Why are US visa questions so weird?

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Journalist Michael Skapinker notes in the FT that US Visa questions include Are you coming to the United States to engage in prostitution or unlawful commercialized vice or have you been engaged in prostitution or procuring prostitutes within the past 10 years?

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2012 U.S. “Prezi”dential Election Recap

Manner of Speaking

Slide Presentation Barack Obama Keynote Mitt Romney PowerPoint Prezi U.S. I came across this presentation on Prezi that provides a recap of the recent election in the United States. If you are not familiar with Prezi, have a look.

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Obama v. Romney: Blogging the 2012 US Presidential Debates

The Presenter's Blog

The ancient Romans and Greeks gave us the skills we today call Public Speaking. They also brought us the arena. This week, we will see those traditions of the ancient world resonate in the gladiatorial collision of the US Presidential Debates.

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Cryptocurrency Assignments - Search Beyond U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Communications strategists and content providers eager to penetrate the cryptocurrency industry can search for assignments outside the U.S. Those help wanted will be in the U.S.

Sentence Structure: Admission to Elite U.S. Universities

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" The specific target market I was referring to was an elite university in the U.S.   My point was that the admissions committee, seeing all those run-on sentences, would assume the applicant in China would have difficulty with both classroom and everyday communications in the U.S.

2018 52

Toastmasters in the U.S.

Pro Humorist

I wanted to write about my experiences of Toastmasters in the U.S. That said, I think Toastmasters in the U.S. What the U.S. So the first thing the Toasties clubs in the U.S., Also, here in the U.S. roles in the U.S. But rarely, in the U.S., and U.S. learn from their U.S. In the U.S. For my new U.S. For both the U.S. The U.S. compared with my experiences with it in the U.K.

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The New Aging - Medicare Doesn't Get Us Off the Hook

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When we became eligible for Medicare, and then signed up for insurance to supplement it, we assumed we were set. No longer did we fear that an illness would result in bankruptcy. We were wrong, reports Chris Farrell in MarketWatch.

2018 52

U.S. Tech Industry - 40 & Finished

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Technology has become  the  glam industry. The work is stimulating, well-paid, and high profile. So, no surprise, in it, the players tend to be finished by age 40. That ageism is more of a problem than gender discrimination. The culture is youth-based. 

2017 52

Facebook and a Trustbusting U.S. President

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, trust has been broken in its mission to connect us all in meaningful ways. Users around the world, including the key markets of Canada and the U.S., Trustbuster U.S.

2018 52

"U.S. Supreme Court" = Popular Keyword

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yesterday, lawyer-journalist, Kathleen Rubino, chose a question associated with the U.S. As you can read here , it asked which justice was appointed on an interim basis as Chief, then not confirmed by the U.S.

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Generational Resentment: No, End-of-Life Care Isn't Big Financial Burden on U.S. Healthcare Bill

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In particular, the oldest of iGen, the youngest of Gen X, and just about all Millennials view us aging as sucking up all the Medicare money available and, through our myriad age-related illnesses, driving up the U.S. That was a lot of us. No fools, many of us practice wellness.

2018 52

What have the Romans done for us?

The Presenter's Blog

When it comes to presenting, the Romans and the Greeks taught us all we know. That’s the subject of “What Have The Romans Done For Us?”, ”, which is my guest-blog for my new friends at Big Fish Presentations. My new blog can be found here. Drop in for a read.

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Toastmasters in the U.S.

Pro Humorist

I wanted to write about my experiences of Toastmasters in the U.S. That said, I think Toastmasters in the U.S. What the U.S. So the first thing the Toasties clubs in the U.S., Also, here in the U.S. roles in the U.S. But rarely, in the U.S., and U.S. learn from their U.S. In the U.S. For my new U.S. For both the U.S. The U.S. compared with my experiences with it in the U.K.

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The Worker Bee U.S. President

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They are: Withdrawing the U.S. Essentially this prohibits any NGO receiving U.S. The conservative Drudge Report spent most of the weekend on football. But today, Monday, it got back to covering the dynamics of Trumpism. And what a day it has been.

2017 52

What Can Dilbert Teach Us About Communication?

Dahle Communication

Lot's of things - specifically that: 1) Most people will freak out if they have to give a presentation.         2) Others will get sick (not this bad I hope).         3) Businesses are not quite sure what a Public Speaking Class can do for them.

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Public Relations Industry in U.S. - Slowing Growth

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, studies have found that the rate of growth for public relations firms in the U.S. 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.

The New Aging - Media, Financial Services Industry, et al. Having Fun Scaring Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The reality is that no one can predict what will happen in the world, in the U.S. Yet one more article about how we aging can ensure our money will last through the next 20, 30, or 40 years has been published in a brandname media outlet. That's MarketWatch.

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Aging Doesn't Get Us Off the Hook From Age Pressures

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those of us over-50 face even more intense pressures. And not being young makes us vulnerable to being discriminated in the workplace in terms of in hiring, promotions, and lay-offs.  That, society tells us, will allow us to retire.

2018 52

What babies can teach us about better speaking

Kate's Voice

I think most of us can agree on that. Breathing is a good idea. And most people figure there’s only one way to go about it. Breathe in, breathe out. Simple.

