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 Junto Partners : Junto the name   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
One of the assignments given to the first Junto Group early in 2004 was to name the group.
Junto, pronounced who-n-toe, was a private forum for discussion and as a surreptitious instrument for leading public opinion.
Our debates were to be under the direction of a president, and to be conducted in the sincere spirit of inquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute or desire of victory; and to prevent warmth, all expressions of positive opinions, or direct contradiction, were after some time made contraband, and prohibited under small pecuniary penalties.
www.juntopartners.com /index-7.html   (371 words)

  
 junto design
The Junto eventually became the nucleus of the American Philosophical Society.
Junto was a forum for discussion and a tool for establishing public opinion.
junto design is a multi-disciplinary group of artists and design professionals dedicated to the common goal of public improvement.
www.juntodesign.com   (89 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for junto
It was an outgrowth of the Junto formed (1727) by Benjamin Franklin.
One of the leading lawyers in New England, he was an outstanding member of the Essex Junto, which opposed (1778) the state constitution as framed by the legislature.
His marriage (1700) to a daughter of the 1st duke of Marlborough brought him a secretaryship of state (1706), and he was powerful in the Whig junto that controlled affairs from 1708 to 1710.
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=junto   (722 words)

  
 Connect :: Resource/Article :: vSpring Managing Director Greg Warnock Seeks Candidates for Entrepreneurship Program
Leading Junto candidates are formed into teams, with shared incentives that encourage them to make their own business and the businesses of the other team members successful.
Junto entrepreneurs have access to experienced mentors to advise and assist them, and to an established professional network that will provide them with the advice, skills, resources and credibility that is necessary to succeed.
The Junto program is designed to emphasize what really matters to success as an entrepreneur, to help sort through the 'fluff" of starting a business and to clearly understand what activities will make a positive difference.
www.connect-utah.com /article.asp?r=723   (786 words)

  
 The Junto
Clearly the Junto was his creation, and Franklin led the group by example.
He was one of the youngest members of the club, had no wealth or position to speak of, and yet, his leadership skills shone through in his intelligence and moral force.
The Junto was to continue for over 40 years, and as the members, including Franklin, assumed positions of leadership in business and society, their influence on the city of Philadelphia became broad and far-reaching.
www.acadweb.wwu.edu /OSL/The_Junto.htm   (582 words)

  
 Junto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ben Franklin was a gregarious person, who loved sitting down and having long conversations with friends and acquaintances.
At just 21 years of age, he oversaw five men, including Hugh Meredith, Stephen Potts, and George Webb, who were soon to form the nucleus of a club, the Junto (Latin for meeting).
Franklin describes the formation and purpose of the Junto in his autobiography:
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Junto   (1285 words)

  
 Corporate Alliance
One might suggest that their meetings were held "in the sincere spirit of inquiry after truth, without fondness for dispute or desire of victory".
Hundreds of businesses and their leaders are now able to benefit from the collective wisdom of a Junto team.
Every week Junto members will be able to learn and gather the latest information in personal and business development.
www.corporatealliance.net /hub/junto.html   (195 words)

  
 Connect :: Resource/Article :: The Junto Partners
Having started or acquired companies on his own (beginning in 1988 soon after completing computer science and MBA degrees) in addition to privately funding many startups over the years as an angel investor, Warnock felt he was in a good position to share the experience from his successes and failures with other would-be entrepreneurs.
Junto is not so much about the money; it's about the process, the participants, the contacts, the ideas and the passion.
Junto Partners and the like may be signaling an interesting trend in entrepreneurial training.
www.connect-utah.com /article.asp?r=1126&iid=35&sid=3   (1976 words)

  
 Welcome to The Junto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Welcome to The Junto, an organization of young, enterprising professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area dedicated to advancing the personal and professional endeavors of its members.
The Junto believes opportunity is not found but created; relationships are not acquired but cultivated; and success is always the result of indomitable enthusiasm and steadfast commitment.
The Junto also provides its members a forum to discuss salient business topics, exchange valuable resources and pursue meaningful philanthropic projects.
www.thejunto.org /index.htm   (100 words)

  
 About Ben Franklin's Junto Society
The managers of Junto Society are from across the nation.
Ordinary citizens who came together through various internet political discussion groups, for the purpose of the betterment of American society and politics.
Junto Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Public Education organization.
www.juntosociety.com /about.html   (416 words)

