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Your Speaker’s Video….SIZZLE? or FIZZLE?

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Whether you intend to take advantage of video footage to get meeting planners to notice you, expand your reach, or improve your SEO, educate, inspire, or send a message to your target audience, how you show up will support your on camera SIZZLE, or…. FIZZLE!  The following 10 tips will help to ensure your success:-       1)  Ladies, don’t film without makeup unless your target audience expects and accepts it. In fact, it is a...
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Concluding Your Talk

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Taking the Stage? Craft a Compelling Conclusion! Recently, I have seen some highly-credentialed and competent business speakers, with great topics, who were well prepared. However, I was disappointed in their presentation wrap-up. They actually had no wrap-up. Tossing off a quick “my-time-is-up- thank-you-for-having-me” to the audience, is not the best way to leave your audiences wanting more of you, wishing to hire you or motivated to buy your products or services. Here are 10 quick…

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Speakers! The Lectern Is Not Your friend!

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Many people use the words lectern and podium interchangeably. There actually is a difference. A lectern is most commonly defined as a slanted stand that serves as a support for a speaker’s notes. It often has a microphone and a light attached. A podium is an elevated platform, as for an orchestra conductor or public speaker. However, because a podium is often requested when someone means lectern, it has become a practice in America, especially, to…

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Calling All Women Executives and Entrepreneurs!

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Speaking in public? Have a crucial presentation coming up? Not to worry, here are 5 Quick Tips to enhance your success: 1) Are your stilettos too wobbly? Save them for your evening out clubbing. Are your earrings jangly? Wear attire that is flattering to your figure and appropriate for the audience and the occasion. As a speaker/presenter, you should always be more dressed up than your audience. Keep in mind that chandelier earrings can be…

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