Fri.Dec 08, 2017

13 P’s of creating a speech – lessons from Ken Annandale

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Ken Annandale gives us a very effective speech outline – the 13 P’s of creating a speech. I think that it is pretty self-explanatory – enjoy! Preparation. Point description (ask yourself). Purpose Objective (Why am I doing this presentation?). People -Audience (Who is going to listen to me?). Introduction. Promise Attention grabber (How do I get their attention?). Present Position (Historical situation What was the situation like before?).

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Blockchain - JD Class of 2021 Will Help Shape Its Disruptive Role

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Negative sells, of course. For years following the crash in the legal sector, members of the media had been covering the story of the plunge in applications to law school. The profession was downsizing, creating fewer jobs. In addition, law school tuition simultaneously had increased.

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Boozing Might Have Made America Great

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new usual in 12-step programs is the announcement that a member has died. The cause is an opioid overdose. Those at the meeting mourn by sharing fond memories of the deceased. The typical downward trajectory begins with a legitimate need for painkillers.

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Scrooge - How Employees/Independent Contractors Push Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the surface, the November 2017 jobs report seems like a two-chickens-in-every-pot story. After all, the tentative Department of Labor numbers for 228,000 new jobs beat the estimate for  200,000 jobs. Here is CNBC coverage. But stagnant wages remain an irritant to the workforce, both traditional employees and independent contractors. Therefore, the odds are good that employment lawyers will continue to be busy.

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