EP 19: Bonus Content about Nike, Tiger Woods Trumps Colin Kaepernick

EP 19: Bonus Content about Nike, Tiger Woods Trumps Colin Kaepernick

 
 
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Nike reported fiscal year 2019 1st quarter earnings Tuesday after the close of trade at the New York Stock Exchange. At the same time, Tiger Woods trumped Colin Kaepernick as the real marketing face of Nike, and making any talk of boycotting the company a feckless effort

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EP 18: Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Boycott: Believable or BS?

EP 18: Colin Kaepernick and the Nike Boycott: Believable or BS?

 
 
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Nike reports quarterly earnings on September 25 and we’ll find out if a boycott against the company for choosing Colin Kaepernick as a spokesman during the NFL season, even though company executives are aware of how people think about him kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem before game as his protest what the American flag represents. This isn’t the first sports-related retail company protest. But is this unorganized protest against Nike effective? Simon Says posed the question to Rob Plaza, Senior Vice President at Key Private Bank and regular expert for financial news on Simon Says.  He oversees earnings of major companies like Nike.

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EP 17: Fake News, Is It Real or Fake?

EP 17: Fake News, Is It Real or Fake?

 
 
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President Donald Trump has single-handedly made fake news a daily topic and important issue in journalism. But it is a serious charge against journalists and organizations, and affects their reputation, credibility, and reliability. Dale Forbis of Learfield Communications kicks off discussion about this on Simon Says.

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EP 16: Las Vegas Travel Tips for Newbies: Fremont St. Downtown

EP 16: Las Vegas Travel Tips for Newbies: Fremont St. Downtown

 
 
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This is the second episode on Simon Says featuring Las Vegas travel tips for newbies, this time focusing downtown on Fremont Street.

Jay Kersting is a veteran of guest services and marketing for Las Vegas casinos and resorts, and has the answers you need for travel. Jay Kersting returns as our expert and I will also add my experience as a frequent Las Vegas Fremont Street just over the years, starting in 1978. The Fremont St. Experience in Downtown Las Vegas continues to evolve as a go-to destination as an alternative for millions for something to do beside go to the famous Las Vegas Strip.

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EP 15: Scott Simon’s One Year Anniversary Date with Death

EP 15: Scott Simon’s One Year Anniversary Date with Death

 
 
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At the exact time one year ago from the time and date this episode is published, 10:15 a.m. PDT on September 8, 2018, I had one foot through death’s door, and today, I tell my story leading up to what happened that day which will remind me and haunt me forever.

I am telling this story as a narration of my life, events, and things on my mind leading up to that fateful day.

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EP 14: On Labor Day, a Bipartisan Effort for Labor and Business

EP 14: On Labor Day, a Bipartisan Effort for Labor and Business

 
 
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On Labor Day 2019, Simon Says focuses on the effort in Missouri where politicians from both major parties are working together to grow business and labor, instead of partisan bickering we hear too often.

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EP 13: When Journalists Become the Story

EP 13: When Journalists Become the Story

 
 
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Journalists are becoming bigger than the stories they are assigned to report, but not in a good way. Their image is judged by viewers by how they act doing their jobs. Too many journalists want to become the story and not report the story.

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EP 12: Bonus Content: Essential Oils Healing Power with Jay Kersting

EP 12: Bonus Content: Essential Oils Healing Power with Jay Kersting

 
 
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Essential oils have proven healing power and is an important wellness plan for many people. Jay Kersting and his wife Kathy are Wellness Consultants for DoTerra Essential Oils, and Jay will share his first-hand story how using essential oils not only had healing power for him, it was powerful enough to make him want to be an essential oils wellness advocate

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EP 11: Vegas Travel Tips for Novices by Jay Kersting

EP 11: Vegas Travel Tips for Novices by Jay Kersting

 
 
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Jay Kersting, who was part of the announcement a few weeks ago debuting Simon Says, will be a regular contributor with tips for travelers choosing Las Vegas as a vacation destination. Simon Says starts this series for the novices – those who have never been to Las Vegas, or maybe just one short trip and didn’t get to do everything Vegas has to offer. 

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EP 10: Ferguson Four Years Later with St. Louis reporter Paul Brown

EP 10: Ferguson Four Years Later with St. Louis reporter Paul Brown

 
 
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August 9, 2018 is the four-year anniversary of the unrest and rioting in Ferguson, Missouri, after 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed in a struggle with then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Paul Brown grew up in Ferguson. He saw the rioting first-hand. Paul is a news writer and reporter, having worked in television, radio and newspaper journalism for 38 years and will share what life is like today in this now well-known but still controversial community.

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