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Don’t let this moment define you

Manner of Speaking

Have you ever had one of these experiences while speaking in public? You forgot what you wanted to say and froze on stage. Your computer crashed and you fumbled your way through the presentation. An audience member made a comment … Continue reading → The post Don’t let this moment define you appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation fear of public speaking public speaking Ryan Speedo Green

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PowerPoint vs. PDF: Which Is the Best Way to Deliver Your Presentation?

Presentation Guru

Giving a presentation is a daily occurrence for many of us. From travelling sales people pitching in high pressure environments, to teachers imparting knowledge in a fun way to children, presentations are vital to communication. Millions are taking place each day.…

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How to Use Focused Hustle to Build Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Over the last few months, I’ve seen a number of stories in the news saying “success is not all about hustle… what we really need is a balance”. Because of this, I felt inclined to define, and get very clear about, the “Wealthy Speaker” interpretation of hustle. At The Wealthy Speaker, we actually call it […]. The post How to Use Focused Hustle to Build Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Cartoonish "he didn't do it" Campaign in Defense of Andy Lack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, the long knives are out in the media world, pointed at the Andy Lack brand. He has been linked to both the Megyn Kelly and Matt Lauer disasters.    A scapegoat is required. That's just the way it is. Now, comes a cartoonish defense.

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"Blue Bloods" - Will It Make It to 10th Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Criminal Minds" has been renewed for 2019-2020 but that will be its last season.    The fate of "Blue Bloods" is still up in the air. During its 9th season the ratings in the important 18 to 49 demographic have been down 10% and in general down 5%.

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I Can't Leave My Hairdresser

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night I wound up in a meltdown.    At about 2:20 in the afternoon I had my hair styled, shampooed, and blow-dried by Hannah at Great Clips, Austintown, Ohio. I emerged looking like a million bucks, as many kept on commenting throughout the day.

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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough for These Unusual Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

LinkedIn Update, it turns out, is the Land of No Spin. Those tightly scripted (as well as the tightly wound) have few followers. Often their posts go without any likes or comments. Those who flash raw sincerity are the ones who pull in the attention. And keep it.

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Gillette's "We Believe" Commercial = Product Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gillette wants us to believe it comes to praise the values of the #MeToo Movement. Instead, its commercial "We Believe" comes across as exploiting it in a ham-handed manner.    The tone is high gravitas. Way too much for a razor-blade brand.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Could Become New Sheriff of Wall Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Banks, hedge funds, and insurers will all be scrutinized by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if the majority of Democrats approve her for the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. Most watchers expect she will be voted in.

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BigTech, Big Trouble If William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, William Barr could become the sheriff of Silicon Valley. He would have both the mission and the Department of Justice power to curb the power of large tech companies. That kind of scrutiny is already happening in the EU, especially about antitrust issues. 

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YouTube Beefing Up Ban on Dangerous Challenges/Pranks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As many know, a teenager died in a car accident when driving blindfolded a la meme in film "Bird Box."  "  That may or may not the tipping point for YouTube policies about what to ban.

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Academia's Power Game - Often More Brutal than Corporate Machiavellianism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Retired Michigan State University political science professor William Jacoby has been accused by the school of sexual harassment of two graduate students. One was matriculating at MSU, the other at the University of Michigan. The allegations have been made after the university investigated.

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Chris Watts' House to Be Auctioned Off - Would You Bid on It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In foreclosure, the house in which Chris Watts and his family lived will be auctioned off this coming April. It had been purchased in May 2013 for $392,709. There remains almost a $350k mortgage on it. Watts, now in prison, has been notified of the auction. Here are more details from the Daily Mail. 

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Labeled "Mentally Ill" - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A colleague's 20-something son walked into a hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. He spotted a computer room and sat down at a desktop. He typed in "I need help." " He lucked out. He got it. Among the staff who swooped down on him was a feet-on-the-ground psychiatrist.

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