Inside Higher Ed: Connecting With Your Class

Matt Eventoff

Unfortunately, some professors will be teaching classes where establishing a connection with the class is as difficult as finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. The post Inside Higher Ed: Connecting With Your Class appeared first on Princeton Public Speaking.

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Infographic: How to deliver a world-class presentation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kudos to Hong Kong based Malcolm Andrews for publishing a great infographic on how to deliver a world-class presentation. Malcolm is UK national who has been involved over the last 10 years in the development of business management and communication skills for companies across Asia.

2017 164

Beyond Rich, Middle Class, Poor - No Longer Labeling Ourselves Via Class

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fortune Magazine is among the growing number of voices lamenting the shrinking middle class.    The assumption of those advocacy exposes is that those who can't make it into or remain in the middle class will be "poor."

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#Adulting & Class of 2017

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the myriad challenges for the Class of 2017 is #adulating. Those who get that don't say, as a JD from the Class of 1967 did when the legal market crashed: I didn't graduate from law school to tend bar. So, how can the Class of 2017 do #adulating?

2017 52

Social Comparisons: For Class Discussion

The Communication Blog

And so I thought this might make a useful class discussion in the interpersonal or hybrid courses—simply asking: In what other ways do social media encourage/make easy/facilitate our comparing ourselves to others? For example, after an examination you probably want to know how you performed relative to the other students in your class. Here is a brief update on the topic of self-concept/comparison with others.

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Goldilocks - Patron Saint for Class of 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clearly, in a glutted world of talented folks with degrees, Goldilocks is the patron saint of the Class of 2018. Goldilocks didn't care what others thought - even if the "they" were supposedly powerful (.e.g. bears). She totally focused on her goal.

2018 52

Brand Boston - Professional Class Unburdened by Children

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, like other Professional Class urban metro areas, Boston has a high cost of living. Boston has evolved into the model of cool. After all, that's where GE is relocating. Tech, higher education, and healthcare are big business. The work day tends to be demanding and long.

7 Executive Communications Lessons for World-Class Speechwriters

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Seven years ago this month, I added this Professionally Speaking blog to my Executive Communications website. Now, on New Year’s Day 2013, which happens to be my father’s 92nd Birthday — Happy Birthday Dad! — I’ve reached the milestone of 700 blog postings. This seems like a suitable moment to reflect some of the key [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Speechwriting Blog Anniversary

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Class filled

Joan Detz Speaker Services

My 2012 “Master Class in Speechwriting” (Washington DC) has sold out and moved into a waiting list. I’ll be posting the 2013 dates within the next few weeks

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Before There Was a Middle Class - Many of Us Could Become Poor, Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I worked full time in Detroit, in the auto industry, the assumption was that car production created that new phenomenon: a middle class. " Now, that invention - a middle class - could fade into the history of civilization.

2018 56

Class in America - Founding Fathers Were Snobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Well-researched and with a sophisticated tone, the book documents how class-obsessed America has been, right from the get-go.    It's standard procedure to make over the lower-class defendant to simulate the appearance and behavior of the middle class.

2017 52

Sen. Elizabeth Warren on how debate class motivated her

The Eloquent Woman

And so I ended up in speech class, I, because I… it always kinda seemed like to me, speech, and, and I don’t say this…all the speech majors can stop listening for one sec…it like seemed I didn’t need like, any talent.

2017 69

Back of the Napkin to Head of the Class – Introducing Dan Roam’s Napkin Academy

Duarte Blog

That gives you a full year of world-class visual thinking training for only $29.99. Business Event News class Dan Roam learn Napkin Academy online course promotion visual thinkingLearn to think faster, sell better, and see the invisible by thinking in pictures.

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Class of 2018 - Five Perfect Gifts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Graduation used to be a joyful rite of passage. Now, it represents being pushed from the academic womb into an uncertain world. So, graduates need to be thought of kindly. Those in the giving mood can bestow these gifts: Copy of "What Color Is Your Parachute? " That career guide hammers that the critical lifetime skill has become the ability to search for and land work. And that will be done on a regular basis.

