Manhattan, Intentional Explosion, Campaign 2016 - No nominee can guarantee safety

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

President can't guarantee safety. The intention bomb explosion around W. 23rd, Manhattan, on September 17, 2015 represents a worst-case scenario in domestic terrorism. As yet, not much is known. And even if those responsible aren't "brandname" violent enemies of the U.S., they have put a major city on edge. And the nominees for U.S. That's impossible. The reality is that any anti-social person who understands the mechanics of bomb-making can create plenty of problems.

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U of Wisconsin at Stevens Point - It Can Ditch English Major, But Can It Guarantee Employability?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point is part of the state's 11-campus system. So, no, it's not a small liberal arts college in some rural area struggling to survive. Therefore, what it decides to do about what majors it will offer could have significant reach in higher education. The Hill reports that branch of the WI public university system is proposing eliminating providing majors in disciplines such as English literature, history, philosophy, and Spanish.

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The On-Call Economy - People Work Real Jobs But with No Guaranteed Hours, No Set Schedule

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's the lack of guarantee, even on a supposed traditional job, of how many hours employees will get or when those hours will be. The New York Times looks at the growing source of economic angst in what is supposed to be a recovery. The result is total uncertainty about gross earnings that month. Although men and women are working at "real," not gig jobs, they have become part of what might be labeled the "on-call" economy.

Manhattan Homeless - Social Media Doesn't Guarantee Outcomes, Solutions Seem Liberal Platitudes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The homeless in Manhattan might have to return to the drawing board to conjure up a tactic which will get attention. They need to communicate a message about both their own plight (Polar Vortex 3.0 could be on the way) and their antipathy toward Mayor Bill de Blasio. In the New York Post , Priscilla DeGregory reports that the twitter campaign didn't catch fire. They had urged supporters to "Tweet @billdeblasio" using "#handsoffthehomeless."

2015 52

Greta Goes to MSNBC - No Guarantees She, Megyn Will Succeed in Their New "Homes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When Roger Ailes imploded, some careers looked like they were heading on an upward trajectory. Among those has been that of Megyn Kelly who was critical of Ailes. And some became unhinged. One was that of Ailes supporter Greta Van Susteren. She quit abruptly. She has been best known for legal commentary. Well, she's back to television. This time it will be an analysis and opinion slot at 6 P.M. on MSNBC. That will be the network's bridge from daytime to evening programming.

Toastmasters Friday: Top 8 Ways to Guarantee Victory in Your International Speech Contest

Speak and Deliver

Today I want to answer the question most people who start competing really have in their mind - "How do I guarantee victory?" And, as Jim Key says, if you run into a coach who is serious about guaranteeing you victory run away - FAR AWAY!

The Op-ed Game: Some placement pros charge $8K monthly, with no guarantees

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   Some placement pros bill $8K monthly, with no guarantee of hitting that target.  The sweet spot in the op-ed game is getting a placement in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL.     So, when public relations folks noticed that Jack Welch got his point of view about gov job figures in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ( here you can read it), they could only droll with envy.    That is exactly what just about every one of their clients demand.

I Guarantee I will Eliminate Your Public Speaking Fears | Fear of Speaking

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized fear of public speaking

Why “sending in the A-team” is guaranteed to lose the business

SpeakerSue Says...

Here are 3 key reasons why this scenario is guaranteed to lose the business: #3. And the most important reason why sending in the A-team is guaranteed to lose the business: #1. “What happens when not every one has something to contribute to the presentation?” ” my new prospective client asked me.

Steal the Show: From Speeches to Job Interviews to Deal-Closing Pitches, How to Guarantee a Standing Ovation for All the Performances

Pivotal Public Speaking

A powerful way to master every performance in your career and life, from presentations and sales pitches to interviews and tough conversations, drawing on the methods the author applied as a working actor and has honed over a decade of coaching salespeople, marketers, managers, and business owners Every day there are moments when you must [.].

2016 40

Niche or Long Tail No Guarantee - 10 Gay Newspapers Hit Since 2008

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We in marketing communications talk up niche or the long tail a lot.    But it better be the right niche at the right time.    The niche of being a gay newspapers isn't saving that category.    In the June/July 2009 edition of THE ADVOCATE, Ronni Radner reports that in 2008, about 10 gay papers "ceased publication or cut their frequency."  "  Among them has been the NEW ENGLAND BLADE.

2008 40

The Dreaded Word

Communication Steroids

It’s guaranteed to terrify all but the most courageous and self-assured executive.

2010 52

Lists help me cope with social isolation

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Can’t guarantee that it will work for you, … Continue reading → Here is how I cope with social isolation… I have been a list maker pretty much all my life. Turns out it’s a decent way to help one cope with social isolation.

