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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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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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.

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%.

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.

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.

Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

Other recent lectures have included topics ranging from on topics ranging from Public Speaking for Entrepreneurs to Message Development 101 to Pre-Crisis Communication to Connecting with your Class: Communication Strategy for Professors (and a whole host of others) to Communicating outside of the Classroom: Communication Strategy for Faculty and Staff. .

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.

#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?

Seton Hill, Greensburg, PA - Class of 1967

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Next year will be the 45th reunion for the Seton Hill College [now a university] in Greensburg, Pennsylvania  class of 1967. 'Tis the season of college reunions. 

Tech Communication Tips

Matt Eventoff

I often ask professionals to explain a concept to me as if they were addressing an eighth grade class – I find this exercise works well to help a professional prepare a presentation to a non-tech crowd – this often generates stories and analogies that would otherwise have remained undiscovered.

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.

Most Important Storytelling Formula

Speak and Deliver

Below is a guest post from Michael Davis, one of the speakers featured in ''Go Ahead & Laugh'', a Certified World Class Speaking Coach, and, more importantly, a genuinely nice and insightful guy. Davis Speaking CPR Storytelling Then Now & How World Class Speaking Coach

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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. 

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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.

How to Open Your Presentation with Attention Grabbing Pizzazz and.

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, February 20, 2011 How to Open Your Presentation with Attention Grabbing Pizzazz and Close with Memorable Oomph Free Audio Class - Feb. 24 - Registration Closed If you listened to this free audio class - please complete the survey Click here to take survey ATTENTION: Imagine your audience snapping to attention during the opening of your presentation. Listen to these audio classes and get ongoing support for your skills development.

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.

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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

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.

Interviewing Exercise

The Communication Blog

I thought this would make an interesting exercise in an interviewing class as students prepare their responses to potential employment interview questions. Interviewing class exercise employment interviewing questions When Jen Guzman—chief executive of Stella & Chewy’s pet food company—was asked ( NYTimes , April 28, 2013, BU 2) what three questions she would ask in interviewing someone for a job, she said: (1) “Why do you want this job?” (2)

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.

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.

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

TJ Walker Interactive

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How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You?

Executive Speech Coach

You can learn more about how to use questions intelligently in your presentations by listening to this free audio class: How to Competently Ask, Answer and Anticipate Questions in Your Presentations It's free to register. You can listen to the live audio class on January 26, 2012 and/or download a free audio file of the class. Check out the details and register to listen to this important audio class.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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."

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

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!

PowerPoint Presentations – Best In Class | Presentation Skills

TJ Walker Interactive

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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.

"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.

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How to Ask, Answer and Anticipate Questions In Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

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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.'

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.

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.

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.

The Trusting Class: Workers in the Underground Economy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Call this new generation of Underground Worker The Trusting Class. "I only take cash."  "  The man who was going to steam clean my friend's wall to wall carpeting made that clear.  He would expect X dollars when he arrived at her apartment the next morning.