Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. If you connect the dots…one man’s work has changed the balance of power in international hockey. T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders.

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IELTS Writing Task 1: Sample Answers and Tips

Daily Writing Tips

The IELTS exam is an international standardised test. IELTS stands for “International English Language Testing System”. Overall, local calls were the most popular over the whole period, with national and international calls and calls on mobiles second and third respectively.

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How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

For example,e between 2002 and 2011, the organic food segment grew 238%, whereas the overall food ,market grew 33%; similarly, the use of renewable energy grew 456%, while the use of non-renewable fuels actually fell by 3.2%.

2016 141

Are Spelling Bees Good for Child Development?

Dumb Little Man

Competitors from other countries feel inspired to join the competition and this creates international cultural connections for those involved. On the other hand, at least 1 million viewers can’t wait to see how many competitors will fall into a linguistic guetapens (2002’s winning word – meaning snare or trap) before there’s a new champion. Can you use the word scherenschnitte in a sentence? How about if you had to spell it in front of over 1 million people?

2017 147

Green Gift Giving: Soda Stream Review & Giveaway!

Eco-Office Gals

Globally, 206 billion liters of bottled water were consumed in 2008 (Zenith International Global Bottled Water Report, 2008). The energy required to make water bottles in the US only, is equivalent to 17 million barrels of oil (Container Recycling Institute, 2002).

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Center Around and Centre Round

Daily Writing Tips

These proposals centre round the proposition that core labour standards should be incorporated into a “social clause” in international trade agreements.—Australian

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Fit and Fitted

Daily Writing Tips

” My internal usage detector immediately corrected the question to “Why have your glasses fitted manually?” A Lenscrafter television advertisement showing a man being fitted for glasses caught my attention with its unidiomatic use of the verb fit.

2016 57

7 More Fixes for Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Drawn from a series of wildly popular cookbooks, international culinary celebrity, Australia-based Steve James, presents practical versions of the world’s greatest vegetarian cuisine.”. While you’re at it, level the adjectival stack by relaxing the person’s description: “Steve James, an international culinary celebrity based in Australia, presents practical versions of the world’s greatest vegetarian cuisine drawn from a series of wildly popular cookbooks.”.

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Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

Professional Assistant Blog

Its compatible with any version of Outlook 2002 or later. Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? What would happen if your company gets audited or your manager asks you for an e-mail from a few years ago?

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