Writers Off Their Game in Tonight's "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In that way, goes his delusion thinking, they will be guaranteed "safe" drugs.    Okay, that's the nutty plot in tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU." It is rare that episodes of "Law & Order SVU" don't satisfy members of the loyal members of the audience who have been sticking with Olivia Benson et al. It was the judge overseeing drug court who tips off the brothels about police raids. You got that. Now this.

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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?" File restraining orders against all fellow contestants. And, as Jim Key says, if you run into a coach who is serious about guaranteeing you victory run away - FAR AWAY!

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The Dreaded Word

Communication Steroids

It’s guaranteed to terrify all but the most courageous and self-assured executive. Nothing else, save a pink slip or an order to give the keynote address at the next corporate convention is so likely to reduce even the most confident employee to a quivering mass of jello.

2010 40

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.

2011 190

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

WARNING: EVEREST DO NOT FIT THE BEST WINDOWS

Max Atkinson

The deal will involve the transfer of 413 full-time jobs in manufacturing and sales to new trading company Everest 2020 which has taken over the order book.

2020 52

4 for 3 special is back in time for summer!

Speak Schmeak

In order to take advantage of this great deal, you don't have to USE all four sessions by the end of the month, but you do have to purchase my package by June 30th! Grab this great opportunity now, because I can't guarantee I'll offer it again. In December, I offered a limited-time holiday special that gave clients four sessions for the price of three, and it was so popular, I decided to offer it again as a windup to summer. Do any of these sound familiar?

2012 130

Maria Miller and the jewel of Epanodos

The Presenter's Blog

To speak directly into the minds of her opponents she used Epanodos; blending logic and emotion in a way guaranteed to be heard and heeded across the most passionate of debates. Epanodos involves elements of a sentence being repeated, but in reverse order. Maria Miller, the UK Minister for Culture , used a figure of speech so rare and beautifully powerful that it is seldom encountered outside the Old Testament.

2013 169

Brand China - Gets an "F" in Crisis Management

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"At critical turning points, Chinese authorities put secrecy and order ahead of openly confronting the growing crisis [coronavirus] …"  - Chris Buckley and Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times , February 2, 2020. Branding is all about guaranteeing safety in choices.

2020 56

iGen less i

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Given that soul-weariness with tech, marketers have new marching orders. " In the workplace, a pull force in hiring can be the guarantee that employees can and do unplug. Members of iGen (born in 1998 and beyond) grew up only-digital.    So, the findings of a global survey by DfK, as reported by BusinessInsider , should alarm the tech industry. In addition, they have game-changer implications for marketers and employers. Essentially, iGen isn't big on i.

2019 43

Sales presentation outline

The Presenter's Blog

Use phrases such as “I would very much like to be able to welcome you as a customer” in order to demonstrate that you want their business and are prepared to work for it. How will you guarantee that all who attend are left with easy ways to follow-up with you, or even better, with easy ways for you to follow-up with them? by Peter Watts.

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Best Public Speaking Gestures

The Speaker Point

Having said this, it is no mystery that in order to be the best public speaker we can be, we must speak about what we love. blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to The Speaker Point Its guaranteed to make you smarter!

I dare you to be expressive

Speak Schmeak

And also, as a speaker, you must engage your audience emotionally in order to be persuasive. If we want to activate emotions, we have to tap into our own emotions and be willing to express them in order to bring our audience into our world. But a 1 out of 10 is going to put your audience to sleep, guaranteed. One of my clients has been working her way through the upper levels of her organization with a culture-changing idea for her company.

2019 109

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! Creating the essay outline is a critical step in order to organize the ideas. Writing is an essential skill every well-rounded human being needs to hone.

2020 76

4 for 3 special is back in time for summer!

Speak Schmeak

In order to take advantage of this great deal, you don't have to USE all four sessions by the end of the month, but you do have to purchase my package by June 30th! Grab this great opportunity now, because I can't guarantee I'll offer it again. In December, I offered a limited-time holiday special that gave clients four sessions for the price of three, and it was so popular, I decided to offer it again as a windup to summer. Do any of these sound familiar?

2012 100

The Year of COVID-19: April 7, 2020 (Taking Universal Basic Income Seriously)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In this time of disappearing jobs UBI can indicate providing guaranteed income, much like Social Security, to those who opt out of doing what provides income. Yes, lives are being lost. So are jobs. But, the preoccupation is with the longer-term impact of COVID-19 on global and U.S.

2020 56

The Power of Visual Information

The Speaker Point

I believe visual information should have 3 main characteristics in order to be effective. blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to The Speaker Point Its guaranteed to make you smarter! April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About The Power of Visual Information February 2, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments We live in information overload.

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Skills we can learn from comedians

The Speaker Point

Comedy is a craft that requires deep audience interaction in order to be successful, and this alone can take years to master. Related Articles: TED Talk Analysis: Tony Porter “A Call to Men” The Power of Visual Information Filed Under: Delivery , Featured , Preparation Tagged With: comedians , engaging , repetition blog comments powered by Disqus Subscribe to The Speaker Point Its guaranteed to make you smarter!

