Trace Your Family Genealogy

There is no more fascinating subject than in which a person may become occupied than family genealogy, an examination into the history of his ancestry. The study of human beings is an interesting one, especially when they are the particular human beings from whom the student has derived his existence, his character, his likes and dislikes, and those elements which differentiate him from every other human being and constitute him an entity with individuality.

A large number of people are becoming increasingly interested in the study of their ancestry. Persons everywhere are inquiring as to who were their progenitors, when they came to America, where in this country they settled, in what direction they followed the tide of migration as it moved into new settlements in early days, what they accomplished in business, in education, in public service, what place they occupied in the development of the state and the nation, who their children were and what became of them, and so on with many questions, the answers to which are an engrossing study.

To begin finding information on the family, printed family genealogy will be consulted. These can have different numbering plans. One plan of numbering family genealogies most often found is that adopted by the compiler of the Chapin Genealogy where numbers are used, and by Mr. Waldo Lincoln in the Lincoln and the Waldo family genealogy where letters are used. It may be described by quoting from Mr. Lincoln's introduction to the Lincoln Genealogy as follows:
"The earliest emigrant of the family, in this case Samuel Lincoln, is lettered a, his children are lettered aa, ab, ac, etc. The children of the oldest child are lettered aaa, aab, aac, etc., of the second child aba, abb, abc, etc. and so on through each succeeding generation, each descendant having as many letters as the generation to which he belongs, and letters showing exactly his line of descent.

For example, take the last name in this volume (Lincoln Genealogy), Mordacai Abel Lincoln, adaaa bbcgb. For convenience in counting, a space corresponding to a decimal point is left after the fifth and tenth letters. There being ten letters, he belongs to the tenth generation and is descended from ad, the fourth child of Samuel, a.
To look up any of his ancestors in his family genealogy, it is only necessary to leave off a sufficient number of letters and to turn to the person indicated by those remaining without resorting to the index or the intervening ancestors. For instance, to learn the record of his great-grandfather, leave off the last three letters, cgb, and there is left adaaa bb, which is the index letter of Thomas Lincoln. Take now the index letters of President Lincoln, adaaa db, and it is clear he and the aforesaid Thomas were own cousins, the first five letters showing that they had the same grandfather.

In the case of children, to save space, only the final letters are used and to obtain their full index letters it is necessary to affix the final index letter of each child to the index letters of the parent. For instance, see Deborah Lincoln^ aabab, her oldest child, John, is that of his mother, aabab, with the addition of his own letter, a> making his complete index letters aabab ay.

Experience Cape Cod Boardwalks

Experience Cape Cod Boardwalks
There are so many things to do on Cape Cod that there is truly something for everyone. One of the very best things about Cape Cod is the natural beauty and variety of wildlife to see. The Cape has managed to maintain its unique appeal through extensive protection of wildlife areas, coastal and marshland regions and development of resources for visitors to enjoy without damaging these areas. There are several protected areas that offer great outings that even the most out-of-shape person will be able to walk and enjoy.
A smart way to allow people to experience the marshlands on the Cape has been the building of boardwalks in several regions. Over the years several towns have added these walks to enhance the opportunity for people to get an up-close and personal view of these natural features. There are several boardwalks on the Cape for you to enjoy, some even handicap accessible. Each offers a look at a different eco-system, teeming with a wide variety of wildlife.

The Sandwich Boardwalk can be accessed at the end of Jarves and Harbor Streets off of Route 6A. The boardwalk leads to one of the town beaches where you can relax and swim or walk on the beach. Don't forget to look down at the boards as you walk. The townspeople and friends "sold" 1,700 planks to replace the original walk destroyed in a hurricane in the early 1990s. There are interesting messages carved by the contributors. The boardwalk is 1,350 feet long.

