Hail Caesar

Cocktails Anyone? Whether you drink or not, there are useful take-away lessons illustrated by a Canadian product manufactured in Manitoba. It’s Caesar’s cocktail drink packets. Transplanted Canadians know that ordering their favorite cocktail outside of their mother country is a frustrating experience. The drink can’t be created authentically outside the Canadian border due to the […]

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Jan Accommodation

Free Self-Employment Resources for People with Disabilities  Update: Here’s an interesting international site (British and US) 2017 for home. And many other topics included. Source:; Jane Smith http://householdquotes.co.uk/disability-accommodation-guide/  Caroline Hampton of Open educators.org has provided seeven links that include articles about personal finance, buying a car for a user with special needs, and getting into real […]

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Building a Hair Care Business

Finding Their Niche In the early 1900s, while her competitors focused on products that straightened African-American hair, Sarah B. McWilliams, who changed her name to Madam C.J. Walker, developed products that helped women of color to grow healthy hair. In the 1980s, Paul Mitchell and John Paul Dejoria started a company that focused on selling […]

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How to Find a Niche in the Music Business

  Barry Manilow Whether or not you listen to his music, the industry legend offers useful insights for beginners who are interested in entering the business. Manilow concludes the interview with a performance that demonstrates how he creates songs with relevant content for listeners in today’s world. Reference http://video.pbs.org/video/1987675110/   Hits: 269

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Music Horns

Music Industry

Artistic & Entrepreneurial Pursuits Television chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse, an accomplished musician, turned down a scholarship to the New England Conservatory of Music in order to pursue his first love: cooking. However, he kept his love of melody alive, integrating it into his TV cooking shows by adding musicians on each program. John McVeigh […]

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RoadTrip Nation

Avoiding Potholes in the Journey Each season, the PBS program RoadTrip Nation features several college students who drive a green RV across the United States. The students visit successful people in different fields and listen to their stories of how they achieved their dreams and goals despite obstacles. RoadTrip Nation helps students grappling with the […]

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Q & A

Q. Would it be possible to translate your blog into Spanish…? A.  Unfortunately, I am able only to translate the blog posts in my original language, which is English. Hits: 5

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How a Whale Sank Writer’s Career

  Herman Melville’s inspiration for Moby Dick was based in part on the real-life story of the New England whaling ship, Essex. Melville had written several successful novels and was considered a rising star when he submitted Moby Dick to a publisher, but critics panned the novel and the public wasn’t interested in the complex […]

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Production Drama

Book Production After many, many, many, delays, and replacement of personnel, the interior design for Finding your Niche was completed yesterday along with manuscript proofing, which lasted into the wee hours. The ebook will be available through several online retailers once uploading procedures are completed. This entire process will take several more weeks. Overall, I […]

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Professional Career Changers

Many professionals and executives have left jobs to start their own businesses in fields that have nothing whatsoever to do with their previous post. For example, the anthropology professor who started a cleaning service, or the corporate executive who began driving a lunch truck and wowing hungry street crowds with his cooking skills: gourmet Belgian […]

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