The primary sources of funds for small business start-ups are personal funds, friends and relatives, NGOs or private investors, banks, government agencies and programs, and venture capital.
There's an old story of the boy who stood on a sidewalk, waiting for a bus. A man walking by spotted the boy and gave him some gentle instruction. "Son," he said, "if you're waiting for the bus you need to move to the street corner. That's where the bus stops for passengers."
Don't criticize, condemn or complain. Give honest, sincere appreciation. Arouse in the other person an eager want. Become genuinely interested in other people. Smile. Remember that a man’s name is to him the sweetest and most important sound in any language. Be a good listener, encourage others to talk about themselves. Talk in terms of the other mans interest. Make the other person feel important and do it sincerely
A poor boy who was begging from door to door
to feed his hungry stomach, decided he would
ask for a meal at next house. However, at the
next house he lost his nerve when a lovely young
girl opened the door. So instead of a meal, he
asked for a glass of water.
The girl thought, he looked hungry. So, she
brought him a large glass of milk. He drank it
slowly, & asked thereafter : 'how much do I owe
you for this ? You don't owe me anything, she
replied. Mother has taught us never to accept
pay for kindness. He said, then I thank you from
the bottom of my heart.
Years later, that girl (now a woman) became
critically ill, and the local doctors tried their
possible best to save her life but they couldn't
cure her. They finally sent her to the big city
where specialists studied her rare illness. Dr.
Kelly was called in for the consultation, when he
heard the name of the town where she came
from, a strange light filled his eyes.
Immediately, he rose & went down the hall of
the hospital to her room. He recognised her at
once. He went back to the consultation room
determined to do his best to save her life.
From that day, he gave special attention to
that case. After a long struggle, the battle
was won and the woman was cured. Dr. Kelly
requested the business office to pass her final
bill to him for approval. He looked at it, then
wrote something on the bill and It was sent to
The woman feared opening it cos she was sure it
might take the rest of her life savings to pay
for it . Finally she looked at it and noticed
something was written at the edge of the note,
'Paid In Full With a Glass of Milk'. Tears filled
her eyes as she immediately remembered.
Every form of kindness you show is never in
vain, it reproduces itself. Well, not necessarily
before your eyes, but it always does. I've been
kind to you by sharing this story. And U be kind
to share it with others.
Its good to be good. Always be nice: It will
come back to you.*
BEWARE. IT'S SNAKE SEASON!!!
👇Quote Of The Day ….
The last drop of urine doesn't obey the law of gravity unless u shake it well !!😎
- Isaac Newton's room mate.
Starting up and running a business requires special skills such as careful planning, research risk assessment, commitment and patience.
Meditation gives you that inner peace like nothing else can. Initially, it is a little hard to concentrate and there will be plenty of distractions. Let these distractions be a part of the learning process. After some time, you will notice that all negativity will be removed and you become happier. Sleep gives you a sense of calm and freshness when you wake up. But, try a reverse approach. Wake up about 30minutes earlier than normal and see how many more things you can do. Extra time gives you that extra edge to better yourself. It takes fewer muscles to smile than to frown! So you know what you should be doing. Smiles make such a big difference, and when someone around you is happy, it sends out positive vibes. Accept compliments with a smile and thank people for them. Be kind to yourself and everyone will do the same. Principles are important in a school, college, at work and at home. They are equally important in you. Principles must be set in a realistic way. It can be as simple as not wasting food or as complex as saving paper. Rules are not meant to be broken. So if you keep your principles on, you've obviously becoming a better person. Have complaints about everything? Stop this. It is an extremely irritating habit. Stay around people who don't give you a chance to give in to complaints, distract yourself and send out good signals which will increase your people power. Find a mentor or a role model who you'd like to be like. You don't have to become this person mentally and physically, you could implement their way of life into yours. Setting goals is what differentiates a person with good behavioral and mental skills compared to one that has no aim in life. Remove unwanted people and things from your life. You are better without them. Go to your room, remove all unwanted letters, posters and make more space for new things. If someone has been bothering you, cut him/her from your life for a while. Lay low till you think you can deal with them. It's about how you feel. Now, you will have a clear and creative mind for the new things to come. Television is for the utterly bored! It is junk for the mind and body. If you feel like you need entertainment desperately, then watch something educative for about 30 minutes or so but don't drown in the idiot box.
Yesterday I was at the ATM to get some cash because I dearly needed money.
The process of putting together a business plan, including the thought you put in before beginning to write it, forces you to take an objective, critical, unemotional look at your business project in its entirety. The business plan is an operating tool, which, if properly used, will help you manage the business and work effectively towards its success.