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Economic View: Businessmen as U.S. Presidents: A Historical Circle

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Economics Businessmen herbert hoover Historical Politics romney U.S. Presidents

Abolish the Electoral College (And The U.S. Senate)

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Abolish Electoral College U.S. Senate

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Renouncing U.S. Citizenship - The 2-Part Tax Story

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During Campaign 2016, one meme was that if Donald Trump won there would be a flood of Americans turning in their passports and renouncing U.S. It seems most of us have settled in and accepted the new leadership. However, there has been in an increase in the number of U.S.

2017 52

Immigration Order Puts U.S. Tech in Pickle

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's well-known that the U.S. tech sector uses lots of non-U.S. Those, both employees and contractors, who were out of the U.S. TechCrunch  reports on this pickle the U.S. workers.

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Famous Speech Friday: Elizabeth Warren's silencing in the U.S. Senate

The Eloquent Woman

We always tell the smartest women to shut up because we recognize how powerful their words are and it scares us. Reading a letter from someone else is a common tactic in public speaking.

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US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - May Cloud Lift Quickly.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For years the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) has symbolized the entrepreneurial spirit and actual success of Hispanics in America. Its hands-on programs helped Hispanic businesspeople learn new skills such as procuring government contracts.

2018 52

U.S. Presidents, Former Classmates, Ourselves - All Blessed in Different Ways

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Just about all would-be lawyers probably wish they could be what U.S. Well, in this frigid cold for us in the Northeast our president's remarks provide a good belly laugh. Our U.S. president Donald Trump claims he is : A Genius. Stable. 

2018 52

US Presidential Campaigns are Shrinking to Just a Few States

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized campaigns Electoral College Politics presidential swing states US

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Kate Spade - Her Suicide Reminds Us That Life and Death Remain Mysteries

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Suicides of those who seem to have it all remind us that there are more mysteries than absolute knowns. How little anyone knows about life and death. Famous handbag designer Kate Spade hung herself in her Manhattan apartment. She used a scarf.

2018 56

8 famous speeches by women before the U.S. Congress

The Eloquent Woman

Some would say there's no more high-stakes talk you can give than testimony or an address before the U.S. Anita Hill's Senate testimony against Clarence Thomas's nomination to the U.S.

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Influencers - How Not To Pitch to Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, I am an influencer.    After all, I have been blogging since 2005. All of my three sites are syndicated. Also, Google rewards longevity with high rankings. The other two blogs are [link] and [link]. Some businesses and individuals know exactly how to pitch to me.

2016 56

A Most Puzzling Development in the U.S. Legal Sector

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At Milbank and the law firms which matched the $190k entry-level bump there are probably high-fives among associates. But, how long will the euphoria last? Clients perceive that move as a blatant increase in the cost of doing business - that will be passed onto them. Those clients can simply bypass the Milbank-Bump firms (including Jones Day which has a reputation for great client service) and go elsewhere.

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Ben Franklin = Chief Career Officer in U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That will prevent prospective employers, temp agencies, and future clients from treating us with disrespect. But, make us feel foolish - and depressed. Experience and research show that top closers in sales respect their time.

2016 56

Influencers - How Not To Approach Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In essence, those needing our voice should begin getting acquainted long before they need us. The verdict in the class action lead-paint litigation "The People of California v. ARCO" was being appealed. The defendants which had been convicted included Sherwin-Williams.

2016 56

Jeb Bush - Time to let us in

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Tonight in South Carolina, Jeb Bush did the inevitable: He ended his campaign for the U.S. His book "A Common Struggle" let us in to the minds, hearts, and daily lives of the 1%. We Bush can also let us in.

2016 56

The Charles Masons - They Size Us Up, Then Take Over

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

A lover, professor, mentor, sibling, parent, boss, best friend, or celebrity sizes us up as missing a piece - or more. Then, they custom-make the tactic to take us over.      Fortunately, most of us manage to get away - eventually.

2017 52

WSJ Portrays Us as Geezer Gen Screwed - We're Proving It (Very) Wrong

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, hey, too bad they didn't ask us if we wanted to maintain our lifestyles. Ego got pounded out of us along the way. Darkness sells, especially if it's about poor old grandma and grandpa.

2018 52

Steve Scalise - He's All of Us

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The victims included U.S. That's the reality that when the church bell tolls to announce a tragedy or joy, it tolls for all of us. We can unite in our determination to protect the right of each of us to our beliefs. This morning as a group of Republicans practiced for tomorrow's charity baseball game, some were gunned down. House majority whip Steve Scalise. The suspect first asked if they were Republicans or Democrats.

2017 40

U.S. Voters In Hamlet State Of Mind

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The election year is upon us, and Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway describes the nation's mood heading into it this way: Sour and dour. In addition, those who will vote might experience wild swings in their assessments of who is worthy of being the next president of the U.S.

2016 56

Brands in Trouble - Almost 40% in U.S. Ignore Them Online

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the U.S., Since they track us online all the time, instead of sending a commercial message, why not just ask me what I want in, say, a dental plan. The rub is that most brands, of all sizes, are clueless how to approach us influencers. Engage us?

2016 68

John Alite - Let us praise famous crooks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The concept of the purpose-driven life has become mainstream. For former gangster, John Alite, that purpose is to become famous. So, contends his enemy John Gotti Jr. In 2009, Alite had testified against Gotti, who has allegedly also exited the life of crime. Here is coverage by the New York Post.

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