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Public Speaking Training – The Essential Guide

Manner of Speaking

Why invest in public speaking training? The ability to speak well in public and share a message that is clear, compelling and that moves people to take action is a critical business skill.

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Inside Higher Ed: Connecting With Your Class

Matt Eventoff

For many thousands of students, the new semester, and academic year, is about to begin. Many professors will be speaking to a rapt classroom with eager students who are consumed with their subject matter.

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How to Recover When Your Virtual Presentation Goes Off Track

DeFinis Communications

It happens to even the best of us: You’re leading a virtual presentation and you see signs that things aren’t going well. People are visibly distracted. They’re looking at their cell phones; they’re muted and having a side conversation; some are even turning off their camera completely.

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Employee Engagement: 6 Strategies That Work

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Happy and productive employees are good for business. It’s a fact. However, few workplaces managed to maintain high engagement levels. In 2020, 49% of workers stated that they are disengaged, according to Gallup’s latest data.

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10 Ways That Improving Your Public Speaking Will Help Your Career

Duarte Blog

You can find trends reports and predictions from LinkedIn, Google, and even Mark Cuban that will tell you that “hard skills” will only get you so far in your career.

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How to Open a Speech or Presentation

Matt Eventoff

The audience is seated. The lights dim and the room quiets. All eyes are on the dais. All too often, this is what is heard to open the speech or presentation: “Hi, thank you for having me. It is an honor to be here with you today.

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Adding Comedy to Live and Virtual with Judy Carter

Speaker Launcher

Quote: “It’s not that people are not funny, it’s that they don’t have the courage to reveal themselves.” Judy Carter I think we’re all feeling a little humor-impaired right now. The uncertainty happening all around us is not conducive to getting laughs.

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Try this 1 mindfulness technique to reduce stammering

More than PowerPoint...

When smart people start to stammer… …it’s often because they’re thinking 10 steps ahead! They’re thinking about what they’re going to say in 5 minutes. They’re thinking about what someone might ask them in 2 minutes.

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WSJ/Marketwatch: Why Jay-Z has 5 careers, and you don’t

Matt Eventoff

Few have the resources to be Renaissance men today, experts say. Jonnelle Marte. "…Jay-Z,

2020 130

The Focused Hustle 5 | July 2020

Speaker Launcher

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Lasso Didn't Take on TikTok - Facebook Killing It Off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Facebook announced to Lasso users that the app would be pulled on July 10th, reports the New York Post. Lasso was created to take on the wildly popular, getting more popular all the time, video mobile app TikTok.

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Free “How To Write Anything” PDF for social media mention

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am looking to boost my book promotion so I am giving away s free PDF book (or epub) of How To Write Anything in return for a social media mention with a link to www.paullima.com/books. I am not looking … Continue reading →

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George Orwell – Public Speaking Expert

Matt Eventoff

“It’s a beautiful thing, the Destruction of words. Of course the great wastage is in the verbs and adjectives, but there are hundreds of nouns that can be got rid of as well.”. George Orwell, 1984. George Orwell, public speaking expert?

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The Tale of Two Trips

Speak and Deliver

Choice coronavirus Covid-19 Fear Inspiration Motivation Pain Travel

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Week of July 6th - Madame Clairevoyant Sees Things Calming Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Out of the chaos. At least that's what New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant predicts for this week. That means the timing is right to move forward on whatever. As for Taurus, my Zodiac sign, Madame Clairevoyant chats up the opportunities for me in surprises.

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Introduction to “How To Write Anything”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Here is the introduction to How To Write Anything: The Format Of What You Write May Change But The Process Of Writing Anything Remains The Same Introduction to How To Write Anything This book is called How To Write Anything, … Continue reading →

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9 virtual and digital must-know tips to create trust and intimacy

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The absolute biggest challenge for sellers today is building trust and intimacy via virtual platforms and/or digital media. For good reason. It is hard to pull off likeabilty – which research shows to be more important than competence – in writing, or through a screen. When we’re in the same meeting as the speaker, (unless there is bad blood between us) their points, rather than their personality, carry the most weight. Watching them talk virtually – and that changes.

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ToFu, MoFu and BoFu: 3 Sales Funnel Stages Explained

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When a customer makes a purchase, it can be looked at as a journey. Be it a planned or an apparent random purchase, the customer goes through various hoops before it chooses to buy a product or opts for a service.

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Disney - StuckStuckStuck

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That a proven strategist like Disney's Bob Iger would bet the empire on the model of large numbers of people getting together in one location. That's what the returned-to-leadership Disney head has recently been quoted as saying in The Washington Post.

2020 56

Ryan Adams Reaches Out to "Make Amends"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Standard in recovery programs is what is known as The Amends Step. That consists of first examining the wrongs one has done when drinking. Then, there is reaching out to those harmed with an apology. That is intended to be a stand-alone action.

