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THE CHILDREN OF TODAY ARE THE LEADERS OF TOMORROW: SERIOUSLY, AREN'T WE THERE YET?

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“Age is no guarantee of efficiency.” Q
Earlier in the week I had an interesting discussion with a gentleman who had read one of my articles titled What Would Olivia Pope Do?He found it interesting, though his only criticism was my heavy reliance on a fictional character to make sense of some of the issues discussed therein. Despite my best efforts to explain that there was much to be gained from applying the solutions I had proffered as they werecommon sense solutions which could apply in the real world as well, he stuck to his opinion vehemently.
At the risk of confirming his assertion, I’ll make use of a quote from a movie. I guess as it is just a movie quote this time, there shouldn't be much fuss about it. In a scene from the James Bond movie “Skyfall”, Bond and his new Quartermaster Q are having an argument about Q’s ability to perform his duties impeccably considering the nature of his job and Q’s age and experience in comparison to tho…

"HOW CAN I MAKE MY MARRIAGE SUCCESSFUL?"

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My younger brother got married on the 6th of September, 2014. For about two weeks prior to the wedding, he had been trying, without success, to get me to sit down and have the usual “marriage tips for newlyweds” talk with him. His inability to get me to do so wasn't just because of my busy work schedule; in fact my busy work schedule had nothing to do with it at all. It was more of a matter of reluctance on my part and a feeling of not being worthy enough to discharge such a lofty responsibility. My reluctance was based on the premise that having been married for only three years now, I felt I was still in my infancy as far as marriage was concerned to enable me offer any meaningful marriage tips.
After a lot of self persuasion and prodding, on the 3rd of September, 2014 we sat down to have the much anticipated talk about marriage. The title of this article is the first question he asked me. 
Contrary to popular belief among many young people, ma…