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Native American Day versus Columbus Day

Dahle Communication

I wanted to post this last Monday (since it was Columbus Day in most of the U.S.), In South Dakota, we do not celebrate Columbus Day - we celebrate Native American Day. The reason for this seems simple: 10% of our population is Native American and the legislature wanted to acknowledge them instead of Columbus. Maybe not.

Company Branding & Unusual Benefits - Pawternity Leave Coming to Columbus, Ohio's BrewDog

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

based office in Columbus, Ohio. Scottish craft beer company, BrewDog, is opening its first U.S.-based That will be next Monday.

My favorite posts from 2010

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Native American Day versus Columbus Day. In South Dakota, we celebrate Native American Day - the other 49 states - Columbus Day. Once I learned the entire history of Columbus and his treatment of Native Americans when he reached the new world, my thoughts on this matter got even stronger.   100 Posts! and Style.

Gawker - Will Its Wings Be Clipped By Minority Investor, Columbus Nova

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, we can assume that Gawker's wings might be clipped since Columbus Nova has become a minority investor. founder and CEO Nick Denton announced that Gawker had secured investment from Columbus Nova, an investment arm of Russian billionaire Viktor Vekselberg. Investors get into a game for the potential returns on their investment.

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Presentation Tip: Reaching Hearts

Professionally Speaking...

This wonderful quote -- Touch the Heart to Teach the Mind -- is attributed to Jeff Swanagan, the former executive director of the Columbus Zoo.

Doing a National Radio Tour Today Discussing “Fast and Furious”

TJ Walker Interactive

WTVN Columbus, OH. It was a fast early morning. KPEL Lafayette, LA. 0707AM ET. KFAB Omaha, NE. 0713AM ET. WOC Davenport, IA. 0720AM ET. 0735AM ET. WDRC Hartford, CT. 0750AM ET. WSFX Ft. Myers, FL. 0808AM ET. WILM Wilmington, DE. 0817AM ET. WHJJ Providence, RI. 0825AM ET. WRPW Bloomington, IL. 0835AM ET. WSYR Syracuse, NY. 0843AM ET.

TJ Walker Goes on Fox Radio Tour Discussing Federal Government’s Ad Spending Budget

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ appeared on the following today: WHAS Louisville, KY 0708AM ET WSYR Syracuse, NY 0720AM ET WILS Lansing, MI 0748AM ET KLIF Dallas, TX 0810AM ET WERC Birmingham, AL 0840AM ET WTVN Columbus, OH 0852AM ET KURV McAllen, TX 0910AM ET WDUN Gainesville, GA 1015AM ET. Press Room

NASA Confirms Water On Pluto - That Explains Plenty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's possible that, like Christopher Columbus, they could take over earth and exterminate the natives. To me that explains a lot.

The Attention Hustle - Yes, Live-Tweet Democratic Debate Tuesday

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After a sleepy Columbus Day Weekend, the world needs an event. But that's irrelevant to those seeking to get the attention edge.

World Laughter Day 2009

Pro Humorist

headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and those in the new laughter movement disagree&#. So this past Sunday was World Laughter Day. It it connected to laughter yoga, which you can read more about over at my post about the Science of Laughter. It’s the first Sunday of every May. Their website says: . What do you think?

World Laughter Day 2009

Pro Humorist

headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and those in the new laughter movement disagree&#. So this past Sunday was World Laughter Day. It it connected to laughter yoga, which you can read more about over at my post about the Science of Laughter. It’s the first Sunday of every May. Their website says: . What do you think?

World Laughter Day 2009

Pro Humorist

headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and those in the new laughter movement disagree&#. So this past Sunday was World Laughter Day. It it connected to laughter yoga, which you can read more about over at my post about the Science of Laughter. It’s the first Sunday of every May. Their website says: . What do you think?

World Laughter Day 2009

Pro Humorist

headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and those in the new laughter movement disagree&#. So this past Sunday was World Laughter Day. It it connected to laughter yoga, which you can read more about over at my post about the Science of Laughter. It’s the first Sunday of every May. Their website says: . What do you think?

THE NEW YORK TIMES Stands Alone: Red Sox owner John Henry buys BOSTON GLOBE

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 That goes all the way back to Christopher Columbus who had a hunch that there was a world out there in addition to Europe.

Top Ten Ways to Make Money Speaking

Great Public Speaking

SELL YOUR KNOWLEDGE This is my overriding principle that came from years of hard knocks trying to get people to hire me to speak.

Legal gobbledygook & a lesson in US history

Max Atkinson

Apparently people who work for the US government never had to take US history! A New Orleans lawyer sought an FHA loan for a client.

End of Prop 8 - Another blow to Catholic Credibility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   Among the Catholic organizations supporting Proposition 8-type bans has been the Knights of Columbus, based in my town of New Haven.  The Roman Catholic Church, of course, was a key supporter of Prop 8 in California.    Today, in California federal Judge Vaughn Walker struck down Proposition 8. 

Roman Catholic Church: Weakened brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   A tribute to her is on display at the Knights of Columbus, here in New Haven, Connecticut.  Strong brands which become weak attract the pile-on of brutal investigation and exposes.    That happened to the Taylor/Burton brand as the star couple became sloppy in their film performances.   

This Week in History: Military, Politics … and Geography

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1492 Columbus arrived in America. When it comes to military history and political history, geography plays a starring role. Here’s what’s happened during this week in history (from October 11 through October 17): 732 Battle of Tours. 1066 Battle of Hastings. His section on “Rules of Conversation&# is priceless.].

Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp Has a New Book on Public Speaking

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

" —Chris Elliott — Columbus, Ohio. What challenges you about presentations? Improve your platform presence and take command of the stage.

Hypomania: Still source of unique success, but keep it under wraps

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Examples of hypomanics from history, opines Gartner, include: Christopher Columbus. That's how we want our leaders, employees, employers, vendors and even clients/customers.    This era, so full of economic shocks, doesn't welcome the hypomanic persona.    There's more.  William Penn. minutes. 

Secret Handshakes - The Hidden Job Market

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  A bit up north the Catholic Knights of Columbus dig in their heels on opposing gay marriage.  "Are you a friend of Bill W?" " "Do you go to St. John's Catholic Church in Darien, Connecticut? "You were in my outplacement group at Kraft, weren't you?"   We want to do it ourselves. 

How To Make Money With Public Speaking

Great Public Speaking

These companies can keep you on the road quite a bit so you better be ready to travel and don't think each event will be in the Bahamas.Your events are more likely to be in places like Toledo, Cleveland and Columbus. In the mean time, the money from the product sales keeps your business thriving. Let's say you speak to the banking industry.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013: “Philadelphia, Mississippi: 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2013 No school libraries”

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Charter schools’ failed promise By Bill Bush The Columbus Dispatch Sunday September 1, 2013 5:27 AM Fed up with persistently poor student results in Ohio ’s eight largest urban school districts, Republican state legislators enacted a law in 1997 allowing charter schools to locate exclusively within the boundaries of the “Big 8” systems.