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    MOTIVATION MONDAY: LIVING AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE WITH SENSEI ANGIE

    AFTERNOON READS, VENICE BEACH CALIFORNIA Author, speaker and financial expert, Angie Grainger, CPA was recently in Venice Beach doing a photo shoot for her new book, “Wisdom of Wealth: Finding TRUE Financial Freedom”.  Grainger demonstrates this freedom with her simple lifestyle and managing to live on 10% of her income. As a Karate instructor, Grainger (or should […]

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    Centralia Man Charged for Burglary ‘With Sexual Motivation’

    Michael A. Hedges, 43, of Centralia, was arrested and booked on suspicion of first-degree burglary Sunday in the 600 block of Nick Road in Centralia. He was charged Monday with first-degree burglary with sexual motivation, indecent liberties — forcible compulsion and third-degree assault. Lewis County Deputy Prosecutor Kevin Nelson asked for $50,000 bail, saying the […]

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    Monetary rewards motivate people to live healthy, strive for success

    People increase their internal motivation to eat fruits and vegetables, when rewarded monetarily, finds a study. (Shutterstock) Monetary rewards are effective in motivating people to take up healthy eating and striving for success, finds a team of American researchers. The study, which encouraged daily consumption of fruits and vegetables in exchange for payment, not only […]

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    The motivation for Consumer Cellular’s big move

    It took no fewer than seven months of serious hunting in the Tigard area before Consumer Cellular found the right fit for its new headquarters. But for CEO John Marick, it was more than worth the wait, not just for the company, but for the 225 or so employees who have grown used to working […]

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    Paul Baard’s Motivation Matters: Better motivation for a better company

      Paul Baard’s Motivation Matters: Better motivation for a better company By PAUL BAARD While a firm might undertake many and varied initiatives to better motivate its workers, many of these techniques appear at the managerial level, specifically what supervisors can do to meet the psychological needs of employees. On a larger scale, an organization […]

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    The connection between training and motivation

    This article is part of our monthly Human Capital column. Read more from Tom Moriarty. In the continuing series of articles on the 2015 Plant Services/Alidade MER Leadership Survey, one of the questions I wanted to answer was whether a correlation exists between leadership training frequency and leader motivation levels. The theory is that motivated […]

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    There is no fun without challenges: Pawan Munjal

    Hero MotoCorp chairman, managing director and chief executive officer Pawan Munjal says auto manufacturers should bring out environment-friendly and advanced products, and not wait for a push from courts and regulatory bodies. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: Hero MotoCorp Ltd and its chairman, managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) Pawan Munjal, 61, have had […]

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    Nervous About Walking Alone at Night? Add a Virtual Companion

    I’m 25 years old and my mother still ends our conversations with “Make sure you text me when you get home.” Though I’m an adult, she still worries about my safety. And she’s not the only one. After an outing, close friends often ask that I let them know when I make it in. When […]

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    The Monk Who Inspired Steve Jobs, Influenced Apple’s Designs

    Robert Palladino’s name appears nowhere in Steve Jobs’s lengthy authorized biography, but he had an enduring influence on Jobs and the business empire he erected. Jobs sat in on Palladino’s calligraphy class at Portland’s Reed College, which eventually inspired the elegance for which Apple computers are renowned, the tech icon recalled in his famous 2005 […]

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    Yahoo Snubs Activist Shareholder With 2 New Directors

    Yahoo has set up a battle for control of its board by appointing two directors likely to further agitate an activist shareholder threatening an attempt to oust CEO Marissa Mayer unless she bows to demands to sell the company’s Internet operations. The decision announced Thursday increases the likelihood that the unhappy shareholder, Starboard Value, will […]