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Connecting Viral Marketing And Internet business Ideas.My name is Charles Friedo Frize and the focus of this blog is to share marketing trends,information, business ideas,and to help you promote your interests, products and services virally.

Dec 11, 2019

Social Media Marketing - Differentiate Or Die

Social media marketing is an innovative concept, and because of this, many businesses and enterprises are a little nervy by it, or choose not to consider it significant. It makes no difference whatsoever which industry you operate in or the size of your business, chances are social media can help you, and it need not be complex. Here is why You should consider social media marketing for your business if you already haven't.

How can it help my business?Social media has a great number of uses from a marketing standpoint. It gives you the opportunity to promote your business to a much wider audience through networks, and platforms like Stumbleupon, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.Furthermore, it affords you the choice to engage with potential customers and build relationships without having to leave your desk.

Relationship building is a crucial part of converting leads into sales, and social media provides you with a dazzling ray of opportunities to do this at relatively low cost. Social media is ideal for small businesses that don't have a massive marketing budget, thus providing a simple way for your current customers and supporters to spread the word about your venture to their contacts and friends. The term for this is viral marketing, it is not time consuming and quite effortless on your part and can be highly effective.

An essential element of persuading customers to buy from you is building trust, and if you come recommended by their friends or colleagues, your potential customers are far more likely to trust you than an establishment they found through the search engine...

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Dec 11, 2019

Manifestation - Ancient Manifesting Secrets

There are many ancient secrets that are no longer hidden and lost as it use to be. Still few people have access to the empowering knowledge of such powerful techniques.

Although this knowledge is not as concealed as it once was, it is now draped in the understanding of quantum physics and the universal laws.

Amazingly only a minority of people get it; few take the time to realize the deep power that comes from the knowledge of these techniques and the application of them.

The breath as simple as it may be has the power to catapult your manifesting intentions to outstanding levels. Those who understand the science of breathing know that it allows you to accelerate your manifesting abilities.

Just take a deep swooping breath while holding a clear image in your mind. If you kept doing it you may find that your ability to concentrate grows stronger. The breath is power, it is what gasoline is to a car.

Retraining the mind with ambient sound also increases one’s ability to manifest in a more powerful way. As you can see the law of attraction is one simple law in a field of many levels of understanding.

You can program your mind to do what you want before you even consider worries about manifesting by balancing it out with sound frequencies...

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Dec 11, 2019

WeWork’s Adam Neumann Is the Most Talented Grifter of Our Time

This is how the WeWork story ends—for now. The high-flying office-sharing startup, which introduced itself to the world as “a community company” with a mission to “to elevate the world’s consciousness,” is paying its founder, Adam Neumann, more than $1 billion to go away. Meanwhile, the company is so cash-poor that it cannot afford to pay the severances of the 4,000 workers it intends to cut.

WeWork’s free fall from a projected valuation of nearly $50 billion to just $5 billion will likely be taught in business school, immortalized in best-selling books, and debated among analysts for years. But one thing’s for sure: It has established Adam Neumann, who escaped from the wreckage a billionaire, as a figure of almost mythical monstrousness—like some capitalist chimera of Midas and Houdini.

Neumann spent several years of his childhood living on Kibbutz Nir Am, a communitarian settlement near the Gaza Strip. And he has spent much of the rest of his life telling people about it. Just about every profile of Neumann mentions his childhood on the kibbutz—including write-ups in Vanity Fair, Fast Company, Business Insider, and The New York Times. He told Haaretz that his kibbutz upbringing molded his vision of WeWork. He has compared the office-sharing company, with its common areas and communal beer, to a “Kibbutz 2.0” and “a capitalist kibbutz.”

Neumann proposed that office space could play the kibbutz’s role of fostering community, empathy, and serendipitous creation. “If you understand that being part of something greater than yourself is meaningful,” he said, “and if you’re not driven just by material goods, then you’re part of the We Generation.”

Rather than treat WeWork like a community farm, however, Neumann used the company like a personal ATM.

The most egregious example might be from earlier this year. In January, WeWork announced that it would change its name to the We Company to reflect the fact that its ambitions had grown from office-sharing to every facet of the collective human experience. Under this new umbrella company, the firm would revolutionize living space (WeLive), school (WeGrow), and retail (WeMRKT).

But the name We Company had already been trademarked—by Neumann. And Neumann insisted that his company pay him $6 million for the privilege of using it.

Even though Neumann was eventually goaded into giving back the fee, this gambit was ludicrous, audacious—and telling. Corporate renaming falls squarely in the job description of the founder and chief executive. Neumann easily could have taken no payment at all; instead he tried to extract a $6 million bonus for less than a day’s work.

It is not unusual for founders of billion-dollar enterprises to get rich. What’s deeply unusual, however, is the way Neumann wrapped himself around WeWork’s business to squeeze profit from its every pore, even as he proclaimed his firm’s spirit of generosity...

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Dec 11, 2019

Business - Forms Of Organizations

There are numerous kinds of organizations that can be separated into two major divisions: organizations existing to create profits (profit organizations. Includes business entities) and organizations that exist primarily for another purpose (non-profit organizations. E.g: charity organizations).

3 Types of Business Entities and their common characteristics:

1. Sole Proprietorships.

Sole proprietorships are business that are owned and operated by one person: the sole proprietor. The owner and the business, is then the same. For tax purposes, a sole proprietorship is not a taxable entity, and any profits earned by the business are taxed on the return of the individual.The proprietor must develop an accounting system that distinguishes between his/her personal affairs and that of the business.

2. Partnerships.

Partnerships are businesses that are owned by two or more individuals. For small partnerships, the agreement is often an oral agreement between the partners but it is highly recommended that the agreement be formalized as is done in bigger partnerships like public accounting firms and most law firms.In partnering up with individuals, it is important to outline the division of profits and expenses, as well as the expected responsibilities of the partners in a written agreement...

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Dec 11, 2019

Business - Crisis Management Strategies And Risk Management

The Net has opened worlds for businesses and consumers, but it has also created a public relations nightmare for businesses. Forums, opinion Web sites, blogs, and anything that is publishable can smear a company's name in moments.

Crisis management is the procedure by which an organization deals with unexpected and disruptive events that puts in jeopardy the organization or its stakeholders.

The evaluation of crisis management evolved with the large-volumes of industrial and environmental disasters in the 1980s. It is considered to be the most crucial process in public relations

Three factors are common to a crisis:

(a) a threat to the organization,(b) the element of surprise, and(c) a short decision time.Venette argues that "crisis is a process of transformation where the old system can no longer be maintained". Therefore, the fourth defining quality is the need for change. If change is not required, the event could more accurately be described as a failure or incident.

Remember, "Yours Is a Very Bad Hotel" presentation that described one customer's bad experience with a hotel chain? Hotels are run by humans.Humans make mistakes. It's how you handle the mistakes that can make the difference in customer service.

Since the hotel's employees didn't try to help the customer overcome a bad situation, the customer lashed back and bloggers blogged it. If the hotel is on top of its game, it would unleash its crisis management (also known as reputation management) team to salvage its reputation while it can...

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Dec 11, 2019

Dating - 3 Groups Women Put Men In Before Meeting Them

When making advances towards women, even before you utter a word or do anything, she has already inadvertently put you into one of three groups:

I Like HimI Don't Like HimUndecidedNow that you are aware of the three different groups lets go over each ones strengths and weaknesses for you.

Group #1: I like Him: If you happen to look or remind her of someone that she liked, dress in a certain type of way that she finds attractive or anything else that she happens to connect with.

Congrats you have a heads up on everyone and when it comes to taking it to the next level its all On You.

This is a great thing and if you fall in the Average Guy category expect this to happen with around 10 percent of the women that you meet who are available.

Group #2: I Don't Like Him: You ever meet someone and for no apparent or real good reason you don't like them?

