Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees!

Speaker Launcher

We had a ton of great websites nominated for our 2020 Best Speaker Website contest! The post Here are the 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest Nominees! Best Website Contest best speaker website contest 2020 best speaker website contest nominees jason o harris lauren sergy Lt.

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Focus Hustle 5 | May 2020

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The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is…

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The post The Best Speaker Website Contest 2020: And the Winner Is… appeared first on Jane Atkinson. This year’s Best Speaker Website contest brought us some fantastic examples of speaker websites. The process of narrowing down all the fabulous submissions was tough!

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Why Customer Centricity Will Win You More Business (in 2020)

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So let’s dig into the matter and take a look at some great customer centricity examples, illustrating why this practice cannot be ignored in 2020. Why Customer Centricity is Important in 2020 (and Beyond). Customer centricity is a buzzword you can hardly escape these days.

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The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest

Speaker Launcher

It’s that time… announcing our 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest! The post The 2020 Best Speaker Website Contest appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020

Speaker Launcher

Registration is now open and early bird pricing in effect for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. The post The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Exciting news!

Manner of Speaking

I have some exciting news to share. I began writing this blog in May 2009. It was an experiment to see what blogging was like. However, given that the lifespan of the average blog is short – most blogs stop … Continue reading → The post Exciting news! appeared first on Manner of Speaking.

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How to speak with authentic charisma

Manner of Speaking

How can we speak with charisma—authentic charisma—when we are on stage? That is the subject that Jim Harvey and I discussed in the fourth and final edition of our webinar series. The first webinar covered some of the secrets of storytelling. The second webinar covered rhetorical devices.

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | APRIL 2020

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020

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Registration is now open for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. The post THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | March 2020

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6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers

Manner of Speaking

Speaking English to an audience of non-native speakers is tricky. Because English is so widely spoken around the world, many native English speakers tend to forget just how complicated English can be for others.

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Collaborate with others in real time using PowerPoint on the Web

PowerPoint Tips

Did you know that you can collaborate with others on a PowerPoint file in real-time using PowerPoint on the Web? That’s the same thing as PowerPoint Online.) You can do the same in Microsoft Word and Excel, but I’ll focus on PowerPoint, of course.

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The George Floyd Summer of 2020 - Flashpoints of Summer of 1967 (then the new order of the Counterculture)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, the legal sector awaits its 2020 version of the Nader Revolution. Jobless members of the JD Class of 2020, laid off associates, and partners forced into early retirement might decide to have a crack at a New Legal Deal for Everyman and Everywoman.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 21, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Parents will warn members of the Class of 2020 against making the financial sacrifices to launch a career in New York City. America is in surrender.    This - COVID-19 - isn't something that can be spun into unreality. The reality is killing people.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 20, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Q2 2020 GDP could plummet 14%. Human nature continues to be puzzling. Some are baffled why there is more concern about the economic impacts of COVID-19 than the reality that it can be fatal.    So, let's focus on the economic ramifications of the pandemic.

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Webinar on Storytelling

Manner of Speaking

Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We are creating a series of four webinars for anyone interested in delivering better speeches and presentations.

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Seven Tips to Crush Your Next Conference Call

Matt Eventoff

It occurs on a regular basis for almost every individual in the corporate world, and it is also the most fraught with peril. The scourge of the modern executive. The captor of thousands (or maybe millions) of hours each and every day. The dreaded… conference call!

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The Best Presentation Tools for Students in 2020

Presentation Guru

Presentations have long been an integral part of every academic programme and there are quite a few reasons for that. First of all, due to the rate of progress nowadays, children now are more technologically advanced than ever.

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Boies Schiller Flexner Brand (2015 - 2020)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, Boies Schiller has experienced 31 partner departures in 2020. Legal malpractice. Breach of fiduciary duty. Vicarious liability. Unjust enrichment. Restitution  Those are the allegations in the lawsuit "Telebrands Corps and Bullhead.com v. David Boies, et al." " It had been filed last Thursday, reports Law.com , in Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division, Bergen County.

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2020 - Content Remains King in Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to World Media Group, content will be a top priority among marketers in 2020. As Steve Barnes reports in Odwyerpr.com , 79% of marketers surveyed indicated that content remains king.    But the tough nut to crack is getting, holding, and scaling attention.

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6 tips for better visual aids

Manner of Speaking

Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We have a series of four webinars for anyone interested in delivering better speeches and presentations.

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BuzzFeed - 2nd Round of Cost-Cutting to Keep 2020 Losses Under $20 Million

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Again, the head of BuzzFeed Jonah Peretti has to turn to cost-cutting - for a second time. The first time around it was because of the arrival of COVID-19.

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World on Fire in Summer 2020 - Circling Back to Despair/Rage of Riots of 1967

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Summer 2020 could be the unique tipping point in how we in America see our worlds. Detroit. Newark. Even my little urban patch in the shadow of Manhattan - Jersey City. Those and more erupted in riots in 1967. There had been despair and rage, much like now.

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My First Haircut In Covid-19 Time - May 15, 2020, Noonish (totally Twilight Zone)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Ohio, hair salons opened today. For too many, that's all they knew. That is, that salons had reopened. So, when they headed to their usual salon they encountered a locked door and stern notice that they needed an appointment, along with a face mask. Not me. I had called ahead.

