Success in Sales

20
Jul
0

Success in sales is not based on what the customer believes, but what the salesperson believes. — Anonymous

Ever wonder why some salespeople excel and others don’t? It could be due to some common characteristics or attributes that successful salespeople have. Check your style against the following characteristics.

Berthe Morisot with a Bouquet of Violets

4
Nov
0

“I rank none of Manet’s work more highly than a certain portrait of Berthe Morisot,”
wrote Paul Valéry, who was struck by
“the black, the pure black, the omnipotence of these blacks.”

An Introduction to Treasury Bills, Notes and Bonds Post 2

18
Mar
0

Like the Treasuries themselves, the Treasury Direct system comes in three parts:

Pay Direct
To buy a Treasury, you authorize the federal government to debit your bank account on the same day that the Treasury bill, note or bond is issued. This means you can skip that trip to the bank to get a cashier’s or a certified check, necessary in the pa st to pay for T-bills.

An Introduction to Treasury Bills, Notes and Bonds Post 1

17
Mar
0

If you want to buy the safest investment, whose income is guaranteed by the U.S. government, you want to buy Treasury bills, notes or bonds.

In order to cover the gap between what the government takes in and what it spends, Uncle Sam has to raise money. One way it does so is by selling securities: Treasury bills, notes and bonds. That means when you buy a Treasury, you are actually loaning money to the government and the government in turn is paying you interest on the borrowed money.

The Impossible Made Possible

11
Mar
0

That’s partly why Ron Paulson, Grainger’s general manager of product information, began shopping for an expensive set of back-end applications to begin rebuilding a much faster, bigger, cheaper, and interactive version of the Grainger catalog on the Web. In 1998, he found a compatible partner in San Ramon, Calif.-based OnDisplay, one of a fast-growing breed of so-called online content managers that help ebusinesses automatically deliver, update, and personalize Web content to help drive transactions.

Handling Unfair Teachers

3
Mar
0

What can I do to help my child deal with an unfair teacher? My 10th-grade son is not the only one who feels this teacher treats him unfairly. It is getting to the point where he wants to skip that class entirely, but he needs it to graduate.

When Kids Get Lost

24
Feb
0

My 4-year-old is friendly and outgoing. He talks to everyone and wants to see everything when we are out in public. I’ve nearly lost him twice while shopping. What do I do?

Adorn Your Body

24
Jan
0

Western women buy sexy lingerie, put it on when they’re feeling seductive, and take it off far too soon — to the point where getting naked can feel like getting down to business. In the tropics, women leave their flowers, ankle bracelets, and toe rings on, and sometimes their sarongs too. A wispy piece of clothing, an adornment or two, can make you feel freer and sexier than wearing nothing at all.

A Decorating Diary

8
Dec
0

Recently, I inherited my Dad’s house. The prospect of redecorating it and making it my own was somewhat bittersweet. Daddy had wanted to redecorate before he passed away, even mentioning several times that he wanted me to come help him pick out some curtains for his bedroom.

Easy to Connect

13
Jan
0

People who lived outside of the United States often have friends or relative who live in the States. International phone calling cards come into the picture when a friend or loved one lives in another country because it can be hard to stay in touch with them.