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HomeTown Competitiveness is a Come-Back / Give-Back approach to rural community building. HomeTown Competitiveness started in 2002 with a simple goal: Help rural communities build upon the assets they already have. Milan Wall, Co-Director of the Heartland Center will help you understand the concept behind HTC and give a couple of examples of communities that have seen a positive impact.
The founders of the program knew that rural communities already have everything they need to be successful. 10 years after its inception, the benefits of HTC can be seen across the country as small communities are attracting new residents and becoming competitive in the global economy.
Clete Bulach- Leading Authority on Educational Policy, Reform and Global Competitiveness will be joining us "In the Pickle Barrel" to discuss is there a difference between school violence and cop brutality? Topics in the recent news about a school resource officer taking down a female student points to the typical overreaction by police. An experienced officer at least twice the size of the student decided that the best way to deal with her quiet, nonviolent refusal to give up a cellphone and leave the room was to grab her by the neck, flip her over her desk, and drag her along the floor. Was this an overreaction? Is this the big issue that is plaguing our society? Why does it continue to happen?
Carly Fiorina won this week's drawing to be the 2016 Presidential Candidate under the spotlight "In the Pickle Barrel". Why is she running? How does she stand on the issues? Can she win?
Share your thoughts and opinions toiday "In the Pickle Barrel".
Alexandre Zisa is an expert in industrial competitiveness, product performance, and design to cost.
We talk about time-tested basics and the latest marketing technology with aviation thought leaders and marketing experts. Broadcast through BlogTalkRadio and iTunes, this podcast is a convenient way to get powerful, usable information that can make a difference to your sales this quarter.
Alexandre Zisa visits with us on the Your Marketing CoPilot podcast. We discuss:
Breaking the link between cost and quality
Working backward from cost
Using more expensive people can save you money
Pushing decisions “down” to the operational level results in more and better innovation.
Marketing in Germany, France, the U.S. (or even in Oregon and Texas!) involves tailoring the message for the way people “dream” regionally
Being an expert in a small niche, breaking the link between cost and quality, and pushing decisions down to the operational level, may originate in the engineering field, but they apply equally well in advertising and marketing.
Alexandre’s article on Design to Cost Made Simple
He can be contacted at http://www.ingenics.com or Alexandre.Zisa (at) ingenics (dot) com or on LinkedIn.
Dr. Claud Anderson's book discusses the change of the traditional role of schools in educating Black children. Specifically, he advises Black Americans to take control of the governance of their neighborhood schools and redesign them around the needs, interests and goals of Black America.
LACK OF TRANSPARENCY - BARBADOS:: The World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index for 2015-16 has declined to offer a ranking for BARBADOS, citing a lack of information.
CHILD CARE BOARD: Where is George Griffith and will he be investigated and charged for alleged molestation and other sex acts while he headed the Child Care Board and Barbados Family Planning Association?
BLACK BUSINESSES in Barbados: Black businesses need to advertise (why is this shunned and a used as a method of embarrassment for black businesses?), think big, take risks and learn how to be professionals.
And more hot topics.
Panel: Rawle Maycock. Sheri Veronica. Angela Cole. Alex Mitchell
Visit us on: http://nakeddeparture.com
My inspiration for today's Enrichment Radio episode comes from Seth Godin's, "Leap First". I will expand on hope verses expectation. I will talk about how hope is the better way to run a business in this Connection Economy. I will show why hope is a healthier way to live.
This Episode is for the Entrepreneur who feels trapped in failure after failure.
This Episode is for the Business Owner who needs to rise above competitiveness in his or her industry
In this Episode I will share the story of Pandora's Box.
Joining Dr. Michelle Robin on Small Changes Big Shifts is Dr. Sean Wheeler, MD. Dr. Wheeler has long been obsessed with pain. how pain affects the function of the human body, and how pain, or lack of it, affects human behavior, competitiveness, and quality of life.
This obsession turned passion is what provoked a career investigating pain, which led to a new way of thinking about – and treating – low back pain, as described in his new book, “UPRISE”.
And meet "The Wild Women of Wellness, Myra Harper and Jeanne Smith who will also join Dr. Robin as she continues her discussion of the spine and the nervous system and how Chiropractic Medicine plays an important role in your total health and wellness.
Is all competition bad? It depends on how we view competition. Competition can be great 4 business. We will share on the broadcasts on how to be competive without being offensive. Diane, our radio show host will provide the session. Diane is the Chief Empowerment of The National Extraordinary Professional Women & The Networking Partners. She is the founder of My Princess Teens Ministry for girls. We have also launched a new tool for early bird Christian women. Listen in beginning March 2 2015 at 6:00 am to "Women of Faith Ministry.
