Shopping for a camping day off? Basic Overview of 4 Man Tents

In terms of the ultimate spacious camping experience very little provides more room for a family than 4 man tents.  Since the level of comfort required when “roughing it” is somewhat subjective to personal needs, sizing and pricing out particular four-man tents should be based on personal tastes.  Four-man tents generally are not recommended for backpacking as their increased size equates to increased weight.  But even this can be compensated for if other hiking gear is evenly distributed among the group.

 

Without question, one of the most common issues to address with 4 man tents, or any tent in general is whether or not the tent is easy to set up.  Nothing is more frustrating than laying out a tent and having to work it like a puzzle.  The sooner the tent is up, the sooner the rest of the evening can be enjoyed.  A similar issue to be considered when selecting the right 4 man tent is the durability of the different parts of the tent, be it the poles, the stakes, the rainfly or the seams.  Look into whether a 4 man tent is offered with a store warranty or a manufacturer warranty.

 

Another factor to consider before buying is the actual dimensions of the tent.  A full-sized person taller than 6-foot will need a tent with some considerable length.  Even in this case, a 78-inch length or width will only provide 6 inches of clearance, and for some, this can be a tight squeeze.  Also, consider whether or not the tent will accommodate any camping gear.  A 4 man tent can quickly shrink to a 3 man tent with gear.  Other features to consider are whether the tent has one door or two, or whether or not the tent is a 3-season tent or 4-season.  These are also features that can influence the overall price of a 4 man tent.

 

While the average 4 man tent can weigh in excess of 10 pounds, there are some models of 4 man tents that are considered ultra-light and weigh around 6-7 pounds apiece, making these tents more ideal to take backpacking.  Prices vary wildly on 4 person tents depending on the brand, online or retail, and time of year.  Online vendors can occasionally provide a competitive edge by offering deals on free shipping; direct from the manufacturer ordering can sometimes provide a better deal by eliminating the retail markup, and the internet is full of user reviews on virtually any brand and model of 4 man tents common in the market.  Use all of these resources to find the right 4 man tent for you and your family and happy camping.

 

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Going camping – what should I buy?

If you are going camping or caravanning, it is important to make sure that you have everything that you will need with you, as if you forget anything, it can be hard to locate a replacement item in a rural or remote area.

 

What you go for depends on your personality and preference.  If camping sounds a bit too much like roughing it, but you’re looking for low-budget, domestic holidays, you might consider investing in a caravan. It could serve you and your family for many years of happy holidaying! You can visit Park Resorts to check out the latest in caravan sales.

 

But if you definitely want to head out into the wilds under a bit of tarpaulin, here is a handy checklist to look over before you depart. While not everyone’s camping requirements will be the same, it will nonetheless give you an idea of the items you are likely to need.

 

It is very important to make sure that you have everything that you need to assemble your sleeping quarters, as if not, you may be in for a rough night! Obviously, you will need all the elements of your tent, including the pegs (and a mallet to hammer them in with), guy ropes, the groundsheet, the flysheet, and your sleeping bags or blankets. Other things that you might want to take include an air bed or a roll mat for lying on, and some pillows for extra comfort.

 

If you are planning to cook food while you are camping, you will need a number of different items. These can include some kind of cooker or barbeque kit, fuel to burn in it such as bottled gas or charcoal, and a lighter or matches. Also, you will need such things as pots, pans, cutlery, plates, cups, glasses, and cooking utensils. Don’t forget tin openers, bottle openers, and corkscrews if you are taking food or drink that need to be opened with devices such as these. You may also need some food storage containers, bin bags, foil, kitchen roll and/or napkins, scourers, dishcloths, a washing-up bowl, and some washing-up liquid. Finally, don’t forget the food and drink!

 

It is important to make sure you have a well-stocked first-aid kit with you that will enable you to cope with most minor ailments and some major ones. Your first aid kit should include sun cream, insect repellents, antiseptic, antihistamines, pain relief medicine such as paracetamol, plasters, and bandages. You should also take some personal hygiene products with you, such as soap, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes, toilet roll, sanitary towels, wet wipes, deodorant, and towels. Also, you should make sure you bring a torch, batteries, and at least one mobile phone. Happy camping!

