3 tips to deal with the room where you speak

Manner of Speaking

When we give a speech or presentation, we usually don’t have any control over the room where we speak. We might be able to move chairs and tables or adjust the lighting, but in general, we have to deal with … Continue reading → The post 3 tips to deal with the room where you speak appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Preparation Collex Switzerland dealing with the room Presentation public speaking

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Non-Disclosure Agreements - The Elephant in the Room

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, throughout the process, the elephant in the room was and is the client conviction that the content was breakthrough. It's NDA time. Even contract workers like myself are being hit with pages and pages of Non-Disclosure Agreements - that is, NDAs.

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A tough room

Speak Schmeak

TMBG: I'd say the main difference for us as artists is that the kids are a little bit of a tougher room. For some of them, you're just what's going on in the room, and they're not all that worried about it being a successful show. Download audio here.

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Don't forget to check your room

Speak Schmeak

I've experienced two odd conference room configurations in the last month, and I thought I would share them with you. When I'm booked for a training, I send the organizer a diagram with my preferred room setup. Each room had a screen right in the center of the front wall.

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Who's in the room?

Speak Schmeak

I've found that by giving everyone in the room the same level of energy - and not taking it personally when someone doesn't appear to be paying attention - I still manage to reach those who seem unreachable.

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A tough room

Speak Schmeak

TMBG: I'd say the main difference for us as artists is that the kids are a little bit of a tougher room. For some of them, you're just what's going on in the room, and they're not all that worried about it being a successful show. Download audio here. We enjoyed a lively show by They Might Be Giants yesterday afternoon.

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Losers and Winners - Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight at 10 PM New York time, Showtime will broadcast the television interpretation of Gabriel Sherman's "The Loudest Voice in the Room." The objective, it could be concluded, was to distract attention from Sherman's new release in 2014 "The Loudest Voice in the Room." And, of course, it was the best kind of publicity for "The Loudest Voice in the Room."

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Another Industy Hit Hard - Real Estate Companies/Mom & Pop Shops Leasing Apartments/Rooms in College Towns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That leaves the real estate companies and the Mom & Pop shops which lease student apartments and rooms in a pickle. Summer courses might be cancelled for many institutions of higher learning. And so might the fall ones. Colleges and universities might not officially open until January 2021. In addition, a large number of their students might be telelearning from their bedrooms in their home towns, not going to class in-person in one-time fun college towns like Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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Harvard Has Students Move Out of Campus Housing, But No Decision Whether to Refund Room & Board

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the most heavily endowed institutions of higher education in the world - Harvard - has not made up its mind whether to refund students' room and board for this spring semester.   Meanwhile, not only those paying the room and board bills could feel the financial hit if Harvard doesn't reimburse those expenses.

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Filling a Room with Presence |

Speaking Freely

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Don't forget to check your room

Speak Schmeak

I've experienced two odd conference room configurations in the last month, and I thought I would share them with you. When I'm booked for a training, I send the organizer a diagram with my preferred room setup. But of course, you can't always get what you want, and I've ended up in some pretty weird training rooms. But many rooms not only have no option for a portable screen, they have no space for one, either.

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How to Triple Your Back of the Room Book Sales Every Time You Do a Public Speaking Engagement

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

I’m darn good at selling at the back of the room. Just put a box in the back of the room at your table and mention that you’ll be at the table if anyone wants to take the book home with them it will be 20 bucks (or some round number). Tags: Books Guest Posts Speaking sales back of room sales Guest post by Tom Antion. In fact, just this month I did three speaking engagements at multi speaker events and I outsold all the other speakers put together.

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Green Room Speakers: Move Purposefully

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: A speaker can ramble in words and in movement - both are problematic. I find that I walk around during a talk to point things out on a large screen or to make eye contact with another side of the room.

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The Death Ticket: Mitt Romney’s Emergency Room Lie Outed By The Mitt Romney Campaign Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Emergency Room emergency rooms health insurance Mitt Romney obamacare romneycare

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Getting in the Green Room - The Zen of Surfing and Speaking

Green Room Speakers

In other words, the green room is a place for performers to prepare before they get on stage. Yet I recently learned that green room has a second definition. In surfing , the green room is the inside of a barrel that is produced by a wave.

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4 Speaking Experts Share Advice on How to Address the Elephant in the Room

Speaker Launcher

Last weekend at the Oscars, Chris Rock took dead aim at the elephant in the room by addressing the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The post 4 Speaking Experts Share Advice on How to Address the Elephant in the Room appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Presentation Skills Speaking Profession elephant in the room speaker business speaker dilemma speaking skills

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Find Your Green Room Trigger

Green Room Speakers

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Find Your Green Room Trigger How do Olympic athletes train their minds for the challenges of such intense competition? At Green Room Speakers, I call this finding your Green Room Trigger.

