ABC's David Muir Does Segment on Stormy Daniels' Pursuit of the Truth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The two don't seem to fit together: Sophisticated network anchor David Muir and attention-seeking porn star Stormy Daniels. But there they were on the 6:30 P.M. ABC news. Muir gave part of that valuable media time to Daniels' ultimatum for U.S. president Donald Trump.

Mature Market = 3 distinct segments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The over-50 market is massive.    However, it's proving not so easy to sell to.    One obstacle is that marketers assume we "matures" are a monolith.

Good Riddance, "Sunday Night" - No Breakthrough Segments, No Theatrical Quality in Megyn Kelly's Presentation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why it became a segment on "Sunday Night" is puzzling. This is the last episode of "Sunday Night," hosted by Megyn Kelly. And the collective feeling seems to be a sigh of good riddance. The programming, as usual, is stale.

Forever-Frugal Segment: BigBrands in trouble

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Not ringing up much from the Forever-Frugal segment. The Dollar Store in the North Haven, Connecticut shopping center on Universal Drive sells a three-liter bottle of Diet Cola for, yes, a dollar. 

What Made the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Speech So Effective?

Duarte Blog

Audience Delivery Event Message Strategy address analysis audience segmentation Challenger communication disaster great speeches history Michel E. Photo Credit: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Former President Ronald Reagan passed away 14 years ago this month.

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Remembering the Challenger, and One of History’s Greatest Speeches

Duarte Blog

The speech succeeded in meeting the emotional requirements of five audiences by carefully addressing each segment. Delivery Diary Event Message Strategy Video address analysis audience segmentation Challenger communication disaster great speeches history Michel E.

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Why President Reagan Deserves the title “The Great Communicator”

Duarte Blog

The speech succeeded in meeting the emotional requirements of five audiences by carefully addressing each segment. Delivery Tips analysis audience Challenger Eidenmuller nancy Nancy Duarte president Regan segmentation speechThis Sunday Ronald Reagan would have turned 100.

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Speech coaching

Joan Detz Speaker Services

In case you missed the Marketplace segment on speech coaching: [link

My triple Axel moment

Speak Schmeak

And this was not a segment I had ever messed up in practice, so I hadn't developed mental tricks to find my way back. I remembered what it was that I had skipped, and as I continued telling the story, I now determined where to slip the segment back in.

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Unleash your imagination: watch creative videos

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

They range from simple Flip videos which tell winning stories to full-blown studio productions with panel discussions, remote participation via TelePresence and pre-recorded transition or interstitial segments. Executive communications professionals increasingly work with video. The challenge is to not only to research, script, edit and produce the content, but to do so in as creative a [.]. Business Communication Culture Shock! Shallow End

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Megyn Kelly v. "60 Minutes"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night, surprisingly, "60 Minutes" presented three lackluster segments. One segment was patriotic. Next Sunday, NBC's Megyn Kelly takes on CBS's "60 Minutes." " So many of us will tune into Kelly's news show.

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On goal setting and running

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

And I often find that when I am not really focusing on pace, heart rate etc and just enjoying the run (this happens mostly when I am having a slow cool-down run) I get a personal best (PB) on a segment of a route. Here is a thought about running and goal setting.

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How To: Import images into PowerPoint

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

In this third and final ‘how to’ segment I’ll cover the final step of importing images into PowerPoint 2007 and some of the options you can use to manipulate them. Step 1 – Import: It’s really very simple. Choose [Insert] [Picture] from the main menu and choose the image file you want. It will be [.].

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Evening News as Theatre - ABC Puts on Best Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Usually, the theatrics, pulled together by Muir's dramatic presentation of news segments, are addictive. The first segment was the California fires, north and south, burning out of control. Tonight, the staging of ABC News with David Muir outdid itself.

Ten ways to transition to your next idea

Speak Schmeak

We talk a lot about organizing our content, main points, opening and closing, but we rarely talk about how to get from one segment to the next. Show a slide or give a handout that gets the audience thinking about your next segment.

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Artificial Intelligence - Push for Computer Scientists to Flag Its Dark Potential

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The creators of tech are less able to cast spells on many segments of society. Like just about every other human entity, artificial intelligence has its dark side.

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Late Night Shows - Political Humor Falling Flat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night, there could have been a segment on Alexa's dark side. The flight of manpower out of the White House. The Texas primary. And, how the U.S. President enunciates.    None of that produced any belly laughs last night on the late shows. 

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TJ Walker filming at the Learning Annex

TJ Walker Interactive

TJ Walker recently filmed two live segments for the Learning Annex. To see more pictures click here. Analysis Authors Corner Best Speaker of the Day blogging Body Language learning annex TJ Walker

How to create blog post topics and schedule posts

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Before you write each blog post, you should clearly decide on your topic, which segment of your target market the post will appeal to and what problem or opportunity you will address. And your post should stay focused on the topic, segment and issue. That might mean some prospects will not be interested in particular posts; however, if you try to be everything to everybody in each post, you will end up being nothing to nobody.

The 5 Bad Habits of Experienced Speakers

Speaking about Presenting

I broke the habit by identifying the segments of my presentation when I shouldn’t smile, and then rehearsing those segments consciously keeping my face relaxed. Just before starting my presentation, I would remind myself again of the segments when I didn’t want to smile.

