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Energy - How to Have More of It : Energy - How to Have More of It By: Alan Fairweather Something the successful business person needs is - lots of Energy! You need Brain Energy and you need Body Energy. However as with any other kind of energy, it's constantly being drained away and needs replacing.
added on 05.01.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Turbo Charge Your Career With The Most Powerful Leadership Tool Of All: The Leadership Talk : Turbo Charge Your Career With The Most Powerful Leadership Tool Of All: The Leadership Talk By: Brent Filson To develop and deliver a great Leadership Talk, you must understand that every Talk has three important parts. (1) Audience Needs.
added on 16.01.2015. 15:00 in Business and Finance

When You're a Mortgage Payment Behind - an FHA Loan Can be One Solution : When You're a Mortgage Payment Behind - an FHA Loan Can be One Solution By: Katie-Anne Gustafson If you have an FHA loan, your mortgage insurance may be an option for bringing payments current. Contact your lender to learn if you are eligible for a payment from this fund.
added on 23.01.2015. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Ten Reasons to Implement Choice Theory in Your Organization : Ten Reasons to Implement Choice Theory in Your Organization By: Kim Olver What is Choice Theory (CT)? CT is a theory of the explanation of human behavior. CT has applicability to both a person's personal and professional life.
added on 18.02.2015. 00:00 in Business and Finance

The Person With The Most Money Wins! : The Person With The Most Money Wins! By: John Michael The person with the most money wins! This phrase has been used repeatedly but not by the wealthy but by the poor "The have not's". Money is not the only or even the most important thing in life.
added on 14.03.2015. 01:00 in Business and Finance

A New Approach To Site Promotion : A New Approach To Site Promotion By: Andrew J. Morris I have a bad habit of designing great websites, then letting them flounder for lack of promotion.
added on 27.03.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Second Mortgage Can Offer Fast Cash, Piece of Mind : Second Mortgage Can Offer Fast Cash, Piece of Mind By: Gary Carraghan If used properly, there may not be a more effective financial option a homeowner can exercise than to take a second mortgage on their property. More and more American consumers have become aware of revolving debt and the implications it can have on them and their loved one - not just now but in the future.
added on 14.05.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Does Solving Problems Improve the Process? : Does Solving Problems Improve the Process? By: Chris Anderson Are you solving problems or improving the process? In other words, if you find a problem in a process and implement change to fix it, then did you improve the process? Well, maybe..
added on 29.05.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Publicity Performance Not Enough? : Publicity Performance Not Enough? By: Robert A. Kelly Even after a nice piece in a national publication, or a stint on a popular talk show, do you still have a feeling that your public relations dollar could be better spent? As a business, non-profit or association manager, do questions like that linger in your mind? Because if they do, you may be coming down with a real case of "I want my PR money's worth!" If that's how you feel, I'd guess that you're probably doing very little that's positive about the behaviors of those important outside audiences of yours that most affect your operation.
added on 15.07.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Team Motivation - The 3 Secrets : Team Motivation - The 3 Secrets By: Alan Fairweather Are workers telling the truth when they say they are ill? This question was posed on the Money Programme on BBC Television in December 2004.) British Bosses are reporting that more and more of their staff appear to be skiving off with faked illnesses and many firms are taking new steps to crack down on malingerers.
added on 21.08.2015. 17:00 in Business and Finance

The New Paradigm for Entrepreneurial Success : The New Paradigm for Entrepreneurial Success By: Burak Fenercioglu Entrepreneurship is a great magnet to deliver new ideas, unique approaches and innovative technologies. When conducted in a proper way, turning people into entrepreneurs improves a country's economic situation and aids sustainable progress.
added on 26.08.2015. 22:00 in Business and Finance

How To Avoid Money Problems : How To Avoid Money Problems By: John Mussi Everyone has to face a financial crisis some time in their life. Whether the crisis is caused by personal or family illness, the loss of a job, or overspending, it can seem overwhelming.
added on 28.09.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

How To Create A Business Note That Is More Attractive To A Note Investor : How To Create A Business Note That Is More Attractive To A Note Investor By: Afra AmirSanjari You are selling your small business (business value under $1 million for this article). You would like the buyer of your business to come in with an all-cash offer, or be able to qualify for an SBA guaranteed loan.
added on 01.10.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

