Tag Archives: Excellence

Quote: Seneca on life

Posted in Philosophy, Psychology, Quotes, Society | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Quote: Seneca on life

The Price of Life

BBC An award-winning director, Adam Wishart, presents a BBC documentary about the rationing of high cost cancer drugs by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. The documentary was the runner up for the Best Science Documentary at the … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer, Health, Health Related, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Price of Life

World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat

Matthew Gilliham EurekAlert A team of Australian scientists has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils. Using ‘non-GM’ crop breeding techniques, scientists from CSIRO Plant Industry have introduced … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Science | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on World breakthrough on salt-tolerant wheat

Too Big to Fail: An Executive Suite True-Life Tale

Sam Pizzigati Nation of Change If a blunder you committed cost your employer $4 million, how long would you stay employed? In America today, a CEO can cost his company $4 billion and still collect both a paycheck and a … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Society | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Too Big to Fail: An Executive Suite True-Life Tale

TEDx TheWoodlands 2011: Barbara Campbell – Bringing Learning to Life — Bringing Life to Learning

Barbara Campbell TEDx Barb Campbell is currently a Leading Excellence Fellow with YES Prep Public Schools in Houston, TX. Her areas of professional interest include service learning, school culture, community engagement and social entrepreneurship. She has seventeen years experience in … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on TEDx TheWoodlands 2011: Barbara Campbell – Bringing Learning to Life — Bringing Life to Learning

Alfie Kohn – The Case Against Competition

Source: Alfie Kohn Raising healthy, happy, productive children goes hand in hand with creating a better society. The first step to achieving both is recognizing that our belief in the value of competition is built on myths. There are better … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Mental Health, Podcasts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Alfie Kohn – The Case Against Competition