Tue.Feb 14, 2012

Why Effort Isn’t Enough to Reap the Best Rewards (Virtual Book Tour: Cynthia Kocialski)

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we have Cynthia Kocialski here to talk effort and rewards as part of a book tour for her latest book, Out of the Classroom Lessons in Success: How to Prosper Without Being at the Top of The Class. Our regular Open Loop section will appear tomorrow.

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Top Leadership Guru Marshall Goldsmith Offers His Secrets to Success

On The Job

I've been fortunate in my career to talk to a lot of really smart people. People who are not only really smart, but nice. Willing to share what they know, no matter how successful they become.

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10 Experiential Writing Prompts

Daily Writing Tips

Write about what you know — that’s one of the fundamental nuggets of wisdom for writers. But I don’t know anything worth writing about!” you protest. You don’t? Anything is worth writing about if the writer finds something engaging about the subject. Try these writing exercises based on firsthand observation: 1. Read the titles of books you own or those at the library or a bookstore. Create a story based on one or more titles or words therein.

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The U.S. Energy Boom is a Game Changer

Small Business Labs

One of the biggest shifts going on right now is the U.S. oil and gas boom. Domestic oil output is the highest in eight years.  Natural gas production is also booming and prices are falling.  A  recent Bloomberg article  suggests the U.S.

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25 Subordinating Conjunctions

Daily Writing Tips

If you’re having trouble developing sentences with sufficient variety to keep your writing fresh, take a ride on A WHITE BUS. No, I’m not shouting at you; A WHITE BUS is a mnemonic initialism that reminds you about a set of conjunctions with which you can begin dependent clauses. (A A dependent clause is a phrase that must be attached to an independent clause — a series of words that can stand on its own as a sentence — to make grammatical sense.)

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Free Q & A today: Feb 14 @ 3 pm eastern

Job Advice Blog

Entertaining, empowering, no BS answers to your questions based on 22 years of working with hiring authorities. You’ll find them addicting – many of the same people attend whether they have questions or not. Recording always provided. Register at www.AskFindthePerfectJob.com Thank you for providing the Q&A sessions and the recording. This was my second Q [.]. Career Coaching by Judi Perkins

Moxie Tip 118: Get to Know Copyright Law

Virtual Moxie

We've been living in a time where people have shared a little too freely--especially what hasn't been theirs to share. It's easy to do, when all around people are modeling that free sharing. But it's not right. And it's not legal. And we could be moving toward a time when copyright protection once again becomes the big deal it was always meant to be. So do yourself a favor and learn about copyright law. I'm not suggesting you know it inside and out, but that you're conversant.