Take the High Ground With Quality PR : Take the High Ground With Quality PR By: Robert A. Kelly Quality public relations does something positive for business, non-profit and association managers about the behaviors of the key external "publics" that most affect their operations.
added on 18.10.2015. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Sales Forecasting in Real World Markets : Sales Forecasting in Real World Markets By: Peter Boulton Virtually every manufacturing or service company needs to generate forecasts of their short to medium term sales. Being able to forecast demand more accurately has major commercial advantages, whether the forecast is used: to plan purchasing, production and inventory, as the basis of marketing or sales planning, or for financial planning and reporting or budgeting.
added on 01.11.2015. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Drop Ship Your Way to Wealth : Drop Ship Your Way to Wealth By: J. Stephen Pope Your customer sees a marvelous array of products on your website.
added on 07.11.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Six Sigma Tools for Process Control : Six Sigma Tools for Process Control By: Chris Anderson Part 4 of a Four-Part Series Part One: http://www.bizmanualz.
added on 03.12.2015. 01:00 in Business and Finance

How to Keep Customers : How to Keep Customers By: Alan Fairweather Who was it that said - "The customer is always right"? Well for those of you who can't get through the day without knowing, it was H Gordon Selfridge, the founder of Selfridges's department store in London. The question I want answered is; did he ever work with customers on day-to-day basis and if so, was he some kind of saint? Let's face it; customers can be a real pain in the neck.
added on 05.12.2015. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Sales Therapy 101: Breaking Your Fear of Cold Calling : Sales Therapy 101: Breaking Your Fear of Cold Calling By: Ari Galper Almost every day, visitors to my Unlock The Game" website click on my live instant-messenger chat button, which invites them to "Ask Ari a selling question." And do you know what their most common question is? Yes, you guessed it: "Is there any way I can break through or overcome my fear of cold calling?" Most of us have at least some resistance to cold calling, and some people I talk with have such a paralyzing visceral and emotional fear of cold calling that they can't even consider doing it.
added on 09.12.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

The 5 Secrets to Getting Out of Debt Fast : The 5 Secrets to Getting Out of Debt Fast By: Rob Sallay As they stare down at a teetering pile of bills, so many consumers wonder how they racked up such a large debt. The answer boils down to simple mathematics.
added on 18.12.2015. 16:00 in Business and Finance

The Red Phone - Management Consulting in 30 Seconds or Less : The Red Phone - Management Consulting in 30 Seconds or Less By: Joey Robichaux Modern business faces complex problems; management often calls upon highly-specialized consultants to help them address these difficult problems. If you're ever called to help identify these most pressing issues, one of the easiest and quickest ways to start is to talk about the "Red Phone".
added on 30.12.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

The Monkey Trap and Communication Problems : The Monkey Trap and Communication Problems By: Robert F. Abbott Have you heard the story of the monkey trap? It's said to be true, and goes like this: In tropical countries, hunters used to capture monkeys with a simple but effective trap.
added on 31.12.2015. 05:00 in Business and Finance

5 Promotion Secrets to Get the Job You Want : 5 Promotion Secrets to Get the Job You Want By: Ed Sykes You Mean I Need to Promote Myself to Get a Promotion? Time and time again I hear the following from students in my career advancement workshops: "My work speaks for itself..
added on 12.01.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Preparing for Tax Preparation : Preparing for Tax Preparation By: Tiffany J. Morisue Being prepared for your tax appointment can really pay off in terms of maximizing deductions and minimizing tax as well as lowering fees charged by your preparer! Additionally, you should be able to walk away from your tax appointment with peace of mind that your returns are complete and accurate and maybe even with some tax savings advice that you can really use.
added on 04.03.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Ask the Credit Counselor : Ask the Credit Counselor By: Howard Dvorkin Q: I am getting married soon. My credit is great, but my husband can't even get a credit card in his own name due to past credit problems.
added on 08.03.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

How To Choose An Equipment Leasing Company : How To Choose An Equipment Leasing Company By: George A. Parker Each year, thousands of U.
added on 05.04.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

