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"Digital First" Probably Won't Save Metro Newspapers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is bad news for those employed at the 50 metro newspapers which were studied.  "A new research paper finds that over the past eight years the websites of 51 major metropolitan newspapers have not on average seen appreciable readership gains, even as print readership falls."

Metro-North: Making New York Metro Weather Misery So Much Worse

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Any of us professionals working late in the New York Metro area could have been on one of those trains tonight. The New York Post reports: "The entire Metro-North train system ground to a halt Thursday night due to a power glitch.

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Starbucks, Metro North Rail: Recharging your batteries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  For the round-trip Connecticut/Manhattan run, many cars for the Metro North commuter line now also allow for recharging. Low battery.  No need to panic, at least if you're near one of those Starbucks stores which provide placemats which wirelessly recharge your phone.

You Age Out of New York Metro - Surprisingly, You Can Start Up Success Elsewhere

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The New York Metro area can be cruel to aging professionals in communications. No, I didn't have to return to the New York Metro region. That's especially since the field is continually being disrupted by new technologies.

SuperBowl 2015 - Lots Of Money To Be Made In Phoenix Metro Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some in the Phoenix, Arizona Metro area have likely already leased space in their houses, apartments, and mobile homes through Airbnb for Super Bowl 2015. 

Unusually Warm 2/16 in Tucson, AZ - I almost feel guilty not suffering New York Metro cold/snow/ice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After two years away from New York Metro, I still feel guilty not being part of the collective suffering during the polar vortexes. At one point this afternoon, it got so warm in Tucson, Arizona, that my dog refused to walk. I had to carry him home and try again after it cooled down.

Metro-North Fatal Crash - Gov. Cuomo Refrains From Spin (but leverages triplicate)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He didn't use the fatal Metro-North crash as a platform to promise he could pull off miracles. "If there was an engineer problem or a train problem or an equipment problem, we'll learn from it. But sometimes there are just accidents."  "  - Gov.

Connecticut - Metro-North commuter train, symbol of success, crashes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Metro-North commuter train from Westport, Connecticut to Grand Central Station in Manhattan is a symbol of success in that iconic novel "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit."    THE NEW YORK TIMES reports that yesterday during the evening rush hour the train heading back to Connecticut crashed with another Metro-North train. 

Long Long Legs With Muscular Calves - Female Brand Of Success In Metro Areas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Metro areas, all brands, not just this one, have to position and package themselves carefully. Thanks to his glam job with GQ, Steve Friedman got to wine and dine young woman around the world who had long long legs with muscular calves. Yeah, the Princess Di kind. 

Metro-North Commute: From symbol of making it to scary necessity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Once I had something to sell professionally - speechwriting/ghostwriting skills - I felt like hot stuff boarding the Metro-North commuter train from southwest Connecticut to Manhattan.  No family member will feel okay ever again when the loved one boards the Metro-North.

Snow Storms: As of 2/18/14, 14 in New York Metro Area

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Once that car is road-ready, there is the slow careful drive to Metro-North. Professionals in Connecticut with business interests in Manhattan had to again dig out their cars from the snow and ice.  Today brings the 14th snow storm to the region.

Anti-Semitism Lite - I Was Taken for Jewish in Tucson, Arizona

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then, I emigrated from the New York Metro area to Tucson, Arizona. Admittedly, I have a deep New York Metro accent. Anti-Semitism seems to have returned to the supposed melting pot: the U.S.

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New York Metro Old Guard: Not so gently into the night

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They're the ones who keep New York Metro fine dining areas in business: The old guard.    They still do since for that generation eating gourmet fare in a brandname restaurant is part of their signature. 

More Bodies of NYT Jobless Likely to Fill Metro Areas

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Those cuts will dump the bodies of jobless writers, editors, and layout folks onto the streets of metro areas which are already filled with bloated bodies from Conde Nast, Forbes et al. There's no reason for denial.    Those good jobs in print are really vanishing and there will be no comparable positions popping up in their place. 

NY Metro: Of course, never consult psychics cold

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's supposed to be a stunner:  We can't even trust psychics in the New York Metro area.    In NEW YORK Magazine, Jessica Pressler outs Zena Psychic as a fraud and more.    Of course, in the delicate matter of consulting an otherworldly source we can never do that cold.    Before I settled into two, I always checked around with heavy users. 

Presenting in a Crisis

Professionally Speaking...

But the lessons learned from how communication was handled in the Metro accident will be valid for any of our presentations: concern for the audience, sincerity, transparency and quiet confidence.

Manhattan-CT Commute on Metro-North: No more "Mad Men" bar car

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The bar car on the one-hour+ commute from Manhattan to parts of the Gold Coast of Connecticut had been the loosen-up, bonding ritual for so many professionals. The weary could sink into the ethos of booze and seeming understanding. For that they were even willing to stand up in the maxed-out bar car with their drink for the entire ride home. Now that "Mad Men" type experiece will be no more.  This evening was the last time the bar car would be in operation.

What’s your design style?

PowerPoint Tips

Metro: Squares with space between them. Connie Malamed is an instructional designer and author. I attended a session of hers at the Presentation Summit conference and wanted to share her insights into design styles with you. Discover more of her insights at her webiste, The eLearning Coach.

