Fri.Nov 29, 2019

An important lesson from Bohemian Rhapsody

Manner of Speaking

I finally got around to watching the film Bohemian Rhapsody. I was not disappointed. Queen is one of my all-time favourite bands and the driving force behind Queen was the inimitable Freddie Mercury.

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BF + SBS + Cyber Monday + Free Gift = Today!

Speak Schmeak

I hope you're enjoying the long weekend (if you're in the US)! I realized that my friends in other countries now do Black Friday, even though there is no Thanksgiving on the preceding Thursday! Wow, talk about spreading American culture worldwide. Personally, I don't shop on Black Friday.

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"The Long Depression" - The Language of Economics Darkens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Push-back against globalization. Populism. Stagnant wages (along with polarization of the job market due to technology). Decline in productivity.

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3 Email etiquette rules to follow to get ahead in 2020

SpeakerSue Says...

What is the biggest difference between email and verbal communications? For verbal, we know the rules. We hear intonation, understand pauses, detect nuances. Email. Not-so-much. Here are 3 email etiquette rules to buy respectability and elevate your reputation: Use a searchable subject line How will your buyer find your email when they want it? Your subject lines should be an accurate, honest summary of the email you’ve just sent. Not the email you originally sent a month ago.).

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Before Keying in Negative Review - The Law

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, those online reviews have power. They range from Yelp to Glassdoor. According to Pew Research , 82% of folks using the internet pay attention to them.

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