El Agente 007 y su audacia con el juego continan deslumbrando ao tras ao a sus sensuales compaeras en escena y derrotando a sus astutos enemigos.El Bacara: El Juego preferido del clsico James Bond: Bacar y el Agente 007 El Bacar es el clsico juego de apuestas originado en Italia en el siglo 15 y es tambin caracterstico del famoso espa 007. En cada escena lo identifican una elegancia y excelencia, que junto con su impecable Martini en mano y las apuestas en otra "James Bond" ha mantenido una leyenda desde su origen desde los aos 50 hasta el presente. Es as como el espa ingles domina la versin francesa del juego Bacar llamada Chemin de Fer con gran talento y admiracin.Bacara siempre fue popular entre la alta sociedad, especialmente en el siglo 15, cuando surgi en Italia. Bacara significa cero en italiano y a lo largo de su expansin en diferentes pases nuevas reglas y variaciones fueron inventadas y adaptadas como en Estados Unidos o en Francia el Chemin de Fer, o el denominado Juego de James Bond.El juego consiste en el "Jugador" y la "Banca" el nombre que se la a las opciones de apuestas, estos son repartidos dos o tres cartas cada uno con el objetivo simple de llegar a 9 sin pasarse de el. Mientras tanto la banca decide segn las reglas del juego cuando detener la jugada y los jugadores ya han debido apostar a cual de las dos Jugador o Banca ganara la mano. Los jugadores o el jugador apuesta y el que apuesta a la mano que gano el puntaje mas correcto, gana la mano. En la adaptacin americana, el juego funciona en contra a la banca, mientras que en Chemin de Fer, los jugadores compiten el uno con el otro. Uno representa al jugador y el otro a la Banca.En compaa del Chemin de Fer los libros de Ian Fleming junto a las adaptaciones en escena de James Bond, han deslumbrado por dcadas las diferentes aventuras del espa, con ayuda de su impecable poder del juego y su atractivo estilo. Hasta su ltimo estreno en el 2006 James Bond sigue disfrutando de la lujuria de las mesas verdes de los casinos junto a su cigarro y el su sensual compaera en accin. En el anio 1964, las novelas y captulos de James Bond, fueron escritas por Kingsley Amis, John Pearson, John Gardner, Raymond Benson, y Charlie Higson. Tambien sus actores variaron comenzando con el conocido Sean Connery, siguiendo con Geroge Lazenby, Roger Moore, Tomothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan y Daniel Craig.Si observas, es muy interesante ver la manera en que el Agente apuesta al juego y a su vez acta y descubre los secretos que lo rodean con la misma rapidez, seguridad y astucia. Enlas pelculas de James Bond el juego Chemin de Fer transcurre en elegantes salas llenas de mujeres elegantes y hombres adinerados que detrs del juego tienen otros intereses por revelar. En la realidad el enlace entre el Bacar y El Agente 007 es de un acompaante fiel de aventuras secretas y emocionantes de mas de cinco dcadas que hicieron de el una leyenda inolvidable que resurge de generacin en generacin.
