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Bring down that cable bill! Setting a target

Should I really pay that much to watch five channels? Many of us wonder with each cable bill, or at least when our contract comes up for renewal. 614 more words

A Little Humor Broke the Tension in the Room.

The tension in the room was palpable.

An hour or more of the mediation had passed.

I had entered the plaintiff’s conference room for a private caucus with the plaintiff and her counsel and I was delivering Defendants’ offer. 346 more words


Perceived Value

By Cheri Roberts

Oftentimes we enter a barter negotiation and our perception of what we are giving versus what we are getting is skewed. Let’s face it, if I am giving a restaurant $100 worth of my skills, knowledge, expertise and time I would expect $100 worth of their food right? 271 more words


Not in a hurry to leave

When people arrive five minutes after the church service has begun and leave while the pastor is closing the service in prayer, I often wonder why. 403 more words

Doing Research Ethics

On Thursday, I attended a really interesting research ethics event, organised by BCU’s Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences (HELS), but hosted at Parkside.  There was certainly a focus on health and psychology, and the keynote speaker – Sarah Edwards, UCL – reflecting on current concerns in research ethics, referred to examples drawn from NHS ethics framework.   684 more words

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Bob lets his hammer hand down. In the gloom, he straightens up, shaking out his arms, one of them still captured, and does his best to imagine he is alone. 331 more words


We may negotiate with Boko Haram, says Presidency

The Federal Government has said that it is open to negotiations with the Boko Haram sect in order to find a lasting solution to the security crisis in the country, if the group is willing. 334 more words