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  • Fitness Industry: Redefine Body & Mind

    people need to exercise, but often times refrain from doing so, or they easily give up, due to the lack of proper training programs available. Richardson acknowledged it was time to do something. It was time to revolutionize the fitness industry. Upon his return to the Houston area, Richardson soon realized that Houstonians were tired of the same old workout routines, or the fitness clubs that specialize in just one type of classes; for example, yoga studios, CrossFit clubs, Zumba studios, etc. He wanted to enter this market with a strong and unique strategy, a “blue ocean strategy.” According to the class lecture, a blue ocean strategy is a strategy chosen by a company that wants to enter a new market with an innovating technology. The opportunities for the chosen market to expand and grow are vast as the oceans themselves. For Richardson, it meant that he had limitless opportunities to redefine the fitness industry by creating a new and innovating workout concept, the Define body & mind…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Voluntary Segregation

    this may vary depending on the location the individual resides. The Opportunity for an individual living in New York City will differ from that of an individual living in Houston, Texas or Montgomery, Alabama. The New York City and New Jersey metropolitan area are condensed which makes travel of the economic areas possible, which lends itself to voluntary segregation. Whereas, when a comparison is made of the greater Houston area, Wikipedia reports as approximately ten-thousand square miles…

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  • Homebound Seniors: A Case Study

    I am as of now satisfying my enthusiasm as Texas Southern University (TSU) social work intern at Interfaith Ministries Greater Houston – Meals on Wheels (MOW) which is located on 3303 Main St. Houston TX. 77002. “In 1955, the Houston Council of Churches dispatched Interfaith Ministries (IM) ancestor association, the Church Welfare Bureau, to sort out the Protestant group to clergyman to those in need. In 1964, the Bureau was revamped as Protestant Charities, a gathering that was joined and…

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  • Ben E. Keith Foods Business Analysis

    Keith both have centers in Houston Texas. Sysco’s headquarter are located in Houston. This gives them a greater advantage in the area. They are well known in the Houston area and their distributions centers are located around the United States. Sysco is currently generating sales of $46 billion. Ben E. Keith is only generating $3.4 Billion. Performance food group is also a very strong competitor for Ben E. Keith. They also operate in the southern area of the United States. Performance food group…

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  • Construction Science Personal Statement

    I was dead set on the University of Houston all of high school, but working with my dad I was exposed to many people with degrees in my desired area of study. The superintendents that I would speak all spoke inspiring words that I are a big reason why I am at this point. My views on the University of Houston soon changed when I noticed that all of the superintendents I knew went to Texas A&M University. I began to do some research and saw than A&M was one of the best in Texas to attend. However,…

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  • Compare And Contrast Your Hometown

    Have you ever compared your hometown with any of the other cities that you may have ever been to? If not, than what things can you think about that are similar and different in your hometown and other city you are comparing with? In the same way I am going to compare my hometown with the city where I am living currently. These cities are different and similar form each other in various ways but there are three main factors that distinguish Houston from my hometown (Lahore) such as, costs of…

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  • Why I Choose Texas

    from there branching off into cities. I have had the great fortune of living in Texas first. Texas is the state that I have lived in the longest out of the three. The first small city that I lived in is known as Portland Texas. I lived there from birth to age nine. Portland is the farthest city south that I have lived in, being just off the Gulf of Mexico. The second city I lived in had been the Woodlands Texas. I moved to the woodland at the age of nine and stayed till the age of eleven. The…

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  • Comparing The Sub-Indexes Of World Cities

    Our world, once divided by the vastness of its oceans, has become connected more so than ever through globalization. International transport, communication, and commerce are results of this development. While globalization has its benefits, it instills regional and global competition between cities. Some cities have flourished, becoming world cities. Others struggle to maintain or catch up. To better understand this sense of competition, indexes have conceptualized universal characteristics of…

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  • Personal Narrative: After Hurricane Katrina

    Hurricane Katrina not only left the entire city underwater, it left thousands of people homeless, displaced, or dead. As I sat alone in my room watching the documentary, America’s Deadliest Storm, I could not help but think of how Katrina affected me. At the time, I was just eight years old and beginning the fourth grade. Looking back, I had no idea that this storm would be a life changing event. The documentary details the days leading up to the landfall of the hurricane in New Orleans;…

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  • Change And Symbolism In Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

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