The Business Case for Executive Coaching: The ICF Coaching Global ROI Study

The business case for executive coaching Are you working in a company or law firm where executive coaches help leaders develop their leadership skills? Does your company or law firm provide executive training and leadership development for high-potential, high-performing leaders? One of the most powerful questions you can ask is “Does providing executive coaching for company leaders have a direct […]

Lean Six Sigma in a tight economy

We are as unsure as everyone else about how badly the economy could get in the coming months. The truth is that many companies are already taking steps to conserve funds and prepare for a possible recession. We’ve talked to people whose budgets for travel and training have been cut and others who are making overall budget cuts. These are […]

5 steps employment lawyers advise you to take if your rights have been violated

You feel your rights have been violated at work, you have thoroughly investigated your problem and believe you have a good case to bring against your employer. Now what? It can be difficult to find a qualified and experienced attorney, as there are few employment attorneys who work on behalf of employees compared to the number who work for employers. […]

Misleading Advertising: An Essay

The role of advertising in our free market society is to help develop products that meet consumer demands and stimulate effective price competition. Advertising informs consumers about the availability of products, their characteristics and price information. Such information is vital to our competitive process. Advertisers use unfair business practices to gain an unfair advantage over their competitors and mislead consumers. […]

Defeat your homeowners association

First, this article is written from the point of view of a California resident. Much of the information presented here is relevant to other states, but you should check the laws in your own state to make sure they are the same or similar. For most people buying a new home in America today, there is generally a mandatory membership […]

Get a lawyer to represent you for a DUI, DWI, avoid a lifetime punishment

A life of punishment will not deter abusers; Treatment can Franz Kafka’s novel “In the Penal Colony” describes a punishment machine that inflicts excruciating and torturous pain on prisoners tied to a wooden bed. Above the prisoner, a parallel bed with large needles attached repeatedly pumped over the prisoner’s body, piercing and tattooing. The sole purpose of this device is […]

My Top 10 TV MIDI Tunes

One thing I like the most about the Internet is the sheer volume of free downloadable MIDI music from various locations. Furthermore, the variety of MIDI music available on the web is almost limitless. They range from classical music to pop and rock. Think of any song or music and you are likely to find one lurking somewhere on the […]

Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies

Legal work is certainly exciting and rewarding also in terms of compensation. But if you don’t have several years to devote to law school, a career in paralegal studies would be right for you. By completing an online associate’s degree in paralegal studies, you will be able to help attorneys with their legal services without having to travel far to […]

Anime, a brief history of Japanese animation 1945-1970

Following the success of the 1937 Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the Japanese anime market came under heavy pressure from foreign filmmakers. Early pioneers like Yasuji Murata and Noburo Ofuji, although they were masters of cutout animation, had a hard time competing with the quality of animation imported from abroad. With huge profits invested in new techniques, […]

An overview of fashion in the 1970s

Fashions in the 1970s were much more laid-back than those of the 1960s, many emerging designs showing signs of nostalgia with designers taking influence from earlier decades. Laura Ashley was noted to be heavily influenced by Edwardian dresses and prints. Barbara Hulanicki’s Biba label produced a 1920s / 30s-influenced look with long cotton skirts, long-sleeved shirts or gown, and a […]