Mon.Feb 27, 2012

Trending Sources Episode 2: Avoid Clichés

Duarte Blog

Bob and Finn are back for the latest episode: Avoid Clichés. You just might hear back from Bob or Finn in person!

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How One Comic Genius NewsJacked the Entire 2012 Oscars

Content Marketing Today

Sasha Baron Cohen Grabs the Spotlight with Only a Beard, a Uniform, 2 Pretty ‘Security Guards’, and the ‘Ashes’ of Kim Il Jung.

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New book on introverts advises finding your public-speaking "sweet spot"

The Eloquent Woman

Cain looks at cultural influences, genetics, personality factors and free will as factors in a more complex and thorough vision of introversion.

Being Open Is Risky Business - But the Alternative Is Riskier

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

When you stand up to speak in front of others, you're risking a great deal.    You can fail to engage the crowd, you can make a fool of yourself, you can attempt too little or too much and miss the mark.    And while the risk is almost always greater in your own mind that it is in reality, it is a real risk nonetheless.

Why training may not always be the right course of action – part 4


In Part 3 we took 24 explanations of human error and asked, “Do you think this can be resolved through training alone?” Now we’ll give a little thought to the matter of memory. Memory. Trainers love to quote the Ebbinghaus curve and the limitations of memory. Lapses of memory go unnoticed, when the consequences are slight. Does one arm drift down?

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Your own perspective

Pivotal Public Speaking

Powerful stuff!! “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.”

Remember Google+

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Oh, yes, Google+.    Didn't Google unleash it in 2011 as a Facebook killer?  minutes.    It's funny. 

Public Speaking Presentation Graphics

Great Public Speaking

[link] Do you think your presentation graphics will make up for your poor performance? Better think again.

The Power of Words

Pivotal Public Speaking

Did you see this when it went viral on Facebook? language videos communication words

Alum success: getting bylines to boost your career

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Speechwriting is largely an anonymous business.  To counter the anonymity, I encourage attendees in my speechwriting seminars to look for freelance writing opportunities … op-eds, magazine articles, books, online essays, a whole range of options. Congratulations also to Sheila Allee, who is promoting her book, Seven Steps to the Podium.

Bailout Binging Bainster TV Ad

TJ Walker Interactive

Mitt Romney opposed bailing out Detroit but accepted a $10 million bailout from the FDIC when Bain wouldn’t pay back its loans. Is Mitt Romney the new face of the “Welfare Queen” Ronald Reagan warned us about more than three decades ago? Communications americanlp bain capital Mitt Romney

Warren Buffett Rule of Rhetoric: Balance between elite & street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"A few years back, I spent about $2 billion buying several bond issues of Energy Future Holdings, an electric utility operation serving portions of Texas.    That was a mistake - a big mistake."  "  - Warren Buffett, Annual Letter to Shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway for 2011 corporate performance.