Changing the order of items in a chart

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Look at the order of the items in the datasheet and in the bar chart itself. If you care about the order of the data in your chart, this can be very frustrating! Fortunately, there are 2 for changing the order of items in a chart. Reverse the order in the Format Axis pane.

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Toastmasters Friday: Order! Order!

Speak and Deliver

Shaking hands, not leaving the lectern, clapping after almost anybody utters an intelligent sentence.and that doesn't even touch the Roger's Rules of Order that we work to adhere to throughout each and every meeting. Ah, formalities. Our organization is full of them.

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A New World Order: After COVID-19

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That post-COVID-19 world order will be a new one.   Protecting the principles of the liberal world order.  The reality is that world will never be the same after the coronavirus."  "  - Henry Kissinger, The Wall Street Journal , April 3, 2020. 

2020 52

"Law & Order SVU" - The Troubled Guru

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, it seems a force fit, at least on the aging series "Law & Order SVU." No surprise, the ratings, as reported by TVSeriesFinale , of "Law & Order SVU" are down.

2019 52

Is Noah Benson Gay? - "Law & Order SUV"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The plot line of last night's "Law & Order SUV" was about a predator in Hell's Kitchen who was attacking gay black men who were attempt to pass as straight.

2019 52

So Off Any Game - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Essentially, all that constituted the triple plot line on last night's "Law & Order SVU." The raped transgender. The son of a bankrupt NYC taxi driver who commits assault to send a message. And, the black woman living in the projects who Captain Benson catapults into #MeToo.

2019 52

The Future of Work: New World Order Post-Coronavirus

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many such as Henry Kissinger are projecting a new world order post-COVID-19.   That new world order could mean the end of standard clichés about work.

2020 52

The Dark Web - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We can conclude that because the plot lines for "Law & Order SVU" are, as the saying goes, "ripped from the headlines." The dark web must be causing horrific crimes.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Such Sweet Suffering

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The plot line of tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU" might seem bizarre to some. They are the folks who never have been exploited by those who have been able to "read" them. 

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" Will Take on George Floyd Tragedy, Police Brutality: Executive Producer Promises Fresh Voice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, it should be no surprise that now the longest running series from the "Law & Order" programming - "Law & Order SVU" - will have plot lines associated with George Floyd and police brutality.

Will #MeToo Give "Law & Order SVU" 22nd Season?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The 21st season of iconic "Law & Order SVU" is not off to a promising start. The ratings provide evidence that "Law & Order SVU" is off its game. "  Can "Law & Order SVU" put together a new game?

2019 52

No Nuance - "Law & Order SVU," Wednesday Chicago Shows

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Law & Order SVU" is Dick Wolf's longest running series. But, that might not be for long. The new season started out, according to TVSeriesFinale , down 24.61% from the previous season. And it's been on a downward trajectory since.

2019 52

Getting Around Has Gone Solo, Personal & Cheap - More of the COVID-19 New World Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Public transportation such as subways is perceived as risky in the time of COVID-19. New cars are expensive. The 2021 Chevy Trailblazer runs about $19,000. According to Nerd Wallet , the payments and all the rest could set you back more than $700 a month. Maintaining an aging vehicle is also expensive. In addition, there is the constant dread of what could go wrong.    Meanwhile, employment uncertainty has not be worse since The Great Depression.

2020 40

The Breakdown of Official Law and Order - How Vigilanti Justice Plays Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That was in Dick Wolf's iconic television series "Law & Order." But they satisfied audiences that there was, well, law and order. As Daily Mail reports: "There are fears of a breakdown in law and order in New York." Jack McCoy ran a tight ship.

2020 52

"Law & Order SVU" - Beware of Mentors

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On "Law & Order SVU" tonight, there was the tragic play-out of the mentor relationship gone very wrong. Those in the know, such as organizational psychologists, have always been aware of the perils in mentoring relationships.

