Is Perfectionism Holding Back Your Business Growth?

Speaker Launcher

The post Is Perfectionism Holding Back Your Business Growth? Maybe you’ve been there before… You are knee-deep in a project, and you keep tweaking and refining and adjusting, going round and round in circles until you just want to throw the whole thing away and start over!

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Let go instead of holding on (to your content)

Speak Schmeak

It requires the ability to let go of something we want to hold onto, a piece of writing or a story we think will make all the difference !

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Please, Hold the Amends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, I ask those on my social networks: Hey, hold the amends. Despite its low success rate, 12-step program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) still dominates the recovery movement. Thanks to opioids, that movement has exploded in growth. Courts continue to "sentence" substance abusers to meetings of AA. And members of AA boast that they are attending two meetings a day (Duh).

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Why Do We Hold Hands?

Sandra Schrift - Executive Speech Coach

I love when I can hold hands with one or more people. Author Robert Fulghum, of All I Really need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, wrote: “When you go out in the world, watch out for traffic, hold hands, and stick together.” They held hands and when they died soon after, they were still holding hands. because they were holding hands! who can you hold hands with today It feels like we are caring and cared for – feeling connected.

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Fourth of July - Hold Your Dog Close

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's to hold close the dogs who become terrified of the loud noises and flashes of light from the fireworks.  Some volunteers make it their business to show up at animal shelters on the Fourth of July.

2019 56

Barnes & Noble - Hold the Nostalgia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The latest negative news from Barnes & Noble is that it canned its chief executive officer Demos Parneros. He  has been forced out, without severance. The termination is due to a violation of corporate policies. No other details are available.

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Hertz Global Holdings' Press Release on Filing Chapter 11

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Law firm White & Case LLP represents Hertz Global Holdings in the legal aspects of its filing for Chapter 11. The corporation provides that and other details in its own press release.    According to Hertz, what led up to the action have been the massive and swift impacts of COVID-19 on its business. Travel halted. The ongoing uncertainties associated with the pandemic essentially were the tipping point for filing Chapter 11 in U.S.

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How To Tame the Gremlins Holding You Back with Rick Carson

Speaker Launcher

The post How To Tame the Gremlins Holding You Back with Rick Carson appeared first on Jane Atkinson. We all have that inner voice that tells us we’re not good enough, smart enough, or worthy of what we desire in this life.

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Vogue Never Again in Vogue - Anna Wintour Holds onto Job, Influence Gone with the Wind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's where Anna Wintour stands in the world of influence. The tipping point has been the outing of the culture of exclusion at Vogue and throughout Conde Nast.

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Getting/Holding Onto Work = New American Heroes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, as law-firm partners get pushed out, those who are able to hold onto their positions are the ones we analyze. In a time of faster economic growth, the adage used to be: Those who die with the most toys win. That was then.

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Post-COVID-19 Times: Every Reason for Bike Culture to Hold On

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After workplaces open, more workers might be commuting to them on bicycles.    That trend kicked off even before COVID-19 raised fears about contagion from using public transportation.

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Large Law Firms, Cookie Lovers, and Mom - Hold the High Tech

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe the worst business to be in is as a tech vendor to the law firms - and even to in-house legal departments. Law.com reports on how tech is a tough sell. The major reason why is that time is money.

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June Jobs Report: Hold Euphoria

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means those with jobs can't count on holding on for them for a long time. According to the U.S. Labor Department, in June 2014, 288,000 jobs were created and unemployment was at 6.1 percent. Here is the wrap-up in The Wall Street Journal (sub. req.).

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Females Not from Midwest - Your Regional Accent Can Be Holding You Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She explained how my accent would "hold me back." What "holds us back" is usually a cluster of traits a particular employer doesn't like. This is no secret: A neutral accent, such as from the midwest, usually gives the edge in professional opportunities.

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Hold the Shock: Substance Abuse = The American Way

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Maybe it's leveraged as a form of self-medication. Often, it's simply a source of fun.    And, there are theories about addiction. For whatever reasons, what's labeled "substance abuse" has become standard in American culture.

