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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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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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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Leave Room for Improv

Green Room Speakers

From the Green Room: Know your core message. Leave room for a little improv! Watch this hilarious Ted talk from this week - Charlie Shodd: The Shared Experience of Absurdity: The absurd scenes created here were funny only because of the people involved who had no idea what was going on.

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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.

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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.

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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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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. 

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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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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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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.

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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.

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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."

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Filling a Room with Presence |

Speaking Freely

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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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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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"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."

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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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Power Presentations Tip 34: Own the Room

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, April 19, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 34: Own the Room Know the room - own the room When you own the room you will be a more powerful presenter. As a presenter, how can you own the room? Owning the room" is a feeling that you can generate within yourself by knowing the room. Know the room Get into the room before your presentation - preferably when no one else is there. It removes the "strangeness" of the room.

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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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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.

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. We live in the Sharing Economy.

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Public Speaking Tips - Keep the Conference Room Quiet

Great Public Speaking

Amazing Public Speaking Tom shows you a quick and easy way to keep the conference room door from slamming

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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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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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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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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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Public Speaking Tips - Keep the Conference Room Quiet

Great Public Speaking

[link] Tom shows you a quick and easy way to keep the conference room door from slamming

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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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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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Elephant in Room: ROI on Academic Degrees (especially those from elite institutions of learning)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The question about the return on investment (ROI) on official academic degrees has no absolute answers. What is known is that a degree from an elite institution, such as Harvard, can open doors. Also, while matriculating, high-level networking can take place.

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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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Presentation Success: How You Can Own the Room

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, April 11, 2010 Presentation Success: How You Can Own the Room A successful presentation starts with the presenter owning the room. When you know and own the room, you will be a more powerful and confident presenter. As a presenter, how do you own the room? “Owning the room&# is a feeling that you can generate within yourself by knowing the room. How do you know the room? You can check the setup of the room.

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How do I establish credibility when I'm the only woman in the room?

The Eloquent Woman

There are plenty of professions, meetings and situations where you'll find yourself the only woman in the room. Many times, you'll get the sense right away that being the "other" in a group is uncomfortable, without the shared experience you might expect from a room with women in it.

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Confidential Arbitration - That's elephant in the room associated with Gretchen Carlson's dispute with Roger Ailes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the past quarter of a century, more businesses have required new employees to agree to settle disputes with their employers through confidential arbitration. At Fox, Gretchen Carlson was one of those employees. That could blow up her lawsuit.

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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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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 290) – Hamilton

Manner of Speaking

When you got skin in the game, you stay in the game But you don’t get a win unless you play in the game … God help and forgive me I wanna build Something that’s gonna Outlive me … I … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Hamilton public speaking public speaking quotes quotes The Room Where It Happens

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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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Politico, Middleman, Smoke-filled Room, Epiphany: How I finally stopped trying so hard

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The saga of Politico and Middleman started out in a smoke-filled room.  That's probably what hooked me. The mystique.   In my email had been a note from Middleman asking if I was interested in ghostwriting a book for a Politico going for the next level.

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