Circuit Breaker

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Wednesday, July 14, 2010 Circuit Breaker Is your presentation tripping the circuit breaker? Your home might have circuit breakers to protect you. When you speak, your audience also has circuit breakers or fuses protecting them from disaster. What mistakes in your presentation would trip the circuit breakers in the minds of your audience and lose their attention? That tripped my circuit breaker.

Extreme Volatility of Brand Equity - The Matter of the Ninth Circuit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Being a clerk on the Ninth Circuit is a plum opportunity. After all, darkness is hovering over the Ninth Circuit. Or was. According to Kathryn Rubino and Elie Mystal at Abovethelaw , sources report that three clerks have exited. That has not yet been confirmed. 

9th Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski - Public Stance of Unconcern about Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Out there is the allegation that Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski has allegedly been engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct. Yet, as he indicated to the Los Angeles Times, he's not concerned about this development in public opinion. In fact, he challenged other accusers to step forward.

5 Phases of the Professional Speaker Career: Which Are You In?

Speaker Launcher

Over the past 30 plus years, I’ve had a bird’s eye view into the careers of many professional speakers. It has been incredible to watch so many talented individuals build and grow their speaking businesses.

2019 100

Talbots, Penney, Staples: Will these join Circuit City or follow Wal-Mart's example for survival?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Why do some retailers like Wal-Mart survive and keep growing and others like Circuit City wither and die? 

Ben Casnocha: The Blog: So You Want to Get on the Speaking Circuit.

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

A few friends have told me they want to get on the speaking circuit. Posted on: December 1, 2008 02:10 PM | View / Add Comments (8) | Posted in Business Comments So You Want to Get on the Speaking Circuit. A few friends have told me they want to get on the speaking circuit.

"Rich v. Fox News" - Credibility of Conservative Cable Network Could Be Hurt During 2020 Election

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

District Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. The Second Circuit ruled the lawsuit can proceed. If Joel and Mary Rich know how to gain publicity their lawsuit against Fox News could tarnish that brand. Here are the details of that saga from BusinessInsider. 

2019 52

David Boies Loses Round in Court for Client Petroleos de Venezuela SA - Intends to Appeal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Superlawyer David Boies of Boies Flexner had set up a litigation trust to represent Petroleos de Venezuela, an energy company. That was to facilitate the recovery of funds allegedly stolen from it through hacking of computers and bribery. 

2019 56

How to Sustain Energy throughout Your Presentation

SketchBubble

You’re on the lecture circuit and at each location, your sponsors are determined that you will bring their message to as many people as possible. You’re okay with that; this is how you make your living.

2015 61

Big Apple & New Year's Eve - Choose Between Uber Surge Pricing Or Cost of DUI Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Right now in the Southern District of New York and the Second Circuit, issues related to Uber's surge pricing are pending. " In the Second Circuit is the specific matter if riders have to submit to arbitration for resolving complaints.

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Enough of Cute Babies, High Fashion - Members of Media Focus on "Randy Andy"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Appeals Court for the 2nd Circuit has ruled that the 2,000 pages of legal documents in the Virginia Giuiffre's 2015 defamation lawsuit can be unsealed. Vanity Fair, Daily Mail, et al. have had a jolly time for years covering The Fab 4 - that is, Princes William and Harry and their wives. 

2019 52

Rajat Gupta, Steve Cohen - Not Crushing It in Comeback Struggle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In his aggressive pursuit of being declared innocent of insider trading former McKinsey head Rajat Gupta hand appealed his conviction the Second Circuit ("Gupta v. The Second Circuit didn't buy that. The ruling in "U.S. Neman" redefined "insider trading" in a way that let Michael Steinberg off the hook. He had been an employee at Steve Cohen's SAC, which has since be shut down.

2019 40

"The Whistler" by John Grisham - Don't Start Reading Unless You Have All-Day to Finish Book

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The other is a court reporter for a circuit court judge who hates her boss. That circuit court judge is just a small piece of an organized crime racket that extends from real estate development to a Native American gambling casino.

2016 61

Pop Culture Meets Jurisprudence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, on Abovethelaw , lawyer-journalist, Kathryn Rubino, reminds us that the Ninth Circuit didn't do too shabbily either. Of course, it was Melissa McCarthy's simulation of Sean Spicer which stole the show last Saturday on SNL.

