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15 Authors Share Their Stories & Advice

OutWit Trade  --  May 17, 2020


Here you’ll find all kinds of interesting stories from authors on their journey to getting published, as well as some useful advice for first-time authors. If you’re contemplating writing your own book, it’s my hope that you can get some inspiration and ideas from some of these stories.

Goal Crazy Planners -- Dec 17, 2019



No matter who you are, I imagine we can all agree that we all have problems. We all have big goals we are working towards, but we have issues, challenges, and stressful times that meet us along the way. Now, keeping a journal will not eliminate problems... however, it can help with how you react to and overcome them.

How Stuff Works -- Nov 12, 2019


Feel like you're always cold in the office? Join the frigid club, made up of legions of workers who are often stuck taking extra steps to maintain a comfortable temperature at work.

US News & World Report -- Oct 15, 2019


IF YOU'RE A SEASONED bargain hunter, you're probably already taking advantage of coupon codes and loyalty programs, but you shouldn't overlook the unique and deeply discounted finds at secondhand stores. Sometimes called thrift, consignment or vintage stores, secondhand stores sell used items, including clothing, toys, books and furniture, at affordable rates.

Avoiding Common Pitfalls When Writing Fiction -- May 31, 2019


Creating art is fun, but creating a work of art that you are confident is well-crafted and thoroughly proud of is an amazing feeling unlike anything else. Every competent artist puts forth careful consideration into what they can do to improve their skills at their craft and never stops learning how to become better.

Why is Self Esteem Important? -- October 31, 2018


We live in a time when there are standards for everything.

Self-esteem is more crucial now than ever.

Hence, we asked 29 experts  “Why is self-esteem important?”

Let’s take a look at their top insights.

First Car Stories - Sept 12, 2018


First cars are special, my first car was a 1954 Ford Crestline, like the one above. I bought it for $150 when I was 14-year-old from an old farmer down the road. My best friend and I spent all summer learning how to work on it, with a little love we got it running and would sneak out and drive around the block.

Thinking about the first car I owned made me wonder about other's first car stories so I put the call out and had several people send in some great stories and photos of their first cars...

Should You Move for a Job? -- August 7, 2018


A common career decision is whether to move for a job opportunity or to stay in a place where you already have strong ties to family and friends. There isn’t one right answer, of course, as people have different values and priorities, so I interviewed people who made different decisions to hear their perspectives...

Start Fulfilling Your Potential: 35 Tips To Live A More Productive Life -- June 2, 2018


Introductions are not productive so let’s cut the slack and jump straight into this article…

The Truth About Using HARO! HARO Sources Tell Us Their HONEST Experiences -- April 28, 2018


Help a Reporter Out (HARO) is the most popular sourcing service in the English-speaking world, connecting journalists and bloggers with relevant expert sources to meet journalists’ demanding deadlines and enable brands to tell their stories.

There are lots of articles out there explaining how great using HARO as a source can be for your business or reputation, but how good is it?

Business Owners Tell All: The Best Office Prank I Ever Pulled

Creative Click Media - March 30, 2018


When it comes to April Fool’s Day, if you aren’t the pranker, you’re probably about to be pranked. From fun loving small businesses like ours to straight laced corporate settings, one fact rings true every April 1st — no one is safe from office pranks...

20 Ways You’re Making Your Life Way Harder Than It Needs to Be -- March 14, 2018


Life is hard. You don’t need me to tell you that. But what you may not know is how much harder you’re actually making it for yourself. It’s true. In fact, if you want to be happy, new research says that the number one thing you should stop doing immediately is trying so darn hard. And that’s just the beginning.

6 Ways to Find the Right Volunteer Gig For You --  Feb 6, 2018

reprint from  --  December 1, 2015  ( #32 )


At Brandless, we believe doing is what matters, so volunteering is part of our DNA. In fact, we host monthly volunteer days for our teams in San Francisco and Minneapolis. If you’re not fortunate enough to have volunteering incorporated into your job, we’ve got some tips for making it easy to get started on your own (or with friends). Here’s what experts, organizers, and volunteers have to say about giving back to your community, no matter how much time you have, and in some cases without even leaving your couch. -- Feb 5, 2018

Reprinted from May 29, 2015


While writing a good press release is more of an art than a science, there are some tried and true strategies that work. To help your next press release land media coverage, we’ve compiled 40 examples of actual press releases that were able to successfully garner publicity. We’ll take a look at each and provide you with actionable advice to create your own successful news release...

