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. WebKit, the open source browser engine (the project's managed by Apple) that powers Safari, Google's Chrome, and a variety of other mobile browsers (it's the defacto standard for mobile devices) is really leading the pack when it comes to supporting new features in HTML5 & CSS3. To make that point and show us all what we can expect to be able to do, they created the following: [link].

Accelerate 2016 Business Growth Summit & Showcase

Speaker Launcher

The post Accelerate 2016 Business Growth Summit & Showcase appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Do you know EXACTLY what to do to make 2016 wildly successful? Join us on January 29th and 30th in Dallas, Texas for a one-of-a-kind conference that will give you everything you need to catapult your speaking business in just two days! You’ll get: Tools (that top speakers use) to grow your business quickly. Insider […].

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'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?" " That's what the prospect for my marketing communications services asked me on the 8:30 P.M. phone interview yesterday. "No, I have a global client base. Some don't celebrate Christmas.

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. The offerings from the United States are pretty poor.

"Law & Order SVU" - Showcases Horror of Separating Children from Parents at Border

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That brings the plot to be the platform for showcasing the plight of children separated from their parents.  "Ripped from the headlines" has been the signature for Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" television franchise. That played out in full force tonight on latest episode in "Law & Order SVU." " The plot line tracked the plight of a nine-year-old girl separated from her mother at the border.

A Neighborhood Which Showcased Assimilation - Now, Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill Seems Template for Hate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world knows and weeps: The Tree of Life Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has become a crime scene. Suspect in custody Robert Bowers allegedly killed 11 and wounded six others. Here are more details from the media. The sadness is not just associated with the loss of human life. Also, obviously, Squirrel Hill can no longer be considered a model of successful assimilation. 

Marks & Spencer: Showcase the crown jewels

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Students of marketing should feature British retailer Marks & Spencer's two new product lines as case studies of introductions which are perfectly timed.    The holidays are coming, after all.    With the worldwide recession lifting just a bit, there is pent-up demand for affordable luxuries.    In addition, after such darkness, we women and gay lovers want to provide that special man with something very special.

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. Reprinted here with his express permission. It is an amazingly honest and forthright assessment of what is like, on a professional and emotional level, […].

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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. The speeches for the most part, he said, were workmanlike and without embellishments. So I went looking for some examples. Almost immediately I ran across one that fit that mold.

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. Kennedy speaking a few short weeks before his assassination, Nobel prize-winner Linus Pauling speaking on the effects of radioactive fallout a few months before the Cuban Missile crisis, and poet […].

Allison Massari wins major National Speakers Association contest

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Public Speaking Speech Showcase National Speakers AssociationA panel of distinguished judges at the National Speakers Association Annual Convention selected Allison Massari as the winner of the ‘So You Think You Can Speak’ competition late Sunday. Allison, a 2010 NSA Northern California Pro-Track graduate, had made it to the final group of six contestants after being selected by the Northern California [.].

People-Speak - Michael Cohen's Opening Statement Showcases Big Shift in Rhetoric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's showcased in Michael Cohen's opening statement to the U.S. Language, as we students of linguistics know, is a living, breathing entity. It is always changing. House's Oversight Committee. Here , you can read it. The testimony, although delivered in a formal setting, contains slang. That ranges from terms like "Trump World" to "a con." 

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 [.].

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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, [.].

Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner: Choosing the Gun, General Peter van Uhm

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speech Showcase Speechwriting Uncategorized guns non-violence NRACongratulations to Annelies Breedveld for winning the 2012 Cicero Speechwriting Award with her wonderfully crafted speech for General Peter van Uhm, Chief of Defense for The Netherlands “Choosing the Gun” “I do not stand here today to tell you about the glory of weapons. I do not like guns, and once you have been under [.].

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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 [.].

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Meryl Streep: Barnard Commencement Speech

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Public Speaking Speech Showcase Barnard Meryl Streep

Not Only Liberal Media Showcases Recession Fears - Conservative Drudge Report Loops In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recession, along with a stock market crash, could result in Donald Trump's being a one-term president. Liberal media outlets know that. Obviously, they are front-paging content which stirs up recession fears and how low the stock market could go down to. But, the conservative Drudge Report is also getting into the act. For example, on the prominent left-hand side of the site there is a link to the AP article about the economic downturn in Germany.

