Princeton University, President Wilson and the Art of Public Speaking

Matt Eventoff

This skill set served Wilson well as he went on to become President of Princeton University, Governor of New Jersey and ultimately the President of the United States. President Wilson’s contributions to Princeton, New Jersey and the United States are many.

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Princeton Public Speaking Has Moved!

Matt Eventoff

The new offices and studio can be found at 20 Nassau Street, right in the heart of downtown Princeton, facing the University. . Princeton Public Speaking has moved! We are located directly across the street from Princeton University’s Holder Hall, with entrances on both Nassau Street and Chambers Street. If you are in the town, or are visiting the area, please feel free to stop by and visit – 20 Nassau Street, Suite 211. .

Hold A New Jersey Law License? This May Be Of Interest…

Matt Eventoff

As aof last January, every active attorney licensed in New Jersey must complete 24 hours of Continuing Legal Education courses every two years. The Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Board of Continuing Legal Education approves and accredits courses, and has approved “Legal Crises: Preparing & Dealing with the Unexpected&# (NJ CLE Credit 2.00) for 2 CLE credits.

How to Connect with Voters

Matt Eventoff

The setting: Vote on New Jersey State Budget by NJ State Senate, late Ju ne, 2009. . Why New Jersey State Senator Kevin O’Toole’s performance works so well: . Hint – it happens long before the campaign begins. . Watch C-SPAN on any given evening and watch members of Congress and the Senate read speeches into the public record. Very rarely exciting or moving. . . Comments are usually read verbatim from a text, not too much emotion, and often confusing.

New Jersey Orators

Successful Speeches Blog

The New Jersey Orators is a non-profit group that teaches young people (ages 7 through 18) the art of public speaking. They have been recognized by Lenovo Computers as one of 18 international finalists in their “10 Second Hero” contest. The prize is a grant of $50,000. The winner will be determined through public voting [.]. Events Presentation Skills Public Speaking Speech Writing

The Silient Generation's & The Baby Boomers' Jersey City, New Jersey (including before coal converted to oil)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Judith Speer's Facebook space, members of the Silent and the Baby Boomer generations shared their Jersey City, New Jersey memories.    Currently, Jersey City is home to Mad Men. I never returned to live in Jersey City again.

Speechwriting job in New Jersey

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ve been in touch with the good folks at Campbell’s Soup and want to share information about their speechwriting opening. Here’s the link: . link]. The recruiter for this role is Nick Rosato. You can reach him at

New Jersey Summer Tourism: Chris Christie's Job #1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will tourists consider checking if the Jersey Shore will be okay for vacationing?  Because of the ocean, summer tourism is big business for New Jersey

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New Jersey Governor Christie seeks 100 percent FEMA

TJ Walker Interactive

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Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar. If you are in New Jersey this is a great event! On the podium, lean down hill   Sims Wyeth my East Coast Fripp Associate and all around great guy and superb speech coach wrote this….

Sandy & Hudson County, New Jersey: For once it's not in the shadow of Manhattan

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hudson County, New Jersey is under water, just like parts of Manhattan.    When I was growing up in Jersey City back in the 50s and 60s, there was not much to look up at or forward to but Manhattan.   Some moved to the pricey high rises in downtown Jersey City. 

New Jersey: Symbolism of home ownership, waterfront property lose their luster

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, we have to anticipate that post-Sandy, the residents of New Jersey aren't going to easily surrender their beliefs in home ownership and waterfront property.  Values are usually the last thing we let go off when forced to change. 

A New Jersey Restaurant is Paying customers Not to Use Cell Phone

TJ Walker Interactive

Hats off to The Station restaurant in Bernardsville, New Jersey, for giving customers a 5% discount for NOT using a cell phone during dinner. I’m not sure this is a new trend. Way back in 1990, I was the host of a syndicated TV new show throughout Florida. Apparently management and waiters were tired of seeing customers hunched over phones, ignoring the waiters, the food, and dinner companions.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker On Hurricane Sandy: It’s Actually Good To ‘Feel The Fear’

TJ Walker Interactive

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NJ store Owner Proudly displays Obama Poster as a Witch doctor

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When Communication Matters Most: 5 Crisis Communication Lessons from Hurricane Sandy

Matt Eventoff

NJ 12 has proven itself during our most trying time, and has illustrated that the Network can compare with any of the “majors” in New York and Philadelphia. I would like to thank NJ BIZ, which continues to be the go-to source for New Jersey business news, and will be a crucial resource to all of us in the coming years. MTV owes this region a year of nonstop, daily coverage around stories of neighbors helping neighbors, to show the world the real Jersey Shore.

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Universe Not Smiling on New Jersey: NEWARK STAR-LEDGER has editorial layoffs, will JERSEY JOURNAL get hammered next?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My birth state New Jersey continues to have a hard time of it.    They wonder if the Jersey Shore can be ready for the summer season and if those bunking in trailers will ever have a house again.

The Steven Slater Effect - Did it impact a tutoring business in Florham Park, New Jersey?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today I had a puzzling encounter with a tutoring business in Florham Park, New Jersey.  Emotion, although it lasts only 1.5 minutes, can be a compelling force.    Also, it could be contagious.    That's why what might be called The Steven Slater Effect - letting the anger rip - might not be a productive development for our stressed-out society. 

What It Really Means to Share the Stage

DeFinis Communications

If you want to see a good example of partnership, collaboration, and sharing the stage, then take notice of the current interactions between President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

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"Get the hell off the beach" - Chris Christie, Jersey Guy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie too much of a Jersey Guy to become a U.S. "  That's the way the neighborhood guys used to talk on Bay Street in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey when I was growing up in the 1950s. 

