"Law & Order SVU" Will Take on George Floyd Tragedy, Police Brutality: Executive Producer Promises Fresh Voice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The New York Post reports that the "SVU" executive producer Warren Leight explained that will be done with fresh voices. Current Affairs Personal Musings Television Values

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"Good Girls" - Beth's Genius at Counterfeiting Gets Her Stay of Execution from Rio

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She achieved a stay of execution in two ways. TelevisionThree goody-two-shoes suburban housewives/mothers are forced by dire financial circumstances to turn to crime. That puts in play what has become a life of crime. As Ruby puts it, one thing makes the next thing necessary.

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Executive Communications Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The sustained crisis of a volatile global economy along with the ongoing disruptions from technology is proving to be a gold mine for us in Executive Communications.  For the past several months, David Murray, publisher of VITAL SPEECHES OF THE DAY, has been posting those opportunities in EXECUTIVE COMMUNICATIONS REPORT.  careers Current Affairs Media Politics Public Speaking Television Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

Famous Speech Friday: Elisabeth Murdoch's lecture to the UK television industry

The Eloquent Woman

The MacTaggart is the headline performance at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival, the biggest event in the UK television industry. It’s a well-executed and impressive example of someone retaining their integrity in a tight public spot.

Executives & Public Speaking: Being uncool brand is on the money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There are the executives, usually young and in high tech or glamour industries, who are cool.    Then there are the executives, usually in less heady sectors, who are not cool.  There's a great divide in America. 

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Executive Speech Coach: Unconscious Goof Hurts Credibility

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

As an executive speech coach this is the best public speaking tip I can give you. The blight has invaded television in the news and commercials, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet. I was with a group of people recently – non business-    and a gentleman from France (a top executive from Hermes) said: “I’ve been listening to you and you use many words” (like trepidation,) “that I’ve never heard spoken by an American”.

Public Speaking : Tips for Speaking on Television, Videotape,

Executive Speech Coach

Great Public Speaking: Public Speaking : Tips for Television, Videotape, Public Speaking Tips for Television and Video from Tom Antion When you are speaking before television or video cameras, what tips should you keep in mind so you can look your best? Enjoy the tips and “break a leg” George Torok Speech Coach for Executives Executive Speech Coach & Business Presentation Skills Expert George Torok www.SpeechCoachforExecutives.com.

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‘The Lost Art of Oratory’ by a BBC executive who helped to lose it in the first place

Max Atkinson

See also Did the media ignore Hannan because they think speeches are 'bad television'?

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Chairman Blankfein, Code Pink & Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Keep your composure - no matter the situation - I have witnessed a number of business executives and elected officials handle protesters or hecklers poorly, so kudos to Mr. Blankfein for keeping his cool in a very trying circumstance. Giving a live, televised speech, that will be watched and commented on in harrowing enough, without the added pressure of a completely unanticipated interruption.

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"Chicago Med" - I Want a Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Producer Dick Wolf created a signature of bringing controversial issues to television dramatic programming.  " One of the plot lines in last evening's episode was the botched death-row execution. legal Personal Musings Television

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Golden Age of TV - When We Knew We Were Safe

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The psychologists, executive coaches, and psychics have all been brimming with advice on how we human beings  should be  navigating the stress of the COVID-19.   What does eventually bring sleep, I have recently discovered, is circling back to the Golden Age of Television.

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Traditional Concept of "Police Department" in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Executive producer Warren Leight of the longest running network TV crime drama "Law & Order SVU" said that future programming would feature George Floyd issues. Likely the scripting of other popular network television programming will also change.

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"60 Minutes" Interview with YouTube's Susan Wojcicki - Bring on the Regulators

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "60 Minutes," YouTube chief executive officer Susan Wojcicki shocked the world. Reflection: Not since Prince Andrew's sit-down with BBC has a television interview gone so badly. 

No Simple Exhale "when this is all over" - Even Mickey Mouse Will Have to Cave to The New Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The one exception at Disney is former Chief Executive Officer, now Executive Chairman Bob Iger. However, at the levels of Vice President, Senior Vice President, and Executive Vice President, reports Daily Mail , some executives are balking about the kinds of pay cuts they have come to embrace as of March 30th. Therefore, executives are left in limbo about their future compensation. The Mouse-Makers aren't happy. 

