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The Organic Food Craze has Come to Coffee

Posted on August 27th, 2014
Heard about organic coffee?  Want to know what an organic coffee is?  Well, according to several researches, the concept of organic coffee has long been considered in the coffee industry as a special practice.   The concept actually holds the idea of protecting the environment from harmful chemicals and pesticides that may pollute and destroy the groundwater and may cause erosion in coffee farms when the farms are cleared.   Also, it goes beyond protecting the environment as the organic ...
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Define Success

Posted on August 26th, 2014
Have you ever asked yourself why you want to succeed online? If not, ……… allow me to ask you ………… So, ………… why do you want to succeed online? Do you have e reason for it? Do you clearly know what the reason is? Do you think other people are succeeding online? Are they more successful than you are? Are you more successful than them? Why? Are you currently succeeding online? Do you feel successful? How do YOU define success in general? These questions are very important ...
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Ethical Clothing – But what about the environment?

Posted on August 25th, 2014
Many of us are now aware of where our clothes and other products come from. We are aware that many mass produced clothes can often come from dubious practices. Child labour and other unethical practices are no being stamped out throughout the fashion industry but what about the environment? Many of our clothes are manufactured from natural materials. Cotton is still one of the most commonly used materials in clothing manufacture and while fair trade cotton is available to endure the people in ...
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The Demise of the Mittelstand

Posted on August 24th, 2014
According to a survey of German executives by the influential Ifo think tank, German business confidence rose in January for the first time in eight months - albeit imperceptibly, from 87.3 to 87.4. A poll conducted by ZEW, another brain trust, confirmed these findings. On past form, though, this confidence level heralds a contraction of 5-6 percent in industrial production. This is consistent with other dismal figures: negligible growth, stiflingly high real interest rates imposed by the ...
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How to run your greatest conference ever

Posted on August 23rd, 2014
Like most good achievements, a magnificent meeting depends on planning and preparation. These are essential to a good conference and this article explains the basics of what you need to do. Planning The first stage in organising any conference is planning. Your plan should start with these questions: What do we want our audience to go home and say about the meeting, apart from the fact that they had a great time? What is the key message we want our audience to remember? What action do we want ...
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Artificial Christmas Trees - Preserve the Forest

Posted on August 22nd, 2014
Christmas trees are an inexterminable subscribe of the holiday season. With the forthcoming of Christmas, the family collects around the tree to beautify and to light it to become the family's symbol of the love that is shared in the house. As such, whatsoever the state of affairs the family observes itself in, lighting the Christmas tree is invariably an matter that everyone, specially the children, expect forward to. Environmental worries have stimulated some sectors of the society to howl ...
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The Benefits of a Soapstone Wood Stove

Posted on August 21st, 2014
Soapstone is not only prized for it's beauty, it also has properties that make it a superior material for making wood stoves. A soapstone stove will not only last for a long time, it also radiates a more comfortable heat over a longer period of time. Soapstone was created deep withing the earth under enormous heat and pressure. Under these conditions it gets forged into a very stable material that can withstand extreme heat. Unlike other natural rock soapstone doesn't deteriorate from the heat ...
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Managing Creativity and Innovation part 1 of 2

Posted on August 20th, 2014
Leaders, consultants and managers must be competent in at least thirteen domains to even begin effectively managing creativity and innovation. Part 1 of Managing Creativity and Innovation covers the first seven of these domains. a) The difference between creativity and innovation. Often used interchangeably, the two must be thought of as separate and distinct. One definition for creativity is that it is problem identification and idea generation, whilst innovation is best described as idea ...
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Ten Reasons to Implement Choice Theory in Your Organization

Posted on August 19th, 2014
What is Choice Theory (CT)? CT is a theory of the explanation of human behavior. CT has applicability to both a person’s personal and professional life. It teaches us about our five basic needs, how to meet those needs in a responsible way, and how to take personal responsibility for getting those needs met. I have assisted many companies with implementing the concepts and principles of Choice Theory (CT) in the workplace over the years. Their reasons ranged from mere curiosity to desiring ...
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Making Your Own Solar Panels - The Basics of Building Solar Panels at Home

Posted on August 18th, 2014
Solar panels have recently gained importance due to the increasing demand of switching from non-renewable forms of energy to renewable forms of energy. The major influence towards this is the increasing energy costs. Solar panels not only help people to save the money they spend on the electric bills but they also help in creating a clean form of energy and hence they protect the environment. Brand-new solar power systems are quite costly and that's the main reason people choose to make their ...
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