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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Should Not Resign, he should be Run Out of town on a Rail

TJ Walker Interactive

Democratic Mayor of San Diego Bob Filner is an embarrassment. Uncategorized bob filner san diego sexuial harrassemnt therapy if you took the worst parts of Anthony Weiner, Newt Gingrich and Bill Clinton and put them in a centrifuge you would end up with a Bob Filner. If this guy gropes one more women he’ll land an internship with the Girls Gone Wild Founder/Criminal. Now, Filner claims he is going to undergo two weeks of “intensive therapy.”

Legal Researcher/Writer, San Diego, CA - Help-Wanted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

“…the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture in San Diego are encouraging interdisciplinary research into how a planned ­environment influences the mind…&# Scientific American Mind, April 09. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. I think this research is interesting for those of us who have to make presentations. .

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Free Livestream: NSA Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I’ve just found out that parts of this years National Speakers Association (NSA) conference in San Diego are being livestreamed for free from Sunday June 29th at 5:00pm through Wednesday July 2nd 5:00pm. Highlights include: Monday 8:30am Nancy Duarte and Steve Forbes “Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences” Monday 2:45pm Storyboarding Workshop Tuesday 1:30pm […]. Public Speaking #NSA14

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Are you the first you?

Speak Schmeak

I'm off to San Diego to lead a training on Saturday, so I'll just leave you with a brief quote today: "I'm not the next anyone, I'm the first Maria Sharapova." ~ Maria Sharapova.

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Worries, e.g. Ebola, Terrorism, Hacking - And, With Cheap Gas We'll Drive Away From It All Labor Day

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I'm opting for the Pacific Ocean near San Diego, California. There is much to worry about. There always was. As usual, this holiday we will leave that angst to the experts and family and friends addicted to drama. Thanks to cheap gas, we can drive away from it all. If the world ends while we are away from home, I only hope that it is a location with cool. animal companions Current Affairs Personal Musings Travel

Interview prep: WMDs in U.S.? Was spokesman being honest or just nervous? You Decide.

Speak to Lead

A posting today on TheBlaze alerted me to this interview from ABC affiliate KGTV in San Diego. In the interview the assistant port director, Al Hallor, indicates that weapons of mass "effect" have been found, although not at the port. Coaching a Client Media Training Question & Answer Techniques Staying in Control media training weapons of mass destruction weapons of mass effect WMDs

Where in the U.S. is Nancy Duarte?

Duarte Blog

January 30-31: The Art & Science of Creating Great Presentations | Training 2010 | San Diego, CA. October 8: slide:ology Webcast | via Safari Books Online. November 16: Tools for Visual Storytelling | Web2.0 Expo | New York, NY. October 15-21: Pop!Tech Tech Social Innovation Fellows Program | Camden, Maine. June 6-9: HOW Design Conference | Denver, CO.

Another Verdict, Another Brand Hit Against Johnson & Johnson - "People of CA v. Ethicon, et al."

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lawsuit had been filed in 2016 in Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Diego. The network television commercials still deliver the message of Johnson & Johnson as the trusted friend of consumers, especially babies. It positions itself as "over 130 years of caring." " But verdicts in lawsuits against the corporation and it subsidiaries tell a very different story. The latest is in "People of California v. Ethicon, et al."

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Newspapers - Cuts not over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The latest with layoffs is the SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE.  While media in general is unfreezing, newspapers still are cutting.    This week it let go about 40 employees, ranging from print news reporters to web people.    Tags: Writing

What's important to you?

Speak Schmeak

I just try to be myself and talk about what's important to me." ~ San Diego Padres pitcher Jake Peavy As a speaker, are you talking about what's important to you? "I can pitch in front of 50,000 people, but speaking in front of a few hundred probably makes me more nervous. If not, how can you change that?

