3 techniques to copy formatting in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

The good news is that PowerPoint has several techniques to copy formatting and animation. This is actually 2 techniques but I’m putting them together because they’re similar. Again, I’m combining 2 techniques because they are similar–and both very useful.

Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

It was the number one rhetorical technique within the president’s UN speech, and we saw it in the very first line: “… we come together at a crossroads between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.”. by Peter Paskale. Powerful speeches contain powerful content.

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Fear of Public Speaking, Pt. II – Breathing Techniques

Matt Eventoff

Today will focus 0n a few of my favorite breathing techniques to use prior to presenting or giving a speech: 1. It is a yogic breathing technique I first learned from struggling through Vinyasa yoga classes with Nicole , and now practice for 5-10 minutes every day. Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique (my favorite) – All you need for this is your thumb, your pinkie finger, and your nose (sounds like the start of a bad joke!). In Pt.

Microphone Techniques for Speakers and Performers

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why is handheld microphone technique so important for speakers? Bad microphone technique is like bad breath. The primary cause of poor microphone technique is a lack of understanding of a property of microphones called directionality, which relates to the direction from which they best pick up the sound. The second most common reason for poor microphone technique relates to how far you hold the microphone from your mouth.

Would it help if I sounded like a man? 5 Techniques for Quiet Talkers

Kate's Voice

Many women think that a powerful voice is a low voice. Perhaps believing this to be the case, as women have stepped into more and more leadership positions in business, politics and the community, the average pitch of women’s voices in the western world has dropped significantly. On the average, women now speak only 2/3 […]. Executive Presence gender mask resonance vocal power

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Guest Posting: Non-Verbal Techniques in a Large Group Forum, by Theresa Zagnoli

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Non-Verbal Techniques in a Large […]. Theresa Zagnoli has 28 years of experience providing practical trial expertise and communication solutions as a jury consultant, communication expert and founding CEO of Zagnoli McEvoy Foley LLC in Chicago.

Humor techniques of 22 prominent U.S. politicians

Speak to Lead

presidential primaries begin, humorist John Kinde has analyzed the key humor techniques of 22 current and former candidates. As the 2012 U.S. Here, with his permission, are his findings: With the caucus and primary events coming soon, let’s reflect on. Humor 2012 Republican primaries John Kinde Lou Hampton political humor presidential humor

New ebook! 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know

PowerPoint Tips

101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know. After more than a year of work, I’ve finally finished a new ebook, 101 Advanced Techniques that Every PowerPoint User Should Know , that puts together so much of the advanced PowerPoint techniques I’ve learned and used.

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Public Speaking Techniques for Staying in Control: Effective Recovery From Interruptions

Pivotal Public Speaking

By learning these public speaking techniques to stay in control. You can then make some comment about “just checking to see who was actually presenting” While a tempting technique, this has enormous risk in that not only will the chatters probably dislike you for embarrassing them, but the rest of the audience may resent being made a part of the obvious reprimand. An aide comes in with a note. Someone’s cell phone rings repeatedly. A baby cries. Two people chatter.

Supercharging Your Speaking Business: Tips and Techniques from the Best and the Brightest

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

NSA/NC Meeting Report: Saturday January 12, 2014 Last Saturday the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association hosted NSA National President Ron Karr, CSP, and the best and brightest of NSA/NC, including Chapter founder Patricia Fripp, and a brains-trust of experienced, successful speakers. Ron Karr: Sales Leader Ron talked about “How to Turn a [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking productivity sales

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Create a quiz in PowerPoint:demo of Technique #7 from my e-book

PowerPoint Tips

Learn more about 101 Advanced Techniques Every PowerPoint User Should Know.

22 Humor Techniques from Politics

Humor Power

The Obama Technique. The Gingrich Technique. The Mitt Romney Technique. The Cheney Technique. The Rick Perry Technique. The Bill Clinton Technique. The Hillary Clinton Technique. The Ron Paul Technique. The Herman Cain Technique. The Jon Huntsman Technique. The Nancy Pelosi Technique. The Joe Biden Technique. The John Boehner Technique. The Michele Bachmann Technique. The Bush Technique.

Nine awesome techniques for managing presentation and public speaking nerves

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

– what techniques have you found to help you or your colleagues. Nine awesome techniques for managing presentation and public speaking nerves is a post from: Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing. The most asked question I get is “how can I overcome my fear of public speaking&#. In this post I want to share my top tips for managing your anxiety and encourage you to add yours. 1) Breathe!

Public Speaking Techniques - Localized/Personalized Comments

Great Public Speaking

If you plan on making any comments to specific people in the audience or about the location of the presentation, now is the time to do it. Anything you say at this point should be personalized and/or localized and broadly understood. One of the things I enthusiastically and sincerely say somewhere in the beginning of a talk is, I am so happy to be here. However, that can mean uh-oh, it's pillow time to the audience because everyone says that.

Using video and interviewing techniques

Speak Schmeak

Gena Haskett shares her expertise on using video to expand your reach online, and Tracy Pattin shares her knowledge of interviewing techniques. Using Video and Interviewing Techniques from Lisa Braithwaite on Vimeo. Here's another video from PresentationCampLA.

Using video and interviewing techniques

Speak Schmeak

Gena Haskett shares her expertise on using video to expand your reach online, and Tracy Pattin shares her knowledge of interviewing techniques. Using Video and Interviewing Techniques from Lisa Braithwaite on Vimeo Here's another video from PresentationCampLA.

I want to see the speaker, not the coaching

Speak Schmeak

I see an over-reliance on technique and an under-reliance on the speaker's ability to connect in a human, genuine way. Authenticity Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers The Business of CoachingI recently attended an event with a long lineup of speakers.

