Growing Business Need Funding? Think “S.L.I.C.E.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

There are many sources of business capital, ranging from winning the lottery to robbing a bank, neither of which would I suggest you depend on or resort to. Rather, my own clients have depended upon a variety of funding sources that are realistic. For them, we have identified five sources of potential growth capital, the first letters of which conveniently spell the acronym “S.L.I.C.E.”. A second important point: These sources of growth capital are not mutually exclusive.

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Constructing A Sturdy Career In Engineering

Corn on the Job

Picture Source. Maybe you’ve always known that you loved to build, but that isn’t quite enough. The first step is to choose an area of engineering , whether that involves civil, chemical, mechanical or electrical work. Picture Source. A job in engineering is really so much more than a job. It’s the kind of role you picture when somebody says the word ‘career’, and there’s good reason for that. It’s creative, but it’s a high-stakes role.


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“‘Positional Leverage’ in Workplace Negotiating”

Sklover Working Wisdom

His job was to ensure that the Chinese factories, and the Chinese suppliers, did not permit “adulteration” of the vitamins, by allowing either unsafe chemicals or other things – such as dust, dirt or bugs – into their products. Leverage comes from many different sources, the most common of which are “risk” (sometimes called “fear”) and “reward” (sometimes called “greed.”). Instead, in those circumstances Pierre would have been quite smart to let positional leverage flow his way. .

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“The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – A Primer for Employees”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Sourcing, ordering and storing necessary road building supplies were not difficult tasks. Recent prosecutions have affected companies in the energy, construction, textile, electronics, aircraft, pharmaceutical, food, and chemical industries, to name a few. . “Few are guilty, . but all are responsible.”. - Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. ACTUAL “CASE HISTORIES ”: Manny and Lorenz were our firm’s first two clients residing in Iraq.

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The Culture of Waste: Why It’s Bad, and How To Prevent Waste

Personal Excellence Blog

It would seem that America has quite a wasteful culture compared to other places in the world. Paper cups consume trees, water, and chemicals, and dump them into streams and landfills – they are not re-cyclable. While alternative fuel sources are being sought out, majority of the world are still reliant on conventional fuel sources, and there is no guarantee we can transition to these alternatives before the original sources are used up. Source: U.S.

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The Path to Healthier Gums and Teeth – A Simple but Important Guide

Personal Excellence Blog

Source: Oral Care and Health Daily. Not only that, they are unhealthy with tons of chemicals, and contribute to weight gain. Read: 5 Reasons To Quit Drinking Soda Drinks (And How To Do It). It is estimated that more than 75% of the population experiences gingivitis on some level ( Source ). Image source: Total Teeth Care ). Do you have good oral hygiene? Do you keep your teeth and gums in tip-top condition? I used to be very lazy where oral care is concerned.

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What We Can Learn from the Recent Shooting at “The Dark Knight Rises” Premiere (Understanding Deeper Social Issues and Starting the Change From Within)

Personal Excellence Blog

For example: People killing others using other means, such as using chemicals, self-made explosives , conventional weapons, etc. However, by seeing their side of the story, by trying to understand why they do/did what they do/did, it helps us to understand the source of the problem (vs. Actions that only patch the problem include avoiding him (since you have to work with him), quitting your job, and requesting for a job rotation.

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How to take intelligent risks | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to take intelligent risks Posted to: Entrepreneurship | Finding a career | Quitting | Self-management September 29th, 2010 For example a lot of people think they need to quit their job to try starting a new company ( you don’t ) or someone who thinks they need to completely dump one career to try a new career ( you don’t.) Is this your first time here?

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How To Stop Emotional Eating, A Crucial Guide, Part 2: Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food

Personal Excellence Blog

A recent study showed junk food consumption can be as addictive as heroin or cigarettes: Scientists have found that a “café-style” diet of fatty, sugary food results in compulsive overeating among rats and causes neuro-chemical changes to the brain that mimic the sort of alterations in the human brain brought about by addiction to heroin and cocaine. ” (Source: The Independent ).

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45 Tips To Live a Healthier Life in 2011!

Personal Excellence Blog

Oxygen is a vital source of life. Not only are they very fattening (1 tablespoon of oil is 120 calories), deep fried food contains acrylamide, a potential cancer-causing chemical. Read more: 5 Reasons To Quit Soda (And How To Do It) Don’t drink alcohol. Bottom line – if you’re a smoker, quit for better health of not just yourself, but also your family and friends.

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What are we working for, really? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

In fact, many slaughter opponents believe that horse meat is unsafe for human consumption because of the chemicals that are used on horses (fly spray, wormer, etc.). Not quite 150 BUT we were in a 1400 square foot home on a 1/4 acre lot in town! My wife are quite happy having each other, but we're not part of a religious community. You're quite grand Penelope. Is this your first time here?

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30DLBL Day 23 – What is Your Inner Dialogue?

Personal Excellence Blog

It’s quite easy to get 25 thoughts once you get going. An exercise I was taught once is quite a bit like the one you mentioned above — writing a list of negative self-talk down the left side of a vertically-folded paper. I do this exercise quite frequently, and many times I uncover new thoughts (from a deeper place) that I didn’t know I was thinking from before. We’re all connected in the same place, by the same source.

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How I improved my morning routine | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Posted by Steve C on September 13, 2010 at 12:49 pm | permalink | Reply I think video games are quite educational as motivators. I saw something, quite a while ago, but I think it was correct. in Chemical Engineering. Managed well, it's even a source of income. Is this your first time here?

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Test: Is your life happy or interesting? | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Posted by prklypr on February 16, 2010 at 12:29 pm | permalink | Reply actually, there a quite a few typos…maybe your proofreader is sick today? She keeps being the source of all my favorite quotes! In fact, I think it’s quite the opposite. and people who move away from their family may be happier because their family is a source of dissent. Is this your first time here?

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My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

That's quite correct, in the literal definition of the world incredible and not the colloquial usage. All your values, hopes and fears can traced back to chemicals in your brain. and actually while the patronising 'young lady' from a CNN interviewer is unbelievable, he was quite open about his ignorance in the end and seemed willing to learn from you. You handled his questions quite well. Is this your first time here?

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