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Made for The New Yorker or Vanity Fair - The Latest at DLA Piper

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Former DLA Piper Professional Responsibility Counsel and current professor at the University of San Diego Law School, Christensen has filed a complaint with the EEOC. In the ongoing DLA Piper soap opera, today's episode features Leah M. Christensen.    On Abovethelaw.com , legal journalist Kathryn Rubino describes the plot line. 

Boston Globe Broke Story of Catholic Clergy Sexual Abuse, Now 20th Diocese (Rochester, NY) Files for Bankruptcy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from San Diego to Portland, Oregon. On August 14th, the Child's Victim Act (CVA) went into effect. That provides a one-year look-back window for alleged victims of abuse to file lawsuits. Since then, reports Law and Crime , 580 lawsuits have been filed in the Catholic Diocese of Rochester (New York). So far, 59 lawsuits have been filed directly against the Diocese. They contend abuse by Catholic priests, nuns, brothers, and deacons.

Another Lawyer Stung in "AthleteAdmissionsGate" - Elisabeth Kimmel Allegedly Paid Bribes to Get Daughter, Son into Elite Universities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Currently president of San Diego Midwest Television, Kimmel started out as its legal counsel. Yet another brandname lawyer has been ensnared in what could be called "AthleteAdmissionsGate." " A JD from Harvard Law School - Elisabeth Kimmel - has been accused of ponying up a total of $475,000 in order to have her daughter admitted to Georgetown and son to University of Southern California as athletes. They are not athletes.

"Over-Partied" - Term Could Become Buzzword, Result of Dylan Hernandez Tragedy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" At Phi Gamma Delta, a frat based at San Diego State University, freshman Hernandez was in the process of pledging. Dylan Hernandez might be yet another victim of the fraternity ethos of what we think of as "hard partying." At one activity he fell ill. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. At this time it is unknown if anything at the event contributed to his death.    Here are more details, many all too familiar, from the Daily Mail. 

Those Job Auditions - It's Come to This (Passport Admissions, $20 to $25 gig))

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Based in San Diego, it assists with the academic admissions process. On the San Diego section of Craigslist, it had posted a help-wanted. For a high-profile, decent-paying full-time job with benefits, sure, go through the audition. That's what Harvard Law School graduate Elie Mytal did in 2008. He landed a position in the then-hot, getting hotter all the time digital native legal news platform Abovethelaw. There he rose to editor-in-chief.

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Following up after networking events

Speak Schmeak

In San Diego today and starting early. I hope my workshop is going well! Jane Pollak has a great post on how she follows up after networking events. I especially like how she culls the cards that are not a fit for her instead of hanging onto all of them forever (like I do).

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Sucide Prevention: Don't Sue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2011, when he put together his expensive gay-parade costume he had been diligent that it did not violate any San Diego laws. Long story short, he filed a lawsuit against the San Diego police five years ago. Will X Walters' lawsuit was not frivolous. At least not to him. It was a leather gladiator outfit. But, humans plans, and reality often plays out differently. The police assessed the costume as constituting a form of public nudity.

Higher Education in America - No Equality of Sacrifice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Harvard, Ohio State, and the University of California at San Diego is only refunding a portion of the funds.  The brand of higher education in the U.S. has received yet another blow. This time the source is universities' and colleges' refusal to refund the full amount of the fees for room/board and tuition. Students have been mandated to leave campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, those housing and meal contracts have already been paid for.

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Public Speaking – Yale’s Shapiro Releases Memorable Quotes of 2010

Matt Eventoff

airline passenger John Tyner, remark to Transportation Security Administration worker at San Diego airport, Nov. Fred Shapiro , who serves as Associate Librarian at Yale Law School, has just released his 10 most memorable quotes of 2010, which will be published in the next edition of the Yale Book of Quotations. . While not every person quoted was ultimately successful in the endeavor he or she was pursuing, the statements will now become cemented in history: 1.

