How Bosses Should Write Books

October 2, 2021 VSSENIOR LEADERS are not, of course, the most natural writers in the world. They do not reach the top without a laser ambition, a trait that rarely leads to literary reflection. To be successful, they must murder their outspokenness and master the corporate twaddle instead. They don’t …

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Getting by with a little help from friends

BLACK GIRLS MUST DIE EXHAUSTEDBy Jayne Allen In July, when Naomi Osaka pulled out of Roland Garros to focus on her sanity, it seemed like permission for other black women, who also want to prioritize themselves, to give themselves the same opportunity. Later, when Simone Biles withdrew from Olympic gymnastics …

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Dubawa Writers Shortlisted for African Fact-Checking Awards

Some writers and fellows from the West Africa Independent Verification Platform, Dubai, have been shortlisted as finalists for the 2021 African Fact-Checking Awards. In the Working Journalist category, Dubawa writers, Maxine Danso and Silas jonathan, alongside Ghana Program Officer Caroline Anipah, were shortlisted for a collaboration Checking the facts they …

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Music and cheerfulness | News, Sports, Jobs

-Photo of the messenger by Kelby Wingert Members of Des Moines’ Nuestra Danza Sin Fronteras Mexican dance troupe perform Thursday morning at Iowa Central Community College’s Second Afro-Latino Festival at the Career Education Building. Mexican folk dancers in long, flowy skirts in bright colors moved to the beat of the …

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Finance is changing radically. A new book explains how

October 2, 2021 The future of money. By Eswar Prasad. Belknap Press; 496 pages; $ 35 and £ 28.95 FOR MORE folks, money still means physical money printed by a single public authority. Yet this is a surprisingly modern incarnation: only a century ago, private currencies competed with government-issued banknotes. …

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Project Literacy offers children’s books and author tours

Jacy Lewis, MRT.com/Midland Reporter-Telegram September 30, 2021 1of3 Former Reporter-Telegram Editor-in-Chief Mary Dearen and Current Online Editor Mercedes Cordero distributed “They All Saw a Cat” to first graders at Henderson Elementary School as part of Project Literacy in 2017 Tim Fischer / Reporter-Telegram Tim Fischer / Midland Reporter-TelegramShow moreShow less …

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