Recent posts related to

Productivity

Recent posts related to

Productivity

Defeating Info Overload: Read to Succeed

By Mark Morgan Ford | 05/4/2009

The average American adult reads about 150 words a minute. At that rate, a 500-page book would take 24 hours to finish. If you had two hours a day to devote to it, you could read a book every two weeks.

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Does Being “Slightly” Overweight Matter?

By Jon Benson | 05/4/2009

In the 2008 Physician’s Health Study, researchers tracked 21,094 male doctors for two decades. They found that even those who were only modestly overweight had a higher risk for heart disease, and the risk grew along with the amount of extra weight.

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7,000 Points to Go, and That’s the Good News

By Steve McDonald | 05/4/2009

For months, my colleagues and I at ETR’s sister newsletter, Investor’s Daily Edge, have been pounding the table about how this market is a stock picker’s dream. We have said things like, “Millionaires are made at this point in the market cycle,” “Stocks are really cheap,” and “Build a bulletproof portfolio now.” But most people can only hear the doom and gloom news, and it always ends up costing them money.

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How to Build a Recession-Proof Stream of Income

By George Dahir | 05/4/2009

Even in tough times, opportunities present themselves… if you look in the right places. One of the best ways to build a recession-proof income? Become an affiliate marketer.

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Twit World

By John Carlton | 05/2/2009

The topic of social media came up recently in my coaching program (the Radio Rant). People are understandably baffled by the cornucopia of ways available to gossip and reach out to touch other people.

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Online Marketing in 3 Steps

By Howie Jacobson | 04/29/2009

Find a problem. Solve it. And charge people for the solution. If you’re wondering why your online business isn’t doing better, put it through this three-part marketing audit. • Have you found a problem? A problem that matters to people? To enough people?

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In-Home or in the Gym?

By Jon Benson | 04/29/2009

I am frequently asked: “Jon, can I work out in my home or do I have to go to a gym?” The answer: You don’t have to go to a gym. You can work out in your home – with little to no equipment – and make very good progress. Here’s how…

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2 Strategies Perfect for Today’s Market

By Jon Herring | 04/29/2009

For decades, stock market participants have been led to believe that “investing” is safe… while “trading” is risky. But the way most people “invest” is about the riskiest way you could possibly manage your money. The prevailing advice has been something like this:

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Marketing Wisdom in a 1970s Hit Song

By Rich Schefren | 04/28/2009

“Just like me… they long to be… close to you…”
Okay, okay. You probably think ol’ Rich has fallen off his rocker this time, but hear me out… Because there’s a whole lot of wisdom in that one line from the Carpenters’ 1970 smash hit. And it has absolutely nothing to do with birds suddenly appearing every time you are near….

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Say Goodbye to Weekend Weight Gain

By Craig Ballantyne | 04/28/2009

Sleeping in… Barbecues… Dinners out with friends. Weekends can be rough! At least, as far as your body is concerned. But it’s easy to prevent weekend weight gain. Just make sure you work out regularly. (Doing it early in the day is best, and you’ll get a more powerful workout if you combine short-burst exercises with multi-muscle techniques.) And watch what you eat. http://www.earlytorise.com/2009/04/25/dont-work-too-hard.html#brief2

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The Danger of Pursuing Passive Income

By Julie Broad | 04/28/2009

Real estate investing has given my husband and me a great deal of freedom to do what we want with our lives. Whether we decide to putter around the yard, go mountain biking, or focus on our Internet business, we are making money from our properties. Many would say we’re earning passive income, but we no longer do.

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Working for the Tip

By Suzanne Richardson | 04/28/2009

It must be the only hotel in New York City, nay, the world, that doesn’t have automatic doors.
But wait! It does have a doorman. Seems friendly enough when you pull up in a cab. Offers to take your bag.
But if you dare to reject his offer to carry your bag into the lobby… he lets you get the door yourself.

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