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Restaurant Rest Rooms: Yelp reviews

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Before we take our client to that fancy restaurant in New York we will know what kind of rest room we will both encounter.    On TECH CRUNCH , Natasha Lomas reports that Yelp has integrated "hygiene" information into restaurant reviews for some major metro areas such as New York.    Soon enough Glassdoor, which has reviews on workplaces, might incorporate similar reviews for the restroom facilities in the workplace. 

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Public Speaking: Room Blackouts

Great Public Speaking

If you want to make a spectacular impression on a low budget, room blackouts are a great technique. I would either project a picture of JFK, or MLK if I had the capability, or I would totally darken the room (except for the red exit signs, or whatever lights are mandatory for emergencies). I use them in two ways. If I want the audience to concentrate on a recorded audio tape and 2. when I want an awesome closing.

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Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room," Episode 4 - Vampire Moves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And that comes through in the 4th episode of the Showtime series "The Loudest Voice in the Room." Vampire. That might be the best way to describe Roger Ailes. " Essentially The Ailes Move seems to have been to take human beings and suck out their sense of self. Those range from his mistress Laurie Luhn to editor in chief of his Hudson Valley newspaper Joe Lindsley.

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Green Room Speakers: Eat, Pray, Love, Present

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: Want to have stage presence? Tuesday, August 24, 2010 Eat, Pray, Love, Present My favorite scene in Elizabeth Gilberts memoir Eat, Pray, Love takes place in India, where Gilbert manages to meditate while surrounded by mosquitoes.

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Uber - Public Opinion Not Only Voice in Room, Or Loudest

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public opinion isn't the only voice in the room. For Uber, London is a major market. There, it has 40,000 registered drivers and 3 million consumers. That could be history. Regulator of the taxi industry in London-Transport for London-made the decision not to renew Uber's license at the end of the month. Uber can appeal. London's complaints are the usual ones against Uber. They range from inadequate vetting of drivers to the Greyball software which blocks regulators.

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Loudest Voices in the Room: Institutional Investors Ranting about Facebook's Corporate Governance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, as long as investors were content with the price of the stock they weren't the loudest voices in the room.  Investor grumbling about corporate governance at Facebook is nothing new.

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"The Loudest Voice In The Room" - Ever Resilient Roger

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given the latest play-out of Roger's ability to land on his feet, it's useful to re-read or read for the first time the book "The Loudest Voice In The Room." This week was one focused on the politics of leadership at Fox News. In the end, Roger Ailes delivered a resounding smackdown, heard around the world. For instance, one of his new bosses, James Murdoch, praised him from the Cannes conference. As usual, Roger The Ever Resilient got what he wanted.

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Green Room Speakers Blog Has Moved!

Green Room Speakers

The Green Room Speakers blog has moved to: greenroomspeakers.com/blog Thank you for visiting! Sarah

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

The article suggests that rooms with low ceilings might foster detailed thinking, whereas rooms with high ceilings may allow people to create loftier, more abstract ideas. What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. If you want your groups to have free-flowing ideas then rooms with higher ceilings may be of benefit.

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

The article suggests that rooms with low ceilings might foster detailed thinking, whereas rooms with high ceilings may allow people to create loftier, more abstract ideas. What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. If you want your groups to have free-flowing ideas then rooms with higher ceilings may be of benefit.

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

The article suggests that rooms with low ceilings might foster detailed thinking, whereas rooms with high ceilings may allow people to create loftier, more abstract ideas. What might be interesting is to see the affect that rooms with these particular features affects groups in break-out sessions. If you want your groups to have free-flowing ideas then rooms with higher ceilings may be of benefit.

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Green Room Speakers: Lessons from a Ukulele

Green Room Speakers

In what is a very obvious example of "show, dont tell," Jake expresses his love for the ukulele not by talking about it, but by playing a stirring rendition of "Bohemian Rhapsody:" From the Green Room: Most of us dont something as clear as a musical instrument to show, rather than describe a message.

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Small Talk & Office Holiday Parties - Working The Room Is Counterintuitive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The angst for those whose performance review indicated they are too shut-down or too apt to suck up all the oxygen in the room is the small talk. Or,  Or, what was called in the dress-for-success days "working the room." This Rule of Working the Room applies at all levels. The gregarious ethos of Americana propels us to take over the room. No surprise, the office holiday party is back. The economy is better.

