In Search of Yesterday – Memories of the Black Watch in Cyprus 1958 to 1960

The 1st Battalion Black Watch left Edinburgh by train one evening, perhaps in October of 1958. We wore drill order which consisted of kilt and TOS etc. We always travelled in kilts in those days. It’s such a long time ago that I forget which port we embarked from. I imagine it was Portsmouth. Certainly …

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Strategies To Position Yourself As An Expert, Create Wealth And Fame Through Book Writing

Introduction Books represent one of the most lucrative products you can develop to position yourself as an expert both on and offline, more so, online. Your book can get to the White House, Kremlin or Buckingham Palace, some of the most secured places in the planet, which you may not be able to get to. …

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Warehouse Artist Studios

An artist/bohemian type working for themselves is perceived in a variety of ways by the general public. A lot of the perception has to do with a combination of the artist’s cashflow and apparel strategy, as opposed to the stirrings of their soul. Strangely, as a young man, people often saw me as a responsible, …

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Making Money in Bucharest

Whether you are a World traveler, or an expat deciding to settle in Bucharest, unless you are independently super-wealthy, you’ve probably thought about what you can do to earn income and/or occupy your time overseas. The internet today is awash with many “get-rich-quick” schemes and “retire-over-seas” plan of action kits. While all this is information …

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Supreme Court Ruling on MAP

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision to make it easier for manufacturers to require retailers to honor manufacturer assigned Minimum Advertised Price (MAP). Dissenting justices said that the ruling would likely drive up retail prices. What will be the ruling of the consumers? The high court’s decision overrules an existing anti-trust statute that …

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Making the Connection: Customer Relationships That Build Your Business

Have you ever wondered why you often find a coupon tucked inside your cereal box, or get invited to a customer preview sale at your favorite department store? Those companies know that their existing customers are the best – and most profitable – customers they’ll ever have. So it’s not surprising that they’ll do whatever …

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Prevent Bullies Before They Become Prisoners – 60% of Bullies Have 1 Conviction by Age 24

A ten-year-old boy is told repeatedly that he is a “weakling” and a “girly man,” yelled at and teased in a tone of voice tinged with disgust and disdain. Is this bullying? What if it leads to a fist fight? How do you know when someone crosses the line between cruel teasing and bullying? Does …

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Renaissance Science, Registered 21st Century Rebirth Document

This essay is the birth certificate of the 21st Century Renaissance. It shows how the life-science of the Classical Greek era’s Humanities has been upgraded in order to bring balance into Western technological culture. Many philosophers have warned that the fate of human civilisation depends upon achieving that goal. The ancient Greek Parthenon represented a …

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Disaster Management Practices Using ArcGIS, ArcIMS, ArcSDE and SQL

Introduction Emergency management is a dynamic process. Emergency preparedness for disaster management is the process of preparing, mitigating, responding, and recovering from any emergency situation. Individuals and organizations responsible for emergency management use different tools to save lives reduce human suffering and preserve economic assets before, during and after any catastrophic event. But nowadays, correct …

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Moving Forward: The Digital Customer Experience of Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

It is no secret that the digital marketplace is expanding at what can only be called a breakneck pace. So, the expectations of the customer are rising dramatically. Meeting these needs can make all of the difference in the world between a failed business and one which is destined for success. Unfortunately, I have seen …

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Biometrics

ABSTRACT Biometric identification refers to identifying an individual based on his/her distinguishing physiological and/or behavioural characteristics. As these characteristics are distinctive to each and every person, biometric identification is more reliable and capable than the traditional token based and knowledge based technologies differentiating between an authorized and a fraudulent person. This paper discusses the mainstream …

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The End All Guide To Affiliate Marketing And Making Money Online For Future Clickbank Webmasters

Firstly, know that this article is not a comprehensive “welcome to affiliate marketing” guide. I will not spend much time going over the basics, but will spotlight the actual methods you need to make money – with a bit of pertinent background to help you understand the reasons behind these methods. You beginners will find …

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EDGE: A Stepping-stone Toward 3G Technologies in Pakistan

ABSTRACT The business of wireless data is expected to grow in the region of 100-200 % per annum and the mobile communication industry agrees that wireless data services will form the foundation for future business. The enormous success of short messaging in many countries proves that people accept the benefits of non-voice services. Enhanced Data …

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Change-Management in the Twentyfirst Century – Best Practices

