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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 322) – Thelonius Monk

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Moving on to 2nd Round of the 250-word Microfiction Challenge!

Speak Schmeak

Like many people, I'm very happy in my comfort zone. I mean, it's comfy, right? That's why we stay there. At the same time, I know that if I don't force myself out of my comfort zone, I won't grow as a person or as a professional.

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Powerful Presentation Formats You Didn’t Know About (But Should!)

Presentation Guru

We live in a world of public speakers who are so good at presenting information, they’re famous for it. There’s something about their style and delivery that just gets us to listen. As public speakers, they’re skilled and well-practised.

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Launching Your Podcast with Doug Sandler

Speaker Launcher

Do you currently have a podcast…if not, what are you waiting for? If you do, are you happy with how it’s going? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast, we are so fortunate to welcome back Doug Sandler to share his expertise on how to create and maintain a successful podcast.

"Semi-Retirement" - Shaking Off (some of) the Stigma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Semi-retired. Not too long ago, you said that about professionals and you got an eye-roll. It was assumed that they were trying to foist the idea on the rest of the world that somehow they were still in the loop. After all, not being in the loop rendered them immediately invisible.

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A High-Level Overview on Strategic Planning

SlideModel

Every organization has grand goals on their business agenda. However, there’s a long way between formulating those goals and seeing the results of their successful accomplishment.

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Walk and Talk meetings for data and research briefs

More than PowerPoint...

Do you do “walk & talk” meetings at your organization? One of my favorite times for a “walk & talk” is when I’m presenting research findings. If it all possible — due to the weather and other constraints — I want to get my clients out of the office and into nature. My reasoning?

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More Trending

"Disgrace" - Code for Planning Comeback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cliché-tilting members of the media are framing the Prince Andrew saga with one word: "disgrace."  "  However, that particular term no longer carries a negative connotation, at least not in sophisticated circles.

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Are You Where You're Supposed To Be?

Speak and Deliver

Inspiration Motivation Results Sales

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This surprising negotiation tactic will put you in the driver’s seat

SpeakerSue Says...

Negotiating is usually best done over the phone. But whether you’re on the phone or using email, there is one important tactic that is more likely to result in the price you want rather than the other way around. According to Rain Group, Robert Cialdini and other smart researchers, it is the person who names the price first that ends the negotiatiation closer to that price. The price you mention anchors the value in the buyer’s mind. You can provide multiple prices based on different packages.

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Johnson v Corbyn TV 'debate'?

Max Atkinson

I've spent a long time watching, recording and analysing politicians speaking in different contexts and, after writing books on legal language, political speeches and presentation skills, I sometimes get invited to appear in radio shows as an expert. So a few days ago, I was asked by two BBC local radio stations (Berkshire and Somerset) to comment on ITN's TV 'debate' between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn.

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Fintech - Through Honey Acquisition, PayPal Extends Reach from Checkout into Actual Shopping (Think UX)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fintech keeps evolving.    Now, PayPal has taken the leap from focusing on checkout into being part of the shopping experience. The niche it is entering is essentially the "deal" one. That's through its $4 billion acquisition of Honey Science Corp. 

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Your Best Foot Forward

Speak and Deliver

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Queen Elizabeth & Crisis Management - Her Track Record Isn't Great

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This isn't Queen Elizabeth's first rodeo. Over the years she had to deal with high-profile crises such as the death of her former daughter-in-law Diana. For that particular one she hadn't been given high marks.

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Jobs of Market Researchers, Chemical Engineers, Physicists, et al. - Stanford's Michael Webb Outs Their Vulnerability to AI

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Artificial intelligence isn't only threatening those repetitive tasks at the low end of the labor food chain. The classic example is telemarketing. Probably bots have already been interrupting your lunch, dinner, and breakfast.

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The Car, No Matter The Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From June 15th through September 15th of this year, the Toledo Museum of Art featured the special exhibit "Life is a Highway: Art & American Car Culture."

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"Okay Boomer" - Not Smart to Allow Meme to Seep into Workplace

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's one thing to put down baby boomers in, say, an informal debate about forgiving student loans. The new popular way to do that is to respond to the baby boomer's input with "Okay Boomer." " Add a roll of the eyes.

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McClatchy - Debt, Pension Obligations Tilt Newspaper Publisher Toward Bankruptcy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The McClatchy Company operates 29 newspapers. They range from the Miami Herald to the Kansas City Star. The very existence of those publications and the jobs involved are in danger. Bloomberg reports that the publisher is in extreme financial distress.

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Learning to Play in the Fintech Sandbox

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To learn more about fintech, to prospect for business, and/or to analyze fintech models around the world, businesses can download for free: Business Insider Intelligence's "10 Up and Coming Fintechs for 2019." " Please click here.

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Jason Stein 1, Prince Andrew 0

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public relations advisor Jason Stein is probably in demand. As Metro.co.UK reports, he had been counseling Prince Andrew about communications. That included recommending that the royal not do the BBC interview about alleged sexual misconduct with Virginia Giuffre. 

