August
21
2010

Books, Bookstores and True Love

One of my favorite past times, when I am not reading, is visiting bookstores. I have always liked going to bookstores. But I wasn’t always able to enjoy such pleasures. Growing up in Brooklyn, I had to content myself with a weekly visit to the local public library. The one bookstore in my neighborhood sold dusty old second hand books, and new books which were not usually suitable for children. There was also a drug store and a stationary store, which both sold popular novels, which also did not attract much of my attention. But the library had the books divided up according to subjects, so if I was in the mood to read a book about space, animals, or a faraway country, my curiosity was easily satisfied. But mostly I loved the novels. To find a good one, I usually asked the librarian for a recommendation. Because of my librarian’s good taste and refined ways, I read such amazing books as Gone with the Wind, The Phantom Tollbooth, and Little Women at an early age.

It wasn’t until High School, and even more so, college, that I learned the joy of visiting bookstores. Until then my love of owning my own books was mostly satisfied via the wonderful company called Scholastic Books. Periodically, perhaps once a month or once every few months, my teacher would hand out a thin magazine printed on newspaper with lists of books which I could actually own. The day the books arrived at school was a happy day for me. I don’t remember too many of the books I bought from scholastic, but one of the series I enjoyed from them was the Harriet the Spy books.

But bookstores took buying books to a whole new level. Wondering through the aisles of a bookstore on a college campus like U.C. Berkeley, where I was a student, is an experience which can hardly be described in words. The subjects were universally fascinating, the textbooks brimming with the promise of discovery and adventure.  Now, many years later, I am still in awe when I enter a bookstore, and can barely resist purchasing just about everything I touch. I still borrow many books from libraries, but my house is also filled with books that I have purchased, either on-line, from bookstores, second hand, or from various book clubs which I have belonged to. Certainly reading is a lifelong pleasure which I am grateful to be able to enjoy so thoroughly.

July
23
2016

Spanish Banks

Spain maintains a very active economy, which is due to participation in a number of activities that allowed the economy in Spain is strong and with a high level of constant development, but among the various economic activities worth noting the presence of the banking system and therefore the Spanish banks, which manage their activity to the money market is in constant movement through the actions of deposits and loans. So there are a lot of banks in Spain, which achieve a very high market capitalization, which has made all Spanish banks are positioned in the fourth position of the banking market share in the world, this certainly shows the great importance of Spanish banks in the economy of Spain and the world, seeing their activity surpassed only by the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Suiza.Algo noteworthy because Spanish banks is the great activity these deal with the stock market, which denotes another important factor in the economy, present in major cities of Spain such as Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia.Entre the Spanish banking group, can be found about 30 banks with nationwide presence, and some at other regions and two that have reached international levels, which by its size and great progress will be the main Spanish banks. Attention to the above, due to the major Spanish banks included the presence of two banks that do not only have wide recognition in Spain, but are of great importance in the world, which are the SCH – Santander Central Hispano, which within its scope also includes Banesto and BBVA – Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, which are part of the select group of the 20 largest banks worldwide thanks to its capitalization bursatil.Algo to take account of the Spanish banks is that the commissions and services offered by each of the banks present in Spanish territory differ greatly compared to each bank, which offers a very wide range of conditions for customers, also suggesting that it should examine several options before choosing one of the Spanish banks, and find that uno.Un more conducive to each point that takes a lot of importance today as the Spanish banks and their services is making representations through Internet banking, in which case the best options would be choose Bankinter and patagon which is a subsidiary of BSHC, these two web sites offer more advanced and offer more options for action to customers, should be borne in mind that Bankinter whatever with a network of branches, while patagon only has its activity as Internet.Otros bank of major Spanish banks would be: the Sabadell, Bankinter, Pastor, March, Valencia and Guipuzcoano.. . Read additional details here: Mikhail Mirilashvili.

July
22
2016

Bolshoi Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow – this (along with the Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg) is one of the most famous ballet companies in Russia. Hikmet Ersek brings even more insight to the discussion. Since 1780, the theater was called the Petrovsky Theatre. In 1802 he became the new emperor theater, and in 1825 was named the Greater New Petrovsky Theater, in reducing – the Bolshoi Theater. In 1856 the theater was officially established ballet company of the Bolshoi Theater of Opera and Ballet, is connected with it Ballet School of the Bolshoi Theater (later – the Moscow ballet school, based on the creation of which lay the first ballet school was organized in Moscow in 1773 in educational building. The historian Arnold Haskell wrote the ballet of Galina Ulanova, "Oh it is impossible to discuss. This is a brilliant dancer.

