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CBS This Morning: Erin's Law" seeks to educate children by requiring sexual abuse prevention classes

By Erin Merryn
A survivor of child sexual abuse is working to pass a law requiring abuse prevention classes in all public schools. Studies reveal 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 6 boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. Erin's Law, named after Erin Merryn, has passed in 36 states and is pending in the other 14. CBS News' Reena Ninan visited a public school in Illinois to see how the school teaches kids about safe and unsafe touches. "I think you shouldn't ...
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The Hard Realities of Managing People

By Bruce Tulgan
It is our mission to fight the undermanagement epidemic and spread the word about highly engaged management. So many leaders, managers, and supervisors are held back by the belief that a strong, hands-on approach to management is wrong. Many participants in my seminars tell me, "I feel like you are giving me permission to manage, to be the boss. What a breath of fresh air!" And yet, at the same time, their employers say, "This is basic common sense! Of course, managers have to manage, plain and ...
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Live Inspired Podcast: Choosing Peace Instead of Sorrow (ep. 154)

By John O'Leary
John O’Leary welcomes Officer Mike Flamion and his wife Sarah to the Live Inspired Podcast, showing us that in the midst of the storm, you can choose to dance.Officer Mike Flamion was a nine-year law enforcement veteran when a routine traffic stop changed the trajectory of his life forever.Through their unwavering love, hope and spirit, Mike and his wife Sarah share how they’ve embraced a new normal + find joy and adventure in every day.Today’s conversation will show you ...
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Business Leaders Discuss The Importance Of Diversity

By Jacob Morgan
Diversity is definitely a buzzword in today's business world. But more than just a passing trend, diversity should be a core value of every business. Each week I talk with business experts on my podcast The Future of Work Podcast. I enjoy hearing what they have to say about important topics, and diversity is no exception. Here are a few things my recent guests have shared about why diversity is so important and the challenges that organizations face as they try to become more ...
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In 2019, the Power of Advertising is in the People

By Curtis Zimmerman
Advertising--in the traditional sense--doesn't work anymore. Have you noticed? In general, trends in 2019 don’t start because executives sat in a conference room somewhere and came up with a campaign--they grow organically among pockets of teenagers and corners of the internet. Rockstar brands notice this and map out their marketing strategy based on what’s already going on in the world. That’s why in 2019, if you want to expand the influence of your brand, you have to stop pushing ...
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Daily Inspiration: "A figment of your imagination? It's already someone else's disruptive reality!"

By Jim Carroll
"A figment of your imagination? It's already someone else's disruptive reality!" Futurist Jim Carroll Imagine you've got about 5 minutes to go on stage. You are scrolling through your Twitter feed while some other speaker begins to wrap up. You're about to do a keynote for several hundred executives & doctors who work in the orthopaedic industry. You're keynote will talk about the disruptive ideas that are occurring with the 3D printing of ...
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How Entertainers and Influencers Can Earn Passive Income

By Carlos Gil
Here's how to make money when you're not technically working.
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Join The Secret Lies Within Book Launch Team

By Auntie Anne Beiler
The time has finally arrived! After dreaming about this for years, working with my team, and collaborating with our publisher, my next book The Secret Lies Within: An Inside Out Look at Overcoming Trauma and Finding Purpose in the Pain is available for preorder! I'm grinning from ear to ear! When I opened the first box of books and held one in my hand, I couldn't contain my pure joy. The message of this book is so near and dear to my heart, and I cannot wait to get it out into the world. The ...
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"Show" vs. "tell" in dialogue

By Maria Murnane
One area where the issue of of "show vs. tell" frequently pops up is when authors use too many adverbs or adjectives to tell readers how a character is feeling instead of using beats to show readers how a characters is feeling. (Refresher: A beat is a physical action.) Here are some examples of beats vs. adverbs/adjectives in dialogue. You're the reader here– which ones paint a better picture in your head? ADVERB: "Do we really have to go in there?" Ben asked nervously. BEAT: Tiny beads of sweat broke out on ...
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The Future of Transit: "It's Not Your Grandad's City Bus System Anymore!"

By Jim Carroll
In 1964, at the age of 5, I started going to kindergarten in Byron, a subdivision of London, Ontario. It was back in the day – and at that small age, I actually took a city bus to and from school! Well, those days are long gone, aren’t they! But gone soon is the idea that buses will run on gas, be driven by ‘drivers’, and that you’ll go to a ‘stop’ to get on one. They’ll run on electric batteries, drive themselves, and come and get you. Here’s a short clip I filmed on ...

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