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3 Speaking Skills That Will Help You Communicate Data

Duarte Blog

Have you ever had lunch with a genius? And I don’t mean just someone really smart, but someone who lives and breathes their profession and can explain its mysteries with both passion and skill to anyone, regardless of education.

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Famous Speech Friday: Rep. Maxine Waters's "reclaiming my time"

The Eloquent Woman

In America, we started this year with a million women marching in Washington, DC, and yet more doing the same around the world. Now the same group behind the Women's March is convening a Women's Convention this weekend in Detroit, Michigan--and they're using a now-iconic line from U.S.

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Brandnames - Switch to "On-line Blockchain Plc." from "On-line Plc" Boosts Value of Shares Almosts 400%

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

British company On-line Plc changed its brandname to "On-line Blockchain." " And, as Lisa Pham reports in Bloomberg , the value of its shares increased almost 400%. The company invests in internet and information businesses.

The Best Screen Mirroring Apps and Technology for Every Occasion

Presentation Guru

In this article we have compiled a list of the best screen mirroring apps and devices to help our readers pick a platform or device that best suits their needs.

The Power of Knowing Your Target Audience

Speaker Launcher

So often, the experts of the internet tell us what we “should” be doing to grow our businesses. The problem with this, however, is that not all businesses are created equal and what may work for one business may not work for another. It is up to all of us as entrepreneurs to push back and ask ourselves, […]. The post The Power of Knowing Your Target Audience appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Over-65, Working, Not Okay to Complain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During Q2 of 2017, 32% of those 65 to 69 and 19% of those 70 to 74 were working, reports the U.S. of Labor. And according to Bloomberg , that percentage of working versus retired will continue to grow. Not that everyone welcomes this gray phenomenon. Perceived Negatively.

11 things you can do with a pause in your speech

The Eloquent Woman

I sometimes think the simple pause is among the most overlooked yet versatile tools in the public speaking arsenal. Short and silent, it's easy to overlook. Pauses, if chosen and used wisely, can add much to your next speech, talk, or presentation.

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This Is Why No One Understands What You’re Saying

Matt Eventoff

If you’re not getting the results you want or if you’re having meeting after meeting and you’re not getting the response you want from your team, it’s time to look at how and what you’re communicating, says Matt Eventoff… Read More. » » Read more.

Speaker Magazine

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An excellent resource for anyone curious to learn more about the business of professional speaking (and presentation tips in general) is the archive of SPEAKER magazine, published each month by the National Speakers Association. You can scroll through back issues back to 2007 (including my own Relevant Resources columns from 2012). Recommended. Public Speaking National Speakers Association

Female Robot Sophia - Granted Rights of Citizenship in Saudi Arabia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Audrey Hepburn look-alike Sophia has been classified as a citizen in Saudi Arabia. When this announcement was made, reports Taylor Hatmaker in TechCrunch , Sophia said, "I am very honored and proud for this unique distinction." " She appeared without an abaya.

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Ronan Farrow Finds His True Career Path: Investigative Reporting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ronan Farrow, like many multi-talented youth, has tried this and has tried that. But his embrace of investigative journalism has been the one which seems the best fit. Obviously, it has catapulted him into star status.

"Chicago PD" - Re-homing Episode Pushes Up Against Liberalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As fans of "Chicago PD" well know, the members of the elite squad are caught between two worlds. There is the old-line one in which the law only serves as guidelines. Yes, traditional trickery during interrogation and brutality are okay. The other is one that attempts to play by the book.

Meditation - Why It "Works"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meditation is not the only path to gaining control over the power of the mind. But, those who practice it regularly know that it does "work." " By "works," the meaning is that it not only has a calming effect. After all, a glass of wine with a good friend does that. 

Uber - Starting 11/2/17, You Can Pay for Your Ride with Your Uber Credit Card

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now Uber has a new profit center. This development is also another way Uber can suck up data about its 10 million users.    What this is is the credit card it is launching on November 2, 2017. You can apply with an app or online.

End of an Era - I-everything Early Adopter Robert Scoble Not Cute Teddy Bear (please please please, Ana Marie Cox, don't also leave us)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the kind of unraveling you experience in a Stephen King book/film: The clown really represents a malevolent presence. And, that's what many of us feel about one of the most famous-and loved-early adopters in I-everything. That is Robert Scoble.

Poof! - Drudge Report Curates Clinton Power Could Be Blown Up, Just Like That of Weinstein, O'Reilly, Scoble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the cliché goes, power is given and power is taken away. That could happen in A Poof. And that's what the influential Drudge Report is curating could happen to the Clintons. The global media could turn on them, just as it has with other supposed elite brands. Here is what Drudge links to. 

