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Ten Things to Learn This School Year It seems to me that schools often teach the opposite of what's necessary for the real world. Perhaps in school people have plenty of time and no money, so long papers, emails, and presentations are not a problem. However, people in the real world have plenty of money (or at least more money) and no time. This is a list of what I wished I learned in school before I graduated.
Eric Balley Share His Thoughts With Me, Now I Share Them With You I had a few great quotes and information handed over to me by Eric Bailey, Former standout basketball player at Boise State and professional athlete, now a professional trainer and business coach, thought I would share this information and ideas with the network, hope you enjoy!
No Fun League- The NFL Reveals its Social Media Policy Last week, Chad Ochocinco revealed his plan to circumvent NFL rules and tweet during games. This afternoon, the NFL informed teams of its social media policy, and it appears Ochocinco's plot to hand signal a fan in the stands and have him or her update his account for him is now squashed, along with lots of other player and media activities.
About Stryker Medical: Stryker is a broadly based, global leader in medical technology that consistently delivers exceptional results. We are one of the largest players in the $28.6 billion worldwide orthopedic market and our products improve medical professionals' and patients' lives in over 120 countries.
"We are a company that sets high standards. Our growth has come from offering an unparalleled variety of innovative, high-quality products and services resulting from the dedication of our employees. Through better products, simplified surgical techniques and improved hospital efficiencies, we are reducing health-care costs in systems throughout the world and helping patients regain their active lives."-Stryker
Stryker's over 15,000 employees worldwide set high standards and strive to deliver exceptional results in all that they do. This desire to achieve, combined with a great deal of hard work, has placed Stryker among the largest, best run and most admired corporations. We have differentiated ourselves by creating meaningful innovations that reduce health-care costs and improve the lives of our global customers and their patients. We have created a work environment that attracts talented, driven people who love to win and to serve others. We hold ourselves accountable to reach or exceed our goals and pledge to continually improve everything we do. These attributes are shared by the employees that make up Stryker. They are the things that bring us together. They are the foundation of all we do. And they are the enablers of both our past and future success. We invite you to learn more about exciting career opportunities at Stryker and become part of a winning team.
Recent Awards and Recognition
A Business Week Top 50 Performer in the S&P 500 for Sales, Earnings and Return
Ranked among Barron's 500 Companies that Have Done the Best Job for their Shareholders
Named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune, ranking among the top three medical products and equipment companies for three years straight
Recognized by Medical Product Outsourcing as one of the top 10 largest global medical device companies
Fortune ranks Stryker as the #3 most admired company in the medical products and equipment sector.
For its 25th anniversary, USA Today highlighted Stryker as 1 of 25 companies whose stock, if purchased 25 years ago, would have produced a 25,383% return.
Stryker was awarded the Gallup Great Workplace Award, which recognizes the companies with the most engaged and productive workforces in the world.
At PDC, we have a motto: Great People, Great Books, Great Results! This three-fold manifest is the standard we use to measure our progress and determine our goals. This statement is not just a slogan that we slap on marketing materials; it contains the core values that PDC is built on.
PDC has been in the telephone book publishing business for over 35 years. We currently publish over 190 directories across the United States.
PDC is a leader in providing an innovative source of information for the businesses and communities we serve. It is our goal to become the standard of excellence in the publishing industry by providing quality telephone directories uniquely tailored to the customer's needs.
Community Guides, Dining Guides, Wedding Guides, Area Guides, Cross Reference Sections and accurate listings are just some of the features we offer our users. The ideals that our company constantly strives to achieve have been validated time and again by organizations both inside and outside the telephone directory industry.
Some of our acknowledgements include:
Five time Gold Book Champion awarded by the Association of Directory Publishers for the overall quality of our directories. This is ADP's highest honor.
Member of the Inc. Magazine List of the Top 500 Companies in America.
Blue Chip Award recipient from the United States Chamber of Commerce.
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