Thu.Dec 13, 2018

A Conversation with Ian Griffin on Speechwriting, Social Media & Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call. I’m usually the one doing the interviewing. However, Barbara Seymour Giordano suggested she turn the tables and interview me. Barbara had been my guest back in May. Barbara and I discussed my career as a freelance speechwriter, corporate […] On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call.

2018 109

How to Use Data Analytics in Your Presentation

Presentation Guru

Simply put, data analytics is the close examination of all observable data in order to draw valuable conclusions with which an organisation may improve itself. This includes correcting detrimental patterns and further improving the ones that have proven to be positive and effective.…

2018 71

Building a Persuasive Argument with the Rhetorical Triangle Concept


Building a persuasive argument can be difficult for many presenters. It is easy to get lost in translation if you’re not sure about what are you looking for. To make things easier, presenters can focus on three main aspects of building their argument using the Rhetorical Triangle Concept.

Speech Editing – Stop Trying to Squeeze Too Much Into a Limited Time

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

Why Is Speech Editing Critical For Better Presentations? One of the most common mistakes made by business presenters is the tendency to cram too much information into their speech. There seems to be a myth that the more information you present, the more persuasive the presentation will be.

2018 59

"Law & Order SVU" - Will It Go on to Season 21?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Much loved are Oliva Benson, Amanda Rollins, and Ice-T. But, nevertheless, "Law & Order SVU" is in its 20th season. The formula of the earnest detectives dealing with the most heinous of crimes gets worn-out. How many young rape victims do we want to meet in the hospital?

2018 56

The Power of Podcasts with Doug Sandler

Speaker Launcher

Today we are talking with Doug Sandler about podcast production. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are so fortunate to have Doug Sandler join us to help improve your podcast and share some great systems on how to build your audience. Doug is a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and founder of TurnKey […]. The post The Power of Podcasts with Doug Sandler appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Today we are talking with Doug Sandler about podcast production.

Jessica Starr, 35 - Another High-Achiever Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Suicide is a complex subject. Actually, despite books such as "Night Falls Fast" by Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison, it remains a mystery. So, we really will never understand why yet another high achiever has taken her own life. 

2018 56

More Trending

AT&T - Chest Pains, Recovered Alcoholic Craves Drink, Tears, and Lost Time from Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

AT&T is no longer a monopoly.    Yet, within less than a month I have had not one but TWO Ernestine moments. Those experiences were frequent back then when AT&T was the only telecommunications game in town.

2018 52

Tragedy of Answered Prayers - Seeking Guidance, Not Chasing Concrete Goals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones." " -  Saint Teresa of Avila. So universal is that phenomenon that author Truman Capote used the concept of answered prayers for his last (unfinished) novel.

2018 52

Michael Cohen - His Inner Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both were a U.S. president's lawyers. Both were the first of those presidents' men to wind up with a prison sentence. They were Chuck Colson back in Watergate Days and, more recently, Michael Cohen. Colson found redemption.

2018 52