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The Power of Mind Map: Get More Things Done & Make Creativity Easy

You have a big project coming up, or a bunch of tasks, and are overwhelmed by the thought of it. This overload happens to me way too often,[1] but once I began using a mind map to clarify the direction, the project and tasks don’t seem so frightening. Whatever your position or place of work is, it is natural that you will have more than one task to handle at any given moment. This could be due to hectic deadlines, a large project made up of many different tasks, or…

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Politics 

Google Has Done a Horrible Thing to Its Employees

Andrew Klavan, PJ MediaGoogle’s firing of engineer James Damore for the thought crime of “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” was a dreadful piece of smiley-faced fascism. Damore, as you’ve probably heard, had written an in-house memo protesting Google’s political “monoculture” that excludes conservative thought. And, while supporting diversity, he pointed out that differences between men and women may account in part for their different career choices and results. Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent a note to employees saying that “we strongly support the right of Googlers to express themselves,” but I……

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Politics 

Trump Is Not Done Testing America’s Guardrails

Noah Rothman, CommentaryThe Trump administration has turned a corner, we are told. The appointment of the no-nonsense, anti-ideological General John Kelly to replace Reince Priebus as Trump’s chief of staff has imposed order on an administration prone to chaos. The president’s party in control of Congress has not allowed Donald Trump to indulge his worst excesses unchecked, nor have the courts. As Charles Krauthammer wrote in a column last week, American institutions ranging from the military, to law enforcement, to even the Boy Scouts have resisted the corrupting influence of…

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