BigVet - Bloomberg BusinessWeek Outing of Corporate Practices Which May Be Hazardous to Our Dogs and Cats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or, worse, be forked over to corporate-owned vet practices which foist on us loving pet parents procedures which put the animals' life at risk. The threat of that may, in itself, deter corporate vet facilities from unethical to life-threatening practices.

2017 56

How to become a good speaker

PowerPoint Tips

Lack of practice. Practice, practice, practice. Then stand up and practice giving the talk at least two more time. You don’t need an expensive camcorder. Practice with a projector to make sure you don’t have connection problems.

2010 218

It's Not What You Say

Professionally Speaking...

most of us tend to focus on the content -- the what we say -- at the expense of the delivery -- the way we say it.". It's so practical and so relevant it definitely deserves a place in your presentation toolkit. . . . . .

2016 158

Travel Time--Golden Time

Speaking Of...

I practice actual speaking in my car, using the tip a friend once shared with me--speak as if you are talking to the driver in front of you (for vocal projection). It's an expense, but I got an XM radio subscription. commuting XM radio silence practice speakingIf you're like most Americans, and some world citizens, you spend a fair amount of time commuting here and there, alone in your car.

2009 40

Public Speaking: Its Place in the Communication Curriculum

The Communication Blog

For a variety of reasons, it seems useful to periodically review current practices and search for alternatives that might better serve our purposes. Cost Effectiveness Public speaking is an expensive course that is often called upon to economize by increasing the number of students in a class, for example. The hybrid course is not any more expensive than any other course in the college curriculum.

2019 100

Student Loan Debt, Compassion Fatigue, No Life/Work Balance - Veterinarians Are Driven to Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Vet school is expensive. Setting up their own practice is difficult in the era of BigVet. There are fewer stand-along vet practices. How many of us animal lovers regret not training to become veterinarians?

2019 60

An Executive Guide to Management Consulting

SlideModel

It is the organized practice of helping organizations improve their performance, usually in specific areas of operations. Management consulting.

Presentation design trends

PowerPoint Tips

Because of its plainness, flat design is often less expensive and time-consuming to produce. Popular books like Malcolm Gladwell’s The Tipping Point and Dan Ariely’s Predicatbly Irrational help presenters apply behavioral psychology and learning theory to evolve best practices in our industry.

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Totally Expected: Media Coverage Hammers Frederick Hopkins' Lawyer Identity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Frederick Hopkins, suspect in the South Carolina police massacre, has not practiced law since 1984. In 1980, Hopkins began practicing law. They are expensive.

Investing in Advanced Degrees - So Many Lost Generations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

years might find themselves saddled with three-digit debt and no job practicing law.  As a result, we were awarded fellowships for tuition and living expenses in order to matriculate for the Ph.D. In the overall economy job creation crushed it at 312,000. At 1:19 P.M.

2019 52

Generational Resentment: No, End-of-Life Care Isn't Big Financial Burden on U.S. Healthcare Bill

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No wonder health insurance is so expensive for them. Especially expensive, they assume, is the enormous amount of medical care we receive as end-of-life procedures.  No fools, many of us practice wellness.

2018 52

Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom

PowerPoint Tips

The night before the live course session, I practiced — I often practice — but also because i wanted to do something a little complicated — embed the HOA on my website as it was happening. It’s less expensive than GoToWebinar/Meeting, For 50 people in a meeting, Zoom is $14.99 More and more, presenters are presenting online, using webinar services.

2016 158

What is a Business Model Canvas?

SlideModel

Unlike the Value Propositions, it’s not just about a new product or business practice, but rather the day-to-day operations that each team will take in order to stay a step ahead of the competition. Finally, what are the major expenses in the model?

2018 71

What Counterculture Learned, "Trump Bump" Might (sadly) Discover

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, even if it endures for two terms, those who earned JDs during that time period will still face a brutal marketplace for employment practicing law.  Regimes come and go. The latter actually does occur. Even the powerful Nixon one went kaput. 

