Monthly Archives: August 2014

Why Google’s Best Leaders Aren’t Stanford Grads With Perfect Sats | Inc.com

In his #1 New York Times bestselling book, Drive , he concluded that the source of human motivation and our best work comes from our inherent drive toward autonomy, mastery, and purpose. This can clash with high-prestige and credentialed individuals who are driven by external recognition and rewards, not curiosity and craft. Great leadership isn’t about the flashy school you attended and the credentials on your C.V.
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Scholars And Regulators Grapple With The Future Of Drones – Yahoo News

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The FAA is pursuing an appeal . In 2012, Congress tasked the FAA with safely integrating drones into U.S. airspace by September 2015. This involves creating air traffic regulations similar to, and able to coexist with, airplane and helicopter regulations. However, the FAA is not addressing the kind of data and photos that drones would be able to collect. Instead, President Obama will soon issue an executive order tasking the Commerce Departments National Telecommunications and Information Administration with filling in the gaps. The NTIA will likely only address privacy concerns for private drones, however. For its part, the Supreme Court has not yet ruled whether or not data collected by an aerial drone conducting surveillance can be considered a search, in the case of government drones, or a trespass, in the case of private drones. In general, violations of privacy are calibrated to reasonable expectations.
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Carson Takes Major Steps Toward A 2016 White House Bid | Fox News

Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and conservative sensation, is taking a couple of major steps toward a 2016 presidential bid, forming a political action committee and selecting a campaign chairman for a potential White House run. The 62-year-old Carson made the announcement Friday after two days of meetings in Florida, as reported first by The Washington Times . ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Carson has selected Texas businessman Terry Giles as the chairman and approved the formation of the PAC, named One Nation. No doubt hes one step closer to making a decision, John Philip Sousa IV, chairman of the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee, told FoxNews.com on Saturday. And we all think his decision will be to run. Sousa said the super PAC, which is gathering signatures across the country to convince Carson to run, has already raised $8 million for the presidential campaign. Carson suggested his decision will be largely influenced by whether Republicans take control of the Senate in November. Carson has already shown the potential to make a solid presidential run, likely as a Republican candidate. He finishing third in this years Conservative Political Action Conference poll and tied for third in the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference poll.
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‘a New Dawn’ For House Leadership, Gop Lawmakers Say | Washingtonexaminer.com

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