james siddall (Street Articles Author)

Dr. Siddall is a Psychologist with over 30 years of experience in clinical and forensic psychology as a clinician, educator and consultant to business, industry, and the criminal justice system. He is Vietnam Era veteran who served with law enforcement. As a free lance writer he specializes in articles on personal security, psychology, crime and short educational essays.

Hire the Best And Avoid Costly Mistakes
Hiring the wrong employee can be very costly and disruptive to worker morale.The Labor Department estimates it can cost on average one-third of a new hire’s annual salary to replace him or her. Theses costs increase the higher up in the organization the turnover occurs. In some cases, losses have…
By:  in  Business  >  Careers Employment   May 24, 2016  
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Outperforming the Investment Gurus
The stock market reflects changes in the economy filtered by the public’s perception of profitability. Unsophisticated investors tend to trade frequently in response to feelings of fear or greed. Unfortunately, acting on these emotions tends to result in losses. Market gurus attempt to capitalize on the hopes and fears of…
By:  in  Investing  >  Retirement Planning   Mar 19, 2016  
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Restoring American Democracy
Every high school student in the United States is familiar with the fundamental concepts of our democracy as embodied in the Gettysburg Address, the Declaration of Independence, and the United States Constitution. In brief, these documents underscore the proposition that the authority of a legitimate government depends on a free…
By:  in  Politics  >  World Politics   Mar 11, 2016  
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Brief Informative Articles: A Winning Formula
Start with a hook and end with a bang! Capture your reader’s attention using a creative title and a memorable first line. The brief informative article should be educational, and presented in a clearly organized and concise manner. Readers know intuitively when writers are passionate about what they want to…
By:  in  Writing and Speaking  >  Writing Articles   Aug 18, 2015  
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Save Big With Do It Yourself Summer Remedies
Here are several remedies for the most common warm weather problems: biting insects, weeds, and a colorless or browning lawn. Each of these remedies is simple, inexpensive, and recommended for those who enjoy money saving, do-it-yourself projects. Mosquito Repellent A surprisingly effective mosquito repellent is contained in fabric softener sheets.…
By:  in  Home Improvement  >  Green Living   Aug 04, 2015  
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Life’s End Notes: Advance Directives
Are you among the 29% of people who have drafted an estate plan including advance directives to insure that your final wishes are honored after you die? Or, has your discomfort with the subject of dying resulted in denial and procrastination when it comes to estate planning? One fact is…
By:  in  Legal  >  Living Will   Jul 25, 2015  
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Right Sizing Your Life: Financial And Psychological Freedom
Americans have trained to believe that newer, bigger, and more is better. Instead of living modestly, most people strive to own a large house with an expansive lawn, several cars, and pricey toys such as boats, campers, motorcycles, etc. and indulge in expensive hobbies like golf, skiing, collecting antiques, and…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Empowerment   Jul 17, 2015  
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Freelance Volunteer
Have you ever offered to volunteer for a charity, non-profit, or your favorite community organization? If you have then you know the typical drill: make a significant commitment in time, attend training sessions, perform specified duties, observe a cobweb of rules, regulations, and laws, and finally sign a detailed application…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Jul 03, 2015  
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Future World Without Aging
Life expectancy has increased from 20-30 years in ancient times to 70-80 years in modern times largely due to advances in science and technology which led to safer living conditions and improvements in diet and health care. Today, dramatic innovations continue, including, stem cell research, mapping the human genome, the…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Environmental   Jun 21, 2015  
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The Path to Enlightenment, Peace, And Compassion
Following the path to enlightenment involves learning about the nature of universal human suffering and practicing time tested cognitive skills and compassionate ethics. Multitudes of people who have followed this philosophy have experienced enduring peace and happiness. The reward for those following this path is an ethical philosophy that gives…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Personal Growth   Jun 11, 2015  
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