Terry Macartney

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gTar iPhone Guitar Disappoints as an Educational Instrument

Learning to play the guitar is hard. Lessons are expensive and if you want to teach yourself, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Some will recommend music theory – the basic rules that govern all musical instruments – while others will tell you to just grab some tabs and begin strumming.<p>In June …

How A Small-Time Marijuana Arrest Has Devastated A Great Teacher's Life

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Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

Bank of Japan Foiled by 'Scroogenomics'

For a bunch of economists charged with boosting confidence, Bank of Japan staffers sure seem gloomy.<p>On the surface, all was well with the BOJ's 2 …

Indian couple sentenced to life for murder of daughter and housekeeper

A court in India has sentenced two married dentists to life in prison for killing their 14-year-old daughter and their housekeeper, resolving a five-year-old case that dominated headlines and polarised the country.<p>Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, from the Delhi suburb of Noida, had reportedly broken down …

Why You Don't Get To Choose Your Mission. It Chooses You.

Mission is not a choice. It’s dictated by others’ needs. Sometimes those others give you a mission. Sometimes you have to figure it out yourself. Either way, it’s a journey of discovery, not creation. As described in our new book, <i>First-Time Leader</i> (request an executive summary), the questions to …