Sat.Feb 02, 2019 - Fri.Feb 08, 2019

Understanding What Decision Makers Want from Professional Keynote Speakers

Speaker Launcher

As a professional speaker, you will spend a lot of time thinking about your speech, your business and how to perfect your craft. Here’s why that matters.

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Your Significant Other Rants that You Work All the Time - There's a Technology for That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What relationship hasn't been blown apart by one partner "having to work work work" and cancelling dinners, vacations, and more? How much disappointment, hurt, and rage that can trigger. Soon enough, there is no more relationship. Fortunately, there's a technology for that.

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How to Design Better Sales Funnels

SlideModel

Buyers “purchase journeys” are rarely linear. In the current omnichannel landscape they connect with a brand through multiple touch points on their way to conversion – a purchase, an inquiry, a booking or another meaningful action.

2019 56

The results of writing an email naked….

SpeakerSue Says...

I hate bait and switch subject lines so right away you need to know: I don’t know the guy in the photo <sigh> I’m fully dressed (thank the lord). You won’t be naked (unless you want to be and no need to tell me about it). A naked email is an email written without the decency of dressing; personalization and care.

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Creating the High Earning Business That’s Perfect for You with Joe Calloway

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking about building your business. Today, we are so fortunate to be joined by Joe Calloway, a world class speaker, author and a very good friend of mine!

2019 59

Greenwich, CT - The Body in the Suitcase, The Fat Guy Who Didn't Fit In

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It made David Muir's ABC 6:30 P.M. The story was the body in a suitcase on the road in little town of many mansions Greenwich, Connecticut. Bodies in suitcases, although tragic to families, are not news, not in themselves. What made the body news is that Greenwich was the dumping ground.

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More essential viewing from Channel 4 News; Brexit explained: what happens when the UK leaves the EU?

Max Atkinson

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More Trending

"Media Globally Is a Zero-Growth Business," Scott Galloway

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are those massive layoffs at Verizon Media Group, BuzzFeed, and Vice.    Yet, few if any are exclaiming:  What the hell is going on. They know damn well what is going on.

2019 56

"The Good Doctor" - Will Be Back for 2019-2020 Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On TV By The Numbers , yesterday, Alex Welch reported on those programs which have been renewed for the 2019-2020 season. Among them is that surprise hit "The Good Doctor." " Few anticipated that a series about an emotionally wounded autistic surgeon would attract an audience. 

2019 56

"The Good Doctor" - Dr. Glassman's Medical Marijuana Raises Smurf's Social IQ

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Can marijuana help those on the spectrum improve their social skills? That scenario is played out on "The Good Doctor" last night.    Dr. Glassman, Dr. Shaun Murphy's mentor, is using medical marijuana for side effects of chemo. Murphy tries a bit.

2019 56

Tender Mercies v. Professional Touchdowns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Jeepers Creepers, where did you get those peepers, where did you get those eyes …" That was the tune playing out in my head as I strutted gleefully from Dr. Sarah Smith's office in Eye Care Associates, Youngstown, Ohio.

2019 56

Alcohol as Possible Form of Passive Suicide - Kristoff St John aka Neil Winters Dead at 52

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Darkness can move in slowly - but relentlessly. Several years ago, Julian, Kristoff St John's son, committed suicide. St John, who portrays Neil Winters at "The Young and The Restless," threatened to take his own life.

2019 56

The New Aging & Relocation: The Heart Becomes a Lonely Hunter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The  Where  to retire used to be a relatively simple decision.    For those who weren't wealthy, it made common sense to leave the pricey New York Metro area and large cities and go to Florida. Another option was to relocate near the grandkids. That was then.

2019 56

FIRE - Some Push Back on Scott Riekens' Extreme Saving

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Did he join a cult? That's what some wonder about Scott Riekens. His extreme savings has them, well, puzzled and alarmed. As MarketWatch reports, in 2017, Riekens heard the gospel according to FIRE - Financial Independence, Retire Early.

2019 56

John Roberts - Restores Integrity to US Supreme Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social media, such as Twitter, buzzed with amazement at and praise for SCOTUS chief justice John Roberts' objectivity.

2019 52

What Happens in Courts of Public Opinion More Influential Than What Happens in Courts of Law - Tragic Saga of Woody Allen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Is Woody Allen finished? He is if no entity will distribute his films. And, things could be shaping up that way. Amazon has backed out of its legal agreement with Allen to distribute the movie "A Rainy Day in New York" and another four movies. Here is a copy of that agreement.

2019 52

"A Million Little Things" - Learning to Be Friends, But It's Too Late for Jon

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ethos of where "A Million Little Things" is now all for one, one for all.    Those who had been so self-absorbed before Jon's suicide are getting the hang of what it means to be a friend. Obviously, though, that is too late to help Jon.

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" - Is It Detectives' Job to Be Concerned about Morality?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The setting is almost laid out as a stage play in last night's "Law & Order SVU."  "  It is in an overheated dimly lit room that Olivia Benson and Amanda Rollins duke it out on the issue of the letter of the law and morality. 

2019 52

The Casey Anthony Show: Doing Nudes for Hustler

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially Casey Anthony has become a freak show. And, remains a marketable one, even though her sensationalistic murder trial dates all the way to 2011.    As the world remembers, she was acquitted. Her latest hustle is to literally do nudes for the Hustler publication.