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Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences

Speaking Freely

The post Public Speaking Tip – 3 Techniques to Handle Hostile Audiences appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Authenticity Communication Confrontation Skills Connection Presence Presentation Presentation Skills public speaking Techniques to Clear Fear(Graphic by Vector Graphics) Public speaking and presentation clients sometimes ask me how to handle hostile audiences.

Two Views on Public Speaking Training: Skills and Technique vs. Personal Style

DeFinis Communications

We teach the techniques, behaviors and skills that are associated with powerful and effective public speaking —and we do it with a proprietary coaching approach that gets great results. So I will stick with skills and technique training every time. Tags: Presentation Skills Speech Preparation Personal Style Public Speaking Skills Technique

Two unconventional (okay, downright weird) anxiety techniques

Speak Schmeak

Two Unconventional (Okay, Downright Weird) Anxiety Techniques I’m Teaching in my Public Speaking Class That You Can Try, Too! So I pull out my next trick, the biggest anxiety-busting technique I’ve ever learned.

6 Ways To Counteract Your Audience's Short Attention Span

Professionally Speaking...

Here are some techniques for extending that 8 second time frame: 1. Presentation Tips and Techniques The Audience attention span audienceI recently read an updated statistic about people’s attention span.

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How to Reach Decision Makers and Close a Sale

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Professional speakers, freelance speechwriters and entrepreneurs must learn the sales strategies and techniques that will secure appointments in today’s volatile economy. Business Communication National Speakers Association Sales techniquesThat means getting past gatekeepers and getting to decision makers. Armies of executive assistants and the sub-second attention span of crazy-busy executives are barriers to overcome.

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Storytelling in 30 seconds - can you do it?

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Stories TV inspiredIt's been a while since I posted about a TV commercial (ah, the beauty of the DVR), but here's one I came across recently that perfectly demonstrates the concepts of concise, compelling and clear storytelling.

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Vocal Techniques

Joan Detz Speaker Services

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Drowning your audience? Try these 3 livesavers.

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies

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Your stats are paralyzing your audience

Speak Schmeak

Analogies Made to Stick Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes When you''re using statistics in a presentation, it''s really easy to get caught up in the numbers.

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Is your audience suffering an engagement drought?

Speak Schmeak

And yes, you can combine audience engagement techniques - in fact, it''s better if you do. Authenticity Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies One solution to the drought: Succulents!

Excuse #923: "I'm not a presenter."

Speak Schmeak

Preparation Engaging the Audience TV inspired Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies The Business of Speaking Okay, I haven''t actually numbered the excuses people give for bad presentations, but maybe I should start.

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“The Adversary”: A powerful presentation technique

The Presenter's Blog

We have only to listen to talk-radio shock-jocks or watch partisan news networks in order to see the technique in action as one group, frequently a minority, is pilloried in order to boost ratings amongst the network’s core demographic. Such realities might make us justifiably queasy with so tabloid a technique. As with so many techniques of public speaking, subtlety always trumps hyperbole. “In every classic story, the hero fights the villain.”.

High-ticket speakers have some of the worst habits

Speak Schmeak

Authenticity Pet Peeves Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers The Business of Speaking You''ve seen them. The keynote and motivational speakers on the big stages who pull out the stagiest, old-timey shtick.

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Stay weird.

Speak Schmeak

Awards shows Engaging the Audience Entertainers Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Speakers Our favorite, and most effective, awards show speeches tend to go one of two directions: Humor or passion.

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The biology of courage: Make stress your friend

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Anxiety Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research Speakers Taking Risks Kelly McGonigal says, "How you think about stress matters."

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Information doesn't excite your audience

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Research Photo Credit: Dan Harrelson via Compfight cc A client told me the other day that his wife says he never knows when to shut up. And he recognizes that this is a problem when he speaks.

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How (and Why) to Tell Killer Sales Stories

Duarte Blog

One popular sales storytelling technique for objection handling is called “ Feel, Felt, Found ” — a central strategy in Apple’s Genius Training manual. Garin Hess , CEO of Consensus, describes the “Feel, Felt, Found” sales storytelling technique by calling it “verbal judo.”

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Acting techniques for everyday life: Guest post by Jane Marla Robbins

Speak Schmeak

The second is from actress and author Jane Marla Robbins , on how to use acting techniques to improve your presentations. I was an actress for thirty-five years; I share acting techniques with my clients. There are other acting techniques to combat fear.

Leave your audience wanting more, not less

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Quick Fixes TV inspired While scrolling through channels looking for movies to record one weekend, I found the following one-line movie descriptions: 1. French policeman hounds bread thief for life 2. Victorian orphan drifts, finds good people 3.

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How have you pushed the boundaries of your presentations?

Speak Schmeak

Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Public Speaking Anxiety The Business of Speaking Taking Risks

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9 ways to use props for maximum impact in your presentations

Speak Schmeak

Engaging the Audience Humor Preparation Public Speaking Techniques and Strategies Science and Scientists I discovered this fun challenge posted by Téa Silvestre Godfrey on Facebook, to use one of these 50 bizarre stock photos to inspire a blog post title. I couldn''t resist.

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Gorgeous and Cheap Video Production Technique

Great Public Speaking

Complimentary video to teach you how to make gorgeous backgrounds on your video productions for literally pennies. Would you like to have a powerpacked day of training?

Look Effortlessly Expert as you Present with PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

… Powerpoint Tips & Techniques featured PowerPoint Practice preparation Presentation Tips Visual AidsMost speakers want to look effortlessly in control when they speak: in control of their subject, their nerves and their technology.