7 ways to get to the truth when the sale disappears

: You're close, really close, to making a sale. Your potential client is in the market for your product or service and you've had a couple of good meetings. Have you been in this situation before? Of course you have--we all have, and it's painful. So, can you keep from getting dropped? Yes--With the Unlock The Game™ Mindset, you can abandon the salesperson role and come from a place of integrity that stems directly from your personal brand that doesn't compromise your authentic self.

This opens communication with your potential clients so you can learn the truth about their situation--and that's what you always want. These suggestions will help: * Don't assume the sale. Potential clients are used to the traditional buyer-seller relationship, so they may decide not to tell you things that might make them vulnerable to you. Until you're sure you know the complete truth, you can never assume the sale. * Keep making it easy for potential clients to tell you their truth. Toward the end of your conversation, ask, "Do you have any more questions?" If potential clients say no, follow up with the 100-percent-final truth-gathering question: "Now, are you 100 percent sure that there's nothing else that I can do on my end to make you feel more comfortable with this situation?" You'll be amazed how often people then say, "Well, actually, there is one more issue..." And it's at that point that you really start to hear their truth. * Call back to get the truth, not close the sale. Most potential clients who suddenly "disappear" will be expecting you chase them down by calling them and saying, "Hi, I was just wondering where things are at?" Instead, eliminate all sales pressure by telling them that you're okay with their decision not to move forward, based on their not having called you back. In other words, take a step backward. Most of the time, it'll open the door to a new level of open, trusting communication. * Reassure potential clients that you can handle a "no." Of course we'd rather not hear a "no." But the only way to free yourself and your clients from subtle sales pressures is to let them know that it's not about the sale but about the best choice for them--and if that means no sale, it's okay, because it's ultimately not about you but about them. * Ask for feedback. Whenever potential clients "disappear," call them back (e-mail them if you have to, but only as a last resort because dialogue is always better) and simply ask, "Would you please share your feedback with me as to how I can improve for next time? Now that our sales process is over, I'm committed to understanding where I went wrong." This is not being feeble or weak -- it's being humble, which often triggers the truth. * Don't try to "close" a sale. If your intuition tells you that the sales process isn't going in the direction it should be going - which is always toward greater trust and truth--trust those feeling. Then, make it safe for potential clients to tell you where they stand. It's simple--all you have to say is, "Where do you think we should go from here?" (But be prepared: you might not want to hear the truth of how they're feeling. You can cope with this by keeping your larger goal in mind, which is always to establish that the two of you have a "fit.") * Give yourself the last word. Eliminate the anxiety of waiting for the final calls that will tell you whether the sale is going to happen--instead, schedule a time for getting back to each other. This eliminates chasing. Simply suggest, "Can we plan to get back to each other on a day and at a time that works for you--not to close the sale, but to simply bring closure regardless of what you decide. I'm okay either way, and that'll save us from having to chase each other." You'll find that these suggestions make selling much less painful because, with Unlock The Game™, you learn to focus on the truth instead of the sale.

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Gold heading to 1 000 an ounce 13 reasons why this can happen

Many people are not aware that Gold peaked at over $850 an ounce in the 1980's. It has been in a bear (depressed market) for 20 years since but Gold has been marching higher for three and a half years, even in the absence of major inflation. Now, as investors rush to gold as a hedge, you can expect far greater increases. $1,000 an ounce for Gold would not seem unreasonable for the following reasons: 1. Chinese Gold demand overwhelming Shanghai Gold Exchange – the volume of gold trading on the new exchange is exploding so much so that the computer systems and the Gold Exchange Building will have to be replaced within months if they are to keep up with demand – the world market has recently been opened to 1.2 billion people for the first time since the Red Army marched into Beijing in 1949! According to the World Gold Council, in the past year Chinese investors have bought, on average, the equivalent of only 0.16 grams of gold. The worldwide average is 0.70 grams. In Hong Kong however, the average is 2.7 grams of gold per capita over 10 years. If mainland Chinese citizens buy 2.7 grams of gold per capita over 10 years, it will amount to nearly 111 million ounces – the equivalent of 3,850 tons of gold or more than 16 months of the world’s total gold production. 2. Rapid Westernisation is taking place in both China and India – over 3 Billion people want a better lifestyle and more quality products – and they want them now! Their demand for raw materials including gold (and oil) is massive. Since October 2003, China has come from nowhere on the world gold market to become the world’s third largest consumer, just behind India and the USA. 3. Central Bank Sales of gold have virtually dried up due to the recent multi-nation agreement – the Washington Agreement. This sale of gold by Central Banks worldwide was one of the reasons the price of gold was depressed throughout much of the past 2 decades. In fact, Central Banks are now buying gold again. 4. Mining supplies of Gold are severely limited due to the closure of hundreds of mines during gold’s 21 year bear market. The huge demand in natural resources including gold will put even more pressure on gold’s limited supplies. 5. Rising interest rates in the US will not cause a fall in demand for gold. The reason for this is that interest rates will continue to lag behind the rising inflation rate, and inflation will continue to drive down the value of the dollar as foreign currencies go up. 6. The market cap of gold shares at $70 Billion is very small. Right now the total value of all stocks is about $16.9 trillion. In comparison the total supply of gold bullion is $51 billion including both actual gold and futures. If just a fraction of a percent of the money in the world’s stock markets moves into gold shares as a hedge against inflation and/or geopolitical instability, you are looking at current share prices doubling and tripling. 7. The price of gold in the past 12 months has been rising in terms of all major currencies, not just the dollar. When the price of an asset rises in terms of all currencies at the same time, it is clear that this is an “unadulterated bull market”. 8. Investors turn to gold in 3 types of environment: (1) when inflation occurs - as in the US right now. Inflation in the US is already evident in the latest figures released. Investors will start to invest in wealth preservation strategies like gold instead of stocks and bonds. (2) in times of economic uncertainty – for example when the price of natural resources like oil is rapidly rising out of control like it is now (3) in times of geopolitical unrest – Part of gold’s recent strength is attributable to terrorist fears and those fears have only increased. Judging by the latest attacks, terror incidents are likely to increase in size and frequency especially leading up to elections in the US. 9. Gold mining companies have largely given up their forward-selling – a practice that helped keep gold prices low throughout most of the 1990’s. The reason for this is that they expect gold to rise dramatically in the future and do not want to be limited by agreeing to sell at a potentially lower future price. 10. The US budget deficit is estimated to be over $600 billion this year. The decline of the dollar will continue and inflation has returned dramatically. These factors occurring at the same time will drive the price of gold higher as foreign central banks begin to cut back on the percentage of reserves they hold in dollars, and start diversifying more into other currencies and gold. 11. During the latter part of 2003, the Malaysian Royal Mint introduced a new currency, the gold dinar. It is being used as a gold coin in circulation to be used as a currency. It will take time for it to catch on but when it does, it will be another reason for a huge increase in the demand for gold. Eventually the hope is that the dinar will be used as the currency of choice in trade settlement between predominantly Muslim nations instead of the US Dollar. 12. Central Bankers around the world from the US to Russia, Saudi Arabia to Egypt and Malaysia to Japan have been pumping up money supply growth to avoid the negative consequences of bursting bubbles in paper assets such as stocks and bonds. Without any gold standard central bankers have been free to do this. The effect is to have enormous amounts of money pursuing a limited supply of raw materials including gold. 13. The technical chart in the price of gold over the past 5 years shows that the trend is definitely rising and the bull market is 100% intact. Based on current cycles, Gold will peak around 2008-2009.

