The CEO’s Guide to RPA: Robotic Process Automation Explained

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Robotic process automation (RPA) is a top-of-mind agenda for companies across industries. Last year, Gartner identified robotic process automation as the fastest-growing tech segment of the enterprise software market: the software revenue grew by 63% and reached $848 in 2018.

How Highlighting Your Process on Your Website Can Lead to More Sales

Speaker Launcher

Today I wanted to focus on an aspect of your website that can help you increase sales: your process. Let’s talk about how highlighting your process on your website can not only educate people on ‘how’ you do what you do, but lead to more sales.

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How to Create an Effective Brainstorming Process in Your Company

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The original rules he laid out for a brainstorming process were these: groups should throw out as many ideas as possible, no matter how “crazy” they may seem. The process itself can improve relationships among team members who are forced to work collaboratively, to kick around ideas, and to acknowledge the value of one another’s contributions. Decide on the Brainstorm Process. So Medici storming aimed at challenging our standard thinking and associations process.

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Follow the writing process

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from Harness the Business Writing Process. There are five steps in the writing process: Preparation – Research – Organization – Writing – Revision. If you follow the writing process, you will become a more effective and efficient writer. However, if you meander and your side trip takes you nowhere, you will find it easier to get back on track because you have a road map or, in the case of writing, a process that includes a detailed outline.

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Understanding the writing process

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Excerpt from Harness the Business Writing Process. The writing process, as outlined in the last post, consists of five elements. Uncategorized business writing writing process Here is a closer look at each one. . Preparation. establish your primary purpose (why you are writing). assess your readers (or audience) and their expectations and awareness of the issue(s) about which you are writing. determine the detail into which you must go to achieve your purpose.

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The 3 Step Process for Handling your Darkest Fears

Speaking about Presenting

If you’ve followed along with the steps in this post, I encourage you to post what you’ve written in the comments and let us know how the process of going through these steps has impacted on you. It was 9am – the beginning of an inhouse company training course like hundreds that I had run before. The corporate training room was standard, the number of participants was not more than usual, and it was a pretty normal gender mix.

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The Writing Process – overview

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

There are five steps in the writing process: - Preparation - Research - Organization - Writing - Revision. As you read about the process, you might find yourself thinking that if you have to go through the entire process every time you write something, it will take you forever to write anything. That is to be expected and is all part of the writing process when someone has to approve your work before it goes out the door. That inhibits the process.

State Farm - UX Accident Claims Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, the accident claim process for State Farm pulls all that off. The overall process reduced the trauma and angst. In designing systems, software developers for businesses currently are focused on what is known as "UX." " Essentially, the UX mission is the create a user experience that is, of course, easy to navigate. Also, though, it must unlock fresh value for customers and clients.

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Build a Stronger Speaking Business by Labeling Your Ideas and Processes

Speaker Launcher

While we know that any book or any product needs a title, what we often overlook is labeling the ideas and tools that are part of our processes, or even still just […]. The post Build a Stronger Speaking Business by Labeling Your Ideas and Processes appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaker Product Development creating business processes creating products intellectual property labeling ideas and processes

Complex Ghostwriting Process for E-books - Compensation = $2,5000 (yes, it's come to this)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Verbatim, from the help-wanted, this describes the complex, multi-step process: *. "You’ll love our proven process. " The compensation for those who go through this process and producing the manuscript? 

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Mindset mastery is an ongoing process

Speak Schmeak

Two years ago, I started working with a client who does a lot of speaking, but hates mingling with the audience before presentations. He stays in his car until the last minute, and then takes the stage at the appointed time. During our work together, he became much more comfortable with joining the group before his presentation, even sitting at the table and conversing while they ate their meal (he doesn't eat before he speaks; nor do I!).

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Week of August 10th - Planets Indicate It's Time to Process Radical Change, Observes Madame Clairevoyant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are her observations about the right timing to process all the disruption human beings on planet earth have been going through. Could this week bring calm - at least the inner kind? That's what New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant says is possible.

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Feedback and the Communication Process

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Communication is a process that often, but not always, ends with feedback. If you want to communicate effectively—in writing or when speaking—you should understand the communication process. The process is not complete, however, without feedback. You might, however, if you are writing an editorial or writing for a publication that advocates social justice and wants people to participate in the political process.

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3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

The post 3 Steps to Putting the Systems, Processes and Marketing in Place to Grow Your Speaking Business appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy Building your speaking Business business foundation marketing processing supporting business growth systemsI see it all the time. A successful speaker who is busy, busy, busy. They are busy because they are great on the stage and have a valuable message to deliver.

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Security - PNC Processes v. Seamlessness of Bank of America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If I were part of the 1%, the leadership of PNC would probably hire a BigLaw firm like Cravath to investigate both its security and customer service processes. Security. Of course, it's  the  concern in financial institutions such as PNC Bank. But how PNC goes about it has been humiliating, traumatic, and time-consuming to its credit-card user like myself. In comparison, Bank of America goes about security seamlessly. Total UX. 

