10 ways to have a better conversation

10 ways to have a better conversation is a title of a lively TEDx video given by Celeste Headlee.  She has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. “Go out, talk to people, listen to people,” she says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.” Continue reading “10 ways to have a better conversation”

How To Keep Your Online Business In A State Of Perpetual Growth

If you’ve recently begun an online business, making it as successful as possible is probably one of your primary goals. To ensure that your brand becomes a smashing success, you’ll need to keep your company in a state of perpetual growth. Luckily, there are numerous strategies online entrepreneurs can deploy to realize this objective. Some of them include: Continue reading “How To Keep Your Online Business In A State Of Perpetual Growth”

This blog now shows Contributor advertisements

contributor adYou may have noticed in the sidebar a small advertisement that looks like the image to the right. This is for Google Contributor which has now gone live after running for a time on an invitation basis to certain publishers. We received notice of this via the AdSense newsletter on November 5. It certainly would be handy to be receiving more revenue as a result of this initiative. Continue reading “This blog now shows Contributor advertisements”

Let us elect a government that will do the right thing for the planet

mac stone videoUnfortunately the politicians seem to feel that most people are driven by the sentiment, “What’s in it for me?” However we should realize that our Vote Will Determine How Canada Takes on Global Climate Change.  That is of critical importance and a video I saw today hit that message hard, while at the same time having some incredible photographs. Continue reading “Let us elect a government that will do the right thing for the planet”

Making Money Online: What Your Small Company Needs to Know

ecommerce shopping cartAlmost every business owner out there knows that the internet is a lucrative way to make money. Even businesses that rely on brick and mortar sales can earn some extra money if they do the right things on the web.

However, when you’re first starting a small business or you’re making your foray into internet sales it can be particularly difficult to know what to do. Use these tips to help you break into internet sales and build your business. Continue reading “Making Money Online: What Your Small Company Needs to Know”

Google searches that give a single result

new made up wordI was intrigued to see that the erudite audience on Quora were discussing what Google searches would give a single result.

Phillip Remaker who describes himself as a Google user since the beta days had the right answer:

Ironically, the moment you post the words or phrase that form a single Google hit, that post becomes incorporated into searches and the single hit becomes many.

A form of the Heisenberg principle applies to one-result Google searches: The act of observing them destroys them.

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Make Your Business Better Than Ever In 2015

time clockNow that 2015 is half over, many business owners are evaluating their profits and other important data to determine where they are. If you’re ready to make the second half of 2015 even more successful than the first half, accessing effective business-building tips and tricks is a must. Here are three you may want to consider: Continue reading “Make Your Business Better Than Ever In 2015”

What You Should Consider Before Outsourcing E Statements

computer securityKeeping track of employee and contractor financial matters has become increasingly complex in the past several years. This complexity has convinced many offices to think about credit union statement outsourcing as a viable solution to their document and marketing needs. Continue reading “What You Should Consider Before Outsourcing E Statements”