January, 2020

6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers

Manner of Speaking

Speaking English to an audience of non-native speakers is tricky. Because English is so widely spoken around the world, many native English speakers tend to forget just how complicated English can be for others.

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How to create a logo in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Would you like to create your own logo, product image, or course symbol in PowerPoint in a few minutes — following some easy steps? If so, you’re in luck, just read on. I’m going to show you how to create this logo — and you can customize it in any way you want.

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National Speakers Association, Northern California, January Chapter Meeting

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The Ricky Gervais Lesson – If You’re Going to Offend, Do It on Purpose

Presentation Guru

Ricky Gervais, the overexposed English comedian, writer, and actor, hosted Hollywood’s Golden Globes for the fifth time.

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Growing Your Speaking Business with Mark LeBlanc

Speaker Launcher

A successful speaking business doesn’t just happen, it’s a culmination of hard work, dedication and consistently putting strategies in place to grow and flourish over time. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we are thrilled to welcome legendary speaker Mark LeBlanc.

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The Ultimate Guide to Using Metaphors in Presentations and Speeches

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Metaphors are one of the often-forgotten tricks among presenters. Along with other figures of speech such as similes, analogies personification, and alliteration, they make your texts more engaging, memorable and eloquent.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 326) – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Manner of Speaking

“Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” ” — Anne Morrow Lindbergh. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 326) – Anne Morrow Lindbergh appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Anne Morrow Lindbergh Communication Personal development public speaking self-development

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Lawyers as Character Actors - The Norm Pattis Show Opens in Connecticut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On May 24th, 2019, Jennifer Dulos went missing on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. Today, the arrests for murder or conspiracy for murder have finally been made. Those include estranged husband Fotis Dulos. He is accused with capital murder, murder, and kidnapping.

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3 New Design Trends to Use in Your Presentations

Presentation Guru

Let’s be honest, not everyone is a designer or has a professional designer on staff. A lot of business owners and marketers are creating their own graphics from scratch. At Venngage we have a ton of designers on staff but I still create a lot of my visuals!…

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The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

It’s that time… announcing our 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest! This is the 6th year we’ve run this contest and it is a lot of fun and a great way for speakers to get ideas they can use to really amp up their website!

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5 Problem Solving Strategies to Become a Better Problem Solver

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A lot of people would agree on the fact that life is full of challenges. People become proficient enough when it comes to catering small problems or issues in hand. However, those who attain exceptional insights into problem-solving can gain success in the long run.

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5 tips to save your batteries (and your presentation)

Manner of Speaking

Slide presentations are a staple of the business world. Every day, there are millions of PowerPoint, Keynote other slide presentations around the world. By some counts, the figure is 30 million each day!

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3 Lifehacks to increase your impact by doing what you’re already doing

K8sVoice

If you could do one thing to increase your impact, and it was a simple tweak to what you already do AND it would have a positive effect on almost every area of your life, would you do it? Most businesspeople spend 45% of their time listening and 30% speaking (International Listening Association.)

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Aging - The Real Baggage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Leaving all you have known for decades is a tough decision. But, relocation will lower your fixed costs, along with maybe better weather. Also, being in a location where the median age is higher can give you a better shot at full-time, part-time, and gig work.

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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Chantal Bossé

Presentation Guru

Chantal Bossé has been a TEDx speaker coach since 2012 and Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2013. As a presentation & visual communication leader, she spends her time between writing, training, coaching and designing for her clients and speakers.

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Leveraging Yourself as an Entrepreneur with Teresa Easler

Speaker Launcher

Many people starting out in the speaking world think that it’s all about getting on stage and sharing their message with the audience.

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Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020

Duarte Blog

If there’s one lesson the past year of change leadership consulting has shouted at me, it’s that we all need to ask more, better questions. Thomas Friedman, in the most useful book on modern change that I read this past year, asserted that point plainly: “In the 21st century, knowing all the answers won’t distinguish [.] continue reading. The post Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020 appeared first on Duarte.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 324) – Richard Wagamese

Manner of Speaking

“There is such a powerful eloquence in silence. True genius is knowing when to say nothing, to allow the experience, the moment itself, to carry the message, to say what needs to be said. Words are less important, less effective … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 324) – Richard Wagamese appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Richard Wagamese

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50 Weeks Left

Speak and Deliver

Yes, it took me two weeks to finally podcast in 2020 - but I've been busy! link]. 2020 Coaching Keynotes Motivation New Year Presentations Speaking

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"The Good Doctor" - Lea Got a Raw Deal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The good news in the plot line of "The Good Doctor" has been that on-the-spectrum Shaun Murphy has been able to develop a romantic relationship. It's with his medical colleague Carly.

