Sun.Dec 02, 2018

Four reasons to stop using PowerPoint

Speak Schmeak

Many of my speaker colleagues reject the use of slides. They say slides are boring, prevent engagement, and distract the audience away from the speaker's message. And yep, they do.

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Peace Be to Madonna Badger - 7 Years After Fatal Christmas Fire in Stamford, Connecticut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How do you "get over" the loss of three young daughters, your mother, and your father in a fatal Christmas morning fire? You don't. The best the survivor of that fire Madonna Badger, an advertising executive, can do is to continue to find peace of mind. 

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Another High Achiever Commits Suicide - Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, 58

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Vice Admiral Scott Stearney has joined the other high achievers who have recently committed suicide. They range from designer Kate Spade to brandname bankruptcy lawyer Gabriel MacConaill.    As the Daily Mail reports, Stearney was 58 yeas old.

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Theatre in the Mind - Paul Caneiro, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The brother did i t.   The sister did it, of course. The Jersey Shore case of Paul Caneiro, 51, raises the issue of brotherly love - allegedly gone very wrong.

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