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May 2016 Blog Posts (123)

A Big God and a Great Team

The sound of beeps and light eased me into consciousness. “Is the surgery over?” I asked.

“Yes, you’re in recovery,” a young woman said.

“What did they find?”

“They don’t tell us,” she said.

download-2 “Why am I shaking?” I asked.

“That’s a normal response to pain,” she said and injected a syringe into my IV.

Heavy sleep blanketed me once…

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Added by Debbie W. Wilson on May 31, 2016 at 8:10am — 4 Comments


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The Truth About Forgetting

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. - Benjamin Franklin

Dear teacher or presenter… you talk too much. Your hour-long monologue was laced with catchy phrases, interesting information, and some things I didn't understand. I tried to take notes, but you talk faster than I write. Every now and then, you said something that I wanted to remember, but I forgot. By the time…

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Added by Terry Hadaway on May 31, 2016 at 8:10am — 6 Comments


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Will going back to school further your career?

True or False:  

It’s a good idea to go back to school to earn another degree or certification if you want to change careers and go into a new field.

It’s a good idea to go back to school to earn another degree or certification if you want to increase your earning capacity in your current…

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Added by Lynne Watts on May 31, 2016 at 7:48am — No Comments

Words of Wisdom for the Week :-)


Make it a great week!

Added by Cheryl L Shipp on May 31, 2016 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

A Huge Thank You to All Gave Their Lives for Our Freedom

By the time you are reading this another memorial day has come and gone.  Memorial day is a time to remember the people who died while serving in this Country’s armed forces.  It is only right to say a huge thank you to all those who gave their lives for our freedom.  I am able to write this blog, BBQ with... Keep on reading…

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Added by Matt Herynk on May 31, 2016 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Healthy Food: How Can You Know What’s Real?

I read a story about a woman in Alaska who supposedly bought a McDonald’s Happy Meal in 2010 and posted a picture of the meal 6 years later. She says she had it in her office the whole time…

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Added by Ann Musico on May 30, 2016 at 7:30am — 8 Comments

Destiny?

I just spoke with a gentleman who explained to me that he planned to continue chewing tobacco because he had just heard of a person that lived to be 90, who smoked and drank their entire adult life.

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Added by John Henderson on May 30, 2016 at 6:00am — 5 Comments


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Tell A Better Story: Lowes

Excerpted from my blog AMOKArts.com

I know they’re glorified commercials but every once in a while a company will make a viral video that is so touching that it transcends commerce and enters the realm of film making. Lowes has just done it. This piece, set to “We’ve Only Just Begun” is easily one of the most touching things I’ve seen, at least in this medium. 

Friends as Christ following creatives we have a golden opportunity in this medium. The investment is smaller, the time…

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Added by David Weiss on May 30, 2016 at 5:19am — 1 Comment

Is Subjective Valuation Misunderstood?

Subjective valuation is totally misunderstood all of the time in these, the Dark Ages of economics. The empirical 'economists' have convinced people that choices are selfish not subjective. They cannot allow the idea of subjectivism (that would undermine their incorrect methodology) and so the only way they can explain choices by individuals is to call it selfish. This also opens the door (how convenient!) for…

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Added by Bruce Koerber on May 29, 2016 at 9:54pm — No Comments

A Resume & Cover Letter Checklist for You

Preparing your resume and cover letter is no easy task

If you have been participating in the resume and cover letter makeoverthis month, you’ve probably realized what a huge project it…

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Added by Marcy Travis on May 29, 2016 at 10:01am — 6 Comments

The Single Greatest Key to Success

Do you want to be successful in life? I'm sure most of us do. But what's the secret? What do successful people do to become successful? The answer may surprise you.

In this episode…

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Added by Justin Gentry on May 28, 2016 at 8:30am — No Comments

More Damage or Less Damage, which is the better deal?

My last two car purchases were theft recovery cars from an insurance company.  I ended up paying more than I would pay for a damaged car that needed body work, but because it needed less work.  Installing seats and a radio seemed like a better deal since you did not have to pay a body shop guy to pull and paint your car.  I ended up paying more money for these cars, but find that I am not getting the return on investment I thought I would.  Customers don't really see the value in having to…

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Added by Derrick Lopez on May 27, 2016 at 8:33pm — No Comments

What Is Classical Liberalism?

It really started with the application of Aristotelian logic by the early learned ones – the monks – within the Christian world. In essence it was a sincere effort to harmonize science and religion. Significantly what emerged was the methodology of subjectivism.

Ask me about the methodology of subjectivism.

Added by Bruce Koerber on May 27, 2016 at 3:31pm — No Comments

5 Things Every Good Coach Does

When my youngest son was playing ice hockey, a father who coached his team once told me, ” I think your boy has the ability to play at the next level if he gets some individual coaching.” He did not say he should be that coach or that my son wouldn’t be successful without the coach, only that moving to the next level might need more intervention than he was able to give my son.

Today as a career…

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Added by Kathy on May 27, 2016 at 9:59am — 4 Comments

Health and Weight Loss: 2 Powerful First Steps

There are plenty of simple, gradual baby steps you can begin with right now. Last week I mentioned a client who began with just increasing water intake. Maybe you are already drinking enough water.

What about starting the day with a cup of warm water with the juice of an organic lemon squeezed in? Among…

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Added by Ann Musico on May 27, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

What to Do When Your AC Stops Working

(This was written last night).

As I write this blog post, our townhome currently has no AC in the upstairs. The downstairs is perfect, wonderful in fact. But upstairs, horrible!

You see, my wife and I like it cold, and I mean ice cold when we sleep. But hot air rises, and we definitely have our bedroom where the hot air rises. So tonight, it doesn't sound like there will be very much sleeping in comfort, or will there be? How do we solve this since nether of us are…

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Added by John Miller on May 27, 2016 at 6:18am — No Comments

Never Follow Your Passion

During my 1 hour total commute to and from work every day, I happen to listen to quite a few podcasts. Most of my podcasts are focused on work, life and business, including Dan Miller, Dave Ramsey's Entreleadership, Ray Edwards, Tim Ferriss and now Mike Rowe's The Way I Heard It. 

Recently,…

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Added by Mike Bryan on May 27, 2016 at 5:00am — 5 Comments


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My Pop Art

I love pop-art. For me it's always felt like art for the masses and accessible to many people. As such it's one of my favorite media in which to create. I usually start off with a hand drawn piece, though sometimes I work completely digitally. Where a lot of the work that I do is…

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Added by David Weiss on May 27, 2016 at 3:59am — No Comments

What Are The Different Types Of Business Structures?

When starting a new business, choosing your legal structure is one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. The structure you choose will influence many areas of your business including your tax filing, your personal liability and your ability to receive funding. As a business owner, you can structure your business as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, an LLC, a S-Corporation, or a…

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Added by Donna Reade on May 26, 2016 at 4:09pm — 2 Comments

FREE CONFERENCE and my first Keynote address

I'll be sharing my first ever keynote speech at the Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE) Conference, and best of all the conference is free.

If you are a Colorado educator go here to register: http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1102216507052&ca=4fa05740-49df-495a-b6ee-f16a0fdf6f0a…

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Added by James Divine on May 26, 2016 at 6:21am — No Comments

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