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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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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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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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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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Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Speech

Manner of Speaking

Naomi Osaka of Japan won the 2019 Australian Open in dramatic fashion. She beat the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitová 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 to become the first woman since 2001 to follow her debut Grand Slam win with another one. Even … Continue reading → The post Naomi Osaka’s Australian Open Speech appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Analysis of a Speech Motivation fear of public speaking Naomi Osaka public speaking

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Interview: Dr. Gail Ferreira – Agile Leader

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Gail is an executive level expert and thought leader driving the vision and tactical decisions for large-scale transformation programs, from the C-Suite to the team level. Gail excels at leading complex, multidimensional transformations, managing client and vendor relationships.

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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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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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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 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

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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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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).

2019 56

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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Pico Iyer and the art of stillness

Manner of Speaking

Pico Iyer is a renowned essayist and novelist who is best known for his travel writing. He has been to some of the most far-flung places on the planet and his writings have appeared in leading newspapers, magazines and literary … Continue reading → The post Pico Iyer and the art of stillness appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Delivery Mark Twain pause Pico Iyer public speaking

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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

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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.

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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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!

2019 56

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

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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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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%.

2019 56

Want to Advance Your Career? Then Develop Your Public Speaking Skills with These 6 Tips

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If you’re like the majority of people, you would rather sit next to a rattle snake on a transatlantic flight in a thunderstorm than get up in front of people and give a speech. That’s right, most people fear public speaking more than snakes or flying.

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The Importance of Daily Habits to Become a Successful Speaker

Speaker Launcher

Daily habits. Not the most glamorous topic, but an important one for anyone building a speaking business. Because developing the daily habits that put you in front of buyers on a regular basis, fearlessly planting seeds, or asking for business from past clients cannot be overstated. So, let’s look at the importance of daily […]. The post The Importance of Daily Habits to Become a Successful Speaker appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

2019 44

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

Max Atkinson

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McKinsey Brand - Most Serious Attack Yet, This Time by Former Insider

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Attacks on prestigious management consulting firm McKinsey are nothing new - at least in the past several months. The number-one issue has been its alleged lack of a moral compass. For instance, it accepted assignments from governments abusing human rights and ruthless businesses. 

2019 56

A Spray Called "Hope"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's been about 32 years since there had been a breakthrough drug for severe depression. In 1987, Prozac came on the scene. But, that didn't help all those struggling with depression. It could take weeks for Prozac to kick in and by then the suicidal patient could be dead.

2019 56

"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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I Moved My Car - BTW, When They Moved My Cheese, I Survived

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The newest version of "Who Moved My Cheese?" " is "Out of the Maze."  "  Both, by Spencer Johnson, M.D., turn the lights on the power of habit and belief. Of course, they provide exit ramps out of being trapped in yesterday.

2019 56

No, We Can't Be Out of Work for a Long Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the get-go when we join the work world we are told:  Stay employed.    Nothing gets us a job like having a job. When we lose a job we are expected to hustle fast to land another one. And, the longer we are out of work the more likely we will remain jobless.

2019 56

"A Million Little Things" - ABC Renews for 2nd Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Placement is almost everything in the world of network television. When the new series "A Million Little Things" was moved to a Thursday slot, following the popular "Grey's Anatomy," its rating shot up. They went from about 3.4 million viewers to 5.3 million.

2019 56

Don't Get Sick - That's How 67% of Bankruptcies Happened (and how the universe humbled me)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the era of technological sophistication. Yet, it is a situation dating back to ancient times which can result in losing it all. That situation is: getting sick, even if you are covered by good medical insurance.

2019 56

We Love Our Flawed Heroes - Wholesome "Blue Bloods" Unlikely to Have 10th Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In network television entertainment this is the era of the anti-hero. Just think about it: The series about a troubled young surgeon "on the spectrum" is a hit ("The Good Doctor") and gets renewed for a third season.

2019 56

Loneliness Catch-22 - Share That You Are Lonely, You Stay Lonely

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The findings on loneliness by Cigna are no surprise. Here you can read the results of that research. Most Americans experience loneliness in the sense that they feel they aren't being understood by others in their lives and that the interactions they have are not "meaningful."

2019 56

IT Genius Who's Fast, Affordable, Speaks Human As His First Language - Ian Billen of Youngstown Metro Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Does this {my HP PC} have an internal microphone? That's what I had to find out for the first step on the learning curve to doing podcasts. If Ana Marie Cox were just starting out today in digital she would be podcasting up a storm. The blogging medium, now mature, is hardly dead.

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