Recent posts related to


Recent posts related to


The Parable of the Talents

By Brian Tracy | 01/10/2009

Why do some people retire rich and most people retire poor? This question has fascinated philosophers, mystics, and teachers throughout the ages. There have been so many men and women – hundreds or thousands, maybe even millions – who started with nothing and became financially independent that people are naturally curious to know why it happened and if there are common rules or principles that others can apply to become wealthy as well.


Measuring Social Media

By Wendy Montes de Oca | 01/9/2009

If you’re an online marketer or publisher, chances are you’re well aware of the power of social media optimization (SMO). If you’re new to the world of Internet marketing, you’ll be interested to know that this breakthrough method is a truly inexpensive (practically free) way to create buzz about your products, increase traffic to your site, build trust about your company, and boost your sales.


Rental Real Estate 101: The Ultimate Real Estate Match Up

By Julie Broad | 01/9/2009

Renting out your real estate properties is a great way to make money – in almost any market. But if you’re just starting out, there are some pitfalls you need to be aware of. One of the costliest is tenant turnover.


Here’s a Good Idea (If You Want to Bankrupt Your Business)

By Charlie Byrne | 01/8/2009

No wonder the U.S Postal Service is in serious trouble. They apparently think having too many eager new customers is a problem!

Let me explain…

On a recent trip to a small town in Maine, I stopped at the local post office


The Karma Question

By Robert Ringer | 01/8/2009

Since his sentencing in December, I’ve thought long and hard before chiming in on the latest O.J. saga. Given that everyone is now pretty much in agreement on the character of this psychopathic primate, I’m not interested in getting in a few “me too” jabs.


Reduce AGEs With This B Vitamin

By Kelley Herring | 01/7/2009

I’ve written before about AGEs (Advanced Glycation End products) – a class of toxins linked with inflammation, insulin resistance, diabetes, vascular and kidney disease, and Alzheimer’s. One way you can protect against them is by being mindful of the way you cook your food.


The Absolute Worst Place for Your Business

By Suzanne Richardson | 01/7/2009

The 113 miles of Highway 87 between Great Falls and Havre in Montana is desolate. A half-dozen or so tiny towns have cropped up in places. But mostly there’s just the two-lane road, vast expanses of prairie, and the enormous canopy of sky.


Read This Now, or the Puppy Gets It

By John Forde | 01/7/2009

Years ago, National Lampoon ran a cover showing an adorable – but worried – puppy with a revolver held to its head. The headline next to the image read something like, “If you don’t buy this magazine, the puppy gets it.”


Beware of Moving Targets

By Christian Hill | 01/6/2009

The last 12 months has been a bad time in the markets. Very few stocks have avoided the market-wide sell-off. And for a lot of stocks, as a result of their share prices being depressed, one measure of value – dividend yield – could be misleading.


Graphic Design Riches

By Marc Charles | 01/6/2009

Today, I’m going to tell you about one of the hottest rising trends out there – and why you should get in on this opportunity now.

I’m talking about the business of graphic design.


A Technique That Always Works to Win Over the Crowd

By Paul Lawrence | 01/6/2009

Whether it’s speaking to a group of peers at a company meeting, a group of potential clients, or a group of seminar attendees who are there to hear you share your knowledge, being a good public speaker can really pay off.


Is Insomnia Making You Fat?

By Kelley Herring | 01/6/2009

If you’re not getting a good night’s sleep on a regular basis, it may be having a negative effect not only on your energy levels but also on your waistline.

In a study of more than 68,000 women over a…