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How to survive a small business setback

(NC)-Business ups and downs are a part of an entrepreneur's life. But sometimes the downs can reach the point where they seriously threaten the survival of your business. Many factors can contribute to business difficulties. You may have been outflanked by a competitor, or have been blindsided by unexpected changes in interest rates or a loss of a major customer. The first task in turning things around is to identify problems and develop a plan to deal with them. Identify the Problems First Make an honest and critical assessment of your business weaknesses and put them down on paper. Remember, you are ultimately responsible for your business. Turning a business around may mean that you yourself have to operate differently. Frank Techar, Executive Vice President of Small Business Banking at Bank of Montreal points out that many businesses are hurt because of internal weaknesses. For instance, managers may have been weak record keepers or may have failed to monitor and improve everyday business practices. "Without a good grip on internal information, you may find out too late that overhead has become unacceptably high or that receivables collection is getting dangerously slow. You need to be able to react to this information on a timely basis and correct problems before they get out of control," says Mr. Techar. Don't Procrastinate - Start Fixing Having identified the problems, start fixing them. Eliminate anything that does not contribute to the bottom line. This can be tough to do, but keep in mind that everything will be cut later if the business fails. A key element in any turnaround strategy is to meet with your banker and other important suppliers. If you are open about your situation and have a plan to turn things around they should be willing to provide help and advice on dealing with your business problems. Think cash. Make the hard decisions that will either generate cash or retain it. Sell obsolete or excessive inventory. And when you sell, accept only cash or payment in less than thirty days. Monitor your receivables regularly, and do not hesitate to use a collection agency if necessary. It won't be easy but if you are disciplined about these important tasks you should be able to put your company on the road to recovery. Information provided by Bank of Montreal. For more information visit bmo. com.

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How to install car speakers

All cars have their own unique type of car speaker installation issues although installing speakers is a relatively simple process. Most speaker installations can be finished in about an hour or less. The intricacy of the installation will vary depending on the vehicle. And again, depending on the vehicle, speakers may be installed in the dash, doors, or rear deck. Most importantly, remember that safety should be considered when installing speakers. Damage can be caused by not installing speakers properly – this can impose added cost and even possible injury. Protection for hearing/vision should be used as necessary. Here are fundamental steps to consider for installing speakers. Remember, some vehicles may require extra steps. Although the location of the speakers in your vehicle may vary from the mounting locations noted here, the method should be comparable.

For installation of dash and door speakers, you will need to ascertain if the vehicle has speaker grilles that are removable. If they can be removed, take the grilles off utilizing the appropriate tools, remove the screws holding the speaker in, disconnect the speaker harness that was attached to the speaker, connect the speaker harness to the new speaker, plug the speaker harness which is connected to the new speaker to the harness in the car, set the speaker in the opening and reinstall it using the screws for mounting, replace the grille and repeat with the other speaker. If installing speakers in the door, make certain the depth of the speaker will not interfere with the window operation after installation. If the grilles cannot be removed, the dash pads or possibly the door panel will have to be removed. Be sure to keep an eye on any screws/clips removed should this be the case. Next follow the same steps shown above except you will need to reinstall the dash pads/door panel. If removing the door panel, be aware that screws can be mounted in the armrest or inside the door latch space and may be behind the trim panels. After all the screws are removed from the panel, raise it up so you can disconnect any wiring harnesses.

If installing rear deck speakers, you must determine if the speakers are top-mounted or bottom-mounted as this will determine your steps. If top-mounted, remove the grilles, remove the screws holding the speaker in, disconnect the speaker harness, connect the harness to the new speaker, plug in the harness connected to the speaker to the vehicle side of the harness, place the new speaker in the opening and mount with the screws, replace the grille and repeat with the other speaker. If the speakers are bottom-mounted, reach in the trunk and remove the screws mounting the speaker. Then follow the same basic steps as above. Eventually, you’d have to turn on the radio and check the operation of the new speakers.

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Rpg games for beginners

Part I – characters, attributes and experience explained For the ones of you that don’t know RPG stands for Role Playing Game, and is one of the most played type of game nowadays. You are the main hero, and you interact with other characters also called NPC-s ( or Non Playable Characters if you’re playing single player). They will give you quests to do, and you have to do them, in order to get experience and advance to higher levels. The story has the main quest, that will end the game when finished, and usually a lot of side quests, that will help you develop your character. The side quests are not necessary, but will get you deeper into the story and sometimes that is really worth it! Most RPG games allow you to choose your type of character at the beginning. Usually there are several types of characters, all with different attributes, but there are three main categories to choose from: wizard, fighter and archer. These will take different names and attributes and will be further more differentiated into subcategories, depending on the game. For example, the wizard can become specialized on different categories of spells, like earth, water, dark magic, white magic, fire, lightning, nature. How do you grow your character? Well this depends from game to game, but basically you have : - life, called life points in many games representing your health - mana, or mana points representing the wizardry point you have left( these point allow you to do spells, if you don’t have them you won’t be able to cast spells) - stamina, also found by other names, depending on the game, this represents how much time you can run, of do special moves. Besides these three there are a few other primary attributes like: - strength – representing the strength of your character, you’ll have to put points here if your character is a fighter. - dexterity – representing the dexterity of your character, usually important for archers. - intelligence – representing the intelligence of your character, usually important for wizards. There may appear some more primary attributes depending on the game but don’t worry they are usually explained! Experience – this is heart of the game, and this (along with the story) will keep you in front of the computer for days! Basically, when you kill monsters you get experience, you also get experience when you do the quests. This experience is used to grow in level, making you stronger and able to battle with more and more monsters. Take care how you spend your experience, because in the later part of the game it’s important to be strong so you can finish the game. Usually it’s best to choose a line of evolution at the beginning and keep it until the end of the game ! Ok, we’ve reached the end of part one, hope I was able to enlighten you a little concerning the mysteries of RPG games. See you in part two!

