Sat.Jul 21, 2018

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 289) – Oprah Winfrey

Manner of Speaking

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” — Oprah Winfrey Photo courtesy of oprah.com. Motivation Quotes for Public Speakers Oprah Winfrey public speaking public speaking quotes quotes

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"Childless Future" Warns United Nations - But, Aren't Robots Geared Up For That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lack of replacement human beings for the ones dying off or no longer able to work is something we should be concerned about, warns the United Nations. Here is one bit of media coverage about what is being called the "Childless Future."

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Trending Sources

Uber Could Lose Its Competitive Advantage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Could this be the beginning of the end for Uber's competitive advantage of having its drivers legally classified as "contract workers," not "employees?" " If so, Uber would have to chuck its current business model of being primarily a gig-economy player.

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Someone Else's Nostalgia - No Reason You Have to Be Dragged In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When disruption was becoming standard, former marketing guru at GE - Beth Comstock - observed:  Nuke nostalgia. 

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Marc's - So, What's Going On With The Scheduling.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Marc's grocery store at 4755 Mahoning Avenue, Austintown, Ohio seems like a model of a business being pro-active in hiring the aging. For example, one part-time check-out clerk is 72. Another is 64. 

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The New Aging - Slide, Sometimes Slowly, Sometimes Quickly, into Homelessness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Do the harsh conditions of being on the street make so many of the homeless look old? Or are more among the aging in the United States becoming homeless?    That's what I wondered when I was living in Tucson, Arizona.

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