Georgia - Trumpism in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In suburban Georgia today, Democrat Jon Ossoff is running against Republican Karen Handel for Tom Price's U.S. The conservative Drudge Report has been cunning enough to back off from being a Trump Administration cheerleader. Trumpism is in play.

Georgia Republicans Prefer Paula Deen Over Martin Luther King

TJ Walker Interactive

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Georgia Rep. Paul Broun: Evoluton Is “A Lie From The Pit Of Hell” Liberaland

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Evoluton Georgia Rep. Paul Broun “A Lie From The Pit Of Hell” science

Candidate Sam Arora: Getting Right to the Point

Green Room Speakers

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Those in Software Loop, Beware - You Are Litigation Targets

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"From the moment it was announced that  the Georgia Bar had mis-graded bar exams from 2015 and 2016.   Why this particular lawsuit is getting a lot of attention is that the defendant is not the Georgia Bar Association.

Mitt Romney Has a 2 in 3 Chance of beating Obama and has already won the GOP Nomination

TJ Walker Interactive

Gingrich could raise questions by winning Georgia. Yes, Mitt Romney is a terrible political candidate. Sure, Santorum could embarrass Romney in Ohio. And Paul could upset Romney in some small caucus state. And of course, Romney will continue to stick his foot in his mouth and say things to remind everyone he is an out [.]. CEOs/Financial americanlp Mitt Romney obama

Observational Humor — Case Study #150

Humor Power

Georgia uses a walker and we often joke about racing each other. Georgia was our timer and while expaining her function to the. Another Olympics has passed and once again I have not beaten Georgia in the 100 meter dash. Georgia said that we time everything. Here is another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. First, we will look at the set-up to give you. a sense of being there. Then I will share the joke and why it. was funny.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Hired Burson-Marsteller on Oct. 10, 2014

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As Hazley reports, the two nurses have been transferred to hospitals in Georgia and Maryland for ongoing treatment.  Even before the Ebola crisis at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worsened, the healthcare facility had hired brandname public relations agency Burson-Marsteller.

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Westinghouse - Why It Needs Squire Patton Boggs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among what did in Westinghouse, McCauley explains, had been: Cost overruns from the construction of two plants in Georgia and South Carolina. Last March, one-time major energy player Westinghouse filed Chapter XI.

Albert Demagnus Fatal Home Invasion - Flashback to Petit Family Tragedy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The house was in an upscale location in Georgia. Three thugs entered the home of Albert Demagnus. They allegedly stabbed Demagnus to death. They had demanded cash and jewelry. Their getaway was the victim's own Lexus.

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Trinh Huynh - Branding Implications When Corporation's Lawyer Is Murdered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She appeared to be the target of a hit when she was crossing the street on the way to the train in Atlanta, Georgia, for her morning commute. Police believe the murder of UPS in-house lawyer Trinh Huynh was planned.

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Presidential Legacies & Voodoo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, history might have underestimated the myth-making ability of that Georgia peanut farmer. Jimmy Carter, when U.S. president, did not appoint a justice to the U.S. Supreme Court. That's what lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, informs us on Abovethelaw. Here you can read all about it.

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Speaking to inspire

PowerPoint Tips

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. Last Monday, I spoke to the Boca Raton Junior League.

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Nick Wiltgen At Weather Channel, Student At University Of Arizona - Suicide's Six Degrees Of Separation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia, Nick Wiltgen's death has been ruled a suicide. And at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, AZ, the death of a male student has also been declared a suicide. The six degrees of separation for suicide has become all too familiar.

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Nancy Pelosi - Leadership in House in Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report is making hay of the confusion and fear after the Republican win in the special election in Georgia. This evening's Drudge headline is that the knives are out for U.S. House Minority leader progressive Nancy Pelosi. But, the question is: Are they?

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Drudge Report - Karen Handel Win (How many Dems are giving up)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the critical win in Georgia. It had been a test of GOP strength - and, by extension, the hold of Trumpism on America. Republican Karen Handel won the U.S. House seat left empty by conservative Tom Price. Gender issues are important.

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Drudge Report: Can Democrats Re-Learn How to Win

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Aside from some local legislative wins and the success so far of Jon Ossoff in Atlanta, Georgia, Dems are stuck in the loss loop. The conservative Drudge Report gives equal time to the Democratic Party. After all, right now it's the underdog.

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Eastern Europe and the Message of Democracy

Matt Eventoff

None other than “Rose Revolution” product President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia; Georgia is often considered a success story for democracy in the region, and news of this call certainly came as a surprise (at least to me) and seems to send a mixed message. Ukraine has been independent for less than two decades. MTV is ten years older than Ukraine’s independence. If you are of drinking age, you were born before Ukraine was independent.

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Speaking Out: How Does That Happen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, this professor at Georgia State Law School is being subjected to the Open Records Act. Andrea Curio was one of the law professors who formally opposed Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. That is, all her emails, including deleted ones, will be retrieved.

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Teleseminar: Magcloud - magazine printing on demand

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Websites referenced in my talk Magcloud Professionally Speaking Georgia Speaker Step Into College Two Words Issuu To hear the teleseminar click on the podcast icon below. Back in August 2008 I wrote a long review of the Magcloud print-on-demand publishing solution from HP Labs.

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Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Georgia: James and the Giant Peach. It’s time for the results of the Official State Book/Movie/Song contest. The top lines are listed below. New joke contests are announced on the first of the month. Our subscribers submitted the Official Books, Movies, and Songs for the different states. Not REAL ones. Just ones they came up with using their creativity. The next contest is November 1, 2014. Here are the top lines from this month’s contest. ** FIRST PLACE **.

