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Two Vital Abilities Any Leader Must Have : Two Vital Abilities Any Leader Must Have By: Shaun Kirk As a business owner, you are a leader whether you like it or not. Whether you like it or not you have to guide your group in order to expand your organization.
added on 08.06.2015. 15:00 in Business and Finance

Selecting an Independent/Broker Dealer that's Right for You : Selecting an Independent/Broker Dealer that's Right for You By: Michael Fisher Picking the independent broker/dealer that's right for you isn't easy. Here's what you need to know to help you make an appropriate decision.
added on 01.02.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Development Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase III : Development Procedures for Building Effective Management Systems: Phase III By: Chris Anderson Part One of Series: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 03.06.2016. 15:00 in Business and Finance

How to Build a Business Ethics Program : How to Build a Business Ethics Program By: Chris Anderson Recent corporate financial scandals have highlighted the importance of business ethics and legal compliance. Yet a recent National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) survey of 280 corporate CEOs and directors found that "only one of three directors felt that they were highly effective in ensuring legal compliance".
added on 03.11.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

How to Start Writing Policies and Procedures : How to Start Writing Policies and Procedures By: Chris Anderson Any old policy and procedure format saves time by not having to start from scratch, right? Well, not necessarily. Using a weak starting point can hurt employee usability, introduce confusion and user-error, and may not assist in your compliance and control objectives.
added on 20.12.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

ISO 9001 Compliant Program: Steps to Build : ISO 9001 Compliant Program: Steps to Build By: Chris Anderson Implementing an ISO 9001 system represents a major effort. However, all of that effort can represent a significant shift for a business - from quantity to quality.
added on 18.02.2014. 11:00 in Business and Finance

How Nov. 15, 2004 Deadline for Sarbanes Oxley 404 Compliance Affects You : How Nov. 15, 2004 Deadline for Sarbanes Oxley 404 Compliance Affects You By: Chris Anderson Public companies have 90 days from the end of their fiscal year to comply.
added on 24.07.2014. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Protecting the Tax Advantage of Your Deferred Compensation : Protecting the Tax Advantage of Your Deferred Compensation By: Daniel Lamaute The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 imposed strict new rules on non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Beginning in 2005, deferred compensation programs that are not in compliance with the new rules may be taxed as wages, slapped with a 20% excise tax, plus charged an interest penalty.
added on 27.07.2014. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Seven Cs to Avoid Procedure Writing Errors : Seven Cs to Avoid Procedure Writing Errors By: Chris Anderson You do your best to make sure your organization is operating as effectively as possible. But if your policies and procedures are incomplete, outdated, or inconsistent, then they are not driving the performance improvement they should.
added on 16.08.2014. 22:00 in Business and Finance

How To Turn Business Losses Into Cash Flow : How To Turn Business Losses Into Cash Flow By: Chris Raynal When the typical new business operator starts a business, they concentrate on making the business succeed. That is necessary but not the only thing that a business operator should concentrate on.
added on 20.01.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

How to Cut Duty Cost and Increase Profit as an Importer : How to Cut Duty Cost and Increase Profit as an Importer By: Philip Brigstock-Bates Import duties continue to be significant elements in the cost of international trade. Yet many companies and businesses still pay more duties than the law requires - which impacts adversely on landed cost and ultimately on business profitability.
added on 06.07.2016. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The Ifs and VATs of Taxation in Macedonia - Should VAT be Applied in Macedonia? : Ifs and VATs of Taxation in Macedonia - Should VAT be Applied in Macedonia? By: Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.
added on 14.04.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

AustinDetek Inc becomes Microsoft Gold Certified Partner : Microsoft Corporation has made NY based AustinDetek Inc a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. This has been in recognition of AustinDetek continuously developing very superior quality task management solutions on the Microsoft platform.
added on 10.08.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Designing and deploying human centric processes : Suggestions for success in human-centric process reengineering projects, by applying best practices in knowledge intensive environments.A lot of effort has been carried out in the last years to re engineer processes in order to automate all or parts of them.
added on 21.11.2016. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Check Cashing in 2005 : Check Cashing in 2005By John HarteBack in 1996 I got into check cashing and started with one store. Our filing system for customers was a 3 x 5 index file card, which I alphabetically filed in a large cabinet.
added on 22.12.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

