Archive for October, 2010

Traveling the British Empire

Posted October 26, 2010 By Richard Leo

Not so long ago, in terms of the history of the planet a mere nanosecond, the sun didn’t set on the British Empire . That such a small island could dominate so much of the globe was a testament to the tenacity and ferocious ambition of the British people and their leaders. Today, the British Empire is smaller and more complicated. What were once outright subjects of the British Crown are now self-governing entities with complex ties to Britain. It is, however, still possible to traverse great parts of the globe without leaving what is now or once was British … Read the rest

Saving Money on Fashion

Posted October 19, 2010 By Richard Leo

It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to look stylish, a fact that hasn’t been lost on fashionistas living through this long economic recession. With just a few simple tips, anyone can look smashing without wrecking their budget.

First, pick a personal style that suits your personality and budget. It should be tied to you rather than to trends and fads. Knowing your personal style and sticking to it can keep you from impulsively buying something that is a temporary fad.

Plan ahead and shop off season. Buying clothes at the end of the season rather than the beginning can … Read the rest

The Decision to Build a Pool

Posted October 18, 2010 By Richard Leo

Deciding to build a pool is a major commitment. It shouldn’t be an idle thought or passing fancy. Homeowners need to carefully consider many different factors before committing to what amounts to a major contruction project.

The most important question is whether you really want or need a pool. Knowing from the start why you want it and what you will use it for will make choosing size, design, location, and other features much easier. It will also help with determining the budget, as only you will know how much the intended functions of the pool are worth to you.… Read the rest

How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

Posted October 10, 2010 By Richard Leo

Being a successful entrepreneur means different things to different people. For some it is following through on an idea, while others define it as accomplishing a set of goals. No matter how you define it, success is in the eye of the achiever. There are, however, a few things that you can do to reach success, no matter your definition is.
Running your own business is hard work, whether you start it from scratch or as a branch off of a larger company like Southwestern Company . Even though it may be difficult at times, it is important to maintain … Read the rest