Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth Warren on The Daily Show in 2009
The Eloquent Woman
AUGUST 21, 2015
At the time of the 2009 interview, she was chairing a congressional oversight panel on the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). I was a no-name college professor there in 2009 to talk about oversight of the Wall Street bailout.
Teleseminar: Magcloud - magazine printing on demand
Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking
MAY 28, 2009
I was recently invited by Dick Bruso of the Writers and Publishers Professional Expert Group (PEG) of NSA to deliver a one-hour teleseminar on Magcloud. The teleseminar was given on May 21, 2009. Back in August 2008 I wrote a long review of the Magcloud print-on-demand publishing solution from HP Labs.
Over-60, Want to Lose Weight? Have your car stolen
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
I pegged him as one and blogged/blog obsessively about it here as well as my other two sites here and here. About 10 weeks ago my 2003 Ford Escort was stolen. The agita and more to the point the walking, chasing after the bus, and carrying items like kitty litter and Diet Pepsi have left me 15 pounds lighter. At my post-60 age category, that's an amazing feat. Of course, I look and feel better.
Derek Draper – another psycho-therapist who talks too much and listens too little?
APRIL 15, 2009
Given that being a good listener is presumably essential if you’re going to be any good at helping people with their problems, I’ve often wondered if psycho-therapy and counselling are occupations that, for some mysterious reason, attract square pegs into round holes. I recently posted a note about Derek Draper breaking a basic rule of turn-taking in conversation (‘one speaker at a time’), illustrated by a video of him and Paul Staines being interviewed by Andrew Neill.
How good a speaker is Ram Charan?
Public Speaking Advice and Commentary
NOVEMBER 24, 2009
Forbes pegs him at #13 on its list of the world’s 50 most essential management gurus. Ram Charan once was the best-kept secret in the business world. Only the CEOs of companies like GE, Verizon, Novartis, Dupont, Honeywell, KLM, and Bank of America had heard of him.