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6 Steps to Enhance Your Leadership Presence through Embodying Gravitas

Speaking Freely

Training in acting can enhance your leadership presence through learning to embody gravitas! Acting teaches you how to become something new. To “become” means to be comfortable with new qualities, behaviors and skills. I taught acting for many years to adults who were mostly professionals. Many of them came to acting classes because they thought […].

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How to Be Your Best Self on Stage and In Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

What is your Wealthy Speaker persona? Are you being your best self on the stage and in our speaking business? Not sure what I mean? Let me explain… and then let’s have some FUN! I caught life coach and author of Be Your Best Self, Mike Bayer on a talk show the other day. If […].

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Patrick Stewart: A lesson from Shakespeare and Star Trek

Manner of Speaking

I do not consider myself to be a Trekkie, but I was a big fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation. It was the second Star Trek series and the only one that I watched from beginning to end.

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Interview: Resolving Public Speaking Anxiety with Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W., A.C.S.W

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W. has pioneered treatment for performance and social anxiety since 1978. A certified psychotherapist, he has worked with thousands of individuals of all ages in individual, group, and family psychotherapy. He has appeared on “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “Sally Jessy Raphael”, “Joan Rivers”, “CNN Medical News” and many other TV and radio shows. […] Jonathan Berent, L.C.S.W.

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3 Easy Steps to Smash an Impromptu Speech Out of the Park

Presentation Guru

There was nothing Andrew Brindle hated more than surprises. So, when his boss pointed at him during the weekly meeting and said, “Your turn”, Andrew’s heart began beating a million miles an hour.

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Stop making these two common HUGE proposal mistakes

SpeakerSue Says...

What is a proposal? Is it a communication tool to: A. provide specific rates, inclusions, availability. persuade buyers you’re the best choice and why.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes

Manner of Speaking

“Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.” ” — John Maynard Keynes. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers John Maynard Keynes public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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The Complete Guide to the Best PowerPoint Add-ins

Presentation Guru

Maurizio La Cava makes presentations every day and makes extensive use of PowerPoint add-ins, so he has put together a list of what he considers to be the best ones, grouped for top functions and discusses them in detail below.

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Andrew Reigstad of Tax 29 - SuperHero of Uncertain Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Money talks. So, it was the loudest voice in the room when Andrew Reigstad at Tax 29 told me the bill for my 2018 was $50. Last year for a similar tax return for 2017, H&R Block charged $440. Reigstad looked over that 2017 return done by H&R Block.

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The results of writing an email naked….

SpeakerSue Says...

I hate bait and switch subject lines so right away you need to know: I don’t know the guy in the photo <sigh> I’m fully dressed (thank the lord). You won’t be naked (unless you want to be and no need to tell me about it). A naked email is an email written without the decency of dressing; personalization and care.

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels

SlideModel

Buyers “purchase journeys” are rarely linear. In the current omnichannel landscape they connect with a brand through multiple touch points on their way to conversion – a purchase, an inquiry, a booking or another meaningful action.

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Making Better Connections on Social Media with Phil Gerbyshak

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about making significant connections on social media. Today we are joined by social media guru, Phil Gerbyshak. Phil has written 5 books and over 3000 articles. He began his career in the Navy, delivering email – by hand – for the National Security Agency. […]. The post Making Better Connections on Social Media with Phil Gerbyshak appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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3 Steps to Bust Through Shyness and Start a Conversation

K8sVoice

I used to be shy. I was nervous about going out to meet-ups, parties or networking events because I would have to talk to people. That may seem odd for someone passionate about public speaking, but that was my situation.

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WW - Oprah Winfrey's 7,524,344 Shares Plunge in Value to $221 Million, From $775.68 Million

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

WW is one of those old-line brands which can't turn itself around. That's even though it has relabeled itself from the clunky "Weight Watchers" to the supposed much more cool "WW." " It's repositioned itself for the wellness niche.

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Your Sales Cycle Has Changed. Have You?

SpeakerSue Says...

“57% of the purchase decision is complete before a customer even calls a supplier.” (CEB). CEB). “67% 67% of the buyer’s journey is now done digitally.” SiriusDecisions). “74% 74% of business buyers say they conduct more than half of their research online before making an offline purchase.”

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How to Develop an Effective Lead Generation Strategy

SlideModel

Getting plenty of traffic does not automatically equals sales and profits. Most people need time to shop around and make up their mind, especially in the B2B niche.

Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters.

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How to set corporate writing rates

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing – Find, Price, Manage Corporate Writing Assignments & Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines and from Six-Figure Freelancer: How to Find, Price and Manage Corporate Writing Assignments. You are working non-billable hours if you are in marketing mode, or when you are filing, cleaning your office, doing your books, and so on.