Wellfleet has two boardwalks to chose from - or do both. The first is located near the historical Marconi Station Site and is named Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail, so you can also include that in your visit. This boardwalk ambles through the trees and marsh areas. It is fascinating to see the effect that the winds have had on the vegetation, including the trees, as you walk this trail. You can find the Swamp Trail by following signs for the Marconi site on Route 6A in Wellfleet. The entrance to the trailhead is off the parking lot.
The other Wellfleet boardwalk is very popular with artists and photographers. Uncle Tim's bridge crosses Duck Creek and takes you to a conservation area. Portions of the boardwalk are under water at high tide, so plan carefully or you will have to walk in cold water. At the end of the walk you can observe crabs and other sea life. You can find the entry to the boardwalk on Commercial Street in Wellfleet.
Yarmouthport boasts the Bass Hole Boardwalk near Grey's Beach and Chapin beach. This 860-foot-long structure extends out over marshlands rich with wildlife and it is near walking trails and a picnic area, too. You can watch small fish, crabs, and horseshoe crabs in the waters around and under the boardwalk, as well as see the raised nests of the osprey that live here. To get to the boardwalk, find Church Street on Route 6A in Yarmouthport. Bear left off of Church Street onto Centre Street and you will find it at the end.

Eastham has two boardwalks, both within the Cape Cod National Seashore park. The Fort Hill Trail is 1.5 miles long and is part boardwalk, part walking trail. It will take you through the Red Maple Swamp, old historical town ruins, scenic salt marshes and orchards. There is plenty of wildlife to observe in the salt marsh, and you'll likely see children trying to catch crabs and small fish in the low areas along the trail. You can access the Fort Hill Trail off of Route 6 - turn right onto Governor Prence Road and go about 1/4 mile to the parking area beyond the Captain Penniman House.

The second trail in Eastham starts at the CCNS Visitor Center on Route 6. You can bike or walk this trail and it will take you across Great Marsh to Coast Guard Beach. Don't forget to visit the center before you embark on the trail. It has lots of helpful information to make your walk even more interesting and enjoyable.
Brewster stretches along Route 6A on the lower Cape. The John Wing Trail, located next to the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, leads to Wing Island where you can explore the grounds to see the wildlife. You can also observe osprey nests off in the distance of the marsh area, and can even continue studying them up close when you get back to the museum through their brand new "ospreycam". The ospreycam is a newly sponsored project in 2006 and is wired to large screens in the center where visitors can watch these birds in their natural habitat. There are already seasonal "residents" in the nest. The boardwalk trail begins next to the museum on Route 6A in Brewster.

