Relevant Resources: Speaker Magazine and Voices of Experience

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Anyone interested in the world of professional speaking should check out two relevant resources from the National Speakers Association (NSA). Note: This is the NSA that speaks, not the NSA that listens!

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Alltop.com: A Great Resource for Public Speakers

DeFinis Communications

It’s an incredible resource for public speakers and it’s changing the way I—and my clients—find news and relevant stories for our presentations. One of the biggest frustrations my clients have when preparing a speech is finding those key stories and credible facts that make it come alive. They often reveal that they waste so much time searching for information online that they no longer have enough time for practice.

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Relevant Resources: AV supplies for professional speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The June 2012 edition listed AV supplies for professional speakers. Speakers for speakers, so to speak… Professional speakers have a multitude of AV needs in their home offices [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Technology

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Resource: Where can you learn about technical communication?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

If you write about technical communication issues, tap into the resources of the Society for Technical Communication. STC’s journal, TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION, is a peer-reviewed quarterly journal aimed at both tech comm practitioners and academics. The journal’s multidisciplinary perspective brings value to nonfiction writers in a wide range of fields. I first learned about the Society […]. Freelance Writing Professional organizations

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Relevant Resources: Web resources for speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The July / August 2012 edition listed web-based resources for professional speakers. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). This is the last column I will edit, as a new editorial team takes over in [.]. Public Speaking Technology SPEAKER Magazine

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May, 2009 Resource of the Month - PowerPoint Ninja

PowerPoint Tips

PowerPoint Ninja is a new blog that offers great tips and tricks on PowerPoint. The goal is to move you from apprentice to ninja

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Relevant Resources: To conquor your creative block

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. The May 2012 edition suggests resources to stimulate your creative juices. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). Creativity and fresh ideas are essential to the success of any professional speaker, and even naturally creative [.].

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Public Speaking - Online Video Resources

Great Public Speaking

This video tells you where you can find tremendous video training to actually show you how to do speaking techniques. link]. Over 300 public and professional speaking videos

Held up? Time to resource a presentation web library

The Presenter's Blog

In just a short time I’ve been able to find new inspirations on TED, some new resources on YouTube, and a couple of press cuttings that I can build into my South Africa presentations to give my content a fresh feel. Technology used well can bring extra impact to your presentation.

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My Fantastic 5: Resources & role models for public speakers

The Eloquent Woman

My inbox is jammed with great reads, resources and role models for women involved in public speaking. If you explore them all, you'll find great examples, free resources, speaking opportunity and wonderful speakers from who you can learn.

Clown Alley - Communications Firm Producing Human Resources Content

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The communications firm hires content providers such as myself to produce human resources articles. Only it didn't hire me for any assignments.

The all-in-one for eloquent scientists: Resources and role models

The Eloquent Woman

Here's an all-in-one resource compiling our posts about becoming an eloquent scientist--or just clearer when you're sharing a lot of data and details: Brr-illiant tips for technical speakers from a TED Talk on Antarctica : They come from a talk by Wall Street Journal reporter Robert Lee Hotz.

Resource for free sounds and sound effects

PowerPoint Tips

The Freesound Project is a web site that collects sounds and sound effects (not music) that are available under Creative Commons licensing, and therefore free and legal for anyone to use. It’s also a community; you can register and upload your own sounds for sharing. At the top right, enter a term in the Search box. For example, try entering thunder or bell , and you’ll find lots of options.

The all-in-one on credibility for speakers: 12 respect-building resources

The Eloquent Woman

Credibility's all around the speaker. It can stand behind you, backing up your claims, or undermine and overshadow your talk. New speakers wonder how to get credibility and established ones want to keep it and enhance it.

Relevant Resources: Books to Kick Off 2012

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The January/February edition lists books recommended by NSA members as inspiration for the New Year. Go Ahead and Laugh: A Serious Guide to Speaking with Humor, by Rich [.]. Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking Social Media Speechwriting Book Review

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Results of survey: What resources would help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

Online resource for material for presentations: templates, video, photos, eetc. Some of the resources you asked for are already on my site or in existing books. Tags: Resource Uncategorized books courses help resources webinars Thanks to all of you (about 100 people) who answered the survey! 1) What version of PowerPoint are you using? 2000 or earlier. 2002/2003. 40.2%. 55.4%. 2001,x,2004 (Mac). 2008 (Mac). 2) Which books would help you most with presentations?

Which resources will help you improve your presentation skills?

PowerPoint Tips

Please complete this online survey to help me create resources that will best meet your needs. Every completed survey helps me assess what you want, and it should take you only 3 minutes. Here’s the link to the survey: [link]. Thanks in advance!

The all-in-one on engaging your audience: 11 resources for speakers

The Eloquent Woman

As soon as you realize that speaking isn't just broadcasting with your voice and a microphone, you begin to consider engaging with audiences, from making them think and getting feedback from them to handling hecklers and simple questions.

Readers' tips for newbie speakers, with resources

The Eloquent Woman

To get you started, I've asked readers of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook to share their top advice for new speakers or presenters--and I've added links to resources that will help you act on their wisdom.

Preparing a speech for a friend who's dying: 7 ideas & resources

The Eloquent Woman

It's always instructive for a speaking coach when the shoe is on the other foot and she needs to ask for help with a speech. When a reader who also is a speaker coach wrote to ask "How do I help a dying friend with a speech about her life and illness?" , she added that she was willing to cast a wide net and see whether The Eloquent Woman community had any tips or ideas to help her. "My

How can writers/reporters/authors tap into the resources of government communicators?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Here’s a brief interview I did with Kathryn Stokes, president of the National Association of Government Communicators: 1.What was your first job in government communications? What is your current title? I came to state government first as a contractor in the communications department tasked with writing the agency’s Continuity of Operations Plan, then was hired […]. Career info Media training

RHETORIC. The app is here!

