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Seattle - Disruptive Affluence Versus When A Car Is Home

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Seattle has become a microcosm of the 2 cultures that increasingly are sprouting in locations which got lucky with disruptive business models.

Seattle - Disruptive Affluence Versus When A Car Is Home

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Seattle has become a microcosm of the 2 cultures that increasingly are sprouting in locations which got lucky with disruptive business models. Those laid off could find themselves stranded in Seattle. Seattle mirrors changing mores in so many municipalities: Compassion has turned into the ethos of "Not In My Backyard (NIMB)."

A Judge & A President

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Seattle, Washington Judge James Robart lifted the Trump Administration's travel ban. Immediately, those in U.S. Supreme Court.

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Hans Rosling: Upgrading our worldview via data visualization

Presentation Zen

Data and information are not inherently boring. The key is to select the appropriate (and accurate) data to support your message.

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Hans Rosling: Doctor, Professor & Presenter Extraordinaire

Presentation Zen

The Zen Master of data visualization has died. I am sorry to have to report that Dr. Hans Rosling passed away today in Uppsala, Sweden. It's all there.

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How to book more business and own your niche

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Stephanie Chandler is a Silicon Valley refugee who left a stressful job on the [.] Lois Creamer knows the speaking business. Optimize your website.

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Focus. Focus. Focus: To Pop to the Top on Google

Content Marketing Today

Pair of Seattle Personal Injury Law Firms Prove the Content Marketing Point. Niche Marketing at Work: Personal Injury Attorneys in Seattle.

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

35 – The Seattle Times 20 3,175 376,515. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. . Enjoy perusing the lists. Top 100 U.S. Daily Newspapers. 22 – St.

Ignite Win Anyway

Speak and Deliver

Have you heard of TEDtalks? Yeah, I thought so. But, have you heard of Ignite? Not as many of you, I''m sure. When you''re out of time - you''re done.

5 Creative Ways to Spice up your Presentation: Guest Post by Alli Matson

Speak Schmeak

About Alli Matson: Alli grew up in Seattle, WA and attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor for undergrad. Pretty sure about that.

Presentation Zen: 10 non-PowerPoint books that can help you create better presentations

Presentation Zen

I saw Stephen present in Seattle this summer at the Tableau Conference and we had a chance to spend some time together before the event.

When Passion, Power and Perseverance Combine – You Get Melinda Gates

DeFinis Communications

Completed in the spring of 2011, the campus is located in downtown Seattle across the street from the Space Needle.

Brand Austin, Texas - Keeping a Serial Killer Under Wraps

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is one of those cool cities, right up there with Seattle and Boston.   The killings were intermittent.

Law - Already Being Run by Artificial Intelligence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The locations are New York, Seattle and London. The ability of technology to replace lawyers is no longer futuristic.

What This Speaker is Thankful For.

Speak and Deliver

I don't.) - I am thankful for District 2 out of Seattle, who invited me to speak at their conference this year, and treated me like a Champion. - I am thankful for BeauJo's Pizza, which gives me a place to reward myself after a job well done. - I am thankful for Joe Sabah , who, even in his '80's, gives back so much to speakers.

Beware of personalization

Speak Schmeak

Or even worse, "Hello, Seattle!" Driving down State St. Did Pinkberry really need to remind me that the store is opening in Santa Barbara?

InFocus: Great people, great projectors

Presentation Zen

"Do you need an in-focus for your meeting?" What's an 'in-focus'?" I asked. Close—I was from Japan. Even with lights on the screen looked good.

Location Location Location - You Bet, It Remains Success Factor, Even in Telecommuting Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

LA, San Francisco, Seattle, and Chicago. "You telecommute." " That's what "they" kept hammering with.

Annoying PowerPoint Survey Now Open

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

It only takes two minutes tofill out and the results will be first announced at the ThinkOutside The Slide workshop in Seattle. Every two years I repeat my survey on what audience members findanoying about bad PowerPoint presentations. This month the 2007version of the survey is taking place.

Ingrid Lyne's Body Parts Found, Including a Fresh Foot - Why are we females now so vulnerable?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  - Daily Mail, April 11, 2016. Here is the article. Yet, females are now getting murdered or kidnapped too often.

Strange speaking venues part 2

Speaker Confessions

The event was held at the normally very cool Seattle Sculpture Park. They put the stage almost 30 feet from the front row.

Who Created The Windows Start-Up Sound?

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

A "news clipping" on Robert Fripp, my brother, legendary guitarist, and guest speaker at The American Payroll. Spoon, and Mudhoney."

Presentation Zen in Sweden, New Zealand, & USA

Presentation Zen

I really hope to meet you at one of these events below. Here's the schedule. Learn more about the conference here. Register for the conference here.

