Thursday, March 22, 2012

Business disruption is the new normal

Carrots or turnips? How to act like a start-up
Marketing Week
“Business disruption is the new normal,” says Adil Abrar, founder of small businesses Buddy, The Amazings and Sidekick Studios. He believes technology or new ways of working disrupt established business models. An example might be telecoms, ...

Marketing Week

Intense is the new normal
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
By Stephen Tsai. Norm Chow's first spring practice as Hawaii's head coach was a mixed tape of high energy, rote teaching and, yes, more than the occasional thwacks from heat-seeking defenders. Welcome to zumba football, where the music is loud and ...

FiREapps to Present at Thunderbird School of Global Management's Webcast on ...
MarketWatch (press release)
... leading provider of foreign currency exposure management software, will be presenting at the Thunderbird School of Global Management's private alumni webcast event on March 21, entitled: "Global Financial Uncertainty and Volatility: The New Normal?

Woodbury Program: 'It's About Building Community'
The free workshop, “Thriving in the 'New' Normal,” is set for 10:30 am Saturday, March 31, at Woodbury's Central Park. “We're trying to help people talk about the economy in a new way,” said Joan Mathison, of Woodbury-based B.Green Business Strategies, ...

Horrific becomes normal as self-immolations sweep Tibetan plateau in anti ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
GILLIAN WONG AP For more than a year the deadly protests have swept the Tibetan plateau, waves of people burning themselves alive in a widening challenge to Chinese rule. The prime minister of Tibet's government-in-exile calls them acts of desperation.

Changes coming for PGA Tour
Instead of a tour season fitting nicely inside a calendar year, a wraparound schedule of October through September appears to be what the new normal will look like. Perhaps the most radical component of the changes - which were approved by the tour's ...

Wait, Isn't This the Old Normal?
Inside Higher Ed
While 5 percent pales in comparison to pre-recession increases -- especially when this year's 3.6 percent inflation is factored in -- the hikes seem to contradict the notion that tuition surges in the “new normal” era would be more muted and that ...

Tulsa-area educators' concerns over new public-school grading system aired to ...
Tulsa World
I don't think it would work for 30 days in most public schools, but that's the new normal. "The good news is I know all of these state board members, and I absolutely think they're pretty sincere and will sort through all of these issues, ...

Hatching a new way to do business
Marketing Week
How to act like a start-up “Business disruption is the new normal,” says Adil Abrar, founder of small businesses Buddy, The Amazings and Sidekick Studios. He believes technology or new ways of working disrupt established business models.

Marketing Week

College delays construction projects
U-T San Diego
“We are in a brand new normal and assumptions that existed when the bond was passed in 2008 have changed due to shifts in the economy since then.” Bob Temple, interim vice president of business and financial affairs, said the Educational Master Plan ...

Take a step back to tame those 'overwhelm' gremlins
Globe and Mail
And I personally relate too – busy seems to be the new normal for most of us these days. Learning to deal with this constant pressure and manage that sense of overwhelm is crucial for our well-being both personally and professionally.

Globe and Mail

Emerging Market Currencies, Debt Weaker On Lower Confidence
Wall Street Journal
Market consensus also moved to accept the real's new normal rate to be BRL1.80 on the dollar rather than the previous BRL1.70. The Mexican peso is trading on the dollar at MXN12.6625. But earlier in the afternoon, a 7.6 magnitude earthquake pushed the ...

TIBET'S NEW NORMAL — The self-immolations that have swept the Tibet seem horrific to the outside world, but to many Tibetans they have become something else: normal. SYRIA — UN chief says `extremely dangerous' Syrian crisis could have global ...

$366K ASCISD budget shortfall expected to affect staff retention
The Navasota Examiner
Though suggestions have been made to utilize reserves to make up for the deficit, Superintendent Core said 'unofficial reports' have led administrators “to believe this (drastic budget cuts by the legislature) is going to be the new normal.

Food-shopping options multiply in the Treasure Valley
The Idaho Statesman
For those who cherish “natural” food, this year and next will be a sea change. According to Boss, the natural-foods market isn't getting saturated as much because natural and organic is becoming a “new normal.”

