Sat.May 23, 2020 - Fri.May 29, 2020

How Stories Can Help Your Virtual Presentation Come Alive!

DeFinis Communications

When leading a virtual presentation, many speakers find it difficult to hold people’s attention. Keeping an audience engaged on a screen, when your listeners have many other things around them competing for their attention, is definitely a challenge.

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Are You a Pusher or Attractor?

Speaker Launcher

As I left the zoom call with Gabriella, I thought about how the call went. Was I in the mode that I wanted to be in when it came to my business? And the answer was “no”. I felt myself “selling” Gabriella on my services and it wasn’t the position that I wanted to approach my calls from.

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Get More From Your Virtual Platform: Confessions of an Accidental Platform Expert

Duarte Blog

For the foreseeable future, our working lives will require quite a bit of communication through virtual platforms: conference calls, video meetings, weekly webinars, and team chats.

Influence Doesn't Pay the Bills - Daily Mail & General Trust Experience 70% Plunge in Print Ad Revenue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media outlets under the umbrella of the Daily Mail & General Trust are influential. And influence is the religion of the 21st century.    But, influence doesn't necessary generate revenue.

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The Executive?s Guide to Marketing Automation

SlideModel

Automation, analytics and big data are among the top of mind concerns for marketers these days. And it makes perfect sense as the volume of data has grown exponentially over the past several years and it becomes impossible to effectively deal with such volumes manually.

Expanding Your Online Revenue Streams with Janet Stewart

Speaker Launcher

With so many of us working from home, online options are the only options right now. In this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome back Janet Stewart to talk about how to create and execute online and virtual learning possibilities for your clients.

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Calming 5-Minute Pre-Presentation Meditation

Duarte Blog

Calming breathing techniques, muscle relaxation, and positive visualization. Calming breathing techniques, muscle relaxation, and positive visualization. The post Calming 5-Minute Pre-Presentation Meditation appeared first on Duarte. Video thank-you-confirmation-captivate-virtual-workshop

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70-20-10 Model for Learning and Development

SlideModel

People don’t like to admit it; however, many people indeed learn skills not before but during a job. When labeled as an ‘expert’; people tend to shy away from admitting that they lack knowledge of certain aspects of their job.

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Prospect effectively (now) with this critical email tip

SpeakerSue Says...

Covid-19 is not an ice breaker. You’re ready to connect with past leads, except you’ve been radio silent for the last few or thirty months. How to start? It’s way too easy to go the virus route. How have you been holding up during these difficult past few months? I’m hopeful you’ve been well during these difficult times. I just wanted to check in and see how you are doing in these uncertain times. These openings inadvertently add negative energy and drama.

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Parole: the legacy of a progressiveHome Secrtary

Max Atkinson

As murders by terrorists recently released from prison hit the headlines a few weeks ago, I was reminded of my first job after graduating in 1965 - as a lowly assistant research officer at the Home Office Research Unit

2020 40

Laurene Powell Jobs - No Longer Hailed as Great Savior of Quality Journalism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Powell Jobs [is] the latest billionaire to face questions about obligations to workers in the face of a ruinous pandemic …"  - Noah Kirsch, Forbes , May 21, 2020. In 2017, widow of Steve Jobs - Laurene Powell Jobs - parachuted in to fund The Atlantic through the Emerson Collective.

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Navigating This Short Week of May 25th - Consulting Madame Clairevoyant Or Try to Get Prescription from Medical Doctor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars/But in ourselves." " William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 3, spoken by Cassius.

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COVID-19 and Higher Education - Closings Begin

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For some colleges, COVID-19 could be the tipping point. The shift from in-person classroom to remote learning can make it impossible for them to pay their bills. Those which were already experiencing iffy financials might have to close down. Two already have, reports USA Today.

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"Doing NYC" May No Longer Be Career Rite of Passage for Youth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After college, graduate/professional school or launching a career in the arts, many young people felt they had to try to make it in New York City. The gallows humor about that was the city was the corridor of broken dreams.

