Author name: Matthew Tenebre

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COST EFFECTIVENESS OF IMPRISONMENT VERSUS REHABILITATION

Incarceration in the United States has, in the last 20 years, come under scrutiny for being too costly to taxpayers. Comprehensive and reliable studies have shown rehabilitation to be a less costly and more practical approach to coping with offenders. In a series of reports entitled “Locked Up: Corrections Policy in New Hampshire,” and “Options for Reducing the Prison Population and the Cost of Incarceration,” by Richard A. Minard, Jr., Co-Executive Director of the New Hampshire Center for Public Policy, written back in February of 2004, there are some startling statistics revealed about the costs associated with incarceration. There are also some shocking revelations about why corrections reform is so difficult to accomplish. The consensus remains that there are too many players in the game and, regardless of the costs to taxpayers; it is far too profitable in other sectors to make any changes.

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THE LITTMAN SALES TECHNIQUE

It would probably not benefit you to pay the $2,000, but it could help you by allowing you to hang a banner, talk about your business, and pass out flyers. It could benefit you the most by paying the $1,000, being able to talk about your business, and mingle with people that have money to spend. It would benefit you no matter what to pay the $500 and come mingle with people that are looking to spend money anyway. Which would be best to you?

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THE CAUSE AND EFFECT OF SALES LINGUISTICS AND TECHNIQUES

There is an old joke where a young man takes a job selling mouthwash door to door, and is given a suitcase full of 100 bottles priced at five dollars per bottle on his first day. He is one of three new salespeople hired that day, and all of them are nervous to do well. At the end of the day, the manager has the salesmen lined up, and asks them all to let him know how many bottles they sold today. The first salesman admits to only selling five bottles, and the manager simply lets him know it will take a little time before he gets good at it. The second salesman admits to doing slightly better at fifteen bottles, and the manager is pleased. The manager asks the young man how he many he sold, and he opens his suitcase which is now empty and tells the manager he has sold all of them. Surprised, the manager asked him how he could have possibly sold all of the mouthwash in one day. The young man said he simply set up a table by the side of the road and set out doughnuts filled with coal, and next to that he set out the bottles of mouthwash. Customers would then come buy the doughnuts, which were priced at twenty five cents, and when the customers complained that it tastes like coal, he would simply ask them if they would like to purchase a bottle of mouthwash. It goes without saying that all of the customers purchased a bottle of mouthwash with their doughnut.

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FIVE IMPORTANT FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN HIRING SALES EMPLOYEES

There are many things to consider when beginning a campaign to hire sales employees, whether for inside or outside sales. In my professional experience, the five factors discussed in this essay are the most important at the core of the hiring process. Some of these aspects could be broken down even further into several additional categories; however I feel it is important not to convolute the process too much in order that the cream will rise to the top if the right candidate is selected.

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WHY I BECAME AN ANTITHEIST

I grew up in a very catholic family. Atheism was heavily looked down upon. Church every Sunday, CCD, prayer meetings, youth group meetings, religious outings, etc. I was about 10 years old when I started questioning things, and really feeling like the religious thing didn’t make sense. Especially when after asking my mother, and several other elders within my family, difficult questions and never getting a straight answer. But it wasn’t anyone specific in my family or friends that made me hop over the fence to other side, it was actually a CCD teacher. I’ll tell you the story as briefly as possible.

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SMOKED BRISKET RECIPE – FOR HIREWRITERS

Anyone who barbeques will know that brisket is notoriously difficult to cook, and many amateurs have turned a 4lb brisket into a giant chunk of beef jerky. You shouldn’t let horror stories like this put you off though, there is no greater barbequing accomplishment than pulling a perfectly cooked brisket off the grill or out of the smoker after 10 hours tending to your fire.

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AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS – ARTICLE FOR HIREWRITERS

Generally speaking, an autoimmune diseases are conditions in which your immune system mistakenly attacks the cells and organs within your own body. Typically, the immune system will guard against germs like bacteria and viruses, and will know the difference between your cells and the foreign cells. When it senses these foreign invaders, it sends out fighter cells to attack them. With autoimmune diseases, the immune system mistakes part of your body, like your joints or skin, or even your organs as foreign, therefore it releases proteins called autoantibodies that end up attacking healthy cells. Some autoimmune diseases target only one organ, such as type 1 diabetes which damages the pancreas. Other diseases, like systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), will often affect the entire body. Even today, doctors are not entirely certain as to what causes the immune-system misfires. And yet, some people are more likely to get an autoimmune disease than others.