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In business, you need clients. And when those clients come in, pay for your wares, and exit happily, you feel a well-earned sense of achievement. However, there’s a lot of baggage that comes with having clients in the business world.
One is holding on to them. You need to keep them interested in what you do so that they come back for more. Often, it’s just a matter of continuing to offer quality services.
But then there’s the matter of if they leave and you require new clients to keep turning a profit. Or, if you are starting a company fresh, you need... Read More
Objects of Desire
When it comes to inanimate objects, humans have always had a love-hate relationship with them. On one hand, they know that their “things” and “stuff” cannot hug, console, or advise them for all of life’s issues. On the other hand, though, there are those objects of desire that people do love in their life, whether it’s an old typewriter that they loved typing on at home or that espresso machine that produces that lovely, strong coffee they enjoy. Objects lack human characteristics, but they do provide people some pleasure.
In the marketplace of product... Read More
Most people have a knee-jerk reaction to this. They think about the fact they can no longer enjoy a cigar in public or grumble about the recent tax hike. In fairness, sometimes new laws can be a valid source of debate about if they actually accomplish what they are imposed for.
But a few minutes of consideration can reveal how useful laws can be. Law, order, and policing can keep us safe, while judicial penalties help potential criminals maintain some semblance of communal respect. While not all laws bring smiles to our faces, quite a few more serve their purposes well.
For... Read More
Despite a statement released from the Bank of Japan saying the nation's economy is “recovering moderately,” the Nikkei Stock Average fell 1.6% after a 4% drop in the previous day’s trading session. Analysts at CVS Group attribute the loss to a stronger yen. As the yen's value increases it hurts Japanese companies that depend on income from overseas. The real estate company Mitsui Fudosan gained 1.5% after reporting a 8.3% rise in first quarter profits from a solid performance in their condominium sales and office leasing businesses. Kubota Corp. a machinery manufacturer rose 1.6% after they... Read More
Ah, to go big. You slug it out playing college basketball, and then a scout from the Miami Heat starts chatting you up. Perhaps you’re a lowly repertory theatre actor, and then comes the deal to appear in a big budget movie. Or maybe you’re a small-time inventor and a major company wants to buy your patent.
Even if the above situations sound like silly daydreaming to you, they’re not so hard to imagine in real life. A lot of people pay a lot of dues for a long time before finally having the opportunity to go big. We have to remember that, as clichéd as it sounds, people like... Read More
Jul. 25, 2012 - PUDONG, China -- Mr. Kevin Dao, Chief Executive Officer at Allied Minerals, a precious metals exploration company headquartered in Shanghai China, has today revealed that the company's cash costs per ounce of gold extracted have been reduced from $670 /oz to $610 /oz, which is a reduction in overheads for the company of 9.8% at the Allied Minerals primary mine in Henan province in Eastern China.
Mr. Henry Huan an Executive Director at Allied Minerals, who has been with the company since its foundations said "Allied Minerals is undergoing aggressive expansion in 2013 and... Read More
May 12, 2013 - CHUO-KU, Japan -- Spokesperson Mr. Peter Williams at the Tokyo based investment research firm Harver Group this morning announced at an investor meeting, that Mr. Stephen Rogers, who currently serves with Harver Group as the Director of Private Equity, will as of today also serve as an Executive on the company’s board of directors. His newly undertaken role will see Mr. Rogers contribute to board room policy making, corporate governance and other compliance related matters.
Mr. Rogers who graduated from the Oxford University in the United Kingdom, before returning to... Read More
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ad min i put up a remark asking if the film the company makes is bio degrable but commments of late don't seem to get thru or they are delayed? Just saying.
are they bio degrable?
Excellent tips, I wish more student could read them. Too many young guys and girls fail to choose the right path. I mean there are no 'wrong' careers. However, some may pick something that doesn't suit them. To avoid misery, one should take time to consider...