Thu.Apr 12, 2012

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The vision: 5. Learning and development that is engaging

Onlignment

In this post, we look at the argument for l&d to be engaging. Just like learning should be. Humour may also do the trick, or just plain novelty.

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Anatomy of landing a client on the Web

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

About 70% of my new training and writing gigs come to me through my website. The rest are from referrals or my marketing.) Recently, I wrote a business letter for a client in Russia who is trying to land distribution deal with an American company. Other writers have asked me how a client from Russian [.].

When and How to Use Props in Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Props Props have the sensory appealof making your presentation more visually pleasing and different. Aprop can provide that visual difference.

Hockey Night on Ossington Avenue

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you are a die-hard fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, you might remember a time when the team actually won the Stanley Cup every now and then … and if you remember the last time, 40+ years ago, you might remember how you emulated your favorite Leafs player and aspired to be him … [.].

Whistleblowers, from Sherron Watkins to Joe Muto: Trying to make investment sense of all that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why do some unhappy employees blow the whistle and some don't and what are the implications for the value of the company? 

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Joe Muto: Is this the emerging model for getting ahead?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The emerging career model for fast success seems to be to take a big risk in the media and then chase possible payouts.    Yes, with pay.

Foster Friess “I hope his (Obama) teleprompters are bullet-proof”

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Sony as Schumpterian

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Distressed company Sony  is taking the Schumpterian road more traveled.  Creative destruction sounds logical in theory. 

Newt Gingrich Stiffs Larry Scheffler for $7500

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Militant verb-avoidance in Miliband's latest speech

Max Atkinson

In the internet age, we can often can read a speech, free from any 'embargo', before it's actually been given - as with one we'll be hearing from Ed Miliband later today (posted on Politics Home at 9.53 this morning). But I'm no more convinced by it now than I was then. Unemployment rising. million young people out of work. Long hours. Costs rising.

Rep Allen West Says US House Is Filled With Communists

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Amazon to Cut E-book Prices

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Mike Bloomberg: Self-defense Laws are “License to Kill”

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Hilary Rosen on Ann Romney “She never worked a day in her life”

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