Sales Training Ideas - How to Develop a Top Notch Script For Cold Calling

We highly recommend you have a cold call script when cold calling. Your cold call script must be well thought out, well prepared, written down, committed to memory, and most important, one that is proven to work. 
If you have thoroughly memorized your cold call and you're interrupted in the middle by a prospect's question or comment, you'll be able to deal with it and then go right back to where you were in the cold call. You can also focus of how you're saying something rather than what you're saying during your cold call.
Granted, in face-to-face selling you can't have your written-out cold call in front of you. But writing it out and committing it to memory ahead of time will ensure that you have a consistent call and get consistent cold calling results. 
Note: If you can get a cold call script from one of the top salespeople, this is the way to go. While they may not cold call anymore, they may have their old call around, or remember it. You want their results, so if you don't have to reinvent the wheel, don't, rather use a cold call that is already proven to work.
Steps to creating a powerful cold call
When creating your cold call script, make it interesting and to the point. Your words need to catch and keep the prospect's attention and interest, qualify the prospect (making sure he needs your product, can afford it, and meets other necessary requirements) build rapport, and finally-assuming the prospect is qualified- close on the next step in the selling process, whether it's to set up an appointment or get a sale.
Start your call with your name, your company's name, and a powerful statement or a thought-provoking question. Here is an example: "Hello, Mr. Prospect. Bob Chapin with ABC Company. Very nice to meet you. We have been saving companies in your industry an average of 36 percent on office supplies."
It's important to open strong. To make powerful statements, simply take the benefits of your product or service and turn them into statements. Here are some examples:
o "We have been saving customers (a certain percentage or amount of money) on (your product or service)."
o "We have been reducing customers' monthly payments by (a certain percentage or amount of money) on (your product or service)."
o "We have been providing customers with the same amount of (your product-life insurance, for example) coverage for less money."
o "I can show you how to get more (your product) coverage for the same price you're paying now."
o "We have been helping customers pay (your product) off an average of five years earlier."
o "We have been helping customers get the same (results of your product or service-for example, X-rays development) in half the time."
You can also turn your benefits into opening questions such as:
o "If I could show you how to save (a certain percentage, or amount of money) on (your product or service) would you be interested?"
o "If I could reduce your monthly payments on (your product or service) by (a certain percentage, or amount of money) would you be interested?"
o "If I could show you how to get the same amount of coverage on (your product or service) for less money would you be interested?"
Statements work better than questions, as some prospects will feel that the type of "no-brain" questions above insult their intelligence. However, we included both because some people feel the questions suit their style better.
In addition to starting your cold call with your name, company name, and a thought-provoking statement or question, you can also begin your cold call with your name and what you do worded in such a way that it immediately piques the prospect's interest. For example, if you are an investment advisor, you might say, "Hello. I'm (your first and last name). I'm a money return specialist."
If you're an insurance agent, you might say, "I protect your most valuable assets."
After this introduction, pause and wait for the prospect to say, "What's a money return specialist?" or "What do you do?" At that point, explain what you do and then go into your cold call script.
Other attention-getting cold call openings involve mentioning an organization that is familiar to the prospect and that endorses you or your product. You can also mention other companies that use you or your product. Just be sure this meets with the approval of the current customer(s) you're mentioning. Here are some openings using this type of information.
o "Hi Joe. This is Bob Chapin with ABC Company. We've been working with XYZ Corporation and have helped them cut costs on office supplies by over 35 percent during the past year."
o "Hi Joe. Bob Chapin with ABC Company. We've been endorsed by the National Association of Credit Unions and have been doing work for most of the credit unions in your area."
Again, the key to your cold call opening is to catch the prospect's attention and build some interest quickly.
After your opening, explain why you are calling, followed by a commitment question. Here is an example: "All I'd like to do today is set up a time when I could spend about fifteen minutes with you to determine if and how much we could help you. Could we take a look at your schedule right now?"
From that point, you will bridge into the rest of your cold call.
Your entire cold call should take the following format:
o Your name
o Your company name
o A greeting such as, "Very nice to meet you."
o Your product or service's primary benefit
o Why you're calling followed by a commitment question
o Some discussion to determine interest
o Qualifying (do they meet all necessary criteria - affordability, need, health requirements, etc.)
o Rapport building
o Closing on the next step
o A strong final statement

Using Participatory GIS to Forge Links Between Local People's Perspectives and Conservation

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The mapping of indigenous lands to manage natural resources, and strengthen cultures is a recent phenomenon, having begun in Canada and Alaska in the 1960s and in other regions during the last decade and a half. (Chapin et. al. 2005). Ghana as a signatory to the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development in 1992 and subsequently ratifying the Convention of Biological Diversity have searched for participatory methods and practices that would help manage and protect their natural resources.
A practice considered significant in mapping these indigenous lands for biodiversity protection is the Participatory Geographical Information System (PGIS). This geomatic tool is a combination of Geographical Information Systems supported by Participatory Rural Appraisal Approach. In recent years, the term PGIS has become more popular and drawn an increasing attention of GIS researchers and practitioners, particularly in its application in the development and biodiversity conservation context in developing countries.

Biodiversity and Conservation Goals
The overall goal of this research is to assess the relevance of PGIS for the conservation of biodiversity at the village and local level by looking at conditions for PGIS and the conservation of the Buabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary. My objective in this project is to apply PGIS spatial tools to help conserve the Buabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary which is situated in the heart for the Nkoranza district of the Brong Ahafo region in Ghana.
The design of a participatory geographic information system would be developed into an 'intelligent' GIS map depicting the areas cultural diversity using photographs, sound, video, cognitive maps and other audio visuals. The functionality of this approach is to support local cultural relationships and institutions, provide an opportunity for contemporary expression and innovation and ultimately attract tourist to the area to generate cash for the locals. PGIS would be valued for its practical efficiency and effectiveness, low cost, and its responsiveness to goals of empowerment and legitimacy in biodiversity conservation.

