Old people seem to struggle to keep up or just not be discarded.
Young people seem to realize the prejudice toward them & older people.
Ageism is prejudice or discrimination against people based on their age.
To Counter– Replan your life span.
5 ways to combat & even prevent ageism at work :
1. Remain vigilant, recognize stereotyping & avoid making assumptions.
2. Offer training opportunities.
3. Match for Social Cues in Workplace:
4. Open Dialogue With Employees.
5. Implement mentorship programs
Whom do you trust anymore?
So much of life is about trust– in government & fellow humans.
The incalculable value of trust in government demonstrated in Finland.
Living in a republic of reasonableness fostered safety.
Compared with U.S. that has no safety net for crisis.
Finland has avoided Toxic battles of “Us vs. Them”
Wave Off–So goes the Ocean.
Technologies for Harvesting Ocean Energy need attention to go mainstream.
But the cost to capture ocean energy is the major constraint.
Wave technology is in its early stages.
Utility scale projects are still years off.
Meantime, we better stay on this problem.
Ride the Waves.
What do you suppose would happen if City Police did not carry guns?
Tasers would be used if force became apparent to subdue suspects.
Instead, the police operating as a Public Safety team used alternative weaponry.
See extensive list of alternatives and cities that are or may be using tasers & guns
Ya-Even a bean bag might restrain the Perp
Show me your capital. Capitalize on Capital.
Capital is going to scarcer in 2020s
Populism, climate change & supply-chain fixes will raise long-term cost of capital.
Economic populism seems to have no constraints.
Fiscal stimulus is back in style
Tell me the Truth & Tell me now.
Universal ability to identify & hold on to the Truth is/ are under siege.
Now is time to break out & act on solutions from Rand Corp & its leader.
Book focuses on breaking Out Action-ables from Rand Studies
A newspaper or magazine just posted an article.
So why and what prompted its selection & ultimate posting?
Internet access, advertising, corporate ownership,& social media, newspaper production has declined.
Big question might be-:Will people give up having to read a story-like content in NP & print magazines
Is the killings in LA really as bad as it looks?
Need for More Action by LA City Government & Real leadership.
Need to provide actionable steps for municipal leaders to take on areas.
Develop & deliver alternative and innovative responses to violence
Prevention precedes revolution. Time for Action
We are not yet able to communicate with each other effectively.
Need for every one to be quiet and just listen to others for a while
Maybe some of this list will sink in and we will all work on understanding each other?
We could start be being very clear and specific about what ought to done.
Is AI the answer?
There seems to be nothing quite as frustrating at trying get some one in Customer Service on the phone or email.
Then to get a resolution or solution to your problem with the provider
S0 there is a blatant need to redo the whole customer service infrastructure, process, and support
A move by Bezos to Make Amazon an ESOP would change corporate America.
Amazon would become America largest Employee Stock Holder Company.
Employee have shares of stock in the corporation they work for,
Stakeholders have an interest in the performance of a company
Bezos To Be even bigger American Icon;
Unions would represent employee-owners on decision boards
HISA’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) program to end horse deaths is stuck again.
Creating a central, empowered horse racing authority has stopped over what agency has the authority.
Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) announced the suspension of negotiations with USADA.
Efforts to restore the integrity of thoroughbred horse racing stymied.
Though Industry appears unsure what will come out of talks now.
Work is changing in where and how
With it -growing gap between worker productivity & compensation.
Work continues to ignore the role of systemic racism, pervasive sexism, & empowerment.
Declining worker power is influencing labor market outcomes.
Work place’s acceptance of the persistent overrepresentation of women & workers of color in low quality work.
Did Global Symposium Seek to resolve horse racing death Issue?
Looks like Race Track Management symposium was about track management not horses.
Sought to share vision & outline the industry’s most pressing needs BUT
Symposium agenda did not seem to focus on real problems for Racing industry.
Track leaders continued to circle back to equine & track safety.
Driven by the provisions of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act
Look me in the eye and will let you pass by.
No more waiting in long lines for service & care.
Biometrics scanners are hardware used to capture the biometrics for verification of identity
Screening product for air travel now is new applications in retailing & store management .
