April 23rd, 2014
The wedding and the events leading up to the ceremony are
steeped in ancient traditions. Choosing the month and day of a
bride's wedding were considered as one of the most important
decisions. Many followed this rhyme when choosing their wedding
Marry when the year is new, he'll be loving, kind and true. When
February birds do mate, you wed nor dread your fate. If you wed
when March winds blow, joy and sorrow both you'll know. Marry in
April when you can, joy for maiden and for man. ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 22nd, 2014
Increase your motivation to improve your time management.
Provide yourself with more time for family, fun and recreation.
Transposing your success of managing your business activities
over to your non-business life can reap surprising rewards.
Someone once said, 'kindness will go a long way when it should
stay at home.' The same can be said of time management methods.
Time with your family requires effective time management. When
there are more than one loved one in your family circle, ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 21st, 2014
Where are you on the life satisfaction scale? Are you feeling
that you have finally arrived at the destiny you have been
working so hard for all of your life? Do you feel like you are
energetically pursuing your calling and God's plan for your
life? Or are you more in the camp that things are going okay on
a day to day basis? Neither passion or peace have come knocking
in a while. Now that you think about it, more accurately you are
just getting by!
To get a true feel for where you are in your ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 20th, 2014
Venus Williams's recent Wimbledon win has a real lesson for
entrepreneurs. She lost the first match, won the second match,
and was losing the third 2 ' 5. It did not look good for Venus.
But she did not give up. She fought on, stayed focus. And in the
end, while playing the longest final in Wimbledon history, was
So what does this mean for us entrepreneurs? The answer is very
simple. Do not give up. Even when it appears that you are losing
the game, you can still win the match. I ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 19th, 2014
If you've got a dream, you need support -- and a great way to do
that is with a VA or virtual assistant, which is an assistant
who works for you hourly from afar by web, email and telephone.
But how do you find the one that's right for you? After hiring
several ' some of whom were great, some of whom were not ' I've
learned a thing or two about this process. My own VA, Lorraine
Carol, has joined me in summarizing this list based on her
experience as well.
Here's what we've determined will best ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 18th, 2014
If you're daydreaming about having your own website and you're
reasonably new to the world of computers and the internet, there
are a few basic things you really should consider first.
I've listed 10 baby steps to take first that could possibly save
you a world grief. Only wish I'd known it first!
Firstly, before writing anything down, ask yourself the
following questions. It will give you a clearer idea of what
your website is all about and open the doorway to possibilities
that you may not ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 17th, 2014
Time and friendship are among the most desired jewels of life.
To build true friendships, to sort out people who will prove
disappointing, you need time; but time is precisely what you are
short of. Take the short cut and avoid disappointment: make foes!
There are few desires (if any) stronger than the deep wish to be
liked. The first time you realized that not everybody liked you,
it was a shock. For most of us it was the first lesson we
learned at school, and we needed time to accept it. As ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 16th, 2014
Do you wish you could work less and play more? Are you so stuck
in the rut you can't see a way out? Have you ever said I wish I
had more time for me?
Well there is hope. First of all you have to be aware of your
situation, have a strong desire to change and then take action.
Jackie's Story Jackie is 31 yrs of age and the Business
Development Manager for an insurance company.
She always arrived at work at 8.00 a.m. and never left the
office before 6.30 p.m. most nights. She bemoaned the fact ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 15th, 2014
Sales Require You Get Your Foot in the Door By Kathleen Gage
If you are in sales and/or marketing you know one of the most
challenging aspects of what you do is getting in front of
prospects. Prospects and clients are bombarded constantly with
items that promote, market, or advertise what people do. So we
sell, buy, receive, file, or throw away items that we're just
not sure what to do with. Millions of dollars in advertising and
promotions end up in the trash, completely ineffective ...Read the rest of this entry »
April 14th, 2014
Every year I watch as advertisers begin to promote their
products for the Holiday Period. For retail this is their
busiest time and sales usually make or break a company's year.
I'm not here to play scrooge, I would however like people to
think a little about what the holidays are really about.
Perhaps it's me getting a year older and wiser, but as I look
around at the world it really makes me understand that our time
on this earth isn't a long one and that we should make the most
of our time. ...Read the rest of this entry »