Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then, I emigrated from the New York Metro area to Tucson, Arizona. Anti-Semitism seems to have returned to the supposed melting pot: the U.S. Yesterday, there were 11 bomb threats targeted at Jewish Community Centers (JCC) reported. The U.S.

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Obama's memorial masterpiece in Arizona

Max Atkinson

Today began with President Obama's memorial address in Arizona - first with news on the BBC Radio 4's Today programme about what a good job he'd done, and then from a Twitter link to the speech itself (in full below). Bush and rose to become Arizona's chief federal judge.

Famous Speech Friday: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's SB1062 veto

The Eloquent Woman

In February, the Arizona legislature passed the controversial SB 1062 bill, an expansion of a 1999 Arizona law called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Brewer is a polarizing political figure in Arizona and throughout the U.S. (It''s

If Mitt Romney’s Voice Were Music to My Ears: A Vocal Impact Analysis of the Candidates

Kate's Voice

communication Speaking vocal image analysis of presidential candidates Arizona debate delivery Mitt Romney Mitt Romney's voice Newt Gingrich Presidential debates Rick Santorum Ron PaulWhat if you could step back from the rhetoric of the debates and hear the candidates differently? What if there were hints about who they are hiding in plain site? Well, there are. That’s not to say that I can tell you who is the best candidate, but I can tell you what their vocal [.].

Brand Arizona - Smart Move to Accept Bitcoin for Tax Payment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Senate in Arizona has approved a bill to accept bitcoin and other specified cryptocurrencies as payment for taxes. The bill moves to the Arizona House. Here are more details. This represents a smart branding tactic for the desert state. 

East Coast's Tropical Christmas Eve Vs. Southern Arizona's Ice Box

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in Southern Arizona, it's been an ice box for days. I relocated to Arizona to not have a heat bill at all. The East Coast is bracing for a coatless Christmas Eve. And Christmas morning, children will glaze over when they unwrap sweaters and mittens. Yeah, parents et al.,

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Here's What's Happening In Tucson, Arizona: Snow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

First it was  cold.    Gloves, scarf, plus coat of course, cold. I thought to myself, "I moved across country from everything I knew on the East Coast for this kind of frigid weather!"  "  Then, tonight, a few hours before the end of 2014 the snow began.

Author: No tag line presented in Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 When she introduced herself to me at a church gathering in Arizona, all she said was that she was a writer. I had to pump this author for more information.  Along the Northeast Corridor, there would have been the mandatory tag line, actually a long laundry list of credentials.

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Macy's Versus J.C. Penney - The Story At Tucson, Arizona Mall

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here at the Tucson, Arizona Mall, Macy's and J.C. You can't sell, at least not to Everywoman, unless you are providing an extreme bargain. Penney are based in the same section. As I drive in, Macy's is on the left, J.C. on the right. I always head right. Once in J.C.

The Stock Market - Folks In Tucson, Arizona Didn't Notice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All through the weekend, when the stock market plunged more than a 1,000 points and as talking heads speculate how bad or not so bad it will get, my social and professional circles in Tucson, Arizona never mentioned what is transfixing metro centers around the world.

Chevy Cobalt - From Empty To Full, $18.32, Fry's, Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Roger, Tucson, Arizona. Okay, I did have Reward Points From Fry's (One of Kroger Supermarket Brands). Those totaled a 20-cents discount per gallon at Fry's gasoline pumps, on 1st Avenue and E.

East Coast Schadenfreude: Three-digit-degree Heat in Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, they have been contacting me with great glee about the supposed unbearable heat in Arizona. As  a writer I continue to spend the lion's share of my time indoors in Arizona. Along the Northeast Corridor they pay triple what I do for rent.

129+ Degrees in Locations in Kuwait, Iraq - Not Much Cooler in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in less-exotic Tucson, Arizona, the temperature this summer has reached more than 117 degrees.  It's the heat. And we human beings are totally undone. It's amazing more of us are not being shot in road-rage incidents.

