For Wed.: Newsletter, & workshop discount for subscribers

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great day to sign up for Step Up Your Speaking, the free monthly newsletter from The Eloquent Woman. This month's issue will be out tomorrow, and it focuses on dynamic speaking skills --also the topic of my early November two-day workshop, Good On Your Feet!

For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--subscribe now

The Eloquent Woman

In this month's issue of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, I'll share the tools I'm using and the ones I have my eye on, so you can make your next presentation or speaking task easier. Do you have a favorite tool you use when speaking?

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Toastmaster Friday: 5 Steps to Surviving Table Topics Successfully

Speak and Deliver

When I hear people talk about the hardest part of a Toastmasters meeting, the strong majority answer is Table Topics. Sometimes the role of Table Topics Master (who leads the questions) is the easiest role to fill, since that person doesnt actually face a question!

New: Subscribe to the RSS feed for The Eloquent Woman on Facebook

The Eloquent Woman

You can subscribe to it in the RSS reader of your choice. You can stay up-to-date with The Eloquent Woman in your email inbox, with our free monthly newsletter, by liking the Facebook page, and by subscribing to the blog's RSS feed. Last week, a reader on Facebook wanted to know where to direct her friends--to the blog? to the Facebook page?

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Six Speaking Skills You Need For Managing a Crisis

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials!

From the vault: 6 ways to speak about a contentious topic

The Eloquent Woman

Whether you're campaigning or just trying to get through a meeting, tough topics add extra layers to your task. You may not like to speak in public. And the definition of "tough topic" rests with you, the speaker. Just listen before you speak.

Customizing Your Presentation

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Customizing Your Presentation by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on March 22, 2010 Should you customize all of your presentations? If you’re speaking to a smaller audience, your payoff will be worth it if you can tailor your presentation.

What's on your public speaking wish list?

The Eloquent Woman

You might be keeping track of improvements you want to make in your speaking skills, solutions for your pet speaking peeves, or just wishing for a better remote or a Kindle to hold your notes. Every speaker's got a wish list. What's on yours?

For Wednesday: Gr8 gifts for speakers in Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

This month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking , our free monthly newsletter, will focus on great gifts for speakers, just in time for the holidays. Not a subscriber?

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How to join a Toastmasters Club (Part 1) - What is it about?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!: Facebook: Shy Speakers Guide on FB Mobile: (+65) 91380556 Email: gary@garyguwe.com Subscribe Click below ! Rated PSBs Top 10 Most Influential Bloggers on Public Speaking 2007 The Public Speaking Blogospheres Top 100 Definitive Blogs on Public Speaking Sign Up for Free Materials!

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What's your public speaking or presenting advice--fortune-cookie style?

The Eloquent Woman

Today, I'm asking readers to share their best public speaking advice--but in the form of a fortune, such as you'd find in a fortune cookie. These are certainly shorter than a tweet, and can be hopeful, foreboding or cryptic, as you please.

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For Tuesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Tomorrow, The Eloquent Woman's free monthly email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, will help you start the new year right by examining what to ask when you're asked to speak. You can subscribe right now, using the links below. workshop on dynamic speaking skills.

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Closed for birthday

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter helps you get that gig

The Eloquent Woman

This month's free email newsletter from The Eloquent Woman, Step Up Your Speaking, is here to help. Our theme this month is "get that gig," and this issues is packed with the steps, tactics, questions to ask, and promotional methods you need to secure a speaking engagement.

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The speaker's stocking: Earlier Kindle is $89 Friday only

The Eloquent Woman

Read all my posts on Kindles for public speaking here.

For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

My library of recommended books for speakers is not your typical list, and you'll find it in this month's issue of Step Up Your Speaking newsletter--which is free if you sign up at the link below.

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The speaker's stocking: Replace your remote with a mini Bluetooth keyboard

The Eloquent Woman

slides presentation skills giftsIf you're wishing your remote could do more--say, serve as a fully functioning keyboard, but from across the room--you can make that come true with this ProMini Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard.

Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About Best iPhone Apps for Public Speaking February 25, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments The world of apps is a vast and inviting place, but it can easily get overwhelming. Public Speaking- Hypno Tranquility (free): This app comes with 5 tracks from Steve G. Confident Public Speaking!

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"I Have a Dream" speechwriter shares tales of famous speech

The Eloquent Woman

King wanted to speak last to conclude the program, but didn't want to say so. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC.

TED Conversations let you discuss big ideas with the speakers.online

The Eloquent Woman

You'll have the chance to discuss topics in three categories (ideas, debate and questions; search for and tag topics of interest to you; link specific TED talks to a discussion; and more. Check out this new public speaking community and share your thoughts on it in the comments.

