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Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Speech Showcase Speechwriting keynote This is the keynote address by Rod Thorn, Communication Executive, PepsiCo that was delivered at the Ragan Speechwriters and Executive Communicators Conference, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. on March 10, 2015.

Apple’s HTML5 Showcase

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

via apple.com. I'm sure you've heard the debate surrounding Flash and the future of the plugin-hobbled web.

'Tis Season to Showcase Work Ethic, Close on New Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We can gain an edge by showcasing our work ethic instead of totally giving in to fun. Landing more work or better work is the best gift we can give to ourselves during this 2016 holiday season. "Will you be traveling this holiday?"

Andy Bechtolsheim: on innovation for start-ups

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speech Showcase Technology Andy Bechtolsheim ANZA Technology Network Innovation Sun MicrosystemsSun Microsystems co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim kicked off the 2011 Gateway to the US program jointly hosted by ANZA Technology Network and CCICE at the Computer History Museum in Mt. His keynote reviewed the challenges and opportunities start-ups face in contrast to established companies. He claims that the current uncertainties in the world economy favor [.].

The Ultimate Ugly Showcase of Current Government Websites

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

United States. After looking at USA’s Drupal powered Whitehouse website, their actual government website is a huge letdown , it uses dated HTML and awful header graphics. via noupe.com. Haven seen the gallery of government web sites from around the world (link above), I must agree.

European Commission Speech: A Showcase in Structure, Language

OnSpeechwriting

I was talking with a friend about the state of international speeches the other day and he said that, in his opinion, most international speeches are missing some of the same attributes of those given in the U.S.: quotes, anecdotes, statistics. Those little things that often give a speech life.

Portland State University speech archive

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speech Showcase speech archive A Portland State University archivist has uncovered a box of reel-to-reel recordings of campus speeches by figures such as LSD advocate Timothy Leary, Robert F.

Celebrating Voices of Leadership with The Bright Side of Life

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Over 30 speakers competed in a showcase where they gave three-minute speeches that were evaluated in terms of presentation skills, message content, personal appearance and stage presence.

Annual Reports: A competitive differentiator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While some elect to publish the minimum information required by law, others see their Annual Report as an opportunity to showcase the achievements of the past year to current and potential investors; press and analysts; customers and partners. Annual Reports are required of all public companies.

Video: NSA/NC May Meeting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Professional Edge showcase of professional speakers from across Northern California. Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers Association YouTube Nearly 300 members and guests of NSA/NC spent Saturday May 1 at the Achieve! I took to the podium with Jim Carrillo to demonstrate how easy it is to create a video on YouTube in under 10 minutes. I then asked people to share their [.].

Toastmaster Time TV Speech: A Tale of Two Cities

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Public Speaking Speech Showcase Crewe London Paris television ToastmastersEarlier this month I spent an evening in the Palo Alto Community TV studios being filmed for the monthly Toastmaster Time TV production. This long-running show features speeches by members of different San Francisco Bay Area Toastmasters clubs. Archived speeches go back to 1997. Delivering a speech in a TV studio I’d given my speech, [.].

Presentation: Slide Design for the Artistically Challenged

PowerPoint Tips

I’m pleased to report that my presentation, partnered with PresentationXpert , has been published on SlideRocket, in their Presentations and Webinars Showcase.

Meryl Streep: Barnard Commencement Speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Public Speaking Speech Showcase Barnard Meryl Streep

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Riveting analysis of Steve Ballmer speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Business Communication Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting nancy duarte steve ballmer

Karen Jacobsen: The GPS Girl

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Her speaker demo reel shows some of what we enjoyed: Directions for Speaker Success Following this showcase presentation, Karen shifted gears (so to speak) and shared her insights into success in the speaking business.

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West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Cultural Differences Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speechwriting Gordon Brown West Wing Writers

The secrets of successful seminars

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

They are a great way to strengthen relationships with existing clients and showcase your expertise to new ones. Seminars are a powerful business building strategy when done right. If done well you can also create an environment where existing happy customers “sell” your services to prospective customers naturally and unobtrusively. Recently I was privileged to [.] The secrets of successful seminars is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing.

Can your audience feel you?

Speak Schmeak

Last night's performance of "Without You" by James Durbin on American Idol showcased one of the aspects of performance that speakers might not only overlook, but consciously try to avoid: Emotion.