Guess what women are the same way and for good measure most women throw unpoised men and a whole slew of petty reasons in there as well.

If you fall in this category and at least 10 percent of the time you will if your just an average guy, unless you have some unknown outside factor to enhance you (hot ex still after you, famous, rich, etc.); there is nothing you can say or do that is going to get this woman to change her mind and be attracted to you.

Group #3: Undecided: The majority of the times about 80 percent is you are an average guy you are going to fall in this group which if you have done your studying and reading on seduction and how to attract women is a perfect place to be.

Seeing as you are in the Undecided category, you can work on creating the desire and attraction in a woman that you want. This is very good news for you my friend...

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Dec 11, 2019

Job Interviews - Prepare Questions In Advance

Job Interviews: An interview almost invariably closes with the potential employer asking if you have any questions. Often an applicant will ask for clarification on benefits -insurance, vacation time, etc. While these are obviously important for you to know, they plant a seed in the interviewer's mind that maybe you are more interested in what the job can do for you than in how you can help the employer.

Try to have three or four questions ready to ask that demonstrate your interest in the company and your desire to be a problem-solver. If you have been able to do some research, trot out a question or two that came to mind. If you have been able to come up with some ideas that relate to the problem, throw them out to see how the employer reacts.

If you have been able to identify some trends or problems in the industry, ask how that is going to affect the company and what they are doing to deal with it. Show your concern about industry developments and what that may bode for the future.

If some current challenges have been brought up earlier in the interview, ask for clarification and more detail. The more the interviewer interacts with you as if your concerns are mutual, and that possible solutions are something you could consider together, the more you will be seen as a valuable future member of his team and the more likely you will be asked to join that team.

Toughest Interview Questions? Today's interview questions are becoming increasingly more difficult. I have compiled a list of questions that interviewers regard as the toughest to answer. There are no right or wrong answers to the questions, but be prepared to for them to be asked.

1. Talk about yourself? (Prepare for 2 minutes)

2. If you were a Leader of a country, which problem would you tackle first and why? 3. If you made a film about yourself, who would play your character?

4. Is a Tomato a Fruit or Vegetable?

5. Describe a Tennis Ball? Be prepared for Questions like these as this will prove you really want the job, have a creative thought process, be able to sell yourself and be confident is a stressful environment...

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Dec 11, 2019

Relaxation - Stress And Self Esteem

Relaxation: Self-esteem plays a very important role in our lives. If we don’t feel good about whom we are, it can make our health diminish making us sick.

Stress can play a major role in why our self-esteem is not in the positive mood. Self-esteem has a lot to do with our healing, physical, emotional, or spiritual process. If our stress level is up and taking over our lives, then our self-esteem is going to be low and that isn’t good.

If we are thinking negative thoughts, our self-esteem causes the stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression, and even poor relationships in our lives.There are many things that stress can be the cause of and low self-esteem is one of them. Our sleeping patterns can be disrupted when we are stressed and that is not good for our health.

We all need our sleep in order to handle the everyday stress in our lives that are making our self-esteem low.We all need to learn to keep the stress down and our self-esteem up to keep us happy and healthy...

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Dec 11, 2019

Serbia Travel - Cheap Holidays In Serbia

Serbia travel: When you plan your cheap holidays in Serbia, make sure to include Belgrade and Novi Sad to the itinerary. These two cities will keep you busy for days.

The first place to start your fun is at the Kalemegdan. This is a zoo and park area with a beautiful castle. It will delight everyone in your group. It is something to see and notice how the animals react to people.

Skadarlija is a neighbourhood that offers little shops and restaurants with some historical sites. You will enjoy these two quaint areas of Belgrade. In addition, Dorcot is another area to visit that will impress on you.

The National Museum is something to explore for the history of Serbia and the surrounding areas. A favorite with all visitors is the House of Flowers, Marshal Tito Memorial.

It is more of a point of interest with interesting surroundings. You will want to spend a day on the beach at Ada Ciganlija. The white sands and warm waters are so right for a peaceful day...

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Dec 11, 2019

Health - Wellbeing Diet Fitness Diseases Nutrition

Health, in human beings, is the level of any persons continuing physical, emotional, mental, and social capacity to cope with his natural environment. Such a definition, just one of many, has it's disadvantages. The somewhat frail person who keeps "well" within the accustomed surroundings of his or her being, could possibly capitulate to a heart attack from shoveling heavy snow after a blizzard.

A person who normally lives at sea level,may perhaps relocate to a new family home in the mountains, where the environment has a lower content of oxygen.

He may consequently suffer from shortness of breath and possibly anemia until his red blood cell count adjusts itself to the altitude. So even by this definition, the understanding of good health must entail some concession for change in the environment. Bad health can be defined as the presence of disease, and good health as it's absence.

A person who has not had a disease for a continued period of time, but then had sudden attack of seasickness, may not be considered as losing his good health as a result of such a misfortune. The same might apply to an expectant mother, completely healthy in the afternoons and evenings, but afflicted from morning sickness a few hours each day. Physical condition and wellbeing are not synonymous terms.

A three hundred and twenty pound American pro football player, may be in a tremendous physical condition(although outside the range of normality for weight) but may or may not be in excellent health-depending for illustration, whether or not he has fallen victim to a bout of influenza.

There are additional problems in settling upon a definition of human health...

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Dec 11, 2019

Home - Choosing A Place To Live

Home: Blessed indeed are they who are free to choose where and how they shall live. Still more blessed are they who give abundant thought to their choice, for they may not wear the sackcloth of discomfort nor scatter the ashes of burned money.

TASTE AND EXPEDIENCE Most of us have a theory of what the home should be, but it is stowed away with the wedding gifts of fine linen that are cherished for our permanent abode.

We believe in harmony of surroundings, but after living, within a period of ten years or so, in seven different apartments with seven different arrangements of rooms and seven different schemes of decoration, we lose interest in suiting one thing to another.

Harmony comes to mean simply good terms with the janitor. Or if (being beginners) we have some such prospect of nomadic living facing us, and we are at all knowing, we realize the utter helplessness of demonstrating our good taste, purchase any bits of furniture that a vagrant fancy may fasten upon.

We give space to whatever gimcracks our friends may foist upon us, trusting that in the whirligig of removals the plush rocker, the mission table, and the brass stand may each find itself in harmony with something else at one time or another. Some day we shall be freed from the tyranny of these conditions and then...

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Dec 11, 2019

Web Design Tips - 4 Great Tips To Power Your Web Design

Web design tips: A great number of the biggest money makers have eye-catching, simple, innovative, and the cleanest websites online! A corporate style website may greatly boost your business! Looking professional online is really important, especially if you want to attract big money to your door.

There are literally 1000's of people and companies searching every single day for their next big purchase, will your company be the next one they contact? Your website need to be clean, simple, innovative and easy to navigate. No need for big flashing buttons, 20 different text colors, everything packed into one page, banner ads in every corner, etc. You get the picture.

Web Design Tip #1 The point is - keep it clean! I am sure you have visited a website and you left with a headache. This might be the same for your visitors. People notice when they find clean websites, it actually increases your chances of people reading your content more often than not. Appearance is everything online. What your website tells people subconsciously is the message they perceive about your business.

The more "Mickey mouse" your website looks, the more "Mickey mouse" visitors will think about your business. The internet is very impersonal and in order to increase our business, you need to find ways to subconsciously tell your visitors that you mean business and you're the right choice for their purchase online...

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Dec 11, 2019

Orgasm - Do You Get Yours Regularly?

Orgasm: This is a sad fact that, in these modern times, somewhere between 10% and 20% of adult women have never experienced an orgasm, and as many as 50% of women don’t orgasm during sex.

Sexual and sensual education have advanced to where we now understand much more about the female orgasm, such as the fact that women have two completely different places they can stimulate in order to bring themselves to full satisfaction.

