How to write perfect press releases … how to choose the right typeface … how to handle intellectual property: Book reviews for anyone who writes

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My 7/5 blog talked about Technical Communication: the Journal of the Society for Technical Communication. Technical Communication runs an excellent book review department. In the hard-copy issue I’m looking at (ISSN 0049-3155), the book review section runs from pages 57-79. That’s amazingly large. Books reviewed include: Conquering the Content: A Blueprint for Online Course Design and Development How […]. Freelance Writing Professional organizations

[Podcast] Leveraging Your Content & Intellectual Property with Dan Miller

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The post [Podcast] Leveraging Your Content & Intellectual Property with Dan Miller appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Dan Miller, author of the highly acclaimed book, 48 Days to the Work You Love, has built a successful business helping people achieve personal and business and success. Dan drops by to talk about how he was leveraged products, writing, seminars, and podcasting to have the business he’s always wanted. Listen Now! Show Notes: :20 […].

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No longer able to protect the crown jewels from the cameras? Time to embrace them

The Presenter's Blog

In the past that would have made us unhappy about the potential for loss of Intellectual Property. We need to work under the assumption that our utterances are heading for the internet and our much prized Intellectual Property along with them.

Build a Stronger Speaking Business by Labeling Your Ideas and Processes

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Most Recent Post Speaker Product Development creating business processes creating products intellectual property labeling ideas and processesIn the speaking business, we develop ideas and tools that can help our clients achieve results, build our credibility and scale our business. While we know that any book or any product needs a title, what we often overlook is labeling the ideas and tools that are part of our processes, or even still just […].

Speaker Steals Intellectual Property

Executive Speech Coach

But sometimes people steal without realizing it - especially intellectual property. Some might suggest that the theft of Intellectual Property doesn’t hurt anyone. I wonder how those corporate executives would feel about entrepreneurs stealing their Intellectual property. She warned the entrepreneurs to protect their Intellectual property. Speaker Steals Intellectual Property PS: No I will not tell you who this speaker is.

Imagine “How creativity works”

The Presenter's Blog

The book touches on to a wide arena of subject areas from neuroscience through to urban planning, education, and even intellectual property law. “Our most important mental talent: the ability to imagine what has never existed.”.

Just Because it's on the Internet Doesn't Mean you can Steal it

Executive Speech Coach

We should *assume* intellectual property is protected, unless the owner explicitly says otherwise. Unfortunately, I’ve found that many speakers take the opposite approach, and assume it’s permissible to copy material until somebody points out they are violating somebody else’s intellectual property rights.

Your Speech: Intelectual Property

Executive Speech Coach

Your Speech: Intellectual Property Your words – both written and spoken are your intellectual property. In shock I pointed out to her that these were my stories - my intellectual property and not for others to use. intellectual propertyOf course the same applies to other writers and speakers. Be careful what you steal – or are tempted to steal. Copyright law protects a work when it is created. A speech is created when it is delivered.

Presentation Skills - not talent

Executive Speech Coach

presentation skills presentation skills coaching speech coaching intellectual property presentation mythsPresentation Skills – not talent Bad News and Good News – it’s not about talent. If you are a good presenter and don’t know why – beware. If you are a poor presenter and want to get better – take heart. The reason is the same for both. Good presenters are skillful presenters – not talented presenters.

Uber - Big Setback to Its Business Model in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Concerning intellectual property, it is involved in litigation with Google. Distressed sharing-economy company Uber just got slammed with another setback. This one threatens its business model: having its drivers classified as on-demand-economy workers, not employees.

Are You Making These 5 Critical E-Commerce Mistakes?

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No Intellectual Property No matter what product or service you are selling I think we all agree it’s important to stimulate demand for it. Keywords With all the fancy technical capabilities available to small businesspeople when it comes to their websites the same problem still exists that has existed for years. Most owners do not know the keywords used by prospects to find their products and services.

Using cartoons in presentations: How to do it right

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And I suspect that most speakers ignore cartoonists' intellectual property rights, reproducing cartoons without credit or payment. Too many speakers rely too much on cartoons in presentations--and often, the cartoon is funny but irrelevant to the topic.

Uber - Oh, No, More PR Trouble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, it is contending with the lawsuit by Alphabet about alleged theft of intellectual property associated with driverless vehicles. At 10:08 P.M. London time, the attack in London became public.

Writing speeches about the economy?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Intellectual Property and the U.S. Economy: Industries in Focus” (prepared by the Economics and Statistics Administration and the US Patent and Trademark Office ) is an outstanding resource.

Quick & Dirty Views on the Obama/Romney Debate: Round Three

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Tonight's third debate between President Obama and Governor Romney had a different feel that the others, to my eyes and ears. Less contentious, overall - perhaps neither that that truly fighting was appropriate during a discussion on foreign policy. Nobody wants someone with an itchy trigger finger.

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Murder - Ancient Tool for Humans to Get What They Wanted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His special area of expertise had been Intellectual Property. James Gilliland, partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, was murdered outside his home. His clients ranged from Apple to Oracle. Here is the coverage on Abovethelaw by lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino. As yet, the motive is unknown.

