About Me
Your Guide To Starting A Business

Hello, my name is Barbara Mason and if you're interested in starting your own business, there are many resources available in this blog. You'll learn about start-up costs, securing inventory, hiring employees and customer relations. You'll also learn information about the legal aspects of owning a business, such as registering your business name and obtaining business permits and a license. I don't own my own business, but my sister does and that's why I'm so familiar with the aspects of starting a business. I helped my sister get everything in order before she opened her doors for business and there was a lot to do. Many people want to start their own business and I wanted to make it easier for everyone by writing this blog. I hope that after reading this information, it will help you to have a successful grand opening too.


Suggestions For Using Rocks In Your Landscape Design

3 October 2018
 Categories: Business, Blog

If you're looking for a way to add color and texture to your yard, you should consider using rocks to make walkways and to line plant beds. Rocks are excellent landscaping aids since they come in so many sizes and colors. Here are some ideas for using rocks on your property.  Flagstone For Walking Paths Flagstone is a large, flat stone that makes perfect walking paths. You can embed the stones in concrete for a continuous smooth surface, but you can also place them directly onto the ground to use as stepping stones. Read More …

How To Tell If Your Home Has Hard Water And Can Benefit From A Water Softener

29 March 2018
 Categories: Business, Blog

You've probably heard friends talk about having a water softener and how much they like the way it makes water feel silky on their skin. You may wonder if your home needs one too. A water softener doesn't remove contaminants, it only removes minerals from the water. So unless you have excess minerals, which is a condition called hard water, you won't need a water softener. Here's how to tell if you have hard water. Read More …

Determine if an Engineering Applicant Has Good Soft Skills With These Two Tips

16 February 2018
 Categories: Business, Blog

Although the quality of applicant's technical skills may be critical to the position you need to fill, it shouldn't be the only thing you look at. To ensure you get a balanced employee who can work well with others and fill a variety of roles you may put the person in (e.g. team leader), it's important you also look at the extent and quality of the individual's soft skills (e.g. communication, leadership ability). Read More …