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An Introduction To Aikido

There’s no mistaken the fact that Aikido is one of the best and most popular martial art in the United States today.  The art of Aikido is best associated with actor Steven Seagal, who made it even more popular with his movies.  Aikido is rich and history in tradition, an art that originally started in Japan back in the 1940s.



Aikido’s founder, Morihei Ueshiba, was born on December 14, 1883.  As he was growing up in modern Japan, Ueshiba witnessed the local thugs vandalize his father. … Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Knowing the basics of Aikido

Aikido is one of the oldest form of martial arts. Founded by Morihei Ueshiba, aikido came about through the studies of many different kinds of traditional martial arts. In fact, is often perceived as a form of exercise or a dance because of some of its forms. It is also viewed by some quarters as some form of martial mesmerism.



Aikido is even confused with Daito Ryu Aikijutsu, it is different in its essence. Still, its founder attributed his creation of aikido to the way, his master… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:39pm — No Comments

THE ART OF CONVERSATION.

The grand object for which a gentleman exists, is to excel in company. Conversation is the mean of his distinction, the drawing-room the scene of his glory.



In company, though none are "free," yet all are "equal." All therefore whom you meet, should be treated with equal respect, although interest may dictate toward each different degrees of attention. It is disrespectful to the inviter to shun any of her guests. Those whom she has honoured by asking to her house, you should sanction… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments

IMPORTANCE OF GOOD CLOTHING.

First impressions are apt to be permanent; it is therefore of importance that they should be favourable. The dress of an individual is that circumstance from which you first form your opinion of him. It is even more prominent than manner, It is indeed the only thing which is remarked in a casual encounter, or during the first interview. It, therefore, should be the first care.



What style is to our thoughts, dress is to our persons. It may supply the place of more solid  qualities, and… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:31pm — No Comments

DEALING WITH OTHERS.

In all application of magnetism to persons, you are urged to remember that your very first goal, always and preeminently, is an agreeable feeling within their minds. You should never try to induce a person to act your way until you have thoroughly established in him a good feeling toward yourself. This is the prime initial step. When such a condition has been secured, you are then ready for the magnetic assault and then only.



When you are dealing with other people, endeavoring… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

ACQUIRE POWER THROUGH SELF DEVELOPMENT.

It is the natural right of every human being to be happy to escape all the miseries of life. Happiness is the normal condition, as natural as the landscapes and the seasons. It is unnatural to suffer and it is only because of our ignorance that we do suffer. Happiness is the product of wisdom. To attain perfect wisdom, to comprehend fully the purpose of life, to realize completely the relationship of human beings to each other, is to put an end to all suffering, to escape every ill and evil… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on June 8, 2011 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Reading is Power

Many people think that the reading culture is going to become nonexistent in the next few years. They blame this trend on the fact that the younger generations are more interested in watching movies and TV shows about the books rather than reading them. While it is true that many people find it easier to watch movies, there are many advantages to reading fantasy books as opposed to only watching the movies about them. If you have ever read a fantasy book then watched the movie based on the…

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Added by Brian J Harper on May 2, 2011 at 8:15pm — No Comments

eBay Success - How to Price Your Items

Many new sellers don’t realize how important pricing

is when it comes to eBay auctions. Many don’t even

realize that ‘pricing’ needs to be done. eBay is an

auction site after all! But eBay auctions are not quite

the same as the auctions you attend in the offline

world. In fact, quite a bit of work goes into

determining and setting prices.



Essentially, there are only three prices that can be

set for an eBay auction: the ‘buy it now’ price, the… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on April 8, 2011 at 10:05pm — No Comments

eBay University – What Is It All About?

eBay University is the learning program that eBay

established to help people become successful eBay

merchants. For convenience, eBay classes are held

in many locations throughout the United States, and

classes may also be completed from home, using

your computer.



