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The power of less productivity

Many of the people I meet are trying to do too much. This can be in the domain of home, work or community groups. Often the problem is that these people volunteer to help but do so to their own detriment and then become overwhelmed and ineffective. Source: The power of less productivity  

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Setting Intentions for 2019

Can you believe it is the last Friday of 2018? Each year seems to fly by more quickly than the last. With New Year’s Eve just a few nights away, we plan to ring in the New Year at home in our PJs and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. Source: Setting Intentions … Continue reading Setting Intentions for 2019

Top Trend of 2018: Friendly co-working

Co-working spaces aren’t about working anymore: in the age of millennial loneliness, they’re mostly about finding one’s social niche. Source: Top Trend of 2018: Friendly co-working

The 4,000-year-old history of New Year’s resolutions and how they became big business

It’s that time again. People turning over a new leaf and pledging to be fitter, more productive, and overall better versions of themselves are gunning their mental engines for the start of 2019. This despite the fact that more than a quarter (27%) have left off trying by the first week of the new year … Continue reading The 4,000-year-old history of New Year’s resolutions and how they became big business

2019 technology trends: What you can expect next year

Interested in cutting the cord? USA TODAY’s Jefferson Graham breaks down the best cable alternatives on Talking Tech. USA TODAY Visitors look at a US company Qualcomm stand announcing '5G' technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, 26 February 2018 (Photo: EPA-EFE/ALBERTO ESTEVEZ) Faster networks, bendable phones, more choices for cord-cutters – … Continue reading 2019 technology trends: What you can expect next year

How to get more design clients by showing your work

“Show your work!” Who didn’t hear that from teachers over the years? But despite the collective groans from the classroom, they had a good reason for telling you to do so. Showing your work demonstrates your mastery of a particular skill or concept—a skillset that is all too often forgotten (or happily sloughed off) by … Continue reading How to get more design clients by showing your work

14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

Living our best lives can take form in a multitude of practices that differ from person to person — and regardless of what our varying aspirations may be, each year we line up new resolutions in place of the old to maintain this ideal homeostasis. Source: 14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life … Continue reading 14 Products And Practices To Kick Your Best Life Into Gear For 2019

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How Your Attitude Towards Life Might Determine Your Success

In some many cases your attitude towards life and people around you has a lot to do with your existence and how happy you might eventually be in life, in so many cases people have had to deal with a lot of negative energy due to their negligence’s towards life and so many other people … Continue reading How Your Attitude Towards Life Might Determine Your Success

What Came First? The Success Or The Happiness?

Louder and louder we hear the cry... Work Harder! And you will taste the joy of success. Photo by Jordan Whitfield on Unsplash Have you ever seriously considered this question? Take a moment to track back to your early education. Source: What Came First? The Success Or The Happiness?

12 Positive psychology posts for resilience

It is a New Year, new beginnings this time of year tends to magnify peoples loneliness.  There are many blog posts that enable people to function at their best.  This is 12 of them, enjoy;

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A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

  A small business website should always have a call-to-action to convert visitors into customers.  It is important to lead the visitor into to taking the next step with you.  Make sure you add a call-to-action button to each of your most important pages, whether that means the About Us page, services page, FAQ's, or … Continue reading A Call to Action: How to Make it Work

5 Tips for Creativity

While everyone is born with an inexhaustible well of creativity, many of us lose the ability to use this gift because we no longer practice it.  Exceptionally creative individuals are not necessarily smarter in fact research suggests that they do not score higher on intelligence tests.  Creative adults are curious, energetic, spontaneous, independent, individualistic and uninhibited. … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creativity

5 Ways to Organize a Desk Without Drawers

In a small space, it's hard enough to find room for a desk, let alone a big desk with drawers and tons of storage space. The good news is, you don't need a cabinet full of drawers attached to your desk to store all your things—just use the space you do have to your advantage. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Organize a Desk Without Drawers

The Elements of Style

ATTENTION ALL ENGLISH speakers, you may be misusing the English language without even knowing it.  When you use the word "however" do you mean "nevertheless"? This common mistake and many others are pointed out in this little e-book that I purchased off iTunes for $0.99. Little did I know that Stephen King and EB White … Continue reading The Elements of Style

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Creativity it is in all of us

What would it mean to argue that creativity is not anything special? It is not uncommon for people to say to me, "How did you ever get that idea?" Without meaning to be glib I say, "step by step" I can see the disappointment in their eyes, they want a flash of inspiration, that light … Continue reading Creativity it is in all of us

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Attractiveness Bias – Judge a book by its cover

If you have a LinkedIn or a Facebook profile, you would have most likely heard that you should use a professional personal photograph for your profile picture. I took this advice seriously enough to employ one of my professional photographer Friends to take my Facebook and LinkedIn profile picture for me. Despite the adage not … Continue reading Attractiveness Bias – Judge a book by its cover