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Life on a Little Blue Ball

There are people who seem to get it right, those who get it horribly wrong, don’t get it at all, or fall somewhere in between. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation…” ―Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience and Other Essays Who are we? Some say, “I […] Read more…

The Only Website Builder You’ll Ever Need

In business? A website is a must-have asset. It’s where potential clients will find and get to know you. It’s the first place referrals will turn to learn more about you. It’s where you’ll sell your products and services, invite contact requests, brand yourself in your niche, and show off what you know. It might also be where you host your webinars, offer group coaching programs, publish a podcast, create a blog, and even set appointments with clients. Read more…

Measure Everything

Track Your Results to Reach Your Goals. If you really want to perform at the top level in any area of your life, you will need written targets and measure progress against those targets. It’s been said that what gets measured gets results. This is not an earth-shattering concept. Challenge yourself to take one or more areas […] Read more…

What is Your Definition of Limitless

  Limitless is one of those movies I can watch over and over again. I’m not sure why. I think it reminds me that we have so much inside of ourselves that goes untapped because we let fear and insecurity hold us back. Take this little pill and all the best qualities of the person you […] Read more…

Planning a Sparkle-tacular Year

I’m curious to know how you plan your day, week, year? Do you use a calendar or planner or journal to remember birthdays, anniversaries, grocery shopping and to-do lists, projects, travel, and events? Do you use a digital or computer calendar – something like Outlook, Google, or a specially designed calendar software program? Or do you prefer the tactile element of writing your tasks, activities, and appointments with a pen that flows like butter? Read more…

Word: Protect Your Documents

Most people aren’t aware that they don’t need Adobe Acrobat to send a protected document. Adobe Reader is free to download, but if you do not have Adobe Reader or Acrobat or another program that manipulates and converts to pdf, you will not be able to view or create pdf documents yourself. But that’s okay, […] Read more…

7 Days of Confidence – Introduction

Confidence Book Cover

Over the next 7 days you will receive seven steps to elevate your confidence with action steps to take. Over 21 days, you will receive ideas. This is an important topic and something we can all use a little help with. You may even get some download surprises throughout this series – so keep a lookout […] Read more…

Mailchimp – The Jedi User

Mailchimp isn’t that difficult once you get used to it. Just play around in it for a while and you will get the hang of it. I was giving a training class on Mailchimp and thought I would share with you. It has been edited to remove the extraneous, but you will find it helpful […] Read more…

Play to Your Strengths

Successful people play to their strengths or what they do uniquely well. The trouble with strengths is that they’re easy to overlook because you do them effortlessly. As Malcolm Forbes said, We tend to undervalue what we are and overvalue what we aren’t. Here then are a few clues for tapping into your strengths. The first is to ask what makes you feel […] Read more…

Your Big Audacious Idea – Solving a Problem

“Is your company hiring?” This is a commonly asked question amongst job-seekers. The dictionary’s definition of hire is “To engage the services of a person, for payment.” But, have you ever considered that the term “hiring” has a much broader definition? That hiring extends to every product and service we use. Whenever we buy something, we are hiring the product or service to […] Read more…

The Entrepreneur

Nearly every day, I meet someone who wants to start a business or who has already started a business but isn’t sure what to do next. These individuals dream of doing something grand. They dream of becoming successful entrepreneurs. I’m here today to help you realize this dream. I want to share with you what I’ve learned about starting and building […] Read more…

Educational Links Resources List

Here you go! One of the largest collections of educational resources that you will find that include paid, free, professors, business leaders, MBA, some just fun, any topic you would want to learn about that inspires you to engage in an alternative to tv. http://www.fastcompany.com/section/30-second-mba http://academicearth.org/ https://www.academia.edu/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/ https://www.udemy.com/courses/ https://www.brainbench.com/ https://www.cliffsnotes.com/ https://www.coursera.org/ http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/tutorials/ http://digital-photography-school.com/ http://www.docs-archive.com/ […] Read more…

Equal Means Equal

I don’t want to say that “we need to start,” I am saying “we are in the midst of” a movement where women are demanding and expecting not only equal treatment, but respect. Read more…

17 Principles of Success

Definiteness of Purpose is the starting point of all achievement. Don’t be like a ship at sea without a rudder, powerless and directionless. Decide what you want, find out how to get it, and then take daily action toward achieving your goal. You will get exactly and only what you ask and work for. Make up your mind today what it is you want and then start today to go after it! Do it now! Read more…

Desiderata

“Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and […] Read more…

Managing Your Office Supplies

Tracking and managing office supplies can be a challenge at times. There are several things that come to mind when I need to track and manage office supplies. What should I keep in stock at all times? How much of an item should I keep on stock? Who is requesting what and how much? What […] Read more…

Living by a Code of Ethics

I believe everybody should have a personal Code of Ethics or Code of Conduct. I also believe every company should have a Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct, and/or Mission Statement; every employee should have easy access to locating it; and any client should be able to easily locate it on the business website when considering doing business with them. Okay, with that said, I was really surprised at how difficult it was to search for Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct, and Mission Statements. Absolutely, without a doubt, surprised. Really tough to find. Read more…