Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch? Advertisement Supported by Entrepreneurship Businesses ByJon Hurdle June 29, 2019 Lucy Lareau With her mother and co-author, graphic novels about girls who use their skills in science, engineering, technology and math to solve real-world problems while becoming capable young women. The partnership is one of a handful of businesses run by parents and their minor children that contend with typical challenges, like identifying a mission and dividing the labor, while sustaining close family relationships. Children born in the 1990s and 2000s, known as Generation Z, have a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Twenty-seven percent of students in grades nine through 12 planned to start a business, according to a 2017 Gallup poll. Among fifth through eighth … [Read more...] about Mom, Can I Stay Up to Prepare for My Pitch?
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For the three Dominican Republic players on the Rocky Mountain Vibes the shooting of David Ortiz on Sunday was devastating, but didn’t come as a surprise.Ortiz was shot and wounded in his native country while at a bar Sunday evening. The former Red Sox star had to have emergency surgery and was flown to Boston on Monday. Ortiz is now in stable condition and on Tuesday took his first steps since the incident on, according to a statement from his wife, Tiffany.The #RedSox today issued the following statement on behalf of Tiffany Ortiz: pic.twitter.com/orcfadBrOJ— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) June 12, 2019In the Dominican Republic, Ortiz is more than a famous former baseball player. He’s an inspiration and icon for many young Dominican players, including Vibes second baseman Edwin Sano, catcher Luis Avalo and right-handed pitcher Christian Sierra.“He’s a great player and a great person. I look up to him and I know a lot of other players do, too,” Sano … [Read more...] about Vibes Dominican Republic players react to David Ortiz shooting
When I was first diagnosed in 2004 with testicular cancer, I hadn’t given the concept of work-life balance much thought. I was employed by a publicly held company and putting in long hours. To put it nicely, I was a career-oriented man. This all changed after my diagnosis. The great company and understanding boss suddenly became less supportive. It was made immediately clear that I would need to work while undergoing treatment and that I needed to schedule my therapy sessions outside of work hours. The dynamics between employees who worked for me changed as well. It was like a big elephant in the room that left many wondering if I could still lead. In the end, I was left alone to figure out how to strike a balance between what I needed to do to maintain my leadership position and what I needed to do to ensure my recovery. I quickly learned that my company was not equipped to afford me the flexibility I needed to focus on my health and sanity. So we went our separate … [Read more...] about I was able to work, succeed, and thrive while battling cancer–and you can too
Business | Megan Abbott’s Work Diary: ‘My Psychiatrist Notes How Tired I Look, Which Is Great’ Sections Skip to content Skip to site index like a boss The author of nine acclaimed novels, including “Give Me Your Hand” and “Dare Me,” is adapting four (four!) of them for TV. Credit Credit Ewan Burns for The New York Times Supported by As told toAlexandra Alter Nov. 15, 2018 The villains in Megan Abbott’s twisted crime novels are often combative, hypercompetitive women and girls: elite cheerleaders; perfectionist gymnasts and their drill-sergeant moms; a cunning crime boss and her back-stabbing, power-hungry underling. Ms. Abbott’s most recent novel, “Give Me Your Hand,” features rival postdoctoral researchers who are studying “premenstrual dysphoric disorder,” a particularly nasty form of PMS that can cause explosive anger. In interviews, Ms. … [Read more...] about Megan Abbott’s Work Diary: ‘My Psychiatrist Notes How Tired I Look, Which Is Great’
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Business | Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made The Putian network of 8,000 facilities, which expanded rapidly with little government oversight, is facing national outrage and scrutiny over a death and fraud allegations. Mansions built with wealth from the Putian network of private hospitals, behind a pair of farmers in the village of Dongzhuang in southern China. Credit Credit Bryan Denton for The New York Times Supported by BySui-Lee Wee Nov. 15, 2018 PUTIAN, China — Chen Deliang, wearing an orange tunic, a gold watch and fluffy bedroom slippers decorated with snowflakes and the word “Love,” stood proudly in the 130,000-square-foot temple he had built. He had filled it with pagodas, Buddhas and a towering statue of a local goddess. There were several wings, with bedrooms and an office where … [Read more...] about Scandals Catch Up to Private Chinese Hospitals, After Fortunes Are Made