Monthly Archives: October 2014

Two steps and one leap towards greatness

Before we discuss how to become great, let's define what it means to be great. Greatness is that heightened sense, feeling and state of superiority that allows us to believe our actions, talents and abilities are better than those of most others. There are many books and videos on the market promising to teach us how to…
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Failure To Thrive

Many doctors use the term failure to thrive (FTT), to describe a state of decline in elderly patients, which could be brought on by chronic diseases or functional impairments. Manifestations of this condition include weight loss, decreased appetite, poor nutrition, and inactivity. The most prevalent syndromes and predictive adverse outcomes of patients with FTT include: Reduced Physical Function,…
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America Leaps Into The ‘Stoned’ Age

Since last December, when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos surprised Charlie Rose of 60 Minutes with the futuristic plan of air-delivering packages door-to-door by drones, the debate and controversy was quick to spread across America. While most were tormented over the alleged invasion of privacy, I was reminded of another, less attractive, definition of the word drone that continues to plague America (drone: a…
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I Can’t Reach You: Timeless Skills For A 5-Gen Workplace

The fact that there will soon be five generations in the workplace at once comes as no surprise. Nor does the certainty that products of Generation Z, those born after the global adoption of the internet and eCommerce, will be vastly different from the four groups to precede them. But before we discuss the skills we all need to…
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