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August 2016 Blog Posts (95)

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Resume Tips: Optimizing Your Resume for Online Applications - interview with Marcy Travis

If you missed our recent 48Days.net Virtual gathering, you can catch the replay HERE (feel free to share).

In this interview resume expert and career counselor, Marcy Travis, shares 6 tips to help you…


Added by Jen McDonough "The Iron Jen" on August 31, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Healthy Gut: Do You Really Need That Antibiotic? 3 Alternatives

You feel awful and are just miserable. The doctor tells says you have a viral infection and you insist he prescribe an antibiotic “just in case” believing it will help clear the infection more quickly and he or she obliges.

Well if that has happened, the doctor actually did you more…


Added by Ann Musico on August 31, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

3 Things To Do After Attending A Network Event

You took the time to go to a networking event and now you have a pocketful of business cards. Most of the time you toss them on the table and never look back. Or, you reach out once and give up. You wonder why you even bothered to go to the event. You talked to a lot of great people, but you don’t feel it helped you get any closer to obtaining clients.

To get the full benefits of going to a network event, you must do the work required after attending the event! This is where many…


Added by Angela Chatham on August 31, 2016 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Accounting Reports: What is an Income Statement?

Keeping detailed accounting records for your business is important for many different reasons. For one, your books hold a wealth of information about the financial state of your business. You can learn a lot about your operations and make smart decisions by looking at the right data.

Accounting reports provide an overview of important financial information in an easy to understand format. There are different types of…


Added by Donna Reade on August 31, 2016 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

2 Easy Ways to Boost Job Satisfaction

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.

~ Confucius[1]

Did you know God created work before the fall? Work is not part of the curse. Work done as God designed adds meaning and satisfaction to our lives. Let’s look at two…


Added by Debbie W. Wilson on August 30, 2016 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

10+1 Lessons That A Garage Sale Taught Me About Doing Business

It is easy to assume that the most valuable business lessons to be learned are those that come from observing others.

How did Apple roll out its latest product? Who is Forbes suggesting that I follow? Why isn’t that startup gaining traction?

While it is certainly wise to learn from the successes and missteps of others, we mustn’t underestimate the inherent value in our own first-hand experiences.

I recently helped a friend orchestrate a weekend garage sale. My sole…


Added by Erich K. Kurschat on August 30, 2016 at 8:00am — 4 Comments

5 Reasons Soccer Moms (and everyone else) Should Run A Spartan Race

After reading "Spartan Up" by Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena…


Added by Craig Graves on August 30, 2016 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Scholarship will honor memory of trailblazing councilwoman


Let's "just do it!"

Scholarship will honor memory of trailblazing councilwoman

Happy Monday!



Added by Ms Angela L Vann on August 29, 2016 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Still saving, after all of these hot, muggy days!


Still saving, after all of these hot, muggy days!

Happy Monday!



Added by Ms Angela L Vann on August 29, 2016 at 12:08pm — 2 Comments

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Is It Time For a Vacation?

This blog is coming to you from a vacation on the sugar-white sandy beaches and turquoise clear waters of Panama City Beach.  As someone who grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida, returning each year to the Gulf coast for a week of relaxation is something that I put on my yearly calendar.…


Added by Lynne Watts on August 29, 2016 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Life After Intel

Friday was my last day at Intel (after 24 years, ~10 months). I was eligible to retire based on my age and years of service, but wasn’t planning to retire anytime soon. Intel is in the midst of a large staffing reduction, however, so retirement came sooner than expected.

You won’t find me fishing full time, nor living in one of those golf cart gated communities. I need to and want to continue to work, so the job search will begin soon.

My hope is to continue to…


Added by Jon McDermott on August 29, 2016 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

Health and OTC Drugs: Unusual Side Effects

Okay so now I feel like perhaps I’ve heard everything. There is a growing problem in our country with opioid drug use. These drugs that are used for chronic pain are being over-prescribed and abused. The result is addiction to these pain-killers.



Added by Ann Musico on August 29, 2016 at 7:30am — 3 Comments

A Journey of Faith & Your Career Path

Taking even one step to explore an unknown career path can be scary. We might not know where the path is going to end up, but if we are willing to start exploring, it can be a journey of faith.

Allowing yourself to imagine something new is exciting. Taking a discovery step takes faith,…


Added by Marcy Travis on August 28, 2016 at 2:15pm — 2 Comments

Precision And Accuracy In Economics.

Question: Where is the difference in the meaning between precision and accuracy most pronounced?Answer: We see it in science.

First let us look at the physical science of chemistry. Measured to the exact milliliter you added a catalyst to the beaker and then began to heat it. The desired chemical reaction did not occur despite the precision of your measurement. The amount used was precise but it was not…


Added by Bruce Koerber on August 27, 2016 at 4:41pm — No Comments

How to Hire the Right Virtual Assistant

In this value-packed episode, I interview Melissa Smith, an expert on virtual assistants. Melissa is a member of the International Virtual Assistants Association, …


Added by Justin Gentry on August 27, 2016 at 11:11am — 4 Comments

Life After the Uniform- US Military Vets are Fighting Sex Trafficking

Welcome to my series on Life After the Uniform. The goal of this series is to provide options and ideas as the main impetus of my coaching practice is helping men and women in high stress/high risk jobs find fulfilling second careers.

I've worked some with a human trafficking group called The Exodus Road, but nothing like this. I saw this this news pop up recently about their efforts to engage military veterans in combating sex trafficking. I…


Added by Dr. David W. Powers on August 26, 2016 at 7:51am — No Comments

Weight Loss: Eating vs Dining – Is There a Difference?

In a conversation with a client who is working on losing weight, she shared a revelation she got recently that has really catapulted her weight loss efforts. I felt it was really powerful and wanted to share it with you.

She routinely does a…


Added by Ann Musico on August 26, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

Money is Not The Reason to Work

I am a whole-hearted believer that whether you work as an employee or business owner that your overall motivation should not be working to just make money. Money will not bring you fulfillment. There has to be more to the “why” you work in your chosen profession. We spend more time in a given day working than we do any other activity. If you are going to work, why not discover and do work that you enjoy and brings fulfillment? You can have both. You do not need to settle.

We are…


Added by Angela Chatham on August 25, 2016 at 9:54pm — 1 Comment

4 Ways to Win Your Day at the Office

Have you ever found yourself swimming under a sea of paperwork, emails, and projects?  Whether you work for another company in an office building or for yourself at home, it can be such a challenge trying to finish all of the mounting tasks you have each day.  How can you finish anything if you can barely keep your head above water?  Well, here are four ways you can start winning your day at the office. 

1.  Organize Your Work Space

Are you struggling to find…


Added by John Miller on August 25, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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The Top 10 Lies About Money That Keep You in Debt

Lies about money are everywhere.  Unfortunately, many of the biggest money lies people believe are usually taken as truth.  I'm convinced this is especially true when it comes to getting out of debt.

I know you've heard them before.  Things like "You need a high…


Added by Dr. Jason Cabler on August 25, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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