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Understanding Manstrology: How to Tell If He's "The One"

Lifestyle

So you've finally met the man you want to spend the rest of your life with? That's great! Sometimes, it can be hard to tell whether or not he feels the same way about you, though.

This where you can use the trusty tips of Manstrology to help you identify The One guy for you! In this guide, we'll help you do just that.

Aries

The Aries man is quite the charmer. With just the right combination of wit and charm, he would attract any woman he desires. An Aries man can be as many relationships as he wants simultaneously; however, he is also brutally honest. So, if he is truly committed to you, he will make it loud and clear to you.

Pisces

What a Pisces man will value most is his freedom, which means that he doesn't like to settle down or be stripped of his freedom. When it comes to commitment, signs a Pisces man is in love with you will become clear, as he will express his feelings in the most cheesy, old-fashioned ways. Be careful, though, as a Pisces man can't identify boundaries or what his partner needs when it comes to relationships.

Taurus

With a penchant for art and culture, the Taurus man is classic and elegant. If he's interested in a woman, he will take her out on several dates. However, he might be a bit on the conservative side. So, he'll take you on several dates before deciding that you are the one for him. This will require patience on your part until he loosens up.

Cancer

Dating a Cancer man can sound like a dream. If he's truly in love with you. You may find him one day showering you with gifts and love letters. Cancer men can also be quite jealous and possessive of you. So, if you notice these signs, make sure that you talk to him about boundaries for your relationship.

Virgo

The zodiac sign of Virgo entails selfless service, which means that a Virgo man will try his best to serve and protect you. However, a Virgo man will always be demanding. Because he will cherish your relationship so much, he'll need you to need him. If you notice these signs in the Virgo man, then he is certainly interested in a long-lasting relationship.

Gemini

When it comes to recognizing the signs of a Gemini man in love, it can be hard to know them because this type of man is so fluid. A Gemini man is a social butterfly. Even when he decides that he's the one for you, he might want to pursue other relationships just to be sure! But when he makes up his mind, he'll want to spend time with you and even show you off.

Capricorn

Despite having a stoic and stern nature, a Capricorn man will show you his sensitive side when he's really interested in you. A man born under the sign of the Capricorn also won't hesitate to show you support by any means possible. Sure, he might be shy at first, but once he warms up to you, he'll show you the deep and contemplative side of him.

Leo

Unlike other types, a Leo man will show his affection to you. He will also move too fast with your relationship, but he'll be doing this with the intention of including you in his life. If a Leo man is interested in you, he will seek you out and shower you with attention and gifts. He will also try to show dominance, either in his way of speaking or by showing jealousy.

Scorpio

Falling in love with a Scorpio man can be a frightening experience, especially with how fast everything can happen. Before that can happen, there are telltale signs that show he is interested in you like him testing how much you like him and his intent on knowing you on a deeper level. He will also let his guard down around you, so he'll expect you to do so as well.

Libra

A relationship with a Libra man is all about balance and harmony. Rather than seeing the signs that a Libra man loves you, you will rather feel it. If a Libra man feels like you were the missing piece to his romantic conundrum, he will try to pursue you to find that balance he always wanted.

Sagittarius

A Sagittarius man is optimistic and will usually have big dreams. When you're part of those dreams, know that he is the one for you. However, this isn't always a good thing, especially if he won't be able to keep the promises that he makes. Otherwise, he's the perfect guy that you can build your life with.

Aquarius

The Aquarius sign is associated with intellect, pride, and friendship, which means that an Aquarius man will endeavor to be friends with you first before pursuing a relationship. An Aquarius man is also intelligent and like the Sagittarius man, is full of ideas. So, you'll know he is the one for you when he starts sharing these ideas with you and even value your input.

With the help of Manstrology, you can easily find the man for you in no time! Wondering whether a man is actually interested in you or not can be a nerve-wracking experience. For that reason, you should use Astrology to save yourself a world of stress. Reading these signs might take a while, so make sure that you take your time for the best results.

