Community building

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

My friends at Symphonia are running a community building sessions based on the methodology and work of Peter Block. Most sustainable improvements in community occur when citizens discover their own power to act… when they stop waiting for the professionals or elected leadership to do something, and decide they can reclaim what they have delegated to others.” Workshops community building

The Power of Community

Speaker Launcher

The post The Power of Community appeared first on Jane Atkinson. They say it’s lonely at the top. Imagine this: You are a busy speaker who stands in the glow of audience appreciation for an hour out of your day, and then what? You’re eating alone in yet another hotel room or airport restaurant. Who does someone, who is put up on a pedestal, go to […]. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession Epic Keynote professional speaker speaker coach speaking speaking business

The 5% Who Opt for Retirement Communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you look around who's living in those planned retirement communities it's not the 1% or the top 10% in wealth.    And, that's one of the advantages of opting for that housing choice when aging: Affordability.

Retirement Communities - SAGECare Certification and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Members of the LGBT community worry about feeling "safe" if and when they relocate to a retirement development.   Members of the LGBT community might have their unique anxieties about relocating to a retirement complex.

Retirement Communities - SAGECare Certification and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Members of the LGBT community worry about feeling "safe" if and when they relocate to a retirement development.   Members of the LGBT community might have their unique anxieties about relocating to a retirement complex. After all, they remember vividly the era in which an alternate sexual orientation was best kept under wraps.    In liberal states, SAGECare has been able to certify about 300 retirement facilities as okay for LGBTs to settle in.

[Podcast] How to Build Your Speaking Business Following and Revenue Using Paid Communities with Katie Krimitsos

Speaker Launcher

In Episode 55 of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are joined by Katie Krimitsos, founder of Biz Women Rock – a community and education resource for action-driven women who are looking […]. The post [Podcast] How to Build Your Speaking Business Following and Revenue Using Paid Communities with Katie Krimitsos appeared first on Jane Atkinson. In this podcast, Katie defines the difference between an email list, your following, and your community.

Neighbors - Re-Thinking Meme Of Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The meme dominating is: community. However, the raw reality is that community consists of human beings. "Good fences make good neighbors." " - Robert Frost. We want to believe that.

TJ Walker Channel is looking for Community Engagement Officers and Interns

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Join the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

A few months ago we invited people who are passionate about South Africa to join the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa (see below for the message that was sent out in May). I am delighted to let you know that we will be holding the first meeting for the Network of Community Leaders for South Africa (NCLSA) in Cape Town on 6th August. Venue: Manenberg (a community who is setting a wonderful example in terms of community building).

Bring the TEDWomen conference to your community

The Eloquent Woman

Check out the community on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook , and sign up for Step Up Your Speaking , my free monthly newsletter, here. How are women and girls reshaping the future?

The Public Library - Building Community, One Special Event At A Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The public library has been the heart of the community. Yesterday, I attended a guided group meditation session at the Woods Public Librar y, here in Tucson, Arizona. It was conducted by Bev Paul. For the first time since beginning to meditate five years ago, I went into a trance.

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Join my Making Presentations Fun community on Ning

Speak Schmeak

As a kickoff to the book I'm working on about making presentations fun, I've started a Speak Schmeak community on Ning where we can play, write, draw, post videos and engage in discussion about what makes presentations fun! This is my first time with this kind of site, so if you have ideas for enhancing it, please let me know. And if you haven't yet submitted a name for my book, leave a comment on this post with your suggestions. See you soon

Trial as community healer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What seems to have happened as a result of the two trials - the one about conviction and this one about the sentencing - is that the community has begun healing.  Today was the third day of deliberations for the jurors in the penalty phase of the Petit murder trial.    At the end of it, a Sunday, they still had not reached a decision about life imprisonment or death for convicted murderer Steven Hayes.    Earlier they had been deadlocked. 

