How to Throw a Memorable Corporate Event

Duarte Blog

Corporate Event.” At their core, all live corporate events have the same basic goal: to impart a message that leaves attendees inspired to [.] The post How to Throw a Memorable Corporate Event appeared first on Duarte.

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Changing the Corporate Conversation

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

There are over 11 million corporate meetings every day in the United States, yet how often do we walk into a corporate meeting wondering why we are there? The Social Construction of Reality My own interest in conversation pre-dates my life in the corporate world.

Why corporate storytelling sucks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A provocative article by Andrew Hill in Tuesday’s FT skewers the current focus on storytelling in executive communications blogs (like mine!).

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Corporate Crisis Response Blueprint, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

Crisis Communication corporate crisis response blueprint crisis communication training crisis message development crisis planning crisis response crisis response blueprint crisis communication plan crisis team crisis training disaster response

10 Tips for Becoming a More Effective Corporate Storyteller

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Speechwriting corporate stories storytelling David Lavenda’s August 8 “Leadership Now” column in Fast Company online lists 10 Storytelling Tips from Israeli-based Susan Fisher.

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Next month I’m giving two presentations at the 2010 Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference in Detroit, MI. Tags: Business Communication Keynotes Social Media Speechwriting Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference It’ll be my first ever visit to Motown and my first time at this conference. The event is hosted by General Motors. I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera [.].

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21st Century Fox, Corporate Governance. Shareholder Lawsuits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since Enron, governance reform has been on the front burner of issues corporations have to be concerned about. That could undermine investor confidence in the short term prospects of the corporation.

Setting your corporate writing rate

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

When it comes to setting rates for the corporate market, you have to know the following: - How much you want to gross per year - What your time is worth - What skills, ability, experience you bring to the table - At what level you are working. When it comes to corporate communications, there is a rate hierarchy. If you have been doing corporate work for a year or more, $50 per hour should be your absolute rock bottom rate.

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Manhattan & Media - Meredith Cutting About 300 Time Corporate Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wall Street Journal reports that Meredith will lay off up to 300 Time corporate employees. The glam is in the old Hollywood movies. Students at elite universities longed to work there. All have the image of Manhattan as the media capital of the world.    It was. And still is.

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Not All Corporations Outsourcing - Some Pulling Back Work In-House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - Caroline Spiezio, Corporate Counsel, February 8, 2018.   That survey was conducted by the Association of Corporate Counsel's Chief Legal Officers.

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Corporate Speaking Challenge 2015

Max Atkinson

Thought leaders in all aspects of Public Speaking Home About us Blog Events Courses Course Dates Contact Home Events Corporate Speaking Challenge 2015 Corporate Speaking Challenge 2015 ‘Everything needs to change, so that everything can stay the same.’ Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa) This year’s Corporate Speaking Challenge gained its influence from Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, an Italian writer, who was known for his only novel Il Gattopardo, translated as The Leopard.

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Video: Ragan Corporate Communicators Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan’s Corporate Communicators Conference held May 5-7, 2010 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Hosted by General Motors. Full background on my own two presentations - slides, script and references: Speechwriting in the age of social media: Magnifying the impact of a speech to increase your reach What can go wrong in executive communications: [.].

Interview: Kathy Hart, Corporate ClarityTM Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kathy has worked in corporate environments for more than 28 years. Kathy has worked in corporate environments for more than 28 years. Kathy Hart is President of ClearVision Consulting, Inc., a global company that specializes in accelerating organizational excellence and improving human performance. Kathy is a highly sought after consultant, speaker and coach. She brings to ClearVision broad leadership experience in the non-profit, banking, manufacturing, insurance, [.]

Corporation's Golden Age - Perils of Nostalgia, As By "Alumni" from The Oil Patch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Corporations' "golden ages" can limit the careers of their leadership and even rank and file employees.    Those players tend to get stuck in time. Or, as it is now labeled "trapped in a comfort zone."

2018 52

Find & price corporate editing & writing freelance assignments – Toronto workshop

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Conquering Corporate Markets: Find & Price Corporate Editing & Writing Freelance Assignment - Sat. 14, Toronto; sponsored by Editors' Association of Canada: Business writing and editing can be a lucrative source of income—if you understand how to sell your services to, and price your services for, corporate markets.

Corporate voices in a web world

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Included in her talk are the reasons the “old style&# corporate approach to communications has to adapt to the web: CORPORATE. The corporation was vertical. Speechwriter and ghostwriter Jane Genova has published a speech covering the many reasons social media has become the primary way she has grown her consulting business. It talked top down. It operated [.].

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"Mountain Between Us" - Useful Tutorial for Corporations on Team Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For corporations, this provides an engaging and persuasive tutorial on how entities, even though they might grate on each other personally, can achieve miracles if they pull together toward a common goal. 

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A recipe for an efficient corporate PowerPoint template

Presentation Guru

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How to convert your Website content into inexpensive video | Corporate Communications

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized corporate communications Media Training

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Staff RIFs - Legal Sector Following Corporate America Model

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Corporate America that has been happening since the mid 1980s. With automation and outsourcing, staff members are sitting ducks for layoffs in law firms. Cost efficiency is the name of the new game, as the billable hour is being increasingly challenged by clients.

