Sat.Dec 28, 2019 - Fri.Jan 03, 2020

6 posts for your public speaking in 2020

Manner of Speaking

As the clock winds down on 2019 and we enter a new year and a new decade, I wanted to share six posts from the past to inspire your speaking in 2020.

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Put this in your pocket for later

Speak Schmeak

Will you have a speaking engagement between now and April? Will you be: ??Speaking Speaking to the board of your organization? ??Introducing Introducing your business at a networking event? ??Sharing Sharing your big idea at a work meeting? ??Reaching Reaching out to the community for donations? ??Engaging

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5 Problem Solving Strategies to Become a Better Problem Solver

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A lot of people would agree on the fact that life is full of challenges. People become proficient enough when it comes to catering small problems or issues in hand. However, those who attain exceptional insights into problem-solving can gain success in the long run.

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Leveraging Yourself as an Entrepreneur with Teresa Easler

Speaker Launcher

Many people starting out in the speaking world think that it’s all about getting on stage and sharing their message with the audience.

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What questions do you have for me?

Manner of Speaking

Questions from the audience. They are an important part of any presentation because they give members of the audience a chance to let the speaker know what is on their mind.

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6 Tips on Using Color in Slide Design.

More than PowerPoint...

Color choices on your slides are important. People react to color on both a physical and emotional level. Often, we see color on PowerPoint slides that don’t seem to have a purpose. Or worse, the color undermines the emotional intent of the message.

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The Language of Crisis Communications: Pope Francis Leverages Mea Culpa As Message

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a world on edge, points out columnist Ruth Marcus in The Washington Post , it's all too easy to lose it. And, that Pope Francis did. He slapped the hand of an overzealous follower.    And, in a world in which media is the number-one source of power, that became a story with legs.

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5 tips to save your batteries (and your presentation)

Manner of Speaking

Slide presentations are a staple of the business world. Every day, there are millions of PowerPoint, Keynote other slide presentations around the world. By some counts, the figure is 30 million each day!

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MS and Nothingness…

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

MS and Nothingness… If you don’t want to see a sick man get kind of emotional and blubber, skip this video-blog… But if you want to see how a sick man makes something of his life, with the help of … Continue reading →

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How You Did in Your Job Interview - Illinois Brings Transparency to How AI Determines All That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Applicants for jobs might not even know that their interview is being videoed and assessed by algorithms. But even if they are aware of that process, they are probably clueless about what criteria artificial intelligence is using to evaluate their interview performance.

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Doing this is directly linked to more sales

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The easiest way to be a better seller is to make a better impression with your emails. You’re practically guaranteed to make a bad impression when your message has typos (their or thier) or grammos (there or their). Initial research indicated spelling errors aren’t such a big deal anymore. further, bigger research proved these misteaks (see what I mean!) still GREATLY impact results and respect. And it isn’t generational.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 324) – Richard Wagamese

Manner of Speaking

“There is such a powerful eloquence in silence. True genius is knowing when to say nothing, to allow the experience, the moment itself, to carry the message, to say what needs to be said. Words are less important, less effective … Continue reading → The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 324) – Richard Wagamese appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Richard Wagamese

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Should I be having fun creating Vlogs?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Should someone this sick behaving so much fun creating Vlogs? I use Loom and am enjoying the process. Not saying I’m great, even good at it, but am enjoying telling my story. Watch my latest vlog: Me and My MS… … Continue reading →

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Affluenza - All in the Family

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It isn't only Ethan Couch who suffers from the disease of having too much. That, as many will remember, was his successful defense in the court trial following his killing four and paralyzing one when driving impaired by alcohol and drugs illegal at the time (2013). 

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The Business of Book Publishing - Bob Dilenschneider's "Decisions"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A sign network television is a medium in decline: There still are commercials hawking publishing a book as fulfillment of a dream. Just call the number on the screen and that company will do all the heavy lifting to get your book in print. Your dream comes true. 

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"Good Girls" Back February 16th, on NBC (but w/o much of Mary Pat)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some have been worried: With its offbeat plot line of three Detroit Metro area traditional housewives turned federal criminals, would "Good Girls" be a keep on network television? It had made it through two seasons, but would there be a third? The answer is "yes."

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End of an Era: Elie Mystal Leaves Abovethelaw

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here it is. Yes, you heard right: Elie Mystal posted a notice to his followers on Abovethelaw.com and his nemesis The Republicans that he is leaving. Sort of.

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Feel You're Becoming Undone in Boston or Abroad? 8 Options Instead of Psychotherapy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Boston, the city of psychotherapists, is still stuck with the stigma against this formal mode of treatment for emotional distress and more. In Boston Magazine , Tessa Yannone covers that. That's unfortunate. The Boston Metro area is the setting for so many high-powered careers.

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Contagious Memes: Jumping from High Places, with Children

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The murder-suicide in the Boston parking structure of Erin Pascal and her two children shook the world. First she threw the two children off the structure. Then she jumped to her death. Prior to that had been an altercation with her husband.