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History of credit cards

: Credit Cards have become an absolute necessity so much so that we take them for granted. A number of money experts have already slated the paper currency as a dying dinosaur. But have you ever wondered where did this plastic money of credit card come from? What is the history of credit cards? Whose genius was it anyways?

Though the idea of "have now, pay later" existed since the 1700s but it was only in the early 20th century that the banks started taking credit protection in form of overdrafts. In 1914 Western Union gave its customers a metal card allowing them interest free deferral payments. This gave their clients a freedom to spend beyond their means. However, the idea of actual credit card did not strike 'father of Credit Cards', Frank McNamara until he forgot his wallet back home while going out for a dinner with friends.

This embarrassing moment was just too much for McNamara. Thus, he created the "Diner's club card". It was initially a businessmen's card for dinners and retails purchases while traveling but by the end of 1950 it had become a phenomenon. A national frenzy that began with just 200 customers who could use it in 27 restaurants, it swelled to such massive size that it spread over the whole USA with 20000 customers and more varied kinds of retailers subscribed to it as credit providers. The Diners card charged seven percent for each individual transaction with card subscribers paying a three-dollar annual fee. Stores and service companies readily extended this facility. They could benefit from it since the customers spent more than they would if they had to pay the cash up frontally.

The General Petroleum Corporation was one of the first companies to offer an actual credit card that allowed for fuel and automotive repair purchases to its employees. They could use their card and make payments towards these things with portions of their paychecks. The monopoly of Diner's club was short lived. McNamara withdrew his share of money from the company in 1952. Very soon American Express launched its similar yet more generalized credit card and Bank of America came out with BankAmericard (now called VISA) in 1958. Master card came up in 1966. These new market players overpowered the old titan. While McNamara created credit cards, John Biggins is acknowledged as the inventor of the bank credit card. He worked at the Flatbush National Bank of Brooklyn in New York.

In 1946, Mr. Biggins developed the "Charge-It" program in which local merchants who accepted the card would deposit sales slips into the bank and the bank billed the customer.

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Beating debt with a stick

: Debt is a Product in AmericaThe #1 sickness in America concerning finances right now is debt. Debt is a product in our culture and it is vigorously aimed at you and me everyday, everywhere. As a society, we borrow more money than the last two generations times two and your online credit report reflects these habits! Some companies like Sears make more profit from their credit department than from all the physical products they sell.But It's the Norm Isn't It?We are programmed from childhood to make automatic decisions regarding our personal spending habits thus negatively affecting our online credit report. A few 'real world' examples are listed below: ∙ leasing a car instead of paying for it in cash (unheard of right?) ∙ 90 days same as cash (NOT... really the same in more than 75% of the cases) ∙ rent-to-own (translation = paying 2, 3, 4 times the actual value of the product) ∙ 30 year vs. 15 year mortgages (an accepted lengthy and very costly way of purchasing a house) What to do? Well, I hate to give the obvious answer here but how about saving money! Try saving money in a money market account for a couple years and then paying for a slightly used car in cash or with a 50 to 75% down payment.

Wow, imagine having that extra money every month that most people dump into their lease or high rate loan. Try saving money for 3-6 months interest and risk free for that thing that you needed and you might find that you can get it cheaper with hundreds OR even that you want to use your hard-earned money for something more practical. Your credit report will thank you as well.Penny Pinching is Boring!Most people today think that to be frugal one must live out of a shack and only make purchases when they are on clearance (or if it's life or death). Well they're only half right. Have you heard the expression "It's the little things that count"? This holds very true when dealing with financial decisions. While large purchases definitely have great effect on one’s online credit report as well as their overall situation, it is often the everyday spending habits that accumulate and hold them back from attaining wealth of any sort.

What many people fail to realize is that the majority of true millionaires in America (those with net worths exceeding 1 million dollars) got rich from thinking outside the box and not following the crowd. Try thinking a little more about how you handle your money and you might find that you know more than you think you do.Summing Up the Debt Sickness FiascoA decision as simple as using a debit credit card instead of a credit card shows discipline. Report that paying with cash instead of credit shows that you have properly budgeted your money and it just feels better to own something the day you walk away with it. Your credit report will also reflect these positive actions. Since the average consumer has little control over their own spending habits, the credit report picks up the slack and in turn there are more negative items to show for it. Even statistics show that using cash when making purchases will greatly reduce spending thus causing you to think harder as a consumer before swiping that credit card. Get off to a good start by seeing what is on your online credit report. By removing negative items from your online credit report you can improve your credit rating.To read more about how you can get your online credit report free with no obligations, see what is on your file and find out how to fix your credit report go to http:// cleancreditonline. com

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3 step formula to get out of debt

1-Make List of Your Debts First of all know how much deep you are in credit card debt. Many credit card holders are shocked when they know the total credit card debt to be paid. They unconsciously stay away from compiling this list. But you will have to know your total debts. List down lender name, date of debt, total amount to be paid and interest rate. Arrange list according to interest rate. Highest interest rate credit card debts should be shown first. 2-Pay Credit Card with Highest Interest Rate Now start paying highest rate credit card first. Always pay more than minimum amount. If you are addicted to minimum payment traps then you will never be out of debt for whole of your life. Banks have arranged minimum debt trap in such way that a loan could take many years to be paid off if you are just paying in minimum amounts. Always pay more than minimum. These small extra payments will save you literally thousand dollars. 3-Start Frugal Living For as long as you are in debt, start frugal living. Cut off your credit cards. Ask companies to not offer you more credit cards. Discard impulsive buying. Try to save every penny if possible. These few dollars added to minimum payment amounts will create a snow-ball effect towards your credit card debt payments.

