Many years ago my father, then a young idealist, fought to defend Catalonia against Franco’s forces in the last battles of the Spanish Civil War. He ended up exiled in a concentration camp in France where he endured inhuman, unspeakable living conditions.
When eventually he was allowed to return to Spain, he managed to lock away […]
Jul 30 2017
How many ways are there to say “there is no ‘I’ in team” before your audience’s eyes glaze over?
Apparently, not enough.
Day in and day out, coaches, team leaders, and business writers everywhere struggle to come up with the one example that will ignite their people’s spirit of teamwork.
I think I found it.
Can you top this?
It involves […]
Jan 17 2017
She was too pretty to play with, said my mother.
So, she wrapped Mariola in blue tissue paper, lest light yellow her porcelain-like skin and crisp-white ballerina outfit; tied soft bows around her wrists and ankles to preserve her ladylike stance; and then stored her in a closet where she remained, in the dark, for the […]
The U.S. Hispanic media, through which many of the country’s 50 million Latinos get their news, will play an important role in the 2012 presidential election, not only because of its reach but also because of its huge influence on Hispanic voters.
The candidates’ ability to work effectively with the Hispanic media, which tends to take […]
Chelsea Clinton joins list powerful families’ offspring to land choice spots
Former first-daughter Chelsea Clinton will make her journalistic debut tomorrow as special correspondent for NBC’s newsmagazine “RockCenter.” With that, she joins a select group of sons and daughters of America’s most influential families (see infographic) who landed some of TV’s much-prized news reporting spots.
Some of […]