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Famous Speech Friday: Janet Yellen on holding women back

The Eloquent Woman

Pronouncements by the Fed chair--currently economist Janet Yellen, the first woman to hold the post--are read like tea leaves for signals of change in the economy, and hold great weight.

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How Fear of Public Speaking Can Hold Back Your Career

SketchBubble

The post How Fear of Public Speaking Can Hold Back Your Career appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog. If you suffer from a fear of public speaking, you are definitely not alone. In fact, fear of public speaking often lands in the top five of the biggest fears that humans have.

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When "the centre cannot hold" - Society's Institutions Seem So Clueless (e.g. tragedy in Edgewood, PA)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yeats, "the centre cannot hold," they make it through all those artificial barriers like respectability and hope that tomorrow will be better. 

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"Criminal Minds" Holds Up W/O Aaron Hotchner

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fans of "Criminal Minds" weren't optimistic that the series could hold up without the character of unit leader Aaron Hotchner. But, surprisingly it is. Last night's episode "Neon Terror" worked well. It featured two kinds of attention-seekers who fed on each other.

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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.

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The Tragedy of Tessa Majors - Hold the Lessons To Be Learned

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She shouldn't have been walking alone near sundown in Manhattan. Not a city girl, she shouldn't have enrolled in a college in an urban area. She shouldn't have had such open body language, which invites attack.

2019 52

Civilization and Its Discontents - Those Who Can't Hold on and Do a FIRE

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The longing for a complete disengagement can take hold in college. When he was 20 years old, Christopher Knight got it that he didn't want to or couldn't continue with life as most people live it.    He entered the Maine woods. He remained there for 27 years.

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Storytelling - Maybe Hold Back on All That This Holiday Season with the Boozers in Your Life

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Like any needed service, recovery has become an industry. As such, it provides increasing professional opportunity for those who can put together the right positioning and packaging.    Among those is Lisa Smith, feathered recently in a Law.com podcast.

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SEO Experts, Life Insurers, et al. - Pleasepleaseplease, Hold Off on Season Greetings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon enough the Halloween pop-up stores will disappear.    And, the holiday season will begin. That means tons of email wishing us a joyful and safe whatever.

2019 52

N.C.I.S. - Can It Hold Onto Ratings w/o Abby?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's official. Zany Abby announced she is leaving N.C.I.S.    In that communication she denied the parting was on bad terms with the powers that be on the show.    But, the reality is that her decision puts the ratings of N.C.I.S. in play.

2017 52

Presidential Debates: Hold the pizza

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As marketing and public relations pros know, gimmicks involve risk.    But given the possible awesome results, the gamble could be worth it. This time it wasn't, Pizza Hut decided.  

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Are You Holding Out On Them?

Succeed Speaking

Let me begin by asking you a series of questions. Do you believe you have a valuable message to share? Of course… Can you share all of your insights/expertise in 45-90 minutes (a typical keynote)? Of course not… So are you offering some way people can “take you home&# — ideally, more than a book. Business Strategy Product Creation Information Products Product Creation for Speakers

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Can't Sell House - Retirement/Semi-Retirement On Hold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" For them, that means their future is on hold. Is the lesson here: If you're planning to retire/semi-retire in the next 10 years, don't buy a house? Maybe.    Increasingly, from those over-50 I coach I am hearing their angst about "not being able to sell the house." As MarketWatch reports, sales of both existing and new houses are down double-digits and inventory is up double-digits.

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Drudge Report - 5 Dead & Hold Platitudes about Prevention

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Drudge Report, of course, headlines with the latest shooting tragedy. After all, it's a news service. Not just a platform for conservative political points of view. This time carnage occurred at a baggage claim area in a Florida airport. 5 are dead. In custody is Estenban Santiago.

