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

I help, not sell. It was believed that class action gender discrimination lawsuit - "Dawn Knepper et al. Ogletree" - would be another blockbuster.

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Trending Sources

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. On the "doctor shows" on television you see MDs working tirelessly to save their patients' lives.    In real life, they have less time to care for patients because of the demands of inputting data about each interaction.

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Gillette's "We Believe" Commercial = Product Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell.   Branding Content-provider Online video Personal Musings Selling Values Web/TechGillette wants us to believe it comes to praise the values of the #MeToo Movement.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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. Now, comes a cartoonish defense.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. "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

I help, not sell. 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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Raw Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough for These Unusual Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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. Those who flash raw sincerity are the ones who pull in the attention. And keep it.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. Mandatory arbitration has been a flashpoint in American labor relations. In order to be onboarded, many employees have to sign employment contracts agreeing to binding confidential arbitration instead of the right to take their complaint to court.

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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. I help, not sell. The simple act of one distressed human being opening up to someone, anyone who listens, can prevent suicide.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. Books Branding careers Current Affairs Games legal Media Personal Musings Selling Values Web/TechLast week the ghost of the massive payout to Andy Rubin returned to haunt Alphabet, parent of Google.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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. Given his autistic syndrome, he does get distracted during medical procedures.

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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.   Branding Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Selling

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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. That's the old selling as non-selling

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BigTech, Big Trouble If William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from the stock price of large tech corporations to how they retrieve, manage, and sell data. I help, not sell. If confirmed as U.S. Attorney General, William Barr could become the sheriff of Silicon Valley.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. Content-provider Current Affairs DigitalInfluencer Games Media Personal Musings Selling Web/Tech Weblogs WritingEverything changes. Especially in how to promote products, services, brands, causes, points of view, ideas, and oneself.

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YouTube Beefing Up Ban on Dangerous Challenges/Pranks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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

I help, not sell. I help, not sell. 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." " He lucked out. He got it.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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. Watts, now in prison, has been notified of the auction.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Could Become New Sheriff of Wall Street

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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

I help, not sell. 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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NBC: Andy Lack Could Be Scapegoated for Megyn Kelly Expensive Train Wreck

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - Patron Saint of Out of the Box Thinking

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In order to sell, be it dinner reservations for Valentine's Day or receiving treatment for opioid addiction, those pitching have to get our attention. I help, not sell.

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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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The Generations Loving Golf - Screwed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In addition, if they want to or have to sell their houses they are facing a perfect storm. Now they are coming to the reality that they have to sell below what they paid - sometimes a lot below.  I help, not sell.

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Will America Really Embrace Do Not Disturb Movement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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.    Software of various kinds will inform the employers that the employees are not available.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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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Balance - Terrible Thing to Wish on a Professional

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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. I put up with the stressed state of operating at a fast pace.

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Post-Smartphone - Return to Normal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Personal Musings Selling Simplification Values Web/Tech Writing

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iPhone - Shelf Life Expiring As Must-Have Cool

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, I can swing by the tech store in Youngstown, Ohio which sells used hardware. Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. careers Content-provider Current Affairs Games Intuitive Personal Musings Selling Values Voodoo Web/Tech

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. 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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Robert Blake, Freddie Murphy, and All the Rest of Us Who Didn't Love Ourselves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell.   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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Financial Services Industry - Shift from Retirement to "Next"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Houses aren't selling. During Q3, I overhauled how I market and sell. Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com – I help, not sell. careers SellingRetirement.    That was invented in the late 19th century.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. On the conservative Drudge Report, there is a link to a poll conducted by the alt-right American Patriot Daily. Anyone can vote on the issue of whether SCOTUS Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should retire or is she still competent to perform her duties. At this time (12.20

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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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Vendors to Law Firms - The Millennial Client

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I help, not sell. Personal Musings SellingBaby boomer and silent gen law partners are resisting retirement. After all, funding decades of living without earned income from work is scary. Also, as is obvious, leaving the workforce turns professionals invisible.

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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

I help, not sell. 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

I help, not sell. 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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