2020 56

After College Towns Die, We'll Have to Get Much Better at Picking Up on Trends Remotely

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An oddball phenomenon has been the college town. From Ann Arbor, Michigan to Cambridge, Massachusetts, the college town had been a platform for not only encountering new ideas but also creating them.

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Kripalu in the Berkshires - Even Wellness Disrupted by COVID-19

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Kripalu is where a good friend or even a psychotherapist might direct you if you are unraveling or simply running on a low battery. That center in the Berkshires is known for its wellness programs, such as yoga, meditation, and retreats.

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Rescinded Job Offers - Even Google Singing Decline in Advertising Blues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media companies such as Vice attack Google for allegedly unfairly scooping up the lion's share of advertising revenue. They blame that for having to lay off their staff. Also, there could be federal and state lawsuits about alleged antitrust in the advertising part of Google's business. 

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American Values in Play - Post-Death of George Floyd

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sunday evenings on PBS the series "World on Fire" captures the street violence and strategic military action of World War II. The emotional human pain is gut-wrenching. Along the way, though, characters such as Harry Chase grow. 

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The George Floyd Summer of 2020 - Flashpoints of Summer of 1967 (then the new order of the Counterculture)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No surprise, urban unrest has broken out post the George Floyd death. That has spread from Minneapolis to Los Angeles, reports Daily Mail. Meanwhile the summer has kicked off unusually warm in certain parts of the U.S. There is also economic despair.

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Public Relations & Businesses: Yes, Pay Your Bills, On-Time

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Landlord-tenant disputes are the common cold of legal actions. Those range from Small Claims Court to the big time - e.g. lawsuit filed May 20th in Chicago, Illinois "Hart 353 North Clark v. Jenner & Block."

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June Rent Will Soon Be Due: The Sheriff Doesn't Ring Twice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Leasing residential property is a business - not the mission of a nonprofit to provide shelter for human beings. This is capitalism. If the rent isn't paid, evictions happen. And, they are predicted to kick in this June.

2020 52

Franklin Templeton Cuts Amy Cooper Loose

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Tuesday afternoon, Franklin Templeton announced that she [Amy Cooper] had been fired." "   - Sarah Maslin Nir, The New York Times, May 26, 2020.

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COVID-19 Fallout Putting the Kibash on Retiring/Semiretiring Abroad

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Significantly lower cost of living (can make it just fine on only Social Security). High quality of life, including proximity to an ocean  Adventure. Possibility of operating online enterprise. All those have been hammered as reasons for the aging in the U.S.

2020 52

Self-forgiveness: Learning to Make Friends with One's Flawed Self

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

How naive. I should have known better. After all I had had a negative encounter in Manhattan in the 1990s with former college acquaintance Karen Cordaro.). Was I downright self-destructive? That's how I have viciously attacked myself for six years.

2020 52

Microsoft's MSN.Com Shifting from Human to AI News Editors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently, reports Geekwire , Microsoft's MSN.com terminated about 50 human editorial types to select news stories and headlines. They will be replaced by robots, that is, artificial intelligence.    MSN.com is the umbrella organization over Microsoft News.    This transition to robots from human contract editors is a bigger threat to the communications profession than the falloff in advertising.

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Chief Marketing Officers - As the World Keeps Unraveling, Peril and Opportunity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The average tenure of chief marketing officers and others in equivalent roles at 100 of the top U.S. advertising spenders declined to about 41 months last year from roughly 43 months in 2018."  "  - Nat Ives, The Wall Street Journal , May 27, 2020. Source of statistic is Spencer Stuart). It's not new that the function of the Chief Marketing Officer is the hotspot in organizations. What they do is measurable.

2020 43

COVID-19 and Labor Markets: More Early Retirements

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You may be among those who lost a job since the COVID-19 crisis began and have decided to retire from your career. You got it that there isn't much out there for you any more.    Two surveys by the research team of Olivier Coibion et al. at the University of Chicago Becker Friedman Institute found that decision has moved upwards from 53% to 60% since the start of pandemic. The study is "Labor Markets During the COVID-19 Crisis."