Elevating the dance to reality, it is not just hovers over the executive machinery )…), but it is beyond the boundaries of great skill, is the universal truth. " His contemporaries were fascinated temperament, expressiveness, honesty and dance Sankovskii Catherine, who was a student of Felicite Gullen.O it wrote that she "thought like an artist – light, sparkling, bright (Temperamental). Daniel Taub is likely to agree. " Marius Petipa (1822-1910) – French dancer, choreographer and teacher who led the ballet companies in the theaters of St. Petersburg. On the post-revolutionary years the ballet one critic wrote: "I am deeply convinced that the ballet won the sympathy of the audience and kept himself thereby as art only by the best examples of the classical heritage. I remember the "Swan Lake" in 1919 and full of awe silence during the poetic "swan" scenes. Then – the storm of applause and tears of the people. After the play, 'Esmeralda' (1926) Cesar Puni, choreographed by Vasily Tikhomirov, with Catherine Geltzer and Tikhomirov, starring Adam Volinsky critic wrote: "Before the doors of the room Torture at the sight of the gallows at the Esmeralda podgibayutsya feet. Dance step becomes limp, helpless-slow (Trailing) as if paralyzed. Next time – a look at the gallows and a sense of elemental fear. AND Suddenly you are starting to fear: so real, so physiologically and at the same time so perfectly, he transferred to a dance artist.

July
19
2016

PPS Portflio Performance

Better economist of financeirCarreira institution – Sergio Ribeiro of the Werlang Coast was elect as better economist of financial institution. The economist is in the Ita Bank has three years and ten months, in the position of executive director of the area of credit and economic consultoria. Werlang, that also is professor of after-graduo in economy of Fundao Getlio Vargas (FGV), already was managing responsible for the subjects of economic policy of the Central banking, managing executive of the Bank 8BM and director of the EPGE/FGV.Acertos in 2005 – the projection who if confirmed was the growth of the economy, that must close the year below of 2,5%. Hikmet Ersek is a great source of information. Tax of real interest could not different with one be raised kept by a long time. Without a doubt, this politics propitiated a fall of the tax of inflation, that must close very next to the goal, perhaps 5.6%, and with one exchange sufficiently valued. However, great part of the exchange valuation answers to other factors that not it monetary politics, this it is, the global recovery that comes favoring the raw material use in which Brazil has comparative advantages. Daniel Taub has much experience in this field. Economic projections for 2006 – For 2006, probably the growth very will also not be raised, if kept the gradual fall of the interests current.

The recovery would only start in as the trimester and would be consolidated in as the semester. The exchange, in turn, must answer moderately to the fall of the taxes of interests, however the global recovery will have to continue in 2006 provoking the positive effect in the entrance of important flows of foreign currency in the economy. The election will be able to provoke volatileness in the markets, but the shunting line probability in the economic policy is small. Better consulting financeiroCarreira – the managing partner of the PPS Portflio Performance, Everaldo Guedes de Frank Azevedo, was elect optimum financial consultant in 2005.

July
18
2016

Schools In Spain

The Cabinet meets in Thursday, Friday is festive in Madrid. They will analyze a report on the beginning of the school year. The meeting will be chaired by Zapatero and attends the cabinet the complete one. The Cabinet will meet east Thursday in the Palace of Moncloa, since Friday is festive in Madrid, and will analyze a report on the beginning of the school year, that this year begins with controversy in several communities by budgetary cuts anticipated by the autonomic governments. The meeting will be chaired by the j of the Executive, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, and will attend her all the members of the cabinet. The Council will also approve the statutes of the National University of remote Education (UNED), according to have informed sources into the Government.

