Denver Post - Trying to Understand Charles Plunkett

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, we struggle today to understand why Plunkett published an editorial in his newspaper - The Denver Post - on April 6th attacking its owner. As at many newspapers, the Denver Post had been going through layoffs. Many of us in communications started out doing some form of journalism.

Denver Post to Cut 30 in Newsroom

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The powers-that-be at the Denver Post announced that in early April about 30 - 1/3rd the newsroom - will be laid off. But, with public relations becoming increasingly sophisticated, journalists have to figure out how to persuade those hiring that they can keep clients very very happy.

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Why You Need to Become a Better Speaker

Speak and Deliver

Hire a coach. Speaking Coach Sales Mediocrity Become a Better Speaker Toastmasters Improve Your Speaking Denver Speaking Coach Sermons"I'm good enough - I don't need to get better!" We see and hear that concept a lot these days. From governments, businesses, and business people.

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Finding Feedback

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Hire a Coach - someone who you respect, who is succeeding on a level beyond your own. I wrote a post in 2009 that covers many points that are important in considering who you hire , including location, experience, and costs.

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3 Ways I Would Have Helped Michael Bay Prevent Speaking Armageddon

Speak and Deliver

Last night, at a meeting for Ignite Denver, I heard a brief mention of Michael Bay''s Samsung meltdown yesterday at a Samsung unveiling event. Or hire a coach.

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Hybrids: Package services, giving clients/customers choices

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In Denver, reports Sarah Perez in Tech Crunch, the retailer is piloting a version through which customers can order groceries online. WalMart has turned online grocery delivery into an interesting hybrid.

Your Customer’s Experience in a Digital World

SpeakerSue Says...

Shout out to Hyatt Regency Denver for hiring that bellman! It was such a small thing. It was early morning and I asked at the bell desk for a NYTimes. I was in luck. How long will you be staying with us?” the bellman asked as he handed me my paper. Until tomorrow,” I said. “Great, I’m happy to deliver a copy of the paper to your room before you leave. Would that work for you?”. I wanted to throw him my key!

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A Triumphant Return?

Speak and Deliver

Once in Denver, then that afternoon in Colorado Springs. As a result, I think I actually told folks NOT to hire me as a coach, though my intent was to say there were lots of coaches out there, and I''d happily find them one that would match their style and personality, if I could.

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Over-50 & Rejected for the Job - 5 Tips to Outsmart Your Own Mind & Those of Employers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The good news is that there are 5 proven ways we can outsmart our own minds and even those of employers who hire us for full-time, part-time, and contract work.  And, come on, why should any employer hire someone running low on professional prospects.

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Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

Duarte Blog

Albright began by explaining that her father (a refugee from Czechoslovakia) was a professor in Denver in the 1970s, and one of his star students was Condi Rice. The CEO of Pivotal actually does an “empathy test” for every hire at Pivotal.

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Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

Duarte Blog

Albright began by explaining that her father (a refugee from Czechoslovakia) was a professor in Denver in the 1970s, and one of his star students was Condi Rice. The CEO of Pivotal actually does an “empathy test” for every hire at Pivotal. A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Watermark Conference for Women in San Jose.

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Alan Weiss and Patricia Fripp "The Odd Couple" set a date!

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

I wrote Alan, regretting that I couldn't attend a seminar he was doing in my hometown of San Francisco because I would be speaking for the Denver NSA chapter that day. As a result of his influence, I now take more vacations, have bought a vacation home, am hired to work with smaller audiences more as a consultant, coach and trainer, and—yes—I'm more profitable. Dates for The Odd Couple Marketing and Strategy seminar are set for June 12-13, 2010.

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