How to Land Speaking Sponsorships with Julie Austin

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome Julie Austin who is here to talk about where and how to find the sponsors so you can turn the non-paying gig into one that pays and gets you on the stage. The post How to Land Speaking Sponsorships with Julie Austin appeared first on Jane Atkinson. – Julie Austin. How many times have you been told “I’m so sorry, we don’t pay our speakers”? Too many times, I’m sure.

Systems to Help Scale Your Speaking Business with Taylorr Payne & Austin Grammon

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome 2 guest experts, Taylorr Payne and Austin Grammon from Speaker Flow. The post Systems to Help Scale Your Speaking Business with Taylorr Payne & Austin Grammon appeared first on Jane Atkinson. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome 2 guest experts, Taylorr Payne and Austin Grammon from Speaker Flow. Austin serves as COO for both SpeakerFlow and our marketing arm TrafficCrafters.

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Love from Austin Powers

The Communication Blog

Here's a brief article on love and romance that might be an interesting way to introduce interpersonal relationships: 10 love lessons derived from the character/behavior of Austin Powers. link]. love interpersonal relationships

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Interview: Austin Hill Shaw – Creativity Instigator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For as long as he can remember, San Francisco Bay Area-based Austin Hill Shaw has been enraptured by creativity and the creative process. For as long as he can remember, San Francisco Bay Area-based Austin Hill Shaw has been enraptured by creativity and the creative process. Today, in a time of rampant job automation and outsourcing, Austin’s message regarding the importance of creativity and how to activate it is swiftly making its way out into the world.

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Advocacy Theatre - The Walk Is Such Stale Staging (Leon Reed Should Have E-Scootered to Austin)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Fox4 reports, he has walked from Fort Worth, Texas to Austin. Instead, Reed might have chosen an e-scooter to carry him and his message to Austin. Noble. Lawyer Leon Reed has taken 10 days from his professional life to deliver a message about police reform.

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SXSW | Meet us in Austin!

Duarte Blog

For the second year in a row, a group of Duartians — along with about a million other tech, music, and film enthusiasts — will be descending on Austin, TX for SXSW , and we want to share it with you. One of the best places to see us will be the Agency Speed Dating events on March 10-13 in the Austin Convention Center. Diary Event News @nancyduarte agency speed dating Austin duarte facebook sxsw Texas twitter

StandUp Comedy Writer, Austin, TX (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

The End of Men? Not According to "Mullenix v. University of Texas at Austin"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

University of Texas at Austin." Yet another gender bias lawsuit. This one is for alleged discrimination in compensation and it's filed by law professor Linda Mullenix at the University of Texas. 

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Accounting Writer, Austin, TX (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Blockchain Startup, Austin, TX - Marketing (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Austin Pun-Off Competition

Humor Power

The Austin O.Henry Pun-Off was held on May 10. Here are a couple of links posted from the competition. Marty Bernstein’s set. Marty is a long-time subscriber and participant in our monthly joke contests. He did a great job at the pun contest. Winner of the competition was Alex Petri. A judge’s three-way tie was broken by audience applause-off. The competition was also was featured on CBS News. Humor In Speaking creative humor writing pun contest

Stacey Radin, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade - Now Sidley Austin Law Parter Gabriel MacConaill

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the West Coast, Gabriel MacConaill, a partner in BigLaw firm Sidley Austin, also committed suicide. The Sidley Austin website provides the facts. He joined Sidley Austin in 2009. What is it about high-powered success that seems to be transforming it into the killing fields?

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Law Firm, Austin, TX - Marketing (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Sudden Fiction by Jane Genova - "Jane Austin's Class of 1967"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

SHORT SHORT STORY BY JANE GENOVA  JANE AUSTIN'S CLASS OF 1967. It had been decades since Jane Austin chronicled the absolute in society: Find a husband. She showed up at the reunion in true Jane Austin style: Happily on the arm of the man she had married in 1968.   They were eager to please. From the get-go they had been socialized to appear pleasant to both women and men. After all, the former could fix them up with their future husband.

Famous Speech Friday: Sue Austin's "most mobile person" at TEDMED

The Eloquent Woman

Last year at TEDMED 2013, British artist Sue Austin managed to bring the audience to silence before she ever got on stage. That''s because a short film was shown the day before she spoke at the conference, featuring Austin''s performance art: An underwater dive she took in a wheelchair off the coast of Egypt. Powerful as the film was, Austin''s speech at TEDMED was one of the most talked-about at the conference.

