Mon.Sep 16, 2019

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 320) – Kurt Vonnegut

Manner of Speaking

“You are whatever you pretend to be.“ “ — Kurt Vonnegut (For some great insights from Vonnegut that can help you become a better speaker, click here and here.). The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 320) – Kurt Vonnegut appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Confidence Kurt Vonnegut Motivation public speaking

2019 159

I can't believe I've never taught this.

Speak Schmeak

this is weird. I just realized something yesterday when going through the surveys I've sent to my peeps about what kind of help they need with their public speaking. What do you think shows up higher on the list than building confidence, reducing anxiety and engaging the audience?

2019 141

Harvard's Apologizes, But Was It Necessary?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Intense media coverage of Jeffrey Epstein's association with elite universities has put Harvard on the hot seat. Predictably, Harvard's president Lawrence Bacow has put out there an elaborate mea culpa. Eloquent, of course. Here is a copy of Bocow's letter to the Harvard community. 

2019 52

MA U.S. Senate Race - Microcosm of How Nothing Is Predictable, Not Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Massachusetts, U.S. Senate incumbent Ed Markey could be in for the fight of his life. Or, maybe not. Markey, in his 70s, is already opposed by labor-lawyer hero Shannon Liss-Riordan. Her signature is representing contract drivers against Uber to obtain the legal classification as "employee."

2019 52

Aging - Flying Solo, Initially Flying Blind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In November 2003, my younger sister Anne Murga-Ring and I became estranged. I was 58, at the time: young old.    But even then I got it: I was w/o family, at least the nuclear kind. Parents and older sister had died.

2019 52

WeWork - Follow Scott Galloway

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Investors are not buying into what WeWork claims its value is. And they demand reforms of the startup's governance. That has had an impact on WeWork parent's decisions. As The Wall Street Journal reports, it seems that the IPO will be delayed. That means that the roadshow planned to "selling" that will be called off. Meanwhile the influential Scott Galloway, NYU professor, has been using social media to hammer all that is wrong with WeWork.

2019 40

StandUp Comedy Writer, Austin, TX (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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