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Era of Transparency - SmirkSmirk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you are an executive, working stiff, or even a freelancer, you probably have signed a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Books careers Content-provider Current Affairs Ethics Games legal Personal Musings Politics Power Public Speaking Television Values Web/Tech Writing

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2020 New Year's Resolution: Rebranding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, repositioning and repackaging have become the unofficial religion in marketing, public relations, executive coaching, and even psychic readings. He transformed himself from a failed television personality to a formidable investigative journalist.

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CBS Shareholders Amend Lawsuit against Board to Include Allegations about Les Moonves' Sale of Stock

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just before the story went public about Les Moonves' alleged sexual misconduct at CBS, he and three other top executives sold large amounts of stock.     legal Television

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Managing a Media Presence - Why PR Experts Get Paid the Big Bucks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Founder of Abovethelaw.com, David Lat made the transition to legal executive search.   Branding careers Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Extreme Pleasure Games Interviews Media Personal Musings Power Public Speaking Rebranding Selling Television Values Web/Tech Weblogs Writing

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CBS + Viacom = Reductions in Force

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I enrolled in a seminar to learn television scriptwriting, the instructor warned us how insecure employment was in that world. He repeated that enough through the course for me to stick with executive speechwriting and ghostwriting. 

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Network TV - Booty-Shaking/Pole-Dancing No, But Sociopath Female, Okay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, on network television - NBC - "Good Girls" - delivers that same amorality.  Beth, the leader for the former Detroit suburban housewives turned hardcore criminals, gained a stay of execution by convincing, for now, Rio et al. It's odd that some television viewers responded with moral outrage at the booting-shaking and pole-dancing half-time Super Bowl show. Personal Musings Television Values

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Robert Iger's 10 Principles of True Leadership (and the most important one for coronavirus-times)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Walt Disney Company Bob Iger has overseen plenty.   Books careers Current Affairs Film Intuitive Leadership Media Online video Personal Musings Politics Power Sports StoryTelling Television Travel Values Web/Tech Writing

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"Good Girls" - Rollercoaster Isn't Fun, Not Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  She gets a stay of execution by telling him that she's pregnant. Personal Musings TelevisionThe genius in the scripting for "Good Girls" was the rollercoaster action.

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Now This: Trust Shattered at American School for Deaf (as with Boy Scouts of America, Roman Catholic Church)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the allegations was that the late executive director from 1935 through 1970 Edmund Boatman had abused a child. Branding Current Affairs Dreams Intuitive Leadership Media Personal Musings Power StoryTelling Television Values

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Ronan Farrow on CBS CEO Leslie Moonves - We'll All Be Ripping Over The New Yorker Later Today

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It contends sexual misconduct by that powerful executive, dating back 20 years. careers TelevisionSoon, too soon for CBS CEO Leslie Moonves, The New Yorker will release the feature by Ronan Farrow. Here's the content, so far, on that developing story.

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Goldman Sachs - Will "Patrick Blumenthal v. Goldman Sachs, et al" Put the Culture on Trial?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In that made-for-television documentary other Wall Street players will probably be dragged into the loop. The new chief executive officer at Goldman Sachs - David Solomon - is attempting to shake up the culture.

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Cartoonish "he didn't do it" Campaign in Defense of Andy Lack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His former boss and chief executive officer of NBC Universal Steve Burke steps forward. Branding Personal Musings TelevisionOf course, the long knives are out in the media world, pointed at the Andy Lack brand. He has been linked to both the Megyn Kelly and Matt Lauer disasters. 

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Betting the Ranch on BigName - SmirkSmirk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Executive search firms should take on the mission of talent scout.   Branding careers Games Intuitive Media Personal Musings Television Web/TechAt NBC, Andy Lack could be scapegoated for the Megyn Kelly folly.

