How to Lead Better Virtual Meetings

Duarte Blog

Leading effective meetings is hard enough; and suddenly, we all have to be just as effective without the benefits of meeting in person. The post How to Lead Better Virtual Meetings appeared first on Duarte. That means connecting with people, delivering a point of view, facilitating discussion, and charging toward a new action or result by the end of your meeting—all while dealing with poor video/audio connections, [.] continue reading.

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Writing Article Leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Why is the lead important? If you don’t capture your reader’s attention in the lead, chances are your article will remain unread. Freelance writers must capture the editor’s attention in the lead of a query letter (the letter or email used to pitch a story idea) or chances are the article idea will not be read, let alone accepted. In addition, if you produce strong, dynamic leads, you will write in a more structured manner. Many writers bury their leads.

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Different types of “W” leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In a previous post , we looked at the W5 lead. Let’s look at some other W leads. Sample W4 News Lead. You don’t always have to use every W in your lead. Lead : House prices are expected to fall eight percent across Canada this year and sales are predicted to slip nearly 17 percent, according to a new report from The Canadian Real Estate Association. Summary Lead. Summary leads summarize the most important idea in the story. Blind Lead.

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Sherwin-Williams, Lead Paint & Investors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That was the lead paint class action public nuisance lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County, California. In 2014, three defendants were convicted of causing a public nuisance (lead paint in older housing) and ordered to pony up $1.15 That's a fairly routine arrangement and was used in the 2 Rhode Island class action lead paint public nuisance trials. Obviously, lead paint litigation is a factor investors have to monitor. It went on for 19 years. 

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How Highlighting Your Process on Your Website Can Lead to More Sales

Speaker Launcher

Let’s talk about how highlighting your process on your website can not only educate people on ‘how’ you do what you do, but lead to more sales. The post How Highlighting Your Process on Your Website Can Lead to More Sales appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Hurricane Sandy shows Europe widening forecasting lead

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized europe forecasting Hurricane Sandy lead

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Is America Saying: Let Them Eat Lead?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, the lead paint problem remains in housing, particularly in urban areas. When children ingested chips of lead paint they could wind up suffering severe medical consequences.   Way back then when lead paint was legal, the marketplace loved it. Now, as the New York Post reports, 34 units of public housing in New York City still contain lead paint.   Have the values of America essentially been: Let them eat lead? The U.S.

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How Communication Training Leads to Superstar Teams

Duarte Blog

The post How Communication Training Leads to Superstar Teams appeared first on Duarte. I’ve spent much of my life working in sales. That’s meant lots of time flying or driving on the way to meet a client. Typically, we’d meet in conference rooms; if things went well, we’d do dinner. No matter what, we spent time face-to-face. If I made a meh first impression (it happens), I’d sometimes get [.] continue reading.

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Lucas County, OH Leads State in COVID-19 Deaths - Face Mask Maker Marki

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, the county leads the state in the number of death. Such a reversal of fortune. Lucas County, Ohio had been a relative safe heaven from COVID-19. We who lived here felt blessed. On Facebook we reassured our friends around the world that we were doing just fine. That was then. Now, the Toledo Blade reports that not only are COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in Lucas County. Officials are stumped. As yet, they can't figure out why.

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NYC Children Were Sitting in 900+ Classrooms with Lead Paint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will lead paint be a health hazard and "public nuisance" forever in the US?  The latest horror story about lead paint comes from New York City. As the New York Post reports, it found more than 900 classrooms with lead paint.    Through consumption by mouth (young children tend to gnaw on paint) or just breathing in particles, there can be "lead poisoning."

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Pacing to Lead « Elizabethkuhnke's Blog

Kuhnke Communication

Elizabethkuhnke's Blog Entries (RSS) Comments (RSS) Home About Elizabeth X-Factor Attitude to Success Pacing to Lead Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: September 10, 2010 In: Communication | Executive Presence | Listening Comment! For us to lead, we must first learn the art of listening and pacing. In order to lead another person – to influence, persuade or convince them – to accept your point of view, you will have to pace them first.

