12 Deeper Tips for Great Public Speaking

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Steve Wheeler posted a nice article called 12 Tips for Great Speaking today.He's s had a lot of experience on the public speaking circuit and there's no doubt his tips hit the mark. So, here are his tips (in italic, abridged) with my additions.

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Has AI (Finally) Reached a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

After many years of promise and hype, AI seems to be finally reaching a tipping point of market acceptance. Artificial intelligence is suddenly everywhere… it is proliferating like mad.” So starts a Vanity Fair article published around two years ago by author and radio host Kurt Andersen.

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Why Don’t We Tip Flight Attendants?

Dan Pontefract

Why don’t we tip flight attendants? In roughly half the latté and tea shops I visit on this planet, there is either a tip jar or a tip line built into the credit card slip. And of course when was the last time you took a taxi in North America without tipping the driver?

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Mindful News Consumption Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth Kanter

… Read More Mindfulness TipsThis week I was honored to teach a Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workshop at the 1440 Multiversity Nonprofit Service Week.

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The semantic tipping point

David Weinberger

Have semantic technologies reached the tipping point? Im not sure what exactly a “tipping point&# would be here, but it seems incontestable that semantic technologies are an important part of the Web and of business, and, taken broadly enough, always have been. I wonder, though, if the term “the semantic web&# has reached a negative tipping point. Rene Reinsberg at the MIT Entrepreneurship Review says yes.

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33 Twitter Tips in 140 characters

Jane Hart

33 Twitter Tips, in 140 characters or less comes from Ethos3 | Presentation Design and Training. Social learning

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Five Essential Tips to Effectively Work from Home

Dan Pontefract

I believe society is only at the beginning of such a workplace evolution, and thus I’d like to share five key tips for being as effective as possible when working from home.

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Is the Blockchain Now Reaching a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But their inclusion in the Top Ten List indicates that each has now reached a market acceptance tipping point where its impact can be meaningfully felt. What does it mean for an infrastructure technology like the blockchain to have reached such a tipping point?

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Is FinTech Forcing Banking to a Tipping Point?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The transformation then reaches a tipping point when technology radically changes the user experience, - as has happened with the rise of smartphones over the past decade, - leading to a fundamental disruption of the industry and its business models. The US and Europe are at the tipping point.

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Just One Good Tip To Address Nonprofit Workload Stress

Beth Kanter

In a working paper titled, “ It Doesn’t Hurt To Ask (for More Time): Employees Overestimate the Interpersonal Costs of Extension Requests ,” by Jaewon Yoon, Grant Donnelly, and Ashley Whillans, discovered a simple tip for relieving deadline stress. Ask for an extension.

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Providing Contractor Training with LMS Software: 3 Simple Tips

TOPYX LMS

Over the past 10 years, flexible contract work has increased by 56 percent.¹

Retail Training Tips That Improve Key Business Metrics

TOPYX LMS

Retail employees help generate a large portion of a business’ revenue by helping shoppers find what they need, suggesting additional purchases, and providing exceptional customer service. Those services can help retail companies improve key metrics like: Online Training LMS Retail Training

Five Leadership Tips For Uber’s New CEO

Dan Pontefract

After much debate and public intrigue, ride-sharing company Uber has selected Dara Khosrowshahi — the former chief executive officer of travel website Expedia — as the company’s next CEO. Dan's Related Posts: How To Build A Truly Purpose-Driven Company Through The Example Of Stocksy Rise of the Woman? Fifteen Years After My MBA Why I Removed A Recent Post Book Review of WORK RULES: Insights From Inside Google. CEO leadership Dara Khosrowshahi uber

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5 Common Nonprofit Workplace Stress Triggers and Tips for Addressing Them

Beth Kanter

Here is they are and some tips for addressing them. Here are some brief practical articles packed with tips for exercising your boundary setting muscles at work: How To Tell A Chatty Co-Worker You Don’t Want to Talk. Photo credit: PlusLexia.