 

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Gift Suggestions for Your Significant Others

Because most of us are men and those we love have absolutely NO idea what to buy us for the Holidays, we need to give them some suggestions. We all want to look our best at all times- whether we’re just beginning our business careers or are captains of industry.  

Here are some BAD ideas:

  1.     Suits-a man should always choose his own suit, and learn to do so with the advice of his tailor or style consultant. A suit is arguably the most important tool in a man’s business arsenal and a significant investment in his future. I’m not a misogynist but this is man’s work.
  2.     Flannel Shirts- how many men out there need another flannel shirt?
  3.     Ties- the volume of men braving horrendous return lines the Day after Christmas speaks toward this. Let us choose our own ties!

In contrast, below are some gifts that would be welcome additions to our wardrobes:

  1.     Navy Blazer- simply the Gold Standard of the well-dressed man. Every man should have at least one in his wardrobe. I recommend two-a a lighter weight for warmer weather and a wool or wool/cashmere blend for the winter. The navy blazer can be dressed up or down and is appropriate for all but the most formal business situations.
  2.     Tweed Blazer- another traditional favorite for the winter months in cooler climates. Gray is best because it matches more items in your wardrobe. This blazer is a great complement to the navy blazer. What well-dressed man would settle for only one option?
  3.     Charcoal Flannel Trousers- a building block of any successful man’s winter wardrobe. If you already have one pair, perhaps pleated, another pair in flat front is still a great gift. You can never have enough gray flannel trousers.
  1.     Cotton Khaki Slacks. One can never have enough of these either. Currently, no pleats are the rage, may we suggest:
  2.     Pocket Squares are the new tie. Many men now work in a corporate casual environment. Stand out from the crowd. Instead of wearing the standard company-issued polo shirt and Dockers, try your tweed coat or navy blazer, charcoal or navy slacks, and a subtle matching pocket square.
  3.       Loafers are another classic addition to a man’s wardrobe. Loafers are for dressing down and corporate casual environments. Brown matches more ensembles and should be purchased over black. NEVER wear loafers with a suit; leather soles are best, and tassels look silly. A suede slip-on is a timelessly elegant fashion statement. A man can never have enough quality pairs of shoes in his closet.
  1.     Understated sweaters are the final suggestion for an addition to a well-dressed man’s wardrobe. Black, gray, or ivory are great colors to have. Polos work well for everyone:

If you have the neck for it, mocks are another option:

Consult your tailor or style consultant to see which is best for you.

Now you have some suggestions for the loved ones in your life who think you have everything. While we should all pause and give thanks for our many blessings during this Holiday season, who really has everything?

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Shopping for shoes? Flat Shoe Myths

lat shoes don’t get nearly as much attention as heels do. They just don’t seem quite as exciting.

But just because flats aren’t necessarily flashy, doesn’t mean they’re frumpy.

Or does it?

I’m going to address five of the most common misconceptions about flat shoes for women, and tell you why these assumed facts are nothing more than age-old myths.

 1) Flats are More Comfortable Than Heels

A lot of people mistakenly believe that flat shoes are always more comfortable than high heels. This is false.

In addition to the fact that some heeled shoes are actually quite comfortable, some flats simply are not. Quite frankly, some of them are downright torturous.

If you find flats uncomfortable, you may want to check out this list of possible causes and solutions.

2) Flat Shoes are Frumpy and Unattractive

While it’s true that many high heeled shoes are undeniably sexy, that doesn’t automatically make flats unattractive.

Sure, some flats are frumpy all on their own. But, there are lots of stylish, sophisticated, and yes, even sexy flats out there. You just have to look for them. And once you find a pair that is chic, be sure to wear them with the right outfits.

Because no matter how posh a pair of suede loafers may look on the shelf, they’re going to look downright awful with a skirt or dress.

3) Flat Shoes Don’t Look Dressy

Don’t mistake “dressy” for “wearing dresses.” Because, while it’s true that you probably won’t find a pair of flats that will work with your favorite cocktail dress, there are plenty of other ways to dress up.

