A lesson from the skyline of Chicago

Manner of Speaking

According to the Chicago Architecture Center, “Chicago has long been a laboratory for architectural innovation and experimentation.” ” I was recently in Chicago for a conference and got to experience that great city firsthand. While in Chicago, I was joined by … Continue reading → Structure architecture Architecture River Tour Art Deco Chicago Postmodernism public speaking speech structure

Mixing and Matching Characters from "Chicago P.D.," "Chicago Med," and "Chicago Fire"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it's brilliant of him to cross-pollinate them on his three Chicago series: "Chicago P.D.," " "Chicago Med," and "Chicago Fire." For example, in one episode of "Chicago P.D.,"

DIY Justice - "Chicago PD"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night on NBC, "Chicago PD" presented a sympathetic episode on Hispanic illegals. Those of us from immigrant backgrounds felt justice had been done last night on "Chicago PD."

Chicago Tribune: Active, intense preparation required for job interview

Matt Eventoff

The post Chicago Tribune: Active, intense preparation required for job interview appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking. Active, intense preparation required for job interview. By Jason Lee. Tribune Media Services. "…Before

Chicago!

Max Atkinson

A few days ago, I logged on to Expedia to book a flight from Detroit to Chicago, from where I was due to fly back to Heathrow. So here are a couple of helpful tips for anyone who might ever have to book an internal US flight to Chicago and/or have the misfortune to fly out of Terminal 5 at O'Hare airport. Unknown to me until yesterday, there are two big airports in Chicago, and I'd mistakenly booked a flight from Detroit to Chicago Midway to catch a Virgin flight to Heathrow.

Faking it for the Chicago Tribune

Speak Schmeak

Last week I was interviewed for the Chicago Tribune's "Faker" column, where various experts give advice on how to fake your way through life situations.

Dick Wolf's Creation of Hank Voight for "Chicago P.D." Could Become His Legacy, Not Jack McCoy from "Law & Order"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The platform for that franchise is the city of Chicago. There it is: Chicago in all its political rawness, corruption, racial tensions, points of transition, crime - and big heart.    So, far there are three Chicago series.

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Law360, Chicago, IL - Senior Reporter Chicago Courts (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Faking it for the Chicago Tribune

Speak Schmeak

Last week I was interviewed for the Chicago Tribune's "Faker" column, where various experts give advice on how to fake your way through life situations.

Chicago Tribune Cartoon Caption Contest

Humor Power

Tom Nee, a regular contributor to our joke contests is a finalist in the Chicago Tribune cartoon caption contest this week. Contests cartoon caption contest Chicago Tribune Check it out and Vote!

Tommy Thompson’s Son: “We Have The Opportunity To Send Obama Back To Chicago–Or Kenya” alan.com

TJ Walker Interactive

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Any Trust in U.S. Healthcare System - Let Dick Wolf Episode on "Chicago P.D." Blow that Out of the Water

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, since television producer Dick Wolf rips episode plots from the headlines, expect to see some of the Husel type story on a program like "Chicago P.D."

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"Chicago PD" - But, We Could Be the Ones Pursued/Arrested

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One thing all "Chicago PD" viewers will agree on is this: How raw the content is. Produced by Dick Wolf, the series is about how the members of that Elite Intelligence Unit on the Chicago Police Department are caught in transition.

"Chicago PD" - Morally Ambiguous Show with Tough Moral Lessons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's "Chicago PD" began with the murders of an upscale family.   Well, the elite unit of the Chicago police department has made a pact to keep the suicide a secret. Actually it had fallen on hard times but kept up their lifestyle through dealing drugs.

Flashpoints and Domestic Violence - Most Recently in Chicago, IL Earlier in Shaker Heights, OH

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This time the setting was the Catholic hospital Mercy in Chicago, Illinois. Again, there is a murder, taking the form of domestic violence. The suicide part occurred through death by cop. That scenario of murder/suicide among current or former romantic partners is becoming increasingly common.

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"Chicago PD" - Re-homing Episode Pushes Up Against Liberalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As fans of "Chicago PD" well know, the members of the elite squad are caught between two worlds. There is the old-line one in which the law only serves as guidelines. Yes, traditional trickery during interrogation and brutality are okay.

How to Improve Presentation Skills workshop – The University of Chicago

Pro Humorist

Back at the end of May I did a how to improve presentation skills workshop for the University of Chicago. student, The University of Chicago. I enjoyed it for the most part, but there were a couple of things I hadn’t anticipated.

Legal Marketing, Chicago, IL (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Cluster or CopyCat Suicides - Chicago's Dane Anthony Smith 5th Police Officer in 6 Months to Take His Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why are police officers in Chicago killing themselves?   In Chicago, the business of law enforcement is a grim affair.   This blog extends deep sympathy to all the families in Chicago who have lost those they love to suicide. 

