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Many blogs start off with great ideas and lots of imagination, but unfortunately readers are not fans of endless rambling without a purpose. If you find yourself in this position as a blog owner, it is best to organize yourself and to find a blog niche on which to dwell. Once you have a niche, you can create a concrete plan and set your goals and objectives, thus overcoming the “just another blog” phase. Ask yourself these questions and see where you end up! What’s Special about Your Blog? Regardless of your domain, you should ask yourself what makes your…

Last summer, a mad man claiming to be a member of ISIS and a follower of the prophet Mohammad killed 80 people in Nice. He did so by driving his truck into a procession of people. This terror attack, the third to have taken place in France, rocked the world. Prophet TB Joshua, the Supreme Leader of SCOAN (Synagogue Church of all Nations) prophesized that this attack would happen long before it actually did. Deuteronomy 18:22 says that this is the sign of a true prophet: when they say something that actually happens as they say it. The Nice Terror…

It is a fact of life that as we get older, our body as a result of the wear and tear which it has been through during our lifetime will start to slow down. This happens to all of us, some earlier than others but one day we will all have to face the fact that we need to slow down our pace of life and adjust to our new, somewhat more limited, potential. The trick is to adjust accordingly to what your body is telling you, there is no point trying to fight the inevitable and if you fail to…

Heard about LinkedIn but not convinced whether it is for you? Even if you aren’t passionate about social media, the nature of business in the 21st century has made this medium nearly impossible to ignore. While there may not appear to be any consequences for not having an account, the opportunity cost of not being on this network could be costing you an untold amount in sales. Marc Leder understands the power of this platform, as he uses it to connect with fellow colleagues in the private equity industry on a regular basis. If you are ready to learn about…

Successful businessman Anura Leslie Perera gains so much personal satisfaction from his humanitarian engagements. He certainly believes that most corporations could actually do more for corporate philanthropy, but they are just not fully aware of all the benefits as well as methods of doing so. One of the most obvious advantages of engaging in corporate philanthropy is to receive corporate tax breaks. However, there are also other, often not as mentioned benefits, which are the chance of improving the company’s image as well as fostering a more caring environment in the workplace. As our lives become even more hectic and…