Between firing the old and hiring the new, you are physically and emotionally exhausted. Yet again, you’re ordering new employee handbooks for the dozen newbies you are about to hire, yet frustrated beyond belief that you had to fire so many employees. Between the slackers and quitters, you feel as if you don’t have enough time getting to know your staff, simply because you are putting too much effort by providing exceptional employee and customer relations. [Read more…] about Out With The Old, In With The New – Employee Handbook
If you’ve made the smart decision to hire a transportation broker to help you complete your shipping project, you should be aware that not all brokers are created equal. Sometimes there can be huge gaps in the levels of service you receive if your broker is not well qualified. Fortunately, there are some common denominators among the nation’s best transportation brokers. [Read more…] about How to Know if Your Transportation Broker is Qualified
In a recent survey by the National Campaign, results of Sex and Tech show that 21% of teen girls and 18% of teen boys have sent/posted nude or semi-nude images of themselves. Additionally, 39% of all teens have admitted to sending or posting sexually suggestive messages. [Read more…] about Is Your Teen Sexting?
Remember the days when riding bicycles and playing Indians in the backyard was fun? Your mother would welcome you into the house with her call for dinner, and you’d quickly scarf down your plate, vegetables included, so you had just enough time to ghost hunt with Bobby and Cindy down the street. Those were the good ol’ days. [Read more…] about Help Prevent Childhood Obesity
Like most other things in life, the amount of exercise required changes with age. Older athletes need to shift focus from strengthening to maintaining and even slow down as they age. Physical therapists often see orthopedic injuries due to over exercise. The stress of exercise weakens the body over time, thus and older person must be careful. [Read more…] about Exercise For Your Age
Taking care of your dog’s feet is an essential part of keeping him healthy and happy. Most people opt to have their dog groomer take care of everything, but you yourself can groom their feet without too many complications. Ideally, a dog’s feet should be checked every three to four weeks. The hair in between the paws should be trimmed so that there’s less chance for outside debris to attach. Nails should be clipped around this time, too. Many dog owners are apprehensive about clipping their dog’s nails. It’s nothing to fear, though. Clipping your dog’s nails can be easy if you know what to do. [Read more…] about How to Take Care of Your Dog’s Feet – Practical Tips
Christmas has just passed, but I want to talk about family traditions that happen around this time of the year. One of the most popular family traditions at Christmas time, like my family, is to get family portraits taken so they can be sent out to the family members and friends scattered throughout the country. It’s a pretty big ordeal in my family, actually. We all have to get dressed up, preferably matching, and make sure to look our best. We pile into the car and drive to the portrait studio, usually fighting about something silly by the time we get there. [Read more…] about Securing Family Memories on a Flash Drive
YES! That stands for You’re Extra Special!
While you undoubtedly have large areas of interest and abilities that overlap with other people, each person has unique combinations of abilities, needs, likes, dislikes and so forth that makes them one-of-a-kind . . . and therefore, special! And because you are special, you need someone to focus in on YOUR needs, YOUR abilities and YOUR likes and dislikes when you start looking for a Personal Trainer to help you meet YOUR goals. [Read more…] about Forest Hill, Maryland Personal Fitness Trainer
For a musician attempting to get a recording contract with a music producer, finding a way to get your music heard is often the hardest part. Your band may have created some of the most unique, tune-happy songs ever. However, how do you plan on signing a contract if nobody will even take the time to listen to your music?
Music producers will get dozens or even hundreds of sample CDs every single day. In the sea of samples, they may find a few possible recording artists. However, most CDs are simply thrown in the garbage and forgotten. [Read more…] about Band & Artist Promotion With Custom Flash Drives
Experience business brokers recognize the complexity of selling a transportation business better than anyone. Many professional appraisers, brokers, accountants, and tax specialists have been working in the industry for many years and have learned to anticipate potential roadblocks which might arise during the selling process. One of the most common obstacles concerns taxes; oftentimes our clients who are selling a company don’t fully grasp the tax ramifications of a final sale.
Tackling tax issues early in the sales process is a great way to avoid complications down the line. The earlier a problem is addressed, the more likely a business broker will be able to help you stave off costly delays and fees later in the process. Many clients are overwhelmed by the byzantine tax hurdles they are made to jump through; tax specialists relieve that burden and allow them to focus on selling your transportation company in the quickest, most financially advantageous way possible. The best business brokerage firms can guide you through all potential tax obligations, be they federal, state, or local in nature. [Read more…] about Before Moving Forward With a Sale, Understand Tax Responsibilities