InfolificInfolific http://infolific.com We write. You learn. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:00:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Projects Are Strategy http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/projects-are-strategy/ Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:00:03 +0000 Special Contributor http://infolific.com/technology/project-management/projects-are-strategy/ The column builds on the fundamental principle that many of the challenges stem from the fact that project management is not the primary purpose of organizations, and never will be. Companies are created, structured and run primarily to deliver operational products and services. Projects, however, [...]

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Workplace Safety Risk Assessment: Perform One Regularly http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/risk-assessment/ Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:57:52 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/risk-assessment/ A risk assessment is a process by which a work site is evaluated for safety. It should be done before work commences by a competent, qualified, non-biased person. There are usually five steps to a risk assessment. 1. Identify the hazards: A hazard is anything [...]

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Bonaire Maps: Scuba Dive Sites, Beaches, and Activities http://infolific.com/travel/bonaire/bonaire-maps/ Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:53:30 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/travel/bonaire/bonaire-maps/ Dive Sites Beaches and Activities Map courtesy of Bonaire Nights magazine.

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Fighting Chinchillas Need Help http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/fighting-chinchillas-need-help/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:52:20 +0000 Chris Celnar http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/fighting-chinchillas-need-help/ barbackz asks I bought two new more beautiful chinchillas: one male ebony and one female mosaic. The male is 10 weeks old and is being housed with my 9 month old Gizmo. The cage is rather large since I built it that way. My problem [...]

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All Free Downloads http://infolific.com/all-downloads/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:41:30 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/all-downloads/ We're happy to share what we've learned and experienced over the years with you. Sometimes we create content that we think is particularly useful and so we bundle this content into downloadable PDFs, Excel files, or even large image files. All of this is free [...]

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Evading Reef Predators When Chased http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/evading-reef-predators/ Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:51:01 +0000 Travis Burke http://infolific.com/pets/coral-reef-life/evading-reef-predators/ When a predator launches an attack, it is time for prey animals to get out of the way with all speed. Of course, anywhere will do to start off with, so long as it is away from danger. However, if the prey animal is cut [...]

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Little River Canyon National Preserve, Alabama http://infolific.com/travel/usa/little-river-canyon-national-preserve/ Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:49:24 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/little-river-canyon-national-preserve/ For spectacular vistas of one of the deepest gorges east of the Mississippi River, visit the 14,000-acre Little River Canyon National Preserve in northeast Alabama. The best views are from the Little River Canyon Rim Drive, which is actually a 22-mile stretch of the Lookout [...]

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Excavating Safely While Below Ground At a Worksite http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/excavations-below-ground/ Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:48:44 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/workplace-safety/excavations-below-ground/ One of the biggest risks while excavating is that of walls collapsing on top of workers. It is almost impossible to predict when an excavated wall will collapse, and therefore all excavations should be considered temporary. With this in mind, steps must be taken to [...]

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Fish Instinct and Learning From Experience http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/instinct-and-learning-from-experience/ Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:47:23 +0000 Max Lepley http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/instinct-and-learning-from-experience/ In the wild, animals are continuously presented with new challenges and threats. To be successful, they must learn how to cope with these and how to respond to each novel situation. Overwhelming evidence now exists to show that, in common with so-called higher animals, such [...]

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Windows UI Tweaker http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/windows-ui-tweaker/ Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:47:05 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/technology/software-worth-using/windows-ui-tweaker/ I try to stick to writing about software that I use a lot myself. I figure that's the best way to make sure that my recommendations are meaningful. But sometimes I come across a program that I know some people will like, something that I [...]

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Rock City: A National Natural Landmark in Kansas http://infolific.com/travel/usa/rock-city/ Mon, 13 Feb 2017 20:46:27 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/rock-city/ You should definitely stop and see Rock City if you're traveling in central Kansas near Minneapolis, the boyhood town of George Washington Carver. Rock City is one of only three National Natural Landmarks in Kansas. It features roughly 200 huge sandstone rock formations called concretions [...]

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How Do You Keep a Chinchilla Cage Clean? http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/keep-a-chinchilla-cage-clean/ Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:44:36 +0000 Chris Celnar http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/keep-a-chinchilla-cage-clean/ I am getting a chinchilla and I want to keep its cage as clean as possible so how often do I have to change the litter and do I have to scoop soiled areas daily? I am thinking about wiping down the levels of my [...]

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What to Put in a First Aid Kit: Limited Space Means Planning Ahead http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/what-to-put-in-a-first-aid-kit/ Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:44:35 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/first-aid/what-to-put-in-a-first-aid-kit/ Keep a first aid kit readily available in your home, cottage, automobile, boat, work place, and recreation area. Store it in a dry place and replace used and outdated contents regularly. In addition, the first aid kit should contain the following items. Emergency telephone numbers [...]

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An Overview of Erosive and Non-Erosive Gastritis http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/gastritis/ Sat, 11 Feb 2017 20:43:04 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/gastritis/ Gastritis is a stomach inflammation that may produce bleeding, ulceration, and erosion of the lining. Typical symptoms include upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, heartburn, and sometimes bleeding. With acute gastritis, the symptoms occur suddenly, caused by an infection, a toxic substance, aspirin and similar [...]

