Time Travel by Dateline Back to Christmas Eve 2002 - Laci Peterson Is Missing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  On Christmas Eve 2002, Scott Peterson, the spouse, called Laci's mother to find out if his wife was there. Dateline did an interesting thing tonight. The series revisited the  Peterson double murder  17 years after 8th-month pregnant Laci Peterson disappeared. Months later, both her torso and the fetus she was carrying - whom she had named Conner - had washed up in the bay. 

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Mitt Romney In 2002: “I’m A Big Believer In Getting Money Where The Money Is…In Washington”

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized conservative dc liberal Mitt Romney tax washington

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Roger Ebert: He lost the fight against cancer which he began in 2002

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like Christopher Hitchens, film critic Roger Ebert chronicled his battle with cancer.    Today he lost that battle, reports THE NEW YORK TIMES which quotes him as telling ESQUIRE, "When I'm writing, my problems become invisible." " His taste and mine in film were perfectly aligned so I always found his reviews brilliant.    How I will miss him.    We have lost yet another giant in communications.

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Soledad O’Brien Grills GOP Senator About Cutting Food Stamps: ‘You Voted For It’ In 2002 and 2008

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized budget Fiscal Cliff food stamps jeff sessions Soledad O’Brien taxes

2002 40

10 Ways to Love Your Voice!

Kate's Voice

World Voice Day is a day to celebrate your remarkable voice. It was started in 2002 by otolaryngologists and other voice professionals who wanted to focus awareness on the use, care, and problems associated with the human voice. This Friday, April 16, is World Voice Day.

2010 184

Maybe, Just Maybe, Wilpons Don't Want to Sell Mets - Reportedly Made Things Tough for Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Wilpons, led by Fred Wilpon, purchased the Mets franchise in 2002.  Are the Wilpons reluctant sellers? Could be. This is the second time it is reported that late in negotiations they changed the terms and conditions of the deal to sell a majority stake in the Mets. The first had been in 2011 when another master of the universe David Einhorn also ran up against modifications and walked. Now, CBS Sports reports that hedge funder Steve Cohen might also be walking.

2020 40

French Speaking Mitt Romney Attack Ad Targets SC Voters

TJ Walker Interactive

This ad showed footage of Mitt Romney speaking French during the 2002 Olympics. AmericanLP released its first TV ad, “French Romney” back in December. In text, the ad scrolled verbatim quotes from Romney stating all of his past liberal positions on controversial issues in a way that is similar to movie translations. Talking Points Memo [.]. Communications Government & Politics French mittromney south carolina

2002 40

Respect for the Dead Isn't Due - The Legacy of Bernie Ebbers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That kicked off in 2002. It was the scandal that ate right into investors' retirement accounts. I lost a bundle. And after lawyers took their fee in a shareholder lawsuit, I received less than 20 bucks. Like Enron, WorldCom was involved in an accounting scandal. The chief executive officer Bernie Ebbers had been in the loop on that one. In 2005, he began his 25-year sentence for securities fraud. A few months ago he had been granted early release for medical reasons.

2020 40

Linguist/Activist Noam Chomsky Goes to U of AZ, Leaves MIT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, he had officially retired from MIT. The University of Arizona knows how to get its name in the news.    That institution of higher education, based in Tucson, Arizona, was the first to allow applicants to its law school to take GRE, instead of the LSAT. Now, it is announcing that iconic linguist-turned-activ ist Noam Chomsky is joining the university. He will be leaving MIT where he has had emeritus status.

2002 40

Trent Lott, The Unforgiven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The classic example had been this: In 2002 he praised U.S. The world order changed with death of George Floyd. The new one has no place for Trent Lott - the man from Mississippi who had made good. So it's expected that Squire Patton Boggs would cut its ties with him. Since 2010, Lott had been one of its heavyweight lobbyists, with clients ranging from Airbus to Nissan. At the time Lott was working in his own lobbying boutique.

2020 40

Glam World of CBS News, Including "60 Minutes" - 60 Laid Off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  During the crash of 2002 -2009, on the Gold Coast of Connecticut, professional services players were starving. Uneasy lies the head which works in glam. That, of course, is a paraphrase of an iconic line from Shakespeare's "Henry IV." " And, it is a meme which is dominating high-profile media. There were the layoffs at Conde Nast. Remember not being invited to the Vanity Fair Academy Awards party?

