Communication in the Workplace

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WELL-BEING WISDOM WONDER PURPOSE SLEEP SPECIAL SECTIONS COMMUNITY THRIVE TAKES // April 11, 2019 Try This Now: Stop Sending a “Gentle Reminder” A popular way to nudge a co-worker is to employ this phrase, but it misses the opportunity to be compassionately direct.

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Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Report

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. This is the 24th year that iconic analyst and investor Mary Meeker is presenting the Internet Trends Report. Here is this year's, published by BusinessInsider. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Web/Tech

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Communication as a College Major

The Communication Blog

Here's a brief article on the 10 most versatile college majors--Communication is No. link] [link

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Public Speaking: Its Place in the Communication Curriculum

The Communication Blog

So, here I want to review the “basic course” and argue that the basic course in communication—often a required course—should not be public speaking but should be the hybrid/fundamentals course. From then to now, the field of communication has changed dramatically—it has grown in both breadth and depth—and now includes areas of human interaction that cannot be subsumed under public speaking and, of course, forms and ways of communicating that didn’t exist in 1915.

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A conversation with Conor Neill

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned home after my annual week teaching public speaking and communication skills at the IESE Executive MBA Programme in Barcelona, Spain. IESE - Persuasive Communication Conor Neill IESE Leadership pauses Personal development public speaking

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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019. For example, as side hustles do marketing communications and tutor preparation for the SAT.   Out of the Box Communications = Unexpected Results.

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Father's Day 2019 - Time for Baby Boomers to Forgive Our Emotionally Unavailable Dads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, for Father's Day 2019, I am going to set in play a psychic shift. Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. It's overdue, isn't it. 

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Blizzard of 2019 - Likely Not One for History

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The blizzard of 2019 probably will no way be historic. Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. There were blizzards that made history. The blizzard of the early 1960s shut down schools in northern New Jersey for a week.

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A Workplace Divided, Careers in Play - "Torre, et al. v. Charter Communications"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On June 19, 2019, five middle-aged female employees filed a gender/age bias lawsuit "Roma Torre, et al. Charter Communications."   Not getting results from your marketing communications?

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Super Bowl 2019 - Coca-Cola Staying on Bench

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. Of course, everyone wants to see Tom Brady do his magic in the Super Bowl this year.    But, the suspense isn't red-hot. The Patriots is the favored team for winning. 

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2019, So Far - 2,400 Layoffs in Media (that brutal moment of clarity)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As BusinessInsider reports, so far in 2019, there have been 2,400 layoffs. "  Others who get the boot have been crowding into ghostwriting, marketing communications, and social media. 

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Guest Posting: 102 Common English Idioms

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

International Communication ESLMichelle Tran is an ESL English teacher. Her Basic English Speaking website lists common English phrases, expressions, basic grammar and more. This list of 102 common English idioms with meaning and examples is reprinted here with her express permission. 102 Common English Idioms with Meaning and Examples, by Michelle Tran Say you’re in a conversation […].

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Troubles of Glam World of Media Deepen in 2019 - Salon Selling Itself

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The year 2019 will go down in history as when the troubles of media, digital natives and establishment, deepened.    So far in 2019, the media industry has lost 2,700 jobs.  Published in February 2019, Abramson's book "Merchants of Truth" has already plunged to the 47,761 rank on Amazon. Those in media, especially in 2019, tend to be on short time.    Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications.

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3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

The post 3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data appeared first on Duarte. Audience Engagement Delivery Presentations Captivate communication data data story presentation public speaking speaker coaching storytellingHave you ever had lunch with a genius?

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 308) – Simon Sinek

Manner of Speaking

“We are drawn to leaders and organizations that are good at communicating what they believe. Their ability to make us feel like we belong, to make us feel special, safe and not alone is part of what gives them the … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 308) – Simon Sinek appeared first on Manner of Speaking

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The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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That means creating and communicating the future state of the organization that you’d like to achieve, creating a list of project requirements that fully describe the scope of proposed changes and setting KPIs for measuring the progress of the implementation.

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The Communication Blog

But constant reference to buzzwords and jargon can make others roll their eyes,” or worse, feel condescended to, Jay Sullivan, a communications expert and author of Simply Said: Communicating Better at Work and Beyond , tells Thrive Global. A most interesting article!

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Class of 2019 - Maybe You Should Avoid New York Metro Area for Starting Careers (and consider these states/nations)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, even if members of the Class of 2019 find lots of roommates, they will still struggle to make the monthly nut - and begin to pay down their college student loans.   Another option for the Class of 2019 is to launch their careers outside the U.S. Rents are not cheap.

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Lee Iacocca - The Communications Genius Who Disrupted CorporateSpeak

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But because he was so prolific in what he gave the world there is one achievement - an earthquake in the field of communications - that is frequently ignored. Usually the context of most business communications had been not to say anything.

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2019 - And, So Many Employers Still Getting Away with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster.

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Tears - Underused Tool in Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tears that aren't shed in a self-absorbed manner are a powerful communications strategy.   Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. In court yesterday when she made her guilty plea, Felicity Huffman also made all the right moves. 

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Interview: Dr. Gail Ferreira – Agile Leader

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She notes the importance of communications: Ensure you make it clear that you welcome any and all suggestions. Corporate communications can sometimes be boring, so instead start ‘organizational conversations’ that you think of as dialogues rather than monologues. Pro-Track Profile Gail is part of the National Speakers Association Northern California 2019 Speakers Academy program.

