Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

How to Be Your Best Self on Stage and In Your Speaking Business

Speaker Launcher

What is your Wealthy Speaker persona? Are you being your best self on the stage and in our speaking business? Not sure what I mean? Let me explain… and then let’s have some FUN! I caught life coach and author of Be Your Best Self, Mike Bayer on a talk show the other day. If […].

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

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Growing up, so many generations have dreamed about going off to college in bucolic New England. After all, it was in Cambridge, Massachusetts that the first institution of higher education was founded by the Puritans. That, of course, was Harvard and the year was 1636. 

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Gangs of 4 and 7: history repeating itself???

Max Atkinson

Gang of Four, 1981 The original 'gang of four' , Jiang Qing, Zhang Chunqiao, Yao Kenyan and Wang Hongwenan were prominent in orchestrating Chairman Mao's cultural revolution, 1966-76.

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"The Good Doctor" - New Head of Surgery Pushes Shaun Murphy Out, Into Pathology

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The mother of severely malformed infant asks Shaun Murphy a question he gives exactly the wrong answer to. Before she realized she was pregnant she took a certain antidepressant. She stopped when she found out that she was carrying a child. 

2019 56

Onion, Gawker 2.0 Losing Millions of Dollars - More Hard Times for Digital Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Onion, which presents a satiric take on whatever, and Gawker 2.0, an attempt to push the envelope like the original Gawker, are money losers. Like so many other digital media assets, they are pushing hard to create a revenue-producing model that can be sustained.

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Manhattan Gilded-Age Players - Buy High-End Real Estate to Make a Statement, Not Build Wealth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We look up at those tall residential buildings and the single-family brownstones in Manhattan. And we might think: The owners of that property are sure feathering their nest egg. When they sell all that they will be even richer than they are currently. We are wrong, documents StreetEasy.

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Anthony Weiner - Is a Comeback Possible?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Power has a way of making those with it cross that line from playing nicely in the box of social convention and obeying the law to BigTrouble.    So? That's the usual.    The question is: Are their comebacks possible?

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Lee Radziwill Beat Out Jackie on One Thing: Longevity

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The fading of the Kennedy dynasty had opened the door to publishing negative books about the queen of Camelot: Jackie and, by extension, her high-profile sister Lee. 

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Stockton, CA - Can Universal Basic Income Soften Capitalism?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Stockton, California has seen hard financial times. That included double-digit unemployment and a high foreclosure rate. Those times aren't over: one in four continues to live in poverty.

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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

Nothing Less Than Perfect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Extreme negative reaction to mistakes. Harsh self-criticism. Nagging self doubt. An increasing inability to focus conscientiously on tasks (hell, you figure, how can I manage to do well, given that I am already such a screwup). And, an emotional unraveling at a relatively young age. 

2019 52

Business At Risk for Spectacular Failure - Employers No Longer Welcome Experience

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A digital economy has revered youth. After all, they are digital natives.    With that has come the denigration of anyone over 45. AARP documents age bias can begin at that age.

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On My Regret List: Over-Education

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bloomberg hammers this: For Q4 2018, student loan delinquencies totaled $166.4 billion. An account is classified as "delinquent" when it is 90 days overdue. The main reason is that what graduates earn is not enough to enable the payment of the student loan debt.

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Nasty Habits - The Mary Dispenzas and Cait Finnegans Who Were Emotionally Abused by Roman Catholic Nuns

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The next wave of exposes of "nasty habits" by Roman Catholic nuns likely will be the alleged emotional abuse. Currently, the shock is localized within the force field of alleged sexual abuse.

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Ugly Week for Both Tech and New York City - Decisons by Amazon and Uber

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Depending on your perspective, this has been a bad week either for tech and/or for New York City. In terms of tech, Amazon perceived itself as not getting what it wanted and pulled out of the deal to build a second headquarters in the New York Metro Area.

2019 52

Please, Hold the Amends

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite its low success rate, 12-step program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) still dominates the recovery movement. Thanks to opioids, that movement has exploded in growth. Courts continue to "sentence" substance abusers to meetings of AA. And members of AA boast that they are attending two meetings a day (Duh). The criticism of the extreme weaknesses of AA was comprehensively presented in The Atlantic several years ago. 

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