Buddha and Cleveland Clinic Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A man who was studying at a local seminary for the Christian ministry, serving as a chaplain at the Cleveland Clinic and attending Buddhist rituals an hour away did a stunner. Wasn't this chaplain giving the Cleveland Clinic a bad name? Hey, maybe I better steer clear of the Cleveland Clinic. Mindfulness  has been encouraged for stressed professionals. Research and experience show that the process of regular meditation can rewire the brain.

Hello Cleveland!

Can You Hear Me Up the Back?

“Hello Cleveland!&#. Most things you need to know about staging large events can be learned from This Is Spinal Tap. What event producer hasn’t turned up on site to find some equivalent of a 18-inch high Stonehenge set, because someone misread the plans? I had my own Spinal Tap moment the other week.

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Speechwriting job in Cleveland

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Many thanks to Cindy Starks (a speechwriting seminar alum) for sharing this job info: The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has posted a position for a full-time speechwriter. . The primary contact person is Janna French 216-579-2712 or janna.french@clev.frb.org.

RNC, Cleveland, Ohio, July 18-21, 2016 - Branding Opportunity of a Lifetime

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Who doesn't expect "trouble" at the RNC in Cleveland, Ohio, July 18 -21? Politicos have to listen to what the crowds in Cleveland are saying. That's exactly why it will be a major media event. The current violence in urban areas keeps increasing the possibility that the activities surrounding the convention could replay those of the DNC in Chicago in 1968.

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No, Cleveland, we don't have a problem

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means the whole enchilada is on the way to trial and one of the defendants is Sherwin-Williams, based on Cleveland, Ohio.  The stock market has become legally sophisticated.    Today the California Supreme Court ruled to allow contingency in the Santa Clara lead paint public nuisance lawsuit.   The last time it had been involved in that sort of thing was Rhode Island and the stock gyrated.    Not today. 

Pope Francis Will Never Eat Lunch In Cleveland Again (at least not during the GOP National Convention)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Obviously, he isn't going to be welcome at the GOP National Convention in Cleveland. "Pope Francis is not as popular a pontiff as he used to be in the United States - especially among conservatives - according to a new Gallup survey. among conservatives. this year, just 45 percent have a positive opinion of him." " - Nick Gass, Politico, July 22, 2015. Here is the article. Pope Francis' tragic flaw is a lack of knowledge of issue management.

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Sen. Brown Nabs Big Newspaper Endorsement Does it matter?

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized 'has a brown claims cleveland dealer earned endorsement plain Politics second senator sherrod term

2012 43

RNC - Will Trouble-Makers Be Only Ones in Cleveland for Media to Cover?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Few said they plan to attend the convention in Cleveland, let alone speak."  They are certain to be milling outside in downtown Cleveland.   The law firm representing the Trump campaign - Jones Day - will be closing its downtown Cleveland office during the RNC. Headquartered in Cleveland is Jones Day's long-term client Sherwin-Williams. "Politico reached out to more than 50 prominent Republicans.

RNC - Packing Heat in July

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Currently, firearms are not permitted at the Quicken Conference Center in Cleveland, Ohio. About 20,000 have signed the Change.org petition permitting attendees at the Republican National Convention in mid July to pack heat. Given the chance for a floor flight and emotions running wild, it's easy to anticipate the worst case scenario. But, since the GOP supports open-carry laws, the party might pull out all stops to ensure the armed attendees remain cool.

Steve Stephens - Media-Made Star

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here, about 70 minutes from Cleveland, Ohio, no one has mentioned Stephens. Stephens is supposedly still in the Cleveland metro area. Sure, those going about their lives in Cleveland per se are probably wary. The Drudge Report did what it was supposed to. Both for page views and to play out the agenda of alleged murderer Steve Stephens. The Drudge Report headline is the alleged murder Steve Stephens committed on Facebook Live. Here is the Fox coverage Drudge links to.

Are you an editorial freelancer – or do you want to be one?

Joan Detz Speaker Services

6 – 8 in Cleveland. Editorial Freelancers to Rally at Salon on Sept. 7 at Content Marketing World Freelance writers, editors, and editorial professionals now have an official presence at the largest and most important event for the content marketing industry: the Content Marketing Institute’s Content Marketing World, to be held Sept. ASJA members Sherry Beck […]. Career info Freelance Writing Professional organizations

Ohio - Model for Aggressive Response to COVID-19

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The initial cases had been diagnosed in the Cleveland metro area. The quick response of Ohio to the late onset of COVID-19 illnesses in the state could provide a model for future management of healthcare crises. The incidences occurred significantly later than those on the coasts.    The latest move has been to shut down all sit-down dining facilities, including in bars, within a few hours this evening. If the restaurant or bar stocked up on booze for St.

