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Glassdoor - Becoming Metric For Measuring Organizational Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To assess Yahoo leader, Marissa Mayer, BusinessInsider's Eugene Kim went to Glassdoor. He did a keyword analysis of  2,200 employee reviews. Then Kim connected the dots. Verdict: Employees like Yahoo and their smart colleagues. But essentially they are fed up with the leadership.

Public Speaking - Cool As Universal Metric Of Performance Art

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cool is the universal metric for assessing thought leadership. "Cool" entails showcasing that you align with Now. Venture capitalist, Peter Thiel, is cool. You bet, cool covers how you present yourself in public speaking.

Brian Williams Goes On Leave: Will This Register in Edelman Trust Metrics?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile we who follow Edelman's Trust Metrics year to year (whether we are at the World Economic Forum in Davos or here taking the numbers in on our laptops) have a hunch this new "mistake" will pull down trust further, at least in the media.

LinkedIn Profiles: New metric for how we are doing is who, how many are checking it

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 One metric for assessing how we are trending is our LinkedIn Profile. In a volatile global economy, continually disrupted by digital, we are struggling to get a handle on how we are doing.  Are we on an upward trajectory, stuck or even totally 2013?

Happy Talk As New Metric: What I learned in senior housing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One new metric for doing that is assessing their conversations. Although those over-50 might not be digital wizards, we know that the pace of everything has accelerated.  That means we have to size up people faster.

PowerPoint Tip: Effective dashboard slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The term dashboard comes from vehicle dashboards that use indicators to show the status of such metrics as amount of fuel remaining, oil temperature, and battery power. The first step in creating an effective dashboard slide is to decide on the correct metrics to use. When selecting the metrics, make sure that you will be reporting numbers that have context. Once the metrics are well defined, the next step is to decide how to show the metrics.

7 Tips to Ensure You’re Understood when Speaking to a Foreign Audience

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve heard so many Americans addressing “metric” crowds and talking in yards, miles and pounds, leaving the rest of us clueless. This is a guest post by Leon Potgieter.

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How to Prevent Creaming in Higher Education Performance Regimes?

Speaking Of...

A weaker version of value-added modeling is risk-adjusted metrics, a regression based approach to accounting for intial student differences when looking at outcomes. Prohibition of creaming via more metrics. metrics creaming accountability One of the most prominent concerns raised about President Obama''s proposed performance-based funding plan for higher education is that it could reduce access by encouraging creaming.

What We Need to Hear from the President

Speaking Of...

I think it would be a mistake to subject all institutions to metrics anytime in the near future. for-profits affordability metrics Obama college costs Reviewing the range of responses to President Obama''s plan to reduce college costs, and the questions that are being raised on Twitter, it seems important that the Administration clarify a few things sooner rather than later. This effort to reduce college costs is a first step and thus it is not intended to solve all problems.

Analysis of a (Very Short) Speech by Hans Rosling

Manner of Speaking

In other words, he used the same metric (transportation) to demonstrate the relative differences in wealth ( i.e., from being able to save money for trip by plane every year to only being able to save money to buy a pair of shoes).

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Sensors may track metrics on meeting participation to ensure that team members each have an opportunity to give feedback."

How to Illuminate the Future and Inspire Others to Follow

Duarte Blog

Q: How do you translate financial metrics of interest to C-Suite into a storyline? To thrive in the long-term, organizations must continually reinvent themselves to avoid decay and decline. To envision the future is one thing; getting others to go there with you is another.

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Famous Speech Friday: Arianna Huffington's "Thrive" speech

The Eloquent Woman

Huffington goes on to share her ideas about what she calls "the third metric" of success, adding well-being to the more traditional markers of money and power. Arianna Huffington just stepped down as the head of Huffington Post, to focus on a new venture of hers called Thrive.

How to Use PowerPoint to Spruce Up Your Content Marketing Campaigns

SlideModel

Use appropriate metrics to check whether your campaign is gaining traction or whether you need to modify your strategy. PowerPoint not only rules the presentation industry, it also helps make content marketing much easier. For one thing, a lot more people — hundreds of millions at least — know how to use PowerPoint better than other visualization tools like Photoshop, After Effects or JavaScript.

Suicides, Political Scandals & Layoffs - No-Fail Media Formulas for High Traffic, Likes, Shares, Comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They continuously provide those metrics. Playing in the media sandbox - both establishment and social - has become a brutal game. If you don't attract enough traffic as well as likes, shares and comments,  you could go out of business and/or lose influence. The media outlets, such as AOL, where I have been a contract blogger, have real-time dashboards. There's no ambiguity.

The Best “San Francisco” Speakers at SXSW

DeFinis Communications

Tomorrow begins the twenty-fifth annual South by Southwest (SXSW) interactive media, film and music conference. Nearly 12,000 registrants will invade Austin, TX from March 11 th -20 th for an all-out entertainment extravaganza.

Social Media: Is decline of daily deals sign of The Great Pushback

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If the lion's share of the browsers to the site aren't likely to buy, then the traffic metrics aren't relevant.    Those kinds of metrics count if the objective is to sell advertising.  "Are We Approaching the End of the Daily Deals Era?" " That's the headline for Ben Parr's column in MASHABLE. 

A bizarre method of measuring speaking skills

Speak Schmeak

So let me get this straight: A member of Congress who speaks at a grade level that most Americans can understand, using shorter sentences and shorter words, gets the lowest rating of speaking skills in all of Congress?

6 great gifts to encourage your favorite speaker

The Eloquent Woman

SlideShare Pro account so she can get better metrics on her posted presentations.or As a speaker coach and trainer, I can tell you from experience: Speakers and presenters need encouragement and thank-yous all year ''round, not just at the holidays.

