Shasha Obama's New World - The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Its branding was all about the University of Michigan.   Still, the old Ann Arbor roars back to life when the fall semester begins at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor used to be a "company town."

Michigan Abortion Legislation Package Moves Forward

TJ Walker Interactive

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University of Michigan's Department of Psychology, 1973 - Rebecca & David

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, Rebecca assumed that she had no other way to get her drunken doctoral classmates in the Psychology at the University of Michigan to leave.  Sudden Fiction - By Jane Genova. It was skillful. Gradually Rebecca removed each bottle of wine from the table.

Michigan Car Parts CEO urges employees to vote against Obama? MSNBC

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized "Automobile (Industry)" "Barack Obama (US President)" Michigan auto parts supplier Car Parts ceo Lacks Enterprises Richard Lacks

USC, Like Michigan State, Penn State - President Nikias' Lack of Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can the tragic flaw of too many at the top level of administration in universities  - think Michigan State and Penn State - be that they are businesspeople - not wise leaders? "Leadership" is defined as knowing the right things to do.

Big 10 QB Kirk Cousins – The Heisman Speech

Matt Eventoff

There are many reasons why Michigan State Quarterback Kirk Cousins has a bright future – and his public speaking skill is one of them. Cousins delivered a Heisman-esque speech last week while addressing the annual Big Ten Kickoff Luncheon.

Michigan: Women's words as fuel

The Eloquent Woman

She publishes stories by, for and about Michigan women at Michigan Womens Forum and on Twitter here.) Michigan history rings with the voices of women, speaking out on topics that range from abolition to suffrage to labor and civil rights.

State of Michigan: Opening for Speechwriter w media skills

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, this opportunity is with the State of Michigan.  The Executive Communications beast is not only stirring.    It has fully awakened after going to sleep in the beginning of the 21st century.    After Enron, executives went low-profile.    Then came the 9/11-induced recession.   Those applying need, in addition to speechwriting experience, skills in media.    Here are more details and how to apply.

A classic of barnstorming speechifying from Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan

Max Atkinson

Compared with some of the speeches he made in the run-up to the last presidential election, Barack Obama's acceptance speech at last week's Democratic Convention deserved little more than a B-.

Lou Dobbs Is Wrong: “Forced Union Membership” Is Already Illegal

TJ Walker Interactive

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University Crisis Management – Lessons from the Penn State Crisis

Matt Eventoff

Many colleges and universities (Stanford, UCLA, Duke, Notre Dame, Michigan, the Ivy’s, and many others) have unrivaled academic and athletic reputations. michigan ncaa crisis management notre dame penn state crisis penn state crisis communication Penn State crisis management princeton stanford university crisis communication university crisis communication plan university crisis management

March Madness and the World Championship of Public Speaking

Speak and Deliver

Just as one of the four teams in the NCAA Tourney will eventually be considered the best, even if it''s Michigan State, with 11 losses, who gets hot at the right time. Craig Valentine Jim Key Jock Elliott March Madness Michigan State NCAA Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking

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Find the extraordinary in the ordinary

Manner of Speaking

He graduated from Michigan State University with a Degree in Food Systems, Economics and Management. My friend, Lance Miller is an award-winning public speaker and trainer. Lance has an extensive background in business and is a philanthropist who has worked in numerous … Continue reading → Speechwriting creativity Lance Miller public speaking

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To Catch a Liar

The Communication Blog

The article appears in Communication Currents and is written by Tim Levine from Michigan State. 6.15.2009 To Catch a Liar Heres an interesting update on the ever-present question: can you really tell when someone is lying? Categories: cues to lying , deception detection , lying 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

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Campaign 2016 - Deja Vu Counterculture

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was when the Counterculture moved from the Left Coast to Midwest Ann Arbor, Michigan campus of the University of Michigan. "Unsettled electorate gives a lift to antiestablishment candidates, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds."

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State Farm - UX Accident Claims Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, it can't eliminate the slo-mo flashbacks I'll likely have for years of my accident 0n August 29, 2019 in Monroe County, Michigan. In designing systems, software developers for businesses currently are focused on what is known as "UX."

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Social Security COLA Increase of 2% for 2018

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, the University of Michigan survey reports early October consumer sentiment kills it at 101.  Those who normally receive monthly payments from the Social Security fund might be planning The Big Shopping this holiday season. Or an exotic trip.

2018 52

We Become Undone - Our Political Writing Wasn't Provocative Enough to Get on Bomber's Radar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the counterculture in the late 1960s, I didn't show up for my academic advising part-time job at the University of Michigan during the strike for the rights of African-American students. No, it didn't count that my name didn't appear in The Michigan Daily or Ann Arbor News. 

2018 56

Academia's Power Game - Often More Brutal than Corporate Machiavellianism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Retired Michigan State University political science professor William Jacoby has been accused by the school of sexual harassment of two graduate students. One was matriculating at MSU, the other at the University of Michigan.

2019 52

Barnes & Noble - Gone Is Genteel Mission of Working (full-time) in Bookstore

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the doctoral program in literature and linguistics at the University of Michigan, a winner of the Woodrow Wilson fellowship dropped out. His understanding wife picked up an application at a bookstore on State Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2018 52

Borders: It's come to this

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the closings will be in Michigan.    But, good news fellow alums of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, it won't be the iconic one on State Street. Borders, once the pioneer in the book store as an experience, is closing 17 stores.    The DETROIT FREE PRESS reports that the shut-downs will happen after the holidays. All this, while not unexpected, is sad.    Tags: Books

Fidel Castro's Son "Fidelito" Commits Suicide - So Little Is Known about Treating Clinical Depression

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When a graduate student at the University of Michigan and later when I hung out a shingle and operated my own communications boutique, I received psychotherapy from David W. in Psychology from the University of Michigan.

