Babies: Excellent ROI for American Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's in terms of ROI - return on investments - that we socialize even the young to think. Law is not a composite of Platonic forms stored out there in some mystical universe that human beings struggle to understand and interpret.

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Litigation Financing - Beyond the Raw ROI

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It was Peter Thiel's funding of "Hulk Hogan v. Gawker" which brought litigation financing to the attention of both business and Main Street. There was that ah-ha moment: Litigation, which is very expensive, can be doable through third-party funding. Of course, supposed tort reformers such as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce pushed back on the idea. The contention was that it would encourage frivolous lawsuits. But, the reality was and is very different.

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Not Following the Money - Dow Jones Skids, English Major Doesn't Have High ROI, So?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The dominant media meme, as well as the number-one topic in conversations, is: Money. That's America, at least in capitalistic circles. The experts keep providing supposedly solid advice on following the money. With the Dow Jones skidding , there are the recommendations for this stock, not that one. Sure, municipal bonds might be a good idea but here's what to watch out for.

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Social Media ROI?

Communication Steroids

It appears that ROI in the social media world has too many moving parts to pin down to a specific number, or even a general number. There’s a lot of value in the ROI of social media. Public Relations Social Media Social Media ROIWhat is your Return on Investment in Social Media ? Seems to be a logical and oft-repeated question these days in the marketing world. But to answer that you have to define both of those terms.

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ROI on College - That Freshman Course on the Scientific Method Panned Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Ohio is the state in which almost everyone knows someone who has overdosed during the opioid epidemic. Some of those addicted to opioids died. Some are still attempting to score the pain killers on the street. And some are struggling in rehab, usually with multiple stays.    But few, if any of them, are obtaining their supply of opioids from a medical doctor in this state. At least, not without a hassle. 

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[Podcast] ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline

Speaker Launcher

The post [Podcast] ROI of LOL: Adding Humor to Your Presentation with June Cline appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Here’s a few more resources: * ROI on LOL Handout. * The ROI of LOL Feature Article. Does it pay to add humor to your presentation?

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Elephant in Room: ROI on Academic Degrees (especially those from elite institutions of learning)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The question about the return on investment (ROI) on official academic degrees has no absolute answers. Unless they can land a plum job along another career path, the ROI on the degree will not be good.

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Email Pitching - High ROI, Despite Small Percentage of Opens

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's nothing new.   Way back in the 1970s, "What Color Is Your Parachute?" " shocked us with the reality that the professional who was best at applying for whatever got the whatever.  That person was not necessarily the most qualified.

ROI on Postage Stamps, First oz, then a second: Tremendous return in new biz development

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Snail mail can have an amazing return of investment (ROI) in developing new biz.  That is, if we hustlers do it right. Forget mailing out the announcement of a new partner in the firm, printed on high-quality stationary.  No, no, no.  We need to be clever and unexpected.

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Techies, like Peter Tiel, don't have great ROI on political donations in Campaign 2016

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"Crowdpac's ranking of technology sector donations published today shows there's little correlation between Silicon Valley's financial backing and the ballot box - at least as this point in the 2016 election cycle." " - re/code, February 10, 2016. Here is the article.

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Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

Commenting on Sites: ROI could be media job

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the early 21st century, digitals told us, if we wanted a presence on the web, to leave comments on sites.    We did that, compulsively.    Then soon enough we get very busy keeping up our own blogs, Facebook wall, websites, podcasts, and tweets.    We commented less.    Then we didn't comment at all. Well, that might have been a mistake, at least for those of us who would like jobs at high-profile media properties like GAWKER and DAILY KOS. 

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Improvise to Improve Your People Skills

Presentation Guru

More and more however, ‘presentation’ isn’t about some distant figure onstage telling you about how exciting your KPIs are and how everyone’s passionate about ROI in Q3 as we leverage synergies going forward.…

2018 109

Steve Cohen Brand - Long Way from Restored

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the good old days of SAC, master of the universe Steve Cohen averaged about a 30% ROI for investors. ROI for investors. That was then. He had been banned by the SEC to accept outside investor funds. After the two year hiatus was over he launched hedge fund Point72.

