Our World – June 2017

Here's how June 2017 wrapped up in a few countries around the world: USA A doctor went on a shooting spree yesterday killing another doctor and injuring several at a New York hospital. Read more... Canada Canada is celebrating 150 years! Thousands of people gathered at an intersection in the Canadian city of Winnipeg to …

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Our World: April 2017

Our World at a glance in April 2017 USA As the State Department's former North Korea point man Christopher Hill said recently, it's as if the Trump administration is trying to out-North Korean the North Koreans. Matching brinkmanship with brinkmanship. Read more... UK Seek a second option when dealing with surgeries. A breast surgeon who …

Our World: March 2017

March 2017 in a few countries around the world: USA: Travel ban halted The Justice Department has filed a notice to appeal a Hawaii-based federal judge's ruling that indefinitely halted core portions of the President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Read more... China: Trump and Xi meeting President Trump and China's Xi Jinping are scheduled to …

Our World: February 2017

News highlights from around the world for February 2017. USA: President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will look to increase defense and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defense programs. Read more... India: What to watch at India’s State Elections. Find out...  India to release 39 Pakistan prisoners. Read …

Our World: January 2017

2017 has started with significant changes in our world. Here is what happened in a few countries around the world. USA: Trump changes Trump orders travel ban in to the US for seven Muslim-majority nations. Read more... Other changes in the Trump era: taxes, climate and healthcare. Read more... The world has mixed reactions to …

Staying organized throughout the year made easy

Staying organized is a result of building habits that are simple and sustainable. This post recommends a few habits that can assist you in staying organized throughout the year. If you are not a naturally organized person, you can set a reminder for yourself to help you get better at it. Be patient through the small …

Meals every Indian should try in the US

When you visit the US, you have to try these! Barbecued meat! Whether you prefer chicken or pork, find a restaurant that serves barbecue platters. The mildly sweet and smoky melt-in-your-mouth options are a must have when you're in the US! Burgers and hotdogs come in all sizes and varieties. The type of burgers and …

Business Books on our 2017 Reading List

Business books that you need to put on your reading list too! Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.     Deep Work by Cal Newport Deep work is the …

Vote Your Conscience, No Matter What That Means

I will be perfectly honest, for me voting my conscience meant not voting for a POTUS this election. I know, some of you just audibly gasped (or cursed). And that’s okay. I am completely at peace with my decision, as I hope you are. I’m not all of the sudden pro-abortion or Planned Parenthood because …

The “Emerging World” through the eyes of a naive tourist

1843 - a magazine of ideas, lifestyle and culture by The Economist recently published Adrian Wooldridge's article about his experiences in India. I believe that Mr. Wooldridge tried to be humorous but ended up insulting the "service economy". The article begins by trying to explain what the "service economy" in the "emerging world" looks like. …