Sat.Oct 12, 2019 - Fri.Oct 18, 2019

Fearless Investigative Reporter Ronan Farrow Has Mama Bear Mia Worried

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, investigative reporters have a bullseye on their back. Probably what saves them from being offed is their high profile as they publish their disclosures. Immediately, we know from "Court TV," law enforcement would interrogate the subjects of those articles.

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How to Handle Difficult Business Situations Before They Become a Problem

Speaker Launcher

In your speaking business, you will undoubtedly run into difficult business situations from time to time. Difficult clients, events that don’t go as expected… there is no limit to the number of things that can go ‘wrong’ as you are building and running your business.

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Feedback on Family Tree, chapter 1 requested

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

I am looking for feedback on Family Tree, chapter 1, before sending it a literary agent for consideration. Family Tree is historical fiction. Feel free to leave any comments in the comment section of this blog or email them to … Continue reading →

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Authenticity & Public Speaking - Tradition of the Baptist Church

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In public speaking, the holy grail right now is authenticity, that is, speaking from the soul. Yet, much of public speaking formal training and coaching focuses on tactics, not the inner programming which shapes the channel of transmission from one human being to another human being.

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Global Tensions - Corporate Leaders Finding They Have to Put the Kibosh on Posting Personal/Organization Values on Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

On the one hand, the Business Roundtable put out there that the purpose of the corporation was not simply creating value for investors. Business leaders had to also factor in the interests of other kinds of shareholders, ranging from communities to the future of planet earth.

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The M.B.A. Brand - The Unthinkable Is Happening

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The once prestigious M.B.A. brand has lost value.    For instance, as The Wall Street Journal reports, applications at Harvard Business School, capitalism's boot camp, currently are down 6.7%. At Dartmouth's Tuck's School of Business, the drop is double-digit.

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It's the Question: What Was Aaron Dean Thinking (or not thinking) When Firing into Atatiana Jefferson's Home?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyer S. Lee Merritt had represented the family of Botham Jean. Now, he's taking on the same role for the family of Atatiana Jefferson. In sizing up the legal situation, Merritt eventually wound up declaring Jefferson's death "murder."

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Distressed Uber - More Layoffs, Fight Against CA AB 5

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Q2 2019 Uber had its largest quarterly loss - $5 billion. Among its impatient investors is big player the SoftBank Group. So, it's no surprise, as TechCrunch reports, that Uber conducted its third round of layoffs. Reductions in force send the right message to shareholders. The stock rose 3%.

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Election 2020 Interrupted, Again - Michael Bloomberg Could Enter Primaries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is a moderate (which is already a major plus) with the name recognition and funding to run in the primaries for U.S. president. According to the CNBC sources, he might just do that. That would be how he could directly get into the loop for Election 2020.

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Suing? - A Killer Lawyer Is No Longer Enough, You Must Have Genius Public Relations Representative

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This is the media era. Some contend media is the most powerful entity in the world - creating more a force field than government or even individual and organizational wealth. Lawyers know this. 

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The Good Life, Or Is It? - 29 Months After Being Sacked, James Comey Reflects (or, does he really?)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Not all firings turn out so well.    Former FBI head James Comey got axed by U.S. president Donald Trump on May 9, 2017 - abruptly. The legal, political, business, and general media dropped everything and ran with the story. Among the law-abiding public, eyes bugged. 

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Women & Office Housework - Third Rail in Many Workplaces

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

This isn't ambitious women's first professional rodeo. They realize how tricky it is to withdraw from traditional expectations about their roles in the workplace.    As The Wall Street Journal points out, among the expectations is what is known as "office housework."

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State Farm, After 1 Accident - My "Sin" Was Not Forgiven

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The world is cooling off its love affair with cars." " -   Jim Edwards, BusinessInsider , February 19, 2019. In the U.S., the car had reconfigured just about every institution, ranging from real estate to escape fantasies.

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SEO Experts, Life Insurers, et al. - Pleasepleaseplease, Hold Off on Season Greetings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon enough the Halloween pop-up stores will disappear.    And, the holiday season will begin. That means tons of email wishing us a joyful and safe whatever.

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DLA Piper, Louis Lehot Part Ways - But Will Legal Big Be "Excommunicado?"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Lawyers now get it: The open letter is an effective tool in the court of public opinion when issues need to be hammered out in the court of law (versus arbitration). The legal team at Wigdor, representing DLA Piper junior partner Vanina Guerrero, was in the loop in transmitting two open letters.

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What the Drudge Report Tells Us about How Folks Experienced The Debate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Matt Drudge is no slouch at recycling what works. And during Election 2016 his poll about who won each debate got plenty of votes and traffic (from those checking what results were coming in). In the Drudge Report poll tonight about the sixth debate among the Democrats, only two participants have been getting many votes. That's as of 10:30 P.M. New York Time. Here , as you see, Gabbard received 39% and Yang 21%. The rest had poor showings. For example, Warren got only 7% and Biden 6%.

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Daphne Dorman - Let's Hope She Went Gently into the Night

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

She cared. Among transgender Daphne Dorman's many volunteer outreaches had been Transcode. That helped trained other transgender people how to make a living in technology. Bias in the workplace still afflicts transgenders. Dorman made her living in a number of ways. Those ranged from software engineer to comic. In all of them she attracted love and support. On her Facebook page she apologized for turning out the light, that is, committing suicide. 

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The Family Ritual of Thanksgiving Dinner - Joseph Stalin Had Down Cold What Was Very Wrong with That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"You don't have family." " That's what a neighbor clucked sadly. Like many aging Americans I have outlived my family. We have been labeled "Elder Orphans." " And, right now that covers about 22% of us. "So, what do you do for Thanksgiving dinner?" " The neighbor wouldn't let up. Later I would confer with my executive coach how to dump her, smoothly.).

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What Johnson & Johnson and Sherwin-Williams Have in Common

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

One strategy among corporations facing a pile on of lawsuits is to fight on, not settle. That can deter lawsuits without merit. Sherwin-Williams did that with the lead paint it had previously manufactured and sold. For a while that was successful, until it was not. After Sherwin-Williams lost the class action public nuisance bench trial in Santa Clara, California, it has become a target for similar lawsuits. Most recently, reports Law.com , U.S.

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