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Where we’re going, we need sustainability


Our world today is more polluted than ever. Though recycling practices continue to improve, our daily trash is often still dumped into landfills across the world. These man-made structures are detrimental to our environment and are a temporary fix for a long-term problem.  My challenge for Elon Musk would be to create a way to power our everyday gadgets, buildings, and automobiles with common trash.

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How much would you risk to have it all?


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A common trait of those who rise to the top in any craft or profession is a ruthless competitiveness, a desire to win, a desire to be the best. These men and women’s unbelievable competitive drive, be it from hatred of losing, love of winning, fear of failure, or another motive, is the trait that brings them to such great heights and also often causes them to fall as spectacularly as they rose. I was surprised to see only one other post about House of Cards, whose 3rd season was released on Netflex this week.

*There will be no spoiler alerts in this post*

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“You’re Fired!”


Donald Trump graduated from the Wharton School of Finance and went to New York City where he created The Trump Organization. Developed by one of the most renowned businessmen in the world, The Trump Organization has established an elite brand through real estate development, property management, sales and marketing, hotel collection, golf course portfolio, residential and commercial brokerage, publications, clothing and entertainment. One of the most well known catch phrases by Donald Trump is “You’re Fired!” When teams face Trump in the boardroom on The Apprentice television show, it is no surprise that the environment is cut throat. Donald Trump and The Trump Organization maintain a vast amount of power in the business world. Consequently, they face fierce competition within markets and rely on the success of each of their divisions to stay on top.  Continue reading “You’re Fired!”

Pop-Culture Profundity- Blog 4


For your next blog post (#4), the idea is to use the blog to have some fun, probe how popular culture (TV, film, comics, music, books, video games, and so on) reflect issues relevant to our class such as ethics, business, power, politics, and the like.

One of my classes last year did a similar theme, but more focused on TV.  You can see that BC report here.  Or, a later one here (BGS 4):

You have a lot of latitude.

Before you hit “PUBLISH:”

1) Proofread

2) Get a featured image (and source it in post)

3) Add a mulitmedia clip.  many, like youtube or vivo can be embedded in your post.  Video help.  Audio help.

4) From now on, when you READ posts, RATE THEM using the star voting.  Try to give only 1-2 5-stars a week.

5) Try adding a poll if you want like I did.  Click “add poll” when composing prompt.

Featured image from Daily Californian