2020 40

Create a PowerPoint handout from selected slides

PowerPoint Tips

2001 2002 2003 2004 2005. A subscriber ask me how she could create a printed handout that contains only some of the slides in the presentation. She wanted to create a handout with 3 slides per page. Here are the steps: For PowerPoint 2010. Choose File> Print. In the Settings area, the first item will say Print All Slides. Click the down arrow and choose Custom Range. A box will appear, labeled “Slides.” Enter the slides that you want to print. For example, 1-3, 4, 6, 7-9.

US the Extreme Optimistic about Healing - Lesson from Duthch iGener Noa Pothoven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, the Netherlands became one of the nations which allowed euthanasia for non-terminal conditions. What was and is required is a comprehensive review of the situation.    As the Daily Mail reports, member of iGen - Nao Pothoven - passed the review. She died at home through assisted suicide. Molested as a child, she couldn't shake off that degrading trauma. No, not everyone heals.

2019 40

Case Studies of Career Changes (1987 - present) - Dale Carnegie Systems Nudges Us Out of Our Comfort Zones

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is, until the 2002 recession. 9/11 put the nail in the coffin of my dying industry.    My field might have come back in several years. But, before then there were bills to pay.

2020 56

4 Ways to Become a Charismatic Speaker

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Communicating your presentation idea alone won’t be enough to convince your audience. You should also have the charismatic appeal to enhance your credibility and complement your central message. A likeable image is what leaves them swayed, in awe, and wanting more. It attracts people’s interest and engages them to listen, thus, helping business relationships to nourish. If you want to project credibility and win everyone’s trust, then work on boosting your likeability factor.

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Steve Cohen - Is His Luck Running Out?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Since 2002, Villhauer had been Cohen's #1 trader. Steve Cohen is the investment genius with seemingly a 1,000 lives. For example, he had been able to duck having criminal whatever personally slapped on him by former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District New York Preet Bharara. Some of his employees went to the slammer. Sure he had to shut down SAC Capital but his wealth could absorb that. He ran the vestige of that as a family office. 

2017 40

Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. Myth #1: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. You’ve most likely heard that 7% of your message comes from what you say, 38% from your tone of voice, and 55% from your body language. There’s no credible evidence that these figures apply to normal day-to-day conversations and presentations.

2010 194

StumbeUpon - Tragedy Of Yet Another Early Adopter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, when founded, it performed the service of selecting and presenting interesting content on the Internet. "San Francisco-based content discovery company StumbleUpon is laying off about 70 [out of 100-person workforce] between its offices here and in New York after failing to secure additional funding, VentureBeat reported." " - Marlize van Romburgh, Silicon Valley Business Journal, August 11, 2015. Here is the article.

2015 50

Jack Malone on "Without a Trace" - Among the flawed heroes of 21st century TV

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Without a Trace," which started in 2002, went off the air in 2009. Along with Tony Soprano and Walter White, there had been Jack Malone, played by Anthony LaPaglia. Since his series - "Without a Trace" - was on network television, Malone is more well-known than those two other flawed male characters. "The Sopranos" was on HBO. "Breaking Bad" had been on AMC. All three engaged us with their own suffering and the suffering they caused others.

2016 43

Do you still believe these three public speaking myths?

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). These widely-believed public speaking myths put pressure on you to do things which are not necessary. Myth #1: It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. You’ve most likely heard that 7% of your message comes from what you say, 38% from your tone of voice, and 55% from your body language. There’s no credible evidence that these figures apply to normal day-to-day conversations and presentations.

2010 178

Interview: Wendy Hanson – Sassy Lady

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

During Googlersquo;s formative years of 2002 to 2009, Wendy coached their teams and executives. Wendy Hanson helps startups and legacy companies act more aggressively, create more accountability and be more innovative. By shifting the culture, she helps teams communicate more clearly and work with focus. As an entrepreneur, Wendy loves helping other women entrepreneurs. She co-authored The Sassy Ladies’ Toolkit for Start-up Businesses, which received the [.]

2011 119

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

But instead of saying, "I've been with ACME Magnets for ten years," you could say "I've been with ACME Magnets since 2002, the first year the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl." If you're not a football fan, maybe you'll say, "I started at ACME Magnets in 2002, the year Shrek won the first Best Animated Feature Award at the Oscars." Last night, hubby and I attended a dinner hosted by one of the distributors he works with in his job at a specialty foods store.

