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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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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.

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.

Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech

Manner of Speaking

Yesterday, 10 January 2017, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago. It is the end of an era. Obama brought intelligence, dignity and character to the White House. As the first black President, Obama broke a barrier that seemed impenetrable … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Barack Obama Donald Trump public speaking

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Barack Obama’s Farewell Speech

Manner of Speaking

Yesterday, 10 January 2017, President Barack Obama gave his farewell speech in Chicago. It is the end of an era. Obama brought intelligence, dignity and character to the White House. As the first black President, Obama broke a barrier that seemed impenetrable … Continue reading → Analysis of a Speech Barack Obama Donald Trump public speaking

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Law Firm, Chicago, IL - PR/Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Rakuten Marketing, Chicago, IL - Compliance Specialist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized alan.com "Barack Obama (US President)" chicago Jason Thompson Kenya racism racist Tommy Thompson

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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

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.

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.

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.

Bill Murray: How Art Can Change Your Life.

Presentation Zen

Right from the beginning, we hear of a traumatic failing that sends Murray out onto the streets of Chicago for a long walk. He continues to walk, not feeling especially hopeful, until he stumbles upon the Art Institute of Chicago. Bill Murray is a wonderful storyteller.

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Guest Posting: Non-Verbal Techniques in a Large Group Forum, by Theresa Zagnoli

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Theresa Zagnoli has 28 years of experience providing practical trial expertise and communication solutions as a jury consultant, communication expert and founding CEO of Zagnoli McEvoy Foley LLC in Chicago.

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.

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.

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.

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

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized "chicago style" chris matthews jack welch Numbers Unemployment

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

Appeared on WVON Chicago Radio Discussing Rep Akin

TJ Walker Interactive

Press Room Uncategorized

Am headed to Family Reunion in Chicago…Off for a few days

TJ Walker Interactive

You better know PowerPoint to get into Chicago's MBA program

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

This article in the Washington Post describes how new students applying for a spot at the University of Chicago MBA program now have to submit a four slide presentation that is used as one of the final criteria for admission. My fear is that all Chicago's MBA program will receive are fancy looking documents that could have easily been done in Word anyways

Stay weird.

Speak Schmeak

The spirit of this bridge connects the kid from the South side of Chicago, dreaming of a better life to those in France standing up for their freedom of expression to the people in Hong Kong protesting for democracy.

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Therapist Erika Hilliard on Shyness and Social Anxiety

Speaking Freely

On August 29, 2012 The Houston Chronical reprinted a Chicago Tribune article on shyness in people who are single and breaking the bashful barrier. The article states that behind shyness is extreme self-consciousness. Shy people constantly worry that others are judging them, and they blame themselves for negative outcomes, so they choose to not [.].

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

It's a great way to expand your public speaking knowledge: Last-minute insights: Why I threw out my speech for the Women's March , by a speaker in Chicago, shares how she had to expand her speech last-minute.and what she learned.

5 books that capture commencement speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

Wear Sunscreen: A Primer for Real Life was a Chicago Tribune column by Mary Schmich that went viral--and was falsely attributed to author Kurt Vonnegut, a frequent commencement speaker.

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Judge Raymond Myles - Could This Murder Been Deterred?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are the details from the Chicago Tribune. Cook County Circuit Court Criminal Division Judge Raymond Myles was murdered outside his home. His female companion was injured. The weapon was a gun. The motive is suspected to have been robbery. However, nothing seemed missing.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

8 – Chicago Tribune 501,202 858,256. 15 – Chicago Sun-Times 312,141 254,379. 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. .

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Communication Across Cultural Divides

Duarte Blog

Production shot from Chinglish’s run at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Good communication can be difficult enough in English. When you complicate it with a cross-cultural divide, the challenges increase immensely—and sometimes hilariously.

Stewart Dolin's Suicide - The Road More Traveled Then for Clinical Depression

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday, reports lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino at Abovethelaw.com, a Chicago jury found GSK liable for that suicide. It was way back in 2010 that Reed Smith partner Stewart Dolin committed suicide. That occurred six days after he began taking the antidepressant paroxetine.

I’m attending WordPress Camp this weekend

PowerPoint Tips

I’ll be attending the Chicago WordPress Camp this weekend with my friend, Phyllis Khare. Let me know if you’ll be attending and perhaps we can meet!

3 Steps to Lead Presentation Change in 2014

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

In a recent Chicago workshop, I showed the participants how the time wasted by the current way presentations are created is costing them millions of dollars each year. When I am delivering my workshops, a common concern is raised by the participants. They think that the ideas I share are great, they really like the slide makeovers I show them, but they are concerned that the new visuals they create won’t meet with management approval.

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Drudge Report Takes Break from Politics - Headlines with Amateur-Hour Snow Event (don't even call it a storm)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In Chicago it will drop only about three to six inches of the white powder. Drudge Report might be becoming as weary of Trumpism as many of us are. The tipping point might have been the Saturday Afternoon Massacre. That was when U.S.

"Could have been me:" 4 lessons from Obama's remarks on Trayvon Martin

The Eloquent Woman

Interestingly, First Lady Michelle Obama recently took this same rhetorical approach in speaking about Hadiya Pendleton , a black teenage girl from Chicago who was shot and killed not long after she had performed at President Obama''s inauguration with her high school band.

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Another Visit to Speak & Deliver's Story Graveyard

Speak and Deliver

Much like the ''Harvard/Yale Goals Study'', this is often attributed to a doctor at the University of Chicago - but there is no hard proof this has ever been done, or since replicated.

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The Stayin' Put Society - Not Gambling on Opportunity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, I didn't recommend to those financially struggling that they should start over again in a "foreign country" such as LA or Chicago. The main drags in Tucson, Arizona, are lined with pawn shops and other symbols of low incomes.