Wed.Dec 04, 2019

Do you need massive action or fine-tuning?

Speak Schmeak

One of my clients just emailed out his speaking schedule, inviting colleagues to attend. I was mistakenly added to the group—wrong Lisa! Here's what I saw: 29 speaking engagements. over 3 months. across five midwestern states (they drive to the majority of their engagements).

2019 158

The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Stephen Welch

Presentation Guru

Stephen Welch is an independent communications and leadership consultant. He works with individuals and organisations to improve how they communicate their messages and drive change.

2019 60

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Crying Game or Authentic Strong Emotion - Whatever, It Has No Place in Media Interviews, Legal Testimony

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tears.    They are assumed to be a sign that an adult human being is undergoing extreme emotion. So, yes, they tend to attract a lot of attention, both in the courts of public opinion and law.

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A Most Beautiful Trike Christmas Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Google Maps, the Directions Part, got it wrong. Or maybe the coders don't factor in headwinds and uphill terrain on streets of Toledo, Ohio. But, based on the time Google indicated it would take me to travel to from Point A to Point B, I decided against going by a cab.

2019 52

Glut of Editorial Types - Expect It to Surge Mid-2020 (and not just in New York City)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Every time there's a change in ownership or power at media companies, the editorial market gets more glutted. Reductions-in-force are inevitable. Those knocked out of the box have fewer and sometimes no boxes in which to regroup.