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Starting Over - Don't Limit That Opportunity with Wrong "Elevator Speech"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Let's look at effective and counterproductive elevator speeches: Effective:  Isn't Cleveland special! Counterproductive:  We're having an adjustment leaving Manhattan (That's an immediate put-down of Cleveland) But Jones Day made me an offer I couldn't refuse (You sound arrogant.   After a year in Cleveland and at Jones Day, here is how that could play out: Effective:  Cleveland has been so good to us.

2020 40

Youngstown, OH & Jersey City, NJ - The Tale of Two Cities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Its location is great: Midway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Cleveland is bustling. The Cleveland Clinic is globally famous. Last week, with great fanfare, the media in the Youngstown, Ohio Metro area focused on the day the first major steel mill made the big layoff. In watering holes, that's still the topic of conversation: the glorious past. Now, there is fear that the nearby GM Lordstown plant will have the same fate. It produces the sedan, in the era of the SUV.

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Public Speaking - Mental Involvement

Great Public Speaking

Has anyone ever been to Cleveland? A simple question like this zooms an individual audience member's mind to Cleveland if that person has been to Cleveland. If that person has not been to Cleveland, he or she will be tuned in mentally to see what you have to say about Cleveland. One of the best ways to get your message to sink in is to get the audience thinking.

Brand Jones Day - Another Blow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  It turns out the redaction process, which Jones Day partner Jams Wooley used at the Cleveland office, didn't conceal that testimony. The confidentiality of grand jury testimony is protected. So, that should have been redacted in the motion by Jones Day to dismiss "US v. Indivior." " Here is that motion. The lawsuit alleged fraud in the marketing of an opioid. 

2019 40

Dr. Lara Kollab & Hate Speech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Okay, medical doctor Lara Kollab is no longer doing a residency at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.    But, is that the only "punishment" society can legally impose on her for her documented anti-Semitic social media postings.    As the Daily Mail reports, in 2012, she did indicate that she would deliberately give Jews the wrong medications. There is, as yet, no proof that she ever followed up on that later as an intern or resident. 

2019 43

It's Come to This: Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A number of local government lawsuits had been centralized in federal court in Cleveland, Ohio.  "Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday night with a partial deal aimed at resolving thousands of lawsuits filed by states and municipalities accusing it of fueling the opioid crisis."  "  Sara Randazzo and Jared S. Hopkins, The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2019. Here is the article.

2019 40

SmallTown OH - Did Road Rage Really Happen Here?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not Cleveland. Austintown, Ohio is right out of Norman Rockwell. The big weekend event is high school athletics. Deer cross the main street. And everyone at PNC bank knows your name.    Yet, as rush hour was starting, a young female was likely a victim of road rage. She was driving a black SUV, where 680 intersects with 80. Suddenly she was hit with shots from a gun coming from a driver in another vehicle. The passenger in her car gave a description of the alleged shooter.

2018 40

Ringling Bros & Barnum Baiiley Clown College - When I Planned to Audition

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I did soul searching that overcast snowy winter in Cleveland, Ohio. Well, the instructions on the application indicated that I would have to audition during the days the Greatest Show on Earth was in Cleveland. I The circus was coming to town. College instructor. Probation Officer. Insurance claims coder. Those were the career paths I had already tried out. Awful fits. Why not embrace my passion: clowning. More specifically circus clowning. I had also done some research.

2017 40

A Raging Heart - The Tragic Saga of Lance Mason and Aisha Fraser

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He had been a former judge, state representative and senator, and, more recently, Cleveland's minority business administrator. In Shaker Heights, Ohio, Aisha Fraser is dead. She had been the mother of two pre-teen children and a sixth-grade teacher. Some speculate that this death could have been prevented had her estranged husband Lance Mason learned to control his rage. Currently, reports NBC News , he is in custody for allegedly stabbing her to death.

2018 40

Straight from "Criminal Minds" Profile - Steven Stephens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Stephens is the prime suspect in the murder of an elderly man in Cleveland, Ohio. Those seemingly random acts of murder aren't so random. Weekly and in reruns, members of the fictional elite FBI team on "Criminal Minds" present profiles of serial killers. Often, way back in the childhood of those monsters there were traits signaling their propensity to later murder. Among those traits is abusing animals.

