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Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

Gene Interacts with Stress and Leads to Heart Disease in Some People

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  DURHAM, N.C. – A new genetic finding from Duke Medicine suggests that some people who are prone to hostility, anxiety and depression might also be hard-wired to gain weight when exposed to chronic stress.

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Voter Suppression:  One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

Voter Suppression: One More Round The Ground Game - Getting Out the Vote

By Peter Grear

Educate, organize and mobilize -- Around 30 days and counting, this election season is in the home stretch.  The highest profile race is for US Senate between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis.  

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

Voter Suppression: JUDGES MATTER Mobilize! Mobilize! Mobilize!

by Peter Grear

As we draw nearer to D-day, November 4, 2014, the political parties, candidates and pressure groups are identifying their issues, slates and strategies to win.  My title to this week’s commentary makes a gross understatement, judges matter. 

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The Role of Online Business Resources That You Should Know in Making an Important Impact to Your Online Business

Written by Christopher Granger on 07 April 2010.

Online Buisness Resources In an online business, it is essential to know the resources that you will need in starting your business. These resources can help you in deciding whether or not to push through the online business that you have chosen.

Online business resources are important considerations in all the stages of your business. Without these resources, the operations of your business will be inefficient. These resources are essential in managing of your business well.

How important are Financial Resources

Financial resources refer to the existing funds and the additional capital requirements set by the business. In order for an online business to commence, it is important to consider the capital requirement that will be needed in putting it up.

Financial resources are extremely valuable in the initiation of your business. Without the initial capital outlay, the establishment of your business can be disastrous. It is important to set aside a certain amount in order to finance the establishment of your online business.

The good thing about an online business is that is does not require a large sum to put up. Therefore, the amount of the financial resources that you need to set aside for your online business will be minimal.

Human Resources in an Online Business

Another online business resource is the human resources. This basically includes the skill base that a business needs to perform its activities.

In an online business, it is best to note that it does not require too many people to do the job. The management and operation of the business can be entrusted to one person who will take responsibility for the fulfillment of the tasks that needs to be carried out.

Physical Resources and its Impact to an Online Business

The operational facilities required by the business falls under the physical resources. These resources include the production, marketing, and information technology materials that you will need in carrying out the affairs of the business.

In an online enterprise, the presence of these online business resources is quite necessary. You will need reliable hardware and fast internet connections in order to make your online business possible. You also need a telephone and a fax machine ready just in case you will need it in the process.

What are Intangible Resources?

Intangible resources are things like the brands, reputation, and goodwill that you will need and will prove essential especially in client interaction.

1. Brand. It is the name that will identify your business and promote client recall.

2. Reputation. This is how your target market will view you as a business entity. Maintaining a good reputation can help you attract more clients and can make your relationship with these clients lasting and productive.

3. Goodwill. It is a term that refers to the portion of the book value of the business that is not directly attributed to assets or liabilities. Goodwill is essential during acquisition because it will reflect your business’ ability to earn higher profits from sales.

In an online business, these resources may vary in importance as some of them is least required by the business. Online business resources should not be ignored simply because it is least needed by your entity. These resources can help you achieve results and can help you provide customer satisfaction. Although these resources may seem unimportant to your online business, these facilities can help make all the difference for your online business.


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