Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mary Roach

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Unique Niche Writer Taboo health and medical topics with underlying humor are the specialty of author Mary Roach. When asked for advice for aspiring writers during a recent three-hour call-in appearance on C-SPAN, she replied in part, “I would tell them … Continue reading

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Q&A: Why Aptitude Testing Isn’t More Popular

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Q: Why is it that many people still don’t know about aptitude testing? A. A simple answer would be to point out that organizations that specialize in the field, such as Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, Inc., or Career Vision.org are … Continue reading

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Start-Up Trouble

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The Industry That Disappeared Overnight During a recent appearance on Book TV, author Ben Mezerich promoted his latest book Straight Flush. It’s a story about a home-based venture started by poor college students who made a fortune, then crashed and burned when a political … Continue reading

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Stevie Wonder’s Values

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Music Boycott In light of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, music icon Stevie Wonder has put his values and principles on the line against Stand Your Ground laws around the country. Wonder has vowed not to perform in … Continue reading

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Frontline References Business Start-Up

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Two American Families Profiled on Frontline This is not a program about entrepreneurship but an illustration of many of the financial realities in today’s world and why some Americans turn to self-employment Charlie Rose interviewed Bill Moyers about his upcoming … Continue reading

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