Roger Ebert: He lost the fight against cancer which he began in 2002

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like Christopher Hitchens, film critic Roger Ebert chronicled his battle with cancer.    Today he lost that battle, reports THE NEW YORK TIMES which quotes him as telling ESQUIRE, "When I'm writing, my problems become invisible."

Soledad O’Brien Grills GOP Senator About Cutting Food Stamps: ‘You Voted For It’ In 2002 and 2008

TJ Walker Interactive

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Mitt Romney In 2002: “I’m A Big Believer In Getting Money Where The Money Is…In Washington”

TJ Walker Interactive

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4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Communicating your presentation idea alone won’t be enough to convince your audience. You should also have the charismatic appeal to enhance your credibility and complement your central message. A likeable image is what leaves them swayed, in awe, and wanting more.

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Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

But instead of saying, "I've been with ACME Magnets for ten years," you could say "I've been with ACME Magnets since 2002, the first year the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl."

Theresa May & Hillary Clinton: Do we watch their words or wardrobes?

The Eloquent Woman

In addition, to see whether May''s fashion has long been a subject of attention, we looked at similar search results from 2002 and 2003 as a comparison.

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Famous Speech Friday: Jane Goodall's "What Separates Us From the Apes"

The Eloquent Woman

In this 2002 TED talk, Goodall shows why she's been in high demand as a speaker all over the world. Most people find it difficult to name a living scientist , and even tougher to name a woman scientist, dead or alive.

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10 Storytelling tips from Billy Wilder

Presentation Zen

Billy Wilder (1906–2002) was the first person to win an Academy Award as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film. The film The Apartment (1960) stared Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, and Fred MacMurray and is certainly in my top-10 favorite movies of all time.

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Linguist/Activist Noam Chomsky Goes to U of AZ, Leaves MIT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, he had officially retired from MIT. The University of Arizona knows how to get its name in the news.    That institution of higher education, based in Tucson, Arizona, was the first to allow applicants to its law school to take GRE, instead of the LSAT.

Emotion in Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

And with the success of the presentation behind him, he was then free to enjoy the bottle of 2002 Dom Perignon he was given. . Just before the holidays, a dear friend and colleague of mine emailed me to get some advice on how to maintain emotional control during a presentation.

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The Need for Literacy in Both the Sciences and the Arts

Presentation Zen

I think this 2002 TED talk below, recently featured on the TED website, is an important one to watch.

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Drudge Report - Trumpism Triggers Confidence Surge among Small Businesses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's the highest optimism has been since 2002. As you recall, 2002 was before the global financial crash. The conservative Drudge Report links the boom in optimism among small businesses to Trumpism. The Drudge Report may be on he money.

10 Ways to Love Your Voice!

Kate's Voice

World Voice Day is a day to celebrate your remarkable voice. It was started in 2002 by otolaryngologists and other voice professionals who wanted to focus awareness on the use, care, and problems associated with the human voice. This Friday, April 16, is World Voice Day.

Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. Myth #1: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. You’ve most likely heard that 7% of your message comes from what you say, 38% from your tone of voice, and 55% from your body language. There’s no credible evidence that these figures apply to normal day-to-day conversations and presentations.

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Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. Myth #1: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. You’ve most likely heard that 7% of your message comes from what you say, 38% from your tone of voice, and 55% from your body language. There’s no credible evidence that these figures apply to normal day-to-day conversations and presentations.

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Famous Speech Friday: Monica Lewinsky at TED 2015

The Eloquent Woman

In 2002, she appeared in an HBO documentary with a 90-minute interview. "You''re looking at a woman who was publicly silent for a decade. Obviously, that''s changed, but only recently." Monica Lewinsky opened her 2015 TED talk by talking about silencing herself as a speaker.

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Why the stickiest idea in presenting is just plain wrong

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). Albert Mehrabian. The stickiest idea in presenting and public speaking is that the meaning of your message is communicated by: Your words 7%. Your body language 38%. Your tone of voice 55%. This is the Mehrabian formula first proposed by Albert Mehrabian in 1967.

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Presentation Tip: Ten years of the newsletter

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Ten years ago, on February 26th 2002, I sent out my first newsletter. Today, I am sending you issue 255. What a journey it has been these last ten years. According to my records, over 13,500 people have been part of the newsletter list at one time or another (over 8,200 are on the list currently). Thank you to everyone who has been a part of this journey. Today I want to reflect on what I have learned and experienced writing this newsletter for you, my subscribers.

What went wrong with BBC Newsnight's latest attempt to involve a studio audience?

Max Atkinson

This was based on having seen many such programmes, in which the presenter shows little or no technical appreciation of how turn-taking works and how the implicit rules change according to how many people are involved - and how someone's ability to perform in a TV interview is not unrelated to their experience of being interviewed (or lack of it) - for more on which, see Clayman & Heritage, The News Interview: Journalists and Public Figures on the Air (Cambridge University Press, 2002).

French Speaking Mitt Romney Attack Ad Targets SC Voters

TJ Walker Interactive

This ad showed footage of Mitt Romney speaking French during the 2002 Olympics. AmericanLP released its first TV ad, “French Romney” back in December. In text, the ad scrolled verbatim quotes from Romney stating all of his past liberal positions on controversial issues in a way that is similar to movie translations. Talking Points Memo [.]. Communications Government & Politics French mittromney south carolina

Three Women, One Mission: Peace

DeFinis Communications

In 2002 Gbowee founded the movement Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. In 1903, two years after the Nobel Foundation was established, a Nobel Prize was awarded to a woman, Marie Curie, for the first time.

