CNN Profiles: We are all salesmen
Author Daniel Pink says, because we all need to influence others in whatever job we have, we are all in sales to varying degrees.
January 10th, 2013
11:43 PM ET

CNN Profiles: We are all salesmen

Hosted by Michael Schulder

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(CNN) - Last night I suspected my son had snuck onto my iPad and read "To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others," by this week's CNN Profiles guest, author Daniel Pink.

My son is in the 6th grade. He has been using the hard-sell technique on his pitch for his parents to buy him a new computer. It hasn't worked. Last night he changed gears as he was doing his homework on my wife's computer.

"The operating system on mom's computer is too old to operate the latest apps," he told me. Then he listed the best new educational apps he was unable to download on what, a few years ago, was a state of the art operating system.

That moved me a little towards his goal.

CNN Radio News Day: January 10, 2013
Activists attend Pro-Gun Rally at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver, Colorado
January 10th, 2013
04:30 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: January 10, 2013

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program providing an informative, thoughtful and creative look at the day's events. It's posted Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

  • Gun violence and what to do about it take center stage today in a number of states, as many legislatures begin their sessions.  Following the Newtown, Connecticut school shootings, President Obama asked Vice President Biden to head a task force to find solutions to the problem of gun violence in America. Biden's recommendations are due next Tuesday. He's met with many of the stakeholders, including pro-gun groups and major firearm retailers. Now, Bill Pound, executive director of the National Conference of State Legislatures, says states are altering their legislative agendas:

"The gun issue will be prominent in a lot of states.  Whether there will be action taken on it is another question." FULL POST

Feeling rundown? Hydration therapy clinic may help
January 10th, 2013
06:59 AM ET

Feeling rundown? Hydration therapy clinic may help

By Nova Safo, CNN

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(CNN) - It’s cold and flu season. If you’re suffering, you may be surprised to learn that you could be feeling better in as little as 30 minutes, using a treatment that medical professionals have been giving themselves for years, according to Jack Dybis, a Chicago-based trauma surgeon:

[:12] “There’s a reason that everybody in medicine has been doing this for years. It’s kind of like medicine’s little perk.”

Dybis is the founder of the Revive Hydration Clinic in Chicago, which uses intravenous fluid treatment to alleviate cold and flu symptoms and cure hangovers – any maladies that are associated with dehydration. FULL POST

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