SHORT LOVE STORY 1.I stood at the bus stop near the National bank with my earphones on.The Egerton welfare bus had taken long beforearriving.I kept on glancing side from side and watched people walk in diffrent direction with least interest.Just then, a cute lady came talking over the phone towards me.The smile she put on her face was heartmelting.She was fairly tall with long silky black hair thattouched almost the middle of her back, her eyes were shiny and attractive.I stared in her direction as she leisurely paced towards me.As she approached where i was standing, i quickly turned to my phone and started pressing it aimlessly in pretence.She walked passed me without throwing aglance!Just then, the bus screeched into the parking lot hooking loudily to alert those students whowere unware.As i climbed the second step in the bus, a thought came to me,"i will not be able to see this woman again, what the hell! This is a God given chance"I climbed down from the bus and paced in the direction of where she was walking.I stretched my neck over the crowded street and saw her black hair sway from side to side as she leisurely walked.I followed her at a safe distance admiring her figure from behind.I wasnt worried getting to school late. No.Just then, she pulled herself to a bookstall and started glancing at the books as she read the cover.I moved there,and pretended i wanted to buy a book. As she did, i went through the books picking a book after the other, read the cover and droppd it back to the stall.She accidentally touched a pile of books at the edge of the stall and in one fall,the books wentdown like an avalanche.I bent down assisted her to rearange the books back as our eyes met for the first time.She made me to blush alittle!She then left and walked along the street briskly glancing at her phone at some point.I followed her for i didnt know why i couldnt ask her name.She glanced at the back and noticed i was tracing her.I looked left,right, here there pretending i wasnt intrestd in her.She kept on glancing at the back maybe to catch me offgaurd,and that made me uncormfortable and at some point i bent downto tie my shoe laces,or i could turn and start walking in the opposite direction.I saw her cross the street and entered the building directly opposite Easy coach booking office.I couldnt cross immediately because of the damn traffic!I made myself past the slow moving cars and dashed into the bulding.As i made my way in, i saw her enter the Lift as the door closed swiftly, indicating 6th floor.I took the stairs climbing like a racing moving star.As i arrived on the 6th floor puffing and huffing,she dashed out from a certain office and my eyes met with hers!I stood still, my heart beat increased, i was dumbfounded.She smiled as she entered the lift. I quickly thought to myself and crept inside the lift too.I mastered my courage to talk to her.We kept on sneaking quick glancing at each other making sure we dont catch each other offgaurd.I wished the lift to get stuck so we can spend alot time with her.She then pressed GF button and the lift flew down.Upto this time i had not talked to her for i hadtensed to strike a chat.Neither had she.As the lift touched the ground floor,her phonerang but she didnt recieved.She paced towards the other side of the streetpeherps to catch a Mathree to her hood.As she crossed, an over speeding car raced towards her.I shouted pointing towards the car and ran to her.She had seen it and paced to the other side of the road!I saw the car directly towards me.People started to shout and screamed.The car hooted continously.I tried to pace,bt it was too late, the silver coloured roaring subaru was about to hit me when my 6AM morning prayer alarm went a burst!What a nightmare!Enjoy yo week guys. Love u.
State the business’s legal name
You have been single throughout the year, and two weeks to Christmas you fall in love
A LETTER FROM AN ABORTED CHILD
I have decided to talk to you to let you know my
feelings. I want to know why you did it. My story
is short. I stayed inside you for only a couple of
weeks. I was very comfortable and warm. I felt
really protected. I knew you were a special
person because you never stopped me from
eating the food you ate. I longed for the day I
would see your face. Nine months was a long
time to wait, but I was determined to wait. I had
to be patient.
A man then offered you some amount of money to
get rid of me. I was happy and prayed that this
meant that I would at least see you, the only
person that I knew in the world. I was wrong. I had
almost forgotten the issues until I felt something
sharp pierce my tiny ear. I jerked silently and in
pain, and asked you to protect me. Seconds later
the object came,fiercer than before. My tiny body
was cut up, starting from the ears then arms and
legs. It was an agonizing experience. My head was
then cut off and I died.
It took me a whole hour to die. A whole hour for
an innocent few weeks human being to be
murdered by you! I remember the whole incident
vividly and I keep asking myself what I did to
deserve that cruel death. Why me? Why did you
do that to me? And why was I not given a
chance to live just like they children you hear
playing around? How do you feel when you send
some of them on errands when I could have done
that with pride if you had given me the chance to
live? Don't you see the beauty in playing with a
child that calls you mom with a sweet soft voice?
I know you are having a lot of nightmares. You
remain guilty for the beastly act. Please explain
to God why you committed the heinous act. He
sent me to you as a very special gift. My purpose
was to make you proud by being the great
person God meant me to be. I have forgiven you
though I never lived to see your face. My journey
back to my creator was safe, and I arrived
safely. I was given a red-carpet welcome by an
angel. I am in fact without bitterness. I still love
Yours Never-seen child.
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