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Nepal, Baltimore, Joni Mitchell - I Am Ashamed To Feel Good

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The game is The Great Gravitas. It used to be primarily played in tabloids like The National Enquirer and Star. Insensitive, too.

Famous Speech Friday: Marilyn Mosby on Freddie Gray homicide

The Eloquent Woman

Both those revelations would bring to a climax a week of violent protests in Baltimore, Maryland, and in cities around the U.S. At just $3.99

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What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

32 – The Sun (Baltimore, MD) 210,098 351,243. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. . Thanks to Brian for sharing and to Burrelles Luce for the information.

Visit Your Lawyer Who's in Prison Day - We Need that New National Holiday

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remember he embezzled at his Baltimore firm. On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino posts part 2 of Lawyers Behaving Badly.

Famous Speech Friday: Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair on The Donahue Show

The Eloquent Woman

The next time you feel a little nervous before the Q&A part of your talk, take a moment to be glad you''re not "the most hated woman in America."

Theft at Jenna's. Maybe they wanted photos of dad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So maybe the miscreants who broke into Jenna Bush Hager's Baltimore, Maryland home were longing for some special photos of her dad George W. It's around Father's Day, after all.  All we know for sure is that a few bikes, worth about $3000, were reported stolen.    Tags: Politics

Gabrielle Wathen Needs Tutorial In Law Of Supply & Demand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This time Uber wasn't at fault. Call that the old law of supply and demand. It also lets prospects for rides know approximately what that will be. 

Giants And Patriots Headed For Super Bowl Rematch In Indy: Mike Bako on America’s News Radio Network

TJ Walker Interactive

The New England Patriots and the New York Giants are headed to Super Bowl XLVI, after New England edged the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 for the AFC title, and the Giants beat San Francisco 20-17 in overtime, for the NFC trophy. This marks a rematch. Back in 2008, when the same two teams met in the [.].

"The Good Wife" - End of the world for Will, or so it seems

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Will's past in a Baltimore firm catches up with him.  What will Will do?    Now they have yanked his license. 

Political Speech Bloopers

Great Public Speaking

How true that is." --Dan Quayle addressing the United Negro College Fund "I am honored today to begin my first term as the Governor of Baltimore-that is Maryland." --William Donald Schaefer, first inaugural address "The caribou love it. It would be pretty hard for some drug guy to come into the White House and start offering it up, you know?

Seminars coming up this fall -- East coast & West coast

Great Public Speaking

Events coming up this fall East Coast Author 101 University October 1 & 2 Atlanta, GA [link] Advantage Media Author Marketing Summit October 3 & 4 Charleston, SC [link] Coaching Super Summit October 24-26 Baltimore, MD [link] West Coast Tom Antion's Fusion Oct 17-19 Los Angeles [link

"The Good Wife" - Will's turn to be in [big] trouble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This was not Will's night on "The Good Wife."    She is using the indirect approach.    Will is not stupid. 

Dr. Nikita Levy: Trust is default for lack of knowledge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As CBS Baltimore reports Levy had been using his personal video equipment to tape his examinations of patients. They,

Public Speaking - Time Of Day

Great Public Speaking

One time I was the last speaker on a long program in Baltimore, Maryland, for a food service management company. The first speaker of the day for an early morning (7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) program should not expect hearty laughter. People are not conditioned to laugh a great deal in the early morning. Many won't even be awake yet. Of course!

"The Good Wife" - Will suspended from practicing law for 6 months

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About 15 years ago when he was working at a law firm in Baltimore, Will had "borrowed" $45,000 from a client's account to pay his gambling debt.    He did return the money to the account.    But the consequences of that have come to haunt him.  He accepted the latter.  Television

Martin O'Malley - Lots Going For Him

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His current job as Governor of Maryland generates myriad opportunities for media to interview him about the crisis in Baltimore.

Video Applications - Goucher Disrupts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's an experiment this liberal arts college in Baltimore is trying, reports Nick Anderson in The Washington Post. 

igniting your way to a 5-minute talk

The Eloquent Woman

Here's the site for Ignite Baltimore , which starts its second-ever event tonight. Want to start an Ignite in your city?

Kass Prezio - Connecting the Dots on Those "Moments"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since Christmas 2015, Kass Prezio, now based in Baltimore, Maryland, has been helping me sort through the contents of that storage unit.

Ari Afilalo, Will Gardner, et al. - Assuming they could game the system

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was when he was a lawyer in Baltimore. In real life, the latest example of that is Rutgers law professor Ari Afilalo.