Ultimate Gift Guide for Writers: The Best Gifts a Writer Could Want -- Dec. 6, 2017


Whether you’re the writer and you’re looking to treat yourself or you’re trying to come up with the perfect gift idea for the writer in your life, this list is sure to have something perfect for the scribe you love!

Our team of editors compiled this detailed list of the best gifts for writers...

How to Design a Small Business Website your Customers Love -- Nov 21, 2017


You have an attractive, feature rich website. Yet you wait and wonder – ‘Why isn’t there an obvious improvement in business and traffic?”

For businesses today, the presence of a website is vital to appearing legit in the minds of your audience. But that’s only part of the puzzle.

A good question to consider is whether your website truly matches the level of quality you deliver.

11 Rainbow Baby Quotes To Remind You That You're Never Alone -- Oct 7, 2017


A rainbow baby is the life that follows the storm of a heartbreaking loss, and conceiving a rainbow baby is a testament of enormous faith in life and love. Whether you've trying to conceive your rainbow baby, or you've been enjoying the sunshine for a while, Romper reached out to experts willing to share their wisdom with us...

***HARO #75*** Reach Out by Molly Beck -- September 29, 2017


A practical guide to building valuable career connections―through tools you already have and people you already know 

Success in life is more than having goals and skills. You need connections. And to get connections, you need to Reach Out―fearlessly, strategically, and every day of the work week.   For many, this is a daunting and confusing task. 

The book features personal stories on networking from some of today’s top thought leaders. Studies, statistics, and real world examples illustrate the key concepts of Reaching Out. Whether you’re just starting out, changing jobs, or well-established and just eager to know more people, Reaching Out will help you turn career dreams into professional success by helping you connect with others who can put you on the fast track.  

7 working moms on what it’s like to pump breast milk at the office -- August 17, 2017


First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby, then comes . . . the breast pump. Even as families take on more shapes and forms, many employers still don’t offer comfortable, beneficial, and respectful solutions for working women to pump their breast milk at the office.

Want to improve your work-life balance? consider these tips -- July 18, 2017

Reprinted by USA Today & HuffPost -- July 22, 2017


For many, achieving that perfect balance between climbing the corporate ladder and spending quality time with your family is the dream, right? But, sometimes, in the process of trying to achieve it, you may stretch yourself too thin.

Maintaining the ideal work-life balance may not always be easy...

Bargain Hunters, Beware: 9 Amateur Mistakes to Avoid at Estate Sales -- May 24, 2017


Estate sales are a fantastic way to score furnishings, tools, and collectibles on the cheap. Most of my living room is furnished with estate sale bargains my husband and I scored over the years.

But buying at an estate sale isn’t a slam-dunk success. It requires shopping chops, time, and patience. If you’re on a deadline, or don’t have an idea of how vintage items should be priced, estate sale adventures can be a bust.

To avoid that...



When Stephanie Fig spied a 1930's sofa with pink upholstery next to a dumpster one day, she talked a passerby into helping her load the couch into her SUV. Then she hauled it back to her office at Fig House Vintage.

Interested in doing a little trash-to-treasure shopping yourself? Here’s some advice from curb shopping veterans:

How to Tell Trash From Treasure: 4 Ways to Identify High-Value Items in Your Home -- May 11, 2017


As the old adage goes: One person’s trash is another person’s treasure.

But how do you tell the difference between the trash and high-value items inside your home? How do you know if you have an antique, and what valuable antiques should you be looking for in the first place? What items are worth keeping and what items are worth selling?

Trump's call to 'Buy American' isn't boosting sales of U.S. goods

USA TODAY - May 5, 2017


President Trump's call to “Buy American’’ isn't stirring demand for U.S.-made goods, with many shoppers focused more on low prices than labels.

Even those who are willing to pay up for pricier home-grown items say finding domestic-made merchandise is easier said than done...

6 Things No One Tells You About Your First Job -- May 2, 2017


As a new graduate, everyone from your slightly older BFF to your favorite college professor has most likely lined up to give you their best advice for being the very best at your first job. But even with all their amazing and wise tidbits, a few things could still take you by surprise...

