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3 bonding exercises to help strengthen your team dynamics amid the Great Resignation

Scheduling game nights is one way to improve team bonds at work. Luis Alvarez/Getty Images At a time when workers are quitting in record numbers, bonding activities are important to strengthen company culture. Some companies schedule regular 'anything but work' check-ins to connect on a more personal level. Game nights, trivia contests, and welcome lunches can also help improve team dynamics. It's cheesy, but it works. So says Frank B. Mengert, founder and CEO of ebm, a North ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Business, London, Boston, Trends, Strategy, Chicago, Team, Coworkers, Nordic, Carpenter, Caldwell, Winthrop, Aon, IDG


ON THIS DATE: OCTOBER 19th

  On This Date: BIRTH: 19 Oct 1748 5x great grandmother Meriah Peirce was born at Harvard, Ma. CIVIL: 19 Oct 1630 10x great grandfather Samuel Skelton took the Oath of Freemen at Salem, Ma. MARRIAGE: 19 Oct 1924 grandparents Edward F White Sr and Agnes McFarland were married at Boston, Ma. DEATH: 19 Oct 1677 8x great grandfather Edward Bangs died at Eastham, M [Author: [email protected] (Bill West)]
Tags: Boston, Salem, Genealogy, Bill West, Eastham, Agnes McFarland, Edward F White Sr, Edward Bangs, Meriah Peirce, Harvard Ma CIVIL, Samuel Skelton


13 Movies Like Gone Girl That Thriller Fans Need To Watch

"Gone Girl" is one of the most popular mystery novels of the postmodern era. Before publication, expectations for the book were high, as author Gillian Flynn's previous works, "Sharp Objects" and "Dark Places," had established her as a sharp, cunning writer unafraid to tackle truly twisted material. "Gone Girl" became a sensation when it hit bookshelves in 2012; the question "Who is Amy Dunne?" haunted both the novel's characters and an audience of mystery fans.Hollywood quickly turned its atten...
Tags: Elsa, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Movies, Matthew Mcconaughey, California, Boston, Ben Affleck, Stephen King, Superman, Los Angeles, Chicago, Fox, Dave, Cruise


Schools in Minnesota ask parents to volunteer for lunch shifts because of a labor shortage 'crisis' in cafeterias

Schools have been struggling to find teachers, bus drivers, and kitchen staff. Oli ScarffF/AFP via Getty Images A school district in Minnesota asked parents to volunteer at cafeterias because of the labor shortage. A director at the district told KARE 11 that the shortage of cafeteria staff was a "crisis." More than 100 parents had stepped in to help, the network reported. Parents are having to volunteer for shifts at school cafeterias in Minnesota because of a staff shortage, per a report...
Tags: Minnesota, Boston, US, Trends, Philadelphia, Afp, Malone, KARE, Emily Malone, Grace Dean, Getty Images A school, Oli ScarffF, Child Nutrition Services Department, Prior Lake Savage Area school, Prior Lake High School


32 sweet and caring gifts for your grandma this holiday season, from cute jewelry to unique gift boxes

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. PeopleImages/Getty Images Express your gratitude and love for grandma with a thoughtful, useful gift. Pair it with a phone or video call so she can see you and hear your voice. Still looking for gifts for other people on your list? Check out more gift ideas here. From swooping in to change your diaper while your mom had her hands tied to slipping you an extra piece of candy after dinner, a grandma is a...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Gift Guide, New York, Colorado, Boston, Grandma, Trends, Gifts, Grandparents, United States, New York Times, Gift Guides, New England, Luna, Gifts For Her


Video shows dramatic aftermath of Texas plane crash

All 21 passengers on board a plane headed for Boston survived after it crashed after takeoff in Waller County, Texas. CNN's Rosa Flores reports.
Tags: Texas, News, Boston, Cnn, Stories, Waller County Texas, Rosa Flores


'Boom, boom, boom': Astros score seven runs in ninth, beat Red Sox in Game 4 to tie up ALCS

