Hawaii - Now We Know

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The only good news in Hawaii is that the warning of a ballistic missile threat had been an error. Although government has a mandate to be transparent, in Hawaii that didn't seem to be the case.

Famous Speech Friday: Hawaii Rep. Fukumoto at the Women's March

The Eloquent Woman

But here's a recent example of one state legislator who took a silencing move--her removal as minority leader in the Hawaii house of representatives--and turned it into a speech that let her have the last word. That's what happened to Hawaii State Rep.

Criminal Justice Reporter, Honolulu, Hawaii (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Hybrid and Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

10.08.2009 Hybrid and Public Speaking Just searching some college websites and found (again)Maui Community Colleges (U of Hawaii)speech website--theres lots here for anyone teaching the hybrid or the public speaking course--handouts, student testimonials, guides, and more.

Universal Basic Income - FL Company Conducting Experiment in 50 States

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hawaii will be experimenting with UBI. Once morally reprehensible to many Americans, the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) seems to be making some sense. Who doesn't fear Artificial Intelligence or blockchain will take his or her job? UBI would fill in the financial gaps. 

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Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

Humor Power

Hawaii: HI is more than an abbreviation. - Hawaii: The Molten State. Our State Slogans theme was inspired by long-time subscriber and funny guy Sol Morrison, Santa Barbara, California. New Joke contests are annonced on the first of each month. Look for the next contest on October 1, 2014. Here are the top lines selected by our panel of judges (speakers and improv players). The Theme: State Slogans. ** FIRST PLACE **. California: All Shook Up.

Sell a Sense of Place for More Sales

SpeakerSue Says...

” Last week, working with the Meet Hawaii , I was saying “Aloha” and “Mahalo” as if I was privileged to be of Hawaiian descent. When I landed in New Zealand yesterday on my way to Sydney, I phoned home to say “Kia Ora” to my husband.

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Two Tips for Curing the "Trailing So."

More than PowerPoint...

For example: Question: "How did it feel to come back to Michigan after living in Hawaii?" Answer: "Hawaii is great - beautiful weather. For example, "Hawaii is great - beautiful weather. Americans find the word "whatever" annoying.

Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Hawaii: As Good As It Gets. 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 **. OFFICIAL STATE BOOK.

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All The President's Personal Lawyers - Will Ty Cobb Lead Them Effectively or Wind Up Cartoon Character in Media?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of those lawsuits had been filed by Hawaii. It's been said that the hardest job for judges is riding herd on a bunch of lawyers. Also a former lawyer in recovery told me that what triggered the depths of substance abuse was not the work per se.

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Excellent Events

Humor Power

August 29-September 3, Hawaii. Invest In Yourself. – Have Fun. – Advance Your Career. – Expand Your Network. Here are some great professional development conventions I’d recommend: AATH’s 25th Annual Conference. Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor. April 19-22. Chicago, Illinois. Humor Project Conference. The Positive Power of Humor and Creativity. June 1-3. Silver Bay, New York. Alexander Technique Workshops.

If You’re Not the Greatest Singer — Do Comedy

Humor Power

Rudy was scheduled to host a cruise to Hawaii starting tomorrow. . There is a saying in improv, “If you can’t sing…sing loud!” ” In other words, be funny.

Two Tips for Curing the “Trailing So…”

More than PowerPoint...

For example: Question: “How did it feel to come back to Michigan after living in Hawaii?&# Answer: “Hawaii is great – beautiful weather. For example, “Hawaii is great – beautiful weather. Americans find the word “whatever&# annoying.

Dog Leash - Multi-Purpose Networking Tool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's how I found out inmates are being transported here from as far away as Hawaii. The secret to leveraging walking your dog as a multi-purpose networking tool is the same as in real estate: Location, location, location. 

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Post-Protestant Ethic of Work - Universal Basic Income

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hawaii and Y Combinator Research will conduct formal studies. Finland is the first nation to actually experiment with Universal Basic Income (UBI). In the U.S., Mark Zuckerberg champions it.

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Want to Be a Better Public Speaker? Play with Your Kids

DeFinis Communications

My husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Hawaii last week and went to the beach every day. To me, swimming in a warm ocean, unlike the cold San Francisco waters, is one of life’s greatest pleasures. We spent the majority of our time swimming, snorkeling, and body surfing.

