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Overcoming the Gross Out Factor

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Most of the hue and cry I read was about “the gross out factor”. Knowledge grosses people out. Gross! What’s the difference?

They Went The Ph.D. Route - Now Grossing $20,000 To $25,000 Annually

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most adjuncts gross annually $20,000 to $25,000. They went the Ph.D. route. Fell in love with teaching. However, a Ph.D. I know.

U.S. Growth Rate Picks Up to 2% – NYTimes

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Uncategorized "United States Economy" "Gross Domestic Product

How much can you earn as a freelance writer?

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Of course, if you write more articles or longer articles, or earn more per word, then your gross incomes goes up. Also, from your annual gross income, you deduct taxes, pension-plan contributions, and business expenses. Before we look at developing article ideas and pitching them to editors, we should talk money. Define living.”.

Actress Margo Martindale on having a lower speaking voice

The Eloquent Woman

Host Terry Gross asks her to talk about her unusual vocalizing skills. GROSS: Why does it get in your way sometimes? Thank you Mr. Gwinn.

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Famous Speech Friday: Justice Sonia Sotomayor's law school question

The Eloquent Woman

Sometimes, asking a question can seem like giving a high-stress, if short, speech. All that would apply to law school classes, and to current U.S.

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Trumpism - Will It Be Death of Advertising

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There is more gross revenue in that than my creating content for clients. And, so, why purchase advertising? No one knows. Influence.

Famous Speech Friday: Julia Child's "The French Chef" cooking demos

The Eloquent Woman

Her lectern was a kitchen island, and, as you can see in the photo at right, she had a television crew at her feet while she spoke.

Is 2016 your public speaking "year of yes?" Advice from Shonda Rhimes

The Eloquent Woman

GROSS: Was it because you were too busy or too uncomfortable? For many women speakers, it's a tough choice. You're always saying no. Speak.

Public Speaking: Bureau Tips to Remember

Great Public Speaking

If you team up with 20 bureaus that each get you one $2,000 talk per month, you will gross $40,000 monthly, or $480,000 per year. Be available.

Giving a keynote when you've just had bad news

The Eloquent Woman

GROSS: About breast cancer, no doubt. GROSS: Your life. And each of those tests showed more reason for worry and concern.

Alan Simpson invokes Snoop Dogg, Eminem in Outburst « TJWALKER.

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Working metaphors throughout a message: @rosannecash & @ivanoransky

The Eloquent Woman

It''s a one-liner, a clever riposte, a throwaway line, sometimes. How did I lose you?/ Oh, where did I fail?/ Why did you leave me/ Always to sail?

How many gurus are you listening to?

Speak Schmeak

I don't want to get into gross detail, but I think you get the picture. Here's a brief and easy-to-understand description from R.D. And so on.

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Dreaming of sex costs the nation £7.8bn a year: the cost of boring presentations

Max Atkinson

Grossed up, the estimated cost to British industry as a whole comes to a massive £7.8 billion a year."

2004 13 - Microsoft blocks access

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As of June, Upwork had upped its cut of the gross revenue action to 20% for all accounts under $500. The reason? Possible threats to computers.

Public Speaking - What to Know About Speaker's Bureaus

Great Public Speaking

If you team up with 20 bureaus that each get you one $2,000 talk per month, you will gross $40,000 monthly, or $480,000 per year. The bureau must please their clients. Their aim is to have the client use the bureau for speakers on a regular basis. If you please their client, the bureau will use you again and again. It is a competitive market.

Women Who Don't Have Children - Hey, Wait A Minute, How Do You Define "Children"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On Huffington Post , Dr. Gail Gross published an article on why women don't have children. My comment received a lot of "likes."

Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

What film grossed the most money (adjusted for inflation)? An old television game show from the 1950s, Name that Tune , pitted 2 contestants against each other. The objective was for one contestant to name the tune the orchestra would play in fewer notes than could the other contestant. The more clicks you use, the less efficient your search.

The Donald & The "P" Word - Youth Smirked

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many of their male sexual partners perceive that kind of hair as "gross." " And, the youth among them probably just smirked.

Trump's Remarks at Soap Opera - Fall-Out Is Real, Not Soap Opera

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Among those may be Donald Trump's gross comments regarding women. Those who place themselves in them or get caught in them are finished.

