Not All Books Are Created Equal - Being Justice Antonin Scalia's Co-Author

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino reports on Abovethelaw.com , Garner had been Justice Antonin Scalia's co-author on two books. So much of career success depends on who chooses us to work with them.    So, Bryan A. Garner was a lucky professional.  They are: "Making Your Case: The Art of Persuading Judges" And, "Reading Law: The Interpretation of Legal Texts."

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Guest Posting: Rhetoric Revisited: FDR’s “Infamy” Speech, by Robert Lehrman

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Former Chief Speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore in the White House, Bob Lehrman has written four novels, the highly praised The Political Speechwriter’s Companion (CQ Press 2009), and has now co-authored and co-edited a new book: Democratic Oratory from JFK to Barack Obama (Palgrave Macmillan 2016).

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Avoiding the hated bullet-drenched PowerPoint

Pivotal Public Speaking

Dan Heath, co-author of Made to Stick, speaks with Fast Company on how to avoid “that dreaded bullet-drenched PowerPoint that everybody hates”. link]. PowerPoint public speaking videos

Avoiding the hated bullet-drenched PowerPoint

Pivotal Public Speaking

Dan Heath, co-author of Made to Stick, speaks with Fast Company on how to avoid “that dreaded bullet-drenched PowerPoint that everybody hates”. link]. PowerPoint public speaking videos

Podcast: Interview with the Times

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Interview with Cyndi Maxey In this interview with Cyndi Maxey, co-author of “Speak Up! . I have received a copy of my recent interview with the times. This was recorded at the dinner at the Toastmasters conference in Johannesburg. I discussed Toastmasters, the importance of communication and leadership skills, and why the Toastmasters programme is so important. Thanks to Ian and Michael Bratt, as well as the Times for the copy.

Podcast: Erik Deckers Interview

Communication Steroids

Erik Deckers and Kyle Lacy co-authored a recent book “Branding Yourself: How to Use Social Media to Invent or Reinvent Yourself.&# Erik Deckers and Kyle Lacy co-authored a recent book "Branding Yourself: How to Use Social Media to Invent or Reinvent Yourself."

“How to Write in Someone Else’s Voice”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Business writing authority Natalie Canavor interviewed me for an article now appearing in CW Bulletin (an e-newsletter from the International Association of Business Communicators). Natalie is co-author (with Claire Meirowitz) of THE TRUTH ABOUT THE NEW RULES OF BUSINESS WRITING. [link].

When Ego Gets in the Way of a Good Presentation

Professionally Speaking...

I attended an event recently where the presenter was the co-author of a well-known book on a hot business topic. He is also a senior executive in a prestigious firm whose name you would recognize.

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Interview: Shel Holtz - Business Communicator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shel is the author of five books, including Public Relations on the Net, Corporate Conversations, Blogging for Business and the recently released How to Do Everything with Podcasting. Along with co-author John C. Having spent 30-plus years in organizational communications in Fortune 500 companies, consulting firms, and as an independent consultant since 1996, Shel Holtz, ABC, brings a depth of experience to his engagements.

Robert Scoble: What he's up to

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Microsoft's First Blogger and co-author of "Naked Conversations," Robert Scoble got a whole generation blogging.    Since he left that job at Microsoft, where he often created 40 posts daily on his blog, he's remained a force in social media.

Smartphone - Is It On Way To Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He also co-authored the classic "Naked Conversations." The gadget that took over the world - the smartphone - may be just an interim whatever in how we human beings experience our worlds.

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Developing “Your Customer Value Algorithm” with Greg Schinkel

Speaker Launcher

Greg is the author or co-author of five books including What Great Supervisors Know, Employees Not Doing What You Expect and Fusion or Fizzle: How Leaders Leverage Training to Ignite Results. Are we using the most effective strategies to help our customers?

Duarte Launches New Strategy Practice to Help Leaders Spark and Sustain Movements

Duarte Blog

Inspired by the 2016 book Illuminate that I co-authored with Nancy Duarte, our new practice’s methodologies are built on a proven framework to lead people through five stages of transformation and practical communication tools to inspire others to support and execute a big vision or idea.

