Mon.Oct 07, 2019

How Intrapreneurship and an Unfulfilled Dream Led Me to NYC

Duarte Blog

When my Creative Director, Dan, said he needed to move back to New York to be closer to family, I assumed he would become one of our many remote employees. But he had bigger dreams.

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The 5 Worst Ways to Begin a Speech or Presentation…

More than PowerPoint...

Let’s explore 5 of the worst ways to open your next keynote or major presentation…that we hear ALL TOO OFTEN! clearing your throat – do vocal warmups beforehand, please!) Thank you…. your audience doesn’t need to hear this.) It’s really great to be here….(you’re you’re wasting even more time.)

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5 Ways to Market Yourself as a Public Speaker


All new entrepreneurs share a similar journey. They’ve spent months and even years planning their business and developing their products. Time and money went into building a website and hiring the right on-site staff. The day finally arrives when they can cut the ribbon and finally OPEN for business.

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SoftBank - Founder Masayoshi Son Doing Damage Control

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

SoftBank's founder and Group Corp Chief Executive Officer Masayskhi Son had proudly touted the company's philosophy :  "Information Revolution - Happiness for Everyone." " Well it turns out, reports BusinessInsider , Son is not sharing in that happiness.

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Answering Q&A questions and the path to wisdom…

More than PowerPoint...

Ah, Q&A. The “question and answer” portion of your presentation, where anything can happen! Instead of dealing with a Q&A hog , let’s say someone in your audience asks you a brilliant question. It’s timely and topical! It’s directly related to your content! At this point, your answer can fall into three categories. Hey, I know all about that! I don’t know, but I can find out. I don’t know. Each category comes with its own set of challenges. Let’s explore each.

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Public Relations Strategy of Open Letters - Vanina Guerreco's Gamble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Vanina Guerreo's legal counsel - Wigdor's Jeanne Christensen - has brought this very public dispute to a whole new level. Public relations experts might call it brilliant. And gutsy.

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Getting It So Wrong - Lori Loughlin's/Mossimo Giannulli's Decisions in Court of Public Opinion and Court of Law

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Celebrities shouldn't play with the U.S. Attorney. That seems to be the message U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling is sending to Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli.

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