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Palace Intrigue - Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room" Episode 3

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Such details of the Ailes-Murdoch conflict came out in Episode 3 of "The Loudest Voice in the Room."  It's not unusual to resent one's boss. But Roger Ailes' resentment of his - Rupert Murdoch - led him to dig up dirt on the boss' then wife - Wendi Deng Murdoch. The resulting piece was going to be published in the digital tabloid Gawker. But that never happened.

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find your green room trigger

Green Room Speakers

Saturday, June 27, 2009 Find Your Green Room Trigger In this weeks New Yorker, Alex Ross writes about Marlboro Music, an elite summer music program at Marlboro college in Vermon t "where artists could forget about commerce and escape into a purely musical realm."

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Green Room Speakers: Speaking Advice from SNL

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: Let your message and your content dictate your speaking style. Friday, March 11, 2011 Speaking Advice from SNL In this weeks New Yorker, Tina Fey recounts nine "Lessons from Late Night" - what she learned from working with Lorne Michaels.

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Make a Room Appear Fuller

Executive Speech Coach

Sometime you might be speaking in a room that is too big for the audience. The empty space drains away the energy that you are trying to create in the room. It's always easier to speak to a packed room versus a half empty room. So how to you make a room look and feel fuller? That has at least two negative effects on your audience.

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Presentation Lesson from the Applebees Men’s Room

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The first time I went in to the men’s room, I stopped and looked at the mirror above the sink. It is similar to what happens on the mirror in the Applebees men’s room. The ad on the mirror disappears when you want to focus on your appearance before you leave the men’s room.

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Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room" Episode 5 - Beginning of the End

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The end doesn't just happen.    In most situations, there is plenty leading up to a career crash, the arrest, loss of brand equity, and/or a suicide. The 5th episode of Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room" puts out there clear signs that Roger Ailes' power was going to be in play. The year is 2012. In July 2016 , Ailes resigned from the conservative news empire he had created.

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"The Room" - Meme Of Extreme Pain Of Transition

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And that's the meme of new film "The Room," which has been derived from a novel. The transition is complete when he asks to return to the room. Finally, he says "Bye, room." Born in "captivity," all five-year-old Jack knows is life with Ma (his mother) in a small, primitive living space. Supplies are so sparse that Ma still nurses him in order that he gets enough nourishment.

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Green Room Speakers: Lessons from The King's Speech

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: Remember, there is no such thing as "public speaking." Sunday, December 26, 2010 Lessons from The Kings Speech As a speech coach, I couldnt wait to see The Kings Speech , particularly as I am interested in learning more about how to help people who stutter.

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Dining Room: Symbol of Pre-Digital, Pre-Fitness Ethos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But what we're not sharing are sit down meals in the dining room.   The rich, reports The Wall Street Journal, have even reconfigured the rooms of their mansions. Gone is the dining room, now an anchronism in a digital, fitness era.   Baby Boomers will recall how much of the plots of "Father Knows Best" took place around the dining room table. More often the homefront scenes were in the children's rooms where their laptops were. 

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Could Someone Have Saved Roger Ailes from Himself? - Showtime's 7th Episode of "The Loudest Voice in the Room"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a wrap this Sunday, with the 7th and last episode of Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room." " Gretchen Carlson's lawsuit becomes public. Roger Ailes begins to disintegrate. The brass debates if it will be necessary to push Roger out in order to save Fox News. As we already know, that was the decision they made.

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Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 'Room of One's Own' lectures

The Eloquent Woman

Millions of writers claim inspiration from Virginia Woolf's 1929 A Room of One's Own , a short book of long essays about the challenges women writers face because of their lack of education and financial independence.

Presentation V. Working the Room

More than PowerPoint...

The marvelous social media sommelier Gary Vaynerchuk gives us an excellent 3 minute video outlining the necessity of "working the room" versus "giving a presentation." In the age of social media, with blogs and sites like Twitter, FaceBook, YouTube -- merely giving a presentation is less effective than "working the room". He's working the room.

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Making room for fear: Inspiration for speakers from Elizabeth Gilbert

The Eloquent Woman

I caught this gem in a section on making room for--rather than running away from--your fear. There's plenty of room in this vehicle for all of us, so make yourself at home. Author Elizabeth Gilbert's latest book, Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear , is about bringing your creativity forward, and at first glance, it may not seem like a book for public speakers. But that would require overlooking the words "beyond fear" in the title.

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