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The Motivational Speaker

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How do you motivate your audience? The question began in a LinkedIn group representing college faulty. “What music do you use on the first class to excite or calm your students?”   My response was simple. Why do you need … Continue reading

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Persuasion – For the Business, Sales and Political Professional

The difference between an informational speech and a persuasion speech is a Call To Action. It is unfortunate that so many call-to-action statements are wishy-washy. Part 1 of “Persuasion for Business, Sales and Political Professionals”  

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Allen West – Behavior unbecoming a U.S. Representative

Is this the way our legislators treat each other? Is Allen West (R-Fl) really someone the tea party wants to support? Is he the vision that the Republicans really want? And where is the report coming from? Fox News. Here … Continue reading

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Bidding for Candidates

I feel much better now. Maybe. After the holiday week, during which I mostly wrote, taught and otherwise stayed away from crowds and those blasted fireworks displays (pun intended), I got back to politics and my source of all news, … Continue reading

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Where is your Mommy Voice?

[This article has been selected for DeFinis Communications’ “Top Presentation Strategies for Women” Blog Carnival. You can enjoy even more posts from other exceptional bloggers at http://www.definiscommunications.com/blog/blog-carnival-top-presentation-strategies-for-women.] We have three basic “voices” in our lives; our happy voice, which is a … Continue reading

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Handouts – Now there’s the pixeled rub.

Should I or shouldn’t I? When? How? Why? These questions are all connected to an interesting issue brought up within LinkedIn’s “Speaker’s and Panelists” group. Wendy Blomseth of InBeaute Photography asked a simple question, “Have you emailed your handout to … Continue reading

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