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Ebay business tricky situations in business

What you have to remember when starting up your Ebay business is that it is no different from any other business venture. The business world is all about buying and selling and so is your Ebay project. Conduct all your business transactions in a professional manner then you your product or service will be taken seriously. Running a business is not as big a mission that people make it out to be. However it can prove to be stressful at times - but you can change that by having an organised system. Organization should be one of the main priorities right from the start.

Keeping on top is important - keep data up to date and file all files this will help your Ebay business to run smooth thus saving you time. Most Ebay business`s are run from home so choose a room in the house that you can create as an office area to do business. An office type surrounding will encourage you more in your Ebay business. Everyone has a business plan structured up so why not you - remember you are in business for yourself now. Write your Ebay plan accordingly to comply with Ebay`s rules and regulations. Jot down your goals you expect to achieve - profits from sales or whatever comes to mind to claim success. Go research on how other Ebay sellers are successful in their business. Another vital addition is to have an Ebay business checklist drawn up and easily at hand - list all that you would need to start up - like organizing your products for auction, this will include itemized tasks like the photo shoot, writing out a description for the sale item and remember to answer all emails - we are looking to run this Ebay business professionally and prompt replies to questions or queries is where you will gain respect from your customers. Respect can bring repeat orders. The product or service you choose to sell in your Ebay business is entirely up to you but please do a little research on this matter - the reason being is the greater the need for a certain item then the more chance you have of a guaranteed sale. Expenditure and costs should be limited at least till you have learnt a few tricks of the trade. Buying up front in large quantities is not a good idea - you maybe left with unwanted stock if the product you have chosen to sell for your Ebay business has a sell by date. There should be no reason why your Ebay business can not be as successful just like the thousands of others who are making their fortune selling their wares. In an Ebay business what are the tricks of the trade - how can you find out about the tricks of the trade - well let me tell you about a little trick picked up on the way and that is to learn from others. By doing this you can prevent yourself becoming involved in any tricky situations.

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Ten convenience built ins that ll help seniors and the disabled live independently

Planning to remodel, repair or build a new home? Looking for some innovative, unusual — but powerful — universal design features? We can help! We started collecting over 1,000 uncommon, affordable convenience built-ins in 1998, when we first began writing books and consulting to help people have truly extraordinary — but affordable — homes. Here are some of our favorite ideas that’ll change your life via how they enable independent living. Add any of these to your next project, and you’ll be on your way toward creating a home that’s truly beyond the ordinary! • Motion-sensor faucets. These are especially handy where hands will often be dirty or full. They also deliver water at a preset temperature that kids or slow-to-react family members may appreciate. No more risk of getting scalded!

• A single-lever faucet control, for ease in adjusting water flow and temperature with one hand. (It’s especially inconvenient to have two-fisted, separate hot and cold controls at the kitchen sink.) This can help you reduce wasted hot water, can be visually marked so family members know where to position it for safe hot water temperatures, and is easy to use after arthritis has started to affect your fingers and hands. • A central vacuum system. Its parts are not as heavy to push as most freestanding vacuum cleaners.

• A garbage disposal activated by a pressure-button switch that’s inches away from the faucet, so it’s accessible without your bending to open a cabinet or walking several steps to flip a switch. • Well-planned task and reading lighting that doesn’t create shadows. Don’t forget lights that illuminate countertops or are mounted under upper cabinets. • Lots of electrical outlets for your holiday decorations, both indoors and outside, so everything plugs in nearby. No point in having the confusion or hazards of extension cords, powerstrips or overloaded circuits. • Magnetic drawer and cabinet locks that release and latch via a single remote-control button that controls an entire room or outdoor area. This is the least awkward and most secure type of childproof lock we’ve seen, especially if you mount the control unit high on a wall where adults can easily see and reach it while kids cannot.

Grandparents with arthritis will especially applaud this system, compared to the common plastic door locks that require considerable dexterity to release. (These magnetic locks also secure drawers or cabinets in overnight guestrooms that you use when your guests are gone, or in any rental properties you own and store some possessions in.) • Wall-mounted intercoms in every room and outdoor living area (don’t forget the garage), for talking to anyone on your property without having to physically walk over to them. This also eliminates using what might be dirty or full hands to dial and hold a cell phone you might use to call people elsewhere in the house. • A light switch or knee-level motion sensor at the top and bottom of every stairway that controls adequate lighting from above. Motion sensors are especially handy wherever your hands are often too full to easily reach for a switch. That light from above is more important for people with vision problems than light from fixtures that are down at the stair level. • A bathroom near the family entrance for quick cleanups for limiting the mess that gets tracked inside when someone’s coming home dirty. It’ll also prevent rushing through the house — and risking a fall — when nature calls while you’re working outside or just arriving home. Like this article? Then you’ll love our books chock-full of uncommon, affordable convenience built-ins that increase your quality of life and your home’s resale value! We also offer a free e-book at extraordinaryhomes. com: The 34 ExtraOrdinary Home Principles: Over 70 Fabulous, Affordable, Innovative Ideas That’ll Improve Your Life and WOW You! © Copyright 2005 by Carol Abrahamson/ExtraOrdinary Homes. All rights reserved.

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School fashion show

Some Tips for a School Fashion Show School fashion shows can be quite fun if done properly. If done the wrong way, however, it could end up being one boring affair which is only occasionally enlivened by the people laughing at a humiliated model. What you need are some tips to help you. 1) Think of a theme – When putting up a school fashion show, it is always helpful if you use a theme. A theme gives a fashion show a sense of organization and people would be able to relate the fashion to the theme. There are various types of themes to choose from: a) Season – Basing your school fashion show on the season is always popular. You could design and model various outfits that correspond with the time of year. This would also give you an idea of how to decorate the venue. Basing your school fashion show on a season can help you unleash your creativity and make your brain cells work. How can you balance the freedom of creativity with the confinement of the theme? This will definitely help you improve your skills. b) Literature – Another great idea for a theme is literature. You should think about basing your school fashion show on a great piece of literature. How about basing it on the book The Great Gatsby? Ever tried creating fashion pieces for Frodo? This can be fun as you will be bringing the visions of authors to life. Basing your school fashion show on a piece of literature can also be a bit easier than other themes since most authors actually have pretty detailed descriptions of the clothes their character wear. This is especially true for fantasy novels. Cloaks, anyone? 2) Music – The music sets the mood for the whole fashion show. It strikes the subconscious of the watchers and thus, determines how much attention they will be paying your school fashion show. This means, of course, that you need to choose the correct sounds to accompany your school fashion show. You need to choose music that grabs the attention of the spectators enough to mesmerize them. However, you do not want the music to distract the spectators from the school fashion show. The best type of music to use would be instrumental. This is because instrumental music can set the mood for the show without distracting the viewers with familiar lyrics. 3) Lighting – Proper lighting effects are always essential if you want to have a great school fashion show. Together with the background music, the lighting effects give the audience a general emotion to feel. How do you want them to react when they see a certain ensemble? You can make them react as you want them by simply combining light and sound. 4) Spontaneity – Students hate predictability. Because of this, the best thing that your school fashion show could have is a surprise. You need to show your students something unexpected and completely new. In doing so, you will be able to grab their attentions and keep it. By being spontaneous, you will keep spectators guessing as to what will come next. This will keep their eyes on the school fashion show and off their watches and mobile phones. If you can make the audience forget about the gadgets on their pockets, then you would know that your school fashion show rocks!

