Empowering Women ~ World Peace, “Yes!”

Would the world be more peaceful if women were in charge? "A challenging new book by the Harvard University psychologist Steven Pinker says that the answer is “yes.” In The Better Angels of Our Nature, Pinker presents data showing that human violence, while still very much with us today, has been gradually declining. Moreover, he says, “over the long sweep of history, women have been and will be a pacifying force. Traditional war is a man’s game: tribal women never band together to … [Read more...]

Lorre White, ‘Your Voice Could Be Costing You Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars’

James Earl Jones: CEOs earn more if their voices sound like his. If James Earl Jones were the boss, he would likely make hundreds of thousands a year more than a CEO who sounded like Mike Tyson. Those are the findings of new research by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. The study, published online April 8 in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, shows that male CEOs with deeper voices tend to manage larger companies, make more money and stay in their jobs for … [Read more...]

PM to pay final respects to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher

April 16, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today departed for London, United Kingdom where he will pay his final respects to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The Prime Minister will be joined in the Canadian delegation by his wife Laureen, former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ed Holder, Member of Parliament for London West. Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today on the death of … [Read more...]

Margaret Thatcher dies: Politics blog

Margaret Thatcher dies: Politics blog The Press Association has filed an obituary from Chris Moncrieff, its former political editor. Here is how it starts. Margaret Thatcher was the woman who, virtually single-handed and in the space of one tumultuous decade, transformed a nation. In the view of her many admirers, she thrust a strike-infested half-pace Britain back among the front-runners in the commanding peaks of the industrial nations of the world. Her detractors, many of them … [Read more...]

8 Words That Should Never Appear in Your Twitter Bio

8 Words That Should Never Appear in Your Twitter Bio I checked out a lot of Twitter bios when I was looking for a LinkedIn expert to help with a potential blog post. I didn’t find an expert. I did find a lot of awful Twitter bios, though. Capturing the essence of your business in 160 characters is tough. (It’s also tough to know how many people are actually reading or responding to your tweets.) Since every word counts, pretend I’m a potential customer or client. Here’s how I … [Read more...]

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