Michigan Abortion Legislation Package Moves Forward

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Abortion anti-abortion michigan

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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."

2016 65

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

2017 143

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.

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

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.

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

J'Ouvert Festival State of Mind - Of Course, I Didn't Go to Canfield Fair, Here in OH

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The only violence I encountered during my early 20s was the serial killer John Norman Collins who stalked girls in the Ann Arbor, Michigan metro area. Again, the annual J'ouvert Festival has been the setting for violence.

2018 52

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 - 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

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.

2016 47

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.

2015 56

No Country for GirlScouts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For example, I discussed, in a very serious manner, with an acquaintance from graduate school at the University of Michigan my regret not being an hands-off escort in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

2018 52

Game Theory: Never Go First (like Christine Ford Had To)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I picked it up in doctoral studies at the University of Michigan. A fundamental of game theory is never make a move in isolation. Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch studied game theory at Oxford.

2018 56

Court of Public Opinion 1, John Conyers 0 (And formal procedures, including legal action, become increasingly irrelevant)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former Democratic Representative from Michigan - John Conyers - caved to what had been going on in the court of public opinion. Taking formal action, including legal moves, is so 20th century in this era of social media.

2017 52

Alone - Donald Hall Still At It, Playing with Concepts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Generations of students, undergraduate and graduate at the University of Michigan, will remember Hall, with reverence. Nearly 90. brandname writer, Donald Hall, is still at it. In an article in The New Yorker , he plays with the concept of being alone. Essentially he divides it in two.

2016 65

Evening News as Theatre - ABC Puts on Best Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He had notified his friends that he was away from the affected San Francisco neighborhood, visiting family in Michigan. Tonight, the staging of ABC News with David Muir outdid itself. Usually, the theatrics, pulled together by Muir's dramatic presentation of news segments, are addictive.

Aging Invisible Yet Again - This Time It's For Benzo Abuse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Daily Mail reports that a study by the University of Michigan found that nine percent of the 50 million over-65 had become dependent on benzos. One of the indignities of aging is that we become invisible in society.

2018 56

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.

Mansfield, OH - 3-Bedroom Victorian For Sale for $39K

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new cool is what used to be known as the Rust Belt: Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. Coastal no longer is so cool. On the West and the Northeast, the cost of living keeps surging. With inflation back that will get worse. Meanwhile the Southern coastal regions are targets for severe hurricanes. Category 6 is possible and probable. 

2018 40

Writer Glut - Will Become More Severe If Fusion Folds

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At the end of their year studying at the University of Michigan so many of my classmates optimistically journeyed to Manhattan. Currently, all of us from the University of Michigan Class of 1968 are bug-eyed at how much our little worlds have changed.

2018 52

It Gotta Be Kiddin' - New Recovery Publication Wants Articles, Offers No Payment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My experience includes having been a probation officer in Michigan's Wayne County Court system's narcotics unit. What's not paid for has no value. That's the gospel of capitalism. That's why in my coaching service for the over-50 I had a sliding scale fee schedule.

2018 52

Extreme Glut of Degreed Talent - Either Go to T10 Program of Forget It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the 1970s, a fellow MA classmate at the University of Michigan hadn't been accepted into the doctoral program. 'Tis the season for deans at some law schools to lose their jobs. And for current law students and alumni to fret about the value of their JD diplomas.

2018 52

Drudge Report - Hope Surges in America (no one quite knows why, though)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to how the University of Michigan measures it, it has surged 8.4 The Drudge Report headlines with something that hasn't been plentiful in the 21st century. And that's hope. points.

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