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Famous Speech Friday: Charlotte Church's lecture on sexism in music

The Eloquent Woman

Before we all become a little too hot beneath the gusset, of course, these scenarios are not likely to become a reality. Unless for comedy’s sake.

Blackberry Etiqutte, Pt II…

Matt Eventoff

ValleyPR Blog – this is one of the most honest posts I’ve read in a long time, and the author, Charlotte Risch, should be commended for her honesty. Great post, and well worth reading. Dealbreaker — Interesting take, to say the least. Not sure why there would be “debate” over whether or not this is rude.&#.

Leadership Communications - Leveraging Baby Charlotte

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That is Baby Charlotte, her daughter Chelsea's first child. Totally compelling is Baby Charlotte's America. 

Adorable Always Steals All The Attention - Papa And Baby Bear Zuckerberg Distract Us From Privacy Issues (and William, Kate, George, Charlotte)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon enough, the Zuckerberg family could vie with William, Kate, George and Charlotte for world attention. And everything Americana.

Kathy Huebner, Irene Nunn, Lee Harrison, Charlotte Toal - The Extreme Peril Of College Reunions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They were Kathy Huebner, Irene Nunn, Lee Harrison, and Charlotte Toal. College reunions don't have to be those formal kinds, on campus. You know the type: The head of institutional development does a PowerPoint of the 5-year plan and then there is a passing of the hat to collect our pledges of money. There are also the informal ones.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

45 – The Charlotte Observer 187,633 244,494. 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.

4 video pep talks, inspirations & diversions to help you de-stress before speaking

The Eloquent Woman

If you need to dial up short, confidence-building reminders, here are a handful of videos you can watch just before speaking to de-stress. Patrick E.

News broadcast of a speech read out in full for 3 minutes: too much & too inauthentic?

Max Atkinson

Charlotte Church may not be a politician, but this unusually long clip gives us a chance to check on both these issues at the same time.

Famous Speech Friday: Michelle Obama at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

The Eloquent Woman

So when a number of folks sat down, tuned in, or clicked on for Michelle Obama’s speech given that September Tuesday night in Charlotte, N.C.,

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London notebook: Inspirations on women and speaking

The Eloquent Woman

The coastline, columns, a closet, committee rooms, a conversation, confidence. What do they have in common? Plots were hatched.

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Amazing Performance on Talent Show

Humor Power

Jonathan Antoine and Charlotte Jaconelli amaze the judges and the audience. Another Susan Boyle moment on Britain’s Got Talent. Once again we learn the lesson: Never Judge a Book by its Cover! Life Skills Britan's Got Talent Jonathan Antoine judge a book by its cover

Glenn Reynolds - He, of all people, should have known better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More recently, the protest against the alleged police abuse in Charlotte, North Carolina also became ugly. Protest is a sacred right in America.

The Hillary Clinton Persona - So far, no luck in humanizing this professional politico

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then it was granddaughter Charlotte. It's their flaws which make Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump human. No dice. Who cares? Who cares?

Drudge Report Positions Hillary as "Manic" In Speech to Labor Union

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The chaos in Charlotte still dominates. Conservative high-traffic media site the Drudge Report has found yet another angle to position Hillary as, well, "off." " Tonight's treat is Manic-Hillary. The attack isn't a headliner. And with good reason. Its issues could become one of the tipping points in the election.

"The Group" w/o Self-hate, Insecurity, Disappointment: Class of '67

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lee, Charlotte, Irene, Kathleen, Tulane, and Jane (me) are writing the 21st century version of Mary McCarthy's iconic book "The Group."

Norma Rae Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyer Charlotte Proudman is being blackballed for public criticism of what she perceived as sexist. Or be considered reckless.

Seton Hill University Fatal Bus Crash: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Late afternoon my roommate from junior year Charlotte Toal sent me the news clip.    This was her second year in that job.

Notes from #fwneloquent, my workshop for the Fabian Women's Network

The Eloquent Woman

I thank the organizers, Charlotte Proudman and Paulina Jakubec , for the invitation, arrangements and excellent hosting. Just keep going.

Post-DNC: Can Barack Obama opt out of attack politics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Barack Obama traveled to the DNC in Charlotte facing nasty headwinds from the documentary film "2016: Obama's America."

