5 Taxing Questions to Ask Your Accountant

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It may not have occurred to you to hire a certified public accountant (CPA) to oversee your personal finances, but their expertise isn’t of value solely to the business world and the super-rich. Among all personal finance issues, tax law is one of the most complicated. Some say this is intentionally so, to keep laypeople… Read More »

Four Reasons Why Walking Is a Great Way To Exercise

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  By Carlton Ryan     Walking isn’t always thought of as a serious form of exercise. But in fact, taking a walk is a better workout than most people would expect. As a way to get or stay fit, walking has some important things going for it, of which more people should be aware…. Read More »

Start Small to Make Good Habits Stick

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So, you want to start a healthy new habit? That’s admirable. There are areas of your life that need improving, so you’ve decided to do things differently from here on out. And you’re determined to make it stick this time. Not like last the last attempt, when you ran out of steam or came up against… Read More »

OMG! Spring Cleaning

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Halleluiah! Spring is just around the corner. But along with the sunshine, warmer weather and longer days come that headache of a tradition:  Spring cleaning. Where do you even begin? It can seem a little overwhelming at first but don’t fret. Tackle your dust-bunnies and organizational nightmares with these quick tips.   Before you bust… Read More »

Communication In The Work Place

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Optimum productivity in the workplace is always the goal of management. Methodology is a primary factor in accomplishing effective communication that results in successful collaboration and increased productivity. Is there a disconnect between management and your workforce? Are projects running behind schedule? Poor communication between management, departments, and employees can be disruptive, confusing, and slow… Read More »

3 Steps to Life with Less Stress

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  Stress isn’t always as useful as it’s meant to be since it goes on too long. Felt occasionally, in extreme circumstances, it is helpful. You wouldn’t be able to run away from a tiger at full speed without being in a state of fight or flight. However, you don’t meet many dangerous big cats…. Read More »

Beating Procrastination: Three Ways to Get Yourself to Take Action 

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Whether in business or everyday life, procrastination is one of the biggest hurdles most people face in achieving their goals. Not taking action can set major life goals back months, years or even decades, preventing you from reaching your maximum potential. Here are the three best ways to stop procrastinating and get down to work… Read More »

Building a Team: Accepting Mistakes

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  By integrating multiple perspectives, you can typically meet diverse needs. Inevitably, mistakes occur. When errors happen, gather people together to discuss the issues opening. When the team makes an ongoing attempt at curiosity, innovation, and creativity, surprising results tend to emerge. Use these tips to turn a potential disaster into learning opportunity.   Review… Read More »

Banish the Winter Blues – Six Ways to Stay Positive in January and February

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  After the warm glow of Christmas, January and February can appear to be cold, somber and miserable months. The gloomy days of winter are mirrored in many people’s lives as they feel slightly depressed and low on energy and motivation. Here are six ways to banish the “winter blues” by remaining positive during those… Read More »

Successfully Staying in Shape During the Winter

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Winter is typically the time of year when we let down our guard when it comes to exercise and fitness.  The cold winter evenings lend themselves more toward snuggling by a fire than to taking a jog or lifting weights.  We also tend to want to eat more comfort food in the winter, which is probably… Read More »