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

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top audience expertvillage oratory presentation skills presenting projecting public speaking vocal power vocal skills voice voice exercisesSaturday sunrise in our local farmer’s market. For vendors, successful selling is strongly dependent on vocal power.

Lose the jargon

Manner of Speaking

One of the podcasts that I listen to regularly is The Good Life Project hosted by Jonathan Fields. The Good Life Project is “a global movement that inspires, educates, connects and supports mission-driven individuals in the quest to live better, more engaged, connected … Continue reading → Grammar Language Carmine Gallo Chris Anderson Ernest Hemingway George Orwell Good Life Project jargon Jonathan Fields Martin Shovel Mission Impossible simplicity

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Nonverbal Communication Project

The Communication Blog

Here is exercise that I'm working on for a nonverbal book I'm doing that I thought might be useful. It contains just a few general instructions for creating a video and lots of video examples. Although most clearly directed at the nonverbal course, I thought this might also be appropriate in interpersonal and hybrid courses as well. The videos noted here might also prove useful to interject periodically throughout a course in nonverbal/interpersonal/human communication.

How Gretchen Rubin Uses Social Media to Lead The Happiness Project Movement

Succeed Speaking

Gretchen Rubin, Author of The Happiness Project. When speakers ask me how to get more exposure for their speaking business, I often advise that they think of themselves as the leader of a movement.

Technology & humanity: The Luke Hand Organization

Presentation Zen

This is how I found the Luke Hand project and a wonderful presentation by designer Shalom Ormsby at Autodesk's Pier 9. Pier 9 Presents: The Luke Hand Project with Shalom Ormsby from Pier 9. Luke hand project presentation zen

4 tips for better vocal projection

Speak Schmeak

sent me this question: " How does one project one's voice, yet still sound natural when public speaking (and not like you're yelling)? " For most people who are not trained speakers, singers or performers, projection is one of the hardest public speaking concepts to put into practice.

4 tips for better vocal projection

Speak Schmeak

sent me this question: " How does one project one's voice, yet still sound natural when public speaking (and not like you're yelling)? " For most people who are not trained speakers, singers or performers, projection is one of the hardest public speaking concepts to put into practice.

Speeches from Film: Band of Brothers

Manner of Speaking

Crispin's Day 101st Airborne Division Band of Brothers (TV miniseries) E Company 506th Infantry Regiment (United States) 506th Infantry Regiment (United States) Voice Projection Band of Brothers Two posts ago, I l ooked at Kenneth Branagh’s St.

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When is your next public speaking engagement?

Manner of Speaking

It could be a five-minute status report on your project at the next team meeting; it could be saying a few words about a colleague … Continue reading → Motivation Leonardo da Vinci Nike public speakingIt doesn’t have to be a TED Talk or a formal presentation at a conference.

Post-"Pao v Kleiner" - Ellen Pao Starts Project Include

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She has started advocacy group Project Include to increase diversity in the tech industry. It was the trial that riveted everyone interested in how the venture capital game is played. That was "Pao v. Kleiner."

The 6 Key Ingredients to Body Language « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

As food is delivered on ‘plates’ so is the attitude we project to our listener.

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Hillary Clinton - She Is What We Project Onto Her

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, to figure out why we view her this way or that way we have to know what we are projecting onto her. Because Clinton has been around so long, what we project can keep changing.

PowerPoint Design in 2009 -- group blogging project

Speak Schmeak

Olivia Mitchell has gathered blog posts and e-mails from 40 contributors on our wishes and fantasies for PowerPoint design in 2009. But that's not all: she has gone on to analyze and synthesize the posts around some central themes: whether design matters, simplicity vs. detail, design and presentation issues agreed upon by most contributors, and predictions for 2009. Olivia has pulled together a wealth of information to be delved into, and I can't wait to start reading everyone's opinions.

Still Waiting for Your Breakthrough Moment? Author of The Happiness Project Says “Enjoy the Process”

Succeed Speaking

I asked Gretchen Rubin , author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, The Happiness Project , about that on Friday afternoon… with emerging speakers and authors in mind (and even those who are established, but have their sights set on the “next level&# ).

Sell More - Just Listen More, Like Volunteers in Urban Confessional Project

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Volunteers in the Urban Confessional Project are proving that out. Usually prospects contact us for business because they have a problem. Maybe their digital marketing isn't bringing in enough business. Or they have been misunderstood by their constituencies.

What image are you projecting? 10 tips to selling yourself

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Be on time for meetings. If you are late, you show a lack of respect and. self-organisation. Respond to messages. Even if it is just a one line to say that you. received the message, let the sender know that you are onto it. Dress for the occasion. You don’t have to wear a suit and tie, but. dress appropriately for the occasion. Whether you like it or not, first. impressions count a lot, so make a good one. Only make commitments that you can stick to. If you cannot stick.

Do you have a favorite post from The Eloquent Woman? Share it for a new project

The Eloquent Woman

I'm asking readers to share their favorite posts from the past of The Eloquent Woman for a new project I'm working on--you'll be the first to know the details. Tags: favorites project Do you have a favorite post (or two) from the archives of The Eloquent Woman?

