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Remembering the Challenger, and One of History’s Greatest Speeches

Duarte Blog

The speech succeeded in meeting the emotional requirements of five audiences by carefully addressing each segment. Delivery Diary Event Message Strategy Video address analysis audience segmentation Challenger communication disaster great speeches history Michel E.

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Mature Market = 3 distinct segments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The over-50 market is massive.    However, it's proving not so easy to sell to.    One obstacle is that marketers assume we "matures" are a monolith.

Forever-Frugal Segment: BigBrands in trouble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not ringing up much from the Forever-Frugal segment. The Dollar Store in the North Haven, Connecticut shopping center on Universal Drive sells a three-liter bottle of Diet Cola for, yes, a dollar. 

Bob Costas Gun Control Speech: Jovan Belcher Murder-Suicide Inspires Halftime Segment

TJ Walker Interactive

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Adorable Grooming Cat Steals CNN Rep. Weiner Segment From Mary Matalin

TJ Walker Interactive

by Mike Bako I often tell my clients to not wear any jewelry that might distract viewers from what they are saying. Anything that could possibly take away from someone understanding your message should be avoided at all costs. After watching Mary Matalin on CNN I guess I now have to add that you should not have [.]. Analysis Video anthiny weiner mary matalin

Unleash your imagination: watch creative videos

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

They range from simple Flip videos which tell winning stories to full-blown studio productions with panel discussions, remote participation via TelePresence and pre-recorded transition or interstitial segments. Executive communications professionals increasingly work with video. The challenge is to not only to research, script, edit and produce the content, but to do so in as creative a [.]. Business Communication Culture Shock! Shallow End

6 Ways To Counteract Your Audience's Short Attention Span

Professionally Speaking...

These smaller segments will make it easier for your audience to follow and increase the likelihood they’ll stay engaged. I recently read an updated statistic about people’s attention span.

2016 71

The 5 Bad Habits of Experienced Speakers

Speaking about Presenting

I broke the habit by identifying the segments of my presentation when I shouldn’t smile, and then rehearsing those segments consciously keeping my face relaxed. Just before starting my presentation, I would remind myself again of the segments when I didn’t want to smile.

2011 77

Presenting = Communicating = Training

PowerPoint Tips

I once asked why, since I don”t think that trainers make up the largest segment of presenters as a whole. 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.

2014 84

You have a platform, but are you making it count?

Speak Schmeak

Whenever a celebrity—whether actor, singer, athlete or other entertainer—takes the opportunity at an awards ceremony or other public event to speak out about a political issue, certain segments of the public immediately begin scolding and lashing out.

2017 58

How to Master Audience Engagement When You Present

Duarte Blog

Segment the Audience. There are countless ways to segment an audience, including by demographics, job title, geographies and more. Don’t panic, but if you want to engage your audience in a presentation, you have a little less than 9 seconds to make it happen.

2017 39

Side-by-side speaker video and slide content for a live presentation feel

PowerPoint Tips

” Or, you could divide up the video into segments and put a separate video on each slide. Start by watching this short video. What do you think? https://s3.amazonaws.com/ellenfinkelstein.com/pptblog/powerpoint-tips-video-slide-content-side-by-side.mp4.

2015 86

Duarte’s Diagrammer™: 4,000 Diagrams at Your Fingertips for 99 cents each

Duarte Blog

There are five main categories–Flow, Network, Stack, Segment, and Join–which we believe encompass every type of relationship between information. Where there is madness, Nancy Duarte finds method.

Why President Reagan Deserves the title “The Great Communicator”

Duarte Blog

The speech succeeded in meeting the emotional requirements of five audiences by carefully addressing each segment. Delivery Tips analysis audience Challenger Eidenmuller nancy Nancy Duarte president Regan segmentation speechThis Sunday Ronald Reagan would have turned 100.

Integrating Live Power BI Dashboards into PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

An important segment of our customers is interested in presenting business data and require professional visualizations for this task. Introduction. At SlideModel.com we create professional PowerPoint Templates to help our subscribers save time creating professional presentation decks.

2016 90

Are you giving the audience tools they can use?

Speak Schmeak

For example, he broke down a day into 96 15-minute segments, to demonstrate how much time we really do have to get things done that are important to us. One of the things I find lacking in many presentations is the useful take-home tool.

2012 49

What made this one of TED's most popular talks in 2016?

The Eloquent Woman

He shifts stance and looks at different segments of the audience, and his gesturing is random and natural--just as it should be.

2017 31

Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted

Duarte Blog

There are several ways you can get to know your audience: Split them into sub-segments: Split your audience into sub-segments (by profession, geographic location, age, etc.) Do you remember when you first became aware of climate change? For me, it was 2006.

2017 33

How to keep to time during your presentation

Speaking about Presenting

When you do a final rehearsal , note down the time that each segment takes and then take that information to prepare a timed schedule. Work out ahead of time what segment you will drop if this should happen. Make a note of the first slide number after the dropped segment.

How to Master Audience Engagement When You Present

Duarte Blog

Segment the Audience. There are countless ways to segment an audience, including by demographics, job title, geographies and more. Don’t panic, but if you want to engage your audience in a presentation, you have a little less than 9 seconds to make it happen. Recent studies show that the average human attention span is 8.25 seconds—if you don’t get listeners engaged that quickly, there’s a good chance you’ll lose their focus to their phone, laptop, reading materials, daydreams, etc.

