AA & America's Legal System

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) across America, attending are those "sentenced" by the court. This month, Joe Miller published "US of AA: How the Twelve Steps Hijacked the Science of Alcoholism."

America Grows Up - Optimism Goes Lite

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But only rather recently is America, the new land filled with opportunity, coming to embrace that there are no happy endings. " Here is my article published on that. The Rhode Island Supreme Court tossed the class action lead paint public nuisance long-running lawsuit.

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Talking about Presentation Zen with my publisher

Presentation Zen

While my wife and kids were checking out the Americas Cup down the street, my publisher Nancy Ruenzel and I sat down for a chat in the Peachpit Press studio. It''s hard to believe that it has been six years since Peachpit Published my first book, Presentation Zen.

Trust So Broken: Medical Doctors in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Much further east, in New England, Boston Magazine publishes a scathing expose. In Ohio, a medical doctor looking like the earnest boy next door - William Husel - is arrested. He is charged with 25 counts of murder for allegedly administering fatal doses of fentanyl. 

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Benjamin Franklin - America's First Public Relations Player

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" #5,310 on Amazon, even though published more than a decade ago. Overall, Franklin was the most effective ambassador for the emerging America, both domestically and abroad. "American individualists sometimes boast of not worrying about what others think.

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America's Founding Fathers - Way Too Human

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Way back in 2012, Jon Meacham published a candid biography of Thomas Jefferson. The originalists are convinced that the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted according to the mindsets of the Founding Fathers. Those originalists range from the late U.S.

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People I’m Grateful for #10 – Harlequin Publishing – A Publisher Gets It Right

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

What do Harvard Business Publishing and Harlequin – the publisher of a gazillion romance novels – have in common?    The romance novel publisher has a devoted following of mostly women who devour its books, and Harlequin has helped them create a community that talks about a great deal more than the torrid fiction itself.    I’m hoping that some traditional publishers read Eleanor’s words and say to themselves, “Why don’t we do that?”

Thought Leadership - Remember America Not Founded By "Downton Abbey" Aristocracy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's part of America's ethos of anti-intellectualism.   In public speaking and publishing, shrewd thought leaders factor in this anti-intellectual bias. Media coverage of negative developments tends to include the academic pedigree of those involved.

2015 69

Corey Lewandowski - Bad Vibes for Make America Great Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In PR Week , Diana Bradley published "7 quick reactions to Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski's battery charge." What we seem to be experiencing in the Make America Great Again campaign is a rage-is-good ethos.

2016 56

The Marketing of Everything: America's Dirty Little Secret That Must Be Kept Under Wraps

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That message is published on the bible of public of public relations Odwyerpr.com.  In his signature book "The Marketing Imagination," he admitted that America is ambivalent about marketing. For many holidays, The Dilenschneider Group (DGI) creates a commentary.

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Old in America: Rejection Fatigue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It has been published in VITAL SPEECHES OF THE DAY Download NYSBAtalkinVITALSPEECHESOFDAY. No one will admit it but bloggers tend to burn out, at least at a particular site.    Say they are knocking out those posts for seven months on managing personal finances. 

The Op-Ed - 4 Tips To Get It Published In Influential Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The trick, though, is to craft the op-ed so that it is published in influential media.   "America Has Gotten Stuck" will not attract attention. Of course, that op-ed was published in The Wall Street Journal.

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"Road to Character" v. "The Real Life M.B.A." - America Struggles To Be Re-Born

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Women were allowed into the workplace in Corporate America. Has America finally reached the tipping point? Do " It was published in mid April. " America knows how to do business.

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Messy Is Good - Just Look at Success of Chaotic Make America Great Again Campaign

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's exactly why Harford published his new book on October 4, 2016. So many of the tactics which have made Donald Trump's campaign successful relied on creating chaos. Economist and journalist Tim Harford labels that maneuver "messy."

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Still, 2 Americas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Here I published an article on them at college-age Download 0611_FRAGILEGEN.  Then there is the other America.    America is still 2 places, isn't it?  The other day, one of those over-involved parents called me to bid on copy-editing an ezine.    Of course it was on "parenting," a term that has become as puzzling to people of common sense as "war is peace."  "  After all, what she et al.

