Henrik Fisker threw in the towel on one politically correct clean energy project this week and President Obama doubled down on a bunch of others. The Truth About Cars’ Derek Kreindler notes the glaring hole in the middle of Obama’s $2 billion gambit, while Matt DeLorenzo explains Fisker’s departure at Autoblog.
Make sure the credit card company reports to the major credit bureaus. If you are trying to build or rebuild your credit rating, this is essential. These bureaus produce the credit reports that companies use to evaluate you before extending loans or lines of credit, so it is important that they hear about your responsible credit use.
I was surprised to read Gartner analyst Daryl Plummer explain it this way: most people who would ever start a Web log have already done so. Those who love blogging and are committed to keeping it up, while other have become bored and moved on.
Decide who will manage the project. Company Annual Report are big projects and need to be well managed. Whoever is in charge should create a production schedule. It can take months to complete the project, from start to finish. A financial audit is necessary; knowing when that will be done will help you determine when the annual will be finalized.
Study the balance sheet and company annnual report of the company that’s caught your interest. At the very least, know how much you’re paying for the company’s earnings, how much debt it has, and what its cash flow picture is like. Read the latest news stories on the company and make sure you are clear on why you expect the company’s earnings to grow.
(b) Has a competitive advantage: The business should have a sustainable economic moat that protects its profitability from any competition for years to come.
Being more efficient with your time is irrelevant if you don’t know how you want to spend it. In managing time, the compass is more important than the clock. Know where you want to go and spend your time on the things that get you there.
A college was in the midst of a capital campaign and wanted an annual that would support that effort. With a theme of “Impacting the World,” we profiled individuals related to the college including a donor, trustee, student, alumna, professor and parent, who were notable for their achievements. This gave the school the clout they were looking for.