shutterstock_511771990-compressorEver wake up exhausted and just dread going to work? Do you feel like that most days? Every day? Well, maybe you’re just tired. But tired isn’t burnout. Tired is tired. Get more sleep and you’re not tired anymore. Real burnout is clinically described as becoming “chronically exhausted; cynical and detached from your work; and a feeling of increasing ineffectiveness on the job.”

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Better on Purpose

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

shutterstock_396356479-compressorWebster (and other dictionaries too; we just say “Webster” out of habit) defines purpose as 1) “the reason for which something exists or is done, made, or used;” 2) “an intended or desired result,” and finally, 3) “determination; resoluteness.” All of these definitions can describe a person who lives a life with meaning and purpose. Dads, ministers and shrinks all tell us this is indispensable to living a better life and being a better person.

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shutterstock_74667850-compressorWith more and more companies employing social media and digital marketing, businesses are now becoming inundated with data. Big data is a term that describes this large volume of data – both structured and unstructured. Data has dramatically changed pretty much all businesses over the past 10 years, first with large corporations, but now evolving to where even Mom and Pop’s use data to better understand their consumer, increase efficiency and even create new recipes to try.

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shutterstock_378771547-compressorFrom professional networking sites and job boards to online applicant systems and recruitment software for in-house processing, technology has revolutionized recruitment, profoundly changing how employers and recruiters find potential candidates.

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shutterstock_370534421-compressorWe’ll just come right out and say it: Data (we’ll admit it, with us, it’s always data). With over half of all cell phones in the world expected to be smartphones by next year (and that will be about 2 billion people), that means that –at minimum- every other person that walks through an attraction’s turnstile is a highly-targeted prospect for a return visit or referral for a new guest.

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shutterstock_608496674-compressorIt’s a no-brainer that in today’s hyper-competitive, instantly-digitally-connected world of commerce, companies that invest more time and money into customer satisfaction will reap huge returns as the hopefully happy customers “take to the airwaves” (old terminology) and blog (new terminology) kudos throughout the social universe.

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What’s Hot in Home Improvement

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

shutterstock_160905959-editMillennials (them again!) entering the housing market in increasing numbers are driving these changes, but so are baby boomers wanting to stay in their upgraded homes for as long as possible.

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shutterstock_107710379-editMillennials are changing the sales and marketing of everything, and that will include jewelry. Here are the trends that the Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America (MJSA) say will be showing up at a jewelry store near you.

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shutterstock_251930161-editWhen encountering the old saying, “The cobblers kids run barefoot” (and Googling “cobbler”), we suddenly had an epiphany of what to write about this month.

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shutterstock_464286998We all have our stress points, and no matter how well you handle pressure, every one of us has those moments or days where it seems like it might get the best of us. While there are myriad pop-psych/self-help columns with an equal number of suggestions and tips of how to handle excruciating pressure, is there any one of us who doesn’t wonder if any of this stuff really works? Intrepid and relentless inquisitor Eric Barker decided he would go straight to a source he considered unquestionable: a bomb disposal expert.

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