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May 18, 2017
7 Reasons Kids, Cell Phones and School Just Don't Mix
By Meg Meeker
Parents, Pleeeaaase don't let your kids go to school with their cell phones. I know that you want them to be able to call you whenever they want. I know that you don't want them to ...
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May 17, 2017
Speaker Bureaus Used to Ignore Me Now I get Booked 2 Years Out
By Manuel Scott
A client who booked me to speak called us this week to say, "A speaker's bureau recently called me to ask if I was interested in any speakers for [my events] over the summer. I ...
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May 16, 2017
Are Salespeople Becoming Obsolete?
By Ian Altman
As more organizations move to automate, experts believe the role of salespeople will drastically change. But will it go the way of the BlackBerry?
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May 15, 2017
What's real and fake in 'The Americans,' according to real-life spies
By Emily Brandwin
Although the FX series "The Americans" has been praised for its nuance, it creates a cloak-and-dagger world where tools never fail, master plans almost always work out and ...
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May 14, 2017
Bridges NYC launch party photos!
By Maria Murnane
The first launch party forBridgesis in the books! I had so much fun. Here are some pictures! Thanks so much to everyone who came out to celebrate with me. Next stop, Silicon Valley!
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May 11, 2017
Educational equity is about more than closing gaps
By Edwin Javius
If we believe that equity is about providing students and adults what they need to exceed performance targets, then tapping into how students make meaning through their cultural, racial ...
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May 10, 2017
The Grade-A Fib We Keep Telling Students
By Tim Clue
There's a lot of confusion in the news these days about what's fact and what's fake. So I'm starting to lose track of what officially qualifies as a "lie."; Nevertheless, here's an oldie but a goodie ...
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May 09, 2017
How The Most Successful Presenters Pitch Their Ideas
By Ian Altman
Use this simple four-part framework to wow audiences the next time you pitch your business ideas.
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May 08, 2017
"KISH" A WINNER AT FILM FEST!
By Daniel Kish
WAFTB is proud to announce that "KISH", a film profile ofWorld Access for the BlindLead Founder and President Daniel Kish, has been awarded the prize for 'Best Documentary Short' at the [i] Ashland Independent ...
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May 08, 2017
How These Black Women With A Startup Became 'Unhidden Figures'
By Kerry Schrader & Ashlee Ammons
Within moments of arriving at the Collision tech conference, I met two women with t-shirts that read, Black Female Founder Fund Me The duo in question is a mother-daughter team, ...

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