The Focused Hustle 5 | August 2020

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AUGUST 2020 MUST LISTEN PODCASTS Here are this month’s must-listen podcasts: PR Strategies to Book More Business With Courtney Love Gavin Taking Productive Action Now With Brian Fanzo Adding Comedy to Live and Virtual With Judy Carter Trusting Yourself and Taking Risks With Jason O. The post The Focused Hustle 5 | August 2020 appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Class of 2020 Coming to NYC - Yes, You'll Have to Pony Up Broker Fee

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The standard broker fees had been 12% to 15% of the first year's rent. So, for the $2,500 a month one-bedroom apartment the broker fee, billed at 15%, would be $4,500. That means brokers can continue to charge their fees.

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Language - "Bluelining" Should Dominate Election 2020 Rhetoric

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Of course, the term "bluelining" should enter the rhetoric of Election 2020. Sliding scale fees. It's as simple - and legal - as billing a house, condo, coop, or rental at an extraordinarily high price. That puts in a play the new kind of discrimination.

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Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever?

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Are you wondering if 2020 will be your best speaking year ever? The post Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever? It’s a part of my DNA to always be striving for improvement. I just can’t help it! How about you? Are you always thinking about the next steps and how to improve?

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Boies Schiller Flexner Brand (2015 - 2020)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Attorney fees. Fees paid to attorneys.   In addition, Boies Schiller has experienced 31 partner departures in 2020. Legal malpractice. Breach of fiduciary duty. Vicarious liability. Unjust enrichment. Restitution  Those are the allegations in the lawsuit "Telebrands Corps and Bullhead.com v. David Boies, et al." " It had been filed last Thursday, reports Law.com , in Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division, Bergen County.

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Maybe 2003 Was A Very Good Year - Compared to 2020

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  However, compared to 2020, now I get it: 2003 was a very good year. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. That famous book on my 2003 ordeal is "Geezer Guts," which you can read for free here. "Geezer Guts" had more than a million downloads. Around the world other down-and-outs contacted me, saying they too considered merchandising the sale of a kidney.

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2020 - Older Professionals Conjure Up Dreams of Career Change

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  For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. It's a new year. So notions of career change may dance in many heads of older professionals.    The fantasy is heady.

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Out of Touch in 2020, Like Chris Matthews? - You Will Be Subjected to Public Crucifixion (if in a glam industry)

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  He or she could have clued Mathews in, with a lot of wit, about how people talk with one another in 2020. *. For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Maybe a non-glam career is the way to go. At least in these times when being out of touch with the times merits a public crucifixion. Weeks ago and into today it was and is the decades-ago behavior of Michael Bloomberg that hoisted him up on the cross. Now, put up on there alongside Bloomberg has been Chris Matthews.

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The Layoff - Media, Advice-Givers, Supposed Friends Stop the Platitudes

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After that, sliding scale fees. This week 1.1 million filed claims for unemployment. That's up, documents Forbes , from 963,000 last week.    And, it seems noble to jump in, as Forbes does, with wise counsel for those who have lost their livelihood.

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Complex Ghostwriting Process for E-books - Compensation = $2,5000 (yes, it's come to this)

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After that, sliding scale fees. Book ghostwriters had once been the elite in the field of communications. They were well-paid, all the way up to $100k a book. The average was about $40k. Also, they were treated with reverence.    That was then.

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The Virtual Political Convention: Another Blow to Journalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fee? The in-person political convention not only belonged to the politicos and those from Jersey City, New Jersey and Toledo, Ohio caught in a camera-panning.

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Retired at 50 (and other realities for the aging worker during COVID-19)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fee for dental care in Nogales can be a fourth of what it is in the U.S., The concept can be simple, such as providing services to the aging at a fee lower than what the competition is charging.  After that, sliding scale fees. Yet another COVID-19 shock.

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Corporate Onboarding: Should "The Scarlet Letter" Be Mandated Read?

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After that, sliding scale fees. Those misfits who couldn't make it in the old country set up the most powerful economy in the world in the new land. Much of that success the oddball Puritans achieved was by creating their own economic rules.

