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Dr. Martin Luther King – Words Matter

Matt Eventoff

Martin Luther King is one of the greatest communicators of the past century. Listen carefully to the language and word choice. Words matter.

Secret Phone Call Reveals Pro-Life Rep Pressured Mistress to Get Abortion [Scott DesJarlais]

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized "Scott DesJarlais" "Abortion Debate" "pro life" "tea party" gop tennessee Gawker

Coaching a cadre of scientists to give TED-quality talks

The Eloquent Woman

But there's one other wrinkle that sometimes trips up the process of turning scientists into public speakers: The coach.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ashley Judd at the Women's March

The Eloquent Woman

Instead, Judd announced she would be performing a poem written by 19-year-old Nina Davenport, who, like Judd, lives in Tennessee. I can't see.

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Rhetorical Devices: Epizeuxis

Manner of Speaking

Sarah Palin, Nashville, Tennessee, 6 February 2010. This post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Epizeuxis. Origin : From the Greek ??????????? epizeugnumi), meaning “to join together&# or “to fasten together&#. Weak ! &# . beautiful ?

Becoming CEO via Text Message

Matt Eventoff

Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summit complained that players on the team bus were texting each other rather than speaking face to face. How do social media such as Facebook, Twitter, texting, etc. figure into this? ME: Social media are an integral part of communicating today, and will evolve. and slowly build a following.

"Trojan Horse" Metaphor Gives Power To Donald Trump's Monday Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, of course, in today's speech in Tennessee he focused on terrorism. Donald Trump knows to keep his public speaking topical.

Famous Speech Friday: Victoria Woodhull's "Principles of Social Freedom"

The Eloquent Woman

Victoria and her sister Tennessee became the first woman stockbrokers on Wall Street, after a stint as spiritual advisers to Cornelius Vanderbilt.

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

But equally as powerful is the speech he gave the night before his death in Memphis Tennessee on April 4, 1968. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. Write what you know. Celebrating Dr. King. If I Had Sneezed”.

Blue Jasmine Replaces Blanche DuBoise as Symbol for Outsized Delusion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Tennessee Williams' character Blanche DuBoise from "A Streetcar Named Desire" belonged to a different time.

This Week in History: Discoveries, Inventions and Leaps

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1920 State of Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote. 1774 Birthday of Meriwether Lewis. 1853 A Mr. Gail Borden received a patent for his method of condensing milk. . 1878 The American Bar Association was organized. 1951 U.S.

NCAA Football program uses PowerPoint

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

I found this article (at [link] ) that shares how the University of Tennessee football players find that they have been able to absorb their playbook quicker because of the PowerPoint slides that the coaches have used. I haven’t seen these slides, but I think we can probably make a couple of observations. Use animation wisely

A Death in the Family: Pet Grief, Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

   Baby was a beagle who brought such joy to Taryn in her life of an author and ghostwriter in Nashville, Tennessee.   Today Taryn Simpson put to sleep Baby Simpson [5/1/1994 - 2/22/10.]      Since our four-footed companions are so open and loving, they are family to everyone. 

How to develop a paid public speaking career – II

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  You need both to sustain yourself over the long haul, because the travel is hard and you’re going to be depending on the kindness of strangers (to adapt Tennessee Williams) for much of it.    In the first blog I discussed in general terms some of the ideas that came up during the session. 

A Time to Shine: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DeFinis Communications

But equally as powerful is the speech he gave the night before his death in Memphis Tennessee on April 4, 1968. When you’re looking for powerful material for your next speech—from examples and metaphors to stories and themes—look no further than your own life. Write what you know. Celebrating Dr. King. If I Had Sneezed”.

Dogs and Baked Beans a Dangerous Combination? Not for the Bush Family of Products!

Content Marketing Today

This family-owned company from Tennessee now has the best-selling baked bean brand in the United States. Click here to view the video.

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 14, 2013: It’s not just the Basic Education Subsidy. There was almost $227 million in the PA budget’s Charter Reimbursement line before it was zeroed out. Zero, zip, zilch….

Speaking Of...

link] “ Tennessee media have reported that nearly half of the superintendents in the state have signed the letter. Kevin Huffman, a former Teach For America official and the former husband of school reformer Michelle Rhee, has instituted a number of controversial reforms since he became education commissioner of Tennessee in April 2011.

Learning from Make TV’s William Gurstelle

Speaker Confessions

As much as we would like to ask the orchestra conductor or theater director why they interpreted Beethoven or Tennessee Williams in a particular way, the opportunity to query them personally doesn’t often happen except in a lecture. In 2009 we have more ways to consume information than ever, including videos of people presenting.

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One Novel, Two Authors - Ecstasy and Agony of Collaboration

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Remember, if the time in Nashville, Tennessee is 8 P.M., "I wanted to be part of this project."  "  That project was creating the novel "The Mango Street Cafe: Loi Kroh Road," which won the Indie Book Award and could well wind up being the film sequel to "Casablanca."  I said: Sure. 

Who's on First:Selling Your Programs to Education Committees

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The committee usually chooses speakers who they have used before or someone has told them You need to get this speaker," explains Susan Taylor of the Tennessee Association for Home Care. While this still happens, more and more speakers find that committees are now making the decision. Making this transition is difficult for many speakers.

Five Ways to Speak Like Obama | BNET

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You want to speak like you.Nevertheless, Nevertheless, as a student of the art of public speaking, you can  and should  observe Obamas oratorical skills. The greats all learn from other greats, so dont hesitate. Study Obamas repertoire, take what you like, and use what you can to improve your own public speaking. How does he do it? Sneaky!