Georgia Republicans Prefer Paula Deen Over Martin Luther King

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Home No Safe Harbor - Murders/Suicide in Edwards Family of Atlanta, Georgia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Erin Edwards, 20, and her brother Christopher Edwards, 24, died in their Atlanta, Georgia home earlier this week. The cause of death was murder. That had been committed by their mother Marsha Edwards, who then took her own life. As the media reports, Erin had been a summer intern at NBC and a student at Boston University.    Marsha had founded a medical equipment supply business. Her former husband and father of the children Christopher Edwards is a surgeon. 

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. So, the Drudge Report headlines with what is high noon for that power structure. House seat. If Ossoff wins, the Trump Administration brand loses some equity.

Candidate Sam Arora: Getting Right to the Point

Green Room Speakers

Sunday, February 7, 2010 Candidate Sam Arora: Getting Right to the Point Watch this video of Sam Arora, who is running for Maryland House of Delegates (Montgomery County, District 19): Arora starts off by saying, "Hi, Im Sam Arora, and Im at the intersection of Georgia Ave and Layhill Rd, just a couple miles from where I live in Silver Spring."

Developing the Confidence of Elite Athletes with Paul Schempp

Speaker Launcher

As University of Georgia professor, he conducts […]. As University of Georgia professor, he conducts research into the characteristics and development of expert leaders and sport coaches. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Dr. Paul Schempp about developing confidence. Dr. Paul Schempp is joining us to discuss how we can be more confident on stage and in business. Dr. Paul G. Schempp is an expert on high performance leadership.

2018 68

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. people suspected there might be litigation over the incident. Well, now there is a lawsuit." " -   Kathryn Rubino, Abovethelaw.com, September 14, 2016.   Here   is the article. 

2016 47

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

Branding: Social Justice (as played out in lawsuit "Black Lives Matter Seattle - King County v. City of Seattle"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The recent death of black man Rayshard Brooks during his encounter with Atlanta, Georgia police could harden the contours of that ethos. Brandname law firm Perkins Coie filed the lawsuit "Back Lives Matter Seattle - King County v. City of Seattle." " As Bloomberg Law reports, the plaintiffs contend the police used unconstitutional force during the protest following George Floyd's death." " Plaintiffs number at least six, including a journalist.

Fun Friday: Miss America introductions

Speak Schmeak

From the state that celebrates diversity -- from Scarlett O''Hara to Honey Boo Boo -- I''m Leighton Jordan, Miss Georgia." I never managed to post this in January, but it''s a perfect video for a Fun Friday! The Miss America pageant figured out a way to make 53 introductions fun, engaging and quick (just over ten minutes)! Enjoy the short video. I''ve included a few of the introductions below if you prefer to read instead.

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. That was October 10th. Here is coverage of that development in Odwyerpr.com by Greg Hazley.

2014 55

Sad - Yet Another Potential Story for "Dateline" Derived from Allegations of Wife Offing Law-Partner Husband

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" This development occurred after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation wrapped up its analysis of evidence and then released the autopsy. Count on this murder eventually to be featured on "Dateline." " The allegations fit the traditional specs perfectly. Only, they are more sensational.    As R.

2019 40

Enigma, Often Including to Themselves: Lawyers Who Allegedly Self-Destruct

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, few are probably stunned that the assistant attorney general in Georgia Department of Human Services child support unit - George Jeffery - has been arrested for alleged child pornography. Thanks to 24/7 digital media coverage, our society has become shock-proof. In the past he had also been an associate probate judge for estates. He is separated from his wife and a father of two offspring in their 20s. This is his first run-in with the law. 

2018 40

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.

2010 109

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.

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.

Needed HR Tutorial for Managers Everywhere - Right Way to Fire

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The manager at a grill in Georgia might not have done that. In this turbulent world of work the role of human resources experts has become increasingly important. After all, many human beings are losing their livelihood. That means they and any dependents could wind up on the street. Homelessness is growing. In addition, losing a job hurts the ego and can inflict social damage. Yes, even in this era of high manpower churn, getting the  ax involves shame. 

2018 40

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. Demagnus, 74, had been chief executive officer of Computer Management. Demagnus' wife, who was unharmed, immediately called 911. The Lexus caper got two of the suspects caught quickly. One is still at-large.

