But Manziel’s actions don’t reflect those of a person focused on his professional career. He was in Los Angeles earlier this month, where he and his friends reportedly trashed a $4.5 million West Hollywood home after two days of partying. And over the weekend, Manziel and suspended Browns wide receiver Josh Gordonwere seen partying at Coachella..
The Oklahoma SlamSince Poteau’s Skatepark on Broadway is an overall 12,000 square feet, it is large enough to hold major competitions. The Oklahoma Slam, first held in March 2012, featured skaters from all over North America. Skaters from New Mexico and even as far away as Canada came to compete in the competition..
And that’s true in much of what DARPA does, whether it’s Challenges or otherwise. We often think of our job, our mission, as being to show people what’s possible, because that’s what changes the future. I do think Challenges are a great part of helping with that.
But is it?One of the things that the question immediately forces us to do is analyze whether or not we are meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers, whether or not we continue to be viable, and lastly, are we enjoying ourselves.Visit any company website, any corporate office, or any shop floor in North America and you are likely to be exposed to those organizations’ values and mission statements along with a variety of motivational slogans. You know the stuff I mean: Through a motivated and dedicated workforce, wow our customers like they’ve never been wowed before, all the while provided an outstanding return for our shareholders.As I visit clients’ sites, I come across these posters all the time. I always take a moment to read them.
Yes, he or she can be impressed and perhaps in some ways even influenced by fine art masters and their masterpieces. But still, it is the ultimate goal and determination of the true folk artist to create art from the inside out, and not from the outside in. Connecting personal insight with emotion, they are seeking honesty of expression and simplicity of presentation as they tell their own stories and the stories of their culture and community through art.
China Xi offers another $60 billion to Africa, but says no to projectsChina has denied engaging in “debt trap” diplomacy, and Xi offer of more money comes after a pledge of another $60 billion at the previous summit in South Africa three years ago. Xi, addressing leaders at Beijing Great Hall of the People, said the new $60 billion will include $15 billion of aid, interest free loans and concessional loans, a credit line of $20 billion, a $10 billion special fund for China Africa development, and a $5 billion special fund for imports from Africa. Chinese companies will be encouraged to invest no less than $10 billion in the continent in the next three years, he said..