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Commit to Taking the Job Search Seriously By Updating Your Resume

It is wonderful to commit to taking the job search seriously by updating your resume. Over the course of the past twenty years, the ways we look for jobs have changed a great deal. One upon a time, we looked for jobs in the newspaper columns. It was common to see people dressed up and going into town on commuter trains with the classified section of the paper on their laps with various advertisements for positions circled. Today, people are increasingly looking online for jobs with Craig's…

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Added by Janeane Davis on July 12, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Commit to Take Action Now With An Accountability Group

It is magnificent to make a commitment to take action now with the help of an accountability group. There are certain times on the calendar when people turn to goal setting, goal planning and resolving to do better. The times are predictable:

  • The beginning of a new year
  • The beginning of each new season
  • The start of each new quarter of the calendar
  • The midway point of the year

 At these times, books on self-help, goal…

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Added by Janeane Davis on July 12, 2013 at 12:06pm — No Comments

When It Comes to Technology Be A Belt And Suspenders Girl

It is wonderful to use your technology to keep all your information easily accessible even in the event of disaster. Recently I was speaking with a woman who was upset because she lost all her contacts and photographs when she lost her cellular phone. I felt sorry for her and reminded myself I must continue to duplicate my data. Once upon a time, we stored all our information on paper. We had originals that we saved in safe and secure storage…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 10, 2013 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Solve the Problem In Your Own Time

It is terrific to learn that life will get better even though the it may take time. The modern world in which we live often moves quickly from one event to the next. However, some of the most important things in life have to be lived, dealt with and handled slowly, carefully and cannot be rushed. I have learned over the course of time that when a big problem or bad situation happens there are several steps that I go through:

  • the…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 9, 2013 at 8:23pm — No Comments

What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Anyway?

You can find serenity in learning that even if you do have a problem, there is always a solution. When a person experiences a serious, traumatic event, she should be prepared to have many people tell her that she that  she will suffer from post traumatic stress syndrome.  When two of my children and I were struck by a hit and run truck driver recently my husband joined the chorus of people telling me to watch out and that I was suffering from PTSD aka post traumatic stress disorder. I am a…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 9, 2013 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Work Vigorously to Make Your Business/Blog a Success

It is thrilling to work vigorously for the success of your business or blog. Entrepreneurs are forced to wear many hats in the course of running their businesses. They must be parent, counselor, advisor, financier, marketer, as well as chief cook and bottle washer. One thing is common to every hat the entrepreneur must wear, that is that the entrepreneur must act with vigor, must vigorously do all that is necessary to help the business. Often entrepreneurs make the mistake of thinking…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 4, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments

Zeal is Necessary, Be Zealous for Your Children

It is terrific to be zealous about something and to have your zeal rewarded with the outcome you desire. There are some people who spend a lot of time going off on crusades and run back and forth from cause to cause stirring up attention and action. There are other people who may only fight hard for one thing their entire lives, but everything those people have is put into the fight. When I worked as an attorney, I was required to zealously…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 4, 2013 at 10:40am — No Comments

Yesterday is Done, Look at Today

It is magnificent to realize that even if you screwed up yesterday, today can be different. When you have done something wrong, it is not the end of the world, take steps to make things better. Sometimes people get so upset about the past they forget what a present the present day can be.  My husband has one method for dealing with every mistake he makes no matter how big or how small.  Here it is: "When you mess up, 'fess up and then fix up."…
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Added by Janeane Davis on July 4, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

You are Special Take Action Now to Improve Your Physical Health

It is magnificent to take action now to know you are special and take action now to improve your physical health. If you talk to most people  they will tell you that given a choice of good physical health or increased income, they would prefer increased physical health. After all, money can buy many good and wonderful things, but it cannot buy cures to  incurable diseases and it cannot buy relief from chronic pain. One of the   good things about physical health is that for the most cases, we…

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Added by Janeane Davis on July 2, 2013 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Learn to Juggle When Dealing with Employees

It is thrilling to be able to run a healthy business by learning to juggle when dealing with employees. Most entrepreneurs know they have all kinds of responsibilities to their employees. Some of these responsibilities are:
  • Provide pay on time
  • Provide a safe work environment
  • Provide consistent and predictable policies and procedures
  • Provide support to employees in need
  • Provide a policy for the airing and resolution of…
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Added by Janeane Davis on June 13, 2013 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Balance Work and Home to Avoid Excess

