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5/25 Rule from Warren Buffett to Concentrate on Critical Things

Goal List 5/25

Create a List of Goals

There exists a story about Warren Buffett to help his pilot, Michael Flint, who had been working for him for 10 years. Once he asked Flint about the worker’s career goals and offered Michael to complete the exercise for determining those goals.

First, the list of 25 goals Flint would like to reach in a “visible” future was needed.

5/25 Rule from Warren Buffett to Concentrate on Critical Things

Learning Process

A latent (hidden) learning is the process of certain skill formation in situations when its direct usage is not required and the skill itself remains unnecessary. The interest in this kind of learning has appeared mainly due to this happening being contrary to the widespread opinion about the stimuli (support) required for learning.

PRESS RELEASE: 10 Technical Tendencies of Education

Educational Technology

Tablets, electronic books, “smart” watches; learning personalization, network education… Such words can be met in a lexicon of modern school teachers more and more often. Some of these technical devices and teaching technologies are already parts of the reality, some of them just have to prove their effectiveness in the field of common education.

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois' Response to Governor Rauner's Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2015 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehler@collegedemsil.com(303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois' Response to Governor Rauner's BudgetThe College Democrats of Illinois are issuing the following response to Governor Rauner's Budget Plan   ILLINOIS– Wednesday, Governor Rauner unveiled his budget plan which includes a 31% cut to higher education funding. The College Democrats of Illinois is issuing the following statement in response. 

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Calls Pro-Rauner Ad Sexist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehler@collegedemsil.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Calls Pro-Rauner Ad Sexist ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois President Brexton Isaacs released the following statement regarding the Bruce Rauner ad put out by the College Republican National Committee targeting young women. “The ad the College Republican National Committee put out yesterday supporting Bruce Rauner is incredibly sexist and insulting,” said College Democrats of Illinois President Brexton Isaacs. “Does Bruce Rauner really think that the only way to communicate with female voters is to compare important issues to wedding dresses? This ad just shows how out of touch Bruce Rauner is with young women in Illinois.”

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Denounces Davis Ad

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 4, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehler@collegedemsil.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Denounces Davis Ad ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois are calling out Rodney Davis for claiming in a recent ad that he is working to make college more affordable. The fact is that Rodney Davis has stood against student on almost every issue. FACT: Davis voted to double interest rates for government-issued loans. When Democrats in Congress pushed back against doubling interest rates to 6.8%, Republicans still managed to increase student loan interest rates from 3.4% to 3.86%, and mandated that those rates go up incrementally each year. Even at the 3.4% level, the government was still making a profit off of these loans.  

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois responds to Bruce Rauner’s $8 Billion Budget Hole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois responds to Bruce Rauner’s $8 Billion Budget Hole Bruce Rauner’s budget plan would hurt Illinois students and higher education. ILLINOIS — Bruce Rauner recently announced his tax plan, including a new sales tax that will hit working families and small businesses across Illinois. In addition to the devastating effects of his new taxes, he left an $8 Billion budget hole that will hurt students across Illinois. Contrary to what Rauner has claimed, his plan would deal a blow to education, health care, human services, and public safety. 

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Call Out Congressman Davis for Defending Tax-Payer Funded Congressional Perks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Call Out Congressman Davis for Defending Tax-Payer Funded Congressional Perks ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois released a BuzzFeed post today highlighting Congressman Davis’ continued defense of the taxpayer funded Congressional gym. While his opponent, Democratic nominee Judge Ann Callis has been campaigning on Congressional reform, Congressman Davis has defended his tax-payer funded perks and decision to hire a lobbyist three times in the last week.

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Applauds Same Day Voter Registration bill passed by General Assembly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Applauds Same Day Voter Registration bill passed by General Assembly The passage of the voting rights bill will ensure that all Illinois residents have an opportunity to have their voices heard, and aren’t turned away at the ballot box. ILLINOIS– The passage of HB 105 and SB 2736 on Friday May 30th is a huge step forward for Illinois voters. Included in these bills is the right to both register and vote on Election Day, which will expand access to the ballot box for Illinoisans. Extended in-person early voting hours and guaranteed polling locations at public universities are also mandated in the bill.

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Call Out Rauner for Hiding Budget Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Call Out Rauner for Hiding Budget Plan Rauner’s inaction leaves Illinois students guessing about their future. ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois call on Republican Gubernatorial nominee, Bruce Rauner, to disclose a budget plan. Rauner has spent the last 451 days refusing to announce any detail of his ideas on budgeting and pensions. As students, we know Governor Quinn will protect the values we care about. But with Rauner’s refusal to provide any specifics of his plan, our futures hang in the balance.

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois supports “Pay it Forward, Pay it Back” Student Loan Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois supports “Pay it Forward, Pay it Back” Student Loan Plan The College Democrats of Illinois supports the “Pay it Forward, Pay it Back” bill introduced by State Senator and Nominee for IL Treasurer, Mike Frerichs.  

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois Supports Governor Quinn at Springfield MAP Grant Rally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Directorkehlera@collegedems.com  (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois Supports Governor Quinn at Springfield MAP Grant Rally Students in Springfield to support Governor Quinn and rally against Bruce Rauner; voice importance of MAP Grants for Illinois Students and denounce Rauner's damaging budget plan.  ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois joined with Governor Pat Quinn today at the State Capitol in support of increased MAP Grants for Illinois students. Governor Quinn has continued to be a champion for affordable education, while Bruce Rauner still doesn’t understand what Illinois students want and need.

PRESS RELEASE: College Democrats of Illinois denounces Oberweis’ minimum wage plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2014 Annie Kehler, Communications Director-Elect | kehlera@collegedems.com | (303) 912 - 0993 College Democrats of Illinois denounces Oberweis’ minimum wage planThe College Democrats of Illinois is in opposition to Republican Senate Candidate’s minimum wage plan ILLINOIS– The College Democrats of Illinois are voicing staunch opposition to Republican U.S. Senate nominee Jim Oberweis’ minimum wage plan announced yesterday. The amendment to IL Senate Bill 2004 would raise the minimum wage over time to $10 an hour, but would exclude those under the age of 26. 

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