Occupy Wall Street = 21st century Alcoholics Anonymous

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Featured is Ray Kachel from Seattle.  Occupy Wall Street, which started in 2011, is symbolized by tents pitched in public spaces.    Alcoholics Anonymous, which started in 1935, has for its signature an inside meeting room and coffee pot.    Both drew in those at some kind of bottom.

"The Killing" - What souls can be saved

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are too many ghosts in Seattle, including Rosie's. "The Killing" will end as a series on AMC this Sunday. 

PowerPoint Tip: Ideas from 5,000 years ago

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

One of the ideas I'll be sharing at the Think Outside The Slideworkshop later this month in Seattle is what we can learn from thismethod of communicating. If you haven't registered for the workshop on Friday, September 28thin Seattle, WA, I suggest you do it right now. They used pictures andstories. I am notsure I agree.

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

Web Design World Seattle, July 20–22. 20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. I’ll be straight up with you: I don’t profess to be an expert speaker. Below are 20 things I’ve learned. Preparation 1. Equipment 8.

Unemployment: Mourning Becomes Electra

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  On a Seattle blog, Kim Thomson describes the 10 bad habits of ineffective job-searchers.  If we continue to be without work, we're usually the reason why.    Work is available.    It might not be satisfying, what we used to do, what we want to do, or what we assume we should be paid. 

Joke Writing Contest — Blended Cities

Humor Power

Orlando and Seattle — Land and Sea: An easily accessible community. The theme of this month’s contest, Blended Cities , is inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month.

Who deserves a standing ovation?

Speaker Confessions

When I moved to Seattle, I found the number of standing ovations very high, particularly at dance or theater performances.

What should earn a standing ovation?

Speaker Confessions

When I moved to Seattle, I found the number of standing ovations very high, particularly at dance or theater performances.

"The Killing" - Falling Apart

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He was told he had to leave his life in Seattle and move to California. The person who is getting more together is newcomer to the Seattle police force Stephen Holder.  The dots can't be connected.    As a result, key characters in "The Killing" are falling apart.   The two sons are in it. 

Observational Humor — Case Study #109

Humor Power

Bobby told me that when he goes to Seattle it never rains. He said when he goes to Seattle, it never rains. Here is another Observational Humor Monologue delivered at the end of a meeting. I’ll give you the set up, followed by the punch line. And then we’ll briefly look at why the joke was funny. . ” 2. I am not.

"John V. Doe v. Holy See" - No publicity stunt, rules U.S. Supreme Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It ruled for the suit, originally filed in 2002 by a Seattle man who claimed that Rev. In clergy sex abuse lawsuit "John V. Doe v. Holy See," the Vatican contended it was a publicity stunt and without merit since U.S. priests were not "employees" of the Vatican.    The U.S. Supreme Court. 

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Can all day lectures work? (Tufte considered)

Speaker Confessions

I caught his seminar here in Seattle. I didn’t count but by my guess he had nearly 800 people attend that day in Seattle. For years I’d heard about Edward Tufte’s famous all day lecture. I’d owned his books, but somehow never made it to the show. That changed last year. Here’s why: They’re passive.

April 7: Speaking at Apple Store Ginza in Tokyo

Presentation Zen

July 20-23, Seattle (USA) This is a great conference not too far from my US hometown that's billed as ".three Next week I'll be up in Tokyo meeting with friends to talk about TEDx Tokyo. In the evening of April 7 I'll be giving a presentation in the Apple Store theatre in Ginza. If you are in Tokyo next week I'd love to see you there.

learn storytelling online: 3 ways

The Eloquent Woman

says its Baltimore site, and in Seattle , where Ignite began, the motto is "Enlighten us, but make it quick." 20 slides. What would you say?"

Why speakers fail

Executive Speech Coach

Then in Seattle stay for Fripp and Fripp!- Fripp Seattle (Redmond) Speaking School November 6-7, 2008 [link] - Patricia and Robert Fripp Speaks: Beginner to Mastery Redmond, LA and Phoenix, November 8-9-11 [link] = Patricia Fripp learning materials [link] Powerful advice. Here are the top three reasons that I can think of: 1.

PowerPoint Tip: Throw out some slides

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

Come to the one day Think Outside The Slide workshop in Seattle next week on Friday the 28th. Like most professionals, you are an expert in your field and you are asked to speak on the same or similar topics frequently. To save the time of recreating all your slides from scratch, you have a file that you usually use and it works pretty well.

Joke Contest Results — It’s In The Name

Humor Power

February’s joke contest “It’s in the name.” ” Readers are giving advice to famous people on what NOT to name their children. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month. The next contest will be announced March 1, 2013. Emma. – Bob Hope should not name his son Maurice, because he would be Mo Hope.