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Ridge reflects on American brand

first_img In part, the idea of America involves risks, he said. In a way similar to that of a business, America must manage its risks. In addition to leadership, brand name also transcends the fields of business and national security. Ridge invoked images of the first pioneers, the lunar landings and the millions of American servicemen and women as examples of American risk-takers. “Everyone in the organization has value,” he said. “All work has dignity.” Addressing leadership, Ridge informed students on the importance of communication skills and the importance of not only knowing, but also being able to articulate one’s mission statement.  “We all knew what we were doing the day and morning of Sept. 11,” Tom Ridge began. “Complacency [is the single greatest danger to national security] — the notion that as time elapse we forgot that we are at war with a belief system and leaders of a belief system who patient and persistent.” Yet, despite America’s shortcomings, Ridge maintains a positive and optimistic view of the nation he loves. “I can say to you in good faith that we have been true to our values,” Ridge said. “Americans live in freedom. We don’t live in fear … People all over the world still love the idea of America.” Ridge explained that America does not always abide by its value system.  This is perhaps most evident in the recent controversy over Guantanamo Bay. While recognizing the complexities of the situation, Ridge said he believes the prison’s occupants are entitled to due process.center_img Ridge, whose many titles have included the governor of Pennsylvania and Secretary of Homeland Security, now serves as president and CEO of Ridge Global, LLC. Speaking in the Jordan Auditorium in Mendoza on the weekend of the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Ridge offered a presentation that fittingly tied both business and national security. “[My proudest accomplishment is that] I’ve been given that many opportunities and my service was valued,” he said. “Notre Dame has a brand … America has a brand as well. It’s our value system,” Ridge said. “We have to be consistent with [our value system].  The rest of the world is watching.”  “America has always had risk management — we’re a country of risk-takers,” he said. “We manage our risks.” When answering audience questions, Ridge expanded upon previous answers and addressed other new topics, including the relationship between the economy and national security, the challenge of cooperation between national agencies and the need for a more effective use of America’s soft power. Ridge said homeland security has an objective to secure and preserve freedom — including religious expression.  “Titles get compliance,” he said. “Leaders get commitments.”last_img read more

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Jack Wilshere reveals the one difference between Mesut Ozil and Cesc Fabregas

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 28 Apr 2020 5:50 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link270Shares Ozil is out of contract in 2021 (Picture: Getty)‘Not that quick, not really strong but just playing with your brain.‘I played in a few games where he (Cesc) was man marked which says it all really. ‘Someone who is not going to really run away from you with the ball or beat and push you off the ball. To literally be man marked, I remember we played Bolton once and Fabrice Muamba followed him for the whole game.’MORE: Virtual tennis king Andy Murray calls for patience over sporting return amid coronavirus crisis Wilshere praised both Ozil and Wilshere (Picture: Getty)‘They can change a game and they can control a game – more so Fabregas could control a game. That’s the difference’ said Wilshere. ‘Ozil wouldn’t really get involved in the build-up but Cesc would drop.‘I’ve seen games where he must have greated 10 to 12 goalscoring opportunities just by dropping off.‘I’ve had this conversation with him recently where that player is sort of going out the game a little bit.center_img Mesut Ozil and Cesc Fabregas during a game in 2015 (Picture: Getty)Ex-Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has identified the one difference between former team-mates Mesut Ozil and Cesc Fabregas.The West Ham star was once the next big thing at the Emirates but left the club in 2018 after years of struggles with injuries.The England international’s career at Arsenal spanned over the latter years of Arsene Wenger’s tenure but he crossed paths with a number of excellent midfielders, most notably Fabregas at the start and Ozil at the end.The duo both excelled in the attacking midfield role with the Gunners but played the position in contrasting ways, with Wilshere claiming that Fabregas had a greater ability to control a game.ADVERTISEMENT Jack Wilshere reveals the one difference between Mesut Ozil and Cesc Fabregas Advertisementlast_img read more

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