The Assistant - Short Short Fiction By Jane Genova

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She found a job as an assistant to the managing partner of a law firm. Soon enough she was The Assistant. The Assistant was loyal. She grew up hard. Her family owned a duplex near Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey. So

Supposedly Sending a Message: Will Harvard Graduate Teaching/Research Assistants Be Heard (inside and beyond that elite academic institution)?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, of course, the strike by graduate and research assistants is being closely watched by the media. Those who have been a graduate teaching or research assistant (I had been both) in elite academic institutions understand that they are the front lines of service. It's Harvard.

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Freelance Speechwriter, Venice, CA - Assisting with Presentation on Psilocybin (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Details. careers

2019 40

Law Firm, D.C. - Marketing Assistant (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

How an Assistant Can Help Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Working with a Presentation Assistant An assistant can help your presentation in several ways. PS: Alfred is Batman's assistant.

Assisted Suicide - Will Elderly Who Run Out of Money Demand That?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There in Switzerland he will end his life with the assistance of medical personnel.   In Australia, assisted suicide isn't legal. Switzerland is among the few nations which allow assisted suicide - that is, euthanasia - for conditions other than terminal illness.

Law Firm, Carlsbad, CA - Marketing Assistant (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Law Firm, Irvine, CA - Marketing Assistant (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Executive Assistants: We in Executive Communications always understood their power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Those who never wrote a speech or ghostwrote an opinion-editorial for an executive have to be warned by career counselors to treat the executive assistant well. From the get-go we in executive communications understood the power of executive assistants. It's funny.

Law Firm, North Vancouver, Canada - Writer/Legal Assistant (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

JD not required. Here are details and how to apply. careers

Harper's Magazine, NYC - Searching for 2 Assistant Editors (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Marketing Virtual Assistant for Mental Health Counseling Firm (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here  are details and how to apply. careers

Writers Emergency Assistance Fund

Joan Detz Speaker Services

The American Society of Journalists and Author’s “Writers Emergency Assistance Fund” has seen a 500 percent increase in grant requests from desperate writers. As a long-time ASJA member, I’ve gladly contributed to the Writers Emergency Assistance Fund – and I’m glad to use this forum to bring attention to WEAF’s good works. . The sagging US economy has been particularly rough on free-lancers.

Research Assistant/Editor for Policy Papers, Sante Fe, NM (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Staples: Remember when it was the entrepreneur's personal assistant?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With brilliant timing in 1986, Staples launched the office supply superstore concept.    We in corporate middle management were being hustle d out amdist downsizing. To Distribute Free Pet Food to Those on Public Assistance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  By the end of this month, will be distributing free pet food to those on public assistance, reports CBS in Dallas, Texas.  Low-income families will no longer have to choose between feeding the humans or the animal companions. 

The Empire Strikes Back

Manner of Speaking

Tags: Humour PowerPoint Afghanistan Darth Vader International Security Assistance Force Keynote Luke Skywalker Microsoft PowerPoint The Empire Strikes Back United States armed forces War in Afghanistan (2001–present

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Tom Antion Speaking: Assistant Humor

Great Public Speaking

hey that's a week's vacation. => Sign: When everything else fails, why not try what the boss suggested? => Administrative assistant test: Can you say the following? => Congratulations. This is the earliest you have ever been late. => An angry boss yelled, "YOU SHOULD HAVE BEEN HERE AT 8:00." The reply, "Why? What happened?" => A ten minute coffee break a day equals over 43 hours over the course of a year.

Hiring an Assistant


WATCH: How to Find Superstars to Grow Your Business

Succeed Speaking

I’m actually looking at how I can get some additional support in place right now, and I found lots of great advice in this new report from Eben — he even shares an actual copy of one of the ads that he wrote to hire a personal assistant so you can see exactly how he does it.

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NY City Hall: Professional counselors wanted to assist with Cathie Black's image

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those already assisting Cathie Black with her public image as new New York City Chancellor of education aren't getting good results.      "Black has yet to find the sweet spot in her new job as Chancellor."

"Criminal Minds" - Rossi's Wife #1 asks him to assist her with suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Criminal Minds" David Rossi is called upon to be human with someone outside his work life.    His Wife #1 pops back in town.    They have a bite to eat and then make plans for dinner at his house after he wraps up a case out of town. 

Want to Get Booked to Speak? Answer Five Questions Correctly to Dramatically Increase Your Odds!

Succeed Speaking

Having assisted thousands of meeting planners and working with many of the world’s best speakers since 1999, I believe it comes down to how effectively you answer FIVE questions that every prospective client is asking. It’s no secret that there are LOTS of “professional” speakers — at least 10,000 or more — bidding for speaking engagements these days. How do you stand out from the crowd?

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The Communication Blog - Untitled Article

The Communication Blog

By Rebecca Muller , Assistant Editor at Thrive Global NBC / Contributor/ Getty Images Whether you’re presenting in a team meeting, or pitching an idea to a group of executives, having a colleague interrupt you at work can be a stressful experience.

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12 Keynote Tips to Deliver an Outstanding Presentation


In the world of PowerPoint and Google Slides, you can simply stand out by taking the assistance of Keynote. If you have a Mac or work with the iWork productivity suite, then you must already be familiar with Keynote.

