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Dr. John Carlos is a medaled USA Track and Field Hall of Fame athlete and Olympian (Bronze Medal - 200 meter dash 1968 Mexico Olympics). Dr. Carlos made world history during the 1968 Olympics when he took to the international stage during the medal ceremony and made a speechless statement, heard and seen worldwide. He was inducted into the USA Track & Field Hall of Fame in 2003. As a founding member of the Olympic Project for Human Rights, he continues his lifelong mission to improve human rights conditions and is actively involved with global and community movements. He is the author, with sportswriter Dave Zirin, of The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World, published in 2011 by Haymarket Books. Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work Autobiography/ Biography, the book discusses Dr. Carlos' life and accomplishments before and after Dr. Carlos won the bronze medal in the 200 meters race at the 1968 Olympics, where his Black Power salute on the podium with Tommie Smith caused much political controversy. When considering how much he accomplished in his public life, his real legacy is the incredible love and dedication he has for his family. As a doting husband and father, he believes wholeheartedly in building a strong family unit and creating family value.
Josh is a Art/Production Designer and Set Designer with over 20 years working in television, theater and themed entertainment. He has worked with numerous clients and on fun projects including Shanghai Disneyland, Marvel Avengers STATION in Las Vegas and Singapore, Cartoon Network's The Wave Cruise Ship, Director of Show Design and Production at Evermore Park in Pleasant Grove, and most recently as an Art Director in New York City. While working at Walt Disney Imagineering, he conceptualized, designed and installed the Enchanted Storybook Castle Walkthrough for the world’s largest Disney castle in Shanghai. He holds Thea Awards (Themed Entertainment Association) for both Show Design and Production Design simultaneously for his work on Shanghai Disneyland.
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3. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES AND PRODUCTS. Company may provide users with a collection of services through the Website that may allow users to enter information related to the personal strengths, weaknesses, and other characteristics of a user (together the Personal Profile Information or PPI) and to process and access the Personal Profile Information (collectively and individually, the Services). For purposes of clarity, the term Services includes, all functionality made available through the Website, including any help desk system, connectivity APIs, and related support services. Use of any or all of the Services requires agreement to and compliance with the Terms. The Services made to any individual or institutional user shall depend on the Services for which such user subscribes and pays, where applicable. Any new features which augment or enhance the current Services, including the release of new features or products, is also governed by the Terms. Company reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue the Services with or without notice. You agree that Company shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of any of the Services. You are responsible for any taxes imposed on the sale or use of Services and applicable taxes may be added to the amount charged for Services purchased on the Website.
4. RULES GOVERNING USE OF SERVICES. Users who enter Personal Profile Information will have an opportunity to designate how he or she wishes his or her PPI to be used. Use of the PPI may be made in three manners: (1) by the individual entering the PPI when such individual desires to share the PPI with others, (2) the institution or school that has licensed the Services for the purposes of facilitating the entry and use of the PPI, and (3) governmental or other community organizations. Use of PPI for subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall only be made with the approval of the individual entering the PPI. PPI may be provided to governmental or other community organizations under subsection (3) of this section without specific permission from the individual entering the PPI, but only in an aggregate, non-personally identifiable format. In addition, the following rules apply:
(a). All media content created or produced by Company, in any form (the Company Content)
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(b). A user who accesses the Personal Profile Information of a different user (hereinafter Accessing User) shall do so only upon the consent of the user whose PPI is being accessed. In addition, the Accessing User shall be responsible for agreeing to and complying with the following:
(i). The Accessing User acknowledges that its use of the PPI does not create any partnership, joint venture, or other agency relationship between Accessing User and Company. Accessing User may not make any representations on Company behalf.
(ii). Accessing User is responsible to ensure that its use of the PPI is done in a professional and appropriate way in a manner that complies with all legal requirements. The PPI and other Services have not been evaluated for conformance with the EEOC Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures. Therefore, Accessing User is responsible to comply independently with such Guidelines and may not rely on the Services for such purposes.
