Addiction News
The Cost of Complacence – One American County’s Tragic Opiate Problem and Why We Need to Help
August 26, 2015
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The Cost of Complacence – One American County’s Tragic Opiate Problem and Why We Need to Help
In Washington, PA, a heartbreaking hour filled with heroin overdoses puts a somber spotlight on our nation’s addiction problem. As the founder of Best Drug Rehabilitation, I have made it my life’s work to help others overcome the same obstacles that I faced in fighting my addictions. I have found that, even though the main [...]
Advice
Are You Being a Good Leader or Just Being Bossy?
August 26, 2015
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Are You Being a Good Leader or Just Being Bossy?
A recent Gallup poll has found that almost 20 percent of working adults dislike their boss because of their poor performance. Being a boss and being bossy are two opposite concepts. Being a good leader is about setting a good example, engaging employees and effective human resource management. However, being bossy results in dissatisfied employees, [...]
News
White House Launches New Campaign on Heroin Epidemic
August 23, 2015
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White House Launches New Campaign on Heroin Epidemic
The past decade has shown a slow increase of heroin use in Americans, specifically in populations of urban, non-hispanic whites aged 18-25 years old. States in the Midwest and Northeast have taken the brunt of the affliction. Between the two regions, the Midwest has seen the largest spike in recent years according to the CDC. [...]
Advice
Strengthen Your Business by Trusting the Knowledge and Wisdom of Your Employees
August 19, 2015
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Strengthen Your Business by Trusting the Knowledge and Wisdom of Your Employees
A big part of business success comes from hiring the right employees. But not all employers find that it comes naturally to hire well and to trust their employees once they have been hired. How “Hiring Well” Helps Your Business HCareers.com points out that there is a big difference between hiring great employees and hiring [...]
News
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves OxyContin for Children as Young as 11
August 17, 2015
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves OxyContin for Children as Young as 11
I learned that on Thursday, August 13, 2015 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved the use of OxyContin for children ages 11 to 16 who are suffering chronic, severe pain.  As founder and CEO of seven drug rehab centers, I find it very disheartening when a government authority takes a [...]
Business
You Can’t Get to the Top in Business Without Making Mistakes Along the Way
August 15, 2015
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You Can’t Get to the Top in Business Without Making Mistakes Along the Way
In today’s culture, many business people spend years quietly working towards their dreams. But once they become successful, the media introduces them as an “overnight success.” There are very few “overnight successes” in this world, and virtually none in the business field. This is because making mistakes is a huge part of what makes an [...]
Motivation
Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 4 Habits In Common
August 9, 2015
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Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 4 Habits In Common
Entrepreneurs do not always share the same goals. However, there are a few things that they often have in common. Below is a list of habits that successful entrepreneurs have in common: They Do Not Take No For An Answer There are many great companies that would have never gotten started if the entrepreneurs would [...]
Business
How to Turn a Vague Idea Into a Winning Business
August 2, 2015
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How to Turn a Vague Idea Into a Winning Business
A vague idea for a business can become a winning idea if you are willing to follow the steps for building a business. Building a business does not happen overnight, and you should not be afraid to share your ideas. The idea you have kept inside your head must be turned into the idea for [...]