Non-Disclosure Agreements - The Elephant in the Room

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even contract workers like myself are being hit with pages and pages of Non-Disclosure Agreements - that is, NDAs. It's NDA time. Increasingly, they contain provisions which have little or actually nothing to do with the scope of the tasks. Or with protecting the client interests.

Non-Disclosure Agreements - Issue Crying Out for Congressional Investigation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Often, both employees and gig workers are required to sign Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs).   Another time, as part of a generous severance agreement during a mass layoff from a Fortune 100 corporation, I had to sign the NDA which prohibited sharing any information with the media.

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Gordon Caplan's Plea Agreement - But, Legally It's Not a Done Deal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, former Willkie Farr co-chairman Gordon Caplan was among those locking in an agreement. Yesterday, pleas were all the news. The subject was AdmissionsGate. Here is a copy of "United States v. Gordon Caplan.

Sample Agreement Documents

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Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Tags speaker contract Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 1, 2011 When you make a deal to speak for someone and there’s money involved, put it all on paper: your fee, your requirements, copyright restrictions, etc. It should all be there so there are no questions that come up later. Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss speaker contracts in this podcast. Here are a few professional speaker contract links we found while researching this article: E-Zine Article: Professional Speakers – How to Write Your Booking Contract DocStoc: Professional Speaker Contract National Association of Speakers: Sample Contract (Word document) Podcast: Speaker Contracts and Agreements [10:15m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Podcast , Public speaking Comments are closed. Public Speaking Courses | Add your site Join Our Inner Circle: RSS Feed of our latest newsletters here Search This Website Become a Fan on Facebook! Communication Steroids on Facebook Instant Download: Improve Your Public Speaking Skills! Our 8-part audio program has shown to be one of the most effective ways you can improve your public speaking and communication skills without actually hiring a personal coach. In these 30-minute audio recordings, WE ARE your coaches! Click here for more details on how you can get the speaking skills to fast-track your career, deal with the media and give confident speeches and presentations anywhere! Subscribe to Communication Steroids blog and podcast feed Subscribe in a reader Download our free report: “Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking&# No strings attached! Just click here and youll have our free report on Getting Over the Fear of Public Speaking. Its a conversation Roger and Tim had that was transcribed to an 11-page report. Check it out! Categories Book Review Change Communication Skills Communication Steroids TV Creativity E-mail communications Guest Post Interview Language Learning Making Public Speaking FUN! management skills Media Mentoring Networking newspaper Online Communication Podcast Productivity Public Relations Public speaking Review Sales Presentations Social Media Speech Writing Team Presentations Traditional media Transition Uncategorized Video Webinar Written Communication Recent Posts Podcast: Speech Preparation and Research Material SOCIAL MEDIA: KEY TO YOUR CAREER Podcast: Social Media is NOT New Exquisitely Great Marketing Plus Lousy Follow-up Equals NO SALE Podcast: PR for the Nuclear Industry After Japan Podcast: Building Blocks of Your First Speech Podcast: Electronic Etiquette Pages About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do February 2011 M T W T F S S « Jan Mar » 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Tim on Twitter ~~ Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress.org About Communication Steroids: Add Muscle to Your Message 1370 Evergreen Ave NE, Salem, OR 97301 (503) 589-4494 Legal Information & Disclaimer | Anti-SPAM Policy | Acceptable Use & Privacy Policy Communication Steroids © Copyright -2009. All Rights Reserved Categories Categories Book Review Change Communication Skills Communication Steroids TV Creativity E-mail communications Guest Post Interview Language Learning Making Public Speaking FUN! management skills Media Mentoring Networking newspaper Online Communication Podcast Productivity Public Relations Public speaking Review Sales Presentations Social Media Speech Writing Team Presentations Traditional media Transition Uncategorized Video Webinar Written Communication Search Copyright © 2011 Communication Steroids. Titan Theme by The Theme Foundry. Podcast powered by podPress (v8.8 / v8.8.6.3) Array

Those Confidentiality Agreements We Have to Sign to Get Work - When Are They Illegal?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This lawsuit by a Google product manager about the company's allegedly illegal required confidentiality agreement will be closely watched. on-demand-economy workers and joint-venture partners are being mandated to sign broad and detailed confidentiality agreements.

Seven Book Agreement reached with Five Rivers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

This morning I reached an agreement with Five Rivers to publish seven of my business and promotional writing and business of freelance writing books. In January 2009, Five Rivers released my How to Write a Non-fiction Book in 60 Days. To date it has gone on to sell almost 700 copies in Canada, the US and [.].

Why did the BBC Director General keep nodding in agreement with himself?

Max Atkinson

My followers on Twitte r may have noticed that I became rather preoccupied (and seriously distracted) this morning with Mr Entwistle's obsession with nodding in agreement with what he'd just said (e.g.

