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Celebrity Author & Motivational Speaker Mark Papadas!

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Highly successful author, speaker, coach and businessmanMark Papadas has worked with world class self-help authors and motivational leaders like Tony Robins, Brian Tracy, and Zig Ziglar. After years of improving the lives of adults, Mark turned his focus to the most important people in the world — OUR KIDS!  Mark Papadascreated I AM 4 Kids to fulfill  theneeds of children!
Let’s find out more about this incredible educational foundation and the man behind it!
Interview
Alex: Please tell us a bit about yourself and what motivated you to create this phenomenal non-profit organization known as I AM 4 KIDS
Mark Papadas Bio:
Mark Papadas is an author, speaker, coach and founder of I AM 4 Kids™, an innovative children’s empowerment program that is revolutionizing elementary education. After years of training and coaching adults, he’s delivering those same self-empowerment tools to children.
Being blessed to work in the self-development field for over 20 years, working with and for such leaders as…

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Celebrity Halloween

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Oct. 31- Halloween is in a few days! Halloween is a great time for getting together with friends and family.   Halloween is a time-honored tradition in North America that everyone enjoys with pumpkin carving, food & drink, wearing costumes, trick or treating, and visiting haunted attractions, and more!
Let’s see what the celebrities are up to!  And for those of you who are new to Halloween I have added some common/natural Halloween Language.

Let's go to a pumpkin patch!

Let's pick a pumpkin! ...get a pumpkin. ...find a pumpkin. ...select a pumpkin. ...buy a pumpkin.

Let's carve a pumpkin!
Let's carve a pumpkin that looks scary! Let's carve a pumpkin that looks like Johnny Depp!

Dressing up as...

Filed Bankruptcy-What's Next?

If you have just filed for bankruptcy, you will have to take steps to get past this dark chapter in your life. The good news is that the worst is finally over. The bad news is that you are not out of the woods just yet. What steps should you take to make sure that you get yourself back on solid financial footing? Make Sure That You Hire A Good Lawyer
While your can apply for bankruptcy on your own, it is always a good idea to have a good lawyer representing you in court. This is because you want to know what property is protected in the bankruptcy proceedings. For example, most states have a homestead clause that allows you to keep your house while you are going through bankruptcy.
What Type Of Bankruptcy Are You Planning On Filing For?
Will you try to go for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Filing for Chapter 7 allows you to completely discharge your debts. Filing for Chapter 13 merely reorganizes your current debts. Most judges will require you to file for Chapter 13 u…

The Mickey Strange Experience!

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Mickey Strange’s vibrant sound is powering through the music world!  Already well known in the alternative underground music scene, Mick’s blend of Goth, Electronica, Industrial and rock is trending heavy on the Internet.  This vocal powerhouse out of Detroit is getting rave reviews from his fans, media, and DJ’s!
Laney & Friends say,  “You are the King of the    Underground!”
Metro Times Detroit calls Mickey Strange “Liquid Fire!"
“The Dark man from Detroit sheds some light in Brazil” - DJ. Markus Marques - Brazil
“Mickey Strange Rocks This Place!” DJ Jetta - New York

Interview Alex: With 340 million Google website hits, how are you feeling?  How long have you been in the music game? Mickey Strange: Wow! I didn’t even know! Two weeks, just kidding I have to mess with you a little bit Alex…being old as the moon you know; I have been around a long time.

Alex: What got you into music and what keeps you going? Mick: As far back as I can remember - I was singing on a picnic table with m…

5 Ways Credit Cards Manipulate You Into More Debt

Of all the financial advice anyone with a credit card can give you, maybe the most likely thing you would hear again and again is, “Beware of the special offers.” People are inherently trusting and seeking acceptance. But that’s one of the things you need to be most cautious about when you are dealing with credit cards. They are like vultures. They prey on the behaviors and patterns of the weak, and how many of us won’t use something like credit when it is offered to us? Take this financial advice and be wary of these 5 ways in which credit cards manipulate you into greater chasms of debt:
Introductory Interest Rates: Oftentimes providers will start their duplicity at the very beginning of your relationship. By offering you “introductory 0% interest rates for six months,” you may think that you can just keep spending and that those purchases don’t charge you any interest rates. That is true — for the period of six months. If you pay off your balance in full in 179 days or less, you hav…

What do Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Matt Damon have in common?

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What do Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Matt Damon have in common? (a)Extremely successful movie stars. (b)On the Hollywood the A-list. (c)All have learned language accents to do famous movies. (d)Tim Monich.











AnswerAll of the Above
(a) and (b) Of course both are obviously correct.
(c) Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Matt Damon have all been quite successful at portraying characters using accents that they did not grow up with.  Here are some famous examples:
Brad Pitt – Southern Accent - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Nicole Kidman – American Accent - Hemingway & Gellhorn


Matt Damon - South African Accent – Invictus


(d) Tim Monich At one point or another, Mr. Tim Monich has coached Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman and Matt Damon on creating believable accents for character portrayals in movies.
So, what can we learn from this linguistic master?
Tim Monich’s Style Monich’s archive, assembled over thirty years, is almost surely the largest private one of its kind, with approximately six thousand entries.…