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The Rhetorical Genius of Muhammad Ali

Manner of Speaking

Born Cassius Marcellus Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. The world has lost a legend. A boxing legend, a sporting legend, a human legend. Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.

The Rhetorical Genius of Muhammad Ali

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Born Cassius Marcellus Clay in Louisville, Kentucky. The world has lost a legend. A boxing legend, a sporting legend, a human legend. Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.

Mine That Bird, Calvin Borel and What the Kentucky Derby Can Teach Us about Public Speaking

DeFinis Communications

I’m a horse racing fan and especially love the Kentucky Derby. During most racing events I don’t usually pay much attention to the jockeys.

Lessons about Stage Fright from the Kentucky Derby Announcer

Green Room Speakers

This year, Tom Durkin, who has called the Kentucky Derby and the Triple Crown horse races on network TV has decided not to renew his contract on NBC Sports. The interviewer then brings up the 2009 Kentucky Derby, where a horse comes out of nowhere and wins. performance anxiety NPR Kentucky Derby Tom Durkin All Things Considered

Roger Ailes Tried to Convince Petraeus to Run for President…Rupert Murdoch Would “Bankroll” It

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Kenneth Freeling's Suicide Leaves Us with 2 Questions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A few years ago there was even the cluster phenomenon of suicides among Kentucky lawyers. He leaped from his Manhattan apartment building.

Whistle-Blowing - Elite & Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The one expert who responded to Rubino has been University of Kentucky law professor, Richard Underwood. Let's cut to the chase.

Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Kentucky: The Horse Whisperer. 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. The next contest is November 1, 2014.

Speaking with Your Customers-Case in Point

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On a rare sick day this weekend I had some screen time and stumbled across this video segment that caught my attention: [link] Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack met people (his customers) from Kentucky who have directly benefited from stimulus funding, and talked to them about their programs and life situations.

Suicide: Epidemic among KY lawyers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Kentucky Bar Association is shaken to the core.    Since 2010, there has been an epidemic of suicide among middle-aged male trial lawyers.    Of course, there's a search for the reason why.    Since none of them has come and explained himself, that's pure speculation. Books careers

Joke Contest Results — State Slogans

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Kentucky: Southern Comfort. 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).

Xanax: Public Relations can run contest on rebranding pain as +

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No new story in America, an anti-anxiety medication has been fingered for abuse by users.    Fine. 

Joke Contest Results — Comedy Across the Globe

Humor Power

Kentucky Comedy: The jokes get funnier with each shot of bourbon. It’s time for the results of our December Joke Contest. The theme is Comedy Across the Globe. It’s not factual. It’s just intended to be funny. Our entries were evaluated by a panel of 12 judges (speakers and improv players). Past contests. cheesiest ones.

Important Stories I’m Following Now

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Christie: Paul should ‘start cutting pork barrel spending he brings to Kentucky’ – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room. Christie: Paul should ‘start cutting pork barrel spending he brings to Kentucky’ – The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room New Jersey Gov. 18min. POLITICO Top Stories. 18min. Mediaite.

Great Public Speaking: Places

Great Public Speaking

Besides cities and roads, you have at your disposal an unlimited number of funny names related to restaurants, hotels and stores like Pigly Wiggly, Kangaroo Katies, Motel 6, The Colonels Kentucky Fried Chicken, and K Mart. Some places are simply funnier than others. Cleveland is funny. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is funny. That's funny.

Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

That didn't happen, but he did became enamored with natural orators: the preachers, teachers and politicians of his Kentucky childhood. “We must always remember that the act of speaking professionally is only a part of our individual journeys. It is not a destination.&#. The dream is born Some fall into a speaking career by chance.

Interview: Phillip Van Hooser - President, National Speakers Association

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

That didn't happen, but he did became enamored with natural orators: the preachers, teachers and politicians of his Kentucky childhood. “We must always remember that the act of speaking professionally is only a part of our individual journeys. It is not a destination.&#. The dream is born Some fall into a speaking career by chance.

Cartoon Caption Contest Results

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It’s time for the top captions in our May Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of Dan Rosandich. The DNA test came back.

Important stories I am following now

TJ Walker Interactive

Kentucky Sen. With this in mind, Politico’s Dylan Byers reported on a significant media shake-up overnight. TODAY.com: Today. NBC News.

Three Steps To A Joke

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is tricked into thinking that the answer couldn’t be the obvious one, but must certainly be a clever or tricky one (such as, to avoid walking by Kentucky Fried Chicken). Here’s a methodical way of creating a joke. It’s a three-step process. The Connection. 2. The Conceal. 3. The Reveal. The Connection. The Conceal.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 13, 2013: Forbes: Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City (using “other people’s money”)

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They’re not going to be drilling for it in Kentucky.” Are you a member? One thing that all sides in the education debate in PA seem to agree upon is the need for a fair and adequate funding formula [link] “One area that got consensus among the committee and the audience was the idea of creating a state-funding formula for schools. And, Sen.