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Fundamentals of Public Speaking: Using Nonverbal Cues

I just completed two days of presentation skills training with a large government agency and wanted to briefly share some thoughts about body language and nonverbal communications that came up repeatedly. First, it is essential that presenters think about and ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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Outcome of Chilean Mine Collapse Proves Effectiveness of Media Training

I am not sure how I missed this story when it first happened, but it is worth recapping even if the event happened a couple weeks ago. Those Chilean miners who once were trapped underground and now are hobnobbing with ...
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A Speech that Shapes Our Lives Nearly 50 Years Later: "I Have a Dream"

No single speech during the 20th Century shaped the lives of 21st Century Americans as did the "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. It is great to be able to share it with you -- both the video ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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Warren Buffett endorses presentation skills training

I am a big fan of Warren Buffett (my Aunt Margie -- maiden name Margie Lee Canaday -- was his classmate in Omaha and was even mentioned in his autobiography, Snowball), so I carved out some time this week to watch ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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Online Video is a Powerful Brand Building Tool

At DPK Public Relations we have gradually been adding more tools to our arsenal and wanted to share some of the results with you. When I started in public relations with Ketchum Public Relations Worldwide in Pittsburgh in the mid-1990s, ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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A Changed PR Landscape

The practice of public relations has dramatically changed. It is imperative that organizations change the way they communicate and resist the forces that encourage you to continue the way you have always done things because it is the way you ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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The Truth about "Digital Crisis Communications"

Recent high profile online calamities experienced by notable brands are prompting discussion about the emergence of a new discipline: digital crisis communications. I understand that some people may believe the fundamental rules have shifted, thus necessitating a new approach to ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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Crisis Communications Expert Offers Valuable Tips for All Businesses

DPK Public Relations President and Founder Dan Keeney, APR was featured in the article, "Crisis Communications: How to Recover from a Black Eye," in the March/April issue of Perspectives, a publication for the insurance brokerage industry. The article was written ...
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Lance Armstrong illustrates how to handle difficult journalists

As you might understand, Lance Armstrong doesn't like to be called "a cancer," so when a journalist who did just that in the past tried to pin him down at a news conference, Lance was none too pleased. It is ...
Author: Dan Keeney
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Category: public relations | Sub Category: media interview training