The flipped meeting

PowerPoint Tips

Let’s assume that a Marketing Manager has asked his/her Assistant Marketing Manager to prepare a presentation on using Pinterest for marketing. Instead, the Assistant Marketing Manager would prepare a document with the results of his/her research.

How to Reach Decision Makers and Close a Sale

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Armies of executive assistants and the sub-second attention span of crazy-busy executives are barriers to overcome. Professional speakers, freelance speechwriters and entrepreneurs must learn the sales strategies and techniques that will secure appointments in today’s volatile economy. That means getting past gatekeepers and getting to decision makers. Attendees at Saturdays’ meeting of the Northern California [.].

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Dear Santa.

Professionally Speaking...

And Santa, any assistance you could provide in getting these presents distributed would be greatly appreciated. Dear Santa, I know you are terribly busy at this time of year building and packing all the toys, motivating the elves, polishing the sleigh and grooming the reindeer.

2015 141

US the Extreme Optimistic about Healing - Lesson from Duthch iGener Noa Pothoven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She died at home through assisted suicide. " The law in most other nations still holds as illegal assisted suicide for extreme emotional suffering that isn't abated by the usual and emerging treatments.

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Watch my PechaKucha presentation!

PowerPoint Tips

My assistant was looking at the PechaKucha website and clicked the Most Viewed and Most Applauded tabs and found my PechaKucha! Do you know what PechaKucha is? I describe it in an earlier blog post, “ Stay focused with Pecha Kucha.”

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How to Avoid Presentation Disasters?


We try to put in a lot of effort into our public speaking instead we should feel easy as the PowerPoint is used to assist you during your speech and make it interesting enough for the listeners. […].

2014 81

What are you charging to speak?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Related posts: How to make money as a speaker without charging a speaking fee I am in the process of assisting with the organisation. It is well known in the speaking business that the celebraty speakers are the ones that charge the most. But do you realize how much some of them are charging? According to the Online Universaties website , some people are charging as much as $1.5 million for a single speeck! I can assure you that is far more than I charge.

2010 109

Presentation Tip: Don't Talk So Much

Professionally Speaking...

The benefit of this approach to you [besides a highly engaged audience] is that you can enlist the audience''s assistance in answering questions and sharing their examples which takes some of the pressure off you to be the expert on every aspect of the topic.

2013 195

Do you return messages?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

Recently I contacted a potential vendor to set-up a meeting to discuss how they could assist and work on the project. I am working with a large company in Cape Town on some web development. The total value of the project is in the millions of Rands. They never responded to my my requests. So we are not going to be working with them, and they have lost a potential huge customer and a lot of business. I contacted three people to fix some damp in my house.

2011 109

Closed Captioning with Google Slides provides CC for live presentations

More than PowerPoint...

Someday, you might need to rely on Closed Captioning or other Assistive Technologies. In an attempt to make live presentations more accessible, I first used Closed Captioning in Google Slides for a presentation I gave around a year ago.

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Are you in the minority?

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

The shopping assistant was surprised that I had hung up to speak to her. I was queuing to pay at a shop the other day when my phone rang. I took the call and quickly hung up when I got to the front so that I could pay for my shopping. She told me that it was the first time that had happened, and everybody else just carried on speaking on the phone while they paid; as if she did not exist.

2011 109

VetLex - Concrete Help for Veterans' Legal Woes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The two put together this unique kind of assistance for veterans. VetLex is an early holiday gift for Veterans. And it's a gift which can keep on giving for the brands of law firm Jones Day and trade association the American Bar Association.

2016 69

Sandusky accused of abusing grandchild: Mike Bako on Fox News

TJ Walker Interactive

The charges continue to mount against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. Mike Bako provides analysis on Fox News regarding the latest allegations. Analysis Media News Press Room Video jerry sandusky mike bako penn state

Uber's Communications Director Leaving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Her focus there will be to assist the entrepreneurs during the early stages of their companies. Uber has as many public relations challenges as it does legal ones. So, it's news that its director of corporate communications, Nairi Hourdajian, is leaving.

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Sex Scandal At Syracuse University? Mike Bako on Fox News’ Studio B

TJ Walker Interactive

Mike Bako appears on Fox News’ Studio B to discuss the recent bombshell accusations against a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach. Analysis Video bernie fine mike bako sex scnadal syracuse university

Did Penn State’s Culture of Loyalty Allow Abuse to Flourish?: Mike Bako on WOR Radio

TJ Walker Interactive

A Penn State assistant football coach testified Friday that he believes he saw former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky sexually molesting a boy but said he wasn’t 100 percent sure it was intercourse. Mike McQueary, speaking for the first time in public about the 2002 encounter in a Penn State locker room, said he believes that [.]. Analysis Audio Media Press Room joe paterno mike bako penn state

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A lesson from the marketing dept.

Craig Strachan - Keep Talking!

When I was happy to assist, I pointed out that my expertise is not in design or marketing. I was called into the office of a marketing manager of a client, and asked what I thought of some ideas they are planning to use for a marketing campaign. Her response was that I gave her a fresh perspective. Are you giving a fresh perspective to your clients? Are you entrenched in their processes? Are you open to getting a perspective from somewhere different?

Suicide - Surviving the (serious) Attempt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Should those who have made the decision to take their own life have legal medical assistance? In Belgium, such assistance is available. Again, it's happened. A 47-year-old man approaches suicide in a serious manner: He jumps from the 13th floor of his Manhattan apartment building.

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