Don’t let cold hands stop you from writing: try Voice Typing

More than PowerPoint...

Sometimes, voice typing can come in handy for really unexpected reasons! My poor fingers are now cramped from typing in a cold room all morning. Google Voice Typing to the rescue! I’ll open up Google Docs, activate voice typing, and talk through a first draft. .

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The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

Have you inflicted one of these types of presentation on your audience? These seven types are all a result of a lack of planning or the wrong sort of planning. If you’re guilty of this type of presentation, checkout this post How to avoid information overload in your presentation.

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The Seven Types of Presentation to Avoid

Speaking about Presenting

Have you inflicted one of these types of presentation on your audience? These seven types are all a result of a lack of planning or the wrong sort of planning. If you’re guilty of this type of presentation, checkout this post How to avoid information overload in your presentation.

2010 284

The two types of presenter: which are you?

Speaking about Presenting

There are two types of people in the world – those who divide the world into two types of people, and those who don’t. This is a post written by Tony Burns, my partner and co-trainer.

2011 280

Editorial Types - Time Magazine New Management Has 23 Job Openings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are about 30 openings, and 23 of them are for editorial types.  So many media outlets, both with a print legacy and digital natives, are cutting editorial. 

2018 56

Voice Typing: 4 Tips to Get Good at It

More than PowerPoint...

I’ve been voice typing every day since the middle of February. When I first started voice typing, I Googled, “How to Get Good at Voice Typing” I wanted tips on how to increase my word quantity and quality. What Voice Typing system do I use?

2017 52

Bill Cosby - Will He File a Skakel-Type Appeal?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The big news yesterday was the Bill Cosby has fired his legal team. Those lawyers include the brandname Tom Mesereau, who successfully had defended Michael Jackson.    In September, Cosby will be sentenced. He had been convicted of three counts of sexual assault.

2018 52

John Luttrell - Decoding the New Type of Civility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The old type was embedded with the rigid rules of etiquette. LawNewz reports a familiar play-out of events. A person in authority behaves in a manner that is considered "insensitive." " There is a public outcry. The person resigns. Or is fired.

2017 52

"Diane Arbus" by Arthur Lubow - Beware Ambitious Artistic Types

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But it wasn't until graduate school that I fell under the spell of a Machiavellian type who fancied himself a budding film-maker. That's when I got it: Beware ambitious artistic types. Under the guise of bohemian little lost girl, Diane Arbus was a ambitious artist.

Boo! Financial Services Types Compulsive about Trying to Scare Us Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We received a 2.8% boost in our Social Security monthly payment, beginning in 2019. Medicare only went up $1.50 a month. At my apartment complex I get 25 bucks off a month because I am a senior. At Regal Cinema. Current Affairs Games legal Media Personal Musings Politics Values Web/Tech

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Different types of “W” leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from Fundamentals of Writing: How to Write Articles, Media Releases, Case Studies, Blog Posts and Social Media Content . In a previous post , we looked at the W5 lead. There are times journalists find multiple W5 elements, or need more than the basic W5 points, before they can write stories. There are times when they do not use all the W5 points they find. Either way, W5 is the place to start.

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Presentation Skillls - Types of Pauses

Great Public Speaking

A true NO ZZZZZs presenter doesn't feel that he or she must jabber away constantly to keep the audience awake. Skilled presenters use silence to add to the effectiveness and polish of a program.

2011 61

"Mr. Mercedes" - Stephen King Anticipates Dylann Roof Type Of Hater

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Immediately, Hodges picks up on a type of "The lady does protest too much, methinks." Hate has many items of the menu. In Stephen King's crime fiction "Mr. Mercedes," murderer Brady Hartfield, unlike Charleston killer Dylann Roof, has chosen multiple reasons to hate.

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How Benson Interrogates Weinstein-Type Character Will Make TV History - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The producers, directors, and writers on "Law & Order SVU" probably are already busy putting together an episode featuring a Harvey Weinstein type predator. Positioning and Packaging a Weinstein Type.

2017 56

Custom Type Design in Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies”

Duarte Blog

The face was specifically designed with the imperfections of the period taken into account–as signage was often done by artists who weren’t themselves dedicated type designers–resulting in a quirky, uneven character.

