Fortunately you do not need to be an expert in every field, you just need to know someone who is. No more years of building layers of red tape infrastructure that drains cash and accomplishes nothing.
Cruise ship jobs are incredible. Let me repeat, working on a cruise ship has simply got to be one of the most amazing job paths in the world, at any time, in any place. And with the economy finally rebounding, many cruise ships are hiring. With over 150,000 employees on ships around the world, there are always openings.
But the day of the CD is gone. You know, the big record shop now is Amazon. That’s the record shop for the world. And unfortunately, I don’t think there’s going to be a lot of change in the future.
30.Store information on CD-ROM or floppy disc and store documents electronically for fast transfer and faster searching. Contract a company to do the scanning for you – it’s too labour intensive for you or your staff.
24. Keep your mobile telephone switched off most of the time and DON’T give out your number to everyone. Having your mobile switched on means that anyone with your number can contact you anytime, anywhere. This creates an open invitation and people WILL contact you – even with trivial matters. If you’re worried that people can’t cope without you this signals a need to develop your people more.
Later this year, Palmer will release a DVD entitled Decade, The 10th Anniversary Tour, celebrating ten years of live gigs of ELPs Legacy. The upcoming DVD that will have drummers studying Palmer’s moves, was filmed live at MusikFest in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on October 16, 2011.
What you want to do now is begin setting up your team. This is not something you want to skimp on. These are the professionals you are going to have to employ to get things going, experts whose opinions you will want to use. Your team will be able to see things that you cannot, because of its areas of expertise and because of its familiarity with the city. Your team members will be people in the industry and who have contact with the industry–such as lawyers, accountants and brokers.
Determine the financial worth of your business. Even though you have hired experts to do this for you, it helps to know enough about the process to oversee their work. This book gives you this knowledge.
So how do you know whether you are keeping track of the numbers the right way? Evaluate the chosen metric properly and see if you are getting the desired results. The results are the only way to know whether you are tracking your metrics properly or not. Have a plan and give it a time frame. See if you are getting the right numbers. If things are not going well, don’t think twice about changing your strategy until you find the right one that works for your organization.