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Famous Speech Friday: Sarah Weddington's Roe v. Wade arguments

The Eloquent Woman

Yet it was at that age that attorney Sarah Weddington delivered the successful argument in Roe v. Supreme Court and its all-male roster of justices.

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Analysis of a Speech by Conan O’Brien

Manner of Speaking

For example, when acknowledging former President George Bush Sr., “[B]ehind me sits a highly admired President of the United States and decorated war hero while I, a cable television talk show host, have been chosen to stand here and impart wisdom.  I pray I never witness a more damning example of what is wrong with America today.&# (0:45).

Generational Tensions - It was never The Happy Valley

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America was founded on the Puritan version of capitalism. The young in our fields are throwing off the compensation curve. Or even free.

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Youth Bulge in India Presses Against Aging Profesionals in U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Their British English is too stilted for most me-to-you communications in America. At least in compensation. But this is business.

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Professional Services - Rebranding Jones Day Law Firm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They compared their yearly compensation with associates at other firms and found they were paid below market rate. That was then. Jonker.

Communications Careers, Including Writing - The Apprenticeship Route, Intead of Academic Degrees, Internships

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To become a lawyer in America, it is possible to go the apprenticeship route. The compensation - ha-ha-ha.    careers

My English, she is not good: Growing niche for editors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  This visitor to America must have done homework on American-scale wages.    Proposed compensation is $200-$300. The surge in foreigners enrolling in American institutions of higher learning has created a growing niche for editors.    Currently there are 671,616 of them, up 8% in 2009.

On-Demand Economy - New Game, But Many Rules From Working Full-Time Apply

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Have Confidence to Turn Down Bad Fits, Lousy Compensation. If the compensation is subpar, steer clear.   Exude Enthusiasm.

BP – It’s What You Say AND How You Say It!

Matt Eventoff

Our obligation is to deal with the spill, clean it up and make sure the impacts of that spill are compensated. How You Say It – BP America President Lamar McKay, in an exchange with Senator Maria Cantwell yesterday, looked and sounded a lot more like a defendant on trial than the President of one of the world’s largest companies. 

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Ghostwriters: Who regrets majoring in humanities?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Regret is a fantasy about what could have been.    None of them are in the humanities.    Nothing worked for long. 

BP Crisis Communication – Lines Litigators Like

Matt Eventoff

Our obligation is to deal with the spill, clean it up and make sure the impacts of that spill are compensated. And we are going to do that.&# – BP America CEO Lamar McKay May 11, 2010. Come on, this is America, of there will be frivolous lawsuits —   Shep Smith, Fox News, had pretty powerful comments about this one.

The Writing Life - A Game, Like Everything Else In Capitalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The market for that isn't huge in America. In the 2015 book "Evil Hours," the author David J. It was for two reasons.

PR Diggers: Jack O'Dwyer has juicy assignment for you

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, there's compensation. Essentially you would work with him doing a history of the Public Relations Society of America

By The Numbers: The new game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, it took years to come to peace with the fact that I hadn't made it big in what was the then symbol of success in America.

Over-50, Still Working: Biggest American Experiment Since Democracy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" - Introduction to "Over-50: How We Keep Working" Staying in the workforce post-50 could be the biggest experiment in America since democracy was tried out.    Those include unnecessary errors of judgment, feuds, inability to let go, and obsession with compensation and perks." workforce [Source: U.S.

Publishing a Best-Selling Book: Such an old-fashioned fantasy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So concrete is the fantasy of the book that captures America that the real authors-to-be really believe they will be able to obtain assistance from seasoned ghostwriters by offering a percentage of the profits instead of upfront compensation.    There's more.    They're not thinking promotion.

Best online site for work: Craigslist & it's free & global

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I've tried them all: Monster.com, LinkedIn, Journalismjobs.com, Odwyerpr.com, Elance.com, Mediabistro.com, Careerbuilders.com, CT Job Bank, Public Relations Society of America, International Association of Business Communicators.    Yeah, there are some crazy compensation offers, just like on elance.com. 

Boy Scouts et al. - Operating nonprofits like businesses

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pallotta points out that hasn't been the way of doing good in America because of our Puritan roots. 

BP – 11 More Steps

Matt Eventoff

Our obligation is to deal with the spill, clean it up and make sure the impacts of that spill are compensated. The two words that followed, both from BP CEO Tony Hayward and BP America President Lamar McKay undermined that entire message:  “Legitimate Claims.”  11 More Steps BP can take right now: (1.) And we’re going to do that.”

Snark was fun, now it's done: Analytical writing back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The interesting assignments as well as decent compensation are back in the field of research and analysis.  and New York.

Troubles (Big): Not only writers get plowed under by that big dumptruck in the sky

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Although they were immigrants from Europe, they fit right in from the get-go in America. Download Geezerguts.

Foxconn: American-style

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's one reason we can so quickly smell an oppressive work situation here in America and respond so strongly.    You bet.

Payoff from Being Poor, Old: We have never had it better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  I can also "afford" to blog on brandname sites for modest compensation.    The money pressure is off. 

The Constitution of United States ca. 2015 (what’s left of it)

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

We the People  of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. Article. I.

ESL: Displaced politicos, journalists, lawyers, researchers might consider this career path

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  PayScale.com puts annual compensation as between $29,173 and $73,403.    But getting certification is doable.

White, Middle-aged, Male & Disappointed - Beware

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We've always known that changes in employment, compensation, prestige, status, and the arm candy can derail men in ways they might never recover from.  With so much aging in America, it's no newsflash that there is a growing number of The Disappointed.    For short, they could be labeled The Disappointed. 

In Speaking, “Sell” Is a Four Letter Word

Pivotal Public Speaking

But as a free speaker who is typically compensated only with a free meal or a small gift, you are not supposed to sell at all. It’s weird. The problem is that when the pitch goes on too long, it can backfire. Because you were invited to speak by a particular group; you were not hired by them. Buying your book, CD, etc., link].

Analysis of a Speech by Conan O’Brien

Manner of Speaking

For example, when acknowledging former President George Bush Sr., “[B]ehind me sits a highly admired President of the United States and decorated war hero while I, a cable television talk show host, have been chosen to stand here and impart wisdom.  I pray I never witness a more damning example of what is wrong with America today.&# (0:45).

Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013: Trombetta & Assocs. $88K to make the world friendlier for cybercharters

Speaking Of...

As other Inquirer letters and editorials have shown, teacher compensation is not at all exorbitant. Are you a member? Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013 : Trombetta & Assocs. PA Special Education Funding Formula Commission Upcoming Meetings 1. link] “Asked to give Gov.

Where do the best speakers go to get better?

Executive Speech Coach

give this endorsement freely and without compensation. This book, "Stage Fright: 40 Stars Tell You How They Beat America's #1 Fear" has helped a bunch of people beat stage fright. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations. Thursday, January 21, 2010 Where do the best speakers go to get better?