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Mallard Creek volleyball sets single-season win record

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mallard Creek High School volleyball set a school-record for wins in a single season Tuesday, sweeping Vance 3-0. The Lady Mavs are now 10-5 overall, and all 10 of those victories have been sweeps. 68 more words


Discipline and Rigor in Your Internal Controls

In a recent New York Times (NYT) Op-Ed by David Brooks, entitled “The Good Order”, he discussed how routine can lead to creativity. He cited to the example of three well-known authors whose habits included the following. 1,355 more words


Making Time to Write

Last week New York Times editorialist David Brooks held forth on the daily habits of famous writers, the implication being that if you want to be a famous writer (or even an infamous writer), you would be well advised to establish a regular schedule that devotes a set period to the work. 824 more words

Creative Strategies

"Covert Religious Supremacist Agendas": The $1-Billion-A-Year Right-Wing Conspiracy You Haven’t Heard Of

Have you heard of the $1,750-per-person “Gathering,” which starts Thursday in Orlando, Florida?

Probably not. But if you’re female, gay, non-Christian, or otherwise interested in the separation of church and state, your life has been affected by it. 1,769 more words

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The Kind of Country We Want

Rude awakenings are useful. That is how we really learn. Nothing is what your thought it would be. Life slaps you in the face. What were you thinking? 3,251 more words

Income Inequality

Is your your résumé ... or your eulogy powerful and sexy?

David Brooks: Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?

Within each of us are two selves, suggests David Brooks in this meditative short talk: the self who craves success, who builds a résumé, and the self who seeks connection, community, love — the values that make for a great eulogy. 35 more words