I haven’t eaten a bite of food in three years and not thought about my insulin to the carb ratio and how much I should be taking, what I plan on doing in the next hour, or what I was doing beforehand. I don’t even remember what it’s like not to function without having to think about those things. Still, I think the transition would have been much harder if I wasn’t an endurance runner with such an awareness of my body I was already so aware of how I’m eating, how I’m moving, and how I’m feeling at any given moment especially when I’m racing and training.Thankfully the technology gives me the ability to adjust my insulin levels and reduce the risk as much as I can.
“The 2009 bailouts may have revived the carmakers,” TIME wrote after the filing, “but they haven’t saved the city.” To some residents, especially municipal workers and retirees who stand to have their pensions cut, declaring bankruptcy amounted to a particularly embarrassing surrender for a once mighty city. But to supporters, settling with creditors and restructuring nearly $3.5 billion in unfunded pension obligations was seen as an essential step to restoring financial solvency and, as Michigan Governor Rick Snyder said the day of the filing, make a “fresh start” without “burdens of debt it cannot hope to repay.” The bankruptcy also served as a wake up call to municipalities across the country struggling with their own shaky finances. They’ll be watching closely as Detroit attempts to turn its historic collapse into a model of urban recovery.
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Managing Internal Marketing for Better Service Delivery Part 2If internal marketing activities are implemented as a campaign only, or, even worse, as entirely separated activities without connections to other management factors, the risk that nothing enduring will be achieved is overwhelming. The organisational structure and the strategy of the firm have to support the establishment of a service culture. Moreover, the management methods and the management and leadership style of managers and supervisors have to be supportive if they are to be expected to fulfil their tasks in internal marketing..