Starting at Home

Author: Nel Noddings
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520927568
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Nel Noddings, one of the central figures in the contemporary discussion of ethics and moral education, argues that caring--a way of life learned at home--can be extended into a theory that guides social policy. Tackling issues such as capital punishment, drug treatment, homelessness, mental illness, and abortion, Noddings inverts traditional philosophical priorities to show how an ethic of care can have profound and compelling implications for social and political thought. Instead of beginning with an ideal state and then describing a role for home and family, this book starts with an ideal home and asks how what is learned there may be extended to the larger social domain. Noddings examines the tension between freedom and equality that characterized liberal thought in the twentieth century and finds that--for all its strengths--liberalism is still inadequate as social policy. She suggests instead that an attitude of attentive love in the home induces a corresponding responsiveness that can serve as a foundation for social policy. With her characteristic sensitivity to the individual and to the vulnerable in society, the author concludes that any corrective practice that does more harm than the behavior it is aimed at correcting should be abandoned. This suggests an end to the disastrous war on drugs. In addition, Noddings states that the caring professions that deal with the homeless should be guided by flexible policies that allow practitioners to respond adequately to the needs of very different clients. She recommends that the school curriculum should include serious preparation for home life as well as for professional and civic life. Emphasizing the importance of improving life in everyday homes and the possible role social policy might play in this improvement, Starting at Home highlights the inextricable link between the development of care in individual lives and any discussion of moral life and social policy.

Secrets to Starting Running Your Own Bookkeeping Business

Author: Sylvia Jaumann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780973887921
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now you can learn how to setup and operate your bookkeeping business quickly and efficiently. "Secrets to Starting & Running Your Own Bookkeeping Business" will show you all the inside secrets that only experienced freelance bookkeepers know. You'll learn how to: * Choose the right equipment, even if you have a low or non-existent start-up budget. * Find good clients who not only suit your skill level but will pay your invoices on time. * Setup your rates so that you'll know exactly how much you'll be making each month. * Establish boundaries so that you're not working 24/7. * Transition out of your full time job and work your way into freelance bookkeeping. * Setup essential office systems to help you keep yourself and your client paperwork organized. * Market your business and find clients quickly.

Transcription The Guide On Starting Work At Home Transcription Career

Author: Linda Warden
Publisher: Emma Wilson
ISBN: 1508069794
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Wish to work from home? For those who are good at typing, you can start to put those skills to use once and for all. The power of transcription cannot be undermined. Linda Warden illustrates what transcription is able to provide in this work from home guide.2

Home Care How to

Author: Brendan John
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0983183201
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Home Care How To is an in depth guide to helping anyone start and run their own in home care business. You will learn the systems and step-by-step activities required to setting up and operating your elder care company. Discover the secrets, opportunities and pitfalls to watch for that other senior care and home health agency franchisees pay tens of thousands for! Find out how to staff your business with excellent care providers and how to effectively market your services to the growing number of aging baby boomers and their parents.

Sustainability Starts at Home

Author: Dawn Gifford
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692466469
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Are You Overwhelmed by "Going Green?" You read the news about worsening air and water pollution, climate change, droughts and diminishing natural resources, and you worry if your family will have a healthy future. The problem seems so big and overwhelming. What can you do? Why bother? You have the power and it starts right at home. Change starts with each of us, right where we each live. By making a series of small, doable changes, in aggregate, you will make a big difference--in your budget, and in the world. Are You Ready to Make A Difference? In this book, top eco-blogger Dawn Gifford shares her extensive research into why today's environmental problems exist. She gives you all the facts and data you need to understand the issues, then shares simple, succinct actions that you can easily implement right away. You can start saving hundreds or even thousands of dollars a year, be empowered to greater self-sufficiency, reduce your carbon, water, energy and consumption footprints and have a tangible sense that you ARE making that difference. What are You Waiting For? Discover how to save up to $200 a year simply by lowering your thermostat to this setting. (Chapter 8) Learn how to save 7,500 gallons of water and $140 in electricity costs every year, just by installing these inexpensive plumbing items. (Chapter 12) Get your home or business electricity from solar for less than the cost of your current utility bill--and lock in those prices for years to come. (Chapter 11) Follow these steps to buy all your organic produce and pasture-raised meat, dairy and eggs at wholesale cost (Chapter 21) Sustainability Starts at Home will show you how to do all of this, plus give you hundreds more inspiring tips that will save you thousands of dollars a year--simply by making adjustments to how you maintain your home and make your day-to-day purchases. This book pays for itself (and then some) with the first tip you implement! You Can Change the World, One Little Step at a Time If you are here on this page, you are most likely deeply concerned about the state of the world, and you worry about where we are headed if we keep doing things the same old way we always have been. And, you care a lot about this beautiful earth and your family's future. You feel passionate about making a difference. But it can often be challenging to know where to start. And if you've already started and gotten comfortable with things like composting or making your own non-toxic housecleaning solutions, you might want to know how to take your passion for green living and self-sufficiency to the next level. This book has just what you need! Sustainability Starts at Home has 338 pages of ideas, tips, facts and inspiration to help you live a simpler, more sustainable and frugal life--no matter what level of knowledge you are starting from. You CAN do it, and every little effort does make a difference!

