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I had a client who gave day-long training courses and his presentations were 200-300 slides long. He spent hours changing individual slides–mostly time he could have saved with these 3 shortcuts. You, too, can save a lot of time using these shortcuts to avoid endless fiddling.

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Your voice: small pebble. big ripples

Speak Schmeak

A few years ago, I was taking my usual shortcut through Earl Warren Showgrounds on my daily walk, when I was stopped by a family in an SUV. They had a couple of questions about the Fiesta rodeo, a longstanding Santa Barbara tradition that's part of our annual Old Spanish Days festivities.

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Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 5

Manner of Speaking

This is the fifth and final post in a series based on the sketches that graphic recorder Linda Saukko-Rauta made during my public speaking workshop in Hämeenlinna, Finland. I was speaking at the 2019 edition of the Summer School of Rhetoric. Today’s sketch … Continue reading → The post Sketches from the Summer School of Rhetoric – Part 5 appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Uncategorized Made to Stick Presentation public speaking Summer School of Rhetoric

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The Executive’s Guide to Digital Transformation

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Digital transformation is a popular industry buzzword, but a difficult concept to master as it covers so much ground. As a leader, it is your responsibility to understand exactly how emerging technologies are changing the standard business processes, modern workplace and managerial best practices.

What Are You Devoted To?

Speaker Launcher

Devotion can come in different forms. When it comes to business, where do you devote your time and energy? And is that devotion paying off? These past few months, I’ve been devoted to putting together a program for speakers like nothing else available in the speaking world.

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The Powerful Speakers Who Show You How to Wow a Crowd

Presentation Guru

It has been a great decade for speeches, as more individuals have taken the stage to deliver some of the most compelling, humorous, and memorable ones in recent history. Take it from the experts below, who sure know how to wow a crowd or move an entire stadium to tears.…

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In World of Content Glut, Graydon Carter Releases Weekly Digital Newsletter "Air Mail"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media tends to be filled with the mean-spirited and arrogant. Graydon Carter never seemed like one of those. When he parted ways as long-time editor in chief at Vanity Fair, many were sad. We wished him well. Obviously, an era was over.

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Picking a Lane with Anna Liotta

Speaker Launcher

Being specific in your topic is so important to building your brand and becoming recognized as an expert in your field. Today, we welcome Anna Liotta to The Wealthy Speaker Show to talk about her journey and explain, if you unify your focus you can command higher fees.

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Sense-making selling

SpeakerSue Says...

Words! Words to explain what I’ve been teaching for years. It’s a good day! Friction-less. Stanford’s “friction-less” replaced years of saying, easy, effortless, simple. Create a friction-less customer experience. If it causes buyer friction, don’t do it. Perfection. And now a new one. Sense making. Sellers – you! – are the virtual bridge between the information buyers have when they approach you, and their skepticism. I’ve said that for years. But wait! Sense making says it all.

Instagram Testing Out Concealing Likes - Will That Trend with Other Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Australia, Instagram is testing out an app which conceals the number of likes. That tally will only be visible to the person doing the posting, not those viewing the material. 

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CBS - Crazy for Norah O'Donnell to Try to Take on ABC's David Muir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mostly, the evening television news is dead. Like, they say in sales:  That dog don't hunt. But some of us still tune in. And the majority are opting for ABC.

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Media - No Safe Harbor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both establishment and upstart media have been shedding jobs. Whether through buyouts or actual layoffs, those is editorial keep getting the boot. The result is an extreme glut of talent out there. The usual advice to them is: reskill. 

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"Ma" - Some Folks Just Can't Shake Off High School Pain

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Back in an Ohio high school, Sue Ann - who goes by nickname Ma - had been withdrawn and naive. She was also one of the few blacks. Of course, she craved to belong. The mean kids set her up to give oral sex to popular Ben. Then, as a group almost like a Greek Chorus, they laughed about it.

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Backlash Against Publications Making a Buck from Amazon Prime Day Deals

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Around the world, Amazon workers have become a symbol of the exploitative labor conditions associated with online shopping. Some compare what's going down now to what was standard in the Industrial Age.

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The Boaters - Many Were Gazing into Their Phones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lake. The sky. The seagulls. The bridge ahead. Each other.    Those were what the boaters on Lake Milton in northeast Ohio could have been watching. Instead, yesterday as on so many days this summer, many were gazing at their phones. Yes, they took their $1K phones on the water.

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Mixing and Matching Characters from "Chicago P.D.," "Chicago Med," and "Chicago Fire"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Producer Dick Wolf creates troubled and flawed characters we love.    So, it's brilliant of him to cross-pollinate them on his three Chicago series: "Chicago P.D.," " "Chicago Med," and "Chicago Fire."

