As a trainer and speaker, particularly if you work with teachers, administrators, librarians, or other school district personnel, you may have the same question that was posted on my blog recently: For those of us who work primarily with schools, what are some options we have for making money during the summer months? Especially if [...]
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If you teach at the college level (or any other institution for post-secondary education), your students are going to complete course evaluations at the end of the term. That is a given. And, I believe it is a worthwhile way to determine one aspect of how well a professor or instructor teaches. The point of [...]
These great tips are from Beth Terry, who is known as the “Cactus Wrangler”(R) - www.BethTerry.com – and she gave me permission to share these wonderful suggestions with you. Our voice is our livelihood, and we need to stay healthy to stay employed. During a speech by an “infection control” nurse I thought about our situation [...]
Recently, a Life of E’s member sent me this question: One of the independent contractors that I work with has asked for advice about charging/not charging for training & materials (specifically PowerPoint slides) that she has produced. In particular, someone who hired her actually said, “Could I get a copy of your PowerPoint because I’d [...]
If you are a teacher or presenter or speaker, I highly recommend Throat Coat tea. You can buy it at Trader Joe’s or other stores. It is not the best tasting stuff but it makes a huge difference.
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Holy Moly…you have to check this out: www.RackandWrite.com I learned about this in the WordPress class I’m taking from Bea Fields (Become a Blogging Maniac). And that was only on the first day. She has a wealth of information on her site.
When you teach in the college classroom, it’s hard to keep track of the time. This is true during lecture, Q & A portions, learning activities with your students, student presentations, and yes…even breaks during long classes. You may create any number of different timers for yourself or feel free to access the ones that [...]
The teleseminar on how to get everything done so you can offer a teleseminar in 4-6 weeks is tomorrow! If you haven’t yet signed up (and you’ll receive the recording even if you can’t be there live) is http://meggin.com/CountdowntoaTeleseminar.php I have this PACKED with information and am looking forward to teaching it and then seeing [...]
Presentations can be as short as a few minutes or as long as a few days. They can be offered to one person….or to thousands. When you are designing a presentation, consider using one or more of these ten tips:Ask yourself, “What is the goal of this presentation?” Once you have an answer, you can [...]