Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

And even though you have only minutes or sometimes seconds to prepare, make sure you hit your talking points. We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.”

2014 279

Doing the Right Thing Even When No One is Looking

Speaker Launcher

The post Doing the Right Thing Even When No One is Looking appeared first on Jane Atkinson. It’s easy to do the right thing when everyone is watching. But it’s just as important to do the right thing when no one is watching. You have a decision to make. A lead comes in for a speaking engagement and it sounds like they found you organically via Google. But your spidey senses say that […].

2018 49

CBS - Major Power Shift Will Affect Even Minor League Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When those sorts of things occur, even minor league players can be affected.   But even before this crisis, job security had been iffy at the television networks. Law firms Covington & Burling and Debevoise & Plimpton began their investigation of the CBS culture this week.

2018 52

Amy Chau - Even the Best Reputation Restoration Money Can Buy Might Not Do the Trick

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, even if her denial is accurate, the damage has been done. But even with all the wonderful reputation restoration that money can buy, Chau is finished. Amy Chau is a lawyer.

2018 52

Even with Great Content You Can Destroy Your Message

Presentation Guru

Even with great content you can destroy your message simply by the way you present it as Mark Robinson shows us in his 2016 TEDx talk: How to Present to Keep Your Audience’s Attention.

2018 67

Be a Powerful Presenter … Even “On the Fly”

DeFinis Communications

And even though you have only minutes or sometimes seconds to prepare, make sure you hit your talking points. We all know that when it comes to public speaking, “practice makes perfect.”

2014 206

"FBI" - Does Network TV Need Another One of Those, Even If Produced by Dick Wolf?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even at the time that was actually going on in the courtrooms there had been over-exposure in the media. This fall "FBI," produced by Dick Wolf, is coming to network television.

2018 56

"Retirement"- Term Won't Even Exist Soon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

AARP did the survey. It interviewed those of us who are no longer young. And 64% of us said we intended to work after we retired. Here is that study. Obviously, the concept of "retirement" has shifted. It used to mean ending working.

2017 52

Even the pros get nervous

Speak Schmeak

It's always surprising to realize that even veteran performers get nervous. Even performers who love working a crowd and who love the spotlight still have their anxieties. In an interview on Conan O'Brien, where Chris Farley has taken the stage in the character of Matt Foley, the "motivational speaker" from Saturday Night Live, the following exchange takes place. Conan: "The falling down helps, right? Always gets a laugh." Chris: "Yeah, it breaks the ice a little bit."

2008 109

ABC Evening News - David Muir Leads in with "Busy Monday"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anchor for ABC Evening News David Muir knows to vary the lead-in. There had been "bombshell" and "breaking news." " Tonight it was a "busy Monday."  "  No, there were no bombshells. And, no, breaking news. By 6:30 P.M.,

Lead 52

"Bombshell" - David Muir Doesn't Use Term for Evening News 12/4/17

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe there were no bombshells in last evening's ABC news, narrated by David Muir. Or it could be that this savvy anchor got it that the term "bombshell" is on the way to becoming as much a cliché as the phrase "perfect storm."

2017 52

Peace of Mind - The Search by Even Successful Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hmmmmm. I would look up from my cushion three times a week at the Buddhist meditation center in New Haven, Connecticut. What the hell are they doing here?    That's what I wondered. 

2018 52

When Even Writers Tried Law School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His despair came from the shock and disappointment that, given the current glut of lawyers, no one even took him seriously. Even if the job market were better, they are freaked about debt in which the interest continues to accure.

2014 65

“It’s Even Worse than It Looks” Book Review

TJ Walker Interactive

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The wonderful Selection pane lets you easily hide objects, select them and even rename them

PowerPoint Tips

A subscriber reminded me about the Selection pane and I realized that I don’t have a tip on it. The Selection pane is so useful, especially for complex and animated slides, that I decided to immediately write a tip on it. The selection pane was introduced in PowerPoint 2007.

2012 207

It's Come to Even This: New York Magazine Looking for Buyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of a certain age remember when New York Magazine was red hot. It was  the read to find out about trends such as the Me Generation. That was one of its iconic cover stories by Tom Wolfe.

