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  • How to Protect Your Eyes From Prolonged Computer Strain at Work

    You've been working nonstop for a few hours and you start feeling that all too familiar sting and tiredness in your eyes. This happens because our eyes aren't meant to stare at one thing close up for long; our eyes are adapted for hunting and spotting food from far away.

    With the...

  • 5 Ways to Design a More Productive Work Environment at Home

    One benefit of the down economy and miserable hiring climate is more and more people taking the opportunity to go out on their own as an entrepreneur. Sure, it's difficult getting any business off the ground, but managing your own schedule and working on projects you are truly passionate about...

  • The five characteristics of successful women

    Dear Reader,

    Success doesn’t have to be elusive but it takes work and commitment. I thought I’d share one of our most popular blog posts—The five characteristics of successful women.  The post offers a roadmap for plotting a course to reach our goals and reap the...

  • Declutter your to-do list and become more productive

    Sometimes you just have to admit you can’t do it all.  It happens especially when our to-do list creeps onto a second page and continually nags us about all the undone things in our lives. 

    The outcome:  we can feel paralyzed; nothing gets done. 

    The first step is to focus on...

  • Effects of Poor Lighting on Employee Productivity

    Perhaps you've heard of a little phenomenon called the Hawthorne effect. Based on a series of studies conducted at the Hawthorne Works factory in the 1920s and '30s, it was initially concluded that levels of lighting had the ability to affect worker productivity. Of course, it was later...

  • You Can't Do It All: Productivity suggestions for life and work, by Miracle Maids

    Sometimes you just have to admit you can’t do it all. It happens especially when our to-do list creeps onto a second page and threatens to become a novella about all the undone things in our lives.

    The outcome: many times we feel paralyzed and nothing gets done.

    The first...

  • Top 5 Life and Time Management Tips for Busy Women

    As women we tend to believe that we can have it all; kids, career, a beautiful house, healthy and fulfilling relationships, and a perfect life all around. Right? Unfortunately, it rarely works out that way. No matter how good your intentions are, there simply aren't enough hours (or energy...

  • How to Stay Focused at Work When You Are Going Through a Divorce

    One of the absolute hardest things for anyone to go through is heartbreak, and if it's by way of a divorce, that makes it just that much more difficult.

    One day, you're standing before a minister (or a judge) to pledge your undying love to your spouse and then months or years later,...

  • 5 Ways to Make your Weekends Productive

    The sun assaults your eyes as it makes its way into the room through the tiny slits in your horizontal blinds. You roll over in your oh-so-soft bed and look at the clock. It reads noon. You roll back over and pull a pillow atop your face to block out the troublesome light.

    If...

  • Productivity Apps on the Windows Phone

    I've been using my Windows Phone for the last month on an AT&T plan and I think I've finally settled on how I want the layout to be: it's now juuuuusssst right, including my colors, ring tones, and the order of the first "landing screen" and my most frequently-used tiles, which are:

    ...

  • Talk Money for Relationship Success

    Money is an important tool to survive in America, and it is one of the top reasons for divorce and/or separation of couples. Money is a support system, and indeed can be seen as a form of trust, respect, and responsibility. It's well known that people are often judged by the way they handle...

  • Following your Roadmap to Success

    When you're on the path towards a successful outcome, in whatever endeavor you're attempting, it's easiest to follow a roadmap, isn't it?

    In some cases, there are tried-and-true methods to assist you in achieving your goals. In other cases, everything is new and you,...

  • Hearty, Easy 5-Minute Meals

    I’d like to share with you some of my hearty, easy 5-minute meals that I love to prepare when I’m in the middle of a busy day.

    Prep ingredients before the week starts and have everything ready for your meals: just assemble and go.

    Lola's Fruit Salad
    My...

  • Growth Doesn’t Have to Equal Inefficiency

    Expanding your business is like a dream come true.  It’s more than you could have hoped for when you started out in a run-down building with patched walls and bars on the window (all you could afford).  Now you’ve got the money to move into a bigger space in a better section of town, hire...

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  • The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

    For many decades now, women have enjoyed the relative freedom of employment outside the home. And although there are still advances to be made (in terms of busting up the boys club, breaking the glass ceiling, and earning equal wages), with enough determination, women can participate in...

  • Some Assembly Required: A Networking Guide for Women

    Marny is an experienced author, and is releasing her first book, Some Assembly Required: A Networking Guide for Women. co-authored with fellow networking expert Thom Singer. The book, published by New Year Publishing (August of 2008) provides women with:

    - insight on how networking is...

  • What is Your Personal Mission Statement?

    It's time for us to reassess where you are in terms of your overall sense of purpose and mission. If you are in business or thinking of starting up a business, now is an excellent time to incorporate your personal values statement into the inner workings of your business....

  • 5 Quick Ways to make Money for the Holidays

     I've been thinking about easy ways to make money for the holidays, and here are some tips that may work for you starting right now:

    5) Post your unwanted items for sale on Craigslist or Ebay

    You probably have a closet full (or maybe even a roomful or...

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