Mon.May 07, 2012

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7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Triathlon

Dumb Little Man

Triathlons can be intimidating. Fortunately, you don't have to be a genetic freak in order to be able to run your first triathlon. It's okay. Relax.

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How to Boost Morale When Things Are Grim

Eat Your Career

It’s no secret that times are tough. The economic outlook seems to change by the minute and the only thing certain is that things are still uncertain. That’s why I thought this recent question from my free coaching call was worthwhile sharing with others. How can we keep morale up while we are still employed? What a way to go! You go girl!

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One Simple Way to Impress: Do What You Say You'll Do

Dumb Little Man

Over the past week, two people have – independently – thanked me for simply doing what I said I’d do. In a perfect world, we’d take it for granted that people would actually come through on their promises and commitments. You probably know a few people who always talk big, but never come through for you. Maybe they’re constantly running late.

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How to keep your customers from leaving you

Service Untitled

These are the customers that silently move away from you and are welcomed with open-arms by the competition. photo by: Itiro.

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Announcing the DFW Writing Contest Winners

Men With Pens

Entrants fought hard to get into the Damn Fine Words writing course. Some posts were straightforward. Some were thoughtful. Some touched our hearts.

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The Longevity Economy and the MetLife Mature Market Institute

Small Business Labs

baby boomers and seniors.   We were introduced to the MMI at the Boomer Summit.  It's also FREE.   Baby Boomers

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Thinking of ditching 1ShoppingCart … read this first

Office Organization Success

I’ve seen quite a few discussions on Facebook over the last week or so about 1ShoppingCart’s price increase; the main topic being that they’ve put their prices up by 30%. A lot of the posts I’ve been reading have been about users unhappy with this price increase and so are looking for a new provider. General Biz

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Top 5 Tips for London 2012

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. The London Olympics are expected to cause travel chaos for small businesses and the general public this Summer. Make sure that all your vital journeys are well planned in advance and that…

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Want Great Clients? First Own Your Brilliance!

Virtual Moxie

Yesterday's Moxie Tip sent a flurry of email to my Inbox. Here's more on the topic. When you wake up in the morning and head into your office (or whatever space you’re working from), what attitude do you take with you? Are you clear about who you are, what you do, and that you create wonderful value for your clients? What’s enough, anyway? Own it.

How to Connect With Your Audience

Ian's Messy Desk

Communication works best in an active, not a passive environment. If you want to get your message across to your audience members, you have to connect with them. Interaction is a continuous way to get feedback on how well your content is understood. It also gives listeners a chance to contribute their experience to the learning process.

5 Sneaky Productivity Sappers

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. We all want to be on the top of our game. Worry. cant find the checkbook. What if I lost it?

A New Service for Solopreneurs: Listening

The Solopreneur Life

T hrough working with solopreneurs and being a solopreneur, I’ve learned that sometimes — oftentimes! — we need a person who will listen, a person who understands this wacky, wonderful life we’ve chosen. Oftentimes we don’t need advice. We don’t need coaching. We don’t want criticism. Listening? Central.

Are You Stuck in Your Story?

Virtual Moxie

When I stop to think about it, I find it pretty darn amazing that any of us are adults--alive and reading this. Then heap onto that our stories—you know, the ones we tell ourselves about ourselves, like: I’m too fat to go to the pool. I’m broke. That won’t work. have ADD and I’ll just forget to use that tool. My kids hate me--I'm a horrible mother.

How do You Like Your Tips?

Virtual Moxie

Hi, gang :). I've been doing the daily Moxie Tips now since my birthday last July , and I've gotten feedback from people who love getting a "bite" of Moxie every day, and from others who wish I didn't send one every day. So I thought I'd ask you if you would please take a quick, one-question survey on the matter, to give me a more complete snapshot.

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