Mon.Jan 15, 2018

White House staffers resettle in Silicon Valley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Kudos for the FT’s Hannah Kuchler for reporting on the number of Obama-era White house staffers who’ve gone West and taken up lucrative speechwriting and communications roles in Silicon Valley. She notes that the talent from DC is a match made in heaven for Silicon Valley companies.

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Communicate Like MLK and Change the World

Duarte Blog

This post was updated January 15, 2018. Thanks to the proliferation and growth of social media and live video today, nearly everyone has a public platform that they can use to convey a message to a large audience.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

I read a lot about women and public speaking, and post my finds first on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook. But I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well.

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Communicate Like MLK and Change the World

Duarte Blog

This post was updated January 15, 2018. Thanks to the proliferation and growth of social media and live video today, nearly everyone has a public platform that they can use to convey a message to a large audience.

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Workplace: The Crying Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Glassdoor , one anonymous employee review of law firm Quinn Emanuel reports seeing "people crying in their offices." " The only unusual thing about that is this: Usually the crying is done in the rest room.

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The End of Human-to-Human Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Research by LinkAKC found that more than 80% of us humans depend on our dogs for our mental health needs.    And, in this era of extreme narcissism when we need someone, anyone to listen, more than 80% turn to our dogs. Here is the coverage of that survey.

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Networking Via Likes, Comments - Downright Exhausting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Everyday, many of us professionals face the now-exhausting task of networking online. One way we do that is through clicking on Likes and figuring out a comment to post which shows thought has been put into it. As the sites on the internet continue to grow in number, that Best Practice for networking should be one we collectively question.    It would be career suicide to unilaterally just stop liking and commenting. 

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