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Bad Hair?

Nothing annoys me more than when people refer to themselves or another as having ‘bad hair’. What does that even mean?  I have always taken the stance that everyone has ‘good hair’ but, there are many who have poor maintenance. 258 more words

Hair Talk

Avoiding Fatal Mistakes in Business Continuity - The Middle East Perspective!

Ayesha Al Bakoush, CBCP, CRA

Businesses and organizations are not immune to crises and therefore planning for the unexpected must be considered as a sound practice. 1,312 more words

Elaina 11/24/2014 -- Living Life on Purpose

November 24th, 2014

If only I had realized a long time ago that I didn’t have to agree with people to be loved. I wish I could have had a different opinion without apologizing for my belief. 767 more words


Today I am so thankful for my church, the people and community that we have there. They are such a blessing to us and I’m thankful to be surrounded by such positive, encouraging and uplifting people and friends who hold me to a higher standard. 30 more words


Ugly as the (Not So) Logical Norm?

By Renard Teipelke

Take a look at the above picture. What do you see? A high-rise building, residential or mix-used. Is it an architectural icon? Well, it probably passes as “ugly” or at least “generic” in most readers’ view. 865 more words


In Praise of Lousy Teachers

Although our kids are early in their school career, I noticed an interesting phenomenon before the start of this school year- jockeying for the “best” teacher. 1,031 more words

Big Ideas


Is the industry ready for the government’s BIM mandate in April 2016? That was the main theme of the round table event held recently to launch the BIM+ website, attended by a cross-section of well-placed commentators and kindly hosted by law firm Olswang. 40 more words