Toastmasters International Announces Keith Ferrazzi as its 2018 Golden Gavel Recipient

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Toastmasters International announced today that world-renowned world-renowned author and entrepreneur Keith Ferrazzi is the recipient of the organization’s 2018 Golden Gavel award.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings

Speaking Freely

Story Telling is a powerful way to open up presentations, leadership messages and meetings of all kinds. The post 6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Telling the right story produces astonishing results for you as a speaker and leader. If you’re not sure what a story is, it’s just what happened.

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25 Principles of Adult Behavior

Manner of Speaking

On 7 February 2018, Barlow passed away. As the tributes an obituaries poured in, Barlow’s 25 Principles of Adult … Continue reading → Leadership Motivation 25 Principles of Adult Behavior Grateful Dead John Perry Barlow public speakingJohn Perry Barlow was an American poet, essayist, political activist and cattle rancher. He was also a lyricist for the Grateful Dead.

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Work, Not Cryptocurrency, THE Story of 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Job-hunting, hammers "What Color Is Your Parachute - 2018," is the survival skill you have to have down cold. Work, not cryptocurrency (and maybe not even #MeToo), is THE story of 2018.

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Mary Meeker's 2018 Internet Presentation - Few Stunners

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. Annually, Mary Meeker from Kleiner Perkins presents a trends slide show about the internet. This year's had few oh-I-didn't-realize that. The closest to a gee-whiz was the stat that U.S.

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Protecting the Brand - Leadership Changes at Boies Schiller

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Legal media outlets keep hammering: 2018 was not a good brand year for David Boies.   So, as expected, leadership is changing at Boies Schiller.

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"Red Hot Planet" Is How WaPo Describes Summer of 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

cities during the hothothot summer of 2018. Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. It was a summer much like this one that riots broke out in urban areas like Detroit and Newark. That was 1967.

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Persuasive Presenting: 3 Strategies for More Effective Leadership

Presentation Guru

We can concentrate so much on how we present our business to the outside world, but a key part of leadership is how we mobilise our teams (often multidisciplinary) to act towards a common goal.

Class of 2018 - Five Perfect Gifts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. Graduation used to be a joyful rite of passage. Now, it represents being pushed from the academic womb into an uncertain world. So, graduates need to be thought of kindly. Those in the giving mood can bestow these gifts: Copy of "What Color Is Your Parachute? " That career guide hammers that the critical lifetime skill has become the ability to search for and land work.

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Suing Your Employer - Seems Totally Cool in 2018, But Remains High Risk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In fact, she continued to maintain her leadership status in the firm's labor and employment department.  Even in 2018, industry-blackballing exists. It was an eye-bug.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 274) – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Manner of Speaking

Leadership Quotes for Public Speakers Mokokoma Mokhonoana public speaking public speaking quotes quotes“Nothing complements a fast mind better than a slow tongue. And nothing aggravates a slow mind better than a fast tongue.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana Photo courtesy of Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

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PR Opportunity for Law School Deans: 4,800 Jobs Created in Legal Services in June 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Study hard for the bar exams, JD Class of 2018. According to the Department of Labor, the sector added 4,800 jobs in June 2018.   Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. The employment situation is improving in legal services. Here are more details from Scott Flaherty at Law.com. This is at a time of the Milbank Bump. A number of large law firms have increased their entry-level associate salary to $190k. 

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No Response - That Shouldn't Be Ambiguous, Not in Over-Communicated 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. Everyone knows: A no response means "no." " That's what I assumed.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 287) – Rosalynn Carter

Manner of Speaking

Leadership Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Rosalynn Carter“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” — Rosalynn Carter.

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Facebook - No Longer Symbol of Cool Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On CNBC , Matt Rosoff presents exactly that scenario for the one-time model of cool leadership. And, given the rush of Facebook executives, including the number-one Mark Zuckerberg, to sell their stock, leadership seems very aware that the end could be near.

