Speaking tips from "Serial"

Speak Schmeak

I finally got around to finishing the original season of the podcast "Serial," in which the case of convicted murder Adnan Syed is re-evaluated in detail by investigative journalist Sarah Koenig. I had listened to the first four episodes on a road trip last year, but never picked it up again.

2019 136

4 tips on PowerPoint

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

PowerPoint Speaking TipsUse PowerPoint to enhance your presentations, not as a substitute for poor presentations. Create your content first, and then create the visuals. Creating slides is far more fun that creating good content; don’t fall into the trap of creating great slides that support a weak message. Budget your time. Allocate a set amount of time to create the slides, and budget that across all the slides you need.

2017 109

A fashion tip for women speakers

Manner of Speaking

When it comes to giving fashion advice, I am on thin ice. When it comes to giving fashion advice to women, I have fallen through the ice and am flailing about waiting to be rescued. But on one point, I … Continue reading → Logistics Christine Bleakley Christine Lagarde lavalier lectern Marissa Mayer Microphone presentations public speaking Sheryl Sandberg

2018 191

Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Presentation Tips and Techniques business presentations Jimmy DuranteJimmy Durante , one of America's most popular personalities of vaudeville and early television, used to sign off each of his radio and TV programs with, "Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are."

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10 tips for modern design in 2017

PowerPoint Tips

So, here are 10 tips for modern design for your presentations. The post 10 tips for modern design in 2017 appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. Recently, I worked with a client who was presenting to millennials. He wanted the design to look modern.

2017 252

12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

The post 12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Public Speaking Tips fear of public speaking infographic presentation tips slide show“I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! “Can they see me shake?”

2014 164

Tips from “The Positive Guy”

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

I hard Andre du Toit speak “ The Positive Guy ” this evening, and he left us with a few valuable tips about public speaking. Some tips. Communication Speaking TipsHere they are. I hope they are useful! It’s all about personal brand – you and not your company are the brand. Small audience – content; large audience – a show. You have to want to be a better teacher. PowerPoint is used for training – not for speaking.

2016 100

Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips

Matt Eventoff

The post Beginning a Speech or Presentation – Four More Tips appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression” – Will Rogers.

2016 130

Presentation Tip: Don't Memorize

Professionally Speaking...

Tags: Practice and Rehearsal Presentation Tips and Techniques business presentations memorization

2010 220

Speaking tips from Taylor Swift

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top cliche Peter Paskale presenting public speaking synesthesia Taylor Swift Photo credit: Sarah Barlow / Billboard.com. Taylor Swift’s new album ‘ 1989 ’ contains three ideas to stir-up your writing and your speaking.

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Presentation tips for PowerPoint

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

This is an extract of a training session that I present “Putting the POWER back into PowerPoint”. Nowadays, many of us use PowerPoint for our presentations. While there are many courses and books on the technical side of how to create slides, there is very little material available on how to create effective slides and presentations. This course helps to address that issue. Only use slides if appropriate. Nowadays, we often automatically haul out PowerPoint when asked to do a presentation.

2017 109

5 Teleprompter Tips

Matt Eventoff

After witnessing many faux pas over the past few days, here are five quick tips to make the teleprompter experience a bit more rewarding: 1) Always bring a physical copy of the text with you. Uncategorized bite day faux pas five matt eventoff media trainer media training presentation skills princeton public speaking Public Speaking quick tips rewardsobama's teleprompter trouble 7 teleprompter teleprompter software teleprompters television technology tips witnessing

Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: Get it together

Kate's Voice

Designed to help you stay in the game, this is your weekly tip for maximum impact with your voice and in all your communication. Recently, I read an HBR Management Tip of the Day that focused on the importance of using the word “together” often if you want […].

2014 139

12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

Keep this graphic nearby, and utilize these tips weeks, days, hours and minutes before your next presentation. Tips fear of public speaking infographic “I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! “Can they see me shake?” ” “I get so blotchy when I am nervous and I know that the audience can tell!” ” I hear these questions and statements on a regular basis.

2014 180

Presentation Tip: Reaching Hearts

Professionally Speaking...

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2010 187

10 Tips for…the Final Polish

Presentation Guru

There’s always a little hint or tip that you pick up along the way that can help you stand out from the majority of presenters, who just turn up, turn on the projector and leave when they’re done. This article is part the series ‘10 Tips for…‘.

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Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: Your speech needs a blizzard

Kate's Voice

Designed to help you stay in the game, this is your weekly tip sheet for having maximum impact with your voice and in all your communication. Content blizzard public speaking tips storytelling The New Yorker

2015 169

10 tips for dealing wth dry mouth when you speak

Manner of Speaking

If you give a lot of speeches or presentations, there is a good chance that you have experienced dry mouth (also known as cotton mouth) — that parched, sticky sensation that makes your mouth and throat feel like cracked soil … Continue reading → Delivery Nerves dry mouth public speaking Xerostomia

2019 163

My favorite easy conference networking tip

Speak Schmeak

Here''s a simple networking tip if you, like me, dread walking into rooms full of strangers. When I''m at a conference by myself, this tip is gold. Take a look. ?. Networking Video

2014 203

Tech Communication Tips

Matt Eventoff

There are a few tips every technical professional can utilize to make communication with divisions, departments, clients, grantors, and myriad others much easier. . By the way, if you look closely, the first letter of these tips is an acronym as well, but the acronym is not stated!).

Presentation Tip: Carve Every Word

Professionally Speaking...

Language Presentation Tips and Techniques diction presentations tongue twisters Speak clearly if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. Oliver Wendell Holmes. When making a presentation, the clarity of your diction , or lack of it, affects how you''re perceived.