Sisterhood, Without the Politics - The New Family

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another - Kay Prezio - bunks in Baltimore, Maryland, but comes West now and then. Essentially it was political.  And that we did.

City Apartments - Today The Seinfeld Bunch Would Be Commuting Out Of City To Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, in Baltimore, Maryland, only one in five jobs which city residents work at are based within the city. That's a new trend.

The Old Neighborhood: The snitch winds up in the ditch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One value from downtown Jersey City, New Jersey was that the snitch winds up in the ditch.  "   That was hammered into me. 

Pizza w/o sausage: Abramoff working in kosher pizza

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From dishing influence on K Street to becoming deeply involved with kosher pizza  in Baltimore.    That's been lobbyist Jack Abramoff's journey.    After 43 months in prison for corruption, he's now in the first steps of his comeback.  And, we all know, a comeback it will be. 

Public Speaking: Bounce Around

Great Public Speaking

It was a three hour afternoon session on Martin Luther King day in Baltimore, Maryland. I recently had one of the toughest speeches of my career. It was difficult for many reasons, but one of the most trying was that the audience consisted of all the employees of one company. If you do, you will lose the interest of all the other groups.

Great Public Speaking: The Last Speaker

Great Public Speaking

One time I was the last speaker on a long program in Baltimore, Maryland, for a food service management company. on a Monday night in the fall.

Mommy Bloggers: Tim Sullivan, President of School Family Media, Talks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last March, 90 women in their 30s made the pilgrimage to Baltimore and invested $89 dollars.  Another is JUMP IN! educates our children. 

The Talmud = Key to belly-hurting humor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   The Talmud is the must-read in Judaism, just like the Baltimore Catechism was in my school-girl days of Roman Catholicism.  The

Ray Rice Crisis Communications Fiasco for the NFL

TJ Walker Interactive

The Baltimore Ravens announced the release of Ray Rice on Monday. It’s official. The NFL clearly wants to bury this story.

This Week in History: Education/Medicine/Society

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1840 The first dental college in the US was incorporated: the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery. February 1 - 6: . 1693 The College of William and Mary was chartered in Williamsburg, VA. Years later, W&M became the founding home of Phi Beta Kappa. [On 1821 Birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell.

Michael Pollan, Live and Unplugged

Duarte Blog

April 13, 2010; Baltimore, MD. Photo by Mark Heaps. We recently worked with Michael Pollan to design a presentation for the Annual Pop!Tech

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"The Good Wife" - Drenched in Buddhism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  From Cary, Kalinda learns that when Blake was in Baltimore he worked on behalf of a drug gang.  A Buddhist could have written the script for tonight's "The Good Wife."  "  As soon as the characters assume they have a fix on the situation, they find everything shifting.   Then she needs her.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **.

Public Speaking: The Rule Of Three

Great Public Speaking

From Baltimore, MD take Rt. One of the most pervasive principles in the construction of humorous situations is the Rule of Three. You will see it used over and over because it is simple. It is powerful and it works (see I just used it there in a non-funny situation). take Rt. From Bangkok, Thailand board Asian Air. By Metro take the Red line.

Pushing yourself on stage: Ignite!

The Eloquent Woman

Baltimore, one of the public speaking or storytelling events that are cropping up around the U.S. I chose to see the Baltimore event because I know one of the speakers and wanted to check out the event firsthand. Last night, I checked out Ignite! Ignite happens in many cities. Ignite's a competition of sorts. That makes Ignite!

Green never was black and white - Counterintutive lessons from California

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The setting is The Engineers Club, Baltimore, Maryland.  How about this for a model for profit: Sell less, make more.    That counterintuitive approach - called decoupling - was presented to California utilities, it worked and it's still working.    They helped prove out the first green model. 

Tip or treat: October's top 10 tips

The Eloquent Woman

You can see online trainee Stephanie Benoit's thoughts on speakers and lecterns here. How can I work on making eye contact? Stay tuned!

Motivational Monday: Passing it forward

SpeakerSue Says...

Baltimore Sun columnist, Dan Rodricks , last week, wrote about ho w deeds are even more important now. A friend called her dentist explaining that she had lost her job and her dental insurance and needed to come in to have a bridge checked. Outside, near the parking garage where she had parked, were three homeless people. Passing it forward.

November falls for our top 10 tips

The Eloquent Woman

Baltimore speaking event in October, with the compelling title, "Fired: Four Times." Here are the highlights from this busy month!