Professional Services (including PR), Power & #MeToo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Whether it's teaching law or practicing it, lots of money, status, and shot at celebrity are involved. The media spotlight on alleged sexual harassment has widened the territory covered to include professional services.

2017 52

Valeant Brings in New Legal, PR/IR Leadership

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Valeant, the acquisitive pharmaceutical company under scrutiny over its accounting practices, has replaced its general counsel. " - Editorial Staff, O'Dwyer's PR, August 8, 2016.

2016 52

Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice

Executive Speech Coach

Monday, April 12, 2010 Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice Power Presentations Tip 32: Smart Practice Rehearse your presentation Practice doesnt make you perfect. Smart practice makes you better but never perfect. Smart Practice Condense your presentation into keywords that help you remember your points. Practical tips to help you deliver more effective.

Thinking Like PR Pro v. Thinking Like Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Practicing law in the private sector is a shrinking one. Public relations is a growing field. There are many reasons for that. At the top of the list is that public relations professionals have more tools to leverage for their clients than do lawyers.

2014 65

"Good Girls" - A PR-Savvy Annie Would Have Taken Her Custody Dispute to the Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Family law can be soul-wrenching to practice. What the lawyer assesses to be in best interest of the child may not be ruled.    But, as it is being played out on the new network television dark comedy "Good Girls," the niche is a revenue-producer.

2018 52

Practical tips to help you deliver more effective presentations.

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, February 13, 2011 Practical tips to help you deliver more effective presentations with less stress Power Presentations Tips Vol 1 - on Kindle Business presentations that inform, inspire and persuade Power Presentation Tips offer you practical insights to be a more effective presenter so you can prepare and deliver successful business presentations in less time and with less stress. Practical tips to help you deliver more effective.

Dan Edelman, PR Pioneer/Empire-Builder, Dies at 92

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Hazley goes on to report: "When a set of twins was arrested in Oklahoma for practicing cosmetology without a license, Dan called the Associated Press and made it a national story." 

BigPR in U.S. - Will Mueller Investigation Throw Shade, What PR Firms Must Do

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It also is educating government, business, and the general public about best practices during incidents of extreme weather. It isn't just the Mad Men industry-advertising-which is under attack. As many know, WPP's financials are down.

2017 52

Dana Klinghoffer - It's Take More than Her PR to Make Megyn Kelly's Morning Show Click with Audience

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She completed law school and landed a job practicing law at the elite law firm Jones Day. As all the world knows, Megyn Kelly is floundering in her transition from partisan cable to network television. Her prime time Sunday program "Sunday Night" just isn't catching fire.

2017 52

"Conversational Intelligence" by Judith E. Glaser: Bundles PR and Neuroscience (including mindfulness)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, we, along with those Silicon Valley geniuses, are practicing mindfulness or focusing on the moment. The best practices are: 1. "Conversations are multidimensional, not linear." " - Judith E.

2013 65

10 Reasons to Practice Active Listening | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do 10 Reasons to Practice Active Listening by Tim 'Gonzo' Gordon on February 28, 2010 If you listen to our podcasts now and then, Roger and I will bring up ‘active listening’ as one of the most important aspects of communication.

PR Folks: Maybe getting that law degree at night isn't such a hot idea

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And if we can't get back into PR with that degree, we may be out in the cold since law is a downsizing industry, both because of technology and changing client buying habits.  In addition, the practice has been outed.

2012 52

Weil Gotshal Cuts 60 Junior Lawyers: Remember when we in PR were viewed as children of a lesser god

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The odds are, given the bad market for junior lawyers, many of those 60 will not find comparable jobs or any jobs practicing law.   More and more of us in PR can't keep up with demand.  Sometimes we need   to feel smug, even arrogant.

2013 52

Cisco Social Media Conference: Teaching elephants to dance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Communications Social Media Best Practices for Communicators Conference, hosted by Cisco Systems, wrapped up on Friday. Workshop and presentation topics included: How video is reshaping employee communications Social media tools for PR. The 3-day event promised to share ways to “engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online&# using social media.

CEO of American Apparel Sued for Using Teen Employee as Sex Slave.

TJ Walker Interactive

did you even practice this before putting it on the internet? News analyzed from a communication perspective.