Kevin Galvin: PR Director for Harvard to Arizona State University

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, as  Greg Hazley reports in, Harvard's senior communications director Kevin Galvin is taking the top communications post at Arizona State University in Tempe. Is there a sign of a trend: The shift of extreme talent from the Northeast Corridor to the Southwest?

Arizona Daily Star's Phil Villarreal: Out of job, benefits, desk

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One-time film critic (remember when such a job description existed) at the Arizona Star Daily, Phil Villarreal smoothly transitioned to a regular reporter there in 2009.

Arctic Chill Hammers Arizona - Santa Baby, Don't Send Us Snow, Too

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But here in Arizona we're struggling with an arctic-like blast of freeze. The power brokers in Paris might have saved planet earth from global warming. The palpable fear: We will have a very unwelcome white Christmas. The scene has become New England.

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Jersey City Italian Girl Relocates to Arizona - Bitten in Butt with Anti-semitism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Actually, I wouldn't have had the ah-ha moment that people in Tucson, Arizona, assumed I was Jewish had not a neighbor gotten very drunk. Disbelief. That's why it took about 10 months to connect the dots.

Nick Wiltgen At Weather Channel, Student At University Of Arizona - Suicide's Six Degrees Of Separation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And at the University of Arizona, in Tucson, AZ, the death of a male student has also been declared a suicide. At the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia, Nick Wiltgen's death has been ruled a suicide.

Tucson, Arizona - No, Seekers of Inner Peace, Affordable Living, Low Crime and Good Weather, It's Not Necessarily The Promised Land

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tucson, Arizona was presented to me as Paradise: Low cost of living, great weather nine months out of the year and scenic beauty.    But the elephant in the room on that one turned out to be the crime. Tucson is about a 90-minute drive from the border of Mexico.

In Manhattan It Felt Like 100, In Arizona It Felt Like (and was) 104 - A society on edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in Arizona, it felt like and was 104 degrees. Yesterday, the added nuisance to life in Manhattan was the MTA power outage. That stopped or delayed subways. Today it was a temperature that felt like 100 degrees. More heat is on the way for both places.

Arizona White Mountains Region: PR Agencies Can Submit RFPs for Tourism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Arizona is God's country. Greg Hazley at reports, "A consortium to promote tourism to Arizona's White Mountains region is on the hunt for agency support of its tourism PR efforts.

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Small Talk - Why So Much Of It In Fry's Supermarket, Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Roger, Tucson, Arizona, I don't scan the lines to see which one is the shortest. In Fry's Supermarket, on First & E. After shopping there for 16 months, I know to estimate which one has the most small talkers.

Polar Vortex Returning: Arizona Relocation put on ice (power of conversation v web research)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Without skipping a beat, I slid right into my grand plan to relocate my business to Arizona.  "Arizona?"   Through that conversation I shelved the Arizona relocation which had been my Plan A.

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Is drawing a blank that bad? What to learn from the Arizona governor's speechless moment

The Eloquent Woman

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, in the only debate in the state's current election campaign, went blank for several seconds during her opening statement last week--a moment when no one was going to interrupt her--and the coverage created a small firestorm of attention.

4 Skills We Can Learn From Obama's Speech

The Speaker Point

April 12, 2011 Posts Comments The Speaker Point Helping you master public speaking and communication skills Home Delivery Speech Analysis Making Money Preparation Reviews About 4 Skills We Can Learn From Obama’s Speech January 20, 2011 By Alex Cequea View Comments On January 11 th , president Obama addressed a congregation in Tucson Arizona in the wake of the tragic shootings.

Obama and Arizona governor have tense exchange: How respected is President Obama?

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike Bako on Headline News Radio. Analysis Audio Politics Barack Obama headline news Media Training mike bako

Language of Retirement Planning - Factor in Phrase "Extreme Weather"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Southwestern Arizona. That was a favorite of those considering retirement/semi-retirement. Then there were the summers of 2016 and 2017. The Tucson-Phoenix regions had sustained 122-degree temperatures. The media articles on the most affordable coastal towns listed those in Texas.

