How to Create a Statement of Retained Earnings for a Financial Presentation


Below is a statement of retained earnings example from Apple : Retained Earnings vs Net Income: The Difference. Net income is calculated by subtracting all the operating expenses (e.g. Net income. Calculate and Add Net Income From The Prior Reporting Period.

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Net Neutrality - Issue We Can All Have Fun With

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not net neutrality. But not caring about net neutrality is no reason to pass up this hilarious rant by comic John Oliver on the issue. When net neutrality is mandated, internet service providers (ISPs) can't discriminate against consumers based on what search engines they use.

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Break the Internet

Manner of Speaking

In just days, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote to end net neutrality—breaking the fundamental principle of the open Internet. If you are concerned, and do not want your ability to surf the Internet to be held hostage by your Internet … Continue reading → Uncategorized Break the Internet Net Neutrality

Stock Portfolio Feel Lighter? - Q4 Stock Market Volatility Lifted $3.73 Trillion from Household Total Net Worth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

trillion of their total net worth. It's 2:42 P.M. New York Time. The Dow is down 229.88. And, that makes many U.S. households very jittery. No wonder. According to the Federal Reserve, in Q4 2018, when the stock market experienced extreme turbulence, U.S. households lost $3.73

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Net Neutrality in Play - Tina Pelkey Spokesperson for FCC's Ajit Pai

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Net Neutrality" is being threatened. Tech companies, ranging from LinkedIn to Facebook, support Net Neutrality. Blown up by the Trump Administration could be regulations mandating Internet Service Providers (ISPs) treat all data and all customers equally. 

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Speaker Net News

Executive Speech Coach

Speaker Net News SpeakerNet News is a free weekly email newsletter sent each Friday to more than 8,500 professional speakers, consultants, trainers, and authors. If that description fits you then be sure to register for this free newsletter written by professional speakers for professional speakers.

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David Frum: Writing without a net

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Discover why widely published author, David Frum, decided to self-publish his seventh book. Self-Publishing & Print On Demand POD print on demand self-publishing

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Should the BBC be encouraging people to surf the net during work time?

Max Atkinson

FROM THE BBC WEBSITE MAGAZINE : Tweetbook Say goodbye to worktime boredom. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter A few years ago, one of my clients told me that an unexpected side effect of moving their head office staff from individual rooms into an open plan arrangement was that their corporate phone bill dropped to about 30% of what it had been previously.

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Putting the UW System Tuition Freeze in Context

Speaking Of...

To evaluate that claim, let''s take a look at the "net price" of attending UW-Madison and UW-comprehensives-- the cost paid by the poorest students after taking into account all grant/scholarship aid provided to offset the sticket price.

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How To Design For Mobile

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Much to my surprise, C|Net News is now iPhone-friendly. C|Net’s design very finger-friendly and the links are easy to read and inviting. I’m on my way to get lectured by my dentist and as my lovely wife is driving, I decided to get caught up on some tech news.

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How to Come Across as an Authority in Your Presentation


Forbes has estimated her net worth at $1.27 Nobody could doubt that Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg could speak as an authority on the subject of achieving your goals against all adversity. billion and placed her at Number Eight on the list of Power Women in the United States.

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Tiffany Ad Campaign Features Same-Sex Couple - Does Financial Stress Trigger Change?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

in net sales for the two months ending December 31, a 1% decline in holiday sales during the same period in 2013. [As Establishment retailer Tiffany has a same-sex couple featured in an engagement ad.  Here is coverage by Victoria Taylor in the New York Daily News. 

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Gordon Caplan - A New Path Is Possible

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As a prominent law partner, Caplan has been one the big fish caught in the prosecutor's net.

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Public Relations Industry in U.S. - Slowing Growth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In 2016, for example, there were average net revenue gains of 21.8%. While other kinds of professional services, such as law, were struggling during and after the financial crash, the public relations industry was growing.    That was then.

Remarkable, inspiring interview with Cesar Millan

Presentation Zen

The other day, while surfing the net on the bullet train to Tokyo, I. stumbled on a great interview with Seth Godin conducted by Bryan. Elliott. I had never heard of Bryan Elliott before, but he''s good and he has a very educational website called Behind the Brand which features.

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Andrew Sullivan: Forms Dish Publishing, leaves DAILY BEAST

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  He makes the disarming plea that he and his team have no safety net under them except for readers taking out subscriptions. Andrew Sullivan, the digital writer whose brandname is widely known, is leaving the DAILY BEAST and forming his own company Dish Publishing. 

