Archives of Speaking

Delivering a great presentation

Good presentations don’t just appear out of thin air. They are scripted, choreographed and practiced. Last week I saw a great presentation at the ComNet18 conference ( https://www.comnet19-40th.org.) in California. The team at Adamec communications (https://www.adameccommunications.com) reminded me again what makes some talks an absolute pleasure to watch. Here are some things I noticed in their presentation: It […]
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We really do have binders full of women

  There’s a new list on the block.  Sourcelist.org was just launched to be an easy-to-search database for women who work in tech policy.  Sourcelist grew out of a twitter query a few years ago from Susan Hennessey, who started keeping a list for people who asked her.  Now the list lives under a Brookings […]
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Repetition Recognition

  In his first televised interview for his book A Higher Loyalty – Truth, Lies and Leadership, former FBI Director James Comey used strong, proven methods on how to own your message — ones that any public speaker could mimic. In Comey’s prime-time interview with George Stephanopoulos on April 15, Comey called President Donald Trump a “person […]