Abedin/Weiner May/December Marriage Has First Contested Divorce Hearing in New York Supreme Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was 2002. Huma Abedin is now 41 years old. Her estranged husband Anthony Weiner is currently 53. This could have been positioned and packaged as a classic May-December marriage when they tied the knot in 2010. She had the youth and exotic beauty.

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal Reaches into Vatican - Cardinal George Pell Charged

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It had been the Boston Globe which broke the story of sexual abuse of young boys by Boston Metro Catholic priests in 2002. The Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal is not over. In fact, a new investigation is reaching right into the Vatican.

13 famous UK & European speeches by women in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Her 2002 TED talk draws on her studies of Shakespeare and her Welsh ancestry to tell stories that captivate.

Did Penn State’s Culture of Loyalty Allow Abuse to Flourish?: Mike Bako on WOR Radio

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike McQueary, speaking for the first time in public about the 2002 encounter in a Penn State locker room, said he believes that [.]. A Penn State assistant football coach testified Friday that he believes he saw former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molesting a boy but said he wasn’t 100 percent sure it was intercourse. Analysis Audio Media Press Room joe paterno mike bako penn state

Steven Dym and His Family - Why Tragedy Is an Art Form

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the past, Dym contributed more than $4,000 to the 2002  failed campaign of Andrew Cuomo for governor of the state of New York. Law & Order" launches it new series-True Crimes-this fall.

Jack Malone on "Without a Trace" - Among the flawed heroes of 21st century TV

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Without a Trace," which started in 2002, went off the air in 2009. Along with Tony Soprano and Walter White, there had been Jack Malone, played by Anthony LaPaglia.

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Top 10 Best Presentations Ever at KnowHR Blog

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

Lawrence Lessig’s Free Culture talk at the 2002 Open Source Conference. Even though this talk is from 2002, his slide presentation style is still as fresh today as Axe Body Spray. BEST OF KNOWHR 10 Tenets for The New HR Top 10 Best Presentations Ever 5 Things HR Needs to Do to End Pay Inequality Now 10 Ways to Know When Its Time to Get Out of HR 65 Things I Believe About HR RECENT POSTS Interview Question of the Day: Do You Drive a Hummer?

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StumbeUpon - Tragedy Of Yet Another Early Adopter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, when founded, it performed the service of selecting and presenting interesting content on the Internet.

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

But instead of saying, "I've been with ACME Magnets for ten years," you could say "I've been with ACME Magnets since 2002, the first year the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl."

Communication Strategies: Six Guides to Thinking and Talking More Logically

The Communication Blog

Remember that Gerry Smith 2002 is not Gerry Smith 2011 ; academic abilities 2006 are not academic abilities 2011. Here are six guides to thinking and talking more logically, more sanely. All of these come from General Semantics—the study of the relationships among language, thought, and behavior. Check out their website at www.generalsemantics.org. Extensionalize.

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"Buy Side" - Some Guys Have All the Fun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Plus he was able to rent an apartment in Manhattan back in 2002 for more than nine thousand a month. "Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess" will probably encourage members of Generation Z to do whatever to get into that game.

How I Became A Writer

Great Public Speaking

a year since 2002. I've always loved books and learning. My dad was a great influence on this. At 10 years old in the early 1900's he would shine shoes to get money to order electrical engineering courses from the American School. He went on to become a highly successful electrician and electrical contractor. Dad taught me at a very early age that if I wanted to learn how to do something, all I had to do was study. I would buy "how to" books on every topic imaginable.

"Creative Class" Theory by Richard Florida Discredited - Politicos should run like hell

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, a professor in Pittsburgh - Richard Florida - rose to fame.  His book "The Rise of the Creative Class" posited that economic development blossoms when those "creative" types move in.  A rising tide lifts all boats.  Not so, it's been found.

IM, Text, and Tweet…Oh My!

DeFinis Communications

From 2001 to 2002, text messages leapt from 30 million sent to nearly 1 billion. The overwhelming proliferation of Instant Messaging (IM), text messages, and Twitter has long placed linguists on alert.

Apologies and Excuses, Vietnamese Translation

The Communication Blog

Nhưng, ít nhất là tại Hoa Kỳ, Nhiều nhà nghiên cứu đều đồng ý rằng những lời bào chữa tốt nhất trong giao tiếp giữa các cá nhân có năm yếu tố (Slade, 1995; Coleman, 2002). It's a real pleasure to post this translation Vietnamese by Nicy Nguyen of a post on Apologies and Excuses. For more information on such translations check out: [link] Why Do We Translate?

Ghostwriters/Speechwriters - Yes, It's A Sellers' Market (Actually, Any Market Can Be)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, when corporate executives were going low profile and budgets were slashed post-9/11, I recognized I had to get a new kind of pitching edge. "306 responses came into my help-wanted on Mediabistro.com for a ghostwriter."

Everyday (but Sometimes Difficult) Conversations

The Communication Blog

But, at least in the United States, researchers seem to agree that in the best excuses in interpersonal communication you do the following (Coleman, 2002; Slade, 1995). < Conversation is something we engage in everyday, often without thinking about the process itself. Yet, there are conversations that may create difficulty, apprehension, and an uncertainty about how to proceed.

New IB Madison Voices Blog Posting - Trends in Internet Use

PPT - Powerful Presentation Techniques

Included are reports showing that 48% of Americans use the Internet at least one hour a day, 82% increase in Social Networking utilizing and 339% increase in video utilization since 2002. Interested in finding out more about trends on the Internet? Check out my new blog posting " It's the norm, not just for porn " at IBMadison.com. The posting tracks some of the latest research results on trends and directions in the use of the Internet.

PRSA Conference, San Francisco: O'Dwyer reporters not let in

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The posse rode to the rescue again when my business hit headwinds in 2002. What does the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) have to fear from reporters from O'Dwyer's news shop?