Dell’s organizational fortitude requires a vigilant, agile, and fluid approach to change. Historically, management teams throughout this successful organization have accurately identified those change initiatives that ultimately brought about competitive advantage. Identifying goals, goal specifications, metrics for accomplishing the goal, and metrics specifications propels organizations towards their strategic objectives. The critical challenges Dell’s leadership faces …

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The 5 Criteria and Conditions of a Successful Network Marketing and Multi-Level Marketing Business

The description of the 5 Criteria of a successful network Marketing as written below, is a result of analyzing 200 Network marketing Companies from the inside, by an expert in Network Marketing, who has build a successful Network Marketing Business. The main question is: Why some companies make it, and Why some Businesses do not …

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My Personal Testimonies of the Power of Gratitude and Attracting Wealth and Abundance

My Sequel Post about How the Power of Gratitude can Work for Attracting Wealth and Abundance… Since my last post about attracting wealth and abundance through the power of gratitude, I have been blessed with a lot of good things, which of course has inspired me to write another post about this incredible power dictated …

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How to Create a Passive Income Today That Provides Incredible Financial Freedom For Tomorrow

When you consider the words “passive income”, what do you imagine. Do you imagine a life without the stress and hassles of a full-time job? do you imagine a life without budgeting for items such as groceries, fuel, entertainment, travel, etc? Do you imagine a life without worrying about how financial obligations will be met …

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The Chosen Ones – Future Leaders of China

“The Chosen Ones”, “China’s Little Emperors”, “The Me Generation”, call them what you will, the progeny of the “one-child-policy” are becoming a serious concern as the oldest of this homogenous group approach their late 20s in modern, prosperous China. Controversy over this approach to population control has been widely reported, citing discrepancies in interpretation and …

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Offshore Alternatives to a Politically and Economically Unstable India

Outsourcing: A love / hate relationship for U.S. I.T. professionals. Ask the average employee in any I.T. organization, and hearing about fear of jobs going to India and China is almost unavoidable. Although many have started the move toward business service management (BSM) to address the chaotic labor trends, I.T. labor itself still consumes over …

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The Entrepreneurial Code – Lessons Learned from a Failed Ivy League Entrepreneur

As a 21-year old college student at Wharton, the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, I embraced the ideals of entrepreneurship so whole-heartedly I started my own company. My classmates and I managed the company for two and a half years and it became our full time job after graduation. We wrote a business …

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"AI" Of Human-Kind

“AI”… of Human-kind! “Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?” Several years ago, you may recall a publication describing our growing dependency upon machines, devices, and “AI.” On several occasions, I’ve attempted to bring awareness to this phenomenon of artificial intelligence’s abilities in creating and/or re-creating itself… over and over again. What once was …

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The De Havilland DH106 Comet

Every time one of the pure-jet airliners from the past seven decades takes off, it carries with it the design knowledge and experience with it introduced by the de Havilland DH.106 Comet, the world’s first pure-turbine commercial aircraft. The product of Geoffrey de Havilland, a man often described as a practical dreamer because of his …

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Recommendations for Air Asia With the Perspective of Different Cost Analysis

1 Introduction: Starting from short haul operation strategy, Air Asia airline in south-east Asia provides cost effective flying solutions for travelers. To formulate this cost effecting strategy, Air Asia first determine different cost such as capital, fixed, variable, maintenance, labor, fuel, facility, inventory, environment and technology cost to establish new point to point airline service. …

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Plasma Life Forms – Aliens From a Parallel Earth

The Basic Plasma Metaphysics Theory in 3+1 Dimensions According to dark plasma theory, the physical-dense Earth is gravitationally coupled to a counterpart dark matter Earth composed of low density plasma. This “sister” Earth was co-accreted with the physical-dense Earth about 4.6 billion years ago from dark matter components in the embryonic Solar System. Plasma life …

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Atlanta – Not Just an Airport

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International airport is the busiest airport in the world. During 2006, 85 million passengers were transported on close to one million flights from the airport. With more nonstop flights and destinations than any other airline hub in the world, Atlanta International Airport serves 243 nonstop destinations – 72 of those to international destinations …

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Closing the Achievement Gap

Closing the achievement gap in education is an important goal for many educators. The American education experienced a long and sustained period of school reforms, filled with significant challenges. The policymakers as well as governors have made the school reform movement their top project priority since the 1980s. The school reform movement undergone profound achievements …

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