How Successful People Handle Toxic People


Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all stress. Studies have long shown that stress [...] Forbes - Personal Finance Read more [...]

Verizon’s Chief Talent and Diversity Officer Discusses What It Takes to Become a Successful Leader


Ever wonder what it takes to ascend the company ranks and become a strong, effective leader?  Magda Yrizarry, Verizon’s chief talent and diversity officer, works every day to identify and develop leaders, and took time this week to share her thoughts on leadership and career growth during Proud to be Latina’s EmPower Hour. Proud to be Latina is a personal and professional development network that educates, empowers and encourages Latinas to rise to their full potential. On a conference call Read more [...]

Costly, political, successful: Sochi Winter Olympics end


SOCHI, Russia — Flushed with pride after its athletes’ spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated Sunday night with a visually stunning finale that handed off a smooth but politically charged Winter Games to their next host, Pyeongchang in South Korea. Russian President Vladimir Putin, these Olympics’ political architect and booster-in-chief, watched and smiled as Sochi gave itself a giant pat on the back... WN.com - Photown News Read more [...]

FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF CHALLENGE GRANT, SFMOMA TO INCREASE ACCESS WITH FREE ADMISSION FOR VISITORS 18 AND UNDER WHEN MUSEUM REOPENS IN 2016


$ 5 Million Challenge Grant Met with Support to Reach $ 10 Million Goal SFMOMA Will Also Offer Free Lifetime Membership for All Artists in Collection Release date: November 19, 2013 The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced today that when its expanded building opens to the public in 2016, admission will be free for visitors 18 and under. Designed to remove financial barriers to attendance for youth and families, the initiative deepens Read more [...]