MonthDecember 2017

Vijay Eswaran Wants People to Learn Leadership Skills

While there are some people who seem to be born with a talent for leadership, leadership overall is something that can be learned. This is one thing that Vijay Eswaran wants people to learn when they are trying to get their business going. Even employees can learn some leadership skills. Learn more about Vijay Eswaran: and

For one thing, they will never know when they need it. For entrepreneurs, this is one of the most important lessons to learn. Vijay had to learn it himself when he was starting up. However, one thing that can bring out the leadership qualities in an individual is a sense of direction.

Another thing about starting a business that Vijay Eswaran has learned is that it is important for one to be both leader and team member.

This involves being brutally honest with oneself and telling oneself the brutal and hard truth. Starting a business is going to require people to be disciplined. However, it is worth it when one finally figures out what he wants from his business.

Therefore, his company not only sells products that are good for the improvement of people, but also looks into different ways that he can serve different communities throughout the world.

With his success, Vijay has decided to also write about different insights that he has gained as he was working on his goals. The world of the entrepreneur requires a much different mindset to that of an employee.

One of the most important things to do as an entrepreneur is gain a clear vision. It also helps to write down this vision and purpose so that it has a much better chance of being fulfilled.

Cameron Clokie of Toronto uses Cell Regeneration to Coax Bones to Grow

Dr. Cameron Clokie, a professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Toronto, led a medical research team to develop a technique to make bones grow just as it happens among newborn babies. In 2017, Clokie and colleague surgeons used the pioneering technique to reset a patient’s jaw skeletal clock.

60-Year Old Patient gets a Chiselled Jawline

Applying the technology that grows bones anew, Dr. Clokie, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, helped a 60-year old, Mr. Russel, acquire a new seven centimeters right jawbone. Mr. Russel lost the jawbone after suffering from benign tumor way back in 2003. Russel can now go about his life comfortably after receiving the revolutionary treatment.

A Legendary Toronto Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Cameron Clokie graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 1985. In 1990, Clokie completed specialty training in bone regeneration. In 1992, he qualified in interfacing dental implants at McGill University.

As an established oral and maxillofacial surgery, Cameron Clokie invites a lot of interest because of his innovative ways to surgically manage jaws. Institutions and patients seek Cameron all the time as a teacher and clinician. To his name, there are several authoritative publications on oral healthcare and maxillofacial surgery. Clokie is also a renowned international lecturer on bone regeneration, the future of dentistry at universities.

Cameron Clokie and Regenerative Medicine in Canada

Cameron Clokie uses protein to transform human stem cells into bone tissues. “Our regenerative medicine technique resembles the embryonic state of bone generation,” explains Dr. Clokie. ”The bones we regrow bones are identical to the ones the patient lost.”

While reconstructing Russel’s jaw, Clokie applied a growth protein on to gel, which after liquefying in a freezer and solidifying in warm temperatures, was modeled into Russel’s missing jaw. Dr. Clokie was part of a 19-hour surgical operation to grow a 12 centimeters bone to replace jaw tissue in a Canadian female patient, Ms. McFarlane, an up and coming singer, using a bone carved out of the shin. In January 2018, Cameron and other surgeons will use tissue from Ms. McFarlane’s hip to develop a mandible and synthetic implant teeth.

Hope Radiates From Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Those working for Cancer Treatment Centers of America never lose sight of hope when helping cancer patients. These precious patients often arrive downtrodden, ill, weak and despairing of getting better. The cancer care team understands this struggle, and they consistently find ways to encourage hope in their important patients. Small steps gained by learning to eat better nutritionally helps patients realize smaller goals that build their confidence in the future. Experienced dietitians and caring mental/emotional health therapists are just two job positions available to each patient within the big Cancer Treatment Centers of America organizational structure.

The many departments devoted to cancer care all combine to form a wonderfully connected family like support team that walks alongside their patients during their journey towards health. This comprehensive care and support network is part of why Cancer Treatment Centers of America gains new advocates and fans every day. Even without the deserved accolades this center has accumulated, the employees working day to day gain their satisfaction by seeing the fruit of their work in a patient’s smile and quiet thanks from the families. Hope radiates from many within the walls and people that make up Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America provides many excellent services. They continuously educate other healthcare providers and the community about new cancer advances or other important news. Labcorp staff, volunteers hailing from NFL Alumni and Cancer Treatment Centers of America gave a practical lesson on prostate cancer by delivering free testing screens last September. These healthcare providers and concerned citizens hope to spread the news that prostate cancer is treatable when it is caught within earlier stages. Currently, prostate cancer ranks high on the list of killer diseases for men. Cancer Treatment Centers of America hopes all men will get screened soon.

Susan McGalla: Surpassing Gender to Rule the Business World

Susan McGalla has always been a hard-working woman. Born in Ohio, she was raised in a family that believed in the value of hard work and determination. She carried that attitude with her as she moved into her career. She knew that the only way she would succeed would be if she poured everything she had into what she did.

In the article, “How Pittsburgh’s Susan McGalla Paved the Way for Women in Leadership” author Joe Williams discusses some of the triumphs experienced by McGalla and how to address the lack of gender diversity in leadership positions of S&P 500 companies. The article, available at, brings up some very interesting ideas about how women in McGalla’s position can help support the next generation of female executives.