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Bacteria and food borne diseases

Types of Bacteria Bacteria are all around us, in the air, water, ground, on our skin and in our bodies. They are classified in a variety of ways, but for our purpose we can categorize them in a more basic way. Harmless bacteria – Most bacteria fall into this category. They are neither help us nor are harmful to us. These bacteria have a specific purpose, but are not a concerning to us in terms of food safety, Beneficial bacteria – Believe it or not some bacteria are helpful to us. Some bacteria are used in foods to make cheeses and yogurts. And still others live in our bodies to fight of harmful bacteria. Undesirable bacteria – Undesirable bacteria is responsible for food spoilage. This type of bacteria may not make you sick, but they show themselves by the use of odors, sticky or slimy surfaces and discoloration. Illness causing bacteria or pathogens – These are the bacteria that cause most food-borne illnesses. Pathogens do not necessarily leave detectable odors or taste in food. This makes it impossible to tell if food is contaminated by smelling or tasting, or looking at it. The only way to protect yourself from this bacteria is by proper food handling and sanitation. Bacteria Growth Bacteria simply multiply by splitting in half. Under the ideal conditions, they can double in number every 15 to 30 minutes. This means that one single bacterium could multiply to a million in less than 6 hours. What do bacteria need to multiply? Food – Some from of food is a basic requirement for bacteria to grow. Moisture – Water is required for bacteria in order to absorb food. Dry foods will not support bacterial growth. As well, foods with very high salt or sugar content make bacteria unable to use the moisture present. Temperature – Bacteria grow best at warm temperatures between 40 and 140°F. This temperature range is what we call the food danger zone. Air – Most bacteria require oxygen to grow, but not all. There are some exceptions, one type of bacteria being botulism. Time – When bacteria are introduced to a new environment, they need time to adjust before they start to grow. This time is called the lag phase and last about one hour. How is bacteria transferred? Bacteria are carried from one place to another by being carried. This can happened by peoples hands, coughs, other food, utensils, equipment, water, or pests. Preventing Bacteria Growth Now that we know how bacteria grow and are spread; we should be able to prevent food-borne illness by following three simple steps. 1. Keep bacteria from spreading by not letting anything that might contain bacteria tough the food. This includes people, dirty equipment, utensils and possibly other foods. 2. Stop bacteria from growing by taking away the conditions that encourage growth. The most effective way is to keep food out of the danger zone. Keep foods below 40°F and about 140°F 3. Finally kill the bacteria. Most bacteria are killed if they are subject to a temperature above 165°F for 30 seconds. This is how we make food safe by cooking. This heat is also how we sanitize dishes and equipment. Certain chemicals (such as bleach) also kill bacteria. Using sanitizing agents is best way to sanitize counter tops and large equipment.

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Easy dinner recipes roast chicken and roasted root vegetables

Easy dinner recipes make life so much easier for us. As much as we want to make healthy food choices for ourselves and our families, busy lives sometimes makes it difficult. With a few easy dinner recipes in your recipe box it's a cinch. This is a complete meal that bakes in the oven at the same time. With just a little bit of preparation time you can pop the whole meal in the oven and go off to spend your time doing things other than stirring and watching. Come back in a bit and dinner's done. Couldn't be easier or more delicious. Roast Chicken 1 whole chicken, about lbs butter salt and pepper 1 whole bulb of garlic (optional), with the outside papery layers removed Preheat the oven to 375єF. Wash and dry the chicken. Thoroughly rinse and dry the inside cavity as well. Salt and pepper the cavity and place the whole bulb of garlic inside. Take your finger and slide it under the breast skin. Place dabs of butter in 2 or 3 spots on each side of the breast, under the skin. Take about 2 ounces of softened butter and spread it over the chicken with your fingers. Salt and pepper the outside of the chicken to taste. Arrange the chicken in a covered roasting pan. Roast at 375єF for about 1 1/2 hours, basting occasionally to keep it moist. Carve and serve. Roasted Root Vegetables Potatoes, peeled and cut into 2" wedges Sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into slightly larger wedges or sliced straight across into thick slices Sweet onions, peeled and cut into wedges Carrots, peeled and cut into long thick sticks Olive oil or vegetable oil 1 tablespoon dried rosemary Salt and pepper Begin preparing the vegetables as soon as the chicken is in the oven. Oil a 13"x9" glass baking dish. Place the cut vegetables in the baking dish. Make sure the sweet potatoes are cut a bit larger than the white potatoes because they take just a bit longer to cook. Drizzle oil over the vegetables and mix to coat them all. Salt and pepper the vegetables. Sprinkle dried rosemary over them. When the chicken has been in the oven for 30 minutes, put the vegetables in. Roast the vegetables, uncovered, for about 1 hour, until all are soft. The onions will be a bit carmelized and nice and sweet. Note: Try varying the vegetables in the mix. Parsnips would be nice as well. You can also add a bit of garlic if you are a garlic lover. That's it! Dinner's ready!

