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MAKE:SHIFT | San Jose State University BFA Graphic Design Exhibition 2012

Duarte Blog

Earlier this week, a few of us Duartians went to my alma mater, San Jose State , to check out their Senior Designer BFA Show.

Pecha Kucha Night – Tuesday 4/17 San Jose, CA

Duarte Blog

The sixth Pecha Kucha Night – San Jose is just around the corner! Each speaker presents 20 slides, for 20 seconds each. DETAILS.

6 Tips for Getting a Communications Job in Silicon Valley

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Rene shared six tips on getting a job in communications and PR in Silicon Valley. Here’s the video and transcript of her speech. [.].

Immigration Law Firm, San Jose, CA - Writer (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Pecha Kucha Night San Jose: Round 2!

Duarte Blog

This coming Tuesday, February 23rd, is Pecha Kucha Night San Jose: Round 2! Photo Courtesy of Klein Dytham Architecture.

Trick or Treat: Costumes, Pumpkin Carving, Harry Potter Hogwarts School Halloween House Will Treat Visitors to Augmented Reality “Wizardry”

Duarte Blog

After months of planning, today we get to share our magical creations with our fellow co-workers as well as the broader San Jose, CA community.

Storytelling and Empathy take Center Stage at the Watermark Conference for Women

Duarte Blog

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the Watermark Conference for Women in San Jose. I left the conference energized and inspired. I’m so….

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Win a FREE Seat to a DeFinis Communications Public Seminar!

DeFinis Communications

One grand prize contest winner will receive a FREE seat to DeFinis Communications’ Building Professional Presence program on either September 22 nd in Mill Valley, CA, or October 15 th in San Jose, CA. DeFinis Communications is proud to announce our Fall 2009 Public Seminar schedule. Learn more here. . Encore! Learn more here. .

Business Profile: Duarte Lives in the Presentation

Duarte Blog

Have you seen this week’s Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal? If so, you may have seen the Business Profile on Duarte Design!

Interview: Kathy Hart, Corporate ClarityTM Consultant

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

She is a former Board Member of the Bay Area Organization Development Network (BAodn), Admissions Chair for American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), and Chair for the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce Crime Prevention and Safety Committee. in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco, a M.S.

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. Top 100 U.S.

116 top tweets from #ragancisco

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Social Media Summit, hosted by Cisco Systems, was held in San Jose June 9-11, 2010. The event promised the latest Web 2.0 strategies for PR, marketing and corporate communications. Attendees generated over 2,700 tweets under the hashtag #ragancisco. Twitter is ephemeral. However, [.].

Rent - Could a Ghostwriter Make Ends Meet in Silicon Valley?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The average rent in San Jose, according to Axiometrics is $2,500. The seduction of Silicon Valley is huge.   That's not good.

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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I’m planning and moderating two panels sessions at the next Streaming Media West conference in San Jose and your pearls of wisdom came just in time to help me be a better moderator. I’ve managed panels of dueling CEOs in the same industry, and even one of the most popular panels at the Web 2.0 who is attending? As Web 2.0

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Those 33 miners might have get lucky - a second time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's being called "The Miracle of the San Jose Mine." " Through becoming "a doggedly disciplined unit," as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL reporter Matthew Moffett describes it, 33 miners in Chile got lucky.    They survived.    What inspirational stories for these confusing times.

Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He watched Orange County and the San Jose area go from agricultural land to what they are today, as urban growth multiplied land values. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. General Lewis W. Walt, commander of all Marines in Vietnam. Upon leaving [.] General Lewis W.

Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He watched Orange County and the San Jose area go from agricultural land to what they are today, as urban growth multiplied land values. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. General Lewis W. Walt, commander of all Marines in Vietnam. Upon leaving [.] General Lewis W.

Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He watched Orange County and the San Jose area go from agricultural land to what they are today, as urban growth multiplied land values. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. General Lewis W. Walt, commander of all Marines in Vietnam. Upon leaving [.] General Lewis W.

Accent Reduction May Be Your Competitive Edge!

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Rebecca Linquist helps Eugen Roman, lose his Romanian accent at her Campbell office as reporoted to Patrick Tehan of the San Jose Mercury News/MCT   SAN JOSE, Calif. — Native English-speakers found it too much work when conversation went beyond small talk, said the electrical engineer from San Jose.

Watch lights fade in every room: Cautions about commencement speeches

The Eloquent Woman

One entrant wanted to give a real downer of a speech, a doom-and-gloom scenario about all the traps waiting for us in the future. song together.)

Commencement Speeches

Executive Speech Coach

Omid Kordestani at San Jose State University, 2007 : At the time of this speech, Omid Kordestani was still the Senior Vice President for Worldwide Sales and Field Operations for Google. He talks about quitting, being adopted, and finding your purpose in life.

Back from Silicon Valley & Presentation//Reboot

Presentation Zen

Last week I was in sunny Silicon Valley, USA for three days of seminars in the first ever Presentation//Reboot. I guess we have good "wa" (harmony).

Public Speaking Business Marketing - Leased Access TV

Great Public Speaking

I also checked out San Jose, California. Leased Access TV Did you know that you can buy a half hour of air time on a cable station for as little as $15.00? This is not pie in the sky or hocus pocus. This is “leased access” TV. The government mandates rates for one channel on all cable stations in the USA. The $15.00 for a half hour.

Business of Software Blog: How to get a speaking slot at a conference

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Business of Software Blog The business of software. Building long term, sustainable and profitable software businesses. Do stand out from the crowd.

Making Public Speaking FUN! Part 11 | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

Sandy even offers a link to a clip showing this (right-click and save the target) … Back to the props with Kathy Klotz of San Jose, California: My audience expects my speaking to be fun – by nature of what I do (my backgrounds are in improvisation and marketing). I encourage the use of Twitter. or “Q & A&#. Arra