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Preparedness Planning for Your Business

Businesses and their staff face a variety of hazards:

  • Natural hazards like floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes.
  • Health hazards such as widespread and serious illnesses like the flu.
  • Human-caused hazards including accidents and acts of violence.
  • Technology-related hazards like power outages and equipment failure.

There is much that a business leader can do to prepare his or her organization for the most likely hazards. The Ready Business program helps business leaders make a preparedness plan to get ready for these hazards.

Ready Business Toolkits

The Ready Business Toolkit series includes hazard-specific versions for earthquake, hurricane, inland flooding, power outage, and severe wind/tornado. Toolkits offer business leaders a step-by-step guide to build preparedness within an organization. Each toolkit contains the following sections:

  • Identify Your Risk
  • Develop A Plan
  • Take Action
  • Be Recognized and Inspire Others

Business Emergency Preparedness Social Media Toolkit

The Business Emergency Preparedness Social

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BMO Harris – Personal Banking, Business Banking, Loans & Investing

Banking products and services are subject to bank and credit approval. BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Member FDIC.

Notice to Customers

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, federal law (USA Patriot Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107 56 signed into law October 26, 2001)) requires all financial organizations to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account. When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask you to provide a copy of your driver’s license or other identifying documents. For each business or entity that opens an account, we will ask for your name, address and other information that will allow us to identify the entity. We may also ask you to provide a copy of your

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United States Currency | USAGov

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Definition of Business at Dictionary.com

a trade or profession

an industrial, commercial, or professional operation; purchase and sale of goods and servicesthe tailoring business

a commercial or industrial establishment, such as a firm or factory

commercial activity; dealings (esp in the phrase do business)

volume or quantity of commercial activitybusiness is poor today

commercial policy or procedureovercharging is bad business

proper or rightful concern or responsibility (often in the phrase mind one’s own business)

a special task; assignment

a matter or matters to be attended tothe business of the meeting

an affair; mattera queer business; I’m tired of the whole business

serious work or activityget down to business

a complicated affair; rigmarole

informal a vaguely defined collection or areajets, fast cars, and all that business

Also called: stage business theatre an incidental action, such as lighting a pipe, performed by an actor for dramatic effect

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Business and Financial News : NPR

Business and Financial News : NPR

Business and Financial News Find the latest business news with reports on Wall Street, interest rates, banking, companies, and U.S. and world financial markets. Subscribe to the Business Story of the Day podcast.

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Definition of Personnel by Merriam-Webster

per·​son·​nel | ˌpər-sə-ˈnel How to pronounce personnel (audio)
1a : a body of persons usually employed (as in a factory or organization)

2 : a division of an organization concerned with personnel

Examples of personnel in a Sentence

Women are also underrepresented as police force members, composing less than 13 percent of sworn personnel, despite the proven benefits of having more women in blue, such as less use of excessive force and improved response to domestic violence. — Cortney Rock, Ms., Winter 2007 When the staff returned to the Oval Office, Bush’s mood was upbeat, according to a White House aide who was present (and who, like all White House personnel quoted in this story, follows a policy of not being quoted by name). — Richard Wolffe et al., Newsweek, 19 June 2006 The doorway that sheltered them from the

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definition of personal by The Free Dictionary

Providence compelled all these men, striving to attain personal aims, to further the accomplishment of a stupendous result no one of them at all expected- neither Napoleon, nor Alexander, nor still less any of those who did the actual fighting.
I am telling the history of very simple people, who had never had any illuminating doubts as to personal integrity and honor.
The separate incidents that compose the narrative are, to a very great extent, authentic, occurring, many of them, either under her own observation, or that of her personal friends.
On the other hand, both political science and common sense teach us that in matters of state, and especially in the matter of war, private citizens must forego their personal individual
“He is nothing to me otherwise; I would not cry him up on any personal ground–I would keep clear of that.”
in the Phaedrus, Phaedo, Republic; to which
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Business Internet, Phone, Mobile & TV Services

 

 

Limited-time offer; subject to change. Qualified new business customers only. Must not have subscribed to applicable services w/ in the last 30 days & have no outstanding obligation to Charter. *$44.99 Internet offer is for 12 mos. when bundled w/ TV or Voice & incl. Spectrum Business Internet. Internet speed may not be avail. in all areas. Actual speeds may vary. Spectrum Internet modem is req’d & included in price; Internet taxes are included in price except where req’d by law (TX, WI, NM, OH,WV, & HI). §99.9% network reliability based on average HFC Availability, January 2019 – May 2019. ˇSpectrum Business Internet GIG includes speeds up to 940 Mbps. Internet speed may not be avail. in all areas. Actual speeds may vary. Additional installation fees apply. **$19.99 Voice offer is for 12 mos. when bundled with Internet & incl. one business phone line w/ unlimited local & long distance

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definition of money by The Free Dictionary

axle grease Australian slang for money, which greases the wheels of life, so to speak, helping things to run along more smoothly.

chicken feed Small change; a paltry or inconsequential amount of money. This American slang expression, which dates from 1836, is an allusion to the scraps and seeds fed to chickens.

fast buck Money acquired quickly and effortlessly, usually through illegal or unscrupulous methods. In this expression, buck carries the American slang meaning of dollar, making the origin of the term self-evident.

Trying to hustle me a fast buck. (A. Kober, New Yorker, January, 1949)

filthy lucre Money; money or other material goods acquired through unethical or dishonorable means, dirty money. This expression was first used in an epistle by St. Paul:

For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers … who subvert whole houses, teaching things which they ought not, for filthy lucre’s sake. (Titus

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75 Ideas for Businesses You Can Launch for Cheap or Free

It takes courage and dedication to start your own business, but not much cash.


15+ min read

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.


Today, many people today are looking to leave the daily grind for something that feeds their passion. People do not want to retire at the age of 60 (or older) to look back on life and feel they have wasted it.

Related: Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

Luckily, it is now increasingly easy to start a business from scratch without spending a fortune. Below, I’ve highlighted 75 varied business ideas you can start cheaply from the comfort of your own home. Some of the business ideas listed require nothing more than an internet connection, while others demand a level of licensing or a specific set of vocational skills…the choice is yours!

1. Making Chatbots 

I am quoted on entrepreneur.com as, 

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