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Why your role model doesn't have all the answers

Speak Schmeak

"You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once.

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Now Rhoda and Mary Are Back Together Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Wasn't the "Mary Tyler Moore" show the template for all future programming about how women can be friends, not rivals for men? The latest wrinkle on that prototype is the offbeat "Good Girls."

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What you don't say

The Communication Blog

Here is a good example of what you don't say speaking louder than what you do say. A perfect classroom example: [link] [link]. classroom example DeSantis glbtq what you don't say

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Have You Heard the One About the Public Speaker Who Tried Comedy?

Presentation Guru

23.04.2019, 7:32pm. It’s show time soon! The nerves are kicking in. The butterflies are fluttering around. Why do I do this to myself? Why did I become a stand-up comedian? I ask myself this every time. The simple answer: I love it and I’m hooked.…

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She nailed it!

Speak Schmeak

I started working with a client last month who was tapped to give a presentation at a leadership conference within her industry. The audience was made up of younger versions of herself (don't you wish you could always speak to younger versions of yourself?),

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Boost Your Business with Facebook Ads with Claire Pelletreau

Speaker Launcher

Getting your message and offerings out there can seem like a daunting task because in today’s market there are so many options of where to advertise. On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Show, we welcome Facebook ad and conversion optimization expert, Claire Pelletreau.

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How to Effectively Present to Senior Executives

Duarte Blog

Senior executives are one of the toughest crowds you’ll face as a presenter. They’re incredibly impatient because their schedules are jam-packed—and they have to make lots of high-stakes decisions, often with little time to weigh options.

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The Atlantic Brings Back Paywall - Will Readers Flee?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Paywalls are a risk. Not only could regular readers flee. The influence of the free media outlet could fall off. One reason, I have a hunch, the Drudge Report has such a hold on the national mindset is that Matt Drudge never established a paywall.

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Feeling Stuck? Remember Your Resilience!

Speaker Launcher

On my way to the cottage last week, I was binge-listening podcasts. With 3 hours in the car, you want to make it productive, right? I stumbled across Marie Forleo’s speech “Everything is Figureoutable” on Super Soul Sundays with Oprah, so I gave it a listen on the drive.

2019 61

Introduction to Tell Your Story: How to write memoirs and autobiographies

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

In this post we have the contents from, and introduction to, Tell Your Story: How to Write Memoirs and Autobiographies. Here is what is in the book: Contents Introduction 1 / Memoir versus Autobiography 2 / The Writing Process 3 / Before You … Continue reading →

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What your Out-of-Office Says About You (and why you may want to immediately change it!)

SpeakerSue Says...

I’m amazed at how many people are out-of-office today. It’s like a highly synchronized experiment in what and what not to say in an out-of-office message. If only I had planned it…. Which do you think is most appealing and helpful: Example A: Thank you for your email! Please note that I will be out of the office on business for the rest of the week, but will be checking email periodically each day. My emails and leads will be monitored by my assistant Name.

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Shasha Obama's New World - The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ann Arbor used to be a "company town." " Its branding was all about the University of Michigan. The branding attributes were research, higher education, and football.    However, other "industries" have been diversifying that company town.

Quote from a special occasion speech: The dedication of a building

Joan Detz Speaker Services

“It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life – the sick, the needy, and the handicapped.” ” (Senator Hubert H. […]. Blog Speechwriting

Donald Trump Says He's Searching for Replacement for Fox News

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those who are up on their history know that Henry VIII wound up offing those institutions and people who didn't do what he wanted. That template seems to be playing out in Donald Trump's seeming definition of "loyalty."

2019 56

Google Searches Up for "Dow Jones" - Can Freak Main Street into Frugality, Increasing Odds of Recession

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Both those who own equities and those who don't are doing a lot of Google searches for "Dow Jones." " That's what Nicholas Colas, co-founder of DataTrek Research, has observed, reports Marketwatch. That can be a dangerous development for the economy.

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VUNERABLE! First Shark Circles Trump Administration in Election 2020

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The stock market, which plunged 623.34 last Friday, is scary. Throughout the world, there are big pockets of economic slowdown. At the top of the list is Germany. America's GDP growth, while still positive, is not what it had been. Major U.S.

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Pop Power Buzzword (in legal circles, too): Gaslighting

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Guardian quotes Taylor Swift on a  gaslighting  observation. She states that U.S. Donald Trump is "gaslighting" the American public with his meme that if they don't like him they don't like America.    Buzzwords come and go and come back.

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MeToo - Already, Some Unintended Consequences

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is sounding very familiar. Former paralegal at midsize law firm Zarwin Baum Veronica Fortunato received permission from EEOC to file a federal lawsuit. And that she has. The lawsuit is "Veronica Fortunato v. Zarwin Baum, et al."

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Will There Be a "David Drummond Effect" - All Office Romances Be Banned?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As many in the world now know, Alphabet's chief legal officer David Drummond is being accused of being a serial violator of the corporation's policy about romantic relationships with subordinates. He admits to one. On the rest he is mum. So is his employer, for now.

