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[16 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]

First there were New Year’s resolutions, then there were Life Goals, then came the art of Zen for modern man (and woman): don’t stress yourself out with any resolutions or goals at all!

The latter is certainly easier to do and reduces stress, but the problem with not having any focus for the New Year at all, is that there is a danger of not progressing much or seizing the opportunities that poke their head up from time to time – as Felix Dennis puts it:

“luck is when preparation meets opportunity” (or words to that affect).

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[15 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Google has about 80% of the search engine market and is the undisputed king when it comes to search (despite a valiant effort recently by Microsoft with Bing). Their ‘Reader’ service allows us to subscribe to different news feeds, share them with colleagues and even analyse time we spend on them.

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[15 May 2010 | No Comment | ]

Mergers and acquisitions, and the subsequent tools rolled-out for optimising processes and tracking performance, can result in a huge increase in information flow across the workforce – on top of today’s already information-rich social working environments. This affects everyone in the company because TIME is MONEY and unless dealt with effectively, it can be the source of much stress and overwhelm.

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[19 Apr 2010 | One Comment | ]

Despite Blackberry and Nokia handsets being used more in business at the moment, the iPhone leads the way in business apps. You can now view opportunities, tracks leads and manage your pipeline – all whilst on the go. Check out there dedicated webpage for business apps, which includes apps for Salesforce and Oracle: http://www.apple.com/iphone/business/apps-for-iphone/

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[24 Feb 2010 | One Comment | ]

Here’s 10 items of food to add to a weekly shopping list, that will ensure you’ve got the basics covered for a healthy eating plan, despite a hectic schedule.

These will help you (and the family) to: cleanse every morning; snack between breakfast and lunch; keep muscles strong; avoid afternoon sugar cravings, maintain a healthy stomach; move things along internally; and indulge:

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[17 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

Many busy working professionals have got a reasonable idea of how much income they receive, but often no idea how many expenses they clock up each month. This can be both fixed expenses such bills and variable, such as a new pairs of shoes or a weekend break away.

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[8 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

This book by Robert T. Kiyosaki should be apart of every school curriculum. Not because it’s a literature classic, but because it teaches the unwritten law about money and how the world of finance really works. By getting kids to study the lessons, it would save them going into their adult life, like most of us have done, with no training. Because it’s this lack of training at an early age that causes most people to struggle financially all their lives.

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[3 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

It is one of the most influencial best sellers of all time, selling over 15 million copies around the world. The reasons for its success? Because it does what it says on the tin! During the research for the book, he interviewed 500 of the most affluent men and women of the time and put together a 13-step formula to achieve the same success.

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[30 Dec 2009 | No Comment | ]

Bored with setting the same goals every New Years, because you write them out in January and then forget about them until December?

Here’s a tool that can be used to plan anything from racing camels around the Pyramids to Tango classes in Buenos Aires. It’s the work of Timothy Ferriss, a master of Lifestyle Design. He living proof that the dream life is up for grabs, and he’s nice enough to share his secrets.

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[27 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

Using technology like Google Reader and RSS feeds, saves us from getting distracted by irrelevant ‘breaking news stories’, and boosts our productivity by receiving only what’s relevant to us, when we want it.