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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 306) – Theodore Roosevelt

Manner of Speaking

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 306) – Theodore Roosevelt appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers man in the arena public speaking quotes Teddy Roosevelt

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

The Communication Blog

A most interesting article!

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5 Ways to Make Your Scientific Research Presentation Flow

Presentation Guru

Often, when scientists think of giving a presentation on their research, flow is the furthest thing from their thoughts. The accuracy of the data, quality of the experiments, and intricate details that make up experiments are typically considered to be much more important.…

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19 Powerful Presentation Stats to Transform Talks in 2019

Duarte Blog

Here is a list of some of the most important presentation stats we could find: what is working, what is trending, and what people struggle with when it comes to giving successful talks. Some of these numbers come from brand new research, and others are tried and true classics.

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Online Courses & eLearning for Income Beyond Speaking with Janet Stewart

Speaker Launcher

Have you been wondering how to create new income streams? Today on The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are discussing how to create income with online courses and eLearning. We are very fortunate to be joined by Janet Stewart who is a long-time friend of mine as well as CEO of We Love Learning. Janet’s company […]. The post Online Courses & eLearning for Income Beyond Speaking with Janet Stewart appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Have you been wondering how to create new income streams?

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Using the Zeigarnik Effect for Presenting Like a Pro

SlideModel

Motivating yourself to complete a task using out of the box methods can be a great way of improving your performance.

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The Three Key Components of a Powerful Voice

K8sVoice

A powerful voice may not be loud at all. When I was in college, I worked as a teacher’s aide for a second-grade teacher. She was a sweet, elegant woman who spoke so softly that if students were talking, I could not hear her. She never raised her voice, and I’m not sure she was […]. The post The Three Key Components of a Powerful Voice appeared first on Vocal Impact, Inc. Delivery Vocal Image intention powerful voice vocalimpact

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Executive Speech Coach Insights on Presentation Coaching

Executive Speech Coach

Your speech coach wants to understand your audience and your intended message. Imagine the results when you deliver a Superior Presentation.

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How to use email to handle “objections”

SpeakerSue Says...

You know this. You know email is a rotten communication tool for answering questions because: 1. The question the buyer expresses may not be the real question. Too much effort – friction! – is required answering questions. An answer can read as negative or smarmy when really all that was meant was an answer! The key is to not use email to handle difficult questions. Except when you have no choice. Then and please read this carefully: Go for the phone call.

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Roger Lynch Heads Conde Nast April 22nd - Publishing Empire Lost $120 Million in 2017

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a glam job. As the incoming chief executive officer of Conde Nast, Roger Lynch will attend a lot of upscale social events, deliver speeches on influential forums, and get texted by the 1%. But, when he arrives for work on April 22nd , he may be fated to fail at his core job.

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The Great Job Machine Begins to Sputter - Unemployment, Don't Factor in Trump Re-Election, and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Making a living is getting harder. According the ADP , only 129,000 jobs were created in March 2019. That means that The Great Job Machine is starting to slow down.    The implications are huge. 

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University of Hartford's Jack Wascher - Is He 21st Century Raskolnikov?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This week a drama student at the University of Hartford - Jake Wascher - allegedly stabbed two of his classmates.    That was reported to have occurred during filming a movie in the dorm. One is in critical condition. The other has been released from the hospital.

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Thanks to You Readers, This Blog Celebrates Its 14th Anniversary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You readers were there, all eyes, when this blog launched in April 2005. You took the time to follow, leave comments, ask questions, and make suggestions.    That kept me hunting for exactly the right content. And to post it in ways that made you satisfied that you clicked on. 

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The New Aging - Q2 2019 Kicking Up Its Heels

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's 10:00 A.M. New York Time. The DOW is up 170.60. That's a bullish kick off for Q2. And that follows a surging DOW in Q1.    MarketWatch reports such investor confidence is linked to very good news about the manufacturing sector in China. 

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Occupational Hazards - Rapper Nipsey Hussle, Like Tupac Shakur, Gunned Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Each high-powered profession has its occupational hazards. In the world of rap, there's the danger of being gunned down. The murder of Tupac Shakur long symbolized that.    Now, that symbolism has been reinforced by the death of Emmy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.

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"Good Girls" - Sex Vibes Explode Between Beth, GangBanger (who has become her mentor)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In her bed, Beth uses a vibrator and thinks about GangBanger. They had had one sexual encounter, in a bar bathroom. More will come. Beth's hubby has admitted having not one but four side dishes. So, any vestige of loyalty to the marriage vows is over.

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Heading into Q2 - Those of Us on Rollercoaster Ride Are Plum Worn Now

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

MarketWatch plays out scenarios for Q2 of 2019.    There could be a continuation of the strong market gains from Q2.    There could be a lessening of the momentum. There could also be a move downward if optimism fades or a Whatever happens.

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Doing a Monica Lewinsky - Ditch the Forgiveness Platitudes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the most popular articles on the influential MarketWatch is one focused on Monica Lewinsky. Slimmed down a bit, glammed up, and a master of the game of The New Authenticity, Lewinsky has become a media hottie.

