An Authoratitive Guide to Governance

The primary responsibility of a business is to serve the market. Businesses that are recognized as the best in their markets continually take care of their customers in everything they do. To effectively mobilise suppliers, buying firms will also benefit from knowing and understanding the other relationships of suppliers and …

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A poor approach to Accounting

Neither do you have the time or money to start educating potential customers about why they need your product or what it can do for them. As you work on your communication problem (yes, if someone doesn't understand what you want, it is YOUR problem, not theirs), and what you …

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Never Lose Your Business Plan Again

Effective businesspeople must make decisions on the fly, and must learn when to trust and mistrust their rational and intuitive capacities for judgment. If you are starting a business without any money, it is obviously going to be a lot easier starting a service-based venture than a product-based one because …

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Accounts payable and receivable aging

Your brand represents how you want the world to see you, and it s also how the world does see you. Therefore, to be able to determine what they would find valuable enough to give you their money for, you first need to know them well, because you ll need …

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Belief issues

Holding beliefs can make us feel bad because our life experiences do not always match them. For example, the belief that ‘Everybody must like and approve of me’ creates problems when we say or do something that might elicit disapproval from others. We may not be as youthful or slim …

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Gifted childrens development

Twice-exceptional students’ success in academic domains may be connected to their social and emotional development. For example, Willard-Holt, Weber, Morrison, and Horgan’s (2013) mixed methods analysis of successful twice-exceptional students demonstrated their need for resilience and perseverance, given that almost all of the 16 participants did not report feeling …

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Mobile optimisation

By far the biggest thing they want to see is that your website performs well on a smaller screen like an iPhone. This is called mobile optimisation. Confusing, since we’re talking about search engine optimisation. It’s almost as if the “experts” who name these things have a vested …

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CBT

The aim of CBT is not to eliminate all unpleasant emotions, but to respond to situations appropriately. There are some situations in which it is reasonable and appropriate to feel sad, regretful, angry or disappointed. If we lose something that we value, it is appropriate to feel sad. If we …

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Supplementary Benefits

Many people concerned about the side effects of the anti-inflammatory painkillers and other medications commonly prescribed for arthritis prefer to treat their symptoms with supplements containing herbs or nutrients that are believed to be beneficial. This chapter gives an overview of many of the supplements commonly recommended for OA, RA …

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Do you feel confident in Strategy

At the highest executive levels, officers and board members may be concerned with the philosophical direction of the company, the organization s mission, and the meanings of the company s brand in the market. Purchasing debt is a bit of a misnomer: When one buys debt he or she does …

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Know all of your costs

While mass marketing can be effective, the return on cost can be very low, as only a small percent of the audience actually needs or wants what you are selling. To have a profitable business, what you really need are 1,000 true fans. Perhaps your political beliefs are very …

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Two views on good management

Credit unions may also offer a sense of camaraderie because they are typically sponsored by a business, a community, or some group of people of which you are one. The point is, the quality of your plan may have little or nothing to do with your prospects for getting funded …

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What do you do to convert repeat customers to loyal ones?

The philosophy of business is concerned with broader meanings of business as a human endeavor, including whether business is fundamentally an economic or social phenomenon, the moral obligations of business to society, the degree to which government should regulate businesses, and the differences between business operations and meanings in capitalist …

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