Some people might use the terms “boss” and “leader” interchangeably, but that’s not entirely accurate.
The truth is, some bosses are simply that – a boss. They have attained a position in the management section of the corporate pyramid. A boss is your boss: the one with the nice, sleek room at the end of the corridor a designated parking space. They make decisions that affect the direction of the company and often control how money is spent.
None of that makes them a leader, however.
A leader can be your supervisor or the colleague who sits next to you and shares your stapler.
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Climate change is one of the most critical global challenges of our times. Recent events have emphatically demonstrated our growing vulnerability to climate change. Climate change impacts will range from affecting agriculture – further endangering food security – to sea-level rise and the accelerated erosion of coastal zones, increasing intensity of natural disasters, species extinction, and the spread of vector-borne diseases. This issue is of immense importance for every global citizen. That is why it requires an initiative against it globally. Fortunately, a few of the global initiatives to prevent climate change are started by various sectors.
New commitments and initiatives in energy, water and agriculture sectors have been announced at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, under the auspices of the Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action to help implement the Paris Agreement.
In Bonn, new initiatives were announced to push forward the transition to renewable energy and to show that more ambitious clean energy development can quickly become a bigger part of national climate plans submitted under the Paris Agreement, according to a UN release.
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The path of an entrepreneur is never a straight one.
When we set up our businesses we envisage a lovely, steady experience that goes up and up as we grow. Sadly, this is rarely the case.
There will be days when we’re on top of the world, nailing it in every direction. There will be days when we feel like a helpless failure. That’s completely natural.
Entrepreneurship is of course not an easy job. First pressure of startup then if it turns to be a success, maintaining that success and keep going — yes it’s a continuous job. Well, if you weren’t ready for these challenges, why would you quit your 9 to 6 job and take such a huge risk? To quit again? No, right!
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Sometimes ignorance is an excuse. The science confirming climate change is now irrefutable to everyone but ignorant people and greedy corporate polluters. The current debate is no longer even about science. It is now a debate between fact and fiction, taking care of God’s planet and self-centered greed, political honesty and political dishonesty.
We know far too little about the likely impacts of climate change on the biosphere and its components. “Global change biology” has become an active field, but still lags behind physical climate science. This is awkward for those who are charged with providing informed advice on mitigation and adaptation, because the relationship between global warming and its consequences for human activities and concerns depends on its impacts – with biological processes looming large.
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The evidence that humans are causing global warming is strong, but the question of what to do about it remains controversial. Economics, sociology, and politics are all important factors in planning for the future.
Even if we stopped emitting greenhouse gases (GHGs) today, the Earth would still warm by another degree Fahrenheit or so. But what we do from today forward makes a big difference. Depending on our choices, scientists predict that the Earth could eventually warm by as little as 2.5 degrees or as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
Scientists have rather major plans to keep the earth surface cool.
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