Committed to greatness

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr The New York Giants were all but eliminated from the NFL playoff chase in December 2011, when a world history teacher from a New Jersey high school gave them a motivational speech that changed the team’s collective mindset.As a result, the team turned its season around and defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI.That high school teacher, Gian Paul Gonzalez, shared his “all in” philosophy that changed the Giants’ fortunes and has helped motivate teams and organizations around the world during general session at the at the co-located CUNA Technology Council and CUNA Operations and Member Experience Council Conference in Chicago on Friday.Being “all in” is a personal choice that each of us make to commit and give our best every day, Gonzalez says. continue reading »center_img Gian Paul Gonzalez at the 2019 CUNA Technology Council and CUNA Operations and Member Experience Council Conferences.last_img read more

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Mixing weed, alcohol and driving: The ‘unanswered question’ in the cannabis referendum

first_imgNewsHub 22 February 2020Family First Comment: This is a situation where one plus one actually equals a lot more than two. People don’t realise that the combination of alcohol and cannabis… acts as a multiplier. Combining even a small amount of alcohol with drugs is going to potentially mean that you are really, really impaired and shouldn’t be driving.By the end of this year it could be legal in New Zealand to smoke a joint at a party, which could raise an interesting dilemma. If you have a beer or two and a few puffs on a joint, will you be able to drive?Most Kiwis know the drink driving laws. If they find themselves at a party and they’re planning to drive, generally people will only have one or two drinks.But what will the cannabis laws be, and do Kiwis realise the potentially deadly consequences of mixing the two substances with driving?These questions have been brought sharply into focus ahead of the cannabis referendum this year.Last year the Government released a draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill which Kiwis will vote on at the election. If passed, recreational cannabis would be made legal.The proposed law change includes a number of control measures such as a minimum purchase age of 20, a ban on marketing and advertising and controls on the potency of recreational cannabis being sold.READ MORE: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/02/mixing-weed-alcohol-and-driving-the-unanswered-question-in-the-cannabis-referendum.htmlKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

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