Since the vibrator was specifically created to allow women to experience orgasms, it remains the best tool for women to discover what they enjoy, and what stimulates them in the best way to achieve the ultimate O.

The first step, of course, is acquiring a vibrator.

Most “adult stores” are pretty tacky and uncomfortable for women to shop in, which is why the internet is such a popular medium for adult toy shopping.Look at the pictures, read about the materials, and choose something you find attractive and that looks fun.

This is the first step on a wonderful journey, so enjoy it! To allow the best experience with your vibrator, give yourself some time with it.

Before you even switch it on, get relaxed and turned on. Take a long bubble bath, read an erotic story, get yourself in the mood...

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Dec 11, 2019

Edinburgh City Guide And Hotels

Edinburgh is one of the most famous cities in the world.It is the fastest growing place on the planet and there are a lot of reasons as to why this festival city is one of the most sought-after places for tourists to visit.

The city is abuzz with activities the whole year round, be it the fireworks and stranger-hugging frenzy of the world famous New Year “Hogmanay” street party or the spell of arts shows that appear with delightful pomp during the “Edinburgh Festival” in August.

This bohemian city is also home to one of Europe’s most dynamic and successful financial centers.For the last decade or so, Edinburgh has achieved with resounding success the status as one of the leading centers in the world for finance, education and business.

It is second only to London as the most important financial center in Britain.Edinburgh has four universities. The oldest, the University of Edinburgh, was established in 1583. The city of Edinburgh epitomises a land that appreciates culture, history, heritage, beauty and, of course, life.

Tourists love to flock to the city in the summer for the period between July and September. They would simply refuse to leave Edinburgh during the world famous Edinburgh International Festival, when the city is showered with exciting cultural activity.

Places of interest:

Edinburgh castle:

Every tourist worth his or her salt would essentially visit the famous Edinburgh castle, which is easily the most famous tourist attraction in the city. It was built on the core of an extinct volcano. Edinburgh Castle presently houses the Stone of Destiny, Mons Meg (massive 15th-century cannon) Scottish Crown Jewels, and the army headquarters of the Scottish Division...

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Dec 11, 2019

Small Biz - Internet Meetings And Small Business

The world today is a global village. It is no longer necessary, or sometimes even possible, for all the employees of any organization to come together. Equally people need to share ideas and information more than ever. Business associates or even family and friends may be located anywhere, but our need to stay connected grows daily. We may need to talk, share pictures and programs, videos, work together or collaborate on many projects.

The Internet has brought the world even closer. It has taken our ability to share information to a new level with brand new abilities to work and communicate worldwide. Net meetings are web based and accessible to anyone with high speed Internet access. Unlike email, they are real time and they allow you to get immediate feedback and communicate your ideas faster.

At an Internet meeting you can exchange all sorts of information. The meetings have many different features depending on the software and service provider used. Most e-meetings today use live video and audio.

They can also pass files between participants and share a common whiteboard to share ideas as well as the ability to work on Word, Excel or PowerPoint documents together. Web meetings also provide the ability to share programs running on your PC and let the Internet meeting attendees view your desktop...

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Dec 11, 2019

What Is Marketing - Guide To Promoting An Unfamiliar Business Effectively

What is marketing: So how do you effectively market your product or service when one knows anything about them because you're in a new and emerging industry?

How can you expect to get customers if no one understands what it is that you do?

If this happens to be your situation then a huge part of your marketing strategy will need to be educating consumers about what you do.

If yours is a field that is relatively new, or perhaps misunderstood, adopting an education strategy can help consumers understand the benefits you provide and feel more comfortable with the idea of purchasing your products or services.

Educational marketing is best done through vehicles where you have space or time to fully explain your product or service and the benefits it provides. Or perhaps even to set straight some common misconceptions.

Publishing a newsletter or Ezine, or writing a regular newspaper or magazine column are great ways to educate and generate positive awareness.

Make sure your web site content clearly explains what you do. Provide free Special Reports so prospects can learn more.

Conduct free seminars or teleseminars, or provide consultations so prospects can meet you and hear more about how your product or service can help them.

Your marketing goal should be to get as much educational information out to your prospects as possible...

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Dec 11, 2019

Small Business Advice - Get Online And Showcase Your Business To The World

Small business advice: The best advice for small business owners today will to establish an online presence. It matters not if your company consists of twenty people or just two, having a website is valuable to companies of all sizes.

As ecommerce becomes a more significant part of sales, businesses that do not have a website will be losing out on both revenue and customers. Fortunately, it is not too challenging to design a website for your products and services.

Unlike in the past, today, there are many valuable web builder tools that allow users of all skill levels to design their own site.

Many companies offering these products will often let customers test drive their web builder tools before actually committing to a purchase.

This gives you the chance to become comfortable with the tools and see how they can help you in designing your site. You then have the option of signing up for a paid subscription of your choice.

A website is a great idea even for businesses that are doing well without the help of online sales.In today’s highly technical world, businesses that do not have a website may be viewed as outdated or unprofessional. This is especially true when you consider the age group of your potential customers.

Younger adults who have grown up using computers are much more likely to order from a company that offers their products online. There aren’t too many companies today that would tell you they couldn’t benefit from additional sales.Web builder tools allow small business owners the opportunity to make their company products available to customers of all ages across the globe...

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Dec 11, 2019

Wedding - 4 Tips to Help Write Personal Wedding Vows

A person’s wedding is one of the most memorable, important, and high points in an individual’s life. At a time when a man and a woman want to make the ultimate commitment to spend the rest of their lives together, the desire to have personalized vows is certainly understandable.

This is one of the most unique and special days in a person’s life, so if you want to speak your own personal wedding vows, than by all means, you should go for it! Writing your own vows can be intimidating.

Wedding days always add pressure to even the most mundane of tasks, and certainly writing the vows you want to say to your significant other in front of all your friends and family is no small feat!

Still, don’t let fear cause you to go along with some basic commonly used wedding vows if you really want that personalized touch. Just follow a few basic tips, and this will help you be on your way to writing the tips your future spouse deserves...

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Dec 11, 2019

Motivation - Do You Think Motivational Thoughts?

What do motivational thoughts do? They help you take action. This isn't about positive thinking or motivating quotes. Those have their place in shaping your attitude and thinking. However, what motivates each of us is unique, so you need to have your own thoughts - those which are most effective at getting you going.

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity" - Albert Einstein

This is a decent quote, and it may help you look at the positive side of a situation, but what if it just doesn't get you excited? Then you need to apply a little brainpower to make the idea your own. You have to make it a truly motivational thought for YOU.

Motivational Thoughts Of Your Own

"Making it your own" means experimenting with a good thought until you find a way to use it in your own recipe for motivation. Suppose, for example, you're in a difficult situation and don't feel like dealing with it.

As you sit there, you play around with the idea of opportunity coming from difficulty. Fortunately, you discover that it pulls you out of your slump to think about yourself in the future, explaining to a friend how you turned the difficult situation to your advantage.

This is how you create your own motivational thoughts. Now, it might be more motivating if you imagine yourself being interviewed someday about how you overcame this difficult time. The thoughts that work for you are the thoughts you need to be thinking...

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Dec 11, 2019

Employee Motivation - 10 Effective Ways To Stimulate Staff

Employee motivation is crucial in today’s fast-moving business environment. It demands that the effective manager be a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people’s basic needs and behaviour in the workplace.Gaining commitment, nurturing talent, and ensuring employee motivation and productivity require open communication and trust between managers and staff.

1. Understand their behaviour

People at work naturally tend to adopt instinctive modes of behaviour that are self-protective rather than open and collaborative. This explains why emotion is a strong force in the workplace and why management often reacts violently to criticisms and usually seeks to control rather than take risks. So, in order to eliminate this kind of perspective and to increase employee motivation, it is best that you influence behaviour rather than to change personalities. Insisting what you expect from your employees will only worsen the situation.

