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Productivity

Recent posts related to

Productivity

Don’t Let Your Ego Kill Your Success

By Paul Lawrence | 05/26/2009

There’s a new gal in my sketch comedy group. She’s smart, clever… and will probably not last 90 days.

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2 Ways to Slash Your Risk of Breast Cancer

By Kelley Herring | 05/26/2009

Breast cancer is a frightening specter for any woman, but you can take steps to prevent it by making simple lifestyle modifications. Getting enough sun and enough sleep helps. So does limiting the toxins you take in and increasing the antioxidants in your diet.

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Building Brands, Starting Religions

By Mark Morgan Ford | 05/25/2009

You can sell your products, build your brand… or start a religion. It’s a very clever and useful distinction, one that every businessperson should understand.

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Simple Diet Secrets for More Energy and Fat Loss

By Craig Ballantyne | 05/25/2009

One of the main reasons men and women fail with their diets is a lack of education about what – and how much – to eat. And it doesn’t take much to get yourself up to speed.

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How to Defeat a Sneaky Enemy of Good Writing

By Suzanne Richardson | 05/25/2009

One of the biggest enemies of fine writing? The verb “to be.” In all its tenses, this verb can leach the impact out of almost any sentence. It sometimes seems impossible to avoid, but you need to seek it out and destroy it with a vengeance.

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Sell in May and Go Away?

By Ted Peroulakis | 05/25/2009

A common saying on Wall Street is “Sell in May and Go Away” – meaning May’s a good time to sell your stocks and take a vacation from trading because the stock market is going to drop in the summer months.

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Cancer Causers and Fighters in Your Diet

By Kelley Herring | 05/23/2009

The foods you eat can make you overweight and prone to disease. But they can also help you stay lean and trim… and keep serious health problems at bay.

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The Secret Code of Success

By Noah St. John | 05/23/2009

I had just gotten off the stage at a major marketing conference when the founder of a nationally known software company (you’ve seen their commercials on TV) came up and said something that stopped me in my tracks:

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The Worst Quarter Ever

By Andrew Gordon | 05/23/2009

The earning season is drawing to an end. But even before it began, we already knew that a lot of companies were in big trouble. Their dividends told us.

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Confusables Redux

By Don Hauptman | 05/23/2009

I never run out of examples of word pairs that are commonly confused.

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Just Say No to Sweet Poison

By Melanie Segala | 05/22/2009

As bad as too much sugar is for you, its cousin is even worse. I’m speaking, of course, about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), the sugary goo that’s been added to soft drinks, salad dressings, cakes, cookies, and cereals for over 30 years. The darling of food manufacturers everywhere, HFCS made its debut as the ideal solution for extending the shelf life and reducing the cost of producing commercially sweetened foods.

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When Working on Your Business… Isn’t Actually Working

By Jason Holland | 05/22/2009

When starting a small business, your first steps should be researching your target market, developing a marketing plan, and testing offers. In other words, taking action to turn your business idea into a real business by making sure you can sell your products at a profit.

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