Like Left-Handedness, Introversion Had Been Punished, At Least in America (and, still is)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite the old publishing date, the book ranks #311 on Amazon.   Takeaway: The freedom to be an open introvert has to become a major rights issue in America. My younger sister, born in 1954, was and is left-handed. You bet she was punished at home and in school.

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WALL STREET JOURNAL Op-eds: Contrarian Nassir Ghaemi gets published

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"How can we get our client's opinion-editorial [op-ed] published in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL?"   Thanks to that insight, I penned an op-ed for president Jimmy Lee which had been published in NEWSWEEK.  Publish a book. 

The Aging - America's 21st Century Version of "The Invisible Man" (5 Game-Changers)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 1952, Ralph Ellison published "The Invisible Man." " That captured the enforced perceptional non-presence of African-Americans in American society. It was a different time.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Be a ghostwriter like myself or scan help-wanted on Craigslist and you realize that the old-fashioned fantasy of publishing a best-seller is still embedded in the national consciousness, at least outside southern California.    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. 

Aging in America: Beats what youth faces

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I assumed "it" would be horrific: Aging in America.    A few years ago I even published a manifesto declaring that I was determined to navigate those challenges Download Geezerguts.    That Made-in-America monster nearly ate me alive most of my life.  "  After he achieved a mindset of nonattachment about becoming a published author, his work found a publisher.

America, Land of Individuals: When there's a setback, we have no one to blame but overselves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In America the land of individualism, success tastes especially sweet because the assumption is that we singlehandedly created that whatever.    Here is that talk which had been published in VITAL SPEECHES OF THE DAY.   Perhaps self hate has become America's most viable export.   However, a professional setback comes to be framed in our unconsciousness as our fault. 

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God Bless America: Hustlers like Andrew Young Can Always Make a Buck

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America is the land of hustlers.    God bless America, which made this possible.   My print book OVER-50: HOW WE KEEP WORKING will be published.    Just read Saul Bellow's take on that in his 1949 novel THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH.    The first sentence reads: "I am an American, Chicago born." 

Fewer Bad Guys/Bad Gals: Do a show or publish a book?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Why else is "America's Most Wanted" so effective in catching criminals, Craigslist users taking the time to expose scams, and "Judge Judy" the most popular program on daytime TV.  It got that bad.   Even the isolated Everyman and Everywoman will do something to lessen the number of bad guys/bad girls out there. 

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Virtual pal helps autistic kids make social connections

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Researchers at Northwestern University are helping autistic children participate in conversations by using life-sized, computer-animated virtual peers By Paul Lima Special to the Globe and Mail Published on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009 An early childhood neurological disorder, autism is one of the fastest-growing developmental disabilities in North America – with a new case diagnosed nearly every 20 minutes. Tags: Published Articles autism special needs technology special needs

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Are the Belgians Trolling American Beer Drinkers?

Dahle Communication

And not just any beer, but America! In case you haven't heard, this summer, Budweiser is changing it's name to America until the end of the election in November.   Could this be just a slight mockery of America and the state of our elections this year?

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Are the Belgians Trolling American Beer Drinkers?

Dahle Communication

And not just any beer, but America! In case you haven't heard, this summer, Budweiser is changing it's name to America until the end of the election in November. Apparently they made the switch " to inspire drinkers to celebrate America and Budweiser's shared values of freedom and authenticity.   Could this be just a slight mockery of America and the state of our elections this year?

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Rajat Gupta's "Mind Without Fear" - Perils of the Premature Memoir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's  the game in America where success usually is fleeting.  In America, he might have impeded comeback dynamics through his memoir "Mind Without Fear." " Published in late March of 2019, it does have a bit of thought leadership material. 

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More Shade Thrown on Higher Education - This Time, It's about Textbooks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many aspects of higher education in America have been labeled "broken."  " publishers and on-campus bookstores collaborated in creating the Inclusive Access Model. The key publishers involved include Cengage, Pearson, and McGraw-Hill.