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Speak the Movie at Cherry Creek

Speak and Deliver

I''m available , as are many of the other featured contestants, and free if you get me out there, put me up, and feed me, like the good folks in Hawaii will be doing next week for the Honolulu showing on 4/29/13.

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Everyday (but Sometimes Difficult) Conversations

The Communication Blog

I went to college with Jill and, if I’m not mistaken, she has just returned from Hawaii.”. They can talk about working at ABC, what it’s like being a marketing manager, what Jill majored in, what Hawaii is like, what Jill did in Hawaii, and on and on. Thus, you can give advice to a person that addresses the problem or issue directly—buy that condo, take this course, or vacation in Hawaii.

The Communication Blog: Introducing People

The Communication Blog

I went to college with Jill and, if I’m not mistaken, she has just returned from Hawaii.&# They can talk about working at ABC, what it’s like being a marketing manager, what Jill majored in, what Hawaii is like, what Jill did in Hawaii, and on and on.

Political Speech Bloopers

Great Public Speaking

But that could change." --Dan Quayle "Hawaii has always been a very pivotal role in the Pacific. It is a part of the United States that is an island that is right here." --Dan Quayle during a visit to Hawaii in 1989 "What a waste it is to lose one's mind--or not to have a mind.

Siberian Snow Theory: Will There Be 2nd Polar Vortex For Northeast Corridor & Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hawaii is starting up a public relations campaign warning folks not to migrate there.  Those who swear by the Siberian Snow Theory for predicting weather are convinced a 2nd Polar Vortex is coming to the Northeast Corridor. Of course, not everyone buys in. 

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What we’ve got here is failure to communicate

Matt Eventoff

The President was on vacation in Hawaii when the attack occurred. “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate – some men you just can’t reach…&# – Strother Martin as &# The Captain&# – Cool Hand Luke. The attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines Flight 253 has shaken our collective confidence in national security, and communication or the lack of communication is once again a central issue.

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Happening in Las Vegas

Humor Power

Dr. Loren Ekroth is a retired professor of speech-communication from the University of Hawaii and is now a professional speaker and author. Talking with the Stars. A New Event to Energize the Art of Conversation. Loren Ekroth, publisher of Better Conversations newsletter, has created a new competition like the successful Dancing with the Stars TV show.

Public Speaking - Testing Introduction Humor

Great Public Speaking

says she wants to fly to Hawaii for a second honeymoon and she's getting her husband to drive her to the airport Test humor is humor that is placed in your written introduction. It is to be read by your introducer, not by you. Pick a couple of these lines and stick with them. The real value of test humor comes when you have heard the same line being delivered in your introduction over and over. The laughter of the audience will tell you if they are ready to laugh.

Hurrah, You Have $1 Million Invested, Now Can Retire - Well, Maybe Not

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For those retiring today in Hawaii, for example, that will support them for about 12 years. Those aging  should be worried that what they put together as a retirement nest egg won't last long  - at least not long enough. 

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Same as it ever was: We don't want to listen to eloquent women.

The Eloquent Woman

In Hawaii, Rep. Hillary Clinton took her break after the 2016 election, then emerged slowly, an outing here, a speech there. But around the time of U.S.

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A presentation that works

Speak Schmeak

Kalia has been recognized as one of the top RE/MAX real estate agents in California and Hawaii and is the top-producing RE/MAX agent in Santa Barbara.

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Contest Results — Almost TV

Humor Power

Hawaii VO5O: Top Island hairdressers show their stuff. - It’s time for this month’s contest winners. The theme for the contest is ALMOST TV. The challenge is to come up with the title of an imaginary TV show that almost sounds like a real show. Then follow the made-up title with a brief description of the show. Here are the top lines selected by our panel of judges (improv players and speakers). ** FIRST PLACE **. Leopardy.

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Make Sure Your Slides Don’t Fall Behind

Manner of Speaking

8:30 – 10:00 Here we see the trajectory of the first part of Roz’s Pacific odyssey that took her from California to Hawaii. We then see the second stage of the journey from Hawaii to Tarawa. A while back I wrote a post about the way in which you can turn the screen black during a PowerPoint presentation and the reasons why you should do so. You can read it here.