New Years' Resolutions for Your Business : You can meet your goals for your business this year. Consider these resolutions as ten steps to your success in 2005.
added on 22.09.2014. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Being Family Friendly : The trigger date - 6 April 2003.) Family Friendly rights, brought to employees and employers alike with the implementation of the Employment Act 2002.
added on 20.01.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Cobra Solution To Be Launched At Benefits Management Forum & Expo : Omaha, NE -- August 1, 2004 - COCO Development, LLC is set to launch its newest HR compliance solution, COBRApoint, a web-powered COBRA, HIPAA, State Continuation and Retiree Billing system, at the 17th Annual Benefits Management Forum & Expo in Nashville, Tennessee, on September 19, 2004.) COBRApoint's revolutionary design makes it the first COBRA compliance platform developed on and accessed by the web.
added on 14.10.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

The Tendering Process : The Tendering Process - A high Level GuideFulfilling a business need requires that the best possible solution is selected from a host of competing solutions. The only way to do this is through the process of competitive evaluation - i.
added on 13.11.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

"Square One: Personality Impacts Job Fit" : Recently, one of my friends (let's call her Martha), the president of a very successful distribution business, lamented the firing of one of her key associates (Phyllis). Phyllis had been hired as a customer service rep in a new, telephone-based customer service effort that was acknowledged by Martha as a critical resource for her firm's growth in the next two years.
added on 31.12.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Are you HIPAA Compliant? : A closer look at HIPAABy - Matt Sears, Senior Vice PresidentAthens Benefits Insurance Services, Inc. A division of The Jenkins Athens GroupHIPAA.
added on 07.05.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Automated Expense and Timesheet Management : Automated Expense and Timesheet ManagementThe pressure on companies to become ever 'leaner' and optimize the business processes is higher than ever. Investors demanding higher profits, customer's demands for lower prices and greater quality and regulators demand for better controls and more transparency force organizations to improve, optimize and streamline their entire business process.
added on 02.08.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

Outsource it to a PEO.. And watch your business profits skyrocket! : Outsource It to a PEO! And watch your small business profits skyrocket. Entrepreneurs know that starting and running a successful business is hard work.
added on 28.01.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

PAINLESS SMALL BUSINESS COST-CUTTING... WITHOUT LAYOFFS! : Entrepreneurs know that starting and running a successful businessis hard work. They also know that growing a small business is like amarathon - long, time-consuming and grueling.
added on 09.02.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

The Cost of Being a Public Company : The Cost of Being a Public CompanyBy William CateAugust 2004[http://home.earthlink.
added on 11.08.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Asset Searching for Recovery Actions - The Decision Maker's Most Critical Tool - Part 1 : As certified fraud examiners (CFE), we all know the nuts and bolts of our respective areas of specialty, and hopefully, we are all growing professionally at an astounding pace. Crime does, unfortunately, pay - just not for the criminal.
added on 04.11.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Home Equity Loan Improvements : It's time for home equity loan improvements There's more Regulation Z compliance on the way, courtesy of the Home Equity Loan Consumer Protection Act. This fall banks will have to implement the new home equity loan disclosure rules the Federal Reserve Board was required to issue under the act.
added on 10.02.2014. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Sarbanes-Oxley: Old Dog, New Teeth : The failures we have seen in the quality and integrity of financial reporting in corporate America are clear evidence that something was awry. It is the responsibility of corporate boards, managements, public accounting firms and regulatory agencies to put confidence back into the financial statements issued by our society's most significant entities.
added on 30.04.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The First book of Effective Letters & Forms for your Collection Agency : Where can I find letters and forms to use for my Collection Agency? Right here!Finally, a book of letters and forms specific to Collection Agencies! When you buy The First Book of Effective Collection Agency LETTERS & FORMS, you will have the tools you need to create and use debt collection letters effectively for your agency. Included in this book are collection agency letters and forms that you can use as is or modify to suit your needs, information on letter compliance for collection agencies, samples of forms, information on FDCPA and more.
added on 26.12.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The Compliance Officer's Killer Application : The Compliance Officer's Killer Application By: Martin Day It used to be that only the largest multi-nationals needed a Compliance Officer. Today most practices, regardless of size, would be wise to charge someone within their organisation with the responsibility of keeping abreast and managing the compliance process.
added on 13.08.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

