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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire

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“The secret of being boring is to say everything.” ” — Voltaire. The post Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire appeared first on Manner of Speaking. Quotes for Public Speakers public speaking public speaking quotes quotes Voltaire

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Extinction Rebellion Zeroes in on Language of Environmentalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The phrase "climate change" does not communicate the gravity of the current state of environmental peril. At least that's what the members of the Extinction Rebellion hammer. In a protest today, they insisted the media change the language to "climate emergency."

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Gawker 2.0 - Jinxed?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Did those Gawker 1.0 played with put a jinx on Gawker 2.0? Seems that way. Again there has been a setback. And Gawker 2.0 still hasn't been able to start gawking again. The latest is the exit of number-two editor Ben Barna.

2019 56

The New Public Speaking - Prepare One-Liner, Forget Rules

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, it's important to connect. But, in public speaking that won't be possible unless first you get their attention. The new ways to do that, observes The Wall Street Journal , are to prepare a one-liner which will go viral and to forget the rules.

2019 56

Thank You, But Hold the Inspiration

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For some it will be a four-day weekend.    So, the Fourth of July could be quite special this year. And, those of us in the communications box anticipate an inspirational greeting from The Dilenschneider Group.

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Legal Media - Will There Be Shakeout, Post 2020 Election?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will there be a shakeout in legal media? Or can all the current players co-exist, continue to make a profit, and scale? What is obvious is that the playing field for reporting on legal matters and analyzing the implications (and associated issues such as the business of law) has been getting crowded. The competitive dynamics could eventually harden into a zero-sum game. An uptick in traffic for one could come out of the numbers of another. 

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