Listening & Client Advocacy
5 Ways to Listen Better
Julian Treasure from a presentation at the TED Conference.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world around you.
Visual Presentation & Power Point
Presentation Zen http://www.presentationzen.com/
Garr Reynolds’ blog on issues related to professional presentation design.
Presentation Zen, Presentation Zen DESIGN and The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides.
Nancy Duarte Website http://www.duarte.com/Author of Slide:ology – The art and science of creating great presentations and Resonate: Present visual stories than transform audiences
Check out the reading list link on the books page of this website for lots of great presentation resources.
Beyond Bullet Points http://beyondbulletpoints.com/
Cliff Atkinson – Author of the book Beyond Bullet Points
How to make better presentations using Power Point.
Energize, Inc. www.energizeinc.com
Energize, Inc. is an international training, consulting and publishing firm specializing in volunteerism. If these words are in your vocabulary--community service, membership development, auxiliary, community organizing, service-learning, lay ministry, pro bono work, supporter, friends group, political activist, service club-- we can help!! Founded in 1977, Energize has assisted organizations of all types with their volunteer efforts--whether they are health and human service organizations, cultural arts groups, professional associations, or schools.
Adult Learning Theory
Twelve Principles for Effective Adult Learning
How Adults Really Learn and Evangelism
David Kolb's Learning Styles Model and Experiential Learning Theory (ELT)
Non-for-Profit Management & Marketing
50 Best Blogs for Non-Profit Leaders
Trainer Delivery & Public Speaking
Can Speak– Christopher Barnett - http://www.christopherbarnett.co.uk/index.html
Tips on Speech Delivery
Effective Speech Writing – The Importance of Theme by Melissa Kelly
Putting All the Pieces Together - Effective Speech Writing by Melissa Kelly
How to Write A Good Speech
Adam Taylor Bond: Connecting the Gospel and the Millennial Generation
Professional Training & Speaking Organizations
ASTD - American Society for Training and Development www.astd.com
Most states have state-run chapters. Check online for resources in your area.
Toastmasters International http://www.toastmasters.org
For nearly a century, Toastmasters International has been helping women and men of every background, education level and economic standing develop the competency they need to become effective communicators and inspired leaders.