The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is a popular industry buzzword, but a difficult concept to master as it covers so much ground. More importantly, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your organization remains competitive, and uses digital transformation as a means to grow and innovate.

How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management

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To achieve better levels of interactions, increase transparency in between those functions and improve service levels, most businesses are now considering digitization. Just what is digitization in the context of the supply chain management?

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Five Public Speaking Resolutions for 2019

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I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— As 2018 draws to a close, many … Continue reading → Motivation Presentation Guru TED Presentation public speaking Resolutions storytelling

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16 Graphic Design Trends of 2019 To Use In Presentation Design

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Font Trends 2019: Best Fonts for PowerPoint Presentations. What’s Your Take on Presentation Design Trends 2019? Font Trends 2019: Best Fonts for PowerPoint Presentations. Shutterstock identified the following color trends for 2019.

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"988" - A Three-Digit Suicide Hotline Could Save Lives

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The FCC reported earlier this week that it has received an overwhelmingly positive response to its study about implementing a three-digit number for a suicide hotline. In these high-stress times, many of us are no strangers to suicidal ideation.

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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. In The Wrap , Sharon Waxman reports how digital natives haven't yet found a sustainable model and a way to scale revenues.  The New York Times got the hang of digital subscriptions and is thriving.

2019 56

June 2019 Jobs Report - Back to Extreme Indecisiveness about Taking Off Ramp from a Career

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In particular, employers are watching how quickly they are picking up new digital technologies.  Everything changes. And keeps changing.    Personal finance experts can't be believed.

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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. Publishers at most media outlets haven't yet figured out how to make money in a digital era.

2019 56

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, because of digital technology, the world had become glutted with content. It is the weekly digital newsletter "Air Mail." Both legacy media, such as Conde Nast parent of Vanity Fair, and digital natives like BuzzFeed are struggling to survive.

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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.    By finally getting smart in the digital subscription game, the New York Times Company has returned to profitability. Published in February 2019, Abramson's book "Merchants of Truth" has already plunged to the 47,761 rank on Amazon.

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When you speak, break the pattern

Manner of Speaking

I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. ——— In my seven-part series on Chip and … Continue reading → The post When you speak, break the pattern appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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Vice Media Cuts 250 Jobs - Ongoing Struggle in Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, The Wall Street Journal reports another story of layoffs in digital media. " At that time many assumed old media was going to disappear and digital native media would attract all the eyeballs and gobble up all the ad dollars and influence.

2019 56

Digital Native Media Pretending Not to Have Paywalls

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Obviously, digital natives are struggling, just like legacy media, to make a buck. The way to establish a paywall that isn't officially a paywall is to launch a premium service. That's what BusinessInsider had done. And now TechCrunch is doing it with Extra Crunch.

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2019 - Back Gawking Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, the good news for those who loved the rouge digital native tabloid, it's coming back online in 2019. Reflection: Likely every talented digital content-provider will chase after working with Gawker. 

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Onion, Gawker 2.0 Losing Millions of Dollars - More Hard Times for Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like so many other digital media assets, they are pushing hard to create a revenue-producing model that can be sustained. The Onion has been around before digital times. But, in digital times, with such a proliferation of other media, it has begun to struggle financially - big time. 

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Get your free copy of Presenting for Humans before April 15

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I'm giving away 100 digital copies of Presenting for Humans: Insights for Speakers on Ditching Perfection and Creating Connection ! The giveaway started today and 51 copies are already gone, so if you're a Goodreads member, get over there ASAP to reserve your free digital download. Hey y'all! I'm celebrating the second anniversary of publishing my first book on April 14 and I want you to have a copy!

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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. After all, commerce, society, and the individual all operate in a globalized world, driven by digital technology and strange politics. That would dominate the website and other digital platforms.

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Price, Digital First Killing Off Office Depot, Staples

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, some manufactures such as HP have established incentives for us to order supplies directly from them digitally. After I purchased the HP printer at Best Buy (that low priced model had not been available at Office Depot) the free installation expert recommended I subscribe to its digital ink-replacement service. Digitally, HP monitors my ink supply and puts in the mail replacement cartridges before I need them. 

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Law Firm, D.C. - Digital Content Manager (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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Making Better Connections on Social Media with Phil Gerbyshak

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If you could use some help in social selling, digital marketing, and organizational development, be sure to tune in and benefit from Phil’s experience! Phil is going to be one of our featured speakers at Accelerate Live 2019 in Cape Coral, FL on February 22 & 23! Registration page for ACC Live 2019: [link]. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are talking about making significant connections on social media.

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Southern Environmental Law Center, Charlottesville, VA - Digital Expert (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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The Mental Aspects of Pushing Past Seven Figures with Ryan Estis

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Digital detox retreat and the bigger questions. If you’ve listened to The Wealthy Speaker Podcast in the past, chances are pretty good that you’ve heard me mention Ryan Estis. Ryan is a long-time client of mine and has built a 7-figure speaking business from the ground up.

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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. Digital subscriptions are working out for that news outlet. Both establishment and upstart media have been shedding jobs.

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Fading Institution In U.S., Britain, Ireland: The Neighborhood Bar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Struggling to connect through digital devices. It is really happening: Folks no longer look forward to bellying up at the neighborhood bar. Or, as it had been called in the old days "tavern" or "saloon."

