Got hired for a teaching job in Abilene, although in truth they are basically looking to hire me to do some coaching. The guy I talked to about the job was not with the school system, he was one of the boosters for one of the local high school teams. They have a couple of prospects at the wide receiver position, really raw kids who would be awesome on a track team. Neither one of them is from any place where they teach you how to catch a football though. One has a Dad working for Reliant energy in Abilene. Apparently they used to live some place in Germany where the father was an Air Force officer specializing in civil engineering type work. At any rate he grew up playing soccer. Read the rest of this entry »
One of the main things that causes a huge amount of problems in marriages and communities big and small is a lack of thoroughly defined financial goals with plans to attain them. Well, at least her in the United States. Not everyone, obviously, but a significant number of the population. I work with people from various countries. I watch and learn from their financial behaviors. It makes me sad that children born in this country predominantly lack an understanding of what it really takes to be financially secure. The average mindset of American kids is that money is due them and will just come without effort. However, that is not what works in the real world.
Sure, kids have plenty of dreams of making it big. Read the rest of this entry »
After contemplating it for a long time, I have decided that it would be a good idea for me to switch to electronic cigarettes. I am not sure if it will be cheaper, but it will be better for my health, and that will probably save me money over the long term, due to the difference in impact on my health. But mostly, I just want to switch to improve my odds of living a long and healthy life. I am on this site, http://www.ecigzone.co.uk that sells electronic cigarettes and supplies for them.
I think that I should probably get a starter kit, because I have never smoked an electronic cigarette before, and I do not really know much about them. As such, it seems like a starter kit would be most appropriate for me. I wonder how much of the liquid comes with the starter kits. It might vary depending on the type of starter kit that you purchase.
I want to get something that will last me at least a month, because that is probably how long it will take me to decide if I really like the product, and if I could see myself using it in the future, on a consistent basis. I Hope that I can make the switch, but I have tried replacing cigarettes with other nicotine products in the past, and it has not really worked for me at all. I guess that I will try to read up on what is included in different starter kits. I also want to determine what will be the best brand of electronic cigarettes for me to use. I am not sure how different the different brands are, but there has to be some differences in quality and how well they function. I wonder if there are differences in efficiency as well.
I run a very tight ship with my business. I took over the family jewelry store from my parents, and I have transformed it into a million dollars a year business. Because of this, I need to be very careful with who I hire. I know that diamonds and other gems can be just as valuable to a thief as money from a bank. Because of this, I always have an ace detective research anyone who I might be interested in hiring.
Before I turned to the detective agency, I would hire only people who came highly recommended. I didn’t have any problems with this, but I did have to fire someone who came highly recommended because it turned out that he was not as skilled as he led others to believe. Read the rest of this entry »
I own a company full of college students that have to go out and sell our services to people that are moving. I own and started a moving company while I was in college so I thought that it would be good if I could get others to come in and do the same thing so we sold a few franchises. I wanted to make sure that the moving company was done by college students who needed money and people were going to be able to save using us. The rope access course that I made them take together this summer was designed to help those that did not trust one another, They were going to have to trust each other to get across a huge rope ladder and I knew that it was really important for us to do this together so that they knew that they could rely on one another.
I do not think that there is anything worse than not being able to trust someone that you work with and I knew that a lot of these guys were just getting to know each other so to get over that barrier of not being able to trust one another going to this type of seminar was not only going to get them to trust one another and work well with one another but my productivity was going to go up. A crew that could not trust each other might ruin some of the things that they were moving and I did not think that this was fair, I wanted to make sure that they could go and spend some time doing things together that was valuable and not something like bonding over beers at the end of the day, as that could get somewhat ugly fast.