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Media - No Safe Harbor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  BusinessInsider reports that so far in 2019, the media industry, ranging from Meredith to Vice, have lost 3,000 jobs.   Many of us in communications put in time in media per se.   Not getting results from your marketing communications?

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George Torok interviewed (again) on podcast - Small Talk #15

Executive Speech Coach

business presentations communication superior presentationsThe conversation continues on the podcast Small Talk with host, Javed Khan and special guest George Torok. We hear more tips on how to convey your spoken message more effectively.

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Public Relations - Predictions for 2019

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those assuming they can predict what will go down in 2019 are delusional. Here are 4 tidbits: Public relations, marketing communications, social media, and more will fuse.  Litigation Communications.

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Has the Music Died? Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In January 2019, ZeroHedge.com noted that for the first year it was in business, Point72 produced only a 1% ROI. Not getting results from your marketing communications? Can one-time hedge fund genius Steve Cohen put together another act? Many recall the days he generated 35% ROI.

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If Gatehouse Media and New Media Investments Group Acquire Gannett.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  USA Today had a long reach in communications.   Not getting results from your marketing communications? Mergers and acquisitions create redundancies. And redundancies result in layoffs. So, editorial types should be very nervous - yet again.

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Eric Scott Sills MD - A Murder Trial Could Rock California

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, on April 25, 2019, the powers that be arrested the husband. " Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. The details mirrored so many of the real-life story lines from "DateLine." " Here are the details from the LA Times.

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"Child's Play" - When AI Goes Very Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? Horror movie "Child's Play" captures the dangers of artificial intelligence. Parents should wonder: Should we trust our children with apps?

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Extreme Ambition: Putting Out Welcome Mat To Be Abused

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When phone was the dominant communications medium, partners had to think twice before ringing up associates at 3 A.M. Not getting results from your marketing communications? The "jerk partner" isn't unique to BigLaw.

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Shake & Bake - The Southern California BigOne This Summer Is Economic Wild Card

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Reflection: Could Summer 2019 be when The Great Recovery ends - abruptly? Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. Yesterday's good feelings about the June Jobs Report could go poof this summer. And the mood deflater could happen as soon as next week. 

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Picking a Lane with Anna Liotta

Speaker Launcher

This means that every Thanksgiving, graduation, or wedding is a fascinating case study in multi-generational communication. Anna holds a master’s degree in Interpersonal Communication.

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How to… Use Visual Aids

Presentation Guru

Visual aids are helpful to give your audience another way of accessing the information you are trying to communicate. In this episode of my “How to…” series I’m going to talk about using visual aids in your presentation.

In World of Content Glut, Graydon Carter Releases Weekly Digital Newsletter "Air Mail"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not getting results from your marketing communications? Media tends to be filled with the mean-spirited and arrogant. Graydon Carter never seemed like one of those. When he parted ways as long-time editor in chief at Vanity Fair, many were sad. We wished him well. Obviously, an era was over.

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The #1 Public Speaking Rule that has to Change

Speaking Freely

It is time we update one public speaking rule to align with the collective wish for more authenticity in communicating. Public Speaking coaches everywhere advise their clients, “Don’t ever tell them you are nervous. They won’t know.” This old-style public speaking rule causes us to sacrifice being real for looking perfect. Public speaking will always […].

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Let's Look at Latham & Watkins' Client List

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not getting results from your marketing communications? In AdmissionsGate, Lori  Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli could have taken a guilty plea, throwing themselves on the mercy of the court. That's the usual way legal messes are managed.

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Now the World Wonders: Had Paul Fox Not Been Adam Lanza's Psychiatrist, Could Sandy Hook Have Been Prevented?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Exactly the right tone and content for all your communications. Now there can be wild speculation: Could there have been no Sandy Hook massacre in 2012, had Adam Lanza received the right kind of psychiatric care?

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Instagram Testing Out Concealing Likes - Will That Trend with Other Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? In Australia, Instagram is testing out an app which conceals the number of likes. That tally will only be visible to the person doing the posting, not those viewing the material. 

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CBS - Crazy for Norah O'Donnell to Try to Take on ABC's David Muir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? Mostly, the evening television news is dead. Like, they say in sales:  That dog don't hunt. But some of us still tune in. And the majority are opting for ABC.

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The Coming of the Post-Gender Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? In some circles, the law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp's signature is the class action gender lawsuit against BigLaw. A recent high-profile one has been "Tolton, et al. Jones Day."

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Developing Growth Mindset in Your Team

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Growth mindset in business requires leaders with solid people management skills, with a “we” vs. a “me” mentality, and a commitment to the following: Openness and transparency in communication. The most successful teams and workplaces are known to be oriented on growth.

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"Ma" - Some Folks Just Can't Shake Off High School Pain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not getting results from your marketing communications? Back in an Ohio high school, Sue Ann - who goes by nickname Ma - had been withdrawn and naive. She was also one of the few blacks. Of course, she craved to belong. The mean kids set her up to give oral sex to popular Ben.

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The Boaters - Many Were Gazing into Their Phones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not getting results from your marketing communications? The lake. The sky. The seagulls. The bridge ahead. Each other.    Those were what the boaters on Lake Milton in northeast Ohio could have been watching.

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