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Scott Rasmussen

Obama Put in Tough Spot

By Scott Rasmussen, Posted October 14th, 2013

Not long ago, the conventional wisdom in official Washington held that the so-called sequester spending cuts would be a disaster for the Republican Party. People were expected to rise up in vehement protest once the "cuts" went into effect.

Instead, nobody outside of Washington noticed.

Today, conventional wisdom suggests... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Five ways money can buy you happiness

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 10th, 2013

You have probably heard and maybe even embrace the idea that money can’t buy happiness. I’ve said so myself numerous times.

But behavioral scientists and researchers Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton argue this is not exactly true. Money, if you spend it right, can buy happiness.

So what’s... READ MORE

Andy Andrews

Debt, parenting, marriage woes? 'The Noticer Returns' offers perspective

By Andy Andrews, Posted October 10th, 2013

Written by Carol McPhail

It’s hard to imagine Andy Andrews – best-selling novelist and sought-after speaker-- as the young man he was years ago, homeless and living under a fishing pier in coastal Alabama.

The picture of beach casual in a sky blue shirt and... READ MORE

Ruben Gonzalez

The First Step in Your Journey

By Ruben Gonzalez, Posted October 10th, 2013

Imagine that you are about to drive your family on a cross-country trip from Los Angeles to New York City.
 
Your first step would be to determine exactly where you were and where you wanted to go. Then you would get an appropriate map (a map of Europe would not do) and you would plan your route.... READ MORE

Mark Sanborn

7 Steps to Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

By Mark Sanborn, Posted October 8th, 2013

We live in a world where bad things happen in the workplace. Yesterday shots were fired near the White House and less recently a lone gunman created havoc at the Navy Shipyards. As much as we fear the acts and despise the perpetrators, the reality is that these events have become commonplace. In... READ MORE

Chad Williams

SEALs vs. Al Shabaab: What really happened in Somalia?

By Chad Williams, Posted October 7th, 2013

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Former U.S. Navy SEAL, Chad Williams, weighs in on the special ops strike against Al Shabaab in Somalia during the show, FOX & Friends.

For more information on how to book Chad Williams for your next event, visit premierespeakers.com/chad_williams/.

Source: FOX News 

Diana Nyad

Diana Nyad Diving Into Herald Square for 48-Hour Charity Swim

By Diana Nyad, Posted October 7th, 2013

Written by Katie Kindelan

It’s been just one month since Diana Nyad completed a 53-hour and 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida that made her the first person in history to swim that route without a shark cage, so where is she going now?

The answer is, right back into the water.... READ MORE

Keni Thomas

Soldiers revisit 'Black Hawk Down' battle 20 years later

By Keni Thomas, Posted October 7th, 2013

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Sgt. Keni Thomas, left, was in Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993, when two Blacks Hawks went down and 18 U.S. soldiers were killed in battle. (Courtesy Keni Thomas)

Written by Michelle Tan

Twenty years after fighting in the Battle of Mogadishu, Keni Thomas and Jeff Struecker returned to Somalia.... READ MORE

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart Opens up in Exclusive Interview With Meredith Vieira

By Elizabeth Smart, Posted October 7th, 2013

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Written by Tracy Jarrett, NBC News

Kidnapping victim Elizabeth Smart says she survived her nine-month ordeal and ultimately aided her own rescue by following her captors’ orders and manipulating them into bringing her closer to home.

 “Things that I'd always... READ MORE

Michelle Singletary

Learn More About Financial Guru, Michelle Singletary

By Michelle Singletary, Posted October 3rd, 2013

Written by Janelle Harris

The footpath to a career in journalism can be a windy one, colored with the most seemingly arbitrary pit stops and test drives through other jobs. Michelle Singletary bypassed that nonsensical route, however. "I'm one of those rare birds doing exactly what I... READ MORE

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