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Famous Speech Friday: Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox: "My heart has changed"

The Eloquent Woman

Can we, the citizens of the great state of Utah, lead the nation with love in the face of adversity? They lack, for lack of a better word, zing.

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Newt Gingrich Bounced a Check to Utah

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Utah GOP Fundraiser Accused Of Rape Commits Suicide TPM

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Are You Speaking Up With The Times?

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Jerry Sloan resigned yesterday, after spending 23 years coaching the Utah Jazz in the National Basketball Association. You'll be missed Coach!

KFC + JDRF: Still a bad idea

Speak Schmeak

Did you follow the recent news about a fundraising partnership between a KFC franchise in Utah and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ?

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Toastmaster Sunday: Do I Still Get Nervous?

Speak and Deliver

Yesterday I competed at my first Division Contest in two and a half years. Anthony''s Hospital in Lakewood, CO. My stomach cramped up. Embrace it.

I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

I owe it all to Toastmasters. The first time I heard the word ''Toastmasters'' was in debate class in the 10th grade. Rich - you''re a great speaker.

Speak and Deliver - Untitled Article

Speak and Deliver

That's what it was like for me watching the movie "Speak" last night. That's what happens when you let a camera crew follow you everywhere. As for me?

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Bad News for Divorce Lawyers - Divorce Rates at 35-Year Low

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Utah has a high rate of divorce. For the third year in a row, the rate of divorce has declined. Changing gender roles. The world has changed.

Poster on Craigslist - One Story I Won't Dig Around

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Salt Lake City, Utah section of Craigslist, there is an amazing ad. Here it is. This will be dodging taxes.

IABC Silver Quill Awards: Pacific Region

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The Pacific Plains Region includes communicators from: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Call for Entries: [link

Famous Speech Friday: Elisabeth Murdoch's lecture to the UK television industry

The Eloquent Woman

Thanks, Claire!) It’s a special event, an opportunity for an insider to speak their mind to other insiders. If you can manage it, rage ….

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Antonin Scalia's Death - Everything changes in Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As The Hill reports, Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has already gone on record of saying no way will the current President choose the nominee.

Jenny Brown, Working Stiff at IRS, talks to THE NEW YORKER's George Packer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How are things at work at the IRS in Ogden, Utah for Jenny Brown?  Her doctor asked her if she needed a prescription for Xanax.

What Happens When the Win Anyway Guy Loses? Part I

Speak and Deliver

I've also competed in D9 (Eastern WA, NE Oregon, Northern Idaho), and D15 (Utah, Southern, Idaho, Eastern Nevada). A perfect 8-0. OVERTIME.

In-N-Out: Smart Brand Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Winners get a free trip to Nevada, Arizona, Utah or Texas where there are In-N-Out outlets. Here is that analysis.   Branding

Contest Results: Official Book/Movie/Song

Humor Power

Utah: Stairway to Heaven. It’s time for the results of the Official State Book/Movie/Song contest. The top lines are listed below. New joke contests are announced on the first of the month. Our subscribers submitted the Official Books, Movies, and Songs for the different states. Not REAL ones. The next contest is November 1, 2014.

This Week in History: Energy, Science & Technology

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1935 Sir Malcolm Campbell became the first automobile driver to top 300 miles per hour … taking his “Bluebird Special&# across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. 1882 Electric lights came to New York City. 1885 The US gained its first gasoline pump. . 1887 Thomas Edison received his patent for the kinetoscope.

Public Speaking Advice & New Jersey "Presenting for Results" seminar

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

At Snowbird in Utah, a friend led me to a slope so steep I didn’t dare lean down hill, which is exactly what I should have done. Lean down hill. 

International Public Speaking: Think Global

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. The world is getting smaller.

20 tips for better conference speaking ~ Authentic Boredom

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I was quite impressed by your slides at WordCamp Utah that I’m seriously considering #8. 20 tips for better conference speaking ~ 16 February 2009 ~ View from on stage as I’m preparing to speak at An Event Apart New Orleans 2008. I’ll be straight up with you: I don’t profess to be an expert speaker. Preparation 1.