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Want your data to go viral? Make it visual.

Duarte Blog

The final product was showcased at the launch of the new Index and has now begun its campaign to reach as many online viewers as possible. How do you turn an academic report into a viral video?

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You want to showcase your best self. No surprise, the office holiday party is back. The economy is better. And employers are worried about talent exiting after bonus time. Challenger, Gray & Christmas found that 89% of companies it surveyed are throwing a bash.

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Interview: Christine Robinson, Winning Toastmaster – Part 2

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Speech Showcase Speech championship Toastmasters

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Interview: Christine Robinson, Winning Toastmaster – Part 1

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Speech Showcase speech contest Toastmasters

5 famous speeches by women about the environment

The Eloquent Woman

I''ve pulled these five speeches from The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women to showcase their messages about the environment, from pesticides and wildlife conservation to economic arguments for dealing with climate change.

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5 simple rules for creating world-changing presentations

PowerPoint Tips

At the same time, the video is a showcase of what you can do in PowerPoint 2010. Watch this video by Nancy Duarte on her company’s 5 simple rules for creating world-changing presentations. Who said PowerPoint has to be boring?

Presentation Lessons from a Cooking Demonstration

Professionally Speaking...

Botanic Garden I occasionally assist at cooking demonstrations which we put on to showcase herbs or edible plants from a particular region. What do a cooking demonstration and a business presentation have in common? More than you might think. In my volunteer role at the U.S.

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For #EarthDay, 9 famous speeches by women on the environment

The Eloquent Woman

I've pulled these nine speeches from The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women to showcase their messages about the environment, from pesticides and wildlife conservation to economic arguments for dealing with climate change.

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For #EarthDay, 7 famous environmental speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

I''ve pulled these seven speeches from The Eloquent Woman Index of Famous Speeches by Women to showcase their messages about the environment, from pesticides and wildlife conservation to economic arguments for dealing with climate change.

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HEALED! How Does It Look, Walk, Talk?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

BTW, in myriad recovery programs there is that same reluctance to stand tall and showcase the new person they are. "Healing" has become the dominant meme in America. That's no surprise. On a national and personal level too many of us have been through so much.

Cover Letters - Just A Piece, Maybe Small One, In Landing Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and blogs should showcase them as the kinds of professionals and human beings employers welcome into organizations.

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8 famous speeches by young women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Sarah Kay''s "Tshotsoloza" showcases this popular young storyteller''s art in a spoken word piece that she created after seeing a photo in a South African museum.

Guest Speakers – Respect Your Audience Or Else…

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Get it right and you have the opportunity to showcase your expertise and start a relationship with a large group of people, some of whom could later become clients, referrers or advocates. A lesson on how not to respect your audience. I attend a lot of presentations and am always on the lookout for what speakers do that turns me on or turns me off.

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Reality check for freelance writers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

However, we will discuss ways of developing and showcasing your writing ability and your portfolio. Excerpt from chapter 2 of Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing : Reality Check. Before we get into the business of developing story ideas and pitching editors or finding corporate clients, I would suggest a little reality check is in order. If you are getting started as a freelance writer, you need to be realistic.

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The Beautiful Spirit & Creativity of Zina Nicole Lahr

Presentation Zen

She needed something that would showcase her work but also tell a little bit about her personality and her interests," Stormy writes on her Vimeo website. "We Yesterday, I was deeply moved by the beautiful spirit of a young, creative, and intelligent woman, a woman who I''ve never met.

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Darren used audience participation to make a dull subject interesting

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

He also presented this information in a well reasoned yet enthusiastic manner that clearly showcased his expertise of his subject and his commitment to helping his clients reduce their tax bill through smart investments.

Toastmasters Friday: Tall Tales 2012 'It's Gotta Be The Shoes'

Speak and Deliver

Get a few clubs together for a friendly competition or showcase event.

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Famous Speech Friday: Simone Campbell and the Nuns on the Bus Tour

The Eloquent Woman

But we''ve chosen the Des Moines, Iowa kickoff speech launching the 2012 bus tour to showcase Campbell''s skills and and style as a public speaker. Sister Simone Campbell is a nun, an attorney and a poet, and you''ll hear a little bit of all three roles in this week''s famous speech.

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