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., 17-20. Ten dynamic speakers will share their insights and expertise on a variety of topics.

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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. The first seminar was held last October in Paris and it was a big success. Participants loved it; the feedback was fantastic.

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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?" The large screen nearest us had trouble with the livestream, so the images weren't always synced with the sound, or even recognizable.

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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. In Washington''s case, it wasn''t just a speaking gig, it was the chance to speak at TEDxWomen.

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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.

Will the 50th anniversary of March on Washington remember the women?

The Eloquent Woman

I keep threatening to put together a public-speaking tour of Washington, DC, where I live--and if I did, this spot would be a highlight of the tour. stood to give his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, capping the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, 50 years ago this month.

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 Empowerment Network (BTWEN). Washington was an extraordinary man. Washington. Washington’s blood running through my veins.”.

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.

In Honor of MLK

Duarte Blog

’s speech from the March on Washington. Delivery Message Strategy Video analysis communicator great history March on Washington Martin Luther King Jr.

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. I am Essie Mae Washington-Williams, and at last, I feel completely free."

Rhetorical Devices: Diacope

Manner of Speaking

The last quote, by Denzel Washington, is both a diacope and epanalepsis. Denzel Washington in The Hurricane (1999). Rhetoric Denzel Washington Diacope Edmund Burke Leo Tolstoy Martin Luther King rhetoric Rhetorical device Rhetorical Devices Tony Blair

Jeff Bezos Buys the Washington Post

TJ Walker Interactive

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Washington Power Game 1, Trumpism 0

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With great bravado, presidential nominee Donald Trump declared that he would change politics as usual. That was then. Now everyone knows  such was the naive boast of a rookie. The defeat of TrumpCare proved out that Inside the Beltway runs its own game.

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. Now we won't miss a detail about how Mother Nature can even have the upper hand with the movers and shakers Inside the Beltway.

Mitt Romney Wins the Washington, DC Republican Primary

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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. Origin : From the Greek ??????????


Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  THE WASHINGTON POST has been purchased by Jeff Bezos of 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.  He goes for market share instead of the big bucks on each purchase.  And the big bucks come in bigger ways. Bezos is a hero.  Surely someone at WaPo will get the notion to have him run for U.S.

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

DeFinis Communications

Presidents’ Day, also known as George Washington Day, was the first federal holiday to honor an American citizen and was initially celebrated on Washington’s actual birthday, February 22. I recently read the book Presidential Voices: Speaking Styles from George Washington to George W.

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

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

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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

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 for reporting opportunities there. Question: Is Bloomberg attempting to take on Politico and more?

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. No, the blaring blue light hasn't returned.    But there's the old trick of an unflattering photo of Hillary.

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. So, on the front lines of reporting at the Olympics WaPo has put its robots.

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." In a recent Politco article, Obama the puppet master, Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen write: "President Barack Obama.

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. Feeling his oats, Donald Trump keeps adding to those entities he is taking on. As "President" Trump warns, he is going to unbundle the influence of that media outlet from Amazon.

Toastmasters International Convention – 2016

Manner of Speaking

The 85th Annual Toastmasters International Convention will be held in Washington, D.C. this August. The International Convention is the highlight of the Toastmasters year and I am delighted to have been chosen as one of ten speakers who will present … Continue reading → Toastmasters improv Renegade Saints Toastmasters International

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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.) At some point during the eight-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean, this blog hit another … Continue reading → Speeches from Film Uncategorized Manner of Speaking presentations public speaking

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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.    In THE NEW YORK TIMES, David Carr observes that Sally Quinn might have fallen not so much for the tone and content [her own dysfunctional family] of her column as because Washington is no longer a society.    They watch every move of the pols. 

"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.

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 […]. This panel is being organized by NAGC’s current president, John Verrico.

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

Beyond Bullet Points

Washington, DC. 130 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. Click here to view the full brochure: Washington DC BBP Brochure. Attend the next BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course!

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

Beyond Bullet Points

Washington, DC. 130 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. Click here to view the full brochure: Washington DC BBP Brochure. Attend the next BBP 101 – LIVE 1-Day Course!