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The one thing the best presenters at SXSW 2010 have in common

Speaking about Presenting

Chris and Julien are co-authors of Trust Agents. Dan Roam is author of Back of the Napkin. Gary Vaynerchuck is the author of Crush It. SXSW is a mega conference/festival for geeks in Austin, Texas, United States. Mega means over 10,000 attendees.

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Free PowerPoint alternatives–OpenOffice.org

PowerPoint Tips

Fun and little known fact: I’m the co-author of OpenOffice.org For Dummies. OpenOffice.org is a Microsoft Office clone, pretty close to Office 2003.

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Analysis of a Speech by William Kamkwamba

Manner of Speaking

He co-authored a book entitled The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind , had a documentary film made about him and was invited to several places to talk about his experience, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Today’s post is about a remarkable young man named William Kamkwamba.

R Bloggers Journalists?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Robert Scoble, co-author of "Naked Conversations" and former blogger for Microsoft, never contended he was a journalist.    Why would he?    Blogging and traditional journalism are 2 different mediums.  

Getting from "no" to "yes" in negotiation with storytelling

The Eloquent Woman

In this video, the co-author of Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In uses the language of speaking and storytelling to share how to behave effectively in negotiations.

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IM, Text, and Tweet…Oh My!

DeFinis Communications

“It’s showing a real creativity and a firm grasp of the linguistic resources available to them,&# said Derek Denis, a co-author of the study. The overwhelming proliferation of Instant Messaging (IM), text messages, and Twitter has long placed linguists on alert.

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Analysis of a Speech by William Kamkwamba

Manner of Speaking

He co-authored a book entitled The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind , had a documentary film made about him and was invited to several places to talk about his experience, including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Today’s post is about a remarkable young man named William Kamkwamba.

Just Wait: No matter how wrong that feels

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 For example, the co-authors of the book I am ghostwriting hadn't gotten back to me. It's downright counterintutive.

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Duarte Launches New Strategy Practice to Help Leaders Spark and Sustain Movements

Duarte Blog

Inspired by the 2016 book Illuminate that I co-authored with Nancy Duarte, our new practice’s methodologies are built on a proven framework to lead people through five stages of transformation and practical communication tools to inspire others to support and execute a big vision or idea.

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Stuck in a Slump? Use Stories to Motivate a Low Performing Team

Duarte Blog

In Illuminate, my co-author Nancy Duarte and I explore when to use stories of different types – what we call motivating and warning stories – depending on the organizational mood.

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Thought Leadership - Your Opinion-Editorial Has More Value Where There Are "Barriers To Entry"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His influence doing this is so much greater than when he was co-authoring a stand-alone blog on medical devices. The media game continues to mutate.

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Making presentations that stick

Presentation Zen

Earlier this month Fast Company Magazine featured a 3-minute video by Made to Stick co-author Dan Heath on th eir website called Presentations that Stick. Almost three years ago I praised the ideas expressed in the bestselling book Made to Stick.

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Are all social workers employed by the NHS as big a waste of our money as this one?

Max Atkinson

As co-author with Paul Drew of a book on courtroom language ( Order in court: the organisation of verbal interaction in judicial settings, Macmillan Press, 1979) we learnt about some of the differences between examination in chief and the more aggressive cross-examination. You''d have thought that all social workers would understand the basics of interaction and/or how to communicate with people they haven''t met before.

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WIRED not holding up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For instance, "Naked Conversations" co-author Robert Scobel had a column.  The blame game has started.    WIRED's troubles, reports  Ryan Tate in GAWKER, are being blamed on its head Christopher Anderson.    Instead of pushing ads, which have been going down down down, Anderson has been focused on hawking his books and delivering keynote addresses. 

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Ed Tate World Champion Speaker Gives THE Executive Speech Coach Advice

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

He is also one of my co-authors in Speaker's Edge book. Ed Tate is the 2000 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He is also one of my partners in World Champions Edge public speaking coaching community.

Body Language Oozes Testosterone

Executive Speech Coach

Working with co-authors Dana Carney and Andy Yap from Columbia University, Cuddy completed a definitive study that became a wonderful article, Power Posing: Brief Nonverbal Displays Affect Neuroendocrine Levels and Risk Tolerance, which appeared in an issue of Psychological Science magazine (September 21, 2010). We know that body language sends messages. Those messages are not always clear to your audience. There are intended and unintended messages that body language might convey.

