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March 13, 2014 5:55 PM

Awards Worth Winning tagged “Speaking”

Are you cynical of people who win awards or make some kind of bestsellers list? Whether it's the New York Times' book list or an advertising award, I have always had a love/hate relationship with these types of accolades. I've... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 26, 201410:22 PM

Another Public Speaking Horror Story tagged “Speaking”

This isn't one that happened to a specific individual. This is a horror story that happened to all of us... and continues to happen to people each and every day. This is not what happened to Michael Bay. It's much... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 7, 201410:28 PM

If You're Going To Speak In Public, Please Don't Do This... tagged “Speaking”

Everyone is talking about the Michael Bay meltdown that happened at CES. I hate the whole "kicking someone when they are down mentality," but this is worth watching if you ever have to present or speak in public... Ugh... it's... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 7, 2013 5:16 PM

Always Impress The Band tagged “Speaking”

My first speaking gig. It happened a little over seven years ago. It wasn't really my first speaking gig, so much as my first "real" speaking gig. I was asked to take part in a full-day leadership event that was... Read more

By Mitch Joel


October 11, 2013 7:12 PM

Leadership Skills For Life Or How To Ask Better Questions tagged “Speaking”

Do you truly understand the things that are being said to you at your work? This is a true story: I am often sitting in meetings with very senior marketing professionals who are either presenting or speaking to a group,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


July 5, 2013 4:02 PM

PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. tagged “Speaking”

How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 18, 2012 1:12 PM

The Public Speaker's Master Toolkit tagged “Speaking”

What are the tools that can help you give an unforgettable presentation? After several years of speaking in public, I've had to develop my own system to ensure that each and every presentation goes off without a hitch. And yes,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


May 4, 201211:59 AM

Dear Tom Peters tagged “Speaking”

Dear Tom, It has been a while since we last did an event together, but I was just thinking of you yesterday and I felt compelled to write you this note. I don't think I ever told you this,... Read more

By Mitch Joel


February 9, 201211:22 AM

The Death Of The Unconference tagged “Speaking”

Does anyone remember the unconference? There was hope for collaboration and self-organizing groups, but it seems to have gone the way of the corporate spin machine. I was a massive proponent of the unconference movement (I still am!), but that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 201112:05 PM

Is PowerPoint Making Us Stupid? tagged “Speaking”

How many mindless presentations have you sat through in business and life? How many numbing slides have you had to endure of pie-charts or ones littered with hundreds of words? How many times have you sat through a presentation where... Read more

By Mitch Joel


March 23, 2011 6:39 AM

On Having A Platform tagged “Speaking”

The way any individual can move the needle in their professional career is by having a platform. Part of the dance that many aspiring writers must do to get a major publishing deal is to demonstrate to the publisher that... Read more

By Mitch Joel


January 24, 201110:19 PM

Good Old Fashioned Values tagged “Speaking”

If we use our traditional values in this now-digital world, we're going to fall behind... faster. I have the pleasure of speaking in front of audiences that are both large and small all over the world. This gives me a... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 29, 201011:52 PM

The Followship Of Twitter tagged “Speaking”

Full disclosure: I'm not the best at Twitter. Currently, when I put personal and professional time and effort into my online efforts, I prefer the focus to be on this Blog and the Podcast of the same name. It fits... Read more

By Mitch Joel


December 24, 2010 8:37 PM

Traditional Media Getting New Media Right tagged “Speaking”

Cry all you want that traditional media is dead (and/or dying), out of touch or out of date, but it's just not the case. I'm often asked where I find the time to read everything, or where I get inspiration... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 15, 201010:39 PM

My Commitment To You tagged “Speaking”

Why do you do what you do? How often do you do it? What's the point of it all? I'm often asked many questions like this - on a daily basis. People seem confused with what my role is and... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 10, 2010 8:54 PM

9 Ways To Elevate Your Speaking To Black Belt Level tagged “Speaking”

Let's say you know the standard speaking tips, tricks and fare. You're good... you can get by. How do you elevate things to the next level? Over the past few years, I've spoken at a lot of events. Beyond just... Read more

By Mitch Joel


November 6, 2010 2:57 PM

The Best Piece Of Management Advice I Ever Received tagged “Speaking”

What is the best piece of management advice you have ever received or heard? The Art of Management is coming to Toronto on November 15th, 2010 for a full-day of speakers on management and innovation. I am honored to have... Read more

By Mitch Joel


September 6, 2010 1:45 PM

Hard Labor tagged “Speaking”

"You work too much." "You must be a workaholic." "Do you ever sleep?" "When do you take a break?" Right now... Someone is caring for a very sick, little girl with leukemia. Someone is chasing down a very drunk driver.... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 24, 2010 8:56 PM

You Are Not Seth Godin tagged “Speaking”

Industries that sell products which can be digitized are grappling with everything from revenue to new business models and the book publishing industry is no exception to this rule. News broke over the weekend that famed Marketing thinker/doer and best-selling... Read more

By Mitch Joel


August 10, 201010:07 PM

How To Beat The Competition tagged “Speaking”

Personally, I've never been afraid of competition. Oscar Wilde once simply stated, "be you because others are already taken." Seth Godin had a brilliant post (as he usually does) on competition: "The number one reason people give me for giving... Read more

By Mitch Joel


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