Sat.Jan 05, 2019 - Fri.Jan 11, 2019

How to speak like a leader

PowerPoint Tips

Do you think of yourself as a leader? Do you want to sound like a leader when you speak? What does that even mean? A leader tries to guide and motivate others to take action and implement change.

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This year, push yourself beyond your boundaries

Manner of Speaking

My wife Julie and I recently returned home after three days in Zermatt, Switzerland with our friends, Florian Mueck and Rose Chong, and some of their friends. Great people and great skiing! Besides being a friend, Florian is also a fellow public speaker, … Continue reading → Motivation Psychology of Public Speaking Florian Mueck Presentation public speaking Rhetoric - The Public Speaking Game

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Facial Expressions Matter When Presenting, Here’s Why

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About 8 years ago, while visiting my parents in New Jersey for the weekend, I got bored enough to peruse my mother’s Prevention magazine. Actress Amy Brenneman of ABC’s “Private Practice” was being interviewed on her beauty secrets. Boring.

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Nancy Pelosi - No Brain Freeze/Slurred Words Matt Drudge Always Reports

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For those of us who follow the Drudge Report, it was a surprise that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on national television last night. She was commenting on the U.S. President's speech about the need for The Wall. 

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How to Overcome Analysis Paralysis to Make the Best Possible Decision

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Many people who believe they’re not good at making decisions are actually not all that bad at coming up with the right decision; provided they can overcome their tendency of overthinking and procrastinating decision making. In other words, they simply suffer from Analysis Paralysis.

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10 tips for dealing wth dry mouth when you speak

Manner of Speaking

If you give a lot of speeches or presentations, there is a good chance that you have experienced dry mouth (also known as cotton mouth) — that parched, sticky sensation that makes your mouth and throat feel like cracked soil … Continue reading → Delivery Nerves dry mouth public speaking Xerostomia

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Travelling Presentation Coach? Here’s All the Kit You Need

Presentation Guru

In this article, Jim Harvey explains the equipment that he takes with him all over the world when he’s speaking, training or presentation coaching. Jim has also created a page on Amazon where you can see a selection of all of these devices to buy if you want to do that. … Hardware Mobile & Tablet Technology featured preparation Presentation Hardware presentation technology Technical Problems Video

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Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island

Speaker Launcher

Being a professional speaker and running a speaking business can be a lonely adventure. You may feel at times as if you are all alone trying to figure out what steps to take next and how to move forward without making significant mistakes. Here’s the thing – if you want to find success as a […]. The post Find Success as a Professional Speaker by Coming Off the Island appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 300) – “A Star is Born”

Manner of Speaking

Quote No. 300 for public speakers. Hard to believe. When I began this series back in 2009 with Quote No. 1, I wasn’t sure that I would find enough quotes to keep it running for long. But time and again, … Continue reading → Quotes for Public Speakers A Star is Born Bradley Cooper Lady Gaga public speaking Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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Email and the “cuddle hormone”

SpeakerSue Says...

Brain theory. Who knew it was the key to selling more? The left side is never satisfied. It’s always looking for a right or wrong answer and because there is always some information missing, it can’t get no satisfaction. The right side is creative and imaginative and when it’s stimulated, it produces the “cuddle hormone” oxytocin. And this impacts selling how?

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Balance - Terrible Thing to Wish on a Professional

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lately, I made a lot of money. That's because I grabbed the assignments a well-funded client needed to have done immediately. You bet, achieving work/life balance never crossed my mind. I put in the long hours. I put up with the stressed state of operating at a fast pace.

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Pick Up the Phone & Book That Business with Anthony Stears

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Anthony Stears about telephone sales. We are thrilled to be joined by Anthony all the way from the UK, also known as The Telephone Assassin. The Telephone Assassin is on a mission to get businesses talking again and stop people from hiding behind […]. The post Pick Up the Phone & Book That Business with Anthony Stears appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - Patron Saint of Out of the Box Thinking

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Political and media phenomenon Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is giving professionals "permission" to think out of the box. After U.S. president Donald Trump's wall speech, it was her comments which got big play. On Twitter she has 2.2 million followers.

2019 56

Dallas Morning News Cuts 4% of Workforce, Including 20 Newsroom Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another sad day for newsroom employees. The Dallas Morning News announced that to survive and eventually scale it had to lay off 4% of its employees. Of those, 20 are associated with the newsroom. They are writers, editors, photographers, and support personnel. Here are more detail.

2019 56

Experts on Measuring Gig Economy Admit Flawed Studies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Again, we get the message: Beware of what the experts assert. Twice, Alan Kruger and Lawrence Katz had conducted surveys of supposed gig-economy workers. They concluded that those alternate work arrangements represented about 5% of the paid work being done. Now they revised that to about 2%.

2019 56

CBS News - Tough Challenge Taking on ABC's David Muir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the 6:30 P.M. News on ABC, anchor David Muir has become the youthful version of Walter Cronkite. Muir is able to lead the nation in sorting out the events of the day. You bet, he is a father figure. That's why we tune into ABC rather than CBS.