2011 109

The one thing an entrepreneur can't hand off to someone else

Speak Schmeak

Then you find yourself doing the marketing, PR, bookkeeping, web design, ordering, research, social media, writing, data entry, and actual making or delivery of your product or service. Why do you make public speaking the last priority on your list when it's FREE and you are almost guaranteed to find new customers and clients? If you're an entrepreneur, you wear many hats. You are responsible for all the aspects of your business, whether you like it or not.

2012 133

Instead of Investing in M.B.A. Degree, Read These 11 Books (Jack Welch's isn't included, Dale Carnegie's is)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Once considered the degree with the guaranteed high ROI - the M.B.A. - So much for the need for a degree in order to make a living. has gone uncool.    According to a 2018 Kaplan survey , 70% of M.B.A. programs report applications are down. Even at Harvard Business School and Wharton, reports The Wall Street Journal , applications are on a downward trajectory. Among them is that the degree is not needed for a growing number of jobs.

2019 43

The one thing an entrepreneur can't hand off to someone else

Speak Schmeak

Then you find yourself doing the marketing, PR, bookkeeping, web design, ordering, research, social media, writing, data entry, and actual making or delivery of your product or service. Why do you make public speaking the last priority on your list when it's FREE and you are almost guaranteed to find new customers and clients? If you're an entrepreneur, you wear many hats. You are responsible for all the aspects of your business, whether you like it or not.

2012 122

The Year of COVID-19: April 4, 2020 (no going back to what was)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the process, it will create what is being called "The Post-COVID-19 World Order."   Part of the Post-COVID-19 world order could be extreme frugality. They are not guaranteed investments.  COVID-19 will peak. Then the pandemic will taper off.

2020 56

MLM: Quick Guide to Understanding Multi-Level Marketing

SlideModel

This tends to be costly and complicated, requiring a vast workforce to fulfill orders as per demand. As an additional feature, there is already a logistics process that will guarantee prompt delivery to final users.

Post-9/11 - Searching for Safety

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Home was no longer a guaranteed destination.    Here   you can order it from Amazon. Others are still in denial about the lack of guarantees in daily life and work. What was most vivid to us in the New York Metro area after-9/11, were the cars still parked in the lots of commuter railroad stations throughout the counties ranging from Fairfield to Westchester. The gestalt was: You could set out from for work or X, Y, Z and never make it back.

How To Use SWOT Analysis or SOAR Analysis

SlideModel

You could also look at the things or factors that should be avoided in order to improve the profitability and propel the realization of the organizational objectives. While conducting a SOAR analysis, these key points are essential and will facilitate its success: Greatest Strengths : An organization should focus on its greatest achievement, the unique factors about the organization and the driving factors that guarantee the success of the firm. Introduction.

Observational Humor — Case Study #159

Humor Power

And then adding; I Guarantee You Won’t Regret it. I guarantee you won’t regret it. And then set the rule that guests go first, implying that we always do it in that order. Here is another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a TM meeting. The Set-up (what happened and what was said during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). George said that I had the style of Jack Benny. The name of the club is Pro Toastmasters.

How to Use Two Factor Theory to Improve Employee Engagement

SlideModel

While there’s no way to guarantee that every employee will be satisfied with every change, simply being given the opportunity to provide feedback in a meaningful way is important. That’s surely important because success depends on everyone cooperating in order to achieve a set of goals. Employee engagement has finally come to the forefront of the business world. A motivated, healthy and committed workforce is key to effectively scaling your business.

2019 53

We Are Our Business Networks - We Change, So Must They

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here you can order it. In order to evaluate what connections continue to be useful and what new ones have to be developed is challenging. There is also no guarantee of making the right moves. Yes, order the book. Here you can order it. The signature of ivy educational institutions had been  Forever Professional Networks.    That was then. The reality is that in this globalized, digitalized economy, we in professional life have to keep changing.

2019 43

The Perfect Jury…Doesn’t Exist

Matt Eventoff

I do not believe that pouring over questionnaire answers, an hour of observation (if you are lucky) and straight intuition can virtually guarantee that a juror will be favorable to your cause or your client. When every moment counts, it is imperative to focus on what specific traits would be most harmful, extremely harmful, very harmful and harmful to your client, and focus all energies on determining a strike strategy based on every possible order of selection.

Always bring your A game

Speak Schmeak

Service was slower, orders came out wrong more often. Do a half-ass job, and you can guarantee that no one in the audience will refer you or offer you another gig. Best Benedict in town at Savoy Cafe My husband and I used to have breakfast on Sunday mornings at a local restaurant. We loved the food, the service, the atmosphere, and being "regulars." Then some things changed in our schedules and we started going on Saturdays instead. Something was different.

2011 147

6 Steps For Creating A Presentation

Professionally Speaking...

