Manifestos tagged with Culture


Why Diversity Rules
Sept. 7, 2004 - By: Jerry Colonna
Diversity, that of personality and style, is critically undervalued by even the most egalitarian of organizations. JERRY COLONNA, one of Forbes' Best VCs in the Country and one of the 25 most generous young Americans according to Worth, shares a personal story about the value of misfits.
What's wrong with Atkins?
Sept. 7, 2004 - By: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
According to Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, not only are high-protein low-carb diets unlikely to be effective tools for keeping the weight off, but they be harmful to your health. Meat protein-heavy diets such as Atkins have been shown to dramatically increase susceptibility to colon cancer, heart disease, kidney
How to Defeat Terrorism
Aug. 25, 2004 - By: Benjamin Kuipers
Terrorism expert Benjamin Kuipers lays out a step-by-step process for defeating terrorism. Calling the Iraq war a major step backward in the fight against terror, Kuipers writes that mutual trust between communities is an important weapon against the spread of terrorism, as is trust between those communities and their authorities. Once trust is established, Ku
Before It Happens to You
Aug. 24, 2004 - By: Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, M.D.
This manifesto could save your life. Every single one of us is at risk of heart attack and disease, and a simple daily regimen can help stave off such heart problems, says Dr. Jonathan Sackner-Bernstein. A well-respected cardiologist and lecturer, Dr. Sackner-Bernstein has extensively investigated the effects of betablockers on patients with h
How To Get Better Teachers—and Treat Them Right
Aug. 24, 2004 - By: Chester E. Finn, Jr.
To start producing better students, we need to find better teachers. To do that, Chester E. Finn, Jr., a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, proposes taking a common-sense approach to lure our best and brightest to join the profession: deregulate teaching, and pay outstanding teachers more than mediocre ones.
Do Less
Aug. 24, 2004 - By: Seth Godin
Marketing guru and agent of change Seth Godin writes that for your company to do more, sometimes you need to do less! Stop trying to be all things to all people (or customers), and focus (in your life and in your work) on your core strengths. Your business (and probably your sanity) are likely to improve.
Kill Your Children
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Tyler Lackey
A spoon full of sugar makes the medicine go down, but what do years of sugar-rich beverages do to our children? Tyler tells us how sugary drinks may ‘Kill Your Children.’ Lackey artfully delivers facts that should scare any conscious parent. He presents a simple solution: don't drink sugar. Of course, it's much easier said than done, since sugar-rich drinks end
How To Be a Boor
Aug. 13, 2004 - By: Elly Markson
Have you ever received an email in ALL CAPS? End the madness here, with Elly's brief but powerful guide to email etiquette. Markson's manifesto is something you'll surely want to send along to friends who struggle with everyday email writing. As this issue's special "plus one" release, Elly's piece is brief enough for even the smallest attention span.



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