Landlord Nation Takes Hit in Brooklyn, Manhattan

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not just in popular metro areas. Good news for the Class of 2017. Maybe you can afford to dream the dream and come to Brooklyn or New York. Landlord Nation has taken a hit. The sticker price on a lease is down about 5%.

Make An iPhone, Android App Without Knowing A Line Of Code | Fast Company

Content Marketing Today

And within a couple of weeks, makers expect AppBuilder to support Windows Phone 7 with all the, as David phrased it, “fantastic” attributes of Metro. JamPot’s new AppBuilder asks a series of questions and spits out a genuine, though limited-function, app.

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Public Speaking - Your Best Guide Is St. Francis

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Their audiences may be sitting in a large auditorium or a corporate conference room, standing on the platform at the Metro North RR, attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, or waiting for a performance review. For some public speakers, human beings are all ears.

Oh, Little Town of Westport, CT - We Speechwriters Probably Could No Longer Afford It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Daily the unhappy victim, Tom Rath, took the Metro North commuter train into Manhattan. It was in the upscale town of Westport, Connecticut that the  1955 book   "The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit"   was set. Later, it became a film.

PowerPoint 2013: New and (Mostly) Improved

Duarte Blog

PowerPoint 2013 will leverage the new Metro interface that carries across the rest of the Office 2013 suite. When 2012 closes and the Mayans have been proven wrong, we’ll all have something to celebrate other than the fact that the world hasn’t ended – a new version of PowerPoint.

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"La La Land" - Over-50 Version As We Geographically Chase Dream of Finding Work

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After it was obvious age knocked me out of the box for communications consulting assignments in the New York Metro area, I researched lower cost locations in which I could rebuild my business.

No Jobs for English Professors? Think Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If I were still in the New York Metro area I would jump at this opportunity. The Globe Institute of Technology in Midtown Manhattan is hiring a few part-time English Professors for the fall semester. MA is required. Teaching experience is a +. 

Public Relations Firms - What You Have to Teach Your Legal Clients

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those range from a seminar at the local hotel to a speech at the metro area's chamber of commerce. Law firms have long been savvy how the courts of law and public opinion intersect. That has been the niche identity of Patton Boggs, now  Squire Patton Boggs.

CT RR Commuters - Bar Car Coming Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

After a hiatus of two years, the bar car will be returning to Metro North commuter line from Connecticut to Grand Central.   Here   is the coverage on that.    The bar car has functioned more for socializing after a long, brutal day than for just ingesting booze.

I Owe it All to Toastmasters

Speak and Deliver

I joined (Metro TM, Salt Lake City) to make friends, to improve my skills (I was in advertising sales at the time), and basically to feed my ego. I owe it all to Toastmasters. The first time I heard the word ''Toastmasters'' was in debate class in the 10th grade.

Serial Killer - Hope I Don't Bump into Him/Her

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, I'm in the Phoenix Metro area. I was also in the New York Metro area when the Son of Sam was killing women with brown hair. My family back in the New York Metro area was praying for me.

- 400+ - In Paradise, No One Is In High Angst

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The beauty of living in Paradise (that is outside the New York Metro area and the temporary networks at the World Economic Forum in Davos) is that no one even noticed the -400+ development on the Dow.

Tribes of Boston/New York - We who migrated to Southwest enjoy 62+ temps this a.m. (could reach 80)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With telecommuting it was no longer necessary to be based in the New York or Boston metro areas to make a living. Sometimes leaving the tribe of our birth is necessary. And that's what so many of us Baby Boomers did since the first polar vortex.

Location Location Location - You Bet, It Remains Success Factor, Even in Telecommuting Era

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 I was struggling whether to uproot from the New York Metro Area for a location with a lower cost of living and less intensity about careers. That could be not only the New York Metro Area. "You telecommute." " That's what "they" kept hammering with.

White Collar/Blue Collar - Let's Stop Thinking That Way & Get Work, Anything Paying Well

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Regarding the latter, outplacement centers are bulging to bursting with those laid off from financial firms in the New York Metro area. In America, the masses went to college after World War II. That started wit the GI bill.

I Had To Leave NYC To Become Successful Again In NYC

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If you grow up in the New York Metro area, you know how to do business there. Initially, I left the New York Metro area to cut my living expenses. Car insurance is one half what I paid in the New York Metro area.

What Would Matthew, Mark, Luke & John Make of This

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In April 2014, I had blown in from the New York Metro area. That was the right time to return East, although that wouldn't be the New York Metro area. Usually, it's the little things which keep us stuck. In our head or value system, though, they loom large.

New York Writer: Doesn't seem to matter (much) any more

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That's even though "they" know I no longer reside in the New York Metro area.   And there's the hassle of the New York Metro area. Here I am in fly-over country, checking my emails in a motel.

Elie Mystal - Can be Fox's secret sauce to create younger demographics

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us who follow his ATL column, observations on social networks, and his appearances in New York Metro media know he should have been there about three years ago.

The Stock Market - Folks In Tucson, Arizona Didn't Notice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

All through the weekend, when the stock market plunged more than a 1,000 points and as talking heads speculate how bad or not so bad it will get, my social and professional circles in Tucson, Arizona never mentioned what is transfixing metro centers around the world.

Restaurant Rest Rooms: Yelp reviews

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  On TECH CRUNCH , Natasha Lomas reports that Yelp has integrated "hygiene" information into restaurant reviews for some major metro areas such as New York.