Jim Shockey

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The Coming Clash of Chinese and Western Nationalism

In recent years, communities of highly nationalistic web users have sprung up across the Chinese internet. The online crusades launched by groups of so-called little pinkos, together with the violent protests that broke out following the 1999 NATO bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade and the …

The Millennial Mindset and America's Productivity Crisis

Running is painful, but as exercise routines go, it does have its lighter moments. I admit to getting a kick from the New Year’s resolution crowd that hits the trail every January after a year of doing little more than shuffling from the couch to the fridge and back.<p>Anyhow, a recent run inspired me …

Demographics

5 Ways To Instantly Increase Your Leadership Presence

Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the …

Body Language

US faces challenge freeing Americans held hostage on Pakistani-Afghan border

Freeing four American prisoners from Iranian prisons required billions of dollars and high-level diplomacy, but liberating captives – including an American woman who was pregnant when she was taken in Afghanistan – from the shadowy organization that once held Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will likely …

China Built a Mall Modeled After the Pentagon And Now It's Nearly Abandoned

Who wouldn't want to shop in a colossal, impossible-to-navigate, derelict five-sided mall?<p>There's a 70-acre complex in Shanghai that's modeled after the Pentagon. But where the U.S. version is a bustling hive of national defense work, China's version is basically abandoned.<p>The Pentagonal Mart cost …

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