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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 323) – Pelé

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Will 2020 Be Your Best Speaking Year Ever?

Speaker Launcher

It’s a part of my DNA to always be striving for improvement. I just can’t help it! How about you? Are you always thinking about the next steps and how to improve? Are you wondering if 2020 will be your best speaking year ever?

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3 Types of Decisions Made from Data

Duarte Blog

Data drives decision-making across every industry. Should we hire another salesperson? You check the data. Should we change global freight carriers? You check the data. Should we acquire another software company? You sure as h*ll better check the data.

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How to Encourage Audience Engagement and Follow-Up Questions

Presentation Guru

Have you ever had a realisation mid conversation that you’ve completely misread the people you are talking to and said the wrong thing? It’s a horrible feeling. Now, can you imagine this in front of a room filled with people?

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A Quick Read on Prospect Theory and Loss Aversion

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For a consumer, economic decisions are based on certain types of behavior. Prospect Theory or the loss-aversion theory in behavioral economics and behavioral finance, aims to determine people’s decision making and their tendency for loss aversion. What is Prospect Theory and Loss Aversion?

Creating Your Long Term Profitable Speaking Business with Mark Sanborn

Speaker Launcher

How clear are you in regards to creating a great speaking business? Do you have a clear and well thought out design? Do you take time each day to ensure you’re maintaining your plan to build the career of your dreams?

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Time Travel by Dateline Back to Christmas Eve 2002 - Laci Peterson Is Missing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Dateline did an interesting thing tonight. The series revisited the  Peterson double murder  17 years after 8th-month pregnant Laci Peterson disappeared. Months later, both her torso and the fetus she was carrying - whom she had named Conner - had washed up in the bay. 

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10 easy-peasy way to make more sales (45 second read)

SpeakerSue Says...

Don’t make me think. Make the next step easy. Reattach if you’re asking questions about something you previously attached. Provide phone numbers that I can tap. Hyperlink helpful information and resources. Limit/Eliminate attachments. Create a frictionless experience. Make the experience pleasant. Show you care. Do all the work for me so I can just say, “Yes, please!”. BONUS Right now, pull up the last three selling messages you sent.

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When Youth Is Everything - Strippers in Reno, NV Sue Because New Law Mandates They Be 21

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, lawyer for the eight plaintiffs - Mark Thierman - is going to argue law. But anyone who has experienced age bias will argue business common sense.

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Template for Best-Selling Memoir - Demi Moore's "Inside Out"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Demi Moore's signature became the August 1991 cover of Vanity Fair in which she is nude and very pregnant.    In her 2019 memoir "Inside Out," Moore provides the back story, including the inner emotional turmoil, it kicked off in her.

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Christmas by the Sea - Probably Not This Year in Westerly, Rhode Island

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The residents of senior complex Babcock Village Apartments probably had been told many times how lucky they were. After all, they were living in Westerly, Rhode Island. That's a bit of Paradise in New England. It's based in proximity of the Atlantic Ocean. The area has beautiful architecture.

Gotta Get Out of This Place - Northeast Loses Its Location Edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

New York. Massachusetts  New Hampshire. New Jersey. Delaware  Rhode Island. Those of the states in the Northeast from which folks are fleeing, found Lending Tree. As MarketWatch reports, the three main reasons are: Cost.

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Marketers - Media Ready to Listen to Your Pitches Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Matt Drudge gave it a triple headline. The impeachment process is a done deal. Here is one of the articles the Drudge Report links to. And, soon enough, influential media players such as Drudge will consider other topics to give prominent coverage.

2019 52

Of Course, This Is Next Logical Step in #MeToo - The ACLU Initiative

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The #MeToo movement opened the door to the full equality of women. Given that, there will be bold attempts in shaping what could be the Next steps. Among those pushes is the campaign of the ACLU for, as the Daily Mail reports, "menstruation equity."

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Law Firms Moving into Reputation Restoration Space

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The earnest tone, cautious wording, and extensive length: That's the standard MO of law firms around the world emailing me a letter requesting that I delete a post about their client.

2019 52

The Aura of Alternate Medicine In Play - Can CBD Hold Up Against Regulatory/Litigation Attacks?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

By 2022, forecasts Statista , sales in the CBD (cannabidiol) industry are projected to be at about $1.8 billion. In 2018, they totaled only half a billion. So, yes, growth is on a high upward trajectory. But, as in the vaping industry , that can derail. Investors could get badly burned.

2019 52

"Criminal Minds" - 10 More Episodes and Then It's GoodBye

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Criminal Minds," wise, highly published BAU leader David Rossi has been able to hold things together since Aaron Hotchner and Derrick Morgan left. Along the way, the plot lines have allowed Rossi to grow emotionally. After multiple divorces, he seems to be in a stable marriage.

2019 52

Childhood - Revisiting a Modern Idea

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The concept of "child," an invention of modern times, may need an overhaul. Increasingly, in America, it's easy to conclude that there is no such entity. No children live here.

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Language, It's All About Context - Gangsta Talk Has No Place in Judge Otis Wright II's Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Given its proliferation in rap music, "gangsta talk" has taken on value. It's leveraged in spheres ranging from entertainment to art.    But, U.S. District judge Otis Wright II, reports  Law.com , discerned none of that.

2019 52

Holiday Darkness - Heading toward the Light with Samaritans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Pain can seem worse when the season is officially labeled as a time for great joy.    Darkness can fall fast. That is, the feeling - and it's just a feeling - that life, with all its ups and downs, is just too much.

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The Legal Undertow - When Academia Investigates/Punishes Sexual Misconduct

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For too long, the way academic institutions investigate/discipline allegations of sexual misconduct have been questioned. In fact, there is the larger issue: Should universities be doing that sort of "legal" task at all?

