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Inspiration + guidance: A formula for tech start-up success

May 2, 2017

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Avnet.com “In 2012, Kurt Workman was a full-time chemical engineering major at Brigham Young University. Kurt’s aunt had just had twins, prematurely, so he and his wife were lending a helping hand whenever they could. They saw firsthand the constant worry Kurt’s aunt shouldered. They wanted to start a family of their own soon, but […]

The 7 Best Foods to decrease One’s Heart Disease Risk

April 30, 2017

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TIME Health “n fact, more than 50% of deaths that occur every year from heart disease could have been prevented, according to the study, put together by researchers at Emory University in Atlanta. You already know to avoid smoking, but the other four main causes—obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes—can each be eliminated […]

Palantir to pay $1.7m over accusation it discriminates against Asian applicants

April 26, 2017

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Sam Levin, The Guardian, 4/26/17 “The labor department first filed the suit against Palantir in September, alleging that the Palo Alto-based company used a discriminatory hiring process in which Asian applicants “were routinely eliminated in the résumé screen and telephone interview phases despite being as qualified as white applicants”. Like Google and Oracle, Palantir is […]

Survey: More than 1 in 5 female undergrads at top schools suffer sexual attacks

April 26, 2017

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Nick Anderson, Susan Svrluga and Scott Clement, the Washington Post 9/21/2015 More than 20 percent of female undergraduates at an array of prominent universities said this year that they were victims of sexual assault and misconduct, echoing findings elsewhere, according to one of the largest studies ever of college sexual violence. The survey from the […]

“Business Schools need to take a more prominent role in shaping the future”

April 6, 2017

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The National Suzanne Locke “It’s time for business schools to take a much more active role in the business arena,” says Timothy Mescon, senior vice president and chief officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa at the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The association is more than 100 years old. Today […]

Loan a beautiful loan to Allah: The chef who feeds the homeless for free every day

September 26, 2016

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This famous Hadith is cited from Abdulrahman.org: Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that `Abdullah bin Mas`ud said, “When this Ayah, [مَّن ذَا الَّذِى يُقْرِضُ اللَّهَ قَرْضًا حَسَنًا فَيُضَاعِفَهُ لَهُ] (Who is he that will lend Allah handsome loan: then (Allah) will increase it manifold to his credit (in repaying),) was revealed, Abu Ad-Dahdah Al-Ansari said, `O […]

Managing Millenials: Five Common Issues Leaders Face

September 26, 2016

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Erika Riehle, ibm.com Managing teams is hard, but managing teams of diverse ages and experience levels can be even harder. A popular tool for managers is Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. The book outlines five common ways teams fail, but it doesn’t directly address managing different ranges of experience and age. […]