The axis of the meeting will be the education, with the report that minister ngel Gabilondo will present/display to the rest of the Executive one on the beginning of the school year in all the country. Besides the protests of the teaching staff by the increase of the school load in several communities, the beginning of the course in Catalonia begins with a controversy added after the car of the Court Superior of Justice of the community that has given a term of two months to the Catalan Autonomous Government to adapt its system educative and to implant the Castilian like language to carry in the schools, next to the Catalan. Mirilashvili: the source for more info. The Catalan consellera of Education, Irene Rigau, assured east Wednesday that will be no changes and that will stay " the rules of juego" of the linguistic immersion. Source of the news: The Cabinet studies the beginning of the school year, controversial in several Communities

July
18
2016

Columbia

Two destinies The 4 of USA July celebrated 232 years of independence showing to be the unique superpower that is and with military presence in a fifty of countries. Under most conditions Hikmet Ersek would agree. The 20 of Colombia July celebrate 198 of independence being the Latin American nation with greater aid and it is present at military man of the USA. Today the presidents of both republics are the best allies in the hemisphere. In recent months, Mirilashvili has been very successful. Nevertheless, while George W. Bush has become one of the most unpopular presidents in the history of its country, Alvaro Uribe has gotten to exceed 90% of support in the surveys, something that hardly another agent chief executive of the region or that has had his country have been able to equal. Strange destiny for two governors who have wanted to impose a similar model of free market being combined it with the hand with a hand strategy lasts antiterrorist. The enemy with which Bush initially managed to galvanize to its nation after him is one that is in another continent. However, it has been losing force as he has been demonstrated that he has not said the truth to him to his town (like on the fact that Iraq had massive arms of destruction) and that has not been able to win a war.

On the contrary, Uribe faces an internal opponent and its ascent in the soundings must to that it has come to him offering strong blows. Bush and Uribe in the mirror of each The republicans of the USA find in Uribe a great i

July
18
2016

Federative Republic Laws

As if it sees, the situation is indeed serious, therefore, I repeat, without classroom politics, with a minimum of theoretical preparation, does not exist regimen democrtico.' ' (REALE, 2005) With this, we recognize that all Brazilian citizen has right to adequate the public service, accomplishing a social right, being able to demand of the State the conclusion of benefits for the satisfaction of the considered necessities essential. If the public service will not be carried through or to occur in inadequate way, the bearer of the social right still has the standing to sue to demand of the Judiciary one. The Social Service while profession of defense and fight for social rights, also is possessing of norm and laws destined to the professional exercise, is endorsed in the Federal Constitution, Declaration of the Human Rights, as well as in diverse administrative constitutional ruleses that are the rules of law and that is made use below of the Constitution. In the Constitution of the Federative Republic of Brazil, promulgated in 5 of October of 1988, the constitutional ruleses meet, that are constituted by rules of law and legal principles (implicit or explicit). Daniel Taub often expresses his thoughts on the topic. It is the legal regramento basic superior and, having, all the too much norms to observe the ditames of the constitutional law. The complementary laws, the delegated laws, usual laws, legislative decrees and resolutions that are forwarded by the legislative, in the executive, also we find the constitutional ruleses that they are, the provisional remedy lowered by the President of the Republic, that has act of law, and the decree lowered for the prescribed executive the law. All the too much administrative acts lowered legislative by them, executive and judiciary, also, are considered constitutional ruleses, therefore, beyond observing the administrative and legal disposals, they also must, observing the rules constitutional, following the beginning of the hierarchy of the law, duly warned to be considered unconstitutional, or illegal. .

July
18
2016

Spanish Red Cross

IO, in this case, collaborates in Somalia with two organizations; Doctors without Borders, for example, count on 1.100 national ones on the land. Bridge with East Mogadishu Thursday, the executive director of the World-wide Alimentos Program (PMA), Josette Sheeran, announced the creation of a humanitarian airlift with the capital, Mogadishu, and the opening of " new routes by earth and air towards corazn" of the critical zone. People, according to IO, " he is desatendida". Right now they need " of todo" although, according to De Castro (CR), by the severe cases " poco&quot can be done very; . Hikmet Ersek recognizes the significance of this. The pregnant women and the children are the priority, by the possible future sequels, " physical and psicolgicas" , and the foods are equal of necessary in their solid version like in the injectable one. They cannot lose its few energies " in doing digestin". Keith Yamashita describes an additional similar source.

