Archive for April 24th, 2016

Why feeling like a fraud can be a good thing

Sunday, April 24th, 2016:

Image copyright iStock If you feel inadequate or that you are likely to be “found out” at work, you’re probably not alone. It’s part of a phenomenon called the “imposter syndrome” and it’s very common, writes journalist Oliver Burkeman. “I have written 11 books but each time I think ‘Uh-oh, they’re going to find out now,'” the novelist Maya Angelou once said. “I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.” Angelou was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and won five Grammys for her spoken recordings, plus a myriad other awards. But the “impostor phenomenon” – […] Read More →

Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of April 25

Sunday, April 24th, 2016:

The Treasury’s schedule of financing this week includes Monday’s auction of new three- and six-month bills and an auction of four-week bills on Tuesday. At the close of the New York cash market on Friday, the rate on the outstanding three-month bill was 0.24 percent. The rate on the six-month issue was 0.37 percent, and the rate on the four-week issue was 0.19 percent. The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week: MONDAY Florida, $241.70 million of revenue bonds. Competitive. TUESDAY Collier County, Fla., Water and Sewer District, $50.5 million of revenue bonds. Competitive. Horry County, S.C., […] Read More →

Royal St. John's Regatta rowers take their training inside

Sunday, April 24th, 2016:

The Royal St. John’s Regatta held its first indoor race over the weekend. With the help of rowing machines and computer screens, athletes on the Avalon were able to simulate a real race, without leaving the gymnasium. The Regatta committee teamed up with the St. John’s Rowing Club and the Canadian Forces Station in St. John’s to pull off the unique idea.  The athletes strap themselves into rowing machines which are attached to a computer. The computer is then used to track the rower’s time, factoring in the individual’s weight and age.  Co-organizer and rower Tina Hunt said she’s been dreaming of using the […] Read More →

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