Beating Business Burnout : Beating Business Burnout By: Lynn Colwell 5 Remedies for relief when the pressure's on. Victoria Nuttall is a graphic-arts consultant with skills that should have been appreciated.
added on 10.04.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Stock : Five Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying a Stock By: Tanner Larsson If you are like most people today, you have either thought about investing in the stock market or you actually went out and bought some stock. If so that's great, there is lots of money to be made in the stock market, but the important question is; How do you pick your stocks? Are you buying the stock, because your brother told you to? Did you get a hot tip from your mailman? Or are you just buying the stock because you like the company's products? Believe it or not, a very large percent of people who invest in the stock market are investing their hard earned money based on the above examples without any further research.
added on 22.05.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

You're The Boss : You're The Boss By: Lynn Colwell Beating Business Burnout 5 Remedies for relief when the pressure's on Victoria Nuttall is a graphic-arts consultant with skills that should have been appreciated. "I was working 50 to 55 hours a week, feeling like a real hero to the company because I was putting out work no one else could do at that time," she says.
added on 25.05.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

The Main Goals A Financial Plan Should Accomplish : The Main Goals A Financial Plan Should Accomplish By: Teresa Kaufman This article is going to briefly touch on the main things a financial plan should accomplish. You don't need a professional to help you draw up your own financial plan, but you might need professional advice and help to put some of your plans into action.
added on 31.05.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Five Reasons the Economy Will Crash and Will Stay Crashed : Five Reasons the Economy Will Crash and Will Stay Crashed By: Douglas Phelan If the U.S.
added on 04.08.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

The "Psyche" of The Seller and The Tenant Buyer : The "Psyche" of The Seller and The Tenant Buyer By: Sue and Chuck DeFiore For those of you who were not psychology majors the "psyche" is someone's mind. What motivates them.
added on 22.08.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

How Managers Can Help Retain Their Best Employees : How Managers Can Help Retain Their Best Employees By: Susan Cullen A major problem for employers today is attracting the best talent, and then retaining key employees. Research shows that the key ingredient for retention lies within the manager's ability to understand what employees really want.
added on 23.10.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Benjamin Franklin, Pennies, and Millions of Dollars$$$ : Benjamin Franklin, Pennies, and Millions of Dollars$$$ By: Tom Levine 1.) On Benjamin Franklin: In 1757, Benjamin Franklin published "The Way To Wealth", a basic summary of his 25 year "Poor Richards' Almanac.
added on 08.12.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

What's Important About PR? : What's Important About PR? By: Robert A. Kelly Quite a bit, actually.
added on 09.12.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

A Blueprint for Managing your PR : A Blueprint for Managing your PR By: Robert A. Kelly OK, as a manager, your goal is to show a profit for your business unit, or meet certain expectations of your association membership, or achieve your non-profit's operating objective.
added on 16.12.2016. 19:00 in Business and Finance

The #1 Most Common Goof Businesses Make With Their Yellow Pages Display Ads : The #1 Most Common Goof Businesses Make With Their Yellow Pages Display Ads By: Bob Jeffery Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. But, when it comes to yellow page display ads, you better know who you're imitating and why! A yellow page ad is supposed to do one primary thing: get people to call your business.
added on 26.12.2016. 05:00 in Business and Finance

Selling Online, Selling Offline -- What's the Difference? : Selling Online, Selling Offline -- What's the Difference? By: Ari Galper Ever since I created Unlock The Game", one of the first questions people always ask me is, 'Does Unlock The Game" apply to online selling?' I've been holding off on answering that question because I wanted to get enough experience under my belt with my own online business so I could answer this from an authoritative position. My answer is, 'For the most part, yes -- but with some differences.
added on 27.12.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Avoid Outsourcing Pitfalls in Plastic Injection Molds and Stamping Dies : Avoid Outsourcing Pitfalls in Plastic Injection Molds and Stamping Dies By: Steve Koons When looking to outsource overseas for Plastic Injection Molds or Stamping Dies there are many things to consider. Usually price is the first thing to be looked at, that's probably why you're looking overseas for a new mold or die source-to save money.
added on 11.01.2014. 21:00 in Business and Finance

