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The Tragic Story Behind the Semmelweis Effect

Science and medicine are often entwined in politics and ego, but the most dramatic example was the life of Ignaz Semmelweis, an Austrian physician in the 1840s.  His simple observation and analysis saved hundreds of children — but prejudice and tradition overshadowed his discovery and countless thousands died. Semmelweis was an obstetrician who observed that … Continue reading

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#Business #News in #MidWeekMentor Issue 4

Topics on #PR, #HR, #Strategic #Management and #Executive #Development CLICK HERE TO READ THE MIDWEEK MENTOR. This week articles include: One Leadership Skill That Will Set You Apart Secret to Why Your Marketing Isn’t Working Three Ways to Protect Data Privacy and more! Continue reading

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#Mid-WeekMentor for Jan 9, 2013

Many #business #news articles for #CEO, #HR, #Law, and senior #C-suite #executives. Some of this week’s stories: FORMER CEO WAS HEART AND SOUL OF MCDONALDS FIVE HR 2.0 TRENDS FOR 2013 iPAD MINI vs GOOGLE NEXUS 7 UNLOCKING THE VALUE OF YOUR HUMAN CAPITAL FIVE LESSONS IN TRANSPARENCY INTERVIEW WITH POLAROID’S SCOTT HARDY and more.  Go … Continue reading

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Testing Character

From Scientific American By Gareth Cook | Tuesday, May 10, 2011 | Author David DeSteno Image: Andre H. Mehta  What can science reveal about our “character” — that core of good, or evil, that shapes our moral behavior? The answer, according to a new book, is that there may not be much of a core, after … Continue reading