Breaking Comedy’s DNA: Review

Pro Humorist

And at some point I would love to purchase one of Jerry’s Skype comedy coaching sessions. If you’re in the market to purchase a book to learn comedy writing, or stand-up material, you would be wise to purchase this book. The post Breaking Comedy’s DNA: Review appeared first on Pro Humorist. Comedy Reviews Comedy Writer comedy writing humor Stand-up ComedyI’ve been on author Jerry Corley’s mailing list for a couple of years now.

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Get the best price on technology purchases, clothing — and anything else!

PowerPoint Tips

BuyLater is especially useful when you’re waiting to make a large purchase. Just as buyer reviews on Amazon and other sites have changed the way you decide what you buy, BuyLater will change when you buy. Do you buy electronics and more on Amazon, Newegg, or other sites? If so, I’d like to introduce you to a new, free service that will help you get the lowest price.

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Book Review: Discover Your CEO Brand, by Suzanne Bates

PowerPoint Tips

I reviewed Suzanne Bates’ first book, Speak Like a CEO , because it was so related to presenting. I was impressed with the thoroughness with which she researched and covered a topic, so I’ve continued to review her books, even though they are less related to presenting.

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Review of a new e-book: Visual Presentations

PowerPoint Tips

You can r ead more about the book and purchase it here. Review Design Ramgopal Visual PresentationsI recently received a free copy of a new e-book, Visual Presentations: Boring Slides to Visual Presentations in 3 Easy Steps, by M.S. Ramgopal.

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Books Reviewed: How to Stop Time, by Matt Haig and Forever, by Pete Hamill

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I heard Matt speak at a recent Marin County bookstore where I purchased his book. (Full disclosure: Matt is the nephew of my good friend James Haig. I’ve not read any of his other writing, but see from Twitter that he has a large and loyal fan base.

2018 158

6 Customer Journey Maps You Can Swipe


According to the Harvard Business Review , it is “…the steps your customer(s) go through in engaging with your company, whether it be a product, an online experience, retail experience, or a service, or any combination.”. Are post-purchase services satisfactory? Your book received negative review

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   Consumers review the products, especially books.    Now, of course, such consumer reviews are commonplace.   But reviews on are still influential.    Another is that books are no longer a mainstream purchase

2011 56

Product Review: NXPowerLite

Beyond Bullet Points

Enter the code BBP20 in the ‘Discount Code’ box on the purchase page to receive the discount (the code is valid until the end of October

2008 52

21 Ways to Make Money Speaking: A Review

Speak and Deliver

It's a short book, and at $5.97, an easy purchase decision. For beginning speakers, the million dollar question is "How do I make money speaking?"

2012 91

CONSUMER REPORTS: Not sustainable in era when everyone is reviewer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

CONSUMER REPORTS, once the must-check before purchasing products or signing up for services, has become an anachronism.    This might turn out to be analogous to the death of the professional film critic and the book reviewer

2012 52

Speaker Leader Champion - Book 13 of 52 in 52 Weeks - A Review

Speak and Deliver

In fact, I purchased the book as part of the record-setting attempt.

2014 83

Ideas for the weekly team meeting

The Presenter's Blog

” by Broc Edwards can be purchased from Amazon by clicking this link. Book Reviews activities Broc Edwards business books discussion topics team meeting weekly meeting by Peter Watts. What to talk about at the weekly team meeting? It’s a seventh-day conundrum.

Re-Learning for the Very First Time: A Review of 'resonate', by.

Speak and Deliver

That said, I was pleasantly surprised, and feeling just a little bit guilty, to be offered the opportunity to receive a review copy of her latest book, resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences.

2010 88

Book Review: Using Resonate by Nancy Duarte to improve everyday presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

When I agreed to review Nancy Duarte’s latest book, Resonate , I did so with the desire to find nuggets that everyday presenters could use. Those who have to present regularly in small group settings such as sales presentations, team meetings, project updates, and budget reviews, don’t have the time or desire to use some of the techniques that main stage conference presenters have the luxury to use.

