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Monthly archive November, 2011
The Curious Beginnings of 5 Common Surgical Tools

The Curious Beginnings of 5 Common Surgical Tools

The Mother Nature Network posted an article about how surgical stapling and anesthesia are common sights in a modern operating room, but it wasn’t always that way. Some of these tools and processes have interesting and even downright weird origin stories.  Learn more about how one surgeon’s hungry pet monkey helped him invent absorbable sutures.  LearnMore
"IMF Must Rekindle Its Old Strengths and Glory"

“IMF Must Rekindle Its Old Strengths and Glory”

“The exhausting European crisis dominating financial markets worldwide highlights profound concerns that our financial system is rudderless, adrift and could crash,” writes William C. Rhodes  LearnMore
Workplace Negotiation Strategies for Women

Workplace Negotiation Strategies for Women

Pushing back when workloads become unmanageable. Negotiating for a higher salary. Critiquing a colleague’s performance. They’re the communications hotspots we ALL dread. And for women, these situations can be even more challenging.  LearnMore
Start off 2012 with a New Investment Strategy (or Two!) (update)

Start off 2012 with a New Investment Strategy (or Two!) (update)

Which investment strategies are winners—and which are losers? And while we’re asking the really big questions, here are a few more:  LearnMore
The Language Show Live 2011

The Language Show Live 2011

The Language Show once again wowed language enthusiasts with its incredible line-up of speakers, exhibitors and language enthusiasts for a fantastic celebration of language. The Language Show Live 2011 took place from 21- 23 October at London’s Olympia after a brief spell at Earls Court just down the road. The Language Show bought its annual...  LearnMore
Recent Developments in HIV Prevention Research

Recent Developments in HIV Prevention Research

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains the developments made in HIV prevention research. Visit http://harrisonsIM.com to watch more videos from Dr. Fauci and the authors of the 18th edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.  LearnMore
The Ultimate Customer Service Package

The Ultimate Customer Service Package

How does Zappos turn their customers into raving fans?  They help customers meet their needs — easily.   LearnMore
Zig and Zag Your Way to a Successful Business

Zig and Zag Your Way to a Successful Business

The best path to get from point A to point B is always a straight line.  Not according to Rich Christiansen, author of The Zigzag Principle.  You need to take tactical indirect steps to achieve your ultimate goal.  Just as you can’t drive to the grocery store in one straight line, you can’t start up...  LearnMore
Joseph Grenny on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: You NEED to Talk.

Joseph Grenny on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: You NEED to Talk.

The recent allegations surrounding presidential candidate Herman Cain have put workplace sexual harassment in the spotlight. Joseph Grenny, author of Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High tells Portfolio.com that the best way to stop inappropriate behavior is to confront it “at its first showing.”  LearnMore

AccessPediatrics Wins 2011 Web Health Award

For its innovation in pediatric education, McGraw-Hill’s AccessPediatrics was awarded Silver in the Medical Education category by the nation’s leading digital health experts at the 2011 Web Health Awards.  LearnMore
Take Back Your Financial Future

Take Back Your Financial Future

Dr. Alfred Rappaport coined the term “shareholder value” and wrote the groundbreaking article, 10 Ways to Create Shareholder Value, which gave a memorable platform for his thesis that sacrificing future growth to meet quarterly earnings benchmarks is the road to corporate and investment ruin.  LearnMore
Keeping Your Cool on the Job

Keeping Your Cool on the Job

Everyone encounters stressful situations at work.  How you deal with these situations is what really matters … especially when you are a manager.  LearnMore