2. Be sure that people’s lower-level needs are met. People have various kinds of needs. Examples of lower-level needs are salary, job security, and working conditions. In order to increase employee motivation, you have to meet these basic needs.Consequently, failures with basic needs nearly always explain dissatisfaction among staff.

Satisfaction, on the other hand, springs from meeting higher-level needs, such as responsibility, progress, and personal growth. When satisfaction is met, chances are employee motivation is at hand.

3. Encourage pride. People need to feel that their contribution is valued and unique. If you are a manager, seek to exploit this pride in others, and be proud of your own ability to handle staff with positive results. This, in turn, will encourage employee motivation among your people.

4. Listen carefully

In many areas of a manager’s job, from meetings and appraisals to telephone calls, listening plays a key role.Listening encourages employee motivation and, therefore, benefits both you and your staff. So make an effort to understand people’s attitudes by careful listening and questioning and by giving them the opportunity to express themselves...

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Dec 10, 2019

Humanities - What Are The Humanities?

The humanities are the stories, the ideas, and the expressions with the aim of helping us make sense of our lives and our world. The humanities introduce us to individuals we have never met, places we have never been to, and ideas that may have never entered our minds.

By presenting how others have lived and thought about life, the humanities help us decide what is crucial in our own lives and what we can do to make them better. By linking us with other people, they point the way to answers about what is right or wrong, or what is true to our heritage and our history.

The humanities help us attend to the challenges we face together in our families, our communities, and as a nation. The humanities should not be confused with "humanism," a specific philosophical belief, nor with "humanitarianism," the concern for charitable works and social reform.

As fields of study, the humanities call attention to analysis and exchange of ideas rather than the creative articulation of the arts or the quantitative explanation of the sciences. Disciplines of the humanities such as philosophy, history, and literary studies offer models and methods for addressing dilemmas and acknowledging uncertainty and paradox...

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Dec 10, 2019

Branding - 4 Secrets To Building An Engaging Experience

Branding : When you envisage creating a new brand, it’s easy to think about advertising managers sitting around a conference room tossing around ideas with caffeine fueled creativity. However, often times, the most powerful branding comes from adding a little “fun” to your brand experience. Inspired by the Burger King mentality, today’s customers want to do business their way on their time.

They want to make their own choices. As business people, it’s our job to make sure then when customers are ready to make their choice, our product or service is their top choice. Below are five secrets to put some spark and imagination into your brand and create an unforgettable brand experience.

Secret #1: Tell Your Company’s Unique Brand Story

Television shows have long been a part of our culture. When viewers watch television shows, they see stories about characters that we relate to. Remember the Brady Bunch theme song? It tells the story of a lovely lady... well, you know how it goes. Now imagine harnessing the power of storytelling for your business! By sharing your brand story, you create a powerful connection to your customers.

They feel as though they know you. This brand story paints a colorful vignette of who you are, what vision you hold, and what experiences made you the company you are today. While your brand story might not be as catchy as the Brady Bunch tune, raving fans love to share stories of their favorite brands with others. PartyLite is a direct sales company that has done a phenomenal job of weaving their brand story into their marketing message. Listen to the story of how this company got started.

“Mabel K. Baker, a young housewife, provided holiday candles for her friends. She hand-dipped candles from the wax of bayberry plants, which were plentiful on Cape Cod. From these humble beginnings, Colonial Candle of Cape Cod was established. In 1973, PartyLite was established to satisfy the desire people have for home beautification, along with the ever-increasing need for additional family income. ”Now can't you just imagine Mabel sitting outside and turning her gaze over to...

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Dec 10, 2019

What Manchester United need is so obvious it's painful

Manchester United have no Plan B.

When things were in need of a change up against Bournemouth it was Jesse Lingard Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was forced to turn to - a man who last scored for the club in January. Twelve minutes later and it was Mason Greenwood the United boss called upon. An 18-year-old with a prolific youth record but a player lacking Premier League experience and senior side grit.

Solskjaer's final substitution would be to replace Aaron Wan-Bissaka - arguably at fault for Bournemouth's only goal in their victory - for 19-year-old Brandon Williams. The left-back has shown great promise in recent weeks but, like Greenwood, he shouldn't be relied upon to dig United out of a hole.Lingard, Greenwood, Williams. It's not enough.

Liverpool also made three substitutions as they trailed 1-0 to Aston Villa. Jurgen Klopp first turned to Divock Origi - recent Carabao Cup hero and Champions League final goalscorer. Former Arsenal man Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain came next, a player who is unlucky not to start in that XI given recent form. And Naby Keita came on with six minutes to go, a £54million signing.

The three may not have scored or assisted the goals contributing to Liverpool's 2-1 comeback but the quality available to Klopp from the bench is there for all to see.

The critics will argue Solskjaer got himself into this predicament by offloading Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in the summer. But his decision to do so was justified. Clearing out players who have no interest in playing for the club or who have exhibited such woeful form is right.

Solskjaer is rebuilding Manchester United. The three signings he brought in this summer have all proved their worth and, in some cases (Daniel James), overperformed. He has also identified the players who have the right drive, attitude and desire to take United forward. Scott McTominay has been outstanding this season and has made himself virtually undroppable.

There is plenty of work still to do but Solskjaer's first priority must be to create a Plan B - and the only way of him doing so is by adding reinforcements in January. Attacking reinforcements.

Solskjaer must act on his comments about the club signing a striker in January. The market is slim but United will simply have to pay. Timo Werner, 23, has scored 13 goals in 15 appearances this season - including a hat-trick and hat-trick of assists at the weekend. Erling Haaland, while young, looks a fine talent. The 19-year-old has scored 21 goals in 14 appearances and would surely relish the chance of linking up with Solskjaer once again.

Andreas Pereira has shown his talent in flashes this season but the No.10 role needs a good rethink. James Maddison is the one United want and the one they really should get. Leicester will no doubt demand a high fee but it's one worth paying. Lingard, Greenwood, Williams turns into James, Pereira, Greenwood or Pereira, Haaland, Greenwood. With Werner starting, the thought of...

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Dec 10, 2019

Futures Trading - Basics And Tips Of The Market

Futures trading is an alternative method of investment presented to people to invest in. Just like any other form of investment, success requires that the investor get to know the market and the process of trading.

Without the necessary knowledge in futures trading, it would be difficult for any investor to make money out of their investment capital effectively.They would even be risking their money from possible loss of investment.For starters, investors should know what futures trading is all about.

The simplest definition to understand about futures trading is that it is a type of trade wherein a type of commodity is being traded on a market with transactions noting a particular type of commodity sold and bought at a specified price and deliverable from a specified time in the future. What futures trading is all about can be summed up in a typical transaction between two parties.

One party is a producer of a certain commodity while the other is the buyer.The producer offers the buyer a certain commodity deliverable in the future, let's say, six months from now.The buyer, who may be looking to ensure that he has ample supply of the said commodity in the future, would surely be interested...

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Dec 10, 2019

Love Quotes - I Love You

Love quotes: The famous three words we never hear enough of in our life.Throughout our life span we keep looking, waiting and hoping for something to take us, or lead us, to our true love.

Have you ever wondered where we can find love? What really is this word “Love” that we keep repeating to that someone special in our lives?

How many times do you tell your partner “I love you”? Do you really mean it, or do you just like to hear yourself speak? Or, is it just being said because it is part of the vocabulary that your partner likes to hear, or that helps make them feel secure about themselves.

So what’s love in the first place? What does love mean to you? Where can we find it? Before looking for answers, we need to establish things ourselves and understand the meaning of the word “LOVE”.

Love, in my point of view, is a flow of energy between two people that can bring awareness of their existence on this plane together, and this helps their relationship, and the harmony between them, to grow.

