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6 tips for speaking English to non-native speakers

Manner of Speaking

Speaking English to an audience of non-native speakers is tricky. Because English is so widely spoken around the world, many native English speakers tend to forget just how complicated English can be for others.

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How to Create and Deliver a Motivating Vision Talk

Duarte Blog

Some of the most challenging talks I have to give are the ones delivered to my own staff. It’s one thing to speak to a crowd that has paid for a ticket to hear you talk. It’s another to try to inspire an audience that’s required to be there, whether they want to be or [.] continue reading.

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The Guru’s Big Five Questions – Chantal Bossé

Presentation Guru

Chantal Bossé has been a TEDx speaker coach since 2012 and Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2013. As a presentation & visual communication leader, she spends her time between writing, training, coaching and designing for her clients and speakers.

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Lawyers as Character Actors - The Norm Pattis Show Opens in Connecticut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On May 24th, 2019, Jennifer Dulos went missing on the Gold Coast of Connecticut. Today, the arrests for murder or conspiracy for murder have finally been made. Those include estranged husband Fotis Dulos. He is accused with capital murder, murder, and kidnapping.

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 325) – Marc Benioff

Manner of Speaking

“Presentation skills are key. People who work for you represent your brand. You want them to present themselves—and represent you—in a certain way.” ” — Marc Benioff Photo courtesy of World Economic Forum. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 325) – Marc Benioff appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers Marc Benioff presentation skills public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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Scaling Your Business Beyond a Million with Greg Schinkel

Speaker Launcher

Have you ever found yourself stuck at a plateau in growing your business? Would you like to create a path that could help increase your income to the seven-figure range? On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back my long-time friend and very successful entrepreneur, Greg Schinkel.

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Accelerate performance with one simple hack

SpeakerSue Says...

My two-year granddaughter had a cough and the pediatrician suggested Zarbee’s cough suppressant. I bought some at CVS. Two days later, I received an email from @CVSHealth. Subject line: Here’s a Free Toy to Help Your Little One Feel Better. Joy can be strong medicine. A little something to help your little one feel better. It’s no fun when a child is sick. We hope this toy brightens his or her day. Here’s to a speedy recovery. Free toy up to $5.”. Hooked. What does your follow-up sound like?

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Boom Times for Paid Influencers - PR/Marketing Players Can't Land Traditional Placements for Clients

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Members of the media have a glut of hot topics. Those range from The Royals to the state of the global economy. They don't even have the time or the motivation to click open the pitches from public relations players and marketing types.

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Yes, More #MeganandHarry, Less #EspteinSuicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's been a big few weeks on network television for rehashing Everything Epstein.    "60 Minutes" focused on the issue of whether he committed suicide.

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Media a Zero-Growth Industry? Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Globally, media is zero-growth business. That's what influential New York University professor Scott Galloway hammers.    That's the big picture. Within the generalization are niches which could grow. One is legal media in the U.S., including both broadcast and digital.

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The End of Empathy - The "Inner Terrorists" Gain the Upper Hand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Global income inequality has made the memes of 19th century novelist Charles Dickens resonate again. With great sentimentality he captured the plight of the have-nots. Some of those exploited Industrial Age workers wound up in debtors' prison. 

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"Criminal Minds" - Rossi Outfoxed, JJ & Spencer Admit Love Interest in Each Other, Emily as BossyLady

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Criminal Minds" kicked off its final season tonight with a two-hour episode. This iconic long-running series might go out with a legacy bang. That's because the tone, plot lines, and issues introduced this evening differ from the usual MO.

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The Language of Leadership - Queen Elizabeth Fails to Engage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What has been obvious is that Queen Elizabeth (along with those in the loop) is losing control of The Firm. Media, including this article in New York Magazine , had covered in detail the cracks in the foundation. The biggest, of course, has been Prince Andrew's association with Jeffry Epstein.

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Will the Wayfair brand Be Put in Play? - "Forsythe v. Wayfair"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will lawsuit "Emily Forsythe v. Wayfair," filed in state court January 3, 2020, hurt the brand of that online furniture retailer which is based in Boston?    The allegations - sexual harassment, then retaliation after complaining - seem so old-hat.

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Artificial Intelligence - That Can Prevent Over-40 Job Applicants from Being Knocked Out of the Box

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The findings of several recent research studies scream one thing: Workers in America are finished at 40, reports MarketWatch. Of course, there are exceptions to that. One had been mega celebrities such as Tom Brady, number 12 in the Patriots.

