Lisa Marie Platske

An award-winning leadership expert in human behavior, Lisa Marie Platske has received accolades from the White House, the United States Small Business Administration, and The International Alliance for Women, recognized as one of the top 100 women making a difference in the world. She left her Federal law enforcement career after 9/11 to be the CEO of an international leadership development company, Upside Thinking, Inc. Lisa Marie delivers presentations worldwide sharing research on how vulnerability and forgiveness are critical to exceptional leadership as well as her proven 7-step leadership model centered on connection, positioning, and executive presence. An international best-selling author in 5 countries, Lisa Marie has written or co-authored 7 books.

Brightest Comet K2 Is Passing By Earth Today

Grab your binoculars: A comet that has fascinated scientists for five years approaches its closest distance from Earth this week—and you might be able to catch a glimpse. There’s a chance of spotting the C/2017 K2 PANSTARRS comet, also called K2, on Thursday as it makes its final pass through the solar system, said David Jewitt, an Earth, planetary, and space sciences professor at the University of California, Los Angeles.

U.S. Health Insurer Company Anthem Plans To Rebrand As Elevance Health

U.S. Health Insurer Company Anthem Plans To Rebrand As Elevance Health

As the company looks to broaden its horizons beyond the health insurance business, Anthem Inc announced Thursday that it intends to change its name to Elevance Health Inc. A company rebranding move by the U.S. based health insurer is not the first of its kind, after changing its name from WellPoint Inc around eight years

Shane Warne: Australian cricket great dies of suspected heart attack aged 52

The former Australian cricketer has died from a suspected heart attack at the age of 52, one of the game’s all-time greats. His death is reported by Fox Cricket to be due to a heart attack in Koh Samui, Thailand. His management issued a brief statement confirming his death, according to the publication. Shane was

Biden To Split Frozen Afghan Funds For 9/11 Victims, Relief

Biden To Split Frozen Afghan Funds For 9/11 Victims, Aid

A presidential executive order may be issued by Joe Biden on Friday to recover some $7 billion that has been frozen by the Afghan central bank in U.S. banks and to provide humanitarian aid to victims of the Sept. 11 attacks in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s funding was suspended after the Taliban took control of the country

French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Hospitalized After Ski Accident

French Actor Gaspard Ulliel Hospitalized After Ski Accident

According to the regional prosecutor’s office, French actor Gaspard Ulliel has been hospitalized following a ski accident in the Alps. He was featured in Chanel perfume commercials as well as film and TV roles. Ulliel portrayed the young Hannibal Lecter in 2007’s “Hannibal Rising,” as well as fashion mogul Yves Saint Laurent in the 2014

Manchin's $1.8 trillion spendings offer is No longer on Table

Manchin’s $1.8 trillion spendings offer Is No longer On Table

A breakdown in the relationship between Democratic Senator Joe Manchin and the White House has led to the withdrawal of the $1.8 trillion spending offer he proposed to the White House in late 2021, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. This week, Manchin told reporters he was no longer involved in White House discussions and

Shares Of Airtel Africa Hit All-Time High

Shares Of Airtel Africa Hit All-Time High

 Following the mobile phone company’s announcement that proceeds of a tower sale will be used to reduce debt, Airtel Africa’s shares reached an all-time high on Wednesday, lifting Nigeria’s main stock index. A Nigerian company having a dual listing in London gained the maximum 10% allowed to 1,050.50 naira, the third largest listed company in

UN Envoy 'Deeply Concerned' Over Rohingya School Closures

UN Envoy ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Rohingya School Closures

Bangladesh is risking leaving generations of children “practically uneducated”, the UN’s human rights envoy warned Sunday. The authorities ordered the closure of “unauthorised” education centres this week in border camps hosting around 850,000 members or stateless Muslim minority who fled there from violent persecution across Myanmar’s borders. A UN special reporteur told UN reporters that

EU Says Won't Include Role Of European Court In Discussions With UK

EU Says Won’t Include Role Of European Court In Discussions With UK

European Union leaders are not prepared to include the role of their highest court in post-Brexit negotiations with Britain, according to European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic. During talks with Britain’s Brexit minister David Frost, Sefcovic said the EU’s single market must be protected by having the European Court of Justice deal with issues related

St. Jude, WHO To Provide Child Cancer Meds To Poor Nations

St. Jude, WHO To Provide Child Cancer Meds To Poor Nations

World Health Organization (WHO) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced Monday that they plan to provide cancer medicines at no cost for children in under-resourced countries, an investment worth almost $200 million considering how much richer those same kids are compared with others across the globe who do not live in affluent places. What

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