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How to Hold Your Own During a Conference

The Communication Blog

How to Hold Your Own During A Conference. Holding your own in a conference boils down to holding your own in a conversation. Learning how to hold your own in a conference is just like learning a foreign language, which is why simulation training is so important for anyone wanting to maintain a competitive edge. Here is a guest post on communication during conferences. Hope you like it. In the fast-paced world of business, every meeting is an important meeting.

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Hold The Words: The most compelling communications

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Words, words, words. That's what the prince of Denmark Hamlet lamented. He could well be the unofficial patron saint of zen. At the New Haven Zen Center in Connecticut, the most compelling communications are wordless.

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The center cannot hold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In THE NEW YORK TIMES today, Benedict Carey surveys all the terms applied to that state of being when the center cannot hold.  "  No longer could I hold down who I was with careerism, ideology, and even writing.   They range from "nervous breakdown" to "burnout."  "  But they lack the self-conscious wordsmithing of those narcissistic types like Hamlet who take that road increasingly traveled. 

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A Clinton Administration - Will It Put SCOTUS, Job-Hunters On-Hold for 4 Years

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Everything seems to be on hold. A nation on hold for four years could be bad news for hiring and promotions in the legal sector. A Hillary Clinton presidency could likely mean that the U.S. Supreme Court will remain with at least one vacancy. Maybe more.

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Shooting survivor holds ‘Congress on Your Corner’

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized az gabby giffords ron barber shooting

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Hold the intimacy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One of the positive results of the grim downturn is that we, at least those of us who economically survived, got down to business.    We ditched all expectations of work to be a social arena of intimate sharing, emotional support, and validation.      Actually, it's become binary: those who got it and have become all business and those who didn't.    I don't accept the latter for clients. 

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STUCK! Retirement Plans, Careers On Hold (roaming around your McMansion at age 110)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In professional services such as public relations and marketing  junior staff usually have to cool their heels and wait for those at the top to retire. That's usually the way upward mobility happens.    Well, not much of that is bound to happen in many firms.

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Facebook - The All-Knowing Being We Were Socialized to Hold in Reverence in Catholic School

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's the kind of all-knowing supreme being we were socialized to hold in reverence in Catholic school. This morning Facebook gave me a heads up about what the weather will be like in my hometown of Austintown, Ohio. 

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VOGUE not holding up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the second half of '09, newsstand copies of VOGUE were down 15.1%.    During the same timeframe, those of VANITY FAIR were up. Could we women be rebelling about being told how to look?    VOGUE never was focused on real women, like Dove soap has been.    It might have to pay dearly for that.      It could seek salvation by having a major spread on consignment stores which carry lots of size-12 brands.

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Hold Free Food - Give Us More Training & Development

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"According to our recent Qualtrics study on millennials in the workplace, respondents ranked 'free food' as one of the least important elements of company culture." " - Ryan Smith, Fortune, June 10, 2015. Here is the article. It is almost deja vu of Marie Antoinette's Let Them Eat Cake. So many companies have joined the conga line of providing free eats to employees.

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Pentagon Holds Its First Gay Pride Event

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized gay pride gay rights pentagon

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Public Speaking - Hold the (Smug) Ah-Ha Moments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Styles change in public speaking. There was a time in the 20th century when brandname business leaders and research scientists could pontificate at the podium. In the question and answer period they weren't expected to grapple with assumptions.

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Hold A New Jersey Law License? This May Be Of Interest…

Matt Eventoff

As aof last January, every active attorney licensed in New Jersey must complete 24 hours of Continuing Legal Education courses every two years. The Supreme Court of New Jersey’s Board of Continuing Legal Education approves and accredits courses, and has approved “Legal Crises: Preparing & Dealing with the Unexpected&# (NJ CLE Credit 2.00) for 2 CLE credits.

WIRED not holding up

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The blame game has started.    WIRED's troubles, reports  Ryan Tate in GAWKER, are being blamed on its head Christopher Anderson.    Instead of pushing ads, which have been going down down down, Anderson has been focused on hawking his books and delivering keynote addresses.    Meanwhile there have been ongoing layoffs at WIRED, which is owned by the beleaguered Conde Nast.

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