• The One Minute Manager
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    The One Minute Manager by Kenneth Blanchard, Ph. D. and Spencer Johnson, M. D. , seems like a practical simple plan on managing people and there for other areas of one's life, however I must admit I am a little skeptical. The three philosophies do make sense especially once analogies are used to put them into more simple terms. Being in the work force for more than fourteen years I have witnessed many types of mangers. I have worked for hostile managers, calm caring managers and managers who fi...
  • Against Censoring Harmless Obscene Language
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    Against Censoring Harmless Obscene Language Why the! @#$ would any & $% head want to censor @#$ & $% offensive language? I mean what the! @#$? ? Did any of that offend anyone? Would it if I had used the actual words? I hope it wouldn't because I sure didn't intend for it to. But then again, if it did, well, don't take this personally, but, you don't need to be reading this. I'm sorry, but I am not forcing you to. No one is. Close your eyes if someone puts it in front of you, sing the Macarena a...
  • College Acceptance Time Life People
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    I am more than what meets the eye. There is only a certain part of me that people observe and judge me by in my everyday life. Some people know me as the boy who rushes down to the Harmon Cove bus stop every morning half awake and half asleep juggling several items in my hands. In one hand I have my books that I 'attempted' to read for homework the previous night and my other hand is holding on to my Sony metallic cd player for my bus ride to school. My peers and acquaintances wait for my arriva...
  • Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
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    g Promise me this- Whatever path you take in this life, be true to yourself. h Shu Lien, a main character in the Chinese film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon gives this advice to Jen, who is a young, struggling girl. This film explores how one can learn how to go beyond the restraints of emotion and freedom typical in Chinese culture, and find personal happiness. The theme is that holding back your true emotions and passions and never allowing them to be fulfilled will lead to a life wasted. Thro...