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Playing high ante short holdem poker

To play a session of high ante short handed hold’em you have to be sure of some poker essential qualities like: playing the other’s hand, understanding position and being aggressive when you should be. Let’s say you are playing a session of no limit Texas hold’em and the table must be short handed – this simply means there are free sits at the table that no one has occupied yet. The ideal table for this is the table with 4 or maybe as high as 5 opponents. Now, ante means that you bet pre flop, at the same time the blinds are placed. You decide to ante on the pre flop and your ante bet is equal to the small bet. Let’s consider the table you are playing on is a $2/$4 table, this means your ante has been of $2. The antes, as forced bets for everyone have as a purpose to make people put money in the pot and to stimulate activity at the poker table. To prove the point of this article we will have to consider you are playing every hand, no matter what are the raises on the pre flop (unless they are way too big since that is possible this being no limit poker). This forces you to stop worrying about the pre flop value of hands and gets you right to the flop and post flop stages, the parts that actually make the whole game. You will also have to be aggressive because the bets will be high and the players are just some. You have in this situation you are in to try and play your opponents. You have to make them to draw for a hand to beat you. At all times don’t check only call or bet. Playing the others means actually to try and play their hands. If you can correctly evaluate their hands then yours doesn’t matter so much because you already know what you are against and you can beat them. Try to do this sometimes and you will see that overall in that session, if you played right, you will register a winning. Just think of it as an exercise that has to be done because there is the possibility that without bring forced you will never try and play aggressive and “reckless”, playing the players instead of playing your own hands. This helps you develop your aggressiveness and improves your way of seeing the opponents.

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Achieve more by deleting should from your vocabulary

When we talk about our goals, we use the word "should" a lot. Most of us think it's just an innocent word that helps us get out of boring conversations and confrontations about our bad habits. However, the word "should" poisons our speech and ambitions by inferring that what we're doing isn't good enough, and that we would be better off doing something else. When you say you "should" do something, what are you really saying? 1. It's an obligation that you're not fond of. We don't talk about how we "should" do things that we don't feel obligated to do. If we are excited about eating cake, we don't say, "I "should" eat cake." We just do it! However, if we feel obligated to eat celery, it becomes a "should." If making cookies for the bake sale is a "should," it's an obligation. If it were a fun activity, it would be easy for you to just do it. 2. You're not going to do it and you have an excuse as to why. "I "should" ________________," is usually followed by, "but ______________." When you say things like this, you are proclaming to the world that you agree one course of action would be appropriate, and that you're going to do the exact opposite. Imagine how foolish you would sound telling your boss, "I know that the appropriate thing to do is to stay late and finish the proposal so I am prepared for tomorrow's meeting, and instead of doing that I am going to go home and take the chance of not finishing it before the meeting tomorrow morning." If this is what you really mean, why bother disguising with a "should?" Deep down, you know what's really going on. 3. You know exactly what you need to do to make things better and you haven't started yet! For all of you out there who "should" stop smoking, who "should" lose weight, or who "should" go back to school, you know exactly what you want to do to make your life better for yourself, and you're using "should" as a lame excuse not to take action! Of course, standing on the sidelines is much easier than running after the ball, but you don't win any games that way. If you have a long list of "should's" and a short list of goals, choose which of those "should's" you will follow through with and put your plans on paper. If instead of feeling that your day is just one thing you "should" do after another thing you "should" do, turn your "should's" into definite "will's" or "will not's." While "should" robs you of power and motivation, "will" gives you power and resolve to get things done. With fewer "should's" in your vocabulary, you'll find yourself speeding along the road to accomplishment.

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The simplest weight loss tips no one follows