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Experts on Leadership, Tune into "Criminal Minds" - David Rossi Has Evolved into The Patriarch Leader

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When it was announced that Aaron Hotchner, played by Thomas Gibson, was forced out of "Criminal Minds," many assumed the series would soon end.

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Leadership - Role Mark Zuckerberg Must Embrace, To Save Himself, Facebook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, leadership has not been one of them. Mark Zuckerberg has many talents. At least not in the classic understanding of the concept: Knowing the right things to do. Management is about doing those right things right.).

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Taking a Fresh Look at Leadership: Baker McKenzie's Paul Rawlinson Taking Leave Because of Exhaustion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Global players are positioned and packaged in leadership propaganda as infinitely resilient. No matter what crisis they manage they know how to take care of themselves well enough so that they don't skip a beat. Well, the meme just hit. careers Media Personal Musings

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A Conversation with Felicity Barber

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On April 26, 2018 the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable Held a conference call with Felicity Barber. She is a communications expert specializing in thought leadership, storytelling and speechwriting.

USC, Like Michigan State, Penn State - President Nikias' Lack of Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Max Nikias failed at leadership. That's a six year gap in appropriate leadership.   Coaching, auditing, lecturing, and writing/ghostwriting thought leadership content on ageism. "Leadership" is defined as knowing the right things to do.

Welcome Duarte’s New CEO, Joe Terry!

Duarte Blog

Last year, I hired a leadership coach to help me learn to be a stronger leader, to strengthen how I drive consensus, help me with composure, and help me reinvent into a more glorious Nancy 2.0 Business Culture News ceo culture duarte leadership teamExecutive. How’d that go? I hired someone to replace me, and I’m SO thrilled. I’ve always hired people smarter [.] continue reading. The post Welcome Duarte’s New CEO, Joe Terry! appeared first on Duarte.

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10:59 A.M ET - Dow Down 322.48

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Careers. At the time of this writing, the Dow continues to plunge downward.    Even though this is the best time of the year, we are beginning to turn dark about our little futures.

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The Language of Leadership - "Waymo v. Uber Could Be Game-Changer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That kind of generic message is the oft-used cheerleading platitude of leadership. However, the exception to that, unfortunately, may be the language of leadership. The cunning Travis Kalanick , former head of Uber, seems to be dumb when it came to communications.

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Post-Book Era - Long Form, Substance, Thought Leadership All Back, But Not Necessarily Packaged as Books

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the one hand, there is growing demand in communications for long form, substance, and thought leadership. "Don't cite so many books. People don't read books any more." " Ironically, that's what a medical doctor told me.

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High Salary - Relative, Brutally So

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Welcome to Capitalism 101 in 2018. Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. "But, I'm only making $11.10 an hour." " That's what a check-out clerk, whom I'm coaching pro bono, exclaimed in disbelief.

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The Times – Princeton Public Speaking founder teaches and learns from Japanese students

Matt Eventoff

embassy in Tokyo, sent Eventoff… to the Far East on a seven-day, five-city teaching tour geared toward coaching the island nation’s top-level business executives and university students on communication skills for effective leadership. The U.S. State Department, on behalf of the U.S.

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Global Labor Shift - When Leadership, Staff from Roman Catholic Institutions Struggle to Find Work (1 tip)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Smirk. Finally, Roman Catholicism is getting hit where it truly hurts it: the collection plate. That's what MarketWatch reports. One Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania family which used to contribute $10,000 annually is re-thinking all that. If that financial boycott spreads throughout the 1.29 billion Catholics around the world,  that institution could disappear. One of the most powerful and enduring global brands could go poof.

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Biases in Making Choices

The Communication Blog

This is a word copy of an article that was published in Etc: A Review of General Semantics 73, October 2018, pp. Or, equally appropriate, is leadership theorist Warren Bennis’ claim that “the manager accepts the status quo, the leader challenges it.” Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link] Chew, S. Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link] Ellsberg, D. Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link] Hofstede, G., Retrieved February 3, 2018 from [link].