The New Retirement: Not Retiring (so keep talking the langugage of business)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was living in southern Arizona, where many relocate after retiring, that was a common fear.  Read personal finance advice about retirement. Likely you'll get the message that you will be run out of money.

Public Speaking - Certified Speaking Professional

Great Public Speaking

This is an earned designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) located in Tempe Arizona. CSP stands for certified speaking professional. link] 350 public and professional speaking videos. tomantion get paid to speak tom antion business


Stephen Paddock Had Lived in Gun Country - So, What Did We Expect.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That, along with Texas and Arizona, is gun country. All night, the major television news networks provided special and ongoing coverage of Stephen Paddock's sniper attack in Las Vegas. In the background of the video feeds there was the noise of sustained gun fire.

Leadership Communications - Tough Message, Gentle Tone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Left to his own magical thinking, my rescue dog Lee would walk from Arizona to California all day. The new kind of spiritual leader, Pope Francis delivers tough messages, gently.   Many of those focus on the need for reform within his church.

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The Silent Killer…(aka “Death by Meeting”)

Matt Eventoff

A decade old University of Arizona/University of Tulsa study found estimates of meeting expenses range from costs of $30 million to over $100 million a year – a decade ago! Portions originally in USA Today. “If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.” ” – Dave Barry. We all attend them, participate in them, and to varying degrees, loathe them.

Extreme Heat - Turn Up Air Conditioning Is Like Let Them Eat Cake

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the turn of the century, Phoenix, Arizona could experience 155 of those instead of the current 124, predict those in the know. If climate change experts are on the money, there could be less economic growth. Globally and for each nation. 

Megyn Kelly's "Sunday Night" - Vladimir Putin, Elephants, Insys Allegedly Selling Pain-Killer Off-Label

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is a pharmaceutical company, based in Arizona, which is allegedly selling a powerful painkiller - Subsys - off-label. First up on NBC's "Sunday Night, hosted by Megyn Kelly, was an interview with Vladimir Putin.

Famous Speech Friday: Gabrielle Giffords's resignation from Congress

The Eloquent Woman

I have more work to do on my recovery, so to do what is best for Arizona, I will step down this week,” she said in a video message to her constituents. Debbie Wasserman Schultz did the honors with Giffords standing by her side on the House floor, surrounded by the Arizona delegation.

World/Business Leaders - Did Prince Philip Set New Retirement Age at 95

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Facebook, they post cute photos of the grandchildren and exotic plants in southwestern Arizona where they relocated. Queen Elizabeth, age 91, doesn't seem to have any immediate plans to retire. It's Prince Philip, age 95, who will throw in the career towel.

Guru Glut - Focus On Outcomes To Differentiate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A Buddhist temple in Tucson, Arizona sent me an email. Its planned paid program on the teachings of  Pema Chodron  was being cancelled. Only one person had signed up. Sure we were going to swing by for its free meditation/discussion workshops. But ponying up the bucks?

Pre-2nd Wave Feminism Independence Gesture: Mad Money (becomes Tip Money in 3rd Wave Feminism)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I had been living in Arizona. Back then, before 2nd-wave feminism, even our un-liberated mothers recognized the importance of female independence. That's how the ritual of Mad Money began.

Hillbrook Apartments, Austintown, OH - Forced from Renters' Paradise by Dog Feces (large and small)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I had assumed that I would be happy on South Raccoon Road until it was time for assisted living in Arizona (where the quality is high and the fee manageable). Plenty of space, including two walk-in closets and a walk-in pantry. Affordable.

$5+ Gas - Everything Changes (maybe back to hard economic times)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The drive from New Haven, Connecticut to Tucson, Arizona, would cost a king's ransom. The impacts of Harvey on the oil industry likely will be worse than anticipated. That means: the return of high gas prices. And that changes EVERYTHING.