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#publicspeaking save: 8 ways to say "I don't know" gracefully

The Eloquent Woman

This answer is a compliment to the knowledge base in the room, and audiences will love it, even if an answer isn't forthcoming. Don't!

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Interview: Liz Bowen – Speaking out against school bullying

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Speaking exclusively to Christian schools, she has developed knowledge-based tactics [.] Speaking exclusively to Christian schools, she has developed knowledge-based tactics to decrease this problem. Liz Bowen is passionate about helping kids with one of the biggest problems of their young lives, bullying.

7 and a Half Ways to Make Your Information Matter

Speak and Deliver

Create a structure for your talk that will serve your audience, not your knowledge base or your ego. Information isn't inherently bad.

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Speaking Tools Beyond Your Equipment

Pivotal Public Speaking

Knowledge Diversity. A broad knowledge base allows speakers to connect their topics with concepts from other fields. In addition, using some ideas from varied fields can help establish the topic’s place within the body of knowledge, allowing deeper understanding for the audience. Interaction. public speaking

Hollywood Stars, Venture Capitalists and Other New Kinds of Thought Leaders

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the Hollywood Film Awards, Hollywood star Robert De Niro shared his knowledge base and insight. President.

Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

If the course is a one-time event, after questions peter out, everything can be put in a permanent Knowledge Base. Do you agree?

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April is Humor Month in Speak & Deliver

Speak and Deliver

In honor of my FAILED humor on Sunday, April Fool's Day, I am declaring April HUMOR MONTH here in Speak & Deliver! Why was it an EPIC FAIL?

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Career Crash 2003: Breaking open to way too much choice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bottoming out has become the 21st-century success formula.    Suddenly we are without our categories or mental models. 

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Cover Letters - Certifications Catch Employers' Eye

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, that's documentation of what knowledge base and skills we have. The current economy is hands-on. High rankings on Google.

From the vault: 7 times to turn down a speaking gig

The Eloquent Woman

You may be a good speaker and liked by the group, but don't stretch past your knowledge base. minutes to speak. No way!) Say no.

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GhostWriters: Careerism Makes Us Poor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The bait is: This clip, experience, knowledge base and/or contact will greatly help our career. At one time, maybe that was true.

Edward Snowden: 2013 was a very good year

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 He is a clever fellow, who had the right skills and knowledge base to blow some very loud whistles. 

Media Camp, Along with Tennis, Baseball Camp for Generation Z

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It matters because the same knowledge base and skills leveraged in media interviews are the price of entry into many of life's best spots.

5 Generations in Workplace - Talk Universal Business Language of Supply and Demand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The emphasis should be on the demand for specific skills, along with a knowledge base. How do they talk about matters of business?

Working 2014 - We Are All Temps

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In operating my executive communications boutique I have to only accept assignments which will add to my knowledge base, skills and contacts.

Making a Speech - Listen Before, During, After

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Modify remarks during delivery based on audience responses. The greats in public speaking were and are aggressive listeners.

Presentation Tip: Create presentation visuals based on lessons from grade school

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

As presenters, we can tap in to this shared knowledge base when designing visuals that are easy for our audience to understand. Why not show date-based information as a calendar? This is the last week of school for our kids and many kids in North America are finishing or have just completed their school year. What did we learn?

June Jobs Report: Hold Euphoria

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Or that the knowledge base and skills they're using on those jobs will be marketable tomorrow. According to the U.S. percent. req.).

Journalism to PR: Not too smooth, not always successful

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I should have gotten it right away.  She not only named the media outlet she had worked for. Obviously, she hadn't left that world. I quit.

Those Brandname Clients: Not worth so much, not any more

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, what gets us the well-paying full-time job or the lucrative assignment is our knowledge base and the samples to prove it.

The Small Institution of Higher Learning (Will Seton Hill, Greensburg, PA, et al. survive?)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That would build my knowledge base, portfolio of samples, and contacts. It's not new that the small college is an endangered species.

Top Ten Ways to Make Money Public Speaking

Pivotal Public Speaking

Sell your knowledge. I get more speaking engagements than I ever had before when I quit trying to sell them and began selling my knowledge in as many different formats as possible. This is my overriding principle that came from years of hard knocks trying to get people to hire me to speak.

Liberal Arts Education - Even Columbia University Professors Sing the Blues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It seems proud to promote itself as a faith-based liberal arts institution. This is capitalism. Money talks. Here is that coverage (sub. req.).

Research if you want to do it right!

Dahle Communication

This has really increased our knowledge base of what the message can and should become. Over the past couple of weeks Dahle Communication has been working on a pretty big project for a clients. Without getting too deep into the details, we're working on helping them create a core message for their clients. Probably. Travis.

"Should I write this speech on BigData for peanuts?" - Question from reader

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 BigData is a build situation in that the knowledge base and the writing sample can be leveraged with other prospects.

H-P: Object lesson to ghostwriters/speechwriters not playing new game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 And we can't sit out the game while we hunt for the key to update our playing strategy, knowledge base and skills.

When Work Dries Up: Tough lesson even for sophisticated players like Patton Boggs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 When it was over, my knowledge base about other areas was out of date.  We have nothing in the pipeline.

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Malcolm Gladwell: No, Don't Go to Journalism School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yet, those writers with a knowledge base in demand such as medical or pharmaceutical are still making an excellent living. In TIME, Malcolm Gladwell tells those who want to make a living in writing to not go to Journalism School.    He suggests statistics with some accounting courses thrown in.

Degree in Social Media?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I was wrong. This help-wanted indicates that a degree in social media would be useful.    "Yes or no. 

Pay-To-Play - Online Marketplaces For Free Agents

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, we don't have the knowledge base or the work samples about home mortgages. A newer addition is

Surveys: Smart tactic for 2013

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Quinnipiac University is a household name, across many fields, ranging from politics to business.   Another way to approach this is to partner. 

Blogging: Jane Genova Awarded Place in McGraw-Hill Markets Reporting Program

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, I had the knowledge base and the confidence to apply for a contact blogging position with financial information company Motley Fool. 

The Great Fragmentation: Implications for Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  With so many different groups filtering data, the knowledge base might have changed. Or even youth culture.

Top Ten Ways to Make Money Speaking

Great Public Speaking

SELL YOUR KNOWLEDGE This is my overriding principle that came from years of hard knocks trying to get people to hire me to speak.

Mommy Bloggers: Will the majority go the way of so many early adopters in social media?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  My hunch is that it demands that we continually retrofit our mindset, knowledge base, and skills.  Everything changes. 

Your Thought Leadership Isn't Resonating - How To Crush Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is a check list of must-dos: Assess your knowledge base, positioning and packaging. In a disruptive era, that happens all the time.

The Relationship: Dying in sales, holding accounts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lewis Cirne, serial technology entrepreneur, predicts the death of the salesman.  Cirne is on to something. 

Online Networking: Takes more than that to develop new business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  To their shock, that is not happening - at least not enough of it to represent a payoff in the resources invested.

Craigslist Help-wanted: MASHABLE tells job searchers to beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Influential MASHABLE has issued a detailed warning for those searching for jobs and assignments to beware of Craigslist help-wanted ads. 

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All You Can Write @$5 a Pop: Offer Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The worst seems to be over for us writers or, as we now repositioned ourselves, "content providers."    Piece of cake, she said.