2017 40

Mansfield, OH - 3-Bedroom Victorian For Sale for $39K

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in Austintown, OH, midway between Pittsburgh and Cleveland, a large 1-bedroom, including all utilities, goes for under $600. Coastal no longer is so cool. On the West and the Northeast, the cost of living keeps surging. With inflation back that will get worse. Meanwhile the Southern coastal regions are targets for severe hurricanes. Category 6 is possible and probable.    The new cool is what used to be known as the Rust Belt: Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

2018 40

Gretchen Carlson Isn't Playing - Hired Ripp Media (Ailes should have known better)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Things could get lots worse in Cleveland at the RNC. It was everywhere. From the establishment The New York Times to offbeat Abovethelaw. Those of us who understand public relations had a hunch that plaintiff Gretchen Carlson had a media firm behind her. And, that she did. Odwerpr.com reports that her high-profile lawsuit for sexual harassment and more against Fox head Roger Ailes is being managed in the court of public opinion by Ripp Media.

2016 43

Hero of COVID Times, OH Gov Mike DeWine Tests Positive for the Disease

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

President Donald Trump at the Cleveland airport. Proactive. That was Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's mindset when COVID-19 started doing its thing. As yet, it hadn't arrived as an epidemic in the Buckeye state. But in an abundance of caution, DeWine shut down the state.

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

216-7666-6000) - on 4645 Richmond Road in Cleveland, OH.    Soon I will drive north toward Lake Erie and check out the apartment complexes about 15 minutes from Cleveland. Plenty of space, including two walk-in closets and a walk-in pantry. Affordable. Even with the monthly dog rent and including all utilities (yes, they throw in heating) the rent for a one-bedroom the second year leasing here is $633.000. Peanuts. Near main highways such as 11N, 680, and 80. 

2018 40

Retired at 50 (and other realities for the aging worker during COVID-19)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Nearby are Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Yet another COVID-19 shock. The retirement columns in the media used to gush about dreams. You could, for instance, look forward to fleeing the rat rat and settle into a college town.

2020 52

O.J. Simpson - The Return of the Hero

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here in small town Ohio, the Austintown public library has a special display on books about criminals - international, national and local (Cleveland). In these troubled economic/political/social times the dominant meme is overcoming adversity. Even if we were the ones who caused it. So, O.J. Simpson, who's been granted parole , has again returned to be a hero. Our hero. Our OJ. With all the mythology connected with the hero's journey. From high school we recall the "Odyssey."

2017 40

Quick & Dirty Views on the Obama/Romney Debate in Denver

Speak and Deliver

Interestingly, many of my friends in Cleveland seemed to think his identification of the Cleveland Clinic as an example of strong healthcare to be laughable, on both sides of the aisle, so to speak. Well, that was fun. I'm not going to pick the debate apart for politics or policy, or about the fact that Romney's flag pin was slightly larger, but on speaking points alone: - Romney is clearly the better debater , the better speaker of the two.

Campaign 2016 - Is Fox in position of weakness, following firings of Weinhofer, Carlson + lawsuit against Ailes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fox is in the news for the wrong things so near the RNC in Cleveland. Fox isn't having a good week. And timing is everything, of course. It itself has been in the news for axing alleged cocaine user Katie Weinhofer. It claimed she had breached security. Before this dust-up Weinhofer had produced Maria Bartiromo's business show. She claims she is not guilty of using cocaine.

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Change Medical Doctors or Sue - Beware Flaming Them on Social Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among those filing the lawsuits has been Cleveland medical doctor Bahman Guyuron. USA Today confirms what some of us anticipated would happen: Healthcare providers are suing those who post negative reviews of their services. Usually, the providers' legal complaint is that the information posted is inaccurate. That, of course, could easily be the situation since laypeople are not medical procedure-literate. They could assume such and such should have happened or not happened.

2018 40

Baby Boomers as Newbie Renters - Look Beyond Move-In Incentives

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The location is a short drive to Lake Erie and to downtown Cleveland. Since Cleveland has come back, the rent situation could mimic what happened in areas such as Jersey City, New Jersey and Brooklyn, New York. Many of us Baby Boomers did what personal finance experts told us what was prudent: Sell the family house, at least when the market price was right. That made good financial common sense.

