“It boils down to individuals–for both good and bad [experiences],” Geismar says. He recalls one advocate in particular, Jack Masey, who worked closely with Geismar & Chermayeff on an 1960s exhibition for the United States Information Agency, and then on the visual identity for the American Revolution Bicentennial. He only learned later that Masey had protected them from some of the politics. “We learned later that there were huge issues [about the exhibition] brought up by congressmen asking, ‘Why did you do this?’ or ‘How could you put this in?’ We never heard about it during the process. You need a good insulator, especially in a governmental project when politics start becoming predominant and it starts to be very difficult to make it work.” … [Read more...] about Nixon, NASA, And How The Federal Government Got Design
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A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Portfolio strategy: Mix ‘COVID-proof’ and ‘COVID-recovery’ stocks; here are 7 top buys
To woo Indian-American votes for Harris, the council was launched a week ago. The council, which comes under the organisation, South Asians for Biden, is headed by Joshipura and will campaign for Biden-Harris across the country, targeting Indian-Americans of different faiths.Joshipura, Executive Director of Indiaspora, a not-for-profit organisation, is engaged in public policy, and global government relations since 2008. According to reports, he has managed a US Senate election campaign, worked as a staff member on Capitol Hill, advising Congressmen and Senators on economics and international affairs. … [Read more...] about Meet the 7 Indians playing a key role in the 2020 US Presidential campaign
Vijaya realised that alternative healing was the way she wanted to go. She found a yoga space called Shala 142 in Assagao, which encouraged yoga and music workshops. Here she launched her New Earth Gathering, a healthy, holistic, vegan community market that made people aware of their consumerist choices and helped them transition to a healthier way of life. … [Read more...] about The Offbeat Journey of Vijaya Pais, the Firebrand Founder of Offbeat Goa
Our assignment At the end of our coaching sessions with Bill, he would give us an assignment for the next session, something to think about and work on. With this article, we give you our interpretation of how Bill would coach us today. But everyone’s situation is different, so your assignment from us is to think about Bill’s principles and decide how to best apply them for your situation. How are you going to take care of your people and teams, and lead them? What are you going to do differently? Now that you know what Bill would do, what will you do? … [Read more...] about What would Bill Campbell do?