Tue.Jul 24, 2018

In the footsteps of Aristotle

Manner of Speaking

In May 2018, I visited Athen, Greece to speak at a conference. While there, I had the opportunity to visit the Acropolis and see the Parthenon. With the Parthenon as an amazing backdrop, I made a short video on Aristotle’s … Continue reading → Uncategorized Acropolis Aristotle Lyceum Parthenon public speaking rhetoric

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Big-Picture Thinking for Speakers: Don’t Get Lost in the Weeds

Presentation Guru

There’s a significant difference between how less-experienced and more-experienced speakers approach a presentation. The less-experienced speaker tends to focus on minute details at the expense of the big picture, while experienced speakers work backward from the big picture into the details.…

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Higher Education - Art Schools Thriving, Traditional Colleges/Universities Not So

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Higher education in America has long been described as a "bubble." " Given the fierce competition among high schoolers to be admitted to the college or university of their choice, many blew off predictions that the higher education niche could implode.

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The Power of Community

Speaker Launcher

They say it’s lonely at the top. Imagine this: You are a busy speaker who stands in the glow of audience appreciation for an hour out of your day, and then what? You’re eating alone in yet another hotel room or airport restaurant. Who does someone, who is put up on a pedestal, go to […]. The post The Power of Community appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Profession Epic Keynote professional speaker speaker coach speaking speaking business

Professional Associations - Irrelevant (mostly)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What can the American Bar Association (ABA) do for the businesses of lawyers? After all, so much of the specialized information it had made available can be retrieved on the internet. The networking opportunities for new business development and jobs have been taken over by LinkedIn. So, why invest the time and money traveling to its conferences?    And, in general, lawyers have had to become savvy fast about marketing themselves.

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