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Chinchilla Chew Toys http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/chinchilla-chew-toys/ Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:39:29 +0000 Chris Celnar http://infolific.com/pets/chinchillas/chinchilla-chew-toys/ Chinchillas need to constantly chew on things to keep their teeth healthy. Might as well have fun doing it, wouldn't you say? Here are some of the chew toys we've tried over the years. Lava Bites Lava Bites are little triangular stones made out of [...]

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Camera Lens Filters: An Introduction http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/filters-an-introduction/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:38:42 +0000 Clayton Schug http://infolific.com/leisure/nature-photography/filters-an-introduction/ Specialized filters are on the market for many different effects, but I tend to keep them as simple as possible and use only two or three types of filters. Because it goes onto the camera's lens, the quality of the filter will affect the quality [...]

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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge in Wisconsin: The Largest Freshwater Cattail Marsh http://infolific.com/travel/usa/horicon-national-wildlife-refuge/ Wed, 08 Feb 2017 20:35:15 +0000 Allyson Haymaker http://infolific.com/travel/usa/horicon-national-wildlife-refuge/ The International Crane Foundation, the only institution in the world to breed all 15 crane species, including the highly endangered whooping crane, is just one of the unique birding spots in the free guide “Great Wisconsin Birding & Nature Trail-Southern Savanna Edition.” The fifth and [...]

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Value Investing Strategy: If You Can Wait Long Enough You Can Win http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/value-investing-strategy/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 20:34:24 +0000 Marios Alexandrou http://infolific.com/money-management/investing/value-investing-strategy/ Value investors, often referred to as Contrarian Investors, are always on the lookout for underpriced stocks. This is a research-intensive strategy, in order to excel you will need to get very good at interpreting a company's financial statements, financial metrics and statistical measures. Value Investors [...]

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Scuba Diving After Heart Surgery http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/diving-after-heart-surgery/ Mon, 06 Feb 2017 20:33:48 +0000 Douglas Bigler http://infolific.com/leisure/scuba-diving/diving-after-heart-surgery/ Can a person who has had bypass surgery dive with restrictions? The short answer is “possibly,” and, of course, depends on individual circumstances. Certainly, many divers have had the procedure performed, and have been cleared for diving after this and other forms of heart surgery. [...]

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Sample Cold Calling Phone Script http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/sample-cold-calling-phone-script/ Sun, 05 Feb 2017 20:32:59 +0000 Stuart Ridder http://infolific.com/technology/it-consulting/sample-cold-calling-phone-script/ Phone Script: Outline for Effective Outbound Communications Leaving the voicemail. Name: Hello, I am _______________. I am calling from: [COMPANY] a local, [LOCATION] Company founded in [YEAR]. We are dedicated to helping companies be more effective on the Web by driving greater results and efficiencies [...]

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Things To Do in Gothenburb http://infolific.com/travel/gothenburg/ Tue, 07 Feb 2017 06:24:21 +0000 Special Contributor http://infolific.com/travel/gothenburg/ Your average person is likely to associate Gothenburg with Volvo, and maybe Hasselblad if they're into photography. In these days when it seems that every Tom, Dick and Harriet is on a budget flight to Barcelona or Prague, it is easy to overlook other, less [...]

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How Fish Find Food in Freshwater Environments http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/finding-food/ Fri, 03 Feb 2017 20:31:09 +0000 Max Lepley http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/finding-food/ All animals must feed in order to maintain an energy supply to fuel their metabolic processes. Each individual faces competition for scarce food resources, and only those that are consistently successful are able to grow and reproduce. Finding sufficient food is not just about being [...]

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Things You Didn't Know About Schooling Fish http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/schooling/ Thu, 02 Feb 2017 20:28:36 +0000 Max Lepley http://infolific.com/pets/fish-in-the-wild/schooling/ A huge number of different fish school. It is estimated that over half of the 25,000 or so known fish species school at some point during their lives. The incredibly widespread use of this strategy among fish species is an indication of its value. Schooling [...]

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Whey Protein: A Good Supplement To Food-Based Protein http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/nutrition/whey-protein/ Wed, 01 Feb 2017 20:26:14 +0000 Peter Alexandrou http://infolific.com/health-and-fitness/nutrition/whey-protein/ Whey protein is an excellent supplement for anyone wishing to ensure adequate protein intake. In fact, of all the protein sources (natural and supplemental) it has the highest biological value: a measure of how well it is absorbed by the body. Whey protein is a [...]

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Surviving When Lost at Sea http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/surviving-when-lost-at-sea/ Tue, 31 Jan 2017 20:22:47 +0000 Chris Needham http://infolific.com/leisure/wilderness-survival/surviving-when-lost-at-sea/ You wouldn't normally consider the ocean as wilderness and so a site such as this one that focuses on a wilderness survival tactics might not normally discuss it. But Les Stroud, of Survivorman, did an episode in Costa Rica and simulated the situation of being [...]

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