Rock The Boat
Conflict is a natural part of any intimate relationship. Yet most couples either avoid it or try to smooth over their differences. This results in at least one partner compromising their integrity—and stunting their own growth. Gritty, often irreverent, and always practical, author Resmaa Manakem of Rock the Boat challenges couples not to flee from conflicts, because the emotional stalemate that conflicts produce creates an opportunity for profound transformation. This transformation affirms each partner’s individuality while forging a more mature intimacy, a greater trust, and a deeper bond.
Rock the Boat challenges the idea that conflict between partners is unhealthy or something to avoid. Instead, it encourages both people to stand by what they need and who they are—but to do so with compassion rather than competitiveness or vengefulness. This is the purpose of an intimate relationship: to create an atmosphere where both people learn to grow up and mature in their relationship by appreciating each other’s individual needs in a caring and mature way."
Tonight we're trading War Stories and naw we're not playing "All Eyez On Me" we're talking battle rap with 4 of the illest up & coming talents we've come across yet. These MC's were previous guests on C.B.R so you can scroll through our archives and listen to all of their exclusives with us to get a feel for all 4 emcees before you check out these battles. These battles have classic written all over them and we ourselves are smothered with anticipation. I mean these 4 MC's have had 30 days to write for each other and they are all punchline heavy so you can only imagine what they've come up with.
When 9PM EST strikes on July 21st, it's gonna be chaos on C.B.R, you can better believe that! Whatever you do, make sure you don't miss out. Sure you can always listen to the archived show and check out all the action you may of missed, but there's nothing like witnessing a rap battle in real time. Let's show these 4 emcees some luv and pack these phonelines out!!! This event right here is why we decided to come up with C.B.R!!! It's all about paying homage and showing that true lyricism & competitiveness still exists in Hip Hop!
Call In # 347-838-9540
You know the slogan, C.B.R, Where Bars Matter!
King Flow vs King Shoxx: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qt2lQE3UzK0&feature=youtu.be
Chracks Royalty vs Live Mic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jpb4uxT15Dc
Cdot vs Marvolus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XqNoeeMCPHM
Superblack vs Mackk Myron: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igKKwZcNycg
So much has happened since we had this interview 2.5-yrs ago focused on NATO, but the points are still spot on. Well worth the revisit, especially if you missed it the first time.
NATO continues to test what kind of alliance it is after the fall of the Soviet Union roughly a quarter-century ago.
Where does the alliance stand, and what direction is it going? Are the roles of the member states changing? Where is the alliance strongest, and where does it need the most improvement?
Our returning guest for the full hour to discuss this and more will be Dr. Daniel Goure, is Vice President with the Lexington Institute.
Dr Goure has held senior positions in both the private sector and the U.S. Government, as a member of the 2001 Department of Defense Transition Team, two years as the director of the Office of Strategic Competitiveness in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as a senior analyst on national security and defense issues with the Center for Naval Analyses, SAIC, SRS Technologies, R&D Associates, and System Planning Corporation.
Prior to joining the Lexington Institute, Dr. Goure was the Deputy Director, International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
He has consulted for the Departments of State, Defense and Energy. He has taught or lectured at the Johns Hopkins University, the Foreign Service Institute, the National War College, the Naval War College, the Air War College, and the Inter-American Defense College. Since 2001, Dr. Goure has been an adjunct professor in graduate programs at Georgetown University, and the National Defense University since 2002.
Dr. Goure holds Masters and Ph.D. degrees in international relations and Russian Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a B.A. in Government and History from Pomona College.
I can speak from a client’s perspective & fitness professional. I have used trainers over the years and if they did not look like they were fit, I felt that they could not get me there. I wanted someone who not only talked a good game–but took the time to put their fitness first. In the back of mind I am thinking, “how can you motivate me when you’re not motived enough to train yourself?” Fitness professionals that were holding some excess body fat seemed like hypocrites. How can you tell me this move will get you a six pack when you dealing with a 1.5 pack?
Now that I am in the business as a studio owner & fitness consultant, I am even more aware of the competitiveness of our industry. With more people entering the health & fitness industry everyday, it makes good sense to stay on top of your game. My clients always say, “you don’t need to lose any weight–you look great.” I always appreciate the compliments but know there is always another trainer out there vying for their business. So on that note, I’ll be keeping my appointment with the gym today
Bottom line, being skilled & knowledgeable can’t pay bills if no one calls you back. What do you think–should a trainer be fit to give fitness advice?
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