Frankly, there is just no end to the value of giving good compliments. But how exactly can we make our compliments good? The first rule of thumb is to be genuine. The second rule is to never “lay it on too thick.” If your compliments are phony, the receiver will sense it; your flattery will fall flat and might even cause the recipient to avoid you which obviously defeats the purpose of saying something “nice.” So the next time your employee turns in a thorough report, don’t waste an opportunity to say something complimentary, such as: “”Thanks for the detailed attention you gave to completing that report.

Feeling a bit defeated today after an old coworker of mine told me I’ve gained weight. Can’t I put on a bit of weight without being called fat? I thought I was losing weight. She is on the larger side and I never, ever said anything to her about her weight (because honestly, I don care).

Every once in awhile, when at his office in nearby Scottsdale, Clancy Pendergast will look at the old aerial photos of this present day Final Four land. It had the two farmhouses, one in which he grew up, and one in which lived his grandmother, Lucia Pendergast. The land boasted “dark, heavy soil,” he said, adding, “Certain areas have more of the sandy type soil, but most of the land is very good, heavy farmland.

After applying input from Olympians last summer as well as college teams, Nike created two kinds of on court socks: the NikeGrip Power Crew and Quick Crew. The Power Crew has more cushioning, while the Quick Crew is lighter. Teams will have colors that match each of their jerseys.

All of a sudden, darkness comes out of the sky, like a spaceship but not exactly. Richie knows instinctively that it is It. The darkness crashes, and Richie is overwhelmed with a sense of evil. With regard to income, neither one is going to win any great accolades. I am not sure there is a form of writing at HP that does earn any serious money. I have not seen it.

Coaches chatted in the bowels of the arena. Commissioner Adam Silver shared the landscape altering announcement that the league is considering lowering the draft eligibility age. The NBA offseason, once quiet after the initial boom of free agency, has a marquee summer event stretching the league toward a year round newsmaker..

I got my degree at a CC and beat out competition from the local university. I sure the university taught more, but I had a strong passion for it so I taught myself lots to fill in any gaps. I think if a person has the passion, the degree type doesn matter, plus that passion will show through in your work.