If love is a flow of energy, basically it is not costing you anything so why do we hold ourselves back from truly sharing that love with someone else. Vulnerability, security, or maybe fears prevent us, but how hard are we really trying to achieve “true love”?...

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Dec 10, 2019

Barcelona - The 5 Most Expensive Hotels In This Great City

The 5 Most Expensive Hotels in Barcelona, Spain

The Arts BarcelonaThe Arts Barcelona, or to give it its full name the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Arts Barcelona, overlooks the magnificent Port Olimpic and is an incredible sight in itself.

With 5 different dining areas ranging from the 'Chic informal' Bites to the 'Jacket and Tie' Enoteca there is something for everyone's tastes.

Full housekeeping twice a day, babysitting on request and a complimentary overnight shoeshine and morning paper give the Arts an air of extravagance and the terraced gardens, outdoor swimming pool and numerous bars combine to make this a reassuringly expensive hotel to stay in during your trip to the beautiful Barcelona.

The Barcelona Hilton

The Barcelona Hilton seems mainly geared towards business and business meetings and is a modern looking 11 floor building situated right in the middle of Barcelona giving superb access to the businesses and tourist areas associated with Barcelona.

The advantages that the Hilton boast are very business orientated with computer and Internet points in every room, a work desk and chair and voice mail messaging are standard in every room.

The vast array of meeting floors, executive rooms and executive lounges make it ideal for the travelling businessman...

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Dec 10, 2019

Business Marketing Strategies - Tips And Guide Of Successful Selling

Business Marketing Strategies: The first attribute of a successful selling strategy is a website that provides information about the products and the service they are providing. The advantage of that is we can sell those products and services online.

Selling is a talent to be cultivated. It requires a lot of understanding to find what the customer is looking for and then fulfilling their needs.

It is very valuable to get the complete attention of reader. The content of the message should be to make the reader think.

This can be achieved by using power words, along with color and visuals. Once the attention is grabbed, it should be retained till the end of the message.

The customer should be prompted to take some action and their involvement should be sought.

They can be made to sign up for newsletters or can be made to take the survey by visiting the company’s website. The consumer should be convinced to buy the product.

All the features of the company should be specified, with the more relevant ones on the top.

They should be explained logically through these points how the products will fulfill their needs or solve their problems.

It does only by convincing the customer and motivate them to buy the product...

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Dec 10, 2019

Angel Hair Pasta With Sea Scallops - Simple Yet Delicious

This is a very quick yet delicious simple Scallop dish that can be prepared within 20 minutes.

The taste is fantastic and if you have a few friends coming over and you can not decide what to prepare, this is a great recipe to have in your arsenal. There is not much fussing about in the kitchen and your friends and family will love it too.

1/2 cup soft breadcrumbs

8 oz angel hair pasta --

1 uncooked

1 tablespoon olive oil -- for vegetables1 teaspoon olive oil -- for scallops1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley --1 divided1 clove garlic -- minced1 teaspoon dried whole basil1/2 teaspoon dried whole oregano1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon pepper8 oz clam juice -- (1 bottle)...

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Dec 10, 2019

Soups - Good Food And Best Recipes

SOUP is a liquid food that is prepared by boiling meat or vegetables, or both, in water and then seasoning and sometimes thickening the liquid that is produced. It is usually served as the first course of a dinner, but it is often included in a light meal, such as luncheon.

Soup is an easily made, economical, and when properly prepared from healthful and nutritious material, very wholesome article of diet, deserving of much more general use than is commonly accorded it. The purpose of this Section is to acquaint you with the details of making appetizing and nutritious soups that make for both economy and healthfulness.

VALUE OF SOUP IN THE MEALSoup contains the very essence of all that is nourishing and sustaining in the foods of which it is made. The importance of soup is to consider the purposes it serves in a meal...

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Dec 10, 2019

Home Improvements - Tips And Advice In Planning For Upgrades

Home Improvements: When considering home improvements or an upgrade, it is important to ask family members for their opinions. So, how do you evaluate the answers?

Typical DiscoveriesTalking with family members about home improvements will lead to surprising answers. If you happen to be a couple, you each have times you need to be alone (computer work, business planning), and times you need to be alone together (initial discussions about family plans, a new job, the budget, travel, etc.).

This varies by age of course, and if you happen to have a family, children have similar needs for being alone, alone with friends and with the family. There are times when you will decide the children need your supervision no matter what their preferences.

DecisionsAfter discussions and interviews with family members, you are ready to map out a plan for how the various areas of the house are to be used. Do the initial plan and then discuss it with your partner.

Don’t discuss it with the children until the two of you are pretty much in agreement. Obviously, tastes are specific to individual people...

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Dec 10, 2019

Content Marketing - Strategy And Tips

Content marketing can go by various names such as private media, branded content, customer media and so on, but they are all essentially content marketing.

This is probably one of the best ways to make sure your marketing is being truly effective.

When it comes to marketing your online business, content is a key part of getting your message across. Content is not just writing articles; but it is blogging, micro-blogging, reports, ebooks, newsletters, and more.

How you create and promote the content will make the difference between whether or not you accomplish your goal, whatever it may be.

One definition of content marketing is a technique of making and distributing valuable and relevant content to bring in a much defined target audience with the over all objective being the creation of sales and informing.

This is a way of reaching out to your customers and potential customers in a way specifically designed to attract them to you and keep them coming back.Content marketing is all done without overtly trying to sell a product.

It is intended to educate and inform the customers. With typical marketing, the goal is to make a sale and the product or service is the main point of the approach.

Content marketing is very different from this approach and has proven to be very effective. The idea around content marketing is to deliver consistent and useful information to the customer.

In return, they will reward the company with their business and, over time, their loyalty to the brand. This form of marketing creates a bond between the customer and the company.

This bond is a very hard one to break and results in ongoing business over time and a loyal customer. Traditional marketing is becoming less and less useful as customers are able to skip commercials or change the channel on the TV...

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Dec 10, 2019

FrizeMedia Ghana SEO SEM Digital Marketing - We Are Helping 1000 Businesses Amplify Their Presence Online

FrizeMedia Ghana is helping 1000 businesses get online in the country thus aiding them embrace the digital era. Whether you are a dressmaker, a personal trainer, an event company, a restaurant owner or a retailer, your online presence has never been crucial.The digital age is here and whether you like or not, its moving at warp speed.

FrizeMedia Ghana is well positioned to help businesses make a smooth and seamless transition without getting to grips with SEO and SEM and the many lingo that goes with your company being found online. We are here for one reason, to help your business stand out and your prospective customer identify you with clarity.If you do not own a website, don't worry, we can help. You do not need to own a website for your business to be found online.

It does help, but not essential. call +233 55 8582264 and find out how FrizeMedia Ghana and Charles Friedo Frize can elevate your business today...

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Dec 10, 2019

Margaret Island - Paradise in Budapest

Margaret Island.The Danube River runs through the center of Budapest in Hungary.

In the middle of the city chaos lays an oasis of tranquility.Margaret Island is one of the unique elements of Budapest.The island is located in the middle of the Danube River in central Budapest and is a little more than 1 mile long and 500 yards wide.

With the exception of a hotel at the south end, the island is free of cars and buildings. Historically, Margaret Island served as a private park for Hungarian royalty and you can see why.

The island consists mostly of paths flanked by old growth trees, rose gardens and tailored lawn areas.

Peacocks walk freely around the island and wild ducks nest throughout the island. At the south end of the island, you can visit hot thermal springs, walk on paths through peaceful ponds or relax in front of tiered water cascades...

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Dec 10, 2019

Healthy Eating - Eating Healthy And Changing How You Eat

Healthy Eating: You might be aware that, not fueling up with the right nutrients can affect how well your body performs and your overall fitness benefits. Even though healthy eating is of great importance, there are myths that hinder your performance if you listen to them.

Here are some myth busters on healthy eating.