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New England - No Longer Will It Symbolize "The College Experience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growing up, so many generations have dreamed about going off to college in bucolic New England. After all, it was in Cambridge, Massachusetts that the first institution of higher education was founded by the Puritans. That, of course, was Harvard and the year was 1636. 

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More essential viewing from Channel 4 News; Brexit explained: what happens when the UK leaves the EU?

Max Atkinson

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Which Presentation Style Suits You According to the Myers Briggs Test?

SlideModel

You might have heard of the Myers Briggs Test. There are numerous websites offering personality tests which place people in one of 16 personality archetypes described by Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

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Insider Secrets to Attracting the Media with Katrina Cravy

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about how to get noticed by the media. Today we welcome Emmy Award-Winning TV media veteran, speaker and author, Katrina Cravy. With more than 20 years of media experience, Katrina is now a member of the National Speakers Association.

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Get your free writing book PDF

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am giving away free PDFs of my books on writing–business writing, promotional writing, writing articles, writing for the web, business of freelance writing. All I am asking in return is that you post a mini review or overview of the book(s) you chose on several social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and so on) and include a link to my book promo page: www.paullima.com/books. That is where you go to pick out the book(s) you want.).

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"The Good Doctor" - New Head of Surgery Pushes Shaun Murphy Out, Into Pathology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The mother of severely malformed infant asks Shaun Murphy a question he gives exactly the wrong answer to. Before she realized she was pregnant she took a certain antidepressant. She stopped when she found out that she was carrying a child. 

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Gangs of 4 and 7: history repeating itself???

Max Atkinson

Gang of Four, 1981 The original 'gang of four' , Jiang Qing, Zhang Chunqiao, Yao Kenyan and Wang Hongwenan were prominent in orchestrating Chairman Mao's cultural revolution, 1966-76.

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Onion, Gawker 2.0 Losing Millions of Dollars - More Hard Times for Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Onion, which presents a satiric take on whatever, and Gawker 2.0, an attempt to push the envelope like the original Gawker, are money losers. Like so many other digital media assets, they are pushing hard to create a revenue-producing model that can be sustained.

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Manhattan Gilded-Age Players - Buy High-End Real Estate to Make a Statement, Not Build Wealth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We look up at those tall residential buildings and the single-family brownstones in Manhattan. And we might think: The owners of that property are sure feathering their nest egg. When they sell all that they will be even richer than they are currently. We are wrong, documents StreetEasy.

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Anthony Weiner - Is a Comeback Possible?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power has a way of making those with it cross that line from playing nicely in the box of social convention and obeying the law to BigTrouble.    So? That's the usual.    The question is: Are their comebacks possible?

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AOC Over - That Was Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Socialism may be gaining traction in the U.S., Britain, and other capitalist nations. Here is the coverage in The Economist. But, the movement will probably push forward without AOC on the front lines. Her high-profile leadership is over - although she may not know that herself.

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Lee Radziwill Beat Out Jackie on One Thing: Longevity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fading of the Kennedy dynasty had opened the door to publishing negative books about the queen of Camelot: Jackie and, by extension, her high-profile sister Lee. 

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Stockton, CA - Can Universal Basic Income Soften Capitalism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Stockton, California has seen hard financial times. That included double-digit unemployment and a high foreclosure rate. Those times aren't over: one in four continues to live in poverty.

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"Criminal Minds" - David Rossi Remains Haunted by Self-Doubt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Haunted. That was both the plot line and the meme of "Criminal Minds" last night. The serial killer was consumed with the need to cleanse houses in which there had been violence of their "poison."

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Jill Abramson Admits Plagiarism But Positions and Packages It As "Unintentional" (yeah, I'll tell that to cop stopping me for speeding)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Question: When is plagiarism not a serious violation of ethics - and law? Answer: When former big cheese at The New York Times Jill Abramson says it isn't. And, she said it isn't to the New York Post.

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Media in 2018 - 15,474 Jobs Cut (implications for public relations agencies)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media can't catch up to how technology, consumer preferences, and politics keep changing its business.    Consequently, to survive, in 2018, it cut 15,474 jobs (source: Challenger, Gray & Christmas).

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Creating the High Earning Business That’s Perfect for You with Joe Calloway

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about building your business. Today, we are so fortunate to be joined by Joe Calloway, a world class speaker, author and a very good friend of mine!

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Liberalism and 25,000 Jobs Not Created - Don't Mess with Jeff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, Jeff Bezos has pulled out of the plan to create another Amazon headquarters in the New York City Metro area. That could have created about 25,000 jobs. Some liberal politicos were giving him static about concerns about the infrastructure. Jeff was having none of that.

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Here We Go Again - Retail Sales Down 1.2%, Most Since 2009 - Time for a News Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Retirees, Class of 2019 who will be looking for jobs, highly compensated older workers, and small businesspeople like myself. All of us are supposed to get very worried today. The news has been quite busy hammering the plunge of retail sales - the worst since 2009. The exact number is 1.2%.

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