2018 52

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - Doe-Eyed, UnSpun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The high price of entry, of course, was competing to be admitted to the prestigious degree course of studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2019 56

Preventing a Financial Flashpoint - Bring Back the Old-Fashioned Boarding House

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among my happiest memories was bunking in a boarding house on South Division Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan. I was a doctoral student at the University of Michigan. Landlord Nation is triggering a financial flashpoint. 

2018 56

Eric Thomas – 10 Lessons on Motivational Speaking

Matt Eventoff

Some backstory – Eric Thomas is a former high school dropout who is now a professor at Michigan State University, and is also the founder of The Advantage Program, an undergraduate retention program targeting academically high-risk students of color.

Economic Reality Become Binary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's very good news to hear that Barbara McQuade has been hired as a professor of practice at her alma mater the University of Michigan Law School. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Nancy Drew, et al. - When We Were Shaped by Characters in Books

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Full Disclosure: I had taught American Literature at the University of Michigan.  It might have been Nancy Drew's independence that set our generation off on second-wave feminism, embracing The Pill, and willingness to see how far we could go in Corporate America. 

2019 56

Daily Mail - Trump's Tweet Smackdown on Fiat Chrysler - 2,000 U.S. Jobs Created

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They will be in Michigan and Ohio. In graduate school at the University of Michigan, I was ranting about some of my classmates sucking up to a terrible professor. The Daily Mail has been ahead of many other news outlets in covering the most recent Trump Tweet smackdown.

2017 56

The New York State Branding - From Prestige to Negative Equity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are also the University of Toledo and a 50-minute-ride away is Ann Arbor, Michigan where the University of Michigan is based. Affordability. Culture. Weather. Wellness.

2019 52

Gorsuch's Plagiarism - A Lawyer Is Trained Not To Do That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" It certainly would have in the Freshman Composition one I taught at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2017 52

5 Creative Ways to Spice up your Presentation: Guest Post by Alli Matson

Speak Schmeak

About Alli Matson: Alli grew up in Seattle, WA and attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for undergrad. Occasionally, a guest post comes across my desk that is too entertaining to pass up. Enjoy this contribution by Alli Matson of Presentation Wit.

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Liberalism and 25,000 Jobs Not Created - Don't Mess with Jeff

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In the late 1960s I encountered that same political brand when the counterculture took over the campus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. No surprise, Jeff Bezos has pulled out of the plan to create another Amazon headquarters in the New York City Metro area.

2019 56

Mental Illness & The University

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Overall, when I was a 1L at Harvard Law School, my experience was that the culture seemed even more dysfunctional than the one in the doctoral program at the University of Michigan. Harvard Law School can be the launch pad for a stimulating lucrative career practicing law.

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Harvar Law School, et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Overall, when I was a 1L at Harvard Law School, my experience was that the culture seemed even more dysfunctional than the one in the doctoral program at the University of Michigan. Harvard Law School can be the launch pad for a stimulating lucrative career practicing law.

2019 52

Drudge Report - Stern Warning to Assassination-Threat Tweeters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They threw bricks, breaking the windows of banks in university towns such as Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Drudge Report links to the New York Post coverage of the assassination tweeting about President-Elect Donald Trump.

2016 74

Drudge Report - Close Race in 5 States

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report headline this morning is that the race is tied in Colorado, Michigan, New Hampshire, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. The Drudge Report has ramped up expectations that Donald Trump could win on Tuesday. That could encourage his supporters to vote, if they haven't already.

2016 74

Summer's Over - Time to Start Thinking of Your Career Again

OnSpeechwriting

But school starts here in Michigan next week. Travel. All things that have led me away from the world of blog for far too long. That means it’s time to let go of the last vestiges of summer and think about work and careers again.

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The "Unsub" in Tampa, FL - Serial Killers Before "Criminal Minds," et al.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the late 1960s, in university town Ann Arbor, Michigan, young women were being whisked away and found mutilated. I was a doctoral student there at the University of Michigan. A serial killer is in Tampa, Florida. That's what is known. 

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Drudge Report Lets Us Know 1) Hillary Is Alive, and 2) She's Losing Lead in Polls

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a special focus on Michigan. With great glee, the conservative Drudge Report headlines "Poll Collapse." " That links to Hillary's imploding leads in the polls and Donald Trump's creep upward.   Here   you can read the article.    To keep us reading, the Drudge Report is changing its headlines more often. Earlier today, the headline announced that Hillary was indeed alive.

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Two Tips for Curing the "Trailing So."

More than PowerPoint...

For example: Question: "How did it feel to come back to Michigan after living in Hawaii?" I like the change of seasons in Michigan, though. I like the change of seasons in Michigan, though. Americans find the word "whatever" annoying.

Shades of White

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was age 25 and in three-times-a-week psychotherapy at the University of Michigan Medical Complex I earnestly informed the psychologist that my problem was that my skin was so dark.  African-Americans and Native Americans aren't alone in being victims of color.

2018 56

What if you didn’t own a car anymore?

More than PowerPoint...

This is a shocking statement for a middle-aged Michigan suburbanite to make. In a small town in Michigan in 2018, I suspect “going carless” would generate some gossip. I own a car. When it dies, I may not buy another.

2018 56

"Good Girls" - Beth Takes Over the Territory

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Noah, the FBI agent who falls in love with Annie, is being transferred from Michigan to Phoenix. A convoluted plot it was, with many twists and turns. But tonight's finale of "Good Girls' ends with Beth Boland owning the territory. At one point she is cutting a deal with the FBI.

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