Public Speaking - Types of Props

Great Public Speaking

There are many different kinds of props that can be used to your advantage in a presentation. Extra large or extra small props are funny. Noisemakers are funny. Even though you are attacking the sense of hearing, you are attacking it in a unique way that makes it memorable. Costumes and magic tricks make good props. I have a friend who speaks on telephone skills. He uses a giant telephone receiver to make a point about the importance of phone skills.

2011 48

NY Daily News Cuts Newsroom in Half - This Should Be the Ah-Ha Moment for Editorial Types

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The RIF means that more than 40 editorial types have hit the street, looking for work. That type of self-forgetting "clears the channel," allowing them to think more strategically about The Next.

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Presentation Skills - Types Of Pauses

Great Public Speaking

A true NO ZZZZZs presenter doesn't feel that he or she must jabber away constantly to keep the audience awake. Skilled presenters use silence to add to the effectiveness and polish of a program. Theatrical folks have identified a whole bunch of neat pauses which I'm sure they have a ball playing with. I'm only going to address some of the most obvious and important ones here.

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Public Affairs - Will It Push Sherwin-Williams, Like Tobacco Companies, into a Type of Master Settement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sherwin-Williams and its legal team at Jones Day are waiting to find out if the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will review its conviction as a public nuisance in "County of Santa Clara v. " If the answer is "no," then the door is wide open for other states, counties, and cities to file similar lawsuits alleging that the residue of lead paint in housing stock constitutes a public nuisance. Their request could range from damages to funds to render the lead paint safe.

The Jeff Type Is Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Then the euphoria ends and everyone in the loop deconstructs why the type of leader such as Jeff Zucker of NBC Universal failed and was ousted.    Jeff wasn't that type.  We know the feeling.    The hated head of something gets it and those in that something rejoice as when the Wicked Witch of the West gasped, "I'm melting."

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Do you know your blood type?

TJ Walker Interactive

I wonder how many people in America know their own blood type. Just found this is interesting. The graphic was designed by Lorena O’Neal, you can check out more of her work here. Source: Phlebotomist. advertising

Meredith shuts down More - Glut of editorial types will only increase

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is bound to mean that the glut of editorial types out there will increase. More, reports The Wall Street Journal , has been shut down by Meredith. The reason isn't circulation. That had been fine. The tough nut it couldn't crack had been advertising revenues.

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Walk and Talk: give it a try

More than PowerPoint...

With Google Docs Voice Typing on my phone, my words were instantly transcribed into a document. And Google Docs Voice Typing? If it has been a few years since you’ve tried voice typing, try again. Coaching content ideas public speaking Google Docs voice typing

2018 63

How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be here with you today.

"Rubicon" - The Spangler Type Will Always Prevail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But his type will prevail.  Truxton Spangler gets the four-leap clover from the other members of the cabal.    So he's over.    Boy Scout Will will make a detailed report about what Spangler was up to.    Spangler answers that no one will give a shit.    He's right.    The bad guys have a better hold on reality than the good ones.

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The 2 Most Important Types of Questions You Can Ever Ask to Build Sales

SpeakerSue Says...

Two types of questions. the first type of questions that should ever be asked. They are the 2nd type of question you need to be prepared to ask, after the first type. Without both of these types of questions, it’s hard to make a sale.

2013 68

Drudge Report - "The Godfather" Type Feuds among GOP, Not Trumpism, Blocking Movement on Heathcare Coverage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Godfather" plays out the horror of feuds. That darkness goes way back to the beginning of mankind. Cain had a beef with brother Able. Like Fredo in "The Godfather," Able got whacked. As Drudge Report hammers, such darkness hovers over any movement on healthcare coverage. In the U.S. Senate GOPers just can't get along. For example, bill drafter Pat Roberts hasn't even spoken to Jerry Moran about his non-support of the bill versions.

2017 40

Is Paddy Ashdown reverting to type after 32 years?

Max Atkinson

Paddy Ashdown''s speech to the Liberal Democrat Conference earlier today made me wonder whether he might be reverting to type after the 32 years since he made his first televised speech at a Liberal Assembly.

2013 58

Public Speaking - Tips on Selecting the Type of Speech to Use

Pivotal Public Speaking

There are two types of speeches used in public speaking, either you are “selling” something or you are “telling” something. The type of speech you select will depend on the reason you are presenting, and the nature of your audience. In public speaking selecting the right type of speech will increase the effectiveness of your speech. Tags: public speaking speeches types of speeches

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factor in your speaking personality type

The Eloquent Woman

Because I've taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment of my personality preferences, I know I'm an ENTJ--an extroverted, intuitive, thinking, judger. It's important for women to factor in their personality type as well as their gender when considering what works for them as speakers.