Writing a proposal involves a lot more than just simply putting the words togetheryou have to make sure that your proposal document looks professional and that it gets to the client on time. You could have the best proposal in the world, but if its submitted after the deadline it is extremely likely that it wont even be considered especially in public sector procurement.So whats involved in producing a proposal? Its just a question of printing it out and sending it off isnt it? Sometimes yes - but there may be other things to consider. Heres a quick list of all the things that you have to consider:The proposal - the finished document is obviously the first thing you need in place. Make sure that this is the finished document any red team review should have already been completed on draft versions.Proof Reading neglecting proof-reading is one of the biggest mistakes you can make. It takes very little time to do properly, though is often the first thing to go when time is running short. Yet if it isnt done correctly, one simple mistake in the wrong place can destroy all possibility of actual being awarded a contract.Printing Printing can often take longer than you expect. Always make sure that you have plenty of toner or printer ink. Allow extra time if you are printing in colour and check beforehand to see how many copies you need and allow extra time. Its also a good idea to have a backup in case things go wrong find a local print shop where you can get documents printed. In fact, if they can produce higher quality documents on their equipment, think about outsourcing your document production to them.Binding make sure you have the equipment and consumables in stock. Dont always use the cheapest binding option. A great looking document sends an immediate message to the buyer about your quality and values.Packaging Make sure you have big enough envelopes. Did the client provide and envelope or label that you must include on the tender. Always check the tender documentation to verify the address where the document should be sent it may be different than the address that you usually use for this clientGetting It There Always allow time for delivery and get proof of postage. If the proposal is completed a day early, send it a day early. Dont leave it until the last minute. If using a courier service then make sure that they are reputable.Think about how long these are going to take in your organisation and plan for them. Ensure that your deadline for completing the proposal takes into consideration the time that these activities will take. Always allow time for contingencies something will go wrong!!Plan your document production as part of your bid management process. Use the Bid Development Plan in the Learn to Write Proposals (www.learntowriteproposals.co.uk) Bid Management Toolkit. This will help you plan the entire document creation and production process and avoid the last minute rush.
Stuart Burns was having a bad day. Not only had he arrived late for the seminar because of the server problem at work last night, he was finding it difficult to concentrate because of the stream of text messages coming in to his cell phone. He couldn't bring himself to turn it off just in case something catastrophic was happening back at base so he set it to mute and tried to keep an eye on it while he listened to the presenters. Now the effects of his disturbed sleep were catching up on him and his extreme body language shouted that he was in the wrong place.Audiences suffering from information overload will give very clear signals that they are ready for a break. Their eyes start to glaze over, they slump in their seats and when you ask them questions, it is as though you are rousing them from a deep sleep. Bladders may be straining, nicotine and caffeine cravings may be kicking in and vibrating text messages are surreptitiously being viewed. It's time to declare an unofficial break! If you push on regardless you may lose your audience completely.This situation can often happen on hot, humid days when the air-conditioning is underperforming or in windowless rooms where the lack of outside views can have a profound psychological effect on your delegates.A ten minute unscheduled break in these circumstances can make the difference between success and failure for your event.Manage the coffee and meal breaks rigidly as a few 5 or 10 minute overruns can soon lose you half an hour from the program.Managing early departuresIt is a fairly frequent occurrence that a proportion of your audience will be unable to stay for the entire event. This is understandable in these times of full schedules and instant communication. The more polite amongst them will forewarn you of this and tender their apologies. Some will make a dash for the door with their heads down and others will mumble an excuse as they walk sideways past the presenter towards the exit.If you have prior warning, try and sit your early leavers close to the exit even if they have been sitting elsewhere during the event. That way, when they have to take their leave, they can do it with minimum fuss and interruption.Whichever exit routine your early leavers use, make sure that they have an opportunity to give you some instant feedback before they leave and take the time to thank them for however much time they have been able to spend with you. Their early exit is unlikely to be an insult to your organizational or presentational skills. More likely they have a plane or train to catch, so treat them respectfully.Stuart was so relieved when one of the seminar administrators approached him during a coffee break to ask if there was a problem. She listened and, promising to book him on the next seminar, helped him organize a taxi.