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Legal Nightmare - Eliminating the Legal Services Corporation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Few, though, know about the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Pop culture has made us familiar with public defenders. On television crime shows they parachute in to assist the low- or no-income with criminal defenses. That function is guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment. Started in 1974, it assists the poor with civil legal matters. Those range from preventing foreclosures to end of life issues. The Trump Administration wants to eliminate LSC. 

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Business Law/Corporate Marketing Landing Pages (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

2018 40

The Deal, REMOTE - Daily Reporter for Corporate Restructuring (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Storytelling Vs. Corporate Speaking

Great Public Speaking

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Writing services you can offer corporate clients

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Writing services you can offer corporate clients. Excerpt from Everything You Wanted To Know About Freelance Writing: How to Develop Article Ideas and Sell Them to Newspapers and Magazines & How to Find, Price and Manage Corporate Writing Assignments - [link]. And I’ve included the department or person (job title) within the corporation who is most likely responsible for assigning the work. The writing is often coordinated by corporate communications.

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Trinh Huynh - Branding Implications When Corporation's Lawyer Is Murdered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fact that an executive was gunned down is not good branding news for a major corporation. Police believe the murder of UPS in-house lawyer Trinh Huynh was planned.

2017 52

Book Review - SocialCorp: Social Media Goes Corporate

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

SocialCorp: Social Media Goes Corporate Postman tells it like it is when it comes to the bind in which social media has placed many corporate communications managers. He addresses the challenge that “Inside companies, people are clearly confused about social media&# (p. This book goes a long way to dispel any confusion. It’s chock-full [.].

Sarah Silverman and Lizz Winstead Mock Mitt Romney’s belief that corporations are people

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized corporations are people Lizz Winstead Mitt Romney Sarah Silverman

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Corporations & Communications - Will More Of Work Be Pulled In-House?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Corporations were looking for more better outcomes, with more cost-efficiency. That became the playbook for corporate legal departments when they also were confronted with the mandate for increased productivity.

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Free webinar: How to Find Corporate Writing Gigs

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Free webinar: How to Find Corporate Writing Gigs. https://www.bigmarker.com/PauLima/how-to-find-corporate-writing-gigs#. . For freelance writers (and editors), this webinar looks at how to find corporate writing (and editing) gigs. If you want to find such assignments, you need to define the services you offer corporate markets and select the sectors you should target — based on your education, previous work experience and other factors.

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Roger Bannister, Dead at Age 88 - His Feat Became Platitude in Old-Line (i.e. safe) Corporate Speeches

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Corporations were operating in a predictable business environment. So, Lee Iacocca, as a tool for helping save Chrysler, introduced the provocative corporate speech. Roger Barrister died peacefully at home at age 88. Here are the details.

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They Worked a Lifetime for Elite Corporation - Now This For GE Retirees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another one of capitalism's cruel jokes: GE workers who were loyal to the company and invested in its stocks now find they have to fund their retirement with jobs. The stock got crushed.    It won't keep generating what is needed to make ends meet every month. Here are more details from The Wall Street Journal.    Those recent GE retirees are not alone, of course. During the 21st century there had been two crashes in the financial markets. One happened after 9/11.

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Freelancers: Finding Corporate Markets – notes from Wordstock

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I conducted a seminar for freelance writers on Finding Corporate Markets at Wordstock, held at Ryerson on October 3. Tags: Freelance Writing - Corporate freelance writing selling writing services to businesses writing for corporate markets Here are the notes from the seminar. About 16 years ago, a PR agency representing a major IT company called and asked if I would ghost write an article for an executive of the IT firm. The [.].

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Cracking the corporate freelance market

Joan Detz Speaker Services

After I spoke at the ASJA (American Society of Journalists and Authors) conference in NYC on 4/28, I received this question: “I’m still in J-school but I’m looking at corporate communications opportunities. Make lists of professional organizations that serve corporate communicators: local, regional, national, international. I’ll be addressing more questions about corporate freelancing in the weeks ahead

BigVet - Bloomberg BusinessWeek Outing of Corporate Practices Which May Be Hazardous to Our Dogs and Cats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, worse, be forked over to corporate-owned vet practices which foist on us loving pet parents procedures which put the animals' life at risk. The takeaway from the article is: The healthcare for our cats and dogs might be compromised to maximize corporate profits.

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Crisis Response – Plan to Protect Your Corporate Reputation… Today, Pt I

Matt Eventoff

An unfortunate reality of life is that crises occur, and they often occur when we least expect it. Few organizations are hit with a crisis situation on a Tuesday afternoon at 2pm when things are a bit slow and all hands are on deck. So what are some steps your organization can take to prepare today? 1) Start planning now. Plan and prepare before you need to. What are your organizational themes when you are not in crisis mode? Identify your key messages. Who is on the messaging team?

Legal Sector - Is It Following Corporate America Business Model of 1980s?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us from Corporate America remember when Jack Welch at GE and Lee Iacocca at Chrysler initiated cost-efficiency by eliminating full-time positions with benefits. Soon enough, that now-best practice spread throughout Corporate America.

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Corporate White Papers - Should Marketing Material Pass "Peer Review"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Are corporations, like academic institutions, responsible for introducing new knowledge and then share it?  No corporation can "afford" that kind of time gap on what it intends as marketing materials.