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Presentation Skills - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

Fun presenters can wear fun clothing but within the limits of your industry. I'm not going to pretend to be Mr. Clothes Horse (I've been accused of looking too corporate), but I will offer a few tips that should help you out.

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Public Speaking Tips - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

Fun presenters can wear fun clothing but within the limits of your industry. I'm not going to pretend to be Mr. Clothes Horse (I've been accused of looking too corporate), but I will offer a few tips that should help you out. When presenting, don't wear clothes that are uncomfortable even if they look great. Wear clothes somewhere in the upper fringe of the limits for your industry, i.e., stand out, but not way out. *If

Metail: The clothes bought online may fit, but look terrible

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"   UK company Metail, through a partnership with Warehouse, may solve the problem of ordering clothes online which fit, reports Steve O'Hear of TECH CRUNCH.   Currently, O'Hear tells us that because of bad fits, 70% of clothes purchased online get returned. 

Macy's Versus J.C. Penney - The Story At Tucson, Arizona Mall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the summer, for an onsite assignment I needed new clothes. I purchased them all for under a hundred bucks. You can't sell, at least not to Everywoman, unless you are providing an extreme bargain. Here at the Tucson, Arizona Mall, Macy's and J.C.

Planning a Presentation? Make Sure Your Back-Up Plan Really Covers Your Back

DeFinis Communications

Before the flight took off she called her husband and explained her dilemma—that she would arrive in DC after hours with no business clothes to wear the next day and no place to shop. The friend, a man by the way, left work, went shopping for Rita, and delivered the clothes to her hotel!

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Macy's, Your Pricing Is Too High

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All those I spoke with said Macy's isn't their first stop when looking for clothes.   A few Saturdays ago, I purchased four brandname tops and one brandname pair of slacks at Penney for a little over $40. I was able to apply two $10 coupons to that purchase

Videos - Before You Make A Lot More.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clothes can change. We might purchase a copy of classic films like "Wizard of Oz" and classic literature such as "Pride and Prejudice." " But, no way are we going to purchase anything from a vendor of a current product or service whose whatever is dated.

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How to Do Market Segmentation The Right Way

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For example, if you owned a clothing store, you might market clothing featuring designs by local artists for people living within a certain area.

Missoni for $40: Target.com crashes but future looks amazingly profitable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Target put together a line of Missoni clothing retrofitted for prices as low as $40 for a skirt.    Fashionable Frugal = sweet spot in female-clothing market.

Planning a Presentation? Make Sure Your Back-Up Plan Really Covers Your Back

DeFinis Communications

Before the flight took off she called her husband and explained her dilemma—that she would arrive in DC after hours with no business clothes to wear the next day and no place to shop. She decided to go to the hotel and offer to “purchase” a hotel uniform worn by one of the women at the front desk— if she was lucky enough to find a 6 ft. She was absolutely stunned to see these beautiful clothes ready to wear to her presentation the following morning.

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Pope Francis - Not Bullish On The Internet Of Things

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the tactics was not purchasing patent leather shoes for their daughters. Such an article of clothing caught the reflection of the female's underwear. Generations Y and Z might be rolling their eyes.

2015 68

Aging Executive Communications Players Who Lost It All - No, You Don't Have to Think Ecuador

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, clothes can be expensive in Ecuador. Food purchased at the supermarket had gone down across the nation. It's happening all the time. They were riding high in communications jobs, including ghostwriting and speechwriting, in major metro areas. Then age bias hit hard.

2016 72

A Bear Market - One More Reason to Put Off Retirement or to Need to "Reverse Retire"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was collective action to share services and goods so that we didn't need to purchase so much. Mothers passed down outgrown clothes to neighbors. The bull market, Howard Gold reminds us in MarketWatch , is 10 years old.

2018 52

"Micro" Square Footage In 2016 Becomes New Symbol For Cool - Over, Four- And Five-Digit Square Footage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Currently, in my 400+ square feet my purchasing choices are limited. That extends from clothing to furniture. Apartments 265 to 350 square feet are the hot item in New York. About 60,000 have applied for those residential units at Carmel Place in Kips Bay.

2015 56

America, Don't Cry for Jim Tinney

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some of them roamed the aisles in plain clothes. They would enter the store, snatch up an identical item, then attempt to have the purchase price returned at customer service.

2017 52

Over-40 in Era of Extreme Age Bias - 5 Strategies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My first stop when shopping for clothes is the consignment shop or Goodwill retail. Instead of a new car, I am maintaining the one purchased in 2011. Age bias exists. Lawsuits alleging that have been filed against employers ranging from PwC to Alphabet. 

2018 52

Public Speaking : THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE

Great Public Speaking

I'm certainly no clothes horse. I do happen to know a little bit about speaker clothing that polished pro speakers need to know about. Unless you use a handheld microphone, or a wired clip on microphone (which causes you to trip over the wire all day) in one way or the other you have to deal with a wireless transmitter bulge in your clothing. This needs to be addressed when you are purchasing the clothing you plan on wearing when you speak.

