Welcome to the October 7, 2007 edition of Corporate Vigilance.
Mike Harmon presents The ABCs of Cash Flow Forecasting posted at Basic Accounting, saying, "Cash flow is often called the lifeblood of a business. There are ways to improve cash flow of any small business and remove some of the worries about bills not being paid or not having enough on hand to pay wages."
Sue Massey presents The Four Perspectives of Business - Keeping Your Eye On What?s Important posted at Business Management Life, saying, "The key element to measuring success is not focusing solely on the financial results of your company but also focusing on the human and cultural aspects of your company. These elements are the true indicators of a company’s future performance and ultimately affect those bottom-line financials."
Randy Nichols presents Fast Paced Success - Considering a Career in Business posted at Career Advice by Randy, saying, "Whether you have relatives who have entered the field ahead of you or you are simply looking for a field that will always provide you with challenges, careers in business are definitely one way to go!"
Matt Hanson presents Matt’s Creative Advertising Blog » Blog Archive » Benefits Of A More Personalized Catalog posted at Matt's Creative Advertising Blog, saying, "Catalogs are excellent marketing materials to complement other forms of promotional tools. Often, they are generally used to combine with a companys website, print brochures, and even flyers. When used this way, business owners often get more response from both marketing media."
Chris Tackett presents Cold Calling - Does It Work Anymore? posted at Direct Marketing News, saying, "Cold calling immediately puts you into a position of being needy. Cold calling gives your prospect the impression that you have nothing better to do, and that all you are doing, is trying to scrape up business. Here are just a few of the different ways you can generate leads or prospects."
Eric Hudin presents My Estate Planning Career Blog » Blog Archive » The Professional Corporation Trust - Preserving the Value of Your Practice posted at My Estate Planning Career Blog, saying, "The professional corporation trust is simply a revocable living trust with a specific purpose: to keep a licensed individual’s interest in a professional corporation out of probate in the event of the death of its owner."
Tom Stanley presents Franchising - Before You Buy posted at Tom's Franchise Information Blog, saying, "Before you make the decision to buy a franchise, it is important to look into the company’s background. By law all franchisors must provide prospective franchisees with a Uniform Franchise Offering Circular (UFOC), a document that contains significant information about the company. One of the most essential components of this disclosure report is any history of litigation and bankruptcy related to the company or its executives."
Jason Rakowski presents Critical Priorities for Extraordinary Service Quality posted at Learn Good Customer Service, saying, "What are the vital few ideas and actions that really made a difference with the customers and clients? There are thousands of tiny things that made a necessary and positive contribution, but here are five areas that are make or break."
Chris Russell presents Boldy Go Where No Has Before - Prepare to Do 20 Times More by Looking Five Years Ahead posted at Productivity Planner, saying, "The steps for creating a 2,000 percent solution (accomplishing 20 times more with the same time, effort, and resources) are listed here..."
Stacey Derbinshire presents Finding The Right Part Time Business Opportunity posted at Starting a Small Home Business, saying, "When looking at part time business opportunities, there are several factors you need to consider to help eliminate the ones that are wrong for you and zero in on the good ones."
Tupelo Kenyon presents Methods As Temporary Tools Instead of Lifetime Crutches posted at Tupelo Kenyon, saying, "We are obsessed with our methods. We become attached to our particular way of doing things. The trouble comes when we cling to an old method that we have outgrown. We feel bogged down and then stuck when our personal development potential is being limited by an outdated method. If your method feels more like a crutch than a tool, it’s time to take an objective look at it. Is the method in question bringing you peace and joy? Is it helping your personal growth, or is it just a familiar and comfortable habit of thought? (Enjoy soothing instrumental music as you read plus songs with lyrics related to each article – all free.)"
Leon Gettler presents Siemens smell continues posted at Sox First, saying, "Siemens is trying to move on from the bribery scandal by creating a new board position for legal and compliance issues. But investigations in Italy, Germany and the US are continuing and now there’s a probe into how much KPMG knew."
David Kam presents Distribute Your Commercials Online posted at MarketingDeviant.com.
Joy presents Cornell University offers 19 online programs posted at Online College Blog, saying, "If you are looking for a way to increase your knowledge and improve your resume, you may want to consider Cornell University. Promising “Ivy League Excellence, Online Convenience,” Cornell University has the “most comprehensive, online professional and executive development curriculum offered by any top-20 university in the United States” (eCornell, 2007)."
Leon Gettler presents ISS supports News Corp reform posted at Sox First, saying, "Global proxy voting firm ISS has thrown its weight behind a shareholder proposal to overhaul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp's voting structure"
edithyeung presents Career Ideas You Must Think About You Worth More Than Your Job posted at Edith Yeung.Com: Dream. Think. Act..
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