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Glade Runner adds another mountain rush to Bogus Basin

I committed myself to go full-bore down the new Glade Runner mountain coaster at Bogus Basin. It’s a gravity-driven ride on more or less a one-person sled, though it can seat two. You control the speed. Push the handles forward ...

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‘If only I had more time’ — encouragement for procrastinators (access required)

I once had a mentor who chastised me every time I explained that I didn’t have enough time to make progress on a long-term, stretch goal. He taught me that the top three knee-jerk responses for not accomplishing something was ...

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Ways to increase holiday well-being (access required)

Even though the holiday season comes around every year, it can’t hurt to take a moment to remind ourselves about the ways in which we can increase our well-being during this time. Whether you associate the season with enjoyment, dread ...

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Ten ways to guarantee your press release is toast (access required)

The venerable press release remains one of the best tools to share important news with the media. Lawyers commit news and news outlets — newspapers, magazines, television, radio and online — always are looking for news and good stories to ...

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Last-minute tax planning: the new tax bill

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has been passed by Congress and President Trump should be signing the bill into law by the end of the week. Merry Christmas! The new tax bill is hundreds of pages long and while ...

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Blockchain will safeguard the future (access required)

Many people still haven’t heard of blockchain. However, it’s likely you’ll come in contact with it in the very near future or be helped by its capabilities. Many experts in the field of finance and accounting are starting to preach ...

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Reinventing retail: trends to watch in 2018 (access required)

This has been a tumultuous year for brick-and-mortar retail. A wave of bankruptcies and store closures has underscored the fast pace of change in the retail industry – and the cost of failing to keep up. But retail is hardly ...

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With stadium proposal, the clock is ticking

What gets lost in the proposed downtown Boise stadium chatter is that professional soccer is the driver for the entire project. It’s a stadium first, surrounded by offices, commercial space and apartments. Stadium opponents want the city to take more ...

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Establish order to keep each project on a path to success (access required)

Executing projects successfully requires good schedules. They’re developed by identifying the resources and sequencing necessary. They’ll encourage “what-if” conversations about contingent events. But all too often this effort is not given the attention that it deserves. It is given lip ...

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Planning a company holiday party? Here’s how to keep it harassment-free (access required)

The shenanigans that occur at office holiday parties are often the subject of movie plots, memes and inside jokes among co-workers. In today’s culture, however, these shenanigans can serve as the basis for a claim of sexual harassment or other ...

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