Tue.May 26, 2020

Are You a Pusher or Attractor?

Speaker Launcher

As I left the zoom call with Gabriella, I thought about how the call went. Was I in the mode that I wanted to be in when it came to my business? And the answer was “no”. I felt myself “selling” Gabriella on my services and it wasn’t the position that I wanted to approach my calls from.

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Get More From Your Virtual Platform: Confessions of an Accidental Platform Expert

Duarte Blog

For the foreseeable future, our working lives will require quite a bit of communication through virtual platforms: conference calls, video meetings, weekly webinars, and team chats.

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Laurene Powell Jobs - No Longer Hailed as Great Savior of Quality Journalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Powell Jobs [is] the latest billionaire to face questions about obligations to workers in the face of a ruinous pandemic …"  - Noah Kirsch, Forbes , May 21, 2020. In 2017, widow of Steve Jobs - Laurene Powell Jobs - parachuted in to fund The Atlantic through the Emerson Collective.

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Franklin Templeton Cuts Amy Cooper Loose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Tuesday afternoon, Franklin Templeton announced that she [Amy Cooper] had been fired." "   - Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times, May 26, 2020.

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COVID-19 Fallout Putting the Kibash on Retiring/Semiretiring Abroad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Significantly lower cost of living (can make it just fine on only Social Security). High quality of life, including proximity to an ocean  Adventure. Possibility of operating online enterprise. All those have been hammered as reasons for the aging in the U.S.

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Layoffs in Corporate Compliance Departments Could Set Stage for Uptick in Whistleblowing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Corporate compliance departments are finding themselves in the crosshairs of corporate cost-cutters …"  - Kristin Broughton, The Wall Street Journal , May 25, 2020. During the 2008 - 2009 reductions in force in law firms, some career experts recommended that displaced lawyers and new law school graduates who can't land jobs apply for compliance positions within corporations. Currently, that's no longer a safe harbor.

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Brand "Professional Woman" Put in Play - The Amy Cooper Central Park Flashpoint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Career  Reputation as a decent human being. Being a pet parent. All finished. At age 41, Amy Cooper is over. The odds are against her being able to do enough brand reputation restoration quickly enough to bounce back from a comprehensive catastrophe.    As the world knows and Daily Mail covers, Cooper contacted New York Police (911), contending that a black man in the Ramble part of Central Park was threatening her life.

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