Nice pants, suits, maxi skirts, and even some shorter dresses look amazing with flat shoes. You just need to choose the right style for your outfit.

For example, pointy-toed flats usually look a bit more dressy than styles with rounded toes. If you’re planning to wear a short, summery evening dress, then you may want to consider a pair of delicate thong sandals. Flat tall boots look great with maxi skirts; and evening pants or suits are perfectly matched to classic or smoking-styled loafers.

4) Flat Shoes Are Good for Your Feet

Wearing high heels excessively, or for extended periods of time, is not good for our feet — or for the rest of our bodies. That’s a well-established fact.

But, bad shoes are bad shoes, no matter how high or low their heels are. So, if you wear a pair of ill-fitting, unsupportive, or otherwise unsuitable flats, you can still cause severe damage to your feet.

To avoid pain and problems, you should be measured by a professional to find your proper shoe size and width, and follow all the basic rules for trying on shoes. Once you’ve found a few pairs that are comfortable, consider rotating them instead of wearing one pair every day.

5) Flat Shoes Aren’t as Sexy as Heels

Of course, sexy is in the eye of the beholder, but I promise you that not everyone thinks high heels are sexy. In fact, several people have told me that they find them to be more of a turn-off than anything else.

And, if flats were never considered sexy, how would you explain all the people who are turned on by women athletes that they’ve only seen in cross-trainers?

Granted, few people would probably classify bulky, orthopedic shoes as “hot.” But then again, most people wouldn’t think a woman wobbling on 6″ heels with hoof-like platform soles was oozing sex appeal either.

If you’re not going for the sporty look, shop for really nice streamlined, delicate, funky, or feminine styles — whatever works with your own personal style.

Trust me, if you pull together a nice collection of clothing and shoes that represents who you really are, then you’re perfect partner will find it… well, perfect.

6) Flat Shoes are Old-Fashioned

What is really old-fashioned is thinking that age has anything to do with our sense of style.

A young woman shouldn’t feel pressured to wear heels any more than a healthy, able-bodied 70-year old should be forced to wear orthopedic flats.

Wear the best of what suits you, and you’ll never go wrong. See more fashion tips here at Quatty Wot.

 

Going shopping? Top Four Key Pieces for Fall

Taking a look at the catwalk this season it is easy to pick just four key pieces that will take you through Fall without accidently slipping onto the fashion reject pile. Mix and match these items with your existing wardrobe and you will find yourself ahead of the fashion pack. All it takes is a little imagination and a whole lot of style!

Shearling Jacket

Shearling jackets, or aviator jackets as they are known to some, are the number one item that graced the catwalk this season, becoming hugely popular thanks to designer Christopher Bailey at Burberry. Shearling jackets are now sold all across the high street with some very good quality designs at a snippet of catwalk prices. Team with skinny jeans and white vest and biker boots for a casual look or even mix with a floral dress to change your complete look.

Maxi Dress

Maxi dresses are the key length of the season, taking this summer’s trend and adding tights, boots and a fur gilet to the mix. Folk prints and 70′s inspired patterns are set to be huge with influences from bohemians and celebrities such as Rachel Zoe and Nicole Richie, who all work the hippy look down to a tee. Maxi dresses were seen on the catwalk from designers such as Marc Jacobs and Erdem, with oversized cardigans thrown over for a casual daytime look. Floor length gowns are no longer just suitable evening attire.

Fur Gilet

Fur Gilet are set to become huge again after a couple of seasons ago when they were all over the high street and celebrities. It started with the fashion pack, then moved to celebville then was spotted on various footballers wives. This is when the trend died. However it is back with avengence and the shops are slowly starting to filter the trend into their designs. Remember only faux fur is acceptable, although vintage fur gilets are rare to come buy so if you do find one to hang on to, it will be worth a hell of a lot of money when the trend comes round again. Work the gilet into your Fall wardrobe, wearing over your new maxi dress or even over your old leather jacket, some skinny jeans tucked into this season’s boot and a boho style peasant top. Very Sienna Miller circa 2005.

