10 Lesser-Known Wartime Nurses Who Displayed Amazing Heroism


10 Lesser-Known Wartime Nurses Who Displayed Amazing Heroism A.C. GRIMES AUGUST 31, 2018   When people think of wartime nurses, names like Florence Nightingale spring to mind. But countless lesser-known nurses also made valuable contributions. Unfortunately, history’s memory bank is a lot like a financial bank: when making a large withdrawal, requesting large units of currency … Continue reading 10 Lesser-Known Wartime Nurses Who Displayed Amazing Heroism

10 Infamous Cases Of Stigmata


10 Infamous Cases Of Stigmata THETA O'NEAL AUGUST 31, 2018   Christianity thrives around the world. People devote their entire lives to a being they cannot see, touch, or feel. They run purely on faith. There are some faithful servants, however, who endure the ultimate mark of their religion. Seen as blessed, these people bear the … Continue reading 10 Infamous Cases Of Stigmata

10 People Who Documented Their Deaths


10 People Who Documented Their Deaths OLIVER TAYLOR AUGUST 31, 2018   Death can be devastating, both to the dying person and his loved ones. But how about someone actually documenting his death? Believe it or not, a number of people have done this throughout history. Some knew they were dying and documented their deaths, taking … Continue reading 10 People Who Documented Their Deaths

Three Reasons HR Transformations Fail (and how to make sure yours doesn’t) – The Talent Strategy Group


CATEGORY Talent Strategy Human Resources Talent Management HR Effectiveness Talent Science Performance Management Talent Reviews/Succession Capabilities/Competencies Development Talent Quarterly Extras 01 JULY 2018Three Reasons HR Transformations Fail (and how to make sure yours doesn't) Our experience shows that it’s not the usual suspects – troublesome technology implementations, challenging budgets, etc. – that undermine the success … Continue reading Three Reasons HR Transformations Fail (and how to make sure yours doesn’t) – The Talent Strategy Group

RAK Movement- Friday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe


Treat a friend – buy them lunch! Empty your wallet for charity Give up your seat on the tube/bus Make someone’s day – tell a friend why you appreciate them Buy more ethically sourced foods We all need help sometimes; offer someone a helping hand Save water – turn the tap off when brushing your … Continue reading RAK Movement- Friday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe

10 Strangest US Roadside Attractions


10 Strangest US Roadside Attractions MICHAEL VAN DUISEN AUGUST 29, 2018   Roadside attractions have been a staple of American culture since the first mile of Route 66 was laid down. Fodder for postcards, novelty-seekers, and Instagram shots, these various noteworthy stopping points are often quite unique and bizarre. While classics such as the World’s Largest Ball of … Continue reading 10 Strangest US Roadside Attractions

10 Most Outrageous Dowries Or Bride Prices


MICHAEL VAN DUISEN AUGUST 30, 2018   Dowries and bride prices have long been a feature of human civilization, utilized in virtually every culture. Dowries often served as protection for the wife, as she would be right to leave her husband and take the dowry back if he or his family treated her badly, an all too … Continue reading 10 Most Outrageous Dowries Or Bride Prices

From another of my Fav Newsletters – The Skeptics


SCIENCE SALON # 35 Dr. Tali Sharot — The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others In her new book, The Influential Mind, neuroscientist Tali Sharot takes readers on a thrilling exploration of the nature of influence, so she and Shermer start the conversation by discussing how we can influence, for example, climate deniers … Continue reading From another of my Fav Newsletters – The Skeptics

Top 10 Worst Instances Of Inflation


Top 10 Worst Instances Of Inflation OLIVER TAYLOR AUGUST 29, 2018   Venezuela recently introduced a new currency to replace its already battered money.[1] For some years now, the nation has been experiencing serious hyperinflation that has totally rubbished the value of its currency, the bolivar. The government introduced the new currency, the sovereign bolivar, hoping it … Continue reading Top 10 Worst Instances Of Inflation

From my Fav Newsletter Brain Pickings


 This is the Brain Pickings midweek newsletter: Every Wednesday, I plunge into my twelve-year archive and choose something worth resurfacing and resavoring as a timeless pick-me-up for heart, mind, and spirit. (If you don't yet subscribe to the standard Sunday newsletter of new pieces published each week, you can sign up here – it's free.) If you … Continue reading From my Fav Newsletter Brain Pickings

Weekly Character Goal Generation : Creativity Activity : Jay Mentor Thursday


Set a Weekly Character Goal from the Randomly chosen ones below. Escape their destiny.Explore the oceans.Be respected.Overcome mockery from the past.Overcome mockery from the past.Better themselves.Appease the gods.Create a utopia.Satisfy their curiosity.Find a cure. You can join two or three sentences and later make them crisp, short or replace the words in the goal statements … Continue reading Weekly Character Goal Generation : Creativity Activity : Jay Mentor Thursday