Christopher McCowen - Public Relations Push for New Trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When she had been raped and murdered in her home on Cape Cod, that became  The Real- Life Crime Story  of 2002. She was a brandname fashion writer for glam publications such as Elle. Her father was a Harvard-educated lawyer. She had dated one of Gloria Vanderbuilt's sons - Christopher Stokowski. Later there were books.

2017 40

Charity Gig Invite - Craig and Lois (1 night only)

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Tuesday’s child have been played on both national and international radio, and one of their tracks even reached #1 on the SA Rock Digest music charts in 2002. Hi Friends. You have been asking us when we are going to play next, so now you have an answer, next month! I hope that you will be able to join us (more details below the advert). Craig. Lois and Craig Strachan will be playing a selection of covers and their own songs. Saturday 25 April. 1st Pinelands Scout Hall.

Gig 100

35 Questions Mitt Romney Must Answer About Bain Capital Before The Issue Can Go Away

TJ Walker Interactive

Surely someone from Bain occasionally called you up and asked your opinion about something work related from 1999 to 2002. You earned at least $100,000 as an executive from Bain in 2001 and 2002, separate from investment earnings according to filings with State of Massachusetts. In 2002, you are listed as one of two managing members of Bain Capital Investors LLC in its annual report.

1999 64

Roman Catholicism Brand - Bad to Have on Resume

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After the Boston Globe first broke the story of clergy sexual abuse in 2002, parish schools began to close down. Nine minutes ago, on The Wall Street Journal , Ian Lovett published an article about how badly the ongoing global sex abuse scandal has damaged Roman Catholicism. That brand had been one of the most powerful and enduring.    That was then.

2018 43

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal Reaches into Vatican - Cardinal George Pell Charged

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It had been the Boston Globe which broke the story of sexual abuse of young boys by Boston Metro Catholic priests in 2002. The Roman Catholic Church's sexual abuse scandal is not over. In fact, a new investigation is reaching right into the Vatican. USA Today reports: "Cardinal  George Pell, 76, is chief financial adviser to Pope Francis and the highest ranking Vatican official to be charged in the church's ongoing sex abuse scandal that goes back decades."

2017 40

IM, Text, and Tweet…Oh My!

DeFinis Communications

From 2001 to 2002, text messages leapt from 30 million sent to nearly 1 billion. The overwhelming proliferation of Instant Messaging (IM), text messages, and Twitter has long placed linguists on alert. The seamless incorporation of these media into everyday life and communication is astounding. Records also show that in March 2008, over 3 million Twitter messages (tweets) were posted daily. The world has certainly “shrunk,” but has speech quality diminished as well?

2009 109

Roman Catholic Church in America - Another Attack on the Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many recall back in 2002, the Boston Glob e broke the story of the sexual abuse of young boys by Roman Catholic priests and the church's cover-ups. The Roman Catholic Church had been among the most powerful and enduring brands globally. Over the centuries, it scaled, setting the rules for the behavior and even thinking processes of billions. Regarding the latter, even having "impure thoughts" was a sin that had to be confessed to a priest.

2020 40

Emotion in Presentations

Professionally Speaking...

And with the success of the presentation behind him, he was then free to enjoy the bottle of 2002 Dom Perignon he was given. . Just before the holidays, a dear friend and colleague of mine emailed me to get some advice on how to maintain emotional control during a presentation. He was closing his business of twenty years and was being given a farewell party by his biggest client.

2011 126

Why the stickiest idea in presenting is just plain wrong

Speaking about Presenting

31 October 2002). Albert Mehrabian. The stickiest idea in presenting and public speaking is that the meaning of your message is communicated by: Your words 7%. Your body language 38%. Your tone of voice 55%. This is the Mehrabian formula first proposed by Albert Mehrabian in 1967. Despite being wrong, it’s still being propagated 42 years later. And it’s being propagated by some well-respected experts in the presentation training industry.

Ideas 215

SuperStar Catholics - A Very Different Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, The Boston Globe broke the story. Roman Catholic clergy were sexually abusing young boys. Eventually, the priest John J. Goeghan was sent to prison. There, no surprise, he was murdered. Then began a new era - and not a positive one - for Roman Catholicism. It also ended the time of Catholic superstars. Among them had been: Thomas Merton. Clare Boothe Luce. Graham Greene. Fulton Sheen. John F.

2019 43

tuesday’s child perform charity gig

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

They have been played on both national and international radio, and one of their tracks even reached #1 on the SA Rock Digest music charts in 2002. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Person: Craig Strachan. Company Name: The John Whiffen Golden City Memorial Trust. Phone Number: 082 789 3899. FAX Number: 021 788 3884. Email Address: craig@johnwhiffen.co.za. Website URL: www.johnwhiffen.co.za.