Join my Making Presentations Fun community on Ning

Speak Schmeak

As a kickoff to the book I'm working on about making presentations fun, I've started a Speak Schmeak community on Ning where we can play, write, draw, post videos and engage in discussion about what makes presentations fun! This is my first time with this kind of site, so if you have ideas for enhancing it, please let me know. And if you haven't yet submitted a name for my book, leave a comment on this post with your suggestions. See you soon! Fun Stuff

new resource: public speaking community

The Eloquent Woman

Here's a new resource for speakers: Public Speaking Community , motto " one speech at a time ," is a new online community for "people who want to become better public speakers." As with any online community, this one will work best if you participate.

The Ladies Who Lunch - 21st Century Version Are Ladies In Over-55 Communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The setting for that historic Easter repast was the dining room of her retirement community, Saddlebrooke, Oro Valley, AZ. That is, if they didn't superimpose themselves in community activities. Before second-wave feminism, there were The Ladies Who Lunch.

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The need for participation, compassion, & community in the classroom (and lecture hall)

Presentation Zen

In the book Dumbing Us Down , author and award-winning teacher John Taylor Gatto speaks on the importance of community. Real communities, says Gatto, "promote the highest-quality of life possible — lives of engagement and participation." Good teachers are like sculptors.

Gannett cuts 700 in its community newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Meanwhile, community newspapers have become the killing fields, at least those owned by Gannett.    The company, which has re-positioned itself as a information organization, announced 700 layoffs in its community newspapers, reports Rick Edmonds in POYNTER.

Middle Class Economics - Rebrand That As Affording A Satisfying Lifestyle, Safe Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The concept which could and would empower Americans is this: Having access to an affordable satisfying lifestyle in a safe community. Pay your bills on time and don't vomit in the courtyard, intoxicated on Saturday night, and you are accepted as part of the community.

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January 5th - Speak & Deliver Speaks at Red Rock Community College

Speak and Deliver

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Blogging at Motley Fool: It takes a community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  From the get-go, there was a sense of community.  My hunch is that it was the community nurtured by Friedman that transformed bloggers into success stories we never expected to be telling.

Jewish Lite - Hunger for Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It's more that we hunger for its sense of community, taking care of its own, candor, and that wonderful Yiddish dialect.  There will never be the deep Jewish identity that was the ethos of "Annie Hall."  "  Too old-world ethnic.    And we all have had with every aspect of Woody Allen.    But Jewish Lite, the best of what Jewish culture offers, is taking over, at least among us educated somewhat alienated types. 

Anthony Weiner Sentencing - Big Message Will Be Sent to American Society, Medical Community, 12-Step Programs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyers for former congressman and candidate for New York mayor Anthony Weiner are trying to keep him out of prison. His sentencing is September 25th, before U.S. District judge Denise Cote. He could receive up to 10 years. Sexually oriented offenses aren't treated well in prison. Weiner will likely be roughed up. In a memorandum, the lawyers positioned Weiner's sexting to a minor as a sign of a "deep sickness."

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Pima Community College: Beware self-praise in documents which can be made public

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The leadership at Pima Community College, here in Tucson, Arizona, learned a hard lesson. In the self-rating part of the performance evaluations, several praised themselves. That's despite the fact that the institution is on probation.

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Lone Star Community College: Thanks to the news coverage, will there now be copy-cat stabbings?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We may get an answer to that now that at Lone Star Community College in Texas the violence was done with a knife.  Are there so many school shootings because there is so much news coverage of school shootings? 

LinkedIn Communities - Maybe Some Articles Should Be Targeted for Third-Party Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" For instance, on the LinkedIn communities, professionals too frequently post complex articles. Many of them are useful to members of the communities. Opinion-editorials, articles and hard news published in third-party media have more influence, build more brand equity and create a pull force in selling than does material published on social networks.  Those networks include LinkedIn. 

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Saber Es Poder (especially about money): ICFJ bridging that gap for minority communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was the lack of mainstream media coverage in minority communities on the subject of building, protecting, and growing wealth. 

Peter Block workshop in Cape Town

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

At the end of February Symphonia will be hosting our very popular 2-day workshop based on Peter Block’s book “Community: The Structure of belonging”. This is an opportunity to learn the art of community building whilst experiencing what it means to be in community with a diverse group of people from across South Africa. If you are a business leader or community builder keen to develop your community building skills, then please don’t miss this workshop.

