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6 Skills Every Woman Should Learn (And Use)

As women strive (and struggle) to break the glass ceiling in many areas of work and life we need to recognise that we have issues! Funnily enough, I have a 50-50 split between male and female clients but the vast majority of fellow web developers are men. I’m not new to working in a male […]

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Business Strategy
Do You Walk Alone?

The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd.
The one who walks alone, is likely to find places no one has ever been.

~Albert Einstein

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Branding
a Penny For Your Thoughts? Seriously! They are Worth Way More!

Have you experienced the brain picker yet?

You know, the well meaning friend who just has a ‘quick question’!

It’s an age-old dilemma – on one hand you want to be helpful (they are friends after all!) but on the other hand the knowledge you have collected over the years has cost you a small fortune to gather and well frankly, you don’t want to give it away for free.

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Blogging
Which Way Will You Go?

It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go.
~Jim Rohn

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Blogging
Golf Balls and Beer!

When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.

A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.

The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar.

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Business Strategy
How Rewiring Your Brain Can Earn You Money!

To be successful in marketing and consequently selling and making money, you need to have a marketing mindset. That means you need to think a little differently to the average person. You need to be receptive to growth and learning new skills and banish any negative thinking or fear of failure. You need to be […]

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Business Strategy
Stop the Blame Game! Why Being Decisive Is A Key To Success!

To be successful in business you need to be decisive!

As an entrepreneur the only person to blame for a bad decision is the person looking back at you in the mirror. You’ve heard the expression ‘The Buck Stops Here!’ If you want to have others look to you for guidance and advice you need to stop the blame game and learn to make and own your own decisions!

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Business Strategy
When opportunity knocks – open the door!

How do you view roadblocks?

Are they going to kill your dream or are they just something that you need to find a way around?

Similarly, that door that just shut in your face, whether it was the loss of a job or a failed endeavour, is it going to stop you in your tracks?

Every exit is an entrance somewhere else!

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Blogging
Blog Bullies! How To Deal With The Haters!

It amazes me sometimes just how many jerks there are online!

You work hard to build your blog, fanpage or YouTube channel and offer your content to the world – whatever the topic…

But there are always those people (you know the ones) that think it is perfectly acceptable to hide behind their computers and say nasty things on your blog or in emails!

How would you describe people like that…

Rude, Nasty, Trolls, Spiteful, Vicious, Flamers, Meanies, Unkind, Bitchy, Not Very Nice, Jerks, Bastards!

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Blogging
The Elephant In The Room – Blogging and Religion!

There’s an elephant in the room and for me it’s blogging and religion!
Would you still do business with me if I was a different religion to you?

Would you?

I may be your ideal customer. Every ‘tick box’ checked EXCEPT the religion one!

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Blogging
5 Motivational reasons to start blogging – what’s your reason?

It’s a common question people ask all the time, why should I blog? What’s the point? What’s in it for me? What if I don’t know what to write about? Why should I take the time and make the commitment to firstly set up a blog and then fill it with interesting articles that people will want to read? Why should I blog?

Well people blog for all sorts of reasons. There are those who make money from blogging – a lot of money!

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Blogging
WordPress plugins to avoid

There are definitely some WordPress plugins to avoid! WordPress is a constantly evolving platform and has many plugins developed for use with it. Unfortunately, not all of these plugins evolve at the same rate as WordPress and can cause problems with your site because of this. Plugins are one of the biggest doorways for hackers […]

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