What Smart Home Tech Can Teach You About Site Safety

Business Tips

Monday, January 10th, 2022

What Smart Home Tech Can Teach You About Site Safety

Having internet-connected TVs, cameras, watches, speakers, phones, tablets, and other devices makes our lives more convenient. But, unfortunately, many of these standard “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices require us to share our personal or financial information with them — often without question. But, there’s no guarantee that the devices themselves and the information you provide […]

How to Provide Continuing Education for Your Freelancers

Freelancer

Monday, December 27th, 2021

How to Provide Continuing Education for Your Freelancers

After high school, I wasn’t sure which path I would take career-wise. So, I bounced between several different jobs until I figured things. But, I was actually let go of one job because I expressed an interest in going back to school. Did that mean I was ready to pack up and leave for a […]

10 Ways to Combat SAD

Productivity

Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

10 Ways to Combat SAD

Ever since the clocks fell back, aka the end of daylight saving time, I’ve been slightly off. But, it’s gradually getting better. But, I’m still feeling like I’m a member of Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch — sorry, kids for the outdated Mark Wahlberg reference. While this may sound like I’m complaining, there is […]

8 Tips to Get You Comfortable Falling Back

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Thursday, November 4th, 2021

8 Tips to Get You Comfortable Falling Back

Every fall, specifically the first Sunday in November, marks the end of the DST period where clocks return to standard time. Since the day of the transition will be 25 hours long, we gain an extra hour. Basically, an hour is lost when DST ends and standard time begins. It’s believed that Benjamin Franklin originated […]

What is the Flowtime Technique?

Productivity

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

What is the Flowtime Technique?

Like finding the perfect recipe, discovering the optimal productivity system is no easy feat. Case in point, I recently found a simple fajita recipe online last week. Since I was crunched for time, this looked like a quick and delicious dinner. But, unfortunately, it wasn’t to my liking. Will I ever use this recipe again? […]

How to Make Little Upgrades to Your Personality

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Thursday, August 12th, 2021

How to Make Little Upgrades to Your Personality

Until quite recently, it was believed that personality is permanent. William James, the renowned Harvard psychologist, wrote in 1890 that personality was “set in plaster” by early adulthood. And, that belief stuck until rather recently. According to one study, we all have the ability to shape our own character. Though, you probably don’t need too […]

A Few More Work From Home Solutions to Try

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Saturday, June 26th, 2021

A Few More Work From Home Solutions to Try

At this point, I’m sure that you’ve become accustomed to working from home. You’ve probably even had to come up with creative ways to stay connected with your team remotely. Of course, we are all on our way with the COVID-19 vaccine — but for some of us — work from home has become the […]

9 Ways to Combat Burnout

Productivity

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

9 Ways to Combat Burnout

Burnout isn’t a new phenomenon. In the wake of the pandemic, however, it’s become a completely different beast. Since the beginning of COVID-19, we’ve been through a lot. If you’ve been furloughed, had to close a business, or lost a loved one more so than others. Still, it’s been a hectic year filled with anxiety, stress, […]

9 Ways to Spring Clean Your Calendar

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Thursday, March 18th, 2021

9 Ways to Spring Clean Your Calendar

If the weather, daylight saving time, and your March calendar haven’t clued you in, spring has sprung. And, that means that it’s time to embark on the long tradition of spring cleaning. During this season of renewal, however, don’t just declutter your home and workspace. Also, spruce up your calendar. When you do, you’ll not […]

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