Are Bloggers Missing Out by Not Using LinkedIn? -- May 1, 2017


For the last month or so I have been getting more active on LinkedIn. As a full-time writer, it’s obvious that I would have an account, however, I wondered how it could help me with my blogging journey as well.

I’ll go ahead and be honest and tell you that despite having close to 1500 connections...

American Treasure: An Inside Look at Homeowners’ Personal Collections

Quicken Loans - Jan 24, 2017


What motivates the collector to start amassing certain types of treasures? Is it the pleasure of pursuit, the joy of discovery or the experience of collecting that drives the collector?

Whether it’s cookie jars, rubber ducks or even musical saws, the strange becomes special in the eyes of an unconventional collector. We’ve interviewed homeowners who have a knack for curating the curious with these creative collectibles.

15 Little Things That Actually Bring The Magic Of Childhood Back To Your Boring Adult Life - Jan 4, 2017


Once you're an adult, it becomes very easy to get stuck in a boring, monotonous rut. The whole up/work/home/bed thing is real life for a lot of us — and often a necessary part of adulting. But it doesn't have to be that way all the time. In fact, if you bring back the magic of childhood, it's possible to have a lot more fun.

7 Women Share The Best New Year's Resolutions They Ever Stuck With

Prevention -- Jan 3, 2017


If you're like most grown-ups, you've already got a New Year's resolution (or three) up your sleeve—maybe you want to nix a bad habit here, reach a career milestone there. Sure, all you ever hear about is how the odds are stacked against you, but you wouldn't have it any other way.  To kickstart your self-improvement pledge, 7 inspiring women share the resolutions they've stuck with over the long haul and how their lives have changed for the better...

How To Have A Successful Garage Or Yard Sale - Dec 13, 2016


The stressful moving process still provides people a great opportunity to reduce their clutter. Most commonly, people have a “moving sale”, most often called a “garage sale” or a “yard sale”, where they take all their superfluous goods into the front of their home and hawk them out to anyone who chooses to come by and take a look at the wares. In the age of the web, the moving sale game has changed a bit...

Seriously, You’re Selling That? The 8 Scariest Things to Avoid at a Yard Sale

Yahoo - Dec 9, 2016


Every weekend, countless satisfying business transactions take place in front yards and garages across the country. Yard sales are America’s collective treasure hunt—a great way for homeowners to clear out clutter and for shoppers to score everything from vintage finds to kitchen gadgets still in their packaging. Maybe you can even find a painting so bad, it’s good!

But sometimes the thrill of saving a few bucks can seriously cloud your judgment...



Now that the Christmas countdown is well underway, it can be a difficult time to stay focused on your writing and to not become distracted by all the festivities.

So, to hopefully inspire other writers, we’ve spoken with 10 bestselling authors and bloggers to find out their top tips for staying focused and motivated when writing, no matter what time of the year it is.

103 Tweetable Entrepreneurial Tips for National Entrepreneurs Day - Nov 15, 2016


America was built by entrepreneurs and National Entrepreneurs Day celebrates the accomplishments and dreams of go-getters everywhere. Celebrated each year in the month of November, it recognizes the millions of entrepreneurs in America who are paving the way for further success and innovation. President Barack Obama officially proclaimed November as National Entrepreneurship Month, encouraging others to support the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and those who “have always striven to achieve the next big, unknown thing.”

Bankrate survey: We love giving gift cards more than receiving them - Nov 10, 2016


You're likely thinking about buying that special someone a gift card this holiday season. Before you do, ask yourself: Is that something your friend, family member or co-worker actually wants?  More than half of all consumers say at least some of the presents they plan to give this year will be gift cards, according to a new national Bankrate survey...


7 Ways To Show Real Support To Friends And Family Battling Health Issues

Huffington Post - Nov 2, 2016


“Please let me know if you need anything … ”

We’ve all said the same thing to friends or loved ones when they were ill and in need of support. Blogger Judy Schwartz Haley, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer when her daughter was an infant, heard it a lot.  “I received many well wishes and blanket invitations to ‘call me if you need anything,’” she recalled. “But that’s a hard offer to follow up on. It meant I still had to pick up the phone to call someone and ask for help. I’m still not very good at that.”