Media's Trump Slump Boosting His Approval Rating - The Magic of "The Quiet Campaign"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not long ago, Axios confirmed the audience fatigue with All Things Trump. In response members of the media had downsized the amount of space focused on covering Donald Trump. The phenomenon has been labeled "The Trump Slump." " The trend continues.

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The Coming of the Post-Gender Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In some circles, the law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp's signature is the class action gender lawsuit against BigLaw. A recent high-profile one has been "Tolton, et al. Jones Day." " Here is a copy of the complaint.

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No Dog Days of August for Media - The Collapse of the House of Epstein

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gabriel Sherman has fully moved on from capturing the Roger Ailes' era in conservative politics and media. Perhaps Bob Dilenschneider, who had been Ailes' personal public relations representative, can now also move on to a post-Ailes era. Any interest in all that would represent time travel.

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Networking Is Based on Trades - Paul, Weiss, Jones Day, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Based on his performance in the televised Democrat debate, current New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is not likely to win the nomination to run for U.S. president against GOP's Donald Trump. But those in the know know that's not the objective of the game. Being in the race confers power.

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Remembering British Profumo Scandal, As More Becomes Known about Prince Andrew's Association with Epstein

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and, by extension, the institution of the British monarchy should be nervous. Andrew, who sometimes has been referred to as "Randy Andy," is associated with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

2019 52

Right Out of Film Noir: The Blonde and Old White Men

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Steve Jobs wannabe Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is still in black. Only at the pre-trial court hearing it wasn't the signature black turtleneck. It was a basic black dress and black blazer. And, at age 35, she's still attractive.

2019 52

What Was in Jim Cramer's Wallet

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law enforcement arrested a security guard - Elkin Heyward - at the Lower Manhattan Museum of Jewish Heritage.    As the New York Post reports, Heyward has been accused of grand larceny and possession of stolen property.

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Rats - The Non-Human Kind on Manhattan's Upper West Side

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rats are taking over the Upper West Side (UPS) of Manhattan - that is, the non-human kind. Yes, there have been plenty of Rat Sightings.    According to the New York Post , that's mostly because the Department of Sanitation has removed 110 litter receptacles.

2019 52

Has the Music Died? Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can one-time hedge fund genius Steve Cohen put together another act? Many recall the days he generated 35% ROI. That Next was supposed to be Point72. He launched that hedge fund when the federal government allowed him to return to having outside investors.

2019 52

The New Kinds of Father McKenzies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On many national holidays, Manhattan public relations representative Bob Dilenschneider frequently posts  commentaries on Odwyerpr.com. The tone tends to be exuberant. The content is often about what's very right about America.

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Should $137.5 Billion (annually) U.S. Gambling Industry Be Worried?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In its first week the new Everett, MA casino Encore Boston Harbor made $16.79 million. Annually, it estimates it will earn revenue of $800 million. That's a nice economic story for the Boston Metro area. But darkness has fallen fast. Both in the court of public opinion and in the court of law.

2019 52

Planned Parenthood - Very UnSmart Move During Presidential Election Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Reproductive rights have hardened into a major controversy during the 2020 Election Campaign.    Now, the brandname force supporting the ability of females to have legal control over their bodies - Planned Parenthood (PP) - is without a leader. The Guardian reports that Leana Wen, M.D.,

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Irony: Network TV Broadcasts Ads for Roundup, Law Firm Pitches for Plaintiffs for Roundup Lawsuits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On March 27th, the California jury in a Roundup trial awarded the plaintiff almost $75 million in punitive damages. That litigation had been "Edwin Hardeman v. Monsanto, John Does." " Here is a copy of the complaint. As The Recorder reports, U.S.

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Enough of Cute Babies, High Fashion - Members of Media Focus on "Randy Andy"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Vanity Fair, Daily Mail, et al. have had a jolly time for years covering The Fab 4 - that is, Princes William and Harry and their wives.    Now, the story darkens.

2019 52

Palace Intrigue - Showtime's "The Loudest Voice in the Room" Episode 3

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's not unusual to resent one's boss. But Roger Ailes' resentment of his - Rupert Murdoch - led him to dig up dirt on the boss' then wife - Wendi Deng Murdoch. The resulting piece was going to be published in the digital tabloid Gawker. But that never happened.

2019 52

TNR & Dale Peck's "My Mayor Pete Problem"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The article was taken down. But the brand equity of The New Republic (TNR) has been reduced to about zero. That's at a time when most media outlets are struggling. In fact, media, as we have known it, could shift from the most powerful institution in the world to a, like, who cares. We will get what we want and need in terms of information, investigations, and insight in other ways. For example, we are determined to turn over the ugly underbelly of Corporation X or Y.

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