Johns Hopkins All Children’s CEO steps down

Dr. Jonathan Ellen has resigned as president and physician-in-chief of Johns Hopkins Children’s Hospital following reports about high death rates in the hospital’s pediatric cardiology program.

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Tampa Bay Rays scrap Ybor stadium plan

It’s two strikes for the Tampa Bay Rays’ plans to leave Tropicana Field for a new ballpark.

The Rays said today the proposal to build a stadium in Ybor City was off the table, at least for now, and the team would regroup and try to figure out how it can build a home in Tampa Bay.

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Jabil CEO sees small drop in 2018 pay package

Mark Mondello, CEO of Jabil Inc., received total compensation of $11.4 million in fiscal year 2018, a 3.9 percent decrease in his pay package of $11.9 million in the prior year.

While he got a bump in salary and the value of his stock awards increased, his cash incentive payments were lower in FY2018 than in FY2017, according to a proxy filed late Monday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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We'll Make The World a Better Place By (Insert Your Planning Fad Here) [Strong Towns]

This week on the Strong Towns Podcast, Chuck discusses the role of planning in correcting for legacies of segregation and inequality. Is more enlightened policy enough to change course? Or do we need to more fundamentally rethink who has the power to shape cities?

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The Hustle

Evan Neidich (Fox and Crow Paper Co.)

With unique and original animal-inspired designs, Evan Neidich built the company from a side hustle to a full-time gig. A former art teacher, Neidich now gives her full attention to her work as an artist.

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Preserve the 'Burg

True to its name, Preserve the ‘Burg works tirelessly to maintain the history, charm and beauty of the Sunshine City.

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The Shuffle

Drew Wood

Rosa Smothers


E. Howard Rutherford
USF College of Marine Science

Focus: Senate

We are former senators. The Senate has long stood in defense of democracy — and must again. [Washington Post]

We are at an inflection point in which the foundational principles of our democracy and our national security interests are at stake.

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ACUMEN: Failure

How to Overcome Your Fear of Failure [HBR]

People are quick to blame themselves for failure. But not doing something because you’re afraid to get started isn’t going to help you grow. Here are four strategies to help you get over the hump.

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