Why Are These Women The Real Women of 5 Alive . . .

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This Friday at 7:30 PM EDT on Blog Talk Radio we will be airing the debut episode of The Real Women of 5 Alive. As the show’s overview indicates, The Real Women of 5 Alive is being heralded as The View . . . With An Attitude.  Featuring Rhonda Ricardo, Maggie Reese, Jennifer Cameron, Heidi … Continue reading

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Piers Morgan and Ted Nugent: Two Sides of the Same Coin

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One of the most troubling aspects of the gun debate in America is the amount of misinformation and half-truths being offered by people on both sides of this contentious issue. Two of the greatest offenders in this regard are CNN’s Piers Morgan and Ted Nugent. With Morgan he bandies about study results pointing to declining … Continue reading

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Women in Business Series: Persuasion, Influence and Authenticity – Are Women More Genuine Than Men?

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Editor’s Note: The following is a reprint of a post from Roz Usheroff’s The Remarkable Leader blog.  Given your response to my post Gender issues in buyer-seller relationships: does gender matter in purchasing?, I thought that you might find this to be an interesting read. In his book titled “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” Dr. Robert … Continue reading

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Should victims be made to bear their bully’s burden?

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As those of you who follow me on Facebook already know, our daughter was injured and missed a week of school as a result of being struck from behind by a classmate while standing in line. Without going into the details nor attempting to villainize the other child as both girls are just 7 years … Continue reading

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February Huffington Post Robocall article by Jim Harris demonstrates the kind of slanted hyperbolic journalism one would only expect to see in the U.S.

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I once heard a line in a episode of Family Guy that went if “I haven’t seen it then it is new to me.” It’s a great line that has always brought a smile to my face . . . perhaps I am too easily amused?! However, the February 27th, 2012 Huffington Post article “Harper … Continue reading

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40 Years Later, Was Nixon As Bad As Woodward and Bernstein Contend?

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Today’s Washington Post headline “Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought” at once grabs your attention, while catapulting you to another time and place.  If you were around during the Watergate era as I will call it and followed the proceedings that eventually led to Richard Nixon resigning … Continue reading

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Life is no longer sweet in the executive suite and its impact on your career (Part 1 of 2)

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Okay I admit it that when for example JPMorgan Chase fired Ina Drew (the bank’s chief investment officer) because of massive trading losses, I did not shed a tear for the high powered executive.  After all, we are all to varying degrees sick and tired of the abject greed of many of these power brokers.  … Continue reading

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How Facebook May Be Violating Your First Amendment Rights (Part 1)

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Picture this scenario . . . Within your main Facebook comment stream a current and contentious event is brought to light by many people. It appears that the vast majority are advocating or supporting a particular position. Based on your extensive research you find that all may not be as it appears in terms of … Continue reading

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The VA’s decision to turn its back on taxpayer savings reflects the same kind of self-serving focus of a Freddie Mac or Fannie Mae

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The following is today’s post from the Procurement Insights Blog regarding the Veteran Administration’s decision to stop using purchasing technology that has delivered substantial savings to taxpayers. “Based on the memo, which was sent out Saturday afternoon, Frye wrote he was concerned about over-reliance on FedBid. He has anecdotal evidence that contracting officers are turning … Continue reading

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After spending considerable time following the Limbaugh – Fluke controversy in the chat rooms and comment streams of the social media world one thing is clear . . . America needs to grow up, stop being petty and for goodness sake get an idea!

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At the end of the day while improper and inflammatory . . . the Limbaugh – Fluke controversy pales in comparison to the problems the US faces in terms of an economy and education system that are slipping into a third world status, and a health care system marred by pharmaceutical company corruption and a … Continue reading

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