2019 52

Jill Abramason's "Merchants of Truth" - Was That an Act of Career Suicide?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those who understand public relations figured that the book "Merchants of Truth" had been Jill Abramson's shot at a comeback. Several years ago she received the boot from her high-level editorial job at The New York Times.    Maybe that assumption was wrong - dead wrong.

2019 52

Elizabeth Warren - So Why the Hell Wasn't She Thinking Like a Lawyer!

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Anecdotes. Those wouldn't cut in a court of law.    When Elizabeth Warren filled out her bar application in 1986, obviously, she was already a lawyer. That meant she was trained to think like a lawyer. Lawyers demand evidence. 

2019 52

What a Beautiful Wedding - "Criminal Minds"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No, this isn't David Rossi's first rodeo. He had been married several times previously. But members of the BAU on "Criminal Minds" and we fans have a hunch this might work.

2019 52

Power Players & Delusion - Alleged Sexual Misconduct and More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The next target of the #MeToo Movement could be all industries in which the power remains in the hands of males. At the top of the list could be how the business of practicing law is conducted in the law firm. CBS MoneyWatch reports the results of a survey by ZipRecruiter.

2019 52

Patrick Allen - How Media Outlets HATE Privileged Youth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We are living in the gilded age. But, still, youth branded as "privileged" have it tough sledding. Particularly in media. That means their brand takes blow after blow in the court of public opinion. Often what goes on in the courts of public opinion and the courts of law intersect.

2019 52

Academia in Play - Future for M.B.A. Programs Darkens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many niches in higher education are on the defensive. Education Dive documents the growing number of universities and colleges which are shutting down, merging to survive, or simply restructuring. The state of academia has gone beyond speculation about the existence of a bubble.

2019 52

Realities of Practicing Law - When TV Legal Dramas Get Those Right - and Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since 2015, reports Law.com , admission to be partner has declined 30%.    That's even through revenue and PPP (profit per partner) have been increasing for the elite law firms as they recover from The Crash. 

2019 52

Class of 2019 - Maybe You Should Avoid New York Metro Area for Starting Careers (and consider these states/nations)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Rents are not cheap. Everyone knows that. Fewer are buying homes. That means more are renting apartments. So, no surprise, there continues to be Landlord Nation.    The impact of Landlord Nation is being felt nationwide. Last year, on the average, rent went up 4.2%.

2019 52

Could Help Be on the Way? Stacey Abrams Opens Door to Hope for Working Americans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In her response to Donald Trump's State of the Union Address , Stacey Abrams highlighted the need to make opportunity more open to  working Americans. She harkened back to the tradition in this nation of family members, neighbors, and friends helping each other in hard times.

2019 52

Becoming a Quitter - Yes, You Success-Junkie Can Do It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After three years at Harvard Law School and two+ years in BigLaw, Elie Mystal had had it with the career path in law.    But, unlike so many others who  know  that they're in the wrong box, he did quit his job practicing law.

2019 52

RBG 1, Conservatives 0

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She's out and about.    Ruth Bader Ginsburg's son James says that mom has been taking walks. But the first official star-snap had been at a concert honoring her career in law at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in D.C.

2019 52

Little or Nothing Learned from "Dateline" - The Kelsey Berreth Case (Chris Watts, Also)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Hope for finding Kelsey Berreth alive essentially no longer exists. Although no body has been discovered as yet, law enforcement has moved close to presenting evidence that the mother of a young child had been murdered.

2019 52

How the World Works - Bruce Reilly and Stephen Glass Should Have Known Better

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Let's cut to the chase. Convicted murderer Bruce Reilly will likely never be able to practice law. That is because the odds are against his passing any state bar's character and fitness criteria. 

2019 52

Gag Order - That Could Be Imposed in Roger Stone Criminal Case

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

District Judge Amy Berman Jackson has a hunch that the special counsel's criminal case against Roger Stone could evolve into a "public relations campaign." " Therefore, she is considering imposing a gag order.

2019 52

You Bet, Change Over to Stella Artois

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Touchdown for Super Bowl commercials has been S tella Artois.    And, next year, ditch the robots.    Get amazing results through out of box communications strategies/content. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. I help, not sell.

2019 52

McClatchy Offering Voluntary Buyouts to 13% of Staff - Bad Few Weeks for Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yes, members of the media have tremendous power. As least if they can hold onto their jobs. The past few weeks have not been good ones for that. The carnage might be described with that famous line from a history play by William Shakespeare:  Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.

2019 52

60-Something - You Have to Think Differently about Taking on Student Loan Debt

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those 60 years old and beyond are in hock for $86 billion in student loan debt. The average amount is $33,800. That has piled up from two sources: Pitching in to help out their children pay for college and returning to school later in life.

2019 52

News Corp Turns Profitable in Fiscal Q2 2018 - But, What Media Outlets Will Be Around in 5 Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

News Corp, parent of The Wall Street Journal, earned a profit during the fiscal Q2 in 2018. That was $119 million, compared to a $66 million loss in the same quarter in 2017. Part of the reason for the improvement was consolidation of its earnings from its Australian television assets. Here are more financial details from The Wall Street Journal. Of course, the news division of News Corp will probably never be a big money-maker. However, at Dow Jones there had been a 7% increase in subscriptions.

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