(iii). Accessing User shall terminate the use of the PPI of a given user at any time upon the request of that user or Company, and all PPI shall belong exclusively to such user.
(iv). Accessing User shall accurately create and maintain records of all use made of the PPI and make such records to the user upon request.
(v). All PPI shall be treated confidentially and shall be used only for the purposes agreed by the user whose PPI is being accessed. Any disclosure of the PPI, other than in aggregate, non-personally identifiable form, shall be done only with the consent of the user whose PPI is to be disclosed.
(c). All PPI belongs exclusively to the user who entered the PPI, subject to the uses
expressly designated in the Terms.
(d). The Services are intended to be used by individuals aged 14 and over. If you are a teacher, administrator, or principal and intend to have students participate in the Services, you agree to take all necessary actions to comply with applicable student privacy laws, including, without limitation, the Child Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of the United States, and amendments thereto.
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11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN SECTION 10 OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND AS AVAILABLE WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, ORAL, WRITTEN, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF PERFORMANCE OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, OR TRUTHFULNESS OF THE WEBSITE, THE SERVICES, OR ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OR WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES, AND YOU AGREE TO HOLD COMPANY FROM AND AGAINST ANY SUCH CLAIMS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ALL ERRORS CAN BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR DELIVERY OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. IN ADDITION, COMPANY DOES NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY AS TO THE CORRECTNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED AS PART OF ANY PROJECT BY A SERVICE PROVIDER. Because some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, such limitation may not apply in its entirety to a user. Any warranties made in this Agreement are for your benefit only.
12. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR THE USE OF OR RELIANCE UPON THE SERVICES OR PRODUCTS, EVEN IF IT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL COMPANY TOTAL LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT AND USE OF THE SERVICES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTY CLAIMS), REGARDLESS OF THE FORUM AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ANY ACTION OR CLAIM IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF $500.00. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE AND CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT DESPITE ANY FAILURE OF CONSIDERATION OR OF AN EXCLUSIVE REMEDY. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE PRICES HAVE BEEN SET AND THE AGREEMENT ENTERED INTO IN RELIANCE UPON THESE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND THAT ALL SUCH LIMITATIONS FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SUCH LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
13. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Utah, without reference to the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods. The Parties hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the State of Utah.
14. ATTORNEY FEES. In case of an action to enforce any rights or conditions of the Terms, or appeal from said proceeding, it is mutually agreed that the losing party in such suit, action, proceeding or appeal shall pay the prevailing partys reasonable attorney fees and costs incurred.
15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT; AMENDMENT. The Terms are a binding contract and constitute the entire agreement and understanding of the parties, whether oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof; are intended as the parties final expression and complete and exclusive statement of the terms hereof, superseding all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, communications, and understandings, whether written or oral; and may be amended or modified only by an instrument in writing signed by both parties.
16. NON-WAIVER. No waiver of any provision of the Terms shall constitute a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. Failure to enforce any provision of the Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such provision or any other provision or of the right to enforce such provision or any other provision.
17. NO THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES. Nothing in the Terms, express or implied, is intended to confer on any person, other than the parties to the Terms, any right or remedy of any nature whatsoever. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event of a dispute between a Service Requester and a Service Provider, these Terms shall be deemed binding on both parties.
18. SEVERABILITY; BINDING EFFECT. If any provision of the Terms shall be invalid or unenforceable in any respect for any reason, the validity and enforceability of any such provision in any other respect and of the remaining provisions of the terms shall not be impaired. The Terms shall be binding on and inure to the benefit of the parties and their heirs, personal representatives, successors, and assigns
19. FORCE MAJEURE. Company will not be liable for, or be considered to be in breach of or default under the Terms on account of, any delay or failure to perform as required by the Terms as a result of any cause or condition beyond Company reasonable control.