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Top Stories for Thursday

TJ Walker Interactive

Lingle Turns Hawaii TV Channel Into 24-Hour Ad HD. Why Do Olympic athletes Cry When They win? August 9, 2012 9:18 AM. Edit. " />. 1 0 0 0. In Defense of Romney Spokesperson Andr… HD. August 9, 2012 8:42 AM. Edit. " />. 2 0 0 0. Romney Campaign tied In Knots Over Priorities USA Ad HD. August 9, 2012 8:40 AM. Edit. " />. 2 0 0 0. ‘Womanhood is dying at the Olympics’… HD. August 9, 2012 8:39 AM. Edit. " />. 2 0 0 0.

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Time Flies When You're Having Fun.

Speak and Deliver

A trip to Hawaii, for one, where the Toastmasters of District 49 welcomed me to a screening of Speak the Movie. Nearly a month since my last post? Doesn''t feel like it, that''s for sure.

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Cool speakers for 2010: Shai Agassi

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  So far, Israel, Australia, Denmark and Hawaii have signed up.  Shai Agassi’s plan for electric, zero-emission vehicles makes so much sense and is such a radical departure from the old thinking on the subject of powering cars that I’m afraid it won’t get the hearing that it deserves.    People resist new ideas – truly new ideas – more fiercely than even obviously bad old ideas, and for a long, long time. 

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Test Humor for Introductions

Great Public Speaking

says she wants to fly to Hawaii for a second honeymoon and she's getting her husband to drive her to the airport. ? Test humor is humor that is placed in your written introduction. It is to be read by your introducer, not by you. Pick a couple of these lines and stick with them. The real value of test humor comes when you have heard the same line being delivered in your introduction over and over. The laughter of the audience will tell you if they are ready to laugh.

November Cartoon Caption Contest Results

Humor Power

Daddy, I don’t think your mug shot looks that bad. Andrew Jones, Laie, Hawaii, USA. It’s time for the results of our November Cartoon Caption Contest. We feature the art of Dan Rosandich. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month.

Important Stories I’m Following Now

TJ Walker Interactive

Hawaii to offer 17,000 homeless one-way flight to home state… Hawaii to offer 17,000 homeless one-way flight to home state…(Third column, 14th story, link). 18min. POLITICO Top Stories. Chambliss: ‘We got our butts kicked’ Republicans calling for government shutdown over Obamacare are taking the wrong approach, he says. 18min. POLITICO Top Stories. McCain on Clinton or Paul?

THE Executive Speech Coach & THE Million Dollar Consultant

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The last time was to keynote a convention in Hawaii to sales professionals from sixteen countries with name entertainment. THE Executive Speech Coach Patricia Fripp & THE Million Dollar Consultant Alan Weiss join forces for The Odd Couple Marketing & Strategy Seminar. Alan Weiss interviewed me for his upcoming book. When and how did you begin speaking professionally (for a fee)? Patricia Fripp answered.

Contest Results — Time Savers

Humor Power

Watch reruns of Hawaii Five-O, Miami Vice, etc. – Feel like you’re vacationing without wasting time traveling. – Buy a horse. Our Blog has been down for a few days. We’re back up and publishing once again. I’m reposting the results of our August Joke Contest. The theme is TIME SAVERS, a not-so-serious look at time management. The top lines were selected by our panel of eight judges (speakers and improv players).

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Contest Results — Time Savers

Humor Power

Watch reruns of Hawaii Five-O, Miami Vice, etc. – Feel like you’re vacationing without wasting time traveling. – Buy a horse. It’s time for the results of our August Joke Contest. The theme is TIME SAVERS , a not-so-serious look at time management. The top lines were selected by our panel of eight judges (speakers and improv players). New Joke Contests are announced at the start of the month. The next contest will be announced on September 1.

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Be a Star: 8 Tips to Make the Most of Your TV Appearance

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The best part is this site will be ready for when I do Hawaii Ironman, Oprah and Cristina (the Spanish language equivalent of Oprah. I am already anticipating my next steps: getting sponsors, leveraging the tape to get into Hawaii Ironman (even bigger TV audience) and of course Oprah. Be a Star: 8 Tips to Make the Most of Your TV Appearance. Susan Harrow gives advice on making the most of TV appearances. This is a real life example of Mark Davis.

The Worst Presentation of My Life

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

Someone showed me another Steve Ballmer stage moment, in which the big guy cavorts in the sweatiest shirt since Elvis played Hawaii. Watching it gave me terrible flashbacks to an incident long ago, and prompts the question: what’s the worst presentation you’ve ever done? We’ve all had them.