Helpful Business Web Sites
Check out these Web sites for business advice on various topics, including terminating an employee, using ready-made business forms to save time, improving worker productivity, motivating staff, solving problems and communicating effectively with customers:
- Business Owner's Toolkit, www.toolkit.cch.com, for business owners and managers
- SalesandMarketing.com, www.salesandmarketing.com, for sales and marketing managemen
- The Business Research Lab, www.busreslab.com, for business research, human resources tools, and customer and employee satisfaction information
- The Drilling Down Project, www.drillingdown.com, for maximizing customer marketing return on investment
- Idea Site for Business, www.ieasiteforbusiness.com, for creative businesspeople
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More than 20 years in magazine publishing, marketing communications and creative services have shaped her straightforward approach to multi-channel communication. Early experience in Los Angeles as a sports writer/reporter, and then enriching years as a managing editor in allied health care publishing have pulled her across a spectrum of stimulating subject matter. Fitness, health and nutrition reside at the perfect center of this content continuum, she feels.
A Chicago native, Sandy grew up fully engaged in various competitive sports. Her drive and dedication as an athlete translate to a disciplined work ethic and unwavering approach to challenge in her career. Shortly after graduating journalism school from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, she was recruited to L.A. for her first post in magazine publishing. After two decades of working on magazines--and now in the throes of applying the unbelieveable multi-media content delivery options available in the magazine 2.0 world--she is still "completely in love" with the creative process it takes to deliver meaningful, inspirational content to end users.
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This is a raw, unedited video filmed live at the 2009 IDEA World Fitness Convention™. Cut to the Core is packed full of core-focused exercises that aim to improve the way you look, feel and live.
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This continuing education quiz is an in-depth look at plyometric training. Plyometric exercises—jumping, bounding, hopping, arm pushing, and catching and throwing weighted objects such as machine balls—are movements that involve rapid eccentric and concentric muscle actions.