Guest Blog: Lessons from Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City – How to Build Income

DeFinis Communications

Great ideas combined with a powerful interaction strategy can lead to great business if handled correctly, as Bethenny Frankel of The Real Housewives of New York City fame has showed us over the past few years. Don’t be afraid to dive into new territory. Got Platform?

Hurricane Sandy report from New York City

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New York City Marathon Cancelled: Who to Blame?

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Hurricane Sandy: New York City Update from TJ Walker

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Delays and Long Lines for Voting in New York City

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Saturday, April 27, New York City

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I’ll present a session on “The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting” at the American Society of Journalists and Authors conference. To learn the full agenda: [link]. Speechwriting

TJ Interview on WPIX in New York City Without Pants

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Click here. And then watch here to understand what was really going on. Press Room advanced tips dress for tv Media Training tv dress tv interviews

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2013 ASJA conference in New York City

Joan Detz Speaker Services

On Saturday, April 27, I’ll speak at the annual American Society of Journalists and Authors conference: “So, You Want to be a Speechwriter? The Business of Six-Figure Speechwriting” [link

Raccoons Slowly Taking Over NYC, Hissing At People…Drudge

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Behind the scenes with TJ – My first NYC Office

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Need to find a female founder to speak in New York City? Look no further.

The Eloquent Woman

And she's right, because "this" is "A Field Guide to the Female Founders, Influencers and Deal Makers of the New York Tech and Media Scene." Reader Allison Ehrich Bernstein wrote in this week to say "Just saw this via the blog swissmiss and thought it belonged on The Eloquent Woman."

Conference update from the American Society of Journalists & Authors

Joan Detz Speaker Services

May 5 – 6, 2017 Annual Conference Update By Estelle Erasmus, ASJA New York City 2017 Conference Chair I’m excited to make two announcements: that the big reveal of our conference program will be up on […]. No, you don’t have to be an ASJA member to benefit from ASJA’s terrific writing conferences. Read on.

Elections and Money

The Communication Blog

11.29.2009 Elections and Money One thing is clear from the case of billionaire Michael Bloomberg who won the election for mayor of New York City after spending over $102 million ($175 per vote), outspending his opponent, City Comptroller William Thompson, Jr.,

Crisis Communications - Pork Wins, Politicos Get The Flu!

Matt Eventoff

Monday and Tuesday were voluminous with brewing crises — one of the biggest political party switches in history, a new potential pandemic, and a decision to fly Air Force One over Ground Zero — all offered valuable, and contrasting, examples of communicating during an early stage of a crisis, and just how critical getting out in front with a central message is. Democratic leadership had a relatively easy task - graciously accepting their new colleague.

What do bookstores have to say about author events? A guest blog from Waverly Place Literary Agency

Joan Detz Speaker Services

“Because of the competition in New York City, we want to offer something experiential,” says Kaylen Higgins, Events Director at Strand Bookstore. Guest post by Debbie Carter, Waverly Place Literary Agency [link] What do bookstores have to say about author events?

Site and Trainer Review: Speaking Excellence with TJ Walker

Communication Steroids

And from an outside perspective, the New York City-based TJ Walker looks successful. He’s built a good brand around the name TJ Walker, and has just released a new book “Secrets to Foolproof Presentations.&#

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Drudge Report - Earth Hack Makes Us Wonder If There's a "Patch" for Evil

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And, count on a new type of PTS to emerge regarding confidence in digital everything. We need Frank Reagan, New York City police commissioner, on "Blue Bloods" to save the soul of civilization.

What do bookstores have to say about author events? A guest blog from Waverly Place Literary Agency

Joan Detz Speaker Services

“Because of the competition in New York City, we want to offer something experiential,” says Kaylen Higgins, Events Director at Strand Bookstore. Guest post by Debbie Carter, Waverly Place Literary Agency What do bookstores have to say about author events? “We want programming that’s more dynamic than just an author’s talk or having a conversation.” ” (Facebook photo: crowd […].

Imperfections, mistakes, & the courage to overcome them

Presentation Zen

Idina Menzel singing "Let it Go" live in Times Square on New Year''s Eve. Just keep moving forward You may have heard by now that the Tony Award-winning singer and actress Idina Menzel sang "Let it Go" live in New York City''s Times Square on New Year''s eve.

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The why of presentations–getting results

PowerPoint Tips

I remember watching a video of a presentation given to some reporters in the context of a concert that Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gave in New York City a few years ago. To get the best results from a presentation, you need to think about the “why.”

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Famous Orators – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication. Today is the 89th anniversary of the death of William Bourke Cockran, who in my estimation may be one of the greatest speakers of all time.

