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PMPs have plenty to like on Facebook

March 2, 2018 By
I knew when the critically panned “The Emoji Movie” still made $217 million at the box office last year that there was no coming back from social media. It has wormed its way into our everyday routine the same way... Read more»
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Self-generated videos drive Sprague’s employee training

February 21, 2018 By
The videos are generated by a variety of co-workers who have been trained on how to develop videos using their smartphones, and topics are based on organizational training needs. Read more»
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Column: Whitford venerates veterans

December 11, 2017 By
"The exercise reminded me how blessed we are to live in, and serve, The United States of America." Read more»
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Schopen shares what he’s thankful for

December 1, 2017 By
"I could write a list of additional things to be thankful for that would rival a Stephen King novel in length." Read more»
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Balance goal No. 5: Listening/talking balance

October 13, 2017 By
Author’s Note: This column concludes my “Balance Quartet”— March: Overall life balance; May: Exercising/eating balance; July: Family/work time balance; and September: Listening/talking balance. Growing up with nine siblings, trying to get “mic time” at the kitchen table was a bit... Read more»
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Remembering Norman Cooper

June 30, 2017 By
On April 5, we lost one of the best ambassadors our industry has ever had. As I reflect on the passing of industry icon Norman Cooper, I want to share with you my friendship with him and his lovely wife,... Read more»
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PMP learns humbling lesson at pest conference

May 31, 2017 By
The echo of the lecturer’s voice was still resonating through the banquet hall, and I could already feel my face turning red. I know my body, and I knew that first, I would feel my ears burning and then the... Read more»
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Balance goal No. 1: Eat better, exercise more

May 30, 2017 By
Author’s Note: In my March column, I discussed balance — the one word best summarizing the focus of my self-improvement efforts in 2017. To that end, I’m sharing my Top 3 goals for the year: eating/exercise balance (see below), work/family... Read more»
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