Life area: Career

10 Ways to be More Green at Work

04 Dec, 2014 0 comments All life areas

It may seem like being green at work is completely up to where you work and what your employers are willing to do. While it is great to talk to your boss and start a recycling initiative or green awareness program, we’re going to focus on what things you can do as an individual, whether or not your boss is on board with going green. Here are 10 quick and easy tips for being more green at work.

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Things Successful People Do

16 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Success is something we all aspire to achieve in our personal and professional lives. However, not everyone is willing to put in the hard work or has the determination needed to get to the top. Sometimes opportunities for success show up at their doorstep, but because they are too distracted, they miss out on the chance.

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Ergonomics–The Basics

09 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

A field of research called ergonomics has long been associated with the idea of providing tips on how to make the working environment conducive for the human body which has to survive long working hours and stress. The majority of research has gone into the way desk job working conditions can be modified to prevent common complaints such as headaches, tendinitis of the wrist or arm, Sciatica, shoulder pain and lower back pain.

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What it Takes to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

07 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Not everyone with a great, viable business idea goes on to become a successful entrepreneur. The truth is, a degree from some of the best business schools in the world won’t teach you everything you need to know about becoming a successful entrepreneur. Most of those lessons you will learn on your own, or better yet, from other successful entrepreneurs who take you under their wing.

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Job Search Mistakes that Hurt College Grads

02 Oct, 2014 0 comments All life areas

No luck yet, huh? As recent grads, we all have had to go through the process of finding a job; you’re not alone. We are still feeling the effects of the scary economic downturns of the past few years, but things are starting to get better, bit by bit. Employment rates, for one, have been on a steady rise. This means employers are willing to hire again, and graduates have to use the ‘bad economy’ excuse less and less. But as a recent graduate, it also means you have to be on your A-game if you are to land a position at any company because there are still plenty of others just like you, all gunning for limited positions.

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How to Tell People You’re Quitting Normal Life for Location Independence

26 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

The time has come: You’ve saved some cash, made a plan, told your boss that you’re leaving the 9 to 5 and are ready to live abroad in your new, location independent lifestyle. But wait. How do you break the news to your family? To your friends? To people who equate your new lifestyle of choice to that of “dropping out” of the real world? When these people express their concerns, chances are they are coming from a place of real kindness and caring. Maybe they have never imagined that location independence is a real lifestyle choice that exists for thousands of people around the world. And as for what the naysayers, well, they’re just jealous they don’t have the courage to go out and do it for themselves.

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10 Tips for Starting a Location Independent Freelance Career

19 Aug, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Whether you are stuck in a job you hate, looking to break into the job market, or want to experience the freedom of location independence, a freelance business can be a lucrative career that grows with you and can travel with you wherever you go. When you are your own boss, you alone are in charge of your success, and you’re free to work as hard or as little as you choose. Short on cash? Pull an 80-hour week. Want to play hooky from work and spend an afternoon at the beach on the first sunny day of the year? If you’re a freelancer, you can.

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Life advice from 10 wise comedians

22 Jul, 2014 0 comments All life areas

You’ve laughed at their standup and doubled over through their movies, but who would have thought that these funny men and women would be so wise about life? From funny to philosophical, these comedy stars offer their life advice.

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“You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”—Robin Williams

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Writing Advice From The World’s Greatest Writers

17 Jul, 2014 0 comments All life areas

So, you’ve decided to try your hand at writing—maybe you want to be the next best-selling novelist, or for your screenplays to see their day in Hollywood. Maybe you’d like to write your memoir or the biography of a loved one. Here are the words of writing advice that some of the world’s greatest writers have to offer…

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How Couples Can Work From Anywhere

16 Apr, 2014 0 comments All life areas

Do you dream of a life spent working from the shores of a Thai beach or the quaint surroundings of a Mediterranean village? Does it sound exciting to work from anywhere ? Maybe you are an itinerant nomad at heart, but your partner is set in a full time job with the bleary prospects of only two weeks of vacation per year. Contrary to popular belief, being a perpetual vagabond doesn’t mean slipping into the ranks of societal dropouts. Many people live a lifestyle of complete nomadic freedom and have a steady enough income to live out their dreams abroad. If you already ply a trade that is location independent such as as a writer or graphic designer, read no further. But if you and your partner are hankering to step out into the world and willing to attempt new endeavors in order to get those coveted passport stamps, read on for unique ideas that couples can use that will allow them to work from anywhere in the world.

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