Wed.Nov 07, 2018

Fear and Nerves Are Normal – but Here’s How to Deal with Them

Presentation Guru

On 3 June 2017, professional rock climber Alex Honnold accomplished something that few people thought could be done. He climbed the 3,000-foot granite wall of Yosemite Park’s famous El Capitan. Yes – it’s that vertical wall in the photo above!) Alone.…

Real Crime - Such an Inconvenience

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On all those well-done television shows like "FBI," crime is riveting. There's the fun of struggling to connect the dots about the identity of the bad guy or girl.    But, in real life, crime is totally an inconvenience. Yesterday, I was heading out to run must-do errands.

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Vice Media, et al. - Hipster Tone/Outrageous Content Got, Well, Old

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was palpable.    Not only we over-50 but also Millennials and iGens were becoming weary of the hipster tone and outrageous content of much of digital media. What had been cool just seemed yesterday. Downright old. The tone came across as arrested development.

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Alec Baldwin - Will He Be ABC's Megyn Kelly?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like Megyn Kelly's NBC Sunday evening talk show, Alec Baldwin's ABC one has poor ratings. Both can't connect with the audience in a talk-show format. And the selection of their guests seems all wrong. And, also like Kelly, Baldwin's behavior embarrassed the television.

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Los Angeles Anti-Semitism - What We Know from TV Crime Shows like "Criminal Minds"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Los Angeles, anti-Semitism has taken on a rawness.    Beginning last September while Jews were observing Yom Kippur, a slim white male in his late 20s or early 30s would target orthodox Jewish woman. There they would be walking on a street, alone.

Age - Why Are Media Outlets Allowed to Disclose It?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Netherlands, 69-year-old Emile Ratelband sued local authorities. It was because the powers that be there refused to change his date of birth on official documents. He requested that the "clock" officially be rolled back 20 years.

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Bypassing Arbitratration - Former Law Partner Gender Discrimination Complaint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, it's a long way before a complaint is allowed to be heard in court and that actually happening. Usually there will be a settlement just before the opening arguments. A California appellate panel is permitting plaintiff Constance Ramos to bypass her law firm's arbitration agreement.

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