How to start a sentence: Consider all your alternatives, and sprinkle in some conjunctions, too

By Bryan A. Garner, December 2017

As professional rhetoricians, readers of this column should know what the most important part of a sentence is: the end. Many writers mistakenly think it's the beginning: They begin a disproportionate number of sentences with the grammatical subject, and they rarely depart from the subject-verb-object pattern. Boring legal writers create paragraphs of sentence after sentence beginning with a client's or litigant's name; interesting writers, by.

Posted by Pete Agape at Dec 03, 2017 7:10 AMCategory: Law
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If you want to be a millionaire, start thinking like one

Your earning potential doesn't start with your job — it begins with your mindset.

So, if you want to become a millionaire, it doesn't hurt to start thinking like one.

In "The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and the Middle Class," Keith Cameron Smith shares the insights he gleaned from spending two years working with and studying the ultrarich, including the attitudes that distinguish their ways of thinking from that of the average person.

If you want to set.

Posted by Pete Agape at Apr 07, 2017 6:18 AMCategory: Philosophy
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Weak Bones: Four Signs To Watch Out For

"Approximately One in Every Two Women Over the Age of 50 Will Break a Bone Because of Osteoporosis." – Nof.org

Do you know if your bones are healthy or not?

Here's How to Find Out...

If you have any doubts, one way to assess your bone health is to get a bone density scan (DEXA).

The National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) recommends all women age 65 and older and men age 70 and older take a bone density test. Unfortunately there's a problem with this piece of.

Posted by Pete Agape at Oct 13, 2015 12:20 PMCategory: Health and Fitness
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Wearables in the Workplace

Your company's most precious resource is your people — give them the clarity of purpose they deserve. Provide ongoing feedback, insight into the strategy and the freedom to decide how their goals can help achieve the vision.

Getting set for his 40-yard dash, the Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton leaned into a sprinter's stance and swept his left arm upward, ready for the downward thrust that would launch him off the line. The Forty, as insiders call it, is the premiere test of raw.

Posted by Pete Agape at Oct 13, 2015 11:39 AMCategory: Technology
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Where Are the Female Leaders?

It isn't easy to tackle an issue like "women and leadership," where the problems seem intractable, the discussions often fraught.

Although women have made many gains over the years, they remain distressingly underrepresented at the top levels of institutions around the globe. In corporate America, for example, women hold only about 15% of C-suite jobs and 17% of board seats.

Explanations for the paltry numbers vary widely. Sheryl Sandberg, the Facebook executive featured in.

Posted by Pete Agape at Oct 13, 2015 11:28 AMCategory: Business
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