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“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. Repetition of key words or ideas is a powerful speaking technique. A call to action is a powerful way to end a speech. It is both subtle and powerful.

Seven speech-techniques powering Obama’s UN Address

The Presenter's Blog

Powerful speeches contain powerful content. For that content to shine though, it must be mounted into a powerful structure. Let’s understand what was powering away beneath the hood. Conjunctions for power. by Peter Paskale.

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Presentation Tip: Powerful Closings

Professionally Speaking...

Jimmy Durante , one of America's most popular personalities of vaudeville and early television, used to sign off each of his radio and TV programs with, "Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are."

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Seven points for powerful debating

The Presenter's Blog

Under this heading he included education, health, and a stable economy, and from there he pivoted neatly to how that was exactly what he was delivering to America. The Romans called them the “hidden darts”; fabulously powerful, but only effective when kept, as the name suggests, hidden.

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The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

2) Jill Okawa Fletcher ( @JillOinSF )– Virgin America. She currently leads social media strategy at Virgin America. Tomorrow begins the twenty-fifth annual South by Southwest (SXSW) interactive media, film and music conference.

Chris Brown's Tantrum at Good Morning America « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

» Chris Brown’s Tantrum at Good Morning America Chris Brown was on Good Morning America with Robin Roberts. pitchingwell on How Can I Sound Powerful During a Pitch? News analyzed from a communication perspective.

Donald Trump Crushing Other GOP Candidates - Power Of Being One-Issue Candidate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead there could be a book examining the power of the one-issue candidate. Henry Ford I gave America the Model-T. Trump says that illegal immigration is ruining America.

Celebrities - Liberal, Rich & Out of Power in Trump Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In America, it's not enough to be wealthy and have achieved a brandname.  That is, you have to have power. Power  Power is the unofficial currency of the U.S.   Your voice has to have impact. economy. Obviously, in the election for U.S.

Three Influential First Ladies

DeFinis Communications

Born into a political family, Eleanor Roosevelt quickly became America’s most influential First Lady as she blazed paths for women and led the battle for social justice. Women’s Conference in Beijing that solidified her role as a powerful female speaker and change agent.

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Messy Is Good - Just Look at Success of Chaotic Make America Great Again Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's "Messy: The Power of Disorder to Transform Our Lives." So many of the tactics which have made Donald Trump's campaign successful relied on creating chaos. Economist and journalist Tim Harford labels that maneuver "messy."

Drudge Report - Israel, UN & America's 2 Presidents

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel, for example, is losing power. Barack Obama did not use the veto power of the U.S. However, in the game of global power, Obama has become even less than a lame duck.

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How to Create “Enchanting” Relationships

DeFinis Communications

With such chapters as “How to Achieve Likability,” How to Achieve Trustworthiness,” “How to Prepare,” and many others, Kawasaki gives tools for mounting a campaign that is geared to achieve your vision and goals by creating powerful relationships.

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Charles Manson - The Powerful Force Field Of America's Anti-Heroes (Soprano, White, Gupta)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe it's because America was settled by a bunch of misfits who couldn't make it in England. That could be our attraction to anti-heroes. Remember how sophisticated Dr. Melfi felt the pull force of patient Tony Soprano. And we can't shake Walter White from our memory bank.

Power According to Trumpism - Worth Analyzing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The scholarly types are studying the models of power featured by experts ranging from Machiavelli to Facebook's "leader" Mark Zuckerberg. The less erudite are willing to take a leap into connecting the dots on the kind of power being unleashed by Trumpism.

Benjamin Franklin - America's First Public Relations Player

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part of Franklin's public relations expertise was understanding the power of charm. Overall, Franklin was the most effective ambassador for the emerging America, both domestically and abroad.

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Newspaper Reporter = Worst Job in America (source: CareerCast)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And there's power associated with outing whatever. But, the reality is, found CareerCast, that's the worst job in America. The hunger for a byline. Also, it's fun to interview folks. Those remain some of the reasons to be a newspaper reporter.

Farrows: America's New Dysfunctional Dynasty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Already, on the front lines Ronan Farrow is throwing his power around. In a Westchester County, New York courtroom the Kennedy dynasty is blundering its way through a trial.

John Boehner - Power Game Lost

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is a prerequisite to holding onto jobs. John Boehner has lost his power. One of the best primers on power inside the beltway is Hedrick Smith's "The Power Game: How Washington Works." For example, likability is one form of power.

The Smirk - Ultimate Power Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Confidence is power. Read Hedrick Smith on that in "The Power Game." "  And nothing transmits the message of power like The Smirk. After all, this is America, the land of the gregarious.

“It’s Halftime in America” — An Analysis

Manner of Speaking

One commercial that caught my attention was Chrysler’s motivational offering entitled “It’s Halftime America” and featuring Clint Eastwood. It’s halftime in America too. Yeah, it’s halftime America and our second half is about to begin. Repetition of key words or ideas is a powerful speaking technique. A call to action is a powerful way to end a speech. It is both subtle and powerful.