The "Wall of Defensiveness": 7 Ways to Tear It Down : The "Wall of Defensiveness": 7 Ways to Tear It Down By: Ari Galper Have you ever gotten frustrated when you realize that your prospects keep stereotyping you as a "salesperson"? And because of that, they don't give you the trust and openness that you deserve, and that are essential if you're going to help them solve their problems? That's what's been happening to Michael, who calls companies to set appointments with decisionmakers. "I have a great product that I'm passionate about," he told me, "but when I call prospects, they immediately start treating me as just another salesperson who's trying to sell them the same type of product that others have tried to sell to them in the past.
added on 20.01.2014. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Turnover is Not a Problem : Turnover is Not a Problem By: Michael Beck "Ha!" you say. "For someone to make a statement like that, they obviously haven't worked in the real world and certainly have never had to run a company.
added on 17.02.2014. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The Challenges of Human Resource Management : The Challenges of Human Resource Management By: Dr Alvin Chan Introduction The role of the Human Resource Manager is evolving with the change in competitive market environment and the realization that Human Resource Management must play a more strategic role in the success of an organization. Organizations that do not put their emphasis on attracting and retaining talents may find themselves in dire consequences, as their competitors may be outplaying them in the strategic employment of their human resources.
added on 20.02.2014. 13:00 in Business and Finance

SuperCharged Secret 5, Credit Card Utopia : SuperCharged Secret 5, Credit Card Utopia By: Tom Levine LIVING IN CREDIT CARD UTOPIA Let's just take a brief moment to recap: If you've been following along on this journey with me, learning the 5 Super-Charged secrets to Credit Card Utopia, then you now know 4 very important things: You now know how to take advantage of zero to low interest credit card offers. You now know that there is safety in numbers, and you know the magic "Who's Who" of the major credit card companies.
added on 29.06.2014. 22:00 in Business and Finance

The Effects of Consumer Debt : The Effects of Consumer Debt By: Nicola Bullimore Consumer Borrowing Consumer borrowing in the UK has now crashed through the British Pounds 1 trillion barrier. 80% of this is due to credit card borrowing, loans and mortgages.
added on 10.08.2014. 16:00 in Business and Finance

Change and Performance - Training May Not Be The Answer : Change and Performance - Training May Not Be The Answer By: Howard Sommerfeld Introducing new products or services, bringing new people on board, developing a new process or procedure, installing new equipment, change seems to be the one constant in business today and change always seems to drive a need for training. In conducting training needs analysis at any level, we need to understand that training may not be the solution, at least not the whole solution.
added on 12.08.2014. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Credit Repair Companies and Credit Counseling : Credit Repair Companies and Credit Counseling By: Jeanette Joy Fisher Let's be crystal clear, right up front. Paying someone to "fix" your credit is a waste of your time and money, since the negative issues that are temporarily removed from your file will only reappear again in a couple of months.
added on 29.09.2014. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Selling Is Easy When You're First, Fast And Foremost : Selling Is Easy When You're First, Fast And Foremost By: Jim Meisenheimer First - being before all others. Fast - moving or able to move quickly.
added on 27.10.2014. 22:00 in Business and Finance

The Seven Best Ways For Salespeople And Entrepreneurs To Build AWESOME Customer Relationships : The Seven Best Ways For Salespeople And Entrepreneurs To Build AWESOME Customer Relationships By: Jim Meisenheimer What's the one thing starting today that you could start doing, stop doing, or change that would have a dramatic impact on your client relationships? It's an excellent question and I hope you'll take a moment to consider your response. It sometimes takes a great deal of effort and an extraordinary amount of energy to close "a big deal.
added on 29.10.2014. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Buying and Selling Distressed Houses for Maximum Profit : Buying and Selling Distressed Houses for Maximum Profit By: Jeanette Joy Fisher If you want to become a real estate investor, find a "fixer-upper" owned by an anxious seller. Finding distressed houses at bargain prices, fixing them up, and then selling them on a consistent basis can make you a millionaire.
added on 31.10.2014. 02:00 in Business and Finance

