Presentation on Blogging: Tri-Valley Consultants

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I enjoyed presenting this morning to the breakfast meeting of the Tri-Valley Consultants Forum. There was a sold-out audience of 30 East Bay consultants in the room. Uncategorized blogging Social Media tri-valley consultantsMy talk was titled BLOGGING TO SUCCESS: How blogs, podcasts, video,and twitter can promote your professional reputation. I discussed how new multimedia web-based technologies add exciting options [.].

Interview: Kathy Hart, Corporate ClarityTM Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kathy Hart is President of ClearVision Consulting, Inc., Kathy is a highly sought after consultant, speaker and coach. Kathy Hart is President of ClearVision Consulting, Inc., Kathy is a highly sought after consultant, speaker and coach. In 2005, Kathy founded ClearVision Consulting with the express purpose of promoting the potential of people within business environments. To more hear about her consulting business click on the podcast icon below.

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Looking for a Mentor, Consultant, or Coach? Here are the 3 top things to look for

DeFinis Communications

For most people, hiring a mentor, consultant, or coach is a tough decision. Whether you’re a woman looking for a mentor, consultant, or coach, or you’re a woman who works in one of these roles, following are the top three keys for building a trusting relationship during the first interaction. But those consultants who focus on building trust are able to guide the conversation in such a way that it doesn’t sound or feel like a sales call.

Politicians Beware… Appearances Matter!

Matt Eventoff

Tags: Uncategorized andy baker appearance appearances appearances matter beware chapell lawson confirm gabriel lenz image consultant image consulting impressive leads looks looks matter m.i.t.

Interview - Roberta Guise: Marketing Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Roberta Guise, MBA, advises small business owners, consultants and non-profits on how to make best use of their marketing dollars and resources. Roberta Guise, MBA, advises small business owners, consultants and non-profits on how to make best use of their marketing dollars and resources. An award-winning marketer and PR consultant, Roberta writes and speaks on how to get a distinctive marketing edge and be extraordinarily visible.

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This is another installment in my Wednesday for Women blog series, where I feature information to help women gain greater influence, power, and confidence in their professional and personal life. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. They’ll thank you for it! I’m a big proponent of vacations.

Interview: Melinda Heryford – Dental Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She is a past board member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and a DiSC certified trainer. She is a past board member of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants and a DiSC certified trainer. I asked her how she got into the business of consulting to dentists and what advantages Pro-Track has brought to her business.

Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

No one ever said work was easy, but for women, the workplace can be an increasingly difficult place. First, the old cliché of the “glass ceiling” is still alive and well in many industries. Second, the fact is that women still earn less than men—77 cents to every man’s dollar, to be exact. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful. Therefore, having the advanced skills to break through that ceiling and help shrink the pay gap is critical.

Consulting Services for Freelancers

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Paul Lima offers consulting services for freelance writers and editors, and other independent practitioner. Business Training Freelance Writing - General Marketing Your Services business of freelance writing freelance writing freelance writing consulting services Paul LimaWork one-on-one by email or phone to discuss the business of freelance writing and editing or starting almost any service-based business.

Licensing Consultant, San Francisco, CA (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Public Speaking - Consulting Humor

Great Public Speaking

You know it is time to get out of consulting when. You ask the waiter what the restaurant's core competencies are. You decide to re-org your family into a "team-based organization." You refer to dating as test marketing. You can spell "paradigm." You actually know what a paradigm is.

Get training if you want to be your best

PowerPoint Tips

Visit the Training and Consulting page on my website for more information. Tags: Resource coaching consulting training I provide a huge amount of free information on my website to help you present better. Let me know if you disagree!). But sometimes, you need more personalized, step-by-step attention to be your best. Maybe you have specialized needs or you just learn better that way. It’s called training. Benefits for you.

The consultant's consultant and the speaker's speaker

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

"Alan Weiss is the consultant's consultant, Patricia Fripp is the speaker's speaker, together they are an unbeatable force of business advice." " Chad Barr, President CD Software. Alan Weiss interviewed me for his latest book. This question may be one you are interested in if you buidling your speaking and conslting practice. How did you choose your early topics, since your prior career was as a hairdresser?