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Writing W5 News Article Leads

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

The W5 — who, what, where, when and why (and sometimes hoW) is key to the news article, particularly to the lead of a news article. Here is a news headline followed by a W5 news lead: Headline : Wildfire towns declared crime scenes Lead : Police in Whittlesea, Australia declared incinerated towns crime scenes today, and the prime minister spoke of “mass murder” after investigators said arsonists may have set some of Australia’s worst wildfires in history.

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How to Develop an Effective Lead Generation Strategy

SlideModel

And the methods you will use for turning those visitors into customers comprise your lead generation strategy. What is Lead Generation? Leads are people who have shown interested in your company’s product or services in some way e.g. signed up for your newsletter, requested a call, left their contact information or asked for a demo. Lead generation is the process of drawing in those warm prospects and gauging their interest in your offerings.

How to take a moment to lead…quietly

Kate's Voice

An actor is required to get up on stage and do their part whether they feel like it or not. Leaders need to do that too. However, very capable leaders may resign themselves to sitting back and letting someone else speak up or show up because that leader can’t seem to get a word in […]. Executive Presence conversations leadership presentations public speaking tips

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The Guardian Publishes Major Feature on Lead Poisoning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"In May, a federal jury awarded three Milwaukee men $2m each for lead paint poisoning they suffered as toddlers, to be paid by the paint companies Sherwin-Williams, Armstrong Container Corp and DuPont. Earlier there was the verdict in a Santa Clara, California class action public nuisance lawsuit against several former lead paint companies. " That opened the door to other public nuisance class action lawsuits about lead paint.

The Rat Race - Ramps Leading Out Early

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to Smart Asset's analysis of U.S. Census data, that average retirement age in the U.S. is 63. Here are more details from MarketWatch. Even professionals who enjoy what they do for a living may be considering if they can exit the "rat race" early. The tough nut to crack on that one is the cost of healthcare insurance. For a person their age that can run $500 to $1,000 a month. And even with that the deductible could be high. Currently the sign-up age for Medicare is 65. 

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Harlem Lead Hazards, Media, and Sherwin-Williams, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The little that is known is that lead is present in the Harlem Armory on W. million for remediation, that is, making the lead no longer a hazard.   However, there has been no information about the source of the lead. So, at this time, it can't be assumed the hazard is from lead paint. However, this development in NYC brings lead in buildings high-profile again. The powers-that-be in New York City aren't providing many details.

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Singing vs Song-Leading

Green Room Speakers

Watch this video comparing Obama and Romney singing: [link] Vocal talent aside, why was Obama's performance so much more compelling? Obama's "Let's Stay Together" conveyed real emotion, while Romney's "America the Beautiful" did not. Romney led the song, while Obama sang the song. And the audience immediately felt the difference. From the Green Room: If you want to convey emotion, be a singer, not a song-leader. Emotions are contagious.

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COVID-19 Narrative Shouldn't Shut Down Messaging about Lead Paint in Water, on Walls, WindowSills, Doors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  An emerging narrative should be that the COVID-19 pandemic reduces concern about the dangers of lead in the blood of children. Tonight, the influential "60 Minutes" resurrected concern about lead in the blood of children. But, also currently, lead remains in much of housing built before the federal government banned the use of lead paint in residential property at the end of the 1970s.

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The End of Work - Microsoft News Leads the Way, Role of Human Being Being Reviewed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In a very bad last week one development cast the most darkness. That was Microsoft's announcement that its News unit (MSN.com) was replacing about 50 human editors with robots. The giant tech company had opted for Artificial Intelligence (AI), not human intelligence, to make judgment calls about what news should be selected for viewing.    Now we know: Knowledge kinds of work, not only production tasks, could be and would be automated.

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Pitching - You Bet, "No" Leads To "Yes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rejection. There's no such beast. Only the inexperienced frame a "no" that way. And whine about how much rejection there is in outside sales, pitching to the media, applying for jobs, and chasing after new accounts. The operational reality is that the "no" is usually the only way we are going to get to "yes." " That's because the "no" is jam-packed with data.

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Superhero Branding - Municipal Leaders Who Take on Former Lead Paint Companies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It was the first state to win a class action public nuisance lead paint lawsuit. The question is: Will Sherwin-Williams seek to settle class action lead paint litigation as had BigTobacco? It has been represented in the class action lead paint suits by Jones Day.    MA is an ideal setting for a dramatic CA Lead Paint 2.0. senator Sheldon Whitehouse had been the state attorney general filing the now-historic RI lead paint class action.