2020 40

Book Review: Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Book Review: Produce, Price and Promote Your Self-Published Book by Paul Lima – [link] Self-publishing is no guarantee that you will sell millions of copies. Paul Lima then goes on to tell you all you need to know to … Continue reading →

The Top Five Things to Never Say in a PowerPoint Presentation

Presentation Guru

I guarantee you will have heard every one of them, time and time again, and groan every time you do. Just a short article this time, but a useful reminder of what NOT to say when delivering your next presentation. So why do presenters persist?… … Build Your Skills Performance Confidence credibility Elsewhere on the Web Presentation Mistakes

2017 62

Book marketing hints and tips to help you sell your published or self-published book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Using the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post won't guarantee that your book will become a best seller or that you will sell boxes of books. However, not using the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post all but guarantees that you will not sell any, or will only sell a few, books. Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD promoting books self-publising

Public Speaking Training: The Rule of Three

Great Public Speaking

[link] This video teaches you how to pretty much guarantee a laugh in a presentation or speech

TransCanada chief uses rhetoric to lay the blame on rhetoric

The Presenter's Blog

A well structured sound-bite is guaranteed to win you headlines. Communicators call this antithesis, and it’s a guaranteed tool of the sound-bite. TransCanada president and chief executive, Russ Girling, knows this. Here’s what he had to say about last week’s decision not to go ahead with the Keystone XL Pipeline: “Today, misplaced symbolism was chosen over merit and science — rhetoric won out over reason,”.

Book marketing hints and tips to help you sell your published or self-published book

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Using the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post won't guarantee that your book will become a best seller or that you will sell boxes of books. However, not using the book marketing hints and tips in this blog post all but guarantees that you will not sell any, or will only sell a few, books. Marketing Your Services My Books Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD promoting books self-publising

Closing A Speech or Presentation, Part I

Matt Eventoff

ex. ”In order to guarantee that we save tomorrow, we need to __ today!” ” “If every person in this room leaves and immediately __, I can guarantee that will result in next year? The moment of truth has arrived. You had them entranced at the open. The audience was clearly focused, nodding as you delivered your message; eyes locked as you wove through a carefully crafted medley of stories, anecdotes and analogies, all supporting your message.

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How To Close A Speech That Brings Your Audience To Their Feet

Matt Eventoff

Here are some examples: “In order to guarantee that we save _ tomorrow, we need to _ today! If every person in this room leaves and immediately _, I guarantee you’ll enjoy _ next year!”. “We You’ve engaged your audience from the beginning of your presentation. They nodded as you delivered your message. Their eyes were locked as you wove through a carefully crafted medley of stories, anecdotes and analogies, all supporting your message.

2014 187

The Need to be Knowledgeable

Speaking about Presenting

And there’s no way of guaranteeing that somebody won’t ask you a question you can’t answer. When you have a big presentation coming up, do you say to yourself: “I must be knowledgeable.” ” “I must be the expert on this topic.” ” “I must be able to answer every question.” ” The problem with these statements.

2018 135

How to open your talk with a question

Speaking about Presenting

But what if I told you that after three months, you get that $100 back – guaranteed. Do you sometime struggle to decide how to open your presentations?

2017 162

Empowering women means paying them

Speak Schmeak

Yes, you will likely find someone willing to speak "for exposure" (which doesn't pay our bills, and there is no guarantee of even one book sale, not to mention a high-paying client resulting from this "exposure"), so you may continue to believe this is an acceptable practice.

2020 141

Graduate With Skills, Not Just a Degree

Executive Speech Coach

Huhman Not long ago, earning a college degree could almost guarantee you would land a great job much faster than those who were not college-educated. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations.

Brand SoftBank Group in Play - Beyond the Fundamentals of Crisis Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Managing a crisis right is no guarantee that things will turn out right. Head of the Softbank Group Massayoshi Son indicates that its investors are still experiencing gains. However, given its quarterly loss of $6.4 billion, the collapse of its "darling" WeWork, and troubles with its investment fund Vision, the once powerful brand is in play So is Son's own branding as a global force in investing. Here are more details from MarketWatch. 

2019 40

Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

Learning, laughter and applause are guaranteed! I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck , and me. Florian and I have a passion for good public speaking. Yet we know that for many people, the mere thought of it can get their hearts pounding. So we set out to create a game that would help players improve their public speaking skills and have fun in the process. The result is Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™.

Rhetoric – The Pubic Speaking Game™

Manner of Speaking

Learning, laughter and applause are guaranteed! I am pleased and excited to announce Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™, the brainchild of my friend, Florian Mueck , and me. Florian and I have a passion for good public speaking. Yet we know that for many people, the mere thought of it can get their hearts pounding. So we set out to create a game that would help players improve their public speaking skills and have fun in the process. The result is Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game™.

Rethinking (affordable) Travel, Medical/Dental Tourism, and Retirement - Lost Paradise of Mexico

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, even then, there is no guarantee newbies in the region will master them adequately and not become victims. It's become a roaring platitude - or it used to be: Go Mexico.

