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The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande

I read this book back in 2010 and I still think about it on a regular basis when it comes to simplying complex tasks or making something in my written communication clear. I have always been one to love checklists! Then again, I AM a project manger! Talk about a...

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How to use Asana Project Boards to Plan Yearly Goals

Asana has a feature called Asana Project Boards.  They have evolved from the concept around the Agile software world where sticky notes are used to plan the work that needs to be done.  I love using this feature of Asana to plan yearly goals. First, Why goals? Well,...

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Predict Your Annual Income with a Spreadsheet!

Did you know that you could predict your annual income with a spreadsheet? Spreadsheets are awesome! I remember a long time ago when I discovered the power of spreadsheets and realized what they could do. Entrepreneurs often have unpredictable income, which could...

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Your Child Has a Phone, Now What? Keep them Safe!

It seems that everywhere you look today, kids have phones.   You must take action to keep them safe.   In fact, 76% of teens surveyed have a phone!  Have you finally given in and procured a phone for your child?  If not, the time will come and you will need this...

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Weebly Promote vs Mailchimp or Mailerlite

Weebly has not yet allowed integration with Zapier or and it seems they have built their own email marketing tool called Promote to compete with the other email marketing services.  Previously, I compared over 40 email marketing services and made...

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iPhone Contacts – Where are They and Why You Should Care

With multiple email accounts, we can often end up with multiple places our contacts gets stored, which can be very confusing, especially if you have to switch devices.  In the early phone days, contacts for your phone were on your phone.  Contacts for email were in...

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