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James Beeland Rogers, Jr. (born October 19, 1942) is an American investor and author . He is currently based in Singapore . Rogers is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc.
January 27, 2012 I’ve been writing and selling ebooks online since 2004. Since then, it’s become a lot more popular, especially since Amazon makes self-publishing so easy now. Of course, any time an industry matures, the bad apples come out and start lying, stealing and cheating to get their slice of the pie. Here, I’m talking about ebook theft.
The ancient landscape and rare inhabitants of the Galápagos Islands give visitors a unique view of the natural world. It's an awe-inspiring trip you'll never forget, says Horatio Clare. Photographs by Barry Lewis We descend through cloud on the far side of the world, craning at the windows, eager for a glimpse.
Gamestorming Everyone talks about innovation but nobody really knows how to innovate. By employing simple frameworks such as players, boundaries, and goals, Gamestorming turns simple office supplies like sticky notes and index cards into a powerful platform for changing the game of business. See a sample from Gamestorming
Integrative Thinking is the ability to constructively face the tensions of opposing models, and instead of choosing one at the expense of the other, generating a creative resolution of the tension in the form of a new model that contains elements of the both models, but is superior to each. When making any decision, people proceed through four steps: The first step is Salience: what do we choose to pay attention to, and what not?
So, let me illustrate the picture of inspiration for you. It is a Wednesday, 9:30 p.m. the room is 110 degrees with 40% humidity. The heat and intensity is overwhelming. The person next to me has already given up and the person in front of me is losing intensity as we continue down this grueling hour long journey. I haven’t thrown in the towel yet….but I am having a constant conversation in my mind that sounds like this… “let me just stop for a second, is he crazy, I can’t do that, I am going to pass out, I am strong, I can handle this, just breathe, stay focused, the more you push, the stronger you will be, imagine how you will feel when this 60 minutes has been accomplished….”
My goal in a classroom setting has been simple; make students as uncomfortable as possible with the content of the lecture. PHOTO: FILE My goal in a classroom setting has been simple; make students as uncomfortable as possible with the content of the lecture. Once they get uncomfortable with the ideas that I float, they despise me, and to prove me wrong they go back home and do research. I have observed three outcomes of such a situation:
Got it and don't need it? Flog it! Yet to really get the eBay cash rolling in, you neeed to know the etiquette and shortcuts. This is a crash course on boosting your eBay sales. It includes how to cut fees, add extra pics free with photo hosting tools, profiting from bizarre items you never thought you'd sell, and more.
Does government surveillance matter if you're not doing anything illegal? It's a tricky question that privacy advocate Jay Stanley has studied for years. He breaks down why privacy matters, even if you have "nothing to hide." A commentator on a recent post about the DEA installing license plate scanners on the nation's interstate highways asks, "If you aren't doing anything illegal why would you care if someone captures your license plate number?" Another commentator countered: "If I'm not doing anything illegal, why do the police need to record my license plate number?" It's a great response.
Bryan Ballif, University of Vermont Bryan Ballif, a University of Vermont biologist, in front of his mass spectrometer. Joshua Brown, University of Vermont, 2012 Researchers at the University of Vermont have discovered two new proteins on red blood cells that confirm the testable existence of two new blood types. It's an important discovery, one that'll greatly reduce the risk of incompatible blood transfusions among tens of thousands of people.
The world is currently standing “on the cusp of a post-industrial revolution.” So writes Vijay Vaitheeswaran in his new book, Need, Speed and Greed: How the New Rules of Innovation Can Transform Businesses, Propel Nations to Greatness and Tame the World’s Most Wicked Problems , out March 13. Vaitheeswaran, a 20-year veteran correspondent for The Economist and adviser to the World Economic Forum, wrote the book, he says, as a way to inspire bottom-up solutions to top-down problems like resource depletion, climate change, and growing income inequality. We spoke with Vaitheeswaran about the importance of disruptive technologies, social entrepreneurship, and embracing China’s rise.
Instructor Resources Class Materials Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage — Discussion Flow 1. Introductory Comments (5') 2.
Ten faces of kisses Motto: “Two faces gently touch. The mouths meet and tenderly go deep one into each other.
I learn a lot from the book Success Built to Last . To give you the gems of what I learn, I have summarized the book into 37 lessons. If you apply these lessons consistently, I’m sure you will live a life that matters.
By Matthew Johnstone and James Kerr UPDATED: 14:29 GMT, 14 January 2011 A brilliant new book by the acclaimed illustrator Matthew Johnstone and his lifelong friend James Kerr charts the A to Z of human emotions. Yesterday, they chronicled the emotions that ruin lives. Today, they present the ways to make your spirits soar. A... IS FOR ADVENTURE: Adventure is the opposite of television.