1. Working Out On An Empty Stomach.If you hear a rumbling noise in your stomach, the rumbling is trying to tell you something. Without listening to them, you are forcing your body to run without any fuel. Before you exercise or do any physical activity, always eat a light snack such as an apple or a banana.

2. Relying On Energy Bars And Drinks.

Although they are fine every once in a while, they don't deliver the antioxidants you need to prevent cancer. Fruits and vegetables are your best bets, as they are loaded in vitamins, minerals, fluid, and fibre.

3. Skipping Breakfast.Skipping breakfast is never a good idea, as breakfast starts the day.Your body needs fuel as soon as possible, and without it, you'll be hungry throughout the day...

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Dec 10, 2019

Public Relations - Should Your PR Budget Stress Tactics Or Strategy?

If public relations tactics like special events,brochures, broadcast plugs and press releases dominate your answer, you’re missing the best PR has to offer.

Such a budget would tell us that you believe tactics ARE public relations.

And that would be too bad, because it means you are not effectively planning to alter individual perception among your key outside audiences which then would help you achieve your managerial objectives.

It would also tell us that, even as a business, non-profit or association manager, you’re not planning to do anything positive about the behaviours of those important external audiences of yours that MOST affect your operation.

Nor are you preparing to persuade those key outside folks to your way of thinking by helping to move them to take actions that allow your department, division or subsidiary to succeed. So, it takes more than good intentions for you as a manager to alter individual, key-audience perception leading to changed behaviors.

It takes a carefully structured plan dedicated to getting every member of the PR team working towards the same external audience behaviours insuring that the organization’s public relations effort stays sharply focused.

The absence of such a plan is always unfortunate because the right public relations planning really CAN alter individual perception and lead to changed behaviors among key outside audiences...

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Dec 10, 2019

Branding - The Benefits And Advantages Of Brand Advocacy

Branding is the process of creating distinctive and durable perceptions in the minds of consumers. A brand is a persistent, unique business identity intertwined with associations of personality, quality, origin, liking and more. Here’s why the effort to brand your company or yourself pays off.

1. Memorability

A brand serves as a convenient container for a reputation and good will. It's hard for customers to go back to "that whatsitsname store" or to refer business to "the plumber from the Yellow Pages."

In addition to an effective company name, it helps when people have material reminders reinforcing the identity of companies they will want to do repeat business with: refrigerator magnets, tote bags, datebooks, coasters, key rings, first aid kits, etc.

Memorability can come from using and sticking with an unusual color combination (FedEx's purple and orange), distinctive behavior (the gas station whose attendants literally run to clean your windshield), or with an individual, even a style of clothing (Author Tom Wolfe's white suits).

Develop your own identifiers and nail them to your company name in the minds of your public.

2. Loyalty

When people have a positive experience with a memorable brand, they're more likely to buy that product or service again than competing brands.

People who closely bond with a brand identity are not only more likely to repurchase what they bought, but also to buy related items of the same brand, to recommend the brand to others and to resist the lure of a competitor's price cut. The brand identity helps to create and to anchor such loyalty...

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Dec 10, 2019

Self Help - Acquire Power Through Self Development

Self help: It is the natural right of every human being to be happy to break away from all the miseries of life.Happiness is the normal condition, as natural as the landscapes and the seasons. It is unnatural to suffer and it is only because of our ignorance that we do suffer.

Happiness is the product of wisdom.To attain perfect wisdom, to comprehend fully the purpose of life, to realize completely the relationship of human beings to each other, is to put an end to all suffering, to escape every ill and evil that afflicts us. Perfect wisdom is unshadowed joy.

Why do we suffer in life? Because in the scheme of nature we are being forced forward in evolution and we lack the spiritual illumination that alone can light the way and enable us to move safely among the obstacles that lie before us.

Usually we do not even see or suspect the presence of trouble until it suddenly leaps upon us like a concealed tiger. One day our family circle is complete and happy. A week later death has come and gone and joy is replaced with agony.

Today we have a friend. Tomorrow he will be an enemy and we do not know why. A little while ago we had wealth and all material luxuries.There was a sudden change and now we have only poverty and misery and yet we seek in vain for a reason why this should be. There was a time when we had health and strength; but they have both departed and no trace of a reason appears.Aside from these greater tragedies of life innumerable things of lesser consequence continually bring to us little miseries and minor heartaches.

We most earnestly desire to avoid them but we never see them until they strike us, until in the darkness of our ignorance we blunder upon them.The thing we lack is the spiritual illumination that will enable us to look far and wide, finding the hidden causes of human suffering and revealing the method by which they may be avoided; and if we can but reach illumination the evolutionary journey can be made both comfortably and swiftly.

It is as though we must pass through a long, dark room filled with furniture promiscuously scattered about.In the darkness our progress would be slow and painful and our bruises many.But if we could press a button that would turn on the electric light we could then make the same journey quickly and with perfect safety and comfort...

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Dec 10, 2019

Advertising Techniques - Social Media Marketing And The Digital

Advertising Techniques: The media is a powerful thing -- on average, a person spends a huge amount of their life consuming it in one shape or form , and will exhaust a significant percentage of that time looking at, listening to or watching advertisements. If you intend to use the power of the media, though, you need to simply know what you're doing.

Advertising in Newspapers and Magazines.

There are two kinds of advertising you can get in newspapers and magazines: classified and display. Classifieds are the small ads towards the back of the publication, while display ads can be almost any size, from a small corner of a page to a massive double-page spread. If there's a particular publication you're interested in advertising in, either go to its website (the rate card section) or call its advertising department to find out the rates it charges. Be prepared to be shocked.

Advertising Techniques Yes, advertising in the print media really is that expensive, and for most home businesses it probably just won't be that economical. However, there is an exception: niche and trade magazines. It is quite incredible just how many magazines there are out there, filling every conceivable gap in the market.

You need to find the magazine that people who are interested in your services might read. For example, if you're a wedding photographer, look for a magazines pertaining to ' Wedding', 'Bride', or something similar. Advertising in these magazines will be cost efficient than placing an ad in a general-audience publication, and far more likely to actually get some responses.

Advertising on the Radio Chances are, there might be a local radio station where you are. As soon as your home business grows to a decent size, you might consider buying some time on it. Really, though, the only kind of home business that can benefit sufficient from radio ads to justify the cost is one that does anything to do with cars. Since radio is almost entirely limited to use as in-car entertainment now, you know that almost everyone your ad reaches will be a car-owner, and so might be interested in what you're offering.

If you offer something that people need cheaply or even for free, you can get a big response. Unfortunately, that response could be a little too big -- thanks to the time-sensitivity of radio, you might get mobbed the next day, and then everyone will forget you again. Radio advertising offers the listener no opportunity to keep your ad and refer to it later, or to find it again in the future.

You will find that any ads involving a phone number are spectacularly useless...

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Dec 10, 2019

10 Key Vegetables And Their Nutritional Value

Scientists and nutritionists continue to argue over what constitutes a vegetable. Strictly speaking, a vegetable is any part of a herbaceous plant eaten by humans as food.

So, in this sense, lettuce leaves are vegetables, asparagus is a vegetable, carrots are a vegetable, as are garlic, peas and beans, squash, peppers and tomatoes.

Tomatoes, however are also consider fruits under the botanical definition and under the legal definition.

For the purposes of this discussion, botanical and culinary fruits such as green peppers or pumpkins and nuts, herbs, seeds, and grains and fungi such as mushrooms will be ignored to focus on culinary vegetables.

BroccoliBroccoli is high in dietary fiber and is missing only vitamin B and vitamin D to have a full range of vitamins. Broccoli has no saturated fat and only some sodium. Cholesterol in broccoli is non existent.

Broccoli is one of those foods that is good to choose when trying to lose weight. It even is a good source of protein, which surprises many people. This is helpful to know when one is combining vegetables to form a complete protein source.

