Let Us Change The World!

Wise words from John Fioravanti

Words To Captivate ~ by John Fioravanti

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

~ Nelson Mandela

Courage and hope are greatly admired human attributes that were featured in the last post in this series, “Hope… Is It Enough?” It was inspired by words spoken by the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama when she urged young South African women leaders to give voice and form to these attributes because they will be caught and spread.

We live in a world that is significantly different from the one that existed when Michelle Obama spoke in South Africa in 2011. Political circumstances have changed at the highest levels leaving faith in democratic systems and capitalistic economies fractured. Uncertainty now rules and that instills fear for our collective future as citizens of this planet.

Two police officers dragging a young protester away.Protest and violence (Courtesy of Pixabay)

The news services herald the latest outrageous threats and…

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5 Things I Learnt From Working as a Hairdresser – Life Lessons

Good advice for success from Lisa Rachel

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Flashback to 2004, my last year at high school and time to decide what to do with my life. I was expected to go to college and do A-levels so I applied to the local sixth form. When the date came around for the interview I realised that sitting in a classroom for another two years just wasn’t for me so made the decision to be trained for a skill, one that I would always have and could always make money from, no matter what happens in the future. I think this thought process was created by the era that I was growing up in, one that wasn’t yet ruled by the internet and technology but could see where it was going and that a lot of jobs would eventually become redundant in the modern world.

And there it was, my decision to become a hairdresser. A hands on, creative…

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