This Week in History

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1934 First laundromat opened in Fort Worth, TexasGiving a speech this week? Perhaps you can create a tie-in with one of these references: 1828 First publication of Noah Webster’s dictionary. 1870 Metropolitan Museum of Art founded in New York City . 1890 Pan American Union established. 1905 Andrew Carnegie created the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching . 1926 Book of the Month Club originated.

Breakfast with Clayton

Speaking Of...

On a rare snowy day in Dallas I found myself having breakfast at the Dallas Fort Worth airport, in a distant corner of the terminal next to a small Starbucks. I spotted a young man working on his laptop with an iPhone plugged into it. That started our conversation. Because I am curious about new devices and people, what happened next was the highlight of my day. His name is Clayton, and in less than a half hour, I learned more about him than I ever expected to.

Health Insurance - Unfortunately, We Need It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

copy of document ) in federal district court, Fort Worth. On February 26, 2018, 20 state attorneys general filed the lawsuit Texas et al. United State et al. The stakes embedded in that litigation are high for the U.S.

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Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **. Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **. Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **.

In Speaking, “Sell” Is a Four Letter Word

Pivotal Public Speaking

In 2010, Janet came back to her public relations and marketing roots and established The JW Speakers Agency, Dallas/Fort Worth’s only booking agency for business owners who use free speaking as a way to increase their exposure, broaden their network and bring in new clients, and emerging speakers who need guidance on building their speaking business. It’s weird.