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Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna

Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine mandate press conference

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images DeSantis did not correct a Gainesville city employee who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine "changes your RNA." The false claim was made during a press conference to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates and passports. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSan...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Moderna

How to Set Boundaries With a Friend Who Treats You Like Their Therapist

One of the perks of friendship is having someone to confide in, share your news with (both good and bad), and turn to for support. But sometimes, if may feel as though a friend thinks of you not only as their pal, but as their therapist as well—constantly turning to you to listen to their problems, and, in some cases,…Read more...
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How To Support A Speaker

You can make a difference when someone else speaks Image Credit: O’Reilly Internal As speakers, we tend to spend a lot of time thinking about the importance of public speaking and how we speak. We try to find ways to connect with our audience and we try to be aware of anything that we are doing that might take away from our speech. However, it turns out that we also have another job that we need to be doing. We have to help out our friends and colleagues who are giving speeches. Sin...
Tags: Friend, Listen, Speech, Feedback, Presentation, Meaning, Speaking, Understanding, Don, Toastmasters, 7 - Change, Jim Anderson, Accomplishment, Nod, Real World Public Speaking Skills Question, Benefits Of Public Speaking

Managers Need To Work To Deepen Their Emotional Intelligence

Managers need to find ways to boost their emotional intelligence Image Credit: Abhijit Bhaduri The world of management is filled with a number of different buzz words. One such word that we’ve been hearing for a while is “emotional intelligence”. The reason that managers should start to pay attention to this topic is because evidence is showing that emotional intelligence plays a big role in workplace performance if we can develop the right manager skills. Team members with high emo...
Tags: Leadership, Judgment, Careers, Friend, Online, Manager, Emotions, Enemy, Conclusion, Emotional Intelligence, Progress, Successes, Dr Jim Anderson Blue Elephant Consulting, Abhijit Bhaduri, Responsible, IT manager skills

2 executives leave CBS as it investigates claims they blocked efforts to hire Black journalists and created a hostile work environment

Peter Dunn, former president of CBS' Television Stations Group. Andy Kropa/Invision/AP Executives Peter Dunn and David Friend have both left CBS, the network told Insider. They had been suspended in January pending an investigation into their conduct. They deny wrongdoing. Five women told the LA Times that Dunn and Friend were hostile at work and blocked attempts to hire Black journalists. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two top executives are leaving CBS following a ...
Tags: Disney, Trends, Friend, Cbs, Philadelphia, Times, Abc News, Los Angeles Times, Black, Peter, CBS Television Stations, Dunn, LA Times, Pohl, David Friend, Peter Rice

Netflix Head of Consumer Research Zoe Friend Joins MarketCast

Zoë Friend is leaving Netflix after more than five years to join entertainment research firm MarketCast as corporate senior VP of custom research and insights. In the new role, Friend will lead MarketCast’s custom research practice across all of its business segments for media, sports and brand clients. Most recently, Friend was Netflix’s VP of […]
Tags: News, Friend, Netflix, MarketCast, Zoe Friend

Trump is under fire for using the Marine Band at an ostensibly non-political event that devolved into campaigning

President Donald Trump with supporters at an event called "Peaceful Protest for Law and Order" at the White House on October 10, 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images President Donald Trump has been criticized for using the White House and the Marine Band for an event with all the hallmarks of a political rally, according to The Washington Post.  The president made a speech as part of the "Peaceful Protest for Law and Order," an event organized by the White House. By co...
Tags: Post, Politics, UK, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, US, America, Trends, European Union, Friend, News UK, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Black, D

How a trusted investor saved Attentive CEO Brian Long from building a 'disaster'

Attentive is a buzzy New York ad tech startup. But it might never have been born if investor Scott Friend, a partner with Bain Capital Ventures, hadn't told founder and CEO Brian Long that his original idea for the company was mediocre. Friend and Long had met and grew to trust one another when Friend invested in Long's previous startup, TapCommerce, which sold to Twitter for $100 million in 2014. Long had VCs pounding down his door offering excellent terms for his second idea, he told Busines...
Tags: New York, Trends, Friend, Long, Bain Capital, Bain Capital Ventures, Bain, Brian Long, Scott Friend, Attentive, Because Long, Coach Sephora, Urban Outfitters Founded, Bain IVP

Coronavirus sheds light on how many Southern Californians still lack internet access

Jessica Lopez’s struggle to afford home internet service has always been inconvenient, making it tough for her 6-year-old daughter to do school assignments or for Lopez to complete online forms occasionally required by her employers at the Hilton of Anaheim. Now the coronavirus pandemic has moved her daughter’s kindergarten entirely online and shuttered her hotel, eliminating her job busing tables. And Lopez said her lack of internet access is forcing some tough decisions. Though she’s trying to...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, Education, California, Sport, Poverty, Friend, Soccer, Hilton, Long Beach, Starbucks, Guatemala, Orange County, Facetime, Chromebooks

