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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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.    The effects will be obvious this weekend.

Cover Letters for Better Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The problem with better economic times is this: Those who had been discouraged from seeking work or a job better than their current one are likely joining you in applying for the same opportunities that you are.

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Clapping Clegg's condemnation of economically rational behaviour?

Max Atkinson

But is this an adequate reason, excuse or justification for condemning the wealthy for their economically rational (and perfectly legal) behaviour? Is this a new version 'liberal economics' - or am I missing something

Drudge Report Headlines "Jobs Go Boom" - Economic Man Belts Out" For He's a Jolly Good Fellow"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After two awful recessions since the turn of the recession, Everyman/Everywoman had turned into Economic Man. Conservative Drudge Report has gone long on Donald Trump. Recently, it had taken some short positions on Trumpism. But today's headline is "Jobs Go Boom."

The Economics of Attractiveness

The Communication Blog

A recent article in Time, under “Economy,” details the economic advantage of attractiveness, a topic we don't address in our interpersonal textbooks when we talk about attraction theory, interviewing, workplace success, and similar topics. attractiveness economics of attractiveness

Economic View: Businessmen as U.S. Presidents: A Historical Circle

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Media Coverage: Jonas Trumping Trump, World Economic Forum in Davos

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Mother Nature is stealing the show from Donald Trump and the movers and shakers at the World Economic Forum in Davos.    The spectacle is a massive snow storm which will take place under a full moon. Its name is Jonas.

COP21 - Making World Economic Forum At Davos Seem Yesterday

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Its influence could make the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos seem so yesterday. The 2015 Paris Climate Conference or COP21 is where the movers and shakers want to be seen.

Relocation: The economic indicator shouts recovery

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, relocation has become an economic indicator that we take seriously.  Moving involves risk, especially if it represents a professional reason for the change.    And it costs money either for the person or the employer. 

Economic Pall - Even Fast Food Sales Are Down

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The uncertainty of Brexit makes it worse. But, even before that stunning event, those with small businesses such as mine could feel the economy changing. And not on an upward tick. Now  Now what we had been sensing has been confirmed.

Drudge Report Highlights Mark Zuckerberg's Moves Toward Entering Politics - Economic Man Becomes Overshadowed by Man The Political Animal

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It might be said that Economic Man has been overshadowed by Man The Political Animal. The Drudge Report has devoted its prized left hand column over to detailing Mark Zuckerberg's activities which look, talk, walk and smell like he is considering entering politics.

Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (3 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

Tough Economic Times: Professional Speakers Panel (4 of 4)

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California chapter of the National Speakers Association featured a panel of Past Presidents who discussed ‘What Smart Speakers Do Differently in Tough Economic Times’ Host Barry Wishner talked with: * Michael Soon Lee, CSP * Marilyn Manning, PhD, CSP, CMC * Craig Harrison * Patricia Fripp, [.].

Print: Economics of infrastructure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The reason it's over is economic.  It's official.    At the New York Times Inc., Arthur Sulzberger conceded that eventually the flagship THE NEW YORK TIMES will no longer be produced in print.      Not that we didn't anticipate that but that a leader in media has admitted that print is over.   Media can no longer support the cost of the infrastructure that print requires. 

Underwear Startups - Economic Indicators Recovery Is Getting Traction

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Conventional financial wisdom is that sales of underwear are an economic indicator. "From Andreessen Horowitz to First Round, over 100 venture firms and angel investors closed deals for underwear startups since 2012, according to CrunchBase data." 

Social Networks, Youth, Life Satisfaction - Research by Institute of Labor Economics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Researchers at the Institute of Labor Economics in the UK studied those from 2010 through 2014. Is socializing virtually not good for youth? Seems that's the situation among young people 10 to 15 years of age in the UK.

World Economic Forum, Davos, January 17-20, 2017 - Connecting the Dots on Trumpism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Annually the global elite have their think-tank-like pow-wow at the World Economic Forum in Davos. But the event is really a platform for deal-making, including developing new business, and branding. Regarding

Canada, Economic Change, Suicide - Northern Neighbor No Longer Model Of How Life Could Be

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, economic change has unleashed the same kind of darkness that hovered over America after the series of financial shocks to our systems since 9/11. This mirrors the surge in suicides among white, middle-aged Americans who had been thrust into the vortex of economic change.

State Dept. Travel Alert - Vendors In Grand Central Station Will Take 1st Economic Hit

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Who will take the first economic hit are the vendors in Grand Central. "U.S. citizens should exercise vigilance when in public places or using transportation. Be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid large crowds or crowded places." " - U.S.

World Economic Forum, Davos - Has It Mutated Into Vanity Fair Oscar Party?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The World Economic Forum (WEF) will meet in Davos, Switzerland from January 21 - 24, 2016. About 3000 are expected. That global pow-wow is a prime networking event. Deals can be opened or even closed at private parties. Also, it's a extraordinary media opportunity.

