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?
Dec 21 2012
Barcelona, Spain — File this in your collection of unusual Christmas traditions: the figurine of a pooping peasant appearing in Catalonia’s crèches.
Catalonia, in Spain’s northeastern corner, is a region with a strong cultural pride and ancient traditions. The Caganer (the pooper), which has been appearing in manger scenes since the 18th century, is one of them.
A ban on adoptions has left hundreds of thousands of children stranded in Guatemalan orphanages. While concerned organizations are working to get the ban lifted, the children wait. In the meantime, numerous groups of volunteers, many from the U.S., travel to Guatemala to help with donations, labor and love.
Guatemala, a country that used to rank at the top in terms of number of children being adopted by foreign parents, now finds itself with thousands of children being stranded in orphanages without the prospect of finding a home. The following story describes what lead to the current situation and the work of many foreign…
Anna Ermakova thought she’d have a better chance of meeting a suitable husband over the Internet than in her own hometown of Kursk, Russia, where the ratio of men to women is one to five—a lingering consequence of the devastating WWII casualties in that area.
“To recover from that huge loss, it’s going to take Russia…
Atlanta officially became part of the food-truck nation this weekend with the opening of Atlanta Food Truck Park and Market on April 26.
Two young entrepreneurs leased a lot in the high-traffic quadrant between Howell Mill Road and I-75 and turned it into an outdoor eatery where patrons can choose from a range of menus.
Nine years after losing his nine-year old son Killian to leukemia in 2003, Clay Owen, a media spokesman at AT&T, still has trouble getting through an interview about childhood cancer without becoming emotional.
Clay and his wife, Grainne, are among thousands of parents whose lives took a dramatic turn the day they were told one of…
POW frees captives of their fears from Maria Schnabel on Vimeo.Lee Ellis will never forget Nov. 7, 1967. That’s the day when, as a 24-year old U.S. Air Force fighter pilot on a mission over North Vietnam, his plane was shot down.
Nor will he forget the years he spent in captivity…
After 30 years of pleasing theater lovers, this week the Theatre in the Square in Marietta, Ga., surprised the arts community by announcing it was closing down for good due to financial difficulties. The theatre, an anchor in quaint Marietta Square, had been one of the cultural draws in the suburban town north of…
For those whose love of art exceeds the space on their walls, there’s always the furniture. Particularly if it’s handcrafted and hand-painted by Italian artisans following the techniques of their ancestors in XVIII century Venice. For the past 25 years, Atlanta-based Patina Inc. has been bringing old-world style to the homes of new-world clients with…