5 speakers share what writing a script did for their talks

The Eloquent Woman

I hang out with speechwriters, but for many of my coaching clients, the idea of using written remarks or a script for their speeches just doesn't occur to them.

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4 ways not speaking up derails women in the workplace

The Eloquent Woman

Confidence is critical for any kind of public speaking, and a lack of confidence may be contributing to women's reluctance to speak up for themselves in the workplace.

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Famous Speech Friday: HBO's Sheila Nevins's interview with Alec Baldwin

The Eloquent Woman

Nevins was doing the interview to promote her new book, co-authored with Lena Dunham, You Don't Look Your Age.and Other Fairy Tales. If you've watched any of HBO's award-winning documentaries, you've seen the work of Sheila Nevins.

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How to be funny

Pivotal Public Speaking

He’s the co-author of “Comedy Writing Secrets&# and trained many of the big late night show hosts. Let’s be honest. We all LOVE those individuals that make us LAUGH. The funnier you are, the more people like you, and the more they pen up to your speeches. Well, how funny are YOU? Our natural humour skills are vial to our public speaking. What if you could suddenly become EVEN FUNNIER, just by following a few simple rules?

Do you use non-sexist writing in your speeches?

The Eloquent Woman

Do you use non-sexist writing in your speeches? It's not tough--most of the time, you'll improve your sentences by doing so. That was the magic that Kate Swift and Casey Miller offered in The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing: For writers, editors and speakers.

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Mommy Bloggers: Will the majority go the way of so many early adopters in social media?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of the latter, only Robert Scoble, co-author of "Naked Conversations," remains high profile.  Everything changes.    And that everything is changing a lot faster, given the astounding developments in technology. 

Famous Speech Friday: Phyllis Schlafly's What's Wrong With Equal Rights for Women?

The Eloquent Woman

Still publishing and still consistent in her theme, Schlafly this year co-authored The Flipside of Feminism: What Conservative Women Know -- and Men Can't Say.

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How to be funny

Pivotal Public Speaking

He’s the co-author of “Comedy Writing Secrets&# and trained many of the big late night show hosts. Let’s be honest. We all LOVE those individuals that make us LAUGH. Well, how funny are YOU? What if you could suddenly become EVEN FUNNIER, just by following a few simple rules? Master wit Max Matterson has worked in the comedy world for the past 20 years. He knows EXACTLY how to train ANYONE to become super-witty in just minutes.

Onymous and Anonymous Messages

The Communication Blog

In going through the Canadian Edition of Messages , co-authors Rena Shimoni and Dawne Clark include a short section on anonymous messages in the workplace. Some messages are “signed” or onymous ; that is, the author of the message is clearly identified, as it is in your textbooks, news-related editorials, feature articles, and of course when you communicate face-to-face or by phone or chat. Other messages are anonymous : the author is not identified.

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Ed Tate World Champion Speaker Gives THE Executive Speech Coach Advice

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

He is also one of my co-authors in Speaker's Edge book. Ed Tate is the 2000 Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He is also one of my partners in World Champions Edge public speaking coaching community. One important lesson I have learned from him is to "Have an emergency end to your speech.".

Secrets of Power Presentations Book Review

Executive Speech Coach

Many years later I met the author, Peter Urs Bender. We later co-authored a bestselling book together – Secrets of Power Marketing. Secrets of Power Presentations by Peter Urs Bender This book first published in 1991 and I first read it around that time.

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Does Obama's speaking style make him our first woman president?

The Eloquent Woman

Campbell's one-time co-author, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, got at this point in Eloquence in an Electronic Age: The Transformation of Political Speechmaking. That's what Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker thinks.

Interview with Sunni Brown: Doodler, Gameist and 2011 TED Speaker

Duarte Blog

She’s one of the author’s of Gamestorming , a fantastic book that has catalogued visual brainstorm processes that can be used in various situations yielding distinctly different results. I mustered the energy because I had kick-butt co-authors.

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