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Ghostwriting/Speechwriting And Globalization - Don't Hang Out "Off Duty" Sign On Holidays

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So I won't be hightailing it to San Diego, California from Tucson, Arizona to reflect on the dynamics and mysteries of the Pacific Ocean. This Christmas, just like Thanksgiving Day, I am downsizing my plans for celebration. That's because the market for my ghostwriting and speechwriting services is global. A non-Christian from Africa needs content for an online video.

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A Holiday & Alone - Let's Drop Stigma In America Of Willy Lomans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My dog and I are going to San Diego and staring at the ocean. Had America not been a nation of the gregarious, Arthur Miller might never have conjured up the tragedy of a man like Willy Loman. In "Death of a Salesman," Loman's way of getting lost is assuming he can get by in the competitive world of sales by simply being out there every day and gladhanding with others. How so many of us continue to get lost is assuming that others want to join us in being social.

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Shades and Kinds of White

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chris Perez reports in the New York Post : "[Dae Elliott] A professor at San Diego State University offered extra credit to her students for filling out a 'White Privilege Checklist' - which provided 'examples' of ways people are privileged 'because they are white.'"  Of course, there is tittering.

Jokes & Copyright Law - Conan O'Brien, et al., Being Sued

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's no surprise that San Diego, California, joke writer Robert Kaseberg will have his day in court. One-liners are big business. And they constitute intellectual property. As he well knows, even for creatives with a natural funny bone, humor is one of the most difficult genres to produce. Especially on a regular basis. Essentially, Kaseberg accuses stand-up comic Conan O'Brien and his writers of poaching jokes he posted on Twitter and his own blog.

THE E-MYTH REVISITED – TOP 10 POINTS

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

I am told (by the meat eaters) that a Big Mac in San Diego taste like a Big Mac in Las Vegas. Author, Michael Gerber, wrote an important business book in the nineties which still holds truetoday. Here are a summary of the top 10 points. All good tips for any person who is a business owner. It is a fatal assumption that if you understand the technical work of a business- that you understand a business that does technical work. Not so.

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Lessons from a drag queen

Speak Schmeak

I saw this in action on Saturday night at Lips drag show in San Diego. Our very own diva, Cassidy Live performers know that the best way to get the audience's engagement is to include them in the show, whether it's making them feel like a rock star when they sing along, asking them questions that they can answer with a cheer, or bringing them onstage to participate.

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"Here's My Book on That." - Traditional Marketing Tactic Risky in Era of Amazon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  University of San Diego law professor - Orly Lobel - cemented her space in  the big time after she published "You Don't Own Me." "Unless you can also afford a top publicist, specializing in promoting books, think twice before hiring a ghostwriter like myself to create one for you." " That's what I warn prospects who contact me about researching, conducting the interviews for, and ghostwriting a book for them.

Tragic Flaws - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About the same time the allegations surfaced about Kozinksik, University of San Diego professor of law - Orly Lobel - published the book "You Don't Own Me: How 'Mattel v. The big story,  first in the general media, now in the legal media, is Katherine Ku's description of her discomfort clerking for Alex Kozinkski 2003 - 2004.

4-Legged Children - Taiwan Joins the Trend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This Christmas my dog Lee and I are traveling the six hours to the Pacific Ocean in San Diego, California. Even in Taiwan, Karen Bender reports in The Atlantic, folks are opting for the 4-legged type of children. That bypasses the expense of educating the 2-footed ones for a future in which they may or may not ever have proper jobs.    Here is that coverage. And the Chinese are supposed to revere children. 

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Lessons from a drag queen

Speak Schmeak

I saw this in action on Saturday night at Lips drag show in San Diego. Our very own diva, Cassidy Live performers know that the best way to get the audience's engagement is to include them in the show, whether it's making them feel like a rock star when they sing along, asking them questions that they can answer with a cheer, or bringing them onstage to participate.