2020 43

Layoffs in Corporate Compliance Departments Could Set Stage for Uptick in Whistleblowing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Corporate compliance departments are finding themselves in the crosshairs of corporate cost-cutters …"  - Kristin Broughton, The Wall Street Journal , May 25, 2020. During the 2008 - 2009 reductions in force in law firms, some career experts recommended that displaced lawyers and new law school graduates who can't land jobs apply for compliance positions within corporations. Currently, that's no longer a safe harbor.

2020 43

New York City and More - Commercial Real Estate in Play (will trophy buildings send wrong message?)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Vornado, one of the city's biggest landlords, told investors … 80 percent of its retail tenants did not pay rent in April and May. Forty percent of its office tenants also skipped payments."  "  - Jennifer Smith, Daily Mail , May 22, 2020. Commercial real estate, at least in New York City, may not be the sector to be in. Not now. And, with more and more employers not returning the workforce to offices, maybe not Post-COVID-19.

2020 43

Amy Cooper: Will She Be the One to Be Arrested?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Amy Cooper lost her big job at Franklin Templeton. She returned to the rescue shelter the dog she had adopted. She is receiving death threats. Now this. The New York Post reports that the NYPD and Manhattan District Attorney's office are investigating if a law had been broken during that infamous call to the police about an alleged threat to her life by a black man.    That could fall into the category or "false call" or "falsely accusing someone."

2020 40

Glam World of CBS News, Including "60 Minutes" - 60 Laid Off

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Uneasy lies the head which works in glam. That, of course, is a paraphrase of an iconic line from Shakespeare's "Henry IV." " And, it is a meme which is dominating high-profile media. There were the layoffs at Conde Nast. Remember not being invited to the Vanity Fair Academy Awards party? Now the latest shoe to drop in media professionals losing their jobs is at CBS News. That includes "60 Minutes." 

2020 40

When Not Pursuing Career Goals - The Extreme Pain of Professional Limbo

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Since March … a generation of professionals has seen careers enter a state of suspended animation." " -  David Gelles, The New York Times, May 27, 2020. The fallout from COVID-19 has affected just about every aspect of professional life.    That includes holding onto to a job, searching for a job after being laid off, making a career change, going after a promotion, and being thrown into new professional roles without little or no training.

2020 40

Portfolio for Jane Genova

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Readers have been asking for my portfolio. Here it is Download JaneGenovaMarketingCommunicationsAdvocacyPortfolio.   Content-provider

2020 40

Broken Brand, Even If This Lawsuit Goes Away: Kevin Cahill, MD

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is about a half century difference in ages between the medical doctor and the patient. Kevin Cahill is 84 years old. The patient, who filed a federal lawsuit against him on May 19th, 2020, is still a young woman. Media outlets are positioning this litigation as a case of "infatuation."

2020 40

Brand "Professional Woman" Put in Play - The Amy Cooper Central Park Flashpoint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Career  Reputation as a decent human being. Being a pet parent. All finished. At age 41, Amy Cooper is over. The odds are against her being able to do enough brand reputation restoration quickly enough to bounce back from a comprehensive catastrophe.    As the world knows and Daily Mail covers, Cooper contacted New York Police (911), contending that a black man in the Ramble part of Central Park was threatening her life.

2020 40

The Public Relations of Not Representing Tara Reade Any More - Douglas Wigdor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The exit was masterful. As it should be in this era of public relations. What goes on in the court of public opinion can be as important to a lawyer's brand as what those lawyers actually do in the court of law.    The lawyer representing Tara Reade - Douglas Wigdor - ceased doing that after CNN published an article questioning her educational background, reports The Guardian. Reade has been accusing Joe Biden of sexual misconduct.

2020 40

Hertz Global Holdings' Press Release on Filing Chapter 11

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm White & Case LLP represents Hertz Global Holdings in the legal aspects of its filing for Chapter 11. The corporation provides that and other details in its own press release.    According to Hertz, what led up to the action have been the massive and swift impacts of COVID-19 on its business. Travel halted. The ongoing uncertainties associated with the pandemic essentially were the tipping point for filing Chapter 11 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware.

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