Self-published authors have a pretty steep learning curve if they want to joint the ranks of the bestsellers. And I'm not talking about the Amazon bestsellers, I'm talking about the New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Not an easy feat. It also doesn't happen for everyone. Authors can bust their tails for years and years, writing book after book and never make…Continue
Added by Kristen Luciani on July 29, 2015 at 8:36pm — No Comments
Thought provoking reflections on life.
This story begins in Arkansas with the nine-year-old Michael, and his younger brother, abandoned by their father, living with their strict grandmother who regularly beats them. The family attend church regularly, he discovers at a young age, he has a gift for playing the organ and it is the beginning of a lifelong love of music.
Magnificent Monday - it is magnificent to not let them see you sweat at an industry conference.
Each Monday throughout the month of October, will be dealing with the topic - "Never let them see you sweat." I will be writing about a variety to situations that tend to make one nervous and how and why you need to keep your "sweat" aka fear and nervousness…
Added by Janeane Davis on October 1, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments
Finally! Our representatives have grown a pair and have drawn a line in the sand against the fast food industry, on our behalf. In a nearly unanimous vote by city officials, fast food operators in San Francisco can no longer give away toys in kid's meals, unless they meet certain standards...much higher than what these restaurants…Continue
Added by Keri Pugh on November 3, 2010 at 12:34pm — No Comments
It is the time in the break room where another unappreciated woman of industry must be saluted. We have already taken our hats off in August for the lady who refills the sunflower seed bucket at the salad bar and in September for the woman who highlights receipts at Wal-Mart. Now that it…Continue
Added by Kelley Nettles on October 22, 2010 at 9:54am — No Comments
I love my local dollar stores. It’s one of my favorite places to shop when I want to reward my sons inexpensively and have fun in the process. My husband often calls me the “queen of the deals” because saving money always gives me an adrenaline rush. So imagine the rush I felt when I discovered that dollar stores now sell pregnancy tests and are giving name-brand competitors a run for their money.
Added by Dr. Linda Burke-Galloway on December 29, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments