Recent Blog Entries
Written by David Jones on August 18, 2015
As any business owner knows, few things are as important or valuable as understanding the customer. The more information you have on a customer, the better you’re able to target them, engage them, and attend to their needs. However, the reality of the situation is that very few businesses know anything of value about their customers.
Written by 9rules Blog on August 13, 2015
Traveling remains to be a popular activity among couples and families worldwide. International tourist arrivals experienced growth from 528 million in 2005 to 1.09 billion in 2013, according to Statista. This figure is foreseen to further increase to 1.8 billion by 2030.
Of all areas around the world, Europe records the highest international tourist arrivals. It also produces the most number of travelers with 566 million outbound tourists in 2013 alone. The Asia Pacific region ranks second as the largest tourist origin.
As traveling to other places and countries continue unabated, the need for a travel insurance becomes highly important. This is not to be disregarded as the risk of land, air and sea tragedies remains among tourists wherever they go. (more…)
Written by 9rules Blog on August 12, 2015
How would you grade your man cave? Do you even have a man cave? If you’re not completely impressed with your secluded space, it’s time to focus on maximizing your designated room and designing a functional, attractive, manly space that makes you the envy of the neighborhood. Here are some design ideas for inspiration and dreaming:
TV gallery wall.
Women have their gallery walls; men have TV walls. Yes, we’re talking about an entire wall of TVs that would rival your local sport’s bar.
No more watching one game on the big screen and another on your phone; a TV wall solves all your problems by letting you watch three, four, or even five-plus games at once. If you are going to install a TV wall, make sure you consult an electrician to get everything properly wired. The biggest issue here is hiding wires and creating a clean appearance. (more…)
Written by 9rules Blog on August 9, 2015
Kids are different than adults in far too many ways to list. And while some of those differences are the result of a lack of maturity, others variances are enviable. For example, who wouldn’t want the sense of adventure that a child has? They’re always imagining, creating, pretending, and trying new things. While nobody would blame you for wanting to limit the number of activities your children take on (so you can get a little R&R), do you really want to hold your kids back? Here are 8 activities and hobbies you absolutely must let your children try (at least once):
If you’re going to let your children invest in something, why not make it something valuable and transferrable to the real world. Taekwondo helps turn children into confident adults and gives them the self-defense skills needed to thrive. Children as young as three or four can be introduced to taekwondo and lessons can be taken through adulthood. It’s a great long-term activity to pursue.
2. Team Sports
While taekwondo is largely an individual sport, children may also benefit from joining a team sport such as basketball, soccer, football, or baseball. These sports teach responsibility, work ethic, and selflessness. Many local recreation centers offer organized team sports at low seasonal prices. Your child’s school may even offer after school team sports. (more…)