2013 160

12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

The post 12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Public Speaking Tips fear of public speaking infographic presentation tips slide show“I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! “Can they see me shake?”

2014 130

Presentation Tip: Don't Talk So Much

Professionally Speaking...

Presentation Style Presentation Tips and Techniques Questions presentations News flash for presenters.during your presentation, you don''t have to do all the talking. Most presenters have a difficult time accepting this concept.

2013 195

Tips on Designing and Delivering Engaging Presentations

Presentation Guru

Every day, up and down the country, and across the globe, thousands if not millions of poor audience members are sat down in a conference hall ready to endure up to 3 hours of painstaking presentations.

2019 73

Presentation Tip: First Impressions Matter

Professionally Speaking...

Presentation Tips and Techniques Presenting Yourself blink first impressions Malcolm GladwellAccording to bestselling author, Malcolm Gladwell, in Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking , "Snap judgments are.enormously quick: they rely on the thinnest slices of experience.".

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Vocal Impact Weekly Tip: Motivate them to remember you

Kate's Voice

vocal delivery emotions Expression public speaking tips vocal variety Memory and emotion are partnered in the brain. Rather than thinking of emotion as merely a way to be dramatic, think of it as a strategy to be remembered. Where you use it, therefore, is important.

2014 169

Tipping Point in National Conversation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This could be the tipping point in the power of social to control public opinion. Now we can decide. We have the Mueller Report (along with redactions). It has become the loudest voice in the U.S, drowning out all the usual ranters on social media as well as in the blogosphere.

2019 52

6 tips for handling a remote when presenting

Manner of Speaking

If you use slides in your presentations, whether PowerPoint, Keynote or some other software, you must become comfortable using a remote to advance those slides. The alternatives are not great: 1. Standing by the computer the entire presentation and advancing … Continue reading →

2018 156

Tip: The value of blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s a brief video from National Speakers Association member Gerard Braud, CSP, who explains why frequent blogging is key for any professional speaker or subject expert. It’s an invaluable form of content marketing and SEO, so clients find you online.

2014 185

10 Tips for… Creating Great Visual Aids

Presentation Guru

… Visuals 10 Tips for. We’ve boiled down all of our advice about visual aids into ten golden rules – follow these and you’ll always have your audience’s attention for the right reason. 1) Do the slides last.

Presentation delivery tips for the greatest impact

PowerPoint Tips

What presentation delivery tips do you suggest? The post Presentation delivery tips for the greatest impact appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. I just did a webinar for the Canadian Association of Communicators in Education called “Presentations that Impact Lives.”

The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves

Matt Eventoff

The post The Fear of Public Speaking: 25 Tips to Calm Your Nerves appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Prepare: The more you prepare and the better handle you have on the material you are presenting, the better it will go.

2016 169

9 tips to design presentations for webinars

PowerPoint Tips

The post 9 tips to design presentations for webinars appeared first on PowerPoint Tips Blog. I recently gave a presentation on this topic at the Presenters Network meeting in Manhattan and thought I’d share with you my points for designing presentations for webinars.

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7 business speaking tips from the Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

Tips From The Top audience blog business tips inaugural address inauguration Obama oratory presentation public speakingBy analysing speeches we gain access to the speech-writing knowledge and techniques of the people who wrote them, and of the leaders who delivered them.

2013 205

Joan’s tech tips

Joan Detz Speaker Services

An occasional series of quirky tech tips for writers, speakers, teachers, entrepreneurs, execs … and pretty much anybody who has to communicate for a living (which is to say, almost all of us) This, from author Anne Lamott: “Almost anything will work better if you unplug it for a few moments … including you.”

10 Tips for…Using Your Voice

Presentation Guru

Follow these 10 tips to make sure they hear you – in every sense.… … Performance 10 Tips for. It’s your instrument and most people don’t really know how to use it. But it can greatly influence people’s perception of both you and your brand.

2018 61

FBI Investigation - Tipping Point?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Clearly, this investigation in itself could be the tipping point for the appropriate authorities to begin putting in place the actions to remove the U.S.

2019 52

5 Public Speaking Tips for Even the Most Introverted

Presentation Guru

Let’s face it, running a small business requires you to do things you wouldn’t normally do, like public speaking. From presenting in front of investors and lenders to speaking at conferences, public speaking is inevitable for business success. But, up to 75% of people are scared of public speaking.…

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10 Tips for…Building a Strong Story

Presentation Guru

… Message Storytelling Write Great Speeches 10 Tips for. The story is the thing – understand that you’ve got a strong message and everything else will follow. So many business presentations have little or poor story structure.

2018 69

5 Tips for a Wedding Toast

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

With wedding season approaching, happy couples from around the world are preparing to walk down the aisle and begin their lives together. Wedding season also marks the time when friends and family will be asked to give a toast to celebrate the occasion.

2015 224

Presenter View; a quick tip

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Here is a quick tip to make your PowerPoint presentations a little more effective. If you setup Presenter View, you can see a great summary of your presentation on your laptop screen, and show the regular presentation on the projector screen.

2013 172

12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters

Matt Eventoff

The post 12 Tips to Overcome Public Speaking Jitters appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Public Speaking Tips fear of public speaking infographic“I know they are watching me tremble and sweat! “Can they see me shake?”

2014 130

10 Tips for…Freshening Your Delivery

Presentation Guru

Here are 10 tips that will add that little extra something to your delivery and will ensure that your presentation stands out for the right reasons.… … Build Real Impact Build Your Skills Performance Uncategorised 10 Tips for.