Access to Young Women - Long-Ago Perk of College Professors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At their core, the allegations about Harvey Weinstein and Bill O'Reilly are about the extreme abuse of power.    But there are many more subtle ways in which males have leveraged power to gain access to young women. Usually those ways didn't involve sexual harassment or worse.

Devens Federal Prison - Great Networking Opportunity for Anthony Weiner

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On November 6th, Anthony Weiner will begin his 21-month prison sentence. Since it's at the Federal Medical Facility Devens, it could be the beginning of his Next. That's because there he can network with guys who are known for cunning and contacts. 

Outplacement for Over-60 - Don't Be Blinded by Optimism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Age bias might be one of the last forms of discrimination society gets away with. As we get older, that usually only hurts our ego. At social events, for example, those in the room tend to treat us as invisible. Ageism Bites.

Megyn Kelly Catches Lucky Break - Outing of $32 Million Fox News Settlement with Lis Wiehl

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was Fox News which made Megyn Kelly a star. And it is could be Fox News which is the platform for her comeback from two slo-mo disasters at NBC. The earlier one was the primetime interview programming. That was supposed to crush "60 Minutes." 

Tech World Unhinged - Robert Scoble Sidelined by Alleged Sexual Harassment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was Robert Scoble who woke up business as well as Main Street. He brought to them the message: The medium of blogging was changing both commercial and personal conversations. That was in 2006. His seminal book was "Naked Conversations."

Professional Services (including PR), Power & #MeToo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media spotlight on alleged sexual harassment has widened the territory covered to include professional services. No surprise, the high-stakes career world of law has surfaced on the radar. Whether it's teaching law or practicing it, lots of money, status, and shot at celebrity are involved.

Hourly Rates - We Content Providers Make about the Same as BigLaw Junior Lawyers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Calculate what you're paid per hour. Not the big monthly retainer number."  "  That's how a relative threw shade on my glee at landing a whopper of a retainer with a major public relations agency. The relative was, to use the cliche, on the money.

Blogging - Susan Fowler Showed Power of Mature Medium

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Blogging is so early-21st century, right. Right.    But very recently it was a blog post which blew up the career of Uber's founder Travis Kalanick. Blogging is holding its own as an effective platform for, well, whatever.    In 2,900 Words.

How To Become an Influencer - Fundamentals Date Back to St. Francis of Assisi (1181-1226)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Being an Influencer is the 21st century form of power-and earned revenue. Currently, the gang of creatives like Don Draper from "Mad Men" are writing less copy. Trying to Influence the Influencers. Instead they are struggling to figure out how to get the Influencers aboard.

Governance Issue: Alleged Sexual Harassment Puts Shareholder Interests at Risk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law professors can be engaging writers.    Minna J. Kotkin starts out an opinion-editorial in The Washington Post on sexual harassment in the workplace with an allusion to "Mad Men."

All Those Designer Babies - LIfe Has Gotten Even More Unfair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the U.S., the fertility industry has a growing footprint. According to the CDC, 12% of women have used it. And in just one year-2015-the reproductive technologies used produced 73,000 babies.    Essentially Unregulated.

Artificial Intelligence - Even Steve Cohen Is Figuring Out If Robots Can Replace Money Managers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It really is happening. Bloomberg headlines a major feature with "Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs." " And it's in the present tense.

The "Unsub" in Tampa, FL - Serial Killers Before "Criminal Minds," et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A serial killer is in Tampa, Florida. That's what is known.    But so many of us can only wrap our minds around that phenomenon through what we have experienced via years of watching television crime shows. For better or worse, that insulates us from reality. Poet T.S.

Meditation - Why It "Works"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meditation is not the only path to gaining control over the power of the mind. But, those who practice it regularly know that it does "work." " By "works," the meaning is that it not only has a calming effect. After all, a glass of wine with a good friend does that.    What those engaging in mindfulness want is long-term modification of how they think. Meditation achieves that, explains Robert Wright in this video , by allowing the mind to observe itself.

Ayhan Uzun, Nakia Venant, Katelyn Davis - Facebook Live Functions as "Suicide Note" (with theatrical flourish)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ayhan Uzun joined Nakia Venant and Katelyn Davis in leveraging Facebook Live as their "suicide note." " Uzun was distraught that his daughter hadn't asked his permission to marry. Suicide prevention experts might gain insight from this trend. What's obvious is that those at an emotional flashpoint need to make a statement to others. After all, man is a social creature. They also want to do this in a theatrical way. Drama is in our DNA.