Levels Of Involvement Patients Care

Healthcare consumer” is an evolving term that reflects the increasing levels of involvement patients have in their own care. Think of a patient as someone who is currently receiving care. A healthcare consumer can be a current patient. But the term also includes the rest of the population, who are …

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How to Select a Branding Agency

How do you select a branding agent? How do you find the right person? What should you look for and what red flags should warn you to run screaming in the other direction. They all promise to get the job done for you. Talk to these people when vetting an …

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The Fusion Of Technology

There was a time when celebrities were a compartment of society like professional athletes, popular TV shows, or Star Trek—a part of our lives by choice, not foisted upon us. The fusion of technology, free information, and our need to socially bond has created a perfect storm: the current …

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Respect Your Boundaries

Great leaders respect personal boundaries. You have to give people their space. If a boss crosses those lines by calling people constantly or demanding they stay at the office for unreasonable hours, they are not valuing care and kindness. Looking after mental health in the workplace can sometimes be quite …

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Feeling Inducements

Here are some ideas to help you hold the vision and evoke the feelings of the fact that your demand is already accomplished: A vacation - Collect pictures of destinations where you’d like to visit on your next vacation to create the image that you are already in there. Photoshop …

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Climate reports within the USA

If you scanned the websites of two of the world’s most read newspapers on October 7, 2018, you might have feared the end of the world was near. A headline in The New York Times said: “Major Climate Report Describes a Strong Risk of Crisis as Early as 2040 …

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Sea levels rising

By the end of the century, that figure could balloon to hundreds of trillions of dollars worldwide in the worst-case sea-level-rise scenarios, a truly daunting prospect that climate scientist James Hansen has characterized as “the loss of all coastal cities, most of the world’s largest cities, and all of …

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incarterated

In response to the situation that hooks describes, this book focuses on the lives of African American women. Their views on important social issues are considered significant and authoritative, particularly as they are informed by the women’s direct experiences within U.S. society and the U.S. criminal justice …

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A Culture of Success

How we spend our days is how we spend our lives. It’s easy to get caught up in capitalism’s promise of bigger TVs and fancy dinners, but professional success is no longer a gold watch on the day we retire. (There’s no watch, and increasingly there’s …

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Is Freelancing for You

Most freelancers have work in their diaries for only the next few months, weeks or even days. This is quite usual, a key part of successful freelancing is to be secure in such insecurity. This is easier said than done and can be especially hard if you are more accustomed …

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What Lies Behind a Smile

A smile is a sign of welcome that is known all around the world. It is the one gesture that is instantly recognized everywhere. In addition, smiling is good for you. A smile, even a forced smile, makes you feel better. Smiles release endorphins, seratonin, and natural pain killers, which …

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What Should I Invest In?

The mindset behind investing is to keep your investment simple and consistent. Do not stay with just one asset, let them be a mixture of both mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, then make it interesting by keeping single stocks with your assets, about 10%. Being an investor that will succeed …

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Working with Jigsaw Puzzles

Phenomenal powers of observation and statistical correlation are used by paleontologists who recreate the entire skeleton of a huge dinosaur from fossil footprints and bone fragments only a few inches long. A competent forensic pathologist can determine, with good accuracy, the height, weight, sex, age, race, and build of a …

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Becoming a New Leader

As a new leader, or as someone taking up a challenging nextlevel leadership role, you may ask yourself, “Can I do this?” It’s a fair question. You want the opportunity, someone believes you have the right stuff, and the affirmation makes you feel proud. But deep down inside, you …

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An Intro to Stock Options

You probably know what a stock/share of a company is - in the simplest of terms, a single share represents a solitary unit of ownership of a company.

Companies offer their shares for sale to raise capital for themselves and such shares (also referred to as equities) are listed and …

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Becoming Manipulated

When some of us think about manipulation we have visions of clever politicians and strategists plotting our control. We imagine the personal effects of manipulation but we almost always attribute the manipulative plot to some faceless, clandestine, monolithic secret state organisation such as the KGB, CIA or MI6 etc.

In …

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Camping Ethics

The only way beautiful, pristine areas will remain accessible to the record number of people who want an outdoor experience is to take steps to reduce recreational impact on the environment. This is a matter of taking personal responsibility for your own actions. The following guidelines should not be considered …

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How Real is Luck?

A lot of life makes sense only when you look at events in the rearview mirror; we tend to connect the dots in hindsight. When we do so, we often turn random life choices and chance happenings into a convincing and logical story that we tell others. Which one of …

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Education for the Information Age

When Shakespeare describes a schoolboy lugging his burden, these five-hundred-year-old lines require no footnotes. The ways in which we civilize children are very conservative indeed.

“Learning” is not the center of school life. Elementary schools are socializing institutions. They teach children to behave in civilized groups. As a kid, you …

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Learning Linear Perspective

How important is it to learn linear perspective? Computers can calculate perspective angles and create a drawing for us, so what need is there to learn it traditionally?

To begin with, pencils and paper are not going away soon. The freedom and spontaneity of mark-making, the tactile quality of a …

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