Antique Home Show: 7 Items You Might Have That Are Acually Worth Something - Oct 17, 2016


As Baby Boomers collectively clean out their storage spaces, garages, attics and basements, they tend to uncover what they consider “priceless treasures” and collectibles. Unfortunately for those who “invested” in Lladro statues, Avon decanters, Franklin Mint pieces and the like, the market is often too saturated for them to unload their collections.

Tools and Apps Professional Freelancers Can’t Live Without in 2016 - Sept. 27, 2016

(Reposted on on Oct 10, 2017)


The struggles of being a freelance writer are real. Outside the confines of an office job, they are left to their own devices. While it is this very freedom and flexibly that lead many to take on the lifestyle of a freelance writer, the daily pressures of being your own boss can require a hefty amount of organization.  Luckily, thanks to the rise of technology...

Times It’s OK to Buy Used Instead of New - August 26, 2016


It’s hard to resist purchasing a shiny, brand-new item. And in many cases, it makes sense to buy new items instead of used. For example, you’ll probably be better off buying new car seats, cribs, mattresses and tires if you want to ensure these products are safe, clean and reliable.

Real-life Mistakes People Just Like You Made On Vacation

Huffington Post - Aug 30, 2016


People can screw up royally, and vacations are no different. In fact, traveling beyond our comfort zones can magnify even the smallest mistake. If you’re like me, you love to read or hear about some of the nutty things other folks have done, as long as you’re not one of the people in the story! --  August 10, 2016


With your love of all things tech, it’s no mystery why you want to make your house into a wired wonderland. You’re always on the lookout for technology DIY projects to help your space live up to your reputation. Let us help you out by giving you some innovative ideas. -- June 29, 2016


The pressure. The pounding. The pain. You know the symptoms. You’ve got a headache. What you might not know are some of the surprising causes for your headache. While there are a many different types of headaches, such as cluster, sinus, migraine and chronic, the most common is a tension headache...  --  June 19, 2016


Here is my feature article - Thank YOU, Mason!

It’s been a month or a year since that event in your life when things turnedupside down. You weren’t expecting it… not the way it happened. And that punched in the gut feeling may be fading, but the emotions from that moment can still burn bright when you think of the past...

Indianapolis Business Journal -- May 28, 2016


Disciples of self driving vehicles promise a revolution that will reduce emissions, boost productivity, revive U.S. manufacturing and reduce deaths from traffic accidents.

Yet many enthusiasts downplay another possible consequence...

The Chicago Tribune -- May 13, 2016


When a millennial joins a neighborhood baseball team these days, odds are his teammates include a Chris, Mike or Matt.

Flashback to our fathers' day, though, and teammates had colorful nicknames like "Stinky" and "Shorty." -- April 6, 2016


Cleaning is a skill you have to hone. No one comes out of the womb knowing how toblast a red wine stain out of a white shirt, so it makes sense that most of us have picked up a lesson or two from our more knowledgable family members. The most common? Grandma. Here, family matriarchs share their shiniest tricks: 

15 New & Exciting Marketing Tools You Should Know About - March 22, 2016


We all know how easy our lives can be with the right online marketing tools in our arsenal. Thing is, it can always get even easier. So, to make it even easier for you guys, I decided to ask 15 marketers about a favorite internet marketing tool of theirs that has either recently launched or is about to launch. Here are their picks... -- March 2, 2016


Whether you consider soulmates or not, it's without doubt no longer a new thought. The term comes from legends that say we all originate as a single soul that used to be cut up into two long ago. The two souls then attempt to reunite over the direction of a couple of lifetimes. Of direction, the proposal of soulmates is statistically unlikely—writer D.H. Sawyer says the possibilities of discovering your one real love are 1 in 2.45 billion—however that doesn't discontinue many couples from believing... -- March 1, 2016 (Lithuania)


People often lack the money, love, health, but there is one thing in life, which they usually do not lack:  stress. The business world is very tight, fast, salable and full of pressure. This feature really does not work for most of us, IT professionals or part-time - imprisoned in tiny office spaces with the computer screen and an uncomfortable chair...  --  Feb 26, 2016