Fur Lined Ankle Boot

Fur lined boots are a welcome addition to the winter months, although I wouldn’t recommend walking in the snow purely because if these boots are to look as ‘fashion’ as possible then the heel needs to be high! These boots have a great grip design on the bottom and are a great item to team with this season’s aviator jackets. Fur boots were seen on the catwalk from yetti boots at Chanel to fur lined biker boots at Burberry, it seems the only way to be fashionable with your feet this coming season is to be warm and toasty. Now which fashionista would disagree with that?

 

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Shopping for clothes? – How to dress up for a party

 

Whether the party you wish to get dressed up for is an end of school prom or your sweet 16th birthday, then this is the perfect chance to dress up and get glamorous. A party definitely calls for a dress and where better to look to for inspiration than these two glamazons, Whitney Port and Vanessa Hudgens.

Whitney Port

Style

Whitney Port, star of The Hills and The City, wears the party dress effortlessly, looking glamorous in a black bubble hem dress for the Sex and the City premier. The sweetheart neckline always looks sexy for a party and is great for both smaller and larger chested females. If your legs are your favourite feature then wear this look with bare legs, teaming it with tights when the night draws colder or you want to distract attention away from your pins. These eye-catching shoe boots keep the dress looking edgier than if it were to be worn with strappy sandals.

 

Hair

  • Whitney has swept her hair into a top bun, with the help from some clip in extensions. To create this look apply mousse/gel to the lengths of your hair to keep the bun in place.
  • Next pull your hair into a ponytail and  secure it with a hairband.
  • Separate the tail into two sections and twist each section around the ponytail base, securing with bobby pins all around the edge, pushing deep into the hair to hide any stray clips. This bun works well if it looks slightly undone.

 

Make-up

 

  • Whitney has kept her base flawless, created by using a foundation, set with a loose power brushed on top.
  • For those killer cheekbones take a bronzer, suck the cheeks in and brush to bronzer up the cheek bones. This creates a great definition.
  • Because the lips are the main feature of Whitney’s face, she has kept her eyes simple with black eyeliner along the top lashes only and a sweep of jet black mascara. For a more dramatic look add a layer of false eyelashes to the top eyelid only.
  • Whitneys ruby lips are created by putting foundation on the lips first to keep it in place. Then take a red lip-liner and carefully draw around the lip-line, creating a cupid’s bow at the top part of the lips. Apply a matching colour lipstick and blot a tissue in between the lips to stop bleeding or the dreaded lipstick on your teeth moment.

Vanessa Hudgens

Style

Vanessa Hudgens, actress and model, catapulted into the style stakes after High School Musical. She has an effortless LA look, which consists of maxi dresses and short prom style dresses. In this picture, Vanessa has teamed a silk maxi dress in a cute abstract print with chunk gold bracelets and a long gold pendant. If you want to wear a maxi dress for a party then team with wedges or for super boho look wear with flat sandals. Maxi dresses are great for a summer garden party or a prom that needs something a ‘little extra’.

 

Hair

  • Vanessa’s hair has a natural curl so for a look like this wash hair and let it dry naturally.
  • When dry add a little shine spray for added protection
  • Next step it take your curls and twist them around tongs or if you know how to curl hair with straighteners then this is ideal
  • Finish off with a spritz of hairspray and run your fingers through your hair to create natural looking curls.

 

Make-up

  • Vanessa has great skin so only needs a light tinted moisturiser to keep the skin looking fresh and dewy
  • Brush a pink blush on the apples of the cheeks for that flushed look
  • The eyes are the feature with this look. Take a teal eyeshadow and run along the socket. Use a teal eyeliner to draw around the eyelid. This look is eye catching and work well in summer
  • To keep the look fresh and natural use a brown mascara to apply once to the lashes
  • The final step is to add a nude lip-gloss to the lips and you are ready to party the night away.

