Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

How to Be Your Best Self on Stage and In Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

What is your Wealthy Speaker persona? Are you being your best self on the stage and in our speaking business? Not sure what I mean? Let me explain… and then let’s have some FUN! I caught life coach and author of Be Your Best Self, Mike Bayer on a talk show the other day. If […].

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6 Steps to Enhance Your Leadership Presence through Embodying Gravitas

Speaking Freely

Training in acting can enhance your leadership presence through learning to embody gravitas! Acting teaches you how to become something new. To “become” means to be comfortable with new qualities, behaviors and skills. I taught acting for many years to adults who were mostly professionals. Many of them came to acting classes because they thought […].

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Nasty Habits - The Mary Dispenzas and Cait Finnegans Who Were Emotionally Abused by Roman Catholic Nuns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The next wave of exposes of "nasty habits" by Roman Catholic nuns likely will be the alleged emotional abuse. Currently, the shock is localized within the force field of alleged sexual abuse.

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How To Use Your Presentation Skills To Be A Great Leader

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“If you can’t communicate and talk to other people and get across your ideas, you’re giving up your potential.” – Warren Buffet The world of business is guilty of perpetuating a very old myth, which is that leaders are born and not made.

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Working with Speakers Bureaus, Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about when it’s time to find an agent and how to work with speakers’ bureaus. Today we welcome one of my long-time friends and someone I have had great respect for in the business for more than 30 years now, Holli Catchpole.

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How to Enhance Productivity Using the Getting Things Done Concept

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Sometimes when things get difficult and you feel like procrastinating your tasks, you need to put in the extra effort and get things done. The GTD or Getting Things Done method is all about making sure you get things done on time by planning your tasks systematically.

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Podcasting - Yes, It Can Be Monetized

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most podcasting is being done as part of the marketing mix. And that's that. There is no thought to making a buck directly from that medium. Instead the objectives may be: New business development for professional services firms. Influence. Lobbying, and. Networking.

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Industry Trends and Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of The Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about when it’s time to find an agent and how to work with speakers’ bureaus. Today we welcome one of my long-time friends and someone I have had great respect for in the business for more than 30 years now, Holli Catchpole. Holli is […]. The post Industry Trends and Speaker Do’s and Don’ts with Holli Catchpole appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

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Increase Sales with this One Easy Tip

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Do your buyers like you? I’m not asking if they’re your best friends but do they respond to your emails in a friendly, helpful, warm way? That is an easy way to tell where you stand with them.). If they don’t like you, you’re losing sales because really they don’t need you.

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Want to Do a FIRE (Financial Independence/Retire Early)? Stop Eating Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

You will get push-back on this one. People enjoy eating out with other people. It's almost a guaranteed feel-good. Rarely can that particular social situation go wrong. So, when you inform your networks you no longer are eating out they will inform you that is  not good for you. 

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Gang of 4 grows in in interesting way

Max Atkinson

7 becomes 11 - including 3 Tories Overnight we heard that another Labour MP, Joan Ryan had had enough of Corbyn's leadership of her party and his feeble response to anti-Semitism - and that she's has the group of 7 independents who quit the party on Monday.

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Kraft Heinz, WW, and Other Old-Line Players - That Dog Don't Hunt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sure, old-line players can turn themselves around, even in a globalized digital era. Just look at how The New York Times Company pulled itself out of a near-death experience. in general, when we look at one-time BigBrand companies from the 20th century we think:  That dog don't hunt. 

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"Blue Bloods" - Sources Report Renewal for Season 10 (but Jesse Stone had been more engaging than Frank Reagan)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 21st century of the 20th century "The Waltons," the series "Blue Bloods" showcases old-line family values. Throughout whatever, members of the family support each other, as well as fundamentalist beliefs about the right thing to do. Surprisingly, that has an audience.

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"20/20" - Will It Limp on to 42nd Season?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The popular David Muir hosts. The subject matter is fascinating. Last week the two-hour news/investigative-reporting series focused on serial killer Ted Bundy. Legal heavies such as Dan Abrams parachute in to comment. But "20/20" is long in the tooth.

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Remembering Enron - After 12 Years, Its Evil Genius Jeff Skilling Released from Prison

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When Enron collapsed in 2001, diverse constituencies suffered where it hurts the most - in the pocketbook. After all, we live in the system of (brutal) capitalism. About 5,600 employees lost jobs.

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"A Million Little Things" - Delilah Connects Dots on Who Barbara Morgan Is

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Next week will be the season finale of the new series "A Million Little Things." " It's then that Delilah will go to Barbara Morgan's house and find out what her relationship had been to Jon.

2019 56

Eighty-Sixed Job Application Form Asks My Date of Birth - Hell, I Will Never Be Hired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the customized job application form for a content-creation gig with Eighty-Sixed that you have to fill out. As you will notice, one required item to list is:  Date of Birth.    Here is the job description, as posted on Blogging Pro.

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Only Moderately Successful? Cheer Up, Many Extreme Successes Are Miserable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Journalist Charles Duhigg graduated from Harvard Business School. That is supposed to be - and usually is -  the ticket for extreme success. Alumni get hired by McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, Google, and Apple. Those career paths bring the big money, status, influence, and power.

