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Managing by fear (or fear of managers)

One day, a president of Wisconsin Bell arrived at work in his downtown Milwaukee headquarters to find there was scaffolding along the front of the building. 532 more words

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LinkedIn recommendations

This year, I undertook and completed my LinkedIn recommendations project.

Unlike many, I run my LinkedIneage pretty tightly. I don’t accept invitations from people I don’t know and trust, and I remove connections who won’t return calls or emails or who have just grown distant for whatever reason. 640 more words

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Not quite a donut shop

Given my renowned donut expertise, someone recently suggested I open a donut shop.

The problem is that I don’t really know much about how to make them, so I’m not sure I could do it well. 48 more words

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Peer pressure discipline...

…doesn’t work.

A friend of mine was just telling me about how his 7-year-old daughter came home from school mad because they didn’t get to go outside for recess. 361 more words

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God or evolution?

Speaking of evolution…

Why can’t we all agree that evolution is God’s grand design? That way, everybody gets to be right.

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Evolution and extinction

Why is it that many outspoken advocates for evolution also back efforts to protect species from extinction?

There’s obviously plenty of evidence to support evolution, which is essentially survival of the fittest. 128 more words

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Apple's newest innovation

Have you ever found yourself on a group text in the middle of a conversation from which you cannot escape?

You try and carry on about your business – seeing a movie, at work, enjoying dinner – but the texts just keep coming and you can’t stop them. 60 more words

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