The Power of Praise in Business -- and How to Do it Right
"Praising people for what they do right seems to be more effective ... When it comes to receiving praise, you want to subscribe to the gymnastics rule: Throw out the highest and lowest scores. Never put too much stock in someone telling you that you ...
The GOP and Hispanics: What the Future Holds
But there’s usually precious little data offered up to buttress this assumption, aside from the occasional generic poll ... standing over time. Here’s the presidential data. It’s a bit noisy, but even if you ignore the trend line, in 2012 Hispanics ...
What Happens To Spelling Bee Kids? Years Later, The Prize Is Perspective
The pressure of having to spell onstage before other competitors, nervous parents and a wider audience during those awkward formative years still ... She remembers every detail of her spelling bee victory for correctly spelling the word "elegiacal."
Frank's fingerprints are all over the financial fiasco
His actual words were: "In this present crisis ... and then buying up the questionable mortgages that ensued. All this was justified as a means of increasing homeownership among minorities and the poor. Affirmative-action policies trumped ...
What We Learned About the Big Ten in Week 2
The results were vastly different for two teams everyone thought were heading in opposite directions ... to score points but not stop anyone on defense once again, and Illinois is a different animal in 2013 with Bill Cubit's offense.