Tag Archives: Twitter

Don’t be like Twitter

I am a long-time user of Twitter. The microblogging platform has allowed me to connect with people around the world, learn new things and share my ideas. Although Twitter has struggled in recent years to grow, especially when compared to … Continue reading

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A Public Speaker’s Checklist (Addendum)

The response to my recent post, A Public Speaker’s Checklist, has been great. Comments have been pouring in on Twitter, LinkedIn, email and this blog. People have been offering some great suggestions for additional things that public speakers need to … Continue reading

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A New Look for Manner of Speaking

Manner of Speaking has a new look.  I have decided to switch to a new WordPress theme that is crisper and easier to read. I hope that you enjoy it. Over the next couple of days, I will be tweaking … Continue reading

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Link by Link and Tweet by Tweet

This article appeared in the April 2010 issue of Toastmaster Magazine. The issue was devoted to social media and the editors asked me to write a piece about how social media can be used to enhance one’s public speaking and … Continue reading

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Dave Gorman – Googlewhacked!

Dave Gorman is a very funny comedian from England. But his show has some serious value for public speakers and presenters. Dave demonstrates the proper way to use PowerPoint. Continue reading

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Good reading, good speaking

I receive a great newsletter called Spiritual Wealth.  Its motto comes from social reformer Henry Ward Beecher: “No man can tell whether he is rich or poor by turning to his ledger.  It is the heart that makes a man rich.  He is rich according to … Continue reading

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