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Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure.

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“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One  commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. Repetition of key words or ideas is a powerful speaking technique.

Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Shrouded in an air of mystery [who is Mrs. Calabash?**], this line became his signature. We, as business presenters, need to learn to do the same.

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

The Romans called them the “hidden darts”; fabulously powerful, but only effective when kept, as the name suggests, hidden. Don’t whine.

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The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

She currently leads social media strategy at Virgin America. Richard Brewer-Hay is the Chief Blogger for eBay’s corporate blog.

Celebrities - Liberal, Rich & Out of Power in Trump Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In America, it's not enough to be wealthy and have achieved a brandname.  That is, you have to have power. Power economy.

Donald Trump Crushing Other GOP Candidates - Power Of Being One-Issue Candidate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead there could be a book examining the power of the one-issue candidate. Henry Ford I gave America the Model-T. Here is the article.

Chris Brown's Tantrum at Good Morning America « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

» Chris Brown’s Tantrum at Good Morning America Chris Brown was on Good Morning America with Robin Roberts.

Three Influential First Ladies

DeFinis Communications

Women’s Conference in Beijing that solidified her role as a powerful female speaker and change agent. For instance, consider Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Messy Is Good - Just Look at Success of Chaotic Make America Great Again Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's "Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives." Economist and journalist Tim Harford labels that maneuver "messy."

How to Create “Enchanting” Relationships

DeFinis Communications

Wouldn’t you like to have the evangelistic base of Apple or the likeability of Virgin America? The best way is to use examples,” says Kawasaki.

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Charles Manson - The Powerful Force Field Of America's Anti-Heroes (Soprano, White, Gupta)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe it's because America was settled by a bunch of misfits who couldn't make it in England. She believes in Mason.

Benjamin Franklin - America's First Public Relations Player

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part of Franklin's public relations expertise was understanding the power of charm. Order here. It's odd.

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Newspaper Reporter = Worst Job in America (source: CareerCast)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And there's power associated with outing whatever. But, the reality is, found CareerCast, that's the worst job in America.

Drudge Report - All Roads to Power Lead to Trump Tower

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report provides a snapshot of the new seat of power in the free world. is where you go to build power. The world has changed.

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Farrows: America's New Dysfunctional Dynasty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Already, on the front lines Ronan Farrow is throwing his power around.  One wonders how the jurors took that in.

John Boehner - Power Game Lost

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is a prerequisite to holding onto jobs. John Boehner has lost his power. For example, likability is one form of power.

The Smirk - Ultimate Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Confidence is power. Read Hedrick Smith on that in "The Power Game." After all, this is America, the land of the gregarious.

“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One  commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. Repetition of key words or ideas is a powerful speaking technique.

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. I’m going to catch you up on the things that I’ve been involved with and I provide you with ten tips and food for thought along the way. since I’ve written a post on here.

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. I’m going to catch you up on the things that I’ve been involved with and I provide you with ten tips and food for thought along the way. since I’ve written a post on here.

Roman Catholicism - Brand Charisma Can't Save In America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" the Catholic Church is in a demographic free-fall." " - Patricia Miller, Salon.com, May 21, 2015. Here is the article.

Technique, Style, and Strategy from America’s Top Speaking Coach

Pivotal Public Speaking

The Power Presenter: Technique, Style, and Strategy from America’s Top Speaking Coach. Jerry Weissman. Bush, John F.

President Obama Roasts Himself at Gridiron Club Gala « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

pitchingwell on How Can I Sound Powerful During a Pitch? News analyzed from a communication perspective. YouTube.]

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Wisdom for Speakers to Jumpstart Your New Year

DeFinis Communications

If you are going to speak with greater poise, power and passion, do so with intense seriousness and commitment, but remember to keep a light heart.

Dynasty/The Old Order in America - Nonono, no more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And the long-enduring power structure in the old-line GOP has been crumbling. Hey, are the educated faring all that well in America?

Jones Day Represents Make America Great Campaign (that is, The Donald as Politico)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The court of public opinion may be more powerful than the court of law.  "  - David Lat, Abovethelaw.com, March 21, 2016.

FICO 785: Shifting symbols of being someone in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The most powerful symbols of being someone in America have shifted.  Forget all that. Today, the status game is flat.

Owen Labrie Saga Continues - Elite Education in America On Trial (makings of a Greek tragedy)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His sexual-assault victim, a 15-year-old student at the school at the time, represents the power of wealthy parents. That infamous St.

The Paoing Of America - The Publicity Gods Giveth And Taketh Away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They represented minorities who had made it big in America. After all, this is America, the land of second, third and fourth chances.

Dale Carnegie: Developed Machiavellian Bear Hug, Just Right for America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That's because he observed what was effective in America, be it selling meat or yourself to a lover.   Yet, he did succeed.

Bentley, Nina Pham Back In Each Others' Arms - The Happy Ending America Needs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the happy ending to an Ebola crisis that America needs.  The Dallas powers that be allowed Bentley to live, in quarantine.

The Aging - America's 21st Century Version of "The Invisible Man" (5 Game-Changers)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Years ago the Gray Panthers attempted to gain power and influence. In 1952, Ralph Ellison published "The Invisible Man." Be there.

"2016: Obama's America" - Conservative Dinesh D'Souza plays Sigmund Freud

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Any power it might have would be blown up through ridicule.    It would be a mistake to ignore it.  Film Politics

The Power Chase - Why Politicos, Media, and Literature Professors Work for Peanuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those in other nations looking at America may assume we are obsessed by the pursuit of wealth. Power can also get in the way of money.

Power & Genius - Has a spell been cast on boards of directors (from Theranos to 21st Century Fox)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In business, power has not be subjected to the checks and balances which are needed. Why does one human being have so much power in a business?

THE POWER OF LANGUAGE, PART II

Professionally Speaking...

Although the formal study of rhetoric has waxed and waned over the centuries, this classic art offers many powerful techniques which we can use to enhance the impact of our speech. All for which America stands is safe today because brave men and women have been ready to f ace the f ire at f reedom's f ront."                        

That JFK Kind of Eloquence: Will it ever return to America?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In America, we experienced that with John F. There was a time when public speaking was an art form. Kennedy.  Of course, none did.

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. People worldwide remember the power of his most well known speech, entitled I Have a Dream , in which he shares his personal vision of an America free of racism and racial tension.

The Most Talked About Super Bowl Commercial Was a Presentation in Disguise

Duarte Blog

The narrative was an excerpt of his 1978 speech to the Future Farmers of America, with the recurring phrase, “So God made a farmer.”

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