Fri.Jul 10, 2020

Inside Higher Ed: Connecting With Your Class

Matt Eventoff

For many thousands of students, the new semester, and academic year, is about to begin. Many professors will be speaking to a rapt classroom with eager students who are consumed with their subject matter.

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Exactly the Kind of Lawsuit Media Outlets Love: "Dade v. Ivie McNeill Purcell & Diggs and Rodney Diggs"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ironically, Ivie McNeill Purcell & Diggs is an employment and civil rights law firm. Also the defendant Rodney Diggs is a name partner.

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How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be here with you today.

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The COVID Economy - Not All Are Equal Victims (starting out already behind)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

MarketWatch presents what is supposed to be an uplifting story. In her senior year, Maia Haas assumed she was headed for a plum job in the leisure and hospitality industry.

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9 virtual and digital must-know tips to create trust and intimacy

SpeakerSue Says...

The absolute biggest challenge for sellers today is building trust and intimacy via virtual platforms and/or digital media. For good reason. It is hard to pull off likeabilty – which research shows to be more important than competence – in writing, or through a screen. When we’re in the same meeting as the speaker, (unless there is bad blood between us) their points, rather than their personality, carry the most weight. Watching them talk virtually – and that changes.

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TikTok - The Makings for the Next Blockbuster International Spy Novel?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Wildly popular, video mobile app TikTok was considered a possible Facebook killer. So successful TikTok had been that Facebook killed its own creation - Lasso - which was supposed to take on TikTok. Lasso turned out to be a dud.

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