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Use a script or transcript to manage your speaking speed

The Eloquent Woman

Here's an easy way to generate a transcript with YouTube.) Here's where it helps to have a transcript of your actual delivery, even if you used a text.

Shatter Your Writer's Block Pt I: Speechwriting in Reverse

Speak and Deliver

Off-the-Cuff Practice Run-On Sentences Speech Recording Spontaneity Toastmasters Transcription Writer''s Block I don''t know what to write! You''ll have to Google James Caan/Misery to find out what he''s actually typing.

Donald Trump Offers $5 Million For Obama’s College Transcripts, Passport But Won’t Show His: Report

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized $5 (audio) business but college donald: for his: million obama's offers passport report show transcripts trump won't

Yes! I Want You to Write Your Speech!

Speak and Deliver

Chances are you can cut between 25 to 50 percent of the words from any speech you don't write down once you get it on paper through transcription. Transcription Write Your Speech Preparation On the Fly Writing Editing Audience Memorization Creativity Winging It

6 Tips for Getting a Communications Job in Silicon Valley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s the video and transcript of her speech. [.]. The convocation speaker at the May 23, 2013 San Jose State University graduation ceremony for Communications, Journalism and PR students was René Shimada Siegel, the President and Founder of High Tech Connect.

Write Like You Speak - Listen to Yourself!

Speak and Deliver

Transcription Write Your Speech Practice Speech Writing Write Like You Speak Winging It Wing Your SpeechSo glad we're in the computer age. Source: Library of Congress Last week, I encouraged all of you to Write Your Speech. But, what if you don't Write Like You Speak ?

5 ways you can analyze your speech once it's done (and how I do it)

The Eloquent Woman

Transcribed: There's nothing like a transcript to help you see how you really talk during a presentation. If you're hiring a transcription service, be sure to specify that you want the ums and uhs included in the transcript, otherwise, common practice is to leave them out.

Donald Trump Unveils Dramatic Campaign Blockbuster: Trump is World’s Worst Evil Monster!

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Barack Obama campaign college transcripts Donald Trump passport Pathologically Evil Monster

What Bill Clinton Wrote and What Bill Clinton Said

Manner of Speaking

The result can be seen by clicking on the image of the marked up transcript excerpt below.

Ad-Lib 101

New official guide to TED talks shares the 'secret': It's all in your ideas

The Eloquent Woman

So we began with his first talk, and after I watched it and read a transcript, I surprised him by saying, "You need more detail. Read Chris Anderson's long interview on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, transcript here.

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Two must-see college graduation speeches

Presentation Zen

TranscriptsTranscripts of Steve Jobs's speech • Transcripts of Conan Obrian's speech It's graduation time in many parts of the world , and that means long ceremonies and a lot of speeches.

Smart self-promotion: 6 must-haves on your speaker page

The Eloquent Woman

Put the evidence on this page, and link to announcements about your talk, transcripts and video, photos, Storify summaries of tweets during your talk, and other social media commentary. Forget "shameless self-promotion." What's smart self-promotion for a public speaker?

Famous Speech Friday: Shirley Chisholm's 1972 contested debate time

The Eloquent Woman

My regret is that there's no publicly available video of any of these debate opportunities, and no transcript I can find (although I welcome hearing from readers with access to either transcripts or video we can share).

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Malala Yousafzai and Public Speaking: 12 Lessons from the Best Speech of 2013

Matt Eventoff

A transcript of the entire speech can be found here. Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations and delivered what can only be described as the best speech of 2013, as well as the most powerful address of this decade (so far.) Malala Yousafzai is a great global communicator.

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6 myths about slides that are holding you back as a speaker

The Eloquent Woman

If your talk is captured on video, consider posting a transcript instead of crafting your slides as notes. Many presenters believe in a mythology about slides that's so strong, it's hard to shake. The result?

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Evolution of a copywriter and thoughts on copywriting

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Here is a transcript of the interview. I was recently interviewed on copywriting by an advertising student at Centennial College for a student project. How did you get started in the business? I’m an English major from York University. I landed a job as an editor of an in-house magazine at Radio Shack (now The [.]. Copywriting Freelance Writing - General Paul Lima

Sir Ken Robinson gives best talk yet at TED Talks Education

Presentation Zen

Therefore, the passages I chose for inclusion below do not touch on his statements concerning the lessons learned from the Finnish system (you''ll have to watch his talk or read the transcripts for those points).

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Last week, our Famous Speech Friday featured a guest post from Kate Peters on Toni Morrison's 2011 commencement address at Rutgers University , and we looked at how using a script or transcript can help control your speaking speed.

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Steve Jobs on life: change it, improve it, make your mark

Presentation Zen

Here is the transcript for the video clip. Every year around this time I look for inspirational speeches, presentations, and other words of advice for graduating seniors. Last year, for example, I pointed to these three graduation speeches.

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Famous Speech Friday: Queen Latifah's "Keep fighting for it"

The Eloquent Woman

You can read a partial transcript of her remarks here , and watch the video here and below.

