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If you’re the person in your social circle that is always complemented on the dishes that you prepare and you’ve been looking for a new career, have you ever thought about starting up your own catering business? Although initially it might sound like a complex task, the reality is that you can actually have your company up and going in a matter of weeks. All you need to do is follow these five steps below

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School canopies and playground shelters offer a great way to protect children from all kinds of weather conditions. They also enable children to enjoy that all important free time in the great outdoors, breathing in the fresh air and burning off the steam that builds up when they are restricted to the monotony of sitting in the classroom.   However, in order to continue to function properly and to ensure that they always provide the adequate protection, it is important for playground shelters and school canopies to be maintained well. Particularly in freezing or snowy conditions, lots of pressure may be placed upon the canopy, so it is important to ensure regular checks are made so that health and safety rules are adhered to.   [&hellip

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It was in the 1990s that the term Enterprise Resource Planning – usually referred to by its initial letters as ERP – was introduced to replace Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRPII). The principle of this business software application suite is the same as MRPII, the name change reflecting the growth of the software over the years. Essentially, ERP systems manage information from all departments of an organization to bring together data that is collated in one central database. The original software had programs that managed inventory and developed material requirements plans to which a number of other functions were added. These included master planning and forecasting, purchasing, production control, financials and costing. All these functions contributed to an integrated suite that manufacturers could rely on to [&hellip

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Painting with pastels continues to be extremely popular. However, there are a number of safety considerations that need to be taken into account. The three most important recommendations are as follows

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The Arduino is an open source electronic projects prototyping system that allows you to make a huge range of electronic projects. Whether you are a beginner making your first foray into the world of resistors and switches, an intermediate tinkerer who understands logic gates, or someone who wants to delve deep into the world of electronics and programming, there are projects to suit you.     Projects for Beginners The Arduino is frequently used as an educational tool, but many of the projects that you can make with it have practical uses. Simple projects such as desk lamp dimmers, clocks, and automated fan systems are relatively easy for beginners to make, and teach you how to use sensors, timers and basic logic. Even though these [&hellip

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In small towns, shopping centers may be something of a rarity, allowing you to capitalize on the lack of competition, albeit with little hope of growth. But if you operate your shopping center in a growing community or a city with a larger population, chances are that you own one of many shopping centers in a given area, all of which are clamoring to bring in local business. This could mean not only trying to get the attention of customers, but more importantly for shopping center managers, striving to bring in businesses that attract plenty of customers. When business is good, your tenants will not only pay, but they’ll stay, and this bodes well for everyone’s coffers. But how can you get good tenants to [&hellip

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As the heart and soul of our country’s economy, small business owners give back to their communities, provide valuable jobs, and help to support the cost of running both state and federal government entities. Unfortunately, the road to becoming a successful entrepreneur that has their own business is one that is fraught with hard work, stress, and uncertainty. You may be wondering whether or not you need an MBA or other type of formal degree to live out your dream of owning and operating your own business. While an MBA can certainly help you develop some of the important skills necessary for running a company, the only true requirement you need to be successful as a business owner is having some basic business essentials so [&hellip

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Health and education are two of the most important things that one needs to stay happy. Reasonably, children may not understand the importance of these things due to their tender age. It is the parent’s duty to feed this information to their children and make them responsible. Nonetheless, children can be a nuisance at times and pretty difficult to deal with, especially when they are forced to do things they have no interest in. To help parents deal with such trouble, given below are some steps that they should take to ensure a good future for their children. Talk to Children Parents should sit down with their children and talk to them about the importance of health and education. Parents have the power to lead [&hellip

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While many students excel in school, and need little to no additional assistance with their schoolwork, other students need parent and teacher intervention to get them on the right track.  We are all responsible for our child’s education.  Often times, the teacher will be alerted if a student is experiencing a learning challenge; however, sometimes it is the parent who first recognizes the struggle to learn.  Whether your child has a learning disability, or they are simply falling behind, here are some ways in which you can help your child be successful in school. Get Involved We are all an essential part of an interdisciplinary team aimed at educating our children.  Studies have shown that children whose parents are involved in their education are 70% [&hellip

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Most colleges and universities rate application essays as a very important part of the admission process. It this reason that only a few selected students can pass top universities’ admission as they tend to reject essays that are poorly written. If you are a college-bound student and wanting to get admitted to the University of your Dreams, it would be best to learn some tips and secrets on how to write an application essay. It must be the kind of a winning essay that could serve as a ticket to your college education. An exceptional essay should demonstrate your writing skills, reasons why you chose the university’s degree program and future plans upon graduation. However, your high school grades and college entrance test are also [&hellip

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