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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

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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

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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

West Wing Writers’ dour Scottish client

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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

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Interview: Christine Robinson, Winning Toastmaster – Part 1

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Podcasts Public Speaking Speech Showcase speech contest Toastmasters

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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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What Today’s Presenters Can Learn From a 50-Year Old Demo

Presentation Guru

Today nearly every technology company gives demos to showcase their products’ best. What is the oldest demo you have in mind? In this article Oscar Santolalla takes us back to a ‘milestone event’ in the history of computing, and explains how even today, 50 years on, i t teaches valuable lessons to anyone wanting to demonstrate their products with maximum impact.

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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.

People Make A Difference: Danny Brassell interview

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was interviewed earlier today on the “People Make a Difference” show hosted by Danny Brassell from California State University, Dominguez Hills that showcases the positive contributions of people in various communities. I met Danny in late 2011 at a National Speakers Northern California Chapter event and he invited to be a guest on [.]. Business Communication Speechwriting CSU Dominguez Hills danny brassell PMAD

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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. It’s the top-left presentation on the page. The presentation is a short take on how people who feel “artistically challenged&# can nevertheless design clear and professional-looking slides.

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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.

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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. 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.

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"Grey's Anatomy" - Of Course, Writers Are Focused on Weaving in Pandemic Reality

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Also, no surprise, reports Vice Media , the show is going to showcase the myriad dimensions of the pandemic on the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial. Few institutions have not been impacted by the pandemic. Among those which got hit is the iconic medical drama "Grey's Anatomy."

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Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Each video offers a brief introduction to the full one-hour free webinar. This Wednesday we’ll be giving practical [.].

Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Each video offers a brief introduction to the full one-hour free webinar. This Wednesday we’ll be giving practical [.].

A Quick Guide to Dissertation Writing

SlideModel

The literature review section showcases that you already did background research on the matter and understand what other experts in your domain think on the same subject. The final year of graduate school is an exciting time. At least for some. For others, dissertation panic begins to set in.

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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? Nancy Duarte is one of the great speakers in the Outstanding Presentations Workshop. The opportunity to hear her — and the other speakers — for free is unprecedented. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity! The workshop starts September 15th.

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Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Each video offers a brief introduction to the full one-hour free webinar. This Wednesday we’ll be giving practical [.].

Public Speaking: Its Place in the Communication Curriculum

The Communication Blog

Reasons for Change Although there may be many more and perhaps better reasons for change, I here discuss five: (1) Perceived Relevance, (2) Stress, Anxiety, and Apprehension, (3) Showcasing and Defining the Field, (4) Cost-Effectiveness, and (5) Knowledge and Skills. Showcasing and Defining the Field The basic course—if it’s public speaking—does not showcase the field as do the introductory courses in sociology or psychology, for example.

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Ingite comes to South Dakota

Dahle Communication

Second, this will allow smaller towns like Brookings, SD to showcase some of their talent when they might not have otherwise had that opportunity. I think it is a great way for the talented people here in the Dakotas to showcase that talent here and on the web (which I am sure their videos will appear).  Last month Brett Duncan over at Marketing In Progress reminded me of an event that I had found earlier , Ignite. Ignite is "a geek event in over 100 cities worldwide.

Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon - They Put Together Good Lives, Despite Being So Different

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's how they found their way to being managed by Ward Hall who specialized in showcasing such phenomenon. What applies in spades is the old-line wisdom: Play well the cards you are dealt. That's what conjoined twines Ronnie and Donnie did since age three, reports Daily Mail. They assessed the lives they lived as "good." " Along the way they had a lucrative career as circus performers. They found like-minded friends among others who were different.

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Stellar Presentation Slides

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Thanks to Antoni for showcasing this excellent presentation on advertising from The Economist of Nov 22, 2008 ‘Managing in the Downturn’ As stunning as the graphics are, the conclusion (slides 56/57) is worth repeating: There’s never been a better time to steal market share than in a downturn.Advertise consistently and intelligently, speak to the right people, [.].

Power & Over-Exposure - What's Next

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Allegedly, former "Today" czar Matt Lauer dropped his pants and showcased his private parts. Already it's happening that females with some kind of power showcase their flat stomachs. That play-out of power and over-exposure will go down in the history of network television. But abuse of power evolves and more women could be getting into the game.