Fri.Nov 08, 2019

Rajat Gupta's "Mind Without Fear" - Perils of the Premature Memoir

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like one-time on-air cable star Megyn Kelly, former head of McKinsey Rajat Gupta is attempting to accomplish a comeback. That's  the game in America where success usually is fleeting. 

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3 strategies to create a proposal that wins the business

SpeakerSue Says...

According to Hubspot, 80-90% of business is lost at the proposal stage. I couldn’t find actual research to support this and it’s reasonable it’s just the odds. If a planner sends an RFP to five (or more) companies with the intent of saying yes to only one, the math is simple. But here are three more compelling reasons proposals (and the sellers who submit them) lose the business. It’s all transaction. No vision. No excitement. No personalization. It’s thoughtless.

"A Million Little Things" - Ratings Up More Than 21% in 18 - 49 Demographic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's episode of Millennial drama "A Million Little Things" was a homerun in ratings. According to TVSeriesFinale , in the key demographic - 18 to 49 - viewership was up more than 21%. And, overall viewership rose almost 8%.

The Battle of the Superlawyer Brands - David Boies Sues Alan Dershowitz

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Today, in Manhattan Supreme Court, one superlawyer sued another superlawyer. The plaintiff is  the  David Boies. The defendant is the  Alan Dershowitz. 

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Not Leaving Las Vegas - Recalling the Saga of Stuart Shorter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Las Vegas, like so many metro areas, is undergoing the perfect storm.    There is growing homeless created by: Landlord Nation, that is, high rents with no caps for the percentage of increase at lease-renewal time. Substance abuse, and not only opioids.

Hell No, You Don't Want a Higher IQ for Yourself, for Your Future Offspring

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A five-judge panel on a New York appeals court ruled to suspend Gordon Caplan's license to practice law. That will be in effect until a later hearing. They determined he was guilty of serious crime. Here are more details from the New York Post.

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