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Ethical Alliance Daily News   


Ethical Alliance Daily News  United States: Former VA official sentenced for federal contract bribery scheme Feb 28, 2020 08:00 pm A former Veterans Affairs official in Colorado has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on seven corruption and fraud charges linked to manipulating small business bids for federal contracts. Dwane Nevins, 55, Robert … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News   

Random Acts of Kindness


Visit a nursing home just to spend a little time with residents. Find out if you can bring a dog that would be great with elderly folks Buy a movie ticket for the person behind you in line Say “good morning” Make little gift baskets for the kids in your neighborhood Save water – take … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness

Random phrases of the day


Jaws of DeathMeaning: Being in a dangerous or very deadly situation. Don't Count Your Chickens Before They HatchMeaning: Do not rely on something you are not sure of. No-BrainerMeaning: Anything that requires minimal brain activity to accomplish. There's No I in TeamMeaning: To not work alone, but rather, together with others in order to achieve a certain goal. Fool's … Continue reading Random phrases of the day

Inspiration


“I'm often asked what I think about as I run. Usually the people who ask this have never run long distances themselves. I always ponder the question. What exactly do I think about when I'm running? I don't have a clue.” - Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

Writing Prompt


The PuzzleWrite something that the answer isn't known until the end The UnknownWhat happens when someone steps into an unknown situation. Peace OutWhat do you find peaceful? Tear-JerkerSomething that makes you cry. Family HeirloomWhat is it and why is it one? Random PageOpen a random page of a book or magazine and use that to … Continue reading Writing Prompt

Wisdom Quotes


This very moment could be the opportunity of a life time you're waiting for, so stop waiting. Your big opportunity may be right where you are now. (Napoleon Hill) It's the things and people someone loves that tells you who they are. The things that we love tell us what we are. (Thomas Aquinas)

Wisdom Quotes


Talent is a gift that has been discovered. I was born with a natural gift. My mother recognized the talent. (Bernie Worrell) True wisdom starts with asking the right questions. A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. (Francis Bacon)

5 Things You May Not Know About Leap Day – HISTORY


via 5 Things You May Not Know About Leap Day - HISTORY Nearly every four years, we add an extra day to the calendar in the form of February 29, also known as Leap Day. Put simply, these additional 24 hours are built into the calendar to ensure that it stays in line with the … Continue reading 5 Things You May Not Know About Leap Day – HISTORY

Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution | HISTORY


via Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution | HISTORY Many people don’t know that African Americans played an integral role in the fight for our country’s independence. Anchored by sit down interviews with NBA legend, best-selling author and esteemed activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as well as numerous esteemed historians and supported with archival material, “Black Patriots: … Continue reading Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution | HISTORY

CoronaVirus and Pnuts Newsletter


Come On, We’re All Down Cause The Sickness The World Health Organization (WHO) has made an announcement stating that the world is not yet ready for a major outbreak of the new coronavirus, COVID-19. Despite massive efforts by China’s government to keep the epidemic contained, more and more cases seem to be erupting across the globe. … Continue reading CoronaVirus and Pnuts Newsletter

Weird Word


monoousian having the same substance mordacious given to biting; biting in quality mofette volcanic opening in the earth emitting carbon dioxide morbus disease miseri cordledge in church to lean against while standing; forgiveness or mercy

Inspiration


“One of the pitfalls of childhood is that one doesn't have to understand something to feel it. By the time the mind is able to comprehend what has happened, the wounds of the heart are already too deep.” - Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Weird Words


wordbreakpoint of division in a word that runs onto the next line woubita small and shabby person warblesmall tumour suffered by horses under the saddle area wapitielk witheelastic tool handle to save the hand from shock of blows

Writing Prompts


Magic JewelsWhat are they and what powers do they have? Fire FliesWrite about a secluded stream with lots of wildlife. Tear-JerkerSomething that makes you cry. Spice RackHow does a character add spice to a situation? Not NormalWhat is normal and why are you not? Missing YouDescribe the emotions of missing someone.

Random phrases of the day


Down For The CountMeaning: Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so. Keep Your Shirt OnMeaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset. Head Over HeelsMeaning: Falling deeply in love with another person. Heads UpMeaning: Used as an advanced warning. To become keenly aware. Playing PossumMeaning: Pretending to be dead, … Continue reading Random phrases of the day

Random Acts of Kindness


Google 'survey for charity' and complete one. They receive money for every one you fill out! We all love surprises! Buy someone an unexpected gift Leave someone flowers anonymously Forgive someone Forgive someone a debt and never bring it up

Writing Prompts


Tear-JerkerSomething that makes you cry. Purple HazeThere is something keeping you from seeing what's going on around you. Apple and OrangesWrite a story about comparisons. Magic JewelsWhat are they and what powers do they have? In The ShadowsWhat is lurking just out of your sight? Magic PotionWho created it and what happens when it's used?