Buyer 52

All Those Designer Babies - LIfe Has Gotten Even More Unfair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, Cianci had a point: Good genes can make the game of life, which already seems unfair, even more unfair. In the U.S., the fertility industry has a growing footprint. According to the CDC, 12% of women have used it.

2017 52

The case for expressive speaking…even on earnings calls

Kate's Voice

I am a vocal practitioner. I have observed and worked with voices for years and have developed theories about the way the voice works and how it affects listeners. One of my conclusions is that I like expressive voices, and so do you. But don’t take my word for it. In a guest post on [.]. Speaking vocal delivery vocal image Expression public speaking tips vocal impact

3 Keys to a Powerful Opening — Even If You “Put Audiences to Sleep”

Succeed Speaking

“I’m a pediatrician and an anesthesiologist, so I put children to sleep for a living. And I’m an academic, so I put audiences to sleep for free.&# – Dr. Elliot Krane, TED, March 2011.

2011 204

Pitching - Yes, Cold Still Is Effective, Warm Even More So

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, if they give us even a minute, send a follow-up thank you note. Way back in the mid 1970s, the breakthrough job-search guide came out. It was "What Color Is Your Parachute?" " Its advice was shocking - and effective.

2016 65

The New Aging - Benefits from Socializing Come Even From Relationships Lite

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is well-known that loneliness makes humans sick and even kills. But, the older professionals I coach, although lonely, often don't even try to enhance their social circle. Even socializing over the Internet provides benefits."

2018 52

Evening News as Theatre - ABC Puts on Best Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight, the staging of ABC News with David Muir outdid itself. Usually, the theatrics, pulled together by Muir's dramatic presentation of news segments, are addictive. No surprise ABC News is #1 in that category.

(Supposedly) Glamour Jobs - Worlds of Ailes, Lauer, and Maybe Even Moonves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ongoing outing of alleged abusive behavior by those at the top in television, cable and network, raises the issue: Was there ever really a glamour job? First the exposes were about Roger Ailes. Then Matt Lauer. Now, The New Yorker fingers Leslie Moonves. 

2018 52

Even famous speakers are made, not born: 4 examples

The Eloquent Woman

They started out as reluctant or over-enthusiastic speakers, had trouble getting a word out or even more difficulty reining themselves in--or remembering what they really wanted to say. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. President Bill Clinton.

2014 90

"Lordy" - Will Folksy Term Make It into Speeches, Even Videos?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Lordy," that folksy term, has gained traction. It was used by former FBI director James Comey in his testimony before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. The specific reference was to the speculation that U.S. president Donald Trump taped conversations in the White House.

2017 56

Ismaaiyl Brinsley - There Is No "Getting Even"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Clearly the ethos of "getting even" has tragic consequences. Under the battlecry of avenging Eric Garner's death, Ismaaiyl Brinsley gunned down two New York Police officers, who later died. Then he committed suicide. Here is the coverage. 

2014 61

3 Keys to Getting Your Day on Track Even When It Is Going Off the Rails

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Keys to Getting Your Day on Track Even When It Is Going Off the Rails appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Last week I had a big “ah ha” moment! On Tuesday it was about mid-morning, and I could feel my day starting to circle the drain. Things were not going my way. My inbox was overflowing thanks to a technical glitch that sent every email I deleted or filed away back into my inbox. I […].

2017 60

16 Time-saving Google Slides Tips & Tricks (Even Experts Don’t Know)

SketchBubble

The post 16 Time-saving Google Slides Tips & Tricks (Even Experts Don’t Know) appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. Google Slides is a freely available presentation tool that is already used by millions of people the world over. It provides a fast and effortless way to create compelling presentations right from our browser (or app). Without the hassle of installing third-party applications, you can easily work on Google Slides to draft your next presentation. […].

2018 55

CNN v. HanA holeSolo - Not an Even Match

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report got in early on the CNN v. HanA__HoleSolo controversy. And, the cunning Matt Drudge isn't letting it go. Here is the latest coverage the Drudge Report curates from the conservative Daily Caller. That's the media house Tucker Carlson built.