  
 About Junto
The managers of the Junto Society are not politicians, nor are they professional pundits, or lobbyists.
The Junto Society is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational corporation which operates entirely off of the proceeds of this website, which depends on the sale of our store items and donations from our readers to keep the Junto society up and running.
We feel we are off to a good start and also hope to be financially able to provide scholarships to both underprivileged children and home schooled children with an interest in politics and government.
www.juntosociety.com /aboutus.html   (306 words)

  
 American Philosophical Society
In the words of Philadelphia historians Scharff and Westcott, the Junto was...
It is easy to conceive how many advantages a skillful and plausible man life Franklin could secure to his business through such an association, in addition to the stores of useful knowledge about men and things he would be able to accumulate through it.
The Junto met weekly Over time, Franklin and many of his compatriots in the Junto grew successful businessmen.
www.ushistory.org /franklin/philadelphia/aps.htm   (1666 words)

  
 junto - definition by dict.die.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
junto n : a clique that seeks power usually through intrigue [syn: cabal, faction, junta, camarilla]
See Junta.] A secret council to deliberate on affairs of government or politics; a number of men combined for party intrigue; a faction; a cabal; as, a junto of ministers; a junto of politicians.
The puzzling sons of party next appeared, In dark cabals and mighty juntos met.
dict.die.net /junto   (64 words)

  
 www.myspace.com/juntomusic
With the delivery of a multi sensory experience, Junto explores contrasting, but complimentary atmospheric soundscapes, pushing the boundaries of raw emotion and absolute energy.
Junto's debut release is the culmination of 18mths on the live circuit of Sydney and very successfully captures the live energy of a band, who's reputation continues to build of the strength of its musical conviction and captivating live performance.
Junto are about to embark on a heavy touring schedule along the east coast in support of the release of their debut self-titled EP, with many more dates to be announced soon.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=32715758   (1046 words)

  
 Junto Society Home Page
Join Junto Society, and start a club in your state or school.
Junto, for a small annual fee, and set up a club in your location.
Income generated through Junto Society's Stores is used to support this site and it's maintenance, and to support the Junto Society Scholarship Fund.
juntosociety.com   (754 words)

  
 JUNTOS, CLUBS, SOCIETIES, WORKSHOPS, TAVERN CONFABS
Brientnals Poem on the Junto be read once a Month, and hum 'd in Consort, by as many as can hum it.
When any thing from Reading an Author is mention'd, if it excead --- lines and the Junto require it; The Person shall bring the Passage, or an Abstract of it, in Writing, the next Night, if he has it not with him.
What general Conduct of Life is most suitable for Men in such Circumstances as most of the Members of the Junto are; Or, of the many Schemes of Living which are in our Power to pursue, which will be most probably conducive to our Happiness.
home.uchicago.edu /~ahkissel/junto.html   (2182 words)

  
 The London Junto
The London Junto is modeled on the original Junto hosted by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia from 1727 to 1757.
Each Junto brings together experts and leaders in their fields to discuss investment related issues and to provide new-and often controversial- perspectives.
With both the opposition Tories and the Liberal Democrats considering radical new tax policies inspired by the successes of flat tax regimes in the "New Europe," the flat tax is firmly on the political agenda in the UK-just in time for the upcoming elections in 2007.
www.londonjunto.blogspot.com   (2785 words)

  
 Benjamin Franklin . Citizen Ben . Networker | PBS
In 1727, Franklin organized a group of friends to provide a structured forum for discussion.
One outgrowth of the Junto was the American Philosophical Society, created in 1743 to "promote useful knowledge in the colonies." Franklin proposed that the group be comprised of "ingenious men"—a physician, a mathematician, a geographer, a natural philosopher, a botanist, a chemist, and a "mechanician" (engineer)—who lived throughout the colonies.
The purpose of the group was to facilitate the sharing of information about discoveries being made in the various fields.
www.pbs.org /benfranklin/l3_citizen_networker.html   (362 words)

  
 Junto: Junto Archives
For those of you who haven't had the pleasure, the goal of the game is to gain world dominance through alliances with other players.
With all that is happening in the world and in the mid east, it is good for people of other countries to see how we revere our leaders.
General Discussion: SR-71 Blackbird, Holocaust Museum and its design...allows parents to decide how much they want their children to be able to see of the more graphic history, Building of the Panama Canal and how important quinine was to its completion.
junto.tsengyingpang.com /junto/index.html   (3136 words)