For McGalla, it has never been exclusively about her gender. While it is a factor, she believes that there is something to be said for letting your work speak for itself. She also explains that she has never carried a sense of entitlement or paid attention to prejudice. It appears McGalla is only interested in controlling the one thing she can control, herself.

With such a strong woman present in today’s business world, the author asks what can be done to encourage more women into these leadership roles. While gender initiatives mean well, they are not necessarily making an impact. The number of women in leadership positions has not increased as dramatically as expected from these programs. The problem, Williams purposes, is that women are not actively spending time with positive role models such as McGalla. With programs more centered on fostering a mentor relationship, women may be empowered to make more of a push into those roles.

Currently, McGalla is still excelling in the business world today. Her determination has moved her from a management position in a small company to the President of American Eagle Inc. She enjoyed a successful career at the top of her field while there and eventually left to found her own consulting company. She also serves as the Vice President of Business Strategy and Creative Development for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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End Citizens United Fight To Halt Churches Becominig Political Entities

The 2017 Republican-backed effort to reform the tax code of the U.S. has been widely criticized by Democrats and the members of End Citizens United but a closer look at the Bill reveals much more serious issues in its many clauses. One of the aspects of the Bill which has caused the greatest concern for End Citizens United is the changes proposed to one of the least controversial add-ons’s ever passed by Congress; the Johnson Amendment was introduced by future President Lyndon B. Johnson when he was still a Senator and limited the political actions of many charitable groups including Churches.

End Citizens United has questioned both the legality and reasons behind the proposed changes to the Johnson Amendment as this measure passed into law in 1954 with little opposition from either party. The overall aim of the Johnson Amendment was to limit the movement of dark money into the election cycle from political donors using churches as a cover for their political aims. The response of End Citizens United to the Republican Tax Reform Bill was to question the reasons why Churches would be exempt from the regulations of the Johnson Amendment which would allow political donors to class any contributions to campaigns made through a Church as a tax write-off.

Established in 2015, End Citizens United has grown to become one of the most important PAC’s in the nation for those who wish to limit the influence of political donors on U.S. election campaign finances. The group refuses to take on Super PAC status as it would allow unlimited donations to be made to the group by major donors who would wish to influence the direction the group takes in the future.

As a political campaign group, End Citizens United wishes to assist as many candidates to gain office as possible who are friendly to the cause of reversing the 2010 Supreme Court decision known as Citizens United. The effort to reverse this decision would require support at national and state level which is why End Citizens United is hoping to raise around $35 million in campaign funds for the 2018 Midterm election cycle.

Alongside the growing number of supporters backing End Citizens United, the group is also attracting the support of many Democrat politicians who are backing the cause of overturning Citizens United. Perhaps the most high-profile candidate backed by the APC was Hillary Clinton in her quest to win The White House during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election; End Citizens United has also pledged its support for Senator Elizabeth Warren in the 2018 election cycle.

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End Citizens United Taking Action To Keep Politics Out Of Churches

Far-right political groups in the United States continue to play insidious games with campaign finance rules that have played an important part in keeping American political races fair and honest.

Among the latest targets of the Trump Administration and Republican hardliners is something called the Johnson Amendment, named for former President Lyndon Johnson who championed the rule while serving in the U.S. Senate.

The Johnson Amendment has been a provision in the U.S. Tax Code since 1954, and has never been controversial until just recently.


Basically, the Johnson Amendment prohibits all tax-exempt, non-profit organizations from endorsing or opposing any political candidate. The rule is mostly designed to keep church and religious organizations out of politics. Under the Johnson Amendment, preachers cannot “preach from the pulpit” in favor of or opposed to any candidate.

The rule has become an integral element supporting the deep American tradition of separation of church and state.

But now many groups – mostly right-wing, conservative Republican forces – want the Johnson Amendment scrapped so that churches across America can get deeply involved in influencing the voting habits of their “flocks.”

A group called End Citizens United (ECU) is aggressively fighting to keep the Johnson Amendment in place. ECU is a political action committee (PAC) formed in 2015 in direct reaction to a 2010 Supreme Court Ruling that came to be known and Citizens United.

The 2010 Supreme Court ruling basically opened the floodgates that allowed massive corporations and private billionaires to donate as much campaign money as they wanted to the candidate of their choice. Furthermore, the new ruling said that no candidate or party had to report just where the money was coming from – in other words, unlimited amounts of “dark money” was made legal.

Under the 2010 Supreme Court ruling, corporations were granted the same status as “people” and money was deemed to be “free speech.” The result of this disastrous decision is that the average American voter has become increasingly disenfranchised from the American political system.

End Citizens United has a primary goal of someday reversing the 2010 Supreme Court ruling by passing a Constitutional Amendment that will nullify its effect. However, ECU is also fighting bad campaign finance actions on many other fronts – one of which is the new attack from political right-wing groups on the Johnson Amendment.

The ECU has also been aggressively fundraising on a grassroots level to support candidates who also oppose the 2010 Supreme Court decision. Those candidates tend to be Democrats.

The ECU is on track to raise $35 million ahead of the 2018 election cycle. It has done so by garnering hundreds of thousands of small donations averaging just $14 from concerned American citizens who are sick and tired of seeing U.S. elections bought and sold by wealthy elites. Read more:


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