Upwork - Boosting Its Cut of the Action to 20%, for Small Assignments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Traditionally, for providing that middleman role of bringing employers and freelancers together, it took 10% of the gross revenue. Upwork is among the digital platforms we on-demand-economy players turn to for assignments. Starting in June 2016, that will be increased to 20% of the first $500 billed on any one account. I'm gonzo. 

How to Dress on Camera: Advice from Rachel Maddow

Green Room Speakers

Today on NPR's Fresh Air, Terri Gross interviewed Rachel Maddow , the popular MSNBC host of the Rachel Maddow show: About two thirds of the way through the interview, Terry Gross asks Maddow why she chooses to dress the way she does on TV. I have this basic idea that what I am proud I want to create a neutral visual experience."

Rep. Scott Rigell (R) Of Virginia Actually Said Something Honest On The House Floor Monday Night

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Historically, we’ve been around 19 percent of expenses as a percent of our gross domestic product. “…I would say to my friends, who are Democrats, let’s consider this. Right now, we’re over 24.5 percent. This is putting America on a perilous course and I believe that it threatens our country in a fundamental way.

The Clio Healthcare Awards 2011: Inside Communications with Mike Bako

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gross national product. [.]. Karl Vontz joins Mike Bako to discuss this years Clio Healthcare awards. The CLIO Healthcare Awards is an extension of The CLIO Awards, one of the world’s most recognized awards competitions for advertising, design and communications, which celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2009.

Brand Recovery: How is it doing?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 For example, law firm Quinn Emanuel which reconfigured itself as lean had double-digit gross revenue increases. req.).

Uber, Lyft - Cutting Prices, Angry Drivers (freelancers perceive sweatshop conditions)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But when they have to bill at a lower price they have to work longer hours to gross the same revenue. cities to increase demand.

Upwork & Other Outsourcing Digital Platforms - Tarnished brands, if Donald Trump wins?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 The site charges freelancers 10 percent of the gross revenue for its services. Those who lost jobs or had their wages lowered because of outsourcing could get Donald Trump elected. If he makes it to the White House brands associated with outsourcing could become tarnished. One of those brands is Upwork.

"Thank You" - Universal Term to Bypass Rage Response

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That sucks off 10% of the gross revenue a journalist will receive. For peanuts in compensation. I simply said "Thank you."

Big Star? Well prove it, otherwise you get a pay cut

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  His last film "Knight and Day" only grossed about $74 million. We all knew that The Tom Cruise show was getting long in the tooth.    Now we know that Hollywood also knows that.    NEW YORK Magazine reports on the pay cut Cruise has accepted.    He had to.  

keeping your cool

The Eloquent Woman

She’s awesome at cocktail parties, she’s great at public speaking,’ ” Professor Gross said. Stanford University psychologist James J.

Comfort and Kofi Boateng: Meme For Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Together they were grossing about $110,000 from work. Campaign 2016 has already begun for the GOP. The American Dream is not dead.

New American Dream - Replicating The Old Neighborhood, As Renters

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 21st century version is simply feeling a-part-of, safe, and not coughing up a half of our gross income for rent. It's still there.

I Had To Leave NYC To Become Successful Again In NYC

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Within seven months, that communications boutique was grossing six figures. That was then. Two recessions + aging threw off my game around 2010.

Inside Beltway Communicators - We may be doing better than the attorneys

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

large law firms have suffered a decline in gross revenues and no one is predicting a turnaround any time soon.  Most of us writers who cover inside-the-beltway topics aren't going to become wealthy.    Well, it looks like many of the lawyers won't either, at least for the near term.

Bloomberg News To Lay Off 50: Being invisible ghostwriter/speechwriter feels awfully nice, secure

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 During that I only grossed half what I had at the end of the 1990s.  At Bloomberg News, 50 will be let go.  Yes, we are back.

Going Out to the Movies? Not when we have our Verizon smartphone bill to pay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  THE WALL STREET JOURNAL reports that box office gross receipts for this weekend total $76 million.  Dmyla -

"Easy Majors" - What WSJ's Joe Light, Rachel Emma Silverman have to say about those

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those "easier majors" include just about anything which isn't in engineering, science, technology, or math. 

Calmness -- innate or learned?

Speak Schmeak

She's awesome at cocktail parties, she's great at public speaking,'" Professor Gross said. Otherwise you might come across as distant and dull.

White-Collar Credentials - Blue-Collar Sidelines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Monthly, with tips, he grosses nearly $2,000. Typical is the middle-aged college graduate licensed to sell a number of financial products.