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Thursday, October 19, 2017

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In most cultures, integrity, even “honor among thieves” dictates that those who “squeal” on others, stool pigeons or stoolies in the vernacular of the street hoodlum, are a most odious breed and considered bottom feeders even by those only a few rungs up the social ladder. Indeed, there are few “Rules” in an outlaw motorcycle gang but every gang considers betraying the confidences of gang members a capital offense. Given the stigma society attaches to these loathsome and pathetic creatures, it becomes somewhat of a mystery why an otherwise "normal" person would freely violate the trust and... Read More

Business never stops. Competition is everywhere but as owners, you have to make time to find out what companies are finding success whether they are your competition or not. You can and will find inspiration in the most unlikely places. But you can’t overlook the most likely ones such as the top business ideas and opportunities featured in various publications online and available at your fingertips 24/7. To get you inspired and ready to find new ways to better your business and help your customers better theirs, here are some innovative ideas that are making their mark in the business... Read More

Always greet her at the door

Be overly appreciative

Call her by her name

Don’t stand over her shoulder as she works

Engage in conversation with her once in a while

Find a way to compromise

Give her a minute to settle down before she starts work

Have the money ready, don’t make her wait

Ignore the small things and don’t make everything an issue

Joke around sometimes, don’t always be so serious

Keep your criticism to yourself, until you are alone with her, don’t do it in front of the kids

Listen to what she tells you... Read More

Smart business ideas are available any and everywhere. But with any business executive's daily schedule, it can be challenging, at best to keep up-to-date with new ways to promote your company, along with your products and services. Additionally, keeping up with the latest technological advancements or useful gadgets, saving your business time and money is a never- ending battle.So, here's what's happening in the world of new business ideas, what I call, "New Biz BUZZ," to keep you current and keep you thinking when it comes to growing your business success. All ideas may not be ripe and ready... Read More

For most of us, getting through the day means getting through your work. Whether you work at home or in an office, there is always something to do and something that needs to be completed. But sometimes we would rather do almost anything than the one thing that needs do get done the most.

For those of you who may find you procrastinate, here’s a way to determine what procrastination style you have. This was developed by Dr. Linda Sapadin and is called, “The 6 Styles of Procrastination and How to Overcome Them.”

The Perfectionist Procrastinator…But I want it to be perfect!

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When I was twelve years old my dad gave me a standard HB pencil with a pink eraser, looked me square in the face and said “sell me this pencil.” I looked at him and went “Huh? It’s a pencil dad. what are you talking about?” He repeated his statement and said “I want you to sell me this pencil”. I thought about it for a few minutes quietly to myself. Trying to think about how I could make a regular old pencil sound appealing. I cleared my throat and proceeded to talk. I spoke not about the pencil itself, but about what the pencil represented; art, communication, letters to family members far... Read More

My first introduction to arborists was through SherrillTree, a company based in Greensboro, NC that provides quality tree gear and supplies to arborists worldwide. With facilitators on hand, I learned how to climb trees with a rope-assisted method that does no harm to the trees at all. That’s right. No spikes! It’s called, recreational tree climbing. It’s a great activity for the entire family. My 9 and 13 year old boys have climbed a few times and are mini pros at this outdoor activity. Better tree climbing with a rope-assisted system than climbing up on your own. It’s also a terrific... Read More

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