Telecommuting: Losing the power of presence (including tailored-made suits)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The suit was not custom-tailored, as had most of my professional clothes before telecommuting. And they would return to their tailor. Men always knew what a tailor could do for them.  Not only did the tailor enhance the flow of their natural bodies, minimizing flaws.

A Conversation with Bob Sands on Sermons and Speechwriting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Bob is a speaker and speechwriter who has helped people and businesses tailor and tell their stories for the last 25 years. Bob is a speaker and speechwriter who has helped people and businesses tailor and tell their stories for the last 25 years. On June 19, 2018 the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable held a conference call with Bob Sands. He has also been a Pastor, Entrepreneur, Coach and Radio Broadcaster.

2018 109

Public speaking: acrimony, royalty, charity, Spinetti, simplicity

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

As far as the musical acts were concerned, as a speaker who is constantly blogging about tailoring content, it was interesting for me to see who chose to perform material that was actually appropriate. Public Speaking Tip #486: Just as tailored material makes a big impact, totally inappropriate content can stand out like a sore thumb! U3A lectures Women's Institute speakers quotations tailoring speechesSpeaking after an acrimonious meeting!

Public speaking from the Staines snowball to confidence-boosting in a cafe!

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

Public Speaking Tip #482: Tailored local references in presentations can also include somewhere nearby that you passed through on the way, not just the location of the venue itself. U3A lectures mayor-making presentation skills training press quotations tailoring speeches timing a speech venuesThe Civil Service Pensioners Alliance, Bournemouth and District Group.

2012 40

Speaking and sport

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

You have to be careful with this - I don't always feel entirely comfortable with the way that some comedians pick on audience members to make fun of them - but gentle references to personalities at a speaking engagement can help to tailor your content. Humour perfectly tailored for London. U3A lectures Women's Institute speakers audience involvement eulogies humour interviews quotations repeat bookings speechwriting tailoring speeches television

Throw Out Your Sales Pitch and Win More Business

Beyond Bullet Points

As you merge minds with the real and specific people who will be in the room, it will become easier to distill and tailor your content specifically to their needs.

2015 56

How to give directions

Speak Schmeak

Another example of tailoring your communication so your audience is able to receive it! This post on giving directions stirred up a little controversy, so I'm happy to share a new study that clears up the question of east/west vs. left/right a little.

Direct 130

I want to see the speaker, not the coaching

Speak Schmeak

Coaching has to be tailored to each person's needs based on individual strengths, individual personality and style, and desired result. I recently attended an event with a long lineup of speakers. I'm like a kid in a candy store at events with lots of speakers!

2016 207

You're not just competing with other speakers

Speak Schmeak

In the entrepreneurial world, and especially in the speaking and coaching worlds, we like to say "There is no competition." You see, we all have something unique to offer, we each have a unique voice and message, and no one else can do what we do in exactly the same way we do it. And this is true.

2016 199

Marketing - "Fun" Is Open Niche in The New Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, in this era of declining interest in organized religion, clergy can tailor recreational activities for the new aging. Here is the backgrounder on my coaching services tailored-made for seasoned professionals  Download BACKGROUNDERJaneGenovaCoaching.

2018 52

Book Review: 5 Steps To Conquer 'Death by PowerPoint'

Professionally Speaking...

Stepping off the PowerPoint treadmill requires courage," says Bergman, and to help guide us in this new direction, he provides a 5 step model: Put Your Audience First by tailoring the discussion to the audience's specific needs.

2012 151

BREAKOUT! - The Babe, Boys, Gov

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She will look cute teaching tailoring. Joyce Mitchell is the lovestruck babe. Richard Matt and David Sweat are the Machiavellian cons who get her to help them break out of prison. Andrew Cuomo is the government official who has to create the story line that things are under control.

2015 60

Interview: Susan Gluss, UC Berkeley School of Law

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

If you have any suggestions for the ways Susan can specifically tailor social media to meet her needs, email her or send a tweet to @BerkeleyLawNews. At the end of the second day of the Ragan Social Media Conference I met Susan Gluss who is the Media Relations Director and spokeswoman for the UC Berkeley School of Law. She is investigating the use of social media, specifically blogging, as as way of promoting both the activities of the Law School and her [.]

OPE 100

The Secret to Writing a Call to Action in A Persuasive Speech

Duarte Blog

The way to ensure that you write a call to action that persuades is to keep in mind that one size does NOT fit all—and you’ve got to tailor your CTAs. However, to make sure your well-tailored CTAs lands, you shouldn’t end with your call to action.

2017 72

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Global speakers need this article on how to tailor your presentation to fit different cultures. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

2014 67

Create handouts for data-heavy decision meetings

PowerPoint Tips

Some of the important issues in a meeting like this are to: Tailor the presentation to the audience’s level of expertise. One of the most common uses of PowerPoint is to present data that will be used to make a decision at a meeting.

Same material, different group

Speak Schmeak

So yes, use the same speech or presentation, but make sure that you're taking the time to tailor it to each group with specific references, personalized humor, and appropriate exercises and activities.

When the right words create the wrong message

The Presenter's Blog

His speeches are tailored precisely to the audience. by Peter Watts. Addressing the Republican Jewish Coalition, Governor Chris Christie accidentally dropped a geographic f-bomb that left him apologizing to the gathering’s sponsor, leading GOP cash donor, Sheldon Adelson.

2014 141

Halloween: Best costumes for era of anti-hero

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Dressed in a custom-tailored suit with phones coming out all pockets. With fallen sports role model, convicted establishment types for insider trading, and a former iconic CEO who tweets away his legacy, the best Halloween costumes will embody the meme of the the anti-hero. 

