Dennis Rader and the Clutter Family - Intersection of Two Stories in Kansas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was BTK (Bondage, Torture, Kill) of Kansas - Dennis Rader. That, of course, was turned into the best-selling book "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote.  Books Branding careers legal Media Personal Musings Television Values WritingLast night "20/20" provided an amazing presentation of the mind of a serial killer. The narrative was primarily through the experience of his daughter.    From a young age, Rader wanted to be a serial killer.

Truman Capote Probably Manipulated Kansas Lawman Alvin Dewey, Jr. - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Although some might be flattered to turn up in a book or column, most want nothing to do with it. In THE WALL STREET JOURNAL , Kevin Helliker reports that there is evidence turning up indicating that Capote might have cast a spell on Kansas lawman Alvin Dewey, Jr. " Books careers Games Media Values WritingIn some enlightened groups, writers are viewed as poison.    No one with any wisdom or common sense includes them in their inner circle. 

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Book 9 of 52 in 52: The Message of You - Judy Carter

Speak and Deliver

I named ''The Message of You'' as one of my top books of 2013 - and vowed to re-read it this year. Part One does it''s best to set the reader up for success, providing Judy''s credibility, introducing her premise for writing the book, and walking us through discovering our own message, and its value. I''ve used the format on my own keynotes, and my presentations in Kansas City & Toronto last Fall were improved over anything I''d done in the past.

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Tricky First-Person Narrator - "Beautiful Bad" By Annie Ward

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this particular book, a device used is the tricky first-person story-teller. It's then that the local law enforcement in Kansas, led by detective Diane, begin to question the two women's stories. Books Content-provider Games Language legal Television Travel Values WritingNow and then, a murder episode from true-life "Dateline" will actually be provocative.

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Forgiveness Makes Good Business Sense

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Research, such as by University of Kansas psychologist C.R.   Here , free to download, is my book on shaking off the past.   Books Branding careers Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Politics Rebranding Religion Science Selling Values VoodooCareers can simply disappoint. The smartest back in graduate school hasn't become a big name. At least, not yet. Or they can implode in ways that make it difficult to earn a good living in any line of work.

2018 40

None of That Tiny House Stuff Here

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One such community is in Kansas.     Books careers Current Affairs Dreams Games legal Media Personal Musings Politics Selling Simplification ValuesResidential real estate has had its ups and downs in how it's perceived as an investment. But, the reality is that many are still in the game. Even if the current downturn in the housing market puts their sales plans on hold, they still are banking, literally, on extracting a king's ransom from their key asset.

2018 40

How to Speak & Deliver in 2016

Speak and Deliver

I've been OUT there speaking and delivering - at conferences is New Mexico, Oklahoma and Kansas City. I'll also continue with speaking related book reviews, and using more guest posts. Great Caesar's Ghost! Has it really been since September 7th, 2015? Has Speak & Deliver been left dormant for 4 long months? Indeed, it appears so.

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Observational Humor — Case Study #119

Humor Power

A speaker told about visiting a sperm bank and seeing their donor books categorized by descriptions of the donors: Height, Ethnicity, Education, etc. If you drove to the meeting tonight…your car is now in Kansas. (We The first thought I had was “You’re not in Kansas anymore.” Or it might be because I’m in the donor books for TALL, for SCANDANAVIAN, and for SENSE OF HUMOR. (A Good job tying me into the donor books.

2014 40

Observational Humor — Case Study #117

Humor Power

A speaker told about visiting a sperm bank and seeing their donor books categorized by descriptions of the donors: Height, Ethnicity, Education, etc. If you drove to the meeting tonight…your car is now in Kansas. (We thought I had was “You’re not in Kansas anymore.” Or it might be because I’m in the donor books for TALL, for SCANDANAVIAN, . Good job tying me into the donor books. We had another excellent meeting. Two guests.

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Answers Are Everywhere

Communication Steroids

Not to mention, but the guy that booked me for the Jacksonville presentation had emailed me that day about a possible speaking gig in Chicago in May, which I was just starting to consider how to make happen. “Years ago when I was a district manager for Payless Shoes in Kansas, my boss told me to take a ‘facilitation skills’ workshop.

Brand ACLU - Is It Becoming Diluted?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latter includes involvement in the governor races in Kansas and Georgia. That ranges from blog posts and e-books to planning/scripting podcasts and creating traditional speeches. From the get-go, ACLU has been controversial. What's new, though, is that some of the controversy is emerging from inside the organization.

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Public speaking vs. death

Speak Schmeak

The quoted source for this "fact" is The Book of Lists, which, even in current editions, shows a tiny blurb in the Sunday Times of London from October 7, 1973, as its source. She is a former comic actress, a Past President of the National Speakers Association Kansas City Chapter, and a certified facilitator of SPEAKING CIRCLES®,a revolutionary new approach for building speaking skill and confidence. Happy Monday!

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I've Been Out.Speaking and Delivering

Speak and Deliver

Louis, Kansas City, Phoenix, Flagstaff, and Tucson. During the offseason, Im basically working to book myself through speaking season. skip to main | skip to sidebar Ive Been Out.Speaking and Delivering Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 Labels: Ambassador , Job , People to People Have I really not written since the first day of the year?