Alex and Brett Harris (a.k.a. the Harris twins) should be amid probably the most well-known teens near to the world most ideal now, many thanks toward the "Rebelution" they began in 2006. They have probably the most common Christian teen weblog near to the web, and their presently remarkable effect appears to appear to be constantly near to the rise. But how do two sixteen year-olds appear to be the focal point of the huge Christian youth movement? And what are these Rebelutionaries all about? ...more
According to a recent study from TRUSTe, 80% of teens use privacy settings on Facebook to hide content from friends or parents. If you want to know more about what your kids are doing on Facebook, you'd better get to know some slang terms they are using. And as a facebooker, do you know the following slang terms?
• 2lc = Ecstasy
• %- = Hung over
• Juggler = Teenage drug dealer
• YSG = You're So Gay [gay in the slang derogatory term]
• GNOC = Get naked on cam
• DOC = Drug of choice...more
I received an email from a friend this morning, reporting on research that stresses the importance of concentrated focus despite the creative rewards of daydreaming: "Lose Focus, Lose Happiness." Perhaps this has been my problem lately. I've mentioned that, while developing my new business, I've been assigned to take inventory of my strengths and weaknesses....more
Wow. I can't even describe how much energy it is taking to write this post. I have been in such a work whirlwind the past week and a half that I can't even believe it. I've gone completely MIA, and not just here. My mom was going on a cruise, and I got so busy with work I never got to call her before she left. I thought it would be better with the recent three day weekend (President's Day), alas it was not meant to be. I worked all day Monday on various stuff I could do from home. Then my four day work week saw me working three twelve hour days!...more
She's been in the SEO and PPC business for sixteen years. Sixteen years! You don't find that kind of longevity and expertise in many web-based businesses. She owns a company that enables her to do the thing that is closest to her heart: find young women with marketing backgrounds and train them to be both expert marketers and technically confident and authoritative, too.
Today we were informed that our school will have our interviews soon. How soon? Monday. On Monday, during our planning period, each teacher will meet with two administrators and two union representatives to try to keep their job. Our principal has thankfully been with us every step of the way. Despite the fact that he won't be returning, he is doing the best he can to keep us confident and informed....more
No, I’m not talking about Melissa Leo’s use of that other-than-feminism “f-bomb” Sunday night. I want to compare two of this year’s Oscar winners and how they illustrate the way women’s history is told -- or not.
Fortune magazine Editor-at-Large Pattie Sellers has said: “Unlike the guys, who tend to view power as ‘up the ladder,’ women typically define power as ‘influence.’" They use that influence -- and expand its sphere -- by sharing the wealth of their experience, and mentoring others.