What to do When You receive a Bad Check : What to do When You receive a Bad Check By: Stephen Bucaro As a small business operator, personal checks may be one method to receive payment for your goods or services. As a way to receive payment, a personal check is actually better than credit cards because the fees are less and there can be no charge back.
added on 29.11.2014. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Silicon Valley : Silicon Valley By: Janet Ilacqua Silicon Valley: a parable We have all heard about the "Silicon Valley" miracle. Not long ago, Silicon Valley found itself at the centre of the world, a job- and money-making machine fueled by the popularity of the Internet and technological innovation.
added on 24.12.2014. 08:00 in Business and Finance

Better Decisions: Balancing Efficiency & Buy-In : Better Decisions: Balancing Efficiency & Buy-In By: Andrea Corney A big source of managerial churn is lack of clarity around the decision process. The biggest source of confusion is the Team Decision.
added on 10.01.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

Business After the Iraqi War : Business After the Iraqi War By: Carlos T. Fernandez The rewarding of high compensation packages to top executives who turned over weak quarterly earnings, or who were involved in corporate scandals, adversely affected short-term investing, and collectively contributed to the downturn of the global economy over the last couple of years.
added on 27.02.2016. 01:00 in Business and Finance

How To Use Your Credit Cards Wisely : How To Use Your Credit Cards Wisely By: Noel Hynes Are you one of the thousands pulling your hair out trying to figure out how you're going to pay your credit card bills? Using your credit cards wisely and sensibly will help you avoid financial problems and establish a strong credit rating, so here's some information to help you get your credit card problems under control. Credit cards are convenient for buying things now and paying later.
added on 22.03.2016. 00:00 in Business and Finance

Birds of a Feather May Be Turkeys : Birds of a Feather May Be Turkeys By: Gene Griessman Birds of a feather do flock together. It's true.
added on 29.03.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

How to Handle 12 Big Issues for Small Businesses : How to Handle 12 Big Issues for Small Businesses By: Diana Barnum Some day-to-day work issues can turn into big headaches for small businesses. For example, not having enough help during a busy season or new promotion can hurt production, sales and customer relations in the fulfillment of orders and customer service.
added on 13.04.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Hurdles to Cross Cultural Business Communication : Hurdles to Cross Cultural Business Communication By: Neil Payne International businesses are facing new challenges to their internal communication structures due to major reforms brought about through internationalization, downsizing, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Lack of investment in cross cultural training and language tuition often leads to deficient internal cohesion.
added on 27.04.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Cross Cultural Solutions for International Business : Cross Cultural Solutions for International Business By: Neil Payne Globalisation, the expansion of intercontinental trade, technological advances and the increase in the number of companies dealing on the international stage have brought about a dramatic change in the frequency, context and means by which people from different cultural backgrounds interact. Cross cultural solutions to international business demands are increasingly being viewed as a valid and necessary method in enhancing communication and interaction in and between companies, between companies and customers and between colleagues.
added on 16.06.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

How To Negotiate A Higher Price For Your House : How To Negotiate A Higher Price For Your House By: Neeraj Varma Negotiation is where many FSBO home sellers really have problems. The wrong attitude or a slip of the tongue could cost you thousands.
added on 07.07.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

How to Hire the Right People : How to Hire the Right People By: Lorraine Pirihi One of the biggest challenges any business owner or manager has is hiring the right people. I've recently discovered a simple, inexpensive yet very effective way which will help you get it right.
added on 18.07.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

How to Identify a Problem Solver : How to Identify a Problem Solver By: Harry Joiner As an executive recruiter, I interview a lot of people. And while most candidates find a way to look good on paper, their resumes don't always reveal how good of a problem solver they are.
added on 22.07.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Why News Releases Fail : Why News Releases Fail By: Paul Krupin Sorry about my otaku with this issue (otaku = more than a hobby, a little less than an obsession). Many of you may know me, since I run Imediafax, the Internet to Media Fax Service.
added on 26.07.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

Five Defining Characteristics of Great CEOs : Five Defining Characteristics of Great CEOs By: Jan B. King 1.
added on 29.07.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

10 Critical Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Consultant : 10 Critical Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Consultant By: Jan B. King Talk to as many consultants as you can before hiring one.
added on 31.07.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

