The Power of Desire! - Part 1

Written by Carl Cholette

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Desire isrepparttar motivating force that runsrepparttar 149802 world; as little as we care to admit it in many cases. Look around you and seerepparttar 149803 effects of Desire in every human act, good or bad. As a writer has said:"Every deed that we do, good or bad, is prompted by Desire. We are charitable because we Desire to relieve our inner distress atrepparttar 149804 sight of suffering; or fromrepparttar 149805 Desire of sympathy; or fromrepparttar 149806 Desire to be respected in this world, or to secure a comfortable place inrepparttar 149807 next. One man is kind because he Desires to be kind, because it gives him satisfaction to be kind; while another man is cruel from preciselyrepparttar 149808 same kind of motive. One man does his duty because he Desires to do it ; he obtains a higher satisfaction from duty well done than he would fromrepparttar 149809 neglecting of it in accordance with some weaker desires. The religious man is religious because his religious desires are stronger than his irreligious ones, because he finds a higher satisfaction in religion than inrepparttar 149810 pursuits ofrepparttar 149811 worldly minded. The moral man is moral because his moral desires are stronger than his immoral ones.He obtains a greater satisfaction in being moral than in beingrepparttar 149812 contrary. Everything we do is prompted by Desire in some shape or form, high or low. Man cannot be Desireless and act in any way. Desire isrepparttar 149813 motivating power behind all actions, it is a natural law of life. Everything fromrepparttar 149814 atom torepparttar 149815 monad; fromrepparttar 149816 monad to repparttar 149817 insect; fromrepparttar 149818 insect to man; from man to Nature, acts and does things by reason ofrepparttar 149819 power and force of Desire,repparttar 149820 Animating Motive. "

Allrepparttar 149821 above atrepparttar 149822 first glance would seem to make of man a mere machine, subject torepparttar 149823 power of any stray desire that might happen to come into his mind. But this is far from being so. Man acts not upon EVERY desire, but uponrepparttar 149824 STRONGEST Desire, orrepparttar 149825 Average of his Strongest Desires. This Average of Desires is that which constitutes his Nature or Character. And here is whererepparttar 149826 Mastery ofrepparttar 149827 "I" comes in! Man need not be a slave or creature of his Desires if he will assert his Mastery. He may control, regulate, govern and guide his Desires in any directions that he pleases. Nay, more, he may even CREATE DESIRES by an action of his Will, as we shall see presently. By a knowledge of psychological laws he may neutralize unfavorable Desires, and grow and develop ; yes, practically Create New Desires in their place... all byrepparttar 149828 power of his Will, aided byrepparttar 149829 light of his Reason and Judgment. Man isrepparttar 149830 Master of his Mind.

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How To Use Small Business Value As The Ultimate Performance Indicator

Written by David Coffman

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There is a better solution. Much more information is now available aboutrepparttar sales of small, private businesses. There are a number of sources that have collected data on thousands of transactions over many years. These databases provide actual market data. Professionals and commonsense suggest that quality market data isrepparttar 149711 best source for appraising any property. The databases have some shortcomings, too. The information is limited to basic data like annual sales, asking price, cash flow, selling price, etc. And some types of businesses donít have many transactions. The databases work best when there are many similar transactions, so common businesses like restaurants are good candidates. Averaged figures from many transactions offset any extreme or unusual cases. The ratio of selling price to annual sales, or selling price to cash flow is typically used to calculate a specific businessís value.

These databases are available by subscriptions that are not cheap. So it is not practical for a small business owner to access them directly. Andrepparttar 149712 professionals who do subscribe arenít prone to sharing them. There are a few companies that for a small fee will searchrepparttar 149713 databases for transactions involving similar businesses, calculaterepparttar 149714 average ratios, and use them to calculaterepparttar 149715 value of a small business. These low cost business valuations based on actual market data are great tools for making business value readily available for most small businesses. Using this tool, small businesses can finally start using business value asrepparttar 149716 ultimate performance indicator, just like public companies.

David E. Coffman is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). His firm, Business Valuations & Strategies, offers a Thumbnail Business Appraisal for $99 that uses actual market data to calculate business value at

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