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High Noon: May 15, 2020, 240 W. Alexis Road, Toledo, Ohio, and My Hair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine is conducting an experiment. He is phasing in ending the total lockdown of nonessential businesses. Maybe because he is a man, not a woman, he classified hair salons as nonessential. Well, tomorrow is the first day, after a forever, that hair salons can legally operate.

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Madame Clairevoyant for Week of May 11, 2020 - Why Use of Psychics Is Surging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Magical thinking hasn't worked. We huffed and we puffed and we couldn't blow COVID-19 away, as we were certain we could. Instead we are finding out it's going to hang around until a vaccine is developed. That means we could still catch the infection and die.

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Responding to COVID-19 and Coronavirus

Manner of Speaking

One of Gabriel García Márquez’s novels is entitled Love in the Time of Cholera. We could easily call the current state of affairs in the world Life in the Time of Coronavirus.

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Year of COVID-19: April 6, 2020 (fallout from full moon)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night was a full moon. While maintaining social distance, folks pooled their stories of just losing it yesterday. The flashpoints ranged from feeling an urgency to get drunk after years of sobriety to obsessive thoughts about the stock market going to seven thousand.

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The Year of COVID-19: April 1, 2020 (no joking around)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tone-deaf. That essentially is the way many people feel about April Fools jokes during this deadly pandemic. So, here we are on April 1st living it as if it's any other day in early spring. Hold the pranks.    Cooling it on if it bleeds, it leads. 

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Year of COVID-19: March 29, 2020 (a time of miracles)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

COVID-19 isn't just a sustained narrative of fear and suffering. There have been miracles. Big ones, that is, the old-fashioned kinds when people assumed to be dying roared back to a life. Also, there have been profound acts of generosity. 

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Jobs Report, Dow Jones - It's a Dog Fight in Election 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The growls and extreme aggressiveness of a dog fight will dominate Election 2020. According to the January 2020 jobs report from the Dept of Labor, 225, 000 new jobs have been created. It's palpable. That is, if the Democrats want to hold on to what they have now.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 28, 2020 (Generation C)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Babies born during the current pandemic will only know how life is post-COVID-19. In The Atlantic , Ed Yong says those babies should be called "Generation C." " If lessons had been learned from so much suffering, Generation C might be uniquely wise.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 27, 2020 (inevitability)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are 12 coronavirus hotspots in the U.S. Ohio, where I have been based since I fled New York Metro's high cost of living, is not one of them. Not yet. Maybe not ever. But, overall, the mindset here is one of inevitability. Yes, many of us will probably become infected with COVID-19.

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The Year of COVID-19: March 26, 2020 (exhausted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Everyone looks 10 years older. Even kids no longer seem like kids.    The set of the face, the body language, the lack of attention to grooming - all send a single message:  exhaustion.    There's an upper limit on worry, especially about dying.

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Webinar on Rhetorical Devices

Manner of Speaking

Jim Harvey and I are two of the three founders of Presentation Guru. Given the current state of affairs in the world, we have decided to experiment with webinars. We have a series of four webinars for anyone interested in delivering better speeches and presentations.

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Language - "Bluelining" Should Dominate Election 2020 Rhetoric

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, the term "bluelining" should enter the rhetoric of Election 2020. It's as simple - and legal - as billing a house, condo, coop, or rental at an extraordinarily high price. That puts in a play the new kind of discrimination. That's bluelining.

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In The Year of COVID-19 - March 17, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ah-ha moment has come to America:  This is serious.    The corollary to that is:  I may die. Yeah, me. Meanwhile, there have been so many developments. Both sad and inspiring. Stock market plummeted almost 3,000 points.    For the young, time is on their side.

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How to create a logo in PowerPoint

PowerPoint Tips

Would you like to create your own logo, product image, or course symbol in PowerPoint in a few minutes — following some easy steps? If so, you’re in luck, just read on. I’m going to show you how to create this logo — and you can customize it in any way you want.

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In The Year of COVID-19 - March 15, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some things are changing. Some not. Right Thing to Do Transcends Sexiness of Entrepreneurship.    Cleverly, Matt and Colvin bought up 70,000 bottles of hand sanitizer in Tennessee and Kentucky. They intended to sell that Coronavirus hygiene necessity for a large profit.

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In the Year of COVID-19 - March 14, 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The world walks on eggshells. Not even the experts know for certain how severely COVID-19 will impact human health, the economy, and politics. Humanity has been humbled. Meanwhile: Don't Use Wrong Word. 

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Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020

Duarte Blog

The post Change Leadership & Communication Books to Read in 2020 appeared first on Duarte. If there’s one lesson the past year of change leadership consulting has shouted at me, it’s that we all need to ask more, better questions. Thomas Friedman, in the most useful book on modern change that I read this past year, asserted that point plainly: “In the 21st century, knowing all the answers won’t distinguish [.] continue reading.

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Public Relations & SEO in 2020 - The Six New Realities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Use them in 2020 and the odds are you will lose the account.  Those best practices for search engine optimization (SEO)?   SEO keeps mutating. Here , just published on O'Dwyer PR, are the six new must-dos. Content-provider DigitalInfluencer Web/Tech Weblogs

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