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Toastmasters Announces Speakers for 2016 Convention in Washington, D.C.

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Toastmasters announced an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2016 International Convention, to be held at the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.,

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Presentation Zen workshops in Washington DC, March 21-22

Presentation Zen

Ideas on Stage will hold more Presentation Zen Experience seminars, beginning in Washington DC, March 21-22. Get more details and register here.

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When a man hogs the mic at the the Women's March on Washington

The Eloquent Woman

asked one of the friends with me at the Women's March on Washington. "Who's speaking now?" He's going to go on too long. He always does." Ditto.

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Famous Speech Friday: Kerry Washington on the risk of public speaking

The Eloquent Woman

No one who watches her intrigues in Scandal would be surprised to hear that actress Kerry Washington gave a speech about a speech she didn''t give.

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Be The Eloquent Woman: Workshops in Washington and Oxford

The Eloquent Woman

I''m excited to be launching a new workshop, Be The Eloquent Woman , in two locations: Washington, DC and Oxford, UK. The day-long workshop is designed to help women executives and politicians to improve their public speaking, using smart strategies that build on the information you get right here on the blog. Go here to register.

Message Development 101

Matt Eventoff

The number one or two issue in Washington this week? From a message development perspective, “Legislative Washington&# is trying to garner support for healthcare reform (What are you trying to accomplish?); There is a major disconnect in Washington today, and it all boils down to poor message development. Who cares?

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March on Washington notebook: What I noticed

The Eloquent Woman

But this week, the march of marches returned, marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.''s

In Celebration of Black History Month: The Legacy of Booker T. Washington

DeFinis Communications

Washington. Washington a few years ago when I received a call from his great granddaughter, Sarah O’Neal Rush. Washington.

In Honor of MLK

Duarte Blog

’s speech from the March on Washington. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s MLK presentation form sparkline speech

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 76)

Manner of Speaking

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Famous Speech Friday: Essie Washington-Williams: "I feel completely free"

The Eloquent Woman

But when Essie Washington-Williams stepped to the microphone to say that she was the daughter of a black domestic worker and U.S.

Rhetorical Devices: Diacope

Manner of Speaking

The last quote, by Denzel Washington, is both a diacope and epanalepsis. Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999). Device : Diacope.

Jeff Bezos Buys the Washington Post

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Washington Post reportedly considering adding a paywall in 2013

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Washington Redskins Name At Crisis Communication Level | Crisis Communications

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The Washington Post Suspends Paywall During Jonas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Unlike The New York Times, The Washington Post has a no-hack-around paywall. As a public service during Jonas, it is suspending that paywall.

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Mitt Romney Wins the Washington, DC Republican Primary

TJ Walker Interactive

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Rhetorical Devices: Epanalepsis

Manner of Speaking

Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999). Rhetoric Antimetabole Denzel Washington Elie Wiesel Epanalepsis Paul Harvey Ralph Nader rhetoric Rhetorical device Rhetorical DevicesThis post is part of a series on rhetoric and rhetorical devices. For other posts in the series, please click this link. Device : Epanalepsis.

WASHINGTON POST: Saved!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  THE WASHINGTON POST has been purchased by Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com for $250 million. Those who love newspapers rejoice today that one of the most iconic has been saved.  In hawking consumer goods and even B2B services like cloud storage, Bezos is a genius.  And the big bucks come in bigger ways. Bezos is a hero. Media

In Honor of Presidents’ Day: Public Speaking Lessons from George Washington

DeFinis Communications

I recently read the book Presidential Voices: Speaking Styles from George Washington to George W. Bush by Allan Metcalf.

Dates: Philadelphia & Washington DC

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Mon-Tues, June 10-11, 2013 - Washington DC HOW TO BREAK INTO FREELANCE WRITING. Sat, November 3, 2012 - Philadelphia. THE BUSINESS OF SPEECHWRITING. Sat, March 23, 2013 - Philadelphia. THE BASICS OF WRITING & GIVING A SPEECH. Mon-Tue, April 15-16, 2013 - Philadelphia. ADVANCED SPEECHWRITING.

First Reaction: President Obama’s Second Inaugural Address

The Presenter's Blog

A President’s first term is all about getting a second term. A second term is all about legacy. Legacy starts with the Inaugural Address.

How does a right-wing hack Like Jennifer Rubin land at the Washington Post?

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Dan Rather implies Ohio GOP could steal the election – Washington Examiner

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Scarlett Johansson, Eva Longoria And Kerry Washington Want You To VOTE for Obama!

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Speechwriter Full-Time Opening, Washington D.C.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Excalibur staffing is handling the search. Client is a federal office. Here are details. careers Public Speaking

Drudge Report - Smackdown with The Washington Post Headline on Clinton's Shrinking Lead`

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That article is in the respected and influential The Washington Post. A confident Drudge Report is back to its bombastic self.

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Mitt Romney In 2002: “I’m A Big Believer In Getting Money Where The Money Is…In Washington”

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Washington, D.C. - Bloombergville

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No question, the story is happening in Washington D.C.    Bloomberg is confirming that with its massive list of help-wanted on Journalismjobs.com for reporting opportunities there. Question: Is Bloomberg attempting to take on Politico and more?

Robots - Those Are The Washington Post's front-line journalists at Olympics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Artificial intelligence, such as The Washington Post's Heliograf, is sophisticated enough to put together simple news coverage.

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Is Pres. Obama's manipulation of media coverage a threat to liberty?

Speak to Lead

Journalism Barack Obama freedom of the press Lou Hampton manipulation of the media Politico Washington press corpIn 1786 Thomas Jefferson wrote: "Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost."

Toastmasters International Convention – 2016

Manner of Speaking

The 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. this August.

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The Washington Post - "President" Trump Warns Jeff Bezos about manipulation of media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latest is The Washington Post, currently owned Amazon head, Jeff Bezos. It won't be allowed to be a shill for Amazon's interests.

2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. More about that in a future post.)

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"Trump: Oregon victims might have survived had they been armed," The Washington Post

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" - Philip Rucker, The Washington Post, October 3, 2015. Here is the article. Rather than the state of the economy. What Not here.

Washington D.C. - Closely Watched Pols

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the watchers are POLITICO, the WASHINGTON POST, and perhaps the NATIONAL ENQUIRER will be setting up an official office.    They watch every move of the pols.    And given the Darwinian competition for scoops, sources, and scandal, little is held back, as in the days of Camelot.

What is the future of journalism?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

I look forward to attending “The Future of Journalism” panel at next week’s NAGC Communications School in Washington DC. Panelists include: Wendy Benjamin (AP Washington Assistant Chief of Bureau) Ellen Shearer (Bureau Chief, Medill News Service & Medill Washington Program) Marisa Jean Endicott (Medill News […].

2,000,000 visits!

Manner of Speaking

I have just returned to Geneva from a speaking engagement at the Toastmasters International Convention in Washington, D.C. More about that in a future post.)

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Guest Posting: Flying Lessons, First Hand by Rod Thorn

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

on March 10, 2015. Reprinted here with his express permission. Business Communication Speech Showcase Speechwriting keynote

BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course in Washington DC, May 27th

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