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Spurring US Innovation in Education

By Jim Brazell, Posted August 13th 2010

In 2010, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference featured a “crowd source” keynote selection. People voted over the web and the most popular nominee was given the closing keynote of one of the largest educational computing conferences in the world.

On July 1, Hawaii...


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Interview About New WWII Book

By Andy Andrews, Posted August 2nd 2010

heart menderBestselling author and motivational speaker Andy Andrews was featured on Fox6 in Alabama discussing his new book, The Heart Mender: A Story of Second Chances.

In the interview, which is featured here, Andrews tells about an untold chapter from American history that took place literally in his back...


David Nour, social media strategist and founder of Relationships Economics, has spent 2010 helping companies do the same thing: Get creative.

For many companies, getting creative involves completely reinventing their business model. In a new video, Nour explains his radical idea.

To learn more...


Afterburner is a elite team of military and business leaders who excel in helping organizations learn to work more efficiently and effectively.

Here are there five characteristics of flawlessly executing organizations.

I. Perform as High-Reliability Organizations (HROs): Researchers Weick and...


In his first public statements since his controversial statements about Afghanistan, GOP chairman Michael Steele expressed his resolve to remaining the head of the Republican Party.

Steele came under attack last week for calling Afghanistan"a war of Obama's choosing," and "not something the United...


Former NBA player and coach Byron Scott has been named new head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Watch ESPN report on the announcement:

When he's not busy with the Cavs, Scott works as a motivational speaker. To find out if he is available to speak at your next event, submit the "Check...


Mike Huckabee might be the Republican Party's next great hope. So says Washington Post political columnistChris Cillizza.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee(R) leaned heavily toward the 2012 presidential raceover the weekend, telling Fox News Channel's Chris Wallace that he "does better against...


Col. Oliver North will be speaking at The Forum at Premiere on Thursday, July 15.

The Forum at Premiere is a speaker series located at the Premiere Speakers Bureau office in Franklin, TN. Each Forum allows area business leaders to enjoy lunch with and hear a brief speech from national figures....


In her most recent Washington Post column, personal finance expert Michelle Singletary reports on a disturbing trend that American's senior popular needs to be aware of.

When we talk about the aging population in the United States, the conversation is often focused on who will take care of the...


The following is an editorial written by environmental journalist Amanda Little in response to the BP oil leak.

One month after BP's Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico and unleashed a catastrophic oil spill, the costs are sickening.

Fragile marshes once rich with marine life are...