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John Sporing
Works at A Life Well Drunk
Attended University of Texas, San Antonio
Lives in Washington, DC suburbs
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Workplace trends for 2016 will be set in large part by what's happening in the freelance world right now.
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Make the most of even a little time away with these tips for carving out space to think.
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Reading doesn't just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.
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It used to be a person. Now, it\'s a machine. What\'s next?
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Becoming a leader takes courage as well as creativity. And creativity takes practice.
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Richard Hollingham meets the team who keep astronauts safe - and tidy - as they cope with the daily challenges of conducting science in space.
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A few federal data leaders shared their thoughts at a recent panel on financial regulation.
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Researchers find “nature”-type sounds help people in open-plan offices regain focus faster.
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  • University of Texas, San Antonio
    BBA Finance, 1983 - 1987
  • St. Mary's University of Texas
    MA Economics, 1987 - 1990
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Chief Taster
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  • A Life Well Drunk
    Chief Taster, 2011 - present
    Creating personalized wine experiences for you around the world.
  • Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
    Chief, 2009 - present
  • U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
    Asst Chief, 1992 - 2009
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Washington, DC suburbs
Previously
Military brat - Germany, Spain, Georgia, Arizona, Texas
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Yes, Walking Through A Doorway Really Does Make You Forget -- Here's Why
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More often than I care to admit, I’ll walk from one room to another with a clear vision in mind of whatever I need to do once I get there, b

Why Google and Facebook need balloons, drones and rockets | Computerworld
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If you're reading this, you're in the minority. Most people -- some 4.4 billion -- have no access to the Internet

Middle managers: Cloud computing is not good news for you
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In the era of cloud computing that the tech industry is moving into, that seems to suggest that companies will have smaller departments, qui

Execupundit.com: Free Books!
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At Open Culture, you can download all 51 Harvard Classics as free e-books. Call me Ishmael. [HT: Instapundit]. posted by Michael Wade @ 6:15

NYC's New Pay Phones Will Provide Super-Fast Wi-Fi—And Super-Smart Ads |...
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LinkNYC is an ambitious plan to blanket NYC in super-fast Wi-Fi, paid for by ads.

The Mapmakers Who Are Using Data to Transform the NBA | WIRED
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Kirk Goldsberry and his team of Harvard data scientists are hoops-loving number-crunchers who have fundamentally altered our understanding o

Create Like Nobody's Watching: How An Obscure Marvel Comic Became Disney...
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Big Hero 6 was created when Marvel's top brass was focused on X-Men. A decade later, Disney is bringing it back to life.

The Headwinds That Could Lead to a Global Depression | IMPACT 2014 conte...
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The threat of a global depression has been there before, but this time is different, said economist and author Dr. Dambisa Moyo at Schwab’s

Free Your Strategy from Annual Planning
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When your strategy is shackled to the annual planning process, you lose a uniquely powerful management tool.

Tell a Meaningful Story With Data – Think with Google
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In this article, see how brands are taking data and weaving that into interesting and meaningful stories for their audiences and consumers.

Fielding a Winning Content Team – Think with Google
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Kim Larson, head of Google BrandLab, believes creating content calls for both new thinking and new structures—in marketing departments. Lars

The Powerful Impact of Random Acts of Kindness | LinkedIn
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Doing random acts of kindness is not a new idea. There are TED talks on this idea, foundations set up to promote it and bumper stickers that

OpenTable
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Restaurant Reservations – Free, Instant, Confirmed. With OpenTable for Android you can make free restaurant reservations at more than 27,000

How long is the security line at Dulles?
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Dulles Airport built two huge security checkpoints in 2009, but somehow it still can take a very long time to get through security, especial

Think with Google - Your resource for industry trends & insights
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Think with Google brings together industry trends, insights, and research from the most compelling thought leaders, marketers, and academics

Dilbert comic strip for 11/02/2011 from the official Dilbert comic strip...
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The Official Dilbert Website featuring Scott Adams Dilbert strips, animation, mashups and more starring Dilbert, Dogbert, Wally, The Pointy

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U.S. News - Gay groups boycott Salvation Army red kettle drive
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The Salvation Army’s annual red kettle fundraising campaign is not getting a ringing endorsement from gays and lesbians. Gay-rights groups