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How old and experienced is an average CEO?

In the fall of 2012, I had a semi-interesting conversation with a kid I was going to graduate school with. At the time, I think I was 31; the other person in question was 24. 739 more words

Fundamental Explainers

55 percent of employees are eating during conference calls (and more fun stats)

One of my least-favorite expressions in the cubicle world is “hop on a call.” Anyone that’s been on a series of conference calls knows that they’re pretty off-task affairs, in general: it’s highly probable that over 60 percent of the people on the call aren’t totally focused on the call at all. 552 more words

Fundamental Explainers

ISIS, The Emergence of an Islamic Terror State

This is very serious.

THIS IS BAD NEWS FOR THE FREE WORLD AS WE NOW KNOW IT. THERE IS A NEW TERRORIST GROUP, THAT HAS BEEN FORMED FROM THE OLD GROUPS WE HAVE COME TO KNOW OVER THE LAST FEW YEARS: HAMAS, AL-QUADA, MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, Hezbollah, HAVE EVOLVED INTO THIS ISLAMIC CALIPHATE. 694 more words

Personal Security

My ALS Thoughts

Today, on my way to the gym, my loving father mentioned that he had accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and that he would be joining the countless other social-media-crazed monkeys who were dunking themselves with ice water for a “good cause.” It would be an understatement if I said that I didn’t fly off the handle. 537 more words

My Heart

Bobby Seale - Timeline Photos | Facebook

The Black Panther Party aligned itself and formed coalitions with other progressive organizations including Cesar Chavez’s Farm Workers Movement, AIM (The American Indian Movement), the Asian Red Guard, the Young Lords Movement, the Peace & Freedom Party, SDS, Young Patriots, etc. 215 more words

Socio-Politics

The Truth about the Israel - Palestine Conflict (with Sources)

In the Middle East there is 2 ‘countries’. Israel and Palestine. Whilst Palestine is not officially a country as some other countries do not accept it as so, therefore, even though the majority of members of the United Nations accept Palestine as its own country, some if its members do not, therefore it is not, even though it isnt part of another country and meets all the criteria to be officially its own country on a map. 862 more words

Conflict

Raindrops

“He saw himself drowned in a lake. Heavy drops of icy water fell in a regular rhythm on his breast, and when I made him listen to the sound of the drops of water indeed falling in rhythm on the roof, he denied having heard it.

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