You should note that all of the information you will

learn through eBay University can be found on the

website – for free. However, understanding that free

information isn’t always… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on April 8, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

eBay and Drop shipping – Getting the Product to Your Customer

If you hope to own an eBay business, and make a

full time living at it, you can easily make that dream

come true – even if you don’t have a product of your

own to sell. eBay provides many people who want to

quit their corporate nine-to-five jobs with a way to

make a good living, without having to put up a lot of

start up capital. This is made possible with the help

of drop shippers. Drop shippers send merchandise to

the customers of business owners. If… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on April 8, 2011 at 10:03pm — No Comments

Choosing a Garden that is Perfect for You

If you're thinking about starting a garden, the first thing you need to

consider is what type of garden you will have. There are many different

choices and often it can be hard to pick just one, but hopefully you can

narrow it down. But by narrowing it down, you'll make the gardening

experience easier on yourself and the plants. If all your plants are

similar, then it shouldn't be very hard to care for them all. So here are

some of the main garden ideas for you to choose… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on April 8, 2011 at 10:01pm — No Comments

DEALING WITH OTHERS.

In all application of magnetism to persons, you are urged to remember that your very first goal, always and preeminently, is an agreeable feeling within their minds. You should never try to induce a person to act your way until you have thoroughly established in him a good feeling toward yourself. This is the prime initial step. When such a condition has been secured, you are then ready for the magnetic assault and then only.



When you are dealing with other people, endeavoring… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 20, 2011 at 10:48pm — No Comments

Making Money with Articles: Article Directories

Article directories are websites that house free articles. These articles are usually put there by whoever owns the copyright to them as a promotion method. Each article has the owners byline placed under it so that those who eventually read the article will know who wrote it (or at least who owns it) and will be able to get in contact with or visit their website for further information.



Articles directories are a great place to put your articles so that they will make you money. By… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 20, 2011 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Backing It Up With A CD Rom

With the technical age upon us, computers are far more important now than they have ever been in the past.  A lot is done on the computer these days, from paying bills to earning a living.  Therefore, the data that you have on your computer is very important.



Among the data found on your computer, you may have precious pictures and memories that you wouldn’t dream of losing.  No matter how sophisticated computers get, they will still crash, or encounter other problems that can result… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 15, 2011 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Getting the Most out of today to improve your Personal Life

Today is your only concern. You have no control over tomorrow or yesterday. Today you are going to get the most of your day while working to improve your personal life. To do this you will need to set up time management plans. You want to include your daily activities, work, and entertainment, relax time, family time and so on. When you set time plans, you are growing to spend your time wisely. You learn to live for now, instead of tomorrow or yesterday.



As you write your plans,…

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Added by Brian J Harper on March 15, 2011 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Discovering Values that Improve your Personal Life

Values make us as a person and define how we invest our time, energy and money. When our values are high, we can reach the limits of improving our personal life. Throughout our life, we decide what we want to do with our time. Time is essential, since time runs out quick. For this reasons you, want to invest time, spending your time wisely. Spending time wisely includes activities, entertainment, work, quality time and so on.



The average person spends most of their day working. At…

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Added by Brian J Harper on March 14, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments

4 great books on resume writing

4 great books on resume writing



Resume writing is a difficult task. While you can research information online, or seek assistance from a professional resume services, it is always helpful to have resources on hand that can assist in writing a new or rewriting your existing resume and/or cover letter. The following four books can provide you with a wealth of information on resume writing:



The first book you should consider is called The Elements of Resume Style. It was written… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 14, 2011 at 1:28pm — No Comments

How to format your resume

Having a well-formatted resume is almost as important as having a well written resume. Most employers receive a stack of resumes of qualified candidates and scan them quickly before they decide whether or not hey want to read further. In addition to key words, what stands out the most about your resume is its format. It is essentially the first thing people will notice, whether on paper or in electronic form.



There are a number of rules you should keep in mind when formatting your… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 13, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

What to do when you don’t have the experience for the job that you want

People think of their resume as a collective of their education, skills and professional experience. Many employers rely on resumes as form of job applications for the open positions within their organizations. Thus it is very important that you have a well-written resume prepared when searching for jobs.



Creating a resume is not an easy task, even if you are a professional with years of experience and many skills. However, composing a resume when you are looking to completely change… Continue

Added by Brian J Harper on March 13, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

How to write a professional summary for your resume

 

In today’s competitive job market, employers relay on well-written resumes to screen potential candidates. In many instances, employers look through job search web sites, such as HotJobs.com or Monster.com, to find professionals with skills, education and experience that fit their needs. These employment search web sites, along with many companies’ own online applications, require candidates to upload their resume in order to express interest in a specific opportunity. Without an…

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Added by Brian J Harper on March 12, 2011 at 1:30am — No Comments

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