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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

2014-04-24

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The Target (Will Robie)

2014-04-21
The President knows it's a perilous, high-risk assignment. If he gives the order, he has the opportunity to take down a global menace, once and for all. If the mission fails, he would face certain impeachment, and the threats against the nation would multiply. So the president turns to the one team that can pull off the impossible: Will Robie and his partner, Jessica Reel.... (read more)
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Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold Story of English

2009-11-02
List Price: $19.95Price: $17.95You Save: $2.00 (10%)1 used & new from $17.95A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar. Why do we say "I am reading a catalog" instead of "I read a catalog"? Why do we say "do" at all? Is the way we speak a reflection of our cultural values? Delving into these provocative topics and more, ... (read more)
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The Goldfinch: (Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)

2013-10-21
List Price: $19.95An 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 Fixed Trilogy: Fixed on You, Found in You, Forever with You

2014-03-09
List Price: $19.95All three books of the NY Times Bestselling Fixed Trilogy are included in this bundle. ... (read more)
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Allegiant (Divergent Series)

2013-10-21
List Price: $19.95An 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)

Write Your Documentation in Simplified Technical English to Make it More Effective

2014-04-23
NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you've ever prepared written materials for translation, you're already aware of how important it is to avoid abbreviations and jargon to simplify the translation process. A useful guideline titled Simplified Technical English (STE), maintained by the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe, was designed specifically for technical ...

Colombians are tired of people misspelling their country's name as 'Columbia'

2014-04-23
To fight back, they take to social media, calling out companies and celebrities who use the 'U' spelling; #itscolombianotcolumbia.

Top Gear producer admits Jeremy Clarkson's 'slope' remark WAS joke about Asian man

2014-04-23
A storm of controversy was caused after Jeremy Clarkson used the word 'slope', a derogatory term for people of Asian descent, during the show's two-part Burma special, screened in March

Literature gloom mirrors economic misery, study finds

2014-04-24
Research into use of 'mood words' by Bristol and London universities registers depresssed spirits in 1920s, 40s and 80s In what might portend some particularly gloomy literature in the 2020s, a new study has found a "dramatic" increase in the use of words expressing misery and unhappiness in books written during the 1980s. Academics at universities in Bristol and London analysed more than five ...

9 things to know about voting under the new elections act

2014-04-17
The government's proposed fair elections act will make it harder for some to vote, by eliminating vouching and the use of voter information cards as ID. But suggested amendments may make a part of the voting process easier for others.