5 reasons you haven't signed up for the Shake Up Your Speaking retreat

Speak Schmeak

This retreat is tailored to YOU and your needs, unlike free information that you can gather online. We're getting down to the wire. Shake Up Your Speaking: Get Real. Get Results" begins on March 21. My Bring-a-Friend rate expires on Friday.

2016 147

Interview: Melinda Heryford – Dental Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Doctors and staff report that they like having an approach that is tailored to their specific personalities and needs. Melinda is an enthusiastic, effervescent motivational speaker, coach and management counselor with over three decades of experience in the dental industry. She is a past board member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and a DiSC certified trainer. Since 1986, she has been assisting Dental Professionals and coaching winning teams.

My new book “The Backchannel” now available at online retailers

Beyond Bullet Points

For those who use BBP, it’s more important than ever to: Use old and new tools to research and connect with your audience so you tailor your material to them. Buckle your presentation seatbelts, because the backchannel is coming! I’ve spent the last part of the year writing my new book The Backchannel: How Audiences are Using Twitter and Social Media and Changing Presentations Forever , which is now available at online retailers and soon in a bookstore near you. .

Start with the audience.

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

The second golden rule is to tailor your presentation content to suit your. Here are three examples of the sort of things you might consider doing to tailor your presentation. RESEARCH YOUR AUDIENCE BEFORE WRITING YOUR PRESENTATION.

Presentations: 5 Boring Behaviors and How to Fix Them

Professionally Speaking...

Do your homework to find out the audience's needs so you can tailor your message and content to what is relevant to them. |

2010 130

Quality Number Eight--Ability to Identify with Audience

Speaking Of...

It can be a challenge to discover the answers, yet it is worth every effort you make to identify with your audience, and tailor your message exactly to them.

2007 52

10 Ways Public Speakers Should Be Like Santa Claus

Manner of Speaking

Speakers need to tailor their messages for their audiences. Prepare thoroughly. Santa spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. Similarly, when you step on that stage, be sure that you know your material. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Sure, on Christmas Eve Santa is the main attraction, but the Big Man can’t do it all by himself.

2011 159

10 Ways Public Speakers Should Be Like Santa Claus

Manner of Speaking

Speakers need to tailor their messages for their audiences. Prepare thoroughly. Santa spends most of the year getting ready for his one big night. When he takes off in his sleigh, there’s no turning back. Similarly, when you step on that stage, be sure that you know your material. Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Sure, on Christmas Eve Santa is the main attraction, but the Big Man can’t do it all by himself.

2011 159

My return to public speaking blogging: many more presentations skills tips to follow.!

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

This meant that I had to edit the usual content to fit the slot and allow time for the inclusion of any tailored material, such as topical humour. Cherry-pick the material you judge to most fitting to the audience but still leave some room for extra content tailored especially to the news, the location, the organisation or (if you're certain that it's acceptable and non-contentious) some of the personalities present.

2017 40

Create a new world with each presentation

Speak Schmeak

a while back, about doing research on your audience beforehand, so you can give the best value and tailor your talk to that group. I wrote a post asking " Who's in the audience and why should I care? "

2010 147

Gig Economy Workers - 4 Tips on How to Get Work, Get Paid in Souring World Economy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tailor your marketing communications to narrow niches. The year 2016 has been called The Time of Don't Know. Those unknowns include the growth rate of China's GDP, fallout from Brexit, and, of course, the results of the U.S. presidential election.

2016 56

Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

It's easy to dwell on the one or two low scores or negative comments out of 100, so don't take it too personally, but look at the evaluation as an opportunity to tailor your presentation even more to what the audience is looking for.

2011 140

Darn Good Design at the HOW Design Conference

Duarte Blog

The program can be tailored to fit your needs by choosing from more than 60 sessions on: getting the most out of your software, from Photoshop and InDesign to After Effects and Flash finding inspiration and transforming it into creative design solutions negotiating like a pro to get what you want at work and more They also have daily and individual session options available. Imagine my delight to be speaking at the HOW Conference in Austin.

Would people tell you if you sucked?

Speak Schmeak

It's easy to dwell on the one or two low scores or negative comments out of 100, so don't take it too personally, but look at the evaluation as an opportunity to tailor your presentation even more to what the audience is looking for.

2011 130

Create a new world with each presentation

Speak Schmeak

a while back, about doing research on your audience beforehand, so you can give the best value and tailor your talk to that group. I wrote a post asking " Who's in the audience and why should I care? "

2010 130

Staples' Customer-Service Hero Stories - Totally Tech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In the pre-digital era, customer-service hero stories were all about material goods, like tailored suits from Nordstrom. June 27th, 2014 will go down in Staples history as The Customer-Service Hero Story.

2014 52

July 12for12 Challenge: Get it on your calendar

Speak Schmeak

Each month, there will be several levels to the challenge, so you can tailor the challenge to your own level of comfort. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet?

2012 154

Thought Leaders Are Sales Reps - Fundamentals Of Selling

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That communications vehicle has to be tailored to align with all the selling must-dos. Ask successful businesspeople their "secret." " Most, in one way or another, will answer: Knowing how to sell.

2015 60

Facebook @25.83: Return of decorum

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The best college graduation gift might be sending the son or daughter to a tailor or professional shopper. The ferocity with which not only investors but so many other constituencies turned on Facebook tells us a lot of things. 

12for12 February Challenge: Be present

Speak Schmeak

Each month, there will be several levels to the challenge, so you can tailor the challenge to your own level of comfort. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet?

2012 157

October 12for12 Challenge: Increase audience engagement

Speak Schmeak

Each month, there will be several levels to the challenge, so you can tailor the challenge to your own level of comfort. Have you joined my 12 Speaking Challenges for 2012 program yet?