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Chapter 16:Chapter 1: Writing Article Leads – “Everything You Wanted to Know About Freelance Writing”

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If you take time to produce a detailed query letter, you will often find your lead, the beginning of your article, is in your query. Why is the lead important? If you don’t capture your reader’s attention in the lead, chances are your article will remain unread. If you don’t capture your editor’s attention in the query lead, chances are your article idea will not be accepted. In addition, if you produce strong, dynamic leads, you will write in a more structured manner.

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ABC Evening News - David Muir Leads in with "Busy Monday"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anchor for ABC Evening News David Muir knows to vary the lead-in. There had been "bombshell" and "breaking news." " Tonight it was a "busy Monday."  "  No, there were no bombshells. And, no, breaking news. By 6:30 P.M., the top story of the terror attack in the Port Authority in Manhattan was old news. The incident had occurred during the early morning commute. The suspect seemed to be a lone wolf.

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Lead Paint - Issue Back, in U.S. and Abroad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lead paint, both in the U.S. toddler Heavenz Luster, mouth everything they can consume the vestiges of lead paint which remain in older housing.  the residential use of lead paint was banned in the late 1970s. She has a high level of lead in her blood. The lead paint had been in the housing assigned to the homeless. Obviously, lead paint, which was targeted by trial lawyers in the late 1990s and early 21st century, remains a public policy and legal matter.

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Sherwin Williams, PPG - The Story of Lead Paint Isn't Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Environmentalists are again focusing on the toxic effects of lead paint. Only, at the current time, the lead paint issue isn't in the U.S. companies selling that lead paint in locations ranging from Africa to Asia will create an international crisis. Sherwin Williams has been sued a number of times for the manufacture and sale of lead paint in the U.S. If they are covered with lead paint and the child ingests that, there could be severe medical consequences.

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Leading Competently with the Language of Leadership

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

But without going too deep into philosophy and/or sociology, I think that people generally follow somebody else’s lead because it is perceived that the everybody can get the job done in a better fashion. Learn to lead well. And Speak and Lead your way to glory. Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

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Lead Magnet Ideas For Self-Published Authors

Great Public Speaking

You can find your target market and the people interested in your work through lead magnets. A lead magnet is an offer that could entice potential customers to buy your books. However not all forms of lead magnets apply to a specific field of interest, so it has to be appropriate. To help you understand further, here are some lead magnet ideas that can be of interest to you. It gives them the anticipation leading them wanting to know more. ?

CA Lead Paint Trial: Guerrilla media action

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On this site and my regulatory one , my analysis of the California lead paint public nuisance trial is getting plenty of attention. The big digital media brands like BUSINESS INSIDER and ABOVE THE LAW had taken over the blogosphere. At least that's what lots of early adopters had concluded.   Consequently, they shifted their investment of energy from their once heavy-traffic digital sites to other tactics such as conducting research via Survey Monkey.

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Coca-Cola Joining Tobacco (asbestos/lead paint) as Bad Guy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The template was applied to asbestos, then lead paint. We still don't know if the lead paint manufacturers such as Sherwin-Williams will be brought to their knees legally, in terms of funds they will have to pony up and brand damage. What we do know is the Sherwin-Williams is still making and shipping lead paint overseas. The leader in the BigBev category, Coca-Cola, was right up there with God and Country.

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Intersection of Court of Public Opinion, Court of Law - Sherwin-Williams and Lead Paint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "it" is the filing of lead paint public nuisance lawsuits by other municipalities when it looked like the U.S.   As many recognized, the odds against the SCOTUS review increased when The Wall Street Journal outed that a 1900 internal memo at Sherwin-Williams acknowledged the danger in lead paint. Yet, not long after, Sherwin-Williams published an advertisement promoting lead paint for residential use.

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"Breaking News" - David Muir's Lead-in, Not "Bombshell"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This evening, David Muir opened the ABC 6:30 P.M. New York time) evening news with the phrase "breaking news." " He did not use the term he had used last week several times. That was "bombshell." " Could the shift be because none of the items being reported were bombshell? After all, we have become accustomed to out-of-control wildfires in California and politicos in the soup. Tomorrow Al Franken will be making an announcement.

