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April
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Teacher who believes in the Platinum Rule

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Some great insights from a high school teacher who leveraged lessons learned on the job into a leadership role at several tech companies. I will practice some of these tips Jennifer. https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20130411171011-407452-5-leadership-lessons-i-learned-from-teaching-high-school?_mSplash=1

13
April
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State trying to fire a bad teacher

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“According to the pro-education reform documentary Waiting for ‘Superman,’ one out of every 57 doctors loses his or her license to practice medicine. One out of every 97 lawyers loses their license to practice law. In many major cities, only one out of 1000 teachers is fired for performance-related reasons. Why? Tenure.” Amazing how the Read more…

9
April
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Posted in Business

Guy who went on NBC’s Shark Tank

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“First of all, I absolutely did enter the Tank looking to strike a deal with the Sharks. It was not for the “free” publicity, which is anything but free. Not only did it take dozens of hours of preparation, but there is a secret clause to appearing on Shark Tank. It actually appears in fine Read more…

8
April
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Posted in Food

waiter working at an upscale NY restaurant

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“Dublanica, 40, who recently retired after nine years of waitering in New York, spoke with TIME.com’s Jeremy Caplan about the secrets of his trade…. My all-time favorite move was to tell people that their credit card was experiencing difficulties. A lot of people in this area are very status-conscious, so when all their friends hear Read more…

18
March
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Posted in Entertainment

carnival worker

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“Outdoor carnivals, with their thrill rides, the carousel, cotton candy and arcade games, connote fun and happiness. But for the immigrant workers employed in the U.S. carnival and fair industry, happiness and fun don’t describe their employment situation.” Wish more people would follow the Golden Rule. Entire report at http://www.cdmigrante.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/110145_Taken_for_a_Ride_Report_Final.pdf

14
March
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guy who feels MBA degrees are worthless

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‘“Business schools don’t create successful people,” insists Kaufman. “They simply accept them, then take credit for their success. With heavy debt loads and questionable returns, MBA programs simply aren’t a good investment—they’re a trap for the unwary.” Kaufman estimates that all of these firms combined, from Goldman Sachs to McKinsey & Co., probably hire no Read more…

6
March
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Pissed off NFL Tackle!

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“Former Lions offensive tackle and current ESPN analyst Lomas Brown made a startling confession in a radio interview on Friday: Brown said that he once purposely missed a block because he wanted the man he was supposed to block, Packers defensive end Sean Jones, to injure Lions quarterback Scott Mitchell.” Guess that’s one way to Read more…