5 ski resorts that mixed-ability groups will love

Getting the gang together is one of the best ways to enjoy a ski holiday. And whether you’re going with family, friends or both, there’s plenty to organise – starting with picking the right resort. Depending on who’s going, you’ll need to make sure there’s something to suit everyone’s ability – a great ski school for beginners, a range of slopes for intermediates and experts, and runs suitable for boarders too. Not to mention things to do when you’re not skiing. Read on to find out more ...
Tags: Europe, Family, France, Inspiration, Sport, Friend, Austria, Skiing, Italy, Alps, Group, Salzburg, Andorra, Kitzbuhel, Mixed, Val

Neighbors Disturbed After Body Discovered In Manure Pile At Dairy Farm

SACRAMENTO COUNTY (CBS13) — Deputies are investigating after a man’s body was found in a pile of manure at a dairy farm outside Galt. Deputies describe the discovery as suspicious. A spokesperson for the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office said a worker at the farm discovered the body when they were moving manure around. The investigation is still very broad at this point. “We’re not able to tell at this point if it was accidental or if this is a homicide investigation,” said Sacramento County Sh...
Tags: News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Friend, Sacramento County Sheriff s Office, Galt News, Deterding, Sacramento County Sheriff s Office Spokesperson, Tess Deterding Deterding, Jerry Friend

Oklahoma program offers rescue for horses, other equine

“That horse was my buddy,” Friend said. “I rode him for years, and I just couldn’t see giving him to anybody.”
Tags: Finance, Friend, Article, Associated Press, Oklahoma, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/money/charity, 5ed127fb-e71c-53e1-91d1-bbaf3d2b1001

‘Rushing Waters,’ the Valley’s latest mural, brings together artists to inject pride into a community

The completed, 10,000-square-foot mural depicting the northeast San Fernando Valley’s history, culture and landmarks — known as “Rushing Waters” — was unveiled during a ceremony hosted Monday by local Los Angeles Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez. And Levi Ponce, the Pacoima-native and muralist who first dreamed up the public artwork about five years ago, described it as a moment for feeling proud of their community. “We can’t wait for visitors to come down, see it and feel the pride that we have,” ...
Tags: Art, Los Angeles, Sport, Friend, Soccer, Community, Pasadena, Local News, Costco, Levi, Mural, Ponce, Valley, Torrance, Javier, San Fernando Valley

20+ Awesome best friend quotes to share with a friend

These best friend quotes are perfect to share with that true friend! These short best friend quotes can be a great way to let your friend – someone who’s been there through thick and thin, ups and downs, happy and sad, tears and fears, and joy and laughter – know how very special they are. You might also like these inspiring friendship quotes. If you need a little something-something special to give you might like this friendship gift. I have more quotes that are perfect to inspire and encourage...
Tags: Quotes, Crafts, Friend, Diane Von Furstenberg, William Shakespeare, Oprah Winfrey, Muhammad Ali, Henry Ford, Lewis, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Helen Keller, Seuss, Gina Barreca, Anna Taylor, Heidi Wills

What to Say When You Receive a Gift You Hate

Receiving a gift is always an awkward exchange, particularly when the gift-giver, be it your mom or a colleague from the office, makes it clear they’ve spent time finding you the present. Given this information, there are obvious expectations—once you open that neatly gift-wrapped box, anything short of “I will live…Read more...
Tags: Holiday, Friend, Gifts, Lifehacks, Gift Giving, Present

Breast Cancer and Friendship | Girlfriend Point of View by Shasta Nelson

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As we celebrate with the survivors and remember those who bravely fought, we come together as girlfriends to remind ourselves and each other about the importance of fighting all women’s cancers. In this guest blog, SHASTA NELSON (of Girlfriend Circles and author of Friendships Don’t Just Happen) reminds us to work together, to support each other, and to recognize what is most important in our lives. “Slow down! Don’t do it alone!” the stranger ...
Tags: Life, Friendship, Friend, University Of Chicago, Girlfriend, Health And Fitness, Huffington Post, Shasta, Don, Elizabeth Edwards, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Thankful For Girlfriends, Better Friend, Shasta Nelson, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

What To Do When You Can’t Write?

Writer’s block can stop us from creating our next speech Image Credit: Doug Davey If you want to give a speech then you are going to have to write a speech before you give it. If you are going to write a speech, then at some point in time you are going to have to sit down and start to write it. However, this is the point in time that some of us run into a brick wall. We just don’t seem to be able to get started writing. The fancy term for what’s going on here is called “writer’s block”. ...
Tags: Writing, Friend, List, Ideas, Words, Opening, Speech, Jargon, Brainstorm, Speaking, Closing, 3 - Create, Jim Anderson, Big Words, What All Of This Means, Real World Public Speaking Skills Question

Fighting Shame with Truth

My head dropped as my eyes squeezed shut. I willed the lump in my throat to disappear. My eyes blinked too many times in an attempt to hold back tears threatening to spill down my cheeks. Would it be weird if I got up and stepped out in the middle of the meeting? Terrible words rang in my ears. Annoying. Failure. Bad mom. Too much. Not enough — things that had been said about me and lies that I had believed. My mind raced as shame flooded my thoughts, screaming for my attention. The meeting cont...
Tags: Friendship, Inspiration, Friend, Community, Jesus, God, Shame, Luke, Sarah Boonstra