Business Integrity Risk Analysis, Austin, TX (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Uber, Lyft Exiting Austin - Lose Proposition 1, Despite Spending $8 Million Campaigning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is losing Uber and Lyft. Instead the majority in Austin demand fingerprinting background checks in the future. With a diversified economy, Austin can afford to resist any jobs argument Uber and Lyft might push. About 56% of voters gave the thumbs-down to Proposition 1. That would have allowed the riding-sharing services to conduct their own background checks. And, the two companies invested about $8 million campaigning for that.

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Uber, Lyft Exiting Austin - Lose Proposition 1, Despite Spending $8 Million Campaigning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is losing Uber and Lyft. Instead the majority in Austin demand fingerprinting background checks in the future. With a diversified economy, Austin can afford to resist any jobs argument Uber and Lyft might push. About 56% of voters gave the thumbs-down to Proposition 1. That would have allowed the riding-sharing services to conduct their own background checks. And, the two companies invested about $8 million campaigning for that.

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Senior Editorial Cut from Media - John Austin Murphy III Finds Next as Delivery Driver

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The author is John Austin Murphy III, 57 years old. It's predictable: You are senior editorial at a brandname media outlet. You compensation is high. So, there's a target on your back. The "they" can replace you with a millennial or even iGen who only has a bit of experience for one-fourth your salary. When that happened to Don Lyons at Newsweek, long story made short, he published the amazing book "Disrupted." " After all, he's a writer.

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Jane Austin on U.K.'s 10-Pound Note - Yes, Authors, We Can Make It BIG

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

carries the portrait of author Jane Austin. Austin observed a central dynamic in life in England. Today, the 10-pound note in the U.K. The coverage has made Fortune. So, yes, authors, not only techies, can make the BIG time.    Or, hey, we can combine the two. Most recently, I landed a part-time position creating edgy content about breakthrough technologies. No need to code, thank you.

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U of TX at Austin - Speechwriter for office of president

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Why you should go to the Presentation Summit in September in Austin, Texas

PowerPoint Tips

I’ve gone to this conference for 5 years in a row and wouldn’t miss it. I learn SO much! My husband asks me, “What more can you learn about PowerPoint?&# (It used to be called PowerPoint Live.). Of course, I don’t know EVERYTHING about PowerPoint and I do sometimes learn something about it. But mostly I learn design and speaking techniques. I also learn about technical tools that work with PowerPoint and presentations. About those, there is always more to learn.

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Greenberg Law Firm, Austin, TX - Marketing Communications, Some Office Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This could be wonderful training for a career path in marketing communications in professional services.   Here are details and how to apply. careers

From Creative Process to Global Politics: Insights from SXSW Interactive

Duarte Blog

We sketched, tweeted, talked, and trekked all over Austin fueled by breakfast tacos & BBQ. Diary Event News advertising Al Gore Anthony Bourdain Austin Baratunde Thurston creative Design inspiration interactive Rainn Wilson Ray Kurzweil Sean Parker sketch slideshare social change social media sxsw Technology Texas transmediaSXSW is an event like no other.

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Announcing: A Conversation with Cicero Award Winner Matt Kivel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin: Matt has been writing professionally since 2007. On Thursday, July 19th the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable will host Matt Kivel in a free conference call.

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Vocal Impact Tip: Big Voice, big…

Kate's Voice

According to a study last year of 120 executives’ speeches by Quantified Impressions, an Austin, Texas, communications analytics company, the sound of a speaker’s voice matters twice as […]. Does the size of your voice reflect the size of your personality? The size and sound of your voice give others an impression of who you are.

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A Conversation with Matt Kivel, Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin. Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin. Later on, he took a job at The Aerospace Corporation and wrote speeches for the company’s President and CEO, Dr. Wanda Austin.

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The Focused Hustle 5 | March 2020

Speaker Launcher

MARCH 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: How to Land Speaking Sponsorships with Julie Austin The Keys to Closing More Business with Ron Karr How our Thinking Impacts the Bottom Line with Kris Plachy Get your Speaking Business Off the Ground as a Side Gig with Alex Swire-Clark LISTEN NOW MASTERCLASS: FINDING THE BUYERS Need help finding more buyers for your speaking business?

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Best Buy's CEO Corie Barry Stays On, Business Thrives Despite Ecommerce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The investigation by law firm Sidley Austin had been kicked off by an anonymous letter to Best Buy's board. The letter alleged that the chief executive officer Corie Barry had had an inappropriate relationship with a colleague before taking her current job. 

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No, He Was Not Perfectly Fine - The Downward Spiral of Gabe MacConaill, As Told by His Widow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He was 42 years and at a partner at Sidley Austin. At the time he was immersed at Sidley Austin with the bankruptcy of the Mattress Firm. On October 14th, brandname  BigLaw bankruptcy attorney Gabe MacConaill took his own life with a gun.

