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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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. 

Law Firm, D.C. - Marketing Coordinator

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

BlueSpark, D.C. - Legal Writers (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.

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.

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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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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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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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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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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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?

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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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

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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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

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!

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!

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.&#.

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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Mark your calendar: conference in DC area

Joan Detz Speaker Services

If you serve in the military … if you work for federal, state, or local government … if you represent an association … if you’re looking for freelance speechwriting assignments … if you’re a consultant … if you’d like to do business with the government: Mark your calendar now to attend the June 5-8 communications school sponsored by the National Association of Government Communicators. .

Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This is the keynote address by Rod Thorn, Communication Executive, PepsiCo that was delivered at the Ragan Speechwriters and Executive Communicators Conference, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

Mitt Romney In 2002: “I’m A Big Believer In Getting Money Where The Money Is…In Washington”

TJ Walker Interactive

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March is International Listening Awareness Month - DC Event

Speak to Lead

This is International Listening Awareness Month, a time to focus on using the power of listening to make our lives, our communities, and our nations better. As part of the awareness campaign, I am presenting a free workshop in Washington. Listening active listening International Listening Awareness Month Listening listening skills Lou Hampton power listening

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March is International Listening Awareness Month - DC Event

Speak to Lead

This is International Listening Awareness Month, a time to focus on using the power of listening to make our lives, our communities, and our nations better. As part of the awareness campaign, I am presenting a free workshop in Washington. Listening active listening International Listening Awareness Month Listening listening skills Lou Hampton power listening

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Mitt Romney Wins the Washington, DC Republican Primary

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Mitt Romney washington gop primary washington republican primary

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Winter Weather Wallops Writers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

No sooner had I posted the announcement about going to the 2010 Ragan Speechwriters Conference than word came from the organizers that the event has been canceled due to the snowstorms that have hit the Washington DC area. Tags: Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference washington DC Snowstorm