Texas Creationists Invited To State Review Of Biology Textbooks

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Texas Couple Now Living In Storage Unit

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George Bush is Running for Office in Texas???!!!

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America’s changing demographic: Texas will go blue

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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.   And, for years, they were not mentioned in the official histories of Austin or Texas.

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Writers’ League of Texas

Joan Detz Speaker Services

. Sheila Allee, who attended one of my speechwriting seminars this year, is now the interim executive director of the Writers’ League of Texas, a nonprofit that seeks to elevate the art and enterprise of writing. Sheila’s main responsibilities are fundraising and gearing up for the organization’s big event of the year — the annual Agents and Editors Conference June 22-24 in Austin.

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Texas' Open Carry Law - I Don't Want To Dine Near Someone Packing Heat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

1, licensed firearms owners in Texas will be able to openly carry a handgun in most places. Greg Abbott earlier this year will make Texas the most populous state in the U.S. "Come Jan. A law signed by Republican Gov.

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Famous Speech Friday: Texas State Senator Wendy Davis's filibuster

The Eloquent Woman

It was a filibuster, one coming on the final day of the Texas legislative session. Texas is one of just 13 U.S. It eventually passed the Texas Senate , drawing still more protests.) They called it a " knife fight within the confines of Robert''s Rules of Order."

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Why you should go to the Presentation Summit in September in Austin, Texas

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I’ve gone to this conference for 5 years in a row and wouldn’t miss it. I learn SO much! My husband asks me, “What more can you learn about PowerPoint?&# (It used to be called PowerPoint Live.).

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Hired Burson-Marsteller on Oct. 10, 2014

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even before the Ebola crisis at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital worsened, the healthcare facility had hired brandname public relations agency Burson-Marsteller.

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Happy Birthday Mr. President! With Love from Texas for Nelson Mandela

Speaking Freely

Today Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela celebrates his 95th birthday. He is a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary who served as the first black President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.

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Lesbian Girlfriends Shot and Killed In Texas Park

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Know Your Jury - Cerebral lawyer loses Abbott Litigation in Texas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The trial was in Texas.  The South was, is and probably will always be different.    Yet too many attorneys with big stakes involved cannot or will not play to that particular audience.    That's what trial-watchers are opining about the $1.67 billion jury verdict against Abbott Labs. As Zusha Ellison tells it  in the legal publication THE RECORDER the attorney William Lee, a top Intellectual Property lawyer with WilmerHale, went cerebral. 

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New Orleans Saints Bounty Scandal: Mike Bako on KXYL Texas Radio and Internet Radio

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The New Orleans Saints face a crisis communication situation on the field and off. Can they use public relations to get back into the good graces of their fans, the media and the NFL? Analysis Audio Press Room daily national drew brees mike bako new orleans saints

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Mike Bako on KURV 710 Fox Texas discussing the NFL lockout

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Did Admiral McRaven REALLY Speak & Deliver?

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McRaven, BJ ''77, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations Command, has been making both the internet and TV news blurbs today, with the video of his commencement speech at the University of Texas. Admiral McRaven Commencement Ring the Bell SEALS University of Texas UT Graduation Speech

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SXSW | Meet us in Austin!

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Diary Event News @nancyduarte agency speed dating Austin duarte facebook sxsw Texas twitterFor the second year in a row, a group of Duartians — along with about a million other tech, music, and film enthusiasts — will be descending on Austin, TX for SXSW , and we want to share it with you.

From Creative Process to Global Politics: Insights from SXSW Interactive

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He draws single cell cartoons for the New Yorker and TEXAS MONTHLY, and he walked us through his creative process, from coming up with an idea to drawing a cartoon and writing a caption. SXSW is an event like no other.

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Speak Up! 2010

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2010 workshop for the Texas Dietetic Association last Saturday. Tags: Texas Dietetic Association listening Speak Up speaking skills I presented my Speak Up! It was fun, and they learned by doing at the same time. In this case--each person got a chance to prepare and deliver a one minute self promotional speech. I led off with a minute of speaking about myself, by demonstrating what they would be doing and answering this question. What is your message as a speaker?"

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Vocal Impact Tip: Big Voice, big…

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According to a study last year of 120 executives’ speeches by Quantified Impressions, an Austin, Texas, communications analytics company, the sound of a speaker’s voice matters twice as […]. Does the size of your voice reflect the size of your personality? The size and sound of your voice give others an impression of who you are.

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Accent Reduction: Freedom of Speech for Non-Native Speakers of English

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Houston, Texas is truly a melting pot for professionals especially in [.]. Sandra Zimmer’s Google+ People from all over the world come to the US because of the freedoms and opportunities we enjoy in our country. Freedom of speech is among our most cherished and valuable rights which draw ambitious and educated people to our nation. Accent Modification Accent Reduction Communication Accent reduction Confidence Fear of Public Speaking Freedom of Speech

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Rebranding - Not So Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Organizations such as South Texas College of Law and even individuals (personal branding) are finding they can attempt to get the fresh edge they need by modifying or even blowing up the traditional brand. The response of South Texas College of Law? Rebranding is the meme of our times.

