Review: The Silent Wife

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The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison My rating: 3 of 5 stars I thought it was a bit of a cliche to begin with, but I got into it as Harrison got into the minds of “Her” and “Him” If you’ve ever committed adultery or had a partner fool around on you, or been the 3rd wheel [.]. Freelance Writing - General Published Articles


Are Students Really Academically Adrift? Rethinking the Assessment of “Limited Learning” on College Campuses

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Four years ago I attended a presentation at the annual meetings of the American Sociological Association (ASA) in which Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa previewed the findings of Academically Adrift , their influential book published in 2010. Fast forward, and after attending a presentation at this year’s ASA in New York last week, I’ve come to question my assessment—and theirs. It was during Josipa Roksa’s ASA presentation last week that I felt we finally had a reasonable answer.


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Recession Means Getting Back to Basics

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This search engine on ASAE’s website can be useful. George C. Speaker has been in the business for 20 years and has thrived for most of them. But his calendar in the past 12 months has been hit hard. Business is down nearly 50%. So what does George do? Well, back when I first entered the business, there was a process that we followed… ’call-send-call’ Call a prospect, discover their needs, see if they’re a fit, send over some information, call and follow up.


Replace “how are you” to sell more

SpeakerSue Says...

Hi this is SpeakerSue and you and I were on the buffet line together at the ASAE meeting last month. Whether it’s an email or cold call, saying “how are you&# is: A. Necessary. Useful. None of the above. Correct, you are, if you said none of the above! Why? -If If you really care how I am, you’ll pick up the phone. Asking “how are you&# in an email is tantamount to saying I have no clever way to begin this message so I’ll pretend to care about you.

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Marketing Through Speaking Engagements - Nolo's Legal Marketing Blawg

Asa further draw, offer some freebies, such as a door prize or a freeconsultation. Nolos Legal Marketing Blawg Published by Home Website Practice Areas Contact Us « Previous | Home | Next » Jan 14, 2009 Marketing Through Speaking Engagements Virtually every guide on marketing a law firm recommends speaking engagements as an effective way to generate clients.