Uber Fires 20 Employees for Sexual Harassment, Bullying and/or Discrimination

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, Uber is involved in a lawsuit by Alphabet about alleged theft of intellectual property. Distressed on so many fronts, Uber has taken one small step to cleaning up some of the mess.

Guest Blog: Lessons from Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City – How to Build Income

DeFinis Communications

Platform is a powerful concept that reflects the content, brand, positioning, credibility, audience, and intellectual property you develop. Got Platform? Part 3 of a Three-part Series: Income.

Consumer Beware - First Theranos, Now Lily

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In June of this year Lily will auction off its intellectual property. Lily joins the conga line of dazzling startups which flame out. In 2015, some remember, it released a promotional video. That captured the performance of what was supposed to be one of its own drones.

Uber - Is It Heading to Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This latest setback is happening at a time when Uber has been in the news for everything from alleged sexual harassment to alleged poaching of Intellectual Property. Distressed company Uber suffered yet another setback.

Guest Blog: Lessons from Suze Orman – How to Influence and Connect

DeFinis Communications

Platform is a powerful concept that reflects the content, brand, positioning, credibility, audience, and intellectual property you develop. Got Platform? Part 2 of a Three-part Series: Influence.

Uber - What Any Kid in the Bronx Could Have Predicted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, October 2, 2017 is the trial date for Waymo's lawsuit against Uber for alleged theft of intellectual property associated with driverless vehicles. Every urban kid knows: Once you get cockroaches,  your habitant becomes a breeding ground.

Jokes & Copyright Law - Conan O'Brien, et al., Being Sued

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And they constitute intellectual property. One-liners are big business. So, it's no surprise that San Diego, California, joke writer Robert Kaseberg will have his day in court.

Part 1 of a Three-part Series: Got Platform?

DeFinis Communications

Platform is a powerful concept that reflects the content, brand, positioning, credibility, audience, and intellectual property you develop.

Driverless Cars/Trucks - Scary Threat to Low-Skills Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The complaint contends that Levandowski poached the intellectual property from his startup Otto which he had sold to Google. Waymo, a Google cousin company, is suing Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski for allegedly stealing trade secrets about the driverless car.

Jamyra Gallmon - Woman Charged In Murder Of David Messerschmitt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

police said Wednesday that they have arrested a 21-year-old woman [Jamyra Gallmon] in the killing of an intellectual property lawyer [David Messerschmitt] who was found fatally stabbed in February at a downtown hotel." "D.C.

Reputation Is Man-Made: Buckeye Rowing Alumni Association Honors David Messerschmitt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The memory of him can endure as a brilliant intellectual property lawyer, devoted son and brother, loving husband and fun uncle for nieces and nephews. Reputation is made by human beings. And it's those human beings who determine if that reputation will be good or bad. 

David Messerschmitt Saga (so far) - Wanted: Psychologists' Interpretation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Successful lawyer David Messerschmitt, an expert in intellectual property, had been employed in BigLaw firm DLA Piper. In 2012, he married. Apparently he and his family in Ohio remained close.

AOL: Night of the Shorts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Starboard is demanding that AOL pay more attention to its Intellectual Property, which the fund values at $1 billion.

Our Alma Maters: Are they really commercial ventures, taxable?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those commercial activities range from operating the McCarter Theatre to creating Intellectual Property.   Residents are sick of their property taxes being raised, for example, to support a good school district. Our alma maters are with us forever, these days.

LinkedIn: Content player, big time (probably figured out this direction from all its data)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Security analysts have been speculating that the threat to LinkedIn isn't from me-too professional networking sites but from customized niches which focus laser-like on specialties such as family practice doctors or intellectual property lawyers. 

Competitive Intelligence - Analyze Help-Wanted Ads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Companies which are totally protective of assets like their intellectual property will disclose much too much about themselves in their help-wanted ads. It's ironic.

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations: Effective.

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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. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer. Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Effective Presentation Skills is Not Talent Bad News and Good News for presenters.

Branding & Magical Thinking - BigBeverage, BigTech, BigLaw

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The includes how the most important intellectual property of the firm - human capital - is treated. The demand story in BigLaw has not gotten better since the Crash of 2007.    In The New York Times , Elizabeth Olson confirms that it's a zero-sum game.

How to Open Your Presentation with Attention Grabbing Pizzazz and.

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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. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer.

David Messerschmitt Crime Scene Report, The Public's Right To Know, The Family/Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His special expertise had been intellectual property. On February 10, 2015, the media reported that promising law associate at DLA Piper, David Messerschmitt, had been murdered. Very marketable field.

AOL: Rumors of layoffs, bad 1Q

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In its shareholder proposal  hedge fund Starboard Value, which owns more than 5% of shares, is hammering unlocking the value of the company's intellectual property.  My hunch has been that AOL is the stock to short. 

AOL/Starboard Value Flap: No safe harbour in media jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Starboard is demanding more focus on the company's intellectual property, which it values at about a billion bucks. Not that jobs in media were ever secure. 

Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging

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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. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer. Friday, February 18, 2011 Power Presentations Tip 47: How to be more engaging Have you ever seen people talking to or yelling at the TV?

Picture Your Audience in Their Underwear

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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. George Torok is a Toronto based presentation coach and presentation skills trainer.