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How to promote deep processing and transform attitudes

PowerPoint Tips

I’m glancing through a textbook called Engaging Ideas: The Professor’s Guide to Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom by John C. The book is meant for professors and my husband (who is a professor) received it from his University employer. Some of the topics are very pertinent to any presentation situation, whether persuasive or informative. For example, he says, Lecture courses, by nature, place students in a passive role.

Writing process makes you more effective (and efficient) writer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Just as there is a communication process, there is also a writing process. It is a different kind of process. Tags: Business Writing business writing business writing process harness the business writing process writing process It is the approach you should take before you write, as you are writing, and once you have completed writing a document.

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Mercator versus Peters Projection - why change is a difficult process

Dahle Communication

When I was growing up studying geography, my school, like every other school in the world, used what is referred to as the Mercator Map. This map, as shown above, is something that you will probably recognize. I thought this map was correct. Why would we be studying something that was wrong? It had to be correct. Then I saw an interesting episode of The West Wing and it forced me to re-think what I thought I knew.

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Enter Presentation-Process’ diagram contest and win diagram packages

PowerPoint Tips

Presentation-Process sells packages of diagrams for PowerPoint. They have just started a contest for the best original diagrams. You also write a tutorial to explain how to create the diagram. There will be prizes for: Best Visual Concept. Best Visual Design. Most Popular Entry. Top PowerPoint in Mac Tutorial. Best Written Tutorial. First 10 Submissions Accepted. Do you create your own diagrams? See the rules and prizes here. I’ll be one of the judges for the entries.

Creative Like a Fox! Dan Roam and I Compare Notes on Creative Process

Duarte Blog

Dan Roam schools me on creative process. Book Reviews Interview Tips Video BLAH BLAH BLAH creative process Dan Roam fox hummingbirdHis new book, BLAH BLAH BLAH , offers awesome tips on how to utilize visual and verbal concepts to refine ideas to their most pure state.

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Quickly applying the writing process to e-mail messages

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

When writing short documents-such as e-mail or memos (and when you do not have to do any external research),you can reduce the first three steps of the writing process-preparation, research, and organization-to a few minutes using the W5 shortcut method. Tags: Business Writing business writing harness the business writing process W5 and writing writing email messages writing process

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How to Start a Speech: The Complete 3-step Process

Successful Speeches Blog

When people come to me for public speaking advice, the question I’m asked most often is: “What’s the best way to start a speech?&#. I understand the motivation for asking, but it’s not a good question. You see … there is no “best way&# to start a speech. In fact — more often than not — [.].

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Presentation Tip: Show steps in a process

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

When you need to explain a process, whether it is a manufacturing process, process for handling expense claims, or process for installing a new system, there are steps you want to walk the audience through. In today’s tip I want to show you some examples of visuals that can show a process better than a numbered list. Linear process with same type of activity The first example is for a linear process where each step is the same type of activity.

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Video trailer: Harness the Business Writing Process:

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

My Books harness the business writing process Paul LimaDo you find yourself feeling blank when you face the blank page? Do you have a lot to say but don't know where to, or how to, start? Do you suspect your writing tends to go on too long and is not as organized or as focused as it could (or should) be? Have you ever used ASAP in an email message? Do you want to write more effective email messages, letters, proposals or reports? Do you want to write in a more efficient manner?

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Seven ways to kickstart the creative process

Speak Schmeak

Unfortunately not enough people see it as a creative process and that is where most presenters are stuck." I wish more people approached presenting as the creative (and fun) process it can be rather than the boring, rule-laden chore they make it. Here are some ideas for facing your next presentation with an open, creative thought process: 1. There are so many more ways to open your mind to the creative process. "Thanks for inviting me to the meeting on Saturday.

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Seven ways to kickstart the creative process

Speak Schmeak

Unfortunately not enough people see it as a creative process and that is where most presenters are stuck." I wish more people approached presenting as the creative (and fun) process it can be rather than the boring, rule-laden chore they make it. Here are some ideas for facing your next presentation with an open, creative thought process: 1. There are so many more ways to open your mind to the creative process. "Thanks for inviting me to the meeting on Saturday.

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Serena Williams May Need New Coach - One for Aging Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She may need a coach to guide her through the balancing act of both embracing and reducing the impacts of the aging process. The world knows two things: One, Serena Williams lost to Naomi Osaka. That meant Williams was unable to match the record of Margaret Court's 24 Grand Slams. So far, Williams has 23 Grand Slams. And, two, Williams had what some in the media are describing as a total "meltdown" of bad behavior.

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Age Discrimination at the Front End: The Hiring Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That tended to prevent those over-40 from entering the formal recruitment process.  "The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit … is weighing the scope of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act … Common employment practices such as campus recruiting and experience caps would be exposed to extensive litigation if job applicants are allowed to hold employers liable for age discrimination, a management-side lawyer argued."

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Book Cover Is Done! High Stakes = Demanding Creative Process

Duarte Blog

We worked so hard on that cover and the creative process is so time consuming and demanding. Tags: Design Diary book cover process resonate The first book cover design had near unanimous feedback that it looked too much like Seth Godin’s Tribes book: Argh. We HAD to go back to the drawing board since I’m a huge Godin fan, plus I didn’t want to hear “Your book looks like Seth’s” through the entire shelf life of the dang thing.