Video Projection, But Not As You Know It

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

There was a time, a million years ago, when projected material at events could only be made by seasoned production professionals, who knew a lot about creating a spectacle. And way up there on the global scale of video projection genius is Netherlands video production company Nuformer. We’ve posted about building projection before , but this takes it to an entirely new level. Projection on Buildings from NuFormer Digital Media on Vimeo.

Meeting Report: Silicon Valley IABC

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

"The Blair Witch Project" Heather Donahue: When the cheering stopped

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 1999, the cult classic film "The Blair Witch Project" became embedded in the American consciousness.    So many of us wondered if we also could, through our arrogance, get ourselves into a similar fatal situation. 

PowerPoint Tip: Five slide project update presentation

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

How many executives really want to sit through a 45 slide project update presentation? It doesn’t matter whether you are a formal project manager or just managing the projects that are part of your role, we all have to report on how our projects or initiatives are going. Let me suggest that you use only five slides to update executives on your project. So here are the fives slides I suggest you use to give a clear, concise project update.

Valentine Day Lessons for Business: In project economy, transactions mirror dating

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now that our new economy is primarily a project one, after that project is completed, what's now standard is to move on to scramble for other projects, other resources, and other people on our networks.

2.4% Growth Projected for 2012: Sure, I'll take that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How expectations change.    When AP  conducted a survey among economists about GDP growth in 2012, the consensus was about 2.4%.    In the go-go 1990s, that would have brought down world stock exchanges to their knees. Now, hey we're thrilled.

Get on the Phone, Send Emails: That shows clients, prospects we care deeply about their projects

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a fine line between communicating to clients and prospects that we care deeply about their projects and being an angst-ridden pest.  Today I took that risk of relaying my concerns about the hiatus in the project.

Need to hire a writer, editor or project manager?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Looking for someone with top credentials? Consider this resource from the American Society of Journalists and Authors: [link]. Speechwriting

Be Expressive When You are Projected on the Jumbotron | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized jumbotron public speaking

Project Virgle: Save our pennies, send Larry Summers to Mars

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The only way to rid ourselves of Larry Summers might be to save our pennies and buy him a ticket to Mars via Project Virgle.  He outdoes the outer limits of the Peter Principle.    The more he seems to screw up the better positions he gets.    Unfortunately, the first spaceship doesn't leave until 1214.

PowerPoint and the GreenPDF Project

More than PowerPoint...

But Jim Healy, CEO of FormRouter.com and a major supporter of the GreenPDF project, called me to explain that too many people seem programmed to hit that darn "Print" button -- instead of browsing the document online. The Goal of the GreenPDF project is raise awareness of the issue. The Goal of the GreenPDF project is raise awareness of the issue.

Guest posting: A Speechwriters Wish List, by Boe Workman

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Boe said he keeps this list pinned to his notice board and refers to it whenever he starts a new project. […].

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Another Emcee-ing Project: SDE Dinner & Dance « The Shy Speaker's.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

c) Growth I must say that yesterday’s project was one of the more challenging projects I’ve handled so far. Yet, I’m especially glad to have handle the challenges head on, whilst managing to discover of several areas which I can work on for my future projects. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

Why almost all presentations should be persuasive

PowerPoint Tips

If you present project updates, maybe not. ” If you present project updates, you should at least be trying to persuade your audience that you accomplished a lot and that what you accomplished matters. Do you think of yourself as a persuasive presenter?

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How to hire a freelance Annual Report writer

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There are a number of things to look for when hiring a freelance writer for any project. For a once-a-year event like an Annual Report the stakes are even higher.

Barack Obama Declared Winner of 2012 Election – Obama Re-Elected

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized 2012 Barack Obama Declared election projected voting results. re-elected Winner

Handouts for data-heavy presentations

PowerPoint Tips

The spreadsheet is too big to fit on a slide that will be projected on a wall and still be readable. Another solution — one that many people don’t think of — is best for when you won’t be projecting slides at all. Not all presentations can be full of photos.

Guest Posting: The Global Crisis

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Deep End Adi Da Dennis Bumstead Global Cooperation Project Global Cooperative Forum Not-Two is Peace

Create a table from Excel data in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

First, think about whether the data will be readable if it will be projected on a screen. Select all of the content and resize the text — it’s always too small for projecting onto a screen.

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Group & 1:1 speaker training for TED talks and more: 4 case studies

The Eloquent Woman

my clients have proven in this quartet of case studies from coaching projects I've done over the past few years. In many cases, these coaching projects have included a mix of group and 1:1 coaching.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 121)

Manner of Speaking

The goal isn’t even to give a short, accurate, Wikipedia-standard description of you or your project. Seth Godin - American Entrepreneur, Author and Public Speaker. “The purpose of an elevator pitch isn’t to close the sale. And the idea of using vacuous, vague words to craft a bland mission statement is dumb.

4 Powerful Tips For Speaking Off The Cuff

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

We’ve all been there, you are sitting in a meeting and suddenly your boss turns to you and asks for a quick update on a project [.]. If there is one thing that some people fear even more than public speaking, it is speaking off the cuff.

The Power of Using Crowdsourcing for Product Development

Speaker Launcher

By definition it means to obtain information or input into a particular task or project by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet. Crowdsourcing is one of those buzzwords we all hear tossed around these days.