It is fantastic to balance obligations at home and work by avoiding concentrating on either area to excess. Excess is commonly defined as an amount that is more than necessary, permitted, or desirable. It is not ideal to live in excess. Balancing our obligations to home and to work is a balancing act. When I think of it I always think of a seesaw with the things I need to do for home on one side and the things I need to do for work on the other side. A reality is that many women work at home…

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Added by Janeane Davis on May 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Debt - Get a Healthy Attitude About It

It is thrilling to help your business by taking a healthy look at debt. Often entrepreneurs are afraid of debt. This fear of debt can prevent entrepreneurs from growing their businesses as they should. However, once an entrepreneur has a healthy understanding of debt and its place in business, there is opportunity for growth. It is important to understand that every business has debt. Business debt includes all of the following items:
  • rent
  • employee,payroll and…
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Added by Janeane Davis on May 16, 2013 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Use Technology to Keep Healthy

It is terrific to use technology to get back to basics and stay healthy. Modern technology has taken a lot of the drudgery out of getting into and staying healthy. When I was a very young teenager, I bought Jane Fonda's step aerobics workout book. I worked my way through the book page after page and used another book to hold the pages while I did the exercises. When I was a child, personal computers were out of the price range of most people and the idea of using the computer to research…

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Added by Janeane Davis on April 29, 2013 at 1:23pm — 1 Comment

What a Thing to Say - I Had Nothing Better to Do

You can find serenity in building a love that stands the tests of time, in-laws and children. When you find that serenity, you will also find peace, comfort and strength.

Over the years, my husband has said some incredible things to me:

  • I love you
  • Would you do me the honor of becoming my wife
  • I do
  • Women don't become beautiful until they get past thirty
  • I will love you when you are 90 and your butt sags to your…
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Added by Janeane Davis on April 22, 2013 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Take Action Now to Improve Your Business' Financial Health

This April I am participating in the "A to Z" Challenge! This means that each day except Sunday I will be posting articles using the letters A to Z.  It should be lots of fun. The letter of the day is: A. The word of the day is action!

It is magnificent to take action to improve the financial health of your business. Everyone has heard stories about celebrities, athletes or trust fund babies who have lost millions of dollars due to their inability to have a clear understanding of…

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Added by Janeane Davis on April 15, 2013 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Spring Into Action in the Face of Fear

It is magnificent to spring into action in the face of fear! There are many situations in life that require a person to take action, and to take that action, now even in the face of fear. Fear is commonly defined as the state of being afraid or apprehensive. Taking action now means that you move and do what needs doing, now.  Fear, if left unchecked, unchallenged and free to roam, makes it difficult to take action now. The next time you have something to do that causes you to feel fear,…
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Added by Janeane Davis on April 11, 2013 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Better Blogging and Better Business

In this article I am going to give you some great articles on blogging and business that I have found interesting during the past week. Be sure to check both sets of articles, there is often relevant overlap!

For Bloggers

1.     Many bloggers write purely for the sheer joy of getting words and ideas from their brains onto blog sites. There are other bloggers who write for money, to earn a living. For these bloggers, this article from the people at…

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Added by Janeane Davis on April 9, 2013 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Spring into Family Improvements with Compliment Day

You can find serenity in having compliment day with your family. Sometimes, when there is more than one child in a family, sibling rivalry occurs and the children will bicker and argue with each other. Often when that bickering and arguing occurs, it tends to drive a mother off the ledge into insanity. Or perhaps that is just at my house. I am the mother of four children ranging in age from 17 to 5. As much as it shames me to admit it, on occasion, my children bicker and argue as if they…
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Added by Janeane Davis on April 4, 2013 at 7:33am — No Comments

Take Action Now and Find the Next Step

It is magnificent to spring into action and take action now by figuring out what should be the next step. In order to be successful you need to both take action now and be on the look out for what your next steps should be. By doing this, you will be able to see both the big picture and all the small important details that are so crucial to eventual success.…
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Added by Janeane Davis on April 2, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Springtime is Here - Update Your Resume

It is wonderful to get a new start on a job search by updating your resume.  Your resume should always be accurate, up-to-date and error free. Resumes can be used to secure a promotion, a new position or to get new customers. Just as you should never sit on your laurels, you should never sit on your resume. Instead always look for ways to improve your resume, make it better and keep it relevant.…

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Added by Janeane Davis on April 1, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments

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