Selling Hope (and Other Intangible Topics) with Libby Gill

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, there may come times when you don’t feel completely confident with the topic you’re speaking on. The post Selling Hope (and Other Intangible Topics) with Libby Gill appeared first on Jane Atkinson. As a professional speaker, there may come times when you don’t feel completely confident with the topic you’re speaking on. Libby answers questions like: Why is hope such an important topic right now?

Create a tabbed presentation for longer presentations with lots of topics

PowerPoint Tips

When you do a long presentation with lots of topics, you can help your audience understand and remember more by explicitly displaying the presentation’s organization. A visual list of topics helps them relate each topic to the wholeness of the presentation.

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Topical cartoon???

Max Atkinson

Yet again, this week''s Private Eye contains some brilliant cartoons, of which this is one of many very different topical themes - keep up the good work, chaps

Same topic, two different approaches

Speak Schmeak

Two speakers, same topic. Two presentations: same topic, but different outcome. Here's a visual example of the same topic presented in a bare-bones unemotional fashion vs. an engaging, interesting, artistic fashion: skateboard deterrents.

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Same topic, two different approaches

Speak Schmeak

Two speakers, same topic. Two presentations: same topic, but different outcome. Here's a visual example of the same topic presented in a bare-bones unemotional fashion vs. an engaging, interesting, artistic fashion: skateboard deterrents.

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Choosing a speech topic

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Sometimes you are told given a speech topic and other times the choice is left entirely up to you. The purpose of this short post is to give you some practical guidance on how to choose the best speech topic of a presentation. This latter option can leave people feeling completely stuck. The [.]. Speech Writing Presentation Skills Public Speaking speech writing tips

Alcoholism No Longer Sexy Topic - But Growing Problem Among Aging Professionals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At a 12-step recovery meeting, a newcomer apologized for simply being an alcoholic. "I am a dino, I know," he said. Most of the others in the room were there primarily for opioids and crack. Alcohol had been a side dish. Drugs steal the show because they can be fatal - instantly.

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What topics should I write more about?

Speak Schmeak

Please leave me a note in the comments about what public speaking-related topics you'd like to read more about. I cover some topics to death and others not enough, so it would be great to know what you're wanting more info about so I can do that for you!

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How to speak on a Boring Topic | Public Speaking | Presentation Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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Snowquester: Weather as bonding topic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The sweet spot in bonding with strangers, neighbors, service providers, and even classmates and clients from decades ago has been the weather.    At least since Irene.    As Sandy and Nemo followed, the pull force of concern about the weather intensified.

Public Speaking - Informative Speech Topics

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There is no such thing as a dry topic

Speak Schmeak

I've heard from my clients who are engineers, finance people, doctors and scientists that their topics are dry and boring, that their audiences want tons of data, and that there's no way to make their presentations interesting. A topic is dry when the writer or speaker makes it that way. I sat with a client last week who was going to be giving a presentation on cloud computing, a technical topic for an audience who was going to be new to the concept. Download audio here.

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There is no such thing as a dry topic

Speak Schmeak

I've heard from my clients who are engineers, finance people, doctors and scientists that their topics are dry and boring, that their audiences want tons of data, and that there's no way to make their presentations interesting. A topic is dry when the writer or speaker makes it that way. I sat with a client last week who was going to be giving a presentation on cloud computing, a technical topic for an audience who was going to be new to the concept. Download audio here.

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9 ways to make your topic sound exciting…even when it’s not!

Kate's Voice

The other day, I attended a presentation at a two-hour “All-hands” meeting. There were 200 people in the room. There were 800 others listening or watching via IPTV. Most of the presenters went over time, and their presentations were full of data and slides that were hard to read. People were squirming in their chairs, [.]. Speaking vocal delivery vocal image vocal power color delivery Expression public speaking tips

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Toastmaster Friday: 5 Steps to Surviving Table Topics Successfully

Speak and Deliver

When I hear people talk about the hardest part of a Toastmasters meeting, the strong majority answer is Table Topics. Sometimes the role of Table Topics Master (who leads the questions) is the easiest role to fill, since that person doesnt actually face a question!

Public Speaking: Speech Topics

Great Public Speaking

Talk only about what you know about and your credibility in your public speaking engagements will skyrocket. AmazingPublicSpeaking.com offers you a $5.00 30 day trial with over 350 public and professional speaking videos.

Public Speaking: Fun Speech Topics

Great Public Speaking

August's top 10 public speaking tips and topics

The Eloquent Woman

Then join The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , a vibrant community that gets to discuss these topics before they appear on the blog; or contact me about your public speaking training and coaching needs. Just like footprints in the sand, these 10 posts left an impression with readers this month.

OT (off topic) Tiger Wins!

Speaking Of...

With darkness descending and victory riding on the final stroke of the tournament, Tiger Woods came from a five stroke deficit to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational: [link] Welcome back, Champ. Tiger Woods

A new kind of online speaker profile: The topic cloud

The Eloquent Woman

I know I just told you about Lanyrd, the "social conference directory" that lets you explore conferences, speakers, topics and more--and better yet, add past and present speeches and presentations (your own or those of others), making it a good roster of experience for speakers.