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NY Post Releases More Melania Photos - These with Lesbian/S-M Themes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They were published as an exclusive by the New York Post.    Now the New York Post has published another batch of exclusive photos. The Trump Make America Great Again campaign has been having a bad couple of days. 

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Obituaries - What Will Be First Few Sentences In Henry Kissinger's?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With his huge and enduring brandname, long-form obituaries of Henry Kissinger will be published just about everywhere. Will his career and presence in the corridors of power be positioned and packaged as the worst to befall America or necessary Machiavellianism?

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Felicity Huffman - Green Becomes Her

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One-time star of "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman has become the symbol of the push to return America to the land of equality (or, at least the mythology about that). There is no nuance about that in America.   The Daily Mail has published a photo of Huffman in her prison greens (no, not orange) in the federal correctional facility in Dublin, California.

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"Chicago P.D." Raises Questions about Artificial Intelligence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently, Science published the study by Ziad Obermeyer and his team at the University of California - Berkeley. Questioning of artificial intelligence extends from formal research to pop culture.

Communicate Like MLK and Change the World

Duarte Blog

If you’re struggling to create your next big presentation or even just crafting the message for your next staff meeting, take a few minutes to be inspired by the brilliance of one of America’s most beloved orators. This post was updated January 15, 2018.

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GUEST POST: A literary agent reflects “On Authors and Book Talks”

Joan Detz Speaker Services

On Authors and Book Talks By Debbie Carter of Waverly Place Literary Agency Living in the hub of America’s book publishing capital, I see new books churned through New York’s publicity machine of readings and TV talk shows. Every new book competes for a slot in bookstores, libraries, bars and colleges. It’s great having the […]. Freelance Writing Presentation skills Speaker coaching

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Going Deep in Your Niche with Elaine Froese

Speaker Launcher

Her goal is to empower family, increase profit and secure legacy as she provides practical communication tools for farm families across North America. Friesen’s Publishing: [link].

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Reaching Back to Emanuel AME Church Massacre - Forgiveness through Grace

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Election 2020 has been framed as the most important in the history of America.  The recently published book "Grace Will Lead Us Home" by Jennifer Hawes recounts the impact of that catastrophe on the Charleston community.   The Charleston, South Carolina Dem Debate is the last before not only before the primary in that state but also before SuperTuesday. That state is symbol of old-line white supremacy. That was brought up during the debate. 

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10th anniversary of 9/11

Joan Detz Speaker Services

This book might be a useful reference: America the Quotable , by Edelhart and Tinen (published by Facts on File). “There can be no such thing as Fortress America. Are you working on remarks for a 9/11 program? Each quotation is carefully documented and sourced, so you can use this material with confidence. . Perhaps you might get a speechwriting idea from this quote … an excerpt of President Dwight D.

Generation Z Frames Facebook As Grandparents'/Parents' Social Network

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Generation Z is the largest generation ever in America.   Here  is an article I published on Generation Z for Payment Week.  Perhaps the last generation to embrace Facebook as their social network might be Millennials.

YouTube Could Join Anti-Ad Movement, Like Popular Ello

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As America became better and better at marketing, Harvard Business School professor Ted Levitt published his iconic essay "Marketing and Its Discontents" which was included in his book "The Marketing Imagination."

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Authors, Publicity is Your Ticket to Success

Great Public Speaking

I will be interviewing Rick Frishman, founder of Planned Television Arts, Rick has been one of the leading book publicists in America for over 30 years. > How to create a line of back-end products to maximize your income as a publisher on a limited budget. =>

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Although published way back in 1996, it still ranks 1,969 on Amazon. Gartner published an amazing book. It is "The Hypomanic Edge: The Link Between (a Little) Craziness and (a Lot of) Success in America."

2020 56

You're Writing a Book - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among the negative factors are the glut of books published. The dog-fight of a marketplace has driven too many to turn to publishing as a way to differentiate themselves. Also self-publishing, made possible by vendors such as iUniverse, has put so many new books out there daily.

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Artificial Intelligence - That Can Prevent Over-40 Job Applicants from Being Knocked Out of the Box

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The findings of several recent research studies scream one thing: Workers in America are finished at 40, reports MarketWatch. That research is published in the National Bureau of Economic Research, which you can read here. 

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