All Blog Posts Tagged 'public' (6)

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We've cleaned up things and have started a vocabulary tracking focus. Use youtube videos and increase your word power!  Lots more features to help in ESL, literacy, vocabulary building and public speaking. Learn more about the changeshere.

 

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Added by ddeubel on August 14, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Bill Gates vs Steve Jobs: Who’s the Better Public Speaker?

I suppose I expect a lot from the CEO’s of large corporations (especially successful and innovative ones). I expect them to be very intelligent, great evangelists for their products and along with that great public speakers. Just for fun I thought I would examine the public speaking skills of two of the most well known tech CEOs, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates  (however Gates is no longer the CEO of Microsoft).

To be fair, I have uploaded product launches that each CEO has done in the…

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Added by Sal P on March 29, 2011 at 10:09am — 4 Comments

Alabama’s Tough New Anti-Union Laws—A Boon for Organizing?

Alabama’s Tough New Anti-Union Laws—A Boon for Organizing?



Several tough new anti-teacher’s union laws were recently passed in Alabama, in the wake of an ethics investigation of education lobbyist Paul Hubbert.…
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Added by Michael Dunn on January 23, 2011 at 4:40pm — No Comments

Myths About Public Employees

Myths About Public Employees…





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Added by Michael Dunn on January 5, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

TED Commandments for Speaking

Thou Shalt Not Simply Trot Out thy Usual Shtick

Thou Shalt Dream a Great Dream, or Show Forth a Wondrous New Thing, Or Share Something Thou Hast Never Shared Before

Thou Shalt Reveal thy Curiosity and Thy Passion

Thou Shalt Tell a Story

Thou Shalt Freely Comment on the Utterances of Other Speakers for the Skae of Blessed Connection and Exquisite Controversy

Thou Shalt Not Flaunt thine Ego. Be Thou Vulnerable. Speak of thy Failure as well as thy Success.

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Added by Jeff Leppard on May 8, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Thoughts on Student Motivation

Dan Pink delivered an interesting talk on motivation and the problems associated with extrinsic motivation. According to Pink, research has shown that certain sorts of extrinsic incentives or what Pink refers to as “contingent motivators” actually dull thinking and stifle creativity.MORE...

Added by Shawn Roner on March 15, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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