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  • newParents: Here's how to stop the worst of social media
    As the mom of two girls, ages 7 and 9, there are countless reasons why I'm freaking out about the teen years. But topping that list, at the moment, is the thought of parenting in the social media age.
    - 1 hour ago, 4 Oct 15, 3:35pm -
  • newRussia intensifies Syria attacks
    Russia is intensifying its airstrikes in Syria, which it says have "considerably reduced" the combat potential of militants.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 3:16pm -
  • newCapt. Mark Kelly on gun laws
    Capt. Mark Kelly, co-founder of Americans for Responsible Solutions and husband of former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, discussed gun violence.
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  • newRains keep coming in flooded South Carolina

    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 3:06pm -
  • newWarren: My beef with Biden
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren's meeting with Vice President Joe Biden last summer helped fuel speculation that Biden would enter the 2016 race -- but the Massachusetts senator told CNN's Jake Tapper that the two Democrats have disagreed very sharply in the p…
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 3:04pm -
  • newShooter's dad: Change gun laws
    The father of the Roseburg, Oregon, shooter said he doesn't know where his son got his weapons, and he declined to comment much on his son's mental state, but he was quick to say what he thought was to blame in the deadly college attack: Guns.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 3:03pm -
  • newOld City on lockdown after killings
    Israeli police say they are restricting access to the Old City of Jerusalem after two Israelis were killed by a Palestinian man on a street in the historic neighborhood Saturday.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 2:53pm -
  • new16 dead in French Riviera
    Extreme downpours have wreaked havoc on the French Riviera, leaving at least four people dead and authorities warning that the toll could climb higher.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 2:52pm -
  • newWas it U.S. strike that hit hospital?
    Doctors Without Borders is calling for an independent investigation of the deadly bombing of its hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, which it says is no longer operational.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 2:52pm -
  • newTrump, Warren agree on this ...
    CNN's Jake Tapper speaks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) about the GOP presidential candidates and hedge fund taxes.
    - 2 hours ago, 4 Oct 15, 2:41pm -

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  • Discovering the Value of People
    Big news in the business world: Wal-Mart is famous for keeping costs down, including employee-related costs. In Joplin, the company is testing a new approach: investing in workers through higher wages and training, on the theory that this will pay of…
    - 22 days ago, 13 Sep 15, 2:52am -
  • Owning Numerical Ignorance
    Earlier this year I discussed the value created by writing by hand.  By writing on whiteboards or scribbling in a notebook, ownership, learning, and understanding is created. Similarly, truly understanding numbers creates ownership, learning, and u…
    - 50 days ago, 16 Aug 15, 2:51am -
  • You’re Good When You Think You’re Bad
    Well over a decade ago I created my first lean enterprise assessment, just as a tool to help me understand gaps in my organization.  I’m generally loathe to use such tools as they are often misinterpreted, gamed, or whatnot – but so be it.  It…
    - 85 days ago, 12 Jul 15, 2:48am -
  • The Value of Uber and Airbnb
    The following is not an advertisement, even if it sounds like it. I will admit I am a big fan of Uber and use the service pretty much anytime I travel. Now that they’re in my relatively small town, I might start using the service instead of paying…
    - 14 Jun 15, 2:45am -
  • Slow… or Just Observant?
    By Kevin Meyer The recent earthquake in Nepal has led me to reflect a bit on the importance of observation.  Just over a year ago my wife and I were in Nepal, visiting various locations in the Kathmandu valley as well as Pokhara and Begnas Lake.  I…
    - 13 May 15, 6:38am -

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