Shatter Your Writer's Block Pt I: Speechwriting in Reverse

Speak and Deliver

Shatter your writer''s block so you can Speak.& Off-the-Cuff Practice Run-On Sentences Speech Recording Spontaneity Toastmasters Transcription Writer''s Block I don''t know what to write! You''ll have to Google James Caan/Misery to find out what he''s actually typing.

Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

There is no such thing as writer’s block. I know that there is no such thing as writer’s block because I have a dog. My Books unblock writer's block writer's block writingHow do I know? If you are feeling a tad quizzical right now, please stick with me.

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Shatter Your Writer's Block Pt II: 7 Quick & Dirty Writing Solutions

Speak and Deliver

A few weeks ago, I wrote about ''Speechwriting in Reverse'' as a solution to Writer''s Block. Once the mind is in motion, it will stay in motion, and your Writer''s Block will fall away before you even realize. Brainstorming Life Story Speechwriting Table Topics Writer''s Block

Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it – with over 70 writing exercises to get you started and keep you writing. There is no such thing as writer’s block. I know that there is no such thing as writer’s block because I have a dog. If the weather is not fair, I have what might be described as walker’s block. In short, we have a dog and I no longer have walker’s block.

Seven take-aways for beating block

The Presenter's Blog

Presenter’s block can hit when you need to be creative. My personal view is that we become blocked when we’ve been spending too much time cooped up inside our brain cavities. Here are seven physical ways to release the block: Take a walk.

Public Speaking - Block off the Sound Area

Great Public Speaking

[link] Tom Antion goes into detail on how and why you should block off the sound area from people bumping the equipment

Create your own deadlines and get writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

From Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it – with over 70 writing exercises to get you started and keep you writing. Plus, once it’s out, I will be able to conduct workshops on overcoming writer’s block and will be able to sell a few copies at the workshops. Some writers call their procrastination writer’s block. View introduction to Unblock Writer''s Block ].

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Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

“Writer’s block is a phony, made up, BS excuse for not doing your work.” Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it [link]. There is no such thing as writer’s block. I know that there is no such thing as writer’s block because I have a dog. If the weather is not fair, I have what might be described as walker’s block. In short, we have a dog and I no longer have walker’s block.

Unblock Writer’s Block – Introduction

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from Unblock Writer’s Block. There is no such thing as writer’s block. I know that there is no such thing as writer’s block because I have a dog. If the weather is not fair, I have what might be described as walker’s block. In short, we have a dog and I no longer have walker’s block. The same principle applies to writer’s block. You might think you have writer’s block. Excerpt from Unblock Writer’s Block

The first draft of anything is not so good

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

From Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it – with over 70 writing exercises to get you started and keep you writing. So you don’t have writer’s block if your writing isn’t as good as you want it to be or if it is not flowing smoothly and eloquently. And if you stop writing because your first drafts are not perfect, you inflict writer’s block upon yourself. Are you willing to do the work required to break through the block?

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Drudge Report - "The Godfather" Type Feuds among GOP, Not Trumpism, Blocking Movement on Heathcare Coverage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Godfather" plays out the horror of feuds. That darkness goes way back to the beginning of mankind. Cain had a beef with brother Able. Like Fredo in "The Godfather," Able got whacked. As Drudge Report hammers, such darkness hovers over any movement on healthcare coverage. In the U.S. Senate GOPers just can't get along. For example, bill drafter Pat Roberts hasn't even spoken to Jerry Moran about his non-support of the bill versions.

Podcast: Building Blocks of Your First Speech

Communication Steroids

Podcast: Building Blocks of Your First Speech [10:50m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download From → Podcast , Public speaking Comments are closed.

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Bloggingpro.com - Microsoft blocks access

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead, there was a message from Microsoft that access was blocked. Bloggingpro.com is on the list of a number of content-providers. Its jobs section is among the sites checked daily for possible fits with our skills. Today, when I clicked it on, it didn't come on.

