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Own Your Industry - Book 23 of 52 in 52 - A Review of Douglas Kruger's latest book

Speak and Deliver

He''s had a few other products created, but the first I''ve gotten my hands on is his latest book, on which his speech that week was based: ''Own Your Industry: How to Position Yourself as an Expert.'' Branding Douglas Kruger Expert Positioning Own Your Industry Toastmasters

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Podcast: PR for the Nuclear Industry After Japan | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike discuss the PR challenges of the nuclear industry in the wake of current events.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

Around 1916, she was on the speaker circuit, represented by the Affiliated Lyceum Bureaus of America, speaking on issues surrounding World War I, with a focus on the home front and her specialty, scrutiny of industrial practices.

Gratitude for an Industry

Speaker Launcher

Some of my best friends in the industry are people I met at my first NSA conference over 18 years ago in Washington. Thank you speaking industry. PS: Do you have people or an industry that you want to recognize? At age 25, I lacked direction, focus, and ambition.

Trends in the Investor Relations Industry

TJ Walker Interactive

Neil Stewart from IR Magazine speaks with TJ Walker about trends in the small cap markets. To view the full interview visit: [link]. To learn more about IR Magazine visit: [link]. CEOs/Financial Video IR Magazine Neil Stewart

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Media Training Tips for Industry Experts | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized industry experts Media Training

Shake-up Could Be Coming for LSAT "Industry"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now that a prestigious institution like Harvard has adopted this initiative, obviously, the whole niche industry which has grown up around the LSAT could be shaken to its foundations.

Donald Trump: LIke Cosmetic Industry, Selling Hope

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like the cosmetics industry, those who are considering "buying" him have the expectation of a better something. With immigration blocked, there could be reduced competition for employment, especially in the tech industry.

The Difference between being a media spokesperson versus an industry expert | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized industry analyst Media Training spokesperson

How to Win and Lose Gracefully « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

While the BAFTAS, Oscars, Grammys and Emmys may lead in the glamour stakes, most industries hoststheir own award ceremonies, in which the achievements of its outstanding performers are acknowledged.

Business Models - What Refugees from Other Industries Get So Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the highly regulated oil industry those former lawyers in communications proved obstacles to getting things done. No surprise when that oil company was taken over and they had to land jobs in other industries, they usually were fired - pronto.

Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week! - Michael Soon Lee

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Michael Soon Lee, MBA, CSP, give a talk on ways a speaker can re-market their expertise to a new industry. In his presentation “Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week!&# Tags: Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking industry expertise Michael Soon Lee National Speakers Association

Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week! - Michael Soon Lee

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent National Speakers Association (NSA) Convention in Phoenix, AZ I had the opportunity to see Michael Soon Lee, MBA, CSP, give a talk on ways a speaker can re-market their expertise to a new industry. In his presentation “Shift Your Expertise to a New Industry in Less than a Week!&# Tags: Business Communication Marketing Public Speaking industry expertise Michael Soon Lee National Speakers Association

Gossip: Changing Industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's no surprise that in capitalist America gossip grew to be a big industry.    But the industry is changing.  From the get-go, civilization learned that gossip was a necessary survival tool. 

Gossip Industry: Glut niche

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The gossip industry will always be hot.    A sign of that is that the print tabloid industry is not what it used to be.    Of course, its outsized content is so seductive to us who live little lives. 

Pecha Kucha Night – Tuesday 4/17 San Jose, CA

Duarte Blog

Delivery Event 20 20x20 Industry night pecha kucha presentation sonoma chicken coop twentyThe sixth Pecha Kucha Night – San Jose is just around the corner! If you’re interested in diving into a highly creative, low-risk presentation environment, Pecha Kucha is for you.

Industry Experts not Good Speakers

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, February 28, 2010 Industry Experts not Good Speakers I was the MC at an industry convention. Most of the speakers were industry experts. 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.

Teamwork In The Music Industry — Part Two

Humor Power

Teamwork in the Music Industry–Part Two. Featuring Jorma Kaukonen, lead guitarist for the Jefferson Airplane, with Terry Wall. In this interview, they talk about: - Teamwork. Micro Management. Dreams and Creativity. Dealing with Slackers. Click here to read Part Two of this three-part series. link]. Humor In Speaking

Alain de Botton on Dieter Rams and Good Design

Manner of Speaking

A while back, I wrote a post about Dieter Rams, the German industrial designer who is recognized as one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century. Rams worked for 40 years at the German consumer products company, Braun. Today, … Continue reading → Design Slide Presentation Alain de Botton Braun Dieter Rams PowerPoint Presentation simplicity

Security Industry, Listen Up! - Motel 6 has adorable approach

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Founding father Franklin was a plain-speaking fellow. he put it bluntly: Honesty is the best policy. But when you are interfacing with consumers. it's wise to add a charming spin. At one of the Motel 6s in the southwest, I am across a laminated card.

Credit Card Industry Needs Fresh Narrative - Under-35 Shun Plastic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The meme among those under-35 about credit cards is this: They generate debt. And debt is bad. No surprise, as The New York Times reports, credit card use by Millennials is the lowest it has been since 1989. Only 37% of Millennial households use credit cards.

