August 2009 Blog Posts (7)

The Week Ahead Aug 31- Sept 4, 2009


Tuesday: August vehicle sales, August institute for supply management index, July construction spending

Wednesday: Second quarter productivity revision, Fed meeting minutes, July factory orders

Thursday: Weekly initial jobless claims. August institute for supply management services index,

Friday: August employment report

Larson note: We saw another week of “good stuff”. Good consumer spending report (up 0.02%) nice… Continue

Added by Howard Larson on August 31, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

Wait A Minute! You PRACTICE Sports, Music, Dance, Speaking, and Writing But, You DON'T PRACTICE Organizing?

We lose Millions of Dollars, Billions of Dollars because we can't find and use stuff when we need them.

Clearly, THE KEY at the root of our losing so much is that either we or someone in charge of information hasn't helped things be "findable".

Far too many of us are lost when it comes to organizing ourselves.

Far, far, FAR too many of those who are unorganized merely give into to this malady as if it were permanent, unassailable, unconquerable.…


Added by Vincent Wright on August 26, 2009 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Week Ahead Aug 24-28, 2009


Tuesday: August Consumer Confidence

Wednesday: July Durable Goods Orders; July New Home Sales

Thursday: Weekly initial jobless claims

Friday: July Person Income and spending

Larson note: Last week came out pretty good. Stocks up and existing home sales up 7.2%! Even the Feds are saying things are looking good.

This week? Yes. I think we have turned the corner. If you don’t have your advertising, marketing and… Continue

Added by Howard Larson on August 24, 2009 at 2:14pm — No Comments

The secret of "The Secret" and of Life

Or should I say I have "realized" the secret. Please bear with me for a moment...

At this point, I believe most people are familiar with the books, movie, and discussion surrounding "The Secret". If anyone has not, the movie site is here: - the book can be found on Amazon here: - and discussions abound. However, there is a secret to "The Secret"!

My life so far, has been much like most… Continue

Added by Paul Dube on August 19, 2009 at 8:48am — 1 Comment

The Week Ahead Aug 17-21, 2009


Tuesday: July Producer Price Index, July Housing Starts


Thursday: Weekly initial jobless claims July Leading Economic Indicators

Friday: July Existing Home sales

Larson note: Last week came out pretty much what I expected it to be. Inventory levels lower, Production higher, and a boosts in productivity levels. This will all work out to our advantage in a month as those low inventory levels need to be refilled, perhaps… Continue

Added by Howard Larson on August 17, 2009 at 11:36am — No Comments

The Week Ahead Aug 10-14, 2009


Tuesday: 2nd Quarter Productivity, June Wholesale Inventory

Wednesday: June Trade Balance,

Thursday: Weekly initial jobless claims July Retail Sales, June Business Inventories

Friday: July Consumer Price Index, July Industrial Production

Larson note: Well 2 good weeks in a row do I hear 3? I’m thinking yes. Despite the high unemployment rate things are will continue to look good. I’m hoping for low inventory levels which… Continue

Added by Howard Larson on August 10, 2009 at 2:20pm — No Comments

I Just Want a Job: Words That Will Crush Any Interview

Reposted from The ResumeWonders Blog

“I just want a job” or “I’ll take anything” are comments I hear very often as I am working with clients. I also heard this from almost every job seeker I spoke with at a recent job fair I helped out with. Although many job seekers feel this way it is vital not to say or project this feeling to contacts, networking acquaintances, recruiters and most of all during an… Continue

Added by Kris Plantrich on August 9, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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