Policy makers need studies like the Care Index. Beyond this, they urgently need a broader index that shows the enormous human and economic benefits of valuing care in both homes and the market.
I'm pretty sure I saw smoke coming out of her ears! If I remember correctly, our conversation went something like this: It's
I learned something on that sad day on the 11th of September 15 years ago. During that time of turmoil, fear, sadness, and terror, no matter where we live in this wide country, we were collectively and suddenly New Yorkers. Everybody was on one side...the emotion and caring for the people of this horrific scene was to a person the same.
I sat down to write early this morning, and could only think of the many tragedies, some caused by humans and some by nature, that have been occurring for the last few weeks and months. I felt paralyzed. Did what I might have to say matter? Then I remembered a stranger's kindness, and I smiled.
Sometimes, it takes a village to rescue a tortoise. I was driving down my alley when I spied an animal ambling along the entrance to my garage. Was it a possum out during the day? A wounded cat? I got out of my car to avoid hitting it and ... it was a huge tortoise.
Parents are understandably worried about their teens. Last year's spate of teen suicides in Palo Alto, coupled with high rates of teen depression, make parents wonder what they could be doing to better help their kids navigate the sometimes-treacherous waters of their adolescent years.
We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.
There's so much more to being a nurse than meets the eye.
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Q: You talk greatly about market trends and the marketplace. Take it a step further and speak to us about how you have built
Thinking beyond yourself, doing your part, getting involved and giving to others knowing that when you are in need, it will come back to you ... that is the essence of love.
There are metrics for measuring goals, P&L statements to show bottom-line profits and trophies to reflect triumph however, there is not a gauge to measure character and integrity -- central to creating a successful business with loyal employees while enjoying a respected reputation.