High School Wrestling: Periodization

Many wrestlers approach conditioning in an unorganized, haphazard fashion without any clear goals in mind. This could be a mistake. Periodization is a concept designed to help you break your conditioning down into phases or cycles where you focus on certain training goals. Periodization is designed to help you achieve peak performance. Peak performance is…

Are You a Brand Or a Commodity?

What is a brand? The dictionary defines it as follows: A distinguishing symbol, mark, logo, name, word, sentence, or a combination of these items that companies use to distinguish their product from others in the market. Further, it goes on to say once a brand has created positive sentiment among its target audience, the business…

Necessary Appliances for Small Kitchens

A kitchen without appliance is not a kitchen, just like a home without a family is not a home. These pieces of electrically operated gadgets give life to a kitchen, for without them, cooking will be a futile exercise. Cooks and cooking enthusiasts are so much blessed today because of an array of modern appliance…

Do’s and Don’ts When Cleaning Rugs

Rugs provide a great accent to dull floors. Most interior designers would usually suggest putting rugs in bedrooms and living rooms as it adds to the cozy feel of the place. But you don’t simply put a rug somewhere and leave it there. It doesn’t merely sit still as it would usually demand your attention.…

Business Strategy Plan for Indie Authors Publishers

Producing for an Audience / Creating for yourself? What is the Point / Publishing Path & Road Map? / Writing & Vision Traditional business strategy plans have components. Sounds a bit theoretical? OK, here is the version for author publishing: Vital Plan / Selling Book What makes your book so Special? Who will want to…

Masaoka Shiki: The Great Haiku Master of Japan

Japanese haiku master, poem reformer Masaoka Shiki wrote around 900 Chinese poems, about 2300 tanka and composed over 25,500 haiku in his diminutive life. He is one of the four great masters of haiku along with Matsuo Basho (1644- 1694), Yosa Buson (1716- 1783) and Kobayashi Issa (1763- 1827). Masaoka Shiki (pseudonym Masaoka Tsunenori) was…

Creating an Ecommerce Website

Selling products on-line requires a very different setup from your run-of-the-mill blogging site. Lets look at the things you’ll need to think about when setting up an eCommerce website and help to explain why they cost more to design. First let me tell you what we’re not going to cover in this article. We’re not…

Why Should You Install LED Boat Lights?

Your current lighting setup works just fine right? You can see your decks well in the night, you get by just fine with that single small reading light in the cabin, and heck, you just make sure you’re extra careful when running your systems so you don’t end up draining the battery banks. So why…

The Wrong Fuel Problem Escalation

Modern Life is Stressful: The Main Cause of Mis-fuelling People tend to fill up their cars in the morning on their way to work or just before the school run, consequently this is when fuel stations are busiest and motorists are at their most distracted whilst dealing with the pressures of modern living. When you’re…