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Has the Music Died? Steve Cohen

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Many recall the days he generated 35% ROI. In January 2019, ZeroHedge.com noted that for the first year it was in business, Point72 produced only a 1% ROI. Can one-time hedge fund genius Steve Cohen put together another act? That Next was supposed to be Point72.

2019 52

Venture Capitalist - Business Enigma

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

What could Thiel be deriving in terms of ROI from this initiative?  Venture Capitalist Peter Thiel remains an enigma. On the one hand, he seems to be an astute businessperson. On the other hand, he it ponying up $1.25 million for the Make America Great Campaign.

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11 tips on writing bo-o-oring content

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

If other companies buy it, they’ll get a great ROI. From the blog of That White Paper Guy : You work in an interesting industry. And you have an amazing product. Your new product might change people’s lives. Maybe even yours. If you do a good job promoting it, you might get named employee of the month. Pats on the back. Even a raise! If you are a freelancer, maybe you’ll win more clients! Who needs that kind of pressure?

2018 48

Media interviews: another phrase to avoid

Joan Detz Speaker Services

Hardly] Will the phrase contribute to the ROI of that interview? [No] I heard this on a media interview a few days ago: “You don’t look seventy.” ” Some thoughts: What does seventy look like? Who knows?] Will the phrase create value for the audience? [No]

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The Business of Social - What the Rest of Professional Services Already Knows, Law Firms Still Have to Figure Out

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, as the 2019 Social Law Firm Index found, the missing piece is in figuring out how to measure ROI. The 200 law firms analyzed by Good2BSocial have become more aware of the importance of social networks. Surprisingly, many of them are even posting on Instagram.

2019 52

Corporate training-The never-ending course

PowerPoint Tips

When trainees don’t implement the training the desired ROI isn’t achieved. Would it help improve implementation and therefore training ROI in your organization? What do you think is the biggest problem in corporate training?

2015 141

The Catastrophe - Kicked Off in 1636, Nowhere Near a Solution

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's now a way overdone story that investing in obtaining a JD from a law school too frequently yields a lousy return on investment (ROI). The worst for ROI are: Counseling.

2019 52

C-Level Presentation Tip #2: Link to Business Issues

Professionally Speaking...

Clearly show how your message is relevant to key issues the audience is focused on -- for example, corporate strategy, profitability, employee engagement, revenue or ROI. Executive level presentations can seem like swimming in shark-infested seas, even for the intrepid business presenter.

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Yes, go to the best college your students loans can buy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  So, yes, this investment in a great education still has a remarkable ROI.    The investment in a lesser-tier school seems to have a diminishing ROI. The game is still tilted toward elite colleges.    Don Peck confirms that in his THE ATLANTIC article "How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America." 

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Ballard Spahr Lawyer Gunned Down on Mean Streets of Philadelphia

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If it draws out information about the alleged shooter, then it has provided the law firm a significant ROI.  This is the second incidence of violence. So it makes sense the law firm Ballard Spahr is offering a reward for the most recent harm done to one of its employees.

Apologies. and I'm back!

Speak Schmeak

Thursday, August 14: Richard Oceguera will join the Audience Avenger Alliance Speaker Series with his talk "Your Client is in the Room: Networking Secrets to Increase Your Confidence & Conference ROI."

2014 221

Brand Crypto - Will Steve Cohen's Rumored Investment Increase Its Credibility?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the jury is still out if he can produce the kinds of ROI he was noted for.  The money world still watches hedge-fund player Steve Cohen.

2018 52

If Power Becomes the Whole Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ROI on that was subpar. From his father Henry VII, Henry VIII learned that power had to be used brutally. After all, the empire was filled with the enemy within. 

2019 52

TV - Of Course, There Will Be Another GoT

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For the 99% of us current reality is yielding a lousy ROI. The finale of "Game of Thrones" does not mean the end of the era of blockbuster television shows.    From the beginning of the medium of television, there was a primal need to attach to fictional characters.