 

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BIKINI TRIVIA: History of the Bikini

The history of the bikini begins far before the official introduction of the bikini swimsuit in the summer of 1946. Some historians believe that the bikini may have been one of the first public swimming costumes in existence. Drawing evidence from 300 A.D. Roman mosaics historians point to the bikini as the swimsuit of choice for ancient Roman women. The history of the bikini, however, may begin nearly 2000 years sooner than even ancient Rome! Minoan wall paintings from approximately 1600 B.C. also depict women wearing the seemingly quite popular two-piece bathing costume.

 

The official history of the bikini, under that name, begins in the summer of 1946, just one year after the tumultuous end of World War II. During that summer, as France was seeking to recover from the dreadful effects of the war, two French designers almost simultaneously created and marketed the bikini swimsuit. Barely leading the charge, Jacques Heim, a fashion designer and beach shop owner in the French resort town of Cannes, introduced his swimsuit creation, the “Atome,” early in the summer of 1946. The swimsuit was named the Atom because of its miniscule size (as compared to the then smallest known particle of matter, the atom). Heim intended to sell his swimsuit in his beach shop. To drum up business and increase awareness of the new swimsuit, Heim sent skywriters high above the Cannes sky, proclaiming the new Atome to be “the world’s smallest bathing suit.”

 

Sadly for Jacques Heim, another French fashion designer was also hard at work creating a remarkably similar swimsuit in the summer of 1946. Just three weeks after Heim began marketing his swimsuit, Louis Reard, a mechanical engineer who had decided to dabble in swimsuit design, sent out skywriters over the French Riviera. The message these skywriters carried was simple but powerful marketing: “Bikini—smaller than the smallest bathing suit in the world.” Perhaps due to Reard’s obvious marketing skills or a simple turn of fate, the name bikini became the official tag for the two-piece swimsuit.

 

The bikini made its first proper introduction to the world of fashion design on July 5, 1946, as it was worn and displayed at a Paris fashion show by French model Micheline Bernardini. Reaction to the bikini was immediate and explosive. As one American correspondent put it (in typical Texan style), “All of a sudden, a blond named Micheline Bernardini ambles out in what any dern (sic) fool could see was the smallest bathing in the world, including West Texas. Why folks, that suit was so small that…” Any number of phrases could complete this statement and would adequately describe the male reaction to the bikini. Needless to say, most of those who viewed the new swimsuit were equally shocked and titillated by its minimalist style.

 

The bikini began to be marketed and sold in the United States just one year after its introduction in France. Reaction to the swimsuit was great, but sales were initially quite slow. Men and women alike assumed that the suit was simply too bare and scandalous for conservative American women to don in public. American women did indeed approach the swimsuit quite cautiously until the revolutionary decade of the 1960s, in which bikini sales soared tremendously.

 

The bikini has now become such an entrenched part of swimsuit design that it is a wonder the modern swimsuit is only 60 years old. True to its explosive nature, the bikini has inspired even more shocking innovations in swimsuit design, including the short-lived monokini and the immensely popular thong bikini. It would be interesting to learn if Louis Reard has the foresight to know of the far-reaching implications of the scanty two pieces of cloth that comprised the original bikini.

 

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Customer Service Outsource Services

As its label implies, customer care involves attending to the customer needs through communication channels such as telephone, email, text/chat real-time, VoIP, and web collaboration. Since customer care is a company’s frontline service and is engaged in direct interaction with external stakeholders, information obtained from customer care transactions are deemed substantial in identifying the strategies towards the development of a company’s product or service. However, in recent years, because of the increasing volume of transactions that companies have to deal with, many have turned to customer care outsource services for help. Availing customer care outsource services may be roughly referred to as a ‘provisioning of customer care services.’ Huge companies would often opt for their customer group to be outsourced to call centers or business process outsourcing (BPO) providers, as these companies have extensive advantages and understanding of how to reach customers and how to interact with them.

 

Primarily, companies prefer obtaining customer care outsource services because the offshore provider usually has all the necessary resources to implement effective customer care services, at less cost. Compared to in-house hiring of all the needed employees, the option of outsourcing customer care services is undoubtedly cheaper, especially if the provider is based in developing countries where the labor rate is low against the dollar.

