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 64

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

TJ Walker Interactive

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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

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 100

"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

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

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

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

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

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 59

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 56

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

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

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

Even The New York Times Concedes Print Will Probably Be Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 10 years, conceded the chief executive officer of the NYT - Mark Thompson - there might not even be a print version. It had been a power symbol on the Metro North commuter train to Manhattan: Professionals engrossed in reading The New Times. It was the print version.

2018 52

From Saul Alinksy to Barack Obama - How Ordinary People (even those over-70) Can Change Anything

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even in this supposed era of the imperial presidency, ordinary people, including those like myself over-70 (The Invisible Class), can change anything. The Obama tech fundamental produced change even faster.

2018 52

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 56

Valaree Schwab - Symbol of No-Safe-Place for iGen (not even Westchester County, NY)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not even in upscale Westchester County, New York.  Members of iGen are not only victims of digital. As so many know, psychologist Jean Twenge researched how the smartphone is sucking the inner peace, social skills, and optimism from those born between 1995 and 2012.

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%.  

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

"Bombshell" - The New Usual in David Muir's Introduction to ABC Evening News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the ABC Evening News tonight, David Muir opened with the term "bombshell." The evening before the bombshell was the firing of "Today" long-term czar Matt Lauer and the fallout.  We anticipated it. And, sure enough, it happened.

2017 52

Everybody can get better. Even the most experienced presenters can.

Communication Steroids

Even the most experienced presenters can learn new techniques that improve their skills. Even the greatest speakers, the most powerful orators, the most skilled motivators need to maintain their edge and keep their focus sharp. In the world of presenting: even coaches need a coach.

Writers & Rejection: Even Pippa Middleton Gets Bounced

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, it might help heal us to know that even an outsized personality like Pippa Middleton gets rejected by the powers that be. Rejection comes in many forms for us writers.

2014 52

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 163

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 45

Election Called "Unpredictable Race" - Even Drudge Report Seems Less Smug

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There's not even an unflattering photo of Hillary. He said it. The he is Mack Niquette of Bloomberg. He headlines his article on tonight's debate with the assessment that the campaign has become an "unpredictable race." "   Here   you can read his article.    That's why the stakes for the face-off in the first debate are so high. And, media outlets which have been smug - such as the Drudge Report - seem less so.

2016 47

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

SEO - Even just the term in subject head attracts backlinks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

SEO, that is search engine optimization, has become a must-know tool in digital communications. That's exactly why the term itself, when in the subject head of the post, attracts those all-important backlinks.

SEO 56

"Let There Be Light" - Inspiring, Even with Heavy-Handed Faith-Based Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A mantra for zen meditation is:  Clear Thinking, Don't Know. If that mindset is applied to film "Let There Be Light," it can provide an uplifting few hours - and a warm afterglow. Produced by conservative talk show host Sean Hannity, the story line is full of platitudes.

2017 52

David Muir, 21st Century Version of Walter Chronkite, #1 in Evening News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Muir's "World News" is now in first place for evening television news.  David Muir runs a tight ship. His presentation of the nightly news on ABC is flawless theatre.

2017 52

Artificial Intelligence - Even Steve Cohen Is Figuring Out If Robots Can Replace Money Managers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It really is happening. Bloomberg headlines a major feature with "Robots Are Coming for These Wall Street Jobs." " And it's in the present tense.

2017 52

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

Careers - Location Still Matters a Lot, Even in Digital Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are no exceptions, even for extreme talent. Unfortunately, even with the $20K bump, Cravath associates in Manhattan still may struggle to pony up the monthly rent for digs near the office. Cravath was the early adopter on increasing entry-level associate pay to $180,000. That was one of the big legal sector stories of 2016.

2017 40

Even Zen Masters Take Snow Days

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tomorrow evening, the zen master based in New York City is scheduled to travel to New Haven, Connecticut to provide individual conferences with members of the center.