Manner of Speaking

A few years ago, we looked for board games specifically designed … Continue reading → Public Speaking Resources Rhetoric Uncategorized Florian Mueck John Zimmer public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking GameMy friend and business partner, Florian Mueck and I are thrilled to announce the launch of the app for Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™. It has been an incredible journey.

The all-in-one for introverts on public speaking: 6 essential resources

The Eloquent Woman

Here's the good news: Being an introvert doesn't mean you'll be a failure as a public speaker. Many an introvert has gone on to a great speaking career, and introverts speak up in meetings and conference calls every day in the workplace.

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The all-in-one on fear and public speaking: 15 resources

The Eloquent Woman

It's one of the most common fears, they tell us. So why are we so nervous about our public speaking fears?

Master the Art of Presenting 2016

Manner of Speaking

A few years ago, my good friend and presentation design expert, Timo Sorri, was staying over at our home … Continue reading → Public Speaking Business Public Speaking Resources Delivery Havain Master the Art of Presenting presentations public speaking Timo SorriI am excited to announce that the third annual Master the Art of Presenting will take place on 20-21 October 2016 in Helsinki, Finland.

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10 resources for finding women's speeches--and using them in yours

The Eloquent Woman

To help, here's a collection of resources focused on women's speeches and quotations. Steinem, and was surprised when she could not find one in any of the resources available within her small college library."

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Resource

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Educational Video Group has issued their 2012 catalog, with a wide selection of speeches on DVD. . www.evgonline.com.

Pixar is now Teaching the Art of Storytelling

Presentation Guru

… Bitesize Resources StorytellingThe power of story is the ability to connect with people on an emotional level.

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RHETORIC – The Game That Will Make Public Speaking Fun

Presentation Guru

… Build Your Skills Resources Practice Public Speaking RhetoricRHETORIC–The Public Speaking Game™. Public speaking. The mere thought of it can set hearts pounding! And yet, being able to communicate one’s ideas in public is an important and sought-after skill.

The Best Websites for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint Templates

Presentation Guru

Resources Templates featured PowerPoint Presentation Design Prezi Templates Visual AidsWe have compiled a list of template providers for Google Slides, Prezi and PowerPoint, including some which offer templates that are compatible with more than one platform.

Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons

PowerPoint Tips

Multimedia: Music, sound & video Resources lessons Mix SCORM training PowerPoint Mix is a new PowerPoint add-on by Microsoft, now in beta (not finalized). What is PowerPoint Mix? PowerPoint Mix is a PowerPoint-based tool for creating interactive online lessons.

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Launch of Presentation Guru!

Manner of Speaking

Good blogs aren’t … Continue reading → Public Speaking Resources Uncategorized Emma Bannister Jim Harvey Nancy Duarte Nick Morgan Presentation Guru presentations public speakingIn his blog post today, 1 June 2016, Seth Godin wrote: [R]eading more blogs is one of the best ways to become smarter, more effective and more engaged in what’s going on. The last great online bargain.

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Master the Art of Presenting 2016

Manner of Speaking

A few years ago, my good friend and presentation design expert, Timo Sorri, was staying over at our home … Continue reading → Public Speaking Business Public Speaking Resources Delivery Havain Master the Art of Presenting presentations public speaking Timo SorriI am excited to announce that the third annual Master the Art of Presenting will take place on 20-21 October 2016 in Helsinki, Finland.

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Free resources from Udemy

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The folk at Udemy have put together good collection of youtube videos focusing on public speaking. The videos are short, and give good examples and advice on become a better speaker. Udemy also has a several online public speaking courses for sale. But like many learning sites you may have to look around to find the one that best suits you (hint: click on the courses and check out the table of contents).

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New public speaking resource

Speak Schmeak

Tags: News Resources

Verbal communication is the MOST important candidate skill

PowerPoint Tips

Resources Surveys NACE presentation skills training verbal communicationsI want to shout this from the rooftops! The National Association of Colleges and Employers does a survey of employers each year, asking the most important skills they want from new candidates.

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Relevant Resources: Holiday Gifts

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Each month I curate the Relevant Resources column – a list of time-saving tools and technologies. I help edit SPEAKER Magazine for the National Speakers Association (NSA). The December edition listed a variety of gifts suitable for clients, speakers’ bureau contacts, colleagues, friends and loved ones. whether the recipient is a foodie, science geek, chocolate [.]. Culture Shock! Marketing Holiday gifts National Speakers Association

Launch of Presentation Guru!

Manner of Speaking

Good blogs aren’t … Continue reading → Public Speaking Resources Uncategorized Emma Bannister Jim Harvey Nancy Duarte Nick Morgan Presentation Guru presentations public speakingIn his blog post today, 1 June 2016, Seth Godin wrote: [R]eading more blogs is one of the best ways to become smarter, more effective and more engaged in what’s going on. The last great online bargain.

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Better Presentations – A Guide For Scholars, Researchers and Wonks

Presentation Guru

… Charts and Graphs Resources books Data visualisation Design Principles Presenting Data Reviews Visual AidsJon Schwabish is a Government Economist turned presentation guru. He works for the Urban Institute – a non-profit organization, where he specialises in data visualisation.

Presenting = Communicating = Training

PowerPoint Tips

Resources If you’re a trainer or teacher, the title of this blog post if an obvious statement for you. But if you do more persuasive presentations, it may not be obvious.

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