Heads up, speakers: Summer Skype deal and tutorial

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

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Feel vulnerable when you speak? Embracing weaknesses to succeed

The Eloquent Woman

University of Houston social work researcher Brene Brown looks at "messy" topics in human relationships, like vulnerability, courage, authenticity, and shame. speaker science fear and public speaking

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For Thursday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Are you conflicted or hesitant about being emotional when you speak? Whether you're tearful, angry, happy or sad, emotion colors your speaking and can contribute to--or take away from--your impact on and connection with the audience. Use the links below to subscribe.

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On MLK Day: Put yourself in the shoes of a famous speaker

The Eloquent Woman

And it's worth noting that women had no speaking role on the day of the "I Have a Dream" speech , although prominent women from the civil rights movement like Rosa Parks were present. Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet!

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A guide to slides for non-designers: Presentation find of the week

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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Why are speeches important?

The Eloquent Woman

Yes, there are speeches that can make you feel as if you never want to hear another word on the topic, or as if they'll never end. Speeches abound that don't deserve the title, muttered and mumbled and delivered off-hand or ill-prepared as they often are.

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TEDxWomen events take place December 1--and you can host one

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to meet other women interested in public speaking and in issues about the future of women and girls. This year on December 1, you'll find scores of TEDxWomen events , all themed "the conversation continues," a nod to the discussions started at last year's TEDWomen conference.

Workplace public speaking: Are your messages being heard?

The Eloquent Woman

After all, shouldn't women stop asking for permission to speak? Subscribers also get a 25 percent discount when they register for our next Good On Your Feet! workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC. speaking up in meetings

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3 little leadership words every executive speaker should learn

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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Put The Eloquent Woman on your Kindle

The Eloquent Woman

You know I recommend the Kindle for public speaking--for references, for speech texts, and for holding your notes. Why not have your speaking coach there, too? Now you can subscribe to The Eloquent Woman blog on your Amazon Kindle.

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Davos forum to set quota for women at meeting

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

Will you host a TEDxWomen event near you on December 1?

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

For Wednesday: Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

The Eloquent Woman

Instead, be sure you're signed up before tomorrow for Step Up Your Speaking , the free monthly newsletter from The Eloquent Woman blog that focuses on a unique speaking topic in-depth each month.

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Listen up, speakers, about how to listen--a key #publicspeaking skill

The Eloquent Woman

Add his five steps to your public speaking practice! When this speaker thanks you for listening at the end of his TED talk, he really means it. Sound expert Julian Treasure says we spend 60 percent of our communication time listening--but "we're not very good at it."

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Taking charge of your conversations and speaking: The language of power

The Eloquent Woman

If you feel as if you're giving ground too much in conversational exchanges or meetings, a new books suggests ways to change the way you approach power--and includes a section on how your speaking can affect the balance of power.

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Step Up Your Speaking newsletter out Wednesday

The Eloquent Woman

In this month's edition of my free email newsletter, Step Up Your Speaking, I'll be offering you an A-Z guide of resources to help you set your 2011 speaker resolution. fear and public speaking Step Up Your Speaking newsletter

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Be part of a speaking tradition: Read the Declaration of Independence aloud

The Eloquent Woman

Before CNN and the Internet, public speaking helped communities learn the news--particularly major developments. And when the colonies that became the United States declared their independence from England, that declaration was read in public in cities and towns.

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Help put The Eloquent Woman on the ForbesWoman top 100 websites for women list

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence

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Speaking science: Do women cry more for a biological reason?

The Eloquent Woman

Crying while you speak is one of those double-edged swords for women speakers. Related posts: The all-in-one on tears while speaking Use the Evernote clip button, above, to save this post in an Evernote notebook. workshop on dynamic speaking skills , March 2 and 3 in Washington, DC.

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Why speakers should let audience members doodle

The Eloquent Woman

Have you ever been annoyed while speaking--in a meeting or a formal speech--when you notice audience members doodling? Think again, speakers. That might be the listener who's paying the most attention, the one who's going to make the best and most informed decision based on what you're saying.

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Conversation: Public speaking to a smaller audience

The Eloquent Woman

One smart thing to know about public speaking and presenting: The same skills that help you speak to a large crowd can help you speak to a smaller group, or just one person.

Will you get a TED Live membership?

The Eloquent Woman

Go here to subscribe to Step Up Your Speaking, my free email newsletter that looks at a different speaking topic in depth each month.then become a fan of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook and join the conversation with thousands of other women (and men) about public speaking skills and confidence.

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Chautauqua: A new look at the original TED

The Eloquent Woman

Morning lectures take place in an amphitheatre that seats 5,000; afternoon lectures in the smaller, 700-seat Hall of Philosophy (shown here), where the spillover crowd can number 1,200 and the topic always focuses on religion, spirtuality or philosophy.

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