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Building and Maintaining a World-Class Speaker Reputation with Alan Stevens

Speaker Launcher

The post Building and Maintaining a World-Class Speaker Reputation with Alan Stevens appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Emerging Speakers Business Booster FREE Webinar on how to accelerate your speaking business and position yourself as an expert to get paid what you are worth … even if you have no clue how to get booked! Listen and learn about positioning yourself […].

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Budget cuts kill public speaking classes

Speak Schmeak

There are certain classes we all took in high school and college that we never would have taken if it were up to us. However, I can understand why the public speaking classes have low enrollment. If public speaking isn't mandatory, most kids are not going to seek out this class.

2009 130

TV Reruns - Salvation for Professional Class

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just about everyone in my residential complex is back to work. That might be at a job. Or, like me, in operating my own business. That means the emotional pressure is back on.

2017 52

Will taking an acting class improve my public speaking skills? | Presentation Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized acting class giving a speech presentation training public speaking

2013 52

The Professional Class = Bunch of Self-Haters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We got it: Members of the Professional Class - lawyers, management consultants, public relations pros - saw how self-love and playing in the job sand box can't co-exist.

2016 52

Connecticut - Taxes Driving Out Rich (and middle-class)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, the middle class have also fleeing during the past five years. In Connecticut, there is annual property tax on every auto you own. It's assessed according to the value of the car. So, if you buy a new one, for several years your tax will be high. Late in paying in?

IBM - Top Employment Lawyer Represents Class Action Plaintiffs in Age-Discrimination Lawsuit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the past six years IBM has terminated more than 20,000 employees older than 40 years old, reports ProPublica. That got the attention of not only those canned but also the now-famous employment lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordon.

2018 56

Sudden Fiction by Jane Genova - "Jane Austin's Class of 1967"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

SHORT SHORT STORY BY JANE GENOVA  JANE AUSTIN'S CLASS OF 1967. Landing an engagement ring during the next four years they, the Class of 1967, knew was non-negotiable. Her family was making major sacrifices to equip her to enter the middle class.

Class of 2021 - On the Way to No Regrets

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That's what a member of the Class of 1967 at Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania, confessed to me that first night in the dorm. I was going to be the class's free-thinker.  "I didn't read all the books on the list."

2017 52

Class of 2021 - Where Will First Good Job Be?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, that could change by the time the Class of 2021 suits up for their first good job. The dream among so many graduating college used to be doing whatever it takes to try to "make it" in the New York Metro area. That is spread over New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. 

2017 52

MBA Class of 2014 Returns to Confidence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 As Melissa Korn reports in The Wall Street Journal, the MBA Class of 2014 are turning down jobs. Tomorrow the job figures are coming out from the Labor Department.  They are expected to be good. There is also another sign of an economic recovery.

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Class of 2018 - Best Time in Years to Rent Apartment in New York City

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And, that means members of the Class of 2018 can try out their dreams in Manhattan at a time when the median rents are the lowest in about 7 years. It's a renters' market in New York City. 

2018 56

Almost Finished reading World Class Communication by my friendly competitors Virgil Scudder and Ken Scudder

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized ken scudder Media Training presentation training virgil scudder world class communication Great book for anyone trying to be a better communicator. The Scudder’s real world examples drive communication lessons home in a simple and yet not simplistic manner.

2013 56

So Proud that Offspring Is Part of Harvard Law School JD Class of 2021

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now that total loan debt, if Mystal were a Harvard JD Class of 2021 as well as a Harvard undergraduate, could likely be nearly a million dollars, given all the interest. 

2018 52

I would go to math class for this.

Speak Schmeak

If only my teachers and professors had been creative like this. Then again, I was in school before this technology was widespread and easy to use! They had to be creative in other ways. Enjoy! Thanks to Rowan Manahan for pointing this one out!

