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The Truth About Money

Financial Falacies A complete history of all the want, misery, crime and distress brought to the humanity by the means of financial panics brought about by the suspension of specie payments and bank failures would fill volumes with records of untold suffering. Upon every page would be inscribed the wail of starving children, the breaking hearts of women, and the blighting despair which comes to manhood when the toil of his best years has been swept away forever. Humanity has been desolated by what is commonly termed a financial panic, which has brought ruin and robbery to hundreds and thousands of its people. Millions upon millions of dollars’ worth of property have been consigned to the hands of a receiver and sacrificed under the sheriff’s hammer. Millions more have been foreclosed at one-third its real value. The hard earnings of a lifetime have been swept away, and the aged and despoiled have found their only solace in the comforts of a county poorhouse. Men, women and children h

To Start A Business Sucessfully

Starting a Business is the beginning of a journey. You have a destination and a way of travel. You have a travel agent and you will have to deal with people along the way. There may even be obstacles to overcome such as detours begin a journey like this without a map? A map for a business journey is called a business plan . A business plan is the most important step in starting your own business. You must have a plan in mind and on paper to get loans any type of investing support. Introduction Your first page will be a cover page that will have the name of your business and the names and addresses of all the people involved. The second page will be the introduction. You will explain in a few simple sentences what your business does and relate any of it's accomplishments. Write any information that will capture the imagination of the reader so that he will read on! Also it could be good to let the reader know what is needed from him. Pro

Making Eye Contact

Many of my executive clients are challenged to remember the names of the multitude of individuals working for and around them. They buy books on name recognition and about creating new habits. For the most part, this works, at least for a while. What is their goal? In the rush of their fast-paced days, these leaders simply want others to know how much they care, to make their employees feel valued and appreciated. You would be able to establish the same click when you cannot bring up the individual's name by the simple joy of direct and deeply-earnest eye contact? The Wholesale Article Club In First Impressions, What You Don't Know About How Others See You, authors Ann Demarais, Ph.D. and Valerie White, Ph.D. write the following about eye contact: Eye contact is a clear indication of interest, especially in American culture. We normally look others in the eye most of the time we are talking to them. The rest of the time we may be looking at their mouths, oth