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New Book for Researchers, Scholars, & Technical Presenters

Presentation Zen

The book is Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks by data-visualization pro Jonathan Schwabish. Check it out.

Better Presentations – A Guide For Scholars, Researchers and Wonks

Presentation Guru

Jon Schwabish is a Government Economist turned presentation guru. He’s a straight-talking, smart, presentation expert with a book to sell.

Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

Another measure of research efficiency and one that would be easier to use in the classroom would be the time it takes to find the answer. Those with greater research competencies will be teaching those with less competence. Reviewing a range of research on the subject will help you see how other experts view the issue. link].

Where Is the Future of Social Media Marketing? [Research] | ClickZ

Content Marketing Today

In today’s online world, mass can be reached in months, not years. For proof, all you have to do is look at Pinterest’s explosion over the last six months, becoming the fastest standalone site to surpass the 10 million unique monthly visitors mark. So why haven’t location-based social networks had this kind of explosive growth?

Research?

The Communication Blog

9.12.2009 Research? While we teach our students the principles of research and the importance of consulting reliable sources, we read ( New York Times , 9/11/09, B5)that several of the most important medical journals published articles actually written by drug company researchers but used the names of respected academics as authors.

Three ways you should never start your presentation

Speak Schmeak

Nowhere in his research does he say that words make up only 7% of communication. Ready? People fear public speaking more than they fear death.

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The secondary misinterpretation of Mehrabian’s research

Speaking about Presenting

However, I disagree with his interpretation of Mehrabian’s research and in a moment I’ll show you why. The research measured the observers’ judgement of the speaker’s feelings about the listener- not the listener’s feelings about the speaker. He is a great friend and mentor to me. The misinterpretation.

Information doesn't excite your audience

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research And he recognizes that this is a problem when he speaks. Not really.

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Ch 20: Research and Interviews (Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing)

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

You may have some expertise on the topic you’re writing about but editors expect you to do background research and conduct interviews for most articles (other than opinion columns, which can be a hard sell, unless you are truly an expert). This chapter will examine basic research techniques and help you prepare to conduct interviews.

The biology of courage: Make stress your friend

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Anxiety Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research Speakers Taking Risks Another example of brain/body communication!

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Researching Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, March 20, 2011 Researching Your Presentation Get your facts straight Don’t stand there saying, “I think so&# or “I’m not sure.&# Researching Your Presentation Get your facts straight Don’t stand there saying, “I think so&# or “I’m not sure.&# Avoid that trap. or “So what?&#

Focus Groups For Public Speaking – 5 Steps

Matt Eventoff

Focus groups have long been the domain of political campaigns – focus groups to test messages , focus groups to test appearances, focus groups to test images, sound bites, opposition research, research on a campaign’s own candidate – just about anything that one can test, political campaigns utilize focus groups to test.

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Optimism: Finding the upside of the inevitable

Speak Schmeak

Confidence Public Speaking Anxiety Research ResourcesCan't believe how wrong they were." Welcome to the mind of an optimist. Today is Tuesday.

Remember your successes to build speaking confidence

Speak Schmeak

Confidence Public Speaking Anxiety Research Taking Risks Please share in the comments! Signups will start in a few days!

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The Psychology of Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

The article focuses on the importance of storytelling for the development of our children. But stories aren’t just for the young.

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Focus Groups For Presentations – 5 Steps

Matt Eventoff

Focus groups have long been the domain of political campaigns – focus groups to test messages , focus groups to test appearances, focus groups to test images, sound bites, opposition research, research on a campaign’s own candidate – just about anything that one can test, political campaigns utilize focus groups to test.

Looking Forward to Research/Anecdotes about Lost Productivity - Banned Laptops

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Trump administration issued a new travel restriction on bringing large electronics in carry-on luggage on direct flights to the U.S.

Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

Aimed at those in the academic community , the presentation helps to take research material and effectively present it to those in, and outside, of the researcher’s discipline and the greater community. The presentation was entitled Know Your ABC’s, and you will be reading more about it in the coming months.

