Yelling at People During Meetings

Originally posted on Waiting for Satan:

Sometimes in my line of work, I end up yelling at people. Not that yelling is technically in the job description. I’m not a foreman or middle-manager, where yelling is essentially your defining characteristic (that, and a deep-seated sorrow, although that’s something I do have, thank you very much.)

            If I were in a job that requires me to be exploitative, like a congress-human (note the gender-neutralization – I’m very inclusive) or if I was the president, I think my yelling might be justified. The president has to spend all day of his or her day trying to wrangle in a slithering herd of psychopaths and liars, hoping to milk their venom into something semi-useful. If you’re a congress-human, you’re a snake who spends all day yelling about how everyone else is probably a snake. If the president yells, everyone pays attention because it probably means China has finally…

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Photography with Love and Dignity

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Originally posted on LAURA COOK PHOTOGRAPHY:

What the poor need most is not pity but love. They need to feel respect for their human dignity, which is neither less nor different from the dignity of any other human being.

(Mother Teresa)

Khadisara (age 13 in this image) is NOT just a girl living in poverty. She is a helpful girl who cares deeply for her mother and does all she can to support her younger sisters. She is a girl that did not want to pose with a cheesy smile. It wasn't 'her'. She is a girl that wanted to share her story. (Taken in 2012 for All We Can in Nepal)

Khadisara (age 13 in this image) is NOT just a girl living in poverty. She is a helpful girl who cares deeply for her mother and does all she can to support her younger sisters. She is a girl that did not want to pose with a cheesy smile. It wasn’t ‘her’. She is a girl that wanted to share her story. (Taken in 2012 for All We Can in Nepal)

I do not photograph ‘the poor’. I photograph people. Some of these people happen to live in poverty, some sadly live in extreme poverty. I agree with Mother Teresa, ‘the poor’ do not need pity, they need love. We all do don’t we? We…

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How Much Does It Cost To Get Rihanna, Drake, Nicki Minaj, Usher For A Party?

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Originally posted on 1025 KSFM:

If you wanted to have a famous singer come to your party, you’ll have to pay up! Having Rihanna come rock your event will cost you $500,000 while Coolio will do it for the bargain price of $20,000! See how much other stars like Drake, Nicki Minaj, Usher, Justin Bieber and Katy Perry charge to do private parties.

Entertainmentwise.com says that Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Justin Bieber pull in around $1 million for a private show!

Here’s what they say some other artists charge:

Adele – $750,000

Rihanna – $500,000

Katy Perry – $500,000

Drake – $300,000

Nicki Minaj – $200,000

Usher – $150,000

Calvin Harris – $150,000

Robin Thicke – $150,000

Snoop Dogg – $75,000

Ne-Yo – $75,000

Kelly Rowland – $50,000

Coolio – $20,000

To see even more artists and what they charge, CLICK HERE

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The Music I have on Repeat

Originally posted on BAD EYES:

I can’t get enough of this track at the moment; Walking with Elephants by Ten Walls. I was cleaning out the spare room yesterday and I just had this one track on repeat for the whole 3-hour procedure. And I still wasn’t sick of it even after that. I know absolutely nothing about Ten Walls. There seems to be very little info on the net either so I have no idea to whom or what I’m listening to. But I like it anyway.

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Music for the Soul…and some Groovy Visuals

Originally posted on Shouna's Perception of Peace:

My favorite soul musicians….I may be a bit out of touch with today’s music, simply because I can’t get enough of these classic sounds. I may be 31, however these songs are songs that I stay in tuned with. There was definitely something special about that soulful music era. Great ready to listen to some groovy tunes, combined with some groovy visuals :-)

This is what it’s all about folks….The Bee Gees! Yup! “Night Fever Night Fever, We Know How To Show It” Look at Barry Gibb….those teeth, the outfit and he has no beard! LOVE! And Robin…he’s mesmerizing. Rest in Peace Robin and Maurice <3 I listen to this song too much.

and this one…You Should Be Dancing…wow! Look at John Travolta go! My son couldn’t believe this was John Travolta. He was the man back in the day. This video gives me my daily giggles just watching Travolta…

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