Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018

Manner of Speaking

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Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

DeFinis Communications

The good news is that today’s technology tools can help you do that—while you’re speaking in real time. Of course, ARS tools have evolved over the years and come in all shapes and sizes and do much more than simple polling.

2014 245

Essential tools for visual communications

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is the second of a two-part report on the September 27th meeting of Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association. On Saturday we heard from two communications experts: Speechwriter Pete Weissman and visual thinking expert David Sibbet.

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A presentation tool you don't want to be without!

Speak Schmeak

A quick video tip for you today: A presentation tool you don''t want to be without! Technology Quick Fixes Preparation My Favorite Tools PowerPoint Here''s where to find the GigaWare 4-port travel hub.

2013 193

Free photo-editing tools

PowerPoint Tips

And you may find the tools elsewhere to be better or easier to use. So here’s a list of free photo-editing tools. I like this tool so much, that I’ve set it as my default to open JPGs and PNGs. Pixlr is a free online photo editor that is also a drawing tool.

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Words - Still a Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Reflection: Communication remains a power tool. Enraged about UnitedHealthcare's inefficient CRM (customer relation management), I posted my complaint on this blog. In it I called for Congress and regulatory agencies to take action. Here you can read it. 

2018 52

Opinion is a persuasive tool

The Presenter's Blog

Audiences, be they customers or colleagues, act when presentations are delivered with the fist-punch impact of belief. They remember presenters who deliver not just the facts, but the flavour of their opinions.

2013 167

New Tools for Your Presentation Toolbox

Professionally Speaking...

Just like a carpenter has a box of tools, each appropriate for a certain job, we speakers have access to a presentation tool kit filled with things that can help us to better communicate our message and engage our audiences.

2012 175

5 great tools for presenters

PowerPoint Tips

Jon Thomas, in his blog, Presentation Advisors , has written a post, “ My Five Favorite Free Presentation Design Tools ,&# and I thought I’d share them with you. Compfight is a tool to search for images on Flikr. While I don’t think its tools are the best, it has the most traffic, so uploading your presentations there will get you the most traffic.

2011 146

10 tools for presenting with Twitter

Speaking about Presenting

Gradually tools are being developed to make it easier for you as the presenter to manage the backchannel. I would love to see more tools available which work within the most common slideware – PowerPoint and Keynote.

Hyperbole: A tool of jest, not of anger

The Presenter's Blog

Hyperbole is a well known tool of speech. Not only is it completely the wrong tool for the job but it sounds downright childish, and this is exactly what it was. by Peter Watts.

2014 175

A tool I can't live without

Speak Schmeak

I mentioned this briefly in another post, but I thought I would give more time to a recently discovered lifesaving tool that I now realize I can't live without. For more of my lifesaving (or just fun) tools, click here. What tools can you not live without when you present?

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Sacred Cow #8: The Laser Pointer Is A Useful Tool

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

It seems, at least in my stomping grounds, that it’s just accepted that laser pointers, being presentation tools are wholly appropriate. Tags: Presenting Presenting; technique; tools We’ve seen these people. They’re all over the place.

2009 158

Are you giving the audience tools they can use?

Speak Schmeak

One of the things I find lacking in many presentations is the useful take-home tool. How can you provide more useful, relevant and practical tools for your audiences? Sure, I hear lots of good ideas from speakers, but I don't often go home with action steps rather than concepts.

2012 211

The Smirk - Ultimate Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Confidence is power. Read Hedrick Smith on that in "The Power Game." "  And nothing transmits the message of power like The Smirk. The message is: I can't even be bothered with that. However, I am amused. Ridicule is the move we learn in adolescence.

2015 70

[Podcast] Behavior Tools and How to Use Them with Jill Davis

Speaker Launcher

These tools are often used in businesses to help avoid bad hires, manage more effectively and retain top talent by identifying the natural traits a person possess and then capitalizing on those for best performance. […]. The post [Podcast] Behavior Tools and How to Use Them with Jill Davis appeared first on Jane Atkinson. To learn more – take a listen to the full podcast below: Ready to start using DISC as a tool to help in your speaking business?

