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Day: October 13, 2016

Avoid Bad Business Partners

Many people try to establish a Business Partnership with somebody and they get taken advantage of and screwed over! People are too trusting and naive and believe that a friend or relative is not going to take advantage of them or harm them. But no one can be trusted in business. No one.

Be careful and alert and aware of everything that you see, experience, and hear from your potential business partner or business partner. Look for the red flags that warn that something is wrong and that you are about to be taken advantage of.

Know what steps to take to protect your financial interests and determine whether or not your business partner is a scammer! Know what to do to protect yourself and your financial interests. Establishing a Business Partnership is very serious and challenging.

I got scammed and screwed over by my Business Partner. Do not become someone's financial victim. I got taken advantage of and betrayed by someone who I knew for most of my life! Imagine that. We were really good friends. I mean really awesome friends.

He used to be a true friend who would take me everywhere and invite me everywhere and defend me from everyone. He would lift up my self-esteem and lift my spirits. Then he betrayed me and turned on me. And I never saw it coming. Never.

I was deceived little by little. I was vulnerable because I fully trusted him due to our Best Friendship. He used that against me. It was a very secretive and subtle economic agenda. I will share with you what happened.

He proposed to me a Business Partnership with a Business Goal that was convincing and realistic and achievable. Everything made sense. So we started working on the Business Goal. But something minority was always wrong: he would not meet up with me often to work on the Business Goal.

I spent countless hours researching the Business Industry and Business Plan we were working on by myself and he would only meet up with me sometimes. At first he would regularly work on the Business Objective with me and we would do the work together. Then he started coming to work on the Financial Goal less and less until he would only rarely show up to work with me.

Me being naive and ignorant and dumb I continued to research the business even though he did not show up and suddenly I had all the information I needed. The time had come when we needed to start putting money into the business. He refused to put in a single cent into the Business Goal.

I still did not want to see how things were because I was dealing with my Best Friend. But as months and months passed by and then two years went by and he still did not want to put any money into the business I realized everything. I came to terms with how things were. My Best friend had …

What Does Personal Safety Mean?

Well, to some it might mean being able to go shopping without the fear of being attacked. To others it might mean going out for a night on the town without having to constantly clutch their purse and be afraid. And still to others it may mean feeling safe in the comfort of a "good" neighborhood. But the cold hard reality is that no matter where you are, what activity you are engaging yourself in or what neighborhood you live in, you must guard yourself against those that might want to harm you.

But there is hope through education. We need to educate ourselves on Self-Defense Tactics. Learning how to effectively use Self Defense products such as Stun Guns, Pepper Sprays, Personal Alarms and Home Protection Devices puts the advantage in our favor. Predators have an advantage over people who are not educated, and have not taken the steps to protect themselves.

There are many Self Defense products to choose from. Stun Guns, Pepper Sprays, Personal alerts, and Home Protection Devices come in many shapes and styles. There are Stun Guns that look like cell phones, flashlights, lipstick holders, pens, and brass knuckles. And there are many, many, more style to choose from. You have Pepper Sprays that look like lip stick holders, small guns, hand weights, and pens. There are Pepper Sprays for just about every lifestyle, and income. Some are very discreet. You have Personal Alarms for traveling that you place on the inside of your hotel door. If a criminal Touches the door it sets off a 130 decibel alarm. This Personal Alarm will wake the dead, and most important, scare off your attacker.

There are Home Protection Devices that will monitor your home and alert you if an intruder tries to enter your home. They range from small devices that will alert you if someone is trying to open your windows to complete security systems that monitor your home whether you are sitting in the dining room or out shopping. If you are away from the home it will alert you by phone that you have motion in your home.

No matter what your Personal Safety needs are there is a Safety Defense device to handle the situation. You must Educate and Train yourself in ways that protect you and your family.

You might not be able to stop bad people from lurking the streets looking to do harm, but with Proper Education, Training and the Right device (weapon) in your hand, you will be ready if that time ever comes! …

Top 7 Similarities of Business and Politics

Politics and Business are so similar in many ways. Sure politics is much dirtier and generally played by less ethical individuals and yet the similarities are often uncanny. Perhaps a brief point-by-point comment on this subject will open a new perspective on this subject. Below are a few similarities to help the thinking juices flow and allow some conceptual thoughts.

1.) In politics you must canvas the area using data about the voters; in business you use demographic software to gather information about the customer.

2.) In politics you must get the voter to make a decision to vote for your candidate; in business you must get the consumer to choose your product or service over your competitor.

3.) In politics you must employ multiple methods to reach the voter; In business any good marketing program uses multiple media, mediums and methods to reach the consumer.

4.) In politics you must show how your candidate is better and different; In business you must show how your brand is best.

5.) In politics you must get those people to the polls to vote; in business you must get those customers in the door of your business to buy something.

6.) In politics you must win or you are forgotten; In business you must beat your competition and the customer must buy from you or you go out of business.

7.) In politics the customer decides with his or her vote; in business your voter buys your product or service with his or her dollar.

I hope this philosophical discussion allows you to see business from a different perspective and if you are in business and considering politics, forget it. Business is a much better game than politics and as a politician might say; You Can Trust Me on This in 2006.…

A Brief Introduction to Financial Jobs

Even during the current recession, financial powerhouses like the City of London, or Wall Street, have continued to provide motivated and skilled workers in financial jobs with a quality of life that’s unmatched in most other sectors.

That’s down to one thing. The earning power of financial sector and banking jobs.

So it’s no surprise that even more promising young graduates are seeking to enter the financial sector. But they’re in need of guidance, which is why we’ve provided this brief introduction to financial sector, investment banking and wealth management jobs.

What is a Financial Sector Job?

Simply put, a financial sector job is any position involved in business or corporate finance. Banking, investment, commodities and sales trading positions all fall under the umbrella of finance jobs – making it an incredibly broad and attractive market for prospective employees.

But it’s this attractiveness which makes the sector so competitive for first-time applicants. Which is why it’s never been more important for them to secure the correct qualifications, and seek out the right advice on finding positions.

What Qualifications Will You Need?

Jobs in the financial sector can be extremely well-paid, and as such, competition for jobs is always fierce. So having the skills and qualifications to stand out from the crowd is crucial if you want to get ahead of the competition and secure the position you need.

A large number of finance industry workers have an MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree, which immediately marks them out to employers – but even this is not enough. Professional qualifications and licenses are a must if you’re aiming for one of the most lucrative jobs, and they include the following designations:

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

All of these designations can be earned by completing approved programmes, either at a University while you are studying, or later in life backed by your employer.

Without additional qualifications, your career can stutter – so if you’ve got more than four years’ experience and you’re looking to move up the corporate ladder, you will seriously need to consider additional qualifications.

Entry level positions will demand much less in the way of qualifications (you should still pursue an MBA as a minimum) – but as we’re about to discover, they also pay far less.

How Much Can You Expect to Earn?

The easy answer to this commonly asked question would be this: “How long is a piece of string”?

But, while correct, that answer wouldn’t do justice to the earning power commanded by those who’ve achieved enough to rise to the top of the financial sector.

While junior-level candidates will find themselves on less lucrative, if still very competitive salaries – a junior quantitative analyst, for example, will earn around £250 per day with some companies – those at the top of the field will find that demand for their skill and experience translates to very rewarding wages.

It’s not unusual for financial sector experts to earn a …