2019 56

"FBI" - Chemistry Between the Characters, Finally

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On iconic television crime shows such as "Without a Trace," it's all about relationships among the characters. The audience was totally into the oddball dynamics between shutdown Jack Malone and open-hearted Sam.

2019 56

Wellness: A Nation Deluded

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Somehow the message has gotten out there that wellness will prevent death.    That's why Barbara Ehrenreich has to remind us in her book "Natural Causes" that obsessives about wellness have not only died. They did that relatively young.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - Doe-Eyed, UnSpun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "60 Minutes," rookie congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made what I experienced as an unspun presentation of herself and her socialist ideas. A side treat were the doe eyes, much like those of the the character Alicia Florrick on "The Good Wife."

2019 56

"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Brilliant Portrayal of Self-Hate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Freddie Mercury, who became lead singer in British band Queen, was filled with self-hate. The meme of how not liking yourself is so destructive permeates the smash hit film "Bohemian Rhapsody." " Mercury grows up in England in an immigrant family from Pakistan.

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iPhone - Shelf Life Expiring As Must-Have Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It isn't only the Chinese who sense they no longer need an iPhone as a status symbol.    Right here in the American Midwest, the spell the iPhone had cast on us has been broken. After my second iPhone wore out (its shelf life is about 4.2

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FBI Investigation - Tipping Point?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Before the campaign leading up to the presidential election of 2016, much that is being documented or speculated about Donald Trump would have been unthinkable. Now, what has been proved or alleged simply seems as The Usual in TrumpWorld.

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American Patriot Daily Conducts Poll If SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the conservative Drudge Report, there is a link to a poll conducted by the alt-right American Patriot Daily. Anyone can vote on the issue of whether SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire or is she still competent to perform her duties. At this time (12.20

2019 52

Disruption: You Can Get the JD Online (but you better be smarter than the standard applicant)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given that the Socratic method had been standard in much of legal education, few anticipated that studying for the JD could take place primarily online. But that's what has been happening. As Abovethelaw reports, the Mitchell Hamline School of Law graduated its first online class.

2019 52

BAU Fans - We Get One More Season of "Criminal Minds," Then It's a Wrap

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We got what we wanted: One more season of "Criminal Minds." " The media reports that the long-running series about totally deranged serial killers will run for a 15th season, then it's a wrap.    There will be 10 episodes for 2019-2020.

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2019 - And, So Many Employers Still Getting Away with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster. Again, here was a female law partner (nonequity, though) and others taking on a BigLaw firm and being represented by Superlawyer in that category David Sanford.

2019 52

Confession of a (Maladaptive) Perfectionist - Meditation Does Help

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A few weeks, a former client returned. There were two assignments. The first one I turned in was, I have to admit, perfect. The client observed, "You pulled all the point together." " The second one was not perfect.

2019 52

Extreme Optimism in Play: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The prevailing platitude is that SCOTUS justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an unusually hearty and determined human being. No medical situation will keep her away from work for long. And, forget retirement, at least during the Trump Administration.

2019 52

Vendors to Law Firms - The Millennial Client

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Baby boomer and silent gen law partners are resisting retirement. After all, funding decades of living without earned income from work is scary. Also, as is obvious, leaving the workforce turns professionals invisible. This is capitalism and human beings are their jobs.

Steve Cohen Brand - Long Way from Restored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the good old days of SAC, master of the universe Steve Cohen averaged about a 30% ROI for investors. That was then. He had been banned by the SEC to accept outside investor funds. After the two year hiatus was over he launched hedge fund Point72.

2019 52

Harlem Lead Hazards, Media, and Sherwin-Williams, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The powers-that-be in New York City aren't providing many details. The little that is known is that lead is present in the Harlem Armory on W. 143rd Street (Harlem). The city is paying a New Jersey firm $2.2 million for remediation, that is, making the lead no longer a hazard.

2019 52

Media Outlets Love Lawyers Who Allegedly Screw Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When lawyers are accused of illegal activity, they become a major news item. Members of the media love bad-boy and bad-girl lawyers. This time the New York Post coverage is about New York Law graduate Ra'Shaun Kelley.

2019 52

Work - New Status Symbol Among Older Americans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To learn new software "on the company," I applied for a part-time in Retirement Paradise Tucson, Arizona. I was hired. Overnight I became a celebrity in the 100-unit rental complex. People would stop in the courtyard, come to my door, and call me. They said things like I must be really smart to be able to land a job "at my age." " They asked help with their resumes (pro bono, of course).

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Fierce Conversations: Leaving the United States

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In person, on Facebook, and in the media the conversation is this: becoming an expat.    And, as Gallup documents, the intense talk is not just by aging baby boomers who can't afford the standard of living in the U.S. Of the 16% of American adults contemplating leaving the U.S., 30% are under 30. Among the top locations being considered, indicates Gallup, is Canada.

Law Firm, Corporate Communications Dept, NYC Metro Area (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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Law Firm Corporate Communications Dept, New York Metro Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

2019 40

Fortune200, Researcher/Editor for CEO, Greenwich, CT (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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