Virginia Refuses To Investigate The Dumping Of Voter Registrations, Charged To GOP Operative

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Rep. Virginia Foxx spends too much time in elevators

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Will Virginia Legislature Require Women to Wear Veils?

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Post Virginia Beach Massacre - No Complaining at Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Monday, when the nation goes back to work, many will be tense. The office has joined schools and the domestic violence at home as being where human beings live their last moments.

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Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 1931 "Professions for Women"

The Eloquent Woman

British author Virginia Woolf has always been a muse of mine. Signature first published this illustration in Nathan Gelgud's It's Time to Re-read Virginia Woolf's 1931 'Professions for Women' Speech , and kindly provided permission for me to reproduce it here for you.

BA English Majors Down 20% Since 2012 - Even Virginia Woolf's "To The Lighthouse" Irrelevant

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is a niche in thought leadership called the "history of ideas." " That's a very narrow one and, most to the point, few can earn their living through studying the field. 

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Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 'Room of One's Own' lectures

The Eloquent Woman

Millions of writers claim inspiration from Virginia Woolf's 1929 A Room of One's Own , a short book of long essays about the challenges women writers face because of their lack of education and financial independence. famous speeches Virginia Woolf

Famous Speech Friday: Virginia Woolf's 1931 "Professions for Women" speech

The Eloquent Woman

Signature first published this illustration in Nathan Gelgud's It's Time to Re-read Virginia Woolf's 1931 'Professions for Women' Speech , and kindly provided permission for me to reproduce it here for you.

Former Senator Allen struggles on abortion questions

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Ryan Diepede, Virginia Jamieson - Suspected of Infant Murder, Now Sue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On October 17, 2014, Brooklyn, New York couple Ryan Dipede and Virginia Jamieson took a break from caring for their infant Archer. He was one of their twin boys born prematurely in August 2014. Both had serious medical problems. But finally he had been released from the hospital.

NYC PR Pro, Virginia Jamieson, Management Consultant, Ryan Dipede, Investigated In Their Baby's Death

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"A wealthy Brooklyn couple [Virginia Jamieson, Ryan Dipede] is at the center of a murder mystery involving the death of their 2-month old baby [Hudson Dipede] - which was ruled a homicide Tuesday, nearly nine months after he died."

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NAGC is coming to Arlington, Virginia

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Mark your calendars: The National Association of Government Communicators will hold its 2012 Communications School in Arlington, Virginia, on June 5-8. This is a well-run conference, and you can count on getting full value for your tuition.

Famous Speech Friday: Mother Jones Speaks Before Striking West Virginia Miners

The Eloquent Woman

It was her speeches that made Mother Jones "the most dangerous woman in America"--dubbed so by a West Virginia attorney. (Editor's note: During Women's History Month, we're focusing on famous historic speeches by women. Here, writer Becky Ham tackles the inimitable Mother Jones.

Virginia Woolf on finding your voice

The Eloquent Woman

Virginia Woolf's one of my favorite authors, and I stopped in front of this handwritten manuscript page from her novel Mrs. Dalloway. I'm in London this week, and went to the British Library to soak up some inspiration.

Yes, Virginia, Dogs Go To Heaven - Nice Holiday Gift From Pope Francis

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pope Francis consoled a little boy whose dog had died. The leader of Roman Catholicism assured the child that he would catch up with his dog again - in heaven. Here is the coverage in Salon. The implications are huge.

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Money Of Our Own - That's What Virginia Woolf Would Have Made A Must-Have For Writers In 2015

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That's what famous thought leader and novelist, Virginia Woof , framed as a must for human dignity, the ability to reflect and creative achievement. "A Room of One's Own."

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Kevin Cao: Thumbs nose at Harvard acceptance, opts for U of Virginia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Next years Cao will attend the University of Virginia, which is right in his home state. Did the Harvard brand just take a major hit?    It did if it values what's communicated about it via social media such as Facebook.

Crisis Media Preparation – 6 Crucial Rules

Matt Eventoff

Front and center has been Massey Energy and the unspeakable tragedy unfolding in West Virginia. regulators warned West Virginia Coal Mine This week has been rife with examples of organizations that have had a rough go in the media. The week began with the social media storm surrounding GreenPeace, Sinar Mas and Nestle, playing out on Nestle’s Facebook fan page. There are new issues, a record fine and overall Washington troubles for Toyota (more on this here and here ).

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) Of Virginia Actually Said Something Honest On The House Floor Monday Night

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“…I would say to my friends, who are Democrats, let’s consider this. Historically, we’ve been around 19 percent of expenses as a percent of our gross domestic product. Right now, we’re over 24.5 percent. This is putting America on a perilous course and I believe that it threatens our country in a fundamental way. “Now, [.]. Audio Government & Politics Politics democrats Republican Scott Rigell Virgina

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No, Virginia, life isn't fair - If we had pulled what Gates did

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The law seeks justice.    Often it doesn't succeed.      Henry Louis Gates Jr. got off on the charge of disorderly conduct.    He's a Harvard professor, a vocal member of a minority group, had a top-tier lawyer representing him, and sure seemed to know how to work the media.    The rest of us better not try getting loud with the police and talking ideology.

Queen of quotable prose?

The Eloquent Woman

The reference reminded us of Virginia Woolf's essay (adapted from an eloquent series of lectures, A Room of One's Own , in which she looked at the question of whether women writers could reach the same level of quality as Shakespeare.