This Doesn't Fit with How FBI Is Portrayed on TV - Allegations about William Tisaby

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner contracted with Tisaby about allegations that the then governor was threatening to release to the public a naughty photo of a woman if she outed their affair. "The former FBI agent [William Don Tisaby] who investigated Missouri's former Republican Governor Eric Greitens has been indicted. on six counts of perjury and one count of tampering with physical evidence."  "  - Jerry Lambe, Law and Crime, June 17, 2019.

2019 40

The Good Life, Or Is It? - 29 Months After Being Sacked, James Comey Reflects (or, does he really?)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That could be peanuts compared to what Comey's picking up on the speaking circuit. Not all firings turn out so well.    Former FBI head James Comey got axed by U.S. president Donald Trump on May 9, 2017 - abruptly.

2019 52

Media, Partisan Coverage, The Courts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Circuit Court of Appeals revived Sarah Palin's lawsuit against The New York Times. The 2nd U.S. That concerned what it had published about her and the 2011 shooting in Arizona of former U.S. Representative Gabby Giffords.

2019 52

Former Porn Star and The Cable-Friendly Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He could become an cable anchor, host of a television show, write a book, produce a documentary, and/or go on the speaking circuit.  Timing is everything. 

2018 52

Not Much of Squeeze Put on Airline Industry by Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Circuit judge all refer to the amount of room passengers have as "the incredible shrinking airline seat." Circuit Judge Patricia Ann Millet did a little bit to help out the consumer. Consumers, critics and now a D.C.

2017 52

The Judge and "the boys" - A Sad Tale of Corruption

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He had been district judge for the First Judicial Circuit of AK. Eastern District of Arkansas Judge Kristine G. Baker, one might put it, "threw the book" at former judge O. Joseph Boekmann, Jr. Although the prosecution sought a bit over 3 years, she sentenced him to 5.

2018 52

Employers 1, Aging Job Applicants 0

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled in favor of defendant CareFusion, which was represented by BigLaw firm Olgetree. Closely watched has been "Dale Kleber v. CareFusion." " Here is a copy of the amended complaint filed in federal court in Illinois.

2019 52

Rohina Bhandari, Wall Street Private Equity Manager, Murdered by Tiger Shark

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She was considered a major player on Wall Street and part of the charity event circuit. Diving, like skiing, is a risky recreational activity. Rhonia Bhandari, 49, was engaging in a group dive about 300 miles from the Costa Rican mainland. Suddenly, the diving guide spotted a tiger shark.

2017 52

Storytelling - Maybe Hold Back on All That This Holiday Season with the Boozers in Your Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Of course, given the devastation alcoholism inflicts on the workplace, the family, and the individual, there is a desperate outreach for what might short circuit the syndrome. Like any needed service, recovery has become an industry.

2019 52

Not Leaving Las Vegas - Recalling the Saga of Stuart Shorter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Circuit Court of Appeals.  Las Vegas, like so many metro areas, is undergoing the perfect storm.    There is growing homeless created by: Landlord Nation, that is, high rents with no caps for the percentage of increase at lease-renewal time.

Age Discrimination at the Front End: The Hiring Process

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It is important to note that the plaintiff Kleber seems to be attempting to keep this review by the Seventh Circuit limited. "The U.S.

2018 52

You Have 16 Years Experience, Help-Wanted Ad Specifies Max of 4

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the plaintiff. The Seventh Circuit, 8 to 4, stated that experience caps didn't constitute a type of disparate impact theory. In the age-discrimination lawsuit "Kleber v.

2019 52

Alleged Age Discrimination in Hiring, Legality of Experience Caps - Follow Closely "Kleber v CareFusion"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, sitting en banc, will take up Dale Kleber's case … The U.S. In "Kleber v. CareFusion," the plaintiff is a seasoned lawyer - Dale Kleber.

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Famous Speech Friday: Ida Tarbell's 1916 "Industrial idealism"

The Eloquent Woman

The speakers'' bureau advertising you on the lecture circuit says "there is no name which speaks more eloquently of careful and painstaking research, keen analysis, open mindedness, fairness and constructiveness, than does the name of Ida M.

2014 96

Alan Dershowitz: Is His Next in Trump Administration

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" He defended the legality of Donald Trump's travel ban, claiming the Ninth Circuit got it wrong. Over the weekend, there were two "star snaps" of superlawyer and former Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz. One was on Fox News' "Fox and Friends."

