An easy tip to customize your content

Speak Schmeak

The show was taped in Hollywood, and Keyes on Van Nuys is a local Los Angeles auto dealership. This is the kind of subtle tweak that performers and speakers make, from gig to gig, to make sure that at least some of their content is customized to the group.

Yet One More Signal Recession Could Be Coming

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One day we wake up and we get it: No longer can be reside in Los Angeles, California or the New York Metro area. An economic downturn, though, usually represents a wonderful development for contract or gig workers. The Class of 2019, those contemplating the timing of retirement, and consumers - all are jittery about the possibility of a recession. The main questions are: Will there be one, how severe will it be, and how long will it last?

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An easy tip to customize your content

Speak Schmeak

The show was taped in Hollywood, and Keyes on Van Nuys is a local Los Angeles auto dealership. This is the kind of subtle tweak that performers and speakers make, from gig to gig, to make sure that at least some of their content is customized to the group. I watched part of Kevin Nealon 's stand-up special, "Now Hear Me Out" last night, and I was struck by this one moment in the routine.

Using Alexa Flash Briefings to Boost Your Speaking Business with Jeff Smith

Speaker Launcher

They were so amazing at building and engaging a new audience that by January, it was his new full-time job instead of a side-gig. That created opportunities in Hollywood, and he moved his family to Los Angeles, where they lived happily for 14 years. Jeff Smith aka The Alexa Guy is with us to explain what Alexa Flash Briefings are and how to make them work for you and grow your speaking business.

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Female Friendships - Obstacles/Opportunities As We Age

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's exactly what Dale Pollekoff did when she relocated to Los Angeles at 70-something. Start a business, scale an existing business, and/or grab a part-time job or gig assignment. It used to be college was  the place those close friendships with other women were made. That meme hovered over Mary McCarthy's 1963 best-selling book "The Group." " In 1963 I was a freshman, just like those in "The Group," at an all-women's college. 

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Famous Speech Friday: Kerry Washington on the risk of public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Earlier this year, she used the occasion of accepting an award at the Women In Film Los Angeles Crystal + Lucy Awards to talk about the risk of public speaking, and why she--and other women--often turn down speaking gigs.

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Musical Impressionist Danny Gans Passes Away

Pro Humorist

He hired out a concert hall and Los Angeles which paid off as he landed a stinit at the Neil Simon Theater in New York. But his family were based back West, so he got a gig performing in Las Vegas called the Stratosphere. I was surprised to hear of the passing of musical impressionist Danny Gans who was 52. While you may not have heard of Danny Gans his story is certainly fascinating.

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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I’m just getting started on the prep work for my panel moderation gig at SXSW! Posted by Dave on August 19th, 2008 at 12:39 am Good one Dave, agreed, I also changed the typo to read angles instead of angels Posted by jeremiah_owyang on August 19th, 2008 at 1:06 am Excellent ideas and advice, very well written.

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