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.

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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

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

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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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.

2018 40

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

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?

2018 52

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

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

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.

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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

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

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.

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

2013 133

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

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

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

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.

2014 56

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

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

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 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

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.

2012 59

"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 56

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

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

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

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!

2009 130

Blockchain - JD Class of 2021 Will Help Shape Its Disruptive Role

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Negative sells, of course. For years following the crash in the legal sector, members of the media had been covering the story of the plunge in applications to law school. The profession was downsizing, creating fewer jobs. In addition, law school tuition simultaneously had increased.

2017 52

The Contract Worker - The Wall Street Journal Headlines We're Second-Class Citizens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wall Street Journal article by Lauren Weber positions and packages us as second-class citizens. Brand Contract Worker is taking it on the chin, again.

2017 52

PowerPoint Presentations – Best In Class | Presentation Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized powerpoint presentations public speaking

2013 52

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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Class of 2012: Dollar Stores, Aldi hiring

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A campaign issue, reports POLITICO , is the million members of the Class of 2012 without jobs.    With this as background the Class of 2012 can move on to much bigger jobs in retail or even becoming an stock analyst covering that sector.

2012 52

"Indignation" - How it used to be at faith-based colleges for naive, working-class kids

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially it recounts the tragedy of a working-class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey. Had he been upper-class, his family might have hired a lawyer and the college would have backed down. Like him, I was a working class kid.

2016 56

Class of 2017 - You May Be Able to Afford Your La La Land

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Members of the Class of 2017, you can dream big. Yes, you can head from your little lives in college to your version of La La Land. That might be in New York, LA, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Seattle or Miami.

2017 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 52

We Lean-In - We file class action lawsuits alleging gender discrimination

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Abovethelaw, lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, reports that partner Kerrie Campbell has filed a class action lawsuit against Chadbourne. The success and influence of lawsuits can often be predicted by the lawyer handling it. In this case it's employment-law superlawyer David Sanford.

2016 56

BA/BS Class of 2018 - One Rite of Passage Got Less Expensive

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The traditional rite of passage for college graduates landing jobs in Manhattan has been finding an apartment that doesn't eat up too much of their first-year compensation. Well, if Q4 2017 trends continue, that won't be their number-one challenge in adjusting to  post-college life in New York City. Here are the details from Bloomberg. According to StreetEasy, Manhattan rents plunged in Q4.

2018 40

The Crying Baby - Not in My First-Class Cabin (or when I am dining in a restaurant)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fashion blogger Arielle Charnas couldn't stop her baby from crying in the first class cabin on the Delta flight from New York to Los Angeles. She had purchased first class tickets because she assumed the extra "spread" room would prevent persistent crying.

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