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Remote Teams Tips & Tricks

Adaptive Path

Please add to this post if you have good tips and tricks to share with the rest of us! Tags: Adaptive Path Collaboration Communication Management Product Management Project Management Tips & Tricks project remote teams tips tools I just finished working on a project where half of my team was in our Austin office and half was here in San Francisco, which meant 2 different time zones. In addition, our client was in yet another city.

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Tips for using software

Euen Semple

Make the effort to learn it - not by reading the manual but by tinkering. Watch kids - they keep pressing buttons until they get what they want. Always assume it is you who are being stupid rather than the software. If it doesn't work for you it's not personal - move on and find a better app

19 Tips for Effective Online Conferences

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked me about my recommendations for conducting effective online conferences (virtual conference). They had attended the LearnTrends free online conference. This conference has been run for a few years now and is tentatively scheduled for November 15-17 this year. This is my attempt to collect some of what we’ve learned over the years doing those conferences.

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Webinar: How to Get Rid of Translation Pain – Tips from the Experts

Xyleme

The post Webinar: How to Get Rid of Translation Pain – Tips from the Experts appeared first on Xyleme.

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Tips & Tools To Appreciate Your Nonprofit Staff and Build A Culture of Resilience

Beth Kanter

As part of my work with nonprofit organizations to help them build a culture of resilience that I wrote about in the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , I have facilitated retreats where staff brainstorm ideas and identify simple ways that they can make working at their organization more enjoyable.

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3 eLearning Tips that Will Grow Your Business

TOPYX LMS

“You're either growing or you're dying.” 1 It’s a bold statement from a Forbes contributor, but one that’s generally accepted in the business world. But while growth is critical to a thriving business, it’s important to focus on sustainable growth. eLearning LMS Customer Service

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth Kanter

Some tip include mapping out a good process for work flow and using collaborative technology effectively. Amy Su Jen offers up a great framework for individuals. While the tips are geared for personal productivity, I decided to apply the framework to team collaboration.

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Ten tips for global communicators

Dave Gray

Here are a few tips to help you get the most from your global communications efforts: 1. The difference between local and global markets is like the difference between the fishbowl and the ocean. To understand and engage successfully requires a shift in perspective.

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Dealing with jetlag: 5 tips based on experience

Ross Dawson

I hope these tips are helpful to you! The post Dealing with jetlag: 5 tips based on experience appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks. I have recently returned from a 10-day round-world trip, including 85 hours in airplanes and airports, with a number of speaking engagements and fortunately a little fun fitted in-between the travel. This brings me to 56 hours of timezone changes within the last two months.

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Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits. Guest Post TipsInfographic by RAD Campaign - click to see full graphic.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits Data Visualization

Beth Kanter

Five Tips for Nonprofit Data Storytelling by Matthew Scharpnick. Note from Beth: I met Matthew Scharpnick, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Elefint Designs, a strategic design studio that works with good causes, at the Data for Good Conference in Chicago.

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Virtual Meetings: 5 Tips for Nonprofits Working Across Time Zones

Beth Kanter

Here’s my best tips for scheduling virtual meetings for your nonprofit across time zones: 1. These tips work well if you don’t travel. There are other tools, tips, and ways to handle this in this post.

10 tips for managing your time on social networks

Jane Hart

I spend a lot of time connecting with colleagues and contacts in my professional network in social networks. As I have explained in a previous post this is an essential way for me to keep up to date with what’s happening in the learning world. I also mentioned how over the years I’ve developed a [.]. Social learning

7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator

Beth Kanter

I’m always up for a conversation with other facilitators about shop talk and getting tips for improving my practice. 7 Tips to Make You A Stronger Facilitator. The first time you facilitate a training, you start developing your own personal list of tips for great facilitation.