Not Quite Golden: Never made it to Chelsea Hotel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Immediately on hearing that news, I took out my meditation book "Nothing Special: Living Zen" by Charlotte Joko Beck.  Different professions have different markers for success.    In music and writing, one of those had been being part of the ethos at the Chelsea Hotel.  careers Current Affairs Music Writing

"45 Years" - A wife finds the other woman is a ghost living in the attic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's all in the facial expressions of British wife, Kate, played by Charlotte Rampling in the film "45 Years." 

Facebook = Platform for Baby Boomer Mourning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Artist Charlotte Toal reinforced the gravitas. Baby Boomer Tom Cordaro, a lawyer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is dead.

A Commercial Writer: Nothing wrong with that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Recently, on Facebook where we hang out, I was referred to as a "fellow artist." " I made the correction. My genius is packaging.

Alum success: a wonderful essay

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Lucinda Trew (General Manager, Executive Communications, Spectra Energy) was invited to be a contributor to an arts/culture online publication, Charlotte Viewpoint. Her first essay ran a couple of weeks ago (see link below). . Take a few moments to read Lucinda’s essay. The writing is crisp, fresh, original.

Barack Obama: Anointed King of Tweetville with 52,757 tweets-per-minute (TPM)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Barack Obama cames out of the Charlotte being anointed, informally, the King of Tweetville.    Forget Nielsen. 

Your College Reunion Will Be Tweeted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They were Kathleen Huebner, Irene Nunn, Charlotte Toal, and Lee Harrison. Plan to gush about your success at your next college reunion?

Kathleen Huebner - Seton Hill U, 1967

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They were Lee Harrison, Irene Nunn, and Charlotte Toal. And that's what I have done. But not the best. We weren't friends.

Hepburn Family: Suicide Gene?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In the 2010 Hepburn biography I KNOW WHERE I'M GOING, author Charlotte Chandler reinforces how deeply the actress was affected by her brother Tom's suicide.  Did Katherine Hepburn live so fully because she suspected the family might carry a suicide gene? In   And not only from a sense of loss and guilt. 

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those alleged miscreants included Kathleen Huebner, Irene Nunn, Lee Harrison, and Charlotte Toal. You I smirk.

Facebook Got Class of 1967 through Newtown, CT Tragedy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Charlotte Toal represented the first.  Generations filter catastrophes differently.  Here you can read it.

Twitter: Is it too sophisticated for lots and lots of mainstream advertising?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Already waiting for me were messages from old college friends like Charlotte Toal asking where I was. and I hit the road again. req.).

1644 Park Avenue, East Harlem: When the building is the social network

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Members include Lee Harrison, Irene Nunn, Kathleen Huebner and Charlotte Toal.  Everything is there. So is everyone. 

Polar Vortex Returning: Arizona Relocation put on ice (power of conversation v web research)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In addition to Huebner those former college friends include Lee Harrison, Irene Nunn, Charlotte Toal and Karen Cordaro. The man listened.

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Clinton’s 48 Minutes of Magic Add to the Oratorical Feast at the Democratic National Convention

DeFinis Communications

It has been an oratorical feast at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this week. If you missed it, you can read it here.

Obama “On Fire” in Iowa

DeFinis Communications

There, Obama launched The Road to Charlotte Tour with a rousing rebuttal to the GOP convention platform last week. They talked a lot about them.

December 26, 2013: We made it through Christmas, this year through Facebook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All of us on our Facebook network made it to this morning, December 26, 2013.   None got carted off to jail and our car towed because of a DUI.

Killer Direct-Mail Piece: I have Rescue Dog Lee K. To Thank

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The ring leaders were Kathleen Huebner, Irene Nunn, Lee Harrison, and Charlotte Toal. " Here you can read the full coverage. Lee K.

Facebook: Turning up ugly underbelly underneath cute kitten/family gathering photos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thanks to this social network I have resumed friendships with Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania Class of 1967 members such as Lee Harrison, Irene Nunn, and Charlotte Toal. Let's cut to the chase. I have a hunch that I am not alone.    Some of that is horrific. I will continue posting on my wall on Facebook.

Pet Grief: Facebook college chums can get us on the other side of even that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A half a century ago Lee Harrison, Kathleen Huebner, Irene Nunn, Charlotte Toal, and I arrived at college.  But confide we did. Not yet.

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"Girls" - When we Baby Boomers were Hannah Horvath's age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That sandbox we females are forced to play in - unless we checked out in early adulthood - is being a woman in her 20s.