 

Since labor is cheap abroad, it is no wonder that over the last few years, customer care outsource practices have been improving tremendously, especially in offshore sites. Call centers and BPOs have mushroomed in countries like the Philippines, India, China, Malaysia, and Brazil. Aside from the fact that their labor rates ar

e cheaper, these countries were found to have excellent skills to facilitate customer-oriented activities such as telemarketing, profiling customers, and answering efficiently and effectively customer inquiries.

 

In addition to the quantity of manpower involved, companies that engage in customer care outsource services also get quality of service in exchange for their investment. Thousands of employees hired for outsourcing services have college degrees and are mostly graduates of reputable schools. Countries, like the Philippines, also boast of large and fluent English-speaking populations. As such, recruiting and training staff for clients’ accounts are definitely worth it, both on the sides of the company and the outsourcing provider. A good human resources company such as Solvo Global is always very resourceful to bring help and information.

 

Since outsourcing has become a major trend in business, many customer care outsource providers have taken a different route that still serve to benefit companies, big or small. Today, client companies can also avail of dedicated staff for their outsourcing projects. Having an offshore dedicated staff has proven to be more effective than the old project-based outsourcing model, wherein the project manager and the offshore staff work for many client companies, doing multiple projects. With a dedicated staff, client companies are given complete and full management over their hired staff, which becomes focused on just one client or project. Given these advantages, the dedicated staff’s innovative model promises higher productivity and revenues.

 

Whether the nature of the business is in travel and transportation, financial services, healthcare, or utilities, companies that wish to invest in customer care outsource services definitely have more to gain than lose. In turn, as more and more companies seek to effectively address the concerns of their clients, customer care outsource providers, especially in countries where English is spoken very well and technical skills are excellent, will definitely find themselves in profitable positions, perhaps for a very long time.

The Insurance Coach

“He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.” (Lao-tzu) This month we’ll be discussing the fourth key to dynamic leadership: Positive Image – Public and Self. All leadership is leadership by example.

 

The people who follow us usually duplicate half of the good things we do and twice the poor things. To be dynamic, a leader must both “play the part” of a leader and have a solid, positive self image.

 

Public Image: What does a leader look like? Does a dynamic leader wear a suit? expensive clothing? dress to fit in with the crowd? The fact is, a leader doesn’t really look like anything in particular. It’s more about how he or she acts. Your clients and your prospects want to know that they’re part of a winning “team”. They want to follow a leader who knows where he or she is going. They want to follow someone who exudes leadership, authority, confidence…

 

A dynamic leader must play the role that clients and prospects expect. People watch how a leader acts and re-acts. They draw confidence from the behavior of their leader. They become inspired by their leader’s actions. Become someone that people look up to. Be a professional. Dress the part. Instill confidence in your clients. I always make it a practice of dressing one notch higher than my client – after all, we’re the experts. Does your office create a professional presence? Are you conveying the kind of image you want others to have of you? Take a step back with a critical eye, or even better, have a spouse be the “outside person”.

 

Self Image: Have you ever endeavored to attain a dream or goal, only to find that you’ve sabotaged yourself? Many of us have, including me. Often our efforts are thwarted by our fears. We may have a fear of failure, a fear of success, even a fear of money. When we don’t address and overcome our fears, they take a heavy toll on our accomplishments. All too often, we decide to limit ourselves because of them. Our vision for our future and our assessment of our abilities becomes narrower. Our dreams become extinguished.

 

The degree to which we master or at least deal with our fears determines our level of persistence in the pursuit of our goals. Inevitably, obstacles arise to challenge us on our path to success. Someone once said, “Always measure an obstacle next to the size of the dream you’re pursuing.” The bigger your dream, the bigger the obstacles (opportunities) you’ll face. Persistence with a sense of purpose will help us prevail, but our image of our self will, in large part, affect just how persistent we are. If we lead by example, then we must set the example of persistence.

