Changing the order of items in a chart

PowerPoint Tips

Look at the order of the items in the datasheet and in the bar chart itself. If you care about the order of the data in your chart, this can be very frustrating! Fortunately, there are 2 for changing the order of items in a chart. Reverse the order in the Format Axis pane.

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Toastmasters Friday: Order! Order!

Speak and Deliver

Shaking hands, not leaving the lectern, clapping after almost anybody utters an intelligent sentence.and that doesn't even touch the Roger's Rules of Order that we work to adhere to throughout each and every meeting. Ah, formalities. Our organization is full of them.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Beware of Mentors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Law & Order SVU" tonight, there was the tragic play-out of the mentor relationship gone very wrong. Those in the know, such as organizational psychologists, have always been aware of the perils in mentoring relationships.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Too Obviously "Ripped from the Headlines"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right now, the last of all that which is still broadcasting new content is "Law & Order SVU." " Like all network television programs that struggle to keep running way too long, "Law & Order SVU" is running out of freshness.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Is Rape Ever Okay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight's "Law & Order SVU" re-reun featured the complex issues associated with religion. Essentially, the defendant, who was accused of rape, argues that it was not a crime since the sexual intercourse was done for religious reasons.

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Weinstein Meme - "Law & Order SVU" Will Feature It This Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, the popular "Law & Order SVU" will have an episode depicting the rape culture in an industry. Confirmed.  Only, reports the New York Post , it won't be the entertainment industry of the Harvey Weinstein types. 

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Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order SVU" and Marisksa Hargitay for "Joyful Heart Foundation"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But it was through her long-running role as Detective Olivia Benson on "Law & Order SUV" that she gained the power to bring attention to sexual assault - years before the #MeToo movement. Sure actress Mariska Hargitay is talented.

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"Law & Order SVU" Renewed for 20th Season - Olivia Benson Is America's Sweetheart

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, "Law & Order SVU" has been renewed for a 20th season.   "Law & Order SVU" is the only vestige of the wildly popular "Law & Order" franchise created by Dick Wolf.

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Complying with Friday Noon Court-Ordered Deadline - Michael Rotondo Moving Belongings Out of Family Home

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That eviction notice had been ordered by the court after his mother and father sought legal help. By noon tomorrow, Michael Rotondo has to be completely out of his parent's home in Upstate New York.

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Since Alleged Sex Was Consensual Stormy Daniels' Saga Probably Become Episode on "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, unfortunately, because the alleged sex was consensual, it can't be one of those "ripped from life" episodes on "Law & Order SVU." Today's bombshell in the Stormy Daniels Theatre of Accusations is that the feds wiretapped Michael Cohen's phones.

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September is Translation Month. Gratitude is in order.

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Thank you to Elena Bernardo Gill for translating HOW TO WRITE & GIVE A SPEECH (St. Martin’s Press, 30th anniversary edition) into Spanish. TY to Alba Editorial of Barcelona for their publishing integrity – and to Maria Tena for her steady editorial support all along the way.

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Drudge Report - Trump Administration Building on Meme Of Law & Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The residents can look up from their shoveling and feel safe that their new leader is, like Richard Nixon, hammering the meme of law & order. The return to strict law & order could eliminate the reforms in juvenile justice.

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"Law & Order SVU" - MD Decides to Impose Her Own Morality (everyone loses)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The new episode in the long-running "Law & Order SVU" series is a soul-wrenching one. It starts out with three 12-year-old girls simulating a show they watched on YouTube. In it, each member of a group has to submit to several prankish must-dos.

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How Benson Interrogates Weinstein-Type Character Will Make TV History - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The producers, directors, and writers on "Law & Order SVU" probably are already busy putting together an episode featuring a Harvey Weinstein type predator. "Law & Order SVU" is the fourth longest running TV primetime show.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Sexual Harassment Saga Played Out in Airline Setting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight, "Law & Order SVU" featured a Weinstein-like allegation of sexual harassment. The "SVU" depiction of the suffering women are enduring in order to advance in their careers ends with justice being done.

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What Sloppy Steve Could Have Learned Watching Jack McCoy on "Law & Order"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sloppy Steve should have learned that watching "Law & Order." Next week fallen-out-of-favor Steve Bannon aka Sloppy Steve is scheduled for an interview with the House Intelligence Committee. 

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A 20th Season for "Law & Order SVU" - 4 Reasons That's Possible

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last season, the ratings for "Law & Order SVU" were in decline. So, yes, "Law & Order SVU" can go on next year with a 20th season. This, its 19th season, they are also petering downward. Here are the numbers.

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James Witkowski Convicted/Sentenced, 25 Years After Rape/Murder - Perfect for "Law & Order SVU" Episode

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This cold case would make for a gripping episode on "Law & Order SVU." In July 1992, Tufts University graduate Lena Bruce had been raped and fatally suffocated. Yes, she endured a gruesome kind of death in the Boston Metro area. For decades, it remained a cold case.

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"Ripped from the headlines" Is Opioid Crisis for "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The story lines for "Law & Order SVU" are, as the saying goes, "ripped from the headlines." " So, no surprise, last night's plot focused on two interrelated national problems. They are the opioid crisis and the extreme over-billing by rehabs and sober houses.

