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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 21) – Miguel de Cervantes

Manner of Speaking

“A speech that is good, if brief, is good twice over.” — Miguel de Cervantes. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 21) – Miguel de Cervantes appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers Demosthenes Public Speaking Quotations quotes

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It’s Time to Improve Speaking Skills for the Classroom and Beyond

Presentation Guru

Most adults fear public speaking and, let’s me honest, lots of us aren’t actually very good at it. If adults who have had years to hone the skills are not very good, what do you think the average school kid is like?

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Jobs Report, Dow Jones - It's a Dog Fight in Election 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's palpable. The growls and extreme aggressiveness of a dog fight will dominate Election 2020. That is, if the Democrats want to hold on to what they have now. Can they increase their power? That is not looking good. What is is this: 4 more years. Influential Drudge Report is back to politics.

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Tips for Kids on How To Nail Presentations in the Classroom

Duarte Blog

As an adult, public speaking can be a scary thing, and for kids—without the benefit of years of built-up social coping mechanisms—it can be even scarier! Luckily, the same techniques that help adults improve their presentation skills can be a big help to kids in the classroom, too.

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Get your Speaking Business off the Ground as a Side Gig with Alex Swire-Clark

Speaker Launcher

Have you been struggling to get your speaking business started while still working your “regular job”?

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Why might speakers cross their legs on stage?

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A woman stands on stage. She’s got her head down as she reads from her index cards. She’s tugging at her scarf and hair with her left hand. Her voice trembles and shakes. Then, she crosses her legs as she stands.

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4 More Years in Play - Dow Down 227.26

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, a lot of jobs had been created in January 2020. Growth in wages was up more than expected. And, of course, there was the impeachment acquittal. That was then. The close of the Dow down 227.26 puts 4 More Years in play.

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THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020

Speaker Launcher

FEBRUARY 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: Sweet Spot Pricing with Laurie Guest Bio Like Beyonce with Caroline Mays Growing Your Speaking Business with Mark LeBlanc Scaling Your Speaking Business Beyond a Million with Greg Schinkel LISTEN NOW SEE YOU IN PHOENIX! Registration is now open for our next Accelerate LIVE event taking place on March 6 – 7, 2020 in Phoenix, AZ. If you want to learn the secrets to […]. The post THE FOCUSED HUSTLE 5 | FEBRUARY 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Emerging Speaker Focused Hustle 5 Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker finding the buyers focus hustle 5 live event storytelling

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How to Develop a Growth Mindset and Accelerate Your Career

Duarte Blog

If you had to name one thing that would keep you employed, get you hired, or advance your career—what would it be? According to research by LinkedIn, the most sought after soft skills in 2020 are: Creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability, and emotional intelligence.

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"A Million Little Things" - Mothers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The troubled members of the group of friends in "A Million Little Things" open a door on their pain. And, they walk through that door. That happens through the search for mother and the willingness to mother. At the top of the list is Gary.

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8 Tips to Give a Memorable Academic Presentation

SketchBubble

If you’ve ever been in the audience of an academic presentation, you know that many, if not most, are a bit… well, dull. And when an audience is bored, they tend to forget everything the presenter has said.

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How to Write Any Non-fiction Document

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you write non-fiction — be it business documents or promotional copy, or even articles and/or blog posts, you might want to listen to my new podcast: How to Write Any Non-fiction Document You can find it online at: [link] … Continue reading →

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Root for Greatness!

Speak and Deliver

Who are you rooting for? 49ers Chiefs Greatness Inspiration Motivation Super Bowl

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Peggy Siegal's Ham-Handed Attempt at Her Own Reputation Restoration - O'Dwyerpr's Kevin McCauley Uptdates

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Peggy Siegal. a top publicist, had represented the big names.    That was then. All that soured when the reality went viral that among those deep-pocket clients had been Jeffrey Epstein. Of course, the media pile-on began. It hasn't stopped.

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Gain trust with your prospecting emails

SpeakerSue Says...

How many emails do you delete unopened each day? A salesperson just like you (okay, maybe marketing but they’re mostly interested in open rates not action) thought their email would catch your eye, motivate you to open it AND read it AND also to take your time to do what they want you to do. That has to be an amazing email! Yet, sellers break through every day. Do you? How many of your unsolicited emails get results? The goal is to gain trust immediately.

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Gayle King - Being an "Employee" and What Should Have Been Its Expected Consequences

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In America's celebrity culture, those whose names (and brands) are known by all can generate envy. After all, more and more young people are fixated on becoming famous. But, many celebrities operate in the context of being what turns out to be a "mere employee."

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Imran Aliev - Blogging's Alleged Deadly Influence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Imran Aliev had been an opponent of both Vladimir Putin and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. He blogged about his points of view.    Recently, as BusinessInsider reports, Aliev had been found in a hotel in Lille, France, with his throat slashed.

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"Criminal Minds" - Plot Lines on Life Support

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a syndrome among long-running popular television dramas during their last seasons. The plot lines get weird convoluted. That happened on "Desperate Housewives." " Now, it's going on during the final season of much-loved "Criminal Minds."