Marketing Consultant Christine O'Donnell

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Marketing consultant Christine O'Donnell  has become a mirror into which we can look and see ourselves as we want to be.    If we want to be anti-establishment, we see that in O'Donnell.    If we want to be able to start fresh, sure O'Donnell gives that longing a real shape and being.    If we want to come from nowhere into a brandname, O'Donnell reflects back that possibility.

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Helping Presentation Consulting Businesses

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

At this year’s Presentation Summit (formerly known as PowerPoint Live), I’ll be conducting a pre-conference workshop designed to help people build or grow a presentation consulting business. For those with a design background, the presentation consulting business is one choice. In this workshop, we’ll look at the business side of running your own presentation consulting shop.

Consulting Psychics & Placebo Effect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For less than the usual therapeutic fee, I can consult with a psychic.    Is it the placebo effect we derive from consulting with those who not only understand human behavior but seem to have other unusual abilities?    The result is always: The clearing of the clogged channel, plus  I feel energized.    For up to several weeks, I go about my life trusting in myself, i.e. my intuition and instincts.  I

Podcast: Social Media is NOT New | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

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"Send Us Your Book" - Publishing Still Platform for Consultants to Make Big Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are asked, "Send us your book" before being booked for paid consultations and paid speaking engagements. The calls are coming in again: Requests to research, conduct interviews for, and ghostwrite books for publication.

Arial Friedman, Branding Expert, Joins Image Marketing Consultants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, Image Marketing Consultants , a marketing, public relations, and event planning boutique serving the Northeast Corridor, is thrilled to announce Arial Friedman has joined the team as a Vice President. Friedman's

Marketing for Consultants: Sell-Yourself Tips for Consultants

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Sell-Yourself Tips for Consultants. As a consultant, you are continually selling yourself to a committee or Board of Directors. " More information on marketing yourself as a speaker, seminar leader or consultant is [link]. This is our yearly seminar on marketing and strategy for consultants and speakers in Las Vegas. by Patricia Fripp , CSP, CPAE. Present the best product you can. Rehearse your opening.

The Holiday Party - Live blogging gala at Image Marketing Consultants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here we are at the gala at Image Marketing Consultants, live blogging.   Mike Przygocki, financial planner at Ameriprise, reflects on the importance of family.

"Partnership = Platform for Frugal Marketing," Kate Sirignano, Image Marketing Consultants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Millennial Kate Sirignano operates Image Marketing Consultants which specializes in partnership.    One way Image Marketing Consultants has found effective in attracting the right partners is through exposure through special events heavily covered by media. 

Holiday Party - Live Blogging @ Image Marketing Consultants gala

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At Image Marketing Consultants (IMC)holiday party we intended to live blog for hours.  She provides complimentary consultations

The Perfect Jury…Doesn’t Exist

Matt Eventoff

It is a question that litigators and jury consultants struggle with every day. I have a tremendous amount of respect for those scholars and consultants. Based on experience having done myriad focus groups, mock trials, jury consults and working with some of the top trial attorneys around, I do not believe there is an ability to describe a “perfect juror” that can be universally applied to a specific case type (medical malpractice, product liability, toxic torts, etc.),

Edgy, Without Controversy: Kate Sirignano, Image Marketing Consultants, opines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  To answer it, I scouted up Kate Sirignano, Chief Executive Officer of Image Marketing Consultants. Guest Opinion by Kate Sirignano, Image Marketing Consultants. Kate Sirignano, Image Marketing Consultants , will be providing guest commentary on a regular basis. 

Animal Companions: Awaiting test results, consulting a psychic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night I knew that I wouldn't sleep.    I was waiting the last of test results for my 18-year-old animal companion feline Jason.    The blood tests didn't reveal any problems.    Would the urine one show that he had bladder or a related cancer?