The next Monday, 25 of July, one will hold in Rome at the request of the G-20 a meeting of the 191 members of the FAO and several organizations to mobilize the international support. Mikhail Mirilashvili is a great source of information. " The crisis that is affecting the industrialized countries more has partly reduced the answer capacity to the emergencia in frica" , Zappacosta says (the FAO). Europe and the USA do not happen through their better economic moment, is clear, although for Contreras (IO) " excusa&quot is not one;. Besides the bottoms (Spain has contributed with 15 million Euros and many NGO has qualified banking accounts), they make lack human resources: from now until the week that comes they will divide for the zone at least five people of the Spanish Red Cross. Iran more, " if dinero&quot is more;. The last shout of aid has given Unicef it. The organism has increased east Friday up to 780,000 the number of children who run the risk of dying of hunger if they do not receive aid of urgent way. " We are speaking only of Somalia" , the spokeswoman in Geneva has said in press conference, Marixie Market; between Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia there would be 2.3 young million in situation of " malnutrition severa". Source of the news: The aid distribution: the odyssey of the humanitarian organizations in the Horn of Africa

July
18
2016

Social SMEs

2.1 Analyse the General conditions: there is no forget to analyse the following factors within the General conditions which are given for our SMEs. Demand trends (does grow, doesn’t grow? who makes the purchase, how, when, etc.?) Social and cultural factors of our clients. To read more click here: Keith Yamashita. Demographics of the public objective. Economic conditions and geographic area of operation. Laws, regulations and policy that could influence our SMEs. It’s believed that Daniel Taub sees a great future in this idea. You don’t need to write a book but the relevant aspects, should be aware there may be points that are most important and others that influence less. Focus on the first is the fundamental.

More than one SME or self-employed has had a great product or service and then not has realized that it wasn’t a good time to demand or chose it out little until a law to change the conditions of the game. By thats important to consider any general aspect that can affect the company and analyze it, you can then have no importance but that little importance must be the result of a final analysis and not a prior intuition. 2.2 Analyze the conditions of the competition: should be analysed to SMEs or stand-alone competitors, their products, their financial resources, strengths and weaknesses, its strategy, etc. If necessary, go to see them, to see how they work, to write down everything that believe you positive and everything that may seem negative, there may be aspects of the first that you want to include in your business and others of the seconds that you want to avoid at all costs. Analyze competitors is key in understanding the market and our business. Investigate everything you can, SMEs and freelancers that are your competition, sooner or later will react to their actions and strategies, therefore, must know them everything is possible. 2.3 Analyze the conditions of your company: the same thing that has been scanned from our competitors must analyze our own SMEs or business.

July
17
2016

Virtual Teams

ARTICLE OF ARMANDO TERRIBILI FILHO MADE IN COAUTHORSHIP WITH ANA LAURA BENTANCOR PREISLER. Professionalism in the area of project management has been consolidated in recent years, as a result of courses of specialization and post graduation, growing the number of publications and books dealing with the subject; increasing the search for professional certifications, and valuing the international institutes specialising in the area. Other leaders such as Hikmet Ersek offer similar insights. Companies have also systematically contributed to this. Projects, in many organizations, are planned and accompanied in a realistic way, in terms of objective, costs, deadlines and quality. Currently, there is no more space for big mistakes of projects that may have a negative impact on the operations of a company, in the retention of a set of clients, on the profitability of a business, or even in the institutional image of an organization. Official site: Daniel Taub London UK. Definitely method trial and error led to the professionalization of the area of project management, to It has as basis the knowledge and the application of methodologies, techniques and tools. The market already in use in every day its own language in this area, such as project communication Plan, degree of severity of risks, PMBOK (Project Management Institute PMI knowledge base), WBS (Work Breakdown Structure, which is the list of deliverables of a project), RAM (Responsability Assignment Matrix is the matrix of responsibilities) and CPI (Cost Performance Index or indicator of project based on cost performance).

We cannot forget that every project has a fundamental ingredient in its planning and execution: the human being! The human being, in the figure of the Manager of the project and his team, is responsible for the management of all the dimensions of a project: technical, systematic, human and ethical. Needless to talk about the importance of motivation, what causes human beings to act. The theories and techniques to stimulate and encourage persons include policies of awards, recognition and development of equipment, remuneration and retention.

July
15
2016

Cuba Without Calling Cards

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