But are they pardonable if they haven’t been indicted yet? The DOJ’s website calls such a move “highly unusual,” but gives examples of people who were pardoned without ever having been charged with crimes. President Gerald Ford pardoned his disgraced predecessor, Richard Nixon, who resigned due to Watergate. (Ford doing so was very controversial and many observers believe it cost him the 1976 election. Ford did it to help the country move on after the scandal, and years later, historians agreed he was correct to pardon Nixon.) President Jimmy Carter pardoned Vietnam War draft dodgers. … [Read more...] about Can presidents pardon themselves? What is a preemptive pardon? Your questions (sort of) answered
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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 Maharashtra issues new guidelines for inter-state travel: All your queries answered here
6. Put yourself inside the reporter’s head. The media is not a pack of jackals or an impersonal machine. They’re a group of individuals with their own attitudes, anxieties, and aspirations. To be successful in my business you have to be able put yourself inside a reporter’s head, influencing how he or she covers your client. News people tend to be skeptical, idealistic, naïve, and sometimes relentless, with egos larger and more fragile than the average person’s. For example, journalists love to scoop their rivals, so give a reporter exclusive access to your high-profile client, and you might have just made a grateful ally for life. It might seem obvious, but you’ll often get more sympathetic coverage for your client if you treat reporters with respect. Journalists believe their most important mission is to uncover the truth, so if you can persuade them with facts, or steer them to where they can find the facts themselves, reporting will follow. … [Read more...] about What A Celebrity Wizard Of Spin Can Teach You About Shaping Your Own Story
Listens, observes, reads the room. Adjusts communications and engagement on the fly based on the emotional cadence in a discussion. Instinctually reads and reacts to nonverbal communication. Knows when to pause, stop, or double down. Gauges when they are being listened to and shows others that they are listening. Harnesses empathy and emotional conditions of others to drive outcomes. Understanding an employee’s or future employee’s EQ is always a challenge. This is particularly true in the new virtual norm where the opportunity to meet someone in person in the physical sense may not be possible. But there are a few ways that you can determine whether a candidate boasts the right emotional intelligence–without forcing them to take a personality test. … [Read more...] about How to hire for emotional intelligence—a practical guide in the age of COVID-19
IDBI Bank has been losing money for the past three years. During this period the bank’s gross non-performing assets ballooned to 27.9 percent of advances and net non-performing assets touching 16.7 percent and capital buffer fell to a level that will not permit the lender to do incremental business. In medical parlance, the condition is akin to a “patient in a coma” requiring life support. … [Read more...] about Is a possible stake sale to LIC the best solution to IDBI’s problems?