What Consultants Want You to Know (But You Never Ask) : What Consultants Want You to Know (But You Never Ask) By: Jan B. King I've been both a CEO and a consultant, so I've seen from both perspectives what goes right and what goes wrong when a consultant comes in to a company.
added on 01.08.2016. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Self-Confidence Is The Key To Personal And Professional Success : Self-Confidence Is The Key To Personal And Professional Success By: Michael PortIn my audio program Book Yourself Solid, The 7 Keys To Getting More Clients Than You Can Handle Even If You Hate Marketing And Selling, I focus on the nitty gritty of what to do to get loads of clients but the real key and what I try to deep into is what you need to do for yourself to take action.I think there are only two reasons for most any business problem: You dont know what to doYou know what to do but youre not doing itAnd, I also think that 90% of all business problems stem from number two.
added on 19.08.2016. 06:00 in Business and Finance

The Top Three Problems IT Managers Face and How to Overcome Them : The Top Three Problems IT Managers Face and How to Overcome Them By: Frank SchmidtTodays business environment has changed drastically from just a few years back. Rather than working exclusively with equipment, data, and systems, todays IT managers face issues such as cross training, personnel management, interdepartmental communication, and a widening job scope for all IT employees.
added on 20.08.2016. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Effective Multi Cultural International Business Meetings : Effective Multi Cultural International Business Meetings By: Neil PayneOf the many areas in international business where cultural differences manifest is in the corporate meeting room. International meetings are an area where differences in cultural values, etiquette, interpretations of professional conduct and corporate rules are at their most visible and challenging to control.
added on 02.09.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

Why Small Businesses Fail (or Fail to Thrive) : Why Small Businesses Fail (or Fail to Thrive) By: Karyn GreenstreetTammy, a skilled and gifted horticulturist, called me to discuss what she needed to know to start her own florist and landscaping business. She had been in the horticulture industry for 10 years and was incredibly skilled at working with flowers and plants - one of the best.
added on 04.09.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

High Protein Diets Can Have a "Bad" Impact on Your Career : High Protein Diets Can Have a "Bad" Impact on Your Career By: Scott Kiser, DDSWith all the excitement regarding high protein diets, one area that is often not talked about is a diet rich in protein can be a major contributor to bad breath. Actually, there are several causes of bad breath, many of which most people have given little, if any, thought to.
added on 10.09.2016. 04:00 in Business and Finance

PR That Entrepreneurs Often Overlook : PR That Entrepreneurs Often Overlook By: Robert A. KellyIf that sounds like you, here's what you may be missing once the new enterprise is launched Public relations that really does something about the behaviors of those key outside audiences that most affect your new enterprise.
added on 15.09.2016. 09:00 in Business and Finance

Your Organization: What Role PR? : Your Organization: What Role PR? By: Robert A. KellyAs a manager, does your current business, non-profit or association public relations effort concern itself primarily with radio and newspaper publicity? Or does it concentrate on a specialty area like financial communications or trade relations? Or, possibly, it deals each day with sales support or government affairs? Actually, maybe your PR effort should concentrate on delivering what you really need? For example, PR that really does something positive about the behaviors of those outside audiences that most affect your organization? PR that uses its fundamental premise to deliver external stakeholder behavior change - the kind that leads directly to achieving your managerial objectives? And PR that persuades those important outside folks to your way of thinking, then moves them to take actions that help your department, division or subsidiary succeed? What fundamental PR premise are we suggesting as your new action blueprint? People act on their own perception of the facts before them, which leads to predictable behaviors about which something can be done.
added on 03.10.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Control Stress or It Will Control Your Business : Control Stress or It Will Control Your Business By: Dale CollieWhen we think about stress in the workplace, we usually refer to ulcers or heart conditions, but stress has a much broader impact. It is known that stress is linked to cancer, lung ailments, cirrhosis of the liver, immunity to common illnesses, back problems, and many other medical problems.
added on 13.12.2016. 02:00 in Business and Finance