Obama and Medvedev hopes to finalize the treaty that will replace the START agreement in early December

The Speechwriter

Russian and American presidents hope to conclude in early December, a "legal binding nature" of new nuclear disarmament agreement to replace the START, which expires on December 5, the Kremlin announced Saturday, quoted by AFP. Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama intends to develop a legal document with binding nature of the START agreement or early December," explains the Kremlin, in a press release issued after a telephone conversation held between the two heads of state. "To

Obama and Medvedev hopes to finalize the treaty that will replace the START agreement in early December

The Speechwriter

Russian and American presidents hope to conclude in early December, a "legal binding nature" of new nuclear disarmament agreement to replace the START, which expires on December 5, the Kremlin announced Saturday, quoted by AFP. Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama intends to develop a legal document with binding nature of the START agreement or early December," explains the Kremlin, in a press release issued after a telephone conversation held between the two heads of state. "To

NDAs - Michael Bloomberg Reverses His Position

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As The Wall Street Journal reports, Bloomberg agreed to release three women from their Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs). What a reversal. And it was one many didn't expect from Michael Bloomberg.

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Dialog vs. Divalog: Listening for greater impact as a speaker

Kate's Voice

When negotiating we assume agreement when we don’t have it. We often make the mistake of choosing the wrong communication approach. In conflict, we orate. When expressing a point of view, we need too much consent from the audience. We say we invite learning but we leave no opening for the other’s individual expression. We [.]. communication Expression listening vocal impact

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NBC - Latest Shoe to Drop

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both Ronan Farrow and Megyn Kelly had brought up this issue: Former NBC News employees couldn't speak up about alleged sexual harassment because they had signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

2019 52

How To Run PowerPoint Presentations Online

SlideModel

Read Services Agreement. Always read Service Agreement of any software service you consume. Make sure you, your company and the target audience are comfortable with Microsoft Services Agreement.

2020 52

Create a safe space for group interaction

Speak Schmeak

Start with a group agreement Together as a group, create some guidelines on a flipchart that spell out the behavior you would like to see in the group. Make sure the group understands each point, and then go over each item asking for the group's explicit agreement.

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Finally, The Harvey Weinstein Settlement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The agreement has to be approved by the court. It's the wonderful way settlements can work. Harvey Weinstein's  settlement, reports Complex , will provide $25 million to the more than 30 who accuse him of sexual misconduct.

2019 52

NDAs - Sometimes Even Required Before Job Interview

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's accepted: NDAs (non-disclosure agreements new employees are mandated to sign) have a legitimate purpose. Given the agreement's terms and conditions, workers cannot go public with what they contend is misconduct in a variety of packages.

2019 52

Forced Arbitration - Can Googler Power End That in the Workplace?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  From the get-go on hiring day, so many employees have to sign agreements surrendering their right to collective action such as a class action lawsuit for alleged abuses. In California there is one way to bypass those signed arbitration agreements.

2018 52

#StopNDAs = Revolution Ignited by Elizabeth Warren - Now, Conde Nast Caves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With just one fiery statement, Elizabeth Warren set in play the hardened practice of imposing Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) on employees.

2020 52

Superlawyer Charles Harder in Loop on Omarosa Conflict

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He is also representing Donald Trump in California about the Stormy Daniels' non-disclosure agreement.  He claims that was part of the confidentiality agreement that Newman had signed as part of our assignments during the 2016 presidential campaign. 

2018 52

David Boies Loses Round in Court for Client Petroleos de Venezuela SA - Intends to Appeal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

'The clear purpose of the trust agreement was to bring this lawsuit - with attorneys and investors as the primary beneficiaries,' Judge Darrien P. Superlawyer David Boies of Boies Flexner had set up a litigation trust to represent Petroleos de Venezuela, an energy company.

2019 56

Mandatory Arbitration for Employees - Jane Fonda Pushes Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those kinds of employee agreements usually prohibit class action lawsuits.   Specifically, Fonda is creating exposure for AB 3080 in California which would eliminate arbitration agreements for employees.

2018 52

NDAs - The Business & The Politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the last 18 months or so, the Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) I have been signing have been taking on additional kinds of provisions. The prospect had gone to Rocket Lawyer to prepare the agreement.

2019 52

Smart Move, Well-Timed - Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Take on Superhero Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Yesterday afternoon, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliff announced that it would no longer require any of its employees, including associates, to sign mandatory arbitration agreements."

2018 52

Bypassing Arbitratration - Former Law Partner Gender Discrimination Complaint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A California appellate panel is permitting plaintiff Constance Ramos to bypass her law firm's arbitration agreement. Essentially the three-judge panel found the terms and conditions of the arbitration agreement "unconscionable."

