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Op-ed

Virtue of the Week: Courage

Courage is bravery in the face of fear. You do the right thing even when it is hard or scary. When you are courageous, you don't give up. You try new things. You admit your mistakes. Courage is the strength in your heart.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Janesville

Janesville is a small city of 63,000 people in southern Wisconsin. Its winters are cold and long. Its population is 93% white and less than 2% black. Its congressman is Speaker of the House Paul Ryan.
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V.I. Cannot Afford Further Delays in Main Street Enhancement Project

Filippo Cassinelli has concerns about the completion of the Main Street Enhancement Project at a time when the Virgin Islands is starting to lose ground to other tourism destinations.
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Virtue of the Week: Commitment

Commitment is caring deeply about something or someone. It is deciding carefully what you want to do, then giving 100 percent, holding nothing back. ... You finish what you start. You keep your promises.
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Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.
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Virtue of the Week: Truthfulness

Truthfulness is being honest in your words and actions. You don't tell lies even to defend yourself. Don't listen to gossip or prejudice. See the truth for yourself. Don't try to be more that you are to impress others. Be yourself, your true self.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Some Rules for the Crisis

There is always the tendency to view big issues in the context of good and evil; inevitably followed by figuring out "who is to blame," rather than saying, 'Here is the problem we face, what are our choices, and what is the best choice?'
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Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word, and to follow through on your commitments. You do what you say you will do. Trustworthiness is a key to success in anything you do.
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Virtue of the Week: Trust

Trust is having faith in someone or something. It is a positive attitude about life. You are confident that the right thing will happen without trying to control it or make it happen.
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A True Picture of Cruise Ship Industry in USVI: Data Is Imperative, But Context is Crucial

The Board of the West Indian Company Ltd. (WICO) gives its analysis of the cruise ship industry in the Virgin Islands and where it's headed.
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