Sun.Feb 19, 2012

Simple Ways To Wake Up Ready to Face Your Day

Dumb Little Man

Do you wake up and jump out of bed. or do you linger under the covers, smacking “snooze” on the alarm clock? Do you get a smooth, energizing start to your day. or do you have a mad rush to get everything together before you head out to work? Whether or not you’re a “morning person”, you can improve the first few hours of your day.

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Don’t Be Negative About Negatives

Daily Writing Tips

A site visitor called attention to a sentence in one of my recent posts and asked, because it has two negatives, whether it is grammatically correct. The sentence in question? “In In case you hadn’t heard, I couldn’t care less.”. The reader confused the appearance of two negative words with the concept of the double negative, which is not the same thing.

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Do You Really Care About Good Writing Advice?

Men With Pens

“Could you tell me what I could do better for next time?” ” I hear that question all the time. And by all the time, I mean ALL the time. It’s the invariable response when I have to (sadly) tell someone that their guest post just doesn’t cut it.

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Moxie Tip 121: Who do You Spend Time With?

Virtual Moxie

What you focus on increases. If you want a more prosperous business, spend time with people who don't let the economy--good or stagnant--stand in their way. Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

Adventure or Dread?

Office Dynamics

Happy Monday! Last week I was teaching three full-day workshops in Cincinnati, each day filled with different topics. One day we were talking about self-management vs. stress management. While the group and I always discuss what things create stress for us at work, this group enlightened me that they are trying to stay abreast of daily changes in their organization. One executive assistant defined their workplace as “frantic.” Her leaders run around in a frantic mode and she feels frantic.