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The Continuing Evolution of Digital Publishing

Posted on 17 Aug 2014 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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It’s an accepted norm these days to think ahead into the next decade. With the rapid advancements in technology, changes in how we do business and trends on how we do everything else, it’s not uncommon to read, hear or see individual people and large companies planning for the future.

One of fastest evolving trends on the market today is publishing. While the day of type print and hard covers are not completely extinct, they are on their way out. This old method of literature, which is still kindly referred to as the book, is quickly being replaced by its digital equal, the e-book. The concept of digital publishing matures each year, which has made it a multi-billion dollar business. It has also made it a much simpler way for potential authors to get their books out there.

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How Workplace Design Can Enhance Performance

Posted on 16 Aug 2014 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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If it’s been your goal to enhance employee performance by getting more productivity from them without adding to their workload, there are ways to accomplish this. It may surprise you that the décor, setting and the overall environment of your workplace has an enormous impact on how employees preform.

Since people are the engine to your company, it’s imperative to take workplace design into consideration. Just as your employees improve, adapt, grow and innovate, so should their work environment. Smart workspaces have proven to be a powerful tool when it comes to employee performance.

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Tips for the Entrepreneur: Crowdfunding 101

Posted on 16 Aug 2014 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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You have a great business idea planned to the last detail and are ready to go forth. If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your next obstacle will be to find some solid financial backing. Instead of the more traditional methods of loans or investors, modern business owners are taking to the alternative route of crowdfunding.

The basics of crowdfunding could not be simpler. It’s a process where aspiring new business owners raise small amounts of money from a large amount of people, usually via the Internet. Sound easy? Well, to a certain degree, it is. Before you begin your campaign it’s important to understand that there are rules in place that govern, or restrict, investment limits. You can learn more about the legalities of crowdfunding at the 2012 CrowdFund Act.

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How Your Online Presence Can Affect Your Offline Business Credit

Posted on 08 Aug 2014 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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From acquiring leads to performing credit checks, banks are using social media in ways consumers least expect. According to a CII-PwC survey, 63 percent of respondents confirm that their bank uses social media to gain leads while 50 percent were honing in on social media aggregators to interpret data.

You may now be wondering what all this has to do with the average consumer and even more so with the average business owner. Not only are banks tapping social media platforms to garner new business, they are also exploring online pages and profiles in order to influence their lending decisions.

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Is it Really Possible to Achieve Work Life Balance?

Posted on 30 Jul 2013 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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Tired of trying to stay on?

Are you lacking energy and enthusiasm? Are you tired of living from pay-check to pay-check?

Maybe you’re tired of 60-hour work weeks. Maybe your work life balance feels more like a pipe dream with the deadlines, pressures and late nights at the office that prevent you from having a happy, balanced home.

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How Do You Become an Expert in Your Niche Market?

Posted on 28 Nov 2012 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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I read an interesting book called “Blink”1 by Malcolm Gladwell, who was recently called one of the most influential thinkers of our time.

He wrote about “Thin Slicing”, or the ability to get a fast amount of information (in the blink of an eye) when you’ve immersed yourself in its study.

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Want To Be Famous?

Posted on 24 Feb 2011 | Author Stefanie | Comments 1 comment

I’m currently looking for Entrepreneurs, CEO’s and generally fabulous people to be featured as case studies in my upcoming book being published this fall on how people turned their expertise into cash, or made money online, or have an unusual work environment.  I can’t give too much of the details away (so my competitors don’t scoop me), but even if you think you a tiny fit, please add your story here:

 

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3 Secrets to Being Confident

Posted on 19 Oct 2009 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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Found this great article online, thought I would share it with you.

3 Secrets to Being Confident

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Detox Cleanse For Your Brain?

Posted on 15 Apr 2009 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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Where do you go to detox?

The other day I went to the vitamin store to get some vitamins, and I was looking at the different cleanses they had and it got me thinking…

In the same way that it’s important to occasionally do a body cleanse, it’s just as necessary to do a detox cleanse for your mind!

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Are You Taking Advantage of the NEW Money Making Opportunities?

Posted on 11 Mar 2009 | Author Stefanie | Comments No comments | Tags

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There’s a whole new way of earning a living that wasn’t available 10 years ago, but that today is building massive success stories and even millionaires.

Growing up, you were probably taught in school and by parental figures that there’s a pattern to life.

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