UK resident complains about a potholed street, gets shocking reactions from other countries

You don’t really care about how bad a road is until you are the one using said bad road. The same applies to snow in winter—you don’t really care about it until all of your regular parking spots become piles of snow and you can’t but try and improvise your parking until the snow melts. … Continue reading UK resident complains about a potholed street, gets shocking reactions from other countries

Recognizing your colleagues’ feelings at work. Does it build trust?

Alisa Yu first became intrigued with emotional acknowledgment while interviewing nurses working in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. The nurses told her that verbally acknowledging their young patients’ fears and stress created trust, which enabled them to do their jobs more effectively. “From then on, I began to see … Continue reading Recognizing your colleagues’ feelings at work. Does it build trust?

Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

Prosecutors in the trial of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday called for a six-month jail term over campaign finance violations for his 2012 reelection bid. At the end of proceedings in Paris, they issued withering criticism of the former head of state and demanded a one-year jail term, with six months of it suspended, and a … Continue reading Ex-French president Sarkozy facing trial for corruption

President Uhuru vows to leave a legacy for Kenyans

President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House, Nairobi hosted elected Luo Nyanza leaders ahead of his development tour of the region later this week. The President told the leaders that he was determined to leave a legacy of a strong, united and prosperous country, adding that together with former Prime Minister Raila Odinga, they had resolved to … Continue reading President Uhuru vows to leave a legacy for Kenyans

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Trump’s leadership failed South Koreans – President Moon Jae-in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said former President Donald Trump "failed" in his dealings with North Korea because he "beat around the bush" during negotiations, a stunningly undiplomatic public assessment of a fellow world leader delivered during a New York Times interview published Wednesday. Moon said the denuclearization of North Korea is a "matter of survival" for South Korea, and stressed that … Continue reading Trump’s leadership failed South Koreans – President Moon Jae-in

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Did U.S. governors influence the spread of COVID-19?

Could whether your governor is a Democrat or a Republican have influenced how many coronavirus cases and deaths your state has seen during the pandemic? Yes, claim researchers who discovered a strong link between the two -- by late last summer, the odds of dying from COVID-19 was nearly twice as high in states whose … Continue reading Did U.S. governors influence the spread of COVID-19?

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Why US lawmakers are scared of holding sessions at Capitol

The U.S. House of Representatives canceled its planned Thursday session, after the Capitol Police warned on Wednesday that a militia group could be plotting to breach the building that was subjected to a deadly attack on Jan. 6. The House had been scheduled to debate and vote on a police reform bill, but a Democratic aide said … Continue reading Why US lawmakers are scared of holding sessions at Capitol

Being a leader is a privilege

A leader is a servant to all. If you don't have a heart to serve others without looking for reward, you are not a leader If you can't withstand criticism and you can't withstand and survive the havoc of hate speech, you are not a leader . If you don't have the power of forgiving … Continue reading Being a leader is a privilege

Code of Corporate Governance

Code of Corporate Governance According to Frank and Graeme (2005) the followings are considered essential for effective operations of corporate governance in any public limited liability company; 1) Half-yearly financial statement prepared by the management of the entity and subject to a limited scope review (not audited) by the external auditors. Such a review should … Continue reading Code of Corporate Governance

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