Category Archives: Business

Working remotely: why you need a virtual private network (VPN)

The find-an-apartment and move date will be in July. By then I will have finished up most other commitments and will have much more time and freedom. In the meantime, I am scheming and preparing, including gathering things together we’ll … Continue reading

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The evolution of a plan

I am having a lot of fun hanging out with my children and grandchildren down in the Greater Vancouver Area of BC. We had a fantastic birthday party yesterday and today I am catching up on a few things. Plans … Continue reading

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Facebook free, three days and counting

Well, I did it. I joined the Facebook protesters who are leaving in droves, peeved at the blatant disregard FB has for our privacy and security. It actually feels pretty good to be free! I agonized over it for awhile, … Continue reading

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My 6 steps to gittin’ ‘er done

A repost from an old blog of mine that still has a lot of valuable advice in it. I should follow my own advice! ;) I am sitting here in my office, feeling only slightly less overwhelmed than I did … Continue reading

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It’s official: multitasking will muddle your brain

Here’s some more on the multitasking front, proving that once again, I’m right. (When will you people LEARN?) This new article talks about tests someone did on students who multitask the most and those who multitask the least. In every … Continue reading

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This is cute: “Romancing your blog”

I don’t know a lot of people who maintain blogs (although, I think the number may be higher than I am aware of), but some of my friends and passers by may get something out of this. It’s a cute … Continue reading

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Dion’s first impressions of Google’s Wave

Google’s new Wave, coming soon, has had me intrigued from the first time I saw the video. I plan to be one of the first in line to try it out and just can’t wait for the day. So I … Continue reading

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It’s my health, it’s your health

My friend Colleen has started a health consulting business and I thought I’d pass it on. Colleen is a caring and compassionate individual who lives to help people live better lives through proper nourishment. She says: I’m inviting you to … Continue reading

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Pay attention: multitasking is highly overrated

I used to have a young, upwardly-mobile coworker who took great pride in her “multitasking” abilities. She would type while she was talking on the phone, at the same time keeping an eye on her instant messaging and what was … Continue reading

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Sir Richard’s thoughts on success

Sometimes you just can’t think of something to write, right?  So I dug up an old post from last year.  Enjoy! Originally posted March 2007: Sir Richard Branson is someone I admire for his daringness, adventurousness and smarts. I devoured … Continue reading

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