2017 52

Dental Tourism - Trouble in Paradise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At one of the three dentistry practices on Plaza Pequeira, near Calle International, in Mexico, the list price was $360. One of the dental practices took X-rays. After a brief consultation with the head dentist, the dentist attending to me gave me some expensive news.

2016 56

The Silent Killer…(aka “Death by Meeting”)

Matt Eventoff

A decade old University of Arizona/University of Tulsa study found estimates of meeting expenses range from costs of $30 million to over $100 million a year – a decade ago! Communication Practice – If you were paying each employee by the hour, meetings would be a lot more concise. Portions originally in USA Today. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.”

Thinking of doing a Hangout? Read this first!

Speak Schmeak

This takes practice, and it helps some people to tape a picture of someone next to the lens. You don''t have to have a fancy studio setup or expensive lighting when shooting video or live Hangouts.

2014 213

Sucide Prevention: Don't Sue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2011, when he put together his expensive gay-parade costume he had been diligent that it did not violate any San Diego laws. What those savvy about litigation should have told Walters is how expensive and difficult it is to win a lawsuit - even one with seeming merit.

Non-Rat Paul Manafort - Is He Hoping for a Pardon?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since Paul Manafort didn't take a guilty plea he faces enormous legal expenses. In Vanity Fair , practicing lawyer and famous author - Scott Turow - speculates. The evidence against him is strong. And his former colleague Rick Gates has not only taken a plea but is cooperating. 

2018 52

Outsourcing Parenting - Soon Enough, Though, There Probably Won't Be Any Children (at least among The Professional Class)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's practically the norm in parts of China as the economy changes. Meanwhile, with farming out childcare so expensive in major metro areas, it's no surprise fertility rates are plunging.

2019 56

FIRE - When It's About Exiting the Rat Race

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A lawyer in Connecticut left a small real estate practice in Manhattan to become more a businessperson.   I reduced my fixed expenses enough to be highly selective about what assignments in communications and coaching that I will accept - and from whom.

2018 56

Legal Sector Forced to Put Out Sign: Only Experienced Apply for Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The solid business reason is that they don't want to be ponying up the big hourly or project fee to help develop newcomers to practicing law.   Another reason is the expense to the firm of hiring associates increased significantly with what has been called the Cravath $180,000 bump.

2018 52

Upselling, Cross-Selling - That's The Way Direct-TV Lost My Sale

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually attached is an increased commission, so the practice seems attractive to newbies. He was all too eager to move me up to a choice more expensive than the $19.99 Standard in sales, even at call centers, is to train in upselling and cross-selling.

15 ways I use @evernote for public speaking & coaching speakers

The Eloquent Woman

Practice video storage: The same is true when clients record their practice sessions and share them with me in other ways: They all wind up in Evernote, where I can find them easily. Audio practice: My clients and I use Evernote to read aloud from a text and record it on an audio file.

2014 100

Playing Field Tilted Against Working Mothers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  There is plenty more to the disconnect between the practice of law and the reality that some women opt to be mothers. Otherwise the commercial service is too expensive and often iffy in safety. 

2019 52

3 tips for when an audience member dominates Q&A

Speak Schmeak

Like a heckler, however, this person does want a lot of personal attention which, as the presenter, you cannot give at the expense of other audience members. Managing Q&A is a skill developed through practice.

Q&A 204

Buddhism = Accessible, Convenient, Low-Cost Path to Mental Health

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Psychotherapy, even with good medical insurance, is expensive. At the Shambhala Buddhist temple in Tucson, Arizona, there was no fee when I had attended meditation practices and discussions. My co-pay would be $45 a session.

2019 56

Your Customer’s Experience in a Digital World

SpeakerSue Says...

It wasn’t a “WOW experience” in the traditional sense of going so over the top with a personalized, extraordinary and expensive, labor intensive behavior. Finally, every presentation I deliver is customized for your team, brand and needs so if you’re looking for practical, fun sales training, please email or call: +1-480-575-9711. It was such a small thing. It was early morning and I asked at the bell desk for a NYTimes. I was in luck. How long will you be staying with us?”

