GED Programs and the GED: A Value Beyond Basic Skills Proficiency by Michael Ormsby
... These abilities include communication skills, problem solving, perseverance, flexibility, trainability and work ethics. And these abilities are certainly indicated by other benefits reflected in studies of GED holders, which extend to their employment and financial security, to their families and even communities. According to research:
People without a GED or high school diploma find it difficult to progress beyond low-wage jobs, and research shows the climb from poverty toward economic ...
Did eBay Open the Door for Google? by James Newton
... Problem is, this is a highly competitive market and he might price himself out of sales. The math is done, does this seller have any chance to earn money on eBay? I think Bill has forgotten that buyers come to eBay because of the sellers, so they can buy it. If it aint there, they won't be coming. Bill, it's not a good idea to chase sellers away. 83% of your listings hmmm. Ok Google (or anyone with an auction site), looks like eBay wants to hand over the keys to..
Increasing Brain Power by Tim Bryce
... If we are sick or in distress (perhaps due to the death of a loved one, a pending divorce, financial problems, etc.), it is difficult to focus on our work. The manager should monitor worker mental/physical health and take corrective action. For example, if someone is sick, get them to a doctor so they can begin to mend and become productive again. Further, the last thing you need is for someone to infect the rest of your workers with a contagious disease (e.g., colds, flu, etc.).
Marketing for Business Leaders: Three Steps to Increase Marketing Effectiveness by Susan Tatum
... Here's a sure sign that your company has that problem. Ask the question "which marketing programs result in revenue?" You'll likely hear marketing people complain that the sales team doesn't follow up on leads and won't track them. And, you'll hear sales people say that marketing's leads are worthless. You can't get an answer because no one knows. Disconnected sales and marketing efforts result in burned leads, wasted efforts, lengthy sales cycles, and low revenue.
Love, Uncles, and Etymology by Arnold Romanofski
... Uncle Steve would pull out a slide rule (this was the 1960s, before calculators were common) and help me do math problems in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner. We had these “conferences” at every family activity. Once, before arriving at a family event, my dad pulled me aside and said, “Don’t bother Uncle Steve the whole time. Other people want to talk to him too.” I was shocked and hurt. To be cut off from Uncle Steve was a crisis. I found Uncle Steve and pulled on his pant’s leg.
Tools for the ‘Sucstressed’ by Roxie Hickman
... Need to do some math? Turbo-Note also has a calculator function. I’ve only been using Turbo Notes a short time and already this little program has made a big impact. I'm sure there are other uses I haven't discovered yet. What I do know is that Turbo-Note is easy to install, easy to use, and there is a free trial version. Trax Time There are solo business owners, believe it or not, that get so busy they lose track of time spent on billable work.
History of the Computer - Computers and Technology by Michael Cooper
... When these beads are moved around, according to programming rules memorized by the user, all regular arithmetic problems can be done. Another important invention around the same time was the Astrolabe, used for navigation. Blaise Pascal is usually credited for building the first digital computer in 1642. It added numbers entered with dials and was made to help his father, a tax collector. In 1671, Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz invented a computer that was built in 1694.
Coaching Every Play! by Jeffrey Summers
... That they can perform on their own because “…they know what to do!” Hoping that just because you let a player slack off due to his “personal problems” and then hoping he gets his act together doesn’t cut it either. You must deal with “C” & “D” players immediately in order to raise the talent level of your bench strength as well as keep those “A” & “B” players. Rewarding everyone the same falls into this category as well. Rewards need to be tied to performance – period!