2011 65

C-Level Presentation Tip #6: Beware of Too Many Slides

Professionally Speaking...

presentation practices so you won't slide sideways in those executive presentations. Photo Credit: flickr/Visit Anchorage PR C.C.

2013 166

Public Relations: Field growing at 21% (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Being a PR specialist has been included in the 15 fastest growing job categories in the U.S. Others are web developer, social media manager, and licensed practical nurse.

A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential. Ranking these sites exactly would have been too difficult and subjective; coming to a consensus on 101 great sites to include on a comprehensive list was more practical.

2013 228

Former Levick Senior VP Jason Maloni Receives Subpoena from Robert Mueller

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now operating JadeRoq PR, Maloni previously worked for 10 years at Levick Public Affairs. There he had been Vice President and head of Levick's litigation practice. "Special counsel Robert Mueller issued a subpoena.

2017 52

Slimmed-Down OJ Simpson - Stunner of a Comeback Through Twitter, At Age 71

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This Father's Day weekend, ambitious PR types could be knocking out articles analyzing the dynamics of this comeback and providing best-practices bullet points. Will OJ Simpson emerge as a highly paid social network influencer? Maybe a political commentator on broadcast?

2019 56

A List of the “Best of the Best” in Public Speaking Information

DeFinis Communications

In many career paths (business, media, PR, etc,), public speaking skills are essential. Ranking these sites exactly would have been too difficult and subjective; coming to a consensus on 101 great sites to include on a comprehensive list was more practical.

2013 190

Paris Hilton Storms Out On GMA. How NOT To Handle A Negative Question

TJ Walker Interactive

After some coaching and prodding from her PR team Paris actually comes back out to give a pretty coherent answer. Too bad she did not practice [.]. No matter who you are or what the media outlet is you should always be prepared for a negative question. As you can see here Paris Hilton was not. Analysis celebrities Crisis Communications good morning america Media Training paris hilton

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Majority of bloggers consider themselves journalists, but who really cares

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In TechCrunch, Leena Rao reports that a study by PR WEEK and PR NEWSWIRE found that 52% of bloggers consider themselves journalists.    Journalism is a set of practices and conventions which has outlived its times.    But, who really cares, at least among those who understand the new communications game.    As a blogger, I am not focused on producing journalism. 

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Apple in Center of Media Crisis | Crisis Communications

TJ Walker Interactive

After more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a very targeted attack on user names, passwords and security questions, a practice that has become all too common on the Internet. Apple may have to change its PR tune soon

2014 52

Lord & Taylor, Design Lab Collection & the FTC (both those seeking influence & influncers, beware)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In PR Week , attorney Michael Lasky of law firm Davis & Gilbert reports that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) caught up with Lord & Taylor on that kind of scheme. As those of us operating digital platforms all know: Marketers want exposure on our sites.

2016 56

Interview - Roberta Guise: Marketing Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An award-winning marketer and PR consultant, Roberta writes and speaks on how to get a distinctive marketing edge and be extraordinarily visible. Her consulting practice, Guise Marketing PR, is headquartered in San Francisco. Roberta Guise, MBA, advises small business owners, consultants and non-profits on how to make best use of their marketing dollars and resources.

Interview - Roberta Guise: Marketing Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An award-winning marketer and PR consultant, Roberta writes and speaks on how to get a distinctive marketing edge and be extraordinarily visible. Her consulting practice, Guise Marketing PR, is headquartered in San Francisco. Roberta Guise, MBA, advises small business owners, consultants and non-profits on how to make best use of their marketing dollars and resources.

Interview - Roberta Guise: Marketing Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

An award-winning marketer and PR consultant, Roberta writes and speaks on how to get a distinctive marketing edge and be extraordinarily visible. Her consulting practice, Guise Marketing PR, is headquartered in San Francisco. Roberta Guise, MBA, advises small business owners, consultants and non-profits on how to make best use of their marketing dollars and resources.

Back from the PPTLive conference!

PowerPoint Tips

And I learn best practices, design principles, and new concepts. Peggy Duncan ( www.peggyduncan.com ) talking about how to get found online with “shameless self-promotion and do-it-yourself PR”. This year, PPTLive was in Atlanta. I’m still processing all that I heard and learned.

