Hunger does not know social or educational boundaries. People who use food stamps are not lazy, and some do have jobs. However, their gross monthly income per household is too low, and they need financial support.
If ever there were an ironic moment in world news, Russian President Vladimir Putin being nominated for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize is it. At the top of a record number of nominees on the list of Nobel candidates this, Putin may just be a symbol in the end, of how cream rises to the top. A villain to some, and a noble hero to others, there’s no question Vladimir Putin is the most powerful and influential man on Earth. But is he Nobel material?
There’s an old saying, I believe it was Robert Frost who coined it; “Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.” To say that women are really in control in our world is not fallacy, and the same holds true in the communicative sense in social media. The inforgraphic below pretty much illustrates what power women exert in our digital, wired, and oh so technological media. Check out what you already probably knew.
To satisfy their growing customer base in Europe, Tesla has just announced they’ll open more than 30 new service centers and stores across the continent. Tesla will also continue to expand their Supercharger network so that Model S drivers can cross Europe worry free. Retail, service, and Supercharger are being announced just as Tesla expansions express their commitment to Europe, according to the news.
Twitter demands a unique way to communicate because of its character limit. Restricting the number of characters demands a tweet to be creative, informative, and present itself as “read-worthy”; especially given the sheer volume of other social media posts contending for attention. An interesting aspect about Twitter as a whole is the methods for retweeting. Twitter’s requires that one communicate agreement or disagreement with someone else’s content within the assigned character limits.
Hopes yesterday that Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel might make a potent moderator in between Washington, London and Moscow were dashed when Germany’s Bild came out with this story. Any chance east and west will meet within reason now seem remote at best. How can dagger strikes at peace coincide with an America bent on world revolt? How far afield has the propaganda machine steered the world?
If you run a business, you’re concerned with keeping your employees as focused, efficient, and productive as possible. The design of your office space can play a bigger in role in this than you may realize. Old design approaches had rows of cubicles, with workers all toiling away at their desks. When employees spend day after day in a maze of little cubicles, it’s easy to become demoralized. It also leads to wasting time looking for coworkers, trying to find a meeting room, or being distracted by the people chatting in the adjacent cubicle.