Can be used to identify individuals in all situations.
You raise money. You support my presidency. Then you get be a U.S, Ambassador & Diplomat.
This practice of rewarding donors & supporters of the President should stop.
What does a local civic politician really know about a remote country?
Garcetti appointment to India is entirely ceremonial and patronizing as example.
Career diplomats & staff are in place and full qualified & knowledgeable about assigned country
Activism to stop horse racing is back;
Demonstrators held UP “tombstones” representing the deaths of 26 horses who died at the track in 2021.
The Horse Racing Industry does not seem yet ready to deal with what is “killing it off” – one horse at a time.
Looks like Horse Racing Industry accepts the deaths of at least 100 horses at CA tracks for the year 2021;
Getting to Net Zero Emissions is the major objective.
See list of ten areas for action.
Goal is to achieve balance between greenhouse gases put into atmosphere & those taken out.
Referred to as carbon neutral; although zero emissions & zero carbon are slightly different.
Usually means that no emissions were produced in the first place.
2050 is time line.
Wow –What is next?
Can we keep up?
Seems to be more innovation, startups, & investment in Technology than ever.
Science is gaining more credibility in spite of COVID & Misinformation
Here is a significant list of what is emerging where science & tech are focusing.
Startups are being funded with innovative SPAC underwriting.
All or most of this Working List are being developed and gaining investment & impact.
From the publication of the all inclusive and definitive Economist magazine.
22 emerging technologies to be watched, adapted, & adopted:
Student-athletes receive $3.6 B in athletic scholarships.
Have colleges become farm teams for pro sports?
Star athletes are recruited, provided full boat scholarships, & benefits.
If you become college star & team winners, they then turn to real pros for bigger money
If they are college stars then they drop collegiate scholarship for bigger pro money.
The purpose of sports programs in higher education schools is lost as winning becomes everything.
Developing future leaders and citizens is not the focus– its is winning & winning.
Losers are benched and coaches are fired.
Then it’ s on to find winning formula & program. Not Building character, trained community leaders, & contributors.
What is your assessment of this “Indictment of the MBA Expectation” by the author of “The Golden Passport”, Duff McDonald?
HBS is in a class of its own. It is the pinnacle of elitism which is not necessarily bad.
The average MBA schools do not create elitism; those ranked 1 – 10 might, but not 11 – 50. Greed is behind it all. HBS leverages that.
The Moral Failure of the MBA Elite is not because of the MBA, but because of erosion of our society’s morals.
Turn the function, purpose. & organization up side down.
Get all city department working together on the streets.
Combine Police & Public Safety Department’s including function & leadership.
Funding of Police Dept. would remain the same or increase under Public Service organization.
All functions of a City would be integrated into one Public Safety Dept. & Mgt.
Public Safety Resource Protection & Emergency Services Director & Administration would provide leadership, management, & strategic guidance.
Objective is to remove Carbon from the Atmosphere & Getting Credits for it.
Climate Model Scenarios to remove billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide.
This accomplishment will be made annually by 2050, while also ramping up emissions reductions.
Use of new ways & technology the biggest challenges of managing climate change.
One way is to storage carbon deep underground.
Changes were needed to help the soil hold additional water & prevent erosion
One change was to use of carbon credits as new product in farming business model.
And the euthanization of young horses goes on & on.
Young Race Horses continue to be put down at Tracks.
All Four of California Tracks have had multiple deaths
Recently, Golden Gate Fields appears to be the worst
Cause of deaths was listed as musculoskeletal. Suggests that immature bone structure not fully developed.
Young horses under 5 are the victims of serious injuries.
Los Alamitos track experienced another death last week
When if ever will the racing of young horses stop?
Objective is to remove CO2 or carbon from the atmosphere.
And store CO2 it pulled out air in basalt-based minerals
Being on-site will make that integration cheaper.
Need to avoid new carbon emissions & remove carbon dioxide..
And to deal with warming of planet by more than 2 degrees Celsius
One way to do this: Direct-air-capture (DAC) technology.
Pulls CO2 directly out of the air, so it can be stored somewhere else.
But High cost of DAC today means few companies currently use it.