Monthly Archives: September 2009

When struggling through a recessed economy, the last thing most people want to worry about is replacing worn out or damaged tires. What can be an extremely fun and productive purchase when finances aren’t a concern suddenly turns into a stressful situation most people try to avoid. This is when finding the perfect establishment that sales a discount tire becomes a great benefit. It can still be an exciting and satisfying purchase, and many online stores offer special deals and offers of free shipping.

Most people have a preferred tire … [Read the rest]

When it is necessary to change a tire, say in the middle of a strip of highway when no one to help is in sight, a look through the car or motorcycle manuals published by the manufacturer of the vehicle will surely help, unless you have experience with this sort of do it yourself auto repair. I have been driving for close to thirty years, and to be honest, I've never changed my own tire.  It is not that complicated of a procedure, but it may get dirty … [Read the rest]

Reading a book about Japanese etiquette will not suddenly provide you with the tools necessary for a successful business transaction with a Japanese cooperation. Even something so simple as a greeting can permanently mar a business relationship. Leadership skills development must not only include how to be a good leader in the business world of a hometown culture, but the host cultures you will soon be doing transactions and negotiations with.

For example, if you did not exchange a business card with a Japanese business person, it would be most … [Read the rest]

Bank employees are required to fill out an SAR, or Suspicious Activity Report, when something about a transaction seems amiss.  Which situations should an employee find suspicious?  There are many indications that illegal activities may be occurring.  If a young teenager comes into a bank with a paper bag full of money, this is suspicious activity requiring a report.  If a teller notices many withdrawals, deposits or transfers occurring within a short amount of time, this is suspicious.  Any large cash transaction must reported, whether it seems out of the … [Read the rest]

What does one think of when considering corrupt leaders?   The terror or the torture they inflict on their people?  Or perhaps the evil way they appear when photographed for newspaper articles and filmed for the nightly news.  Or maybe, as in the case for many years surrounding the Third Reich and the reign of Adolph Hitler, many may believe that it is impossible to stop them.  The thing with political corruption and the leaders who act is such a way, is that by the standards of many, corruption and … [Read the rest]

Banks or other financial institutions practice what is known as due diligence. This refers to the systematic check on the background and the identity of anyone or any other company with home the are prospectively or are currently doing business with. The efforts of the institution and the employees must be of the highest quality, they must remain focused and persistent in order for the concept of due diligence to be effective. There are two main reasons that this benefits the institution or the company. When a corporation is aware … [Read the rest]