Literature Review
Since 1990s, GIS has been claimed as a magic tool in Natural Resource Management as the perfect answer to each and every resource problem. (Heit and Shortreid 1991). In context of areas where multi-ethno linguistic situation exits, it is very easy for people from different groups to communicate on issues related to spatial dimension within the area. Therefore, it is highly useful for negotiation situation in which spatial conflicts are involved (Rambaldi, Bugna et al. 2002). The need for predictive in addition to descriptive natural resource inventory using computer-based methods was argued by Nix and Gillison (1985)
[1] This discussion influenced the choice of PGIS in conserving biodiversity in this report. Geographic information systems however, have the capability to handle several kinds of information that can be related to a location or area. In this case, culture, biodiversity and tourism. Mackay [2] In his discussion on the role of GIS and environmental modeling argue that there is no single ecological unit of analysis, rather a variety of ecological phenomena are the foci of studies, which includes populations, species, communities, habitats and ecosystems. According to his thesis managers require lines on maps saying where things are, and what can or cannot be done with them. Any emphasis to identify valuable biodiversity spots may have to implore the application of GIS technology which besides its contribution in scientific studies, has been accepted as an effective and efficient tool for decision-makers. The incorporation cultural landscapes to promote conservation and tourism are imperative in this case.

The Buabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary which is the focus for this study is in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana and lies within three villages which are Buabeng, Fiema and Dotobaa in the forest Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. This region forms part of the transitional zone between the country's coastal rainforests and its dry grassland interior. It serves as the habitat protecting the resident black and white (Colobus polykomos), Mona Monkeys (Cercopithecus campbelli) andred colobus (Procolobus badius waldroni)and which are important to the cultural and sacred beliefs of the local people. (Fargey, 1992). The monkeys' lives together with humans and large groups are easily found in the forest and within the villages. There are about 500 Mona monkeys in the sanctuary covering an area of about 4.4 square kilometers. The sanctuary protects Research surveys in Ghana by Oates et. al., (2000) confirmed endangered the Miss Waldron's red colobus monkey (Procolobus badius waldroni), a primate taxon endemic to this forest area of Ghana and enlisted as extinct by IUCN Red List (IUCN Red list 2006).

The monkeys are seen as their 'totem' which are mammalian representations of various tribal/clan groupings of the Akans, a Kwa language spoken ethnic group in Ghana. The term 'totem' comes from a North American Indian language, and it has been widely used to refer especially to objects of the animal and vegetable kingdoms which are held to be in a special relationship with particular groups of people, or individuals in a society. (Beattle, 1964: 219). These totems are based on rules of taboos. Etymologically speaking, 'taboo' is a derivation of the Polynesian term 'tabu'which means forbidden. It is applicable to any sort of prohibition regarding certain times, places, actions, events and people etc. especially, but not exclusively, for religious reasons. Sarpong (1974), a renowned Ghanaian traditional writer suggest that taboos could be adopted to signify a prohibition of any kind. In this case towards the conservation of wildlife. An oral local folklore

[3] has it that: "A hunter who once lived in Buabeng, sometime in 1842 came into contact with a spirit being called 'Daworo'. The spirit led him to the forest one day and saw five monkeys gathered around a pot covered with calico. The hunter was enthralled and could not shoot them. Upon consulting Daworo, he was told to treat monkeys as relatives. 'Dawuro' asked the hunter to take the calico home and when he did that the monkeys followed him home. With time the number of the monkeys increased and the fortunes of the hunter also increased. The hunter attributed his improved material condition to his association with the monkeys and this led to a symbiotic relationship that has persisted to this day. "
Till today any monkey that died was buried and funeral rites held for it just as human Sanctuary to kill any of the monkeys which inhabit the forest and around their villages. The sanctuary is an important example of how traditional values in Ghana have resulted in wildlife conservation. It is however saddening that recent survey conducted by Conservation International (CI, 2000) revealed that about 98% of the over 200 animals represented as totems in Ghana are either extinct, endangered or threatened.

