A better understanding your own motivations can help you in a number of areas of entrepreneurial development. Anna Johansson Published 7:30 am CDT, Friday, August 9, 2019 Photo: Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images Photo: Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Klaus Vedfelt | Getty Images Why Are You an Entrepreneur? (And Why It's Important to Know.) 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Every year, thousands of people become entrepreneurs. It’s a challenging road, one filled with harsh reality checks, unexpected turns and a great deal of financial and emotional strain. So why do so many people opt for this lifestyle in the first place? If you’re … [Read more...] about Why Are You an Entrepreneur? (And Why It’s Important to Know.)
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By Judith Prieve | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: March 23, 2019 at 10:43 am | UPDATED: March 24, 2019 at 6:44 am Faced with a projected $4 million deficit, Antioch school trustees have agreed to eliminate the equivalent of nearly 16.5 full-time classified positions, including school librarians, instructional aides, career center technicians and custodians. The board voted 3-1, with trustee Ellie Householder opposed and Crystal Sawyer-White absent, during a rare Friday night meeting, held at Lone Tree Elementary to accommodate more than 450 people. The cuts will save the Antioch Unified School District approximately $775,000, mostly in salaries and benefits, in the 2019-2020 school year. The positions will be eliminated July 1 unless the board and staff come up with alternatives. The decision followed more than three and a half hours of comments from dozens of parents, teachers, librarians and others, many of whom came to speak on behalf of Rocketship … [Read more...] about Antioch school board cuts librarians, instructional aides and others to avoid deficit
By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - In January, thousands of North Korean students travelled to Mount Paektu, a sacred mountain where the ruling family claims its roots and where leader Kim Jong Un is building a massive economic hub at the alpine town of Samjiyon. It is one of the largest construction initiatives Kim has launched, part of his campaign for a "self-reliant economy" even as he seeks to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to lift economic sanctions at their second summit later this month. State media painted an inspiring picture of patriotic students braving harsh weather, eating frozen rice, and ignoring supervisors' worries about their health in order to work harder on the huge building site. Kim has visited Samjiyon, near the Chinese border, at least five times for inspections over the past year. He envisages a "socialist utopia" with new apartments, hotels, a ski resort and commercial, cultural and medical facilities by late 2020, barely four years after Kim ordered … [Read more...] about North Korea’s ‘socialist utopia’ needs mass labour. A growing market economy threatens that
NEWARK, N.J. — Senator Cory Booker was educated at Stanford, Oxford and Yale, but he likes to say he got his real education at Brick Towers, the dilapidated and dangerous housing project in inner-city Newark where he spent eight years as a tenant—not by necessity, but by choice. Living in a 16th-floor apartment that often lacked heat, hot water and elevator service, among poor neighbors trapped on the slum side of the American Dream, this celebrated black prodigy from a comfortable white suburb took an extended tutorial in urban adversity. He got a firsthand introduction to the policy issues that drove his agenda as a city councilor, mayor and New Jersey senator, and will now drive his newly announced presidential campaign. Brick Towers is gone now, but on a chilly gray morning in January, Booker was back at the intersection it loomed over for decades, riffing on the difference between thinking about policy and experiencing it up close. He noted that his former neighbor … [Read more...] about Is Cory Booker for Real?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Jeff Jacoby Globe Columnist January 28, 2019 In the Arguable e-mail newsletter, columnist Jeff Jacoby offers his take on everything from politics to pet peeves to the passions of the day. Sign up here. Robert E. Lee’s bad name All of America observed the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday last week, but in two southern states, Alabama and Mississippi, the day was also commemorated as Robert E. Lee Day — a state holiday honoring the general who commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the Civil War. It is hard to imagine a more grotesque juxtaposition: the man who symbolizes the struggle for black civil rights and racial equality given equal billing with the man who led the fight to keep black Americans chained in chattel slavery. Lee is honored with a holiday in several other southern states, too: Florida and Arkansas each have an … [Read more...] about Arguable with Jeff Jacoby: Robert E. Lee, American traitor