Mitt Romney Wins the Maryland GOP Primary

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Bloomberg donates $250K to Maryland gay marriage effort – Politico

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St. Mary's College of Maryland: Bring in the branding experts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mary's College of Maryland, the board will bring in a branding expert.  Although most of the institutions are still non-profit, higher education is big business in America and one of its growing exports.    So, we can expect with the enrollment crisis at St.   Recently, as the WASHINGTON POST reports, the president Joseph R. Urgo resigned.    The freshman class for the 2013-2014 academic year is short about 100 students. 

Obama Taking A Beating With Record Low Approval Rating: TJ Walker on AM 1240 Maryland

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Mike Bako on ESPN Radio in Maryland (WCEM) discussing Shaq, Plaxico and Ohio State football

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Alum news

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Federal government speechwriter Stan Dambroski is teaching a couple of classes for the University of Maryland: an English Grammar class, and “Communication in Social Contexts

Speaking tips from "Serial"

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She did the first, or at least one of the first, DNA cases in Maryland. I finally got around to finishing the original season of the podcast "Serial," in which the case of convicted murder Adnan Syed is re-evaluated in detail by investigative journalist Sarah Koenig.

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Hired Burson-Marsteller on Oct. 10, 2014

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  As Hazley reports, the two nurses have been transferred to hospitals in Georgia and Maryland for ongoing treatment.  Even before the Ebola crisis at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worsened, the healthcare facility had hired brandname public relations agency Burson-Marsteller.

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Suicide by Cop Mutates into Suicide by Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

New York time in Aberdeen, Maryland. The media will give more than 15 minutes of fame, then it will facilitate suicide.    That seems to sum up the kind of phenomenon which has played out yet again. This time it began a bit after 9:00 A.M.

2018 52

Was It a Cultural Bad Fit? - "Joseph Mott v. Accenture"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

District Court for the District of Maryland ruled that the firing was a result of "poor communications skills, aggressive emails to his boss, and a resistance to change following a reorganization."

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How to be a Profitable Thought Leader with Mary Ellen Slayter

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She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and a B.S. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Mary Ellen Slayter about developing content.

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Alum news

Joan Detz Speaker Services

An alum of “The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting” workshop, Stanley Dambroski, PhD, has been teaching a course on ”Communication and Gender” at the University of Maryland. . His course analyzes individual, cultural, and media influences on gender roles and communication styles (in both personal and professional relationships

Theft at Jenna's. Maybe they wanted photos of dad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So maybe the miscreants who broke into Jenna Bush Hager's Baltimore, Maryland home were longing for some special photos of her dad George W. It's around Father's Day, after all.  All we know for sure is that a few bikes, worth about $3000, were reported stolen.    Tags: Politics

Lessons from the Podium

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As a lecturer on public speaking at the University of Maryland and Harvard Extension School, Cohen clearly knows his stuff and could undoubtedly have written more. Last year, Stephen D. Cohen, author of Lessons from the Podium , kindly sent me a copy of his book.

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There Will Be That FBI Investigation - So Many Careers/Brands In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another possible issue: Should the FBI turn up evidence of a sexual assault in Maryland, which has no statute of limitations on such crimes, will Ford press charges? 

2018 52

During Harvey, All Heart for Man's Best Friend - But Many Still Need New Homes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My sources in Baltimore, Maryland, tell me that shipments of those homeless animals are already arriving in the local shelters. Loyalty and unconditional love are rewarded. Even in the life-and-death situations created by Harvey.

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Martin O'Malley - Lots Going For Him

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His current job as Governor of Maryland generates myriad opportunities for media to interview him about the crisis in Baltimore. Those in the Anyone-But-Hillary camp now have Martin O'Malley. They will probably pull out all stops to fundraise and maximize media opportunities.

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Alum news: writing speeches for Lt Gov

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My congratulations to Erica Nash-Thomas, who has been selected to be the Senior Speechwriter for Maryland’s Lieutenant Governor. Erica has attended several of my speechwriting seminars over the past decade, and I know her work well. She’ll contribute much to her new post

Defensive Blogging - So Much for First Amendment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That unknown blogger in Maryland had shared the rumor from Daily Mail about Melania Trump's past. Bloggers have to be cautious about what rumors they repeat on their own postings. A letter from now-superlawyer Charles Harder mandated it be taken down. That was done immediately.

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Last week, we shared 3 easy, evidenced-based ways to calm your speaking nerves , and our Famous Speech Friday looked at Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby and her statement on the Freddie Gray homicide.

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Key, Annapolis, MD - This Time the School for Scandal Isn't in New England

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Private school Key, based in Annapolis, Maryland, has joined the growing list of upscale educational institutions where there have been allegations of sexual abuse of students by faculty. 

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Retirement Communities - SAGECare Certification and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The Washington Post reports that SAGECare has begun to be active in the more conservative Maryland/Virginia region.  Members of the LGBT community worry about feeling "safe" if and when they relocate to a retirement development.

Tarpley.net - Bloggerville Turns Wary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Montgomery County, Maryland, Circuit Court Judge Sharon Burrell gave that the okay. Bloggville is frozen solid with fear. Or should be.