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Jorge Dominguez - Sure, He Deserves Due Process, But.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dominguez is being provided with due process. This wasn't the first time that Harvard Government professor Jorge Dominguez had been in trouble for accusations about sexual misconduct. But this time he's pulling the plug on his teaching career at that university. He will retire at the end of the semester. And immediately he is ending his administrative tasks. This time not one but at least 18 women had made public complaints about his sexual behavior.

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Theranos - Will David Taylor Oversee Bankruptcy Process, Restructuring?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ever since The Wall Street Journal broke the story that Theranos' breakthrough technology might not be all that it was touted to be, the story of the startup has been hot. Late last week its founder - Elizabeth Holmes - and the former chief operating officer and president - Sunny Balwani - had been indicted on fraud.    Now this: In Law.com , Caroline Spiezio reports that Thernanos' general counsel - David Taylor - has added the title of chief executive officer at Theranos.

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Five steps to successful writing – the writing process

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

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LA and NYC - Tale of 2 Jury Selection Processes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Two days into the process, she was knocked out of the box. In L.A., actor Robert Downey Jr. was  selected as an alternate juror in a $50,000 accident case. Vanity Fair reports that he made the cut because he was regarded as a "fair guy." " For his service as alternate he earns $15 a day. In New York, Katie Couric didn't make the cut the cut for jury duty. Some speculate it was because she asked the lawyers too many questions. Branding Current Affairs legal

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Harness business writing process – mini webinar

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Although my Harness the Business Writing Process book is mentioned in the interview, the podcast is more like a mini business writing webinar covering topics such as the writing process, writing email, writing for the web, writing reports, editing and proofreading. Tags: Business Training Business Writing My Books business writing report writing email writing writing process I have taken my recent Business Author Show interview and converted it into a two-part video podcast.

How to Start a Speech: The Complete 3-step Process

Successful Speeches Blog

When people come to me for public speaking advice, the question I’m asked most often is: “What’s the best way to start a speech?&#. I understand the motivation for asking, but it’s not a good question. You see … there is no “best way&# to start a speech. In fact — more often than not — [.].

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Job-Hiring Process, Even For Contract Work, Takes More Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The extended time the job-hiring process takes also applies to contract or on-demand-economy jobs. That's because even for "freelance" help, employers are imposing a complex screening process. "Stephen Davis, an economist at the University of Chicago, found that as of April the average job sat vacant for 27.3 days before being filled, nearly double the 15.3 days it took to fill a job in mid-2009." " - Josh Zumbrun, The Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2015.

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Communication process and why you should close the communication loop when writing

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Communication is a process. If you want to communicate effectively-in writing or when speaking you should understand the process. The process is not complete, however, without feedback; feedback closes the communication loop. Tags: Business Writing business writing; feedback; effective business writing communication process Communication requires a sender who sends a message through a channel to a receiver.

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Brain Space - For Lease To Process Extreme Angst

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite five years of mindfulness practice, my brain remains wired to process extreme angst. The unique benefit you will receive if you lease space in that brain is that your worries will be managed without dangerous side effects. Those consequences of severe mental stress usually include: Prison time. You just lose it, punch the salesperson multiple times for bringing you a narrow, instead of a wide, size 8 shoe.

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Learning to speak is a process

Speak Schmeak

It's a process. When you're first learning about public speaking, your mind is overwhelmed with new information. As I mentioned in this post , your brain is going a mile a minute with the following thoughts: What did I just say? Look at the left side of the room. Smile. It's hot in here. Am I pacing? Stop pacing. Stop fiddling with the remote. What comes next? What comes after that? Push the button for the next slide. I'm running behind. Should my activity take five minutes or three ?

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Communication process: follow it to be an effective writer

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Communication is a process. If you want to communicate effectively—in writing or when speaking—you should understand and follow the process. However, the process is not complete without feedback; feedback closes the communication loop. Tags: Business Writing My Books busness writing communications process Communication requires a sender who sends a message through a channel to a receiver.

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Huma Abedin - Puzzling Choice of Mate, Long Divorce Process Ahead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can filing for a divorce be the beginning of a fresh start for one-time political celebrity Huma Abedin? That depends how she structures her Next. Right now, almost half a year after the election, she's unemployed. That divorce is to end her puzzling marriage to Anthony Weiner. Even when he was thriving as a U.S. Congressman from New York, the match seemed odd. Right now, since Weiner took a guilty plea for sexting, it's truly a branding liability for her.

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The 5 Main Phases of Project Management Life Cycle 

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And that’s what project management life cycle is all about knowing what steps to perform, in what sequence and how different processes will drive (or stall) your project execution. Agile project management is an interactive approach to planning and executing project processes.

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From Creative Process to Global Politics: Insights from SXSW Interactive

Duarte Blog

We still have plenty to process, but here are some of the highlights. He draws single cell cartoons for the New Yorker and TEXAS MONTHLY, and he walked us through his creative process, from coming up with an idea to drawing a cartoon and writing a caption. We appreciated how Diffee broke down his creative process into simple, manageable tasks. “I Make your creative process a matter of habit. SXSW is an event like no other.

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