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Campus Rape - Victims on "Law & Order SVU" Don't Connect the Dots

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The provocative story line on last night's "Law & Order SVU" features a brandname comic who sees himself as a 21st century Lenny Bruce.

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"Law & Order True Crime" - Why Lyle and Erik Menendez Aren't Engaging Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given the weak script and inept production of "Law & Order: True Crime," she has little to work with. Fans of Edie Falco sigh watching her struggle to portray Leslie Abramson in the Menendez murder defense.

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"Law & Order SVU" Featured Transgender Issues Long Before Trump Administration Ban in Military

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was a  re-run  of "Law & Order SVU which featured the sufferings of transgenders-of generations ranging from Z back to X. The "Law & Order SVU" episode took a quick peek at that one.  Late last week, U.S.

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"Downton Abbey" - The old order slipping away

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Earl, as well as Mary, wants to hold on to the old order.    His only hope is Matthew who has money but, ironically, because he is a creature of the old order and honour doesn't want to accept it.    But it is slipping away from it. 

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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. That episode of "Law & Order SVU" cut to the bone the violence being generated by those assuming they are right about their values.

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"Law & Order SVU" - This Time the Roger Ailes' Character Gets 18 Months in Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the details in the plot line and scripting of tonight's "Law & Order SVU" mirrors what so many know about the alleged antics of Fox News' Roger Ailes et al.  The television network is called HNT and the bullying sexual power broker is Harold Coyle.

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Greenberg Traurig - Hey, We Had Nothing To Do With Immigration Legal Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

However, some of those supposedly in the know associated his legal efforts on preparing the White House immigration order with Greenberg Traurig. The order itself has been assessed as not exactly top-notch legal work. Yes, Rudy Giuliani is a shareholder at law firm Greenberg Traurig. 

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Drudge Report Frames Trump's Immigration Order Through Liberal The New York Times Coverage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, for the big immigration order story its headline links to the coverage in liberal anti-Trump The New York Times. How the Times positions and packages the implementation of the order is as global "chaos." The conservative Drudge Report has many options for its links.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Not So Unusual Not Wanting to Grow Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the episodes on the popular "Law & Order SVU" series features the 28-year-old woman who has passed for years as a high schooler.

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Barnes & Noble - Meet You at Starbucks, I Just Ordered the Best-Seller Used from Amazon.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There has even been the option of ordering used books. Distressed Barnes & Noble has appointed Demos Parneros as chief executive officers. That's the 5th one of those in 4 years, notes The Wall Street Journal.

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The New World Order - 55% Think It Should Be Without Hillary Clinton

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new world order is brutal in determining who should have a role and who is no longer relevant. On November 8th, the world changed. And, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll , 55% think Hillary Clinton should not be a public player in it.

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"Downton Abbey" - The old order comes undone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When World War I ended, the Earl predicted it was the dawn of a new era.    He had no idea how quickly the old one was going to come undone. He finally accepted that his daughter Sybil was going to marry a servant.    Soon enough Granny cooked up the spin for that. 

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Order-Taking: No more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lesson here may be: Forget the order-taking approach.  Always "I really cooked my goose." " That's what I figured after I left a note on the prospect's website. On it I made suggestions about how they could use public relations. 

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Dynasty/The Old Order in America - Nonono, no more of that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Because of our rage at the established order of things, the Trump phenomenon became a pull force. The Kennedy dynasty more or less has imploded. In "A Common Struggle," 3rd-gen Patrick Kennedy chronicles the pain of privilege. 

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Drudge Report - Ideal Platform For Explaining Trumpism Gag Order on Several Government Agencies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report should be the go-to news site for explaining the rationale underlying the new president's "gag order" on several government agencies. There must be a leadership and management reason. And even Trumpism loyalists are curious about this latest initiative.

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Watching Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: SVU" Teaches Women More about Success than "Women Who Work"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I can learn more about succeeding at work as a woman while watching Oliva Benson on "Law & Order: SVU." Media outlets keep publishing the grim information about bias against females in the workforce.lawyers. That ranges from compensation shortfalls to harassment during pregnancy. And it includes all economic and social classes. We recall the unsuccessful "Dukes v. Warmart."

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How does order affect Audience retention? | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized public speaking training

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"Law & Order Special Victims Unit" - 5 Lessons for How to Succeed in Business, Despite the Odds Against You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "Law & Order Special Victims Unit" shouldn't have made it beyond the first few episodes. After all, it deals with the unpleasant and scary subject of sexual crimes.

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Reorder objects in the Selection pane in PowerPoint 2013

PowerPoint Tips

It can be time-consuming and confusing to get the order right. You can even change the order of objects within groups! Shapes & text boxes objects re-order reorder Selection pane shapes As you build a slide’s design, you may add a lot of objects to it.

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"Downton Abbey" - Did such an orderly world ever exist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In its second season it portrays a world order in which the rules of society, including class relations, were unambiguous - and accepted. But did the human beings really experience their lives in that orderly manner? 

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Take charge of that meeting: 8 ways to make sense of Robert's Rules of Order

The Eloquent Woman

If you''re going to chair meetings or rise to a high post in your professional society, you''re likely to run up against Robert''s Rules of Order. In the U.S., it''s the most widely used authority on parliamentary procedure--and many a meeting chair has struggled to follow those rules.

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