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6 August 2013 - 0:09, by , in Leadership, No comments
“Mr. Walther, the test you just handed out isn’t fair!” “Why do you say that?” replied Professor Larry Walther, chairman of the University of Texas at Arlington accounting department. “The test has four essay questions. Our other teachers always give us multiple choice questions!” This dialogue that took place during the 2005 Fall Semester highlights...
6 August 2013 - 0:08, by , in Leadership, No comments
Capt. Miles Standish had spent much time at his wife Rose’s bedside. As much time, that is, as he could spare from stalking game, fighting off intruders and felling trees to construct homes on shore. A bitter wind whistled through cracks in the Mayflower, anchored in Plymouth harbor the winter of 1620. Rose’s fever chills...
6 August 2013 - 0:07, by , in Leadership, No comments
“I don’t mind going back to daylight savings time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I’ve saved all year.” (1) Who invented Daylight Savings Time (DST)? In 1784, Benjamin Franklin was documented as the first person to propose the idea of DST. Franklin estimated 64 million pounds of candle wax could be...
6 August 2013 - 0:05, by , in Leadership, No comments
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco, eyes filled with tears, said on September 2nd, “Repairing the 17th Street levee means water will be controlled and the water level will be fixed and better days are coming. I’m calling it Project Hope.” Hope is as important to us as water is to a fish, as vital as electricity is...

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