaptors.

Eye gaze and the power of faces

Presentation Zen

We have evolved to be amazingly good at seeing faces. We see faces everywhere. Above: We are wired to see faces. Click for larger size. Source.

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Ken Burns on the power of story

Presentation Zen

Legendary documentary Ken Burns says that the best stories are about "One plus one equals three." But as he says, there are many truths.

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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. […].

Michio Kaku on The Power of Video

Presentation Zen

"The Power of video," says famed theoretical physicist Michio Kaku , "is the power of the mind itself. It''s how we communicate.

Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

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.

Improve the Power of Your Voice and Imagine the Results

Executive Speech Coach

What does Tony Robbins say about the power of his voice and his voice coach. Tony Robbin on improving the power of his voice.

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From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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Vocal power to project your pitch. YouTube site will show you how.

The Presenter's Blog

For vendors, successful selling is strongly dependent on vocal power. Saturday sunrise in our local farmer’s market. Where first?

Gravitas – The Missing Quality for Powerful People who aren’t Being Promoted

Speaking Freely

About Gravitas Gravitas is about using your personal power in service to others and giving up the pleasure of asserting your power with a sharp voice tone. The post Gravitas – The Missing Quality for Powerful People who aren’t Being Promoted appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills.

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Free video training: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders into Powerful Presenters

PowerPoint Tips

The topic is a timely one: How to Turn Your Organization’s Leaders Into Powerful Presenters. Did you find this post useful?

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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. Very powerful and very effective!

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Storytelling, POV, & the power of first-person narrative

Presentation Zen

Filmmakers are master storytellers and they have much to teach us about engaging an audience.

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Why “Powerless” Communicators Yield the Most Power

SpeakerSue Says...

Adam Grant, Adam Grant, the youngest tenured professor at Wharton says that people who pose questions instead of providing their opinions, thoughts or answers and use tentative instead of more forceful speech are the most powerful communicators. It turns out that “powerless” is the most powerful of all. Not Bill.

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Recommended: 10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation from SOAP Presentations. Here’s a presentation that is both beautifully designed and contains excellent information on the use of gestures and body language when presenting. Public Speaking Presentation tips

Neurochemistry, empathy & the power of story

Presentation Zen

Paul Zak is a key contributor in the emerging field of neuroeconomics. If so, this video below should be of interest. I believe it.) Period.

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From the Bronx to Yale: The Power of High School Speech

Manner of Speaking

Below is an inspiring 13-minute documentary about a group of high school students and their teachers from Democracy Prep school in the South Bronx, New York. They compete in a variety of speech contests at the local, district, state and national … Continue reading → Motivation documentary From the Bronx to Yale public speaking

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The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature 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.

Famous Speech Friday: Mary Beard on "Women in Power"

The Eloquent Woman

But it's smarter to see these as cautionary tales about women in power, says classics scholar Mary Beard. famous speeches

Knowledge is power when presenting

The Presenter's Blog

Knowledge is power. When we make a presentation we occupy the space defined by Peter Drucker as that of a “Knowledge Worker”, someone who “works primarily with information”. Our goal is to inform and persuade. Information is the bedrock of our ability to do that. We need to achieve three goals when delivering knowledge to an audience.

Brené Brown on the Power of Empathy

Presentation Zen

The Power of Vulnerability (full RSA Talk) Interesting ideas regarding blame in this talk. I am a huge Brené Brown fan.

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The eternal power of relationships

Presentation Zen

One year ago today, my mother passed away. For I am not sure if anyone ever really has what we call "closure" after they lose someone dear to them.

The Power of “The Ask”

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of “The Ask” appeared first on Jane Atkinson. We’ve all heard it and inherently know it: The first rule of sales is to… (drum roll please)… ask for the business! ” […].

Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.” Only then can you rest assured that you’ll give a great speech.

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Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.” Only then can you rest assured that you’ll give a great speech.

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How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations, with Patricia Fripp

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She shared valuable information for aspiring professional speakers who want to prepare and present powerful presentations, including: Ask: Are you practicing to improve or to reinforce bad habits? The most powerful way to learn any topic is to teach it to others. As a novice, start with best practices from the beginning.

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"Moonlight" - Power of Forgiveness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The only real meme in "Moonlight" is that making sense of a life can come through forgiving betrayals. They stick with him. Time passes.