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The Very Strange Story of Extreme Optimism - Elizabeth Holmes (and her dog Blato)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just like Bernie Madoff, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has become a figure of extreme fascination. Incidentally, the New York Post canonized her the Millennial Madoff. Vanity Fair's Nick Bilton supplies us with some fun details about Holmes which we might not have known.

2019 56

"NCIS New Orleans" - Plot/Subplot Complexity Undercutting Charm

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The hardnosed detectives in "NCIS New Orleans" operate in the environment of the occult. That's the offbeat charm of the series. But, last night that was undermined by complexity. Both the main plot and the subplot were so convoluted that I almost gave up following.

2019 56

Andrew Reigstad of Tax 29 - SuperHero of Uncertain Economic Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Money talks. So, it was the loudest voice in the room when Andrew Reigstad at Tax 29 told me the bill for my 2018 was $50. Last year for a similar tax return for 2017, H&R Block charged $440. Reigstad looked over that 2017 return done by H&R Block.

2019 56

WW - Oprah Winfrey's 7,524,344 Shares Plunge in Value to $221 Million, From $775.68 Million

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

WW is one of those old-line brands which can't turn itself around. That's even though it has relabeled itself from the clunky "Weight Watchers" to the supposed much more cool "WW." " It's repositioned itself for the wellness niche.

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New England - No Longer Will It Symbolize "The College Experience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growing up, so many generations have dreamed about going off to college in bucolic New England. After all, it was in Cambridge, Massachusetts that the first institution of higher education was founded by the Puritans. That, of course, was Harvard and the year was 1636. 

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"The Good Doctor" - New Head of Surgery Pushes Shaun Murphy Out, Into Pathology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The mother of severely malformed infant asks Shaun Murphy a question he gives exactly the wrong answer to. Before she realized she was pregnant she took a certain antidepressant. She stopped when she found out that she was carrying a child. 

2019 56

Onion, Gawker 2.0 Losing Millions of Dollars - More Hard Times for Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Onion, which presents a satiric take on whatever, and Gawker 2.0, an attempt to push the envelope like the original Gawker, are money losers. Like so many other digital media assets, they are pushing hard to create a revenue-producing model that can be sustained.

2019 56

Manhattan Gilded-Age Players - Buy High-End Real Estate to Make a Statement, Not Build Wealth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We look up at those tall residential buildings and the single-family brownstones in Manhattan. And we might think: The owners of that property are sure feathering their nest egg. When they sell all that they will be even richer than they are currently. We are wrong, documents StreetEasy.

2019 56

Anthony Weiner - Is a Comeback Possible?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power has a way of making those with it cross that line from playing nicely in the box of social convention and obeying the law to BigTrouble.    So? That's the usual.    The question is: Are their comebacks possible?

2019 56

AOC Over - That Was Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Socialism may be gaining traction in the U.S., Britain, and other capitalist nations. Here is the coverage in The Economist. But, the movement will probably push forward without AOC on the front lines. Her high-profile leadership is over - although she may not know that herself.

2019 56

Lee Radziwill Beat Out Jackie on One Thing: Longevity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fading of the Kennedy dynasty had opened the door to publishing negative books about the queen of Camelot: Jackie and, by extension, her high-profile sister Lee. 

2019 56

Stockton, CA - Can Universal Basic Income Soften Capitalism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Stockton, California has seen hard financial times. That included double-digit unemployment and a high foreclosure rate. Those times aren't over: one in four continues to live in poverty.

2019 56

Post-Super Bowl Reversal of Fortune - NE Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Arrested for Alleged Solicitation of Prostitutes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During and after the Super Bowl, the cameras kept panning on one patrician-looking man. That had been Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots and the force which kept them in that location.    Now, attention is being showered on Kraft, for a very different reason.

2019 52

Higher Education - No Longer Will It Be Unofficial Religion of U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Optimism? Magical thinking? Nuttiness? Whatever motivated the JD Class of 2107 to attend private law school, across the board it resulted in an average of $130,145 in student loan debt. The source for that statistic is Law School Transparency, reports Kathryn Rubino at Abovethelaw.com.

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" Stumbles on Subject on Pedophiles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's episode of "Law & Order SVU" opens with a suicide of a young man. Scrawled on a photo is "I'm sorry." " At first, it's assumed he had been the pedophile. Then, detective Benson and the team connect the dots: This had been victim.

2019 52

Nike Brand - In Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyers could be speculating. Public relations experts likely anticipate the worst. And the marketing folks at Nike hope like hell sales won't collapse. The legal, branding, and marketing implications of Zion Williamson' slip are massive.

2019 52

Nike Brand: How Much Damage Will Zion Williams' Slip Pile On?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyers could be speculating. Public relations experts likely anticipate the worst. And the marketing folks at Nike hope like hell sales won't collapse. The legal, branding, and marketing implications of Zion Williams' slip are massive.

2019 52

Perils and Opportunities Associated with Suing Celebrities, Like Gwyneth Paltrow

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some recall that last January Terry Sanderson, almost 70 years old, filed a lawsuit against celebrity Gwyneth Paltrow. He contended that in Utah on February 26, 2016, Paltrow was skiing out of control. She allegedly crashed into him, causing extensive injuries. He requested at least $3.1

2019 52

The Criminal Mind - Likely Lawyers Will Gardner and Aaron Brockler Didn't Anticipate Attack

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A classic in network television: Will Gardner was murdered in the courtroom by his client. That happened on the fictional "The Good Wife." 

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