2019 52

The End of Men? Not According to "Mullenix v. University of Texas at Austin"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet another gender bias lawsuit. This one is for alleged discrimination in compensation and it's filed by law professor Linda Mullenix at the University of Texas. 

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Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA - According to Glassdoor, Things Haven't Changed Much in Half a Century

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Stuck in the past. Administration inward focused. Faculty underpaid (high turnover). Athletic coaches underpaid and don't receive what they need for the sports. Too many long-entrenched employees.

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Hallmark's Mike Perry - Hitting All the Right Buttons in Crisis Communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is that adage in life and in business: It isn't what happens, it's how you handle it. And, according to the fundamentals of crisis communications, Hallmark's chief executive officer and president Mike Perry handled the controversy over pulled commercials just right.

2019 52

Madame Clairevoyant's Predictions for Your Week

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's free. And who isn't concerned about the future. So, New York Magazine's Madame Clairevoyant's weekly prediction column is a very popular section. Here , you can check how your week will play out.    I am a Taurus.

2019 52

Displaced Journalist (or unemployed over-50 yearning to try something new): Skagway News in Alaska Is For Sale For Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This offer from Larry Presily is one a certain kind of professional can't refuse. As The Guardian reports, the newspaper Persily very  recently bought - Skagway News - is up for sale. The price is Zero.

Language: "Impressive" Is Kiss of Death in Search for Work, Brands Those Doing the Hiriing as Inauthentic

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It could be the hunt for a job, gig assignment, or clients for your business. The response you don't want to receive has the word "impressive" in it.    That is the kiss of death. Yes, those doing the hiring joyfully tell you: Your background and talent are so impressive.

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A Most Unusual Christmas in the Desert, Spring 2014 - Former Classmate Kathleen Huebner et al. Did the "Delivery"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To quote T.S. Eliot, April was the cruelest month of all.    That was April 2014. From a long-term career on the East Coast, I headed west in search of retrofitting my two businesses, reinventing myself, and settling in to a lower cost of living. It was a desert city in Arizona: Tucson. 

2019 52

Digital Media Wasteland - But Axios Can Still Attract Funding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"I had not thought death had undone so many."  "  -T.S. Eliot "The Wasteland" Investors suffered the most from the crash of digital media. Those funding sources experienced outlets such as Mic and Mashable sell for peanuts. There was also Gawker - so gonzo a brandname that Gawker 2.0 can't get off the ground.    But there are still promising digital media players. At the top of the list is three-year-old Axios.

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Leveraging Litigation for Reform - You Need a Prominent Lawyer (top PR firm not enough)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently, expelled Yale student Saifullah Khan filed a lawsuit against that university and members of its leadership.    The underlying issue is if and how academic institutions should investigate and discipline allegations about sexual misconduct. Getting attention for that matter - in this case as well as many other cases - is as important as the outcome of the litigation itself. That's the American Way of law. 

2019 40

Walmart, Attempted Caper, Disciplined Lawyer - Warning to Those Assuming They Can Outsmart Loss Prevention

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Surely any lawyer should be aware of the sophisticated measures retailers currently use to prevent shoplifting. Those range from e-monitoring to loss prevention personnel dressed like shoppers who roam the aisles.    That's why it's baffling to read "Disciplinary Counsel v. Scott." " That is the ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court suspending lawyer Terrence Scott from practicing law for one year. Essentially he violated the rules of professional conduct.

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Yes, It Snows in Winter, Has Since Puritan Days - New York Post Tells How to Manage All That (and David Muir will likely have advice tonight)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

An impeachment vote is due. The recession which was supposed to happen didn't. And California gig workers can't figure out how to navigate when AB-5 becomes law January 1. So, no, it isn't a slow news day. a leading story in the New York Post (at least at 4:45 P.M. Eastern Time) is that there are snow squalls. Embedded in that is a bit of a how-to on coping.    Snow has been a fact of daily life in winter in America since Puritan times. 

2019 40

Cookies, the Edible Kind, and Branding in Professional Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The cookie jar probably looks very inviting to lawyers who, from the get-go, consider themselves the smartest in the whole world. After all, doesn't that merit them more than the usual amount of cookies? Isn't it just a matter of time before they can figure out how to pull that off?    That's one way of understanding why successful lawyers self-destruct through everything from creating fake invoices to simple overbilling (hoping the client won't pick it up). 

2019 40

"They" Don't Believe What You Believe - The New Secessionists in Law, Personal Finance, and Religion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America had been founded by an angry group of secessionists. They risked everything, including being hung as traitors, to overthrow British rule of the colonies.    So, it is predictable that a non-conformist ethos would be part of the national DNA.

2019 52

Breaking Up Isn't Hard to Do - Donald Trump Declares Former Ally Fox News Dead

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a brutal lesson for perhaps all the allies of Donald Trump, U.S. president: He will turn on you, just as he has turned on Fox News. In less stressed times, Trump and Fox News were allies. Trump's views got exposure. And the cable player got the eyeballs of Trump's supporters.

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Drudge Report - With 100 Million Monthly Visitors, It's Among Top 2019 News Influencers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Drudge Report started in 1994 in a studio apartment. Essentially it was a digital conservative tabloid. A flashing blue light to signal a big breaking story was its signature. In time, as the site became more mainstream, the blue light was ditched. 

2019 52

Weasel Words Like "Cardiac Event" - Of Course, We'll Know Nothing (for certain) About What's Going on with Paul Manafort

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As lawyers and pubic relations representatives well know, the term "cardiac event" is at the top of the weasel word list. It discloses little information. That's exactly the agenda in releasing supposed "news."

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