NHWBA: lending library


  • "Speaking For Success" workshop.

    Held on December 8, 1998. 3 CLE hours credit approved in 1998.

    Presented by Laurie Rose Schloff, Director of Executive Training of the Speech Improvement Company, Inc.

    This 3 Hour Seminar focuses on topics such as: Thinking on Your Feet, Handling Questions Effectively, Presenting a Polished Image, Non-verbal Confidence, and Controlling Nervousness and Stress.

    Rental Fee -- $25.00

    Schloff bio:

    As Director of Executive Training with THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENTCOMPANY, INC., Ms. Laurie Schloff has a nationwide reputation as a trainer and coach in the areas of presentation skills, leadership training, fear of speaking, gender communication, and facilitation skills.

    Laurie is the author of two popular books - Smart Speaking and He and She Talk. Her books have been published in German, French, and Chinese. Smart Speaking has been described by Communication Briefings as "one of the best books ever written about speaking."

    Laurie is a frequent guest expert on radio and television. She has been a guest on Oprah and The Today Show and a contributor to magazines including Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, and Ladies Home Journal. She is a popular and humorous speaker at conventions and organizations ranging from the American Bar Association to The National Association of Women's Business Owners.

    Ms. Schloff's range of clients include Gillette, Cascade Communications Corporation, Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, Price Waterhouse, and The Anti-Defamation League.

    Ms. Schloff received her undergraduate degree in speech pathology from Rutgers University in New Jersey and her graduate degree from Columbia University in New York. She holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a member of the Speech Communication Association. She founded the Fear of Speaking Association in 1989.

    Ms. Schloff's experience, friendly relaxed style, humor, and insight make her a valued member of THE SPEECH IMPROVEMENT COMPANY, INC.
  • "Not For Ourselves Alone" - The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

    (As seen on PBS) and accompanying curriculum

    A film by Ken Burns and Paul Barnes

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) and Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) led the women's right movement in the 19th Century. Men their rights and nothing more, women their rights and nothing less was the clarion call at the time and signaled a revolution for gender equality. This documentary film follows the lives of these two remarkable women, their enduring work, and their extraordinary friendship.



    By Hillary Mantis

    Hillary J. Mantis, Esq., is Director of the Career Planning Center at Fordham University School of Law. She specializes in helping lawyers find alternative careers.

    Hillary Mantis is the author of Alternative Careers for Lawyers, co-author of Jobs for Lawyers, Effective Techniques for Getting Hired in Today's Legal Marketplace.

    NHWBA sponsored a workshop by Ms. Mantis on December 7, 2000. The workshop was an interactive seminar focused on practical assessment of interests, lifestyle considerations, and job satisfaction in an attempt to explore alternative legal careers. Ms. Mantis used sections of her book Alternative Careers for Lawyers in the workshop.