Material For Building

In many parts of the country wood is a readily renewable resource. In the Southeast and South for example, southern yellow pine is favored for dimensional lumber, being especially useful for pressure treating for use in outdoor structures such as decks and porches. In the Northeast, eastern white pine and …

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Identity Is Not Our Body

What are we? This answer seems obvious. Our everyday experience suggests to us that our identity is our body. That’s what our perceptions show us. It's also how our mind interprets reality and certainly what modern society teaches us. I’m a human being named Easy. Having electric garage …

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Music Therapy

Recent changes in the field of health musicking also will have some consequences for how we look upon the professional role and status of the music therapist as compared to other health musickers. During the rise of modern music therapy as a profession after the 1950s, there has been an …

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Small Business Owner

What if I told you that any business could fail overnight? Even a business that sees an annual revenue in eight or nine figures and seems to have everything figured out is at risk if it doesn't have one seemingly simple thing: a reliable way to bring in new customers …

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The Need for Working Capital to Survive

Businesses need working capital. Current assets left over after allowing for current liabilities, has to pay for the day to day bills of the business. It is considered good practice in the average business for assets to be between 1 1/2 to 2 times the value of current liabilities …

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Racism

As a networked transnational and in some ways post-national global society, cyberspace has shown the presence of racism as one of its most easily recognisable features. It is scarcely possible to enter any sector of the contemporary social media world without tripping over an image, meme, video, Instagram post, Facebook …

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Filling in the Form

Fill in all the known due dates. Block out the amount of time, using specific dates, needed to complete each activity listed. Estimate the dates when specifications, copy, approvals, and other material will be needed from the client. Let the client know that the designer’s ability to meet deadlines …

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Improving Communication Skills

To be a great leader, you must be an efficient communicator. This means being able to convey your message in the best possible way so everyone knows exactly what you mean and there are no instances of misconstrued words. It also means being charismatic enough to encourage people to follow …

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Mind Set

To start, it’s important that a worker be sufficiently tech-savvy for the position. While some might think for some industries that could amount to just decent skills with phone and email, note that any position that calls for some level of team spirit greatly benefits from facetime. As such …

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Understanding Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

When I say making sure it’s consistent, you want to be certain that you are always referencing the legitimate name for your business. If your company’s name is “Top Kitchen and Bath Design”, you must always list it as “Top Kitchen and Bath Design” as opposed to just …

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Create a custom header

In addition to logically personalizing it, your header must bear your name or that of your brand, and the motto or slogan that transmits your message. In the case of the speaker Simon Sinek, we see that he abounds in the concept of "inspiring" people and asking questions (Why?). To …

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What to See in Hong Kong

With its vibrant Chinese culture, superb food, exciting nightlife, shopping and one of the world’s most dramatic settings, there is an awful lot to see and do in Hong Kong. This brief introduction sketches out some of the highlights.

The Star Ferry

Take in the superb harbour views aboard …

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