Parenting Secrets Revealed

So your little Susie wants to join a competitive gymnastic club? You conclude that this is going to be great fun! Maybe, you even think this is just the ticket your bouncy little girl needs to get rid of her pent-up energy while meeting other little friends. Initially, all looks well as you proudly watch…

Kayak Transport and Carriers

Ok, you did your homework and got the right kayak – now you need to make another decision. How are you going to transport your new kayak? Some kayaks are heavy and cumbersome – especially rigged fishing kayaks. You’ll need to put some thought into what will be the best transport method for you, your…

Panic Is No Laughing Matter

Burt Reynolds revealed his vulnerable side when he realized he was being steered into marriage. One day while browsing the furniture department with his would-be bride, he suddenly collapsed onto a bed and doubled into the protective fetal form. Moments later, he was sucking oxygen through a brown paper bag, his eyes wide and darting.…

Is "Plan B" Ready?

Business owners and entrepreneurs are, by nature, risk takers and adventurers. If we did not have that "optimism gene" floating around, not much of any progress would ever get done. But every so often the adventurous get in trouble. They plan a new venture – perhaps a new product, service, expansion into new geography –…

Flat Iron Buying Guide 101

Everyone asks me "Which flat iron is the best?" and I always answer, "What is your hair type?" before I answer with a specific flat iron. Unless you've tried it firsthand, chances are the iron you are thinking of buying might not be the best one for your hair. Let's narrow down the choices with…

The Pros And Cons Of Fracking

Hydraulic fracturing or fracking as it is more commonly known, is, in a nutshell, a procedure for extracting oil or gas from bedrock. The method involves pumping high pressure fluid into drill holes in the rocks to create fractures and this provides an escape route for the gas or oil. Some rocks are naturally more…

A Rough Cut on Feasibility

A piano tuner recently moved to Buffalo, NY, and would like to assess the business possibilities for him in his new home. He plans to estimate how many piano tuners the greater Buffalo area can support, and compare that to the number listed in the phone book. How do we advise him as to how…

VCRs with Video Converters

The solution For quite some times the inventors on the line were pondering how to overcome this problem of conflict of standards of video tapes. Video tapes from one zone did not play in other using a different standard. Ultimately they came up with the idea of ​​Video converting VCR as the solution to the…

Attract Investors using Video Elevator Pitch Programs

Often companies wanting to grow, raise growth capital by offering investors part of their company through an equity acquisition or private equity offering. Since 77% of all the companies that are considered by Angel Investors for investment do NOT receive investment, it is more important than ever for companies to prepare, expose, and communicate effectively…

You Can Have Fun With Plastic

A few generations ago, no one would have thought much about a society that did the bulk of its transactions with a little plastic card. Today, few would think about using cash for most purchases as credit cards and now debit cards have taken the world by storm. Like it or not, plastic is an…