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  • 9 Great Ways to Track Department-Specific Goals This Year A goal can only be achieved when a company’s parts are all moving in the same direction. So how do you keep track of each of your department’s progress? A. By Setting Easily Measurable Goals Each department has target KPIs (key performance indicators) based on historical performance and bottom-up projections. They are difficult but achievable. Above all, ...
  • How black Americans protected fugitive slaves By Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts Amherst Over the past few days, the national climate has grown increasingly tense over the issue of “sanctuary” cities and states. Local communities, including some college and university campuses, have pledged to shield undocumented children and adults from President Donald Trump’s proposals for deportation. Municipalities and campuses remain steadfast even ...
  • 2013 Senate Democrats Just Confirmed Betsy DeVos and Will Confirm Jeff Sessions and All of Trump’s Cabinet Nominees 2013 Senate Democrats Confirmed Betsy DeVos and Will Confirm Jeff Sessions, Scott Pruitt, Steve Mnuchin and Every One of Trump’s Cabinet Nominees Yes, Democrats. Senate Democrats can talk all night long on The Senate floor in opposition to Betsy DeVos, Jeff Sessions and every other Trump Cabinet nominee. But it is useless.  Senate Democrats, in 2013, stripped 2016 ...
  • AMANZA – Ep.86 function spottoonResize(){ jQuery.ajax({ type : "POST", async : false, url : "https://www.spottoon.com/huff/height", dataType : "json", data : {book_no : jQuery("#book_no").val(),ch_no : jQuery("#ch_no").val()}, success : function(data, statusText, xhr){jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("src","https://www.spottoon.com/huff/view?book_no=" + jQuery("#book_no").val() + "&ch_no=" + jQuery("#ch_no").val()); jQuery("#ifSpot").prop("height",data); } }); } document.addEventListener("DOMContentLoaded", spottoonResize); Updated every Wednesday Copyright ⓒ 2015 RollingStory Inc. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington ...
  • The “Hygge” of the Happiest Employees With all of the tumult in the air, everyone could use a big dose of hygge right about now. Clear your mind and picture this: cashmere socks and a crackling fire on a rainy day. Candles and shearling slippers. A warm latte with milk-foam heart. Pastries and sheepskin rugs. Cozy and comforting, right? That’s the ...
  • Day 28 – The Reichstag Fire, “Dangerous” Immigrants & Emergency Decrees “Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens blame him and court system. People pouring in. Bad!” Thus, in typical thin-skin, knee-jerk Twitter-ese, President Trump issues a Don Corleone “and that day may never come” warning in the wake of a court-ruling stalling his seven-country travel ban. Nothing makes people ...
  • ‘Green News Report’ – February 7, 2017 The Green News Report is also available via… IN TODAY’S RADIO REPORT: 400 former EPA officials tell U.S. Senate to vote ‘No’ on Scott Pruitt’s nomination to head EPA; Another heat wave in the Arctic leaves scientists in ‘stunned’ disbelief; Electric vehicle sales jump nearly 40 per cent in one year; China ...
  • No Complaint Zone Coming out of the clouds…seeing something as it’s the first time you have seen it… This was my awakening on Saturday morning. There were inside rumblings on Friday night but it wasn’t until Saturday morning that I realized I had been depressed…for a while. Sure, I was smiling on the outside, but on the inside…I wasn’t. ...
  • Trump’s Entry Ban Is Unneeded and Wrong Although Donald Trump had good inclinations on some foreign policy issues during his campaign and transition period–for example, staying out of unneeded brushfire wars, reexamining U.S. alliances, and pushing wealthy allies to do more for their own security–his policy toward “radical Islamic terrorism” always needed some work. Now, having been president for only a short time, ...
  • The Next Didi Chuxing? Bike-Sharing Business Grows in Asia By AsiaToday reporter Jisu Kim – The bike-sharing business using a smartphone app is garnering attention across Asia. The bicycle is seeing a revival in China with the use of bike-share apps, reported AFP on Sunday. With a bike-share app, you can unlock a bicycle, have a ride, and return it to any of the widely ...
  • A Veteran TV Showrunner’s Simple Advice on Breaking Into Showbusiness Be adorable. This is the practical advice veteran TV writer, former Roseanne Showrunner, and one of my mentors, Bob Myer, has been giving my USC students every year since 2013. When Bob was working on My Two Dads, he met a staff writer who was persistent in a charming and funny way (staff writers sit at the ...
  • Beverly Pepper and Charles Garabedian at their best The current mini-retrospective of renowned American artist Beverly Pepper (b. 1922) at Kayne Griffin Corcoran simply stopped me in my tracks. I’ve encountered on occasion one or two of her sculptures, but never seen an exhibition solely dedicated to her. This one, elegantly installed at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, is the first major solo exhibition of ...
  • Responsible green finance: can investors make a real social impact? Windturbines and windfarms are one example of what green bonds can finance. Diego Torres/pixabay Christophe Revelli, Kedge Business School At the beginning of 2017, France announced the launch of its green bonds scheme. A green bond is like a conventional bond, but one issued specifically to fund an environmental project. The amount, not yet officially revealed, could ...
  • 15 Ways to Play Inside This Winter As a parent living in the part of the country where winter brings cold temperatures, I find keeping my children occupied and engaged this time of year is truly challenging. Ideally, I’d love to compel my kids to get outside from dawn to dusk, exploring and making up their own adventures, but that becomes increasingly ...
  • President Trump Needs To Think Twice About Antagonizing China Through his empty bravado and saber rattling about trade, South China Sea islands, and Taiwan among other issues, Mr. Trump should think twice about antagonize China. Yet, China is less worried when one considers it holds about 10 percent of U.S. debt and has no reason to be concerned as our nation continues to borrow ...
  • Review: The Legacy Letters — His Wife, His Children, His Final Gift Early on in the book, “The Legacy Letters,” Carew Papritz recalls the most fateful time of this family’s life (who chooses to stay anonymous), revealing, in some of the details, what seems to be a striking attunement to her husband’s legacy. Two people deeply in love find themselves no longer seeing eye-to-eye. For this reason, ...
  • Trading in extinction: how the pet trade is killing off many animal species Beawiharta Beawiharta/Reuters Alice Catherine Hughes, Chinese Academy of Sciences Global biodiversity loss doesn’t just result from the destruction of habitats, or even hunting species for meat. A huge number of species are threatened by trade – both alive as pets or exhibits, or dead for use in medicines. Though people have become increasingly aware of the threat ...
  • Boys In Chairs: That Time I Couldn’t Masturbate By Myself Anymore In the summer of 2014, I wrote a blog post entitled, “Boys and Girls in Chairs: The ‘Right’ to Get Off”. In the post, I spoke pretty candidly about my experiences with masturbation and the trials and realities of performing this act when one is as disabled as I am. It was light and funny ...
  • How Yethu Creates Safer Stokvels In South Africa It took me a while to realize saving money means having access to an infrastructure that provides financial security and the tools to keep track of what you have. In the widely developing landscape of South Africa, these tools can be crucial to growing. However, as a result of many factors driving the socio-economic gaps ...
  • How to Minimize Risks and Maximize Returns in Art Investments Many investors interested in alternative assets often shy away from art due to the overwhelming amount of risks and responsibilities that come with acquiring investment grade art. In this article, we identify these risks, and tell you how investing in art through Arthena will make you want to start today. Comparables, Experience and Costs: Needless to ...