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. The powers of the green card supersede the need for my work permit. Hello, hey, bonjour, ciao… alright? I can’t believe that it’s been eight months. since I’ve written a post on here. Wowsers. trousers. A LOT has changed!

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. The powers of the green card supersede the need for my work permit. Hello, hey, bonjour, ciao… alright? I can’t believe that it’s been eight months. since I’ve written a post on here. Wowsers. trousers. A LOT has changed!

Technique, Style, and Strategy from America’s Top Speaking Coach

Pivotal Public Speaking

The Power Presenter: Technique, Style, and Strategy from America’s Top Speaking Coach. Kennedy, and many others, The Power Presenter will bring out the best in anyone who has to stand and deliver. books public speaking Jerry Weissman Power Presenter

Roman Catholicism - Brand Charisma Can't Save In America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the continuing decline in the number of Roman Catholics in America shows that charisma isn't enough to save what was once one of the most powerful, enduring brands in the world. " the Catholic Church is in a demographic free-fall."

President Obama Roasts Himself at Gridiron Club Gala « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

pitchingwell on How Can I Sound Powerful During a Pitch? News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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Drudge Report - All Roads to Power Lead to Trump Tower

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report provides a snapshot of the new seat of power in the free world. Some of the visitors to the Tower will shape the policies which determine global trade, cost of healthcare in America, and how Social Security will be kept financially solvent.

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Dynasty/The Old Order in America - Nonono, no more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And the long-enduring power structure in the old-line GOP has been crumbling. Hey, are the educated faring all that well in America? That taught him the power of the unscripted and how to max the impact.  The Kennedy dynasty more or less has imploded.

FICO 785: Shifting symbols of being someone in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The most powerful symbols of being someone in America have shifted.   Another symbol of the new power structure is the angst-free persona. Brandname family pedigree, elite education, list of prestigious former employers or clients, residence in the right zip code.

Jones Day Represents Make America Great Campaign (that is, The Donald as Politico)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Lat speculates that one reason for the affinity between Jones Day and the Make America Great Again presidential candidate is that they both play with Rust Belt memes. The court of public opinion may be more powerful than the court of law. 

Owen Labrie Saga Continues - Elite Education in America On Trial (makings of a Greek tragedy)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His sexual-assault victim, a 15-year-old student at the school at the time, represents the power of wealthy parents. That infamous St. Paul's School alumnus, Owen Labrie, has become a symbol of everything negative about the 1%.

Dale Carnegie: Developed Machiavellian Bear Hug, Just Right for America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That's because he observed what was effective in America, be it selling meat or yourself to a lover.  My only beef is that the powers that be behind the brand aren't doing enough to align it with what Millennials perceive to be authentic human interaction.

The Paoing Of America - The Publicity Gods Giveth And Taketh Away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They represented minorities who had made it big in America. After all, this is America, the land of second, third and fourth chances. Ellen and husband Buddy Fletcher were the golden couple. The Publicity Gods took note. Their circle was enchanted. That was then.

Drudge Report - White House Celebrity Bash Friday, Even Though Star Power Couldn't Win Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Politicos always are in search of what will be the source of both income and power when one job ends. Also, they would tell the media that they planned to leave America if Donald Trump became U.S.

Bentley, Nina Pham Back In Each Others' Arms - The Happy Ending America Needs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the happy ending to an Ebola crisis that America needs.  The Dallas powers that be allowed Bentley to live, in quarantine. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Bentley and his mom Nina Pham are back in each others' arms.

The Aging - America's 21st Century Version of "The Invisible Man" (5 Game-Changers)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Years ago the Gray Panthers attempted to gain power and influence. Had I presented the recording to the powers that be, she would have been gonzo. In 1952, Ralph Ellison published "The Invisible Man."

"2016: Obama's America" - Conservative Dinesh D'Souza plays Sigmund Freud

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Any power it might have would be blown up through ridicule.    As  a result, in trying to establish socialism in America, if re-elected he will tilt the national debt to funny money.

THE POWER OF LANGUAGE, PART II

Professionally Speaking...

Although the formal study of rhetoric has waxed and waned over the centuries, this classic art offers many powerful techniques which we can use to enhance the impact of our speech. All for which America stands is safe today because brave men and women have been ready to f ace the f ire at f reedom's f ront."                        

The Power Chase - Why Politicos, Media, and Literature Professors Work for Peanuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those in other nations looking at America may assume we are obsessed by the pursuit of wealth. However, the actual darker side of the American ethos may be the power chase. Frequently, unless you're truly an astute player, you can't chase power and money simultaneously.

Wisdom for Speakers to Jumpstart Your New Year

DeFinis Communications

Jack Kornfield is one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America. If you are going to speak with greater poise, power and passion, do so with intense seriousness and commitment, but remember to keep a light heart. Examples of Powerful Speakers Goal Setting Performance

Wisdom for Speakers to Jumpstart Your New Year

DeFinis Communications

Jack Kornfield is one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America. If you are going to speak with greater poise, power and passion, do so with intense seriousness and commitment, but remember to keep a light heart. “Improve my presentation skills” is a common New Year’s resolution.