2019 56

Live Like Medieval Monk, Now & Throughout Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The ROI on that was, well, amazing. They are everywhere: Rational men and women who wake up one day and recognize they will never have enough to retire or stay retired. They are probably in their 50s. They read they could make it into their 90s.

2019 56

Instead of Investing in M.B.A. Degree, Read These 11 Books (Jack Welch's isn't included, Dale Carnegie's is)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Once considered the degree with the guaranteed high ROI - the M.B.A. - has gone uncool.    According to a 2018 Kaplan survey , 70% of M.B.A. programs report applications are down.

2019 56

Culture = Serious Business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Some attribute Costco's higher than average long-term ROI to shareholders to its employee-centric culture. The story history might tell about Uber could focus on what has become known as its "toxic" culture.

2017 52

How To Create Online Courses

SlideModel

For instance, if someone’s trying to improve their lead generation strategy , they are probably struggling with the following: How do I optimize Facebook ad targeting to improve ROI? Tricks, formulas and examples for improving open rates, CTRs and ROI.

How charity:water is Changing the World

Duarte Blog

Pretty good ROI if you ask us. Duarte is passionate about good people, good causes, and good design. charity:water meets all those criteria in spades. Today, they paid a visit to our office to update us on how our donations been helping. ( Who does that?).

2012 90

LinkedIn Updates - Ultimate Professional Hangout

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And there has been a real payoff in ROI. Given the frequency of postings by just about everyone on LinkedIn Updates, it appears that it's the hangout for professionals. Not only is there a sharing of information, insight and whatever.

Here We Go Again - Retail Sales Down 1.2%, Most Since 2009 - Time for a News Fast

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Therefore, following the news seems to have no ROI (return on investment). Retirees, Class of 2019 who will be looking for jobs, highly compensated older workers, and small businesspeople like myself. All of us are supposed to get very worried today.

2019 56

Regrets about Academic Education - New Game of Self-Torture

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When shopping for a major which will have a high ROI, students should go for what demands the most effort. The new game for self-torture is to regret the specifics of our academic education. We shouldn't have invested all that money and time in a law degree.

2017 52

LawNewz - The Legal Media Site's DNA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That extends from the ROI of attending law school to the up or out associate career path in law firms.

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TruConversion - It's Really Trying to Pull This (the business of Congress to investigate)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, how can a sensible capitalist calculate the potential ROI of investing the time, creativity, and hope? Click on this help-wanted on ProBlogger - Jobs by TruConversion. Within you will find another click to get to TruConversion's formal application.

2016 68

4 Ways to Use Storytelling in Marketing That Have Nothing to Do With Heart Wrenching Videos

Duarte Blog

The key to convincing execs to up your budget is to prove to them past ROI. In fact, studies reveal that marketing leaders who were able to prove ROI were 1.6 So many of the articles about storytelling in marketing today focus on brand storytelling.

2017 93

A False Positive When Selling

SpeakerSue Says...

My client invited me to skype into her sales meeting. “Wait until you hear what they think is a legitimate – a hot! – lead. It will make you sick,” she said. And it did. When a prospect says, “Sure, send me more info” that is not a HOTlead.

2014 70

To Be or Not to Be an English Major - That's for iGens/Their Parents, Not in Regret Box for Baby Boomers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Yes, currently those planning the return on their investment (ROI) for a college education have to consider carefully choice of major. Majoring in English is taking it on the chin. William McGurn discusses that in The Wall Street Journal. 

2019 52

Ghosts: Raj Rajaratnam, Rajat Gupta, Steve Cohen, Preet Baharara

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But he hasn't been able to recapture the high ROI magic of SAC. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Baharara was having the best of times. He had pulled in a conviction for insider trading for head of the Galleon Group Raj Rajaratnam.

2019 52

How to Carry Out a Feasibility Study and Get Better at Business Decision Making

SlideModel

Clearly negative ROI post-implementation. No matter what type of project your business is considering the financial costs and potential ROI will be a major factor in determining feasibility. It’s a well-known fact that projects fail more often than they succeed.

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