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Sally Quinn: Nothing by a type

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The July VANITY FAIR profile  of Sally Quinn by Evgenia Peretz seems less about a particular woman who was a unique human being and more about a type of woman: the female who obtained power through a man and abused it and him. All Quinn's moves, including alienating her husband's children from earlier marriages, are stereotypical.    She's not even an especially cunning player.    That's probably the reason the article seems so harsh. 

2010 43

Presenter roles: What role do you play?

PowerPoint Tips

Delivery presentation types presenter roles As presenters, we play various roles. It all depends on the situation. Who gave you the assignment to present. What the goal is. Who the audience is.

2013 199

How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

Looking around, here is what I tend to see: 1) People reviewing a physical copy of the program, their notes, even the labeling on the sugar on the table; 2) T-U-T/T-O-T – Typing under table/typing on table. The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be hear with you today.

Public Speaking: Which Type of Microphone Should I Use?

Great Public Speaking

The type of microphone you use is dictated by the venue of your event, the purpose of your presentation and the size of your audience. There are three types of microphones: shotgun, handheld and lavaliere. Each type of microphone is described below, along with tips on when to use them.

What kind of smart are you?

The Communication Blog

These infographics are beautifully done; we need more of this type of thing in our textbooks. communication and intelligence intelligence types of intelligence Here is a wonderful infographic, What kind of smart are you? sent to me by Bonnie Moore who asked me to post it. I''m happy to do so; thank you, Bonnie. link].

2014 109

4 Types of Audience Tension or A Review from an Evening with Ed Tate

Speak and Deliver

While I had heard most of his information before, he did bring up one gem I hadn't - the Four Types of Audience Tension. For my part, I think there's two other Types of Audience Tension.

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The Jeff Zucker Types: Tipping Point

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Conan O'Brien push-back, especially with humor, might have been the tipping for discrediting the style and decision-making of the Jeff Zucker  types.    You know, the suits.    For years, creatives have been decrying the suits as obstacles, not only to innovation but profits.    Now, this message is finally being taken seriously.    Conan comes across as sensible.    Zucker seems clueless plus rigid. 

2010 40

Staples: Has to become a new type of friend to small business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some of us small businesses owe our success to Staples.  After I was laid off from Kraft at the end of the 1980s and hung out a shingle, I depended on Staples for everything from copy paper for the printer to the padded envelopes to mail my writing samples.  That was pre-email.

2013 61

The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

The Communication Blog

They cover "resisting power" and "types of power." Types of Power This exercise is designed to clarify the types of power, as defined by French and Raven ( reference, legitimate, expert, information or persuasion reward, and coercive power) and to illustrate that in many—perhaps most—cases, the types of power are combined. Type(s): · Why: 2. Type(s): · Why: 3. Type(s): · Why: 4. Type(s): · Why: 5. Type(s): · Why: 6. Type(s): · Why: 7.

2014 100

Why We Prefer Typing to Talking: Those 20,000 - 30,000 pages of e-mail from John Allen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Teens, we all know, prefer typing to talking.    Continuously they key in messages on social networks and their smartphones.    Now, we are finding out, that this affinity with text versus phone extends to older generations, including the BigWigs in the military. 

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Social Media: Many specialists rebranding back to generalists in other types of communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is capitalism.  And things happen here because there is or is not economic opportunity associated with doing it.  More and more of us in the field of communications recently figured out there was less and less financial opportunity in providing strategy and content in social media.

2013 52

Ronan Farrow: He's the type parents, nuns and cops on the beat loved when I was growing up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is Ronan Farrow, 26, really an old soul? Maybe.  Why else would that prized demographic - the 18 to 49 - not be embracing his show on MSNBC. According to the media, what Farrow represents, including his persona, is what geezers like.

2014 61

Power Strategies

The Communication Blog

The varied types of power are identified in the & Box, Types of Power. & Types of Power. Six types of power are especially important to understand: legitimate, referent, reward, coercive, expert, and information or persuasion. § power and nonverbal communication power 50 Communication Strategies types of power power strategiesStrategies for Power.

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