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Our Bulletproof, A/B Tested Personal Narrative in Nervous Times - Don't Leave Home W/O It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Does this sound like a credible reason for moving to southern Arizona? That's the question I am using in my A/B testing of the story - that is, the personal narrative - I will put out there when I relocate from the midwest in August.    This is a nervous era.

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2019, So Far - 2,400 Layoffs in Media (that brutal moment of clarity)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the one hand, former bigwig at The New York Times Jill Abramson laments that commentary is replacing facts in media. That's her rant in "Merchants of Truth."

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In 2003, I Was Struck Stupid

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This explains a lot.    The National University of Singapore's Social Service Research Centre conducted research on the cognitive and psychological consequences of debt. What they found was surprising. Owing money can actually impair cognitive functioning.

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What Seems to Be Their Long Game - Linda McMahon and Laura Ellsworth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Out of nowhere - that is, from the world of business, not politics - Linda McMahon appeared. She was running for the U.S. Senate as a Republican, representing the state of Connecticut. She lost. Then she ran again. She lost again. But we have to conclude that she was playing a long game.

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March Jobs Reports Tells Us: Economy Slowing, But Not Heading into Recession

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If it feels, looks, walks, and balks like a slowdown, maybe it is. And maybe that is as bad as it will get, at least for a while. MarketWatch notes that based on the March Jobs report, some experts see a definite slowdown in the economy but not a full scale gallop into a recession.

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Yes, That Was Chris Darden Back in Court - This Time, As Defense Lawyer Representing Eric Holder

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The past returned packaged as a bit older and as a defense lawyer instead of a prosecutor. In court, there he was - Chris Darden - who had been the prosecutor in the infamous O.J. Simpson murder trial.

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Harvard, (allegedly) et tu

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, Harvard has been dragged into AdmissionsGate. The Crimson reports that the university is investigating head fencing coach Peter Brand. 

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"Law & Order SVU" - Such Sweet Suffering

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The plot line of tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU" might seem bizarre to some. They are the folks who never have been exploited by those who have been able to "read" them. 

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Alleged Animal House Culture - "Nilab R. Tolton, et al. v. Jones Day"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This seems like one gender discrimination lawsuit the defendant would be wise to settle - and not have it go to trial. Here is the coverage by Dan Packel at Law.com. Today, six former Jones Day associates filed the $200 million class action in federal court in D.C. "Nilab R. Tolton, et al.

2019 52

Congestion Pricing - Will That Be Branded as "Big Apple Folly?"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite the reality that Lyft never has made a profit, it was able to go public. In 2018, it lost $900 million. Its competition - Uber - hasn't made a profit yet either.

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Mental Illness & The University

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Harvard Law School can be the launch pad for a stimulating lucrative career practicing law. It can also be the beginning of severe mental health challenges - and/or the worsening of underlying psychiatric problems. 

2019 52

"FBI" - Empathy for the Chris Watts' Type Murderer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dick Wolf's signature is that the plots of his crime/legal dramas are ripped from the headlines.    His newest series "FBI" plays that out. In last night's episode the plot line focused on a normal-seeming father who slaughters his two young children and his wife.

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Harvar Law School, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Harvard Law School can be the launch pad for a stimulating lucrative career practicing law. It can also be the beginning of severe mental health challenges - and/or the worsening of underlying psychiatric problems. 

2019 52

50+ More Than 1/2 Will Be Forced Out of Jobs, Only 10% Will Make Comparable Money Ever Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The research documents what we all have been observing. The "system" will push more than half of us 50 years or older out of their jobs. And only 10% will ever make comparable money, at least from that kind of job. That research had been conducted by the Urban Institute and ProPublica.

2019 52

"Alan Laufer v. Pryor Cashman" - Alleged Age Discrimination by Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

District judge J. Paul Oetken is allowing age bias lawsuit - "Alan Laufer vs. Pryor Cashman" - to move to trial. The defendant - law firm Pryor Cashman - had requested a summary judgment. Here is a copy of that complaint, which had been filed in U.S.

2019 52

Hey, This Is How U.S. Legal System Operates: "Bucklew v. Precythe"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The U.S. legal system has evolved to allow for all sorts of strategies. Some may classify them as "gimmicks." " Some may assess them as a strength of how our legal system operates.    Respected lawyers leverage those strategies all the time for all sorts of clients.

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Smirk Smirk - When White Collars Turned Their Noses Up at Unionism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The #MeToo movement has been reconfiguring the employee policies of even rigid BigLaw.    Among the reforms has been the end of mandatory arbitration as the condition of employment.

2019 52

April Fool's Day Banned - Too Much Fake News, Already

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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2019 52

The Great Global Scapegoating-Making Machine: Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media giveth and the media takeath away. The shift can be neck-snapping when it comes to females. After The Wall Street Journal questioned the technology of Theranos, BigBrand media outlets ripped founder Elizabeth Theranos to shreds. 

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