  
 Durmiendo junto con el bebé
Y es posible que los lactantes que duermen junto con sus padres asocien el sueño con estar cerca de un padre, en la cama de los padres, lo cual puede transformarse en un problema a la hora de la siesta o cuando el niño debe irse a dormir antes que sus padres.
Pero si ha decidido dormir junto con su hijo y desea dejar de hacerlo, hable con el pediatra a fin de armar un plan para el momento en que su bebé duerma en una cuna.
No obstante, en algún momento, la rutina de dormir junto con el bebé llegará a su fin, ya sea por deseo del niño o por elección de los padres.
kidshealth.org /parent/en_espanol/general/cosleeping_esp.html   (1328 words)

  
 TIME.com: Philadelphia Junto -- Oct. 20, 1941 -- Page 1
Two thousand Philadelphians trooped into the Academy of Music for the new Junto's first meeting, and at week's end fresh hordes were still coming.
When Franklin started the Junto (council), a mutual self-improvement society, among his "ingenious acquaintances," he was a stripling of 21, and his fellow members (a joiner, a surveyor, a glazier, an Oxford scholar, a "young gentleman of some fortune") were not much older.
It started the Union Fire Company (Philadelphia's first volunteer fire department), the Library Company of Philadelphia (now the oldest circulating library in the U.S.), is said to have inspired the founding of the University of Pennsylvania, and when it died was apotheosized as the American Philosophical Society, oldest of the great U.S. scientific societies.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,851344,00.html   (715 words)

  
 Junto al Rio Beachfront Bungalows-Sayulita Mexico
Its location is ideal, only a short walk on the beach to the village's center where you'll find shops, cafés and restaurants and right in front of the local surf spot with both right and left breaks.
Relax and sunbathe on the beach a few steps from your suite's door or enjoy the ocean breeze on a hammock in a natural terrace and sleep with the whispering of the waves...
Enjoy one of Mexico's most beautiful and unspoiled beach villages on the Pacific at Junto al Río.
www.juntoalrio.com /home.htm   (123 words)

  
 Home
Junto Group is committed to helping healthcare organizations improve operations one
We prefer to work the tools you already have, and leverage their value.
We appreciate you taking time to review our site and learn more about Junto Group.
www.junto-group.com   (184 words)

  
 Main Heading Goes Here
In the autumn of 1727 the Junto began its Friday evening meetings.
Have you lately observes any defect in the laws of your country, [of] which it would be proper to move the legislature for an amendment?
In what manner can the Junto, or any of them, assist you in any of your honorable designs?
www.acadweb.wwu.edu /OSL/Standing_Query.htm   (634 words)

  
 The Junto tickets - The Junto information - Los Angeles
James Avery, a smart media executive, is invited by his boss to spend a weekend in the country, where he discovers the existence of the Junto; a small, secret society created by Benjamin Franklin in colonial Philadelphia to improve business and society.
James learns that The Junto now operates outside of the rule of law with unchecked power as it controls and manipulates the policies and direction of the U.S. government.
James is forced to come to terms with the fact that the foundation of the country is not what he thought it was, and he must choose whether to blow the whistle on this secret government, or commit an act that will seal his fate as its newest member.
www.theatermania.com /content/show.cfm/show/104431   (246 words)

  
 Synonym for junto - Thesaurus - MSN Encarta
Synonym for junto - Thesaurus - MSN Encarta
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 The New York City Junto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Please note: Junto is not the usual sort of meeting with a long speech followed by Q and A. Invited speakers give a short presentation, and then are challenged to defend their assertions.
Junto focuses on libertarianism, Objectivism -- the philosophy of Ayn Rand -- and investing.
Memorial for John Perry, a NYC police officer & Junto attendee, lost on 9/11
www.nycjunto.com   (205 words)

  
 Junto (pronounced who-n-tow)
We'll work through some material on the Junto (see link on this page for some details).
Junto Introduction (PowerPoint Slides) click this link to access.
Here are some words from a contemporary Junto site which provide some intellectual background to our effort (though our version will have a focus on leadership, service, and insight):
home.earthlink.net /~mikebeaverslmft/id22.html   (555 words)

  
 junto - OneLook Dictionary Search
Junto : Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
Phrases that include junto: al lado de junto a, junto a al lado de, junto whigs, normal situado junto de uma base, situado junto de uma base normal
Words similar to junto: cabal, camarilla, faction, junta, more...
www.onelook.com /?loc=pub&w=junto   (194 words)

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