Democrat Elizabeth Warren has defeated Republican Sen. Scott Brown in the Massachusetts Senate race

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In Morning Joe Interview, Obama Talks Libya, Debt, And Ideas ‘I Stole From A Massachusetts Governor’

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Don't Cry Massachusetts For Scott Brown

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Scott Brown is not one of the five defendants in Andrea Tantaros' sexual harassment lawsuit. But he is mentioned in that complaint about what sex-related antics allegedly went down at Fox News.

Newtown, Connecticut: It could become tourist mecca like Salem, Massachusetts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is a capitalist society so some alert entrepreneurs could spot the tourism potential in Newtown, Connecticut just as they did in Salem, Massachusetts

How You Can Profit from the Massachusetts Gubernatorial Race

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

Here in Massachusetts, we have a gubernatorial race that is an object lesson for students of public speaking everywhere.    The result is that annoying nasal sound that has made this campaign seem inordinately long to voters in Massachusetts.     More importantly, perhaps, the voters of Massachusetts would be far happier listening to them speak. 

Romney Claims of Bipartisanship as Governor Face Challenge – NY Times

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Trust So Broken: Medical Doctors in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This in not unique to Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, the state medical board received in one year 211 complaints.   According to data from the National Practitioner Data Bank, 200 medical doctors in Massachusetts had been in the loop for at least 5 malpractice incidents.

2019 52

Steve Jobs - Was He Psychic & Did That Help with Product Development?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Salem, Massachusetts clairvoyant Laurie Cabot made it her mission to help woman gain access to that ability. Over and over again, Steve Jobs told his illegitimate daughter Lisa two things. One, that he would someday be famous. And, two, that he would die young. Both happened.

2019 65

Presenters, Be Thankful For These 4 Things

Professionally Speaking...

In the early 1600s around Plymouth, Massachusetts the pilgrims observed days of thanksgiving to offer gratitude for the bountiful harvests. Some 400 years later we celebrate a day of Thanksgiving to offer gratitude for our bounty -- friends, family, good health and good fortune.

2015 183

Fun Friday: Miss America introductions

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I''m Taylor Kinzler, Miss Massachusetts." I never managed to post this in January, but it''s a perfect video for a Fun Friday! The Miss America pageant figured out a way to make 53 introductions fun, engaging and quick (just over ten minutes)! Enjoy the short video.

Green, When It Comes to Cars, Hard Sell Even in University Town

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Few cities are more environmentally conscious than Cambridge, Massachusetts.    But, even there, despite the city's strong anti-car stance, cars are winning out.    For 2020, Cambridge has the goal of reducing the number of cars 15% from the 1990 level.

2019 52

Maryanne Kremer - Clairvoyant and Wise Friend

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Together, the three of us took the pilgrimage to Salem, Massachusetts. Before the Jersey Shore became a version of the Long Island Hamptons, it nurtured a small clairvoyant community. Their unofficial headquarters was in Point Pleasant. There Maryanne Schmidt Kremer maintained a presence.

2018 56

James Comey - Hexed?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

There are several in Salem, Massachusetts.  Perhaps James Comey has been victim of a spell cast on him. Not only did he lose his powerful position as F.B.I. director. Last January, report the Daily Mail , he took a $500k hit on the sale of his Westport, Connecticut house.

2017 52

Mitt Romney Bobs and Weaves: Mike Bako on Wall Street Journal Radio

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Mitt Romney’s rivals for the Republicanpresidential nominationlaid into him during a heated debate Tuesday night, accusing him of a lack of commitmentto conservative values and attacking the health-care overhaul he shepherdedinto law as Massachusetts governor.

The Name Recognition Is There: Will Shannon Liss-Riordan Take on Edward Markey in MA Primary?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  She is a Democrat, based now in Brookline, Massachusetts. There is name recognition. At least in legal and labor-relations circles. So, it makes sense that the employment plaintiff lawyer - Shannon Liss-Riordan - is considering taking on U.S. Senator Edward J.

2019 52

World Champion Speakers

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Loghandran (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) Second Runner up--Katherine Morrison (Massachusetts) What can we learn from these champions?

