Business Meeting Thank You Note Samples

After just about any meeting, successful or note, it never hurts to follow up with a thank you note. It shows you respect your client’s time and even if your product wasn’t a good fit this time, your client knows you’re a courteous, professional colleague he’d like to do business with again. Email or snail…

Water Filled Barriers Improve Safety

All along the highway there are construction projects that are helping to resurface the roadway or expand the lanes of traffic to accommodate the growing number of cars on the road. Wherever there is a construction crew at work the site of their development is being protected by barriers that are water filled are keeping…

Why Does My Dog’s Vomit Smell Like Poop?

Most dog owners think once their puppy reaches a certain age; they don’t have to be as concerned about everything that goes into their mouth. Not true! Even though puppies and younger dogs are the most common victims of intestinal obstruction, older dogs can also be at risk. Be aware, if your dog’s vomit smells…

Types of Performance Standard

The setting of standards raises the problem of how demanding the standard should be, Should the standard represent a perfect performance or an easily attainable performance. There are four types of standard. (1) Ideal Standard. These are based on perfect operating conditions: no wastage, no spoilage, no inefficiencies, no idle time, and no breakdowns. Variances…

Differences Between Damask, Brocade, and Jacquard

Often times, uneducated individuals use the terms damask, brocade, and Jacquard interchangeably with one another. It can often confuse those who are unfamiliar with the world of fabrics. Jacquard is a decorative or woven pattern that is created by using a Jacquard attachment on a loom. The attachment resembles the punch card on a piano.…

How To Read Jewelry Marks

The number markings on precious gold jewelry are a bit of confusion to lots of people. We are generally used to seeing a karat or silver mark like this: 10K, 14K, 18K, Sterling, etc. The numbers mean the same thing. For 14k the number is technically 583 but most manufacturers adopted the European way and…