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2019 - Big Media Story Will Be Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's predictable that its own activities will be the big story of 2019. Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. More powerful than governments, business enterprises, and nutty leaders is the media.

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2019 - And, So Many Employers Still Getting Away with Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Employment Contracts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster.

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Your Medical Doctor - 1 in 7 Thinking about Suicide (and for a surprising reason)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. On the "doctor shows" on television you see MDs working tirelessly to save their patients' lives. 

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Cartoonish "he didn't do it" Campaign in Defense of Andy Lack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Of course, the long knives are out in the media world, pointed at the Andy Lack brand. He has been linked to both the Megyn Kelly and Matt Lauer disasters.    A scapegoat is required. That's just the way it is.

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"Blue Bloods" - Will It Make It to 10th Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. "Criminal Minds" has been renewed for 2019-2020 but that will be its last season.    The fate of "Blue Bloods" is still up in the air.

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Betting the Ranch on BigName - SmirkSmirk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. At NBC, Andy Lack could be scapegoated for the Megyn Kelly folly. At Yahoo, probably a lot of careers blew up over the Marissa Mayer no-results fly-by.    SmirkSmirk.

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I Can't Leave My Hairdresser

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Last night I wound up in a meltdown.    At about 2:20 in the afternoon I had my hair styled, shampooed, and blow-dried by Hannah at Great Clips, Austintown, Ohio.

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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough for These Unusual Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. LinkedIn Update, it turns out, is the Land of No Spin. Those tightly scripted (as well as the tightly wound) have few followers. Often their posts go without any likes or comments.

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SCOTUS Hands Major Victory to American Labor - Neil Gorsuch's Opinion a Surprise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Mandatory arbitration has been a flashpoint in American labor relations.

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Takeaway from "O" Magazine's Focus on Suicide: TALK

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The January 2019 special section on suicide in "O" has this takeaway: Talk. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. The simple act of one distressed human being opening up to someone, anyone who listens, can prevent suicide.

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"The Good Doctor" - Will Shaun Murphy Have His License Yanked?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. If the goings-on in "The Good Doctor" were occurring in real life, Shaun Murphy MD would have lost his license to practice medicine a few weeks into his residency.

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BigTech, Big Trouble If William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. If confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, William Barr could become the sheriff of Silicon Valley. He would have both the mission and the Department of Justice power to curb the power of large tech companies.

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YouTube Beefing Up Ban on Dangerous Challenges/Pranks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. As many know, a teenager died in a car accident when driving blindfolded a la meme in film "Bird Box."  "  That may or may not the tipping point for YouTube policies about what to ban.

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Labeled "Mentally Ill" - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. A colleague's 20-something son walked into a hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut. He spotted a computer room and sat down at a desktop. He typed in "I need help."

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Chris Watts' House to Be Auctioned Off - Would You Bid on It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In foreclosure, the house in which Chris Watts and his family lived will be auctioned off this coming April. It had been purchased in May 2013 for $392,709. There remains almost a $350k mortgage on it.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Could Become New Sheriff of Wall Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Banks, hedge funds, and insurers will all be scrutinized by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez if the majority of Democrats approve her for the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. Most watchers expect she will be voted in.

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Academia's Power Game - Often More Brutal than Corporate Machiavellianism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Retired Michigan State University political science professor William Jacoby has been accused by the school of sexual harassment of two graduate students. One was matriculating at MSU, the other at the University of Michigan.

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Alphabet's Andy Rubin Crisis - Now, 2 Shareholder Derivative Lawsuits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Last week the ghost of the massive payout to Andy Rubin returned to haunt Alphabet, parent of Google. As many recall, an internal investigation found credible an employee complaint of sexual harassment by Android phone executive Rubin.

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NBC: Andy Lack Could Be Scapegoated for Megyn Kelly Expensive Train Wreck

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. The negotiation part of Megyn Kelly's exit from NBC ended last Friday. The former Fox political commentator got her full $69 million, despite an early departure from her contract. 

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"The Last Days of John F. Kennedy Jr." - More 1950s PRish Than Documentary

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. There are those of a certain age who remain suckers for photos and videos of the Kennedy clan. I belong to that category. So that's why I continued with the two-hour ABC presentation of "The Final Days of John F.

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Steve Cohen Brand - Long Way from Restored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This will be a closely watched drama in 2019. Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. In the good old days of SAC, master of the universe Steve Cohen averaged about a 30% ROI for investors. That was then.

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No, Owned Media/Social Media Not Enough - New Must-Do Is Using Third-Party Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Everything changes. Especially in how to promote products, services, brands, causes, points of view, ideas, and oneself. Now, it's back to the soul-wrenching experience of getting placements and being quoted in third-party media.