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NYC PR Pro, Virginia Jamieson, Management Consultant, Ryan Dipede, Investigated In Their Baby's Death

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The parents are Public Relations head at Desire2Learn, Virginia Jamieson, and Management Consultant at Bridgewater Associates, Ryan Dipede.

How To Speak – And Get Paid For It!

Presentation Guru

Many of our readers and contributors are consultants and small business owners who learned their skill or trade through previous careers and then began to share them using the presentation industry. But how does one transition from corporate life into consultancy?

A GOP consultant’s accidental candor on voter-ID laws

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized gop Republican scott tranter voter id voter suppression

Obama Consults with MSNBC Hosts Sharpton, Maddow on Tax Rates

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized al sharpton msnbc obama rachel maddow taxes

Pricing strategies for freelancers and consultants

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Read the second edition (just published in 2011) of WHAT TO CHARGE: PRICING STRATEGIES FOR FREELANCERS AND CONSULTANTS, by Laurie Lewis. You’ll find updated sample fees … an expanded chapter on negotiating … information regarding the impact of the economic recession on consulting businesses … advice for setting project rates … and advice for raising your rates. Last week at the NAGC conference in St.

"The Good Wife" - Series Will Need Public Speaking Consultant If Alicia Runs For State Attorney

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For that the series will need to hire a public speaking consultant. Will any speech consultant advise Alicia to have the talks interactive, that is, involving members of the audience? We "The Good Wife" fans have seen Alicia present in court.

Steve Tomlin, AT&T Consultant - And, I Assumed I Couldn't Afford Adding On Landline

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, maybe not, I thought, as Steve Tomlin, Sales Consultant, bounded up, brimming with high-tech confidence. Can adding a landline phone be a game-changer in a ghostwriting/speechwriting business? That's my hunch.

Calling all presentation consultants – survey now open

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

At this year’s Presentation Summit (formerly known as PowerPoint Live), I’ll be conducting a pre-conference workshop designed to help people build or grow a presentation consulting business. In this workshop, we’ll look at the business side of running your own presentation consulting shop. To support the information at the workshop, I am conducting an anonymous survey of presentation consulting businesses.

Changing Consulting Market: Fewer Scams, More Bullies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Every time we consultants answered the phone, replied to a help-wanted, or moved along the sales process, the possibility of earned income would blow up in our face.  During the worst of times - most of 2009 and 1Q 2010 - scams were exploding like landmines.    The miscreants usually were fishing for free advice.    Or they gushed about how wonderful we were but it was necessary for them to just have us write a few pages for the website on spec. 

Amazon.com Book Tanking Rankings: Can deep-six consultants the way media used to

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not so along, in the days before Amazon.com book rankings, I called on a brandname management consulting firm.  After all, consultants publish books in order to get more business and reassure their current clients that they are with the right vendor.

Holiday Parties Popping Up All Over - Live blogging the Image Marketing Consultants gala

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, let's take a peek to how guests at Image Marketing Consultants are celebrating better economic times.  "Tonight we do the best to celebrate the holiday season with our friends at Image Marketing Consultants

The Holiday Party - Live Blogging the gala at Image Marketing Consultants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, let's take a peek to how guests at Image Marketing Consultants are celebrating better economic times. The holiday party is back, reports BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK. 

Consulting Over Fifty--Where Gray Matters & Experience Counts

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

My smart and entertaining friend Rick Hubbard has started a group in LinkedIn for Consultants Over 50. " Subject: Rick Hubbard invites you to join Consulting Over Fifty --Where Gray Matters & Experience Counts on LinkedIn. Rick will interview me on January 4th, 2010 at 10am PST. When you sign in he asks for our elevator pitch. This is what I wrote.

Consulting: Have to kiss a lot of frogs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If we're not, we belong in a slot as an employee, not as a consultant.    And remember the consultant who markets the best gets the assignments, not the most qualified.  Now that the market for our communications services has unfroze, we are getting a sense of the new game.    Unlike the former game which consisted of many assignments from the Fortune 500, this version contains unknowns.