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“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.”- Abraham Lincoln #Occupythevote





Does the world want Romney or Obama?

"Europeans have had a four-year love affair with Barack Obama: 87 percent of Germans, 86 percent of French and 80 percent of the British have confidence in Obama, according to a 2012 poll by the Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes project. In each case this is higher than public confidence in their own national leader. And 92 percent of the French, 89 percent of the Germans and 73 percent of the British want Obama reelected." - Bruce Stokes, Director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center

Read the full article here.

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I don’t want to earn my living; I want to live!
Oscar Wilde (via theoddestthingsheseversaid)

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EMS, Inc.: Best Advice I Ever Got: Rebeca Hwang


When I was student at MIT, I learned an important lesson from one of my personal heroes, Amy Smith. She’s a hero because she invented the “screenless hammer mill” when farmers in Senegal were struggling with the process of separating rocks from grains when making flour. Expensive screens broke…

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6 Petty Things That Start Wars in Every Office


This is hilarious and so true. If you’ve ever spent time working/interning/just sitting in a communal office environment you’ll understand this article- especially the burnt popcorn!!

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Journalist_Jen: How to be a young professional.


Some of us can get away with it. Others…just can’t. Do you want to let your partying and play-boying get in the way of your future? Your career? Your ability to eventually provide for a family?

I recently had a realization as everyone started to know me in Doylestown and the surrounding area that…


It’s Friday…

…and we are transitioning our Young Professional Advocate group to the Young Professional Advocate Fan Page. (Yes, like everyone else.) Like us this weekend and be entered to win a YPA profile on you and/or your business.!/pages/The-Young-Professional-Advocate/105851922829558

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The Young Professional Advocate is looking for engaged, world-changing young professionals to share their insights.  If you have a unique perspective to share with the world, email or message Brandi Richard for more info. | @theypadvocate | The Young Professional Advocate


Rachel Maddow discusses the crisis in Egypt and the recent turn on journalists in the region.


Beginning again…

One thing that I have learned about myself is that I am good at creating things.  But that also means that I like to try things. 

So I’ve swapped my blogger account and weekly emails for a new format.  I hope you like it.