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Productivity Tips on Presentations: Inform, Inspire and Motivate

Luis Suarez

In order to make that transition relatively easy, allow me to share a couple of tips, and helpful resources, though, realising there are probably many many more out there already!,

Top Two Tips for Managing Stress and Improving Focus and Effectiveness

21 Days to Happiness

Here are the 2 most effective tips I recommend in my practice. Quick tip : try this…To guide you with your breathing, here is a video with instructions. You can learn more tips on managing stress in my book, 21 Days to Happiness , in chapters 12 and 13. Did you know.

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Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips

Beth Kanter

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media for Nonprofits Tips. Hopefully these three simple tips are something you can put to work immediately to drive better results online. Note from Beth: The Social Media for Nonprofits Conference is returning to San Francisco on October 11th.

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Employee Training in Cyber Security: 4 Tips and Techniques

TOPYX LMS

Tips for Quickly Training Employees in Good Cybersecurity Practices. Here are a few helpful tips for executing this type of training across your organization immediately: Tip #1 – Train employees about social engineering scams. Tip #2 – Provide Password Construction Training. Tip #3 – Ban Potentially Dangerous Downloads. Tip #4 – Have Personnel Secure Physical Materials. Top 10 Tips For Educating Employees About Cybersecurity. LMS tips training

Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care

Beth Kanter

This blog post references rape, sexual assault and harassment, but also offers suggestions on how to reach out for help, resources for talking with children and self-care tips. Sexual Assault: Resources for Families and Tips for Self-Care.

Guest post: A Tipping Point in Learning

Jane Hart

When I saw the practical application of her thinking I recognised that Share&Learn may well in future be recognised as a tipping point in our understanding of learning, and heralds a new era in the way learning is viewed and supported. The tipping point has finally been reached – we have a practical tool that embodies the new paradigm. Tweet. This is a guest post by Nic Laycock, Managing Director of Amos Laycock Consulting.

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3 simple tips for setting up online communities

Jane Hart

On Wednesday I spoke at the World Of Learning 2011 conference in the session on Harnessing the potential of social learning.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit blogger Vu Lee has some tips on what types of openers to avoid. I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake.

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Guest Post: Facebook Video Tips from Non-Profit Marketers

Beth Kanter

Facebook Video Tips from Non-Profit Marketers – Guest Post by Rebecca Brooks, Animoto. Note from Beth: Is Facebook Live or posting videos part of your nonprofit’s strategy for 2018? It should be.

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Staying Healthy – 11 Ergonomic Tips for Avoiding RSI

Luis Suarez

So, to get started let’s go ahead and list those 11 tips that he collected from Wimsey: Take frequent breaks: Indeed! As you may have seen above, lots of great tips shared across by both Wimsey and Charles.

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Jessica’s Teleconference Call Tips

Nancy White

All I can say is “Amen Sistah&# to these three simple tips from Jessica Lipnack. After reading this, I realized I really needed to update my old teleconferencing tips page, so here it is! I’m beginning to feel like I live in telephone and Skype conference calls.

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

That was the call for blog posts. I received a rich selection covering this topic – from changing mindsets, new tool sets, and lots of tips on how to manage your social media, email, and work flow. Her book provides tips on how to do this more effectively.

Tips for Working Smarter, Not Harder

TOPYX LMS

The professionals at Best Masters Degrees put together an amazing infographic that is jam packed with tips for working smarter rather than harder. The average person grows up hearing that hard work equals success.

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A tip to the TSA

David Weinberger

Here’s an except from a message Gary Stock sent to a mailing list (used with permission): Works: [link]. Fails: [link]. Network Timeout. The server at tsa.gov is taking too long to respond. Don’t you suppose that’s hundreds of people, or more, every day?). Presumably, because the underlying address is: [link]. …which seems awfully damn strange to begin with! I work in server config only infrequently, but there are at least two.

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Flipboard and Paper.li: Social news curation hits the tipping point

Ross Dawson

Flipboard and Paper.li are two of the hottest properties in media today. Over the last six weeks they have taken social news curation to a new level. This will undoubtedly soon spawn hordes of competitors, while these leaders in the field continue to evolve their offerings.

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