If you’re lucky enough to score an invitation to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding, chances are you already know a little about royal etiquette. However, even if you’re not invited, it’s fun to brush up on royal etiquette, so you can better appreciate the lengths that people go to when they show respect and homage to the crown.
Since the Doomsday Clock was first conceived in 1947 by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist’s Science and Security board, the minute hand has wavered back and forth away from and towards impending doom depending on a number of factors including international relations, changing political regimes, the development of new nuclear weapons, and in recent years, climate change.
Here are the stories of a few brave men and women who have stood up and refused to be bullied for who they are. Their coming out stories are inspiring to those of us who feel that we still can’t live completely truthful.
When you first start your own business, you’ll quickly realize just how much you don’t know. From founding a board of directors to sitting down with your accountant, all your research will quickly get thrown to the side as you start learning what strategies work best for you and your business.
Being born poor isn’t necessarily as bad as it sounds. Sure, most people would rather be born rich than poor, but there is plenty to be learned from having to go through some struggles early in life. Plenty of people have come from humble beginnings to go on to great things later in life.
That is, most of us assume it would be nice to be rich. We really don’t know, because the vast majority of people in the world will never experience the lifestyle that is enjoyed by those who land in the ‘rich’ category. However, it seems safe to assume that being rich is better than being poor, at least from a “I-don’t-have-to-worry-about-my-next-meal” perspective.
If you’re over twenty-five, or even (gasp!) above thirty, chances are you’ve said to someone younger than you that they just don’t understand how hard it was to be a kid before the year 2000 (which you also probably call Y2K). And it’s true!
You know what must be nice? Being rich from the moment you’re born and never having to worry about money – not even for a second! Incredibly, some people get to live this life, and it’s a life that the majority of us will never be able to understand.
There are plenty of tricks that companies both big and small use to get you to drop more dough on their products. These tricks range from simple — like training service staff to be more personable so you feel at home — to complex — like altering the products on the end of the rows to trick you into thinking they’re sale items.