Mon.Dec 03, 2018

Finding the Right Presentation Metaphors for Your Audience

Duarte Blog

When trying to persuade people to think and act differently, we study their wants and needs, what they care about, what keeps them up at night. Sometimes we reach them by making clear, concise arguments that address those concerns. But often it takes a little something more to engage an audience.

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FIRE - From the Front LInes of Radical Saving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

FIRE - Financial Independence, Retire Early - doesn't necessarily mean stopping work. Instead, for those of us who still love what we do professionally it can mean having choice in what assignments we do and for what clients. This morning I rolled my eyes.

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Suicide as New Normal - Scott Stearney's 20,000 Sailors Shouldn't Be "Rattled"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Rattled." " That's the way the 20,000 sailors who had been under the late Vice Admiral Scott Stearney's command are being described as. He had committed suicide last week in his home in Bahraini, where he was stationed. Although no foul play is suspected, the U.S.

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Video Games - There Could Be One in Which Michael Cohen Saves the World

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Michael Cohen has been labeled in myriad ways. One of the most amazing is this: His lawyers portray him as "hero." " Yes, this lawyer who took a plea that he lied to Congress is now filling the space of superhero. Could their be a video game created in which Cohen saves the world?

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"The Good Doctor" - Shaun Murphy Has Become Accepted, But He Still Suffers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That surprising hit from 2017 - "The Good Doctor" - had an amazing finale for the fall season.    A SARS-like virus forces the hospital to put under quarantine everyone in the hospital's emergency room - medical doctors, staff, patients, and visitors.

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