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Lessons I’ve Learned From My Career in Technology

After more than 30 years as an IT professional, I find it interesting that while a lot has changed, some things remain the same. Here’s some advice I’d like to offer to those starting out in their careers. Credit: 3Dgenerator via Adobe Stock A couple years ago, I experienced an exceptional milestone in my life.…

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Lessons learned on the plains of Afghanistan: Sen. Dick Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin, Opinion contributor Published 4:00 a.m. ET May 2, 2021 Now, after the longest war in our history, America and its NATO allies are leaving after we lost sight of our original mission.“When you’re wounded and left on Afghanistan’s plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to…

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4 Classes That the pandemic taught us about work, life and balance | Patty McCord

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Beauty Lessons

5 Beauty Lessons We Can All Learn From Princess Diana

Princess Diana is an icon. A fact that rings just as true in 2021 as it did in 1981, when she married the U.K.’s most eligible prince. Or 1985, when she spun John Travolta round the Whitehouse’s dance floor. Or 1997, when she traveled to Angola to shine her spotlight on the lethal land mines…

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A NASA astronaut’s Course on fear, confidence and preparing for spaceflight | Megan McArthur

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The Lessons of the Afghan War

A U.S Army soldier walks behind an Afghan policeman during a joint patrol with Afghan police and Canadian soldiers west of Kandahar, Afghanistan in 2007. (Goran Tomasevic/Reuters) Two decades of the conflict have shown us what American foreign-policy failure looks like. What success looks like remains unclear. Joe Biden has announced that the last U.S.…

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International Lessons

Lessons from an international study on using health IT for COVID-19

The novel coronavirus affected countries – and health systems – all over the world. But not every hospital used health information technology in the same way to address the needs of patients with COVID-19. In an accepted manuscript published this past week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, researchers examined how six hospitals with…

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Cloudburst Lessons

Cloudburst: Hard lessons learned from the OVH datacenter blaze

A burning datacenter is a textbook case of why robust data backup plans are needed. Turns out many were not ready. Here’s how to solve that.

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Lessons your company can learn from Peloton’s wild ride

Perhaps no brand has navigated a bumpy year better than Peloton.

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Stay calm under stress with lessons learned in the planet’s most stressful professions

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