I have a Cheez-It problem. You're not listening, I really have a Cheez-It problem! I have never met a Cheez-It I didn't like.* Some people can't resist chocolate or ice cream, some people it's pizza or some other food or sweet. While I enjoy all of those foods on occasion, Cheez-It's are the food equivalent of crack cocaine for me. It takes all my willpower to pass up the isle where the Cheez-It's reside on the shelves at my local grocery store. My ever-loving girl friend Kimberly rolls her eyes at me in shear disgust when she sees how weak I am to the power of these little crackers, which draw me in like a cheese flavored black hole. "But you have given advice on nutrition to millions of people Will, how could you of all people be so weak willed about some little cheese flavored cracker?!" she says. I hang my head in shame and avoid eye contact with her for the rest of the day.... The point of this introduction is to point out we all have our weaknesses and we are all human... even me. I find Cheez-It's to be cheese flavored morphine! This small problem got me to thinking. If there is one thing I have learned after all these years of doing nutritional research, writing countless articles on the topic of nutrition, and working directly with people on their diets, it's this: it's rarely one single thing a person does that is sabotaging their efforts to lose fat and or gain muscle, but a bunch of little things that have an accumulated effect. There are some amazingly simple behaviors and strategies we can all add to our nutritional goals and workout plans that will have a positive effect. Using my own addiction to Cheez-It's as the primary example, I am going to cover a few of these surprisingly simple yet effective strategies. A few issues to keep in mind: (1) Taken alone, these simple tactics will have very little effect. Used alone without any other dietary changes and an exercise plan, these strategies wont amount to much. However, as I mentioned, it's often many minor mistakes adding up to a lack of results for people, and taken in that context, these are some simple mistakes that can be avoided, hopefully resulting in an accumulated effect in a positive direction. (2) I didn't invent any of these tips. They are some of the oldest and simplest tips you will ever read. I don't even know who first came up with them, and I bet most people have seen these strategies in other places, such as various diet books, articles, or web sites. I do however think that they may be so old and so simple that most people with the best of intentions about their nutrition and exercise plan, don't follow these simple concepts. These tips are more about behavior changes and psychology then nutritional science, study results, or research. I have written many articles based on the later topics, but this is not one of those. If you are looking for more in-depth science oriented information about nutrition, supplements, and fat loss or gaining muscle, I suggest reading my ebooks on the topic and the many free article on my web site. Tip #1: Never Ever Go Food Shopping Hungry This is one of the most effective strategies I know of to avoid unwanted junk and various snacks from finding their way into your shopping cart, which ends up in your home, which ends up on your butt! Make sure to eat something before you go food shopping and you will be able to resist the junk that often finds its way into your cart. If I go food shopping without a good meal in my stomach, I often come home with a family sized box of Cheez-It's and feel like sh*& for days after eating the entire box! Human hunger and appetite are regulated by a phenomenally complicated set of overlapping feedback networks, involving a long list of hormones, psychological factors, and others way beyond the scope of this article. Suffice to say, we often make snap decisions and impulse purchases with certain foods due to one or more of these feedback loops being activated due to an empty stomach while we shop. Translated, your "willpower" to resist junk foods will be much greater if you eat something healthy at least 20-30 minutes before you go food shopping. You can either plan your meal schedule so that one meal is eaten before you go shopping, or have a snack (at least 20-30 minutes before shopping) which will have the desired effects. A yogurt with some flax oil mixed in is a good choice, as is a half cup of cottage cheese and a handful of walnuts or some other nut. A protein shake or MRP will suffice, but solid food tends to be more satiating. Tip # 2: Never Keep Snack Foods In The House This tip is a logical extension of tip number one. If it does not make it into your cart at the food store, it's not in your house. However, many people use excuses like "I have snack foods for the kids" or "my spouse keeps a box of Oreo cookies in the kitchen cupboard" as reasons they can't avoid the snacks that sneak into their diets and sabotage their efforts. Many of the foods we eat that we know we should not be eating are based on an impulse. Impulse control goes a long way here but no one will deny it's far harder to resist that impulse if your favorite junk food is under your nose. That's human nature. When I have an impulse for some Cheez - it's, I wont resist it well if it's only a few steps to the kitchen vs. having to get in the car to go get a box. The former I can't resist, the latter I can. Remember an impulse is defined as "a sudden desire, urge, inclination." That means it's short lived and will go away given sufficient time, so it's a matter of not having foods in your house that allow you to act on the impulse while it lasts. As for the excuse of the spouse, kids, etc. That is more an issue between your kids and or your spouse. Should the kids be eating that stuff anyway? No! I had a client tell me one day "I keep eating hot dogs ‘cause I keep them in the house fort the kids." I said "so you're Ok with feeding your kids foods you know to be unhealthy for you and them?" She stopped feeding her family hot dogs shortly after.... ..Bottom line here is, those foods should be occasional treats for both kids and adults, not staple foods that can be found in your kitchen. It's more an issue of teaching the kids good dietary habits young so they don't end up overweight unhealthy adults. As for the spouse, I like to have some chips in the house, which I can resist without a problem. That is, unlike the Cheez-it's, I can walk past the chips without having to eat them all. I can regulate myself with them. However, Kimberly can't. Chips are to her what Cheez-it's are to me, so I make it a rule not to keep chips in the house. Point being, your spouse needs to support your efforts by making some small sacrifices. If you were an alcoholic trying to avoid alcohol, you would (or at least should!) expect your significant other to not keep booze in the house. If they wont support your efforts here, then relationship counseling is in order or a long talk, and I can't help you there; sorry! Tip # 3: Eat Off Of Smaller Plates The first two tips are common sense, this one is less so. However, I find it helps, albeit not to a great extent. Again, how much we eat is based on many variables. One of them is the visual cues we get looking at the food we are about to eat. We are extremely visually oriented creatures and part of deciding how large an object is must be compared to other objects, in this case, the food we put on the plate in comparison to the size of the plate we put the food on. Some of you may remember this little visual test from grade school. Looking at these two horizontal lines here: http:// brinkzone. com/images/plates. gif which one is longer? Answer: both lines are identical in length. As you can see, the bottom "plate" looks longer then top "plate", yet they are the same length. It's a visual illusion that shows how our brains are set up to interpret certain visual cues. It is my experience that people will put less food on their plate if they eat from smaller plates as a smaller plate full of food looks like much more to eat then a large plate with the same amount of food on it. I know for myself I tend to put 2 slices of pizza on a small plate and three on a large plate! Now this is only one minor cue we have to self regulating how much food we eat, and other feedback loops (i. e., hormonal, psychological, etc.) can kick in and easily offset this strategy. For example, you could simply come back for a second helping using the smaller plates. However, it's my hunch (and it's only a hunch as research is lacking here) that over the course of say a month, a person may end up taking in fewer total calories using this strategy as has been my (admittedly anecdotal) experience with both myself and the many people I have given advice to over the years. Again, as already mentioned, taken alone, this strategy will probably have no effects on your efforts to lose fat if there is not a specific diet and exercise plan involved in the overall equation. It is however one simple small change that may improve compliancy to your efforts. It would be interesting to see a study on this, but whatever effects it may have, would be subtle and fairly small I suspect. Even so, over the course of a year say, it may help. Tip #4: Know Thy Self Lesson here is, we are all human and we all have our weaknesses. Trick is to know your weakness and develop strategies for coping with them. How well do you know yourself? That is, do you know what cues/triggers tend to set you off? Have you examined that issue for yourself? It's essential to recognized the cues that sabotage your efforts. We all have them. Find yours and take steps to avoid them where possible. For example, try making a list outlining the things you know tend to set you off and how you react to the, then add a column for how you could deal with it. For example you might write "talking to my crazy mother makes me anxious and I eat things I shouldn't immediately after the phone conversation" which would be followed by a suggestion of steps to change it, such as "always eat a meal right before talking to mom" and "only take calls from mom when I am ready and able to deal with her" and "go for a walk immediately after talking to mom to distress and give me time to get over impulse to eat junk" and so on. Develop coping strategies to your known triggers. I know for example going food shopping on an empty stomach means I will most probably end up with a large box of Cheez-it's in my house. I have also found if I go shopping irritated over something I will buy more foods I don't need as food is one of many ways we self medicate looking for some comfort. Hence the term "comfort foods" which is commonly chocolate, ice cream, and so on. Bottom line: Learn what your hot buttons are that lead to a negative behavior. Learn to identify when it's happening. Develop strategies for coping with it. How do you go about doing that? As entire books have been written on that topic, my advice will fall short here. That journey is also highly individual. For some it's working with a therapist or behavioral specialist, for some it's reading a few good self-help type books, and for some it's activities such as meditation, joining support groups, and others. It's also a life long journey. Conclusion The purpose of this article is not as much to supply tips for success in your fat loss endeavors but to actually remind people of what is stated in the intro to this article: most people fail in their fat loss/diet goals not due to a single mistake they are making (with exceptions) but many small events that have an accumulated effect that sabotages their efforts. If the tips in this article help, all the better. Some people are amazed how many extra calories slip into their diet from snack foods that they are not accounting for, or the fact they tend to take the elevator when they could take the stairs, and so on. 99 out of 100 times the person that says "I have tried everything and nothing works" actually translates into "I have not stayed on any one plan long enough for it to have an effect and sabotaged it with small unaccounted for negative habits and behaviors." Now, if I can just get the funding for that adult Cheez-it rehab center I want to have built.... * Cheez-It's are a cheese flavored cracker made by Sunshine foods and can be found on the shelves of any major food store in the US.

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What is white noise

The best way to explain White Noise is to first look at why it has been given that name. White is used because of the way light works. White light is not an absence of color but is rather a combination of ALL colors. Going along with that same reasoning, White Noise is a combination of ALL frequencies of sound all playing at the same time. Because white noise is actually a combination of all frequencies it is most likely used as a sound blocker. It is typically used by those in loud city environments or with exceptionally noisy neighbors.

