July / August 2011

Are You Always Late? 7 Tips To Arrive On Time

For some, timeliness can be a real challenge. There is just so much to do. But customers don’t like it when you are late–so what can you do if you find you are often running late. Gretchen explains seven common reasons why people are late, so you can identify the problem. Then you can make a plan to adjust your methods and habits, and ultimately benefit from happier clients and peace of mind. If this is you, maybe it is time to admit it, and get a helping hand here.

BUSTED, Naming a new product? Be sure you do your homework.

Don’t learn the hard way. Joe Pawlak helps guide you on what to do and not do when naming your business or a new product. He speaks from experience here. Learn the difference between a trademark and a copyright. When can you use ®? These are important things you need to know as a business owner, so don’t slack. Make sure you have your company’s bases covered, with tips from Joe.

10 Techniques in Low Voltage Lighting

Pond builders (and your customers) prefer low voltage lights for most landscape applications due to the ease of installation and for the cost savings due to lower electric usage. Award winning lighting expert gives you a quick overview of outdoor lighting. Do you know when to use “moonlighting” versus “spread lighting”? The ten most popular garden lighting techniques are explained.

Sound – Adding Audible Dimensions

When designing a waterfall be sure to take advantage of the knowledge shared here from an excerpt of the book “The R.I.S.E. Method.” Learn the acoustic characteristics of the pond & waterfall and how it affects the audible dimensions of the falling water. Learn the importance of how the water moves, the distance the water falls, the depth of the pool the water falls into and many other critical factors. After all, the sound of falling water is a key motivating factor for pond buyers. Learn the language and techniques of waterfall acoustic design.

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