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Tip for Finding Stories to Make Talks and Presentations Engaging and Compelling

Speaking Freely

If you read my last post on 6 Reasons to Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership […]. Here’s a valuable tip for finding stories from your life that you can use to make talks and presentations more engaging and compelling. Both professional and personal stories can be used to illustrate ideas, make points and sell your services.

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Harvard Business School Brand In Play - As Are Brands of McKinsey, Sheryl Sandberg, and Roman Catholic Church

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We in executive communications - that is, ghostwriters/script writers for corporations - have profited greatly from the leadership meme. The good news is that the question - what is leadership - is being re-visited. One wonders if she will ever land another leadership position in tech.

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Credit Cards as Economic Indicator - Fear Is Palpable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. It's obvious. Many in the U.S. don't feel good about the economy. Not how it is right now, despite low unemployment. And not how it may play out in 2019. Those I coach fear loss.

What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Perhaps if leadership had followed a BMC these issues may have been recognized earlier.

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Startup No Longer American Dream, Organization Man/Woman Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. The American Dream for youth is no longer the startup. That's what Stephen Harrison chronicles in The Atlantic.    What killed off that dream are intersecting factors.

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Say "Screw It" - Save Your Life This Holiday Season and For Many Years Afterward

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Careers. Must have been a slow news day at Law.com.

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DOW Plunging - Radical Saving Goes Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. It is 3:17 P.M. New York Time. The Dow is down 688.90 points. Some of us peeked at the numbers in our portfolio and they were beyond scary.

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Resurrecting a long held dream

Speaking about Presenting

My vision with this program is to help people overcome the fear of public speaking so that they can apply for the jobs and promotions they want, go after leadership opportunities, promote their business with speaking, and share their ideas so they can make an impact in the world. If you’re a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that over the last couple of months, I’ve been stuck in bed due to an accident. I’ve been using the time to resurrect a long-held dream.

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Boss/Client Gave You Telecommuting Option - Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Careers. The topic of telecommuting seems to bring out the platitudes in the media. This Law.com article is the classic example. It introduces little new about the negatives of doing work remotely.

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FIRE - Of Course, It Can Go Horribly Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. Many traditionalists are against FIRE - Financial Independence, Retire Early. They assume that those embracing this lifestyle will run out of money.

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Conde Nast Continues to Scramble, But Frantic Moves Will Be W/O Bob Sauerberg

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lyons only experienced leadership-spun mythology, chaos, and not a lot of hope of profitability.  Conde Nast: Can the once glossy print empire survive digital everything? All we see is scrambling. The latest frantic move, following the axing of print Glamour, is the combining of the U.S.

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Gift Certificates for Listening - We Have Become the George Baileys Who Don't Find Hope

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. Current society in the U.S. seems to be determined to off ourselves. That's either in an active manner such as suicide by hanging or a gun shot to the head. Or passively through opioids.

Like Thrown Confetti - Bits and Pieces of Emotional Growth Throughout "A Million Little Things"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. She worked for that moment for nine years. Then it comes: Two members of the law firm offer Katherine partnership. 

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The Old Gulf Oil Public Affairs Department, Career Camelot, and How Nostaglia Makes You Look Silly

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Coaching and Thought Leadership Ghostwriting about Issues Associated with Aging. There was once a Gulf Oil Corporation in the U.S.    Its public affairs department, numbering about 160 souls, was as respected as that of Mobil.

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Be inspired by these two women

Speaking about Presenting

My vision with this program is to help people overcome the fear of public speaking so that they can apply for the jobs and promotions they want, go after leadership opportunities, promote their business with speaking, and share their ideas so they can make an impact in the world. Shonda Rhimes is the creator of award-winning TV shows, Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. Like many introverts, her safe space was sitting in her office writing.

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