Thor Halvorssen Uses Politics To Aid His Human Rights Agenda

In the late 1990s it appeared the well known human rights activist Thor Halvorssen was about to follow his family into the political arena they have dominated in Norway and Venezuela for decades. Halvorssen was attending the University of Pennsylvania studying for both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in political science when his father was illegally imprisoned despite his diplomatic status while conducting an investigation into the illegal drug trade across Venezuela; abandoning any political ambitions, Thor Halvorssen began working with Amnesty International to secure the release of his father ans has been working within the human rights community ever since.

Thor Halvorssen has been a major part of the human rights activism community for a number of years and has set about carving his own path through the minefield of political activities and ideologies that have a great impact on most looking to protect the human rights of others. Describing his own political background and beliefs, Thor Halvorssen explains he sees himself as a liberal and stepped in to purchase the traditionally socialist Ny Tid newspaper that is printed and distributed throughout the nation of Norway that was once once home to the Halvorssen family.Through the majority of his career as both a human rights activist and film producer, Thor Halvorssen has been eager to distance himself from a large number of overt references to politics outside the needs of his human rights career.

Halvorssen has explained he now has little to no interest in politics if it does not refer to human rights, but does write for a number of left leaning news organizations, including The Huffington Post and The Washington Post.Thor Halvorssen believes every person in the world should be given the chance to understand the problems facing people around the world as far as human rights are concerned and has appeared on many different news networks looking to bring his message of protecting human rights to people of all political persuasions. Despite staying loyal to his left leaning political beliefs, Thor Halvorssen believes bringing attention to the human rights abuses committed by socialist governments that have often been ignored by traditional human rights activists.

 

Advice For Business People From Josh Verne

Josh Verne is an entrepreneur who has founded Home Line Furniture and FlockU.com. Home Line Furniture was a major furniture wholesale company. Mr. Verne took his father’s furniture store in Philadelphia and expanded the business into a major brand that supplied furniture stores and outlets. Home Line Furniture was eventually sold by Josh after working for over 16 years in the furniture and wholesale business. FlockU is an online website that has content catered to the college student audience. Brands targeting this demographic advertise on FlockU and this is how the site makes a profit.

 

The Knowledge for Men’s podcast recently had Josh Verne on. On the podcast he discussed his business and how he managed to develop a small furniture shop into a major brand. Verne also shared tips for business people that had worked for him. You will find some of them below.

 

If you still have not decided upon a career, then Josh Verne suggests you pick something that you will be passionate about. If you work in a job that you are passionate about, you will be extra motivated to go the extra mile and put the extra effort in. Passion can drive success, so try and get into something that you are passionate about.

 

An additional word of advice from Josh Verne is to try and create as many win-win situations as possible. What this means is that when you do business with someone, both parties should benefit from the transaction. By doing as many win-win situations as possible, you are seeking and then making the best possible outcome for all parties involved. This will not only help you in terms of profits, but also help you in terms of reputation, marketing and sales.