There's no disputing that the Internet has enabled hundreds of thousands of people to launch their own home based business. And, with the economy on the brink of recession, more people than ever before are looking for ways to supplement their existing income, to recover from a job loss, or to hedge against uncertain times. An Internet "home based business" offers a multitude of benefits. You can make your own hours, so you can work while the kids are in school or after they've gone to bed at night. You can avoid the time wasted by a daily commute and don't have to pour money into your gas tank going to and from work everyday. Best of all, you don't have to answer to a boss, because you are the boss!Because the amount of money consumers spend online is at an all-time high, one of the best businesses you can launch is an online shopping mall. While this seems counterintuitive - after all, where are you going to store all of the inventory? - many people are finding extraordinary success in selling online.What's the secret? It's actually pretty simple. You just need to find a supplier who will give you access to products that you can sell online, and then who will do the shipping for you. In other words, you don't have to stock inventory, you don't have to deal with packaging and shipping; you just need to sell the products. Ideally, the company you partner with should have 200,000 or more products from which you can choose. When you have access to that kind of inventory, you can become an eBay power seller or a star Amazon trader in no time at all. When you're looking for a company with which to partner, find one that has at least three different plans. One might be an auction plan, with a one-time set up charge and no monthly fees. You should have access to low wholesale prices and all of the company's products, with no minimum order. Another option might be a website plan where you get your own website pre-loaded with all of the products, where you can customize your website, and where no merchant account is required. A third option might be a website and auction plan where you can have the best of both worlds, and where you get a free domain and a free email account.Beyond the plan options, you should look for a company with "no monthly fees" , that offers free order fulfillment, and that will dropship every product you sell directly to your customer. In other words, you should be able to have a turnkey shopping mall that you can administer from home. All you need is a computer. As for the types of products you sell, there are virtually no limits. The best partnering companies offer hundreds of thousands of products in categories like apparel, computers, electronics, health and beauty, home and garden, jewelry, toys and games, and so forth. Typically, an online shopping mall that offers a wide variety of products is more successful than one that offers a small selection. Starting a home based business can be incredibly satisfying, as well as financially rewarding. The secret lies in partnering with the right company.
Just because email messages are sent quickly doesnt mean they can be composed in a hurry. Sorry! You were hoping Id say little pesky things like grammar arent important. But, they are.Here are a few grammar pointers to get you started on the right track for sending proper email messages. This isnt an exhaustive list. Entire text books are devoted to grammar. But, these few tips will be helpful.Incorrect ModifiersPut modifiers in their proper place. Sure as soon as I tell you what a modifier is, you can tell it where to go. Modifiers are adjectives and adverbs. Adjectives are used to modify nouns and pronouns. Adverbs are used to modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. One way to help remember this is that most adverbs end in the letters ly. Example - Using Modifiers CorrectlyThe following example demonstrates how to use adjectives to modify a noun and how to use adverbs to modify a verb.When modifying a noun, use an adjective:He did a poor job. She is a frequent contributor.When modifying a verb, use an adverb:He did the job poorly.She contributes frequently. Noun/Pronoun AgreementAnother common grammar problem is when the pronoun doesnt agree in number with its antecedent. Or, in plain English, that means incorrectly using a plural pronoun to modify a singular noun, or vice versa. The most common offender is using the plural they, when the sentence really calls for the singular he or she. ExampleThis will become clearer when you read the following example. The illustration also offers several options for rewording these statements in order to make them correct. Sample of Single Versus Plural PronounsThe following statement is incorrect. The noun and pronoun do not agree. When a customer is upset, they need to vent.Here are several ways to reword the statement to make it correct:Rewrite it in the plural: When customers are upset, they need to vent.Use he/she: When a customer is upset, he/she needs to vent.Re-use the noun: When a customer is upset, a customer needs to vent.Re-word the statement: An upset customer needs to vent.Recent PhenomenonThis specific problem is a recent phenomenon. Long ago, he was the standard pronoun used to refer to both sexes. In current times, we have tried to be more politically correct. This leads to the he/she issue. Errors on this issue not only lead to poor grammar, but they may offend someone.Future TrendNow that youve had a quick history lesson, lets look to the future. In a few years, it may be acceptable to use the plural pronoun they with a singular antecedent. However, those times havent arrived yet, despite what you may see to the contrary. So, dont use plural pronouns with singular nouns until you receive the official memo from the Proper English Grammar Gurus. Grammar SurprisesHeres a final point about grammar. You may be surprised by who becomes upset if your messages arent grammatically correct. Your customer, colleague, or boss may use incorrect grammar all the time. However, that doesnt mean they dont recognize improper usage when they hear it or see it from others. In other words, they may be holding you to a higher standard. Make sure you measure up.