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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Story Time: The U.S. Economy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Axios reports: "Bankers say they have increasing concern about future economic growth, despite continued U.S. The data banks are seeing runs contrary to the overall narrative of a strong U.S.

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Bankruptcy: Growing in U.S., Stigma-Free

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The game our parents who endured The Great Recession was supposed to teach us Baby Boomers was frugality. And, given the high level of debt in the U.S., Of course, that didn't happen.

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Let Us Not Praise Famous Women

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The amazing Elizabeth Holmes, alleged tech con artist, continues to fascinate. She launched alleged edifice of tech make-believe Theranos. It could have been originally conceived as a story from a James Patterson novel, along with the surprise ending.

2019 52

What Kurt Vonnegut Can Teach Us About Business Stories

Manner of Speaking

Storytelling is powerful. Stories resonate with people on a deep, psychological level. Stories are memorable and help support our messages. Hence the speaker’s maxim: Tell a story, make a point. The best stories contain many elements related to plot, character, dialogue, etc. For … Continue reading → Stories and Storytelling Business Kurt Vonnegut Maya Eilam Stories storytelling the shapes of stories

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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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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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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.

Dreaming about Teaching Shakespeare in UK? - Think Again, U.S. Scholar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the Trump Administration, the global media has focused on the issue of foreigners struggling to be permitted to work legally in the U.S.    That could be creating the illusion that in other nations obtaining a work Visa is a piece of cake.

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Let Us Pray

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The conservative Drudge Report is providing a "journal" of the first days of the Trump Administration. Yesterday it headlined with the description of how the new president leveraged Day One for work. It was not all pomp, circumstance and dancing at gala balls.

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Fading Institution In U.S., Britain, Ireland: The Neighborhood Bar

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  In Boston Magazine , Gabriel O'Malley documents that the neighborhood bar is fading as an institution in the culture of the U.S., In the U.S. It is really happening: Folks no longer look forward to bellying up at the neighborhood bar.

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Websites/Apps in U.S. - Drudge Report Outranks Daily Mail

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And when it comes to that the Drudge Report comes in 46th in the U.S. Online traffic is everything.  That means it outranks Daily Mail (50). But it also trails Fox (25). The top website or app is google.com. Here are more rankings.

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"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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Nuisance Law Used Against U.S. Catholic Church

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Most recently, the U.S. Earlier this month, lawyer Jeff Anderson had filed a public nuisance class action lawsuit against the U.S. This one against the U.S.

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

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Abolish Electoral College U.S. Senate

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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. 

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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

Should $137.5 Billion (annually) U.S. Gambling Industry Be Worried?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, gambling is a major industry in the U.S. billion to the U.S. In its first week the new Everett, MA casino Encore Boston Harbor made $16.79 million. Annually, it estimates it will earn revenue of $800 million. That's a nice economic story for the Boston Metro area.

2019 52

"The Intruder" - Nuttiness Some of Us Have Experienced

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But the emotional grabber is that the intense emotions Charlie goes through mirror those many of us have also gone through. Promos for film "The Intruder" highlight the deranged thinking of former home owner Charlie, played by Dennis Quaid.

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U.S. Auto Executives, Rank & File Workers - Pay Attention in Outplacement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As the beginning of the end of the U.S. When the dust settles, there could be two or there global auto companies and none might be a U.S. Axios has posted what could be interpreted as the draft of the obituary of the U.S.

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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.

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Retaliation - U.S. Supreme Court Might Take a Look at That

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Now, a lawsuit contending retaliation could be reviewed by the U.S. Fear of retaliation is a major issue in the decision whether or not to file a lawsuit. For just that reason, several plaintiffs in the high profile gender discrimination complaint "Tolton v.

2019 52

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

What Japan Can Teach the World About Communication / ?????????????????????????

Matt Eventoff

I recently returned from conducting workshops throughout Japan on behalf of the State Department, U.S. Japanese students are taught very differently than are U.S. “When one teaches, two learn.” – Robert A. Heinlein.

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The New Debt Factory: The Elite M.B.A. Program in the U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

programs in the U.S. Law school (along with medical school) has company among top M.B.A. for saddling graduates with large student loan debt. Bloomberg surveyed graduates of the M.B.A. Class of 2018 from elite schools like Harvard Business.

2019 52

Some Christians/Jews support move of US embassy to Jerusalem

Six-Figure Freelancer Blog

Donald Trump, president of the United States, has moved the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. In 1995, the US Congress voted to move the US embassy to Jerusalem. He prayed, “We thank you every day that you have given us a president who boldly stands on the right side of history, and more importantly on the right side of you, oh God, when it comes to Israel.”.

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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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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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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

Yeah, They're Telling Us to Age-In-Place

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Relocation is stressful. And the aging are among those doing the most moving.    We over-5o already know that. But for those who need research to accept a reality, here you can click on the study about cognitive functioning and aging published in the Journal of Public Health.

2019 52

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.

Media's Coverage of US House Oversight Committee Will Increase Exponentially

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

As anticipated, freshman U.S. House member Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been officially appointed to the U.S. Why this development is important is this: All are committed to investigate the U.S. House Oversight Committee.

2019 52

SXSW | Meet us in Austin!

Duarte Blog

And if you’re not there but wish you could be, we want you to live vicariously through us via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, interpretive dance, smoke signals, and, of course, a presentation. So, send us a shout out, and let’s meet.

Escalating U.S. - China Tensions. Facebook Fires Chinese Software Engineer Yi Yin (and he doesn't understand why)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Of course, this development in the U.S. The global extreme emotions related to the suicide of the Chinese software engineer at Facebook have escalated. As many know, employment specialist law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp is representing the family of the dead man.

2019 52

Kleiner Perkins - Let Us Not Praise Famous Men (and Women)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Kleiner Perkins has been the media recently most because of the high-profile lawsuit "Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins" and the departure of star Mary Meeker.    But those negative developments were not what derailed the once iconic venture capital firm into irrelevance.

2019 52

Unique Opportunity: Older, They're Blowing Us Off During Job Interview

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

We have all been there often enough to know the drill: It's obvious the job interviewer is ruling us out before of our age. Signs of that range from excessive politeness to not asking any in-depth questions about our background. At that point, we have nothing to lose, right.

2019 52

Hey, We're Having Another Good-Bye Party for Retirees Leaving U.S.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

According to the Social Security Administration, the number of retirees receiving their monthly checks outside the U.S. But instead of coming to the U.S. as so many from Europe did in the early 20th century, they are heading out of the U.S.

2019 52

So This Could Have Been Our U.S. President?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here is the copy of the 36-count Grand Jury indictment against Michael Avenatti, via The Recorder. Need affordable help strategically planning and putting together content? That ranges from blog posts and e-books to planning/scripting podcasts and creating traditional speeches.

2019 52

John Roberts - Restores Integrity to US Supreme Court

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Thanks to his vote, as reports The Guardian: "The US supreme court is stopping Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics, in a test of the conservative court's views on abortion rights."

2019 52

U.S. Supreme Court - Taking a Look Beneath the Robes and at Power of State Attorneys General

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Now, the U.S.   Recently, several Democrats in the U.S. The first name on the brief is that of U.S. Supreme Court is under the microscope.  Senate issued a brief.

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