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Make Use Of The Written Word Another thing to think about when you are hiring a business consultant is to ask them whether or not they have written anything that deals with the issues that your company is facing. Published works can be an invaluable tool to reference from time to time, when the contract with your consultant is finished or even when they are still working for you. If the consultant has indeed written something, be aware that the published work can be blunt and difficult to read. But its a great way to get into the mind of a consultant and see the world of business through their eyes. Often times, consultants will say more in a published work than they might not say in person. There is another advantage to turning to the published works of people who know business. They can be a wealth of knowledge for those in business, and offer much information that wouldnít be attainable any other way. For example, take someone like Donald Trump. Most people think of him as someone who knows his business. But you couldnít very well call up Donald Trump and ask him for business advice. But he has written plenty of books that are available for anyone to purchase. Donít discount the use of books simply because you have a business consultant, because you will be may be giving up a great cache of information that you may very well find useful. Itís always a good idea to use as many resources as possible.

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Make Use Of The Written Word News

2014-04-16

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I Am Livia

2014-04-30
Her life would be marked by scandal and suspicion, worship and adoration?At the tender age of fourteen, Livia Drusilla overhears her father and fellow aristocrats plotting the assassination of Julius Caesar. Proving herself an astute confidante, she becomes her father?s chief political asset?and reluctantly enters into an advantageous marriage to a prominent military officer. Her mother tells her, ?It is possible for a woman to influence public affairs,? reminding Livia that?whi(read more)
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The Goldfinch

2013-10-21
An Amazon Best Book of the Month, October 2013: It's hard to articulate just how much--and why--The Goldfinch held such power for me as a reader.? Always a sucker for a good boy-and-his-mom story, I probably was taken in at first by the cruelly beautiful passages in which 13-year-old Theo Decker tells of the accident that killed his beloved mother and set his fate. But even when the scene shifts--first Theo goes to live with his schoolmate?s picture-perfect (except it i(read more)
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The Collector

2014-04-14
From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed, and danger that brings them together?and could tear them apart . . . When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job, life as she knows it takes a dramatic turn. Suddenly, the woman with no permanent ties finds herself almost wishing for one. . . .(read more)
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Allegiant (Divergent Series)

2013-10-21
An Amazon Best Books of the Month, October 2013: Veronica Roth had her work cut out for her, ending a trilogy that had fans rabid for the final book, and she pulled it off like a champ. Allegiant kicks off right where Insurgent ended, so if it?s been a while since you read that one you might want to re-read the last couple of chapters to orient yourself. The first surprise in Allegiant is that Roth has switched to using alternating narratives of Tris and Fo(read more)
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The Fixed Trilogy: Fixed on You, Found in You, Forever with You

2014-03-09
All three books of the NY Times Bestselling Fixed Trilogy are included in this bundle. ... (read more)

Windows Phone 8.1 Review: most of the things wrong with Windows have been fixed

2014-04-14
There's always been an excuse to not use Windows Phone. With Windows Phone 8.1, which tries to plug in many of the weakspots of the operating system, the list of reasons not to use it is getting smaller. Read the full story here.

Beyond Malala: six teenagers changing the world

2014-04-16
Malala Yousafzai, who met the Queen on Friday, has received plenty of plaudits for her campaigning, but the Pakistani schoolgirl is not the only teenager trying to make the world a better place. Guardian staff have come up with a list of six others but who have we left out? Add your suggestion to the thread Zhan Haite Most Chinese political activists are grizzled lawyers, scholars and artists ...

When Elimination Diets Backfire

2014-04-14
You've probably noticed that elimination diets are all the rage these days. From single-ingredient eliminations (like gluten free) to more restrictive elimination diets (such as Paleo, raw food and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet), there are dozens of "free-from" diets that people choose to follow for a variety of reasons. As a dietitian in a gastroenterology practice, I frequently use ...

The Word Exchange (or when smartphones attack)

2014-04-14
The effects of smartphone use on everyday life - parenting, friendship, walking, driving, wayfinding - are both scientifically measurable and anecdotally visible. Many people will ruefully acknowledge that they've forgotten how to read a map, or how to wait in line without checking Twitter. The smartphone's sudden omnipresence makes it a great device for science fiction. What, writers have begun ...

The social media lie

2014-04-16
With nearly 50% of businesses increasing their social media presence in the last year [1] and 93% of marketers using the likes of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for business [2] , many believe that social media activity equates to consequential growth within a business.