The Small Business Start up Workbook

Author: Anita Roddick
Publisher: How To Books
ISBN: 1848034784
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In this practical and comprehensive workbook, Cheryl Rickman, offers a modern approach to self-employment and business start-up. Packed with real-life case studies and practical exercises, checklists and worksheets, it provides a step-by-step guide to researching and formulating your business ideas, planning the right marketing strategies, and managing a team that will drive your vision forward with you. You'll discover what, with hindsight, well-known entrepreneurs would have done differently, what their biggest mistakes have been and what they've learnt: Dame Anita Roddick, Julie Meyer, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Simon Woodroffe and others reveal their best and worst decisions and contribute their wisdom and tips for succeeding in business. You'll learn how to: develop, research and plan "the idea"; design and create the right products and services; define and understand your customers and target audience; secure finance and manage cash flow and accounts; create a winning brand and marketing message; gain and retain customers; achieve competitive advantage; plan, create, launch and promote your website; and manage your business and time. This fresh approach to small business start-up also includes information and recommendations on making your business ethical and socially responsible, along with exercises to help build self-confidence and visualize success.

Starting a House Church

Author: Larry Kreider
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441268421
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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There's a new way of doing church and it's taking North America by storm! Here a recognized authority on the house church movement and a popular speaker and pastor share their expertise in starting and maintaining a healthy house church. Together they look at current and future trends in the house church movement and provide best practice models for planting and leading house churches. Also, they explore how house churches are not always the same as simple cell-groups or small groups, especially in the areas of leadership and money. Readers will discover all the information they need to begin a house church in their community.

Starting A Business From Home

Author: Kimmy Ryan
Publisher: Kimmy Ryan
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Starting A Business From Home" offers tips and insights into what types of businesses can succeed at home. The author offers tips on finding legitimate work-at-home opportunities including where to find home-based work. Find out why it's difficult to make a living doing online internet surveys. The author lists a large variety of online survey sites including their website addresses for easy access. Save yourself hours and days of time searching for survey sites to register with. You'll also find information on home-based business deductions, the truth about envelope stuffing at-home jobs, incorporation and tax information for your home -based business, and the best online site for legitimate work-at-home jobs. If you're thinking about becoming self-employed, "Starting A Business From Home" will give you tips and insights to consider before you leave your full-time job.

Starting a Business from Home

Author: Colin Barrow
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749462655
Format: PDF, ePub
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The home is the most popular place for start-ups. With the rate of new business start ups being unaffected by the recession, more than a quarter of a million people in the UK start a business from home each year and four times that number giving it serious consideration. Entrepreneurs need little more than a laptop and a telephone line to start off with, but when the new business starts to expand they face the challenge of staying at home without sacrificing their growth potential. Starting a Business from Home identifies business opportunities, gives advice on preparation and set up, and how you run, control and manage its growth. Now with extra exercises and end of chapter advice, this new edition includes: researching the market, business ownership and title issues, raising the money and managing finances, building and operating a website, bringing a product to market and starting up overseas. With appendices giving home-based business ideas and sources of help, as well as advice on research, getting the business started and an indication of how much money could be made out of each business, Starting a Business from Home is an invaluable practical guide for the aspiring entrepreneur.