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How Can You Get A Leopard To Change It’s Spots

Imagine that you’ve just completed a project at work. Your supervisor tells you that you didn’t deliver things exactly the way he wants, and he asks you to redo the project. For some people, this would be cause for a meltdown, but you take it in stride. You go back to your desk, digest what was just said,and assess the work you put into the project. Instead of having a pity party, you make a commitment to improve the quality of your work. A colleague who was in the meeting…

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The Only Time That Change Doesn’t Make You Better

Tom’s always liked cooking, and his friends have always backed him up on how good he is — especially some of his homemade pizzas. So he pulled together a few pieces and decided to open a pizza place. The first year of business was good. Lots of customers went to his restaurant to try his pizzas. But after a year, a taco place opened up nearby and was becoming popular. Their lines seemed longer and their business seemed more robust. As this was all happening, Tom was scrolling through Facebook…

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Business 

Maria Will Fundamentally Change US Policy Toward Puerto Rico

In the last 90 years, three catastrophic hurricanes have struck Puerto Rico. San Felipe II in 1928 and San Ciprían in 1932 triggered political and economic changes in America’s largest colony that endured for generations. However, Puerto Rico remains an unincorporated territorial possession of the United States, subject to the plenary powers of Congress. The Puerto Rican government exercises only those powers that the Congress allows. In other words, it is still a colony. As a political economist who has studied Puerto Rican political and economic change, I believe Hurricane Maria could be another…

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Science 

Potential Trump Adviser Suggests Climate Change Regulations Are Communist Conspiracy

President Trump has tapped a former Texas regulator to be his senior adviser on environmental policy. Like a string of other controversial picks, she questions the science behind climate change. … Read the referenced story here: Potential Trump Adviser Suggests Climate Change Regulations Are Communist Conspiracy

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