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Did you know that if you don’t exercise, all of your muscles can become weak and flabby? Beyond that, your lungs and heart will not be able to efficiently function. Also, it will be easier to injure your joints, and they will become stiff. In other words, smoking can be risky to your overall health, but so can not exercising. Assists in the Prevention of Diseases Our bodies were made to move, in fact, they crave exercise. Exercising regularly is a necessity for good health and physical fitness. You can join a gym, such as Fitness 19, to get exercise,…

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Business owners come in all shapes and sizes; likewise, each and every entrepreneur has a different approach in terms of their lifestyle and how they carry themselves. Picture Mark Zuckerberg in his hoodie and flip-flops standing next to your stereotypical suit-and-tie CEO. Similarly, think about pioneers such as Steve Jobs whose bold personality and distinct style are unforgettable; likewise, Bill Gates, despite his seemingly timid demeanor, represents one of the most compelling success stories of all time. Sometimes what makes a successful business owner in any industry has less to do with what’s on the surface and more to do…

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Love cars so much that you buy classics just so you can say that you own one? If so, you might be thinking of adding to your collection this year, like Robert Bassam probably is. If you can’t decide from the long list of worthy candidates out there, allow us to suggest five excellent options that might be right for you… 1) 1962 Shelby 427 Cobra Built in both the UK and the USA in 1962, the Shelby 427 Cobra is modeled after the car that won the 1959 24 hours of Le Mans race for team Rolls Royce. Boasting…

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Even M&A experts like Larry Polhill know that almost half of all mergers and acquisitions “fail,” leaving the combined entity less well-off than before.  There are many reasons that this happens, and while some of them might be beyond your control, other causes of failed M&As can be prevented with some planning and careful preparation before the transition.  If you are thinking of participating in an M&A, here are some pitfalls to look out for. Customer Service Gaps Customers are the life’s blood of any business, and the first priority before, during and after any merger is to make sure…

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As a result of the highly publicized 2011 nuclear accident at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan following a major earthquake, many people felt that the risks of continuing to develop nuclear power outweighed the potential benefits.  It is the case that the risks involved are very high when things go wrong, but as technology improves – in part, guided by the lessons learned by the Fukushima accident and others – other people argue that the benefits outweigh the risks, and some, like the John Kleinheinz Hedge Fund take the view that nuclear energy will become an essential part…