CAT | Communication
A waste elimination approach to cost control begins by evaluating facility operations to find more efficient ways of achieving the value proposition. The outcome will be reduced costs, but by how much will be determined by how much waste is discovered. (more…)
Adjusting the exercise plan
Typically, exercise plans are designed topromote rapid cardiovascular and strength gains. While quick results are what most new exercisers want, they will often be overwhelmed with the associated discomfort of a too-aggressive program. Adjustments need to be made to the “prescribing by the book” method if exercise maintenance is to finally be advanced. (more…)
Assessing risk for dropout
For the ESP program,new members’ needs are objectively assessed based on their physiological state and exercise experience, as well as behavioral predictors of early exercise dropout. Most aspects of ESP flow from the findings obtained from the 15-item self-report inventory. Computer technology allows a touch screen to deliver the inventory and immediately score responses. (more…)
A computerized exercise support program (ESP) that focuses on goals that emphasize sticking with the exercise program, rather than goals that emphasize results, strengthens the connection between members andstaff and better serves the individuals’ needs. (more…)
Bankers hate risk. That’s why higher risk means higher collateral and larger transaction fees.
So what can you do to deal with this reality? Approach the issue of obtaining a merchant account as though you were applying for a loan: Be professional, and be prepared. This can go a long way to reducing the demands placed on you. If you convince the financial institution that you are a lower risk, it can help substantially.
One of the most vexing challenges for any small business seeking to establish a store on the Internet is obtaining the accounts necessary to accepting credit card orders on-line. These are known as merchant accounts.
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