Lessons Learned From An E-Commerce Adventure

It is better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at all; and even more important to learn from your mistakes. That is what I keep telling myself after having invested the time and cash equivalent to a Harvard MBA in an e-commerce start-up that has stalled and is winding down. Not a happy prospect in light of all the media pre-occupation with e-commerce success stories and the young millionaires watching their IPOs rocket into cyberspace. But the headlines ignore the more frequent stories of new e-commerce businesses that do not hit the stock market jackpot. Many of them either settle into a low-key niche or exhaust their resources and fold. This is the story of an Internet venture that did not make the headlines, but offers some useful insights for entrepreneurs evaluating their own initiatives. The lessons learned are applicable to your own new venture or

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Things to Know Before Becoming a HVAC Contractor

In order to become a HVAC contractor you will need HVAC certification to work with air conditioners, heaters, etc. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. This contractor will specialize in the repair and maintenance of ventilation, heating, and cooling. Different type of certifications • Type 1-you would service minority appliances like window air conditioners and refrigerators • Type 2-you would service appliances that are slightly complicated such as supermarket refrigerators, bigger air conditions, and heat pumps • Type 3-you would service low pressure refrigerants • Universal-you will be able to service all kinds of equipment Types of hazards a HVAC contractor may face • Before you consider becoming a HVAC contractor it is important that you know some of associated dangers with this field • In this field you will work with electric circuits, heavy systems, and more • You may also work with some cooling and ventilation systems

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City Tourist Information To York

York was once the capital of the country, and boasts a breathtaking history and wealth of restored medieval buildings and streets. The city gave its name to the county in which it resides, and is home to 13,000 people. But York is much more than a beautiful, ancient city, and is home to a vibrant cafe culture and array of fine dining restaurants. The shopping facilities are plentiful, and there are more independent retailers represented here than in any other modern city in the country. The city even boasts a busy nightlife, with a wide selection of pubs, clubs and live music venues. York’s creative spaces and venues are another good reason to visit, and the art installations housed in St Mary’s Church are a unique tourist attraction in themselves. With dozens of museums, sporting venues and restaurants, hundreds of shops, and quality hotels and B’n’Bs on every street, York

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Do You Need Sports Psychology?

It’s not unusual, in fact it’s becoming the norm in the MLB and other professional sports, for players to consult and work with “mental performance coaches.” I feel I can speak for the majority of these athletes when I say 99% of them wishes they had known and worked on these mental skills much earlier in their careers. So why did these supreme athletes ignore the benefits of mental performance enhancement, imagery and focus training, to name a few. I don’t believe they ignored it… they weren’t aware of it and that’s our fault not theirs. Many coaches are mired in the rut of thinking mental performance training shouldn’t be considered until players are much older and only at very high skill levels of play. I wonder how many young players were never able to reach their full potential due to mental performance issues? And for those who were able

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