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The quantified speaker: 6 kinds of speaker data to know about yourself

The Eloquent Woman

Use a formula of 120 words per minute as your guide, and divide that into the total words in the transcript or script of your speech. A practical way to advance your speaker skills also is often overlooked: Quantifying your performances as a speaker over time.

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Why Leaders Need To Be Authentic

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The link will take you to Connie's blog, and links to both the podcast and a pdf of the transcript are right there.  For my blog today, I'm connecting to a podcast I did with Connie Dieken on her Influential Leaders blog.    Connie is super smart and does her homework and we had a great conversation about leadership and why leaders today need authenticity above any other quality. 

Five Essential Questions to ask Yourself

Presentation Zen

your answer will be I ‘did.'" • Full speech and transcript It’s graduation time around the United States, and while many speeches are forgettable, some of them stick. Dean James Ryan’s speech at the Harvard Graduate School of Education ceremony was one such speech.

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Edward Tufte on Data, Analysis, & Truth

Presentation Zen

Video and transcript also available on the Microsoft website. Edward Tufte is a leading expert in the data analysis and data visualization space. His books are classics and required reading for anyone interested in understanding how best to display quantitative information.

"The moment defines the creative expression."

Presentation Zen

Below is the transcript from Dr. Tyson''s riff on the importance of spontaneity and being in the moment. A presentation is a moment in time. I have long referenced jazz and my own experience with jazz as having a great parallel to the act of a live talk or a presentation on the center stage.

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Drudge Report Headlines with Leaks/Contents of Leaks - But Is All That Fake or Real News about Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One, some entity is leaking transcripts of the president's phone calls which have taken place with world leaders. That is, it trusted that the leaked transcripts were real and perhaps they weren't.

Our first PodCast! The Jason Womack Interview

The Presenter's Blog

Listen to it by clicking this link for the Jason & Peter PodCast , or if you’d rather read the conversation, we’ve included this transcript as well.

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Richard Feynman on the Scientific Method (in 1 minute)

Presentation Zen

Here is a transcript from the clip: "In general, we look for a new law by the following process. There is not a device invented that can measure the joy I have in watching a Richard Feynman lecture.

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My Take on the Jackson Family for Inside Edition

TJ Walker Interactive

Here is the transcript. Will post video later. Press Room

Seth Godin on what makes a good question from the audience

The Eloquent Woman

Here's how his thoughts on questions emerged, from the interview transcript: Ms. In the unedited interview , which doesn't come with a transcript, Godin touches on how we have discouraged women in particular from speaking up or speaking publicly.

The introverted speaker at TED: Susan Cain

The Eloquent Woman

Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available.

Tipsters: Can you contribute to Famous Speech Friday? Here's how

The Eloquent Woman

Video, audio and transcripts: It's not possible to have these for every famous speech, particularly our historic examples. Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available

Famous Speech Friday: Theresa May's 1st prime minister's questions

The Eloquent Woman

Observe the format and the niceties: There are rules of engagement for this formal question time so you'll see in the transcript of the video use of formal titles, questions that begin with "May I…", and thanks for the questions before the answer is put forth--all good rules in general for Q&A.

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Pin that speech! The Eloquent Woman on Pinterest

The Eloquent Woman

Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available Are you using Pinterest? The hot new social sharing site is still in beta and requires an invite, but it's already full of photos, videos and other resources and ideas. You use bookmarklets and buttons to "pin" visuals you like onto topical "boards" you create.

Why (and how) you should publish your speeches

The Eloquent Woman

If you've recorded your speech (about which more below), transcription services are less expensive than you think, and worth using for this purpose. Publish what others heard: Collect the tweets from your audience on Storify and publish them as a different kind of transcript.

Famous Speech Friday: Jennifer Granholm's 2005 tribute to Rosa Parks

The Eloquent Woman

Take a look at the video, read the transcript , and let us know what you liked. Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available. We've said it before: Jennifer Granholm is a rock star of public speaking.

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New book on introverts advises finding your public-speaking "sweet spot"

The Eloquent Woman

Each one comes with lessons for speakers, plus video or audio and a transcript, where available

King, Hamer, Ginsburg, Obama: Speech collections & a memoir

The Eloquent Woman

Houck, is the first collection of speeches by the noted civil rights activist, including transcriptions of her extemporaneous remarks. Women speakers often are left out of collections of "major speeches."

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

On our sister blog at, I looked at 5 things transcripts will do for your social media presence , several of which apply to public speakers.

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Six Tips for Working with an Interpreter While Public Speaking

Duarte Blog

A week ahead of time, I sent over a transcript of a similar talk that I had delivered so the interpreters could read through it and practice. Since my interpreters had the transcript ahead of time, by the time I landed, they had already identified areas where they had questions, so they could make sure they applied regional stories and metaphors that would work. I spoke in Beijing on Saturday, and worked with an interpreter for the first time.

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