The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has, in a recent article, warned that social unrest occurring in other parts of the world can have effects nearer to home, and that even the threat of a terrorist attack can lead to widespread panic and economic turmoil at home. See the full article at the […]
by MARY CHASTAIN 15 Jan 2013
“After Superstorm Sandy, an opportunity to be better prepared” Small business owners are especially vulnerable to the effects of a storm and the resulting business disruption. This is a very good time to assess, update and strengthen your business contingency plan – before the next storm is on the horizon. See complete article. […]
Scott Hunt shows how to build a fire in a small BioLIte stove which he is using to charge a cellular phone,. The stove converts heat from the fire into usable electricity. (Photo: By Tim Loehrke, USA TODAY)
Ernestine Aldana is a wife and grandmother, who owns a grocery store in Milwaukee. In December 2012 Aldana was working in the store when a man, with a knife, entered the store and reached over the counter for the register. At first glance she must have appeared to be an easy target. But, Aldana pulled […]
The New York Times has a Hurricane Sandy web page featuring pictures from day 1 to day 17 of the aftermath. The devastation almost seems unreal. This was a very loud wake-up call for many people. And a reminder that we should never let our guard down. See the Photos. Mar 25, 2013Richard Duarte
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