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7 Clean (PG) Books That are Safe for Your Teen to Read.

Clean and Awesome Books for Teenagers I have a 13 year old son and it is a constant struggle to keep his reading material age appropriate. After some research here is a list of books from 2013 that fit the teenage bill. Besides, even though I am older, I love to wander into the young […]

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Dealing with naysayer’s and Innovation Killers

Who are naysayer’s? One who frequently engages in excessive complaining, negative banter and/or a genuinely poor and downbeat attitude. Naysayers are distinguished by their tendency to consistently view the glass half empty and constantly emphasize the worst of a situation. They have the keen ability to spread their pessimistic attitude to a group of unsuspecting […]

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Top 11 ways to ensure you are on time every time.

Walking in late and having to apologize is never a good way to start a meeting. These few tips and tricks are some of the best time hacks I use on a daily basis.   Put the appointment on your calendar for 10 minutes earlier than the actual time.  So a 2pm appointment is actually […]

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Top 10 Reasons Smiling is a Superpower

“I will never understand all the good that a simple smile can accomplish” Mother Teresa 1. Smiling Boosts our Immune System You hear about cancer hospitals bringing in clowns and comedians to help put a smile on the face of their patients. This is not just for the fun factor; it is proven in study […]

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Be a Mentor not a Tormentor

The fine line between being a coach or a tyrant. As a manager, holding people accountable is an important task. You can write up procedures and processes until your fingers are sore, but if you don’t follow up to see that your team is actually doing the work, the end is in sight. “Delegate then […]

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Bootstrapping, a Definition of Lean Business

Bootstrapping a startup refers to starting a small business by funding it yourself only with the profits from the business as start up cash. This is how most emigrants grow their business by starting small and only expanding the business with funds on hand. In other words; without getting any bank or VC loans. Locally […]

The Smallest Complement Can Change Someone’s Life

A few months back I received a phone call from a person I did not recognize. Lets call him Bob for the sake of this article and his privacy. Bob said, “Kevin you won’t remember me but many years ago  you changed my life forever” As you can imagine this is not something that you […]