The Astros scored seven runs in the ninth inning to beat the Red Sox 9-2 in Game 4 of the ALCS. Houston evens the series 2-2 with Boston.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Boston, Houston, Usa Today, Red Sox, Astros


Astros Awaken for 7 in 9th, Beat Boston 9-2 to Tie ALCS 2-2

Jose Altuve hit a tying home run in the eighth inning and the Houston offense awakened with seven runs in the ninth on Tuesday night as the Astros came back to beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2.
Tags: Boston, Houston, Boston Red Sox, Astros, Jose Altuve


'Get out, get out, get out': Everyone survives after plane's 'horrific' failed takeoff in Texas

No one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Boston, Houston, Usa Today


Sean Penn's 15 Best Film Roles Ranked

Sean Penn is one of the best actors and most engaging celebrities to grace Hollywood over the past several decades. The two-time Academy Award winner frequently earns critical acclaim for his performances, and has worked with many of the best filmmakers of his generation. He's been an icon since the early '80s, and continues to choose exciting upcoming projects. In 2021, Penn will be seen in Paul Thomas Anderson's latest ensemble feature, "Licorice Pizza."Penn is extremely versatile, and turns i...
Tags: Jessica Chastain, Hollywood, Texas, London, Movies, California, Boston, US, San Francisco, Dave, Roger Ebert, Clint Eastwood, United Nations, Shanghai, Paul Thomas Anderson, Cia


'Get out, get out, get out': Everyone survives after plane makes 'horrific' failed takeoff in Texas

No one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Boston, Houston, Usa Today


Plane Burns After Takeoff Mishap in Texas; No One Badly Hurt

Authorities say a plane taking passengers from Texas to the AL Championship Series game in Boston burst into flames after it ran off a runway during takeoff.
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Plane burns after 'horrific' failed takeoff in Texas; crews celebrate no fatalities

No one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned Tuesday morning near Houston, authorities said.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Boston, Houston, Usa Today


Grammy-award winning singer surprises street performer

What are the chances? A street performer in Boston was singing a John Legend song when she spotted him in the crowd. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
Tags: News, Boston, Cnn, Stories, John Legend, Jeanne Moos


Boston Declares Addiction, Homelessness Emergency

The city of Boston has declared addiction and homelessness a public health emergency.
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All passengers survive plane crash near Houston

No major injuries were reported when a Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people struck a fence and erupted in flames while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.
Tags: News, Boston, Stories, Houston, Houston Executive Airport


More than 20 people safely escape after plane crashes outside Houston

No major injuries were reported when a Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people struck a fence and erupted in flames while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.
Tags: Boston, Cnn, Houston, Houston Executive Airport


At least 2 injuries reported after plane crash in Waller County, Texas

A Boston-bound plane carrying more than 20 people crashed while taking off at Houston Executive Airport on Tuesday morning, officials said.
Tags: Boston, Cnn, Waller County Texas, Houston Executive Airport


No Major Injuries After Plane Runs off Texas Runway, Burns

Authorities say no one was seriously hurt when an airplane bound for Boston ran off a runway and burned near Houston.
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Report: Boston Construction Sites Not Meeting Equity Rules

Rules in Boston that set minimums for the participation of city residents, women, and people of color as workers on construction projects are not being met by the vast majority of projects.
Tags: Boston, Boston Construction Sites


Creating 21st Century Transformational Learning

GUEST POST from Janet Sernack I was privileged to attend one of the first Theory U; Presencing Leadership for Profound Innovation and Change Workshops presented by the Sloane School of Management, in Boston in 2008. This means that I have … Continue reading →
Tags: Boston, Innovation, Janet Sernack, Sloane School of Management


