Speak With Confidence

Using social media to find a job

A panel discussion hosted by: The Speech Improvement Company, Inc. An increasing number of anecdotes are surfacing about people landing jobs using social networks, such as twitter (See “How Twitter can help at work by the New York Times http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/how-twitter-can-help-at-work/) What are the opportunities, threats and strategies job-seekers should be aware of when using social media? There will be three short presentations from hiring and social media specialists to spur the conversation on. The discussion

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London under the snow!

Monica Murphy is in London working with Bain Capital… right on time for the worst snowfalls in 18 years. She sent us this report. wow, what an adventure so far! London is very crazy now. This is the most snow they have seen in 18 years! Yesterday was incredible. All of the Busses were out of service. The tube only had 1 line running, the schools were all shut and the roads…… I found the

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WBUR – Social Media Meet-up

Announcing the next WBUR Meet-up . WBUR Social Media Meet-Up Thursday February 5, 2009 at 7:00pm WBUR 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02215 Get Directions

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The art of speech-writing

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria speaks to a panel of former presidential speech writers about President Obama’s upcoming first speech as President. http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/politics/2009/01/19/gps.pres.speech.cnn.html Our team will, as in similar past events, provide objective analysis of President Obama’s first speech. For past commentaries go to our election speaker’s homepage.

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Effective Presentations Certificate Program

Effective Presentations Certificate Program Workshop Jan 29 – 30, 2009, 9:30 AM The Effective Presentations Certificate Program is designed for business professionals who need to be comfortable and effective presenters. There will be many opportunities for individualized practice and coaching in this informative and interactive small group workshop. Register Now

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Kuala Lumpur Journal – Part 5

Long day at work today, I met with 6 clients individually, doing coaching, training, video taping, and advising. I’m tired. I had hoped to hit the pool, but it’s raining. Last night I talked to my kids at home and explained to them about the make a wish box. They each wanted to give up one of their Christmas gifts so I can full fill wishes. We choose 4 kids from the make a wish

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Kuala Lumpur Journal – Part 4

Today after work, I saw a “Make a wish” box in the lobby while waiting to attend a client dinner coaching session. It was a box with a few hundred wishes from local orphans. I picked one up, and read it. It was from a 6 year old girl. The age of my oldest Daughter. She wrote on her make a wish card. “I wish I could have a new t-shirt, and a pair of

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Kuala Lumpur Journal – Part 2

I’ve finally landed in KL. My bags made it through. I flew on Singapore Airlines, which is a great airline. Now that I’m on the ground, I’m over heated. I keep my Red Sox hat on in hopes of meeting up with some familiar faces along my journey. Now that I’m in town, I’ll start tagging friends and clients with my local phone number to let people know I’ve arrived. I have another 45 minute

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