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3 Ways to Build Leadership Credibility in Tough Times

SWITCHANDSHIFT.COM 2 Hours Ago We live in a world where trust in political and corporate leadership in America is still hovering near all-time lows. Of course, much of this lack of trust is easy to explain. The gridlock in Congress, along with the less-than-stellar role Wall Street and our financial institutions played in the last … Continue reading

7 Ways to Improve Internal Communication at Your Business

PEOPLE-EQUATION.COM 1 Hour Ago by Jennifer Miller This post was contributed by Dale Carnegie Training, founded in 1912 on the principles of one of America’s most influential speakers and leaders. I agreed to publish this guest post because even after all these years, Dale Carnegie philosophies have stood the test of time for how to … Continue reading

Maxine Smith, Civil Rights Icon, Dead at 83

MEMPHISFLYER.COM 3 Days Ago Maxine Smith, the longtime executive secretary of the Memphis NAACP and a pivotal local figure in virtually every important aspect of the civil rights era, has died at 83. Smith’s slipping of the mortal coil is sure to be formally recognized and her life commemorated by local, state, and national legislative … Continue reading

What One Skill Do All Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed?

UNDER30CEO.COM 10 Hours Ago Question by: Ashley PERSEVERANCE “Cash will run low, clients won’t close, team members will leave, the product will have bugs, and the roof will fall on your head. There will be times when you seriously consider quitting. I’ve been there. But perseverance and dumbfounded self-confidence pushed me forward. Without perseverance, you’ll … Continue reading

New study links student motivations for going to college to their success

INSIDEHIGHERED.COM 13 Hours Ago by Scott Jaschik Why did you decide to go to college? Asking that question of new students in a more formal way might help colleges find ways to encourage more students to complete their programs, according to a new study from University of Rochester education researchers published in The Journal of … Continue reading

House honors ‘four little girls’ killed in Birmingham church bombing

WASHINGTON POST 12 Hours Ago by Jonathan Bernstein The Congressional Gold Medal is one of the nation’s highest civilian honors and is awarded annually by Congress. Golfing pro Arnold Palmer and global economist Mohammed Yunus are the most recent recipients, Other civil rights leaders have received the award, including the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. … Continue reading

Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle has moved past NFL for medical school

  By Chris Mahr | Shutdown Corner – Mon, Apr 22, 2013 11:35 AM EDT   Myron Rolle has a new life path. (Getty Images) LostLettermen.com is a college football and men’s basketball website that regularly contributes to Shutdown Corner. Today, we look at the whereabouts of former NFL player Myron Rolle. As scores of college football players anxiously await their fates … Continue reading

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Big Victory on Unlawful School Discipline Policies in Mississippi

Written by emPower Editors inShare The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) joined the U.S. Department of Justice and the Meridian Public School District in Meridian, MS in filing a landmark consent decree that addresses harsh and unlawful school discipline policies that disproportionately targeted African-American students. Known as Barnhardt v. Meridian Municipal Separate … Continue reading

Missouri School Trains Teachers to Carry Guns

NEW YORK TIMES 21 Hours Ago by John Eligon Steve Hebert for The New York Times Aaron Sydow, the principal of Fairview School in West Plains, Mo., monitoring the halls. WEST PLAINS, Mo. — At 8:30 on a cloudy, frigid morning late last month in this folksy Ozark town, the superintendent of an area school … Continue reading

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