2009 182

Princeton Public Speaking/5WPR – A New Partnership

Matt Eventoff

29 /PRNewswire/ — 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest PR firms in the U.S., Princeton Public Speaking will utilize 5WPR for clients’ PR needs, and 5WPR clients will utilize PPS for communications and media training. One of the 25 largest PR firms in the US, the agency maintains practice areas in consumer, technology, health and wellness, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, and corporate communications.

2009 100

What do Kate Middleton and Kim Jong-un have in common?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The occasion was surprising because it may signal a shift in, at least, PR from that unfortunate little country.    Kim needs the practice.    I recommended that Kate use a teleprompter until she gets a little more practiced

2012 74

Gene Grabowski - Pioneer at kglobal in re-thinking "crisis communications"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There's plenty of information on that out there before both establishment media such as PR Week and social media analyze his strategies and tactics. If the brand starts becoming undone, then we need to understand the emerging best practices. This is the era of disruption.

2016 56

Book Review: 10 Steps to Writing a Vital Speech, by Fletcher Dean

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In this book, Dean shares his insight on how to be a successful speechwriter, quoting Ron Kirpatrick, a veteran executive communications pro at Toyota: “Most writers and PR people would rather do anything than write a speech. It’s a quick read at just over 100 pages and is filled with nuggets of condensed wisdom, told in an unassuming, practical manner by a speechwriter who has been there and done that.

2012 144

Design for quick changes–because changes always happen

PowerPoint Tips

At Presentation Summit 2012, Nolan Haims , Director of Presentation at Edelman (a large PR firm) gave a session called “In the Trenches” about how to design presentations for quick changes and high-end results.

Design 177

5 Best Halloween Costumes For Public Relations Pros

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I am wearing a sandwich board with Gene Grabowski's best practices for managing the Blue Bell meltdown, pun intended. Editor-in-Chief at PR Week , Steve Barrett, would be great. Halloween is a relative-free holiday in America.

2015 75

Law School Dropouts - 1 More Reason to Feel Content about Decision

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The usual PR-ish way law firms manage small reductions in force (RIFs) is to, as Joe Patrice puts it on Abovethelaw.com , drag them out over time. How many of us could be currently managing the job insecurity that has overtaken the practice of law.

2017 52

Storytelling tips from frequent speakers and speechwriters

The Eloquent Woman

Author and PR exec Liz O'Donnell , though an introvert, finds that storytelling requires connection--with an audience, and between her mind and her body when she's telling a story. "It’s

2015 97

Presentation Astroturfing: The Grass Isn’t Greener

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

It came from a Washington PR company whose clients included General Motors and Exxon. PR industry bodies around the world will expel organizations caught doing it. It’s certainly a practice that’s been with us since the dawn of speechmaking. Pic courtesy Sheeshoo.

What can speechwriters learn from dentists?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Something jumped out: Each dental practice listed the various languages spoken in its office. Whether you’re looking for a full-time PR job or hoping to get freelance speechwriting work, foreign language skills (even very basic ones) are always a plus. A few days ago, I looked at an online list of dentists. Sometimes it was just English.

Publicity: The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with the Media

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with the Media By Patricia Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach's PR agent Pam Lontos   As a speaker, you probably know how important publicity is to the success of your business.   Work these do and don’t practices into your behavior when dealing with the news media, and soon have the media relationships you’d always hoped for. Pam Lontos is president of PR/PR, a public relations firm based in Orlando, Fla.

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Facing the unknown and surviving

Speak Schmeak

Yes, we got a space, solicited sponsors, scheduled lunch delivery and did PR and marketing. I try to practice what I preach, and I've asked you before to get out of your comfort zones.

2009 130

Facing the unknown and surviving

Speak Schmeak

Yes, we got a space, solicited sponsors, scheduled lunch delivery and did PR and marketing. I try to practice what I preach, and I've asked you before to get out of your comfort zones.

2009 130

How to Greet Investors in Different Countries « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

PowerPoint Alternatives » How to Greet Investors in Different Countries Not all countries have the same mannerisms and practices. News analyzed from a communication perspective.

2011 65