2019 52

Trump's Media Lawyer Charles Harder Gets Retraction from MSNBC

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Media law superlawyer of "Hogan v. Gawker" Charles Harder has done it again. At least for now. He motivated MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell to apologize and retract a story.

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The Extreme Rewards of Low Profile - Jeffrey Epstein's Lawyer Darren Indyke

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not every lawyer seeks out the high profile of an Alan Dershowitz. And when fame happens it's usually not welcome. Being a celebrity lawyer attracts unwanted attention.    That's the situation long-term lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein - Darren Indyke - is in. 

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Dorian - Grandma, Why Didn't You Retire Where It Was Warm?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

More severe hurricanes. Those  Those are predicted to become standard amid climate change.    Dorian , which could organize itself into a Category 4 hurricane, is targeting Eastern Florida.

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Seems Like a 2nd Amendment Kind of Guy - Dr. Matthew J. Bonnano

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Assault rifles. Handguns. Loaded Magazines. Body Armor. Helmet. Handcuffs. Rounds of Ammo. Knives. Brass Knuckles. Pepper Spray. Scopes. Binoculars  Those were found in the car of Matthew J. Bonnano, M.D. The vehicle had been parked outside his estranged wife's residence in New York.

2019 52

M&A Means Layoffs - But News Staff Cut at Gatehouse Media Even Before Acquiring Gannett

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To survive or in hopes of scaling, businesses seek out partners. Once that search begins to happen, employees at both the hunter and the hunted become very jittery. Mergers and acquisitions usually mean reductions in force.

2019 52

Encore Careers - This One Can Be Ruled Out (for now)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After the end of the first career, many aging are healthy. They also get it that the more they keep earning now will make their lives more comfortable when they aren't so healthy or simply don't want to work any more. That's why the concept of encore careers is gaining attention.

2019 52

Tired Theatrics: The Eroding Alan Dershowitz Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the recently published book "Siege," Michael Wolff blows off former Harvard Law School professor and iconic criminal lawyer Alan Dershowitz as a sort of celebrity-seeker. According to Wolff, his major asset is not a brilliant legal mind.

2019 52

When the Leader Exits - Public Relations Representatives May Be Unable to Manage the Narrative

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In all industries, everyone from insiders to the media, closely watches the exits of leadership. They speculate why. And then assumptions are made about both those who depart and the organization. Law firms are no different. In Law.com. Samantha Stokes brings up this subject.

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Indictment of Anthony Levandowski Can Change Narrative about Driverless Car

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anthony Levandowski faces 33 counts of theft and attempted theft of trade secrets. Those involve the engineering of the driverless car at Google. The case is "David Anderson United States Attorney, United States of America v. Anthony Levandowski." " Here is a copy of the indictment.

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25 Most Valuable College Majors - No Surprise, English Not Among Them

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from health science to engineering. Those are the 25 college majors which Bankrate found are the most marketable and pay decent compensation. Here is the list on BusinessInsider.    It's no surprise that English isn't among those majors.

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August Has Always Been the Cruelest Month of All - From Freshman Year of College to The Last Hurrah

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many Baby Boomers remember lugging their manual typewriters, dictionaries, preppy outfits, and mixer cool clothes into the dorm. Of course, it was August. It was hot. Parents were, well, a pain in the butt, with all their advice.

2019 52

The Voodoo of Public Nuisance - Spells Cast in California and Oklahoma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This morning on broadcast news the media focus was on how the Oklahoma attorney general Mike Hunter used the concept of public nuisance to bring Janssen Pharma (whose parent if Johnson & Johnson) into court. The issue, of course, was opioids. The verdict was due later in the day.

Joseph Kennedy III - What We Probably Know

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

From the get-go, Joseph Kennedy III played the game as The Non-Entitled. Unlike so many hardened members of the Kennedy clan he was and still is, well, a fresh face.    But, it seems the Kennedy DNA took over. He is only 38 years old and a relative newbie in the U.S. House.

2019 52

We Good Catholic Girls Could Have been Bridget Kelly - SCOTUS' Reviews "Kelly v. U.S."

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie has plenty of motivation to take on Donald Trump in the primary. Former Tea Party congressperson Joe Walsh has tossed his hat in the ring. That opens the door for other conservatives to do likewise.

2019 52

Alcoholics Anonymous: Its Unfortunate Staying Power

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On a rerun of Dick Wolf's "FBI," the ninth step of Alcoholics Anonymous was a dominant meme. That's the amends step. Under the guidance of an AA sponsor the sober member struggles to clean up the wreckage of the past.

2019 52

Promise of Growth No Longer Cutting It with Investors - WeWork Continues to Be Hammered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This morning's article on BusinessInsider essentially delivers this message about startup WeWork: This dog don't hunt now and likely will never be able to hunt.    This severe turning on an unprofitable startup could be the beginning of the end of investors viewing the promise of growth as the dealmaker. Yes, Amazon pulled that off. But WeWork, along with Uber, doesn't seem about to. The trend could be that investors will demand a startup get into the black faster.

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Book Ghostwriting, Irvine, CA (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Liquid and Grit, REMOTE, Editing - $35 Hourly (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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