Sales of High-end Booze: Best of economic indicators

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the best economic indicators - U.S. Eat, be merry, and yes, keep drinking that high-end booze. alcohol sales - says we're out of the recession.    According to the Distilled Spirits Council of the U.S., ships of spirits increased 2.7%

State of The Union Speech - "Middle-Class Economics" Good Catch Phrase For Campaign '16

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That is: middle class economics."  Everything can rotate around middle class economics. The State of the Union speech was well-crafted.

Economic Indicator: Jason gets new kitty litter pan

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  However, as an aging Baby Boomer whose life revolves animal companion Jason, the only economic indicator which says something to me is the household expenditures for maintaining this feline. 

Middle Class Economics - Rebrand That As Affording A Satisfying Lifestyle, Safe Community

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The political meme, transmitted directly from the White House as well as Campaign 2015, is middle class economics. But that isn't resonating. The concept of "middle class" is both too abstract and too subjective.

"Room" - Plasticity v. being ossified by economic trauma (e.g. Talia Jane)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So many from all generations seem to be ossified by the trauma of hard economic times. Trauma, economic or other kinds, doesn't have to shut us down. "Room" chronicles the adjustment of a mother "Ma" and boy "Jack" to "real life." " They had been held captive in a shed for seven years. The child was born in captivity, the son of the kidnapper. After the boy flees and the police locate Ma, they are brought to a hospital.

Economic Thaw? - I'll wait this out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are plenty of expert quotes in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL testifying to the economic thaw.      There are, reports  Conor Dougherty, "steadily rising estimates of fourth-quarter economic growth."    There's no return to economic innocence. "  Dougherty is telling that to a gen who has perhaps lost the ability to be optimistic. 

Enjoy Your Snow Day: It Comes W/O (Much) Economic Angst

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Economic Growth," Bloomberg Business, February 13, 2014. "Snowfall is on track to subtract 0.4 percent from growth in the three months through March, based on estimates from Macroeconomic Advisers LLC. That's way smaller than the estimated 1.4

Are we Becoming a Nation of Low-paying Personal Trainers?

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Christmas In The Hood - Before Anyone Recognized "Economic Disadvantage"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Shipments were heavy around Christmas time. So my grandfather and uncles who worked on the Jersey City docks had lots of cheap fun stuff to bring home to our tenement. The most memorable were the pink plastic umbrellas from China which didn't last more than a month. To keep our business the butcher, baker and candle stick-maker knew to give kids freebies.

Trump Crude - Hey, in 2017, at World Economic Forum, Davos, world leaders could all be talking like that

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Next year at the World Economic Forum at Davos, those movers and shakers who deliver presentations could be importing Trump Crude. Donald Trump's enemies assume that they got one more thing on him. And that's his "crude language."

Slower Economy - 151,000 jobs below expectations, but my own economic indicator is how fast job searchers jump on help-wanted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

I picked that up through my own economic indicator. The January jobs report was no surprise to those of us who are out there every day hustling for work. At 151,000, it was below expectations. Yes, the economy has been slowing.

Economic Indicator: Women in cosmetics niche stores

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From my security guard days in Sephora back in 2003 [ Download Geezerguts ], I know that the number of women in niche cosmetic stores, how much time they spent in the store, and how much they spend are unambiguous economic indicators. This weekend when I hit those kind of speciality cosmetics stores it was a relief to find them bulging with crowds.    Women even brought their teenage daughters to initiate them to this pricey ritual. 

Could that be ECONOMIC GROWTH!!!!!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Commerce Department reports that in May U.S. exports were up 1.6% and exports down 0.6%.    That sure sounds like GDP growth.    It also could signal that global trade has gotten unstuck. For business owners like myself, this is no newsflash.    Prospects are thinking about doing projects again.    Next week, I have four sales calls to make - in three days. 

Union Super PAC Brands Romney An “Economic Traitor” Buzzfeed

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In these tough economic times, how can your presentations stand above the rest?

PowerPoint Tips

In these tough economic times, we all need to be doing more to be valuable to our organization and to our customers. Because of the current economic times, I believe that it's essential for everyone to learn how to stand above the rest. How can you stand above the rest? You have a toolbox of skills that you use. Perhaps you need to sharpen your tools.

Paul Krugman’s “A Manifesto for Economic Sense”

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SURPRISE: Consumer Sentiment Rises Unexpectedly to 5-Year High…Drudge

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Learn to “Present” to “Pay the Rent”- Executive Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

Effective presentation skills are crucial for all executives. If you can’t effectively present, it gets decidedly more difficult to “pay the rent.&# . That can mean selling a product, communicating an idea or a vision, or promoting a concept directly to the marketplace, to your team, to those who determine your career trajectory, to the competition, and the list continues ad infinitum. .

"Fun" Term Being Leveraged In More Help-Wanted = Economic Indicator Of Recovery

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the kind of help-wanted you are running across on job bulletin boards. It includes the word "fun." " In this case, the group you will work with are a fun bunch of scientists. Other help-wanted ads describe the essential job as fun.

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: Being the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Your Economic Destiny

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Go to the "about" web page for US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC). There, Chief Executive Officer and President, Javier Palomarez, delivers a single unambiguous message. That's this: The USHCC is all about business. More specifically, the success of the more than 4 million Hispanic enterprises. The platform for the USHCC messaging is entrepreneurship.