Tuesday, July 6
What We’re Reading Today: Tuesday
Failed Drug Tests, Missed Drug Tests, and How Easy It Happens
We track and field athletes need better, fairer testing protocols
“There needs to be a better method in place for these testing protocols. We all want a clean sport and we are all more than happy to take the tests to show that. However, I think USADA could stand to show a bit of reasonable understanding to the fact that, as Sha’Carri has said, we are human.” — Tori Franklin
How to Respect My Time in Meetings
A lack of respect can turn small details into big deals, and can cost your company a great deal. Building superior…
“Showing respect visibly requires you to “watch the clock” — and I mean that literally. This may seem overly tactical to some people, but I find that when people don’t respect others’ time in meetings by phone, video or face to face, it’s just as bad as not valuing you at all.” — Erica Dhawan
The 30 Most Striking Photos of Birds Taken This Year
These are the delicate, joyful, and life-affirming winners of the Bird Photographer of the Year competition
“But each photo, in its own way, provides a brief but captivating glimpse of a bird’s character and tells a story about our wonderful avian friends in all their variety and individuality.” — Jack Shepherd
The Digital Era Is Over. Long Live Innovation!
The value of a technology is measured in its capacity to solve meaningful problems.
“The future will not be written in the digital language of ones and zeroes, but in that of atoms, molecules, genes, and proteins. We do not lack potential or possibility, what we need is more imagination and wonder.” — Greg Satell
Only 20 States and DC Have Met Biden’s July 4 Vaccine Goal. Where Does That Leave Us?
Delta’s rise makes it more crucial that people roll up their sleeves
“A new analysis by the Associated Press shows that 99 percent of new Covid-related hospitalizations and deaths are among people who are not fully vaccinated. This is why it is so important that every community vaccinates their population as soon as possible.” — Dr. Tom Frieden