21. LINKING POLICY. If you link to this Website, we require that you follow these guidelines. You may link only to the home page, and the link must be in plain text, unless otherwise approved in writing by an authorized representative of Company. The link to this website must not damage, dilute or tarnish the goodwill associated with any company names and/or intellectual property, nor may the link create the false appearance that your website and/or organization is sponsored, endorsed by, affiliated and/or associated with Company. You may not "frame" this Website or alter its intellectual property or material in any other way. You may not link to the Website from a site that is unlawful, abusive, racist, indecent or obscene, that promotes violence or illegal acts, that is libelous, defamatory, scandalous, or inflammatory, or that is otherwise deemed inappropriate, as determined by Company in its sole discretion. You agree that if Company requests that you remove a link to the Website, you will do so immediately without charge to Company. If you fail to remove any such link after request, you agree to pay Company's costs incurred in enforcing this provision.
When you visit this website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
When you register for any of our services, you will provide us with information about yourself, such as your e-mail address. We may retain the content of your e-mails, and we protect the confidentiality of that information in the same manner as we protect other information received via telephone or regular mail. When you register or correspond with us, you are forming a commercial relationship and implying consent for us to convey information to you regarding our services, including special offers and promotions. You can always opt out of these communications.
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We use personal information for our business purposes, such as tracking the use of our services, marketing to you, and attempting to improve our services, such as by customizing our Site. We may also aggregate information about use of our Site, in which case personally identifiable information is only shared with other parties as required by law.
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Information disclosed in Community Features is by design revealed to the public. The Site is not responsible for any information you choose to disclose to others. The Site reserves the right, but not the obligation, to remove any posts for any reason. We do not endorse the Community Content in the Community Features and specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability to any person or entity (including, without limitation, persons who may use or rely on such material) for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character based upon or resulting from any Community Content provided through a Community Feature. By posting or uploading Community Content to any Community Feature or submitting any other Community Content to us, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, sub license, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such Community Content into any form, medium, or technology now known hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity. In addition, you warrant that the content as uploaded or posted by you does not violate any person's so-called "moral rights" or other similar or analogous rights under any applicable laws in any country or region of the world.
You understand that the uploading to and/or posting of any Community Content in any Community Feature shall not be subject to any obligation of confidence on our part, and we shall not be liable for any use or disclosure of any Community Content. Without limitation of the foregoing, we shall exclusively own all now known or hereafter existing rights to the Community Content of every kind and nature, in perpetuity, throughout the universe and shall be entitled to unrestricted use of the Community Content in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in perpetuity for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, without compensation or credit to the provider, author or owner of the Community Content.
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In 1928, William Marston (PhD - Harvard University, Psychology) published Emotions of Normal People, which elaborated on the DISC Theory.More than 50 million have reportedly taken the assessment since it was first introduced in 1972. Although William Marston contributed to the creation of the DISC Assessment, he did not create it. In 1956, Walter Clarke, an industrial psychologist, was able to accidentally construct the DISC assessment using William Marston’s theory of the DISC model. DISC is commonly used as a tool to get to know oneself, others and behavior in interpersonal situations better. Also, some companies use the assessment as a way to screen job applicants, lead or manage their teams.
1. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is promoting the use of DISC with coaches, administrators, and student-athletes to aid them in understanding their individual behavioral styles and preferences in relation to those with whom they conduct business. According to the NCAA this assessment provides an overview of individual behavioral styles and preferences, a common language when addressing these topics and methods to better relate to others. It also provides additional strategies to build more effective relationships within the workplace and athletic setting. Adoption of the assessment is in large part due to the number of studies performed like this one by Stacey Christy of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University that focuses on DISC assessment Impact on Communication and Understanding of Self and Team.
2. The College of Engineering at Texas A & M University has successfully used the DISC Instrument as a pedagogical tool for enhancing leadership training, and teaming skills, like cooperation and communication; and
3. DISC helps identify a team's strong and weak points, and thereby improves the quality of managerial decision making concerning the setting up and development of effective organizational teams (Suman,2009).