From the vault: 6 ways to speak about a contentious topic

The Eloquent Woman

Whether you're campaigning or just trying to get through a meeting, tough topics add extra layers to your task. But when your topic or subject creates the difficulty, you're facing the great equalizer , the challenge that might thwart both the confident and the shy speaker.

How to approach a tough topic: 5 ways

The Eloquent Woman

But when your topic or subject creates the difficulty, you're facing the great equalizer , the challenge that might thwart both the confident and the shy speaker. And the definition of "tough topic" rests with you, the speaker. You may not like to speak in public.

A reader asks: "How do I find non-trivial quotes by women on my topic?"

The Eloquent Woman

Or, more precisely, you're seeking quotes from women that suit your topic, but they just seem to be unavailable? Do you ever get discouraged when you're seeking quotes for a presentation or speech, and all the available gems are from men?

Brainstorm Every Topic and Message for Your Speech | Public Speaking Training

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How do I know what messages and topics will be? | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training

How to create blog post topics and schedule posts

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Before you write each blog post, you should clearly decide on your topic, which segment of your target market the post will appeal to and what problem or opportunity you will address. And your post should stay focused on the topic, segment and issue. That might mean some prospects will not be interested in particular posts; however, if you try to be everything to everybody in each post, you will end up being nothing to nobody.

You Must be Passionate About Your Speech Topic | Public Speaking Training

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What’s the best way to elaborate on an impromptu topic or question? Public Speaking

TJ Walker Interactive

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Quality Number Seven--Preparation of Topic

Speaking Of...

To carefully research a topic takes a natural curiosity and interest for the topic itself. Using a variety of resources enables you to see the topic from different viewpoints. My next speech, about the topic of summer wines, means I need to seek out a number of sources to have a working knowledge of what how these wines differ from others and what will make them interesting to my audience. What does thorough speech preparation mean?

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Topical Debate Panelist Reveals All!

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

Books & eBooks on copywriting, business writing, business of freelance writing and related topics

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

However, if you are looking for a book on copywriting, writing media releases, business writing, the freelance writing business or creative writing, and related topics. In 2006, I set out to write a book on the business of freelance writing. Seven years later, I find myself the author of 18 books and short reports. OK, that''s not quite true. I''m only half way through the 18th book. And one book is no longer in print.

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D.C. - Freelance writing opportunity for transactional law topics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This help-wanted on Craigslist warns that the subject matter dealing with transactional law is complex.      Yet, it is seeking freelance writing help, not a full-timer.    Might provide money and a portfolio of writing samples for law students and newbie JDs looking to leverage their knowledge in ways other than actually practicing law. Here are the details and how to apply.

Off Topic--Remember and Support Your First Responders

Speaking Of...

In tribute to all first responders, and Dale Long, who died this week while transporting a patient. As the song says.'All All gave some, some gave all.' link].

Structuring a topical comedy monologue within a speech

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

How to construct a logically-sequenced and effective short topical comedy routine for public speaking In my previous post I wrote about adding topical jokes to a speech or presentation. and your audience will find it easier to follow if your topical gags and observations flow in a logical sequence rather than just delivering jokes in a scattergun fashion. The routine was introduced after the part where I spoke about writing topical comedy for radio.

Ideas for the weekly team meeting

The Presenter's Blog

It’s subjects meander through presenting, sales, e-commerce, customer services and all manner of behavioural and motivational topics. Introduce the theme at next weeks meeting and ask your team to explore that topic over the week to come before reporting back. by Peter Watts.

Top 70 Posts and 12 Hottest Topics in Professional Speaking for 2009

Speaking Pro Central Posts

It was good to see what the hottest topic was for 2009! So without further set, I’m happy to announce the Top Posts and Topics as defined by Social Filtering - meaning by everyone involved directly or indirectly in Speaking Pro Central. Hottest Topics in Professional Speaking for 2009. It’s always fun at this time of the year to look back at what’s happened. I’m having a good time on this post as I get to find all sorts of great stuff that I somehow missed during the year.

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3 talks, 3 topics, 3 towns - in one day?

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

Marathon-Themed Table Topics Questions « The Shy Speaker's Guide.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

Laughter is as good as jogging for our heart, lungs, and brain - It hurts to a point and then it doesn’t get any worse. * * * Topics courtesy of Pauline Chan from Hougang TMC Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Like Be the first to like this post. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS! NTU PPT TRAINING FILES The Shy Speaker's Guide to Success on Stage Tips & Strategies to Help You Speak Effectively to Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime Stay updated via RSS Get Gary Now!:

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Top 7 Ways to Select a Book Topic That Sells

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Top 7 Ways to Select a Book Topic That Sells Write what you are passionate about. If you don’t love your topic, you won’t be successful. Write down five topics you are passionate about. After choosing, gather and organize everything you already know and want to know about that topic. Write what will still interest you in the next two years. Your book is an extension of you, your talks, and your profession.

How to spot a liar and other topics discussed with Maureen Anderson

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

For my blog today, a podcast of a radio interview I did with Maureen Anderson of the Career Clinic from the nation's heartland.    We cover a wide range of issues from how to spot a liar to how to control fear in public speaking.    Enjoy!    [link].