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Bloodbath Expected in Stock Markets - Businesses Have to Re-Think Pricing Strategy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who manage to navigate the fear-based environment of 2019 will be flexible in our pricing.   Here are 4 tips for marketing and sales for 2019: Position and package yourself as existing to help, not sell. It is 6:29 A.M. New York Time.

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Will America Really Embrace Do Not Disturb Movement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In Europe, the Do Not Disturb movement is catching on. Essentially, it's about allowing employees to fully clock out after the work day is over. 

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"Law & Order SVU" - The Girl Who Didn't Think She Was Pretty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. The plot line was complex.    Last night's episode of "Law & Order SVU" began with a distraught young woman running barefoot, ringing doorbells, asking for help. She claimed she had been raped.

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The Generations Loving Golf - Screwed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In the mid 1990s, we ambitious professional women were encouraged to learn how to play golf. Sure, it was a difficult sport and not cheap. But the networking opportunities were positioned and packaged as growing and growing. 

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Balance - Terrible Thing to Wish on a Professional

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Lately, I made a lot of money. That's because I grabbed the assignments a well-funded client needed to have done immediately. You bet, achieving work/life balance never crossed my mind. I put in the long hours.

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Nancy Pelosi - No Brain Freeze/Slurred Words Matt Drudge Always Reports

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. For those of us who follow the Drudge Report, it was a surprise that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke on national television last night. She was commenting on the U.S. President's speech about the need for The Wall. 

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Creating the Speech for your Message - Q&A

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Get your 30 minute consult by emailing me at rich.hopkins@gmail.com. Don't let 2019 go by without you finally getting your message on stage Follow up Facebook Live Q&A.

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Robert Blake, Freddie Murphy, and All the Rest of Us Who Didn't Love Ourselves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com.   Big trials are big drama.    So, no surprise, last week ABC's "20/20" featured a two-hour presentation of the criminal and civil trials connected with the murder of grifter Bonny Bakley.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - Patron Saint of Out of the Box Thinking

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Political and media phenomenon Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is giving professionals "permission" to think out of the box. After U.S. president Donald Trump's wall speech, it was her comments which got big play. On Twitter she has 2.2

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Dallas Morning News Cuts 4% of Workforce, Including 20 Newsroom Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. Another sad day for newsroom employees. The Dallas Morning News announced that to survive and eventually scale it had to lay off 4% of its employees. Of those, 20 are associated with the newsroom.

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Post-Smartphone - Return to Normal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In the influential The Wall Street Journal Timothy Martin and Sarah Krouse chronicle the ending of the era of the smartphone - at least in terms of the technology's control over us.

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American Patriot Daily Conducts Poll If SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Should Retire

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. On the conservative Drudge Report, there is a link to a poll conducted by the alt-right American Patriot Daily.

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Experts on Measuring Gig Economy Admit Flawed Studies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. Again, we get the message: Beware of what the experts assert. Twice, Alan Kruger and Lawrence Katz had conducted surveys of supposed gig-economy workers.

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Wellness: A Nation Deluded

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. Somehow the message has gotten out there that wellness will prevent death. 

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CBS News - Tough Challenge Taking on ABC's David Muir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. On the 6:30 P.M. News on ABC, anchor David Muir has become the youthful version of Walter Cronkite. Muir is able to lead the nation in sorting out the events of the day. You bet, he is a father figure.

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"FBI" - Chemistry Between the Characters, Finally

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. On iconic television crime shows such as "Without a Trace," it's all about relationships among the characters.

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"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Brilliant Portrayal of Self-Hate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. Freddie Mercury, who became lead singer in British band Queen, was filled with self-hate. The meme of how not liking yourself is so destructive permeates the smash hit film "Bohemian Rhapsody."

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FBI Investigation - Tipping Point?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Before the campaign leading up to the presidential election of 2016, much that is being documented or speculated about Donald Trump would have been unthinkable. Now, what has been proved or alleged simply seems as The Usual in TrumpWorld.

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Disruption: You Can Get the JD Online (but you better be smarter than the standard applicant)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Given that the Socratic method had been standard in much of legal education, few anticipated that studying for the JD could take place primarily online. But that's what has been happening.

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How to Overcome Analysis Paralysis to Make the Best Possible Decision

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Consult your Team or a Group of Experts. Many people who believe they’re not good at making decisions are actually not all that bad at coming up with the right decision; provided they can overcome their tendency of overthinking and procrastinating decision making.

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