What Gets Measured, Creates Accountability And Gets Done : What Gets Measured, Creates Accountability And Gets Done By: Thomas Baskind No sales force can truly be considered a "best practice" unless it meets the test of measurement. If the 'practice' works, you should be able to visualize, define, and measure the results.
added on 21.12.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Need of Document Management System (DMS) : Need of Document Management System (DMS) By: Dr. Vikas V.
added on 03.12.2015. 01:00 in Computers and The Internet

An Overlooked Plan for Bush, Kerry, Democrats, Republicans, and Healthcare Costs : An Overlooked Plan for Bush, Kerry, Democrats, Republicans, and Healthcare Costs By: Joseph & Victoria Quinn In an effort to assist our political leadership it would be wise to have a simple solution to a life threatening problem. The much talked about Medicare Medication benefits are going to waste if the medications are not taken properly.
added on 14.11.2016. 21:00 in Family

7 Ways To Improve Your Relationship : 7 Ways To Improve Your Relationship By: Margaret Paul, Ph. D.
added on 11.01.2016. 07:00 in Family

I Comply, You Comply, We Comply ... Are You Sure? : I Comply, You Comply, We Comply . .
added on 26.07.2016. 06:00 in Legal Matters

Are You Asking the Right Questions in Your Copy? : Are You Asking the Right Questions in Your Copy? By: Karon Thackston It's a common approach to writing copy. You begin by asking questions.
added on 15.01.2016. 06:00 in Marketing

Email Deliverability Tips : Email Deliverability Tips By: Tom Kulzer Ensuring requested opt-in email is delivered to subscriber inboxes is an increasingly difficult battle in the age of spam filtering. Open and click thru response rates can be dramatically affected by as much as 20-30% due to incorrect spam filter classification.
added on 31.12.2016. 10:00 in Online Business

Corporate Email Policies Lower Unnecessary Legal and Security Risks : Corporate Email Policies Lower Unnecessary Legal and Security Risks By: Anti Spam League What comes to your mind when you think about your email? Email makes possible almost instant communication with your co-workers without leaving your desk, a quick note to a family member who lives far away, but also has a very annoying downside such as junk mail. Since the introduction of the Internet, email has been one of its primary uses.
added on 23.08.2016. 10:00 in Online Business

Keeping Love Alive : Keeping Love Alive By: Margaret Paul, Ph. D.
added on 30.09.2014. 19:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

How Can I Get My Partner To Change? : How Can I Get My Partner To Change? By: Margaret Paul, Ph. D.
added on 03.01.2016. 18:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

Are You Asking the Right Questions in Your Copy ? : Are You Asking the Right Questions in Your Copy?by Karon Thackston Copyright 2004http://www. copywritingcourse.
added on 13.11.2016. 20:00 in Writing

Head Teachers - Managing Health and Safety in your School : Head Teacher's Safety Management Toolkit Article http://www. swaneducation.
added on 13.06.2014. 06:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

School Governors - Managing Health and Safety in your School : School Governors - Managing Health and Safety in your School. What you need to know.
added on 19.06.2014. 12:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

2005 : An Email Compliance Odyssey - Get your enterprise ready to comply with multiple federal information privacy laws : " The two overarching themes for compliance management in 2005 will be the adoption of best practices and the accelerated focus on and use of IT. " --Gartner Research Federal legislation targeting the dissemination of private information has forced businesses in every industry to rethink how they communicate.
added on 06.09.2016. 00:00 in Computers and The Internet

