Tue.Jun 30, 2020

How I Made My Dream a Reality… and You Can Too!

Speaker Launcher

With coronavirus and all of the change in the world, it’s easy to forget about the dreams for your business and your life. Many have been in survival mode. Some hanging on by a thread. But what about your dream? Is now the right time to bring it back into your view? I say, heck ya!

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How the Endowment Effect can Affect Businesses


Businesses can be affected due to consumer behavior that they might find hard to predict. Many theories, models and research have long tried to predict motivations of consumers for buying goods or services based on consumer preferences.

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Rejection of Insurance Claims for Business Interruption = Latest Financial Setback During COVID-19 (plaintiff lawyers parachute in)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For months now, the serious financial issue of business interruption insurance has been in the media. The bottom line has been that most policies only cover loss from physical damage. Fallout from the COVID-19 doesn't fit into that.

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Talking about race


I was born into white privilege. Not wealth, but privilege, nonetheless. I know that. My first ancestor on this North American soil arrived in Boston in 1658. That was on my dad’s side. On my mother’s side, they arrived around the same time but further south in the mid-Atlantic region.

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Pay to Play: Rooftop Slushie, LinkedIn ProFinder, Upwork (and being paid not to work through Universal Basic Income)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On its website , Rooftop Slushie describes itself as platform in which job searchers can anonymously ask questions about careers and seasoned professionals, who have been vetted, answer them. One of the categories on the website does indicate that the latter can earn money doing this.

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Demo DVD not played at Spring Conference

Max Atkinson

This is the Demo DVD I'd prepared for the European Speechwriters Conference at Emmanuel College, Cambridge that had to be cancelled because of Covid 19. But organiser Brian Jenner has something else up his sleeve for the Autumn conference. So watch this space

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Black Children Swimming in Hampton Inn Pool Meet Karen (if they hadn't encountered her before)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An employee - actually now a former one - at Hampton Inn, Williamston, North Carolina, called the police about a black mother and her children swimming in the pool. You bet, she did a Karen. 

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More Trending

Downside of Decline of COVID-19 Cases: Layoffs for Contract-Tracers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The good news in Massachusetts is that new cases of COVID-19 are down. So are the deaths. But the bad news is that, after three months, those hired as coronavirus contact-tracers are being laid off. Boston Magazine reports that already about 200 have volunteered to be laid off. Other workers are expected to be terminated.    MA was the first state to launch a formal contact-tracing program. Maybe that has been a factor in getting the virus under control.

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Temporary Restraining Order for Mary Trump's "Too Much and Never Enough"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's Charles Harder, lawyer for Robert Trump, 1 and Theadore Boutrous, lawyer for Mary Trump, 0. For now.    MSN reports that Judge Hal Greenwald granted a temporary restraining order for the publication and distribution of Mary Trump's expose "Too Much and Never Enough."

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