History’s Mysteries: Spalding Golf’s Final Countdown

Welcome back to the latest installment of History’s Mysteries. MyGolfSpy is jumping into the DeLorean and taking a 1.21 jiggawatt-fueled look at the long life and quick death of Spalding Golf. Titleist has been the Ball King for so long, it’s hard to remember a time when it wasn’t. Turns out it was just 20 years ago. Throughout the 90s and into the early 2000s, Spalding and Titleist were running neck and neck in golf ball production. Spalding spent over 125 years as a sporting goods giant. As th...
Tags: Japan, New York, Scotland, Boston, Massachusetts, America, Atlanta, Nike, Sport, Chicago, Golf, Luke Donald, Questor, Golf News, KKR, Hall of Fame


What channel is Patriots vs. Titans on today? Time, TV schedule for NFL wild-card playoff game

NFL Patriots v Titans Patriots Titans The NFL playoff schedule for 2020 brings a unique set of national TV broadcasts, with four networks presenting four games over the span of t...
Tags: Travel, Boston, NFL, Tennessee, Nashville, Cbs, Tom Brady, Nfc, Jim Nantz, Ryan Tannehill, Seattle, Saints, Tony Romo, Vikings, Seahawks, New England


Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez mimics Carlos Correa's watch gesture, drawing rebuke from Boston manager Alex Cora

Red Sox pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez mimics Carlos Correa's watch gesture, drawing rebuke from Boston manager Alex Cora Menu ESPN *...
Tags: Boston, Red Sox, Eduardo Rodriguez, Carlos Correa, Alex Cora


Astros Scramble After Pitchers Pounded for 25 Runs by Boston

Houston’s pitching staff will need to adjust quickly after allowing 25 runs and 32 hits to Boston in the first three games of the AL Championship Series, a barrage that made the loss of injured Lance McCullers Jr. seem acute.
Tags: Boston, Houston, Lance McCullers Jr


Schwarber Slam Gives Red Sox Big Lead in Game 3 of ALCS

Kyle Schwarber hit Boston’s third grand slam in two games, a drive off José Urquidy in a six-run second, and the Red Sox took a 9-0 lead after three innings against the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series.
Tags: Boston, Red Sox, Houston Astros, Kyle Schwarber, José Urquidy, Schwarber Slam Gives Red Sox Big Lead


Street Musician Stunned by John Legend as She Sings His Hit

A street musician who performed a rendition of John Legend’s hit “All of Me” in Boston over the weekend had one particularly appreciative audience member — John Legend himself.
Tags: Boston, John Legend


Haitian Group Files Complaint Over Treatment of Migrants

A civil rights group has filed a federal complaint on behalf of a Haitian American group in Boston over the treatment of nearly 50 Haitians who recently arrived in Massachusetts.
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HLTH: Building on our commitments in health

Tonight kicked off the HLTH event in Boston that brings together leaders across health to discuss healthcare's most pressing problems and how we can tackle them to improve care delivery and outcomes.Over the past two years, the pandemic shined a light on the importance of our collective health — and the role the private sector, payers, healthcare delivery organizations, governments and public health play in keeping communities healthy. For us at Google, we saw Search, Maps and YouTube become cri...
Tags: Health, Google, Youtube, Boston, Fitbit, John Moore, Google health, Google Cloud, Health Equity, Karen DeSalvo, HLTH, Garth Graham, Care Studio, Ivor Horn, Dr. Karen DeSalvo, HLTH Google Health


Inconvenient Truths Could Work Against ShotSpotter in Lawsuit Against Vice News

After spending all that money, is there any feel for how much violence has been reduced? (Virginia Beach Police Department/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Vice Hit With $300M Suit From Controversial Surveillance Company,” The Daily Beast reported Monday. “ShotSpotter alleged in a new complaint that Vice ‘deliberately’ misrepresented the efficacy and implications of their hidden microphone surveillance systems.” That shouldn’t surprise gun owners. Going to Vice for accurate unbiased gun-r...
Tags: Guns, Boston, America, Nolan, Resistance, Forbes, Virginia Beach, Boston University, ATF, Shotspotter, David Codrea, Chipman, Gun Rights News, RKBA, Firearms News, Oceanfront