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AUGUST 7, 2012 How to Make Old News New for Your Audiences
As I write this post, the 2012 Olympics are in the news. And speakers are so tempted to look to Olympians and their experiences for great stories. If I just tell so-and-so's story, I'll be able to grab and keep my audience 's attention" you think. Yes, you could do that and later find out that you're the umpteenth person to repeat that story.
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- "Their best writing behind them" - Can Buddha help us escape that fate?
One year they're hot. The next they're not. Their new book gets severe criticism on Amazon, sales quickly drop to below 200,000, then below 400,000, then tank. And we wonder if that could happen to us. That That "that" is their best writing being behind them. MORE >>
HUMOR POWER Observational Humor — Case Study #85
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
Here’s another Observational Humor monologue. It was a good night for observations. My monologue had 16 punchlines. I’ll be providing you with the set-ups and then some comments on what made the humor work. THE SET-UP (What happened and what was said during the meeting, before the monologue was delivered.). ” 2. ” 7. MORE >>
- Economic Indicator: Jason gets new kitty litter pan
As a contract blogger for financial information company Motley Fool , I know there are myriad ways to analyze the economy. However, as an aging Baby Boomer whose life revolves animal companion Jason, the only economic indicator which says something to me is the household expenditures for maintaining this feline. MORE >>
TJ WALKER INTERACTIVE Top Stories for Tuesday
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
Is ‘Obamacare’ on the Rebound? August 7, 2012 9:05 AM. Edit. " />. 0 0 0 0. Matt Lauer To Meredith Vieira: ‘Don’t Be … HD. August 7, 2012 9:05 AM. Edit. " />. 0 0 0 0. Mitt Romney ad says Obama is ‘gutting … HD. August 7, 2012 9:04 AM. Edit. " />. 0 0 0 0. Fed Officials’ Comments Underscore Divisi… HD. MORE >>
- Bloomberg Brand: Reaching out by attacking both presidential candidates
Presidential campaigns are ideal vehicles for others to create brandnames for themselves or enhance the one they already have. For New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the opportunity is the latter. Recently a total of 18 people have died in massacres in Colorado and Wisconsin. Branding careers Current Affairs Politics MORE >>
- Elton John: Bitchy, so much fun, so many headlines JANE GENOVA: SPEECHWRITER - GHOSTWRITER | TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2012
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