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Alum success: Vital Speeches of the Day

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The title of his speech? “How Johnny Can Write&# (delivered at the University of Maryland My March issue of Vital Speeches of the Day has just arrived, and I was delighted to see that it includes a speech given by Stanley Dambroski, federal government speechwriter and educator. Stanley has attended all four of my speechwriting seminars, and it’s a pleasure to see this recognition of his work.

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This is what power looks like: "The first feature article on me after I was elected lieutenant governor of Maryland criticized me for not wearing rouge (in reality it was there, just faded); the second one castigated me for wearing flats.

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City Apartments - Today The Seinfeld Bunch Would Be Commuting Out Of City To Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, in Baltimore, Maryland, only one in five jobs which city residents work at are based within the city.

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The End of Human-to-Human Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She went into her account about how she had a flat a few miles from her house and in Maryland they have official Good Samaritans to cruise and help those in that kind of pickle.  Research by LinkAKC found that more than 80% of us humans depend on our dogs for our mental health needs. 

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Famous Speech Friday: Marilyn Mosby on Freddie Gray homicide

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Both those revelations would bring to a climax a week of violent protests in Baltimore, Maryland, and in cities around the U.S. At 35, she's the youngest chief prosecutor in a major American city, and just four months into her elected post.

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where to catch me next

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While the details for registration aren't yet available online, I'll be speaking to the Tech Council of Maryland on January 15 about how to use social media for professional networking -- something every would-be speaker should consider -- and to the Capital Communicators Group in Washington, DC, also early in 2009, on social media as a communications tool.

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Retirement Communities - SAGECare Certification and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The Washington Post reports that SAGECare has begun to be active in the more conservative Maryland/Virginia region.  Members of the LGBT community worry about feeling "safe" if and when they relocate to a retirement development. After all, they remember vividly the era in which an alternate sexual orientation was best kept under wraps.    In liberal states, SAGECare has been able to certify about 300 retirement facilities as okay for LGBTs to settle in.

Lessons from Broken Arrow, OK - What If Petit Family Had Been Armed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In tony neighbors, such as gentrified sections of Baltimore, Maryland, there are walk-ins. The memory of the fatal home invasion of the Petit household, Cheshire, Connecticut, is stuck in our consciousness. The mother and two young daughters were murdered. It was during the day.

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My Road Trip

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Took a driving trip through Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia, visiting some Civil War battle sights and museums. Maryland, though technically part of the USA during the Civil War, is really, as a friend reminded me, part of the South in many ways.

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Sisterhood, Without the Politics - The New Family

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another - Kay Prezio - bunks in Baltimore, Maryland, but comes West now and then. The idea of sisterhood was introduced during the second wave of feminism. Essentially it was political. 

2016 56

"It's All About the Dress" by Vicky Tiel - How to get to the top and, more importantly, stay there

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  She grew up in a suburb of Maryland where those government spooks and military types lived.  International clothes designer Vicky Tiel made it quickly, right after she graduated from Parsons. 

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Kass Prezio - Connecting the Dots on Those "Moments"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since Christmas 2015, Kass Prezio, now based in Baltimore, Maryland, has been helping me sort through the contents of that storage unit. The meme of this second decade of the 21st century is: moments. Twitter captures them in text and photos. It even has a section marked that way.

2016 52

Not Doing The Full HuffingtonPost: This Journalism Internship Pays $10 an Hour

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, a midsized law firm in Bethesda, Maryland isn't pulling a HufftingtonPost. Thousands of journalism hopefuls are feeling mighty foolish.    There they were laboring in their trusty leader's vineyard, passionate about the liberal message.    Unpaid? 

ICE - Not What My Immigrant Family Feared

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Baltimore, Maryland defense attorney Christos Vasiliades and his side-kick Edgar Rodriguez allegedly used fear of deportation to try to motivate the alleged rape victim to drop the charges. The pair also threw in a $3,000 monetary incentive. Their client had been Mario Delosantos. The victim and her husband wore a wire. Here are the details by lawyer-journalist Kathryn Rubino at Abovethelaw.com. Rubino's account reads like the script from the popular television police shows.

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Public Speaking - Excellent Storytelling Tips

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If your story takes place in a restaurant say, "I was at Jerry's Sub Shop in Rockville, Maryland, the other day." Specify the location of a joke or story. This gives the audience something concrete to think about, which makes them more involved mentally.

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Lawsuits = Platforms for Publicity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Earlier she had also sued a Maryland blogger who had also posted on the rumor. It pays to sue. That's the message Everyman/Everywoman may get from Melania Trump's win with the Daily Mail. She had sued it for publishing the rumor that she had been employed as a high-end escort. She argued that had hurt her ability to be a successful businesswoman. The saga ends with a settlement. It consists of an apology and unspecified damages. Here is the coverage from USA Today.

Excess Becomes Negative Symbol - The Embrace of Enoughness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's already a blessing to have one friend in Baltimore, Maryland and what seems to be the beginning of something right here in small town America.  Mansions in Greenwich, Connecticut aren't selling, reports Bloomberg.

2017 52

Free Press in America - Already In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Also, back in September he threatened the Daily Mail and a Maryland blogger with a $150 million libel lawsuit. In 1964, the U.S. Supreme Court made a seminal ruling in "The New York Times v. Sullivan."

2016 56

The music of speech -- guest post by Steven Cohen

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Cohen is an award-winning speaker who teaches communication at Harvard Extension School and the University of Maryland.

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