Post-Groupon - World Wearies Of Chasing Discounts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Groupon should have seen this coming: The day the world got plum tired of chasing discounts. Sometimes you just want to shop without having to play in the discount sandbox. Meanwhile, I will choose where to treat a helpful friend to dinner this weekend without regard to discounts.

Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis at the 2015 Emmy Awards

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Her fourth turn in our series happened this week, at the 2015 Emmy Awards honoring television programs and performers, when she became the first black woman to win the award for leading actress in a television drama. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015.

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New! 2 workshops on creating a TED-quality talk set for January 2016

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Both will take place in January 2016 in Washington, DC, although there are good discounts if you register early. UK workshop participant Dr. Lucy Rogers gave the talk she worked on during the workshop at InspireFest 2015. Early registration is $724.00, a 25% discount.

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Kroger - It's Like Facebook In That It Wants You Never To Leave

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" - Kate Taylor, Business Insider, October 31, 2015. There you can get organic/natural food, a huge assortment of discount private-label merchandise, prescriptions filled, and highly competitively-priced gasoline.

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On March 19th, 2015, The Economist Warned This Would Happen.

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That one-stop shopping could be a reason to demand discounted pricing. In a March 19th, 2015 article , The Economist warned about this new kind of competition for the U.S. PwC has made its second move into the U.S. legal market. This one provides on-demand, that is temporary, legal services to in-house legal departments.

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Famous Speech Friday: Jessica Mendoza calls major league baseball playoff

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It's 2015, and a first has just occurred: Olympic softball medalist and sports announcer Jessica Mendoza called a nationally televised Major League Baseball (MLB) playoff game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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4 risks when you assume your audience knows what you know

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 "What if the audience already knows everything I have to say?" is a reader question from a woman speaker that we tackled in an earlier post.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Famous Speech Friday: Eleanor Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor radio address

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. It was December 7, 1941, the day Pearl Harbor was attacked, bringing the United States into World War II. That evening, eager for news, millions of Americans turned on their radios to listen to.First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt.

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Snail Mail - Still Should Be Part Of Marketing Mix, Especially When Targeting Over-55

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, only 19% of marketers in the study said they send updates as coupons and discounts in the [snail] mail." " - Nathalie Tadena, The Wall Street Journal, November 2, 2015.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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Last week, our Famous Speech Friday looked at Viola Davis's powerful acceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards , and I wrote about why you should resist the urge to neaten up your personal stories in speeches. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015.

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On women & speaking up in meetings: Lessons after JLaw's essay

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 It's great that actor Jennifer Lawrence got us thinking again about women and how they (mostly don't) speak up in meetings.

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Famous Speech Friday: Kelley Johnson's Miss America speech on nursing

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. When it comes to the talent competition at the Miss America pageant, the skills on show run to lots of singing and dancing.

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Late Night Comedy Writing Packet

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I’m not going to discount this path yet, as that would be foolish. Well, I finally finished putting together my generic Late Night Comedy Writing packet. I finished it back in November, and now have a potential sample that I can tweak if I decide to look for Late Night writing jobs. I can thoroughly recommend buying a copy of late night comedy writer, Joe Toplyn’s book. Which is reviewed here: Comedy Writing for Late Night.

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Famous Speech Friday: Carly Fiorina's post-9/11 speech

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It has already been dredged up in the 2015 presidential campaign as a potential problem for Fiorina. Creative Commons licensed photo of Fiorina speaking in 2015 by Mark Nozell ) I've got two small-group workshops coming up on Creating a TED-quality talk in Washington, DC, in January.

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Storytelling tips from frequent speakers and speechwriters

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. All of the frequent speakers and speechwriters interviewed in my Inside Voice series are storytellers--and some of them help others to tell stories, too.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Ron Johnson - Brick & Mortar Remains Tough Game

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" - Julian D'Ornfro, "Former Apple retail genius and ousted JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson is coming back in a big way," Business Insider, February 27, 2015. "Ron Johnson.

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Famous Speech Friday: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on likability

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 2015 Girls Write Now Awards Speech I've got two small-group workshops coming up on Creating a TED-quality talk in Washington, DC, in January. You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015.