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Elizabeth Wurtzel Released Herself into The Wild, Found Extreme Success

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Did Elizabeth Wurtzel make it her business to disrupt? Or maybe she simply had the genius to make wild into a platform for extreme success. She got admitted to Yale Law School, despite lousy performance on the LSAT. Next she landed a job at the elite boutique Boies Schiller.

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Starting Over - Don't Limit That Opportunity with Wrong "Elevator Speech"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In her 70s, Maye Musk remains a super model.    In addition, she has become a best-selling author. About a week ago, her book "A Woman Makes A Plan" was published. Immediately, it caught fire. Currently, it has the amazingly high Amazon ranking of 1,509. 

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The Focused Hustle 5 | January 2020

Speaker Launcher

JANUARY 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: Creating Your Long-Term Profitable Speaking Business with Mark Sanborn Money, Politics & Speaking: Recession Proof Your Biz with Andrew Busch Systems for Getting to 7 Figures with Josh Linkner LISTEN NOW SEE YOU IN PHOENIX!

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The Draft, Counterculture Political Consciousness-Raising, and College Students Associated with FAFSA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Edelman's 2019 Trust Barometer documented: Trust in government is low. Here is a copy of that report. Therefore, students who signed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) remained unhinged about being drafted.

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Walmart Alleged Bed Bug Mischief Not Highly Original

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are those shocked and repulsed about the alleged dropping off of bed bugs at the Edinboro, Pennsylvania Walmart.    Those folks probably never were part of a culture of scarcity.

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Blogging - Mature Medium, But Useful Marketing Tool (7 strategies)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is blogging worth the time? After all, unlike social networks such as Twitter, the blogging medium is long form. That requires much more than a fleeting thought. Another concern is that blogging is mature. Some recall when it was a "toddler."

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Made for "Dateline," But w/o the Murder - Allegedly Rie Hachiyanagi Became Undone Christmas Eve

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The alleged misdeeds of faculty do impact the brands of elite academic institutions.    That's just the way perception operates.    So, a cloud hangs over Mt. Holyoke College in Massachusetts. 

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Emerging Global Meme of Work Less, Boost Productivity - The Absolute Genius of Work/Life Balance Policies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Work/Life balance is good for business.    That's what Daily Mail reports. After Microsoft Japan established the three-day weekend, productivity shot up 39.9%.    That model of working less instead of working more is catching on.

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Tom Brady - His Magic Brought So Much Wonderment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's predictable. When an icon in any sector is "between careers" those who never could achieve that branding exude glee. The language they happily apply essentially is some version of "finished."

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The KFC Brand - Technology, Branding, Timing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There was a time - and it wasn't that long ago - when it was easier and less expensive to "try on" careers. And that was exactly what Harland Sanders, born in 1890, did.

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2020 - Restaurant Business Hit By Eating-at-Home/Frugality Trends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dorothy from "The Wizard of Oz" nailed it: There is no place like home.    More of those in America are agreeing with that. Home has become  the sacred sanctuary. There human beings can retreat from the grim whatevers of what's beyond their door.

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Language: Term "Choices" Phasing Out Concept of "Retirement"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Not all Americans find retirement to be a top priority."  "  - Alexandra Malito, MarketWatch , January 3, 2020.    Aging does not have to mean letting go of working for income. In fact, found the U.S.

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BuzzFeed, et al.- The Mutating Digital Native Media Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As in tech startups, in digital native media the goal is profitability. WeWork taught the importance of making money over wild growth. And, BuzzFeed, reports The Wall Street Journal, is embracing ways to move from what sources say was a $50 million loss in 2018 to generating a profit.

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AI - Another Perspective

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The findings of several recent research studies scream one thing: Workers in America are finished at 40, reports MarketWatch. Of course, there are exceptions to that. One had been mega celebrities such as Tom Brady, number 12 in the Patriots. When he is a free agent he will have his choice of plum opportunities. Another group who seem insulated from the brunt of age bias are brandname lawyers. They range from David Boies to Alan Dershowitz.

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Literary Agent/Editor, NYC - Contract Consulting (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

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The New York Times, New York City - Temporary Copywriter (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

Positioning and Packaging Qassem Soleimani's Death - Meanwhile, Review Edelman's 2019 Trust Barometer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The drone killing of Quds commander Qassem Soleimani could become as much a game-changer - that is, a Black Swan - as the internet. Black Swans are those unexpected developments which generate huge unexpected impacts. 

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