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Generation Alpha - The New Money Game Will Shake Up Public Relations, Marketing et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are already picking up descriptive nicknames. Yes, they are  that  unique. For example Generation Alpha, that is those born between 2010 through 2024, are being called "The Glass Generation."

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2020 - Older Professionals Conjure Up Dreams of Career Change

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a new year. So notions of career change may dance in many heads of older professionals.    The fantasy is heady.

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Meghan McCain - Old Petition, New Support to Replace Her on "The View" with Another Female Conservative

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How long does the nation have to defer to the daughter of an American Hero? Maybe that question is getting answered with the uptick in support of the two-year petition to oust Meghan McCain from "The View." " Her late father had been John McCain.

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2020 - Make It Your Business Not to Declare (prematurely) Any Player "Done"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During 2019, investing in the stock market generally had been a better bet than participating in a hedge fund.    According to Hedge Fund Research, reports the New York Post , the average return was about 8.5% versus 30% for the S&P 500. 

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Repositioning and Repackaging a Former U.S. President - Not Unthinkable Barack Obama Could Become SCOTUS Justice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The scenario goes like this. A seat opens on the U.S. Supreme Court. Sure, maybe Ruth Bader Ginsburg decides to retire. Joe Biden is U.S. president at the time. He asks former U.S. president Barack Obama if he is interested in being nominated for that opening. Obama gives it the nod.

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Beyond Just a Lousy Online Review - Lawyers Like Justin Braulick Getting Roughed Up By Clients

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A classic in television broadcasting history was the courtroom scene on "The Good Wife" in which lawyer Will Gardner was fatally shot by his client.    Versions of violence against lawyers by clients have become not uncommon.

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January 31, 2019 - Last Day to Put Together Your Failure Resume

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For those who intend to do 2020 differently than 2019, a must-do is what is known as a Failure Resume. January 31st is the last day to put that together. Why it's necessary is that it identifies patterns that have been obstacles in the past. That awareness can help prevent them in the future.

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Packing Heat - Jack Wilson May Have Triggered (pun intended) Paradigm Shift

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the massacre at West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas, Jack Wilson probably reduced - significantly - the number of deaths and injuries. Wilson was packing heat. As CNN reports, he not only knew how to use a gun. And, he did use it, killing the suspect.

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Those Job "Auditions" - 4 Tips

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, the numbers have it that the job market in the U.S. is strong.    However, what the statistics don't disclose is the lack of those really good jobs.    There are fewer of them. And, as "What Color Is Your Parachute?"

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Goodbye, Martinez-News Gazette, After 161 Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is now one less spot for a new journalist to learn the trade. After 161 years, reports AP , the Martinez-News Gazette published its last print edition today.    It was based east of San Francisco, in the city of Martinez.

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Your Week of December 30th, According to New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's in-between time. 2019 hasn't ended. 2020 hasn't begun. So, with one foot on the dock and the other reaching onto the boat, many of us want something to grab onto. Madame Clairevoyant, among New York Magazine's most popular columnists, provides it.

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E-Bikes - What the Hell Is Wrong with Governor Andrew Cuomo?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a matter of safety. That's what New York governor Andrew Cuomo indicated was the reason he vetoed the bill making e-bikes and e-scooters legal in the state. For example, the bill had no provision for helmets being required. Here are more details from Fast Company.

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Non-Disclosure Agreements - The Elephant in the Room

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's NDA time. Even contract workers like myself are being hit with pages and pages of Non-Disclosure Agreements - that is, NDAs. Increasingly, they contain provisions which have little or actually nothing to do with the scope of the tasks. Or with protecting the client interests.

Robert Kraft's Still Getting Legally Roughed Up - Blame Those Misfit Puritans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The earnest contention is that lesser crimes can and often do blow up into bigger ones. So, the state attorney general in Florida could do something unusual in the Robert Kraft (yes, that Robert Kraft, owner of the Patriots) legal saga.

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Ok, Boomer - Extreme Comfort Zone with "Gillmor Gang"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's listed on TechCrunch.    Or, just key in on a search engine "Gillmor Gang." " And you will find global thought leaders over-50 presenting developments in the world of tech as understandable and meaningful.

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Freelance Speechwriter, Venice, CA - Assisting with Presentation on Psilocybin (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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America's Public Libraries Go Proactive on Funding Pre-Recession - Model of Toledo Lucas County Library's Smart Public Relations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Founding father Ben Franklin had been the primary mover in establishing a way ordinary people had access to books. That was the public library. Since that time - the 1730s - the public library has become a lot more than books. Essentially, it's a Third Place , where human beings like to hang out, in addition to their homes, work, and school. Currently, there are more internet stations, CDs, and DVDs than books.

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(almost) Everything You Need to Know About MS – video blog

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Instead of writing an article or blog post, I’ve recorded (almost) Everything You Need to Know About MS as a vlog (video blog). If so inclined, you can hear me talk on (and on!) about MS, an illness that I … Continue reading →

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