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Memo to Staff: Please Get Some Work Done

To: All staff From: Company president Subject: Low productivity It has come to my attention that productivity has dropped drastically since Thursday, June 14th. I’m not sure what’s going on, but please be assured that I’m monitoring the situation closely and will suspend or terminate employees who aren’t pulling their own weight. For the company to be successful, it’s important for all of us to work hard. We need to learn from the examples set by the following managers, whom I’m pleased to … Read More

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Striving to be a Perfect Father

On Father's Day, millions of men around the world receive gifts from their children, all manner of gifts: pens, ties, shirts, tickets and tools. Some of these gifts, such as T-shirts and mugs, display … Read More

Help! We’ve Got Teenagers in the House!

About a decade ago, when my three children were all under 5, taking care of them seemed to be a constant challenge. We had to change diapers, survive countless tantrums, and struggle at the dining … Read More

Too Many Possessions That We Don’t Need

My wife and I recently moved from one house to another. The two houses are three miles apart within the same college town, but it was nevertheless a stressful move. That's because we've accumulated … Read More

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The Punjab-Georgia Farmer Exchange Program

The word spread quickly through the farming community in Georgia: thousands of Indian farmers, mostly from the northern state of Punjab, were heading to Georgia to buy large parcels of fertile … Read More

Letter to your child’s teacher

Both my daughters are in school –- Lekha in third grade and Divya in first grade –- so I know firsthand the challenges of being a parent of school-going kids. That’s why I’ve decided to create a form … Read More

Facing up to an addiction

The 76-year-old woman walked down the hallway of Clearview Addictions Clinic, searching for the right department. She passed signs for the “HeroinAddiction Department (HAD),” the “Smoking Addiction … Read More