Issue 38 - Published Oct. 3, 2007
About Teenage Violence: It’s the Rage About Teenage Violence: It’s the Rage
By Mark Goulston, M.D.

Published Oct. 3, 2007 11:36 p.m. - Author and psychiatrist, Mark Goulston, reveals the critical warning signs of a potentially violent teenager. Many people can shrug off insults or irritations, but a combination of biological, psychological and social factors work to create a violent young person. Goulston also offers methods to calm down an angry teen (or anybody) and how t ...
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Just 1%: The Power of Microtrends Just 1%: The Power of Microtrends
By Mark Penn and E. Kinney Zalesne

Published Sept. 5, 2007 11:19 p.m. - Just 1% of people can create a new market for business, spark a social movement, or effect a political change. Here, Penn (one of the world’s most highly regarded pollster) and Zalesne (social-change expert) introduce you to this compelling idea of microtrends, and their assertion that the culture is formed by the push and pull of sm ...
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The Turnover Dilemma: A Question to Keep Employees The Turnover Dilemma: A Question to Keep Employees
By Matthew Kelly

Published Sept. 5, 2007 11:08 p.m. - In this manifesto, Matthew Kelly warns of the high price of turnover. Sure, we all know that losing employees costs money, but lost opportunity is often an incalculable cost. Many pundits and business owners blame employees, thinking they are uncommitted. But, Kelly argues, people leave their jobs because there is a disconnect between t ...
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The Creation of Conscious Culture through Educational Innovation The Creation of Conscious Culture through Educational Innovation
By Michael Strong

Published Sept. 5, 2007 10:33 p.m. - Michael Strong has a vision of schools which will promote authentic learning for our youth. He has a vision of creating institutions that model positive behavior. He believes that our society doesn’t provide this guidance early enough to help form the futures of children who are starved for meaning and inspiration. In t ...
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Social Media and Social Outcasts Social Media and Social Outcasts
By Dave Platter

Published Sept. 5, 2007 10:28 p.m. - Here, Dave Platter warns of the dangers of the constant connectivity that social media demands. He presents a subtle argument that whatever self-image we create for ourselves as a result of our web popularity is ephemeral. He encourages us to not rely too heavily on how many emails we receive to determine our self-worth. Instead, to disconnect is to remin ...
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The Secrets of Market-Driven Leaders: A Pragmatic Approach The Secrets of Market-Driven Leaders: A Pragmatic Approach
By Craig Stull, Phil Myers, David Meerman Scott

Published Sept. 5, 2007 10:23 p.m. - Why does one product succeed while others crash? And why do the second and third products from a successful company almost always fail? The crew at Pragmatic Marketing determined that there are more reasons than features and price when determining the success (or failure) of a product, including ...
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