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Day: August 8, 2019

West Baltimore Gets A Clean-up. Does it Matter What the Motivation Was? – National Monitor

West Baltimore Gets A Clean-up. Does it Matter What the Motivation Was? – National Monitor

Motivation
It shouldn't mater who organized a clean-up of neighborhoods in West Baltimore, they should be commended for their efforts. Photo: Twitter/Scott PreslerThis week, Scott Presler, an admitted Trump supporter, helped to organize a clean-up of neighborhoods in West Baltimore in the district represented by Elijah Cummings (D-MD).  You remember the dustup between Cummings and Trump when the President described Cummings’ district as a “rodent infested mess.” According to Presler, over 170 people volunteered their time, efforts and pickup trucks to shovel up trash, pull weeds and trim the grass, resulting in 12 tons of trash collected by the group in just over twelve hours.  Quite a feat, wouldn’t you think? The group posted tweets and videos showing the before and after pictures, and
The Importance Of Motivation & Inspiration As Key Leadership Skills – B&T

The Importance Of Motivation & Inspiration As Key Leadership Skills – B&T

Motivation
What are the key personal attributes that can transform managers into leaders and good leaders into great ones? In the new book, Leading Well (Major Street Publishing $34.95), CEO of the Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia and New Zealand (IML ANZ) , David Pich, along with co-author and board chair Ann Messenger, have written a research-based guide which identifies the key personal attributes that create strong, honest and effective leadership. In this exclusive extract below, chapter author Sam Bell discusses the importance of motivation and inspiration as key leadership skills: The shift from transactional leadership to transformational leadership and then to situational leadership has brought more focus on the importanc...
Study Compares Motivation to Participate in Parkinson Disease Genetic Research Across Ethnicities – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Study Compares Motivation to Participate in Parkinson Disease Genetic Research Across Ethnicities – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Motivation
An analysis of patients’ and caregivers’ willingness to participate in genetic studies on Parkinson disease found that although overall levels of motivation were similar in Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients, the reasons behind this interest varied between the groups. An analysis of patients’ and caregivers’ willingness to participate in genetic studies on Parkinson disease (PD) found that although overall levels of motivation were similar in Hispanic and non-Hispanic patients, the reasons behind this interest varied between the groups.The findings were published in Frontiers in Genetics as part of the journal’s collection of research on the importance of diversity in precision medicine research.As the study authors noted, a lack of diversity in genomic research limits r
Self-help books tackle all sorts of topics – Shreveport Times

Self-help books tackle all sorts of topics – Shreveport Times

Self Help
Judy Christie Published 8:24 PM EDT Aug 7, 2019 I’m a fan of self-help books. Maybe it started in high school in the 1970s when an older cousin mailed me a paperback copy of “I’m OK-You’re OK,” by Dr. Thomas A. Harris. Receiving an unexpected book in the mail was a treat, and the idea that she thought I was smart enough to enjoy this book made my head swell. Turns out, the book went onto the New York Times Best Seller list about the time she gave it to me and stayed there for two years. It has sold more than 15 million copies and been translated