Thu.Apr 09, 2020

Is busyness a competition?

Speak Schmeak

People are busy. People are overwhelmed. People have too much on their plates. And yet, the complaint is often laced with pride. We can't wait to tell everyone how busy we are. How are you?" "SO SO busy!" Perhaps busyness triggers our competitive nature. At least, I think it triggered mine.

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Raising Your Uncertainty Tolerance with Sara Ross

Speaker Launcher

In an effort to keep supplying relevant and practical content, I keep thinking about what we all need in this time of constant news intake and the uncertainty of what’s coming next.

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What is the Direct to Consumer (DTC) Business Model?


Everyone should be paying more attention to the Direct to To Consumer (DTC) space as it’s booming! According to a study by the IAB , two-thirds of customers expect to have direct connectivity with brands.

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Philip Morris International - For He's a Jolly Good Fellow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maker of Marlboro - Philip Morris International - is doing right by its workforce. MarketWatch reports that it's not only not laying off any worker. In addition, there will be no "haircuts" on salary.

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Redefining "Succress" - Being Able to Pay Rent (every month)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Eventually the rent will be due …"  - Mary Cunningham, Fellow at Urban Institute, April 7, 2020. Here is her study. According to Cunningham's research, about 11 million low-income people in the U.S. won't be able to pay their rent on a sustained basis.

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The New Order - Law Firm Paul, Weiss Creates Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In turbulence is opportunity. That’s what iconic management consultant Peter Drucker hammered way back in what seems now like pretty tame times – the early 1980s. And today, April 9 th , in the Year of the Coronavirus, that’s what is the mission of a law firm’s new practice. In a world dominated by regulation, litigation, and legislation, law firms have become the front lines of transforming change into edges for business.

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Zoom Gets Sued - So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Litigation - at least many kinds - has become a platform for businesses to fix themselves. And increase revenues/profits, boost the stock price, and enhance the brand. That could be the long-term result of class action lawsuit "Drieu v. Zoom Video Communications." " That had been filed Tuesday in San Francisco federal court. Bloomberg reports that shareholder Michael Drieu contends, among other issues, that the business concealed that its encryption system wasn't end-to-end.

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