Public Speaking: Info On Your International Audience

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Another handy and inexpensive source of international background information is the Culturgram published by the David M. It includes customs and common courtesies, along with information about the people and their lifestyle.

Let’s have a Distraction Summit!

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David Strayer, a psychology professor at the Univesrity of Utah, did a series of simulator tests in which half the drivers talking on a hands-free phone failed, missing a turn off to a rest area that the test called for them to stop at. Yes, this IS related to presenting! This reminds me of Richard E. You can find the handout at [link].).

Public Speaking: Think Global

Great Public Speaking

Kennedy Center for International Studies, which is part of Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah. The world is getting smaller. Now, it is no big deal to put us on a plane and expect us to address an international audience twelve hours later. Or we might face a U. audience made primarily of people from Japan, or India.

Contest Results — Alternative Dinosaurs

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Dinosaur learning to ice skate: Mega-sore-ass. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Alternative Dinosaur joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Jim Spero and Paul Lirette from Las Vegas. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month.

This Week in History: The states … united, connected, defended

Joan Detz Speaker Services

1850 Congress created the territories of New Mexico and Utah. 1565 North America saw its first permanent European settlement: St. Augustine, Florida. 1664 The British flag was raised over the Dutch city of New Amsterdam (thereafter known as New York). 1850 California was admitted to the US as the 31st state. Thank you, all.

Cartoon Caption Contest Results

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Listening to this makes me feel like a kid again! Andrew Jones, Utah. We feature the artwork of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

May Cartoon Caption Contest Results

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Is that what happened to you? Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. ** SECOND PLACE **. The next Joke Contest is June 1, 2011.

Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Reunion

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Didn’t you use to be Brock Miller? Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. We feature the art of professional cartoonist Dan Rosandich.

Joke Contest Results — Quirky Medications

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Ibeloafin: Takes away the desire to do anything. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** THIRD PLACE **. This month’s joke contest is Quirky Medications. The top lines were selected by our panel of seven judges (improv players and speakers). New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months).

Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Blinders

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It’s time for the top captions in our July Cartoon Caption Contest featuring the artwork of Dan Rosandich.

Cartoon Caption Contest Results — Snowman

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That reminds me…tonight is the grand finale of The Biggest Loser. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah.

Obervational Humor — Case Study #69

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A speaker talked about a road trip thru Utah. If you’re ever driving through Utah and you see me lying in the middle of the road. Here is another Observational Humor monologue presented at the end of a meeting. THE SET-UP (What was said and what happened during the meeting before the monologue was delivered.). It was alive.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

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Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara.

Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

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Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **. It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara.

Joke Contest Results — Crime and Punishment

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A person wearing their pants too low would be sentenced to 90 days in a crack house. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah. Here are the results of this month’s joke contest– Crime and Punishment. Our panel of ten judges picked our top lines. New Joke Contests are announced on the first of the month (alternating months).

Find Your Green Room Trigger

Green Room Speakers

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 Find Your Green Room Trigger How do Olympic athletes train their minds for the challenges of such intense competition?

I've Been Out.Speaking and Delivering

Speak and Deliver

Ill be going into my choices lately over on my Champion of Choice blog , but let me sum up whats been happening the 3 1/2 weeks: 1. 5 (Tues).

Important stories I’m reading Now

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Mike Lee (R-Utah) appeared on Fox News Sunday and seemed to confirm how pointless a threat to defund Obamacare would be. 51min. TODAY.com: Today. TV reporter fired over blog ‘didn’t think it would come to this’ Shea Allen expected to report the news, not be part of it. Huntsville, Ala., The Maddow Blog. Talking Points Memo.

Speak & Deliver - A Public Speaking Blog For the Speaking Public.

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Tom Antion derides Toastmasters as a bunch of clueless people patting each other on the back while getting upset over ahs and ums. Is it true? Maybe.

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