SpinachCooked spinach is one of the highest ranking vegetables in providing complete nutrition. It is high in dietary fiber and gets top marks for every other nutrient identified in the diet with the exception of vitamin D and vitamin B12. It is low in saturated fat and fairly low in cholesterol. The most outstanding negative feature in consuming spinach is that is contains a significant amount of sodium...

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Dec 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos’s Master Plan - What the Amazon founder and CEO wants for his empire and himself, and what that means for the rest of us.

where in the pantheon of American commercial titans does Jeffrey Bezos belong? Andrew Carnegie’s hearths forged the steel that became the skeleton of the railroad and the city. John D. Rockefeller refined 90 percent of American oil, which supplied the pre-electric nation with light. Bill Gates created a program that was considered a prerequisite for turning on a computer.

At 55, Bezos has never dominated a major market as thoroughly as any of these forebears, and while he is presently the richest man on the planet, he has less wealth than Gates did at his zenith. Yet Rockefeller largely contented himself with oil wells, pump stations, and railcars; Gates’s fortune depended on an operating system. The scope of the empire the founder and CEO of Amazon has built is wider. Indeed, it is without precedent in the long history of American capitalism.

Today, Bezos controls nearly 40 percent of all e-commerce in the United States. More product searches are conducted on Amazon than on Google, which has allowed Bezos to build an advertising business as valuable as the entirety of IBM. One estimate has Amazon Web Services controlling almost half of the cloud-computing industry—institutions as varied as General Electric, Unilever, and even the CIA rely on its servers. Forty-two percent of paper book sales and a third of the market for streaming video are controlled by the company; Twitch, its video platform popular among gamers, attracts 15 million users a day. Add The Washington Post to this portfolio and Bezos is, at a minimum, a rival to the likes of Disney’s Bob Iger or the suits at AT&T, and arguably the most powerful man in American culture.

I first grew concerned about Amazon’s power five years ago. I felt anxious about how the company bullied the book business, extracting ever more favorable terms from the publishers that had come to depend on it. When the conglomerate Hachette, with which I’d once published a book, refused to accede to Amazon’s demands, it was punished. Amazon delayed shipments of Hachette books; when consumers searched for some Hachette titles, it redirected them to similar books from other publishers. In 2014, I wrote a cover story for The New Republic with a pugilistic title: “Amazon Must Be Stopped.” Citing my article, the company subsequently terminated an advertising campaign for its political comedy, Alpha House, that had been running in the magazine.

Since that time, Bezos’s reach has only grown. To the U.S. president, he is a nemesis. To many Americans, he is a beneficent wizard of convenience and abundance. Over the course of just this past year, Amazon has announced the following endeavors: It will match potential home buyers with real-estate agents and integrate their new homes with Amazon devices; it will enable its voice assistant, Alexa, to access health-care data, such as the status of a prescription or a blood-sugar reading; it will build a 3-million-square-foot cargo airport outside Cincinnati; it will make next-day delivery...

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Dec 09, 2019

Dr Martin Luther King Jr - The Phenomenal Achievements

Dr Martin Luther King Jr's legacy of change and his call for the end of racism and segregation in American society is without question the voice that has moved America as no other has done.

For while many have showed tremendous leadership, Dr. King clearly demonstrated a vision for the future of America in which black and white worked, lived, played and worshiped together as one society not two.

When you sit back and take in the phenomenal achievements of black history, it is natural to be moved to admiration by some of the great figures of black history including Booker T. Washington, George Washington Carver and many more.

But one name stands head and shoulders above the rest and that is the name Martin Luther King, Jr.

The honor and reverence all American’s have for Martin Luther King, Jr. is evident in how honored his name has become since his tragic death at the assassins hand in 1968.

All around this nation, virtually every U.S. city has named a major road after the great civil rights leader.He singularly has a U.S. holiday named after him, an honor usually reserved for presidents.

He has been honored on the U.S. stamp and no school child gets through his or her elementary education without knowing the key phrases from Dr. King’s famous “I have a dream” speech.Dr. King’s career in civil rights is inseparable from the early struggles of the civil rights movement from the late fifties going forward...

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Dec 09, 2019

Teeth Whitening - Teeth Bleaching Kits Provide A Whiter Brighter Smile

Teeth Whitening There are so many people who are mortified to let their smiles show. Bright smiles often become a memory of the past due to age, coffee, tea or smoking. However, there are many solutions available today to bring back your pearly whites.

Here are several options for the person who wants to enjoy a whiter, brighter smile:

1. Laser teeth whitening is an option that has increased in popularity in recent years. One of the most popular options is the Zoom Teeth Whitening procedure, which can make your teeth up nine shades lighter.

Laser teeth whitening can give you a brighter smile, but you can expect a fairly high price tag. This procedure can also be fairly time-consuming.

2. You could also get your teeth whitened professionally at the dentist.This option is costly and time-consuming as well...

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Dec 09, 2019

Art Tips - Art Prints And Finding The Best Value

Art Tips: You’re not in college anymore, and it’s time to take down the posters and replace them with original art. But, you don’t have the money yet for oils or water colors. Art prints are an affordable alternative, yet they too can be pricey. How can you tell if that art print that’s caught your eye is more than just another pretty face? Art prints are works of art in and of themselves, and may be handmade by artist-printmakers (artists’ prints), digitally printed (giclée), or photomechanical reproductions (offset lithographs).

Artists’ prints are handmade and are not reproductions of paintings: the print is a unique work of art. The term covers a range of printmaking techniques such as etching, woodcut, engraving, screenprint and linocut. Editions tend to be less than 200, partly because the materials used to make the prints wear out. This type of print is sometimes called an “original print.” Limited edition reproductions are multiples copies of the same image, but produced in guaranteed limited numbers. This makes the image more exclusive. The market price can rise over time, if demand outstrips supply.

Edition sizes vary but are limited by market forces, not by the physical constraints of the printmaking method. Most limited editions are signed and numbered in pencil by the artist with a commitment that no other reproduction of the image will be made. An open-edition reproduction print can be produced in any quantity and the image may also be used in other ways, such as on tableware. Open editions tend to cost less than limited editions and are much less likely to increase in value.

Giclée prints are made using digital printing technology, usually inkjet. The technology enables users to produce small runs of prints. It also allows retailers to offer ‘print on demand’ services, where buyers select an image and it is printed out there and then. Several factors influence the price of art prints:

Artist and Rarity Certainly the name of the artist is a major contributor to value. But the art prints of even the same artist may have widely ranging prices. This added value is due to rarity. The more valuable print may be part of a limited edition run of only a few copies, while the more affordable from a larger open-edition run. But they are both original pieces of art by the same artist. It’s a good idea to be well acquainted with the works of a particular artist and his or her peers as well. Research into an artist’s place in the art world will help you ensure you’re getting a good value...

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Dec 09, 2019

Small Business Advice - Tips For Overwhelmed Business Owner

Small business advice: If you are like most businesses owners, you’ve experienced overwhelm in your business at one time or another. Maybe you experience it regularly and for good reason. Hundreds of things are pulling at you at one time. You’ve got marketing going, production to oversee, calls to return, employees that need your advice.

It’s never ending right? How do you possibly handle it all? Most of the small business owners that I talk to keep almost all of these things in their head. I ask them where their business plan is. It’s in their head. I ask where their employee training manual is. It’s in their head.

About the only thing that’s written down is their calendar of appointments. Even a lot of their to-dos are in their head. Here’s one simple and powerful way to get out of overwhelm—write it all down. Your overwhelm is in your head because most of how you run your business is in your head.

Start writing it down and you will start having less overwhelm. Start taking a little time each day to document your business processes. Make a list today of the processes that you haven’t recorded. Cover marketing, production, training, accounting, etc.