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Alum success: Another publishing credit

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Phil Johnson, a freelance business writer and executive speechwriter based in Texas, had another article published. Here’s the link to his byline in Intelligent Utility : . [link

When "Barter" Turns Out Not to Be Such a Hot Deal - Mark Henry Benavides

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It didn't take the Texas jury to decide that Mark Henry Benavides had been a lawyer with no ethical or legal boundaries. Essentially the jurors convicted the former San Antonio lawyer of compelling sex from clients in exchange for his services.    He was sentenced to 80 years.

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Late Night Shows - Political Humor Falling Flat

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Texas primary. The flight of manpower out of the White House. And, how the U.S. President enunciates.    None of that produced any belly laughs last night on the late shows.    Just like everything else, humor has a life cycle.

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Heroic Leadership - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Friday, Texas Law SB4 is scheduled to go into effect. Anyone who has resided in the Texas region knows how tough even immigrants "with papers" have it. Essentially it's all about  Show Me Your Papers. 

Alum byline

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Phil Johnson, a freelance writer and speechwriter based in Texas, attended my Advanced Speechwriting workshop a decade ago. His articles are regularly published in a wide range of industry publications. . Recently, his byline appeared in Intelligent Utility Magazine : [link]

Accelerate 2016 Business Growth Summit & Showcase

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Join us on January 29th and 30th in Dallas, Texas for a one-of-a-kind conference that will give you everything you need to catapult your speaking business in just two days! Do you know EXACTLY what to do to make 2016 wildly successful? You’ll get: Tools (that top speakers use) to grow your business quickly. Insider […]. The post Accelerate 2016 Business Growth Summit & Showcase appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Events accelerate 2016 conference

Guns in the Classroom, Guns in the Apartment Next Door

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And that is the law in Texas, at least at public universities. Three University of Texas - at Austin professors contended that in court.   But there are venues, such as Texas, which tilt toward protection of the right to carry a gun.

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Land of the free, home of the brave?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At least not down in Texas. Word is that American’s are not feeling quite so brave these days. Many of them are buying guns and lobbying to be allowed to carry firearms on their morning commute. They fear an increase in crime sparked by the economic downturn. This according to the Financial Times: In November last [.]. firearms gun ownership guns

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Park Avenue, NYC No Safe Harbor from Alleged Sexual Misconduct - The Case of Dr. Eric Braverman

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The New York Post also notes that in 2016, he had pleaded guilty to groping a female in Texas. Where can females find safety from alleged sexual misconduct? According to the New York City authorities, it isn't in a neurosurgeon's office on Park Avenue. 

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Civility - Could It Have Saved Shana Fisher's Life?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Daily Mail reports that Texas shooter Dimitrios Pagourtzis was one of those "public nuisances." " He kept pestering classmate Shana Fisher for romance. Fed up, she humiliated him in public. Now she is dead. Fisher might still be alive had she practiced old-fashioned civility.

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Guest Blog: The 3 Best Recruiting Automation Tools For 2018

Manner of Speaking

It’s unavoidable these days: stories about how artificial intelligence and automation are poised to transform the economy dominate the news. While AI and automation have been slowly penetrating the recruitment industry during the past decade, they’re set to break through in 2018.

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Famous Speech Friday: Katharine Hayhoe's climate change elevator pitch

The Eloquent Woman

Not for Hayhoe, a professor at Texas Tech University who travels widely speaking to all sorts of audiences, including faith-based communities, about her science. Even if, you know, say it''s somebody from west Texas. I care about Texas, and I care about our future.

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Meeting Report: The wit and wisdom of speechwriter Hal Gordon

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

He’s also lectured on speechwriting for NASA, Texas A&M University, the National Association of Government Communicators, more than half a dozen national speechwriter conferences and the U.K. On Thursday September 17, 2015 the Silicon Valley Speechwriters welcomed Hal Gordon as our guest on a conference call. Hal was a speechwriter for the Reagan White House and later wrote for Gen. Colin Powell.

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TX House Rep. Jessica Farrar Proposing Fine for Male Masturbation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In conservative Texas, State House Representative Jessica Farrar might laugh her way out of a job. But she has positioned and packaged her advocacy for women's health in a memorable way.    Already it has received plenty of media attention.

When NOT To Give Thanks

Professionally Speaking...

Photo Credit: Flickr/The Texas Collection, Baylor University C.C. As we approach the holiday of Thanksgiving in the United States, we find ourselves giving thanks.for our family, for our good fortune, for our freedom. And that all seems like a good idea.

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Motel 6 Parking Lot Jumping - Humans, Four-Footers All on Adventure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With tax, my bill for a night in NoWhere Texas is $52.00. If you want to have a sense of adventure when you travel by car, bunk at Motel 6. Four-footers stay free. WiFi is free. And the parking lot is jumping with fun folks on their way somewhere. As well as fleeing the awful.

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Uber, Lyft Exiting Austin - Lose Proposition 1, Despite Spending $8 Million Campaigning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Austin, Texas is losing Uber and Lyft. About 56% of voters gave the thumbs-down to Proposition 1. That would have allowed the riding-sharing services to conduct their own background checks. And, the two companies invested about $8 million campaigning for that.

Paige Moody Bisher - Suicide Seemed Like the Answer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Instead of waiting to find out she fatally shot herself in a shopping plaza in Texas. For embezzling more than a million dollars Paige Moody Bisher faced a long prison sentence. It could have been life. She didn't know.

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