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Dollar Store, Young Man, Old Man, Much Older Woman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The young man doing the check-out noted the job at the dollar store in Toledo, Ohio was a second one. His primary one was somewhere else. But, together, they weren't doing much to put a dent in his student loan debt.

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"Upstairs Downstairs" - American Style, from Pre-gentrified Jersey City to West Toledo, Ohio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The British import "Upstairs Downstairs" delighted us Americans.    But, actually, we had and still have our own versions of the upstairs/downstairs phenomenon. But, as with many aspects of Americana, they are class-neutral.

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FinTech - Darkening Symbolism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The economy is strong. Wages are moving up. Yet, found Equifax, personal loans are up this year. The total is more than 10% versus the same time last year. And that, reports MySA , is alarming some financial experts. The average loan is for $16,259.

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Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter - Untitled Article

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Law & Order SVU" is Dick Wolf's longest running series. His formula is to create plot lines "ripped from the headlines." " And rip he did in tonight's episode.    The focus was on a Jeffrey Esptein kind of player. He has great wealth and power.

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Jon Not PJ's Father, Triggering Near-Suicide - "A Million Little Things"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight was the last episode for the fall for "A Million Little Things." " Of course, it was a roller coaster of emotion. The big drama surrounded PJ's finding out that, no, he was not Jon's son. The sweater he had sent in for DNA testing belonged to Jon's best friend Dave.

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FinTech - Innovative Doesn't Mean It's Legit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Was this yet another play-out of the "smartest guy in the room" fall from grace in the legal sector? And/or was the excitement of engaging in criminal activity the motivation? Mark S. Scott had been an equity partner at Locke Lord. Surely, he was receiving very good compensation.

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Infinite Looping - Jones Day's Don McGahn

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When then Jones Day partner Don McGahn represented Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign he probably never anticipated what kinds of loops he would be part of.

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Fintech - All Eyes Turn to Winklevoss Acquisition of Nifty Gateway

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the world of crypto, that is digital currency, Cameron and Tyler Winkleloss are among the movers and shakers. Their journey from being ridiculed in the film "Social Network" to becoming early adopters of bitcoin is chronicled in the book "Bitcoin Billionaires" by Ben Mezrich.

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Why Total Transparency Is So Important - "District of Columbia v. DoorDash"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Food delivery is big business. DoorDash, valued at $13 billion, has a nice piece of that - for now. But after the members of the media run with this lawsuit, that market share could shrink, along with brand erosion.

The Business of Social - What the Rest of Professional Services Already Knows, Law Firms Still Have to Figure Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 200 law firms analyzed by Good2BSocial have become more aware of the importance of social networks. Surprisingly, many of them are even posting on Instagram. One wonders if soon enough they will be on the Chinese import TikTok.

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Madame Clairevoyant - Continues to Be Among the Most Popular Columns in New York Magazine

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, the educated shrug off horoscopes as bunk. But, they are checking them - regularly. Every week in New York Magazine Madame Clairevoyant posts a fresh set of predictions for each zodiac sign. Here , you can read your own.

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TikTok - Will It Kill Off Instagram/Facebook Parent?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As social network communications/marketing experts know, Instagram is the place to be for reaching iGens. And Facebook, the parent of Instagram, for the over-50 crowd. But that conventional wisdom is being challenged.

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Epstein Loop - No Royal Immunity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fallout from Prince Andrew's BBC interview doesn't only negatively impact the brand - and future - of the British royals.    In addition, as the Daily Mail reports, the situation has rapidly transformed into a legal one.

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The Supposed Total Assimilation Fix - Rebranding as Non-Jewish (as if I could shake off New Yorkness)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The FBI nailed anti-semitism mastermind Richard Tobin.    Although now only 18, Tobin has masterminded Operation Kristallnacht. Among the violence were attacks on Jewish places of worship in Michigan and Wisconsin. 

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Storytelling - Maybe Hold Back on All That This Holiday Season with the Boozers in Your Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like any needed service, recovery has become an industry. As such, it provides increasing professional opportunity for those who can put together the right positioning and packaging.    Among those is Lisa Smith, feathered recently in a Law.com podcast.

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We Work - 2,400 More Painful Goodbyes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In front of WeWork's Manhattan headquarters, many of the 2,400 laid off today said their emotional goodbyes to one another. There were also terminations in other locations. Here are more details from the media. Yes, it all had started with the excitement of being employed at such as cool startup. Now this. If it's any consolation (misery does love company) those axed today will soon enough have a lot of company on the unemployment line. SoftBank has plowed in $9.5

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Health Benefits from Friendship - Not a Numbers Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Finally, those without a ton of friends on social networks can smirk. The University of Leeds researchers found that the health benefits from friendship isn't a numbers game, Study Finds reports. Rather it's the quality of the friendships. Those friendships may be few but they supply what both parties need.    For example, the usual situation in aging is that there are fewer friends. That's just the way it is.

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