Maximizing E-mail Security ROI - Part V - A New Twist to an Old Problem : Email Encryption : This is the last of a five-part series on Maximizing Email Security ROI. Throughout the ages, people have encrypted communications to suit their information security needs.
added on 21.09.2016. 15:00 in Computers and The Internet

Corporate email policies lower unnecessary legal and security risks. : What comes to your mind when you think about your email? Email makes possible almost instant communication with your co-workers without leaving your desk, a quick note to a family member who lives far away, but also has a very annoying downside such as junk mail. Since the introduction of the Internet, email has been one of its primary uses.
added on 28.10.2016. 04:00 in Computers and The Internet

E-mail Security Governance : E-mail Encryption and Authentication as a Business Enabler : How to Easily Secure Your E-mail System and Comply with HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and GLBA RegulationsWhile recent government regulations vary in scope and purpose, the need to protect and ensure the integrity of information is universal. Much of the information germane to business today is assimilated and communicated over messaging platforms such as e-mail.
added on 07.11.2016. 14:00 in Computers and The Internet

How HIPAA Security Policies Affect Corporate E-mail Systems : Although considered by many to be the sole concern of health care providers, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) affects nearly all companies that regularly transmit or store employee health insurance information. HIPAA was signed into law in 1996 and it's original purpose was to protect employee health and insurance information when workers changed or lost their jobs.
added on 15.11.2016. 22:00 in Computers and The Internet

How Sarbanes-Oxley Affects Corporate Email Systems : The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and associated rules adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) require certain businesses to report on the effectiveness of their internal controls over financial reporting. Effective internal controls ensure information integrity by mandating the confidentiality, privacy, availability, controlled access, monitoring and reporting of corporate or customer financial information.
added on 25.11.2016. 08:00 in Computers and The Internet

Microsoft and Webmasters : Microsoft and Webmasters By: Jeff Wyrick Does Microsoft care for Webmasters It's always been a problem with websites appearing exactly the same on different platforms. As a web developer / webmaster it is extremely difficult to make user experiences rich by having the site look the same in any OS / Browser.
added on 16.04.2016. 07:00 in Web Development

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) & Web Accessibility : The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) & Web Accessibility By: Trenton Moss There's been widespread speculation about the new legislation being introduced under the DDA (Disability Discrimination Act), which will ensure that websites are accessible to blind and disabled users. Try to find specific information about it on the Internet and chances are you'll come up empty handed.
added on 30.06.2016. 10:00 in Web Development

Making The Business Case For Web Standards : Making The Business Case For Web Standards By: Karl Groves Through the explosive growth of the Web, companies have realized the benefit of building a strong online presence. By publishing a website to the Internet, companies are able to build their brand, market their products, support existing customers, release publicity pieces, and even take orders.
added on 13.02.2015. 19:00 in Web Development

How Can I Get My Partner To Change ? : The following article is offered for free use in your ezine, print publication or on your web site, so long as the author resource box at the end is included, with hyperlinks. Notification of publication would be appreciated.
added on 29.06.2016. 17:00 in Family

Testing Your Web Application - A Quick 10-Step Guide : Interested in a quick checklist for testing a web application? The following 10 steps cover the most critical items that I have found important in making sure a web application is ready to be deployed. Depending on size, complexity, and corporate policies, modify the following steps to meet your specific testing needs.
added on 29.12.2016. 08:00 in Web Development

Surviving An FAA Ramp Check : SURVIVING AN FAA RAMP CHECKby Gregory J. Reigel Copyright 2004 All rights reserved.
added on 17.01.2016. 13:00 in Legal Matters

Is Telemarketing Still Viable for Small Businesses : The telephone is the lifeline for many small businesses and that includes telemarketing. Yet with the advent of the National No Call Registry and fines up to $11,000 many small businesses are faced with the dilemna to telemarket or not.
added on 22.04.2016. 21:00 in Marketing