Mental block

Speak Schmeak

I'm working on my newsletter today, and I thought I'd leave you a quote on how I feel when I can't think of anything to write for Speak Schmeak: "There's only two songs in me and I just wrote the third Don't know where I got the inspiration or how I wrote the words Spent my whole life just digging up my music's shallow grave For the two songs in me and the third one I just made" ~ "Number Three" by They Might Be Giants [link].

Creating Your Perfect Speechwriting Environment

Speak and Deliver

Internal noise can be a lot harder to block out than external noise. Writing Den Writers Block Speechwriting Creativity Officephoto by Reg Saddler Ahhhhhh. Do you hear that? It's the sound of quiet. The quiet that comes after 18 days of Winter Break.

3 Things That Might Be Blocking Your Next Flashpoint

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Things That Might Be Blocking Your Next Flashpoint appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession achievements blocks business goals flash point flashpoint goals growing your business growing your speaking business motivation speaker speaker goals speaking successHave you heard of flashpoints before? We use this term in The Wealthy Speaker 2.0 to indicate when a speaker has hit a new level of success.

I?ntroduction to Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Introduction to Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it – with over 70 writing exercises to get you started and keep you writing. There is no such thing as writer’s block. I know that there is no such thing as writer’s block because I have a dog. If the weather is not fair, I have what might be described as walker’s block. In short, we have a dog and I no longer have walker’s block.

Eastern Europe and the Message of Democracy

Matt Eventoff

Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades. MTV is ten years older than Ukraine’s independence. If you are of drinking age, you were born before Ukraine was independent. The violence that took place on the floor in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine sends a terrible message to the world. There are 450 members of the Rada, and six were hospitalized. It was the second act of public violence during a session of the Ukrainian governing body this year.

Are your shortcuts actually blocking communication?

Speak Schmeak

A friend of mine contacted me the other day, perplexed about a message she had received from a representative of one of her local Toastmasters clubs. She's been thinking of joining a club and had been looking around on the Web for one near her.

Are your shortcuts actually blocking communication?

Speak Schmeak

A friend of mine contacted me the other day, perplexed about a message she had received from a representative of one of her local Toastmasters clubs. She's been thinking of joining a club and had been looking around on the Web for one near her.

Arby’s Blocks Customers’ Criticisms on Twitter

TJ Walker Interactive

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Two Peter Block workshops you should attend

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Flawless Consulting workshop with Peter Block and Symphonia Leadership Development. “Block has distilled years of experience into a wise, down-to-earth, and eminently practical guide to excellence in consulting. And even if you’re an old pro, Block’s insights will elevate you to new levels of effectiveness. Community Building workshop with Peter Block and Symphonia for South Africa. Tags: Events peter block Workshops

Mobile Users Around World Increasingly Blocking Ads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Around the world more and more of us are blocking ads on our smartphones. In The New York Times , Mark Scott reports: " one in five smartphone users, or almost 420 million people worldwide [are] blocking advertising when browsing the web on cellphones. " The biggest problem with ad blocking is in emerging nations. Call it Mobile Marketing and Its Discontents. And that is throwing Internet companies such as Google and Facebook into a state of high angst.

What's blocking your path? Part 1

Speak Schmeak

Assumptions are "The 'I-have-been-there-done-it-before-so why-do-it-again' block." This post was getting long, so I split it in two and will post Part 2 tomorrow.

What's blocking your path? Part 2

Speak Schmeak

Read Part 1 here. The acronym GAIL (Gremlins, Assumptions, Interpretations, Limiting beliefs, to refresh your memory) reminded me of a post I wrote last year about holding yourself back. We often fantasize about doing something, but never actually do it because of GAIL.

Roger Ailes - Blocked Ramp on Road to Next

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Once a  symbol of how power operates in the media and in politics, Roger Ailes still has some power. That's what T.A. Frank reports in Vanity Fair. But, Frank also notes that one of Ailes' platforms for a solid take-off for a comeback has collapsed.