227,000 Jobs Created - But, They May Not Be in Your (Downsizing) Industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some industries are shrinking in both the number of jobs and how much they pay. They might have retired, been involved in a scandal or moved on to another industry. The job situation brightened in January 2017. According to the official government statistics, 227,000 were created.

Stand-alone Eyecare Industry: Doomed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Midweek I called my health insurance company Connecticare. I wanted to find out about the details of my vision benefit which I didn't know I had until a recorded message chastised me for not checking my eyes for the usual afflictions of aging.

ConAgra Splits Into 2 Companies - Disruption In Food Industry Continues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tech, communications, delivery of legal services, and retail aren't the only industries being disrupted. Food is also in the center of a revolution.

The Content Marketing Industry Has to Ask: What Business Are We Really In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About a decade after the Crash of 2007 in the legal industry law school deans could be in the same pickle. Had the railroad industry answered that with "transportation," it could have moved on to investing in auto and then the airplane industries.

Manufacturing Industry: Why China will win, hands down

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I download podcasts and listen to them on my drive to work. Today, driving my 16-year-old car which has any number of replacement auto parts keeping it on the road, listening to a 3-year-old Apple iPod, I heard two stories which described how electronics and auto parts are manufactured in China and America. Apart a [.]. Business Communication Cultural Differences Culture Shock! Foxconn NPR

Broadcast, Newspaper Industries: More layoffs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The media, while it's exciting and high-profile space to be in, remains a volatile, insecure game.    Last week we heard that CNN was cutting loose editors and photojournalists. 

Presentations - What about Specific Industries?

Great Public Speaking

If you are looking for stories and humor in a specific industry , you must work a little harder. Start a file right away for industry- specific information you find. A good place to start looking for information to fill this file would be in a trade journal for your industry. Almost every industry you can imagine has one or more associated trade journals. Watch for industry newsletters so you can extract usable material.

Pet Industry: Forget Halloween costume parties for Fido, Muffy (Tips for PR Industry)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The pet industry, ranging from retailers to vets, is falling over itself hosting Halloween costume parties for Fido and Muffy.  Pet Smart in North Haven, Connecticut has racks of costumes.

Will Information about Competitors take Away from My Financial.

TJ Walker Interactive

It is important to include information about your competition in your financial presentation so that your audience knows you have an industry for your product and that you are well educated about both the products and people. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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Travel Industry - Time For Spiritual Tourism (retro Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Positioning and packaging that for its tourist industry can bring in mega revenue.  The tourist industry should be doing deep dives to find them and then promote them. Tucson, Arizona could be branded as the Salem, Massachusetts of the Southwest.

Journalists: Can mobile save your industry, jobs?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Your industry and your jobs could be saved by mobile.  Hope can be a dangerous entity.    However, journalists might just hold on to it for a while longer.    Actually mobile could return the newspaper to being a key institution in society.

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Japan's Nuclear Reactor Crisis « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

President Obama Roasts Himself at Gridiron Club Gala » Japan’s Nuclear Reactor Crisis The recent devastrating quake and tsunami in Japan could cause massive problems for the entire nuclear industry. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

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Peaking of Upliftment Industry?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe if Oprah leaves  talk-ville and "Precious" flops  critically and in profits, we will finally know that upliftment industry has peaked.    Then we can go on to trying to figure out what are mainstream American values post-Crash.    My hunch is that we will return to an over-educated version of common sense.    I tried to return to my non-educated common sense roots and that didn't work. 

How To Speak – And Get Paid For It!

Presentation Guru

Many of our readers and contributors are consultants and small business owners who learned their skill or trade through previous careers and then began to share them using the presentation industry.

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Why My Clients Will Pay $2000/hour for PowerPoint

Presentation Guru

For many in the presentation industry, deciding on an appropriate hourly rate to charge clients can be frustrating. How to determine how much your time is worth as a business can be incredibly difficult.

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From Trump Brand to Sharapova Brand - Implications for Public Relations Industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We all know that the public relations industry is changing in significant ways. In addition, just as in the legal industry, standard services can be reconfigured to be a la carte. Industry publications such as PR Week and Odwyerpr.com would take them seriously. 

Art Industry: Amazon is upending that one also

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The global industry of dealing in fine art might, just like so many other industries, be turned on its ear by Amazon.com.  On the one hand, Amazon's head Jeff Bezos has "saved" one member of the newspaper business which has been hit hard by digital.

Presentation Skills: Finding Humor for Specific Industries

Great Public Speaking

If you are looking for stories and humor in a specific industry, you must work a little harder than you would have to find general humor. But if you are a plumbing executive, or you are speaking to the plumbing industry it is unlikely you could go down to your local public bookstore and find a plumbing joke book. Start a file right away for industry-specific information you find. Almost every industry you can imagine has one or more associated trade journals.

STAR Layoffs: Gossip industry a tough business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Without gossip, just as without sex, civilization couldn't continue.    What goes through the grapevine warns of danger, flags opportunity, and reinforces social norms.    However, how we want our gossip dished keeps changing.