COMMENTARY 929.5: Fixing Toxic Relationships

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Are there people in your life who regularly cause you to feel bad about yourself? Most of us care what others think of us, so knowing that someone doesn’t like or approve of the judgments we’ve made or how we look can be hurtful. And when we’re judged by someone whose approval we crave, such […] The post COMMENTARY 929.5: Fixing Toxic Relationships appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY 929.3: The Illusion of Success

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Reach for the stars. Pursue goals beyond your grasp. These are good life strategies. We never know how much we can accomplish until we try. But what happens when we’re told we must reach the stars or suffer consequences? A common workplace strategy to spur employee achievement is to set aggressive productivity objectives that, like […] The post COMMENTARY 929.3: The Illusion of Success appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY 929.4: Getting Started

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Chris’s parents were proud of him when he graduated from college. But it’s been six months and he hasn’t gotten a job yet. In fact, he hasn’t looked seriously. He has no idea what he wants to do and he’s thinking of grad school. He’s living at home with his parents and things are getting […] The post COMMENTARY 929.4: Getting Started appeared first on What Will Matter.

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With A Brooklyn Accent: From Occupy Wall Street To Baltimore

When Occupy Wall Street sprang up, seemingly out of no where, critics pointed out the irony of a protest against inequality coming from a relatively privileged group. No one can say that about the uprisings in Baltimore and …

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COMMENTARY 929.1: Blessing or Curse?

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A man and his companion lost their way in a forest. The companion despaired, but the man said maybe some good would come of it. They came upon a stranger who needed the man’s help. The stranger turned out to be a prince who gave the man a beautiful horse. His neighbors praised his good […] The post COMMENTARY 929.1: Blessing or Curse? appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY 929.2: Controlling the Weather

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While teachers can have a lifelong effect on the way students think, psychologist Haim Ginott has focused on a more immediate aspect of impact: the creation of a positive or negative physical and emotional environment that can determine the quality of a child’s life. “I’ve come to a frightening conclusion,” he said. “I am the […] The post COMMENTARY 929.2: Controlling the Weather appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Occupy Wall Street's plan to beat consumer debt … – Business Insider

The Occupy movement is still making a huge difference in thousands of lives. The group's Rolling Jubilee "Strike Debt" initiative has quietly forgiven millions in medical and student loans since 2012 after buying the debt on the …

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Our Financial Future: Infinite Greed Meets a Funny Thing Called …

The distinction between earning a profit and maximizing private gain by any means angers not just the few benefiting from the useful delusion that Infinite Greed is simply profit on overdrive; it seems to anger everyone who believes the Status Quo of burning …. The opinions expressed in these reposts are not those of the Wall Street Examiner or Lee Adler and no endorsement of the content so provided is either expressed or implied by our posting the content. Some of …

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Did Etsy's IPO herald a pivot from Wall Street's 'greed is good …

In a lot of ways, last week's IPO of Virtu Financial was the epitome of what we think of as a classic Wall Street IPO. Its entire business model is built around a form of greed, in that its high-speed trading business strives to help …

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COMMENTARY 928.5: The TEAM Approach to Teaching Character

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I want my kids to be smart and successful, but I also want them to be good. I want them to be the kind of people other parents would like to see their kids marry. I also want them to make sound, values-based decisions that will help them be safe and happy. So, like most […] The post COMMENTARY 928.5: The TEAM Approach to Teaching Character appeared first on What Will Matter.

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