Category Archives: Business

Mind Mapping for Better Speech Writing

The idea of choosing a topic for your speech should not be that hard, yet the “What am I going to talk about” seems to bewilder many. Even if your topic has been chosen for you, lining up what you … Continue reading

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The Impromptu Speech for Business and Politics

I believe it was Grover Cleveland who said that there was never an impromptu speech for which he was not prepared. Yet I have watched politicians and business types freeze up when asked to give an impromptu speech in a … Continue reading

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The Effective Business Pitch

Once a week, I go to a meeting where I meet new entrepreneurs and potential clients. Before the meeting begins and again after it is over we have time to mingle and meet. The invariable question sounds simple but it … Continue reading

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6 Rules of Getting Over Speaker’s Anxiety

If you believe that professional speakers are not nervous when they step in front of a new audience, you are greatly mistaken. In fact, the fear of speaking in public is so great that some would rather have a tooth … Continue reading

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Politics and Breweries – Schlafly Beer

Poor Phyllis Schlafly. If you think she has something to do with Schlafly’s beer, you would be wrong, but most of you, if not all of you, never heard of her before. The Schlafly of beer fame is Tom Schlafly … Continue reading

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Obamacare Does Not Go Far Enough

I have opposed the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, since day one. Not because it is a democratic bill, or it is socialist or communist or Orwellian, or any other name one may stick to the program. I opposite it because … Continue reading

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Unemployment and Age Discrimination

Yes, this is a bit biographical, but I am not the only “older” American looking for a job in this economy. And with the frustration of being unemployed comes a greater expense to the society above extended unemployment insurance, food … Continue reading

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Apple’s New World – Time to Worry

“This is it. This is what matters. The experience of a product.” These are the opening words to Apple’s new commercial campaign, “Designed By Apple in California.” It is their new “mission” introduced at the 2013 WWDC. A mission to … Continue reading

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A Consumer Warning! AtheistSocial

I recently received an email from a company titled “Atheist Social” asking for a renewal of membership. Because I do belong to a number of groups that have membership fees, I authorized the charges. Big Mistake. AtheistSocial is a part … Continue reading

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The Motivational Speaker

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How do you motivate your audience? The question began in a LinkedIn group representing college faulty. “What music do you use on the first class to excite or calm your students?”   My response was simple. Why do you need … Continue reading

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