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Presentation Skills Linked to Career Success, Survey Finds - IT Business Edge (blog)

Presentation Skills Linked to Career Success, Survey Finds - IT Business Edge (blog) | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Nearly 10 percent of workers would call in sick to get out of a presentation, even though presentations are critical to career success.
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Seeking Excellent Speakers: Meetings & Conventions

Seeking Excellent Speakers: Meetings & Conventions | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Our latest poll asks meeting planners what their top priorities are when searching for a speaker.
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9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks

9 Public-Speaking Lessons From The World's Greatest TED Talks | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Great TED talks share these 9 essential components.
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4 Speaking Tricks You've Got to Try

4 Speaking Tricks You've Got to Try | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
These tips will help you craft a presentation that you can deliver with confidence, no matter how great your fear of public speaking.
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9 Habits of Highly Effective Speakers

9 Habits of Highly Effective Speakers | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Whether you're giving a wedding toast or an address to thousands, here are nine key practices from the best public speakers in history.
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Richard Lock's curator insight, February 12, 2014 4:50 AM

Good advice here. I especially like the emphasis on authenticity and connection.

dan's curator insight, February 12, 2014 1:44 PM

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HowStuffWorks "18 Public Speaking Tips"

HowStuffWorks "18 Public Speaking Tips" | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Need some public speaking tips to help you get through that presentation (or wedding toast)? Read our 18 public speaking tips to learn how to prepare.
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The Secrets of The Best Public Speakers

The Secrets of The Best Public Speakers | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Expert advice on how celebrities and politicians manage to deliver smooth and seemingly spontaneous performances.
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Why Authors, Creatives And Other Introverts Should Consider Public Speaking

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15 Seconds to a Better Presentation

15 Seconds to a Better Presentation | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
These four simple rules will help ensure that your audience sits up and pays attention.
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Overcome Your Public Speaking Anxiety with These Time-Tested Techniques

Overcome Your Public Speaking Anxiety with These Time-Tested Techniques | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Does the thought of speaking to a group of people you don’t know leave you shaking at the knees? Try these anxiety-reducing tips for public speaking.
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Is public speaking really that scary?

Is public speaking really that scary? | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Public speaking is more frightening than death, said many respondents to a poll last week. Tom Lamont and Viv Groskop debate whether we are overreacting
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Maximize Your Speaking with the Power of Pauses

Maximize Your Speaking with the Power of Pauses | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
  Have you ever noticed why some people succeed as powerful public speakers?
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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 4, 2013 3:12 AM

L'uso delle pause non ha effetti incredibili solo nel Public Speaking tradizionale, ma anche nei Webinar.

Se ci pensi, un Webinar richiede al relatore molta più attenzione alle componenti paraverbali della comunicazione: tono, ritmo, timbro fanno la differenza.

In questo post si parla fondamentalmente del ritmo.

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Four Things You Should Expect (or Demand) From Keynote Speakers « Smart Meetings Blog – daily posts about the meetings and travel industry

Four Things You Should Expect (or Demand) From Keynote Speakers « Smart Meetings Blog – daily posts about the meetings and travel industry | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
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Business Presentations: 5 Tips to Engage Audiences

Business Presentations: 5 Tips to Engage Audiences | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Whether you're a C-suite executive or just presenting to one, follow this expert advice for creating and giving a strong, engaging business presentation.
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The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You

The Six Things That Make Stories Go Viral Will Amaze, and Maybe Infuriate, You | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it

"When Jonah Berger was a graduate student at Stanford, in the early aughts, he would make a habit of reading page A2 of the Wall Street Journal, which included a list of the five most-read and the five most-shared articles of the day. “I’d go down to the library and surreptitiously cut out that page,” he recalls. “I noticed that what was read and what was shared was often different, and I wondered why that would be.” What was it about a piece of content—an article, a picture, a video—that took it from simply interesting to interesting and shareable? What pushes someone not only to read a story but to pass it on?"

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APIntd's curator insight, March 10, 2014 4:42 PM

Une (petite) leçon à garder en tête pour la diffusion d'information

Jody MacPherson's curator insight, March 10, 2014 5:36 PM

I think this sums up social media quite nicely:

"The irony, of course, is that the more data we mine, and the closer we come to determining a precise calculus of sharing, the less likely it will be for what we know to remain true. "


Welcome to reality. 

Atul's curator insight, March 27, 2014 6:54 AM

Good Read

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3 Things Every Aspiring Professional Speaker Needs To Know

3 Things Every Aspiring Professional Speaker Needs To Know | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
These days, Liz Wiseman – author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter – is a successful consultant and professional speaker. But before launching her new career, for 17 years she was an executive at Oracle Corporation, serving as Vice President of Oracle University and the global leader [...]
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Manning, the Broncos, and Adrenaline: What Went Wrong? Lessons for...

Manning, the Broncos, and Adrenaline: What Went Wrong? Lessons for... | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Watching the first few calamitous minutes of the Super Bowl -- calamitous, at least, for Peyton Manning and the Broncos -- I found myself thinking about adrenaline. If there ever were an occasion to get pumped up, it's the Super Bowl. So much at stake, so many people watching, so many...
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4 Fundamentals to Build & Sustain a Thriving Speaking Business

4 Fundamentals to Build & Sustain a Thriving Speaking Business | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
There are some fundamental necessities to getting into, growing and sustaining your speaking business. Here are some basics for starting out. But, even if you are a seasoned pro, don’t discount these tips as being just for beginners.
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4 Fundamentals to Build & Sustain a Thriving Speaking Business

4 Fundamentals to Build & Sustain a Thriving Speaking Business | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
There are some fundamental necessities to getting into, growing and sustaining your speaking business. Here are some basics for starting out. But, even if you are a seasoned pro, don’t discount these tips as being just for beginners.
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How to Hire the Right Speaker

How to Hire the Right Speaker | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Meetings and Events, the premier magazine for meetings and events professionals featuring industry updates, association and CVB news, planning resources and more.
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7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters [SlideShare]

7 Lessons From the World's Most Captivating Presenters [SlideShare] | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
7 things you can learn from world-class communicators like Steve Jobs, Gary Vaynerchuck, and Scott Harrison about speaking.
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Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks | Video on TED.com

From the "I have a dream" speech to Steve Jobs’ iPhone launch, all great presentations have a common architecture. In this talk, Nancy Duarte draws lessons on how to make a powerful call-to-action.
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A 5-point presentation checklist

A 5-point presentation checklist | Public Speaking Success | Scoop.it
Pose the problem, offer the solution, call the audience to action—and make sure you back up your presentation in the cloud, and your attire in the car. Stuff happens.
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LucaVanin's curator insight, October 10, 2013 4:28 AM

Cinque semplici punti da includere in ogni presentazione. Certo, cinque sono proprio pochini rispeto a tutto ciò che ci sarebbe da dire... ma è comunque un buon primo passo! :-)

Chuck LeBlanc's curator insight, October 20, 2013 10:14 PM

Preparation is the key!