2019 43

Do you use fidget toys?

More than PowerPoint...

It’s an expensive little thing — around $50, if you can believe it. The big benefit to many of my classic fidget toys is that they are practical. I heard the term “fidget toys” for the first time this week. Listen, I’m old school.

2017 52

Resumes and Advanced Degrees - Not Always a Plus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is that moment of clarity: Displaced lawyers realize they may never practice law again. That makes practical sense in the search for a way to make a living outside the practicing-law box.   Hiring is an expensive, time-consuming process.

Back to the Future: Slides Before PowerPoint

Duarte Blog

Here’s what we can learn from our slide-design forefathers: Slides were treated like they were valuable because they were expensive. Slide creation was once an art, typically practiced by specialized artists. Before there was PowerPoint, there were slides. Real ones.

2012 107

Storyboarding & the art of finding your story

Presentation Zen

The use of storyboards is one of the reasons Walt Disney''s early films were so remarkable; the practice was soon copied. "At The storyboard is "an expensive writing tool, but an inexpensive production tool."

2014 114

10 Tips for Speaking on a Panel

Professionally Speaking...

Be sure to practice your stories so they are crisp and support the point(s) you are making. The best possible experience for the audience is for all the panelists to make a contribution to the discussion without any one of them standing out at the expense of another. What other tips or best practices do you have to share.either from the perspective of being in the audience or being a panelist?

Panel 142

8 tips for assertive communication

Speak Schmeak

Aggressive communication is when all you care about is your own needs, doing whatever it takes to get what you want at the expense of the other person. You may want to practice what you're going to say before a situation where assertiveness will be required.)

"My Son The Lawyer" - That Could Soon Become "My Son The Bum"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If they do land a job practicing law the odds is that they will lose it.   And when they lose that job they are frequently stranded in expensive metro areas.

2014 56

Higher Education, Lost Generations, and Death of Common Sense

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Building up a law practice doesn't necessary ensure ongoing success. The default remains matriculating for a degree - increasingly expensive - in hopes of ensuring financial security through work.

2019 52

Communication Strategies: How to avoid sexist talk

The Communication Blog

Institutional sexism, on the other hand, results from customs and practices that discriminate against people because of their gender. Clear examples in business and industry are the widespread practice of paying women less than men for the same job and the discrimination against women in the upper levels of management. Using the term to refer to humanity in general emphasizes maleness at the expense of femaleness.

2011 116

FIRE Haters - Are They Jealous Or, Maybe, Just Addicted to Work?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Where I headed allowed me to practice radical saving. That's because it will further downsize my fixed expenses. FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) haters are nothing new. They simply have secured a place on the media radar because more of us have embraced FIRE.

2018 56

The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

This would not preclude the inclusion of practical communication skills; it would just exclude the actual class practice of these skills. Subsequent skills courses would still be economically expensive but probably could be offset by the large enrollment in the basic theory/research course. I wrote this little piece to respond to some concerns voiced on the Basic Course List and I thought it might be relevant more generally.

2014 100

5 Best Halloween Costumes For Public Relations Pros

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I am wearing a sandwich board with Gene Grabowski's best practices for managing the Blue Bell meltdown, pun intended. The winner gets all expenses paid, including admission, to do a presentation at the World Economic Forum, at Davos.

2015 75

3 tips for when an audience member dominates Q&A

Speak Schmeak

Like a heckler, however, this person does want a lot of personal attention which, as the presenter, you cannot give at the expense of other audience members. Managing Q&A is a skill developed through practice.

Q&A 158

Melinda Gates’ Presentation Skills Speak Volumes about Her Passion

DeFinis Communications

In a society where political language has labeled many of our most challenging social problems “unsolvable,” or too expensive, or too complicated, here we have Melinda. She presents herself as practical, certain and confident.

2010 151

The New York Times - Yes, If It Folds, Rhetorical Tears Will Be Shed (end of story)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, on a practical level, in these fast-moving digital times, not many care about what happens to those institutions.    The New York Times fee for sponsored content or native advertising is expensive. (On

2017 52