Dr. Martin Luther King – Words Matter

Matt Eventoff

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Interview: Erik Hersman, TED Fellow & Founder of iHub

Duarte Blog

Michael Duarte interviews Erik Hersman, an influential blogger, TED Fellow, and founder of iHub, an organization designed to create a supportive hub for Africa’s tech community. Business Interview Video Africa community Erik Hersman iHub presentations tech Technology TED Fellow

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Gateway Community College vs. Harvard - Does it matter in communications career?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Is there any reason to attend Harvard versus Gateway Community College to start out on those career paths?    Any college, community or four-year, can do that.    And when she was paying for her degree it was at a community college.  A debate in THE NEW YORK TIMES questions if student undergraduate debt - ranging between $60K and even $100K - is "fool's gold?"

Online Politeness

The Communication Blog

of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 1(2), 65-84, April-June 2009), a topic we address in our textbooks but never fully enough. 10.10.2010 Online Politeness Heres an intresting take on politeness (Int. Categories: online politeness 2comments: Karen said. I was wondering where the link to the article was? Thanks! 10:48 AM Joesaid. There wasn't a link, just the reference. 11:45 AM Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

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5 Books for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. ——— Today, there are hundreds of books about … Continue reading → Book Review Presentation Guru books Presentation public speaking

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Relationships Shape Women’s Communications

DeFinis Communications

Women are more active in creating community. Business Tips Executive Speech Tips Language Performance Physical Presence Presentation Skills Presentation Tips Speaking Tips Technical Presentations Top Speaking Tips Uncategorized Vocabulary body language passion community Connection Distinctive Language effectiveness Encore!

Hybrid and Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

10.08.2009 Hybrid and Public Speaking Just searching some college websites and found (again)Maui Community Colleges (U of Hawaii)speech website--theres lots here for anyone teaching the hybrid or the public speaking course--handouts, student testimonials, guides, and more. Categories: hybrid course , Maui Community College , Public Speaking 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Three Radical Ideas for Improving (not Reforming) Higher Education

Speaking Of...

Per student spending of about $6000 in community colleges is a travesty. Require that all states receiving any Title IV financial aid maintain adequate per-student spending at their community colleges. Higher Education reauthorization community colleges Obama Gates higher education

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Airline security and how it has changed

TJ Walker Interactive

Training CommunityI am set to travel for a training in Denver shortly and am dreading the always tedious security checkpoints. The graphic below shows a timeline of recent security threats and why travels need to now remove their shoes and get patted down by TSA officers. Click here to magnify More useful and interesting resources at [.].

One Slide – One Image

TJ Walker Interactive

PowerPoint Training CommunityThis is an example of a chart that I would suggest NOT putting in your PowerPoint slides. It shows both the average salary and employment of Accountants in the US over the past 8 years. As a handout the graphic works, but flash this image on the screen and people will be decoding the chart [.].

Speak and Be Heard: TJ Walker in WorkingWomen.com

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Analysis Press Room speech writing Story Telling tip of the day Training Community media training prsentation training TJ WalkerWhether it’s your first team meeting, a big presentation or just introducing yourself at a networking event, learning how to speak with confidence can be a daunting task. Here are tips from TJ Walker, who can help you put your best self forward. Learn to Like Your Voice: Most people hate the sound of their [.].

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Speaking Season 13 of 107

Speak and Deliver

Small audience at the local community college.

The benefits of humour and 10 tips for using it in a speech

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. ——— French author Victor Hugo said, “Laughter … Continue reading → Humour Presentation Guru humor Presentation public speaking

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Four Lessons from the Mountain for Public Speakers

Manner of Speaking

This post is part of a series designed to share the great content on Presentation Guru with the Manner of Speaking community. I am one of the co-founders of Presentation Guru, a digital magazine for public speaking professionals. ——— A few weeks ago, my friend Timo … Continue reading → Presentation Guru Presentation public speaking Stories Timo Sorri

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