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Edelman's Job Just Got Lots More Challenging: Client Kodak Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit

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The plaintiffs are seeking damages, attorney fees and other costs. It was U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren who noticed there might be something rotten in the state of Denmark - metaphorically speaking.

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Language - How to Talk to Yourself about Work After Being Forced into Early Retirement

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After that, sliding scale fees. COVID-19 is forcing more and more older employees into early retirement, notes MarketWatch. That trend probably won't abate once the pandemic is over. So, careers are getting shorter. 

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Car Was Going Too Fast, Rabbit Not Fast Enough - For Whom the Bell Tolls

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"  Since March 2020, there has been so much suffering.   For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. Maybe the rabbit connected the dots and made the decision it was the lady with the bicycle whom he had to flee. I was wheeling my bike home. It was too loaded down with groceries for me to be able to balance on it. So I walked it home. In front of me was a rabbit. I stopped and stared. Maybe that was a fatal mistake - for him. The rabbit darted into the road.

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Sign of Very Strange Political Times: Record Number Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

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According to Enrolled Agents and Bambridge Accountants , during the first half of 2020, the percentage surged 1,210%. there is a fee involved to renounce citizenship. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. The political climate in the U.S.    Plus, the tax situation. Those are what had been driving a record number of Americans to renounce their citizenship.

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Coronavirus & Dow Down 400+ - It's the Uncertainty

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Even before this new virus started on its fatal journey around the world the Edelman Trust Barometer 2020 had documented the lack of trust in the major institutions: government, media, business, and NGOs (non-governmental organizations).  Sliding scale fees.

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How Week of January 26th Could Go for You

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Here are the predictions for each zodiac sign for this week from New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant. Not that the future is locked in.

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Liang Wudong, 62 - First Healthcare Hero in Coronavirus Crisis

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Today, medical doctor Liang Wudong died in China, reports The Guardian. His death at age 62 has been attributed to being on the front lines in treating coronavirus victims at the Hubei Xinhua Hospital. 

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Pivot: From Career to Just-Work

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According to the findings on the Current Population Survey, in April 2020 - only one month into COVID-19 - there had been a 7% uptick in the number of those who had been employed and suddenly fell into the retirement category.   For individual coaching – sliding scale fees.

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The Future of Your Work Life: Connecting the New Dots

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After that, sliding scale fees. The answers, as always, are all inside you. Only with so much turbulence in the world of work, it's more and more difficult to figure out what are the dots to connect and how. 

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Austerity Bumps Up Against Branding: Law Firm Hiring

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"The pullback in hiring is broadening from beyond the sectors initially affected [such as hospitality] … to white-collar areas such as law …"  - Gwynn Guilford, The Wall Street Journal , April 16, 2020. The other part is the JD Class of 2020.

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Forced to Develop Business in New Ways, Law Firms Give Marketers a Seat at the Table

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The self-employed marketers or whose services include some kinds of marketing lament about the low fees being offered them.   Here  are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. So much of law firm marketing involved pitching in-person. The continuum extended from the long meal in an upscale restaurant to a presentation on a hot topic such as sexual harassment. 

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In the Public Interest - Getting the Messaging Right

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So, price/fee cuts could be positioned and packaged as downright patriotic. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Save the economy. That's the subhead on the U.S. campaign to save the lives of those infected with the novel coronavirus.

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Week of January 26, in The Year of the Plague - What Edelman Trust Barometer Could Report in 2021

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" - William Watts, MarketWatch , January 25, 2020. Edelman Trust Barometer 2020 documents that. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees.

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The AAA Brand - Not What My Father Described to Me

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I purchased it for $800, plus fees and tax, from Point Place Power Sport s in Toledo. During the timeframe of March 2020 to when I donated that too to Kars4Kids in July 2020, it broke down five times.  Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. According to Nerd Wallet , maintaining a car puts us back, on average, more than $700 a month. Late last September, I decided to eliminate that fixed cost.

