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Picking a pattern for your business model

I’ve been studying business models for a couple years now. The one thing I discovered about business models that’s most useful for entrepreneurs are the patterns. My introduction to business model patterns started with the book Business Model Generation. This book covers a variety of business model patterns applicable to both large enterprises and entrepreneurs. The […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Unhealthy Relationships

Western ideology has contributed to a variety of unhealthy philosophical beliefs when it comes to love, relationships, and intimacy. These Western ideologies are particularly damaging to those of African descent because many of these thought patterns are in direct contradiction to the ancient teachings passed down through generations of ancestors whose descendants are now dispersed […]

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Poverty and poor performance in school

It’s a known fact that the public school systems in communities where the majority of the population are living near or below the poverty line are failing the students. Many educators and policy makers are blaming poverty as the reason for the poor performance of these schools, but is this assessment short changing a whole […]

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A mystery with a “gangsta” rapper?

Deuce’s Wild is the second edition to Clyde Ford’s Shango Mysteries Series. In this book we find our leading man John Shannon caught between a fatal feud of cultures, as he works to uncover the killer of recently slain hip-hop star Deuce F (aka Yousef al-Salaam). Deuce F is a former “gangsta” rapper that recently converted […]

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