Think of it this way. If you are having a conversation with one person in an empty room you would have no problem understanding that person. Now imagine you are at Sunday family dinner and instead of that one person there are now 20 people around the table all talking at the some time. You would struggle to hear them all so you only pick up one or two voices. Now multiply that times 1,000. Suddenly you have a sea of people all talking at the same time and it is impossible for your brain to “hear” any single voice. Now imagine your noisy neighbor is one of those people.

Suddenly you can’t hear them, instead all your brain “hears” is a gentle wave of sound. When those voices are now frequencies, you get a sound that is a bit like static of a radio. There are many ways White Noise can be enjoyed. The top two ways are by playing a pre-recorded CD or cassette tape or using one of the many White Noise Generators available. These both accurately produce a static like sound that blocks unwanted noises. In addition, many of these CDs and White Noise Generators have a soothing sound like running water or fans in the foreground. This is meant to further relax and are great to use at bedtime or for just reading a book in the middle of the day. For more information, visit yourfavouriteshop. com

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Multi generational drug abuse

Drug abuse is a most divisive force within a family unit. It causes people to lie to those that trust them, to use violence against those that love them and above all, to loathe themselves. In many cases the abuse of drugs goes on for many years, causing an ingrained type of damage that becomes a feature of daily life. Yet amidst the pain and suffering that is caused by drugs, there often remains an inability for individuals to fully heal themselves. In fact http://1drugrehabcentre.

com says that the incidence of drug abuse amongst children of drug addicts remains disproportionately high, in spite of first hand experience with the devastating disease. This fact clearly outlines the need for and the significance of expert rehabilitation programs that counters the disease to the same extent that drug abuse has negatively impacted the family. There are a variety of methods and programs that exist with regard to drug rehab programs but the priorities of almost all drug rehab programs are defined by the level of abuse of the drug addict. The process of successful drug rehab programs is usually based upon a series of fundamental needs which are designed to: -Allow the immediate effects of the drugs in your system to dissipate -Safely detoxify the body and remove lasting traces of drugs from the body -Avoid relapse by undergoing individual counseling -Identify the things that may trigger a relapse -Undergo family or marital counseling as appropriate The last point which relates to family and marital counseling can be extremely significant for the purposes of breaking a lasting cycle of abuse. Like http:// rehabcentreinfo. com , most rehab programs are keen to point out the need for families to tackle drug abuse and agree that the role of family and friends as a means of support cannot be overstated. Hand in hand with this issue is the need for individual members of the family to be reconciled with the pain of their experiences. Family members simply cannot provide a supportive network for recovering addicts if they are continuing to harbor resentment or unresolved issues that stem from the drug user. Secondly, the chances of forming a multi-generational pattern of drug abuse are far greater if family reconciliation is not undertaken.

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Shop nicely and save money

: Each day, from telemarketers to mail order catalogs and commercials we get read and hear these wonderful words such as clearance sales, zero interest payments and discount coupons. All geared to stop us from saving and makes us to spend on items that we really don’t need. How can you spend wisely and have more savings. You should teach yourself to be a disciplined and intelligent buyer whereby you can accumulate savings instead of credit card debts. 1. You should ask yourself that is this item something I can’t do without? 2. Do I have something at home similar to this which I can use instead? 3. How long I need to work to pay for this? 4. Do I just want this or really need this? These are some simple every day strategies that can help you in saving.

When you buy on sale you save more so ask the store when the item will be on sale. Schedule your purchase of items during the time when the store has annual sales. This will generate you a saving of as much as 60% off the regular prices. You should cut out discount coupons and use them which will give you as much as 20% savings. When there is a sale on staples that are consumed easily such as pasta, stockpile on such items. You will have more savings if you take the advantage of rebates and use the rebates given. You can use a frequency shopper card as this entitles you to rebates, freebies and discounts.

Always prepare a shopping list before you buy or make duplicate purchases. Remember the phrase “A penny saved is a penny earned” and follow this that will give you added savings. If you want more information, visit our recommended website entertainment-coupon-book-2006.info

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The truth about free information

Copyright 2006 Jeanette Cates Research tells us that the primary reason people come onto the Internet is to get information. And if you ask them, everyone will say "sure - I want it to be free information." But let's think this through. From the early days of the World Wide Web information on the Internet was free. You could find millions of articles, free reports, etc. There were two reasons for all of these resources being free: 1. Early pioneers online could not figure out a viable way to charge for it. 2. At the end of every free article or woven into a free ebook there were "offers" for a paid product or service. As technology has advanced we've seen a growing number of free information resources - audios, teleseminars, videos. And at the end of each there is an offer. That's why I'm always amazed when someone complains that "the information was good BUT they tried to sell me something at the end of the call." Well of course they did! That's how they make their living. In fact, that's how all of us make our living. I would challenge you to find any profession that doesn't exist because of sales. From the friendly "call for a free 15- minute session" to the million dollar commercial on TV, no one works without a sale. How does this apply to your Online Success? Time and again I see smart people with a good business idea shoot themselves in the foot because they won't attend a free teleseminar. "They're just doing it to sell me something," they whine. Well of course they are! But that doesn't mean they aren't giving you priceless information in the meantime. Only a fool would give you the gems of their business ideas and strategies without charge. What you need to beware of are those free teleseminars that give you great information and ask nothing in return. Those are not savvy business people. Do you really want to follow their advice? When you do hear the pitch, listen carefully. Successful business people spend as much time working on the way they present their offer as they do gathering the information they will present. Listen for the lead in to the offer. Listen to the description. Take notes. See if they offer a reduced price for just this call. Notice whether or not they offer bonuses. If they do, what is the value of the bonuses and how many are offered? How do they create a sense of scarcity - with a time limit or a limited number of products or both? There is an entire business woven around the ability to make a good sales pitch. And whether you sell something online or you have an offline business, learning to apply that sales ability is worth more than the time you spend on the call. The idea is that you are learning from all aspects of the call. From the introduction to the close, you should be taking notes. So the next time you see "free teleseminar" or "preview teleseminar" sign up. Not only will you get some great information, but you'll also be able to apply their sales techniques to your business. Bonus: Want to hear more about the value of free information? Watch the video at http:// techtamers. com/cmd. php? Ad=236869

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