Thursday, July 24, 2014
          

C-USA Schools Ready To Pay Athletes Beyond Scholarship

Posted in Athletes

Dnj.com 7/24/2014

"... The NCAA Board of Directors will vote on Aug. 7 whether to accept a proposal from the Power Five conferences (ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC) for autonomy in decision-making, including the group's push for paying full cost-of-attendance. Banowsky said C-USA could follow suit by voting on a similar measure in January and begin paying student-athletes full cost-of-attendance by the start of the 2015-16 academic year. ..." 

Read the entire article: http://www.dnj.com/story/sports/2014/07/23/c-usa-schools-ready-pay-athletes-beyond-scholarship/13045867/ 

This Week In Home Entertainment: Transcendence, Heaven Is For Real And More

Posted in Entertainment News

Cinemablend.com 7/24/2014

"... With numerous high profile actors, a script that made the Blacklist in 2012 and a pretty high budget, Transcendence had all of the makings of a blockbuster success story. In fact, due to director Wally Pfister’s prominent past working on Christopher Nolan’s well-received films, Nolan even signed on to executive produce the story. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.cinemablend.com/new/Week-Home-Entertainment-Transcendence-Heaven-Real-More-66372.html

The Power of Vision -- What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

Posted in Athletes

Forbes.com 7/24/2014


"... Imagine yourself at the Winter Olympics in Sochi sitting on the bench with all the other athletes, waiting your turn to give what could be the most important performance of your life. All of a sudden, the athlete next to you starts moving his arms in the air, doing a strange pantomime of his event. His eyes roll back in his head, his arms flap around, and he smacks the bench. Believe it or not, this is the new norm as visualization infiltrates athletic competitions. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/vanessaloder/2014/07/23/the-power-of-vision-what-entrepreneurs-can-learn-from-olympic-athletes/ 

Crash of Malaysian Jet Shakes Business Travel

Posted in Businessmen

Nytimes.com 7/24/2014

"... ON any given day, there are about 100,000 commercial airline flights, flying more than 50,000 separate routes, around a world where armed conflict is always occurring, somewhere. As companies send business travelers on assignments that often venture into — and even more often over — dangerous areas, employers have become ever more cognizant of a legal and ethical issue called duty of care. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/22/business/international/crash-of-malaysian-jet-shakes-business-travel.html?_r=0 

The Perils of Mixing Politics and Business

Posted in Politicians

Townhall.com 7/24/2014

"... Astute business people generally do not make their political views widely known, because they realize that about half of their customers agree with them and half do not. There is no need to unnecessarily create animosity, especially when you are trying to sell products. ..." 

Read the entire article: http://townhall.com/columnists/drbencarson/2014/07/23/the-perils-of-mixing-politics-and-business-n1864899 

IT’S THE 52ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST ROLLING STONES SHOW

Posted in Entertainment News

Coed.com 7/17/2104

"... It’s hard to remember a time without the Rolling Stones. In fact, for most of us it’s impossible since we weren’t born when the band was formed. They’ve been through a lot of changes over the past fifty-plus years, but today is the 52nd anniversary of their first live gig together. ..." 

Read the entire article: http://coed.com/2014/07/12/its-the-52nd-anniversary-of-the-first-rolling-stones-show-video/ 

Five Alternatives To Jaguar’s New Speedster

Posted in Entertainment News

Gq-magazine.co.uk 7/17/2014

"... 24 hours. That's all Jaguar needed to get what company calls "firm registrations of interest" for each and every £135,000 Project 7 F-Type due to be sold in the UK. But the Project 7 isn't the only road-going offering to borrow from the 'barchetta' idiom. So just in case you missed out on the 60-odd convertibles Jaguar allocated to UK market, here are some alternatives. …"

Read the entire article: http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/entertainment/articles/2014-07/08/jaguar-f-type-project-7-alternatives 

With A Single App Blumoo Gives You Control Of Your Entertainment System

Posted in Entertainment News

Siliconprairienews.com 7/17/2014

"... It's happened to the best of us. You've just settled into the couch for a night in front of the TV and the technology struggles begin. Whether it's the combination of three different remote controls or the routine of stretching and bending to get the remote control to communicate with the receiver box, the process is daunting. If any of that sounds familiar, you're probably in the target demographic for Flyover Innovations. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.siliconprairienews.com/2014/07/with-a-single-app-blumoo-gives-you-control-of-your-entertainment-system



How ADHD Puts Athletes In The Zone

Posted in Athletes

Forbes.com 7/17/2014

"... Michael Phelps, Terry Bradshaw, Pete Rose, Bruce Jenner, Justin Gatlin, Michael Jordan, Andres Torres, Greg Louganis, Chris Kaman, Cammi Granato…the list goes on. With so many medal-winning, record-breaking sprinters, swimmers, pro-ballers and Olympians diagnosed with the condition, there should be an ADHD Sports Hall of Fame. So, this begs the question:  is there something about the trait that lends itself to athletic greatness? ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/dalearcher/2014/07/16/how-adhd-puts-athletes-in-the-zone/ 

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