Podcast: Speech Preparation and Research Material

Communication Steroids

During the creation phase of your speech, you’ll want to access a variety of material. Where should you look to find those items and tidbits to back up your speech information? Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at what you’ll want to consider in putting a speech or presentation together. Podcast Speech Writing

How I lost it and got it back again -- and how you can, too. Part 4

Speak Schmeak

Research into the brain mechanisms of fear help us understand why these emotional conditions are so hard to control. Or resignation? For what?

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PowerPoint effectiveness based on research

Speak Schmeak

Here's a helpful post on Jennifer Kammeyer's blog Comm Comm , compiling research on what makes PowerPoint effective.

Experiences from the presentation trenches

PowerPoint Tips

So definitely do your research! Delivery feedback researching the audience A live presentation. In this way, we both made money.

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How close is too close?

Speak Schmeak

Research NetworkingThis intimate zone , up to about 18 inches, is typically reserved for loved ones, close friends, and your doctor.

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How to conduct research for your next speech or presentation | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking research speech research

Law Business Research, D.C. - Trainee News Reporter (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Podcast: Speech Research

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike discuss many ways in which you can learn about the subject you are to speak on. Check it out! Array

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Legal Researcher/Writer, San Diego, CA - Help-Wanted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Repeater or deleter: Which one are you?

Speak Schmeak

Another researcher in the book, Liz Shriberg, calls these two types of disfluent speakers "repeaters" and "deleters." Erard says, ".Each

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A bizarre method of measuring speaking skills

Speak Schmeak

Speakers Research Communication In 2005, Congress spoke at an 11.5 grade level on the Flesch-Kincaid scale. Now, it''s 10.6. Guess what?

Research Linking Longevity to No-Sex - Will Catholic Church Have Surge of Nun Applications?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

University of Sheffield researchers found that mealworm bettles who refrain from sex have longer lifespans than those who continually mate.

How to Make Research Presentation Interesting or Funny

Pro Humorist

Some people ask; “How do you make a research Presentation interesting or funny?&# Tags: Presentations funny PowerPoint Presentation Technology Research Presentation Slides Visual Aids Work Presentation How Do You Make a Presentation Interesting? If I was in your shoes, I wouldn’t start off with Powerpoint or Impress.

How to Make Research Presentation Interesting or Funny

Pro Humorist

Some people ask; “How do you make a research Presentation interesting or funny?&# Tags: Presentations funny PowerPoint Presentation Technology Research Presentation Slides Visual Aids Work Presentation If I was in your shoes, I wouldn’t start off with Powerpoint or Impress. I would start off with a pen and paper. Remember those?

Are you willing to have your beliefs challenged?

Speak Schmeak

In this case, Kevin took matters into his own hands, and paid for the research himself. Also, to drink a ton of tea. But more than death?

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. They’ll thank you for it!

Research help: Imagine the audience naked?

Speak Schmeak

I received an e-mail today from Scott Berkun , who's researching a public speaking book and is stumped on one piece of speaking lore: "I'm a fan of your blog and an author finishing up a book on public speaking called Confessions of a Public Speaker (O'Reilly Media, 2009). And I'd like to acknowledge Scott for his thorough research.

Research help: Imagine the audience naked?

Speak Schmeak

I received an e-mail today from Scott Berkun , who's researching a public speaking book and is stumped on one piece of speaking lore: "I'm a fan of your blog and an author finishing up a book on public speaking called Confessions of a Public Speaker (O'Reilly Media, 2009). And I'd like to acknowledge Scott for his thorough research.

A summary of research on nonverbal communication

Speaking about Presenting

In the communications and presentations industry there are generally just two research studies that are quoted when talking about the importance of nonverbal communication. In this post, I look at the other research on nonverbal communication. Little support for the findings of Mehrabian’s research. Forty-two years ago.

Social Networks, Youth, Life Satisfaction - Research by Institute of Labor Economics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Researchers at the Institute of Labor Economics in the UK studied those from 2010 through 2014. Is socializing virtually not good for youth?

Business Speeches, Books, Articles: Research Symbolism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The speechwriter or ghostwriter has to research what evokes positive emotion in that particular audience or target markets.  Lots of it.

Web/Mobile: Research Replaces Opinion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means research, usually starting in the form of a literature search. Time to get serious, again.