Sat.Jul 06, 2019

Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 4

Manner of Speaking

This is the fourth post in a series based on the sketches that graphic recorder Linda Saukko-Rauta made during my public speaking workshop in Hämeenlinna, Finland. I was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Summer School of Rhetoric. Today’s sketch is about … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 4 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Stories and Storytelling public speaking Stories storytelling Summer School of Rhetoric

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Shake & Bake - The Southern California BigOne This Summer Is Economic Wild Card

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday's good feelings about the June Jobs Report could go poof this summer. And the mood deflater could happen as soon as next week.    History may label the economic phenomenon "Shake & Bake."

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"Blue Bloods" - The "Good Girls" Effect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In network television, Norman Rockwell values are out. An example of that is the hit series "Good Girls." " What is in is darkness. That ranges from the demons inherent in human nature to the curve balls from the external environment.

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"God Bless the Child That's Got His Own." - The Alleged Curse of Privilege

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"They are carless people." " That's how a line from F. Scott Fitzgerald's book "The Great Gatsby" sized up the privileged. The book was fiction - a novel. The nonfiction book, to be released this coming Tuesday, "Four Friends" confirms that observation.

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