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Don’t Waste Your Breath: How To Fix Your Problems

In this edition of Pet-Peeves-Oh-My-God-Never-Do-This-I-Hate-You, a generic conversation representative of a much bigger problem: Person: “Hi, I have a problem. I didn’t get this email from your company and I couldn...

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Gimme A Break…No, Really. I Need A Break.

This last week, my computer wasn’t operating at work the way it needed to. Software was randomly uninstalled, I had no access to my database, browser windows were closing without reason, and commands were taking at least ...

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What’s On Your Walls? Customize Your Office Design To Your Outlook!

  Right now, I’m sitting in a cafe where nearly everything inside is made of re-purposed bicycle-related things (can you tell I live in Denver?) Everything from the lighting structures and air ventilation to the art ...


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When It’s Time To Let Go

As wise man/recording artist Neil Sedaka once so sagely said, “Breaking up is hard to do.” In my experience, this is the case no matter who or what you may be breaking up with. Particularly if you’re stubborn ...

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The Case Against Multitasking, or How I Learned To Stop Being Distracted and Love Concentration

  Before I go any further, let me make one thing clear: I love technology. No, really. I do. You will never hear me complaining about how Facebook makes us all less connected. I am that person that uses my smartphone for m...

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Say “Yes” to Everything…Opportunity Is Waiting!

After having the same job for 5 years, I realized I wanted out. The direction I thought I was moving in was coming to a grinding halt because of external circumstances and I noticed that I just didn’t like myself all that...


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What Are You Doing This Weekend? (Hint: Don’t Say “Work.”)

  A few years ago, when I was still running a business, I made the naive assumption that nothing in it could function without me. I worked days, nights, weekends, and any other time you could make up in between. My work we...

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An Ode to Working Moms- Infographic

This Sunday, mothers around the world will be celebrated–did you know that Mother’s Day ranks as the third most celebrated holiday in the world, behind Christmas and Easter? Do we know why we’re celebrating? T...

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How To Make Mistakes Like A Pro

You hit “reply all.” Or you had one too many drinks at the office holiday party and behaved inappropriately. Maybe someone pressed the wrong button on a terrible day and you blew up at them. Perhaps you forgot to ma...


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Where Are Women Today, Anyway?

A friend of mine likes to poke fun at me whenever he has the chance. He is a brilliant mind, and we engage in pretty intense debates…we tend to agree on most things, but when we don’t, he likes to say, “Daniel...