Covering All The Bases: How to Make Sure Your Newsletters Get Opened and Read : Covering All The Bases: How to Make Sure Your Newsletters Get Opened and Read By: Roger C. ParkerIt's not enough to prepare and distribute a monthly newsletter, one that offers information of genuine value to your market.
added on 22.12.2016. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Keeping Your Kids Safe While They Are Online : Keeping Your Kids Safe While They Are Online By: Tina BarracloughThe INTERNET can be a dangerous place for your kids, if you don't know the risks that can occur while being online. It is our jobs as parents, to know what our kids are doing when they are online.
added on 07.01.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Employers - Protect Yourself from Custody Battles that Hold Your Company Hostage : Employers - Protect Yourself from Custody Battles that Hold Your Company Hostage By: Charlotte HardwickChild custody? How'd that get to be an employer's concern? When an employee faces child custody litigation, it will effect their ability to do their job. And it often causes legal consequences for their employers as well.
added on 12.03.2016. 20:00 in Business and Finance

How to Enhance Quality in Your Business : How to Enhance Quality in Your Business By: Abdallah Khamis AbdallahEvery business must strive to provide quality products and services to customers. To achieve that objective the company must draw well thought out policies and procedures to ensure 100% achievement of the targets.
added on 13.03.2016. 21:00 in Business and Finance

Should You Write Your Own Business Plan? : Should You Write Your Own Business Plan? By: Jan B. King If you are just starting a company and looking for funding, or looking for additional funding for growth, you will need to develop a traditional business plan.
added on 01.05.2016. 22:00 in Business and Finance

Do you Know the Benefits of Checking your Credit Report? : Do you Know the Benefits of Checking your Credit Report? By: Mary Arce Do you know why you should check your credit report? Of course you do, because you have undoubtedly experienced one working in your life! No matter where you roam, your credit report follows you through life, updating all aspects of your life: your employment, where you live, your opened credit accounts, your closed accounts, your payment history, and even public records on you. In this country, a good credit history brings you benefits of all kinds--a home mortgage, an apartment lease, an auto loan, or even more credit--with ease.
added on 16.05.2016. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Negotiating the Real Estate Contract : Negotiating the Real Estate Contract By: Roselind Hejl Negotiation is the process of communication back and forth in order to reach a joint agreement. There is no "one size fits all" strategy of negotiating a real estate contract.
added on 30.05.2016. 03:00 in Business and Finance

Businesses Should Specialise Not Generalise : Businesses Should Specialise Not Generalise By: Andy George In the 1980s it was the fashion for businesses to be diverse and to offer a variety of service. This strategy was found to be wanting in the 1990s when many businesses decided to stick to the core businesses they know best and to dispose of non-core businesses.
added on 04.07.2016. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Finding a Loan With Bad Credit : Finding a Loan With Bad Credit By: Colin McDougall No matter what your credit history is the simple fact is that at some point in your life you will need a loan. If you have a few black marks on your credit report and you are feeling that your bad credit will not enable you to qualify for loans, do not feel despair because there are banks that will lend to people in your situation.
added on 31.07.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

What's Wrong With You, Why Don't You Understand Me? : What's Wrong With You, Why Don't You Understand Me? By: Della Menechella Recently while waiting for our lunch to be served in a nearby restaurant, my husband Michael and I were discussing our son's upcoming science fair project. Michael was describing the steps that my son should follow to complete the assignment.
added on 06.08.2016. 23:00 in Business and Finance

How Your Business Can Pick A Software Developer : How Your Business Can Pick A Software Developer By: David Berube Eventually, your business is going to need to have some software development. Your business is unique - you can't rely on a huge, faceless corporation to handle your unique needs with a shrinkwrapped, mass produced, production-line solution.
added on 24.08.2016. 17:00 in Business and Finance

Managing Stress - Hire the Right People : Managing Stress - Hire the Right People By: Lorraine Pirihi Managing stress is not easy if you don't have the right people in your business or team. One of the biggest challenges any business owner or manager has is hiring the right people.
added on 14.01.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

