That’s how the audience viewing the 13th annual Colony Short Film Festival held Friday and Saturday at the Peoples Bank Theatre were described.,“Marietta has supported a film festival now for 13 years,” said Drew Tanner, Peoples Bank Theatre Marketing Director.,The festival kicked off on Friday night with a 1919 Silent Comedy Night with the Masters of Silent Film that included Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Pawnshop,” Buster Keaton’s “Cops” and Laurel and Hardy’s “Big Business.”,A few years later, he became a filmmaker and last year he finally decided to write a short film that could be made with a limited budget using some local Ohio actors.,“I think short films are a very direct medium and they allow filmmakers to really express themselves,” said Tatalovic.

Jim DeFrancia, a principal at Lowe and a local representative for the firm, said the claims are untrue.,Representatives from Unite Here Local 11 didn't answer numerous questions from The Aspen Times about their campaign against the ballot question, including how they were alerted to the local election.,Roxana Aslan, a research analyst for Local 11 and the designated representative listed with the city, did not answer questions about the union's social media campaign.,In an email response to the questions posed by The Aspen Times, Aslan restated the union's claims about Lowe Enterprises.,The Aspen City Council approved a public-private partnership with the developers of Lift One Lodge, a timeshare project that also is part of the ballot question.

Think of these things as a minimum standard to looking after your people – their wellbeing – but don’t count on them to drive higher performance, engagement and employee retention – the latter requires a long-term investment in your people, and a fuller understanding of the deeper drivers of human motivation.,Focusing on Employee Confidence, rather than Employee Engagement, leapfrogs old Employee Engagement models, because when confidence is there, engagement is a given and confidence is the key to high performance.,The sports world has known this for years, with confidence a daily topic on the lips of every high performing sports person, knowing that it is the difference that makes the difference – the key to that extra ounce of performance when standards are already impossibly high.,Employee Confidence is a long-term opportunity for your business, but there are three steps you as a CEO can take today to make it a reality – three steps that might just stop one of your high-performers from resigning this week, or get you one more high performer through your company doors:

Employee Confidence is a long-term approach to Employee Engagement, and that’s where the beauty lies.,Employee Confidence is both the mechanism for, and evidence of, culture change, because culture change is exactly what you require to take your Employee Engagement to a whole  new level and retain your best talent. read more

A true existential crisis, explains Clay Routledge, a psychological researcher and professor at North Dakota State University, is having your worldview — the thing that gives your life meaning and structure — completely shattered.,Williams had a choice to make: He could either see no purpose in continuing to live a life without playing professional basketball, or he could attempt to find meaning elsewhere.,In existential therapy, also known as existential-humanistic therapy, people with an existential crisis are taught to acknowledge the four "givens" of the human condition: death, meaning, isolation and freedom.,The work of existential therapy is to acknowledge your inability to change those givens, while working to discover intrinsic sources of motivation and meaning.,Throughout his existential crisis, Williams received unwavering support from his mother, Althea, and from his former college coaches and teammates.

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RIB LAKE - Jayden Dobbs hasn't been on a football field in a competitive game in almost two years.,Jayden, a 2012 graduate of Athens High School, was signed by the Salina Liberty of the Champions Indoor Football league earlier this month.,"I just didn't want to end a great time in my football career like that," Jayden said.,His dad knew, though, that Jayden wouldn't end his time in football like that.,(Photo: T'xer Zhon Kha/USA TODAY is a 'labor of love' for longtime high school coaches RELATED: Badgers star Sam Arneson passes on NFL "I don't want to look back with any regrets" Now, Jayden gets done substitute teaching at Rib Lake Elementary School and drives to Medford to work out at the local high school. read more

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Dwight Manley shows the Ancestry.com DNA notice that told him politician Mike Antonovich is his father in Manley’s Brea, CA home on Monday, Jan 28, 2019.,(Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) read more

According to co-founder of BenchOn, Tim Walmsley, “Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.”,In the highly competitive startup industry, it is now more important than ever to make your business stand out and in this week’s Let’s Talk we asked several business leaders for their tips on ‘how to get investors to sit-up and listen’.,Whilst investors at different stages will look for different things, a business model that enables an in-demand product to be distributed within a sizeable market and supported by strong key metrics will always get their attention.,By understanding why you exist, and listening to the facts and trends of your customers, consumers, you can translate this into a clear opportunity for your business provides the solution that investors can more easily understand and appreciate.,Investors are searching for a team that has the commitment, resilience, and ability to execute a business model.

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USC and UCLA: ‘Glory Daze’ read more

Step One: Understand Your Priorities When Setting Goals

You’ve probably been told in the past to set SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, time-bound) goals.,By textbook standards, it’s a great goal, but it skips one critical step — it doesn’t consider your other priorities in life.,If you’re the owner of a company with 200 employees; highly involved in your community; have young children; and travel several times a month for work, your priorities might look like this: 1.,Health and fitness read more

Enzo Fuschino was hired as men's soccer coach at North Central.,Fuschino spent the last 12 seasons at Wisconsin Platteville, leading the Pioneers to the NCAA Division III National Tournament four times.