2 Great Visual Storytelling Books for Children

Presentation Zen

My wife had a business trip to New York City about a year ago and brought back The Disney Star Wars Me Reader.

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NYC Bar Scene: No longer a dog's world

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On a boring or emotionally difficult day, dogs in New York City could always drop by a bar and look forward to being fed whatever from the patrons.    However, during the past year, reports THE NEW YORK TIMES , what's on the books has been enforced. 

5/24/2017 - "Law & Order SVU" Episode Mirrors Horror of Global Culture Wars

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's "Law & Order SVU" featured the global culture wars as they played out in New York City. The plot line focused on the brutal murders and rapes of a Muslim family by two white and one Hispanic haters. Here is the excerpt.

Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted

Duarte Blog

This means that stories make people more likely to adopt new ideas and act based on those ideas. For example, in his movie, Al Gore posed that much of New York City (among many other places) could be underwater in the future if we don’t change our habits.

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Getting an Education Online - Why Isn't the Tech Preventing Cheating?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Craigslist, New York City section, a student has posted a help-wanted. Online education can make quality education available anywhere, usually at an affordable fee. One negative is the same as exists in traditional delivery of education. That is, gaming the system.

The key to storytelling is not your perfection but your humanity

Presentation Zen

The Moth started in George Dawes Green''s living room in 1997, but soon the storytelling club founded by Green started hosting events in cafes and clubs throughout New York City.

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Improve Your Storytelling Presentation Skills and Get Your Ideas Adopted

Duarte Blog

This means that stories make people more likely to adopt new ideas and act based on those ideas. For example, in his movie, Al Gore posed that much of New York City (among many other places) could be underwater in the future if we don’t change our habits.

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12 Public Speaking Lessons from “Comedian”

Manner of Speaking

The documentary follows Jerry over a period of several months as he works to develop material in small comedy clubs in New York City with the objective of getting his act to a level where he can take it to a big stage.

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The difference between a persuasive and an informative presentation

PowerPoint Tips

I remember listening to a recording of a presentation given by a research scientist at a press conference before a 2009 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Apple (AAPL) Exploits Greatest PR Gimmick Ever

TJ Walker Interactive

last night, 1000 people camped out in front of the Apple store on 5th Avenue her in New York City in anticipation of the new iPhone 6 going on sell today. Apple (AAPL) just enacted the greatest PR Gimmick ever.

The Key to story structure in two words: Therefore & But

Presentation Zen

The documentary begins as Matt and Trey return from New York City where their first Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon , had just opened to rave reviews. There are a ton of storytelling-related books and websites in the cosmos.

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Presentation lessons from Steve Martin's autobiography

Presentation Zen

Last summer I gave a three-hour talk for 300 managers at a famous financial firm in New York City. The greatest presentation lessons will never be found in a book on using PowerPoint (or any other presentation tool). Advice and lessons are found in different places.

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Public Speaking Day – 5 Lessons from William Bourke Cockran

Matt Eventoff

William Bourke Cockran , a Congressman from New York City in the early 1900s was described in his day as the greatest orator in the land. Today is a special day in the world of public speaking and communication. Today is the 89th anniversary of the death of William Bourke Cockran, who in my estimation must be one of the greatest speakers of all time.

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Gay Pride and the Spiral of Silence

The Communication Blog

John was one of the main organizers of the first New York City gay pride parade in June 28, 1970, one year after the Stonewall Riots in which GLBT people fought off the police on their usual mission of harassment (June 28, 1969). And so it was especially nice to see members of the New York City Police Department and Goal (Gay Officers Action League) marching in the 2013 parade—as they have for many years. It was a guide to gay New York City.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

Public role, public speaking fear: Chirlane McCray, the new First Lady of New York City, talks about overcoming a longtime fear of public speaking. I''m offering a new workshop on women and public speaking.

Analysis of a Speech by Mark Bezos

Manner of Speaking

I recently came across this TED Talk by Mark Bezos, the Senior Vice-President of Development, Communications and Events at Robin Hood , a leading poverty-fighting charity in New York City.

The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

A fiery speech about a fire: March 25 was the anniversary of the 1911 Triangle Factory fire in New York City, so I shared our Famous Speech Friday post on labor activist Rose Schneidermann's fiery speech taking the audience to task for neglecting the needs of the garment workers who were killed.

Famous Speech Friday: Ai-jen Poo at the United States Social Forum

The Eloquent Woman

The famous speech that Poo delivered at the United States Social Forum in 2007 begins with the harrowing story of one of those unheard individuals--Marina, a housekeeper from Columbia working in New York City.