Wed.Oct 31, 2018

5 Apps To Make You a Better Public Speaker

Presentation Guru

I’ve never been great at public speaking. I’ve never even been great at giving and taking interviews. Just talking to strangers makes me anxious.

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Leaders Who Get Organizational Change Right Know How to Listen

Duarte Blog

Organizational change comes at a cost. It requires people to sacrifice something they value, whether it’s time, money, responsibilities, control, status, comfort, or relationships. The more your change effort disrupts those things, the more people will resist or even rage against it.

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The Term "Impeachment" - Politicos (and private citizens) Threw that Rhetorical Grenade Since Days of George Washington

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The message makes a nice tidy package. That is: Get out and vote next Tuesday. The Democrats can re-take the U.S. House. Then, the impeachment of the current president can begin.    The promise of being able to start the impeachment process against Donald Trump is what counts.

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No, Social Networks Aren't Effective at Self-Regulating - But, Beware What's Proposed to Take Over that Function

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was really a time - it seems light years ago - when idealism was high about social networks. The assumption was that those digital platforms for self-expression and connecting could and would regulate themselves.

Experts on Leadership, Tune into "Criminal Minds" - David Rossi Has Evolved into The Patriarch Leader

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When it was announced that Aaron Hotchner, played by Thomas Gibson, was forced out of "Criminal Minds," many assumed the series would soon end.

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A Prayer for Andy Lack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Maybe one takeaway for Andy Lack from the Megyn Kelly disaster is this: Don't hire on-air talent who has a background as an attorney in BigLaw. What Megyn Kelly is doing, reports the Daily Mail , is being a tough negotiator.

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Courage - How Does It Listen, Look, Walk, Talk in 2018?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Are those female law firm partners, ranging from Kerrie Campbell to Dawn Knepper, courageous for suing BigLaw for alleged gender discrimination? Or, are they simply piggybacking on third-wave feminism which, in turn, has become a platform for #MeToo? Or, horrors, are they reckless?    In these unusual times it's a struggle to get our heads around what is "courage." " On Twitter, public affairs thought leader Richard Levick praised an instance of courage.

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