Jan Spenard

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How to Become the Most Persuasive Person in the Room

Use your influence to lead others in a positive direction.<p>Let's be honest, it takes more than knowledge, position, and popularity at work to convince people to see things your way. It takes the power of persuasion.<p>If you want to succeed, you have to be able to persuade and influence others. It …

Delegates Imagine Bill Clinton as First Gentleman: 'He Should Pick the China – All of That'

First Man?<p>First Lad?<p>First Gentleman?<p>Your guess is as good ours what former President [LINK‘s title” “” “” “0” ] will be if wife Hillary Clinton …

Report: Bucks to target Tyson Chandler, Brook Lopez this summer

The Milwaukee Bucks are looking for an upgrade at the center position.<p>In a cap clearing move, the Milwaukee Bucks traded away forward Ersan lyasova …

Captain, and goat, removed from Navy ship based in San Diego

Navy Capt. John Banigan is no longer aboard the San Diego-based guided missile cruiser Lake Erie.<p>Neither is a goat named Master Chief Charlie.<p>Banigan was ousted from command this week after the brass lost confidence in his ability to lead, the standard explanation when a commanding officer is …

From Egyptian Revolutions To March Madness, Louisville's Anas Mahmoud Has Seen It All

With seven seconds left in the first half of Sunday's third-round NCAA Tournament game between Louisville and Northern Iowa, Anas Mahmoud entered the court.<p>He set up a screen for one of his Louisville Cardinals teammates before the clock ran out and the players retreated to their respective locker …

The truth about airport security during the holidays: we know your snow globe is not a bomb

Take it from someone who worked the x-ray machine: there are too many convoluted rules and senseless restrictions for anything but dangerous chaos<p>Every November around the least wonderful time of the year, government higher-ups at airport security checkpoints around the world like to start passing …

The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

“Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton said last week in Boston. “You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly. One of the things my husband says when people …

“Gone Girl”: A dark marriage drama becomes a “battle-of-the-sexes” debate

<b>Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck in "Gone Girl" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Gillian Flynn’s hit novel is now a chilly David Fincher farce with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and an amazing cast<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>September 29, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Gillian Flynn’s bestselling novel “Gone Girl” is a work of impressive …

Basic Orchid Care for Beginners - Pests and Diseases

Pests & Diseases<p>Unhealthy plants are more susceptible to parasites and disease. Low humidity and poor air circulation weaken plants. Be sure to …