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  • Risks uncertain for elevated testosterone

    Q: What does it mean when you have a high level of testosterone? A: To answer your question, I'd need to ask you two questions. But first, I need to explain a few things about testosterone. There are two kinds of blood testosterone levels: total...
  • Taking a chance on the rest of your life

    Taking a chance on the rest of your life
    There is not much time left. You may be 50, or 64 or 32 when it hits you in the gut that life is finite and if you're going to make a contribution to this world, you'd better start making it. In midlife, we reassess. We ask ourselves how we want to...
  • How to turn down a request

    How to turn down a request
    Rejecting a request generally isn't fun, whether the advance is romantic ("Want to go out Saturday?"), professional ("Can you have the report done by 1 p.m.?") or social ("Come on, just one more drink!"). "A lot of times people say yes when they don't...
  • Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner

    Lin-sanity shows that Americans love a winner
    I give all this Jeremy Lin hoopla another month or so. No, I don't think Jeremy will be finished by then. I think he's got another 20 years of great play in him. What I mean is that this incessant bad punning using his last name will finally be exhausted....
  • Risky business in the classroom

    Risky business in the classroom
    In 2008, I transitioned from professional practice to academia. Since then, I have been privileged to teach at several fine universities in theWashington, D.C.area. For me, the difficult economic times have had a silver lining in that they have given me...
  • Bilingual skill says a lot on resume

    Bilingual skill says a lot on resume
    With the increasing diversity of the U.S. population and an ever-expanding global economy, demand for employees with foreign-language skills is as strong as ever. The American economic system relies heavily on people of different nations and cultures...
  • Student's artwork to grace cover of math book

    Student's artwork to grace cover of math book
    SAN DIEGO - A Chula Vista student is already looking forward to opening her math book next year, now that her artwork will grace the cover. Art is a passion of 7-year-old Alyssa Gonzalez and her imagination led her to draw an award-winning drawing...
  • Apple Begins Selling Textbooks on iPad

    Apple Begins Selling Textbooks on iPad
    Apple on Thursday lifted the veil on its plans to remake the educational landscape in a way that centers on its best-selling tablet computer, the iPad. "Education is deep in Apple's DNA and iPad may be our most exciting education product yet," Philip...
  • How to have a tough conversation

    How to have a tough conversation
    When the stakes of a conversation are high, many of us clam up or blow up. A recent survey by Al Switzler, Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny and Ron McMillan, co-authors of "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High" (McGraw-Hill),...
  • Wash Away Pricey Beauty Regimens

    Wash Away Pricey Beauty Regimens
    In tough economic times, looking your best is still important - maybe more than ever. Like it or not, studies show that attractive people earn more money and hold greater positions of power. But when people are worried about keeping jobs and making...
  • Books by John Wooden

    Books by John Wooden
    From Contemporary Authors and Los Angeles Times "A Game Plan for Life: The Power of Mentoring" — John Wooden and Don Yaeger. (2009) "Coach Wooden's Leadership Game Plan for Success: 12 Lessons for Extraordinary Performance and Personal Excellence"...