2018 43

America's Superheroes - Only Fictional Ones Are Sustainable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Two kids in Cleveland, Ohio - Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster - created him. The concept of  superhero  began with fictional comic-book character Superman. There are lots more information and insight on that in the 2017 book "Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere" by Hillary Chute. Here it can be ordered from Amazon. Since then the "super" designation has attached itself to real human beings. That's been the heart-breaker.

2018 40

America Shifts from Superheroes to Anti-Heroes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the dark days of The Great Depression, two young nerds in Cleveland, Ohio, invented a superhero and depicted his presence in Action Comics. That was Superman, whom most folks living today remember from the television program "Superman." " It featured the fighter for truth, justice, and the American way. Here is the history of that time in Brian Robb's "Superheroes." " That was then.

2017 40

What America Reads…

Matt Eventoff

18 – The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) 291,630 393,352. I found this post from Brian Solis very interesting – a list of the top media outlets, by circulation, as well as the 25 most popular blogs in America, as compiled by BurrellesLuce. . Marshall McLuhan is famous for stating “the medium is the message&# and with the introduction of a newer medium (online, web) there is constant debate as to its effect on older mediums (print, broadcast).

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AirBnb Vs. Small Town America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Had I leased in Austintown, Ohio, when the RNC was held in Cleveland, OH, I could have made out like a bandit. Airbnb is usually associated with large urban areas. There, motivation is high to get a deal on lodging for a short-term stay. Hotels can run into the hundreds of dollars per night.    And, given the high cost of maintaining a roof over your head in big cities, there is also motivation to generate income by renting out your long-term space.

2017 40

"Held against our will" - How that happens to ghostwriters/speechwriters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The media are still following up on the women "held against their will" in Cleveland, Ohio.  The latest odd-ball story of those "held against their will" concerns four men in Houston, Texas.   THE GUARDIAN reports that they contend that they were lured into alleged captivity 10 years ago with offers of beer and cigarettes.   Too many of us ghostwriters and speechwriters find ourselves in the same sort of pickle. Only it's self-created.

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Famous Speech Friday: Dorothy Fuldheim on Kent State shooting

The Eloquent Woman

For one thing, "Cleveland's First Lady of the Airwaves" finished the piece weeping in front of the camera. She made the transition to reporting and commentary as a way to collect more information for her speeches, and began broadcasting in 1944 on Cleveland radio and in 1947 on television. Forty-six years ago this week, there were a few things that were unusual about Dorothy Fuldheim's evening commentary on WEWS-TV on May 4, 1970.

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You Thought You Were So Smart Relocating to Tucson, AZ - Financial Joke on You

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same was true in Parma, OH, also not part of the big city of Cleveland.  Tucson, Arizona used to be  the affordable and desirable place to relocate for retirement and various versions of downsizing expenses. Back in April 2014, a large, that is 440 square foot, studio apartment at Tucson's Vista Montana complex went for $400 a month. But that bargain was short-lived. Folks in California, weary of high rents, began pouring in to southwestern AZ.

Speechwriters, Bloggers: We do wind up testifying

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  That lawyer and a lawyer from law firm Jones Day flew to New Haven, Connecticut from Cleveland, Ohio for my testimony. Content providers, including us speechwriters or bloggers, are increasingly pulled into the legal system to testify about this or that.    During the trial of former presidential campaign John Edwards, speechwriter Wendy Button testified, reports POLITICO.

Professional Speaking Giant's Brush with Fame: A Tall Tale

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

In Sidney’s career he played with the Portland Trail Blazers, Cleveland Cavaliers, and spent most of his career with the Boston Celtics. Danny Cox , CPAE is a giant in the professional speaking world. Author of Leadership When the Heat’s On and known as the Sonic Boom Salesman. Danny has the ability to attract interesting friends. On Danny’s left is  Big Dave Mattey who is an actor and stuntman who works in a lot of science fiction and monster movies.

Clinical Depression & Suicide - Out There To Talk About (but few answers)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  No surprise, the August issue of Cleveland Magazine also has a special report on mental illness. Clinical depression and suicide. Both have become subjects we not only can talk about. Since the suicide of Kate Spade and the weekly front page stories in  the New York Post of those who jump to their deaths it's evolved into what we must talk about. Also, lot of "passive suicide" is being committed through abuse of opioids.

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Presentation Skills: Funny Sounds

Great Public Speaking

Cleveland. Cleveland is funny. Some words are simply funnier than others. Your word choice can be the key to creating a successful witty line or a dud. All professional comedy writers agree on the following fact. The sound of certain words can virtually guarantee a laugh. In particular, the 'K' sound in words is the granddaddy of all funny sounds.