Mohawks, Highlights, & '90s Hair: Inside Brie Larson's Captain Marvel Makeover

Real fans know that there have been several iterations of Captain Marvel, but Carol Danvers — the version Brie Larson plays in the big-screen adaptation hitting theaters this weekend — has transformed perhaps the most since her DNA was altered and she became a human-Kree hybrid in 1977. Though the character's journey to the top has been questionable at best, Larson is quickly making the unsung hero of the Marvel universe the most powerful Avenger, ever.But becoming Captain Marvel didn't just re...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Friend, Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Halle Berry, Jude Law, Chrissie Hynde, Samuel L Jackson, Brie Larson, Lynch, Frankie, Carol Danvers, Larson, Nick Fury, Vivica A Fox

Why you shouldn’t fear losing the real estate deal

Most agents will agree that losing a deal they’ve worked hard to put together is never fun. Sometimes though, it can almost feel like a higher power is at work and a failed deal can truly save the day. Here are three examples of how it can all work out just fine.
Tags: Opinion, Friend, Radio, Agent, Investor, Inspection, Select, Scott Beaudry, Losing The Deal

Bob Friend, pitched most innings for Pirates, dies at 88

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bob Friend, who pitched more innings than anyone in Pittsburgh Pirates history, died Sunday. He was 88. The Pirates said Friend died at his home in Pittsburgh. Friend holds the Pirates record for innings (3,480 1/3), starts (477) and strikeouts (1,682). The right-hander was an All-Star in three different seasons — in […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Friend, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh, Pirates, Bob Friend, Pittsburgh Friend

Former longtime Pirates pitcher Friend dies at 88

Bob Friend, the former Pirates right-hander who holds the franchise record for innings pitched (3,481), games started (477) and strikeouts (1,682), died Sunday at 88.
Tags: Friend, Baseball, Pirates, Bob Friend

‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Review: An Exquisite Portrayal of van Gogh at Work

A magnificent Willem Dafoe stars in Julian Schnabel’s film, a work that Manohla Dargis calls “an argument for art.”
Tags: Movies, News, Friend, Oscar, Van Gogh, Julian Schnabel, Willem, Isaac, Rupert, Julian, Manohla Dargis, Willem Dafoe, Dafoe, Schnabel, JEAN-CLAUDE, Carrière

5 ways to support a Friend after Surgery

Be there for a Friend after Surgery Recovery IS a process and it takes time. Sometimes that’s hard to accept after surgery. We’re all about being supportive friends here at Girlfriendology. We’ve shared how to be there for a friend who lost a parent, or pet, or job. But what happens when a friend has surgery? How can we be a better girlfriend to a friend after surgery? Here’s some girlfriend advice on: 5 ways to support a Friend after Surgery Make Time to Be There – On the day of the surge...
Tags: Life, Friend, Surgery, Girlfriend INSPIRATION, Be A Better Friend, Better Friend, Supportive Friend

Cop Sued For Bogus Arrest Of Man Who Broke Up The PD's Distracted Driving Sting (techdirt)

A cop couldn't handle someone diverting his revenue stream. So he decided to do something about it. That "something" was getting sued for civil rights violations. How this will improve revenue generation remains to be seen, but for now one officer of the Stamford, Connecticut police department will need to lawyer up. (via Courthouse News Service) The plaintiff, Michael Friend, happened to notice a bunch of police officers issuing tickets to drivers for distracted driving. One officer, Richard ...
Tags: News, Friend, Courthouse News Service, Stamford, Tim Cushing, Stamford Connecticut, Gasparino, Michael Friend, Richard Gasparino, Mr Friend

What A Manager Should Do When Their Friend Is Not Doing Their Job

Managers face a real problem when their friends are dropping the ball Image Credit: Alex Can you ever have too many friends? I don’t think so. As a manager it is very likely that at one time or another one of your friends will be someone who is on your team. This is a pretty natural thing and as long as both of you keep it professional, there should be no problems with it. However, if your friend starts to slack off and not do their job the way that they should be doing it, then what’s a ...
Tags: Friendship, Careers, Management, Friend, Manager, Listen, Work Harder, Critique, Jim Anderson, Good Manager, Good Friend, Laggard, Pulling His Weight, Ratting Out, Alex Can

At 98, this Tuskegee airman still has a mission: Don’t forget

“Why would you go and fight for a country that didn’t fight for you?” the teenage boy wanted to know. It was a good question, and Lt. Col. Robert Friend had a good answer. “Because I’m an American, and it was the right thing to do,” said the Tuskegee airman, who was not much older than this high school boy when he enlisted in a segregated armed forces in 1942, and was sent to Tuskegee, Alabama to train with hundreds of other non-white pilots in the 332nd Fighter Group – the vast majority of whom...
Tags: News, America, Sport, Friend, Soccer, Local News, Orange County, George Lucas, Southern California, Northridge, Valley, Irvine, Mayer, Tuskegee Alabama, Marie Callender, ROTC