2008 40

Small Business - Create Ecosystem, Just Like Apple, Disney, and Mattel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Big Business, an ecosystem might include: Add-ons, such as Barbie's clothing, accessories, furniture and boyfriend. Small Business, both brick-and-mortar and online, can create ecosystems to expand their marketing borders.

2018 52

Businesses & Marketing - Learning (plenty) from Barbie's Ecosystem

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The phenomenon, which scaled for years before it started dying , was designed to always connect in real time to the user and the purchaser, that is, the parent. It's a dog fight out there. Even Facebook is feeling the competitive heat from Snapchat.

2018 52

Communication Strategies: How to avoid sexist talk

The Communication Blog

Or, as in a recent television sitcom, men should purchase the electronics. Transvestites (people who prefer—always, frequently, or just sometimes—to dress in the clothing of the sex other than the one they were assigned at birth and who may be gay or straight, male or female) are addressed on the basis of their clothing. Although non-sexist language is becoming the norm, it may help to review some of the major issues and guidelines involved in avoiding sexist talk.

2011 116

Retail Hotties: Consignment, push-marketers Goodwill, Salvation Army

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What screams out as the push power in retail is the plain-vanilla discount clothes establishment that has grabbed smart babes by the throat.    At the latter, in 2005, I had purchased a coat, shoes and a sweater for $32.   Tradition weighs heavy even in the supposedly volatile clothes industry. Corporate executives who really want to get a handle on emerging trends need to board public transportation. 

How to Start a Presentation: 5 Strong Opening Slides and 9 Tricks To Test

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billion per year on producing clothes no one will ever purchase”. Knowing how to start a presentation is crucial: if you fail to capture the audience attention right of the bat, your entire presentation will flop.

2018 83

Over-70 & Remaining Working - 6 Tips

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In Southwestern Arizona, a former corporate energy policy analyst purchased a tutoring franchise. Long story short, the only opportunity offered to me was about seven hours a week in a retail clothing store.

2017 56

Polyvore - Create outfits, ads your way

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Started by three ex-Yahoo engineers, Polyvore already sells ads and earns commissions on what visitors click on or purchase as to clothing.  Polyvore lets all of us being fashion designers and ad folk.    This online fashion magazine has more unique visitors last June [835,000] than Vogue's online Style.com.      And its my hunch that visitors spend more time at the site than they do at Vogue's. 

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Financial Literacy: So few of us get a high score (and what the International Center for Journalists is doing about that)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Among them is the lack of essential self worth which we attempt to mask with purchasing real estate, cars, clothes, and meals out, including picking up the check for others way too often. 

2012 52

The Social Media Site You May Not Know About

Communication Steroids

The currency is “Linden Dollars” (Linden Labs controls and operates the Second Life environment) which you can purchase for regular dollars in your account. So, some will purchase land, build apartments and rent you a place to live. Others will design custom clothing.

Make Your Blog Produce By Making It Relevant

Communication Steroids

Sure, I hear you saying, trends may be relevant for some industries like pop music or women’s clothes; but I machine custom parts for antique tractors…what possible use could trend-spotting have for me?

Dow down 347.80: My vow of poverty almost 7 years later

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My clothing, including shoes, come from consignment stores.      Six years ago, at a secondhand shop in Seymour, Connecticut I purchased a coat, shoes, and sweater for $32.  The plunge of the Dow - stopped downward trajectory at 347.80 - came and went, unnoticed by me.    See, despite the pick-up in the communications business and the predictions of a coming job glut [ Download JOBGLUT ], I stayed with my vow of poverty. 

2003 43

Unhappy People: Chekhov sure had their number

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Until then, just purchase a rat in a toy store.    Then go over to the doll's clothes section and find some pants suits.  Conventional feeling has it that we should show compassion to unhappy people.    That could be just what they need to make that leap into the unknowns and risks of trying to be happy. Anton Chekhov would violently disagree. 

2009 40

AP CEO Tom Curley to Staff: No, Layoffs Not Over [embedded message]

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Upscale branded clothing, including in size 12, can be purchased in the exploding number of consignment shops.  The emerging employment game is just-in-time, even if you have a traditional full-time position with benefits.    If you read between the lines, that's essentially what AP Chief Executive Officer Tom Curley told staff.    Specifically he noted that, no, the layoffs are not over. 

2009 40

Speaking with Authentic Authenticity

Speak and Deliver

Some speakers, such as Scott the Nametag Guy, make their clothing a part of their brand. Followers Subscribe To Posts Atom Posts Comments Atom Comments Rich Hopkins Speaker, Author, Communications Coach CLICK image to purchase!

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