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Who Are The Influential People?

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Today Time Magazine released its annual list of the top 100 influential people in the world. The entertainment world is heavily featured, with artists on four of the six covers.

Oscar winner, Leonardo diCaprio, Musical artist Nicki Minaj, Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda and Quantico actress Priyanka Chopra. The other two covers include monetary Fund leader Christine Lagarde and husband and wife philanthropists Mark Zukerberg and Priscilla Chan who share a cover. Continue reading

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The Power of One Person

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“The power of one man or one woman doing the right thing for the right reason, and at the right time, is the greatest influence in our society.” – Jack Kemp

I was reminded of this truth again this week. Last night I finished a meeting at a church called Hardies Chapel in Gordon, GA Probably most of you have never heard of it. But the story of their beginning impressed me and I wanted to share it with our readers. Continue reading

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The Impact Of Your Influence

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Bill and Hillary Clinton were on vacation back in her home state of Illinois.  One afternoon they decided to go for a drive to see the countryside and some of Hillary’s “old “haunts.” After driving for a while, they stopped for gas at a tiny station in small town.  One of those that still pump gas for you!

As the man walked out to help them, Hillary jumped out of the car and screamed, “Charlie!  Is that you?  I can’t believe it!” Continue reading

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Let Your Light Shine

Did you hear the joke about a circus owner who was walking down the street in a tourist district and saw crowd of people around a table watching a show.  On the table was  a pot turned upside down  and a duck tap dancing on it.  The circus owner was so impressed that he offered to buy the duck from its owner. After some haggling the owner agreed to sell the duck and the pot for $10,000.

A couple of days later the circus owner returns to the owner.  “Your duck is a  rip-off!”  He says angrily.  “I put him on the pot in front of a big audience and he didn’t dance  a single step!” Continue reading

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