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How to start a business and do what you love? The short answer is this: running a business will require learning on the job, so get used to the idea of lifelong learning and do your reasearch.

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Some people say about Marmite that you either love it or hate it. But what about Facebook?   Apparently, advertisers love Facebook. It’s a billion-dollar heaven for networkers and a marketplace for everyone who wants to cash in. Not only businesses, but politicians, government offices, schools, you name it, they are there. The fact that one person owns it all and makes all the rules does not seem to perturb anyone’s conscience and people continue using it.   However, unlike Marmite, Facebook can not make an appeal to wholesomeness for nurturing us. As a small social enterprise we decided not to...

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after school, colouring books, internet, lifelong learners, London, marketing, outreach, portable hard drive, study support, thinking skills, Wi-Fi -

There are one or two outreach venues where it is not possible to access the internet with our laptops: for example, delivering an after school club in a basement. As a solution we started using a WD 4 TB Elements Portable Hard Drive and recommend it to anyone who needs to access their files and resources without Wi-Fi. Also, bring colouring books with you because everyone enjoys them.

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According to a new study from the University of Maryland School of Public Health published in the Journal of Children and Media in 2018, young children prefer junk food and sugar sweetened beverages over traditional and home cooked meals because of marketing and advertising. Image:  Youtube video The researchers worked in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Russia. "Why would a five year old say that they want a Coca Cola over a lassi?  Kentucky Fried Chicken over a stir-fried chicken and vegetable dish made by mum?" asked researcher Dina Borzekowski, Ed.D. She added:  “Our findings draw attention to the...

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