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Burning Some Bridges in Professional Life - Actually, That Could Be a +

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Executive coach Henry Cloud made his signature helping professionals break away from old ties.   Books careers Personal Musings Politics Power TelevisionThe conventional wisdom: Don't burn bridges. Play it safe.

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There's No Shaking Fascination with Ted Bundy - He Remains Unknowable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, essentially, the television documentary came up empty.   Sure, for more than a decade we have been treated to very un-human behavior on the fictional television series "Criminal Minds."

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CBS' Moonves Troubles Deepen - NYC DA/Human Rights Commission Investigate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing yesterday, CBS disclosed that the sexual allegations associated with its former chief executive office Les Moonves have moved beyond the in-house investigation.   Branding careers Current Affairs legal Media Personal Musings Television

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"Megyn Kelly Today" - Poor Sweeps Numbers Expected

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If CBS continues to attract the eyeballs, NBC executives will have to take emergency action on "Megyn Kelly Today."    Current Affairs Television

So Mid 20th Century: Character

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In her tearful affirmation on television for her husband, Ashley Kavanaugh proclaimed that she believed in her husband's character.   Branding careers Current Affairs Games Generational Divide legal Media Personal Musings Politics Television Values

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Optics - Royals Off to Crathie Church, with Prince Andrew

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Queen Elizabeth will go down in history as the chief executive officer who lost the firm.  For a long time, the royals have been on the defensive.

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Crayola's New Blue Color - Asks Consumers to Name It (that dates back to "Lassie")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a brilliant marketing move, the company's chief executive office and president, Smith Holland , is asking consumers to name the color. Way back in the infant days of television, the series "Lassie" would run contests for us Baby Boomers to name the dog's pups.

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A Prayer for Andy Lack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, sources claim she is threatening to out bad stuff about NBC executives and on-air personalities.   careers legal Media Personal Musings Television

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At Fox, Paul, Weiss Turns on the Light - Cockroach Effect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The brand of former leader Roger AIles probably has mutated from flawed television genius to a really bad piece of work.    What other executives might have known the alleged misconduct was going on? What other executives enabled that alleged misconduct?

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Publicity Tip: Five Ways to Be Your Interviewer’s Best Friend

Succeed Speaking

Usually when I speak with Robert Thompson , I’m asking him for his leadership advice — after all, he does have over 30 years of experience in the trenches as a leader, and he’s also author of The Offsite and a former member of The Tom Peters Company. (He’s

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Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order SVU" and Marisksa Hargitay for "Joyful Heart Foundation"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the popular television series the character Benson is a deeply empathetic law enforcement figure who empowers sex-crimes victims to seek justice. Some remember those cartoons of the executive chasing the low-level female employee, who was wearing high heels, around the desk.

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The Big Bad Word

Executive Speech Coach

The blight has invaded television in the news and commercials, newspapers, magazines, and the Internet. Patricia Fripp © 2009, www.fripp.com, pfripp@ix.netcom.com (415) 753-6556 Executive Speech Coach, Sales Presentation Skills Trainer, Award-Winning Keynote Speaker. Patricia Fripp is an executive speech coach, sales presentation skills expert, and Hall of Fame keynote speaker. Are You Guilty?

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Wall Street Turns Wary on CBS Post-The New Yorker Allegations about Leslie Moonves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The usual cover story is that the executive is doing the right thing for the company whose full attention should be on its business, not the scandal. Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Intuitive Media Personal Musings Politics Television Values

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We Love Our Flawed Heroes - Wholesome "Blue Bloods" Unlikely to Have 10th Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In network television entertainment this is the era of the anti-hero. That's exactly why more and more of us hire executive coaches.   careers Content-provider Current Affairs Ethics Games Generational Divide Intuitive Media Personal Musings Television Values Web/Tech

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Kevin Bleyer - NBC Mandates Snitching about Inappropriate Behavior or Be Fired, He Snitches, Is Fired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was about alleged bullying by two executives.   Branding careers Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Media Personal Musings Politics Television Values Writing

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Media a Zero-Growth Industry? Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Founder and business hustler David Lat left to become a recruiter in legal executive search. Globally, media is zero-growth business. That's what influential New York University professor Scott Galloway hammers.    That's the big picture.

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