Texas Couple Now Living In Storage Unit

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Texas Creationists Invited To State Review Of Biology Textbooks

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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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The End of Men? Not According to "Mullenix v. University of Texas at Austin"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This one is for alleged discrimination in compensation and it's filed by law professor Linda Mullenix at the University of Texas.  University of Texas at Austin." Yet another gender bias lawsuit.

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Bible Verses Allowed on School Banners, Judge Says

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Former Texas GOP Head: ‘Marxist’ Obama Needs Teleprompter ‘Because He Fried His Brain On Drugs’

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Speechwriter, A&M University, College Station, Texas (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Texas System of Justice - Could Randy Halprin "Matter for Decision" Trigger Major Scandal?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Texas, Randy Halprin is scheduled for execution on October 10, 2019.  This could blow up into a major scandal about supposed justice in Texas.   But, that won't happen if human rights advocates are able to obtain a new trial for Halprin. As Law and Crime reports, recent evidence indicates that former Dallas judge Vickers Cunningham made anti-semitic remarks about him personally and about those of the Jewish culture in general.

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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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ACLU - Texas, El Paso, TX - Communications Strategist (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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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. to allow the practice, known as 'open carry.'" '" - Dan Frosch, The Wall Street Journal, December 26, 2015. Here is the article. Businesses, though, have the right to ban the "open carry."

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

PowerPoint Tips

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.). Of course, I don’t know EVERYTHING about PowerPoint and I do sometimes learn something about it. But mostly I learn design and speaking techniques. I also learn about technical tools that work with PowerPoint and presentations. About those, there is always more to learn.

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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. That was October 10th. Here is coverage of that development in Odwyerpr.com by Greg Hazley. By today, it appears that the institution, its leadership, and front-line personnel could become embroiled in litigation.

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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. After serving more than twenty years in prison in South Africa, we served with love and compassion as the president. he showed the world how

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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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Misleading COVID-19 map

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At first glance it appears to show that Wyoming, Vermont, and Maine are *much* safer places than COVID-19 hotspots like California and Texas. This map is an Edward Tufte-level poster child of the poor visual display of quantitative information. MSNBC show it at least once a day.

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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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." And it was Wendy Davis, a state senator wearing pink sneakers, who pulled it off.

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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. If you’ll be there, we want to meet 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. Diary Event News advertising Al Gore Anthony Bourdain Austin Baratunde Thurston creative Design inspiration interactive Rainn Wilson Ray Kurzweil Sean Parker sketch slideshare social change social media sxsw Technology Texas transmediaSXSW is an event like no other.

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Announcing: A Conversation with Cicero Award Winner Matt Kivel

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin: Matt has been writing professionally since 2007. On Thursday, July 19th the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable will host Matt Kivel in a free conference call. Matt is the overall 2018 Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner for his speech The Power of a Story delivered by Gregory L. He […]. Speechwriting Cicero Awards

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Did Admiral McRaven REALLY Speak & Deliver?

Speak and Deliver

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 Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, BJ ''77, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations CommandThe commencement speech by Naval Adm. William H.

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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…

Kate's Voice

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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A Conversation with Matt Kivel, Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin. Fenves, President, the University of Texas at Austin. He is now the speechwriter to Gregory Fenves, President of The University of Texas. On Thursday, July 19th the Silicon Valley Speechwriters Roundtable hosted Matt Kivel in a free conference call. Matt is the overall 2018 Cicero Speechwriting Award Winner for his speech The Power of a Story delivered by Gregory L.

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

Speaking Freely

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. In Abovethelaw , lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, reports on the legal pickle South Texas College of Law got itself into. The response of South Texas College of Law? Rebranding is the meme of our times.

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65+ - The New Nomads

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Marketwatch reports, they are: Laredo, Texas. San Antonio, Texas. Amarillo, Texas. Everything from tax laws (which favor Laredo, Texas) to no auto safety/emissions inspections (which is the law in Toledo, Ohio) could change. The BigUncertainty for the aging in relocating for a lower cost of living is this: That might not last.    For example, cities in southern Arizona had represented Paradise for retirees and the semi-retired.

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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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

ABC's David Muir - America's Comforter-in-Chief

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Tonight, ABC honored, with names and photos, those who died in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. Over and over again, ABC's David Muir has stepped into the soul of the two massacres. In person, he comforted the survivors. On television, he reached us in our trauma and seemed to reassure us that there would be a tomorrow.    Of course, he has help with the role of America's Comforter-in-Chief.

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. Where giving thanks isn't such a good idea is when we're giving a presentation. Too many presentations open with "Thank you for inviting me to speak to you," or "I'm delighted to be here today."

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Advocacy Theatre - The Walk Is Such Stale Staging (Leon Reed Should Have E-Scootered to Austin)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As Fox4 reports, he has walked from Fort Worth, Texas to Austin. Noble. Lawyer Leon Reed has taken 10 days from his professional life to deliver a message about police reform. Now there, he hopes to meet with the governor to discuss his cause. 

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"Court TV" Might Have More Amber Guyger

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Texas, there is a 30-day window for lawyers to file a notice or intent to appeal. Amber Guyger's lawyer Michael Mowla has done just that. Here are more details from CNN. In itself, that is just a formality. But it triggers speculation that she might appeal. Currently she is serving a 10-year sentence, with the possibility of parole, in a prison in a TX prison.    Post-sentencing things got weird in the courtroom. Not only did the victim's brother hug her. 

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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]

Violence Takes Yet Another Life in Dallas, TX - Joshua Brown, Witness at Amber Guyger Trial, Murdered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Violence again comes to the apartment building in Dallas, Texas, where Botham Jean and Amber Guyger had lived.    This time the victim was Joshua Brown who had lived next door to Jean. At the Guyger trial he testified for the prosecution. On the stand he became emotional. He observed that given the violence happening, he could have been Jean. A tragic irony, he was also murdered by gun fire. As CNN reports, Brown was ambushed outside that now-infamous apartment building.

Alleged Anti-Semitism - Randy Halprin Won't Be Executed on October 10th

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Texas, Randy Halprin was scheduled to be executed on October 10th. However, as Law and Crime reports, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has given Halprin a stay of execution. He received the death penalty not because he murdered a police officer in a prison escape. Instead, he was convicted according to TX "law of parties," that is, he was a co-conspirator who should have anticipated that members of the conspiracy would have used deadly force.

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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. Professors in Texas might be shaken up about the reality of having to give students bad grades.

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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.    Of course, the undocumented in the Houston Metro area are frightened. There is every reason to assume that the flood conditions will worsen and they might need to be rescued or have other times of emergency services.

Accelerate 2016 Business Growth Summit & Showcase

Speaker Launcher

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

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