Mon.Oct 14, 2019

Authenticity & Public Speaking - Tradition of the Baptist Church

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In public speaking, the holy grail right now is authenticity, that is, speaking from the soul. Yet, much of public speaking formal training and coaching focuses on tactics, not the inner programming which shapes the channel of transmission from one human being to another human being.

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Never end your presentation with Q&A.

More than PowerPoint...

Never end your presentation with a Q&A. Got that? Don’t end your next presentation by saying, “Any questions?” ” There’s no need to announce that it’s time for questions and answers. You can do better. Always plan a strong closing.

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Global Tensions - Corporate Leaders Finding They Have to Put the Kibosh on Posting Personal/Organization Values on Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the one hand, the Business Roundtable put out there that the purpose of the corporation was not simply creating value for investors. Business leaders had to also factor in the interests of other kinds of shareholders, ranging from communities to the future of planet earth.

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Distressed Uber - More Layoffs, Fight Against CA AB 5

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Q2 2019 Uber had its largest quarterly loss - $5 billion. Among its impatient investors is big player the SoftBank Group. So, it's no surprise, as TechCrunch reports, that Uber conducted its third round of layoffs. Reductions in force send the right message to shareholders. The stock rose 3%.

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Election 2020 Interrupted, Again - Michael Bloomberg Could Enter Primaries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is a moderate (which is already a major plus) with the name recognition and funding to run in the primaries for U.S. president. According to the CNBC sources, he might just do that. That would be how he could directly get into the loop for Election 2020.

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Suing? - A Killer Lawyer Is No Longer Enough, You Must Have Genius Public Relations Representative

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the media era. Some contend media is the most powerful entity in the world - creating more a force field than government or even individual and organizational wealth. Lawyers know this. 

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What Johnson & Johnson and Sherwin-Williams Have in Common

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One strategy among corporations facing a pile on of lawsuits is to fight on, not settle. That can deter lawsuits without merit. Sherwin-Williams did that with the lead paint it had previously manufactured and sold. For a while that was successful, until it was not. After Sherwin-Williams lost the class action public nuisance bench trial in Santa Clara, California, it has become a target for similar lawsuits. Most recently, reports Law.com , U.S.

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