2017 22

E-Mail Blasts - Your Clickbait Prevents Opens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Draper's cleverness was rooted in his intuitive understanding of the minds and hearts of particular segments of consumers. Too many newbie email marketers assume that the subject line has to be clickbait.

How to make a good (or bad) presentation

Presentation Zen

This semester I''m teaching three classes on presentation for undergraduates at my university in Japan.

2014 59

Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted

Duarte Blog

There are several ways you can get to know your audience: Split them into sub-segments: Split your audience into sub-segments (by profession, geographic location, age, etc.) Do you remember when you first became aware of climate change? For me, it was 2006.

2017 28

Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth Warren on The Daily Show in 2009

The Eloquent Woman

Push through the fear and find your voice: Can you tell that she threw up backstage before this segment? With the recent end of Jon Stewart's The Daily Show, now-Senator Elizabeth Warren took the time to share on Facebook her first appearance on the show six years ago.

2015 22

8 Points for Presentation Structure

The Presenter's Blog

How should we segment the content into logical bite-sized pieces? Preparation is everything. While we focus on our content, and sometimes fuss about our slides, it’s essential we never forget about the framework holding everything together. How will we introduce and conclude? How do we pull together our fundamental arguments? How can we handle the questions at the end?

Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training!

PowerPoint Tips

As an Online Synchronous Presentation: Segment with custom slide shows. Custom shows can be applied, to segment a Single Source Learning Solution in small learning nuggets. This is a guest blog post by Dimitri Roman.

2015 21

RISK! Megyn Kelly's NBC Sunday News Show Going Head-to-Head with CBS' "60 Minutes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In fact, anyone who has worked in communications at a corporation recognizes how agitated the executives in the C-Suite become if there is a possibility they will be the focus of a "60 Minutes" segment.  NBC just announced Megyn Kelly's other  programming slot.

Missoni for $40: Target.com crashes but future looks amazingly profitable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  With hard economic times, the numbers in that segment are growing.    Hunch: In that segment, Target could evolve into what Talbots had been in the professional-woman niche: The store in which mid-level females never made a mistake in purchasing attire for work.

Speechwriters Conference Debrief 1 of 4: Jon Favreau keynote

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The call lasted an hour, and I’ve divided the audio recording into four segments. The Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable conference call took place Feb 20 at the end of the first day of the 2014 Ragan Speechwriters Conference. There were 16 callers online from around the country.

Presentation structure: Why it’s smarter to put your conclusion in your opening

Speaking about Presenting

For most presenters it will work best to use this strategy for a segment of your talk – rather than the whole talk. A long time ago I attended a presentation on ostrich farming.

Go behind-the-scenes with award-winning TV reporter

Speak to Lead

See how good you are at counting the number of segments needed for this 2-minute story. Then go behind-the-scenes with the reporter to see how many takes were required to get the final piece. Michelle Michael is an award-winning "one-man-band". Journalism journalism Lou Hampton one-man-band TV news behind-the-scenes video journalist

Speech coaching

Joan Detz Speaker Services

In case you missed the Marketplace segment on speech coaching: [link

NY Speechwriters Conference Debrief 1 of 3: David Murray

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The call lasted 45 minutes, and I’ve divided the audio recording into three segments.

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Meryl Streep on Margaret Thatcher and public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

For the 60 Minutes interview of Streep, read the script of this segment here , and watch it below.

A conversation with Nancy Duarte in Silicon Valley

Presentation Zen

Below is a 12-minute segment from that chat. Last August I took the family back to the USA and Canada to see family and friends for the first time since our mom died in 2010. Our first stop was to see our dear friend Nancy Duarte in Silicon Valley.

2014 23

Keys to Developing Presentation Content for Women

DeFinis Communications

Therefore, to successfully present to this powerful audience segment, you need to know how to relate to women in every presentation you give. Keep these concepts in mind as you plan your next presentation and you’ll be one step closer to connecting your message with this powerful segment of the business community. No matter what industry you’re in or what type of presentations you give, chances are you have women in your audience.

Master the Camera to Expand Your Exposure

Pivotal Public Speaking

Your speaking, training and consulting career can be helped or hindered by how you come across on camera, whether it’s a media interview, your demo DVD or a YouTube segment. with Shawne Duperon. Video media exposure can expand your visibility exponentially to potential customers and powerfully cement your credibility — when you use it well! If not, it can actually hurt your brand. Using on-camera strategies and tactics, Shawne shares all the inside secrets to become exquisite on camera.

Quick & Dirty Views on the Obama/Romney Debate in Denver

Speak and Deliver

Romney told more stories , shared more anecdotes during each segment. Well, that was fun.

Sharing stories from the heart.about mom

Presentation Zen

Below is a 6-min segment from a longer talk I gave at TEDxKyoto in 2012. This Sunday, it''s Mother''s Day, even here in Japan. Nothing is more important than mom. This is what I always say.

How Obama could eliminate his ums (and so could you)

Speaking about Presenting

Here’s an example of when Obama’s um’s and er’s got the better of him: I agree that Obama’s speaking style in this segment lowered his credibility. However, I do agree that too many um’s and ah’s do reduce the credibility of the speaker - as in the segment of Obama above.