Drudge Report - Matthew Upstages Hillary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As we settle into the weekend, the Drudge Report has veered away from headlining with Hillary. Instead, monster hurricane Matthew is the flashing blue light special, only without the flashing blue light. That has been absent for years. But not in the Drudge Report's early fans' memory. Acts of nature trump the activities of politicos in clickbaitville. The shrewd media tycoons operating the Drudge Report know that.

Drudge Report - Trump Theatrics Upstaged by "Hamilton" Anti- and Pro- Antics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, unfortunately for the master showman, Trump, the people's drama is upstaging his own theatrics. The conservative Drudge Report finally has headlined with the side shows going on at musical "Hamilton." " That began last night. But, Drudge Report might have waited to post on all this until the pro-Trump folks joined in on the antics. They did a flash mob at "Hamilton." " Here is the link to that coverage.

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The Meghan & Harry Brand - The Story Should Have Peaked, Begun to Fade, But Hasn't

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Reflection: Does owner of The Firm Queen Elizabeth get it that she will be permanently upstaged?  There is genius embedded in The Meghan & Harry brand. The abdication story should have run its course. And begun to fade. But it hasn't.

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Obama's 3200 Debate Parties: Invitation to one in New Haven, CT in email

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Remember when Barack Obama upstaged the RNC by doing Reddit during it?    Now he's taken over the momentum of the debates with organizing debate-watching parties.    As POLITICO reports, his campaign has organized 3200 of them across the nation.

Reddit: Barack Obama does it again with social media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Again, Barack Obama upstaged whatever the GOP was up to with social media. His participation in Reddit's Ask Me Anything was sheer genius.    We were bug-eyed paying attention to the questions asked, the ones he selected to answer, and how he answered them.

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How is emotional manipulation a bad thing?

More than PowerPoint...

” The showmanship upstaged the story. For a public speaking exercise, I ask students to tell a 2-3 minute story in front of the class.

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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The story of media could even upstage the saga of the coming global economic slowdown. More powerful than governments, business enterprises, and nutty leaders is the media. So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019.

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Creating visual aids that really work: Designing effective slides using PowerPoint

Pivotal Public Speaking

Used unwisely, PowerPoint becomes a distraction that upstages the presenter and buries the message. Used wisely, PowerPoint® and similar programs can be an effective tool to help audiences remember your message, while allowing you to prove, reinforce, and support your claims. With its tumbling, whooshing, flying, singing and screeching graphics, PowerPoint can take on a life of its own.

Annual Performance Review - Adding Category on Being "Pain in the Ass"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, some can upstage the boss. Back in 2015, GE eliminated the traditional annual performance review. But, come on, there will always exist some human resources tool for officially evaluating job performance. There has to be. The U.S. is a country embedded in legalities.

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Stage Time--On Stage

Speaking Of...

don't upstage contestants or awardees; note, American Idol hosts--calling attention to yourself and upstaging contestants reflects poorly on you. Last Saturday I had a real dose of Stage Time. I presided over a Tall Tales speech contest, in front of more than 100 in the audience. On a stage. As the emcee, it was my job not only to follow contest protocol, but also to conduct contestant interviews. The experience was exhilarating and I learned much.

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Drudge Report - 6 Coronavirus (scary) Headlines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That pandemic has upstaged politics per se. World on Edge. Panic after Travel Ban. Escape from Europe. Norway Shut Country. Fauci: System "Failing" Fed Pumps Another $1 Trillion. The Drudge Report has a golden gut for the news that brings traffic. So, it is predictable that it would post 6 headlines on the coronavirus. But, of course, it's become a matter of politics. The way Donald Trump is handling (or mishandling) this global crisis is a major factor driving down the Dow.

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Guess who's speaking at RNC? - Peter Thiel

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Question: Is Thiel concerned about not upstaging Trump? The lone wolf supporter of Donald Trump in Silicon Valley, Peter Thiel has gotten his reward. He will be speaking the 4th night of the RNC. That's the same night in which Trump will also be addressing the world.

Public Speaking: Teaming Up with Another Presenter

Great Public Speaking

When you decide to team teach, select only partners you trust not to upstage you. Technical training presentations demand that the audience learns hard skills. One approach to public speaking in a learning environment is team teaching.

The dynamic prop: 6 questions for speakers to ask

The Eloquent Woman

Make sure you are not upstaged by your devices. Blame it on Bill Gates: In 2009, during a TED talk about his foundation's work to eradicate malaria, he opened a gigantic jar while delivering this part of this talk.

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Public Speaking: Teaming Up with Another Presenter

Great Public Speaking

When you decide to team teach, select only partners you trust not to upstage you. Technical training presentations demand that the audience learns hard skills. One approach to public speaking in a learning environment is team teaching. Splitting the public speaking presentation between two speakers will ease the strain on each of you while allowing you to maintain the quantity and quality of the information presented to your audience. Here’s a checklist to follow when team teaching.

Personal power and body language - part 7 in decoding body language

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Those in the room who wanted to express their subservience to the CEO unconsciously sank lower and lower in order not to upstage the boss. The story of power in a room is written in space and height.   It’s not very different from what pack dogs do, in fact. Look for the alpha dog. He or she will be the highest person in the room if at all possible. It’s why kings and queens have had thrones on daises since they began ruling others.

Jared Kushner - Lesson He Needs to Learn from Ghostwriters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And The Man will destroy anyone who upstages him. From the get-go, ghostwriters like myself know to maintain a low profile. Sure, some of our clients allow us to be recognized for assisting with their book. But, even then, we steer away from interviews with media.

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Drudge Report Explores If Steve Bannon Will Be Included in Purge Predicted for August

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  Seasoned about how power operates, Bannon should have known not to upstage any player with more power. The Drudge Report curates Politico 's scathing report on Steve Bannon's insecure status in the White House.

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7 Speaking Trends -- How to Make a Powerful Presentation


But dont let it upstage you.

Speaking and sport

Nick R Thomas - A Public Speaker's Blog

But now, many years later at Durrington some continued participation was clearly expected of me and I played along but, generally speaking, when you've finished, you've finished - don't upstage the speaker who's on after you! You should never upstage the speakers who follow you. Durrington Women's Institute, Wiltshire.