United States: Wells Fargo Forced To Pay $3 Billion For The Bank’s Fake Account Scandal


via United States: Wells Fargo Forced To Pay $3 Billion For The Bank’s Fake Account Scandal\   Ethical Alliance Daily News  United States: Wells Fargo Forced To Pay $3 Billion For The Bank’s Fake Account Scandal Feb 25, 2020 08:00 pm Wells Fargo, the fourth largest bank in the United States, agreed on Friday to … Continue reading United States: Wells Fargo Forced To Pay $3 Billion For The Bank’s Fake Account Scandal

wisdom Quotes


Follow the path you're on and you'll reach your destination. Divert and you may reach your destiny. If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. (Lao Tzu) Let your dreams, not your nightmares, define who you are. Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. (Robert H. Schuller)

National Science Day – 28 February


National Science Day – 28 February This day is celebrated to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by the renowned Indian physicist Sir CV Raman. Content marketing ideas Listicle idea: Indian scientists who helped shape scientific thought Infographic idea: X Sciences you might not have been aware of Video idea: Scientific revolutions that have … Continue reading National Science Day – 28 February

Wisdom Quotes


All of our fears are treasure troves of self-knowledge ready to be explored if you dare to make the first step. Fear is a question. What are you afraid of and why? Our fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if we explore them. (Marilyn French) It takes a fool to do the same thing … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

WORD OF THE DAY


WORD OF THE DAY Bromide BRO-miyd Part of speech: noun Origin: English, 19th century 1 A trite and unoriginal idea or remark, typically intended to soothe or placate. 2 A compound of bromine with another element or group. Examples of Bromide in a sentence "She couldn't help but roll her eyes at the expected bromide coming from her father." … Continue reading WORD OF THE DAY

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of the 22nd Amendment? The 22nd amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified in 1951. This amendment limits U.S. presidents to two terms in office. FYI, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the only President to have served more than two terms. ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Confidence... thrives … Continue reading Did you know…

Learnings at Toastmasters International- Evaluation feedback – Invaluable!


T-Rex arms - I never noticed how I bend my arms and hold them up while speaking, even when I'm not using them to emphasize anything. Now I see T-Rex arms in speakers all over the place. 2, I got told I speak across the topic, not down. It meant I was covering too many … Continue reading Learnings at Toastmasters International- Evaluation feedback – Invaluable!

Fabulist


WORD OF THE DAY Fabulist FAB-yə-list Part of speech: noun Origin: Latin, late 16th century 1 A person who composes or relates fables. 2 A liar, especially a person who invents elaborate, dishonest stories. Examples of Fabulist in a sentence "Her fantastical debut novel earned her the reputation of a skilled fabulist." "He seemed to be a born fabulist, … Continue reading Fabulist

Ethical Alliance Daily News 


Ethical Alliance Daily News  Cayman Islands: Premier to tackle EU’s tax haven blacklist in UK Feb 26, 2020 08:00 pm Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin will begin a series of meetings in London this week with UK leaders as he moves to build on relations across the pond to champion Cayman’s reputation. It comes on … Continue reading Ethical Alliance Daily News 

The DhAnAnJay ParKhe – Jay Daily


via The DhAnAnJay ParKhe - Jay Daily Will We Get Closer to Circularity in 2020? sustainablebrands­.com While the concept of a circular economy has made its way into the public consciousness; unfortunately, as of 2018, circularity globally is only at 9%. In order for circularity to deliver on its poten… Shared by Sarah Bloomquist   Remove … Continue reading The DhAnAnJay ParKhe – Jay Daily

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Big Pig Day? In 1979, someone in Stamford, Texas, paid $42,500 for one pig (the highest price ever for a pig at the time). Now that's what I call pork! 😉 ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "It's good to have money and the things that money can buy, but … Continue reading Did you know…

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Let's All Eat Right Day? Celebrate the birthday of nutritionist Adelle Davis, who was famous for advocating healthy eating, especially via her bestselling book, "Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit." ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think … Continue reading Did you know…

Random phrases of the Day


Every Cloud Has a Silver LiningMeaning: To be optimistic, even in difficullt times. Tug of WarMeaning: It can refer to the popular rope pulling game or it can mean a struggle for authority. You Can't Teach an Old Dog New TricksMeaning: It can be challenging to teach a person something new. What Am I, Chopped Liver?Meaning: A rhetorical question … Continue reading Random phrases of the Day

Random Acts of Kindness


Write a list of what you are grateful for RIGHT NOW and share with friends, friends and/or coworkers to promote an attitude of gratitude Offer to baby-sit for a single mom Say “thank you” to someone who made a difference… send a card to people who dedicate their lives to helping us – soldiers, police … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness

