Showing posts from April, 2012

Reduce Risks In Your Business And Reap The Rewards

If you are an entrepreneur, you may have realized that you may face risks during the course of conduct of your business. But, you can reduce the impact of such risks if you are proactive and take appropriate steps to counter them. Especially, if you are doing a small business, you can not afford to ignore such risks because if you do so, the effect may be too huge to withstand. But, at the same time, it is wrong to fear these risks and not to continue doing your business. You should always remember the old adage "winners never quit and quitters never win".

If you make an analysis to find out why many small businesses fail, you will find that there are a few main reasons. Let us have a look:

- One of the main reasons for failure of a small business is that the business owner may not have made enough provision for operational expenses in the initial stages. As a business owner, you can not expect to generate revenues in the initial stage itself. It may take some time. But, to …

How To Pursue A Modeling Career

No one can deny the fact that there is a great earning potential in modeling. Men, women and even kids can become models but the process of becoming models can be quite frustrating if the career is not pursued in the right manner. Though you have different job opportunities in modeling such as runway, commercial, glamour and catalog, unless you know more details about them and take the appropriate steps, it may be difficult for you to pursue this career. The following tips may be useful:

- The main step is to have a good portfolio. Your portfolio should contain sufficient number of your well-shot pictures. So, you should seek the help of competent professionals for having such excellent pictures of yourself. Whenever you apply for modeling jobs or visit modeling agencies, these pictures should be sent or should be shown to the officials of the agency.

- If you feel that you should acquire a few skills as a model, it is better you enroll yourself in a good modeling school. You should l…

Keep Your Party Expenditure Well Within Your Budget

Thanks to the severe recession and the tight monetary situation that are prevalent now, party-planning has become very difficult. But, at the same time, people are used to celebrating birthday and other holiday parties. You may also be one among this multitude. But, it is certainly possible to host parties even in the current scenario. If you adopt certain wise steps, you can conduct them well within your budget.

The main point is that you should be ready to spend considerable time and do a careful and meticulous planning. Even while planning, you should never forget the fact that you have a limited budget. So, you should make near-accurate allocation for the arrangements and other party supplies you need.

You need not hesitate to discuss the situation with the members of your family. They have to cooperate with you for conducting the party within your limited resources. Further, there is nothing wrong in seeking the help of your close relatives and friends for extending physical help…

Adrienne Rich, A Poet Of Towering Reputation And Towering Rage

Adrienne Rich, who died at the age of 82 on 3 April at her home in Santa Cruz, California, is considered "a poet of towering reputation and towering rage" and "one of the best-known American public intellectuals". Through her poetry, she could bring out the emotions and feelings of lesbians and oppressed women. She had to her credit more than two dozen volumes of poetry and half a dozen of prose and almost all her writings centered around the feminist movement. A report of W.W. Norton & Company, her publishers, says that more than 800,000 copies of her poetry have been sold till date.

Adrienne Rich was a Jew and a lesbian and she argued vehemently through her poetry in favor of ending the disenfranchisement at the hands of men. Many critics considered her poetry as polemical. Another set of critics called her verses shockingly colloquial. But, no one could dispute the intensity of her vision.

It was in the early 1950s that Ms. Rich started getting popular as a …

Finding A Venue For Your Party Or Event Need Not Be Diffic

If you want to host a party or an official event, you should hire a suitable venue. But, finding such a suitable space may be an uphill task. This arduous task can become hassle-free if you go about it in a systematic way. The following tips may be useful:

- You should first assess the space you require for conducting the event or hosting your celebration party. This can be determined only if you know the number of people you intend to invite. You should decide the food ideas also because according to the food ideas, the space requirements may also change. There should be entertainments also in certain events. This should also be taken into account for determining the requirement of space.

- You should then decide the location of the venue. The theme of the party or the corporate event is also a contributing factor for deciding the location of the venue. You can make your search through telephone directories. You can make online search also. Once you shortlist a few venues, you can do…