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The NoteBook2 years ago
Living Your Dream
Creating a life worth living seems to be a theme, a litany, in the underlying subconsciousness of people today. But it's the how of it that's maddening. How do you extricate yourself from the daily gr...
Jasmine Davis2 years ago
Money = Stress
Living paycheck to paycheck is no way for anyone to live. In fact, you won't be living. Instead, you will be like millions of other people, stressed about how you will make it from one week to the nex...
N M2 years ago
Dyslexia - What You Don't Know
Let's start off by stating that I am dyslexic. Many of the sentences I write may or may not make sense, so I do apologise in advance. I will hopefully help people understand that dyslexia isn't just a...
Alexius McCoy2 years ago
How To Budget Successfully
Budgeting is not something you typically learn in school, but it is a life skill that everyone needs to know and master. I will show you how I learned to budget as a kid and how I adapted it to my adu...
The Honest Writer
There are times when a biased spin is appropriate for a piece of writing, times when it is entirely intentional to make a point in favour of one side or another. Other times, a more balanced approach ...
Big Mistakes That You Don't Realize You Are Making
Time and time again, I watch new businesses open and close! It recently dawned on me that there are several "classic" mistakes that business owners are making. I have compiled a short list of tips tha...
Ophelia V.2 years ago
Top 4 Tips for Getting to Know Japanese
Japan is famously one of the top countries for business language-learning. It's even become a television trope not to offend the ever-important Japanese client. It's a daunting task: formal situations...
Adam S2 years ago
How To Resign Gracefully
Resigning from a job, especially one you've had for a while, is a hard process and can be emotionally draining. Sometimes, you just want to get it over with. But at the same time, it is crucial -- esp...
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Dora Bona2 years ago
How to Stay Sane When Your Laptop Stops Working
It’s every busy person’s waking nightmare, potentially causing untold stress and hardship and striking fear into the hearts of even the most resolute. No, it’s not the cancellation of The Walking Dead...
Jude Goodwin2 years ago
Balancing Work and Life
We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own ‘to do’ list. ―First Lady Michelle Obama Many entrepreneurs and small business owners find themselves in a situation where work seems ...
Joshua Evans2 years ago
The Way of the Scribe
All great writing is prophetic. Why? Because most readers don't know exactly what they're looking to read until it's already been written. The Scribe must be tuned into reality at such a scale that th...
Jude Goodwin2 years ago
What the Heck Is a Vector File?
One of the more confusing aspects of the computer world has always been the wide variety of file formats. You create the perfect document and half the people you send it to can’t open it. How frustrat...
Alexius McCoy2 years ago
How to Work from Home and Be Successful
If you are looking into working from home and you aren't sure if you will be able to do it, you have come to the right place. Here's all you need to know about working from home and being the best at ...
Joanna White2 years ago
Questions to Ask Yourself When Planning to Go to College
After you graduate high school, you have one summer left. You celebrate with family or friends, feeling accomplished. You did it! Now comes the hard part: figuring out what you’re going to do for the ...
Alexius McCoy2 years ago
Why Successful People Stay Successful
Every success person I have I ever talked to or read about have one major thing in common... A Success Notebook. This notebook not only holds their thoughts and feelings, but their goals, people they'...
Short On Cash? You Aren't Alone!
Short on cash? Struggling to get by? You are not alone! If you are like most people these days, you are living on a budget. Living within your means can be difficult, which is why most of us have accu...