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Are Labour's leading women better speakers than Labour's leading men?

Max Atkinson

For what it's worth, my general impression is that some of the party's leading women are way ahead of their male brethren when it comes to effective public speaking. I know that some of my Twitter friends, like @Marion Chapsal, have an interest in collecting examples of powerful women speakers and leaders.

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Winning the Story Wars – Jonah Sachs is Leading the Charge

Duarte Blog

We were thrilled to welcome author Jonah Sachs for a visit to the shop. Jonah is the co-founder and CEO of Free Range Studios , and his first book, Winning the Story Wars , came out in July. In it, he champions the power of story and stresses that great stories are the best way to reach people with your message. (I I couldn’t agree more.). His book invites marketers to become modern day mythmakers and create memorable stories that people want to share.

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Lead-Poisoned Children - Public Policy/Public Relations Had Ruled Out That Possibility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"City officials (in New York City] revealed Thursday there were 1,375 positive lead poisoning tests in children since 2012 in NYCHA (public housing) - the first complete figures in the widening scandal."  Lead paint, banned for residential use in the late 1970s, still exists in older housing stock. Since young children mouth everything, if the lead paint is present under the layers of other kinds of paint, there is extreme danger.

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Leading Consumer & Lifestyle Magazine Editors | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training

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Investors Listen Up: U.S. Supreme Court Refused to Review Sherwin-Williams' Public Nuisance Lead Paint Conviction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Supreme Court refused to review Sherwin-Williams' conviction in the Santa Clara, California public nuisance class action lead paint trial. And that means that the paint company which once manufactured and marketed lead paint is wide open territory for copycat lawsuits - both throughout CA and the rest of the nation. Those lead paint lawsuits, at the state level, could be, if won, a windfall for government. " The carnage extends beyond lead paint.

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Lead Paint Career-Maker in RI - Judge Overseeing Historic Trial Retires Today

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But one whose issues continue to today had been the lead paint public nuisance class action litigation. Sherwin-Williams and two other defendants in the CA litigation are still on the hook for creating a public nuisance through lead paint.   Meanwhile, Sherwin-Williams and other former lead paint manufacturers/marketers could be vulnerable to litigation throughout CA and other states to also be sued for allegedly creating a public nuisance.

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How Gretchen Rubin Uses Social Media to Lead The Happiness Project Movement

Succeed Speaking

Because when you’re leading a movement, then you’re about something bigger than yourself. No matter what you speak about, it has the makings of a movement — a movement of people leading a certain way, a movement of people living a certain way, a movement of people using technology in a certain way, etc. When speakers ask me how to get more exposure for their speaking business, I often advise that they think of themselves as the leader of a movement.

3 Steps to Lead Presentation Change in 2014

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

This article shares three steps you can use to lead the change in your own organization to create more effective presentations in less time. This leads to better decisions, improves the results for your organization, and boosts your career. You can lead the change to more effective presentations in 2014 if you start small, build support, and always focus on the bottom-line benefit to your organization

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CA Supreme Court Won't Reviw Lead Paint Public Nuisance Conviction - Grim Implications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"In a split decision, the California Supreme Court on Wednesday [this week] declined to review a state appeals court ruling against major manufacturers of lead paint that held them liable for hundreds of millions of dollars in remediation costs."  This refusal of review represents a major setback for the three defendants in the class action lead paint public nuisance litigation in CA.

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Leads for work

Joan Detz Speaker Services

AmyLu Riley, who has attended several of my speechwriting seminars, wrote to share this info: “Want a career with a marketing company that’s focused on exceeding our clients’ goals? Visit www.grayloon.com/careers. Don’t see a job listed that fits your skills, but still interested? Send us your info, and we’ll take a look.” ” (No phone calls

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5 Keys to Scaling Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

Emerging Speaker Rising Superstar Speaker Seasoned Speaker Speaking Business Strategy accelerating your speaking business lead generation tools outbound marketing strategies scaling your speaking business speaking business speaking business marketing Wealthy SpeakerGetting your speaking business off the ground is one thing. You’ve worked hard to pick your lane and develop systems for getting booked—it likely hasn’t been easy.

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