Tina Stevens Hage

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Meet the People Who Control the World's Money

Central Banks' Function and Role<p>Meet the People Who Control the World's Money<p>Updated January 09, 2018<p>A central bank is an independent national …

Central Banks

William Hogeland - Autumn of the Black Snake - Book Review

Autumn of the Black Snake<p>By William Hogeland<p>FSG<br>$28.00<br>ISBN 9780374107345<br>Published 05/16/2017<p>Nonfiction / History / American History / Military<p>Buy the …

Rewriting the Code of Life

Through DNA editing, researchers hope to alter the genetic destiny of species and eliminate diseases.<p>Early on an unusually blustery day in June, Kevin Esvelt climbed aboard a ferry at Hyannis*, bound for Nantucket Island. Esvelt, an assistant professor of biological engineering at the Massachusetts …

11 Documentaries About Immigrants Everyone Should Watch Right Now

These films put a face on an often divisive issue.<p>Donald Trump ran his presidential campaign partly on promises of overhauling the United States’ immigration system.<p>While the president-elect seldom shared specific policies or actions he’d take, he’s made several promises when it comes to …

HBO's Solitary Confinement Documentary Looks Horrifying

Even prisoners don't deserve this.<p>Some 81,000 people are held in isolation 23 hours-a-day in the United States, according to a 2015 report from Johns Hopkins University. Solitary confinement is considered torture by experts and organizations specializing in constitutional law, international law, …

Johns Hopkins University

What Successful People (Who Are Actually Happy) Do Differently

Achievement rarely produces the sense of lasting happiness that you think it will. Once you finally accomplish the goal you've been chasing, two new goals tend to pop up unexpectedly.<p>We long for new achievements because we quickly habituate to what we've already accomplished. This habituation to …

Self-improvement

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

These days it seems like most people have too much on their plate. Everyone complains about feeling overworked. So how do you tell your boss you simply have too much to do? No one wants to come across as lazy, uncommitted, or not a team player. How can you protect your image as a hard worker while …

Before You Accept a Mantle, Understand What God Expects

When God commissions leaders, as He did with Joshua, He releases mantles over them. These mantles give them the supernatural ability to complete …

Before You Preach, Nail Down the Answers to These Two Vital Questions

To know if you were successful at something you’ve tried, you have to know what you were seeking to accomplish. This is true in every area of life …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

13 public-speaking mistakes you should avoid at all costs

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, a whopping 74% of people suffer from speech anxiety.<p>And, as most people know, when we're nervous or anxious, our minds and bodies tend to do weird things that we can't always control.<p>However, if you make a conscious effort, you may be able to …

Public Speaking

Donald Trump Sells Out to Trickle-Down Economics

From the beginning of Donald Trump's campaign, there has been a nagging inconsistency in his approach to economic issues. On trade and immigration, he has broken with Republican dogma, arguing that the influx from abroad of cheap goods and low-wage workers has undermined the job prospects and …

Income Inequality

How Rousseau Predicted Trump

The Enlightenment philosopher’s attack on cosmopolitan élites now seems prophetic.<p>“I love the poorly educated,” Donald Trump said during a victory speech in February, and he has repeatedly taken aim at America’s élites and their “false song of globalism.” Voters in Britain, heeding Brexit …

Chris Christie’s week from hell: Five of the governor’s appointees have drawn the attention of federal prosecutors over corruption allegations

Former Port Authority chair David Samson, Christie’s close ally, pled guilty to federal bribery charges last week<p>It was a really tough for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last week. Talk about a convergence where your past cast a shadow over your future.<p>On the same day that he was in the final …

Corruption

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

Project Management

HISTORY 101: The 2nd Amendment Exists Because Founding Fathers Wanted To Protect Slavery

Ever wonder why exactly the Second Amendment of the Unites States Constitution, granting every citizen the right to arm themselves and organize …

How to Be a Know-It-All in Foreign Policy in, Like, 25 Minutes | Inc.com

I was so pumped to attend my first college class in contemporary foreign policy that I drank tea--breakfast of champion diplomats--beforehand.<p>But when I made a mild point on nuclear treaties, a slightly adenoidal underclassman interrupted. Not only did I not know what I was talking about, he said, …

Foreign Policy

Q&A Branko Milanovic: How China, India & The Super Rich Are Shaping Global Inequality

Who’s to blame for inequality? In the West, particularly in the US this election year, the favorite punching bags are: China, globalization, and the “1%”. The reality, according to economist Branko Milanovic, is more complicated. First China, and now India, are <i>decreasing</i> inequality among nations. …

Income Inequality

Motivational Books: My 31 All-Time Favorites

Do you know that glowing feeling you get after you finish the last couple pages of a really inspirational book?<p>You know, that sense of wonder, the …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress | Inc.com

Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let it consume us or we learn to control it. To help you in the fight, I have complied 100 of …

Motivation

17 Grammar Mistakes That Are Technically Wrong But You Should Really Stop Worrying About Them | Inc.com

We all want to use words in a way that makes us sound professional, so that they'll perhaps have a positive impact on our long-term success. Yet caring too much about words can lead some of us to fall into an easy trap: becoming overly critical of the words other people use.<p>If you're a teacher, …

Language

Maryland County’s High Schools May Ban Grades Below 50 Percent

Prince George County schools in Maryland are considering a policy that would ban teachers from giving their high school students a grade below 50 …

High School

We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have to complete into our day? No matter how much we have to do, we should still try our best to complete it all in one day, even if it seems impossible. We […]

3 Shares<p>Share Email Comments<p>We’re faced with the same dilemma, today, that people have struggled with for years: how do we fit all the tasks we have …

Time Management

Capitalism, Socialism and Communism

If asked, most people would likely declare that they know fairly well what the terms in the title mean. In the heat of the election year political debates, these terms are often used without much thought about their meaning. It happened to me that my opinion was perceived by different people as me …

Why Would a Math Teacher Punish a Child for Saying 5 x 3 = 15?

October 21, 2015 by Hemant Mehta<p>What’s 5 x 3?<p>How about 4 x 6?<p>You might think those are simple questions, but a third grader had points taken off on …

The People Who Are So Good They Terrify the Rest of Us

The new book "Strangers Drowning" explores the intense lives of "do-gooders" willing to sacrifice themselves to save people they've never met.<p>Thinking of yourself as a good person is one of the basic luxuries of modern life. If someone has the chutzpah to ask you what makes you "good," you can tell …

Empathy