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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.,

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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. Get more details and register here.

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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. The information has given me a renewed enthusiasm for my next talk.

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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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.

Toastmasters International Convention – 2016

Manner of Speaking

The 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. this August.

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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.)

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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

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. There is a link to the coverage by Politico.

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?

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.)

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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. have been let go.

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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.

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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

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

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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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Mark your calendar: conference in DC area

Joan Detz Speaker Services

This Arlington, VA, conference will give you outstanding value for your training dollars. If your budget only permits one conference in 2012, sign up for NAGC’s truly professional program. www.nagconline.org.

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. Speechwriting Ragan Speechwriters Conference Twitter

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Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

on March 10, 2015. Reprinted here with his express permission. Business Communication Speech Showcase Speechwriting keynote

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.

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.

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

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Mitt Romney Wins the Washington, DC Republican Primary

TJ Walker Interactive

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Competition for Politico: NATIONAL ENQUIRER might open D.C. Office

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The NATIONAL ENQUIRER, which became credible with its accurate Edwards's coverage, is considering opening a Washington D.C. This is the first real threat for surging bastion of influence POLITICO.  office.    We know the reporters at POLITICO are relentless.    NE never rests.

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 Seeing the city under a [.].

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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 Seeing the city under a [.].

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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 Seeing the city under a [.].

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What is the future of journalism?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I look forward to attending “The Future of Journalism” panel at next week’s NAGC Communications School in Washington DC. This panel is being organized by NAGC’s current president, John Verrico. Career info Media training News, events, and awards Professional organizations

D.C. - Freelance writing opportunity for transactional law topics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This help-wanted on Craigslist warns that the subject matter dealing with transactional law is complex.      Yet, it is seeking freelance writing help, not a full-timer.  Here are the details and how to apply.

The 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’m off this week to the 2012 Ragan Speechwriters Conference in Washington DC. It’ll be my fourth conference and the second one at which I’ve presented. As in 2009, I’ll be podcasting interviews with attendees and presenters and grabbing some video with my Flip video camera to post to YouTube. It all fits with the [.].

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Presentation Tip: Say It Again, With Feeling

Professionally Speaking...

Capitol in Washington, DC. Capitol Washington DC I am a volunteer docent at the U.S. My tour presentation, alas, is not ever-changing.

Presenting in a Crisis

Professionally Speaking...

Tags: Commentary The Audience crisis communications DC Metro crash Dennis Rubin John Catoe