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"Middle Class" - Will That Phrase Dominate Campaign 2016?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, given that Barack Obama got our attention with his phrase "middle class economics," we will be alert to how Clinton leverages that concept. That used to be called "being middle class" or "becoming middle class."

2015 65

Hit Me Again, Sam - Booze & The Profesional Class in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No fools, event hosts know that in American society booze is the catnip for the Professional Class. Let's cut to the chase. In his Abovethelaw.com column today, lawyer-journalist, Joe Patrice, admits that it is difficult to motivate lawyers to attend special events related to the law.

2017 52

Shareholder Class Action Lawsuits Surging in Number, Value - For Corporations, Those Are Expensive, Can Generate Lousy PR

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So far, during the first half of 2018, there have been 204 and several represent mega-filings requesting the minimum of $5 billion, documents Cornerstone Research and Stanford Law School's Securities Class Action Clearinghouse.

2018 52

Alleged Dark Side of Au Pair Program - Litigation Certified as Class Action

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ranging from The Professional Class in Manhattan to liberal professors, au pairs are hired to provide live-in child care. Recently, reports Josh Eidelson in Bloomberg , federal district judge based in Colorado - Christine Arguello - certified the class.

2018 52

Commencement Speeches to Class of 2016 - Borrow from Pema Chodron

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Class of 2016 can't mount that platform if they go out there with the magical thinking that they are special and immune from failure. At a commencement speech in Naropa, American Buddhist nun, Pema Chodron, did something very unusual. She spoke about failing.

2016 56

Outplacement - New Rite of Passage for Professional Class

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was the day we got our driver's permit. Then our license. We made it through college and received that degree. Landing the first "real" job might have taken time but we also accomplished that. To those traditional rites of passage, there has been added a new one.

2017 52

I would go to math class for this.

Speak Schmeak

If only my teachers and professors had been creative like this. Then again, I was in school before this technology was widespread and easy to use! They had to be creative in other ways. Enjoy! Thanks to Rowan Manahan for pointing this one out! Technology Speakers Engaging the Audience Fun Stuff

2009 130

Class of 2017 - Manhattan Becomes More Affordable (sort of)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latest to relay this good news to the Class of 2017 is   Fortune.  Media outlets are getting giddy describing how the Manhattan rental market has become a downright steal.   According to a report yesterday by Douglas Elliman and Miller Samuel, the median rental price plunged to $3,369. That's a 1% drop.    If you have a family and need two bedroom, you are in the catbird seat. Rents for those dropped 5.2%.

2017 40

The Creative Class: Will Jersey City, NJ become a hub?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just about every old-line city wants to attract members of the Creative Class.   One ancient city which might have an excellent shot at becoming the preferred location of the Creative Class is Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Employee's Right to File Class Action Lawsuits - SCOTUS Will Review, Thanks to Susan Fowler

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Supreme Court to review the employee's right to join in a class action lawsuit in a dispute, versus submitting to one-on-one closed-door arbitration. Many companies require the new employee to sign a contract waiving the right to all litigation, including class action lawsuits.

2017 52

Famous Speech Friday: Mindy Kaling at Harvard Law School's Class Day

The Eloquent Woman

"I liked the way she takes on the ''I''m not qualified to speak'' fear and makes it hilarious," said reader Cate Huston in recommending this speech for the blog. While I wouldn''t advise you to use this much self-deprecation, you can pull it off when you''re actress and comedian Mindy Kaling.

2014 97

All Those Funding-Retirement Articles - Baby Boomers/Gen X Should Join in Class Action Public Nuisance Litigation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Baby Boomers and members of X, at least, should join together in a class action lawsuit contending that all those institutions and human financial planning types who are in the retirement-funding niche are a public nuisance.

2018 52

Gentrification (Creative Class) - Brand Taking It On The Chin

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Directly and indirectly, it represents an unintended consequence of gentrification - or attracting the Creative Class to a location. In the 1980s, they would be called "Yuppies" Now they are known as members of "Creative Class.'

2014 56

PowerPoint Presentations – Best In Class | Presentation Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized powerpoint presentations public speaking

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