 

How can you affect your self image? It helps to understand how we formed the image of our self to begin with. Children are very impressionable. Not only are they impressionable, but their life experience is limited. The consequence is that frequently, children “wire-up” the meaning of an event or a remark in a way that, as an adult, we know to be flawed. They draw a broad conclusion that is often unwarranted.

 

Couple that with repeated, unsupportive situations (negative remarks, negative self-talk, repeated “put-downs”), and a child will firmly believe in their negative self image. Children form opinions about the world from all the sources of input surrounding them (friends, bullies, family, teachers, TV, radio, …). Forming opinions in this manner continues as an adult. The way we see things is influenced by what we continually get exposed to. We carry these false beliefs around with us into adulthood, and that’s where we need to correct all those misperceptions.

 

The most effective way to change our self image, is to replace the input that others choose, with input that we choose. Read personal development books (leaders are readers). Listen to tapes on personal growth and positive attitude. Associate with positive, success-minded people. The people you associate with and the books you read determine where you’ll be five years from now. Stop feeding yourself with negatives. Cut out most TV. Don’t bother with the negativity of the newspaper. Avoid people who bring you down – either with direct attacks or with their pervasive negative attitude. Take charge of your life! An effective, dynamic leader does not have to be perfect. None are. But they do make a continuing effort to improve who they are as a person.

 

As your attitude and perspectives change, you’ll find yourself adopting a solution-oriented mindset rather than a limiting, problem-oriented mindset. Your creativity will blossom and where before you saw obstacles, you’ll begin to see new opportunities. And one more thing…

 

People are attracted to positive, solution-oriented, success-minded people, keynote speakers like Richard Jadick and other professional speakers. You’ll see your business grow as you yourself grow.

 

Investing in Stocks to Earn Easy Returns

Investing in stocks is a very old investment scheme where the investor has been putting their funds into and earning huge returns. The word stock means a business entity representing the original capital invested or paid by the founders of business. So investing in stocks means to purchase the capital of the company. This It is a kind of security for the creditor in the business as these funds cannot be withdrawn.

 

The stock is a distinct or fixed form of property however the assets in the business fluctuate in value and quantity. The investing in stock in the business is a very important thing as it is the capital without which the business cannot run. The stock commonly known as capital stock is further divided into shares where the total number of shares should be stated when the business is formed. So the number of shares are actually the division of the capital amount into smaller units. Each share has a value which is determined by the division of capital into equal units. Each share has a price value which is also called in the market as the par value. Par value is the minimum amount of value the business can issue and sell. The price at which the shares are being sold which includes the application money, allotment money, call money, share premium, calls in arrears, calls in advance and the amount of the forfeiture of shares. So the value of each share is calculated and then represented as the capital amount and shown in the accounting  of the company. The capital amount appears on the liability side of the balance sheet.

 

Investing in stocks has gained huge popularity in the recent past where the investors have been investing in stocks of companies and taking the risk of earning returns in a small span of time.

The people should have deep knowledge about the market in which they are investing into and should know about the company also. The people who purchase shares of companies receive a document stating their ownership of that part of the company’s capital known as the stock certificate. The stocks sold in the market of a company are sold in several forms like the equity shares, preference shares, bearer shares and registered shares. These shares are further divided into several heads according to the investments like the cumulative preference shares, non- cumulative preference shares, redeemable preference shares, participating or non- participating preference shares and many more.

 

Each type of share gives a certain right to the shareholder which makes the differentiation in the prices also. When a person is investing in stocks of a company the investor should know the authorized or the registered capital of the company, the issued capital, subscribed capital, called up capital and the paid up capital of the company which will give the investor a small description of the company’s standing in the market according to its capital.

 

The investing in stocks of companies have grown a lot in the late nineteenth century, businesses and entrepreneurial ventures are all in. People have gained knowledge about the market and have understood the factors influencing the prices of the commodities. Earlier people used to think that investment is just luck and nothing else but now people have understood the forces prevailing in the market affecting the price of the commodities. Today people can easily forecast the price of the investments depending on the present position of the market and by deciding the forces which may affect the price of the commodities in future. Thus investing in stocks is a very widely known profit earning market in a very small period of time.