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3 Presentation Lessons from Comic-Con 2012

Duarte Blog

So, when my fellow content developer, the extraordinary Doug Neff , invited a few of us down to San Diego for the event , I went mainly for the others in the group who were definitely big fans. They had people traipsing the streets of San Diego dressed as doctors and patients , complete with IV poles. First of all, let me come clean. I am not a fanboy of any kind. You won’t see me waiting in line to see the latest superhero, action movie.

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PowerPoint Tip: Top Ideas from PowerPoint Live

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

The next conference is Oct 17-20, 2010 in San Diego. I look forward to seeing many more of you next year in San Diego I’m back from PowerPoint Live and today’s tip is about the top ideas I learned while at the conference. First off, the conference is changing its name. It is now known as The Presentation Summit, reflecting the evolution of the content beyond just software features to many other techniques and ideas that presentation professionals need to know about.

If You’re Not the Greatest Singer — Do Comedy

Humor Power

I saw Rudy perform in San Diego 15 years ago. There is a saying in improv, “If you can’t sing…sing loud!” ” In other words, be funny. Rudy De La Mor was given that advice earlier in his career, “If you’re not the greatest singer…do comedy.” ” And he did just that. He had a long career playing Southern California amusement parks and nightclubs as a cabaret entertainer. Rudy died this week.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

16 – San Francisco Chronicle 312,118 354,752. 25 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 261,253 330,848. 31 – San Jose Mercury News 227,119 244,661. 40 – San Antonio Express News 192,930 303,737.

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Women's March Signs Classified as "Protest Art" - But Law Usually Has Last Word

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" A participant in a San Diego Gay Pride - Will Walters - was nailed by the police because they contended his leather outfit provided too much exposure. Museums and libraries are classifying signs from the Women Marches around the world as "protest art." " They range from the American History Museum to the Newberry Library. They are in process of collecting some. Then decisions will be made which are to be preserved in permanent collections.

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Are you encouraging or discouraging your audience?

Speak Schmeak

In a study at UC San Diego, researchers Kari A. Wasilenko, James A. Kulik, and Rebekah A. Wanic assigned 45 female undergraduates to exercise next to either a fit peer, an unfit peer or no one (the control group). Women who exercised next to unfit peers exercised longer than the control group, whereas women who exercised next to someone who was more fit exercised for a shorter time and expressed greater body dissatisfaction.

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Over-60, Maybe Still Working - But Can't Afford NY Metro or CA Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, they are making ends meet now in places like Brooklyn, NY and San Diego, CA. In The Atlantic , Alan Semuels presents the plight of the aging who are experiencing downward mobility. Many are near-poor. But between the lines in this article is the reality that those struggling often are geographically based where the cost of living is higher than average. For example, in California, Roberta Gordon's rent, even though in senior housing, is $1,040 a month.

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Are You an iPad Speaker? Here are the apps you need.

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Not every conference is ready for them – I just spoke at the PCMA conference in San Diego, and the organizers there wanted a DVD for my video clips (or embedded Power Point).  A number of readers have asked me to talk about iPad/iPhone apps for speakers, especially since I recommended giving that special speaker in your life an iPad as a present this holiday season.    So here goes – the iPad and its apps for speakers.

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

“…the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture in San Diego are encouraging interdisciplinary research into how a planned ­environment influences the mind…&# Scientific American Mind, April 09. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. I think this research is interesting for those of us who have to make presentations. .

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How Room Design May Affect Your Presentation

Pro Humorist

“…the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture in San Diego are encouraging interdisciplinary research into how a planned ­environment influences the mind…&# Scientific American Mind, April 09. It’s interesting that research is being done into how the architecture of buildings affects mental ability. I think this research is interesting for those of us who have to make presentations. .

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Why you should attend PowerPoint Live

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Coming up September 21-24 in San Diego is the only user’s conference for PowerPoint, called PowerPoint Live. I’ll be speaking on the Wednesday morning on how you need to design presentations differently when delivering them over the web instead of in person. I wanted to spend a few moments today explaining why I think you, or someone from your organization, should seriously consider attending this meeting.

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