In order for the sanctuary to operate in its potential as a tourist destination there is the need to combine effective and efficient strategies that can be supported by geomatics defined by its comprehensiveness, sustainability and sustainable socio-economic importance. The Global Biodiversity Strategy for successful conservation recognizes this link. For instance, they note that "there must be new contacts and partnerships within communities bringing biologist and resource managers together with social scientists, political leaders, farmers, journalist, artists, planners, teachers and lawyers. There must be a dialogue between central and local governments, industry and citizens groups''. (WRI et. al., 1992:20).

The involvement of citizen groups cannot be overestimated. Hunting and gathering cultures around the world have left carvings and paintings of animals on rocks and in caves, demonstrating the universality of their mystic connections to these animals. Riane Eisler's in her book 'The Chalice & the Blade: Our History, Our Future' (1987) commented that the people of Catal Huyuk and Hacilar (in modern Turkey), drew animal symbols on the walls of their homes and shrines, incised them on pottery, and featured them in sculptures, clay figurines, and bas beliefs. In the case of the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary these totems are still prevalent in the cultural practices of the local people who practically are living with these monkeys. Harnessing this unique feature in conservation by combining the use of participatory GIS geomatics within the cultural landscape would be a win-win situation both for the communities, tourist and nature at large.

Was It Something I Said - Or Didn't?

Max DePree posits that leadership is an art. Thomas D. Zweifel explains that leadership has disparate global definitions. Morgan W. McCall, Jr. and George P. Hollenbeck add that leadership styles in one venue do not necessarily work in another. Daniel Kahneman asserts that context affects decision-making. Edward T. Hall expounds that meaning is a function of information in context.
Consider the following statements: (i) "Let's eat grandpa!" and (ii) "Let's eat, grandpa!" Cannibals may be indifferent to the presence of the comma. However, to most people, the statements have profoundly different meanings. Hall is right. Context matters. (So do syntax and punctuation!) Charles Ess and Fay Sudweeks impart that prudent marketing strategies include contextual considerations. For example, web designs align imagery and text with the contextural proclivities of target markets.
What happens to the art and style of leadership when the protagonist encounters a diverse global cabal of teammates? This article will probe the challenge using Hall's cultural research.

Hall intoned, "Meaning and context are inextricably bound up with each other." Hall continued that "most of the [low-context] information must be in the transmitted message in order to make up for what is missing in the context." One of Hall's cultural juxtapositions is low-context versus high-context.
Low-context people tend to be independent and individualist. Their prose and speech are direct, literal, and explicit. Ambiguity is tantamount to effrontery. These people say what they mean and mean what they say. They engage casual relationships across many groups. In their element, low-context people are clearly understood. Metaphors are used for communication clarity-not euphemisms.
Outside of their element, low-context people may be perceived as rude-even crude. Low-context denizens communicate much like a computer algorithm with an if-then syllogism. America is the poster-child among low-context cultures. Indeed, this highly correlates with the "ugly American" phenomenon. Americans have low-context cousins. The list includes Canada (except Quebec), Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
Imagine the discomfort of the uninitiated when encountering a low-context person. One may easily empathize with their potential anxiety in both commercial and social settings. Some practical steps might benefit the neophyte before encroaching on the low-context person's lair. The counterpart's company website is a good place to start, beginning with their posted values. Next, a few leaders and followers in the organization-or familiar with the organization-may be discretely polled for stories imparting how these values are manifested in acculturated behaviors. Finally, these same people may be asked for examples of effective communications with the group. The odds are high that the cultural novice will glean some clues for sharpening the form and substance of the message.

Hall imparted, "High-context transactions feature pre-programmed information that is in the receiver and in the setting, with only minimal information in the transmitted message." The easiest means of anchoring a high-context perspective is first reminding oneself that the majority of communication is non-verbal. Stephan Dahl explains relevant components of non-verbal communication: body language, personal space, eye contact, tactile functions, intonation, inflexion, cadence, and dialect. Whereas low-context people may harbor a blind spot for this fact, high-context people wield the subtleties of high-context with distinction. Even with word usages, it is more than the words; rather, it is the words in context.
Whereas cultures may have propensities, sub-cultures may differ. Consider an encounter between two mavens of the Deep South. One says to the other, "Why, isn't that an interesting pair of shoes with that dress?" An outsider might regard this as an innocuous exchange, yet a native southerner recognizes the profundity of the insult! To wit, the real meaning of the parry is that the recipient of the message is devoid of any redeeming fashion sense.