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What is the new Microsoft Office? 2013? 365?

PowerPoint Tips

You will still be able to purchase Office 2013 as you always have. Events Resources ReviewMost of you have a version of Office that you installed on your computer. You know it as Office 2003, 2007, 2010 or (if you have a Mac) 2004, 2008, or 2011. Now, there’s a new number, 365. What is Office 365? Previously, Office 365 was an offering for businesses that supported online tools like. Sharepoint (online storage). Exchange (online email).

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Guess Who's Back?

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

He purchased a sharp axe, and set off into the woods. And, now that I’m back, I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be uploading my long-delayed post on the Don’t of Gestures on Stage within the next week, as well as my series of book reviews too! Home About Gary Testimonials FREE MATERIALS!

2008 40

Online University Reviews : 101 YouTube Videos to Teach You the Art of Public Speaking

Online University Reviews Search top online university reviews, ratings and rankings of accredited top online universities to find the best online university for you. Professional and recognizable speakers share their secrets, and you can also get a link if you are interested in purchasing the set.

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Free PowerPoint templates

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

If you really like the templates you can purchase and download the business pack , which is just over 100 slides, specifically focusing on business diagrams. ps: I will given a free copy of the business pack for this review.

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels


Buyers “purchase journeys” are rarely linear. In the current omnichannel landscape they connect with a brand through multiple touch points on their way to conversion – a purchase, an inquiry, a booking or another meaningful action.

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World Market, Tucson Mall - ID Demanded For Credit-Card Use In Vintage Americana

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last Christmas I purchased all my gift cards there.  One store my dog, Lily of the Valley, and myself won't be purchasing at is World Market. Well, Richard, I invite you to review your store policies and the knowledge employees have about prices.

2015 68

Rotten Tomatoes, et al. - Shutting Off Power of Traditional Marketing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Reviewer Rotten Tomatoes, reports the LA Times , can kill off a film, no matter how much the makers have spent in marketing. She is dying at the hands of reviewers with long knives. For so many other lines of business, the reviews on Yelp are shaping customer/client buying decisions.

2017 52

How Voice of the Customer Concept Can Boost Sales and Revenue


Any customer that is satisfied with your product or service is likely to not only repeat purchase but also to recommend other potential buyers to opt for your brand. Online Reviews. Many users before deciding between competing brands and services now check user reviews online.

2019 52

In Grade School, We Put Gum in Their Hair

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Everywhere on LinkedIn Updates are blurbs from X and Y how "excited" they are to be presenting a talk at conference so or so, participating in a panel at such and such a think tank, or having Harvard Business Review publish their article.

2019 52

Fox, Shep Smith & Ghost of Roger Ailes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" In response, Ailes' personal public relations representative Bob Dilenschneider placed an ad in The New York Times Review of Books for a vanity biography. In this Halloween season of ghosts, the one of Roger Ailes is hovering over Fox.

2019 56

Overcoming Sunk Cost Fallacy: Get Better at Decision-Making


Some examples of sunk cost may include equipment purchases, website development or office lease payments. Or you already purchased a $10 ticket, but as you head to enter the theater, you realize that you’ve just lost it somewhere.

2019 52

A great resource for presenters–

PowerPoint Tips

It also offers a huge number of backgrounds, both for free and for purchase. We also have so many reviews of PowerPoint add-ins, a huge learning section that shows PowerPoint techniques with plenty of screenshots. I want to share with you a great resource for presenters–

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How (and Why) to Tell Killer Sales Stories

Duarte Blog

When the husband acknowledges that he did, Mike begins to tell a sad story about the widows of veterans who died without purchasing insurance. “I’ve They purchase an insurance policy. Wrap the story with how that customer “found” their solution by purchasing your product.

2017 74

Yelp etc: Is the end near?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" From the beginning of the Internet, this kind of consumer review was entertainment in itself.    Others didn't have to go through a similar purchasing disaster. No surprise, review sites like Yelp became hot. 

