By Scott Fegette | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
With today’s hectic pace of life, it’s hard to stay on top of correspondence. And maintaining an empty email inbox can seem an unattainable goal for everyone but the obsessively efficient.
Fortunately, if you’ve got an iPhone or iPad with Siri, you’ve got a built-in social assistant at your beck and call.
Not only is Siri handy for managing your day-to-day logistics, but with a few Siri commands, you can have her manage your social interactions, as well. Here’s what Siri can do for you:
By Chris Croft | Monday, February 23, 2015
Imagine if you had an extra month of free time: no interruptions, emails, or phone calls, and no extra work coming in from your customers or boss.
Just pure time that you can use to think, and to get ahead of the game. You could get SO much done—all those things you haven’t been able to get around to for so long.
Is it possible to get that much more free time? Yep. If you do these four things:
By Josh Zweig | Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Of all the things on your to-do list, neat record-keeping probably doesn’t fall high on the list. But when your neighborhood tax auditor comes around, you may wish it had.
Many business owners don’t keep proper records, so they get burned during a tax audit, paying out hard-earned dollars in interest and penalties. Fortunately, with cloud accounting software like Freshbooks, you can “audit-proof” your books to stay in the clear—and reduce your stress during tax season.
Here’s how to avoid a tax audit using FreshBooks.
By Jolie Miller | Saturday, February 14, 2015
If you’re job-hunting, or considering a transition to a new role in your current company, take some time in your interviewing process to really scout the new boss you’d be working for.
One of the most important predictors of your job success is your fit with your manager:
Do you communicate in similar ways? Is he invested in you and your career? Will she person help you advance and learn new skills?
It’s hard to know any of these answers before you start the job. But I have a few tricks that have helped me vet new superiors.
Here’s what you have to do:
By Adam Wilbert | Wednesday, February 11, 2015
The subscription model is here to stay, and that’s a good thing.
When you dig into the benefits of a subscription—and evaluate the actual costs of “buying” versus “renting” your Office software—you might be surprised at what the numbers tell you.
Here’s why I think an Office 365 subscription is an unbeatable deal.
By Jane Barratt | Tuesday, February 10, 2015
My goal as an investment advisor is to get people out of the day-to-day, money in-money out cycle, and start them thinking of themselves as investors.
The first step is to reduce your taxes so you’ll have more money to invest, or add to the investments you have. The sooner that happens, the sooner benefits like tax advantages can start to pay off for you.
I’m going to show you how to lower your taxes — with these three steps.
By Jolie Miller | Monday, February 09, 2015
The beginning of the year is the perfect time to update your LinkedIn profile.
An up-to-date, relevant profile is your virtual letter to colleagues and future employers, letting them know you care about your image, your networking, and your future.
Follow along for a quick LinkedIn tune-up that shouldn’t take you more than a few hours.
By Alicia Katz Pollock | Friday, February 06, 2015
When working on a complex document, it’s common to have each chapter or section start on a new page. Instead of manually inserting Page Breaks in Word, I prefer to create them automatically as soon as I assign a Style to my section title.
That way, there’s never any confusion as to where a page ends. The Page Breaks don’t move around on me. And my formatted text never loses its Style as I add and remove spacing around it.
To automate my Page Breaks, I like to add them right inside my Heading Style definition!
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