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Where are they – the Women Leaders?

By Barbara Kellerman

barbarakellerman.com

November 22, 2014

  Amazing how much attention has been paid  in rec […] … Read More

Uber’s Rough Ride

By Joe Nocera

New York Times

November 21, 2014

The car-service app has engineering talent and business savvy. All it lacks is some grown-ups to manage it. … Read More

The View from 65

By Bonnie McFarland

Savoring Your Sixties

November 21, 2014

It IS possible to have a life you love after 60. I know this for sure! As the founder of Savoring Your Sixties, I hear  from a lot of you who are in the “neighborhood” of 60. You tell me the stories of your pain. Struggles within yourselves about growing older. Deaths of loved ones. Divorces. […] … Read More

Miss Manners: Leave spoon on the table, not in the glass

By Judith Martin

Washington Post

November 20, 2014

DEAR MISS MANNERS: Is it proper to leave a spoon in a cup or glass while drinking coffee, tea or iced tea? GENTLE READER: No. Watching the spoon attempting to bang on the drinker’s nose is unnerving, regardless of whether it succeeds. Read full article >> … Read More

The Democrats' Chronic Depression for 11/20/2014

By Froma Harrop

Creators Syndicate

November 20, 2014

"Smiles at the gas pump," my local headline reads. The price of gasoline has fallen below $3 a gallon. When the national average rose last year to $3.51, Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, complained that "the liberal anti-free market policies of the Obama administration discourage the exploration of American sources of energy and hinder production and job growth." Now it’s below $3. B ... Updated: Thu Nov 20, 2014 … Read More

It’s Here! Hard Times: Leadership in America

By Barbara Kellerman

barbarakellerman.com

November 19, 2014

“Hard Times is a brilliantly insightful and immensely i […] … Read More

Miss Manners: Instant responses are not always possible

By Judith Martin

Washington Post

November 18, 2014

DEAR MISS MANNERS: From the perspective of a retired business executive, I do not find complaints about delays in hiring decisions unusual. As things go, a job is offered to the winning candidate, and the employer waits for that candidate to accept before posting the job as filled. Should that candidate not accept or fail the drug testing, etc., the employer then has candidates two, three and so forth to fall back on. Read full article >> … Read More

End the Game on Immigration Reform for 11/18/2014

By Froma Harrop

Creators Syndicate

November 18, 2014

President Obama’s plan to bypass Congress in shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is not the best way to do immigration reform. But if confrontation is what it takes to get House Republicans off their rear ends and deal with the problem, so be it. They don’t even have to work too hard. The Senate has already written a good bill and passed it with votes from both parties. It’ ... Updated: Tue Nov 18, 2014 … Read More

Putin Plays Hardball

By Joe Nocera

New York Times

November 17, 2014

Striking back at a critic of Russian capitalism by putting a dead man on trial. … Read More

Miss Manners: Thanksgiving dress code deserves tongue-in-cheek response

By Judith Martin

Washington Post

November 16, 2014

DEAR MISS MANNERS: For the past 10 years, my family has been celebrating Thanksgiving at my sister and brother-in-law’s home. Now we have received an e-mail from our brother-in-law about how to dress when coming to Thanksgiving dinner. Read full article >> … Read More

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