RAK Movement- Thursday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe


Feed a stray animal if you spot one Surprise your parents with flowers Buy more ethically sourced foods Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Say good morning/afternoon/evening to a stranger Help a younger student with their work Make someone a cup of coffee Send a thank you card to someone who has … Continue reading RAK Movement- Thursday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe

10 Foolish Criminals Who Called The Police On Themselves


SAM DUNSMORE AUGUST 29, 2018   Some criminals are not very clever, and they spectacularly fail to pull off their crimes. We’ve certainly published a lot of stories about crazy criminalswhose antics defy rational explanation. But the criminals on this list take “stupid” to a whole new level. Each of them managed to find themselves in so … Continue reading 10 Foolish Criminals Who Called The Police On Themselves

Did you know…


... that today is the anniversary of the Beatles' Last Public Concert? On this day in 1966, the Beatles held their last public concert as they ended their fourth American tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with … Continue reading Did you know…

The Poet and the Actress


The Poet and the Actress Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay See the slithering of the Poet, I think he's angry at the mowatt. He finds it hard to see the spanner, Overshadowed by the quietude planner. Who is that snorting near the goldfish? I think she'd like to eat the blue catfish. She is but … Continue reading The Poet and the Actress

Wednesday Mentor: 12 Sales-Boosting Strategies


  Word Count: 621 Summary: Want to Hyperscale and boost profits and gain market share? Here are some things you can do to gain a bigger piece of the pie. Article Body: The competition is fierce and advertising budgets are tighter than ever whether you are a Startupper, Startpreneur, Solopreneur, Woman Entrepreneur or SME.  We … Continue reading Wednesday Mentor: 12 Sales-Boosting Strategies

Paracosm


 Disney Quotes Some great words from an amazing man! TAGGED WITH PARACOSM Fantasy and reality often overlap. Walt’s ability to deal with the harsh reality that separated two gruesome world wars with the support of fantasy, could now comfortably be described as escapism. Across the Atlantic and a century earlier, Emily Bronté, a young author, … Continue reading Paracosm

Motivational Slogans for Wednesday


I just wish one of my Toastmaster friends is reading this and chooses these as the Table Topics rather than the Horror TERROR TOPICs they choose which horrify me each time I pick one of them. 🙂 On a serious note, These Slogans can sometimes show us the much needed solution to a Top of … Continue reading Motivational Slogans for Wednesday

RAK Movement- Wednesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe


Make a conscious effort to recycle We all love surprises! Buy someone an unexpected gift Surroundings looking messy? Tidy up the area around you Bake something for your family/friends Know someone who is not coping very well? Give them a call Buy someone a coffee Reconnect with your grandparents or an elderly person you know … Continue reading RAK Movement- Wednesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe

Did you know… …


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of United Parcel Service (UPS)? UPS was started in 1907 by teenagers Jim Casey and Claude Ryan in Seattle, Washington. The company, originally named American Messenger Company, now delivers more than 5 billion packages every year. ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Continuity gives us roots; change gives … Continue reading Did you know… …

Mentor Master Class- Free Tutorial Series 1-10 for Mentors from Jay Parkhe #10


Mentoring has been widely credited with being an effective tool for human resource development. Its application can be found in many diverse sectors such as − Manufacturing Tourism and Hospitality Petro-chemical industries Public sector/government Financial services Educational institutions Service industries Charities Mentoring is used in organizations at different stages of employee engagement. It is a … Continue reading Mentor Master Class- Free Tutorial Series 1-10 for Mentors from Jay Parkhe #10

RAK Movement- Wednes Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe


Share your lunch with a friend Buy more ethically sourced foods Neighbour’s lawn looking messy? Offer to mow it Put your phone down and have a conversation with a friend Feeling inspired? Make a meal for your family or roommates Help a younger student with their work Help someone improve, give them constructive feedback We … Continue reading RAK Movement- Wednes Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe

Mentor Master Class- Free Tutorial Series 1-10 for Mentors from Jay Parkhe #9


Mentoring is the process of guiding those employees who are excellent performers. The idea behind mentoring is not so much to extract the best performance out of the employees, as to keep them focused and dedicated to their standards of performance. The idea behind mentoring is to engage a person with more experience in a … Continue reading Mentor Master Class- Free Tutorial Series 1-10 for Mentors from Jay Parkhe #9

Creativity Exercise: Daily Motto Generation


In unity and freedom.Never forget.Bold and righteous.We are always free.Love of the people, strength of the nation.Of the sea, the land and the sky.Righteous in duty.Above all we stand.Glorious, victorious.People of the land. Take your PIck. Twist it, turn it, modify it, break it down, add two or three together and see the outcome for … Continue reading Creativity Exercise: Daily Motto Generation

RAK Movement- Tuesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe


Help an elderly person cross the road or up the stairs Recycle 3 things today Share today’s food with your neighbour! Good servicing requires a lot of effort; tip them! Hug your parents Let someone know how much you appreciate them No matter how annoying they can be, tell your siblings how much you appreciate … Continue reading RAK Movement- Tuesday Random Acts of Kindness – Jay Parkhe