Being single can be an incredible, life-affirming experience. It can also be a slog that feels akin to dragging your heart through mud that seems to like you, then never texts you back. Both feelings are valid, and if you’re single for some time, chances are you’ll swing between the two. But in those moments when you worry you’ll be single forever—which isn’t a death sentence, because a life on your own can be wonderful in its own right—it can help to hear from women who have been in the exact same place. Here, 12 women share the thoughts that helped them when they thought they’d never find real love. -- Feb 26, 2016


There are a lot of reasons to downsize – moving to a new (sometimes smaller) location, running into financial hardship, or simply needing liquid assets for deposits to start a new venture. Sorting through possessions can be a tiring process, taxing you mentally and emotionally.  --  Feb 24, 2016


When a woman says you’re “cute,” many men take the comment as an insult. Cute? Dogs are cute. A child helping her mother cook is cute. But when used to describe a man’s appearance, “cute” is pretty much the last thing we want to hear.


But are we right to feel insulted when given what’s intended to be a compliment? I asked 13 women of different ages to determine the difference between a “sexy” and a “cute” man. Here’s what they had to say: -- January 28, 2016


Say second hand furniture and that orange couch you got from your aunt for your first apartment comes to mind. It doesn’t exactly conjure up adulthood or sophisticated design. Second hand is a divisive phrase. People either love it or swear they would never do it. But here’s a secret; that funky lamp you loved at that friend of friend’s place? It was probably second hand. -- January 8, 2016


Every successful online entrepreneur I know has an email list. But like most tasks new online business owners are told they need to do, often there is little information on how to do it. You’re tweeting and pinning and emailing, but are you doing it right?

In this week’s “From the WAH Experts,” I ask successful online entrepreneurs how to use their email list to make money. What are they emailing? How often? -- January 5, 2016


The feeling first came over Carrie Aulenbacher after her grandmother died in 2008. "I was old enough then to have an introspective moment about my own death," says Aulenbacher, 37, of Erie, Pennsylvania. "I thought about no longer having a body and no longer feeling. Not being here at all." Trying to imagine her own nonexistence caused cold, heart-pounding fear: "It was an emotion I could not label." -- January 8, 2016


2015 was a great year for Content marketers and brand owners. Social analytics and video marketing are likely to be the key marketing trends for 2016.  The top tools listed include: Native analytics support by social platforms, Buffer, Klout, Novi,SproutSocial, Moz Pro, BuzzSumo, Google Analytics, KeyHole, Hootsuite, Iconosquare, Raven Tools, TweetDeck, ShareTally. Read further to know which ones you need to adopt and why these tools work so well! -- January 5, 2016


Happy 2016, my friends. Still in the process of discovering your passion? Great, let’s get started. (Don't miss #38!) -- December 23, 2015


From his aversion to pulp in orange juice to his corny habit of saying “howdy” when he answers the phone, you may think you know your man inside and out. But no matter how close you are before you tie the knot, there’s always some stuff that’s not revealed until after the honeymoon. -- December 23, 2015


Content marketing is ever-evolving, which means marketers are facing difficult and new challenges regularly. We asked 16 expert content marketers what their top pains are today. Here’s what they had to say: -- December 9th, 2015


Stats released by the Office of National Statistics have shown thatonly one in ten mothers are stay at home mums. The number of stay at home mums have dropped by a third in the past twenty years. With more mums than ever getting back to work and climbing the career ladder post baby, juggling families, life and work has become a tough routine. We offer to you the very best working mum hacks by mums doing it for themselves across the world...  --  December 1, 2015


During the holiday season, we often think about acts of kindness and find ways to give back.

A study by the National Service Agency finds that one in four Americans volunteer and two-thirds help their neighbors. Many more would surely like to, but often feel they're too short on time or lack the childcare to do so. Here are some ways you canvolunteer from the comfort of your own home over the holidays and throughout the year. -- November 30, 2015


It’s easy to get caught up in the driverless vehicle tide—the technology is exciting, innovative, and promises to reshape how we travel in profound ways. Not to mention the ways in which autonomous vehicles might reduce traffic-related deaths, congestion, and even pollution. But in all the hype, one of the best things about cars can get glossed over: the very real thrill and satisfaction of driving, and how driving has shaped our culture. -- November 22, 2015


In the spirit of Thanksgiving, it’s important to remember not just what we’re thankful for, but whowe’re thankful for. After all, there would be no Siegfried without a Roy, no Kirk without a Spock, and no Elmo without Ernie.

