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Sourcing for Profit

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Sourcing for Profit

Understanding what you need to know when sourcing is THE key to successful sourcing Frances HarderWhen you start your design process you will usually start with an idea then you will look for fabrics and trims. This is the beginning of what we term as sourcing. Sourcing is part of the whole production process and having a clear understanding of what you are looking for is critical to your energy output and your wallet output. So, knowing what is involved and educating yourself on your options will be your first important step in the sourcing process. If you start off...

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Sow Good Seeds – Think Before Sowing Bad Seeds

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Sow Good Seeds – Think Before Sowing Bad Seeds

Most of us have been guilty of doing it! It almost comes more natural for us to say negative things about other people and sow bad seeds than to say positive and good things. The damage a few negative comments can make can destroy, or cause such waves of negative repercussions and damage that some people may have their personnel lives, and, or their careers permanently damaged. A few ill-chosen words to the wrong person who is then willing to pass on negative information to others can have devastating long term consequences. Especially in today’s toxic political environment, negative news...

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What is with this trend in the media for the females?

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What is with this trend in the media for the females?

It seems they all HAVE to wear the “Uniform of the Sleeveless, Short Skirted Dresses”!! And the men with their pathetic tie, the only symbol to differentiate themselves from the next guy!! – Again, I just don’t get it!! Why is it that every time I turn on the TV there is a female announcer, or a female expert being interviewed wearing a sleeveless dress sitting on a high chair with a short skirt that exposes most of their upper parts of their thighs. Then, their male counterpart is dressed in their usual boring dark suit uniforms with their SO...

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Networking - From Prestwich to Peru and Kathmandu with many interesting stops on the way!

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Networking - From Prestwich to Peru and Kathmandu with many interesting stops on the way!

  My life’s journey has been a real true story of the POWER of networking! The youngest of three children, a baby boomer, with a natural love of people. Born an artistic dyslexic, I soon learnt to use my love of people and art to benefit and guide my life’s journey. It is a fact that I have applied for a couple of jobs in my life but neither resulted in an offer! However, of the many countless jobs I have held in my interesting and very varied career have occurred from knowing someone, which then in turn opened another...

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NETWORKING -From Munich October Feast to Airbus 300 – a four year adventure!

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NETWORKING -From Munich October Feast to Airbus 300 – a four year adventure!

  In the early seventies I found myself living in Munich and without a job. I had accompanied my first husband, an English aircraft engineer who had been offered along with many other British engineers a contract to work on the first Airbus aircraft. And of course when living in Munich, attending the “October Fest” is a must.  I was part of a group attending from the Airbus design team that had been organized for engineers and international partners from Messerschmitt Bulkow Blohm (MBB).  Consequently there was a very large group of mixed nationalities that took a number of table...

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