2017 41

Top Tech Tools to Build Audience Engagement

DeFinis Communications

The good news is that today’s technology tools can help you do that—while you’re speaking in real time. While some people may think that having technology front and center during a presentation (aside from PowerPoint™) would be too distracting and hard to manage, there are technology tools that make engagement much easier. Of course, ARS tools have evolved over the years and come in all shapes and sizes and do much more than simple polling.

2014 134

Using all your tools: Adele tells a story

Speak Schmeak

There is a reason we present in person, and that's to make a case, to stand up and face our audience with all the tools available to us. She simply tells her story , using all the tools at her disposal, and tells it spectacularly.

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Sandra Zimmer featured in Houston Chronicle Article on Public Speaking as a Career Tool

Speaking Freely

Today, Sunday, March 23, 2014, The Houston Chronicle Jobs Section is printing an article entitled “Public Speaking an Important Career Tool.” ” This article written by Emilia Benton, a copy editor from the Special Publications of Houston Chronicle Media Group, features some of my ideas about the value of public speaking skills for career development. Benton [.].

2014 177

Your Voice: The Most Powerful Tool You Have

Presentation Guru

Rightly or wrongly people make lasting assumptions based on first impressions and, I think its fair to say that if you speak with no vocal inflection at all most people will think you sound a bit weird – or if we’re being kind, a lot like a robot.…

2018 56

Blogging = Branding/Networking/New Business Development Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The blog remains a powerful tool for branding, networking and new business development. Since 2005, I have leveraged blogging as my primary marketing tactic.

2016 65

Cool Tools I Use and Love

Communication Steroids

I got to thinking the other day that I’ve never actually compiled a list of those tools and posted it. So here ’tis: some are old friends, some are brand new tools. Tons of additional stats and tools with this free Google tool. My favorite new cool tool!

2010 63

Snail Mail - Powerful Marketing Tool, When Customized

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since the Pony Express, that kind of marketing tool has been effective. If you haven't experimented with snail mall for a while, you owe it to yourself to invest again in this tool. Most clients come to me to boost their click-open/Call To Action rate in email.

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Gender Avenger tool helps you chart women speakers at conferences

The Eloquent Woman

A long discussion about parity for women speakers followed, and Susan let me know that Gender Avenger''s latest tool was soon to launch, and that it would give us all another option from tracking conferences with @NoWomenSpeakers. The tool''s in beta now, so expect changes to come.

2014 100

James Comey's "A Higher Loyalty" - Books Still Power Tools

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, books still can be power tools. That's because the authors and their teams will be naïve about what it takes to create a book which will be a power tool.

2018 52

Face-to-face tools to help speakers

The Eloquent Woman

Now you can use video chat in Gmail --which adds tools to make it easy to get the video program you both will need. Tags: web conferencing webinars speaker tools

2010 72

Writing as Tool, Not Stand-Alone Career Path

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, overall, the ability to write effectively has evolved into a tool to further other professional goals. Sure, in all aspects of what used to be known as "being a writer," there are well-paying, intellectually stimulating, and influential jobs and assignments.

2018 52

Are you giving the audience tools they can use?

Speak Schmeak

One of the things I find lacking in many presentations is the useful take-home tool. How can you provide more useful, relevant and practical tools for your audiences? Sure, I hear lots of good ideas from speakers, but I don't often go home with action steps rather than concepts.

2012 141

How to create your very own cool shapes with the Custom Shapes tools: Part III-Intersect

PowerPoint Tips

In Part I of this series, I explained the Union tool and how to get all the Custom Shapes tools on your Quick Access toolbar. In Part II, I covered the Subtract tool. The 3rd tool is the Intersect tool and it results in a shape that is the intersection of the selected shapes.

Dog Leash - Multi-Purpose Networking Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The secret to leveraging walking your dog as a multi-purpose networking tool is the same as in real estate: Location, location, location.    But that doesn't necessarily mean an ultra upscale location where you meet the movers and shakers.

