Unformatted text preview: ade them wait for the division of mergers and acquisitions. first, I was reluctant because I thought of catalogue orders, their plants would be at finance simply the job of being paid to least two weeks behind his. In the nursery My strong academic background and my make rich people richer. Obviously, my business, two weeks is a long time, so I clear understanding of economics and father was quick to point out that finance believed he would make a better profit by method will help me build financial and is not only about helping someone get a simply buying the seeds he needed and personal success. return on his investment. It is, in fact, a planting them ahead of time. complex system of capital, spending,
and growth, which is a cornerstone to One night after work, my boss got out the success or failure of any business. some paper and drew a schematic of the In addition, it is the foundation on which whole network of nursery shops, seed national and international markets are catalogues, and customers. built, and on which they either fail
or succeed. He showed me how the different variables
could affect the outcome of my market. In I began to see this principle in action the end, he was able to show me that he when I was hired, at age 6, to work in ended up profiting most by operating as a local garden nursery. The nursery was he had been. He was making a profit from an excellent model for finance because sales to his competitors and from sales living things are such a great example of to his customers. The biggest factor that a long-term investment. My boss had the I had left out, though, was that my boss practice of buying twice as many bulbs and was also creating a competitive climate. www.getintouni.com Get Into Uni | 2 Get into uni Finance (2)
Accounting is like an art form.
You need logic. Everything has a
set order and method; and each
piece is placed carefully and has
a high significance amongst its
environment. the best decision was to put all money especially in regard to the introduction of into the public account – which created the International Accounting Standards. the biggest return on investment. But
for each individual student, the best My role as sixth Form Captain has helped decision was to put all his or her money me gain a sense of responsibility and into the private account. In this way, the maturity. This has involved tasks such student would get back all his or her stake as organising student events, arranging You need analytical skills in order to take plus a full share of the pool provided by important school conferences, and apart every piece of information and use everyone. The study found that business making speeches, all of which have it to make your own decisions. I enjoy and economic students contributed, on helped me to develop strong personal and the precision of methods involved in average, 5 percent of their stakes to communication skills. These have been accounting, and I have what it takes to the public account. Students of other further strengthened...
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