Tue.Dec 10, 2019

The Secret Tool for Booking More Speaking Gigs

Speaker Launcher

One of the most important aspects of building a successful speaking business is remembering that our success is built on the relationships we build. How we approach new prospects and nurture the relationship will determine if we will ever get a ‘Yes’ from them.

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KY Justice Dawn Gentry - Maybe Yet Another Horror Story How Boss/Subordinate Relationships Can Derail Careers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Several days ago, The Wall Street Journal took up the urgent matter of romantic relationships in the workplace between bosses and subordinates. Essentially, the guidance was: Don't do it. Call it Forbidden Love. And, of course, that makes it all the more enticing.

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Jersey City Once a Melting Pot - Was Shooting Motivated by Anti-Semitism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Jersey City, New Jersey had been an easy first stop for immigrants from western and eastern Europe as well as the United Kingdom.

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Two Worlds: Gentrified Downtown Jersey City, NJ and Greenville Section (in the latter, gunfire continues)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

About a nine minute ride from Greenville is gentrified downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. There, by the Path train, studio apartments go for nearly 3K. Young and middle aged professionals either commute to Manhattan or work in brandname corporations in Jersey City.

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Premature Rush to Salvation: Felicity Huffman v. Alex Kozinski

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Film enthusiasts probably recall the poignant tale of the female janitor who rescues an Amazonian god from a military research institution. That movie had been "The Shape of Water."  "  Well, like so much in the entertainment industry, that wound up as a lawsuit.

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Clinton Branding - It Means "Moderate" for Jittery Democrats

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Clinton" is a known brand. Plus, it isn't scary. Nothing radical about it. The genius of Bill Clinton's political positioning and packaging was putting himself out there as a moderate. His wife Hillary Clinton followed that ideology. She was "safe." 

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Branding Freefall - Both SoftBank, Masayoski Son

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The investment world's perception of both SoftBank and its chief executive officer Masayoshi Son has gone from bad to worse. This time the hit to SoftBank branding and that of its supposed visionary head results from the ill-fated in Wag. That's the dog-walking service.

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The Alcoholics Anonymous Brand - Is Thomas Lagan Tarnishing It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tomorrow former lawyer Thomas Lagan will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence Kahn. Over  Over the years he swindled from clients, mostly elderly ones, $12 million.    To obtain mercy, he is presenting the Booze Defense. He claims that demon alcohol made his steal from clients. But, now that he has been sober for a few months, he is a new man, he contends. The court should recognize that and go easy on him in mandating the amount of prison time.

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