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Squeezing the last minute out of a session

Manner of Speaking

Seth Godin is the author of several books about “marketing, the spread of ideas and managing both customers and employees with respect” They are bestsellers. His blog is one of my favourites and I highly recommend it. In this blog post from … Continue reading → Seth Godin closings Presentation public speaking

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Pixar Studios Offers Free Storytelling Lessons Online

Presentation Zen

Subjects have included color science , animation , effects , sets & staging , character modeling , and so on. The first one is Creativity, Inc.:

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What made this one of TED's most popular talks in 2016?

The Eloquent Woman

Here are 6 things I think make this talk work well. Congratulations, Judson! Often, as here, that's expressed as a "what if" question.

2017 31

Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

Duarte Blog

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Watermark Conference for Women in San Jose. I left the conference energized and inspired. and Steve Jobs.

2017 28

Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anti-Semitism seems to have returned to the supposed melting pot: the U.S. The U.S. My relatives were among them. " My family was not Jewish.

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BigStore Too Big in In-and-Out Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise , J.C. Penney announced today it will be closing 140 stores. A good example of that is Giant Eagle's getGo.  Gas pumps. Car wash.

2017 11

How to Close a Sale

Presentation Guru

What are the communications secrets of a sale? How can you size up a potential customer, develop a fast and durable relationship, and close the sale?

2017 11

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

To All The Little Girls Savvy speakers keep up with my wide-ranging reading list on women and public speaking by following The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , where these links and articles appear first. I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well. All-male panel as discrimination: ".he This opinion article makes that discrimination public.

2017 10

[Podcast] Recession Proof Your Speaking with Joe Calloway

Speaker Launcher

Hall of Fame Speaker, and author Joe Calloway is back! Hall of Fame Speaker, and author Joe Calloway is back! Listen Now! There is a big difference!).

Billionaires Can't Sing the Blues - No One Will Listen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Extreme wealth, along with influence and power. That's how many perceive billionaires. Not so fast with the latter. That's too big a risk.

If They Don’t Feel Anything, They Won’t Remember Anything

Presentation Guru

Engaging audiences is no easy task, but one of the best ways to ensure they take away your message is to make them feel something.

Famous Speech Friday redux: Betty Friedan calls for a women's strike

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: Organizers of the 2017 Women's March on Washington have been signalling their intent to organize a women's strike on March 8.

The 4 principles every successful speaker must master

Speak Schmeak

Just a quick video for you today to share these four principles (and give you a sneak peak at my upcoming retreat)!

Era of Slower Growth: Implications for Communications Vendors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mary Meeker, partner in Kleiner Perkins, began her annual Internet Trend slide show with the reality of slowing growth in myriad categories.

WaPo - Is It Being Hustled with Fake News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Playing around with the media - establishment and social - is great fun.    And it's not new. Many assumed it was the end of the world.

"The Founder" - Business Builder As Anti-Hero

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 2016 film "The Founder" exposes the iconic Ray Kroc as a ruthless business mogul. His total focus was on his own success.

Drudge Report - Martin Scorsese Warns World Scary Place with Plenty of Travis Bickles Who Have Nothing to Lose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The  Drudge Report heads into the weekend with a warning from iconic director Martin Scorsese. Here is the media coverage.

Curation: The Art & Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Content curation is right up there with search engine optimization (SEO) in terms of the success of a digital venture.   At least for now.

Drudge Report Headlines with One of Trump's Favorites: Chicago As Murderville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report is back in Donald Trump's cheering section. It headlined tonight with one of the president's favorite subjects.

America Won't Let Trumpism Scapegoat Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new Quinnipiac University poll found that 52% trust the media more than they do Donald Trump. The trust level of The Donald is at 37%.

"Most Powerful Marketing Strategy" - Forget All That, Sell Me Results & Quantify Them

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The subject line of the email blast reads: "Most powerful marketing strategy." " Of course, I didn't click it open. Nothing.

Presidential Legacies & Voodoo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jimmy Carter, when U.S. president, did not appoint a justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. Here you can read all about it. Was Carter really that bad?

Trump-Bashing Fatigue - Moving Back To Worrying about Weight & Wrinkles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who are paid influencers get it right away. That is, when a trend has peaked or when one is on an upward trajectory. What would that be?

Uber Doing a 21st Century Fox: Hiring Law Firm to Investigate Alleged Sexual Harassment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Experts in crisis communications hammer: Move fast to gather the facts. And that's what Uber is doing in the scandal which has gripped it. Fowler.

Drudge Report Headlines with News Bigger than Trumpism - Ouster of Milo Yiannopoulos from CPAC Keynote Slot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the news of the day that is bigger than Trumpism. Here is the media coverage from Politico.

Uber - Its Business & Brand Could Be In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By now, many have read engineer Susan J. Fowler's blog. If not, here it is. In it she claims pervasive sexual harassment of females at Uber.

Cover Letters for Better Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What this means is that you have to do an audit of your cover letter weekly. That everything includes us. High rankings on Google.

"The Rainbow Comes and Goes" - Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She was called "Poor Little Rich Girl" during the trial-of-the-century custody battle. He struggled unsuccessfully to conceal being gay.

Drudge Report's Curating Includes Articles Behind Paywalls - How Disappointing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For news junkies in a hurry, the Drudge Report used to be the go-to place. It had tons of curated content, continually brought up-to-date.

Greenwood Chevrolet, Austintown, Ohio - No, I Will Never Do Business There

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I am no newbie to the rough-and-tumble world of selling vehicles. As a communications consultant I had done work for Toyota and Nissan.

Syrian Opposition Represented by Law/lobbying Firm Squire Patton Boggs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" - Jon Gingerich,, February 24, 2017. Here is the coverage. HNC is Syria's largest opposition force against the Assad regime.

Making a Buck from Real Estate Not Always Easy - Even If You Are a Trump

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For a while landlords seemed to have the upper hand. More folks were renting versus buying. Here are details. million. That price hasn't been cut.

Drudge Report Back to Scary Headlines - Iran Tells US to Expect "Strong Slap in the Face" If.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report's signature way back when was its flashing blue light for breaking news. Today, Drudge is back to its digital tabloid roots. 

Courtroom v. Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pop culture couldn't keep putting out there content about the U.S. official legal system unless the subject was marketable. And that it is.