2017 52

Best-selling book price of entry for White House run

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For consultants and those who want to hit the lecture circuit, a book is the price of entry but it doesn't necessarily have to be a best-seller.  Mitt Romney has a shot at the White House.    His book NO APOLOGY: THE CASE FOR AMERICAN GREATNESS will be on THE NEW YORK TIMES best-seller list out March 21, reports Ben Smith in Politico. 

Media Disruptor David Lat Joins New York Office of Lateral Link as Managing Director

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Those in the know know that the lateral legal market can be the platform for creating extreme professional success. Legal recruiting firm Lateral Link is in exactly the right niche at the right time in the right locations throughout the U.S.

2019 52

"Hobby Lobby v. Sebelius" - Will That Be Tipping Point in Neil Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the 10th Circuit Court, federal judge Neil Gorsuch ruled for the plaintiff. Those were liberal times. And the media and public seized the aura of those times to create a major controversy over the issue if corporations were required to provide health insurance coverage for contraceptives.

2017 52

"Think outside the box, find a niche, have a clear message for your services," is what Shayn Cutino tells clients on how to make a good living

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  She's telling that same story and more about making a living on our own terms to her corporate clients and audiences on the lecture circuit. With age came professional discontent.    Shayn Cutino didn't want to be anyone's employee any more.    And she especially didn't want that employer to be a physician.    Here in an exclusive interview , Cutino tells her story of career change. 

The Presnar Family in Florida - What If Stanley Presnar Had Been Coached on How to Manage Rage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  My next question for the psychologist was: How can we short-circuit rage?  In Florida, there have been three deaths - probably unnecessary ones. The deceased are Stanley Presnar, employed by the Coast Guard, Gretche his wife, and a seven year old son.

2018 56

Millennial Memoirs: They lived their life in dog years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 Being on the lecture circuit can be quite lucrative and lower stress.  New kinds of opportunities opened up to Millennials.  Those ranged from digital startups to investing as venture capitalists.  Those who took those risks lived their lives in dog years.

2013 52

Looks like Andrew Young will get to finish that mansion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In turn, that ensures the lecture circuit.  The mansion being built for middleman Andrew Young in the John Edwards's scandal was left unfinished when the NATIONAL ENQUIRER threw the match on the whole thing.    But the Young family has gotten lucky.    His book continues to hold a high ranking on Amazon.com.    It's good to see a family do well, again.

Crisis Management - Preventing Panic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public relations experts may be asking right now: Could Ninth Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski have ridden out the investigation and bad press related to allegations of sexual misconduct?

David Colletti Probably Could Use a Tall One

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

MillerCoors has filed a civil case against him in Milwaukee County Circuit Court. To be a vice president of marketing at a big beer company. That's a dream job for many. Yet, David Colletti wanted more - millions of dollars more. Today, he accepted a plea deal for embezzling $8.6

2016 52

Rajat Gupta - Advanced Legal Tactics V. Trusted Old Public Relations Rebranding Moves

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Ninth Circuit determined that Gupta had benefited from his relationship with the players in the Galleon hedge fund. As of several years ago, former McKinsey leader, Rajat Gupta, spent about $30 million on his legal defense.

2016 61

Bloggers: We have protections of journalists but not boxed in by traditions of journalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 In a case in which the underlying complaint was defamation, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made an unanimous ruling that the defendant - a blogger - enjoyed the same First Amendment protections of journalists. I am a blogger, not a journalist.

2014 61

We Good Catholic Girls Could Have been Bridget Kelly - SCOTUS' Reviews "Kelly v. U.S."

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit had tossed two counts but upheld five. Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie has plenty of motivation to take on Donald Trump in the primary. Former Tea Party congressperson Joe Walsh has tossed his hat in the ring.

2019 52

Checking Smartphones: Dims your wattage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 But checking it, even by important politicos , short-circuits the electric current between presenters and audience. The old rule of presenting yourself in public used to be: Maintain eye contact.

2013 70

Investor Relations: Merck case before US SC focuses on timing of disclosure, filing of lawsuits

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Circuit Court of Appeals overturned that court's decision.    As Scarcella points out , "The 3rd Circuit panel noted there is disagreement among circuit courts about starting points" - that is when the meter begins running for that two-year timeframe. Investor relations [IR] departments will be closely following the U.S. Supreme Court review of Merck's challenge to a shareholder lawsuit.