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Colorado’s Push Against Teenage Pregnancies Is a Startling Success

The New York Times

WALSENBURG, Colo. — Over the past six years, Colorado has conducted one of the largest experiments with long-acting birth control. If teenagers and poor women were offered free intrauterine devices and implants that prevent… 76 more words


The Stories We Tell

Nobody is born a racist. Racists are created over time. A child sitting at the dinner table with his parents in South Africa. They’re talking about the state of the nation, how the country is going nowhere since this “black” government came to power, how we’re moving backwards instead of forward, and how this should really prove that black people cannot govern themselves. 1,400 more words

It's Plastic Free July and I'm ashamed of myself

As many of you know, last year I attempted the Plastic Free July challenge… with dismal results. I started out the challenge feeling confident that I will rock it because there are so many lifestyle changes that we’ve made already to reduce our plastic use – I always use my trusty… 920 more words

Climate Change

7 Steps for Successfully Addressing Negative Behaviors

Providing feedback—especially less than positive feedback—is a task many managers dread.  But feedback is an essential part of providing the day-to-day coaching people need to succeed—especially in today’s fast-paced business environment where people at all levels are in a constant learning mode. 531 more words

Behavior Change

3 Ways to Recognize—and Embrace—a New Season of Life

As we go through life, we experience different personal and professional seasons that influence our daily activities. During each season, our priorities will likely change. 522 more words


Trouble Setting Boundaries at Work? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine,

I have a lot of friends at work and we have a lot of fun. I am an easy going person and like to joke around, but I was recently promoted to manager and now there’s a problem.  689 more words


The Quiet Revolution

Do your managers give enough feedback? Do your line workers perform job tasks consistently and well? Do your teams focus on a few key items when trying to improve their performance? 318 more words