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"Is that a rescue?" - New social lubricant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The maintenance crew at this development got their rescues at the Animal Heaven from Georgia. The world of socializing has become flat.  That is, after we adopt a dog from a shelter.  The old barriers of social class, age, gender, and attractiveness come tumbling down.

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Great Britain has as many gold medals as the Soviet Union

Max Atkinson

The answer is that they too would now be at 16 gold medals: (Gold Silver Bronze) Russian Federation 4 16 15 Kazakhstan 6 0 0 Belarus 2 2 3 Ukraine 2 0 5 Lithuania 1 0 1 Georgia 1 0 0 Azerbaijan 0 1 2 Armenia 0 1 1 Moldova 0 01 Uzbekistan 0 0 1.

Since Webisites Don't Provide Email Addresses.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Georgia law firm Butler Tobin had a problem. Its client had been badly injured in an Uber accident. But, as is increasingly the new normal, it was impossible to track down Uber's email address on its website. Therefore, the letter of spoilage couldn't be sent. However, what Butler Tobin did accomplish was to pick up on Uber's twitter handle. It launched communications in that matter. And the rest probably will be a long saga of legal motions.

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Drudge Report: Stage-crafting the First 100 Days of Trumpism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Shrewdly, Trump is making a pilgrimage to a National Rifle Association (NRA) event in Atlanta, Georgia. The Drudge Report has returned to domestic politics. Today's focus in on how the Trump Administration is stage-crafting its First 100 Days.

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Toby Bloomberg - Digital, with old-fashioned warmth embedded

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Since Toby is also in the south - Georgia - I hope she stops by for cup, often. The Toby Bloomberg Brand is Digital First. An early adopter of weblogs, she coached the first generation of us bloggers in what was then  the medium.

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Rhetorical Devices: Anaphora

Manner of Speaking

“ I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal.&# I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link.

Politics & Gender - Endless continuum, e.g. Hillary, Vicki, now Michelle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Selman is Vice President of Georgia-based Selman and Associates.  Politics is an endless continuum, at least when it comes to women.    Even those who aren't candidates or elected officials but are in the loop come under close scrutiny.    More often than not that spotlight tends to focus on myriad supposed flaws.  A   A good time is had by all dishing the dirt.

Famous Speech Friday: Juliette Low's 1924 Girl Scouts speech

The Eloquent Woman

However, notes from a speech Low gave at Mercer College in Georgia in 1924 do survive at the Georgia Historical Society in Savannah, where the Gordon family papers are kept.

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A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia. In 1962, when Negroes in Albany, Georgia decided to straighten their backs up…. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. In fact, the best content often comes from your personal challenges and tribulations, from your joys and successes, and from people you know who have survived adversity and risen above it.

Executive Communications Pros: Maybe we should stay freelancing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today there was one for Cox Media in Georgia.  Every now and then David Murray at Vital Speeches of the Day posts a juicy full-time job in executive communications.   I have a friend working at the company and it would be fun to deepen that relationship by becoming full time at Cox. Then I remember how hard it is to align with a certain organizational culture.    Lots of fits don't work out. 

Interview: Kurt Shaver – Sales Trainer

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He holds a Master in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology but he has never let his knowledge of complex integrated circuitry get in the way of closing a big deal. Kurt Shaver delivers high-impact sales training and consulting to companies seeking increased production from their sales force. Kurt’s live training classes are followed by reinforcement sessions and exercises that insure the lessons become lasting habits.

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

who was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta Georgia. In 1962, when Negroes in Albany, Georgia decided to straighten their backs up…. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. In fact, the best content often comes from your personal challenges and tribulations, from your joys and successes, and from people you know who have survived adversity and risen above it.

One man's creativity in an airport "all by myself"

Presentation Zen

Last week, Richard Dunn, a lighting designer in corporate entertainment who is originally from Canada, was heading back to his current home in Georgia from Las Vegas. Have you ever found yourself alone in an airport with a lot of time to kill? For most of us this is a rather dismal experience.

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Women in the U.S. Senate. 17 Strong…and Hopefully Growing

DeFinis Communications

She was appointed by Georgia Governor Thomas W. Many bloggers (including myself) often lament the dismal number of women in corporate executive leadership positions. And while those figures are low, have you ever noticed how few women represent us in the United States senate?

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3+ things to know about the font you choose…

SpeakerSue Says...

They found, hold your keystroke here, that the use of serifs like in Georgia are more warm and fuzzy (really) and enjoyed by readers most, except in certain parts of the country (New Yorkers seem to likeHelvetica better). At almost every sales writing or email etiquette workshop I present someone asks me which is the best font to use. I wish I could tell you.

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10 Great Lines Rewritten For Today’s Manager

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

“I have a vision and value statement… that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.&# “I am the benchmark!&#. Ever wondered why some quotes live on for decades?

Can British Prime Ministers still learn from Aristotle and rhetoric?

Pro Humorist

I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves…&#. Can British Prime Ministers still learn from Aristotle and rhetoric?

Public Speaking Tips from my Dog Balou -- Guest post by Joey Asher

Speak Schmeak

My dog Balou is a 60-pound, black-lab mix that we adopted at a PetSmart rescue day last year in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Still out of town! Enjoy this post about what a dog can teach you about public speaking!

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Public Speaking Tips from my Dog Balou -- Guest post by Joey Asher

Speak Schmeak

My dog Balou is a 60-pound, black-lab mix that we adopted at a PetSmart rescue day last year in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Still out of town! Enjoy this post about what a dog can teach you about public speaking!

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