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Becoming an entrepreneur

First of two parts I HAVE been asked this question numerous times – how does one become a successful entrepreneur? It’s a simple but difficult question to answer. In fact, the first question should be, what is an entrepreneur? A cursory look at the various definitions on the Internet explains the difficulty of becoming an […]

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Federalist questions (Part 2)

  THE guile of current incantations supported by campaigns to educate and create a base of political chorus to imbed federalism, will not create required founding/settled history to plant what is synthetic and convenient events birthing a new form of government. A government alien to easy comprehension, bankrupt of any real national clamor, because it […]

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California quakes remind us of our ‘Big One’

  TWO big earthquakes hit southern California last week, renewing fears of the “Big One” that Californians have long been warned about. Fortunately, the earthquakes – magnitude-6.4 on Thursday followed by magnitude-7.1 on Friday – hit a sparsely populated area 18 kilometers from the city of Ridgecrest, but they were enough to damage some buildings, […]

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Jesus sent out these Twelve

Gospel Reading: Mt 10:1-7 JESUS summoned his Twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness. The names of the Twelve Apostles are these: first, Simon called Peter, and his brother Andrew; James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John; Philip and […]

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Responsive public service

  OPTIMIZING the use of information and communi­cations technologies and ratio­nalizing systems and processes can make public service truly responsive to the needs of the public. Government agencies can learn a lot from the Depart­ment of Foreign Affairs (DFA) given its initiatives for people-friendly and continuously im­proving consular services. Government services should inherently be “people-friendly” […]

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Their 7.1, our 7.2

  A FEW things to learn from the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that shook, rattled and rolled South­ern California last Friday (Saturday in Manila), courtesy of one of the world’s most famous seismologists, Dr. Lucy Jones, during a press brief­ing that was intercut with CNN live reports. (No, it’s not related to the Big One of […]

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