Grudges, Donald Trump and The Old Neighborhood

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, that also applies to so many of us who grew up on the mean streets of urban areas like 1950s Jersey City, New Jersey. Punk Joe from the O'Brien family on Bay Street in downtown Jersey City puts the moves on the Maria from the Balasco family.

Health Magazine: How to Get Ahead in Work (and in Life)

Matt Eventoff

Try these remedies from Matt Eventoff, owner of Princeton Public Speaking in New Jersey…. Talk Like a Boss. Do you clam up in large groups? Please find the original article here. » » Read more.

Donald Trump & Extreme Power - He's the Man with the Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tyrannical mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, Frank Hague even explicitly said he was the law. The Jersey City office of New Jersey Bell Telephone hired me as a part-time long distance operator. Donald Trump is an archetype: The Man with The Jobs.

How to Be a Great Woman Leader

DeFinis Communications

In 2005, a year-long study conducted by Caliper , a Princeton, New Jersey-based management consulting firm, and Aurora , a London-based organization that advances women, identified several characteristics of women leaders. They found that when it comes to leadership, women are stronger than men in several areas. For example, women…. Are more assertive and persuasive. Have a stronger need to get things done. Are more willing to take risks. Are more empathetic and flexible.

Crayola's New Blue Color - Asks Consumers to Name It (that dates back to "Lassie")

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, interactivity is not new. On our stoops in urban area like Jersey City, New Jersey, we would brainstorm about names. Like the DOW, the Crayola 24-box has keeps and throw-backs. Its newest addition for that popular 24-crayon box is a blue that was discovered in 2009.

Elite v Street - Harvard Law School Administrators Accused of Having Hands in Cookie Jar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The irregularities weren't detected until a new accountant had been hired. Reflection: I attended an inner city public high school in pre-gentrified Jersey City, New Jersey.

Christie, Now Santorum: Birth of blue-collar meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We had to re-learn street hustle, the kind I was born into in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey [ Download CUsersjasneDocumentsjg ]. Beaten-down by the economy and starved for reality, we are embracing Blue Collar values, body language, and its plain-speaking. 

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30 Women Receive Unique Mother's Day Gift

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are SONG (Organizers with Southerners on New Group), Movement for Black Lives and ColorofChange. In Connecticut and New Jersey, I was a volunteer among those women.

Drudge Report Headlines with One of Trump's Favorites: Chicago As Murderville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Until gentrification, as in Jersey City, New Jersey, those who remain in the down-run areas tend to have nothing to lose. The Drudge Report is back in Donald Trump's cheering section. It headlined tonight with one of the president's favorite subjects.

Clash of the Titans, Public Speaking and Governor Christie

Matt Eventoff

In New Jersey right now, there is a clash of the titans occurring live each and every day, pitting Governor Chris Christie against one of the most powerful unions in the state, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Today marks the opening of one of the most anticipated 3D movies of the year, The Clash of the Titans. The story line is self-explanatory.

NJ Gov. Chris Christie May Have Got His Facts Wrong « TJWALKER.

TJ Walker Interactive

Christie’s New Year’s Message to Voters, Media and the Political Establishment: Drop Dead! Gawker headline: Who Will Save New Jersey While Chris Christie Eats Mickey Mouse? News analyzed from a communication perspective.


Public Speaking - Trump Talks Like We All Did in the Old Neighborhood

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many forget that Trump grew up in Queens, New York. Although his section of Queens was not poor-Bronx or downtown Jersey City, New Jersey (pre-gentrification), it had much of the rough-and-tumble ethos of those mid-20th century urban areas.

"Megyn Kelly Today" - Rah-Rahing Won't Save This Disaster

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The interactive part of the show, for example, consisted of one question from a resident of New Jersey, who's in the live audience.  When the host-Megyn Kelly-and seemingly everyone keep pounding the rah-rah, we start thinking: Hey, this is off to a very weak start.

Youngstown, OH & Jersey City, NJ - The Tale of Two Cities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jersey City, New Jersey experienced the same kind of urban decline. Wall Street firms relocated to Jersey City. Last week, with great fanfare, the media in the Youngstown, Ohio Metro area focused on the day the first major steel mill made the big layoff.

Death & Woodstock Generation - Preoccupation with How/When

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The girl I hung out with at Sacred Heart Grade School, Jersey City, New Jersey - Mary Ellen Butcher Gallo - died about a decade ago. "I will probably die before you. I just hope I don't suffer."

Famous Speech Friday: Meryl Streep's Golden Globes speech

The Eloquent Woman

I was born and raised and educated in the public schools of New Jersey. She didn't need to say "the new president is treating the job like a Hollywood performance."

Power Ultra Lounge - Bringing Back Old West Practice of Checking Guns at Door

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My grandfather and uncles wouldn't have stuck around without the saloons on every corner of the mean streets of Jersey City, New Jersey. The carnage at the Power Ultra Lounge could have consisted of a few bloodied guys who would be cooling their heels in jail. Instead, because guns were used, 17 were injured directly and more indirectly. There will be no end to going clubbing and hanging out in bars. We love the ambiance.

"Detroit" - The Way the World Still Works

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But those of us in locations such as Jersey City, New Jersey experienced the same reign of terror. In my high school class in Jersey City, which was the "accelerated section," there had been two African-Americans.

Side Hustles - 4 Hacks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A new survey by Jobvite found that a fourth of us now have side hustles. Back on the mean streets of Jersey City, New Jersey, I operated a Wallace Brown greeting card franchise when I was 11 years old. A job is no longer enough. Not to make ends meet.

Drudge Report Crows House Passed Kate's Law, Ending Federal Grants for Sanctuary Cities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The idealistic should read the history of Hudson County, New Jersey. He built the area a brand new maternity hospital he named after his mother Margaret Hague. The Drudge Report has swung right again.