Develop a bullet-pointed outline of what you want to cover and the approximate order. I guarantee you that your message will be clearer, your audience will be better served and as a bonus extra, you'll be much better prepared which will free you up to really focus on connecting with your audience. Everybody knows how to create a presentation, right? You just sit down at the computer, open PowerPoint and start filling in content on the slides. Mmmm.perhaps not.

2009 119

How to Overcome Analysis Paralysis to Make the Best Possible Decision

SlideModel

Remember, there is no guarantee of success, however, it will be the most rational choice that you could identify in such a case, and course correction will be a lot easier (as explained below). You might have heard of a baseline analysis which is used to assess the initial circumstances tied to a project in order to determine progress. There is no guaranteed formula for successful decision making and many times it’s actually trial and error which helps improve decision making.

2019 40

Joke Contest Results — Drugs You Can’t Live Without

Humor Power

HONORABLE MENTION (in random order). This amazing pill guarantees forgiveness for all of your sins. When you are stuck at a critical point, and just can’t think of anything, this miracle drug guarantees amazing insights, flashes of inspiration, and bursts of creativity. Ascetic acid: Vital supplement for certain orders of monks. Here are the results of our January Joke Contest.

2015 40

Communication and Sales - 4 - Where is your customer?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Put all of these to work and I guarantee you improved results for virtually any kind of selling.    Or have they already decided on a course of action, and are basically looking for you to take the order?    Each of these states of mind requires very different handling; it’s axiomatic that you need to understand your customers clearly in order to be able to talk to them effectively.  I’m doing a week on selling and communication. 

"The Trip to Echo Spring" - When writers could get away with boozing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 For example, in order to sustain excessive drinking, you gotta be plenty creative.   Not being a boozer, of course, doesn't guarantee success in writing. In "The Trip to Echo Spring," Olivia Laing focuses on six giants in literature who were also drunks.  They range from Ernest Hemingway to F. Scott Fitzgerald.   Here you can find out more about it on Amazon.com.    Obviously, Laing has struck a nerve.

2013 47

7 tips for speaking up in meetings

Speak Schmeak

Jot down a couple of points so you don't forget them, or so you can put them in a logical order. This doesn't guarantee that you won't sound dumb, by the way. Meetings. We hate them, yet we have to go to them. There are too many, yet not enough. We even call them ourselves from time to time. And the worst thing about meetings? Not knowing when we're going to be called on to speak. There seems to be an ingrained insecurity in many of us when it comes to speaking up at meetings.

Always bring your A game

Speak Schmeak

Service was slower, orders came out wrong more often. Do a half-ass job, and you can guarantee that no one in the audience will refer you or offer you another gig. Best Benedict in town at Savoy Cafe My husband and I used to have breakfast on Sunday mornings at a local restaurant. We loved the food, the service, the atmosphere, and being "regulars." Then some things changed in our schedules and we started going on Saturdays instead. Something was different.

2011 100

Creative Resume Ideas with Examples

SlideModel

We’d order the information like the first example if the job position was titled “Content Marketing Specialist” whereas we’d use the second example for a job position titled “Social Media Manager”. Education is no longer a guarantee for a job. We’ve got three crucial questions for you.

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Alicia The Good Wife 2010 Role Model for Professional Success

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It takes a calm persona to deliver that guarantee.   You can order it from Amazon.com.  The new success brand is: Poised.    On "The Good Wife" Alicia has that down cold.    Her law firm, where she is a junior associate, has about a year's left of cash.    Her marriage to Peter, who has been granted a new trial, is still rift with uncertainly.    Tonight, we will see her kissing her boss Will Gardner. 

2010 40

My return to public speaking blogging: many more presentations skills tips to follow.!

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

In the past, I would always write about every speaking, writing or training activity in chronological order. All of the content in this talk has been honed over many years and works very well but I chose to pick the stories which I felt would be the most appropriate for a mixed Rotary audience and cut some lines out of those, even if it sometimes meant losing a guaranteed laugh.

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The Constitution of United States ca. 2015 (what’s left of it)

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. The decision handed down by the US Supreme Court in King vs. Burwell, redefined what the word “the State” means.

2015 109

Why speakers need introductions, Part 2

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Today I’m going to offer you a way to guarantee that happens every time.    In order to avoid this sort of disastrous incident, which happens more often than you’d believe possible, create a DVD intro that creates some drama and excitement, puts you in the best possible light, and gets the audience keyed up to see you.  I’m going to post this (short) blog a little earlier in the day in case you’re heading off early for the 4th.  

Right up there with "Happy Pony" publicity gimmick

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Compress that on Twitter to a given and therefore we can guarantee results. Have go viral the rumor that's what we did in order to generate such awesome outcomes for clients/employers. Incidentally, I am interrogated, bright lights and all, if I did sell my soul in order to produce the insight and wit in this work of fiction. We all need a gimmick, right.    AT&T has its TV commercial "No Billy, I'm not missing 'Happy Pony.'" 

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