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Could Help Be on the Way? Stacey Abrams Opens Door to Hope for Working Americans

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Because of them there are financial safety nets for the working class.  In her response to Donald Trump's State of the Union Address , Stacey Abrams highlighted the need to make opportunity more open to  working Americans.

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Developing the Confidence of Elite Athletes with Paul Schempp

Speaker Launcher

His clients include the Atlanta Hawks, BASF, Conde Nast, Brooklyn Nets, Taiwan Olympic Committee, Delta Airlines, General Electric, Golf Digest, LPGA, National Basketball Association, PGA of America, SHRM, Singapore Sports Council, Swiss Soccer Federation and UPS. On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Dr. Paul Schempp about developing confidence. Dr. Paul Schempp is joining us to discuss how we can be more confident on stage and in business. Dr. Paul G.

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No longer able to protect the crown jewels from the cameras? Time to embrace them

The Presenter's Blog

Attempts to make it otherwise will be as futile as Royal attempts to ban the Las Vegas pictures from appearing in the UK when they are already all over the net. When delivering presentations, our every glance, gesture, and utterance now has the capacity to be filmed.

Make your webinars super interactive

PowerPoint Tips

She wrote this as a tip for Speaker Net News subscribers and gave me permission to reprint it. This is a guest post from Brenda Bence , who is a corporate branding and personal branding expert. You can read more about her at

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The Power-Cut Presenter

The Presenter's Blog

He embraced the moment and with the aid of a small printed safety net and a willingness to adapt, connected with the audience in a way he never had before. In the second that the lights pop there is a moment of perfect puzzled peace. Have you ever noticed?

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Since Alleged Sex Was Consensual Stormy Daniels' Saga Probably Become Episode on "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Members of the media report that the electronic net picked up a conversation between Cohen and the U.S. Today's bombshell in the Stormy Daniels Theatre of Accusations is that the feds wiretapped Michael Cohen's phones.

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Barry and Honey Sherman - That Undertow, Again

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

He had founded pharma firm Apotex and his net worth was about $3.2 The authorities in Canada have gone on record saying they will search for "answers." " Yet, human beings have such limited access to understanding the mysteries of life and death.

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The Amazing Elizabeth Holmes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One reason why, reports The Wall Street Journal , is that it projected revenue for 2016 to be $2 billion and net to be $505 million. Theranos, founded by Steve Jobs knock-off Elizabeth Holmes, had little trouble raising money from investors. As many of us now know, there are multiple investor lawsuits. Essentially, they claim they were misled. But the plaintiffs may not get far with the litigation. At least not in the near future. Theranos could file for bankruptcy.

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Retirement: Not even on radar screen for 6 out of 10 of us (Source: Pew Survey)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

household net worth plunged 30.8% Will retirement go the way of the landline phone?    Could be. According to a recent Pew Survey, reports Bloomberg Business Week , 6 out of 10 Baby Boomers between ages 50 and 61 sense that they will not be able to retire any time soon. 

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Be a better moderator: Stay out of your head

Speak Schmeak

Photo Credit: net_efekt via Compfight cc The topic of "being present" during presentations or while waiting to be introduced to speak has come up a lot lately in my conversations with clients and on this blog.

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Energy Secretary Steven Chu Defends Solyndra

TJ Walker Interactive

Solyndra failed because the cost of solar panels went down across the industry, which is a net plus for everybody. This nonsense over Solyndra continues. Conservative idiots consistently forget the following: 1. The government backs alternative energy businesses precisely because they are too risky for the private sector, therefore, by definition, some should fail. [.]. Government & Politics News Politics conservative Democratic federal government solyndra

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Thanksgiving Meme: Be (very) Grateful for Career Adversity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Peter Thiel at about the same age (50) has a net worth of $3.2 An equity partner at a prestigious firm pulls down in the neighborhood of $3 million annually.

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New York Times Q1 Loss = $14 Million - Sees survival in digital-only subscriptions

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The net loss was $14 million. New York Times Inc. is betting on digital-only subscriptions for its iconic newspaper. That has been the one bright spot in Q1. During that quarter, it added 67,000 new digital-only subscribers. However, simultaneously advertising was down 7%. Here is the coverage from The New York Times. The question remains if this entity can survive. It has shuttered its Paris operation, eliminating 70 jobs. This summer there will be more layoffs.

