The Follow Up Email: Love It or Loathe It?

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Ah, the follow-up email. I get at least five a day from well-meaning bloggers looking to place a guest post or companies pitching a product, news item or service. Should the follow-up email be forgotten for good or remain a mainstay in modern communication? [Read more…]

Want to Sleep Better? Lose Weight

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It’s a simple premise backed up by new research out of Johns Hopkins: To sleep better, lose weight. [Read more…]

5 Daily Efficiency Tips from President Obama

President Barack Obama (Photo Credit: Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

For the past four years, President Obama has had to answer to 300 million people. He managed to provide a service valuable enough to see him hired on for four more. Add to that the fact that he’s an active father and loving husband, and one can’t help but be intrigued to learn the secret to his success. [Read more…]

Outsourcing and Productivity: When Should I Delegate?

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I’m a huge fan of outsourcing to improve your productivity. When done properly, delegation can crank your output up to unparalleled levels.

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The Election & the Single Mom

President Obama / Governor Romney

As a solopreneur and a working mother, I never take the importance of productivity for granted. So, I’ve decided to capitalize on the opportunity to make Election Day a teachable moment for my child, while at the same time, embracing my civil duties. [Read more…]