Author: Elizabeth Jackson

Improve proficiency in selling and living

Many things have changed in today’s world of business and commerce. We can see it in advertisements, which hang on billboards, magazines, and airports. We also see it in the way people travel, walk face down staring at cell phones, and the way they talk, or not talk, to one another. It is so evident and pervasive, to a point that it makes a handshake, or a smile – a bit suspect.  These are the results of decades of a common-era fault, says the author of The Best How to Sell Book, Think the Think – Sam Selim, who...

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Top 5 Electric Cars

Since late 19th century when the first functional electric cars were produced, there has been a dramatic improvement in the field of development of electric cars. Car manufacturers are also investing heavily on electric cars due to the need to curb CO2 and reduce the greenhouse effect. In 2017 electric cars to watch out for include: 2017 BMW i3, 2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, 2017 Hyundai IONIQ, 2017 Ford Focus Electric. 2017 BMW i3 A hatchback, electric rear-wheel car with 170hp, the 2017 BMW i3 comes in mineral grey, fluid black and blue colours. The motor...

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Work Life Balance

A recent survey was conducted by the YouGov International Omnibus group regarding the work life balance habits in a variety of different countries around the world. Let’s take a closer look at how these nations stacked up against each other. As you might have expected, the United States was found to be the most ambitious country in the survey. United States workers stated that career progression was far more important to them than job security. Half of the survey’s American respondents also stated that they prioritize money over their enjoyment of the job. Meanwhile, other countries do not share...

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Macmillan Coffee Mornings

Recently, Macmillan Cancer Support held one of its major high-profile annual fundraising events – the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The aim of this meeting is to spur individuals and organizations to host coffee and cake sales and invite people to make donations and raise money for the charity. It involved a simple act of getting together with friends and family and simply asking for a donation in return for a cake and cuppa. Although the first nationwide coffee morning was held in 1991 with about 2,600 registered people willing to host one, the actual first coffee morning took place...

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World Cancer Day – February 4th

World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February and is the single initiative under which the world can unite to raise the profile of cancer in a positive and inspiring way. Coordinated by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), World Cancer Day is this year taking place under the tagline ‘We can. I can.’ and explores how everyone – as a collective or as individuals – can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer. Just as cancer affects everyone in different ways, everyone has the power to take action to reduce the impact...

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