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It Takes A Special Ambulance Crew To Respond To A Potential Ebola Patient

When officials suspected Dr. Craig Spencer might have Ebola, they sent two ambulances to his Harlem apartment to transport him to Bellevue Hospital, The New York Times reported.<p>Fully covered, specially trained EMS crew members brought Spencer from his apartment to an ambulance, and when the ride …

7 Tips To Get You Through A Long-Haul Flight With A Baby

The idea of packing a car seat, stroller, suitcase, and diaper bag full of toys and then entertaining my very active daughter for hours in a confined setting was a completely daunting task.<p>But in reality, the flight was one of the easier parts of the trip.<p>Here are 7 tips to get you through a …

How e-cigarettes changed my life

It all started quite early on. My first words, uttered with a not-so-cherubic look on my face and a strange baby puffing sound, were: "Light! Light!" It was as if I had come out of the birth canal sucking not on my thumb, but a mini-Marlboro. Much excitement and hand-flapping ensued whenever my …

E-cigarettes Are On the Rise: Do You Smoke or Vape?

Advocates say e-cigarettes are healthy but others aren’t so sure. A look at the rise of the e-cigarette market and why it’s so controversial for many.

How to Stay in Desktop Mode on Your Windows 8 PC

Windows 8 has two environments: the full screen, touch-centric Windows Store App interface (also called Metro) and the Desktop interface, which looks …

How to Raise a Good Man

“One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed: Dear God, Make me the …

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16 Interview Tips From A Job-Hunting Classic

Back in 1982, I was two years out of college and working, unhappily, as a secretary/receptionist for <i>The American Lawyer</i> magazine. Though I have a huge amount of respect and admiration for its then-editor Steven Brill, in those days at least, he had a terrible temper and would curse at me when I …

The 10 Deadly Mistakes That Entrepreneurs Make That Destroy Their Profits, Morale and Reputation

I absolutely hate it when I see smart people do dumb things!<p>Unfortunately, this happens all the time in business. For example, you see smart marketers who never leave enough time for a proper launch. Or content providers who continually blow all their money by building out a product without any …

Five Easy Ways in Which You Can Encourage Young Children to Think Critically - Oxford University Press

<i>Kate Read, co-author of the forthcoming kindergarten series,</i> Show and Tell<i>, offers some practical tips for getting your kindergarten children to</i> …

5 Transitions Great Leaders Make That Average Leaders Don't

The secret to leadership is there aren’t any real secrets. The best leaders have simply gone to school on improving their tradecraft. While the capabilities possessed by the best leaders might seem otherworldly to many, they are merely the outcome of hard work, experience, perspective, and yes, a …

6 Reasons Leaders Make Bad Decisions

Employees are growing noticeably more frustrated with their leaders. Employees want their leaders to have their backs and listen to their concerns; to provide clarity of purpose and performance expectations; and to chart a roadmap for the future. They expect leadership from their leaders – but …

30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …