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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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

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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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 135

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 55

Thursday Morning & 20 Years of Celebrating You & Your Profession!

Office Dynamics

In 2002, they discussed Becoming a World Class Assistant hosted by Catepillar Inc. They talked about mental energy (what you think is what you live); physical energy (energize your life); team energy (walking your talk); leadership energy (creating a culture of cooperation and respect; personal energy (internal drive, because motivation is an inside job!) They discussed that excellence is subjective and motivation is internally generated.

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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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