The USA Science & Engineering Festival hosted by Lockheed Martin will set the stage for attendees to meet some of the biggest celebrities in the science world on April 28-29 in Washington, D.C. Whether you’re a fan of Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, hosts of the Discovery Channel’s hit TV series the MythBusters, Bill Nye […]
Renowned executive coach, author and former President of Global Services of AT&T, Rick Miller offers the following Tips on Body Language and Management: - Joint construction – Up front remember that communication is “the joint construction of meaning.” You can’t communicate alone. - Set the stage – Close your appointment book, shut off your monitor […]
President Bill Clinton will offer a keynote address to the Ex-Im Bank 2012 Annual Conference on April 12th, Fred P. Hochberg, chairman and president of the Export-Import Bank of the United States’ (Ex-Im Bank) announced. “President Clinton’s insights into the world’s ever-changing dynamics will help Conference attendees understand the global landscape and how America’s exporters […]
New 25,000-square-foot plant will create jobs in New Jersey community Saddle Brook, NJ Nextdayflyers, a leading online supplier of high-quality customized printed products to businesses and consumers, yesterday announced the opening of the company’s new 25,000-square foot printing plant in Saddle Brook, NJ. The company already operates a 36,000 square foot facility in Rancho Dominguez, […]
The beautiful 747 is manufactured by Boeing in Renton, Washington.
Business opportunity packages are called “turnkey operations.” The theory is that all you have to do is to launch the business opportunity is buy the package, read the material, study the manual or video, “turn the key” and open your business. Some of these start-up business opportunity packages cost $100 or less. Others cost thousands […]
Attending a trade show is a great way to scope out ideas and marketing strategies. For example, if you make jewelry or any other handcrafted item from a birdhouse to vests for pets, consider dropping in on a local craft and gift trade show. Call the convention centers in your area or go online to […]
More than 61% of businesses offered some type of “free shipping” perk in the last 12 months. It wasn’t a constant offer such as L.L. Bean who has made free shipping a standard policy. Some “free shipping” offers were limited to certain products, special sale days or on items over a set price. Amazon.com offers […]
How do you define success? Picasso’s definition of success was loving what you do. Young Picasso was asked “When will you be successful?” He answered, “I already am a success because there is no line of demarcation between work and play in my life.” Maya Angelou wrote, “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, […]
Don’t think for a minute that you need a college degree to be a success. Take a look at the moguls who don’t have a college diploma–if you don’t have a sheepskin, don’t worry; you are in very good company: Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Mark Zukerberg, Ted Turner, Richard Branson, […]
To claim your online identity book all of the usernames and URLs on your name and the name of your company. Develop online profiles at LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Register your name and the name of your business as a domain name. You might not be ready to build the site, but you can reserve […]
Take a look around your community for needs that are not being met. Are there enough catering businesses, landscapers, delivery services or food enterprises? If there is competition in a field you want to enter, could you provide service that is better, faster or cheaper? Make 2012 the year you become your own boss!