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Inventor, author Kurzweil to speak at Penn State
Centre Daily Times - Inventor and best-selling author Ray Kurzweil will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday in Penn State’s Schwab Auditorium as part of the 2010-11 Student Programming Association Distinguished Speakers Series.

Kurzweil is the author of four national best-sellers including “The Age of Spiritual Machines” and “The Singularity is Near.” He is ranked No. 8 on Forbes Inc. magazine’s entrepreneurs and was named one of “16 Revolutionaries Who Made America” by PBS.

Among Kurzweil’s accomplishments is being the principal developer of the first CCD flat-bed scanner, omni-font optical character recognition system and print-to-speech reading machine for the blind.
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Posted 10/22/2010 12:10:05 PM | Permalink
NS Mayport Hosts Best-Selling Author
MayportMirror - Best-selling author and child-abuse survivor Dave Pelzer will speak during a special event on April 6 at NS Mayport Ocean Breeze Conference Center. Fleet and Family Support Center is sponsoring the event as part of its month-long recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pelzer is the author of "A Child Called 'It'," his autobiography detailing his life as an abused child.

He nearly died several times by the hands of his mentally disturbed alcoholic mother. Pelzer's case was identified as one of the most gruesome and extreme cases of child abuse in California's then history. At age 12 Dave
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Posted 4/1/2010 12:04:37 AM | Permalink
Wolfgang Puck to Open Ritz-Carlton Restaurant
by Richard Guzmán, City Editor,LA Downtown News Online - DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck will add to his L.A. Live presence with a new restaurant set to open inside the Ritz-Carlton, the hotel announced today.

The chef, who also runs the Wolfgang Puck Bar and Grill at the $2.5 billion L.A. Live in South Park, will open WP24 by Wolfgang Puck on the 24th floor of the hotel. The restaurant will feature Asian fare, a wine cave and two private dining rooms.

“Given my longstanding relationship with the city of Los Angeles, it is an honor to continue my involvement with the renaissance of Downtown, especially L.A. Live,”
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Posted 3/2/2010 12:03:33 AM | Permalink
Motivational Speaker John Hersey To Unlock Leadership Secrets in Interview with International Best-Selling Author, John Assaraf (press release) -
Motivational speaker will sit down with The Secret's best-selling author and business coach, John Assaraf, to find out the real secrets behind his business coaching success.

Fountain Hills, AZ -- John Hersey, world-renowned motivational and leadership speaker, will delve into the secrets behind  John Assaraf's success in an exclusive, upcoming one-on-interview. An international best-selling author, speaker and entrepreneur, Assaraf's popularity as a motivational business coach landed him a cameo appearance in the highly-acclaimed book and movie, The Secret.

Assaraf is also the founder of OneCoach, a company committed to helping entrepreneurs and professionals grow their small business revenues so they can achieve
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Posted 12/29/2009 12:12:56 AM | Permalink
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Review corner: Wipe that bum out of your life
Highway Mail
The Asshole Survival Guide – Robert I. Sutton – Penguin Random House – ISBN: 9780 2412 98992. It's no surprise that being exposed to assh*les in the work place results in lower productivity and a dip in the general well-being of employees. In The ...

10 Reasons Why We Put Up with Jerks in Our Lives
10 Reasons Why We Put Up with Jerks in Our Lives. The Stanford professor and author of The Asshole Survival Guide explains how we get confused—and why we need to end certain relationships. (Yes, he uses the a-word, but his points are scarily good.) By ...

Silicon Valley Business Journal

Keep your distance — Excerpt from 'The A--hole Survival Guide'
Silicon Valley Business Journal
And he explained that when his team met with Jobs, he avoided sitting near him because "the closer you were to Jobs, the more likely that something bad would happen to you." “Excerpted from 'The A--hole Survival Guide' by Robert I. Sutton. Copyright ...

How To Deal With Jerks In The Legal Profession
In fact, lawyers may be predisposed to confrontational and difficult behavior based on a few factors, according to Robert I. Sutton, the author of "The Asshole Survival Guide: How to Deal with People Who Treat You Like Dirt." And that can make avoiding ...

Psychology Today (blog)

Robert I. Sutton
Psychology Today (blog)
Robert I. Sutton is Professor of Management Science and Engineering in the Stanford Engineering School. He is co-founder of the Center for Work, Technology and Organization, which he co-directed from 1996 to 2006. Sutton is also co-founder of the ...

Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

No assholes allowed
Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Toxic workplaces, talent drain, skewed covering, lawsuits, long-term damage to news organizations' reputation and credibility, and loss of revenue from advertisers, subscribers, and members. Prediction: In 2018, newsrooms adopt a no-assholes rule. You ...

Financial Times

FT business books of the month: September edition
Financial Times
The Asshole Survival Guide: How to deal with people who treat you like dirt, by Robert I Sutton. This latest book from Robert I Sutton, the author of the bestselling The No Asshole Rule, is a guide to dealing with mean and horrible people at work. Prof ...

New York Times

I'm Not OK Neither Are You. Who Cares?
New York Times
In such an ecology, the only possible intensifier is a curse word. Or maybe 732 of them. I love well-deployed profanity. But while a dose of gritty humanity is a welcome contrast to the earnestness of Ms. Kondo or the mindfulness of the stress expert ...

National Post

The 'sadistic science' to surviving the average a--hole
National Post
Stanford Professor Robert Sutton penned his 2007 Harvard Business Review essay, “The No Asshole Rule,” knowing it might hit a nerve. A frank, well-researched revelation addressing assholic behaviours in the workplace, the essay was expanded into a book ...
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