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65+ Trike Made Me Hottie in Cold Midwest

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It took  this to turn me into a hottie. And it's in the cold Midwest. I had an accident. Trauma. Post-accident State Farm more than doubled my rates. Double the trauma. On the road I had lost my confidence. Triple the trauma. 

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Money Talks - Will It Tell Voters to Give Donald Trump 4 More Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Check the numbers in your investment portfolio. The odds are they are way up. And that could have more influence than hardened political stances in Election 2020. 

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Merwede - Model for Pedestrian/Bike-Friendly Neighborhood Can be Imported to America from Netherlands

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The proposed neighborhood of Merwede in Dutch city Utrecht will be totally walk/bike friendly for its 12,000 residents, reports Fast Company. Public transportation will be available to all parts of the Netherlands. 

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Super Bowl Hyundai Commercial - Boston Accent Cool, Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The popularity of city, regional, and national accents, like everything else, has a limited shelf life.    The political campaign and presidency of John F. Kennedy made the Boston accent cool. 

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Super Bowl 54 - The Business & Politics of Values

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The playbook for large corporations is shifting. That's away from the hard-edged pursuit of maximizing profit. And, as is obvious in Super Bowl 54 commercials, there's the movement toward a softer focus on values. 2020 is the year of selling without selling. That is, leveraging branding. 

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54 Halftime - Lopez/Shakira Liberate America (finally) from Puritanism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Variety appropriately praises the Halftime show by Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.    The dancing, singing, and special effects were so brilliant that the two Latinas finally freed America from the ethos of the Puritans. 

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Brand China - Gets an "F" in Crisis Management

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"At critical turning points, Chinese authorities put secrecy and order ahead of openly confronting the growing crisis [coronavirus] …"  - Chris Buckley and Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times , February 2, 2020.

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Super Bowl LIV - Doritos Sunday

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, put together a gourmet dish which screams WELLNESS.    But guests coming over for Super Bowl LIV  expect  large bowls of Doritos - and other salty snack.

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No Longer Elephant in Room: Donald Trump Could Be Reelected

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

New Hampshire Debate. Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer put it out there: There now exists the reality that Donald Trump will be reelected.    So, no, there is no longer that elephant in the room.

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Gayle King Controversy - CBS Blinks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the world (or at least those parts of the population who follow media) knows, Gayle King blasted her employer CBS on a video.    The television network had released an excerpt of her interview on Kobe Bryant with Lisa Leslie which focused on the 2003 rape allegation.

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Re-thinking Compassion - Should Dying Bernie Madoff Be Released from Prison?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Religions such as Christianity and philosophies such as some schools of Buddhism have as a tenet: compassion.    Recently, Bernie Ebbers was granted compassionate release for a medical condition. He died not long afterward.

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Mediation - The Current Cool in Resolving Contract Disputes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In so many circles, alternate dispute tool arbitration is taking it on the chin. Third party advocates have been pushing back on their mandated use for employees and consumers of financial products. 

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In Data-Driven Times, Symbolism Still Packs a Punch - Nancy Pelosi's Tearing of Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Nancy Pelosi's tearing of the hard copy of the State of the Union speech could replace Martin Luther's nailing of the 95 theses to the Wittenberg church door as  the  symbol of protest. What that gesture did, among myriad things, is hammer the profound reach of symbolism.

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A Brilliant Mind Is Terrible Thing to Waste on Nanoscience - Charles Lieber Also Focused His on Pumpkins

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Charlie Lieber's name is now associated with the alleged sale of proprietary research to the Chinese. So, in some scientific communities, that brandname is now tarnished. That could include Harvard colleagues where he specialized in nanoscience.

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Maybe, Just Maybe, Wilpons Don't Want to Sell Mets - Reportedly Made Things Tough for Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Are the Wilpons reluctant sellers? Could be. This is the second time it is reported that late in negotiations they changed the terms and conditions of the deal to sell a majority stake in the Mets.

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Best Buy's CEO Corie Barry Stays On, Business Thrives Despite Ecommerce

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The investigation by law firm Sidley Austin had been kicked off by an anonymous letter to Best Buy's board. The letter alleged that the chief executive officer Corie Barry had had an inappropriate relationship with a colleague before taking her current job. 

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"Affordable Housing"- No Longer Just a Low-Income Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released a disconcerting report. Here is a copy. Essentially, Landlord Nation is pushing even the middle class into financial distress. The formal term for that is "cost burdened."

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From Golden to Tarnished - The David Boies Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Partner exits in general attract negative attention. When there are an usual number of them constituencies, ranging from media to clients, tend to shift to high alert. They ask: What is going on there? At Boise Schiller, founded by superlawyer David Boies, there have been continual defections.

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Respect for the Dead Isn't Due - The Legacy of Bernie Ebbers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was the scandal that ate right into investors' retirement accounts. I lost a bundle. And after lawyers took their fee in a shareholder lawsuit, I received less than 20 bucks. That kicked off in 2002. Like Enron, WorldCom was involved in an accounting scandal.

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