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You Need Good People. Avoid Hiring A Blamer. - 09/24/10 10:52 AM
Nothing will destroy the morale in your business faster than the “Blamer”. You know this guy, right? When something goes wrong, their first instinct is to blame others. Pointing fingers. Shifting the focus away from themselves, and accentuating the fact that THEY were not responsible for the error. Correct in fact, or not, the intention is there: It’s somebody else’s fault. The amount of damage a single blamer can inflict on your entire organization far outweighs whatever benefit they might bring to the table., it doesn’t matter WHO they are. This is why it is important not to hire blamers to (1 comments)
Do you have a "Smart" Phone? If you are the owner of an iPhone, Blackberry, Droid, or the like, and if you have a n application that will scan barcodes, then this might be for you. Incidentally, if you do NOT have one of these phones yet, you probably will soon. They are taking over. Scan that square up there. Go ahead, I'll wait. Follow the link. It goes right to my website. No virus, no spam, I'm just trying to show you something. As my kids say, "Are we there yet?" Now, imagine using this for your clients. (3 comments)
Do you have a "Smart" Phone? If you are the owner of an iPhone, Blackberry, Droid, or the like, and if you have a n application that will scan barcodes, then this might be for you. Incidentally, if you do NOT have one of these phones yet, you probably will soon. They are taking over. Scan that square up there. Go ahead, I'll wait. Follow the link. It goes right to my website. No virus, no spam, I'm just trying to show you something. As my kids say, "Are we there yet?" Now, imagine using this for your clients. (10 comments)
For another area of my business, I print codes that can be scanned by iPhones, Blackberrys, Droids, etc, that can directly promote areas of my business that I wish to target. I use this at trade shows, and the like, and put it on flyers. Somebody who click on it can be taken directly to a specific web page, where I have more information about that product, and then can view it on the spot. I see a potential application for real estate. I envision assisting real estate (1 comments)
This Stinks : How To Get Rid of Stink Bugs - 09/07/10 02:11 PM
The Loudoun County (VA) Extension Office has produced a fact sheet on the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, the invasive insect pest that is invading local homes. The Extension Office offers tips on how to prevent the stink bugs from getting inside your home and also how best to deal with them if they do manage to get inside. How to prevent them from getting inside: If a home or structure has a history of having stink bugs over- wintering inside, then preventative measures should be taken now to prevent re-infestation in the fall. Exclude stink bugs from the house by sealing (0 comments)
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