2019 52

Raising Your Uncertainty Tolerance with Sara Ross

Speaker Launcher

Sara’s approach is guaranteed to challenge the status quo, provide new insights and inspiration, and most importantly, leave audiences with a blueprint of actionable strategies. In an effort to keep supplying relevant and practical content, I keep thinking about what we all need in this time of constant news intake and the uncertainty of what’s coming next.

2020 63

Book review of Big Magic

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you would be creative if only you could guarantee that someone would buy your output. If you would be creative if only you could guarantee the reaction to your creativity. If you are suffering for your creativity. If you are facing barriers and obstacles to your creativity. If you feel you have to be drunk or do drugs to be creative. If you think you need a Masters of Fine Arts to be creative. If you would be creative if only you had ideas or better ideas.

2016 40

How To Write An Essay? – Where to start?

SlideModel

By keeping the above structure in mind, you are guaranteed to get done with your writing faster! Writing is an essential skill every well-rounded human being needs to hone. However, it can be a challenging one to master, especially if you are more of a ‘talker’.

2020 56

Brand Saint David's - Another Elite School Gets Hit with Allegation of Sexual Exploitation of Student

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not only did it guarantee the kind of education which catapulted graduates into Ivy League colleges/universities. Parents might be thinking: Thank havens, we couldn't afford those elite private elementary and high schools. The New York Post reports on yet another alleged school-for-scandal saga of sex abuse of a student by those whom were trusted. The most recent expose allegedly went down at Saint David's , a K-8 based in New York City. Current annual tuition is $50,000.

2020 40

Why You Should Pay Someone to Coach You in the Toastmasters Int'l Speech Contest

Speak and Deliver

If a coach is guaranteeing you victory, then, as 2003 WCPS Jim Key advised me, run away as fast as you can. My First Thought? You probably shouldn't.

2020 83

JC Penney - Finished?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That practically guarantees foot traffic.  Goodwill retail has much better prices. So does the Salvation Army retail.    As for the hair salon, discounters such as GreatClips charge about half the price, provide senior discounts, and require no appointment.

2020 56

Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

I can guarantee that you will have good time, lots of laughs and learn heaps about presenting. If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring: Hook Presentation Conference.

2011 197

Two live presentation events that will enrich your presentations – and your life

Speaking about Presenting

I can guarantee that you will have good time, lots of laughs and learn heaps about presenting. If you live in the States, there are some excellent live events coming this spring. There’s also an opportunity to win a free ticket, so read on: Hook Presentation Conference.

2011 196

Three good reasons to distribute your handout after the presentation

Speaking about Presenting

With a handout – goodbye surprise and the attention boost it guarantees. In my last post on presentation handouts I suggested that it’s best to distribute your handout before your presentation. The comments to that post identified three situations when it makes sense to distribute your handout after the presentation. As not everyone wades through comments I’ve decided to highlight them in this post: 1. Surprise. Mike Slater.

Speaking tips from Taylor Swift

The Presenter's Blog

Over the months to come as tracks from ‘1989’ continue to be released you’re guaranteed to hear people humming the tunes. Photo credit: Sarah Barlow / Billboard.com. Taylor Swift’s new album ‘ 1989 ’ contains three ideas to stir-up your writing and your speaking. Listen to the songs and you’ll notice that Swift doesn’t just sing those lyrics – she acts them. There are nuances and inflections that she milks with the precision of an actress.

2015 116

Six Ways To Manage Audience Expectations

Professionally Speaking...

If you have this flexibility, I guarantee you, your audience will walk away more satisfied. As a speaker, you will always deal with audience expectations.

Discover PowerPoint Mix for interactive online lessons

PowerPoint Tips

There isn’t even a guarantee that Microsoft will continue to support it. PowerPoint Mix is a new PowerPoint add-on by Microsoft, now in beta (not finalized). What is PowerPoint Mix? PowerPoint Mix is a PowerPoint-based tool for creating interactive online lessons. The basic process is simple: You create slides and can record audio and video. You can add quizzes. You upload the final result to the Mix website and share it with anyone you want, such as your students.

2015 206

How to do Chiasmus

The Presenter's Blog

It’s the best way to start and will guarantee that your speeches get noticed, which is important, because in the words of Mae West: “ I’d rather be looked over, than overlooked. by Peter Paskale. “ It’s not the men in your life that matters, it’s the life in your men “ One of Mae West’s celebrated phrases. Along with “ Come up and see me some time “, to read these words is to hear the sinuous drawl in which they were delivered.

2015 150

Rand Paul at Berkeley: Why his speech worked

The Presenter's Blog

He could pretty much guarantee that so long as he kept to the prepared script, the audience would keep a respectful silence. Throw in frequent references to cellphones, the web, and the threat posed by a snooping government, and rapt attention was guaranteed. by Peter Watts. Senator Rand Paul is a hero. Or at least that’s how several of the nation’s news organizations would have it. Just for once though, we’re not talking Fox News.

2014 108