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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 285) – Brent Kerrigan

Manner of Speaking

“The cold truth is that audiences remember little about any speech. We may believe they have an infinite ability to remember our funding analysis and statistics, but they will remember one or two points, at best. We must therefore present … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers Brent Kerrigan public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes Speechwriting

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An unconventional approach to overcoming the fear of public speaking

Speaking about Presenting

At the beginning of this year, I was stuck in bed following a major accident. I had a lot of time to think. There was one problem that I turned over in my mind. For 20 years I had run public speaking courses in New Zealand and tried my best to help people overcome the fear of public speaking. Sometimes it worked and sometimes it didn’t. I wanted a more reliable method to help people overcome the fear. The problem of the fear of public speaking. Here was the problem as I saw it.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Always Arrive Early for Your Talk

Presentation Guru

Delivering a speech or presentation is a stressful enough experience for most people, and anything we can do to reduce those anxiety levels and raise our confidence can only help to improve our performance.

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What Made the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Speech So Effective?

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Photo Credit: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Former President Ronald Reagan passed away 14 years ago this month. He was a masterful communicator who was faced with a daunting communication situation immediately after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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How Difficult is Getting to $1M?

Speaker Launcher

My coach was pretty shocked when I said, “I’m not sure I want to work that hard” Don’t get me wrong, I love what I do and 90% of the time it doesn’t feel like work at all. But when I stop and think about what it would take to reach my income goals and […]. The post How Difficult is Getting to $1M? appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Would you wear clothes that clash?

Speaking about Presenting

My mother is an elegant French woman. She taught me how to dress well, and in particular to avoid wearing clashing colors. So wearing clothes that clash makes me feel uncomfortable. I feel like I’ve got a neon sign on my forehead flashing “Look at me, and judge my choice of clothes.” ” It’s not unlike the feeling that I used to have when standing in front of an audience and delivering a presentation “Look at me, and judge my ability to present.”

Radio Is a Great School for Presenters

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What can business presenters learn from radio presenters?

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Selling Secrets for Booking More Gigs with David Avrin

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Today, The Wealthy Speaker Podcast is being brought to you by The Wealthy Speaker Book Bundle. Do you have the right tools to build the speaking business of your dreams? The only thing standing between you & Superstardom is YOU. It’s time to get out of your own way and use the next 6 […]. The post Selling Secrets for Booking More Gigs with David Avrin appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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When businesses thank you for your patience, they’re treating you like a dog — one of Pavlov’s dogs.

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I often act patient, even when I don’t feel it. I’ll bet you have, too. We’ve been conditioned. Let’s say you been on hold with customer service for what seems like forever. One of the first things the phone rep might say is “thank you for your patience.”

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7 Rules for Winning a Political Debate

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Politics have been debated since human beings formed speech. Whether at the Grecian Assembly or the Roman Forum or the salons of France and Colonial America, societies have always found value in being able to civilly discuss the political issues of the day.

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Russell Crowe Plays Roger Ailes On "Showtime" Series - Will Anyone Play Bob Dilenschneider, Ailes' Personal PR Rep?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Roger Ailes had been a media genius. And Russell Crowe will portray that complex innovator in an eight-part series for "Showtime."  "  The scripting is based on Gabriel Sherman's negative biography "The Loudest Voice in the Room."

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Len Cariou aka Henry Reagan on "Blue Bloods" - SHOCK SHOCK, He Played Dirty Cop on "CSI"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pop culture has greater reach than do the classic arts. So Len Cariou's acting legacy is likely to be his portrayal on "Blue Bloods" of family patriarch Henry Reagan.

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The Boss Is Fired - Your Next Steps (they're critical)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Change has always happened at the top layers of the organization as well as on the level of your direct manager. That's nothing new. What is new is the current frequency of those shifts. Organizations are systems. That one change can throw large-scale job security, power, and status in play.

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Brandnames in Play - Michael Arrington, Perkins Coie, Winklevoss Twins

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bitcoin value has nosedived 70% since its high last December. What's driving that down is the combination of regulatory clampdowns (e.g. Japan) and security breakdowns in the exchanges (e.g. South Korea). All that is fact.

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Jarrod Ramos - Resentments and Voodoo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a resentment - an old one. And that's how resentments play out: They settle in the psyche and grow in intensity as the years pass. There's a peculiar voodoo to the whole process. They can cast fatal spells. 

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No Country for GirlScouts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The provocative network television series "Good Girls" presents the pros and cons of giving up on being a girl scout. The pros include that the three housewives gone rogue come into their own as confident independent women. The cons include the possibility of winding up in prison - or dead.

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Allen Claxton - Has Fear of Outliving One's Money Come to This.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Stamford, Connecticut police are connecting the dots this way - at least for now. Resident of that upscale suburb - Allen Claxton - had been laid off as a tech consultant. He was 75. He and his wife owned a nearly one-million-dollar house in Stamford and another in England.

