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Tim Tebow trademarks ‘Tebowing.’ Is Tebow Worse than Judas Iscariot?

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized christian money changer prayer tim tebow trademarks ‘Tebowing

Alum news: Trademark Expo

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Susan Hayash (a graduate of The Master Class in Speechwriting) is working on the National Trademark Expo, held by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Dates: Fri Oct 14, 10am-6pm and Sat Oct 15, 10am-4pm. Location: USPTO Campus (near King Street Metro in Alexandria VA).

Lou Dobbs & Celebrity Trademarks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The DNA of celebrity status is that unique trademark.    But what it giveth - great fame - it can also taketh away - second acts.    Just consider how difficult it has become for Harrison Ford, earnest adventure man, to find quality roles which allow him to thrive as an older actor. 

What's your trademarked hand gesture?

More than PowerPoint...

And what's your "trademark" gesture -- the one gesture you can become famous for? Sarah Palin writes notes on hers. Fiddling commences.

What’s your trademarked hand gesture?

More than PowerPoint...

And what’s your “trademark&# gesture — the one gesture you can become famous for? Sarah Palin writes notes on hers.

Presentation Skills - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

If you really want to be remembered, consider trademark clothing, i.e., you are known for wearing funny ties, glasses, hats, etc.

How Paul Harvey Can Help You Find Your Speaking Niche

Speak and Deliver

Twists were his trademark, as he would tease us in the beginning, then hawk a product or two before telling us ".the Guess who's cool again?

7 famous speeches from women with vocal verve in The Eloquent Woman Index

The Eloquent Woman

Y speech , Phyllis Diller served up her trademark drawl and cackling laugh just as she did in her comedy routines. In this 92nd St.

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Survey Reveals What Annoys Audiences About PowerPoint® Presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

PowerPoint® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Inc. Here is the press release that will be going out that summarizes the results from the recent survey. More detailed results and analysis will be available next week. This is the conclusion of the recent survey of over 600 audience members by author and consultant Dave Paradi.

32 historic women's speeches to close #WomensHistoryMonth

The Eloquent Woman

1912: Mother Jones speaks to striking West Virginia miners in her trademark "hell-raiser" style, giving voice to their working conditions.

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Public Speaking Tips - Clothing

Great Public Speaking

If you really want to be remembered, consider trademark clothing, i.e., you are known for wearing funny ties, glasses, hats, etc. Fun presenters can wear fun clothing but within the limits of your industry. When presenting, don't wear clothes that are uncomfortable even if they look great. Trick : Remove your glasses to change the mood.

39 famous speeches by women to open #WomensHistoryMonth

The Eloquent Woman

1912: Mother Jones speaks to striking West Virginia miners in her trademark "hell-raiser" style, giving voice to their working conditions.

A #WomensHistoryMonth sampler of 28 famous speeches by women

The Eloquent Woman

1912: Mother Jones speaks to striking West Virginia miners in her trademark "hell-raiser" style, giving voice to their working conditions.

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Writing speeches about the economy?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Economy: Industries in Focus” (prepared by the Economics and Statistics Administration and the US Patent and Trademark Office ) is an outstanding resource. “Intellectual Property and the U.S.

Famous Speech Friday: Lucille Ball at her Variety Club tribute

The Eloquent Woman

Glamorous movie starlet. Studio owner. Many of her most famous scenes were mostly physical pantomime, slapstick and sight gags. We touch in our house.

Famous Speech Friday: Evita Peron's 1951 Renunciamiento

The Eloquent Woman

(Editor's note: For Women's History Month, our Famous Speech Fridays will focus on historic famous speeches by women. Don't forget to pause.

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Power Presentations Tip 59: When They Cut Your Presentation Time

Executive Speech Coach

How to Adapt to Changing Time Constraints The worstpresentation sin is to waste time. Imagine thissituation. What can you do? Iinsist on my time."

Trump The Unscripted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some even picked up the Kennedy trademark triplicates. Trump stole the show. Again. Actually, he dropped a lot of that.

Famous Speech Friday: Phyllis Diller on comedy at the 92nd St. Y

The Eloquent Woman

Her trademark laugh arose during her early comedy club gigs, as a sign of nerves that she couldn't suppress. Stay flexible within your format.

Lean Startups & Patents - Briefing for Communications Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Patent and Trademark Office. Only 1 to 2% of patents ever get litigated. But, the topic is a critical one for startups. CLS Bank."

The Nickelodeon Logo Guide –or– An Unconventional Lesson in Branding

Duarte Blog

But we can all probably think of a few trademarks that would do well with a little less order and a little more good-natured chaos.

Graydon Carter's Flip Do

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  When he was at the height of his media influence, that hairstyle served as a powerful trademark.  The crowd is fickle.    That's what Shakespeare's history plays depict.    Take his flip do.    Now it seems a symbol of a clownish presence.

"Motherlode" vs "Parentlode" - Is the blogger the brand?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

THE NEW YORK TIMES, after first issuing a cease-and-desist order , is suing Huffington Post.    Brand identity is a valuable entity. 