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Using 360 Degree Feedback in Your Organization


HR departments often don’t account for the cost of such an evaluation due to lost employee man-hours spent on the evaluation and the net result might even be zero gain in productivity for the organization.

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"Solo Agers" - They Might Not Be Worse Off than Agers with Middle Aged Children

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" They have no children to fall back on as a safety net.   In the MarketWatch article, Geber recommends the Solo Agers establish their own sort of safety net through a Professional Fiduciary or Professional Guardian.

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Hogan v Gawker Jurors Deliver Second Smackdown on Defendants

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It is interesting to note here that Daulerio has negative net worth. Denton, whose net worth is $121 million, could become poor. "A jury took a move from Hulk Hogan's wrestling playbook Monday and delivered a big boot to Gawker's face in the form of a $25.1 million punitive-damages award - on top of the $115 million the six jurors already gave the WWE champ last week for economic and emotional compensation in his invasion-of-privacy lawsuit." 

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Hillary, You Break Our Baby Boomer Hearts

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the New York Post reports, the latest Quinniapiac survey has her net favorability at minus 11%. When Hillary Rodham Clinton entered the White House as First Lady, we Baby Boomers were thrilled. She was carving a different path. Okay, that didn't pan out too hot.

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Quick takeaways from Presentation Summit 2011–Day 1, Part 2

PowerPoint Tips

Provide an alternative safety net: Provide notes or design slides so they can still act as a prompt without bullet points. In the afternoon of the first day of Presentation Summit 2011, I heard 2 excellent presentations and wanted to share them with you.

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An Executive Guide to Management Consulting


Net Promoter Score. Management consulting. It continues to be a lucrative field for those who have very specific skills that meet organizational needs in a variety of areas – IT, HR, Finance, Logistics, etc.

Millennials - Financial Reality Bites, Which Is Bad News for Economy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The net worth of those 25 to 34, with college degrees, is a minus $1,900. That's the grim financial reality announced by Young Invincibles. Here are many more details from MarketWatch. Mostly that's due to the "perfect storm" of: College debt. 

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News Corp, Unbundled From Fox, Reorganizes, Eliminates Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During Q1, News Corp's net profits had declined. Fox had been the revenue-producer and growth engine at Rupert Murdoch's media empire: News Corp. When the traditional newsprint business, including Dow Jones, was split off into a separate company, we waited for the bloodbath.

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90-Day Payment Terms & Conditions for Freelancers - New AOL Policy, Effective in 30 Days

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Recently Upwork announced that for each assignment billed under $500, it will take a 20% cut of net revenue. The question is: Will more organizations contracting out tasks follow AOL in instituting a 90-day policy for payment? 

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“Single-Task” Your Way to Presentation Success

DeFinis Communications

Sending a text, writing a document, surfing the net, making dinner, feeding the dog, and having a conversation can all happen simultaneously. Multi-tasking, a word no one used a few decades ago, is now firmly ensconced in our everyday language and has become a way of life for many of us.

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How to stop worrying about forgetting what you want to say

Speaking about Presenting

If you have a mind blank , notes are the safety net that can get you started again. Do you have a fear of missing out something critical from your presentation? This concern can sabotage your presentation in three ways: To alleviate your concern you put everything you want to say on your slides. You write a script and read from it. You spend the whole presentation worrying instead of connecting with your audience.

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Interview: Shel Holtz - Business Communicator

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Shel is the author of five books, including Public Relations on the Net, Corporate Conversations, Blogging for Business and the recently released How to Do Everything with Podcasting. Having spent 30-plus years in organizational communications in Fortune 500 companies, consulting firms, and as an independent consultant since 1996, Shel Holtz, ABC, brings a depth of experience to his engagements.

The Man Is Sticking It to Those Over-35 - Tender Mercies (for some) During Gov Shutdown

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But as progressives planned, it does provide a safety net.  This week The Wall Street Journa l chronicled how the work world is sticking it to us aging. About 8 million of older professionals are unemployed or in low-quality jobs. Essentially, age bias is kicking in at age 35. Yes, 35.

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Tech Habits Can Crush Careers: 10 Steps to Take Today

Matt Eventoff

Smartphones, net books and tablets have enabled our ability to work faster, cheaper, more efficiently and often more productively. Technology has changed how we work and often where we work, as we are now all mobile, and always on. Through social media we are able to meet people we might never have met and develop working relationships we would have been unable to develop years ago.

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