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Gladiator Rock’n Run – Autism Fundraising


Talk About Autism

So, this year I’m participating in the Gladiator Rock’n Run on June 11th in support of Talk About Autism.  It’s a very difficult run held in Irvine, CA.

Before I signed up for this race, here are some things that I didn’t know about autism:

  • 1 in 68 children have autism.
  • Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the US.
  • More children are diagnosed annually with autism then with AIDS, diabetes and cancer combined.
  • Boys are 5 times more likely than girls to have autism.
  • Autism currently costs the nation over $137 billion annually.

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4 Reasons to Stop Offering Unhelpful Answers

I work with a team.  Well, actually I work with two teams.  I have a main group that hired me, which is a temp group of about 50 people, and an office that I work in any given day with about 12 people in various cubicles.  With all of those people, everyone can all agree on one thing.  We need to get things done.  So, both groups will occasionally send an email to ask a question.

Do you know what the single most irritating thing on the planet is?  When someone who is in no way involved and doesn’t know the answer continually throws out suggestions for solutions. 




This owl is PISSED at you.

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