It's Not the Size of Your Bank Account : It's Not the Size of Your Bank Account By: Stephanie Yeh You might think that if you win the lottery or get a huge raise, all your problems will be solved. Sounds logical, right? Well, it might sound logical, but it isn't.
added on 15.01.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Getting Software Developed for Your Business : Getting Software Developed for Your Business By: David Berube At some point, your business is going to need to have some software development. Maybe your business is small, but existing software doesn't fit your needs.
added on 07.02.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Customer Service Is Dying- and I'm Not Feeling So Good Myself : Customer Service Is Dying- and I'm Not Feeling So Good Myself By: Garrison Wynn Have you ever called a company and been greeted with the phrase "Hold, please"? How do they know you can hold? They don't even know who you are. Maybe you can't hold; maybe you have 10 seconds of juice left on your cell phone and your hair is on fire.
added on 18.02.2015. 00:00 in Business and Finance

4 Customer Service Mistakes Companies Should Avoid Making : 4 Customer Service Mistakes Companies Should Avoid Making By: Russ Mate 1) Being placed on hold endlessly. Don't you just love it when you call a company and they place you on hold, leaving you to listen to their latest on-hold, recorded sales pitch, over and over again.
added on 17.03.2015. 04:00 in Business and Finance

It's a Training Issue! : It's a Training Issue! By: Mindie Burgoyne There's a common phrase used by Organizational Development and Human Resource professionals, when identifying kinks in the growth of an organization or company - "It's a training issue." The same phrase can be applied to almost any group of human beings that are working together to achieve a common goal.
added on 26.03.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Diversity in the Workplace : Diversity in the Workplace By: Judith Lindenberger As you look around your office, is everyone just like you? Probably not. The demographics of the American workforce have changed dramatically over the last 50 years.
added on 27.03.2015. 14:00 in Business and Finance

Extended Enterprise In The Nesting And Cutting Business : Extended Enterprise In The Nesting And Cutting Business By: Luca Vignando In Italy there are a lot of small and medium enterprises (SME) that often act as subcontractors to bigger firms. For example, most of the Italian shoes come from industrial districts, where the organization heavily relies on subcontracting.
added on 16.04.2015. 10:00 in Business and Finance

The Big Picture: 5 Questions that Can Boost your Business : The Big Picture: 5 Questions that Can Boost your Business By: Bobette Kyle As business managers, entrepreneurs, and Webmasters, we strive for unobtainable perfection. Why do I say unobtainable? Because when we focus on perfection in one area, we forego attention elsewhere.
added on 07.05.2015. 07:00 in Business and Finance

Prepare to Sell! : Prepare to Sell! By: Audrey Burton Sales is a critical part of any business, including non-profits. Sales is not complicated or difficult, but requires preparation, consistent action and a plan.
added on 13.05.2015. 13:00 in Business and Finance

Get Outsiders on Your Side : Get Outsiders on Your Side By: Robert A. Kelly Especially good advice for business, non-profit and association managers whose job success depends in large part on the behaviors of their key external audiences.
added on 18.05.2015. 18:00 in Business and Finance

Youth Entrepreneurship, A Disappointing Truth : Youth Entrepreneurship, A Disappointing Truth By: Michael Ross The psychology of entrepreneurship can be very rewarding to one who dreams of starting their own business. The freedom of being your own boss has billions of people seeking financial independence and other entrepreneurial expectations.
added on 04.06.2015. 11:00 in Business and Finance

Time Management Tips for Managers : Time Management Tips for Managers By: Lorraine Pirihi Late last year I was presenting a workshop for the senior managers of a major organisation. Whilst doing a pre-workshop survey to assess the challenges these managers were experiencing it became very apparent to me that many of them were showing the signs of business burn-out.
added on 10.07.2015. 23:00 in Business and Finance

Outsourcing Problem Analysis : Outsourcing Problem Analysis By: John T. Mooney As an HR professional, you have responsibilities in several broad areas that have a significant impact on your company's bottom line, directly contributing to the corporate return on investment.
added on 30.07.2015. 19:00 in Business and Finance

How To Pick An IT Consultant : How To Pick An IT Consultant By: David Berube At some point, most business are going to need to have some help from a IT consultant. Maybe your business is a small, without many IT resources.
added on 09.09.2015. 12:00 in Business and Finance

Avoiding A Bad Investment Is Easier Than You Might Think : Avoiding A Bad Investment Is Easier Than You Might Think By: W. Troy Swezey Human nature being what it is, none of us can get serious about the idea of buying a house without experiencing at least a few small twinges of worry.
added on 16.09.2015. 19:00 in Business and Finance