Cinematic examples display the power of high-context cultures. The 1980 miniseries, Shogun, based on James Clavell's novel, dramatizes seventeenth century Samurai culture. Richard Chamberlain portrayed the English Protestant protagonist, John Blackthorne. The merchant ship captain is chronically challenged to rewire his cognition to understand a culture whose powerful messages elude his perceptions. A decade later, a more contemporary movie, Rising Sun, based on a Michael Crichton novel, revisited Japanese culture for a twentieth century version of high-context. Sean Connery played a sensei to Westley Snipes, an impulsive detective investigating a Los Angeles murder mystery. Both films are classic examples of low-context versus high-context contrast.

High-context cultures are more plentiful than low-context cultures. They include the Asian countries of Japan, China, Thailand, Korea, Russia, India, Iran, Turkey, and the Philippines; the European countries of Greece, Hungary, France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal; most Arab countries; most Central and South American countries; and most African countries.
When transitioning from a low-context to a high-context environment, the leader must first resolve to invest the time to understand, and immerse in, the group. Acceptance is paramount. Indoctrination comes with collective support. Moreover, the leader should expect the line of demarcation to fade between professional and personal realms. Depending on the masculinity or femininity of the culture, a patriarch or matriarch, respectively, may be a definitive source of coaching and insights.
Another of Hall's cultural juxtapositions is expressed through the coined terms of "monochronic" and "polychronic." Monochronic people tend to focus on time management and task orientation. Indeed, time is a limited resource that must be wisely managed. "Monochrons" are the stepchildren of Frederick Taylor's scientific management, whereby efficient processes drive productivity through economies of scale. For monochronic people, tasks have a precise, linear order largely devoid of exceptions. Such orientation also follows Edwards Deming's plan, do, check, act rigor. Factory assembly lines are monuments to monochronic behavior.

Harry Chapin's iconoclastic "Cat's in the Cradle" tune frames the monochrons' typical lifestyle. The rat-race doomed father had "planes to catch and bills to pay." His son mimicked the steps of his dad's role model. The father got things done, but at the expense of personal relationships. Once retired, the father pined for time with his son. Verse four of Chapin's epic pays a painful dividend to the father:
I (the dad) called him up (the son) just the other day. I said, "I'd like to see you if you don't mind."
He (the son) said, "I'd love to, Dad, if I could find the time. You see the new job's a hassle and the kids have the flu..."
And as I (the dad) hung up the phone, it occurred to me (the dad), he'd (the son) grown up just like me...
Interestingly, Gen Ys entering the workforce are rejecting this lifestyle wholesale in favor of work-life balance. Specifically, Gen Ys want to experience things in sharp contrast to their monochronic parents. These Gen Ys view their parents as cottoning to a lifestyle encapsulated in a couple lines from the Eagles' "Take It to the Limit:"
You can spend all your time making money.
You can spend all your love making time.
Perhaps Gen Ys have figured out something that eluded their parents: the winner of the rat race remains a rat. Rhetorically, one might ask whether Gen Ys are becoming higher-context polychrons. Polychrons are our next subject.

To monochronic people, polychronic people, or "polychrons," may appear to have attention deficit disorder. Polychrons are flexible and malleable. They are the quintessential multitaskers. Daniel Pink reminds us that multitasking is inefficient, but to polychrons, this is the Ecclesiastical point: "To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven..." Tasks are evaluated for their contribution to the macro objective in keeping with personal values-not expediency.
Life for polychrons is heuristic and relational. Connectedness to a group is sacrosanct. To polychrons, the idea of a Gordian knot may be more appealing than perplexing. The compatibility of polychrons and high-context people is readily apparent in Latino cultures. Hall communicates that polychrons welcome change as an escape from monotony.
One of the prime polychronic behavioral traits is the nonchalance about time. Punctuality is its casualty-and this to the chagrin of monochrons. Carol Kaufman-Scarborough and Jay D. Lindquist point out a seeming irony: compared to monochrons, polychrons organize goals more easily, feel more likely to reach daily goals, are less inclined to procrastinate, and are more likely to be comfortable performing under pressure.
Normal Rockwell's depiction of grandma might be the polychronic prototype. She was always baking something, doing the laundry, cleaning house, weeding the garden, answering the phone, sewing, carry a covered dish to sick neighbor, volunteering for church functions, reading to grandkids, and painting the parlor-a typical day for a polychronic woman in Rockwell's era. What's the punch line? Grandma was unflappable. The grandkids adored her and never recall grandma having an indisposed instant. Grandma had chi before chi was cool.