Beware of What You Write on Social Media - Advice from Francine Denise Ward

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Admitted to practice in both California and New York, her IP focus is on copyrights, trademarks, internet, and publishing law. Check out this video of Attorney Francine Denise Ward's interview on View From the Bay, dealing with Social Media legal issues that can land you in court.

Smug Meter - McKinsey or VOGUE Score Higher?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

VOGUE's trademark Anna Wintour gets the ax.  After what the world has been through with the economy, this is no country for the smug.    But, at least in their branding, both McKinsey and Company and VOGUE seem to hold on to that persona.   Tags: Values

When Everything Became Performance Art

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  One woman I coached needed to just tone down her trademark mega-gush.  It was in the 1980s, the era of Ronald Reagan and Bo Jackson, that everything became performance art.    That's what Michael Weinreb seems to be saying in his book BIGGER THAN THE GAME. "]. How to improve your  act? 

Odd Speaker Couples

Speaking Of...

Two legends in public speaking, Patricia Fripp and Alan Weiss, speak together and bill themselves as the Odd Couple , and they have registered Odd Couple as a trademark. They offer marketing workshops, pairing their complementary skills for even greater effect and revenue.

Power Presentations Tip 45: Spice Up Your Presentation with Quotations

Executive Speech Coach

Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. Your quotation might spur your listeners to think or laugh. Never.

Power Presentation Tip 13: When should you finish

Executive Speech Coach

Register for Free Presentation Skills Tips Power Presentations is a registered trademark of Peter Urs Bender. George Torok is registered to use this trademark. Power Presentations Tip 13 "What time should I finish?" Know the answer to this question before you begin your presentation. Don't assume that the agenda hasn't changed.

Using Humor in Your Presentation? Here’s a Checklist for Success

DeFinis Communications

His humor has become somewhat of a trademark for him and he’s proud of this new development. For the last six months I’ve been working with an accountant in our Executive Immersion program. As his coach, I’ve helped him polish his presentation skills, strengthen his image, project personal presence and build self-confidence. But beware!

Sarah Palin's Statement: Should she have been contrite?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A subdued Sarah Palin, with her hair down and no trademark twang in her recitation, spoke for about eight minutes.   No, it wasn't a Checker's speech.    But it is unlikely to provide the platform on which she can rebuilt her political career. The nation is in a reflective mood.  Is there a future for Palin? 

Can Oprah exist without the talk show?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Oprah trademark is the talk show.    In his NEW YORK Magazine article on this reality, Robert Kolker raises the question of the future of the Oprah phenomenon after the show ends in 2011.  Oprah   Oprah the person is supposed to move on to the Discovery cable channel. 

6 Secrets to Creating a Positively Remarkable Brand Name

Content Marketing Today

Be careful of trademark conflicts, even if the domain you covet is available. A Great Product with a Terrible Name Will Sink. Think Google.

Physical Fitness and Speaking

Speaking Of...

Tony Robbins, World Renowned Motivational Speaker, displaying his trademark energy. I know, you've seen this guy on the many infomercials he's hosted on TV, at all hours of the day and night. He made one point to me on an old tape of his that has always stuck with me. Low energy, unexciting life, high energy, the sky's the limit.

Public Speaking : COLUMBO TECHNIQUE

Great Public Speaking

One of Detective Columbo's trademarks is that he would start to leave and when he was almost out the door he would stop and say, "Oh. Do you remember the soft-spoken, cigar smoking detective on the hit TV series "Columbo?" Most people do because the show is still in reruns all over the world and once in a while a new episode comes out.

Imagine a Presentation without PowerPoint

Executive Speech Coach

Imagine a Presentation without PowerPoint What? You’re giving a presentation without PowerPoint ! Are you crazy? Resistance is futile.”

Rhetoric & imagery in Obama's victory speech

Max Atkinson

3rd item contrasts with the first two; and this ‘not red states-not blue states-but United States’ line harks back to Obama’s speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention, that first brought him to wider public notice, where he used it to introduce the ‘politics of hope’ theme that has become one of his trademarks. Ronald Reagan). Yes, we can.

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A Time When VOGUE Weighed 5 Pounds - "The September Issue"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Anna Wintour strategically kept to her helmet hairdo as her trademark.  When R.J. Cutler made the documentary about VOGUE, it was another time.    His film "The September Issue" will be in movie theatres August 28th.    That was the September 2007 issue.  It's a different time. 

"Sometimes people just tire of acts," Ken Auletta to NY OBSERVER

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The article on Dobbs in NYO also notes that ratings are down for Anderson Cooper whose earnest persona became his trademark.  The rating plunge for "Lou Dobbs Tonight" is 29% overall and 27% in the prized 25 -to-54 demographic.    And media trend watchers are asking why.    Her weight is awful. 

PowerPoint Exposed

Executive Speech Coach

Read 10 Power Tips for Presentations with Computer Projection PowerPoint is a registered trademark of Microsoft. If you or someone you care about uses PowerPoint in your presentations then you will find these articles helpful. They might save you some embarrassment, might rescue a big sales presentation and might rejuvenate your career.