The Idaho Statesman

Study: Exercise feeds the brain (plus more good news)
AMERICAblog (blog)
Now for the brain after exercise that's part of a program: In those rats that ran for four weeks, the “supercompensation” became the new normal, with their baseline levels of glycogen showing substantial increases compared with the sedentary animals.

Luella Love: New Lungs for a New Life
Transplant patients are monitored closely for signs of organ rejection and other complications and have multiple therapies weekly to help their minds and bodies adjust to the new normal. A shuttle takes patients to and from the hospital regularly, ...

Defining porn involves 'subtle' challenges
Deseret News
During the last decade, sexually degrading media has become the norm — a new 'normal' we rarely question… When we understand that pornography includes all of the depictions, in images or words, that are meant to invite a sexualized interpretation and ...

Stricken With Grief, French Community Faces Long Road of Healing
“People have to give themselves permission for it to take a very long time before you go to the new normal,” he said, adding that increased Torah learning and the giving of charity may also be part of the process. “It'll be a new normal: It's not going...

Bye-Bye Big Firm
Corporate Counsel
Zeughauser sees them as part of the new normal, and they'll continue to be viable even as the economy gains strength. "Large firms will continue to be successful," he says, "but I think they'll be composed of partners who can command very high rates.

Youths must adapt to find work today
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Is this the new normal? Will teen jobs become an anomaly rather than a rite of passage? I hope not. Neither do I envision a return to the teen employment levels of the past. For one thing, employers are unlikely to abandon the cost savings they enjoy ...

Why working class young adults are missing out on marriage
MercatorNet (blog)
This is the “new normal” among the working class or “moderately educated” Americans. And it is driven not by single motherhood but by cohabitation: 52 per cent of all non-marital births, and 61 per cent of births to white women, take place within a ...

MercatorNet (blog)

Record Heroin Smuggling Bust Reported At Dulles
Leesburg Today
“The amount of pellets and heroin this woman ingested is incredible, a serious health risk and very troubling if these numbers become the new normal,” Port Director Christopher Hess stated. “We're hopeful that this arrest sends a strong signal that CBP ...

Surging crimes rattle Denver's East Colfax neighborhood
Denver Post
"The cutback in the city's budget of $30 million has reduced police resources and personnel, and we hope that's not something that will be the new normal," Walstrom said. Newson, 30, said the streets are wild around the area where his brother, Billy, ...

The Phoenicians: Autism Recovery Denial, Drug Profits and the Media's Flat ...
Age of Autism
Eli Lilly funds such individuals as Dr. Bennett Leventhal (AofA Chicago Trib ;AofA Autism SpeaksNew Normal) whose response to the claim that the rise in autism rates represents a true increase was once “Rubbish!” (HERE). Eli Lilly certainly has an ...

Baby Ella back in Quincy powered by KHQA
We are asking everyone to please give us just a little space and a little privacy while we adjust to our "new normal" with our kids! Ella has just changed so much since we have gotten home! She is talking more, eating more, sleeping well, ...

How to wear a peplum
The Guardian
... can look a bit retro. And retro is not what we are about. We are not timid, and not cowed by the notion that a trend might not make us look our absolute thinnest. Peplums are the new normal. And that's brave. Who ' d have thought it : peplums.

The Guardian

Washington urged to get more input from states, industry
Oil & Gas Journal
“Lawsuits are the new normal up north, so I give the secretary credit for his effort. It may not be a model we can apply across-the-board, but we should move ahead where it's working.” Wyden recalled that a relatively recent rush to approve LNG import ...

The emerging information landscape – 8 realities of the “new normal”
By admin
Pew – The emerging information landscape – 8 realities of the “new normal”. “Pew Director Lee Rainie gave a keynote at the NFAIS annual conference about the way the internet and mobile connectivity have transformed the worlds of ...
Stephen's Lighthouse

New from Pew Internet and American Life Project: The Emerging ...
By lonewolflibrarian
From The Emerging Information Landscape – The 8 Realities of the “New Normal”: New realities: The world is full of networked individuals using networked information. The 4 V's of information “physics” change – volume, velocity, vibrance, ...
The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian's...

