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Why you should have a daily routine

The majority of successful people in the world - from business people to athletes to entertainers - have a daily routine. Do you? Or do you just wing it? You need to be able to switch gears when an opportunity presents itself but the rest of the time, create a routine that works for you and stick to it. Get up early, exercise, read the news, check the previous day's notes, check email, check social media, write … [Read the rest, but only if you want to be successful ... ]

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You may be missing emails on Gmail

Great video advice from Internet goddess Kim Komando. You may be missing emails if you use Gmail and not even know it.  Kim has some great stuff every week. … [Click to watch]

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daily-routine

Why you should have a daily routine

The majority of successful people in the world – from business people to athletes to entertainers – have a daily routine. Do you? Or do you just wing it? You need to be able to switch gears when an opportunity presents itself but the rest of the time, create a routine that works for you […]

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Find free nearby Wi-Fi on Foursquare

Travel outside of your connected comfort zone and you will find that Internet access is not as widely available as you would think. We recently discovered that fact while traveling the western United States for 30 days with the family. Just about everyone we know needs to be connected to do his or her job, to […]

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Weird Al hits a grammar home run

U abrevi8 yur texts? Stop. Spelling, grammar, and proper sentence structure go a long way toward the way people think about you. If you aren’t confident in these areas, take a class at your local community college or online. It will be time well spent. Weird Al Yankovic is back in our lives with a brilliant take […]

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Create an inspirational password

It is almost a given in the life of everyone on a daily basis – every day at some point you will have to enter a password for something. Depending on who you work for, you might have to change that password every 30 days. Tired of trying to come up with a new password? […]

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Do not tag others without permission

It is bad practice to tag someone in a picture, an event, a sales pitch, or an ad that has nothing to do with that person. Being a rock child of the 80’s, “so-and-so commented on a picture you are tagged in” always makes me nervous. Very nervous, but that is a story for another day. Do […]

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The follow-up call

You have made contact. You have gotten your foot in the door as well as your email opened, read, and replied to. You have established the beginning of what hopefully will be a long and fruitful relationship. And, then you wait. And wait. And wait. Eventually you give up and move on because you just […]

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I understand your language

During a recent hotel stay, we were away from the room all day and returned late in the afternoon to rooms that had not yet been cleaned. I called the front desk to make sure there wasn’t a problem and was assured someone would be there soon to remedy the situation. As we left the […]

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You should carry a note pad

Award-winning entertainer Tina Fey was recently asked the secret to her work ethic. She replied, “I carry a notebook and boycott social media.” On a recent visit to a large tech company in Silicon Valley, I glanced into a conference room. Everyone had their heads down, glued to their laptop screens – except for one person who […]

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Always thank a customer for a referral

Always thank anyone who sends you business. Always. No exceptions. I love the employees and the service from Geek Window Cleaning in Houston. Every time I refer a customer to their company or write an online review, I receive a small gift card of some kind. The Geeks are incredibly good at what they do including thanking […]

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