This is why we’ve asked seven entrepreneurs to tell us about a person that they – and their careers – are thankful for. Whether this special someone provided the inspiration for a business, or the support necessary to build that business, they deserve a shout out. -- October 27, 2015


The concept of soulmates has been around for more than 2,500 years. While the idea may be statistically unlikely, it's definitely appealing. Learn why 10 real women believe without a doubt that they've found their one and only.

October 19, 2015 -


Wedding professionals can solve all kinds of problems, from finding extra seats for those pesky guests who didn't RSVP to enticing even the stodgiest couples to do the Hokey Pokey on the dance floor. But when it comes to penning your wedding vows and fighting a serious case of writer's block, you need a whole different kind of professional — you need a writer. - October 1, 2015


With the warmth of summer fading and the holidays approaching, October can be an expensive time of year. To help yousave money this October, follow these 30 money-saving tips and ideas. -- October 14, 2015


You probably spend a good deal of time on social media every day. You’re checking in with friends on Facebook, posting selfies on Instagram, watching instructional videos on YouTube.

Since you already know your way around the top platforms, why not make some extra money online?

When it comes to in-demand services, social media is a booming opportunity. -- October 14, 2015


There are mouths to feed, seven loads of laundry piled up next to your washing machine waiting to be folded, and little people to usher around. With a mile-long to-do list and expenses up the wazoo, it’s all too easy to forsake the things that make you happy.

What if you could find ways to take care of yourself and make time for those creative activities that fulfill you and bring you immense joy? -- October 1, 2015


Many people forget that just like injuries to the external body, injuries to the brain are all the same - and conditions such as anxiety and depression are mental illnesses, not something that you can simply "get over." Mental health is a very important topic that is unfortunately too often overlooked. These practices are by no means a cure to any condition, but can provide a bit of relief to some daily stress. Mental strength practices are great routines for people of all backgrounds to get into - you will find yourself more relaxed, positive, and calm throughout the day and you may even get a better night's sleep. - September 9, 2015


Stress. It's just one of those things that there never seems to be a shortage of. After all, the world of business can be fast-paced, demanding, and full of pressure. And it doesn't help that many of us – designers and developers more than anyone – are spending our workdays crammed in tight spaces, staring into computer screens, sitting in uncomfortable chairs. -- September 2, 2015


Having strong leaders can make all the difference in the world. Many small business owners decide to start their own business because of skills, confidence and expertise that they’ve gained from having great mentors in the workplace. Others never start their own company, but are inspired every day by a motivational boss.


The Chicago Tribune -- July 30, 2015


Add Taking the time to create a list of what you want in a mate can be beneficial. Just be sure it's realistic and focused on core values. -- June 30, 2015


You don’t have to work for a Big Ten publisher in New York City to know that the book industry is changing. Borders publically went bankrupt and closed. Print publishers are merging into unified businesses. Facebook announced a content publishing platform. Some have said that when it comes to books and publishing in general, change is the only constant. - June 29, 2015


Carrie Aulenbacher is the executive administrative assistant to the CEO of Lake Erie Logistics in Erie, Pa., and she loves her job. “I was hired through a program at the business college I attended 15 years ago—so this is still my first job ever.” -- June 9, 2015


There is a high probability that you spend a good deal of time on social media every day. You are checking in with friends on Facebook, posting selfies on Instagram, watching instructional videos on YouTube. Since you already know your way around the top platforms, why not make some extra money online? -- June 4, 2015


If you are interested in being quoted, interviewed, getting third party recognition, or any other type of PR for authority positioning you are on top of your marketing game. If all of this sounds like a mystery, keep reading, it’s simple, effective and you will be glad you did. -- June 4, 2015


Cats live longer these days, due to improved food, regular veterinary care and indoor living, but there’s another aspect of health to consider. To thrive, cats need mental and physical stimulation, which outdoor adventures naturally deliver.