Buy These 10 Cars New, Not Used
Think gas will find a new normal price above $4.00 a gallon? Thinking of buying a new more fuel efficient vehicle to cope? These days, it pays to carefully look at the choices to determine whether it's better right now to buy a used gass sipper ...
Lead Stories from AOL

Passive Survivability/Resilient Design: Adapting to Our New ...
By admin
How can architects design in a world where extreme weather conditions become the new normal? Alex Wilson SPEAKER: Alex Wilson, Founder of Building Green, Inc. and Executive Editor of Environmental Building News. For more than 30 ...
USGBC - Missouri Gateway Chapter

New ADL survey: Anti-Semitism still strong and growing in Europe ...
By Say It Ain't So
... primaries Hamas Herman Cain Hezbollah Hillary Iran Islamonazis Japan Libs Libya Londonistan Marxifornia Mexico new normal Newt Nigeria Obamacare Occupiers Pakistan Sarah Palin sharia spiraling debt Springtime for Hitler state-run ...
Quite Normal

The Hypothermic Cloud Infrastructure: Maintaining the Blood Flow to ...
By Trevor Williamson
While the engineering staff continues the investigation into why the application suddenly went batshi…er, crazy, the policy engine examines the characteristics of the running application and might determine that this is the “new normal” and ...
Journey to the Cloud

America's National Parks Under Seige (Modern Survival Blog)
By Lauren (Mrs. MSB)
Changes that appear to have become the new normal! It is often shocking, the complacency, which seems to have infected most Americans, most of whom are not 'up in arms' about it. According to the dictionary, the definition of complacent: “A ...
Modern Survival Blog

xpostfactoid: Rip Van Winkle looks at Super PACs
I give Wonkbook's capsule, rather than select my own, just to capture that Rip Van Winkle moment when the full pathology of the new normal strikes. We have a presumptive GOP nominee who seems to have finally reached the tipping point in ...

Where to Go From Here on the Path of Wellness and Healing ...
By Dr. Marisa Weiss
We're trying to get back to the swing of things and move on with the rest of our lives — but we need to find our way to a new normal. We need to figure out what we can do in our everyday lives to reduce the risk of ever seeing that cancer again.
Think Pink Live Green Column

Trendpool » All the Single Ladies (and Gentlemen)
By Andrew Zolides in New York
People rarely call themselves “singletons” or define themselves by how they live alone, but this is changing as more and more people enter this living situation as a new normal. The huge numbers and “new” identity of this demographic makes ...

Jeff Hasan's keys to mobile marketing: relevant info and value ...
By Efren Salinas
For large businesses and brands trying to stay competitive, “going social” has become the new normal. However, best practices on how to implement an effective social strategy – particularly through mobile devices – is still in flux. Jeff Hasen ...
eMedia Vitals - Digital, Mobile...

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FiREapps to Present at Thunderbird School of Global ... - ITbriefing
... of foreign currency exposure management software, will be presenting at the Thunderbird School of Global Management's private alumni webcast event on March 21, entitled: "Global Financial Uncertainty and Volatility: The New Normal?

A frank examination of Australian housing - MacroBusiness
By Unconventional Economist
Lowe speculates that the extended period of high debt and spending and low saving was a period of adjustment to the era of low interest rates and financial innovation that had run its course by 2005, and what we see now is the new normal.

New normal — Accidental Purpose
Evan is 56 days old. He has spent 38 of those days in the hospital. Yesterday, Iz and Craig came up to the hospital to see me. With Evan still in the CICU, ...

One Geek's Mind: The New Normal
It took around 2 months, but I've gotten used to having a kid around, in fact it's the new normal. Every weekday I go to work from 9am to 5:30pm and then I come ...

Peter Hinssen: "The New Normal" - YouTube
Auf dem 11.FI-TS Management-Forum 2012 gab Peter Hinssen, Autor und Managing ...

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