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5 tips from speakers on getting past practice to great delivery

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you know I always recommend practice, and lots of it. But for many speakers, moving from practice to a seemingly effortless delivery is the biggest leap of all.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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My pre-conference workshop is Sunday morning, October 11, 2015, in Washington, DC. The early-bird discount on registration ends this Friday. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Macy's Versus J.C. Penney - The Story At Tucson, Arizona Mall

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emails coupons for even more off the discounted price. You can't sell, at least not to Everywoman, unless you are providing an extreme bargain. Here at the Tucson, Arizona Mall, Macy's and J.C. Penney are based in the same section. As I drive in, Macy's is on the left, J.C.

Famous Speech Friday: Mhairi Black's UK Parliament maiden speech

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015.

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Happily ever after? Why you shouldn't neaten up personal failure stories

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. "There's a problem if I talk about that." I was working with a speaker whose speech needed to touch on a personal issue that factored into her work.

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What to do when your speech follows a tragedy

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 On Saturday, I had two coaching clients heading to the stage. One was giving a TEDx talk, the other was speaking to members of the professional association she runs.

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Nordstrom - Its Prices Are Too Darn High (I swear by J.C. Penney)

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Penney went from everyday fair pricing (LOL) to steep discounting. Chastened, J.C. I am there all the time. And in the long lines for the dressing room and check-out, neither I nor other shoppers kvetch. We are too happy with the bargains on brandnames.

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12 famous speeches by women on disability

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. In The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women , disability is a recurring theme.

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Famous Speech Friday: Berta Cáceres's 2015 Goldman Prize Speech

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Cáceres received the 2015 Goldman Prize for Central and South America, one of the world's most prestigious awards for grassroots environmental efforts. You can register here for just the workshop, the conference, or both, and you'll get the best discount if you sign up by August 1

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Wal-Mart Needs Loyalty Program

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In addition, the rewards program gives me access to all the weekly and longer-term special discounts on grocery purchases. There is trouble in the grocery aisle at Wal-Mart, reports BusinessInsider. Competitor Kroger, although more expensive, is siphoning off customers.

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5 speakers share what writing a script did for their talks

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 I hang out with speechwriters, but for many of my coaching clients, the idea of using written remarks or a script for their speeches just doesn't occur to them.

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Famous Speech Friday: Angela Merkel's 2009 U.S. Congress speech

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2009 speech before both houses of the U.S. Congress has just about everything you'd want in a famous speech. It is by turns soaring, personal, forceful, humorous and direct.

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Famous Speech Friday: Viola Davis: "Everything should be spoken"

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman.

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Let's take the "b h" out of "resting b h face:" About not smiling

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You get the best discount if you register by October 30, 2015 Aside from slowing down, smiling is something I'm always trying to get speakers to do when I'm coaching them. The benefits of smiling are many for public speakers.

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Procter & Gamble - Can This Old-Line Company Make Leap Into The Fun Economy?

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My grandmother, mother, aunts, sisters, and I divided up and zeroed in on the deepest discounted items in all categories. Old-line player Procter & Gamble reported lower sales. This isn't an aberration.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. Fans of The Eloquent Woman on Facebook see links to good reads, resources and ideas from other sources there, in addition to posts from the blog.

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Talk About the Talk: Margot Bolon's maid of honor speech

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. (Editor''s note: In this new series, Talk About the Talk, I''m asking speakers I''ve worked with to share their perspectives about giving big or important talks.

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Feb. 12 webinar: Public speaking scares me. Should I do it, anyway?

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. I''m happy to say I''ll be presenting on the topic "Public speaking scares me. Should I do it, anyway?"

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For Black History Month, 29 famous speeches by black women

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Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman. Black women speakers from all over the world are often featured in The Eloquent Woman Index of famous speeches by women.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

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is a funny, thoughtful case made for increasing gender diversity quotas--including those for women speakers--in 2015. Go to this link for more details on what''s included, as well as a significant discount for readers of The Eloquent Woman.

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