Email - Is it Still a Promotional Tool ? : Email, don't you just love it?What a tool: you can contact anybody in the world without spending a dime on postage, paper or ink!All the above are the reasons email is such a formidabletool to promote your business, stay in touch with yourcustomers, send out special offers to your lists and acquire new business. Of course, if you listen to the naysayers, they willtell you email's days are numbered and that you hadbetter start preparing to use some other form ofcontact to reach your customers! With all the newsabout phishing and other forms of email fraud, it wouldtend to give credence to that opinion.
added on 31.05.2015. 07:00 in Online Business

The Dialogue of Dreams - Part II : Dreaming (D-state or D-activity) is associated with a special movement of the eyes, under the closed eyelids, called Rapid Eye Movement (REM). It is also associated with changes in the pattern of electrical activity of the brain (EEG).
added on 07.11.2014. 09:00 in Self Improvement and Motivation

CAN-SPAM Rules for Internet Marketers : Copyright 2004, John Calderhttp://www. TheEzine.
added on 19.03.2015. 06:00 in Computers and The Internet

S.1618 - 105th Congress, Unsolicited Email! A Bunch of Bull! : Have you received email solicitations with this paragraphincluded somewhere in the message:"This message is sent in compliance with the new email billsection 301. Under Bill S.
added on 30.05.2015. 06:00 in Computers and The Internet

CleverDocs for IFAs - Compliance, Relationship and Document Management system specifically for Independent Financial Advisors : Cost of compliance with new FSA regulations can now be reducedThe additional cost of compliance with the new FSA (Financial Services Authority) regulations for insurers can now be contained thanks to Accounting Products (www. accountingproducts.
added on 09.12.2015. 07:00 in Computers and The Internet

Increase Your Influence, Increase Your Sales : Selling is everyone's lifeblood whether they realize it or not. We all sell in the sense that we attempt to convince others to go our way.
added on 02.05.2016. 17:00 in Marketing

Sarbanes-Oxley : A Cross-Industry Email Compliance Challenge : Is your enterprise following the rules?The bulk of financial information in many companies is created, stored and transmitted electronically, maintained by IT and controlled via information integrity procedures and practices. For these reasons, compliance with federal requirements such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) is heavily dependent on IT.
added on 26.05.2016. 17:00 in Computers and The Internet

GLBA : Raising Email Security Awareness : Corporations are under the gun to protect financial information and consumers are watching!Just a few weeks ago, one of the world's largest banks announced that it had lost computer data containing the personal information of an estimated 1. 2 million federal employees, including some members of the U.
added on 27.05.2016. 18:00 in Computers and The Internet

Five Ways to Get Your Customers to Buy More : The power of database marketing derives primarily from the fact that this approach requires you to become intimately familiar with your customer. Here Brian explains how to boost revenue from your existing customer base.
added on 23.08.2016. 00:00 in Marketing

Alert : New HIPAA Rules Could Affect Your Organization's Email System : On April 21, 2005, a new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) security rule went into effect. The requirements of this rule, which are basically information security best practices, focus on the three cornerstones of a solid information security infrastructure: confidentiality, integrity and availability of information.
added on 02.08.2014. 08:00 in Computers and The Internet

DOJ Ruling on Disabled Rights in Cruise Ships : It is interesting to note that many disabled persons, instead of slinking away and being embarrassed by their conditions, are asserting their rights. They already educate themselves with the basics of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, a law which protects them against discrimination and rules that establishments and such give proper accommodations for them.
added on 21.03.2015. 08:00 in Legal Matters

Aren't all Multi Vitamins Basically the Same? : Aren't all Multi Vitamins Basically the Same? By: Max Wardlow Multi vitamins can provide a convenient way to take a variety of supplemental nutrients from a single product to prevent vitamin or mineral deficiencies, as well as to achieve higher intakes of beneficial nutrients. In the current state of the vitamin and nutritional supplement industry it can be difficult to decide which supplements will provide real health protection and improvement benefits and which are simply "me too" products designed primarily to ride the wave of public interest in preventative health.
added on 16.02.2016. 19:00 in Health