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  • Using KSS in speaking
    Forget KISS, use KSS for a dynamite public speech
    During my HR career, I have had the pleasure of working with a number of talented people, both in and out of the company. Iwas once working with a practice of very talented attorneys for a number of years. At the end of our first hearing, the...
  • Making presentation
    Thinking outside the box for presentations
    The business world is full of power point style presentations. Who hasn't secretly groaned in a meeting when spying the page count at the bottom of the first slide and seeing three digits? It seems that business pc's hard drives are full...
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    Need to write a speech but you are stuck?
    There are times when you have to crank out a speech and are stuck as to what to write and how to present. Here is a helpful tip that will help you get back in the groove.When I was teaching a selling skills class, one of the practice sets was for...
  • Learn the formula behind powerful presentations
    Learn the formula behind powerful presentations
    Due to an array of errors and oversights, most business presentations fail to deliver; and, while it is all too easy to blame the ubiquitous “death by PowerPoint” on poor design, the overuse of bullet points or an ill prepared or...
  • A video does wonders for your practice
    Video your presentation to improve your results
    A friend who is an avid golfer has always tried to improve his game by improving his technique. He would take lessons, hit balls on the practice range, practice his swing in front of the mirror and all manner of techniques.One day a light went off...
  • Such potential!
    Authoring Instructional Materials: Simple, start with PowerPoint
    So you are a closet Instructional Designer; most good teachers are. You know the elements of a good unit, have interesting and engaging activities and your assessments are spot on, showing student growth. All are key components for a good designer...
  • Focusing Activities
    5 Ways to Focus Your Participants' Attention
    Did you know the first five minutes of your seminar or workshop can be a “make or break” moment?Well, that might be a little dramatic, but seriously, those first five minutes hold a lot power and they deserve a little more...
  • Adluh Flour
    Lecture or present? It's time to extend your reach!
    Recently, the LinkedIn group,Social Media Club Columbia,shared an article,"Adluh Flour Explores Social Media,"about historic business,Adluh Flourin Columbia, working to stay in sync with today's social media economy. Not only is it...
  • Online Learning
    Free webinars during January 2012 help genealogists start the year strong
    Professionals and hobbyists of all kinds know one thing: a little training and guidance can make all the difference in your endeavors. Genealogists today are able to learn from the masters in the comfort of their own home thanks to technology such...
  • Fear of Public Speaking
    Overcoming your fear of public speaking
    What is the number one fear that paralyzes people? Fear of public speaking. But - there is hope - this fear can be overcome!There are several strategies that can be used but you must experiment until you find the one that works for you. Everyone...
  • In the Martin County Library System: some upcoming activities at Blake Library
    In the Martin County Library System: some upcoming activities at Blake Library
    Blake Library, a part of the Martin County Library System, is the place to be in December with interesting and enjoyable activities one after the other. Located at 2351 Se Monterey Road near East Ocean Boulevard in Stuart, Blake Library is the...
  • The Big 3
    Social Media Presentations - It's All About How To Do It
    I just completed a Social Media Tour of sorts this past week. I traveled around the Chicago area giving presentations on Social Media Marketing and how to work it for business.The business owners attending the seminars were eager to learn as much...
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    Wichita Public Library offers programs for toddlers to adults, and The Big Read
    The Wichita Public Library locations are teaming with reading-oriented programs that span all ages, from toddlers through adults. From nursery rhymes to story times for young children to crafts and a mystery party for teens to technology classes...
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    Wichita Radio Reading Service put on experiential reading at Watermark Books Sunday
    Wichitans had the opportunity to experience being visually impaired for an hour on Sunday, Sept. 19 from 3 to 4 p.m. The Wichita Radio Reading Service, a public service of KMUW, provided a simulation of the experience that subscribers receive...
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    Top ten questions to ask before using music in presentations, question nine
    Top ten questions to ask before using music in presentations, question nine This article is the ninth in a series offering the top ten questions to ask before using music in presentations.Question one focused on rhythm, two on consistency, three...