Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cultural Differences: Different Time ‘Zones’ (Part-1)

In the quest of building a strong global identity, organizations are realizing more and more culture related issues which, when used as a covert foundation in policy formulation and planning, would aid in aligning organizational goals with regional differences. Time perspective is one such element of culture, which influences the way members of a culture… Read More »

Blepharitis Treatment Guide – Top 10 Tips

Blepharitis is a chronic problem which can last anything from a couple of months to a couple of years. Without correct treatment it can cause serious eye problems in later life. Unfortunately, medics are yet to find a cure or any form of medicinal treatment that can help reduce symptoms. Blepharitis is more common amongst… Read More »

Concrete Lawn Ornament and Statue Repair

My husband and I owned a concrete lawn ornament business for 7 years. We bought a lot of concrete in North Carolina, packed it on a 30′ trailer, and drove up I 81 through Pennsylvania to get home in central New York. If anyone’s ever driven I 81, you know how bad the road surfaces… Read More »

The Case Against Medicare Supplement Insurance

There are some people who believe that Medicare Supplement Insurance may be a waste of money. Here is why some people believe that to be true. Original Medicare is a government-run health insurance program for people aged 65 and older and for people who receive social security disability benefits for at least 24 months. Original… Read More »

Managing and Leading Great Teams

Warren Bennis is one of my favourite leadership thinkers. I first encountered his thinking in a book he co-authored with Burt Nanus, Leaders: The Strategies for Taking Charge (1985). The book was based on in-depth interviews with 90 leaders, 60 from the corporate sector and 30 from the public sector. Bennis and Nanus believe that… Read More »

Insurance Position on Bird Flu from LifeSearch

In response to a number of enquires on the subject, across a range of typical protection products we would expect the following outcome in the event of a claim: Would we expect a policy to pay out? Life Insurance YES Income Protection YES Mortgage Payment Protection Insurance YES Critical Illness Cover NO Private Medical Insurance… Read More »

Do-It-Yourself Ways to Dry a Wet Carpet

When our homes are plagued by flooding, leaking and other disasters which lead to the unwanted entry of water, we find ourselves weighed down with the problem of having a wet carpet. Having a wet carpet is a big inconvenience. After all, the presence of water in the carpet can be very destructive. Since the… Read More »

Walking Sticks From 1700 to 1800

Walking sticks were still seen as an implement of fashion from 1700 to 1800. However, we see the rise of the use of the gadget cane. Walking sticks also were used as political statements. Also, cane etiquette became generally accepted. The sword cane, introduced in the 17th century, was still used by gentlemen in the… Read More »