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Failure and Success in Business

Failure and Success in Business

  A few years back, when I started my first company, I really missed a real business plan. Actually, I didn’t even know what that was. Trying to look back at that time, it’s actually kind of scary thinking about it and that decision wasn’t very smart. Ask any business expert out there and he will tell you that you should always have a business plan for your company and if you don’t have... [Read more]

China’s Business Practices With The US

China’s Business Practices With The US

  China and the United States have had a rocky and often times strained relationship with each other. Even though China is on the other side of the world and at times, has come under harsh criticism for its beliefs, the United States still opts to make products there. Since 1971, when China finally joined the UN, business has been outsourced from all over the world to them. Most of the time,... [Read more]

Motivation in Management

Motivation in Management

What motivation does for management can be spectacular sometimes – it helps your employees reach their goals and objectives. You can usually find two types of employees in an organization: one of them has some internal self motivation, while the other one will only need motivation from time to time. Motivation can be temporary and external. If you’re dealing with the second employee type, emotions... [Read more]

Use Wireless Credit Card Processing as a Business Edge

Human hand holding plastic card in payment machine in shop Guest post Provided by Payment Solutions, Inc. is a company that offers wireless credit card processing to small businesses, while providing low costs and flexible options. Visit the website for more information. As a business owner, you probably have the mindset of a money saver. You probably place significance... [Read more]

What to Keep on Your Mobile Tool Cart

Summary: Having the right tools on your mobile cart can help speed up your workflow. A robust organization system can take time to set up but it would ultimately save you more time in the long-term. One technique that can significantly speed up your workflow is to set up a mobile tool cart you can move around your workplace. Instead of having every single tool in a shed or closet, you can keep some... [Read more]

Using an Operations Center to Improve Car Safety

Summary: If you are looking for ways to strengthen your car company’s safety processes, an operations center might be just what you need.   When you make a purchase, you want to be certain that it works as intended and that it will be reliable. People purchase automobiles for the convenience of having a quick way to get to their destinations but reliability is a factor that cannot go neglected.... [Read more]

Making Your Next Flight More Eco-Friendly

Summary: Paying attention to how you choose to travel can impact the environment.   As the topics of pollution and global warming become more relevant, more and more people are starting to think about how we, as humans, are affecting the planet. Paying more attention to which foods are ethically sourced and trying to cut back on water and energy consumption ultimately make the planet a better... [Read more]

Keeping Your Aircraft Equipment in Top Shape

  Summary: Taking good care of your equipment can keep your tools in working condition all year long.   In nearly any profession, the tools you use can make a large impact in your effectiveness, efficiency, and safety. A construction worker using a dull saw or a faulty drill could be slowed down drastically and could very well be putting his physical well-being in danger by using tools that are... [Read more]

Implementing electronic data interchange (EDI) in your organization

A lot of organizations that are part of a supply chain are using EDI. Here is a quick primer on EDI, and why it should be a part of your long-term IT strategy from the experts at Act Data Services, Inc. 1-800-ACT-DATA. Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a common term used to refer to the unambiguous exchange of data between two trading partners. EDI involves the electronic interchange of business... [Read more]

Corrected: AMB to buy ProLogis in bid to form warehouse giant (Reuters)

Reuters – AMB Property Corp has struck a deal to acquire rival ProLogis in one of the biggest real-estate deals since the financial crisis, creating the largest U.S. owner of warehouse and distribution centers. Go here to see the original: Corrected: AMB to buy ProLogis in bid to form warehouse giant (Reuters)  Read More →

U.S. personal spending surges, jobless claims rise (Reuters)

Reuters – U.S. consumer spending in August rose at the fastest in nearly 8 years, but a weak labor market and the manufacturing sector’s below forecast growth in September could hamper a nascent economic recovery Read more from the original source: U.S. personal spending surges, jobless claims rise (Reuters)  Read More →

U.S. World Bank pick to win broad support: Geithner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jim Yong Kim, the U.S. nominee to lead the World Bank, will win broad international support despite an unprecedented challenge by candidates from emerging economies, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said in an interview Read more here: U.S. World Bank pick to win broad support: Geithner  Read More →

BATS founder pushes for IPO despite "freak" glitch

NEW YORK (Reuters) – BATS Global Markets, the U.S. exchange operator that withdrew its public offering Friday after a computer glitch sent its newly-issued stock into a tailspin, should develop a “credible IPO plan” and go through with it in the second quarter, its founder and current director said. BATS’ own stock was to be its first listing. View original post here: BATS founder... [Read more]

Mortgage applications surge as rates tumble (Reuters)

Reuters – U.S. mortgage applications surged last week, with demand rising to its highest level since late-May as consumers sought to take advantage of the lowest interest rates in months, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday. Read the original here: Mortgage applications surge as rates tumble (Reuters)  Read More →