2020 56

Maybe We Don't Want A Revolution

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" … the United States, all of a sudden, is in a revolutionary moment."  "  Daniel Henniger, The Wall Street Journal , July 1, 2020. Normal is a distant memory. And, for many of us, a good one. Our little investment portfolios were growing.

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The College Town - Business Interrupted (also, no time travel for aging alumni)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The business of Ann Arbor, Michigan isn't really the university based there. Rather it's embedded in all the industries supplying services and products to the 45,000 in that academic community.

2020 56

Exactly the Kind of Lawsuit Media Outlets Love: "Dade v. Ivie McNeill Purcell & Diggs and Rodney Diggs"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ironically, Ivie McNeill Purcell & Diggs is an employment and civil rights law firm. Also the defendant Rodney Diggs is a name partner.

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The COVID Economy - Not All Are Equal Victims (starting out already behind)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

MarketWatch presents what is supposed to be an uplifting story. In her senior year, Maia Haas assumed she was headed for a plum job in the leisure and hospitality industry.

2020 52

Pivot: From Career to Just-Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a confluences of forces. One is that the aging, always targeted for the ax, are finding themselves shown the door more often during COVID-19. That's just the way it is.

2020 52

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star - Ghislaine Maxwell's Lawyers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the era fascinated with lawyering.    So, the lawyers - criminal and civil - who will assist Ghislaine Maxwell with her legal problems become immediate celebrities in their own right.    Bloomberg features them. On the criminal side are two former federal prosecutors.

2020 52

New Playbook for Success - Brooks Brothers Files For Bankruptcy (pitching goes direct, less embedded in symbolism)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wall Street Journal coverage of the Brooks Brothers bankruptcy mentions several lawyers who no longer suit up for success. Instead they wear casual attire. Yes, even lawyers.

2020 52

Justice System and Amy Cooper - The Quality of Mercy Is Not Strained

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Major issues in criminal justice have emerged after Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. filed criminal charges against Amy Cooper - the Central Park "Karen." " Essentially, she is accused of a false police report. Her lawyer is Robert Barnes.

2020 52

Mary Kay Letourneau Dies at Age 58: What Should We Make of That Love Affair?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After her sexual relationship with her sixth grade student was unmasked, Seattle teacher Mary Kay Letourneau lost everything. That included her freedom. She was convicted of rape and spent time in prison. That scandal was the gift that kept giving to the media.

2020 52

Ronnie and Donnie Gaylon - They Put Together Good Lives, Despite Being So Different

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What applies in spades is the old-line wisdom: Play well the cards you are dealt. That's what conjoined twines Ronnie and Donnie did since age three, reports Daily Mail. They assessed the lives they lived as "good." " Along the way they had a lucrative career as circus performers.

2020 52

Karens Don't Know They're Karens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Karens throughout the U.S., take notice. But, likely, they won't think this applies to them.). Cy Vance has parachuted in with criminal charges for the Central Park Karen, that is, Amy Cooper.

2020 52

Toledo, Ohio - Celebrating the Selflessness of Officer Anthony Dia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Officer Anthony Dia died in the line of duty during this holiday weekend. Of the Muslim faith, his murder is bringing all of the Toledo, Ohio Metro area together - in a way that COVID-19 hadn't. His last words as he was dying had been "Tell my family I love them."

2020 52

Nature 1, Human Race 0 - Bubonic Plague May Be Spreading in China (and, so, what will U.S. Gov. do about that?)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Should in-person contact with parts of China be barred? That's what U.S. policy-makers better make the right decision about, at the right time.    After apparently bungling COVID-19, American government now faces the possibility of cases of the Black Plague in Mongolia, China.

2020 52

Bad News from the Guttmacher Institute for Industries Associated with Babies - Long-Term Implications for Systems, Ranging from Education to Social Security

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A nation with few babies, that is, human ones. According to the 2020 survey by the Guttmacher Institute , 45% of females 18 through 34 have concerns about conceiving during COVID-19. The angst includes both becoming infected with the virus when pregnant and the current financial uncertainty. 

2020 52

How Does "Woke" Look in Law?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On June 28th, reports The Wall Street Journal , the lawyer with multi-dimensional interests - Edward Kleinbard - died of cancer in California.    He was noteworthy enough to be chronicled in that influential media outfit because of that broad range of intellectual commitments.

2020 52

The New Worried: Those Benefiting from Epstein's Favors As Speculation Builds Ghislaine Maxwell Will Snitch

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Ghislaine Maxwell prepared to snitch on 'big names' to save herself."  "  - Emily Smith, New York Post , July 5, 2020. The Jeffrey Epstein phenomenon was not only about sex.

2020 52

After Struggling to Not Lay Off, Havas Gives In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a confluence of forces. One was that clients in sectors affected the worst by COVID-19 backed off spending. The other was any recovery does not appear like it will be "V" shaped. Instead it could be slow in coming and in gaining traction. That's what Havas told employees this week when it laid off 150 to 200. Those layoffs, reports AdWeek , took place in Havas Media, Arnold, and offices in major metro areas. 

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