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Business

Five Essential Lessons to Keep in Mind When You're Starting Your Own Business

"How did you ever get into a business like that?" people ask me. They're confounded to hear that my product is industrial baler wire—a very unfeminine pursuit, especially in 1975 when I founded my company in the midst of a machismo man's world. It's a long story, but I'll try to shorten it.

I'd never been interested to enter the "man's" world of business, but when I discovered a lucrative opportunity to become my own boss, I couldn't pass it up—even if it involved a non-glamorous product. I'd been fired from my previous job working to become a ladies' clothing buyer and was told at my dismissal, "You just aren't management or corporate material." My primary goal then was to find a career in which nobody had the power to fire me and that provided a comfortable living for my two little girls and myself.

Over the years, I've learned quite a few tough lessons about how to successfully run a business. Below are five essential elements to keep in mind, as well as my story on how I learned them.

Find A Need And Fill It

I gradually became successful at selling various products, which unfortunately weren't profitable enough to get me off the ground, so I asked people what they needed that they couldn't seem to get. One man said, "Honey, I need baler wire. Even the farmers can't get it." I saw happy dollar signs as he talked on and dedicated myself to figuring out the baler wire industry.

I'd never been interested to enter the "man's" world of business, but when I discovered a lucrative opportunity to become my own boss, I couldn't pass it up.

Now forty-five years later, I'm proud to be the founder of Vulcan Wire, Inc., an industrial baler wire company with $10 million of annual sales.

Have Working Capital And Credit

There were many pitfalls along the way to my eventual success. My daughters and I were subsisting from my unemployment checks, erratic alimony and child-support payments, and food stamps. I had no money stashed up to start up a business.

I paid for the first wire with a check for which I had no funds, an illegal act, but I thought it wouldn't matter as long as I made a deposit to cover the deficit before the bank received the check. My expectation was that I'd receive payment immediately upon delivery, for which I used a rented truck.

Little did I know that this Fortune 500 company's modus operandi was to pay all bills thirty or more days after receipts. My customer initially refused to pay on the spot. I told him I would consequently have to return the wire, so he reluctantly decided to call corporate headquarters for this unusual request.

My stomach was in knots the whole time he was gone, because he said it was iffy that corporate would come through. Fifty minutes later, however, he emerged with a check in hand, resentful of the time away from his busy schedule. Stressed, he told me to never again expect another C.O.D. and that any future sale must be on credit. Luckily, I made it to the bank with a few minutes to spare.

Know Your Product Thoroughly

I received a disheartening phone call shortly thereafter: my wire was breaking. This horrible news fueled the fire of my fears. Would I have to reimburse my customer? Would my vendor refuse to reimburse me?

My customer told me to come over and take samples of his good wire to see if I might duplicate it. I did that and educated myself on the necessary qualities.

My primary goal then was to find a career in which nobody had the power to fire me and that provided a comfortable living for my two little girls and myself.

Voila! I found another wire supplier that had the right specifications. By then, I was savvy enough to act as though they would naturally give me thirty-day terms. They did!

More good news: My customer merely threw away all the bad wire I'd sold him, and the new wire worked perfectly; he then gave me leads and a good endorsement. I rapidly gained more wire customers.

Anticipate The Dangers Of Exponential Growth

I had made a depressing discovery. My working capital was inadequate. After I purchased the wire, I had to wait ten to thirty days for a fabricator to get it reconfigured, which became a looming problem. It meant that to maintain a good credit standing, I had to pay for the wire ten to thirty days before my customers paid me.

I was successful on paper but was incredibly cash deprived. In other words, my exponentially growing business was about to implode due to too many sales. Eventually, my increasing sales grew at a slower rate, solving my cash flow problem.

Delegate From The Bottom Up

I learned how to delegate and eventually delegated myself out of the top jobs of CEO, President, CFO, and Vice President of Finance. Now, at seventy-eight years old, I've sold all but a third of Vulcan's stock and am semi-retired with my only job currently serving as Vice President of Stock and Consultant.

In the interim, I survived many obstacles and learned many other lessons, but hopefully these five will get you started and help prevent some of you from having the same struggles that I did. And in the end, I figured it all out, just like you will.