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A Bear Market - One More Reason to Put Off Retirement or to Need to "Reverse Retire"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The bull market, Howard Gold reminds us in MarketWatch , is 10 years old. If and when it turns into a bear one, the portfolios of those contemplating retiring or who are already retired could take a major hit.    That can be the tipping point for delaying retiring - perhaps forever.

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Bypassing Those Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A way around the employment agreements requiring individual arbitration and prohibiting collective legal action (class action lawsuits) has been the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). The state, rather than any individual, is the entity filing the complaint.

SCOTUS Earthquake - THE Media Story of the Summer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's happened, what liberals most feared: U.S. Supreme Court moderate justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. That will be effective July 31, 2018. Often his vote had often been the swing one on decisions.

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Job Security - Don't Count on Academic Tenure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many law schools have financial challenges. After all, since The Great Recession they may have experienced a drop in enrollment.    But, Vermont School of Law has created a puzzling solution for its economic woes. Meanwhile, it has recently been blessed with a waiting list.

Google - New Guidelines Probably Can't Turn Around Culture of Nastiness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Call it The Entitlement of The Smartest Kids in the Class. And what they are entitled to is to communicate in nasty ways while at their jobs at Google. Through the internal bulletin board and even in-person they flame one another as well as external institutions such as the U.S. military.

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Jack McCoy's Team of Prosecuting Attorneys Earned Peanuts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who revered Jack McCoy and his team of prosecuting attorneys on "Law and Order" probably never reflected on how much they were earning. Now, with the Milbank Bump to $190k entry-level salary, we are.

Voodoo & Preventing Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyers no longer have the corner on despair. Farmers, found the CDC, are committing suicide at the rate 5Xs higher than that of other occupational groups. For them, it's been the perfect storm. As a result, their income has fallen 35% below what it had been in 2013.

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Alleged Age Discrimination in Hiring, Legality of Experience Caps - Follow Closely "Kleber v CareFusion"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In "Kleber v. CareFusion," the plaintiff is a seasoned lawyer - Dale Kleber. In his original lawsuit filed in 2015, that lawyer with more than 25 years experience contended he was not invited for a job interview with CareFusion because it had a cap of seven years on experience.

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The Screw-Up Default

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media outlets loves these stories: Lawyer indicted, convicted, or taking a plea for crimes. The titillating question hovering over all this is: Why. The latest story covered is the indictment of former lawyer Robert Parker. He has been indicted for grand larceny and perjury.

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M.B.A. - Brand in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Everyone (at least the pragmatic kind) agrees: The basic BA/BS is necessary for a shot at sustained decent-paying employment over a lifetime. Yeah, the kid has to go to college.

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Arizona Dreaming & Other Myths about Cheap Locations for Semi-Retirement/Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Arizona  was  cheap. In April 2014, I pulled up my little but pricey life in the New York Metro area and journeyed to Tucson, AZ.    Through the internet I had rented an efficiency for $400 a month. There was also an added $30 a month for the dog rental.

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No One Is Leaving Youngstown, Ohio (even with GM Lordstown shutting down another shift)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law professor at the University of California - Joan C. Williams - came from a privileged background. But her husband is what is known as a "class migrant." " Through education he journeyed from white blue collar America to the upper middle class.

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Joe Cunningham - A Gentleman from the South

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the world knows, Kate Arrington had been seriously injured in a car accident. She has had several operations. If she will be able to campaign again is uncertain. She became global news when, after U.S.

Diaspora - The New Aging

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growing up in the 1950s in a Yiddish neighborhood, over and over again I heard the tales, told in broken English, by those who had fled Germany and Poland. There was no joy at having survived the Nazi regime. And they seemed to remain sad - and isolated.    That was then.

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Donald Hall, 89, Dies - Can Join Wife Jane Kenyon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In his most recent prose writing, Donald Hall would share his deep grief about the death of his second wife Jane Kenyon. Like Hall, essentially she was a poet. And she was one of the few in his life whose companionship he enjoyed.

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Bringing Back Single-Sex Schools - Boys in Crisis

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Bible's story of "Genesis" is atypical. It's a female - Eve - not a male who starts the trouble. And mankind is still suffering because of it.

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Minimalism - The Hunger for Less Among Middle-Aged Professionals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"That's not the deal we signed up for." " Over and over again I hear some version of the lament from the middle-aged men - and women - I coach. The terms and conditions of the deal, at least implicit, were that strivers would make the right moves, work hard, and not complain.

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Retirement & Relocation - First, Check Crime Statistics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The financial services industry has the aging preoccupied with not outliving their money. So, it's predictable that as they consider retirement, semi-retirement, or just lowering fixed costs while still working full-time, the over-50 will investigate where living costs are rock bottom.

NYC Government Agency, NYC - Writer (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Columbia Law School, NYC - Writer/Editor (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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