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Bill Clinton’s Master Lesson In Laundry Lists

Bill Clinton
 By Jerry Weissman   July 29, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Bill Clinton’s Master Lesson In Laundry Lists on Wednesday, July 27, 2016.

One of the best compliments an actor can give another actor is that he or she can recite a telephone directory and make it exciting. (more…)

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Trump’s 12 Forward-Looking Statements

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 By Jerry Weissman   July 23, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Trump’s 12 Forward-Looking Statements on Friday, July 22, 2016.

The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 states “businesses must comply to standards of communication that limit risk factors. (more…)

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The Words of Melania, Michelle, Manafort, and Orwell

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 By Jerry Weissman   July 20, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as The Words Of Melania, Michelle, Manafort And Orwell on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

It took about a dozen minutes after Melania Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention (more…)

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Obama Takes off the Gloves – and the Jacket – to Endorse Clinton

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 By Jerry Weissman   July 8, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Obama Takes Off The Gloves — And The Jacket –To Endorse Clinton on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.

In his first appearance to campaign for Hillary Clinton yesterday, President Obama accompanied her to the strategically vital state of North Carolina, where the polls have her in a dead heat with Donald Trump. (more…)

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Bernie Splits Non-Existent Hairs

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 By Jerry Weissman   June 30, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Bernie Splits Non-Existent Hairs on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.

Senator Bernie Sanders, having failed in his efforts to become the Democratic Party nominee for president (more…)

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The Trump Dump

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 By Jerry Weissman   June 22, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as The Trump Dump on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

The big news on the political front is Donald Trump’s sudden and unceremonious dismissal of his loyal campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski. (more…)

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The Trump Phenomenon: 5 Pluses And 5 Minuses

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 By Jerry Weissman   April 18, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as The Trump Phenomenon: 5 Pluses And 5 Minuses on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Donald Trump’s front-running position in the Republican primaries is constantly attributed to his long experience as a reality television performer, but he often ignores and/or violates accepted best practices that other presidential candidates—and successful presenters—have leveraged to success. (more…)

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Trump: The Interrupter Interrupted

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 By Jerry Weissman   April 4, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Trump: The Interrupter Interrupted on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

Frontrunner Donald Trump has dominated the entire run-up to the presidential election by every measure: the primaries, the polls, the broadcast media, social media, and his opponents (more…)

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How To Present A Fireside Chat In 4 Easy Lessons

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 By Jerry Weissman   March 21, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as How To Present A Fireside Chat In Four Easy Lessons on Sunday, March 20, 2016.

In case you haven’t heard, presentations delivered standing behind a lectern are out and fireside chats are in. (more…)

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Marco Rubio, The Presenter, Version 4.0

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 By Jerry Weissman   March 16, 2016

This blog was originally published on Forbes as Marco Rubio, The Presenter, Version 4.0 on Friday, March 11, 2016.

Thirty-four minutes into the 12th Republican debate last night, Donald Trump said, “So far, I cannot believe how civil it’s been up here!” (more…)

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