Facebook - No longer can we laptop users block ads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There's that old adage:  There is no free lunch. That will apply to us laptop users who access Facebook. It has decided that if we are using ad blockers on that free service, it will enable its advertisers to bypass that technology.

Pivot from Oprah-Era "Let's Talk" to Just Blocking Former Friend/Lover on Smartphones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, with the smartphone, every human being has the option of simply blocking The Other out of our lives. Being blocked screams a message to The Other: Nonono, I don't want you in my life. Remember the Oprah era. Back then we were instructed to "talk about it."

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Top Three Speakers' Road Blocks

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Steer clear of the road blocks, set your own path, and you will succeed. Perfectionism Procrastination Lack of Support These were listed as the top three road blacks to a writer's success. I was fascinated as I listened to the workshop leader explain why. I thought, wow--don't these terms apply equally well to speakers? My answer is YES. Are you waiting for the perfect topic, time, speaking fee, or whatever variable you think is most important, before you actually go out and speak more?

Pain Points & Taxes: How Brand H&R Block Addresses All of 'Em

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If you're a tax-preparer like H&R Block , then where the customer hurts is clear:  in the pocketbook.    In all its attributes, H&R Block does that branding just right, or at least at its East Haven, Connecticut Office. 

Why the Word ‘NO’ Must Be in Your Business Vocabulary

Speaker Launcher

However, once you have circled the block a time or two, you start to […]. When we first get into business, we say yes to everything. Am I going to work on the weekend? Will I do a speech for a reduced fee? Might I try every idea that comes my way? Probably yes.

Even Carson McCullers Got Writer's Block: And, she was friend of Gypsy Rose Lee

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When Carson McCullers, author of "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter," was working on "The Member of the Wedding" she got a classic case of writer's block

King & Spalding Law Firm To Block Employees' Personal E-Mail: Efficiency down the drain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Let's face it.    What gets us through the work day, even when we love our jobs and contract assignments, is checking our personal email. This

Book review: Your Best Just Got Better

The Presenter's Blog

Jason encourages you to work in 15 minutes blocks, so this is a two-block activity. From that point of awareness you can then find ways day-by-day to increase the number of 15-minute blocks that are truly productive for you.

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Talent Unleashed - Would Middle-Class Background Have Blocked Joaquin, River Phoenix

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is a traditional middle-class background an obstacle for nurturing talent? Suppose Joaquin and River Phoenix had been reared in Stamford, Connecticut. They might have been in a box of schooling oriented toward college, soccer practice, summer camp to enhance some skill, and their parents' sustained guidance about a career path. All that might have provided a talent-blocker.

Jon Stewart Rips Hypocrisy Of GOP Senators Who Blocked Veterans’ Benefits Bill – Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

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Book helps aspiring writers keep their New Year’s resolution: to write daily

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

However, sales of Unblock Writer’s Block: How to face it, deal with it and overcome it tend to be dormant, until this time of year and in early January. I guess this is the time of year when writers who feel that they are stuck resolve to overcome their barriers and blocks and get on with writing, especially creative writing. They will help you break out of the block, so you will be free to write again.

I turned on all the lights & still I was euphoric about H&R Block

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now he was managing a branch of H&R Block in East Haven, Connecticut.    He told me that he would, with no obligation, provide me with an estimate of what I might owe the federal and the state and a ballpark number about what H&R Block would charge for the service. When I entered the H&R Block office I burst out with. Chamber of Commerce: Invite H&R Block to provide a workshop on customer service.  "Are you sure?"

How to Kick-start your Inner Creative

Presentation Guru

OK, so that’s maybe not as easy as it sounds, but Emma Bannister outlines some really good ideas to help you get off the starting block, and lists many useful resources for extra inspiration. Being creative in your presentation isn’t beyond your reach.

2 reasons and 5 easy steps to convert a PowerPoint presentation to EXE

PowerPoint Tips

Furthermore, it may be a difficult task to email an EXE file, because anti-malware tools often automatically block executable files. This is a guest post by Brian Tarr of iSpring.

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