July 5, 2015
molly published this at 5:44 am
One of our worst traits can be perfectionism. Stymied by our desire to make sure that everything is perfect before doing something, the we are in danger of never moving forward because we don’t ACT.
I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time online. ðŸ˜‰ In addition to time spent on my laptop and desktop, mobile apps, and Instagram, my facebook timeline, twitterfeeds and emails stream directly to my smartphone. I literally spend my entire day with thousands of your voices echoing in my stream of consciousness all day long.
Social media is Read More…
July 2, 2015
rosemary published this at 7:43 am
Today I’m proposing that we all take about 30 minutes and set ourselves up for a refreshing, guilt-free long 4th of July weekend. (For our friends outside the United States, please join us, this 5-step exercise is good for everyone).
Let’s clear the decks.
Physical objects laying around the workspace, catching dust, inhibit your productivity.
Mental objects can be clutter too. Those un-captured ideas, multiple to-do lists, and procrastinated tasks all weigh you down.
1. Physical Space
Set a timer for 10 minutes. File and put away everything that’s on your physical workspace or desk. Then dust it. Here’s a Read More…
July 1, 2015
Dave published this at 12:25 pm
In a recent study done by the National Institute of Health, it was reported that more Americans are considering working past their official retirement date.
More than half of those working past the age of 65 are choosing part-time versus full-time employment.
Is a part-time job something you’re considering for your retirement years?
There are some considerations to make before entering the workforce as a senior.
Does your pension cover your expenses?
If you have a good pension to take care of your living expenses, working in retirement may not be a smart option. Consider your quality of life, and Read More…
June 30, 2015
rosemary published this at 7:02 am
By Jessy Troy
When it comes to self-publishing an ebook, authors are afforded all kinds of freedoms that they’d never be able to achieve when releasing a book through a traditional publishing house, allowing them to retain all of their profits even as they take pride in the fact that the good job done was all theirs.
Unfortunately, they also lose the typical advertising team that comes hand-in-hand with a publishing house, forcing them to play marketer all on their own.
Luckily for all of you self-publishing ebook writers out there, the internet has made it possible to do just Read More…
June 24, 2015
Dave published this at 3:35 pm
If you wish to maximize your profits and expand your business, you should consider making your products or services available to consumers in foreign countries.
The Internet has made it possible for businesses of all sizes to go global, but you may have to localize your website if you want to reach out to a non-English speaking audience.
Website localization refers to the act of modifying a website to make it comprehensible, usable and suitable to specific local markets, and it can be beneficial to your business in many ways.
Here is a look at why you should localize your Read More…
June 23, 2015
rosemary published this at 7:36 am
By Lindsey Tolino
We’re experiencing record-breaking heat in Raleigh this week. I like it warm, but triple digits is just too hot.
I get so irritated in the heat. Do you get like that? I bet many of us do.
Heat stresses my body. When I feel hot, I’m more likely to be short with people, cut them off and be impatient. Sometimes, things other than heat stress me out and I become just as irritated.
When we’re under stress, whether it be from heat or a mountain of bills, it seems that we’re more likely to Read More…
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