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The Very Peculiar Reward System in Law Firms v Corporations, Entrepreneurship, Wall Street Investing

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The law firm Quinn Emanuel request for a $185 million fee in getting the $3.7 In addition, there exists the public's outrage about high attorney fees.  Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. billion payment for insurers brought to the forefront the age-old question in billing: time v value.    In corporate that would be called "getting results" or "performance."

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How Does Group of 3 or More Make Decision about Pizza Toppings? - Survey Bob Dilenschneider Might Conduct

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. BTW, in the spirit of extreme promotion, this blog welcomes the author of "Decisions" to place, without the usual fee, a guest column on how to come back from a series of 3 or more bad decisions.

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The Alleged Sins of the Father - The Five Dulos Children

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. The downfall of one-time lux builder on the Gold Coast of Connecticut Fotis Dulos has reached this point: His lawyer Norm Pattis has become his spokesperson. Pattis is featured in the photo.

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That Little Matter of Missing a Court Date - Law Catches Up to Lori Vallow

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Failure to comply with court order to produce the children in Idaho on January 30th, 2020. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Blonde and beautiful. Suspicious death of her former spouse and brother.

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Impeachment Trial - Not The Greatest Show on Earth

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Their back offices, which should be filled with public relations types, can't put together what should have been the Greatest Show on Earth for 2020. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees.

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65+ Trike Made Me Hottie in Cold Midwest

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. It took  this to turn me into a hottie. And it's in the cold Midwest. I had an accident. Trauma. Post-accident State Farm more than doubled my rates. Double the trauma.

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News Corp's KNEWZ Takes on Google

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Could Rupert Murdoch be The Google Slayer? Maybe, in time. Yesterday his "baby" News Corp rolled out KNEWZ.

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Language - Purge Public Discourse of Term "Shocked"

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Too much has gone down in the 21st century and the media hasn't missed any of it.    So, civilization has reached the point of not being able to be shocked.

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Fotis Dulos Commits Suicide - Were Bail Issues the Tipping Point?

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. There could have been a setback in Fotis Dulos' bail status. He is on the left in the photo.

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Coronavirus - First Shoe to Fall

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Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. What impeachment? The influential conservative aggregator site Drudge Report is posting that information on the left hand side.

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Power Outage - Another Sector of Capitalism Getting Hit

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August 14, 2020. Instead of work billed on hours invested the fee will be determined by value created. Already that's the central issue in the $185 million fee Quinn Emanuel is requesting.  "The Utah Supreme Court’s unanimous vote on Thursday establishes a regulatory 'sandbox' for non-traditional legal providers and services, including entities with non-lawyer investment or ownership." " - Bloomberg Law.

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Loneliness Meme - Clickbait, But Goes Back to Garden of Paradise

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. Articles on loneliness - which is positioned and packaged as a killer - get lots of attention. Downright clickbait. Here is a recent one, about a loneliness survey in the UK, published on StudyFinds.

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

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And after lawyers took their fee in a shareholder lawsuit, I received less than 20 bucks. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. It was the scandal that ate right into investors' retirement accounts. I lost a bundle.

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The Occult - Booming Industry in Uncertain Times

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Some psychics have doubled their weekly business - and revenues - in 2020. As those in the occult loop explain, the wildness was expected right from the get-go in 2020 since there was a conjunction of Saturn and Pluto.   For individual coaching – sliding scale fees. When will COVID-19 get under control? Will I sell any houses this year? When will I find another job? Are they forcing me into early retirement?

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"Good Girls" - Rio, Beth Both Targeted

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The fee is $60k and the date is the following Friday. In the roller-coaster dark comedy "Good Girls" big-time danger looms for the two key players. Beth has hired a sniper to off Rio. The hit man is an oddball but he has plenty of clients. So, he must be good.

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Gilded Age - Is Coronavirus Putting End to All That?

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Without any change in national, state, and local politics (no, Americans won't have to wait until Election 2020 happens) there can be a level playing field. Here are 6 tips for search engine optimization (SEO) in 2020. Sliding scale fees. The Dow Jones is down today.

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