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"Law & Order SVU" - Will It Go on to Season 21?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, nevertheless, "Law & Order SVU" is in its 20th season. In order to compete with cable, Netflix, and more, NBC may have to dump this aging series for something fresh.   "Law & Order SVU" is a safe bet.

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Hurt People Hurt - Poignant Takeaway from "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Part of the depth of "Law & Order SVU," detective Olivia Benson reflects on the reality that the original Infinity who had victimized more than 20 women was himself a victim. Finally, after decades, serial rapist Infinity is captured.

2019 56

"Law & Order SVU" and "Chicago" Mix & Match - Dick Wolf Makes It to Another Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On NBC, both Wolf's long-running Thursday "Law & Order SVU" and his Wednesday Chicago trio (Med, Fire, Police) have been renewed for yet another season. Early in "Law & Order SVU," that was Detective Elliot Stabler.

2020 52

"Law & Order SVU" - What Seemed to Be Muslim v. Jew

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During this season, "Law & Order SVU" has been following two formulas for its plot lines. One was the original Dick Wolf standby of having the content "ripped from the headlines." " To that has been added dramatic twists and turns in the plot.

2019 52

Writers Off Their Game in Tonight's "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Okay, that's the nutty plot in tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU." It is rare that episodes of "Law & Order SVU" don't satisfy members of the loyal members of the audience who have been sticking with Olivia Benson et al.

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" - Is Rape Ever Okay

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight's "Law & Order SVU" re-reun featured the complex issues associated with religion. Essentially, the defendant, who was accused of rape, argues that it was not a crime since the sexual intercourse was done for religious reasons.

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"Law & Order SVU" Stumbles on Subject on Pedophiles

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Last night's episode of "Law & Order SVU" opens with a suicide of a young man.   That leaves "Law & Order SVU" in need of a platitude cleanse.  Scrawled on a photo is "I'm sorry."

2019 52

Extreme Power of Rogue Lawyer - "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For anyone who understands the power a Big-Time lawyer can have, tonight's episode of "Law & Order SVU" was emotionally terrifying.

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" - How Will Writers Script the Kavanaugh Saga?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No matter what "dirt" is turned up or what follows that process, the whole real-life she said/he said about alleged inappropriate sexual behavior is made for "Law & Order SVU."

2018 52

Over-50 in Post-COVID-19 New World Order: The Moving Van Shows Up, Probably Multiple Times

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In the new Post-COVID-19 world order, the moving van will cometh for more and more of us. Relocation for the over-50 has become increasingly an issue. And an urgent one. 

2020 52

The World Order Post-COVID-19: Law Firms. et al. Have to Soften Branding Now

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Interestingly, in The Atlantic , Ed Yong presents the post-pandemic world order. Man the Political Animal has replaced Economic Man. At least in the corridors of power. And, much of the media and on Main Street. Therefore, for law firms, layoffs are not a wise way to manage a 2008-like crisis.

2020 52

The George Floyd Summer of 2020 - Flashpoints of Summer of 1967 (then the new order of the Counterculture)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The new order post-COVID-19 being predicted by thought leaders such as Henry Kissinger is really the old order of the late 1960s and early 1970s. No surprise, urban unrest has broken out post the George Floyd death.

2020 52

"Law & Order SVU" - Maybe Writing/Acting Will Bounce Back

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The longest running of Dick Wolf's creations, "Law & Order SVU" might have jumped the shark. For the  second  time the plot line focused on the Harvey Weinstein meme: A powerful man with control over women's careers engages in sexual misconduct. The first time the miscreant had been an airline pilot. This time it was, yesyesyes, a film producer.    The writing was full of cliches. All the power folks were in the loop protecting Sir Toby.

2019 40

Thursday, 10 P.M. ET - "A Million Little Things" and "Law & Order SVU" Go Head-to-Head

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

ET: Will they turn on newbie "A Million Little Things" or long-running "Law & Order SVU?" Those who didn't bother learning how to record television shows will have to make a choice tonight at 10 P.M.