Then take one of these areas and document it in detail this week. Each week, for the next few weeks document another area. Within a fairly short period of time, you should have at least the basics of marketing procedures, production procedures, client follow up procedures, and employee training procedures in place...

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Dec 09, 2019

Definition Of Viral Marketing - Social Media And Digital Marketing

It seems like lately, there has been so much written about Viral Marketing, and why you should be using it to drive traffic to your site. If you are not already using it, you need to start giving it some serious thought. So, what is viral marketing, and why should you give it a thought?

Is it possible that it just might be another craze that will soon wither away? Viral marketing involves getting other people to willingly spread your message for you. People who appreciate what you have done tell other people, and the message spreads from person to person like a virus. When that happens, it is referred to as your message totally “gone viral.”

It simply relies heavily on word of mouth advertising; someone sees or reads what you have to offer and tells a few of their friends. Their friends see or read your message and they tell a couple more of their friends, and so on , and so on. The number of people who are aware of you and your message multiplies exponentially.

The more folks hear about your site, the faster your traffic grows. How large will it grow? It is really difficult to tell. If a single person saw your message and told 2 people, who told 2 people, who told 2 people, and that continued, your message would very quickly be in front of tons of people. If each person just told two other people, it quickly multiplies.

Is Viral Traffic Generation something for my small business?

You will be wrong in thinking that viral marketing techniques are simply for the big players with large budgets, and that it can not work for small businesses with tiny budgets. If that is your line of thinking, you can relax. It might not be possible for you to churn out the highly polished ads like the big guys, but there are still a lot of opportunities for success.

Any small business or person with a message to get out or a service or product to promote can benefit from a well crafted viral marketing campaign. There are quite a few reasons why you must be using viral traffic generation techniques to build your business and pull customers to your website.

1.) It is a fast, effective way to drive traffic to your site...

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Dec 09, 2019

Positive Affirmations - The Power Of Affirmations

Positive affirmations are spoken statements that are of a positive nature. In the popular sense of the term they are spoken commands made purposefully in order to change some aspect of our life.

In order to fully understand how affirmations work and the science behind their use we must first look at the way our minds work! When we are born our brains are like empty computers waiting to be fed information.

As we grow our peers act as our programmers, they supply us with the knowledge which we channel through the conscious mind into the subconscious (our hard drive).

The subconscious mind is the biggest hard drive ever developed - it stores everything we come in contact with and by no means is all of this information of a positive nature.

All that we have heard, touched, smelt, tasted and seen are stored in the recesses of our minds. The subconscious mind holds on to this information until we need to recall it.

For example when you were young your curiosity lead you to investigate your surroundings.

When you approached a substance that was dangerous,such as fire, your parents or guardians would most likely have rebuked or scolded you if you ventured too near the flame. Perhaps you may even recall an incident when you were physically burned.

Your subconscious mind then began to relate scolding (or pain) with the intense heat of the fire and would therefore feed the feelings of the scolding incident back to you whenever you got too close to fire again, thus acting as an early warning system...

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Dec 09, 2019

Sex - Sacred Sex

Sex is what brought us here. Without sex, you and I won't be here. There is nothing cheap or dirty about sex. It is the attitude towards sex that makes it degrading,sinful , dirty or beautiful and precious. It fulfills the function of procreation, it could also be a means to commit the most heinous crime. It is important not only to be aware of our sexuality, we need to acknowledge its importance as a factor for a balanced life. It is the fire that keeps the flames of romance aglow, the strong fiber that keeps a relationship together against all odds, it is refreshing, it is healing. Respect for sex add meaning to our human existence and relationships. We treat with reverence those things we hold dear to our hearts. Activities that we enjoy leaves us with that sense of accomplishment, of satisfaction, and makes us feel good. Music is considered the language of the soul.

Who does not enjoy music? It is one of the great pleasures mankind has discovered. There are as many tunes ,songs and music as there are performers ,composers and song writers. Sex is an integral part of human existence. The expression of sex has many faces, strikes many chords, creates a variety of tempo, of harmony or dis-harmony. Who does not admire beautiful and awesome surroundings; seek and welcome serenity and tranquility, away from the frenzy of the world. Yes, expression and wholesome atmosphere create and inspire the moment for the ultimate experience of Sacred Sex. We do not subscribe to the same type of music, but generally, there must be something in the music that stirs the soul; a melody that promotes a certain mood, a tune that softens or excites the psyche.

Listening to music is soothing, it is inspiring, it quietens a cluttered mind. There is no human activity that can compare to sex that can elevate the soul, the human spirit to ecstasy, out of the physical realm into a world only the two physical bodies can experience. No, it is not the "quickie", not the one in the backseat, or any isolated dim spot that is available at the moment. If you've been to a concert, a recital , attended a symphony, you do not just "run"into these events.

Sex is like attending one of these events- to fully enjoy it, you set aside the time , the resources needed , you plan the when and the how will naturally follow. It is not an event you attend to everyday. It is a special occasion that you look forward to with anticipation. Of course, spontaneity adds pizzazz. Why not a sacred time for sacred sex? Anyone who is interested to learn more about the "How to", the resources are limitless- read up on Tantric Sex, get a copy of the Kama Sutra...

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Dec 09, 2019

Characteristics Of An Entrepreneur - Traits Of Successful Businessperson

The characteristics of an entrepreneur are identified in incredibly high energy creative people and are extremely self-confident.

They also have high levels of self-esteem,have the need to continually solve problems, take risks and learn from failures,both from theirs and others.

They also tend to thrive on change and have a natural predisposition to showing initiative and willing to accept personal responsibility. They scoop all available resources within their scope in order to realize success but only on their own terms.

Studies have shown that successful entrepreneurs possess these characteristics:

1. Self-confidence This is that magical power of having confidence in oneself and in one's powers and abilities.

Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet so many people struggle to find it. Successful entrepreneurs tend to have self-confidence in abundance.

Self-confident people are not obstinate people even though they tend to be dogged if they have a complete conviction in something.

If they have a thought about something and it seems to differ from the way another person is thinking about it, they will usually try to look at it from that person’s point of view, understand why it makes sense to them.

Surprisingly, a confident person’s impression of self is very grounded. It does not simply blow in the wind and their ideas do not waiver based on what others deem important.

A self-confident person is not cocky or know-it-all. They have their doubts and make mistakes, and are far from perfect. Nonetheless, they are willing to acknowledge their inadequacies without dwelling on them.

They do this by maintaining a sense of humor, putting problems in perspective, and focusing mainly on what they’ve done right, not wrong. Despite the fact self-confident people are great believers in themselves, they make it a point not to suffocate others with their beliefs and ideas...

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Dec 09, 2019

Event Planning - 5 Snags To Avoid Planning Your Next Event

When it comes to planning an event, it can be rough. You not only have to worry about all the details that are major, but you have to deal with all the little things. You may find that there are some reoccurring problems that you have when you plan events.Each problem that you run into should teach you some kind of lesson for the next event.

The first thing that you should avoid when it comes to planning your next event is getting overwhelmed with details. If the event is getting bigger and bigger and you've seem to lost control over things, you need to get backup. It's hard to plan an event, especially if it is a very important one. You have to plan where you are going to have the event, the theme, the decorations, the food, the caters, the supplies, and the budget.

You need to make sure that you stay within a budget, but get everything done. This is when you need an assistant.

If you don't have an assistant you will have an emotional breakdown and it could ruin the event. Depending on your personality, the breakdown can be crucial. This is why you need an assistant.

Don't get overwhelmed with things. When it comes to using an assistant you can leave them the minor things like fetching, fixing, decorating, and all the small details that you should never worry about.

The second snag that you need to avoid is the bar and food. If you are going to have a catered dinner or event, you need to make sure that you have a written contract upon hiring. The contract needs to state the money, the food, and basically what you expect for the amount of money that you are paying. You will even need to indicate the times when they need to show up in the contract or you may end up with irresponsible caters...

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