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The Bliss of Leadership is to Let the Full Potential in Your Employees

Going through several pieces of training, struggling through challenges, advancing your education, and putting your efforts - you’re a leader now. But does this simply mean you’ll be now just delegating and presiding over meetings?

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How to Find Motivation When You Feel Unfulfilled At Work

You are slowly walking away from enough finances, a boss that ignores you or a team that doesn't love you anymore, and you’re losing any opportunity to rise. This unfulfilling working condition might be slowly killing you! 

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Should You Pay More If You Are Marginal ?

There was a recent article about a veterinary school in Canada that wanted to charge higher tuition to those prospective students who were initially rejected and then accepted. The “newly accepted” students would be charged five times (no typo) the standard tuition free. It was anticipated that there would be five such “accepted” rejects.

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Can We Speak Empathy in a Foreign Language ?

There just saw an email from David Remnick about The New Yorker’s new collected articles on languages — those we use, learn and speak that are not our own birth language. They appear under the rubric: In another tongue, clever.

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Aging Educators: Still Valuable?

I just read a column by David Leonhardt in which he cited Frank Bruni about the complexities of aging. It is a column (with Bruni's piece quoted at length within) well worth reading whether you are 25 or 55 or 75. Leonhardt is on vacation from writing his "opinions" so I quote from his email below to orient readers.

3 months

A Riveting Excerpt from Upcoming Memoir: Harlem to Hollywood My Real-to-Reel Life by Det. Sonny Grosso

Making a living as a writer or any other creative in Hollywood is all about having a really good story, and finding the right people to listen to it. Well, I sold my first television script to producer Sonny Grosso, who had successfully segued from being a celebrated NYPD detective known for many cases, including the famous French Connectiondrug bust. Harlem-born Sonny, who has become like an “Italian godfather” to me, had come to Toronto to successfully film numerous television dramas and movies. 

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First Day of School: The Questions Our Teachers Should Not Ask

For many students, the new school year is starting. For some, this is not a happy time; they have enjoyed the freedom of the summer months and time away from the routine of classes and homework. They can spend time with friends near and far. For others students, the start of school brings important structure and in some cases safety and caring adults. For these children, going back to school is stabilizing.