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Fight, flight, freeze or flow – how our brains keep us from focusing

Fight, flight, freeze or flow – how our brains keep us from focusing

I’ve always been a night owl. Hands down, my favorite part of the day is the quiet hours between 10pm and 2am. It’s not that I don’t enjoy work or love spending time with my family, I do. But when the world quiets down, dishes are washed, lunches are packed and the family is down […]

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5 Zenful Tips For Working From Home

By Emily Belcher While most people have far more positive’s than negative’s when comparing their work at home life versus their previous traditional jobs, there are still those moments when life seemed so much easier on the outside. Many people face new obstacles that they are challenged with that could be helped with creating a […]

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Side Hustle 101: How to Make Bank Online

By Anum Yoon The Web is ripe with opportunities to turn your talents or hobbies into profit. For many online work opportunities, all one needs is spare time and a willingness to work. Although the positions below may not rival full-time positions in terms of immediate salary, they can serve as excellent side jobs that […]

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Earn More Money From Your Direct Sales Business

By Deb Bixler Have you heard the phrase “Consistent Activity = Consistent Income”? It’s fairly simple yet has far reaching implications … Let’s ask the question, consistent at what? Does consistently making customer service calls equal consistent income? Does consistently working your business equal consistent income? Yes, we all understand that this phrase means we have […]

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How to Make Money as a Retiree – Interview with Carolyn Wainscott

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your entrepreneurial journey. I am a 75 year old widow of 3 years after 55 years of marriage whose main focus in life has been my family and homemaking. I love designing, creating, and repurposing. I was very involved with my children and their activities, then my […]

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Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Boost your writing efficiency by stepping back from the keyboard

Living a quantified life is all about numbers. Regardless of our passions, hobbies or professions, we can generally find some metric by which to measure our performance. For a writer, (luckily?) the metric is crushingly obvious and never nearly as high as we’d like. For writers, word count is king. While it’s nice to have […]

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How to Become a Successful Party Plan Consultant

By Angie Nelson You’ve just signed up as a party plan independent consultant and you’re excited and eager to get going on what you hope will be a lucrative career in direct selling. You’re impressed by the business plan and believe in the income potential that could be yours in exchange for hard work and […]

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Social Pressure vs. Commitment Devices – which helps more for making changes?

Social Pressure vs

It’s good to have goals, and finding things that we want to do or accomplish is easy. Actually succeeding at our goals is the tricky part. Should we make our ambitions public? What tools, tips or tricks can help us to follow through on commitments when we make them? And which ones work the best? These […]

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Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

Come Join us at the Quantified Self 2015 Conference!

We’re excited to be sponsoring the Quantified Self 2015 Conference & Expo, June 18-20 in San Francisco. If you haven’t been to a QS Conference before, they’re awesome (more on that below). This year, we’re doing a collaborative data tracking project that should be a lot of fun. Basically, we’re exploring the combined digital activities for people who […]

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The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

The data is in, I’m a distracted driver.

I have a confession to make, and it’s not easy. I’ve been driving like a jerk. I just found out and I feel horrible about it. I don’t speed. I don’t tailgate. I don’t run red lights. At least, not that I’m aware of. The problem is I’m distracted by my phone… a lot…  and […]

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Now That You Quit, Here Is how To Make Money From Home

Dot Com Lunch – The Giant Squid Edition

Dot Com Lunch – The Giant Squid Edition

I’m back in the OC, and that means it’s time once again for the Dot Com Lunch! After spending almost a month in Asia, it’s great to be back in sunny southern California. The weather was a perfect 74F with no humidity (just the way I like it). We had nice turn out of ten people making it to this […]

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #19 – Website Footer

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #19 – Website Footer

I can keep going on about website engagement because I have tried almost everything possible. The 37 elements I’m mentioning within this series are the top factors that I have tested and proven along the way. Today, I’d like to discuss your website footer and how it plays an important role in user engagement. There is a reason almost all […]

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The Case for Being Yourself Online

The Case for Being Yourself Online

We’ve already discussed some of the reasons why you may want to create an online persona for your Internet marketing and professional blogging efforts. There are certainly arguments to be made for wanting to maintain your anonymity on the Internet. Today, let’s take a look at the flip side to the argument, exploring why you may just want to be […]

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The Most Expensive Place In The World To Buy A Car

The Most Expensive Place In The World To Buy A Car

Just when I thought I was getting over the sticker shock of prices in Singapore ($19.99 for a pound of BC Cherries!), I got completely knocked to the floor when I found out my Jaguar F Type cost $550,000 here! Even if I was willing to pay $550K, I still wouldn’t be able to buy it. Before I can buy […]

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37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #18 – Be a Hater…LOL

37 Elements of Effective User Engagement #18 – Be a Hater…LOL

As I go through my series, you’re going to be learning a lot of ideas and some will sound strange at first, but later on, they’ll resonate with you. In Part 18, I’ll be looking at how starting a debate online is great for user engagement because you are going against the norm of internet marketing. Many bloggers have made […]

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The 57th floor SkyPark Infinite Pool at Marina Bay Sands

The 57th floor SkyPark Infinite Pool at Marina Bay Sands

Hello from Singapore! We left Kuala Lumpur this afternoon, and landed safe and sound an hour later in the most livable city in Asia (if you’re rich). Singapore has the world’s highest percentage of millionaires, with one out of every six households having at least one million US dollars in disposable wealth. This excludes property, businesses, and luxury goods, which […]

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Dining at Malaysia’s First 3 Michelin Star Chef Pop-Up Restaurant

Dining at Malaysia’s First 3 Michelin Star Chef Pop-Up Restaurant

During my stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur, I had an opportunity to dine at Aziamendi 88. This is a pop-up restaurant by 3 Michelin Star Chef Eneko Atxa. The 88 in Aziamendi 88 stands for the number of days the restaurant will be up. It opened on July 22, and will serve its final meal on October […]

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More Photos from Kuala Lumpur

More Photos from Kuala Lumpur

We have been having a great time exploring Kuala Lumpur. It just so happens that one of the Sally’s school friends is from Malaysia, and spends his summers in KL. His family has been showing us around the city. Kuala Lumpur is a very interesting city. It’s like a melting pot of the east and middle east. The great thing […]

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Platinum Mastermind Farewell Dinner & Best Video Award

Platinum Mastermind Farewell Dinner & Best Video Award

The MOBE Platinum Mastermind closed in Kota Kinabalu with a farewell dinner party and award for best attendee created video (won by yours truly). The farewell gala started with cocktails on the resort grounds, where we were treated to some hot entertainment from a bunch of fire dancers. After the fire dance, we were escorted to the grand ballroom for […]

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10 Brand Building Guest Blogging Tips – Part 2

10 Brand Building Guest Blogging Tips – Part 2

Thanks for joining me for Part 2 of my series and hopefully you had a chance to go over Part 1. I have been discussing guest blogging tips and what I’ve learned in the past from experience. I believe guest blogging is one of the best ways to build engagement and should be something practiced by every blogger. However, this […]

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