2018 52

Forced Arbitration - Can Googler Power End That in the Workplace?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  From the get-go on hiring day, so many employees have to sign agreements surrendering their right to collective action such as a class action lawsuit for alleged abuses. In California there is one way to bypass those signed arbitration agreements. Googlers understand how to do political performance art. Their walkout over issues such as the $90 million payout to alleged sexual harasser Andy Rubin generated plenty of media coverage.

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Era of Transparency - SmirkSmirk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you are an executive, working stiff, or even a freelancer, you probably have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). And if that signing wasn't your first rodeo, you have noticed those contracts are becoming more inclusive.

2020 52

Book Review: 5 Steps To Conquer 'Death by PowerPoint'

Professionally Speaking...

So it won't surprise you that I am in violent agreement with author Eric Bergman when he states in his new book, Five Steps to Conquer 'Death by PowerPoint': Changing the world one conversation at a time , ".slides

2012 177

Your Visual Package: What The Audience Sees

Professionally Speaking...

Recognize the power of a smile to show agreement, empathy, enthusiasm and humanness. The brilliance of your message is only part of what an audience will focus on during your presentation. The other part is you. Specifically, the visual package you present.

Woody Allen Belongs on "The View," Not in Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" In it he alleged that Amazon illegally cancelled their agreement on four movies.   Essentially, the judge found the Allen must demonstrate legally that Amazon wrongly cancelled agreements for specific movies.

2019 52

First session of Outstanding Presentations Workshop off to a great start!

PowerPoint Tips

Those are the handshake to indicate agreement or the too-pretty models to indicate employees. Carmen Taran led off the 7-session, free series with an amazing presentation entitled, “How authentic are your presentations?

2011 151

Immigration reform: Nancy’s hurling lemons – here’s how John can make lemonade

The Presenter's Blog

The next step would be invisible to the watching public, but John Boehner’s areas of agreement with Nancy Pelosi might go deeper than we think. John Boehner won’t be in agreement with points one and two, but point three could be quite interesting for him. by Peter Watts.

2014 151

Drudge Report - The Trumpettes Already Busy, With 50 Days Still to Go Before First 100 Days

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Review and revise trade agreements. Negotiate directly with major corporations (there will probably be a lot more Carrier-like agreements concerning plans to outsource).

2016 65

Has the Music Died? Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cohen had hired Superlawyer David Boies to negotiate an agreement with the SEC. Can one-time hedge fund genius Steve Cohen put together another act? Many recall the days he generated 35% ROI. That Next was supposed to be Point72.

2019 52

Use abstract images to create backgrounds for slides and shapes

PowerPoint Tips

Find some images whose legal agreement allows you to use them the way you want (most are pretty liberal on that site) and download them. You can use abstract images to create interesting, textured backgrounds for slides or shapes.

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The Guardian Publishes Major Feature on Lead Poisoning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One strategy could be to cave to a settlement analogous to the Master Tobacco Settlement Agreement of 1998?

2019 52

What Happens in Courts of Public Opinion More Influential Than What Happens in Courts of Law - Tragic Saga of Woody Allen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Amazon has backed out of its legal agreement with Allen to distribute the movie "A Rainy Day in New York" and another four movies. Here is a copy of that agreement. Is Woody Allen finished? He is if no entity will distribute his films. And, things could be shaping up that way.

2019 52

You Got the Job! - Now, You Have to Understand What You're Really Getting Into

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fortune warns: Don't allow the bliss to distract you from the legal realities that agreement entails. A Google employee has filed a lawsuit against that company because of the comprehensive scope of its mandatory terms and conditions of the non-disclosure agreement.

2017 52

Master the relationship even when your only tool is email

SpeakerSue Says...

I’ll add it to the concessions in the agreement. Consider it done (and added to the agreement under inclusions). I was on the phone with a client and we were laughing and bonding. It was especially cool because mainly we talk by email.

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Leaks - Standard Tactic from Power Playbooks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many members of the media know that the supposed leaked copy of Roger Ailes' severance agreement was posted on the Drudge Report for a brief time.

2016 60

Felicity Huffman Could Do a Chuck Colson

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, according to her April 4th plea agreement, the actual sentence will probably be closer to the lower number.  Lock her up. That's how AdmissionsGate is turning out for Felicity Huffman. There will be jail time.    Federal prosecutors want 4 to 8 months.

2019 52

Is the End of the NBA Lockout Near? Mike Bako on Al Jazeera TV

TJ Walker Interactive

What are the chances that the owners and players will reach an agreement before any more games and fan interest is lost. Daily National Sports Editor Mike Bako appears on Al Jazeera TV to discuss the latest news on the NBA lockout. Analysis Press Room mike bako NBA

Super Bowl 54 - The Business & Politics of Values

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The New York Times reports that there is growing agreement among experts that the coronavirus is a pandemic. The playbook for large corporations is shifting. That's away from the hard-edged pursuit of maximizing profit.

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