2014 69

Best Tools for Pitching to Angel Investors « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

News analyzed from a communication perspective.

2011 68

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

These lessons apply whether you’re designing PowerPoint slides, Keynote slides, or presenting slides from the back of a napkin, and the best part is that we’ve developed a tool you can use to test if your slides will hit the mark BEFORE you get up in front of a crowd.

2017 98

Employee Protest Remains Power Tool - Google Ends Mandatory Private Arbitration for Sexual Harassment/Assault Complaints

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, protest has proved an effective tool for change. Recently, Googlers risked their goodwill (and maybe even job security/upward mobility) by doing a global walkout. The trigger for that had been the $90 million exit payout to alleged sexual harasser Andy Rubin.

2018 52

Famous Speech Friday: Dorothy Sayers & "The Lost Tools of Learning"

The Eloquent Woman

And it was at Oxford that Sayers gave her speech, "The Lost Tools of Learning," in 1947. Here, punctuation (a lost tool of speaking) is your guide to great vocalization. You can buy an inexpensive ebook version of The Lost Tools of Learning or read the full text here.

2014 99

Best Tool for Building a New Space: Google SketchUp

Duarte Blog

My tool of choice for projects like this is Google SketchUp. So we at Duarte would like to extend an extra special thanks to Google for putting a powerful 3D modeling tool into a package even a layman can use.

2013 108

What Is The Best Multi-Touch Presentation Tool Around?

Presentation Guru

At Presentation Guru, we continuously try and keep our audience updated with the newest technology available. In this article, Damjan introduces us to Intuiface, a multi-touch capable program for presenters that’s geared toward the ever-growing market of touch-screens. .

2016 69

4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design

Duarte Blog

We’ve developed a tool you can use to test if your slides will hit the mark BEFORE you get up in front of a crowd. The post 4 Tips and 1 Tool That Will Help You Perfect Your Slide Design appeared first on Duarte. A good presentation depends, at least partly, on good slide design.

2017 91

Speaker's Remorse - The Strongest Editing Tool

Speak and Deliver

Don't you love the feeling right after you finish a speech? The crowd claps, maybe even stands, you shake the hand of the emcee, walk off and smile and wave, both energized and relieved that you've done your best. What a rush! For about 30 seconds. Suddenly. Speaker's Remorse.

2013 85

Measuring who's talking: Men or women? A tool for your next meeting

The Eloquent Woman

We all owe Cathy Deng thanks for coming up with this simple tool that measures who's talking more: men or women? Readers are already thinking about putting this tool to use, as you can see in the tweets below: @DecSop1 Just put that one aside for a blog post, in fact!

2016 85

How to create your very own cool shapes with the Custom Shapes tools: Part IV-Combine

PowerPoint Tips

This is the final installment of a 4-part series on the Custom Shapes tools. Part I: Union (This part tells you how to find the tools, which are hidden by default.). If you haven’t read those posts, I recommend reading them first.

Murder - Ancient Tool for Humans to Get What They Wanted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Although murder might shock, it's been an efficient tool since the beginning of the human race for getting what the bad guys want. James Gilliland, partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, was murdered outside his home. His special area of expertise had been Intellectual Property.

2016 61

Funny - Power Tool of the Left in Age of Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After trial and error the  left has embraced it as its number-one power tool against the alt-right in general and Trumpism in particular. Rosie O'Donnell's impersonation of Steve Bannon on Twitter probably has started her comeback.

2017 60

LinkedIn Pulse Mutating Into Multi-Dimensional Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

LinkedIn Pulse is mutating into a multi-dimensional tool. Remember how it started out as a platform restricted to brandname experts? When it opened the doors to Everyman and Everywoman, evolution kicked in. Currently, on LinkedIn Pulse is a post by writer/editor/consultant Claire Zulkey. She is working on a project and needs to interview cancer survivors who have used online support services. Yes, she is seeking out interview subjects in this way. Interesting.

2015 50