Campaign 2016 Is Being Tweeted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the bottom of the screen was continually posted the metrics of the global conversation about the candidates on Twitter. Those using it experienced an uptick in metrics. Last night's Democratic debate was unique in a number of ways.

2017 - Sure, The Data Guys Will Muscle Out Don Draper's Gut Instinct, But.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, if results, that is the inbound marketing, isn't happening quickly, the clients will decide to hire a metrics expert. Prediction: Just as so many businesses have been disappointed with the so-called SEO experts, they could experience the same lousy investments in metrics gurus.

Speaker Launch Toward Success - A Case Study from Maureen Zappala

Speak and Deliver

In parallel to this free speaking, I did a metric ton of research into other opportunities. (Editor''s Note: Over the last couple of years, I''ve watched my friend Maureen Zappala transform herself from a top-notch Toastmaster Speaker to a Wannabe Speaker to an actual, Bona Fide Keynoter.

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Ghostwriters/Speechwriters - We, Too, Have To Bundle Public Relations And Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the top of the list is buzzword "metrics." Ghostwriters and speechwriters such as myself have to convince the prospect that we know how to create the material which will generate the metrics.

SXSW Interactive: Amazing from Every Perspective

Duarte Blog

People want demographics and metrics around a variety of user groups (followers, likes, etc.). When we came home from SXSW Interactive last year, we vowed to return.

Famous Speech Friday: Phyllis Diller on comedy at the 92nd St. Y

The Eloquent Woman

Twelve laughs a minute was a metric that she derived after years of watching audiences respond to her act and others. Phyllis Diller used to joke that she had had so much plastic surgery that God wouldn't recognize her at the pearly gates.

The Post-Truth Era - Figuring Out How Much X or Y is Lying

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Forever it seems, the public relations firm Edelman has been presenting Trust Metrics at prestigious forums such as pow-wow of world leaders at Davos every January. The Economist notes that political leaders have pivoted to the post-truth era. But that's really old news.

Post-Polling, Nielsen, Even Facebook: The people tell it as it is tweeting from smartphones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those in the metrics business and investors in Facebook should be shook-up this morning.    During the Democratic National Convention, the people went direct with their observations via tweets, many of them transmitted through smartphones.

Michelle Obama: Rhetorical effectiveness measured in tweets-per-minute

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The metric used is tweets-per-minute.  Like Ann Romney's convention speech, Michelle Obama's told of a love story. Yet, the latter's was rated as more effective than that of Romney's wife. 

C-Level Presentation Tip #1: Start with Conclusions

Professionally Speaking...

The additional benefits will be happier customers and more accurate metrics. Executive level presentations can strike fear into the hearts of even the most courageous business presenters. Both stakes and visibility are high.

"Send Us Your Book" - Publishing Still Platform for Consultants to Make Big Money

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A key metric of the value of the book is the Amazon ranking. The calls are coming in again: Requests to research, conduct interviews for, and ghostwrite books for publication. For those in professional services focused on making the big money, the book still remains the price of entry.

Tourism - Promote not just the cuisine, provide the recipes (better yet, a whole book of native favorites)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then, based on the metrics, we might develop a book. My proposal for social media for tourism in Nation X was accepted. "What we liked best was your recipe tactic." " That would start out on all the tourism social networks and social media.

Barack Obama: Anointed King of Tweetville with 52,757 tweets-per-minute (TPM)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The Democratic National Convention changed the metrics for influence.    That TPM metric even surpassed his wife's numbers.    Forget Nielsen.    Forget what the establishment media commentators are saying. Forget

"Iconic" - Let's Ditch That Term

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Therefore, according to the metrics of the present value, Shakespeare is mid-level or lower. Some entities have a good run. Many then label them "iconic." " Rupert Murdoch is iconic as a media mogul.

Bernie Sanders - Won Tuesday's GOP Debate, At Least According To World Of Tweets

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Based on the Twitter metrics, Sanders' message has gotten through. "The Twitter victor of [Tuesday's GOP] debate wasn't a Republican candidate or pundit. It was Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders. [He]

Grouphigh: End to manually compiling blogger lists and more

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Also GroupHigh provides the all-important metrics.    The best list in the world isn't all that helpful without the information from the metrics. JG:  What are some of those metrics?

"The Real Life M.B.A." - "Real Life" = Yesterday Term, M.B.A. Degree No Longer = Hot Ticket (Coding Is)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With Amazon rankings being taken so seriously as a metric of influence, thought leaders like Welch would be better off putting off publishing a book until they have a message that is truly useful. No surprise, Jack Welch's book "The Real Life M.B.A."

Penelope Trunk - What Would Sigmund Freud Make Of All This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sandberg had outstripped her according to every professional metric. This is one for Sigmund Freud. His signature expertise was misplaced aggression.

Drudge Report - Paul Ryan Repents, WIll Confess Sins on "60 Minutes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One tool was framing religion (Calvinism) as the only valid metric for measuring economic success. The conservative Drudge Report headlines with the sudden conversion of U.S. House Speaker, Paul Ryan. Ryan has surrendered his mind and heart to being a follower of Trumpism.

Jesus Christ - The White Space between Success and Failure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even though by traditional metrics he was, well, a failure.  Documentaries such as "Race to Nowhere" and books such as "Beyond Measure" depict how success has come to overshadow  everything else. 

Simon Newman - Loses battle of careerism v. liberal arts/Catholic values

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Getting rid of those who might not graduate would improve the school's retention rate, a metric important to accreditation and ranking. In 2015, M.B.A. type, Simon Newman, came to Mount St. Mary University as president. Now he is gone.