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Why business and networking succeed together

Why business and networking succeed together

Business
Business and networking are a natural combination. The term 'networking' is relatively new name given to an activity that successful business leaders have used for generations - building a wide range of contacts to whom they can turn for a variety of commercial and social reasons. The connection between effective networking and business success is explained in the well-known sales phrase: "People buy from people." There is a considerable truth in this because, as naturally social beings, we generally prefer to buy from individuals with whom we have a relationship. This fact has been obscured by modern retailing, where we have become used to purchasing from large faceless organizations, either in stores or over the internet. However, these are typically low value transactions and ...
Proven strategies to cope layoff

Proven strategies to cope layoff

Career
In the months, weeks, and days leading up to a "restructuring", the stress levels within the company escalate as rumors spread and tensions build. When the day finally arrives, many people are actually relieved to be laid off. If they are lucky, they receive a severance package that will give them some breathing space while they refocus and look for another job. They often qualify for employment insurance benefits, and they have the sympathy and support of their friends and family. After the initial period of shock, grief, sadness, and anger, most people recover from being laid off and move on to more satisfying employment opportunities. The Effects of Downsizing on Layoff Survivors But what about those they leave behind? Beyond the pep talk they receive on the day many of their ...
Travel tips for Greece

Travel tips for Greece

Travel
Tourism is one of the three major pillars of the Greek economy, the other two being shipping and construction. The Greek Ministry of Tourism is considered a strategic part of the government organization portfolio and one of its major tasks is to ensure that Greece stays competitive in the tourism arena, through the provision of quality products and services. Quality competitive products and services imply a high level tourist satisfaction. This sometimes requires the government to crackdown on misbehaving or delinquent tourism service and product suppliers. Tourism as a Service Industry Tourism is primarily a service industry. As any marketing book will emphasize, a service is something that is experienced only during consumption, and thus falls under a high-risk purchas...
Bathroom cleaning tips and ideas

Bathroom cleaning tips and ideas

Home & Garden
Keeping a clean home is no easy task and bathrooms are one area that require plenty of attention. Clean bathrooms are not just aesthetically pleasing but also hygienic. Here are some simple cleaning tips and ideas for homeowners to spruce up the bathroom by getting rid of dust, clutter and dirt. Bathroom Cleaning Products and Supplies Before starting on sprucing up the bathrooms, do stock the cleaning caddy with the right bathroom cleaning products and supplies. Here is a list of items that may be needed during a bathroom cleanup. Step-ladder Dust mop (preferably with a long handle), broom, mop Cleaning cloths or rags, sponges and brushes Small bucket with handle Disposable gloves Cleaning sprays – choose from natural cleaners or commercial ones Trash can liners Dusti...
Proven tips to help students with exam revision

Proven tips to help students with exam revision

Career
Revision is a major part of everyone's life, whether they go onto higher education and the importance placed over exams there or remain in education for only as long as is compulsory. It is therefore surprising how many people do not know how to revise properly. Fortunately, there are several techniques that can be used to drastically help by increasing the effectiveness of an individual's revision skills. Four Revision Techniques and Finding a Place to Work It is remarkable how the simple act of sitting down at a desk can focus a student's mind and encourage him to apply himself to his revision. Tips include finding a quiet, distraction-free place with good lighting and minimal clutter. This leaves the student's mind clear to concentrate on revision and nothing else. This easy t...
Tips on losing belly fat and getting hot abs

Tips on losing belly fat and getting hot abs

Health
There’s no doubt about it, having a flat, sexy stomach or rock-hard abs is sexy. The abdominal muscles are also the first to get out of shape with age, through an unhealthy diet, and lack of exercise. Some may not mind having love handles, a pot belly, or a few spare tires around the middle, but most would prefer to have firm abs and burn belly fat away. Here are a few facts and myths when it comes to creating really hot abs and melting stomach fat: There are a lot of foods on the market that purport to be healthy, nonfat, high protein, and so forth. The truth is that many of these foods are just junk foods in disguise. Some companies have a huge advertising budget and they can get the public to believe that their food or product is the only thing that will help them to lose weig...