As we call this year to an end, sing a holly jolly Christmas and wish everyone a Happy New Year, how about we take a look at how the music industry changed our lives in 2013.
First in line…
Although its politics are ‘iffy’, the “Cristal, Maybach, diamonds on your timepiece” that Lorde decries aren’t only hip hop symbols, they’re simply out of date. But, boy! Did the 16 year old Ella Yelich-O’Conner debut single ever connect with people.
“Cups,” Anna Kendrick
The mere fact that a lesser Carter Family song from the 1931 became a hit single in 2013 simply because of a musical from the last years musical comedy “Pitch Perfect” that inspired one heck of a viral video, which was itself inspired by another video.
Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy),” David Bowie
At first, Bowie’s age crinkled voices seemed like … Read More
Learning how to manifest your desires is easy when you start with a excellent teacher. Here are the top 10 law of attraction teachers that I recommend to my clients and students. Each of them offers a slightly different take on the attraction process, but each one of them will help you transform your life if you apply the ideas they share!
- Esther Hicks / Abraham – Considered by many to be the number one contemporary source of law of attraction, (LOA), teachings. Esther Hicks channels Abraham, a collection of non-physical beings, has written several books, and has a regular schedule of LOA workshops across the United States. Esther was in the original version of “The Secret”, but was replaced due to conflicts over the marketing of the film.
- Dr. Wayne Dyer – The LOA is plainly evident in Dr. Wayne Dyer’s work. Often called the father of motivation, Wayne
Elder law attorneys address the legal issues that arise as a consequence of the aging process. Elder law is a rather large umbrella and covers the areas that are most practical to the problems that seniors face. Here are the top five ways that these lawyers can assist the elderly:
– 1. Elder Financial Abuse. These are cases where financial predators use undue influence, manipulation and coercion to take property and money from elders who have diminished mental capacity. The perpetrators can by anybody, but are usually family members, caregivers or friends who have the most access to the elder and are least likely to be challenged by outsiders.
– 2. Nursing Home Abuse. Abuse or neglect of a nursing home patient generally results from inadequate staffing where there are too many patients and not enough nursing assistants. Sometimes, this is a conscious policy on the part of the nursing … Read More
There is no such thing as a free lunch. There is a vein of gold in that old saying. And yet, that doesn’t stop many from trying to get something for nothing. Entire generations have grown up now trained to depend on the government for support whether it be through food stamps, skewed tax credit laws or welfare. The price they pay in dignity, respect and freedom is barely noticed by many of them. And yet, even with those who are truly in need or who truly deserve the help there are many more who look for ways to scam the government for funds.
Each one of them is convinced they have found the fool-proof way to scheme Uncle Sam and in many cases they get away with it temporarily. Though there are many variations on the overall themes, each will generally fall within one of five categories.
1. … Read More
Politics and Business are so similar in many ways. Sure politics is much dirtier and generally played by less ethical individuals and yet the similarities are often uncanny. Perhaps a brief point-by-point comment on this subject will open a new perspective on this subject. Below are a few similarities to help the thinking juices flow and allow some conceptual thoughts.
1.) In politics you must canvas the area using data about the voters; in business you use demographic software to gather information about the customer.
2.) In politics you must get the voter to make a decision to vote for your candidate; in business you must get the consumer to choose your product or service over your competitor.
3.) In politics you must employ multiple methods to reach the voter; In business any good marketing program uses multiple media, mediums and methods to reach the consumer.
4.) In politics you … Read More
There are many advertisements online and in newspapers today offering people free government money. It is important that you be able to tell which ones are scams and which ones can truly help you in a financial crisis. It is possible to get free money from the government, but you must know the most effective resources that will give you the truth behind obtaining this money.
Getting government money for your financial situation depends on the reason you wish to acquire the money. Government grants are available for a long list of agencies. They can help you through any financial situation. Some of the most common reasons to seek a government grant include education, disaster relief, housing, transportation, and community development. You need a good reason to need the money before the government will be willing to hand over some cash.
The Internet is by far the best resource … Read More