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Commencement speeches

Joan Detz Speaker Services

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Remembering British Profumo Scandal, As More Becomes Known about Prince Andrew's Association with Epstein

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As many know, the court has allowed public access to the documents from the Virginia Giuffre defamation lawsuit. After all, it had been alleged that, on multiple occasions, Epstein forced the minor Virginia to have sex with Andrew.

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State of the City

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Consider this good example from Virginia Beach: www.vbgov.com/stateofthecityWorking on a State of the City speech?

The Woman Cave - What To Leave In It For The One You Love Valentine's Day

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Way back when Virginia Woolf labeled the female's need for a refuge "A Room of One's Own." " Now we call that the woman cave. Here is how you can enrich the cave of the woman you love this Valentine Day.

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Alan Dershowitz Defense of Jeffrey Epstein Is Gift That Keeps Giving to Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the time she was known as Virginia Roberts. Now 35 years old and a mother, she is known as Virginia Giuffre. The complaint is "Virginia Giuffre v. Alan Dershowitz has defended many famous people.

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Enough of Cute Babies, High Fashion - Members of Media Focus on "Randy Andy"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Appeals Court for the 2nd Circuit has ruled that the 2,000 pages of legal documents in the Virginia Giuiffre's 2015 defamation lawsuit can be unsealed. Vanity Fair, Daily Mail, et al. have had a jolly time for years covering The Fab 4 - that is, Princes William and Harry and their wives. 

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"Queen Of Earth" - Catherine's Having A Breakdown, But Others Aren't Doing So Hot, Either

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The family is away so best friend, Virginia, is there. As Catherine captures in the portrait she paints of Virginia, that young woman is also lost - and in pain. In addition, Virginia has a flirtation with Rich, a totally self-absorbed, cruel young man.

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Professional Services: The Soul-Crushing Trauma of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Burrell's client was Romeo Spino's Stratas Corporation, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Among the most soul-wrenching experiences in professional services is this: Pulling out all stops to serve the client and then getting stiffed.

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Annalise Keating - Hurt People Hurt, Including Themselves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Carter wants Virginia at legal aid to replace Keating.  That's because Virginia at legal aid was too overwhelmed with work to even view it. It is Virginia who deposits the tape anonymously. In the courtroom, Keating calls Virginia to the stand.

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Shaming - Not what our Puritan founders intended it to be

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Virginia Heffernan gets shamed for her Creationist views. And gets featured on Recode. In this era of extreme sophistication about public relations and marketing communications tactics, shaming isn't what our Puritan founders intended it to be.

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Manassa News & Messenger: End of the road, declares Warren Buffett

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday the final copy of the Manassa News & Messenger in Virginia had been published.    As WTOP reports, all employees lost their jobs after Warren Buffett, who owns parent company World Media Enterprises, decided to close it down last November. 

Global Tourism 0, There Is No Place Like Home

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Cardiologist and Virginia Tech medical professor Dr. Gary Swank was fatally gunned down when on a fly-fishing boat trip. Global tourism is BigBusiness. Statistica puts that at $2.3 trillion , in U.S. dollars.

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Stony Brook University Student Joins Kosta Karageorge, Peter D'Agostino As College Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Other recent campus suicides include athlete Kosta Karageorge at Ohio State and Peter D'Agostino at the University of Virginia.  Why are college students in America committing suicide? It has become the second leading cause of death among that age group. 

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FBI Looks at Minibar: Dominican Republic Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The FBI at Quantico, Virginia, is in the loop on this one.  Right now, many are having flashbacks to those old black-and-white news reels and films about law enforcement breaking up moonshine operations during Prohibition in the U.S.

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If you are a government communicator …

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Mark your calendar now for the 2013 NAGC (Natl Assn of Govt Communicators) “Communications School”: April 16-18 in Arlington, Virginia. NAGC’s training programs offer outstanding value, and I recommend them highly. You will get your money’s worth

Professional Services Firms - The Soul-Withering Experience of Being Stiffed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the fall of 2017, I endured that with Rodney Burrel l, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania communications firm, and Romeo Spino , heading Virginia Beach, Virginia government contracting enterprise Stratascorp. A professional services firm does the work. The invoice is sent.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

This week, the blog considered trends in shorter talks, from TED to your next talk , and Famous Speech Friday shared Virginia Woolf's 1931"Professions for Women" speech.

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Oxymoron – the birthplace of brilliant

The Presenter's Blog

Jeanine McDonnell, daughter of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, says that her mother has a “mild obsession” with another man. Mild lives in detergent adverts. Obsession gets draped around designer perfume. Put the two words together however and you get something that’s… well… kind of interesting. It’s refined and yet ever so slightly dirty. It’s an oxymoron, and in politics, oxymorons get a bad wrap.

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The Eloquent Woman's weekly speaker toolkit

The Eloquent Woman

About the quote: Wisdom from the eloquent Virginia Woolf. I read a lot about women and public speaking, and post my finds first on The Eloquent Woman on Facebook. But I always collect them here for you on Mondays as well.

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WVHDF Was Warned and Now Your Info May Have Been Stolen

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

For those who are not aware of what the West Virginia Housing Development Fund is, they’re a program that works with lenders to help state residents achieve the dream of homeownership. Last week, I received a letter from the WVHDF that stated: We are writing to inform you of a recent security incident at the West Virginia Housing Development Fund.

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Alex Kozinski - Everyone Has a Right to a Comeback, Right?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Even though he was acquitted of the rape and manslaughter of Virginia Rappe, his career never recovered. Disgraced former Chief Judge of the Ninth Circuit - Alex Kozinski - is back. 

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