2008 52

Iowa Caucus: Mitt Romney Wins Squeaker Over Rick Santorum. Mike Bako on Headline News

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Mike Bako on Headline News: It came down to a razor-slim margin of votes Tuesday night (January 3) between former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and former Senator Rick Santorum. Romney came out on top after running in a tie with Santorum at 25 percent of the vote for much of the night, winning the Iowa [.]. Analysis Crisis Communications Government & Politics News Press Room Video headline news mike bako Mitt Romney Ron Paul

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The Presidential Debates: Round 1. Our Analysis

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Finally however, the reason Romney gets full points, was that he ended with talking about his pride in how he created the Massachusetts health care program while he was that state’s Governor, and strongly framed it as being an example of cascading more power to the states.

Suicide Prevention - Connecting the Dots in Different Ways

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last August 27th, the body of Bruce Wickersham was discovered in southern Massachusetts. Recently, reports Meghan Tribe at Law.com , his death, at age 54, was ruled a suicide. He had been a partner at the Boston office of DLA Piper.

2018 52

Cambridge, MA - Major Step for Shutting Down Puppy Mills

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If puppy mills in New England can't sell their products (ranging from dogs to gerbils) in stores in classy Cambridge, Massachusetts, they might decide to shut down. 

2017 52

Watch Shannon Run

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it's not unthinkable that Massachusetts could be the setting for a major upset in the 2020 race for what is currently Ed Markey's U.S. These are strange times in American politics.  Senate seat. Combining his U.S. Senate and U.S. House experience, he has been representing his state for 43 years.    As Patrick Smith reports in Law.com , plaintiff lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan is taking Markey on for the primary. This isn't a surprise.

2019 40

Fortune 500 - Use of Blogs, Social Media Declines

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No reason is given by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research for the decline in the use of blogs and social media by the Fortune 500.

2016 63

Speechwriter - Author

Joan Detz Speaker Services

She has speechwriting credits from South Africa to Massachusetts. Congratulations to political journalist and speechwriter Charlene Smith for her biography of Nelson Mandela. Charlene had her first face-to-face interview with Nelson Mandela on his third day in prison. This authorized biography contains a foreword by Nobel Peace prize-winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu. . I met Charlene when I conducted a speechwriting workshop for ASJA (the American Society of Journalists and Authors).

Elizabeth Warren - Megawatt Celebrity Doesn't Necessarily Mean Electability

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Warren has a lot of grassroots outreach to do with voters in Massachusetts. Elizabeth Warren , like Hillary Clinton, has achieved megawatt celebrity status. Just about everyone knows her name. But stardom doesn't necessarily translate into electability. Clinton lost Campaign 2016.

2017 52

Joe Kennedy III Establishes Meme of Midterm Elections with "This Is Not Right"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Joe Kennedy III, grandson of Robert Kennedy, stole Donald Trump's thunder (which endured 70 minutes) with a short talk in Fall River, Massachusetts.

2018 52

Addiction Meme - No Joke in MA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, in Massachusetts, addiction is no joke. For too long humor has taken the form of saying one is "addicted to a certain television series such as "Breaking Bad" or food like Doritos. The expected response is laughter.

2016 56

Tourism - Selling Experience, Not Scenery

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The "witch shop" in Salem, Massachusetts takes tourists in the back and trains them to conjure up their own spirit guides. "The Pine Tree State kicked off a review of its tourism PR account on Oct. 2, putting the mid-six figure account in play for the second time in two years." 

2014 69

Staples, Tech & Small Business - Mahria Barango To The Rescue

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 I ask the powers that be at Staples headquarters in Massachusetts to recognize Barango's outstanding customer service.  Yesterday was my first tech crisis in my new location - Tucson, Arizona.  The client wanted documents scanned.

2014 72

Youth Smirks, Former Colleagues Duck You - But, There Is Way Back from Irrelevance

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She explained her new name "Ariel" was what they called her where she grew up in Salem, Massachusetts.  On "Boston Legal," name partner Denny Crane managed to sustain the illusion that he was still at the top of his game - most of the time.