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Duck Cupid's Bow at Work - Best Buy CEO Being Investigated for Alleged Romance with Fellow Executive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm Sidley Austin is investigating. Cupid's presence in the workplace has become controversial. Even where certain romantic relationships aren't barred by human resources policies, many experts are warning against them.

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Quick takeaways from Presentation Summit 2011–Day 1, Part 1

PowerPoint Tips

I’m at the Presentation Summit 2011 conference in Austin, TX and thought I’d share some quick takeaways from the speakers so far. First, Austin is a pretty city on the Colorado River. Here’s a tee-shirt that was for sale in a store in the Austin airport. I’m behind on posting, so you’ll see more content over the next couple of weeks. It has a great music scene and an interesting motto, perhaps unofficial.

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Darn Good Design at the HOW Design Conference

Duarte Blog

Imagine my delight to be speaking at the HOW Conference in Austin. The HOW Design Conference in Austin, Texas, June 24-27-will be swarming with inspirational talented designers where the masses get creatively rejuvenated. See you in Austin! It means a lot to me because until Duarte had not been recognized as “viable&# by the design community because we developed and designed presentations (which were until now an undesirable communication medium).

Emerging Global Meme of Work Less, Boost Productivity - The Absolute Genius of Work/Life Balance Policies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Wistfully, some wonder if Gabe MacConaill would be alive today had his law firm Sidley Austin instituted mandatory work/life balance policies. Work/Life balance is good for business.    That's what Daily Mail reports.

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For impact: It’s diacope baby, diacope”

The Presenter's Blog

It wasn’t my intention but I appear to be channeling Austin Powers, which for a British blogger is mortifying. by Peter Watts. Oh dear. Utterly mortifying. And I also seem to have gotten myself lost in a loop of this week’s topic: the diacope , which is a wonderfully useful rhetorical tool for creating impact and soundbites. Fabulous soundbites, such as: “Yeah, baby, yeah.”

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Out-Migration - Newest Trend in Bay Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The three most popular destinations for them are Sacramento, Portland, and Austin.  The ultimate cool was to live in the Bay Area. Everything was there, ranging from geniuses doing their own thing (and becoming billionaires) to breathtaking natural beauty.   Everything is still there. But, as Len Ramirez reports , it's no longer affordable. Even elite professionals can't buy a house. Also, two things have been added that long-term Bay Area residents don't like.

Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

Rick has been training people to produce better presentations for well over a decade and organises the Presentation Summit conference (this year September 18-21st in Austin, Texas).

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Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

Rick has been training people to produce better presentations for well over a decade and organises the Presentation Summit conference (this year September 18-21st in Austin, Texas). If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring.

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"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In that study , journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin, Hsiang Ins Chyi, found that the growth in website readership was two-tenth of a percent between 2007 and 2005. "A new research paper finds that over the past eight years the websites of 51 major metropolitan newspapers have not on average seen appreciable readership gains, even as print readership falls." " - MediaLife, April 7, 2016. Here is the article.

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Lugging a Mortgage into Retirement/Semi-Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Classic is the decision to retire in university town Austin, Texas, and that isn't the right fit. The dream is to be sitting sipping a cold beverage, watching the ocean, and having the deep satisfaction of being-debt-free.

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Optimism: Finding the upside of the inevitable

Speak Schmeak

It's a good thing my hotel roommate in Austin didn't book our room for Thursday, because there's no way I could fly out on Thursday. If I fly to Austin on Friday, I can check into my hotel and rest all day. Today, I was lamenting the lack of rain in Southern California, as we come to the end of our usual "rainy" month with below-seasonal totals. The ongoing severe drought is our #1 concern here, and every day that goes by without rain puts us more and more into a water deficit.

The one thing the best presenters at SXSW 2010 have in common

Speaking about Presenting

SXSW is a mega conference/festival for geeks in Austin, Texas, United States. Mega means over 10,000 attendees. I came here to see what’s happening at the geek edge of presenting. To observe the interface between presenting and technology.

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Africa Rising

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

He holds the John P Harbin Centennial Chair in Business at McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, US, and was previously Dean of the Indian School of Business. Professor Vijay Mahajan (author of “Africa Rising”) will be in South Africa in June for the World Economic Forum and he has agreed to do 2 business briefings. CAPE TOWN. Date: Wednesday, 10 June 2009. Time: 08:30 - 11:00. Registration: 07:30. Investment: R 950.00 + VAT. Early Bird: R 750.00 + VAT.

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