Toastmasters Announces Speakers for 2016 Convention in Washington, D.C.

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Toastmasters announced an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2016 International Convention, to be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., 17-20. Ten dynamic speakers will share their insights and expertise on a variety of topics.

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Presentation Zen workshops in Washington DC, March 21-22

Presentation Zen

Ideas on Stage will hold more Presentation Zen Experience seminars, beginning in Washington DC, March 21-22. The first seminar was held last October in Paris and it was a big success. Participants loved it; the feedback was fantastic.

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Be The Eloquent Woman: New workshop May 15 in Washington DC

The Eloquent Woman

On May 15, I''m bringing Be The Eloquent Woman back to Washington, DC. Today, I''m convening my Be The Eloquent Woman workshop in Oxford, UK, as a pre-conference session at the annual conference of the UK Speechwriters Guild.

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Public Relations Employment Continues to Grow, Surges in D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was a downright boom, for instance, in the public relations employment situation in Washington D.C. Public relations is among the niches in professional services which continues to grow. Meanwhile the field of law is stagnant. In addition, both in Europe and the U.S.,

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D.C. Is About Power, Not Policy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, D.C. Those include: With so much media attention on D.C., In a red-lettered headline, the Drudge Report screams that 1) Obamacare stays, and 2) the Senate checkmated Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. 

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Headhunter Conducting Search for Asst. for PR Firm, D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details and how to apply - here.    careers

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Donald Trump - Maybe He's Just Not a D.C. Kind of Guy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's D.C. Maybe Trump isn't really a D.C. Anti-Trump factions may not have to wait for impeachment threats to be rid of the current U.S. president. He may have to opt out of power to save his business empire, at least the New York City niche.

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MLex, D.C. - Senior Reporter M&A (help watned)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Legal Brief Writers on Court Proceedings, D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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D.C. Power Game - You Bet, Neil Gorsuch Can "Get Borked"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What is increasingly obvious is this:  Political rookies shouldn't take on high-profile roles in the D.C. The power game, as played inside the beltway, is brutal. So it is no surprise that Trumpcare's failure has emboldened Democratic players.

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Dates: Philadelphia & Washington DC

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Mon-Tues, June 10-11, 2013 - Washington DC HOW TO BREAK INTO FREELANCE WRITING. Sat, November 3, 2012 - Philadelphia. THE BUSINESS OF SPEECHWRITING. Sat, March 23, 2013 - Philadelphia. THE BASICS OF WRITING & GIVING A SPEECH. Mon-Tue, April 15-16, 2013 - Philadelphia. ADVANCED SPEECHWRITING.

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BlueSpark, D.C. - Legal Writers (Help Wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Toastmasters International Convention – 2016

Manner of Speaking

The 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. this August. The International Convention is the highlight of the Toastmasters year and I am delighted to have been chosen as one of ten speakers who will present … Continue reading → Toastmasters improv Renegade Saints Toastmasters International

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Global Market, D.C. or NYC - Freelance Financial Reporters ($500-$1,500 per article) - Help-Wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Should have already developed sources. Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Large Law Firm, D.C. - Marketing/Business Development, Including Special Events (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Washington, D.C. - Bloombergville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No question, the story is happening in Washington D.C.    Bloomberg is confirming that with its massive list of help-wanted on Journalismjobs.com for reporting opportunities there. Question: Is Bloomberg attempting to take on Politico and more?

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2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. More about that in a future post.) At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading → Speeches from Film Uncategorized Manner of Speaking presentations public speaking

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New: speechwriting seminars in DC

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Starting in 2012, I’ll be expanding my speechwriting seminars to include Washington, DC (in addition to my Philadelphia location). If a DC location suits you better, now you can plan your training budget accordingly. Within the next few weeks, I’ll be announcing the dates.

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MLex, D.C. - Senior Reporter for White House (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Speechwriter Full-Time Opening, Washington D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Excalibur staffing is handling the search. Client is a federal office. Here are details. careers Public Speaking

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American Association for Justice, D.C. - Legal Editor (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Large Law Firm, D.C. - Marketing/Business Development (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, D.C. - Communications Director (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Law Business Research, D.C. - Trainee News Reporter (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

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Human Rights Campaign, D.C. - Director of Communications (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

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Want to be D.C. Power Player? - You Could Wind Up Bankrupt from Legal Fees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power is what Inside the Beltway is all about. Currently, the batch of conservative players, including former ones such as Paul Manafort and Mike Flynn, also had the wealth to go with that. However, in the Mueller investigation they could lose not only any access to future political power.

