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UAH Excited by New President’s Arrival

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September 22, 2011

Tweet An article by Paul Gattis, of The Huntsville Times, talks about the new, soft-spoken president at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Dr. Robert Altenkirch, a man that measures his words carefully and whose reserved demeanor has stirred excitement across campus. Altenkirch, 63, was unanimously approved by the UA System board of trustees...
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No Need to Suffer

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September 15, 2011

Tweet No matter how hard you try, you have those days where nothing seems to go right.  You have deadlines to meet at your work, there is a houseful of out-of-town guests in your home, and the electric bill is a day past due.  It is days like this that you want to stand...
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Having Fun Yet?

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September 14, 2011

Tweet Today’s post is a reprint of an article written by Mike Palumbo and published today on AL.com. I thought it was particularly important for those between jobs, or looking for new employment, to know that life is full of opportunities, and that above all, you have to have fun during the process! Here’s...
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Seven Ways To Develop a Business Partnership

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September 7, 2011

Tweet The formation of business partnerships with a similar business or businesses can be a dynamic and versatile move that complements the products or services of the businesses involved. Regardless of what form a business partnership takes—short term, long term, deeply integrated or something more casual—all have the potential to drive in new business, strengthen...
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Hoover High School Officials Choose Positive Action

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September 2, 2011

Tweet Hoover, Alabama, high school principal, Don Hulin, recently reversed the school’s official decision to stop a student, Sara Couvillon, from wearing a T-Shirt expressing acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle. This was not, however, the school’s initial reaction as school officials first told the Couvillon she was violating the school’s dress code by wearing...
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Emotional Pain is Not a Sickness

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August 31, 2011

Tweet There is nothing wrong with feeling bad.  It does happen.  But there seems to be someone going around giving emotional pain a bad name.  It is all right to feel depressed, sad, upset, angry, miserable, gloomy or unhappy.  In fact, there are times when it is appropriate to have these feelings, like when...
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Space and Missile Defense Conference comes to Huntsville

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August 12, 2011

Tweet Huntsville, if you’re looking for an intellectually stimulating event featuring keynote speakers, exhibitor booths and technology panels, look no further than the 14th annual Space and Missile Defense Conference, set for August 15-18 at the Von Braun Center. Like they are today, tomorrow’s operational environments will be complex and demanding. Senior defense and...
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Protecting Yourself From Dangerous Heat

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August 8, 2011

Tweet The area’s prolonged heat wave has brought near record highs to the Tennessee Valley. And not only are the temperatures uncomfortable, they can be downright dangerous. Since Memorial Day, a record number of people have been admitted to the Huntsville Hospital Emergency Room from heat-related illnesses. WAAY31 Meteorologist Chris Davis says these temperatures...
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Are You Dale Carnegie’s Biggest Fan?

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August 1, 2011

Tweet Calling all Dale Carnegie fans! Dale Carnegie local franchisees have announced their search for Dale Carnegie’s Biggest Fan. The winner of the contest will receive an iPad2! It’s easy to enter: Determine how Dale Carnegie has most impacted you or your company. Chances are the benefits you received from taking your Dale Carnegie...
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Dale Carnegie’s Secrets of Success?…There’s an App for That!

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July 25, 2011

Tweet Back in 1936, when Dale Carnegie first published “How To Win Friends and Influence People,” the only “app” he was familiar with was the one you submit to an organization in the hope of landing a job. My, how times have changed! While job applications are still very much prevalent and a necessary...
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