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What's My Oriental Rug Worth? Here we have the "big seven" essential elements in determining what your oriental rug is worth.

What's My Oriental Rug Worth?

EACH Essential Element MUST BE Multiplied by a special MULTIPLIER for each Element....Knot Density x 11, Material Used x 7, Design Elements x 6, Colors, Blending, and Dye types x 5, Age x 3, Condition of Rug x 2, Demand and Availability x 2. Take all these new multiplied figures and add them all together. You must then take this total new point figure of all the Essential Elements and multilpy this new number by the CMF. This new figure should give you the retail price per square foot. As with all commodities, rug prices are determined between the buyer and the seller at both the production, wholesale, and retail level. Bills. PocketMod: The Free Recyclable Personal Organizer - StumbleUpon. Organizing & Organizing. “In democratic countries, knowledge of how to combine is the mother of all other forms of knowledge; on its progress depends that of all the others” –Alexis de Tocqueville Welcome to Marshall Ganz’s Web module on organizing.

Organizing & Organizing

Professor Ganz is a long-time organizer; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; and a principal of Harvard’s Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations. John Baldoni. The Cranky Middle Manager #23 Beating Bullies at Work  Posted on 19. Nov, 2005 by Wayne in Podcast The Cranky Middle Manager Show # 023 Battling Bullies Hello everyone. As you know, we’re on the hunt for the Worst Manager on the Planet . Just as an aside, if you’re enjoying the show, please subscribe to the RSS feed. Show Notes 0:00 Welcome gang. 3:36 The quote of the week…yup Samuel Johnson again. Top 150 Management &Leadership Blogs. Top 150 Management & Leadership Blogs I thought it was time for a new top list on this blog.

Top 150 Management &Leadership Blogs

The readers of this blog know that I did this several times before, with the Top 200 Blogs for Developers, the Social Media Blogs Top 200, the Top 100 Best Books for Managers, Leaders & Humans, and many more… Lateral thinking. Lateral thinking is solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using only traditional step-by-step logic.

Lateral thinking

The term was coined in 1967 by Edward de Bono. [1] According to de Bono, lateral thinking deliberately distances itself from standard perceptions of creativity as either "vertical" logic (the classic method for problem solving: working out the solution step-by-step from the given data) or "horizontal" imagination (having many ideas but being unconcerned with the detailed implementation of them). Methods[edit] Critical thinking is primarily concerned with judging the true value of statements and seeking errors. Lateral thinking is more concerned with the "movement value" of statements and ideas. Random Entry Idea Generating Tool: The thinker chooses an object at random, or a noun from a dictionary, and associates it with the area they are thinking about. Pareto Analysis - Decision-Making Skills Training from MindTools. Team Management Skills from MindTools. The Skills You Need to be a Great Boss Start Here Improving Team Effectiveness Team Dynamics Team-Building Activities Effective Recruitment Developing Your Team Coaching Your Team Motivating Your Team.

Team Management Skills from MindTools

What does it mean to be a Good Manager. Free Management Library (SM) - StumbleUpon. Executive Onboarding: The Key to Accelerating Success and Reducing Risk in a New Job. Management Tips From A Drill Sgt - Careers - Portfolio.com. In companies both of the profit-making and military variety, a diverse group of strangers must come together for a shared purpose, overcome personal obstacles, and learn to work together efficiently. What keeps them in line?

Strategies and leaders. So it is that the ultimate symbol of armed forces' leadership—the feared drill sergeant—possesses wisdom that applies to the office as readily as the barracks. Today's drill sergeants are a far cry from Lee Ermey's sadist in Full Metal Jacket and Lou Gossett Jr.' S bullying gunnery sergeant in An Officer and a Gentleman. "Drill sergeants have an exceptional way of getting messages through, and that can have applications in a lot of civilian contexts," Gorelick says. At work and in a training camp, a leader's chief duty is to convince his or her team to buy into a complex and demanding organizational ethos—and to guide those special cases who present particular challenges.

Personal Branding. 7 Tips for Recognizing Your Peeps. Employee recognition is a much talked about, but often overlooked part of the workplace.

7 Tips for Recognizing Your Peeps

Recognizing and rewarding your employees can be a slippery slope to navigate and sometimes it seems that managers either get it, or they don’t. If recognition is not sincere and genuine, your employees will know it. Our director of retention & conversion marketing, Kim Stiglitz, spent 7 years designing reward and recognition programs for one of the largest retailers in the world and today she is sharing 7 Tips for Recognizing Your Peeps – this list isn’t about expensive ways to reward your employees because we know you can figure that out, but more subtle no-cost ideas that educate, motivate and inspire your team because a happy, invested team will always outperform a bunch of bitter Betty’s!