Digital OCD - Are You Wasting Time or Boosting Your Productivity?

19. January 2010

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Digital OCD - Are You Wasting Time or Boosting Your Productivity?

I have recently come to terms with the fact that I suffer from something I like to call “Digital OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)”.  The realization came when I was cleaning out my email Inbox recently.  I had amassed roughly 1500 emails in my Inbox (some read, and some not), and I decided to take the [...]

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Positive Attitude Equals Positive Results

13. January 2010

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Positive Attitude Equals Positive Results

I work in a professional office environment, and when looking at the employees and management around me, I can see a very clear correlation between a positive work attitude and positive results.  It seems that those who maintain a positive attitude (even when things are not necessarily going their way), consistently produce successful work results.  [...]

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How to R.A.N.K High in Search Engines with Your Blog

22. December 2009

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How to R.A.N.K High in Search Engines with Your Blog

Recently, I took a look a look how the “Modern Business Life” website was ranking in 3 of the biggest search engines: Google, Yahoo, and MSN (Bing).  I was pleased to find that the results were extremely positive.   Below I have listed some of the search terms, as well as their search engine position.  Bear in [...]

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How to Effectively Communicate with Executives - Lessons From U2 Lyrics

21. December 2009

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How to Effectively Communicate with Executives - Lessons From U2 Lyrics

As I have made mention several times on this blog, I am a HUGE fan of the band U2.  As a songwriter/guitarist myself, I am drawn to the band’s emotional, energetic, and charismatic songs.  Every now and then however, I catch a string of U2 lyrics that are worth discussing in the context of business/self [...]

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Can the Tiger Woods Brand Recover?

9. December 2009

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Can the Tiger Woods Brand Recover?

Unless you have been living in a cave over the past 3 weeks, you have likely heard about the dramatic series of event that has thus far culminated in allegations that Tiger Woods has been carrying on with multiple affairs over the previous years, despite appearing to be happily married.  While these allegations can spark [...]

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Surfacing from a Productivity Dip

28. September 2009

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Surfacing from a Productivity Dip

Staying motivated and productive is not always the easiest thing to do.  Let’s face it.  Sometimes (even for highly motivated people) keeping things moving forward professionally and personally feels more like a vertical mountain climb as opposed to a walk in the park.  There are many things in life that can de-rail our sense of [...]

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Thought is Passive, Results are Achieved Through Action

2. September 2009

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Thought is Passive, Results are Achieved Through Action

It is James’ 3rd birthday, and he has a wonderfully delicious cake sitting in front of him.  On top of that cake resides 3 burning candles, one representing each year.  The group surrounding him sings happy birthday, and James makes a wish.  After making his wish, James closes his eyes and decides to blow out [...]

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Developing an Online Marketing Strategy Based on the 80/20 Principal

1. September 2009

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Developing an Online Marketing Strategy Based on the 80/20 Principal

Having a good online marketing strategy is something that is a must for any company looking to thrive and grow their business through the use of their website.  Online Marketing, SEO (search engine optimization), and SEM (search engine marketing) are some of the hottest buzz terms being thrown around these days.  At the end of [...]

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19. January 2010

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Digital OCD - Are You Wasting Time or Boosting Your Productivity?

Digital OCD - Are You Wasting Time or Boosting Your Productivity?

I have recently come to terms with the fact that I suffer from something I like to call “Digital OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)”.  The realization came when I was cleaning out my email Inbox recently.  I had amassed roughly 1500 emails in my Inbox (some read, and some not), and I decided to take the [...]

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13. January 2010

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Positive Attitude Equals Positive Results

Positive Attitude Equals Positive Results

I work in a professional office environment, and when looking at the employees and management around me, I can see a very clear correlation between a positive work attitude and positive results.  It seems that those who maintain a positive attitude (even when things are not necessarily going their way), consistently produce successful work results.  [...]

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