2017 40

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. She was a graduate of Emory Law School. Her career included being a senior associate in BigLaw and operating her own law firm. Here is the coverage by Abovethelaw.com. My mind rushes to consider the public relations implications. That's my field.

2017 40

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. Those of us who believe in paranormal forces might wonder: Does not leaving your mark on SCOTUS jinx your presidential legacy? After all, for decades the Carter Administration was vilified.

2017 40

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. The topic was “From Death by PowerPoint to Life by PowerPoint: Speaking to Inspire.”. I started with the story of how I was strongly criticized by a reader of a magazine for a slide I had used as a figure in an article I wrote and how much that hurt.

2016 114

"Tolton, et al. v. Jones Day" - Follow the Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Geographically, plaintiff beefs track back to Jones Day's California, Georgia, and New York offices.  Cravath level compensation. That's  That's what Jones Day contends goes on within its black box culture. However, the plaintiffs in "Tolton, et al. Jones Day" contend otherwise in the lawsuit.    Here is a copy of the amended complaint, filed yesterday. This complaint keeps growing and keeps getting more and more high profile.

2019 43

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. The common thread might be a lack of hope. The reality of what is actually going on in a life doesn't really matter all that much. An

2016 43

"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.  All that is left standing are our adopted dog and ourselves.    In this 1,400 unit residential complext in New Haven, Connecticut everyone seems to have a "rescue."

2013 52

TIffany Moss on Death Row - Should Nation Pray for Her?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, that same jury in Gwinett County, Georgia, sentenced her to the death penalty. The judge had warned Tiffany Moss of this: The case was a capital one. She could wind up being executed. But, Moss persisted with her determination to defend herself. And that she did - unsuccessfully. The judge did have a lawyer sitting next to her if she needed any legal guidance. Her pro se approach actually consisted of no defense. She didn't provide opening and closing arguments.

2019 40

The Strange Emotional Context of Pro Se Litigaiton - Ted Bundy, Now Tiffany Moss

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Gwinnett County, Georgia, she is representing herself in the death penalty case of allegedly starving and burning a child. During his murder trial Ted Bundy proposed marriage to a witness. That was while she was on the stand. She accepted.  Bundy could do that because he was representing himself - that is, going pro se. Bundy seemed to enjoy every minute of the experience. Trials are shows. And he was the producer, director, and star. 

2019 40

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.

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? During the expensive campaign to replace Republican Tim Price, GOPer Karen Handel's advertising linked her Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff with Pelosi's progressive mindset.

2017 40

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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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. And it could remain in the political wilderness for way longer than Trumpism prevails. Its problem is that it has lost the hang of winning.

2017 40

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.

2017 40

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 **.

2014 48

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. On Abovetelaw , lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, posts Curio's reflection about having spoken out.

2017 40

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.

2011 116

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. On her own award-winning marketing blog she linked to our blogs. The traffic came. Rapidly she built a career in social media. One of her major accomplishments was an e-book on social media, composed entirely of tweets.

2014 52

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.

The New Nomads: Cheap Becomes the Holy Grail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Gainesville, Georgia. A 73-year-old - J.R. contacts MarketWatch about a retirement destination.    The specifications include: Gun-friendly. Affordable (at least more so than California where J.R. is currently located). Moderate weather.    What MarketWatch comes up with are: Bella Vista, Arkansas. Silver City, New Mexico. What MarketWatch doesn't tell J.R., though, is that what constitutes retirement paradise for now might not stay that way.

2019 40

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.

2011 100

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. But for others, such alone time is a nice respite and a bit freedom to be creative and just see what happens.

2014 87

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. 

Why - and How - Your Audience Matters. #4 of 5 Blogs. 5 Ideas. 5 Days.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  “That dog won’t hunt” may make perfect sense to you because you’re from Georgia, but it won’t in India.  The first question you should ask when preparing a presentation is, who’s my audience?    But that question requires more than a one-word answer.    It’s the beginning of an exploration of the exact circumstances of your audience – who, what, when, where, and why – everything about them you can determine.    Why should you care? 

2012 60

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? Here are few shocking facts: Since the establishment of the US Senate in 1789, there have been only 39 female Senators.

2011 142

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.