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Parenting Is Not A Part Time Job
May 29, 2003
Over the last few weeks we have heard story after story dealing with teenage recklessness. A college student in Plattsburg died while pledging for a non-sanctioned fraternity. Countless high school girls were hospitalized in Illinois ...
The Golden Employee Part II: Engaging Staff and Building Loyalty
May 28, 2003
Many articles and research studies are now focusing on employee loyalty and engagement . More important than retention numbers, they tell us, this information can help organizational leaders to determine whether or not ...
Reclaiming the Code of Conduct
May 22, 2003
The media frenzy around the fact that fifteen high school baseball players walked into a strip club in Florida has not helped to clarify the issues in this unfortunate circumstance. Sensationalizing the immature decision making ...
For Non-Profits: Get Your Voices Heard In Cyberspace
By Debra Scala Giokas
May 21, 2003
After more than a decade of working with lawyers who do wonderful things for the not-for-profit sector, I found myself in a support role for many attorneys who volunteered their time and talent to charitable ...
Resources and Other Helpful Advice
May 21, 2003
There is a lot to cover on the subject of this column - minority owned business development - so to keep the effort focused and useful, I will organize articles around four main topics, Resources, ...
So, Why Don't You Tell Me About Yourself?
May 20, 2003
"So, why don't you tell me about yourself?" is the most frequently asked interview question. It's a question that most interviewees expect and the one they have the most difficulty answering. Though one could answer ...
Cosmetic Surgery to Lift the Body
and the Spirit
By Robin Frank
May 19, 2003
Losing a tremendous amount of weight is a life-altering experience. With dieting, exercise and determination, some people lose 50, 60, even 100 pounds or more. Increasing numbers of severely overweight people are also turning to ...
THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL THEME PARK
May 19, 2003
The amusement park voted "The World's Most Beautiful Theme Park" for ten years in a row by the National Amusement Park Historical Assn. is Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia. And there's good reason, since "The ...
What is a Depression?
May 18, 2003
We live in a time when our general vocabulary is filled with psychological terms. Unfortunately, many people use psychological labels incorrectly. The most common error I hear is the misuse of the word, depression. Depression ...
May 17, 2003
Memorial Day Weekend...a time to kick back, relax, and party you perverbial asses off! Now there is going to be SO much going on that weekend, so this is my goal for the upcoming week. ...
When Meet the Parents Becomes From Hell
May 17, 2003
When Meet the Parents Becomes From Hell By Lauralyn Avallone Most families are, well, nuttier than a Chinese chicken salad. That's the fun thing about family those little eccentricities that make you smile and make ...
Grooming Part 4: Teeth
May 16, 2003
Dental hygiene is just as important in ferrets as it is in humans. Keeping your ferret's teeth clean will help prevent the onset of gum disease and other medical conditions later in life. Some ferrets ...
The Prom Experience
May 16, 2003
Prom season has arrived! High School seniors across Long Island are planning for the elegant event of their high school career. Many high schools celebrate the senior prom with specific customs and traditions that have ...
East End Fluke Roar!
May 13, 2003
We've had continual east winds and dense fog, rain, mist and just miserable weather for actually weeks and the last time I can remember a decent day with some sunshine was...let me just give you ...
<I>DOWN WITH LOVE</I> IS DOWN WITH MOVIES
May 11, 2003
by Ben Kenigsberg Perhaps we're witnessing the creation of a new genre. First Todd Haynes revisited Douglas Sirk's All That Heaven Allows (1956) in Far From Heaven , and ...
Proper planting part 3 and pesticide use
May 08, 2003
Now that you have selected the proper location and the proper plant material for your landscape, it is time to plant it properly. The hole should be dug 3 times the size of the root ...
The Rubble of Governmental Bureaucracy
May 06, 2003
During the last few months we have heard countless stories of budget problems relative to our state and county government. Both state and county officials indicate that there will be further cuts in social and ...
Get In The Game With A Stellar Resume
May 05, 2003
During the job hunter's market of the 1990's, employers were settling for less than qualified candidates because the candidate pool was so small. Job hunters were able to name their price and employers were meeting ...
Parenting: What is My Parenting Style?
May 04, 2003
How much have you thought about parenting styles? How effective is your current style? What would you like to change to make your parenting skills more effective? Before you try to make changes you must ...
Capacidad Adquisitiva de Minorias Creciendo más Rápido Que Norma Nacional
May 02, 2003
Segn el Centro de Selig para el Crecimiento Econmico en la Universidad de Georgia, la capacidad adquisitiva de grupos minoritarios, especificamente afro-americano, asitico e hispano crecer ms rpidamente que esa de americanos blancos - y ...