How to Put Some Sizzle in Your Summer Parties

5 Ways to be a Gracious Host and a Great Guest Now that the hot weather is finally here, we are looking forward to long, lazy days on the beach and hot summer nights that heat up after dark. Here are a few tips from lifestyle guru Kim Kristofferson-Magnusson on maximizing your fun in the sun! 1) For family celebrations…KEEP IT SIMPLE!! Whether you’re hosting a graduation party for 20 or a family reunion for 200, remember that it’s your day to have fun too! To make the most of your time ...
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Posted on October 9th, 2015

Start OF NFL Football Season Causes Mass Exodus Of Customers

I don't believe there is any doubt left in anyone's mind of the extra value you get over cable TV (yes even digital) when you subscribe to Satellite after you get a cable bill charging $45.00 dollars for 70 some non premium basic channels. They even charge for the over the air free advertiser supported local broadcast tier and then they don't give you all that you are capable of receiving, only about half in my area. You see I live halfway between two City's that have different ...
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Posted on October 8th, 2015

It May Be Time to Walk in an Employer's Shoes

If you are in a job search and aren’t receiving viable hits, it’s time to walk a mile in an employer’s shoes. Okay, I realize what you may be thinking. For just one day, you would like an employer to walk in your shoes so they can be sympathetic to the stresses you are going through on a daily basis. That makes sense, since what most of us want is to be understood by others. However, when I suggest you take the time to put yourself in the position of an employer, that isn’t meant to ...
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Posted on October 7th, 2015

Using Lawnmowers To Build And Mark Tennis Courts

To build a tennis court properly means a lot of work and it should only be attempted under the direction of some one who understands it. The things most important are good drainage, good light, and sufficient room. A double court is 36 feet wide by 72 feet long, but in tournament games or on courts where experts play it is customary to have an open space about 60 feet wide by 110 to 120 feet long, to give the players plenty of room to run back and otherwise to play a fast game. A court should ...
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Posted on October 6th, 2015

Top 10 Telephone Blunders in Everyday Business

As youngsters, many of us were taught basic telephone etiquette. These lessons taught us the basic components of conducting a phone conversation - politeness, attentiveness, respect, and common courtesy. Unfortunately, it seems these lessons have been forgotten by many of today’s companies. For many, the philosophy seems to say that it’s easier to forgo these practices and, instead, choose to deal with the customer service consequences later. It seems the true cost to the bottom line is of ...
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Posted on October 5th, 2015

Liquor Control System

The scene is typical. You walk into your favorite tavern, peer through the smoke filled room and saddle on up to the bar. You ask the bartender for a Jack Daniels. He pours your glass about three quarters of the way full. "Don't cheat me Joe." you say firmly. The bartender finishes filling your shot glass. You thank him, take the shot, put your money on the bar and go about enjoying the atmosphere. Sound familiar? Well this is the scene that has played out in bars, taverns, and night clubs ...
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Posted on October 4th, 2015

Reflex speed for Tennis, Martial arts, & basketball

Cat Like Reflex Training Methods by Mark Sias, It can go with out saying that whatever your sport, improved reaction time & response time a.k.a. reflex speed will be vital. Any & even the slightest improvements in this skill can have astonishing results on your game. Think about it for a moment... even if you could shoot, move, and jump like MJ you'd still be at his mercy if you didn't have his eyes. Meaning react unexpectedly, see defenders before they move, & beat the ...
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Posted on October 3rd, 2015

Powerful Periodized Strength Training Basics For Volleyball

Copyright 2005 Strength training dominates most athletes' fitness and conditioning programs through out the year. In particular, volleyball players are well-known to have one of the highest levels of strength training dedication. These elite athletes realize the benefits of a proper periodized strength training program. Volleyball pushes players to the extreme. Each athlete is expected to excel in explosive movements, vertical jumps, power hitting and intense serves. ...
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Posted on October 2nd, 2015

Design Your Own Newspaper Ads

Many people in business lay-out (design) their own ads. That old adage "If It Is To Be It Is Up To Me" prevails. Do it yourself and you may get what you want. Many newspaper salespeople are poor at conveying customer wants to the design department, and slow are retunring proofs. The result is an ad with errors, not approved by the cusotmer. If your expenditures will be moderate, you might be able to afford a graphic designer or advertising agency. It costs nothing to find out, call a few ad ...
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Posted on October 1st, 2015

Now is the Time to Book Your Annual Flu Shot

If you are involved on the front lines of medical care - for example a person working in a nursing home, or are a "first responder" in an ambulance or fire department staff then it's a good idea to get a flu shot for the coming winter. It goes without saying that those in the health care field - be they doctors , nurses or other health care field staff and employees should also avail themselves to the "flu shot" as well. Those who get the shot put themselves in a defensive position of building ...
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Posted on September 30th, 2015