Mon.Sep 17, 2018

Power posing debunked: the truth about power poses

More than PowerPoint...

Some people feel scared or nervous before they deliver a speech. To gain confidence, they might go somewhere private right before they speak and strike what’s called a power pose. This is a broad, expansive gesture like putting your arms over your head and looking up.

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More D.C. Theatre - Brett Kavanaugh Lawyers Up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's come to this. At Law.com , Ellis Kim reports that U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) nominee Brett Kavanaugh has lawyered up. His choice of Beth Wilkinson of Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz is smart. To begin with, the lawyer is female. That could be a distinct plus, on many levels.

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The 5% Who Opt for Retirement Communities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you look around who's living in those planned retirement communities it's not the 1% or the top 10% in wealth.    And, that's one of the advantages of opting for that housing choice when aging: Affordability.

Beyond Political Theatre - Serious Issues Underlying Ford v. Kavanaugh

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Supreme Court (SCOTUS) justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh maintains his optimism. And he continues to deny Christine Blasey Ford's allegation of his sexual misconduct when they were both in high school.    But, it's getting to look like he could wind up "Borked."

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After You Burn All the Bridges Like Chris Watts, Of Course, You Get Depressed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At age 33, Chris Watts has no future. In itself that would be enough to make him very depressed.    Yet, the Daily Mail has made that news. In the Weld County Jail, Watts is on suicide watch. That is not at all unusual for a man whose life has derailed.

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Suing Your Employer - Still Risky Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The stunner was that the female partner - Connie Bertram - who had sued employer Proskauer for alleged gender discrimination  STAYED  post-settlement. The usual rite of passage in these sorts of things is to leave or get kicked out. As many recall Kerrie Campbell got the boot.

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New Success Game: Now That I Decided to Retire (I can work forever w/o major pressure, lots more influence, power, money)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A funny emotional, physical, and spiritual game is going on.    It might be called Now That I Decided To Retire. Those who opt to play that game find that they can "start over" again with a mindset that reduces stress significantly. Yeah, one for university folks to research).

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