Navigation through low-context and high-context, and monochronic and polychronic attributes is increasingly relevant. William B. Gudykunst and Young Yun Kim impart that people are more cognizant of their behavior when interacting with people from other cultures than is the case when engaging their own cultures. This is a good thing. A local leader may need to be more globally cognizant than is immediately obvious. A simple example frames the point. American technical universities, e.g., The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, are magnets for international students. Some of this genre of students remains in the United States to launch fabulous ventures such as Google which require superb software engineering competencies. While marquis case studies are easily recognized, more modest examples are abundant.

Motorsports Racing Legacies - Marshall Teague and Hudson Hornet Dominate Tracks in Early 1950's

Marshall Teague and the Hudson Hornet
February 11 was a big day for the car and the driver. On that day in 1951, NASCAR driver Marshall Teague drove a Hudson Hornet to victory in the 160-mile Daytona Grand National at Daytona Beach, Florida. It was a preview of things to come for both. The Hornet had an innovative "step down" chassis design, and lower center of gravity which improved handling. In 1951, the manufacturer outfitted the car with a bigger engine. The Hornet was a powerhouse on the NASCAR circuit until 1955, when rule changes emphasized horsepower over handling.

The Hudson Motor Company
  • Founded on February 24, 1909 by eight Detroit businessmen
  • Company was named after J.L.Hudson, a Detroit department store entrepreneur and one of the original founders.
  • Roy Chapin, Sr., the investor with the industry experience, had been a young executive with Ransom E. Olds.
  • In 1929, Hudson produced 300,000 cars, making it the third largest car maker in the U.S
  • On January 14, 1954, Hudson Merged with Nash-Kelvinator to become American Motors.
  • In the 2006 animated feature, "Cars", Paul Newman provided the voice for the character, "Doc Hudson". Doc was once known as the Fabulous Hornet, with a record for the mosts wins-27- in a single season. His license plate was 51HHMD.
Marshall Teague, who was known as the "King of the Beach" for his races at his hometown track, won seven NASCAR Grand National Races between 1949 and 1952. Before the 1951 season, he traveled to Michigan to Hudson, where he showed up without an appointment. By the end of the visit, he had laid the foundation for a relationship with the company that would make the car and driver dominant in the circuit until 1953. Teague left NASCAR that year, in a dispute with the circuit founder, Bill France, Sr. He went on to drive in the AAA and USAC circuits.
Nine years to the day after his historic race in the Hudson Hornet, on February 11, 1959, he was back at Daytona. It would be his last run. Teague was killed trying to set a closed court record in a reconfigured Indy car at the newly opened Dayton Interantional Speedway. The test session was just prior to the April debut of the USAC championship in Indy-styled roadsters, and eleven days before the first Daytona 500. Marshall's death bothered Bill France so much that he never again held Indy-style racing at the Daytona Speedway.

Marshall Teague's career highlights
  • NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Statistics

  • 23 races run over 4 years.
  • Best Cup Position: 62nd - 1949 (Strictly Stock)
  • First Race: 1949 Daytona Beach Road Course
  • First Win: 1951 Daytona Beach Road Course
  • Last Win: 1952 Speedway Park (Jacksonville)
  • Wins-7 Top Tens-11 Poles-3

  • National Motorsports Press Association's Hall of Fame (1968)
  • 1951 AAA Stock Car Driver of the Year
  • 1952 & 1954 AAA National Stock Car Champion
  • National Auto Racing Hall of Fame (1988)
  • TRS/NASCAR Mechanics Hall of Fame (1989)
  • American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame (1991)

Broadband Expansion Across Our Nation

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