Many who become entrepreneurs are self-starters, others need a little nudge -- still others, an ultimatum. Brian Jones Published 6:00 am, Thursday, May 24, 2018 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Today I am a successful entrepreneur, but I started my business begrudgingly. Two years ago, I was forced to start my own company. Forced? Yes, forced. In 2016, I had a great job handling public relations for a technology company in San Diego, CA. I’d been with the company for about five years and built out the entire PR infrastructure. We were crushing it. We had established ourselves as leaders in our community, and we were winning awards and earning top-tier media … [Read more...] about My Love Affair With Comfort and Why I Had to End It
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Updated 11:03 pm, Thursday, May 17, 2018 Photo: Kristin Murphy, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Kim Reeves sits with her fellow graduates during the S.J. Quinney College of Law commencement ceremony at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 11, 2018. (Kristin Murphy /The Deseret News via AP) Kim Reeves sits with her fellow graduates during the S.J. Quinney College of Law commencement ceremony at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 11, 2018. (Kristin Murphy /The Deseret News via AP) Photo: Kristin Murphy, AP Utah mother of 5, military wife graduates from law school 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kim Reeves had three children, one on the way, when she decided she wanted to go to law school. She had already earned a bachelor's degree in history and a master's in business … [Read more...] about Utah mother of 5, military wife graduates from law school
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Education by Kristine Phillips by Kristine Phillips Email the author April 28 Email the author Education Secretary Betsy DeVos waits to testify before a House Appropriations subcommittee March 20 on Capitol Hill. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) While attending a robotics competition in her home state of Michigan this past week, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was asked by a reporter if she had plans to visit some of the struggling schools in the area — the same question that journalist Lesley Stahl asked her during a “60 Minutes” interview a month ago. Her answer then — “Maybe I … [Read more...] about Betsy DeVos was asked, again, about visiting struggling schools. A staffer interjected.
In July, Penn State's board of trustees met to discuss the most important issues facing a school system with 99,000 students and a $5.7 billion budget. It took about three hours before someone brought up Jerry Sandusky and Joe Paterno.As the chairman tried to end the meeting, a hand rose from the back of the room. The chairman's smile faded as he acknowledged an alumni-elected trustee.Anthony Lubrano, a 57-year-old wealth management executive, launched into a lengthy statement assailing the board and administration. Lubrano's criticism, as always, focused on the Freeh Report, the NCAA and the Penn State administration's efforts to distance the university from the iconic coach."Hundreds of thousands of alumni who care about our past and our future have been deceived and, in the process, disenfranchised," Lubrano said. "We will never heal without truth and reconciliation."While some of the nine alumni-elected trustees nodded their heads in agreement, some of the remaining 29 trustees … [Read more...] about Six years later, Penn State is still at war over the Jerry Sandusky scandal
This picture of Wang Fuman after his freezing trek to school that went viral online. Weibo China’s “Ice Boy”, whose photograph went viral on the internet after his freezing trek to school in an impoverished area of western China, has been removed from his new private school after just over a week because the headmaster says it cannot cope with the intense extra scrutiny from the authorities and pressures from the media. Wang Fuman, eight, started attending Xinhua School in Zhaotong in southwestern Yunnan province late last month. He was enrolled at the school by the headmaster after he learned of the boy’s plight through the massive publicity generated by Fuman’s photograph in the media. The boy used to walk more than an hour from his home in the remote mountain village of Zhuanshanbao to his state school every day. He came under the media spotlight in January after a teacher shared a photo of him with his hair, eyebrows and eyelashes encrusted in ice … [Read more...] about China’s ‘Ice Boy’ told to leave new private school after one week because it couldn’t deal with attention