“Leash walking’s a great way for cats to get fresh air, exercise and explore.. -- June 3, 2015


Something's missing in your garden — you just don't know it yet. There's one sure way to make an average garden stand out: Revamp drab terra cotta planters with a few creative hacks.  The good thing about flower pots is that they're easy to come by. You can get... -- May 20, 2015


I’m sweating right now, because if you stop reading in the next few sentences, it’s completely my fault. This first paragraph is the dealmaker or the dealbreaker. If I blow it, you’ll never scroll down to see how to write brain-magnetizing first paragraphs. You’ll miss everything... -- April 22, 2015


I am what society has labeled “a Millennial.” Looking back at my life so far, there is a pretty clear divide: Life before tech, and life after tech.  Life before tech: Spend majority of waking hours incessantly talking to my friends IRL (during basketball games, hanging out at home, during lunch, etc.).


Life after tech: Spend majority of waking hours on my Macbook or smartphone, incessantly texting or emailing my friends in between stories and blog-surfing... -- March 30, 2015


Does thinking of employee recognition ideas have you scratching your head? We understand the feeling. Sometimes it’s hard to predict what your workers will like best.  So we went to the source. Here are five ideas that employees love...

The Wall Street Journal - March 23, 2015


Carrie Aulenbacher remembers the conversation clearly: Her husband told her he wanted to buy an arcade machine he found on eBay. He said he’d been saving up for it as a birthday present to himself. The spouses sat at the kitchen table and discussed where it would go in the den.

Two weeks later, Ms. Aulenbacher came home from work and found two arcade machines in the garage—and her husband beaming with pride.

“What are these?” she demanded... -- February 9, 2015


“Every job in the transportation logistics field relies on an intricate web of trust, communication and reliability, requiring each team member to contribute their piece of the puzzle without fail every day.”

 Read on to find out about four other great jobs in transportation logistics.

Fridge Magazine -- February 9, 2015


My best advice to help others improve their productivity, I’ve found that experience with an accountability partner is very impactful on my projects because I can no longer hide my deadlines or give up on myself...


**(This is originally through HARO, which later led to my job with Henry!) -- February 4, 2015


Is smartphone addiction something we should be laughing about?

Yes and no. I once heard a wise Buddhist nun give a talk to a huge audience. She explained one of our big problems: we go about our lives assuming that everyone and everything – from our spouse to our job to the car in the lane next to us – exist merely to cater to our whims. The second one little preference or caprice doesn’t pan out, bam! We get grumpy... - February 1, 2015


Whenever you commit to developing a new, healthy habit, it's usually with an end game in mind — to take back control over something in your life.  It may be difficult to do in the beginning, but with discipline and practice, they can become almost second nature. -- January 27, 2015


Whenever you commit to developing a new, healthy habit, it’s usually with an end game in mind—to take back control over something in your life. It may be difficult to do in the beginning, but with discipline and practice, they can become almost second nature.  The same idea can be applied to your finances... -- January 5, 2015


It’s been long understood that having an accountability partner can help you move the needle in your business and achieve remarkable results. There is something about having to answer to someone that gives you just enough incentive and motivation to tackle a task and proactively address a goal... -- December 2, 2014


Are you a mom entrepreneur trying to do it all? I started my first full time business (an eco-friendly t-shirt company called Tees for Change), a month before giving birth to my first baby, so I had to quickly learn how to balance it all. At first I was only working when my son was napping, which was great when he slept most of the time! But as he got older and his nap time decreased (and then soon disappeared), I found myself scrambling to get work done... -- December 2, 2014


Facebook is the most popular advertising platform among small businesses because it's easy to target highly specific audiences, and it can help drive targeted traffic to your websites and boost sales. But the return on investment (ROI) from Facebook and other social media advertising can be difficult to track, and it's easy to waste your money if you don't take the time to learn best practices. - November 3,  2014


Halloween has come and gone, and as we all slowly recover from our sugar hangovers, it's already time for the next big holiday: Election Day! They may just be midterms, but they've been as hard-fought as the American people have come to expect. And while we may have become used to the aggressive tactics employed by our political figures, many workers are frustrated to find those same trends appearing in their offices. -- September 15, 2014


In a new OfficeTeam online survey conducted April 2014 with 2,209 currently employed administrative professionals in the U.S. and Canada. The findings are part of Office of the Future, a new research project from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) that examines evolving workplace trends. 

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