2012 52

Nancy Duarte Resonate iBook

The Presenter's Blog

This work on The Hero’s Journey not only applies to presenters, but also represents the stages a customer passes through on the way to a major purchase. Review: “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations” by Nancy Duarte ( by Peter Watts.

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2 Great Visual Storytelling Books for Children

Presentation Zen

There are many editions of this classic tale, but based on the amazing and numerous reviews on Amazon, I purchased Robert Sabuda's The Night Before Christmas Pop-up last year in time for Christmas.The pop-up art is amazing and imaginative.

2016 84

How to Start Digitizing Your Supply Chain Management


In particular, supply chain managers are dealing with various tasks within the next 7 functional areas: Purchasing. New technological innovations are disrupting every major business sector, and every business process out there. Supply chain management is no exception.

2019 72

Personal Services Industries - Brace Yourselves for Revenge Tip Copy Cats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Everywhere, personal-services front lines will have to review unusually large tips on small credit-card purchases. Given the media coverage Serina Wolfe's $5,000 "revenge tip" has received, this new form of domestic violence is bound to have plenty of copy cats.

2019 52

Halloween 2015 - Shopping For Animal Companion Costumes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As I review the persona a superhero or cat (LOL) outfit creates, two-footers come by. No, no purchase yet. My seven-year-old four-footed son LOV has received more Halloween party invitations than I have. So, shopping for his costume takes priority.

2015 65

Tech - Startups & Mature As Vulnerable As Old-Line Mickey D.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Start your own enterprise or be hired by someone else's and have your lawyer review your contract for equity and more. My generation of Baby Boomers was hammered to purchase a franchise for Mickey D or at least work in a branch for 8 months to learn the systems in fast foods.

2015 65

How To Create Online Courses


Once you have the outline ready, review once again all your notes, research and the existing content you already have. Recruit a small group of “beta” students to review your course and share their detailed feedback. The e-learning industry keeps growing at a rapid pace.

Fox News - Owner Rupert Murdoch More Visible, Employee Roger Ailes Less Visible (sources report)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, public affairs player, Bob Dilenschneider, purchased the ad in the New York Times Book Review section to blunt the influence of Sherman's book. This could be the beginning of the end of the Roger Ailes era at Fox News.

2016 56

TED Talk Analysis: Tony Porter “A Call to Men”

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About TED Talk Analysis: Tony Porter “A Call to Men” March 9, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments Tony Porter gave a short but fantastic talk at TEDWomen (you can watch the video below).

Legal Sector Sends Negative Signals - Husch Blackwell Lays Off and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those range from planning strategy to document review. For instance, venture capitalist and former practicing lawyer Michael Arrington used blockchain's smart contracts to transact his real estate purchase in the Ukraine. 

2017 52

Be my fan on Facebook

Speak Schmeak

If you've used my coaching services or purchased my e-course , I would love for you to leave a review. Heck, you can even review Speak Schmeak if you like! I've added a business page to Facebook; it's my Public Speaking Coaching page!

2008 130

Ghostwriters: Yes, pitch for assignments you don't want

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  During the process of pitching myself I found out what kinds of samples prospects need to review. It's out in the field, actually talking with prospects and clients that we ghostwriters learn the most about what work is profitable and how to present ourselves to get it.

2014 65

How to Prepare a Listing Presentation: Guide for Real Estate Pros


To learn what’s good, we observe what others are doing and this extends to our purchase decision making: 92% of consumers state that word-of-mouth recommendations carry the most value to them. Gather and display reviews online. Do you want to close more leads on a regular basis?

Coca-Cola's New CEO, James Quincey, Will Need Online Influencers for Healthy Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part of Quincey's challenge is to get those products positioned and packaged as healthy fare which can be reviewed and purchased online. Buyers What sells - and passes muster with regulators - is healthy. And right now Coca-Cola is not that.

2016 56

Leadership Communications - Shifting From Language Of Self-Help To Science-Help

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Whether it's TED Talks or an opinion-editorial (op-ed) in the Harvard Business Review, what influences is the language of science-help. Its instructional materials, which we purchased when taking the introductory public speaking course, are dominated by anecdotes of conquering the self.

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