Gig 100

Abedin/Weiner May/December Marriage Has First Contested Divorce Hearing in New York Supreme Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was 2002. Huma Abedin is now 41 years old. Her estranged husband Anthony Weiner is currently 53. This could have been positioned and packaged as a classic May-December marriage when they tied the knot in 2010. She had the youth and exotic beauty. He had the power and know-how to navigate the D.C. scene as well as that of New York City. That was then. Today, they arrived separately to the New York Supreme Court.

2017 40

Steven Dym and His Family - Why Tragedy Is an Art Form

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the past, Dym contributed more than $4,000 to the 2002  failed campaign of Andrew Cuomo for governor of the state of New York. Law & Order" launches it new series-True Crimes-this fall. The first segment tries to make sense of the murder of wealthy parents by the Menendez brothers. If that programming succeeds and remains a regular on television, it might also examine the apparent suicide-murder in the family of Steven Dym.

2017 40

Ghostwriters/Speechwriters - Yes, It's A Sellers' Market (Actually, Any Market Can Be)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, when corporate executives were going low profile and budgets were slashed post-9/11, I recognized I had to get a new kind of pitching edge. "306 responses came into my help-wanted on Mediabistro.com for a ghostwriter." " That's what a recruiter for tech companies gleefully told me. "So." " That was my response.

2015 53

"Creative Class" Theory by Richard Florida Discredited - Politicos should run like hell

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, a professor in Pittsburgh - Richard Florida - rose to fame.  His book "The Rise of the Creative Class" posited that economic development blossoms when those "creative" types move in.  A rising tide lifts all boats.  Not so, it's been found.  Actually when they arrive inequality increases.   In THE NEW REPUBLIC, Alec MacGillis describes the descrediting of both the theory and practice of the creative-class economic development.

"Buy Side" - Some Guys Have All the Fun

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Plus he was able to rent an apartment in Manhattan back in 2002 for more than nine thousand a month. "Buy Side: A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess" will probably encourage members of Generation Z to do whatever to get into that game. Its author Turney Duff captures a world of power, wealth, drugs, booze and babes.    What could be better?

2014 43

How To Create Online Courses

SlideModel

Developed by David Merril in 2002, this model integrates the five principles of learning: Task-centered : Every student should be able to relate to the problems and tasks described in the course. The e-learning industry keeps growing at a rapid pace. By 2025, it is expected to reach $325 billion , up from the estimated $107 billion last year. What’s even more interesting is that online courses specifically comprise $46 billion of the total e-learning market.

Surviving the mini-presentation: Your self-introduction

Speak Schmeak

But instead of saying, "I've been with ACME Magnets for ten years," you could say "I've been with ACME Magnets since 2002, the first year the New England Patriots won the Super Bowl." If you're not a football fan, maybe you'll say, "I started at ACME Magnets in 2002, the year Shrek won the first Best Animated Feature Award at the Oscars." Last night, hubby and I attended a dinner hosted by one of the distributors he works with in his job at a specialty foods store.

Three Women, One Mission: Peace

DeFinis Communications

In 2002 Gbowee founded the movement Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace. In 1903, two years after the Nobel Foundation was established, a Nobel Prize was awarded to a woman, Marie Curie, for the first time. Women have been winning Nobel Prizes ever since, but in very small numbers compared to their male colleagues. But is the trend possibly turning?

2011 135

Crazy? So? Vincent Van Gogh Did Self-Portaint When Psychotic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2002, she won the MacArthur Genius Award ($500,000 was the monetary part). Johns Hopkins professor Kay Jamison documented the correlation between creativity and mental illness. That was in her breakthrough book "An Unquiet Mind," which remains a brisk seller. Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Here it can be ordered. Incidentally, Jamison herself struggles with a bipolar disorder and had attempted suicide.

2020 43

Happening in Las Vegas

Humor Power

Since 2002 he has published over 450 articles on conversation skills and has been a guest expert on radio talk shows. Talking with the Stars. A New Event to Energize the Art of Conversation. Loren Ekroth, publisher of Better Conversations newsletter, has created a new competition like the successful Dancing with the Stars TV show. In Talking with the Stars , pairs of speakers draw a random topic, then they explore it extemporaneously while connecting with the audience.