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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Supreme Court Rejects Intellectual Disability Test Methods in Texas Death Penalty Cases

In a 5-3 decision March 28,2017, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the methods that Texas has been using to gauge whether a defendant’s intellectual ability should spare them the death penalty.

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Interview: Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, Author of ‘Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction’

An interview with Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, whose compelling new book, 'Problem Solved,' guides readers through how to make the right decision when the stakes are high.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Life Behind Bars’ Written and Performed by Dan Ruth

A longtime bartender's fury at nearly everyone, from NYC health inspectors to an intrusive and homophobic landlady, recollected in tranquility and conveyed with measured energy and often at breakneck speed, delivers not bitterness but symphonic tension and release – and laughs galore.

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Common Sense About Auto Loans (and How Delinquent Subprime Loans Raise Rates for Everyone)

When you first take out your car loan, if you have a low credit score, your interest rate will be fairly high but as you make your monthly payments on time, that consistency contributes to building your credit. What this means is that as you make your payments and your credit score rises, you start to qualify for better interest rates.

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Book Review: ‘The EQ Leader: Instilling Passion, Creating Shared Goals, and Building Meaningful Organizations through Emotional Intelligence,’ by Steven Stein, PhD

Dr. Steven Stein's illuminating book, 'The EQ Leader' explores why Emotional Intelligence is the new barometer for successful workplaces.

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