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Manassa News & Messenger: End of the road, declares Warren Buffett

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The reason was that it was not competitive in its market segment. Yesterday the final copy of the Manassa News & Messenger in Virginia had been published. 

Speechwriters Conference Debrief 1 of 4: Jon Favreau keynote

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The call lasted an hour, and I’ve divided the audio recording into four segments. The Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable conference call took place Feb 20 at the end of the first day of the 2014 Ragan Speechwriters Conference. There were 16 callers online from around the country.

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How to keep to time during your presentation

Speaking about Presenting

When you do a final rehearsal , note down the time that each segment takes and then take that information to prepare a timed schedule. Work out ahead of time what segment you will drop if this should happen. Make a note of the first slide number after the dropped segment.

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Go behind-the-scenes with award-winning TV reporter

Speak to Lead

See how good you are at counting the number of segments needed for this 2-minute story. Then go behind-the-scenes with the reporter to see how many takes were required to get the final piece. Michelle Michael is an award-winning "one-man-band". Journalism journalism Lou Hampton one-man-band TV news behind-the-scenes video journalist

Megyn Kelly's "Sunday Night" - What Went Very Wrong, What Seemed to Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Well, I went into the segment with negative expectations. The segment was crying out for heavy heavy heavy editing. On the other hand, the segment on alcoholism resonated.

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6 Ways To Counteract Your Audience's Short Attention Span

Professionally Speaking...

These smaller segments will make it easier for your audience to follow and increase the likelihood they’ll stay engaged. I recently read an updated statistic about people’s attention span.

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NY Speechwriters Conference Debrief 1 of 3: David Murray

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The call lasted 45 minutes, and I’ve divided the audio recording into three segments.

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How Your Brain Really Communicates

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The segment lasts about 5 minutes.  Second in a series of podcasts on communication subjects.    This one is all about the latest brain research and what it tells us about how people communicate.    Enjoy! Nick Morgan Interview -2-Oct 2010.

Single-source publishing with PowerPoint–use PowerPoint for all versions of your training!

PowerPoint Tips

As an Online Synchronous Presentation: Segment with custom slide shows. Custom shows can be applied, to segment a Single Source Learning Solution in small learning nuggets. This is a guest blog post by Dimitri Roman.

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Let's Watch First a Former Porn Star, Then Powerful Men Play Verbal Paintball

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night, the ABC News started out with two cartoonish segments. Only, they were positioned and packaged as, well, important news. One featured the former porn star Stormy Daniels. The cameras panned her entering court.

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Brandnames in Play - Michael Arrington, Perkins Coie, Winklevoss Twins

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm Perkins Coie had been an early adopter in serving the crypto segment. Bitcoin value has nosedived 70% since its high last December. What's driving that down is the combination of regulatory clampdowns (e.g. Japan) and security breakdowns in the exchanges (e.g. South Korea).

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Nor'easter Not News Except to Programmers at ABC

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since there have been aberrant weather patterns for decades now, it seems odd that the storm system continues to take up a segment on the ABC evening news. Again, David Muir devoted precious newscast time to the Nor'easter.

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"Megyn Kelly Today" - Rah-Rahing Won't Save This Disaster

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

segment of the "Today" franchise.  " The introductory segment is having the cast of "Will & Grace" on the couch. When the host-Megyn Kelly-and seemingly everyone keep pounding the rah-rah, we start thinking: Hey, this is off to a very weak start.

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8 Points for Presentation Structure

The Presenter's Blog

How should we segment the content into logical bite-sized pieces? Preparation is everything. While we focus on our content, and sometimes fuss about our slides, it’s essential we never forget about the framework holding everything together. How will we introduce and conclude? How do we pull together our fundamental arguments? How can we handle the questions at the end?

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You have a platform, but are you making it count?

Speak Schmeak

Whenever a celebrity—whether actor, singer, athlete or other entertainer—takes the opportunity at an awards ceremony or other public event to speak out about a political issue, certain segments of the public immediately begin scolding and lashing out.

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Things that make you go “hmmmmm”

Successful Speeches Blog

Aresnio Hall was best known for his segments on “Things that make you go hmmmmmm&#. Arsenio Hall. When I surf the web and read blogs and articles on giving speeches and presentations, I often feel as if I’m having an Arsenio Hall moment.

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The Cover Letter - Engage, Hammer Your Edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means you have hands-on experience in that market segment. Before you wrap up your pitch, ask if you can provide a mini research project of atypical segments or a short marketing communications plan.

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Megyn Kelly's "Sunday Night" in Play - Will Alex Jones Interview Help or Hurt It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, on "60 Minutes" Anderson Cooper had a provocative segment on brain hacking. After only two segments, "Sunday Night" is in play. Megyn Kelly's NBC show "Sunday Night" started off with a strong get.

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Why is authenticity so important?

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  The segment lasts just under 7 minutes and includes some introductory material.  I'm going to post a series of short podcasts from a longer interview I did recently.    This first is all about authenticity and why it is both essential today and in short supply.    Enjoy! Nick Morgan Interview - 1 - Oct 2010.

Megyn Kelly's "Sunday Night" - Vladimir Putin, Elephants, Insys Allegedly Selling Pain-Killer Off-Label

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The third segment was an expose. That Insys segment provided the traditional audience of "60 Minutes" what they were used to: the seeds of a scandal. First up on NBC's "Sunday Night, hosted by Megyn Kelly, was an interview with Vladimir Putin.

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