How Restaurants Shape Their Menus Based on the Changing Economy

I spent four years of my career working in the marketing department for a 1,000+ site quick service operator. For three of those years, a good majority of my time was spent digging into menu analysis and trying to gauge the profit impact of where products were placed on the menu board. We continuously sought[…]

Hatha Yoga Sessions – Anxiety Solution to a Stressful Economy

On a worldwide scale, many people practice Hatha Yoga daily to compensate for chronic stress. While anxiety and stress are nothing new to humankind, this recent state of economic instability, and uncertainty, has caused people from every part of the world to worry about the economy. At the same time, people are taking a pro-active[…]

When Will the Economy Turnaround?

Is the worst still to come? That is the $ 789 billion dollar question. Or in the case of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, the 2.5 trillion dollar question. Despite Congress getting ready to vote on the stimulus bill compromise, the Treasury Department getting back to work on the banking system and President Obama’s declarations that[…]

The Best Recession – Proof Business in a Bad Economy

Are you looking for a recession proof business? People all over the world are affected by this recession and tough economy. Once solid jobs and businesses are disappearing rapidly. Retirement income and savings are disappearing just as quickly for many as well. Many thousands of people are looking for a way to make more money[…]

How To Increase The Fuel Economy Of Your Truck With Common Aftermarket Products

Most American households will have a truck, especially a pick-up truck. The trucks with their open beds do not quite form an aerodynamic structure to aid better fuel economy. Any open space in your vehicle or a high tailgate will always create a drag which will eventually compromise the aerodynamics of your vehicle. This in[…]

Understanding the Economy

Understanding the Economy Understanding the economy and coping with the economic environment is critical in today’s business performance, which is a major concern for managers and investors. The course will address macro-economic factors that may affect the performance of the business. Macro-economic factors include business cycles, interest rates, economic policy, inflation, unemployment, housing starts, money[…]

U.S. Economy is Barely Treading Water But There May be Positive Effects!

The US economy has been treading water for the past couple of years with conditions continuing to decline. Fuel costs and the foreclosure rate are acting as undercurrents. There are currently no economic indicators showing a light at the end of the tunnel. While this does not mean that relief is non existent, it is[…]