August 8, 2013

Take Two Video: “Do’s & Don’ts of Public Speaking”

Between two decades of public speaking – and hosting hundreds of webcasts and panels – I consider myself something of a connoisseur when it comes to what makes a speaker good. In fact, I am in the process now of intimately working with the 50-plus panels for our week of executive pay conferences. In this video about the “Do’s & Don’ts of Speaking,” I give some nutshell wisdom:

Should In-House Counsel Talk to the Media (& How)?

In this podcast, Bob Lamm provides his views on whether in-house lawyers should talk to the media – and if so, how to be prepared, including:

– Should you talk to the media, and why?
– What are the prerequisites for talking to the media (in general and within your organization)?
– Can you prepare for a media interview, and how?
– Are there differences between different types of media (i.e., print media vs. “live” media such as TV, radio or webcast)?

More on “The Mentor Blog”

We continue to post new items daily on our blog – “The Mentor Blog” – for members. Members can sign up to get that blog pushed out to them via email whenever there is a new entry by simply inputting their email address on the left side of that blog. Here are some of the latest entries:

– Big Banks Beat Back “Break ‘Em Up” Shareholder Proposals
– Take Care When Using Finders
– Going Concern Opinions Rare After Top Execs Unload Stock
– Webinar & PowerPoint Presentation Cited As Improper Reg D Solicitation
– Study: U.S. Board Diversity Edges Up
– More on “RIP? Social Media Use for Corporate Disclosures”
– Study: Blue Sky Exemptions for Private Resales

– Broc Romanek