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Guest Post: Frustration With Strangers – Their Attempt To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

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Guest Post: Frustration With Strangers – Their Attempt To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

 

Written By Kevin Whiting

The House of Representatives are now voting to repeal the Affordable Care Act for the 40th time.

I have officially reached a level of frustration with complete strangers that I never thought could be possible. To start, this is a bill that is still not fully implemented, and yet where portions have been put in place (namely New York) there has been a decrease in health care premiums of up to 40%. But hey, who cares about health ...

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GUEST POST: 3 Keys to Cultivating Leadership

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GUEST POST: 3 Keys to Cultivating Leadership

Gardening gloves aren’t for me. I like the feel of dirt under my nails, callouses formed from hours wielding a shovel, blisters as a reminder of hard labor.

Struggles and challenges cling under my nails.

Years of hard work and experience have formed callouses. Blisters occasionally develop due to my sensitivity, but they are welcome.

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Three Secrets to Stay Together for Fifty-Years

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Three Secrets to Stay Together for Fifty-Years

 

My parents’ minister wanted to know their secret for staying happily married for over fifty years. He interviewed them for his Valentine’s Day sermon, and shared video clips from the interview with congregants. When I asked my parents what secrets they shared, I realized that their secrets apply not only to a long-lasting marriage, but to long lasting business partnerships and collegial relationships as well. My parents offered three secrets to their long-lasting marriage.

1) Trust each other

2) Fight fair

3) Spend ...

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GUEST POST: How To Speak So Your Doctor Will Listen

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GUEST POST: How To Speak So Your Doctor Will Listen

Doctors interrupt patients 18 seconds into an office visit, on average. Given this fact, patients who seek to maximize their healthcare must learn how to speak so that doctors will listen. There are three communication skills that, when applied to a doctor’s visit, can increase odds that your physician will hear, and help solve the problem.

1st – Prepare what you will say.

2nd – Know what you would like to achieve.

3rd – Formulate collaborative questions.

 

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The Value of Snow Days

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The Value of Snow Days

Last week I put a spoon under my pillow and turned my PJs inside out. It worked! I woke up to a Snow Day, an official day to toss out the To-Do list and play. The thought of a Snow Day holds as much allure to me as it does to school-aged kids. At 50-years-old and counting, one might think I’m a bit old to buy into the giddy excitement of a Snow Day, but I am not. I ...

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