2019 52

Vanessa Marcotte, Karina Vetrano - Lookalike Victims of Serial Killer?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the Daily Mail reports, Massachusetts law enforcement is not ruling out the possibility that Vanessa Marcotte and Karina Vetrano were killed by the same person. Could there be a jogger serial killer along the Northeast Corridor?

2016 52

Vanessa Marcotte, 2nd Female Jogging Alone, Murdered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A Google employee based in New York City, she had been jogging by herself near her mother's house is Princeton, Massachusetts. Have being a female and jogging alone become reckless behavior? Or, should the accountability for two recent murders fall on public safety officials? 

2016 52

It's Brown: Will Dobbs Be Next?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Senate seat by a significant margin in Massachusetts: 53% to his Democratic opponent's 46%.    This Massachusetts earthquake is already affecting influence and power Inside the Beltway.  GOP previous-unknown Scott Brown won  a U.S.   The Democratic hold on the U.S. Senate has taken a hit.    The President, only one year into his first term, has been delivered a nasty message from the people about his seeming socialistic policies. Political

Christopher McCowen - Public Relations Push for New Trial

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Eventually, the Truro, Massachusetts trash collector - Christopher McCowen - was convicted of murder and more. She was a brandname fashion writer for glam publications such as Elle. Her father was a Harvard-educated lawyer.

2017 52

Mobile Crammers, Victims, and The Ghostwriter

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the summer of 2013, just a few months before the Federal Trade Commission called him in for questioning, I commuted from Connecticut to his penthouse apartment in Boston, Massachusetts. Every technology seems to generate new types of scams.

The Enigma of Compulsion - Ted Bundy's Story Might Provide Insight into Anthony Weiner's Struggle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In May 2019, Anthony Weiner may be released from federal prison in Devers, Massachusetts. That would be three months earlier than his 21-month sentence required. The reason is good conduct. Here are more details from the New York Post.

2018 52

Time Zones Matter - A Lot

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it's puzzling why Charlie Baker, who is the governor of Massachusetts, wants to opt out of the annual ritual of daylight savings time. As the followers of Donald Trump well know: Gov over-regulates.

2016 61

RFK Family Mischief - How Quaint

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Kennedy aura has hovered again in Barnstable, Massachusetts. An arrest of two members of the Robert F. Kennedy dynasty for loud partying brought us back to a more simple time. That was the early 1960s and the emergence of the Kennedy dynasty.

2017 52

Roman Catholic Church - Has It Caused a Public Nuisance in (too many) States

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That kind of story first broke in Massachusetts. Yet another disclosure of Roman Catholic clergy sexual abuse of children. Today, the setting had been six counties in Pennsylvania. Over decades, there had been the abuse of 1,000 children by 300 priests, along with coverups.

2018 52

Salem, MA = Big Brandname In Mysticism, But.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tomorrow there may or may not be surge pricing in Salem, Massachusetts. If the witches and wizards want to exploit the fact that Salem is the big brandname in mysticism, they can get away with it. Over the years visitors to Salem like myself not only gladly ponied up the money.

2015 68

New England - No Longer Will It Symbolize "The College Experience"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After all, it was in Cambridge, Massachusetts that the first institution of higher education was founded by the Puritans. Growing up, so many generations have dreamed about going off to college in bucolic New England.

2019 56

Nicholas Paggi - The Hacking Mindset

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That has been a quest among many associated with that STEM-oriented institution of higher learning in Cambridge, Massachusetts.   What generations before him called a "prank," Millennial IT expert and MIT alumnus - Nicholas Paggi - thought of as "hacking."

2017 52

President Trump Blows It with Over-Used Buzzphrase "Witch Hunt"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Witch hunt" should be buried along with those who had been convicted of being witches in colonial Salem, Massachusetts. At a time when the new U.S. attorney general Jeff Sessions needs top-level support, the president Donald Trump blows it.

2017 52

Contract Drivers v. Uber - It's back to the drawing board

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Uber Technologies" as well as a similar class action suit in Massachusetts. No surprise, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen rejected the proposed $100 million settlement in class action "O'Connor v.