A Board President’s Checklist For Success

The most successful nonprofit organizations have well-managed boards. These boards are clear about their own purpose, they have strong, positive relationships with Executive Director and staff personnel, and they feel good about the work they’re doing and about the other members of the board. As the Board President, you can de-motivate your board members by…

Front Porch Designs – Know Your Porch’s Purpose

Front porch designs are usually modeled after a home’s architecture – such as country, contemporary, or perhaps a Victorian style. The style of a porch should fit the architectural style of the home as much as possible. Otherwise, it will look out-of-place and not give you the curb appeal you need. But just as important, when…

Contractor Web Design

Contractor’s Website Design Objectives Contractors website design and contractor website design objectives revolve around a basic principle; build traffic through relevant content. This is the cornerstone for everything else related to a successful contractor website design. What is the objective when building a website? Identifying leads? Branding? Selling specific services? Company or personal recognition? It…

Investing in Land for Development: Cardinal Rules

People who invest in land for a living, like builders and developers, know that following a couple of cardinal rules can mean the difference between having a deal that’s potentially viable and one that is a disaster in the making. Here are the principles that influence their purchasing decisions. Rule 1: LocationLocation is the most…

Depression: Hiding Behind the Facade

When suffering with severe clinical depression throughout my youth I became accustomed to hiding my feelings, my sadness and ultimately myself from the world. I built up a  façade  to protect myself from being hurt anymore, and at the time, I had no idea that I was not doing myself any favours by reacting this…

Grow Plants in Total Darkness

Some people claim that it’s possible to grow plants in total darkness. If you’d like to see for yourself, you’ll find all the information you need right here. Think what a great science project this could make for you or someone you know. To give you a general overview of the experiment, a seed is…

Supplies For Getting Started in Stained Glass

This list is meant to aid create a shopping list for the beginning stained glass art student. Not all of the items will be essential for every project, for instance you will employ either lead cames OR copper foil and their corresponding accessories dependent on the stained glass style you will be using. Other tools…

Opening a Clothing Boutique

Owning your own business can be financially rewarding and can give you a level of freedom that many of us would enjoy having. Although there certainly are a lot of different things that you can do whenever you’re starting a business, opening a clothing boutique is something that many people have dreamed about throughout their…

Track Lighting – A Brief Introduction

 Lighting  is an essential feature of any household and indeed business setting. There are several options available to apply when seeking a suitable solution to your own home or business d├ęcor, one of these is track illumination. Track  lighting  is a unique and contemporary solution where several lights are attached to a continuous track device.…

AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 and Its Application

Cisco Aironet 1200 Series meets the needs of today’s applications and protect future investments in network infrastructure. The modular design of the AIR-AP1242AG-A-K9 offers high performance 802.11g configured access point that allows a single radio configuration or double. Although the access point 802.11g is configured to meet the needs of most customers and applications that…

Bamboo Wood Flooring

Bamboo  flooring  is one kind of wood  flooring  that is gaining immense popularity, especially in the Southeast and on the West Coast. This popularity is because of its hardness and appearance. Manufacturers are using bamboo to design exotic  flooring  patterns comprising of borders, accents and beautiful medallions. Bamboo forests are mostly found in the Hunan…

How a Pool Heat Pump Extends Your Summer Fun

A pool heat pump is an efficient method to heat water in swimming pools. As a result, swimming season extends a few more months beyond summer. It makes the most out of your investment as it provides more time for fun, enjoyment and fitness activities by keeping the water warm and comfortable almost all year…