101 Top Tweets from the 2013 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 20 – 22, 2013 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. I was not able to attend this year, but, like anyone who has access to Twitter, I enjoyed following the conference virtually via the hashtag #raganspeech.

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2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. More about that in a future post.) At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading → Speeches from Film Uncategorized Manner of Speaking presentations public speaking

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Lobbyists, Based in D.C., Get Boot Too in Microsoft Layoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Still, it was surprising to read in Politico that among the 18,000 to lose their jobs at Microsoft two lobbyists based in D.C. In the food chain, lobbyists tend to be on a higher rung than many of the rest of us in communications.

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Marcom/Biz Development Opportunity - Temp Opening At D.C. Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you qualify for this opportunity in the D.C. The money is in professional services. area that could enhance your marketability in the professional-services niche. Here are details and how to apply.    Branding careers

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Drudge Report Headlines with Old-Left Pow-Wow at Mandarin Oriental in D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since Sunday, they have been having a pow-wow at the Mandarian Oriental in Washington D.C. The Drudge Report zeroes in on how the old left is navigating the reality that it will be Donald Trump in the White House for the next four years. There is a link to the coverage by Politico.

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Toastmasters International Convention – 2016

Manner of Speaking

The 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. this August. The International Convention is the highlight of the Toastmasters year and I am delighted to have been chosen as one of ten speakers who will present … Continue reading → Toastmasters improv Renegade Saints Toastmasters International

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DC’s Sewer System Fail In Today’s Storm

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Download now or watch on posterous. IMG_0005.mov (4906 KB). Posted via email from Mike Pulsifer's posterous.

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How to give speeches with local details

Joan Detz Speaker Services

A few days ago, I taught a speechwriting workshop in Washington DC. One question that came up? “How can I tailor a national message so it connects with local audiences?” ” Here are a few ideas: 1. Praise the city for a recent achievement 2. Tie your theme into the motto of the city/state 3. Cite […]. Presentation skills Speechwriting

Celebrating Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”

Manner of Speaking

On 28 August 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered one of the most famous speeches in history, I Have a Dream. I write this post on the 53rd anniversary of that … Continue reading → History of Public Speaking Motivation I have a dream Martin Luther King

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BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course in Washington DC, May 27th

Beyond Bullet Points

Washington, DC. 130 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. Click here to view the full brochure: Washington DC BBP Brochure. Hope to see you LIVE in DC with Cliff! Attend the next BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course!

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BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course in Washington DC, May 27th

Beyond Bullet Points

Washington, DC. 130 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. Click here to view the full brochure: Washington DC BBP Brochure. Hope to see you LIVE in DC with Cliff! Attend the next BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course!

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138 Top Tweets from the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The annual Ragan Speechwriters Conference was held March 14 – 16, 2012 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC. Over 200 professional speechwriters met for two days and attended a series of main stage keynotes and break out sessions. Unlike other Ragan Conferences I’ve attended, where I had to select a small number of “top [.]. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference Twitter

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Washington D.C. - Closely Watched Pols

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the watchers are POLITICO, the WASHINGTON POST, and perhaps the NATIONAL ENQUIRER will be setting up an official office.    They watch every move of the pols.    And given the Darwinian competition for scoops, sources, and scandal, little is held back, as in the days of Camelot. Being so closely watched may be the reason Inside the Beltway has become such a standoffish town. 

Alum news: speaker at conference in DC

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Freelance marketing writer Robert Lerose presented a session at the 2011 SIPA conference (Specialized Information Publishers Association), which was held a few weeks ago in Washington, DC. This was a repeat performance for Robert, who has been a popular guest speaker at SIPA several times in recent years. His 2011 topic: “30 ‘Take-to-the-Bank’ Ideas in 60 Minutes to Generate More Revenue.&#.

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