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Shelf life

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

We all know the dangers of leaving leftovers linger deep within the fridge – and who really enjoys exorcising yet another “science experiment” in a plastic container? But people do wonder – do I be careful about what’s lurking in my liquor cabinet? Especially the stuff already opened? It’s a good question. Fortunately, according to Foxnews.com, it’s not all that complicated. 1) Hard liquor – including whiskey, vodka, tequila, and [...]

Is NOW the time to start a business?

By |June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Ever had that entrepreneurial itch? Felt the need to be your own boss? Tired of the daily grind and ready to strike out on your own? I know – it sounds crazy that during challenging times people would even think of starting a business. But the funny thing is, times of uncertainty are often the very BEST moment to pull out that old business plan gathering dust. A recent [...]

3 ways your kids can teach you to sell

By |June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Who likes sales? It’s a rare business owner who’ll step forward to state without hesitation that “sales” is the favorite aspect of the job.  The trouble is, the ability to sell is probably the essential factor to success – and not just for entrepreneurs. Making the sale is part of every person’s life, whether it’s hitting up the boss for a raise or simply getting your neighbor to cough up their share [...]

The trials of Silence Dogood

By |June 20th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Long ago, back before the Kardashians stole center stage with their escapades, a woman named Silence Dogood caught the fancy of the citizens of Boston. Never spotted in public, her fame grew as a result of 14 mysterious letters dropped off on the doorstep of the New-England Courant in 1722. In these letters, Ms. Dogood – a middle-aged widow – satirized many of the local customs of colonial America [...]

Looking Good in the Neighborhood

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

With the exponential increase in virtual meetings using videoconferencing software, a new problem has emerged… How do you look and sound your very best on-camera online? Most of us have zero experience or expertise in using video cameras. But now, as you click from meeting to meeting throughout the day, it’s clear that even the most photogenic could use a few pointers. Here are a couple of tips (courtesy [...]

When a virus comes along, you must whip it

By |June 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

I’m a sucker for goofy music and musicians – and one of my favorite weirdo bands from the 1980s was Devo. With their oddball hats, one-piece jumpsuits, and practically catatonic lyrics, they achieved national fame after an appearance on Saturday Night Live. Performing one week after the Rolling Stones did their thing, Devo wowed the crowd with their cover version of “I Can’t Get No Satisfaction.” The band had [...]

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