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Free & PWYC Writing Webinars

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am offering a setirs of free and PWYC (pay what you can) writing webinars. Here’s what is online so far at paullima.com/pwyc: Free video: 20 books, mostly on writing, by Paul Lima. Take 10 minutes to see how one author promotes his books. This … Continue reading →

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Scaling Your Business Beyond a Million with Greg Schinkel

Speaker Launcher

Have you ever found yourself stuck at a plateau in growing your business? Would you like to create a path that could help increase your income to the seven-figure range? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back my long-time friend and very successful entrepreneur, Greg Schinkel.

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10 Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020

Duarte Blog

If there’s one lesson the past year of change leadership consulting has shouted at me, it’s that we all need to ask more, better questions. Thomas Friedman, in the most useful book on modern change that I read this past year, asserted that point plainly: “In the 21st century, knowing all the answers won’t distinguish [.] continue reading. The post 10 Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020 appeared first on Duarte.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 325) – Marc Benioff

Manner of Speaking

“Presentation skills are key. People who work for you represent your brand. You want them to present themselves—and represent you—in a certain way.” ” — Marc Benioff Photo courtesy of World Economic Forum. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 325) – Marc Benioff appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Marc Benioff presentation skills public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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Is It Still OK to Celebrate Anyway?

Speak and Deliver

You've been taught your whole life to be humble - and that is holding you back. Check out my website at RichHopkins.com Be sure to share this podcast with your friends - and leave a review!

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Crazy? So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison documented the correlation between creativity and mental illness. That was in her breakthrough book "An Unquiet Mind," which remains a brisk seller. Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Here it can be ordered.

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MS and Nothingness…

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

MS and Nothingness… If you don’t want to see a sick man get kind of emotional and blubber, skip this video-blog… But if you want to see how a sick man makes something of his life, with the help of … Continue reading →

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The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020

Speaker Launcher

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Social is the new prospecting

SpeakerSue Says...

Remember sales blitzes? With no security, we could actually just enter an office building and go door-to-office-door introducing ourselves, leaving goodies – always goodies! – and collateral. With good enough follow-up, sometimes we even got lucky and built new business. Goodies today are still necessary but not the kind you drop off to a busy possible lead. Goodies today are the content you share, excitement you build and care you show in every communication.

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Drudge Report Double-Headlines Coronavirus, Not Impeachment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is the Drudge Report shifting stock back from moderate to conservative? Or, does it have a different sense of news than other media outlets? Tonight ABC News with David Muir began with the impeachment trial. Yes, Muir was on-site in the U.S. Senate. Not the Drudge Report.

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Crazy? So? Vincent Van Gogh Did Self-Portaint When Psychotic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison documented the correlation between creativity and mental illness. That was in her breakthrough book "An Unquiet Mind," which remains a brisk seller. Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Here it can be ordered.

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Will All Be Lost? Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Darkness can fall fast. And that can start with derailing the bull run of equities markets. From there it's no predicting how long it will take for civilization to again discern light.

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U.S. President Donald Trump Speaking at Davos - No UX

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the UXing of everything. From the design of software to soft skills in professional life, the standard is UX. That is, creating the user-centric whatever. The MO is engaging, seamless, easy to follow. By that criteria, U.S.

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Obstacles to Traveling Green - "Decesare v. Horn, Revel Transit"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last July, a New York City bicyclist filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court against a man riding an electric moped (e-motor scooter) and the company renting out that vehicle.

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ABC's David Muir & "America Strong" - A Most Contagious Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

ABC Evening News with David Muir is back-ended with "American Strong." " That snippet features a heart-warming story about the light in human nature. Much of what had gone before in the broadcast highlighted the play out of darkness in mankind.

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Johnson & Johnson Branding - Look at It Now (post ruling in "Nicholas Murray v. Janssen"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Are those nuclear awards for punitive damages merely symbolic? That could be. In "Nicholas Murray v. Janssen, et al.," " Judge Kenneth J. Powell Jr. reduced the punitive damages from $8 billion to $6.8 million. He didn't adjust the one for compensatory damages - $680,000.

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Week of January 20th - What Madame Clairevoyant Predicts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Destiny isn't in the stars. It's in ourselves. So, no matter what psychics such as New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant predict for us for this week of January 20th, we can circumvent it. That's why some find consulting with clairvoyants so useful.

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