Writing & Storytelling

Revise Your Speech With Proofreading Tips – Content Writing Series 5 of 5

PART 1PART 2PART 3PART 4PART 5Welcome to the final installment of our five-part blog series on the POWER method for speechwriting!In this blog we’ll be covering how proofreading and editing your speech can be that final layer of polish that takes your presentation from boring to bravo. If you’ve been following along in our POWER [...]

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Audience Engagement – Content Writing Series 4 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome back to our five-part series on how to write a speech! Can you believe that we’re almost to the end of our speechwriting journey.   Just two letters left! This article covers the “E” of our POWER method, Audience Engagement. In this blog [...]

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How To Tell A Story – Content Writing Series 3 of 5

PART 1PART 2PART 3PART 4PART 5Welcome back to our five-part series on how to write a speech!When you’re starting a speech, the number one dilemma that most speechwriters grapple with is how to tell a story. Business professionals and novices alike all struggle with the elements of storytelling, there’s a reason that some people tell [...]

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How To Start A Speech – Content Writing Series 2 of 5

PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 PART 4 PART 5 Welcome back to our second lesson in our series on how to write a speech. In this 5 part guide, we’ll be covering the Moxie Institute’s POWER method for writing a powerful and persuasive speech. This article covers a couple lessons out of one [...]

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Using Audience Analysis To Help Find The Purpose Of Your Speech – Content Writing Series 1 of 5

PART 1PART 2PART 3PART 4PART 5Welcome to the end of writer's block and uninspiring presentations and say hello to Moxie Institute’s POWER Method. From now on you’ll have a framework and process to follow to ensure that the foundation to your speech, a.k.a. “your content” is as strong as it can be.When putting together your [...]

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Want to Give a TED Talk? First You Need to Write a TED Talk

Talking for TED is one thing but talking like TED in all of your public speaking engagements is a sure way to impress everyone--TED and TED fans alike.TED speakers are intelligent, passionate and respected. And the techniques used by TED speakers are ones you want to use for your own presentations and speeches. But the first step [...]

By |2019-10-17T13:36:56-08:00|All, Writing & Storytelling|Comments Off on Want to Give a TED Talk? First You Need to Write a TED Talk

How to Write A Killer Business Presentation

Once you're ready to start to write the first draft of your presentation, believe it or not, the hardest work is behind you. "Really?" you say, "But I haven't written the speech yet!" Of course. And that will take time. But look how far you've come! Now you know what you want to say and roughly how you'll say [...]

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3 Proven Speechwriting Techniques all Great TED Talks Use in Their Presentation

Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? What should be left out? Should there be jokes? You'll answer all [...]

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Hook Your Audience Within the First 60 Seconds of Your Presentation

How you open and close your presentation decides everything. Nothing matters more for effectiveness. The internet is full of great ideas for how to open and how to close speeches. You'll be ahead of most speakers if you can just avoid the most common error. But in this first of two blog posts on openings and closings, I'd like [...]

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Every Story is the Same | Will Schoder

Storytelling comes naturally to humans, but since we live in an unnatural world, we sometimes need a little help doing what we’d naturally do. Draw a circle and divide it in half vertically. Divide the circle again horizontally. Starting from the 12 o clock position and going clockwise, number the [...]

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