2017 52

9 ways to act like a pro, even if you're not

Speak Schmeak

Just because you're not a pro, it doesn't mean potential organizers are going to let you get away with bad practices, and you will not be invited back -- if you are even invited in the first place. At many dictionary sites, you can even listen to audio of the word pronounced properly.

2010 214

Gawker - Who Even Thinks About It Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a sense, what was once a must-read for those who enjoyed being shocked hasn't even left a hole on the Internet. Yesterday, Gawker came up in conversation. A prospect for my blogging services asked me how I had parachuted into that niche.

2016 56

Face Time - Still Gives the Edge, Even in Digital Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in consulting, though, face time still counts. Face time always mattered a lot. In a digital era, that hasn't changed, at least not very much. On Abovethelaw.com , lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino focuses on the specific situation of a a young lawyer at a law firm. She is also a mom.

2017 52

No One Is Leaving Youngstown, Ohio (even with GM Lordstown shutting down another shift)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law professor at the University of California - Joan C. Williams - came from a privileged background. But her husband is what is known as a "class migrant." " Through education he journeyed from white blue collar America to the upper middle class.

2018 52

Economic Pall - Even Fast Food Sales Are Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, even before that stunning event, those with small businesses such as mine could feel the economy changing. The uncertainty of Brexit makes it worse. And not on an upward tick. Now  Now what we had been sensing has been confirmed.

2016 60

Harvard Cheating Scandal - STEM Isn't for Everyone, Even Elite Students

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

STEM subject matter doesn't come easily to everyone. That seems to include the elite brains who make it into Harvard College. As the Harvard Crimson reports, 60 of the 636 students enrolled in the popular Computer Science 50 course have been suspected of cheating.

2017 52

Media with Print Legacy - Even Andy Warhol's Interview Couldn't Make It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But even before Interview folded those who had published in it were no longer golden. Interview was the hot media property. Creatives associated with it had it made. That's because it had been started and overseen by genius Andy Warhol.

2018 52

Sandy: Even Mediabistro.com takes hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When business returns to usual hiring and making assignments will not even be on the radar screen, not for a while. For hungry communicators, going to the jobs section of Mediabistro.com had been the sweet spot in our day, at least since GDP starting growing again at 2%.  

9 ways to make your topic sound exciting…even when it’s not!

Kate's Voice

The other day, I attended a presentation at a two-hour “All-hands” meeting. There were 200 people in the room. There were 800 others listening or watching via IPTV. Most of the presenters went over time, and their presentations were full of data and slides that were hard to read. People were squirming in their chairs, [.]. Speaking vocal delivery vocal image vocal power color delivery Expression public speaking tips

Topics 170

I-Day - No One Even Invited Us to Gawk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the 3 Obama MuscleTeers, Valerie Jarrett, tweeted that she had just shut off the lights. That's probably the saddest of the inauguration tweets which lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino presents on Abovethelaw.com. Here you can read them all. For most of us this is just a normal work day.

2017 52

Megyn Kelly Brand Takes Another Blow - Sunday Evening Show Only Returing on Periodic Basis

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This time the negative development is that her Sunday evening show will only return this spring on a periodic basis. The positioning and packaging of her evening show were too tame and too dependent on appearance. The Megyn Kelly brand, reports Daily Mail , has taken yet another blow.

2018 52

ABC Evening News Leads with Tweet about "Insecure Oprah" - It's Come to This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is difficult for viewers to figure out if they are taking in evening news or "SNL." Last night, the highly rated ABC News with David Muir started out with this: U.S. President Donald Trump had tweeted that Oprah Winfrey was "insecure." " Is that legitimate news?

2018 52

9 ways to act like a pro, even if you're not

Speak Schmeak

Just because you're not a pro, it doesn't mean potential organizers are going to let you get away with bad practices, and you will not be invited back -- if you are even invited in the first place. At many dictionary sites, you can even listen to audio of the word pronounced properly.

2010 190

Job-Hiring Process, Even For Contract Work, Takes More Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's because even for "freelance" help, employers are imposing a complex screening process. "Stephen Davis, an economist at the University of Chicago, found that as of April the average job sat vacant for 27.3 days before being filled, nearly double the 15.3

2015 65