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How to Improve Presentation Skills workshop – The University of Chicago

Pro Humorist

Back at the end of May I did a how to improve presentation skills workshop for the University of Chicago. student, The University of Chicago. I enjoyed it for the most part, but there were a couple of things I hadn’t anticipated. I liaised with my contact and got clarification about the time available and I explained how long my workshop was. But for some reason there was still a mis-communication between us.

Journalistic Integrity Missing in Chicago. Mayor Daley Farewell Video Analysis

TJ Walker Interactive

Analysis Government & Politics Video Workplace Worst Speaker of the Day tip of the day chicago mayor daley Media TrainingAnchors’ ethics take a back seat in furniture ad bidding Daley farewell.

Law Firm, Chicago, IL - PR/Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Rakuten Marketing, Chicago, IL - Compliance Specialist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Chicago Sun-Times - Publishes Blank First Page as Provocative Plea for Digital Subscribers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, reports The Hill , the Chicago Sun Times published its front page as totally blank. Yes, the marketing initiative is provocative. But, will it, or anything else, save a media property whose origins had been in print?

Social Media Investigator, Chicago Metro Area (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Bang-Bang Chicago - Progress over Memorial Weekend or Just a Pause Before Long Hot Summer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In its headline, it positions and packages the only 49 Chicago shootings over Memorial Weekend as "progress." On the Trump Administration's agenda has been halting the carnage in Chicago. Chicago, of course, is not alone in being a trigger-happy urban area.

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Law Firm, Chicago, IL - Marketing Coordinator (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Drudge Report Headlines with One of Trump's Favorites: Chicago As Murderville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is the high murder rate in Chicago. Here is the Chicago Tribune coverage Drudge links to. Instead of bringing in the feds, the Trump Administration might create a huge jobs program in Chicago. The Drudge Report is back in Donald Trump's cheering section.

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Hudson, Chicago, IL - Legal/Technical Writer (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Chicago Tribune Cartoon Caption Contest

Humor Power

Congratulations to Scott Tredwell, a regular contributor to our contests, for his Runner-Up entry in the Scott Stantis Chicago Tribune Cartoon Caption Contest. Humor In Speaking

Law Firm, Chicago Loop - Social Media Expert, Part-Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Hudson, Chicago, IL - Legal/Technical Writer (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Your Voice Matters – An Interview with Dr. Nick Epley

Matt Eventoff

Keller Professor of Behavioral Science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Uncategorized communication skills Mindwise Nick Epley Public Speaking Public Speaking Voice University of ChicagoWhen was the last time you sent an email, or a text, rather than making a phone call. Chances are, it was within the last 24 hours. It is often easier, takes less time and takes less energy. It is also less effective.

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Joshua Smith - Suspect Arrested in Murder of Chicago Judge Raymond Myles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a private security camera that helped law enforcement zero on a possible suspect for the murder of Chicago judge Raymond Myles. That private camera captured the movement of what could have been the getaway car. As a result, Joshua Smith was arrested.

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Hudson, Chicago, IL - Legal/Technical Writer (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE Cuts 15: Era of "good enough" journalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, it's no surprise that a legend like the CHICAGO TRIBUNE is laying off 15, reports CRAIN'S CHICAGO.

Chris Matthews Goes After Jack Welch In Brutal Battle Over Unemployment Numbers – Mediaite

TJ Walker Interactive

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No Olympics in Chicago, No Shock

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why is Chicago's being eliminated  from the Olympics so quickly a "shock?"  "  Recently, violent crime in the streets of Chicago has been hammered in the global news.    In addition, a President and his wife being from Chicago doesn't pull that much weight any more globally.    Businesspeople didn't want to take a risk with Chicago - or the U.S.

Your Voice Matters – An Interview with Dr. Nick Epley

Matt Eventoff

Public Speaking Tips communication skills Mindwise Nick Epley Public Speaking Public Speaking Voice University of ChicagoWhen was the last time you sent an email, or a text, rather than making a phone call. Chances are, it was within the last 24 hours. It is often easier, takes less time and takes less energy. It is also less effective. Our voices matter, and make an impact on how our message is received. It can impact who gets hired, and who doesn’t. But don’t take my word for it.

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Law Firm, Chicago Loop - Social Media Expert, Part-Time (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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CHICAGO OUT! - Blow ripe for conspiracy theory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, those in America who expected Chicago to be the location of the Olympic games need at least one narrative of how the fates were made to conspire against the city of Chicago and perhaps the U.S. A competitor or competitors might have designed a scheme to trigger violence in the streets of Chicago.  Putting together conspiracy theories helps a society in shock.    That's why there were so many regarding the murder of President John F. Kennedy.

Will Murdoch Go Down For The Count Because of Phone Hacking Scandal?- TJ Walker on WVON Chicago

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ Walker on WVON Chicago. Will Murdoch Go Down For The Count Because of Phone Hacking Scandal?- Audio Rupert Murdoch

Law Firm Focused on Family Law, Chicago, IL - Marketing Director (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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