2020 52

Binge-Watching Law & Order Re-Runs - Shaking Off Trauma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from Law & Order to Law & Order SVU.   It was reassuring that Jack McCoy on Law & Order has his troubles too, both professionally and personally.   In addition, on Law & Order SVU, Oliva Benson never hardens.

2018 52

Hell-bent on Doing the Right Thing - Fin, Amanda Go Where They Shouldn't on "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, it was inevitable that the popular Dick Wolf series "Law & Order SVU" would deal with the theme of what might be called "Boundaryless Help."    "Law & Order SVU" is known for dealing with complex issues.

2020 52

Ivan DeVoren - Great Story Line for "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This abuse of an animal should be made into an episode for "Law & Order SUV."

2018 52

Weinstein Meme - "Law & Order SVU" Will Feature It This Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, the popular "Law & Order SVU" will have an episode depicting the rape culture in an industry. Confirmed.  Only, reports the New York Post , it won't be the entertainment industry of the Harvey Weinstein types. 

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The New Order - Law Firm Paul, Weiss Creates Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It has also been anointed as The New World Order and The Softening of Capitalism. In turbulence is opportunity. That’s what iconic management consultant Peter Drucker hammered way back in what seems now like pretty tame times – the early 1980s. And today, April 9 th , in the Year of the Coronavirus, that’s what is the mission of a law firm’s new practice.

2020 40

We Love Flawed Characters - "Law & Order SVU" Back for 21st Season

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Law & Order SVU" has been renewed for a 21st season.   In addition, the series preserves Dick Wolf's original formula for "Law & Order," which is now off the air. That device remained with spin-off "Law & Order SVU."

2019 52

Gag Order - That Could Be Imposed in Roger Stone Criminal Case

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" Therefore, she is considering imposing a gag order. Both lawyers for the prosecution and those for the defense have until February 8th to file briefs on the imposition of a gag order.

2019 52

When a TV Series Goes on Too Long: "Law & Order SVU"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Expect surprises when watching the long-running series "Law & Order SVU." " The last of the original "Law & Order" franchise invented by Dick Wolf, "Law & Order SVU" is struggling to keep interest going through strange plot twists.

2019 52

"Law & Order SVU" - The Girl Who Didn't Think She Was Pretty

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Last night's episode of "Law & Order SVU" began with a distraught young woman running barefoot, ringing doorbells, asking for help. The plot line was complex. 

2019 56

Binge-Watching Law & Order Re-Runs - Shaking Off Trauma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They range from Law & Order to Law & Order SVU.   It was reassuring that Jack McCoy on Law & Order has his troubles too, both professionally and personally.   In addition, on Law & Order SVU, Oliva Benson never hardens. That series of programs created by Dick Wolf is the gift that keeps on giving as re-runs on ION.

2018 40

"Law & Order SVU" - Like Last Days of "Desperate Housewives," Plots Too Convoluted

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The same thing might be going on with "Law & Order SVU." Reflection: Will "Law & Order SVU" make it beyond next season?  Most television series jump the shark. The producers don't pull the plug in time.

2019 52

Law & Order SVU" - Amanda Turns Down Marriage Proposal Before Going into Labor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The magic which happens week after week, year after year in the "Law & Order SVU" series comes from the relationships among the detectives as well as the prosecutors.

2019 56

No Simple Exhale "when this is all over" - Even Mickey Mouse Will Have to Cave to The New Order

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" But the reality is that business is entering a whole new order. Already, thought leaders are issuing long-form manifestos about the emerging new order Post-COVID-19. " It will have to reimagine itself for the new order. The Mouse-Makers aren't happy.    The one exception at Disney is former Chief Executive Officer, now Executive Chairman Bob Iger. He gave up his $3 million salary to help furloughed employees at the entertainment empire.

2020 40

"Law & Order SVU" - Is It Detectives' Job to Be Concerned about Morality?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The setting is almost laid out as a stage play in last night's "Law & Order SVU."  "  It is in an overheated dimly lit room that Olivia Benson and Amanda Rollins duke it out on the issue of the letter of the law and morality. 

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