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Death of Professionalism in the Private Sector - You Better Get It That It's All Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I have a hunch that digital technology and The Great Recession squeezed the professionalism out of most, if not all, private-sector fields.  Yesterday, in The Wall Street Journal Sara Randazzo published an article noting that law, along with medicine, has become a business.

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GenZ - They Rent (everything), Not Buy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since they are digital natives, they have the edge on that. Essentially, they can do anything to earn money, or at least lots more things that digital immigrants can't. Listen up, entrepreneurs. Develop more apps for assessing rentals - of everything. Not just apartments or cars.

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Gawker 2.0 - This Dog Don't Hunt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the New York Post reports, the once profitable and influential digital native tabloid can't get a second life started. From the get-go, when purchased by Bustle Digital Group (BDG), it has had problems attracting and retaining editorial talent. 

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Drudge Report Doesn't Disappoint: Triple Headline on Scary Economic News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

While so many digital sites have disappeared, his ranks in the top tier.  The Drudge Report, whose signature used to be the Flashing Blue Light, never misses the chance to grab attention. Today, the grabber is the economy.

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Your Customer’s Experience in a Digital World

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So what does it take to elevate their experience, especially in a digital world? It was such a small thing. It was early morning and I asked at the bell desk for a NYTimes. I was in luck. How long will you be staying with us?” the bellman asked as he handed me my paper. Until tomorrow,” I said. “Great, I’m happy to deliver a copy of the paper to your room before you leave. Would that work for you?”. I wanted to throw him my key!

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The $300 Print Textbook - The End Is Near

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One reason for the plunge is that competitors Clegg and Amazon were eating its lunch through renting digital textbooks. Well, the ah-ha led to Pearson's parachuting into renting digital textbooks for $40 to $80 and then updating them at a later time.

2019 52

Ernestine The Operator Replaced by AT&T Superhero Frank

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, of course, phones as well as all the other digital whatevers are such a daily necessity that we carry them around.  During the blizzard of 2019 and yesterday in the first heat wave of summer my phone went excommunicado.   It's funny to think about it.

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Saving Presentations in the Cloud – You Know it Makes Sense!

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At the forefront of this evolution is the innovation of cloud technology, which allows users to access their digital assets anytime and anywhere as long as they have an Internet connection.…

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You Have 16 Years Experience, Help-Wanted Ad Specifies Max of 4

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, the sandbox, more and more in a digital universe, is custom-made for digital natives. In the age-discrimination lawsuit "Kleber v. Carefusion Corp" the plaintiff contended age bias in hiring came via an experience cap.

2019 52

GenerationX - Generation Stuck

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Digital had become an acquired way of seeing the world and getting things done.  Born between 1960 and 1980, GenerationX caught all the bad breaks. They were the divorce gen. Also their mothers were the first group to opt for careers rather than nurturing.

2019 56

Birthday Parties - Comeback Strategy for Matt Lauer?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He found salvation in launching digital native BusinessInsider. A driven, ambitious guy like Matt Lauer is bound to try for a comeback. Sometimes that works, as with disgraced Wall Street player Henry Blodget. Sometimes it doesn't, as with former New York governor Eliot Spitzer.

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The Catastrophe - Kicked Off in 1636, Nowhere Near a Solution

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Late last week the Youngtown, Ohio metro area's daily newspaper Vindicator announced it was shutting down totally in August 2019. The reasons the field is imploding include: Can't scout up enough digital subscribers. Meanwhile, AdmissionGate took place in 2019.

2019 52

You Have a File to Convert? You’ll Need One of These

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As technology has evolved, we now have multiple devices and digital platforms that support different format of files. That is why we often come up against the problem of converting files into specified formats.

2019 61

If Gatehouse Media and New Media Investments Group Acquire Gannett.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those cuts have occurred in both legacy media and digital natives.  Mergers and acquisitions create redundancies. And redundancies result in layoffs. So, editorial types should be very nervous - yet again.

2019 56

WeWork - Uber 2.0?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Uber and WeWork both became symbols of the new digital economy. Now that the digital economy has matured, constituencies, ranging from investors to workers needing employment security, are looking for a lot more than that. Will WeWork play out the troubles of Uber? Both started out as disruptive forces in the economy. Both became popular.

2019 43

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Such a trend could head off increased regulation of these digital platforms. 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. 

2019 56

"The Stranger in the Woods" Has Growing Competition as an Escape Fantasy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Constantly on call through digital devices.   There are no mediums such as television or digital. The rat race. The oppression of fashion. Materialism. Winding up homeless. Terror of not having enough to retire on. One, some, or all of those push so many into escape fantasies.

2019 56

Distressed Conde Nast Reported to Be Selling Another Title

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

also saddled with a print legacy, managed to get the digital subscription business right. Recently, struggling Conde Nast sold Brides.    Now, it's reported that after almost a year it found a buyer for the fashion title W. The purchaser is said to be Surface Media.

2019 67

The New York Times, Model for Newspaper Survival, Stumbling

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Then, it got the hang of digital. Digital subscriptions returned it to profitability. As The Wall Street Journal reports, its digital subscriptions have slowed down 12%. In addition, digital advertising is declining. So many had written off The New York Times as over. The prediction was that it would cease to be a business and a foundation would fund its investigative reporting. 

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