The On-Call Economy - People Work Real Jobs But with No Guaranteed Hours, No Set Schedule

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The result is total uncertainty about gross earnings that month. Such employment would not only supplement my gross revenue from operating my own business. It would expose me to technologies I could learn on the job and best business practices.

Through the Clients' Eyes - How Will Wachtell Lipton's Revenue Per Lawyer Play Out?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Will in-house counsels begin to wonder if Wachtell Lipton is being overzealous in its billing practices? Should the lawyers they contract work to be grossing so much money? They are fretting if the $190k salary for entry-level JDs (who know little about practicing law) will be pushed onto them?  Lawyers at Wachtell Lipton have something new to put on their resumes: Their law firm, according to AmLaw, had the highest revenue per lawyer among the top 100 firms in 2017.

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Ross Ulbricht, Rogue Lawyers & Silicon Valley Players

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The major surprise about supercriminal Ross Ulbricht is this: His background was programming, not practicing law. Meanwhile, those middle-aged white men in good suits who were partners in BigLaw were only grossing single-digit millions.).

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Paul Weiss - Beyond Business Results

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Somewhere in the early 21st century practicing law shifted from a profession to a business. Gross revenue shot up 10.6% Leadership at the firm attributes the financial success to the focus on 5 core practices. In 2018, the business of the Paul Weiss law firm did very well. Its Profit Per Equity Partner (PEP) increased about 10% to $5.02 million. to $1.4 billion. Here are more details from

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Connecticut - Taxes Driving Out Rich (and middle-class)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During 2015-2016, CT lost $6 billion in adjusted gross income (AGI).  That's because even one accident practically shuts down I-95. In Connecticut, there is annual property tax on every auto you own. It's assessed according to the value of the car.

Tina Fey: Need to jump into a conversation? Use improv skills, not apologies

The Eloquent Woman

NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross interviewed Tina Fey last week about her new memoir, Bossypants, and the discussion turned to how women speak and interject--or don't--in their everyday interactions. Gross brought up the topic, noting: you describe some of the rules of improv.

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Looks Always Marketable Asset - Provides Platform for Those Transactions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And annual gross earnings of about $250,000. The digital platform bringing Sugar Daddies (and Momas) and Sugar Babies together is The arrangement is open-ended.

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

The Eloquent Woman

Interviewer Terry Gross explored what she'd been saying "no" to, and public speaking is right on the list: GROSS: Your book is about your year of saying yes because your sister told you that you don't say yes to things. GROSS: Was it because you were too busy or too uncomfortable?

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

Max Atkinson

It reveals widespread dissatisfaction among managers with the slide-dependent style of presentation that is standard practice in most companies. Grossed up, the estimated cost to British industry as a whole comes to a massive £7.8

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