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... that today is Alaska's Birthday? On this day in 1867, the U.S. formally took possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre. The Alaska purchase comprised 586,412 square miles, about twice the size of Texas, and was championed by William Henry Seward, the … Continue reading Did you know…

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...  Birthday of San Francisco is celebrated? In 1776, Spanish missionaries began the first settlement in the area that was to become the city of San Francisco. Yerba Buena, the original name of San Francisco, was taken from the plant with the same name that grew around the settlement that was adjacent to the Mission … Continue reading Did you know…


WORD OF THE DAY Avuncular ə-vən-kyoo-lər Part of speech: adjective Origin: Latin, mid-19th century 1 Relating to an uncle 2 Suggestive of the warm feelings between a man and his siblings' children Examples of Avuncular in a sentence "He has a genial smile and avuncular friendliness that lead many to refer to him as uncle, even if he isn't … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Wisdom Quotes

It's better to find the source of a problem and being unable to fix it than it is to fix the problem without knowing its source. It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settling a question without debating it. (Joseph Joubert) It doesn't take a master to hold a sword. … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

Ethical Alliance Daily News 

Ethical Alliance Daily News  United States: Crooked longshore union honcho pleads guilty to accepting $150,000 in bribes Oct 17, 2019 08:00 pm The corrupt president of a local International Longshoremen’s Association union pleaded guilty Wednesday to taking $150,000 in bribes that he referred to as “tickets.” Glenn Blicht, 57, copped to a scheme in which … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News 

Wisdom Quote

You can change neither the currents nor the tides, but you can use the winds to change direction. I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. (Jimmy Dean) Both the past and the future are beyond our reach, it's the present you must grasp. … Continue reading Wisdom Quote

Courtesy: Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Blog!

Welcome to the Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Blog! Founder of Influence360° and The Dieken Group, Connie Dieken is the author of the bestselling books Talk Less, Say More and Become the Real Deal and a 5-time Emmy award-winning journalist. A member of our 100 Coaches, Connie is an expert on leadership influence. She helps leaders influence positive outcomes in all directions … Continue reading Courtesy: Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Blog!