The Speaker and the KeyNote


The Speaker and the KeyNote Rhyming Couplet Ideas by jay See the flying of the Speaker, I think he's angry at the shrieker. He finds it hard to see the scorpion, Overshadowed by the agreeable morpion. Who is that wallowing near the net? I think she'd like to eat the inset. She is but a … Continue reading The Speaker and the KeyNote

Writing Prompts


Perfect RecipeWrite about events that created a perfect disaster. Sound of ThunderA loud rumble is heard in the distance. What does it foretell? Dancing ShoesWhat type of dancing shoes does your character have on and what music are they listening to? Abandoned BeautyA place that became beautiful because it was abandoned. Telephone TagTwo people who … Continue reading Writing Prompts

Via Basic Bananas Newsletter


5 Steps To Increase Your Cash Flow  Who doesn't need a little extra cash?  Many business owners find it hard to recognise ways to generate more profit, often leaving money on the table. Luckily, there are tried and tested ways to make any business more profitable. Here are some questions you can ask yourself to get on … Continue reading Via Basic Bananas Newsletter

The Sandy Stranger At Fleece – A Narrative Poem


The Sandy Stranger At Fleece - A Narrative Poem by jay One day at a book shop, I met a man selling lighter, For money he wanted to swap, But I really wanted some copywriter. "Got any copywriter?" asked I. "For that's how I'll spend my money." "No copywriter here!" said the guy. He seemed … Continue reading The Sandy Stranger At Fleece – A Narrative Poem

Wisdom Quotes


Even if you're on the right path, you'll get nowhere if you stand still. Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. (Will Rogers) It's the things and people someone loves that tells you who they are. The things that we love tell us what we are. … Continue reading Wisdom Quotes

Seasoned nuts quotable


“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie “Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family. – Mario … Continue reading Seasoned nuts quotable

World – 6 A’s DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily


via World - 6 A's DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily WORLD Rohingyas in Telangana ready to surrender 'fake' Aadhaar cards Shared by Salil Mathur newindianexpress.com - HYDERABAD: Tension has gripped the Rohingya refugee camp in Balapur with many residents here receiving notices from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and fear that they might be th… Namaste … Continue reading World – 6 A’s DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily

World – 6 A’s DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily


via World - 6 A's DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily WORLD Rohingyas in Telangana ready to surrender 'fake' Aadhaar cards Shared by Salil Mathur newindianexpress.com - HYDERABAD: Tension has gripped the Rohingya refugee camp in Balapur with many residents here receiving notices from the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and fear that they might be th… Namaste … Continue reading World – 6 A’s DhAnAnjAyA jAy PArkhe© Daily

Russia: Russia Arrests U.S. Cancer Medicine Inventor for Bribery


via Russia: Russia Arrests U.S. Cancer Medicine Inventor for Bribery Your daily digest of global corruption and compliance updates View this email in your browser Ethical Alliance Daily News  Russia: Russia Arrests U.S. Cancer Medicine Inventor for Bribery Feb 24, 2020 08:00 pm An American cancer-medicine inventor has been arrested in Russia on suspicion of … Continue reading Russia: Russia Arrests U.S. Cancer Medicine Inventor for Bribery

Did you know…


Did you know... ... that today is Let's All Eat Right Day? Celebrate the birthday of nutritionist Adelle Davis, who was famous for advocating healthy eating, especially via her bestselling book, "Let's Eat Right to Keep Fit." ~~~ Today's Inspirational Quote: "Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think … Continue reading Did you know…

In a Nutshell via PNUTs Newsletter – Australian Fires


Tracey Nearmy via Getty Images We Most Likely Started The Fire, It’s Been Lately Burning And We Haven’t Been Learning Australia is both poster child and global bellwether for the effects of climate change. Its increasingly volatile climate has been delivering one catastrophe after another, each more intense than the one before; scientists call it a … Continue reading In a Nutshell via PNUTs Newsletter – Australian Fires

Random phrases of the day


Head Over HeelsMeaning: Falling deeply in love with another person. Keep Your Shirt OnMeaning: Keeping calm. Usually said by someone who is trying to avoid making others upset. It's Not All It's Cracked Up To BeMeaning: Failing to meet expectations; not being as good as people say. What Am I, Chopped Liver?Meaning: A rhetorical question used by a person … Continue reading Random phrases of the day

Random Acts of Kindness


Tell your boss that you think he/she does a good job Stop at a kid’s lemonade stand and buy a drink Offer to help your neighbours/friends with chores Open the phone book, pick a name, and send them something (movie tickets, thank you card, you are appreciated card, book, etc.) anonymously Buy more ethically sourced … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness