Janet Walters Levite
Janet Walters Levite

Janet Walters Levite

Entertainment

is an Optioned Screenwriter and Film Crtiic / Entertainment Writer for The Guardian Liberty Voice. She resides in New York City... view profile

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson

Jerry Nelson

World

Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. American by birth and now based in South America, Jerry covers social justice issues globally... view profile

Henry Stanek
Henry Stanek

Henry Stanek

World

is an independent EU Affairs consultant based in Paris, France. He has worked extensively with EU institutions throughout his career. .. view profile

DJ Miller
DJ Miller

DJ Miller

Tech

DJ Miller is an accomplished tech writer and blogger. In his spare time he writes

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Jake Crosby
Jake Crosby

Jake Crosby

Health

Epidemiologist and graduate student at University of Texas School of Public Health, Editor of Autism Investigated www.autisminvestigated.com.. view profile

Tommy Wyher
Tommy Wyher

Tommy Wyher

Business

Tommy is a native of the great state of Florida and has been a part of numerous startups, some successful and some not so much... view profile

John Christopher Fine
John Christopher Fine

John Christopher Fine

Life

is a marine biologist with two doctoral degrees, has authored 24 books, including award-winning books dealing with ocean pollution... view profile

Chris Grasso
Chris Grasso

Chris Grasso

Life

Chris is a freelance writer who lives in Florida and loves the sunshine... view profile

Deborah Asseraf
Deborah Asseraf

Deborah Asseraf

Business

Deborah Asseraf is founder & CEO of Popcorn Productions, a company that explodes awareness for businesses through highly tailored campaigns. .. view profile

Anthony Carranza
Anthony Carranza

Anthony Carranza

Business

Digital and social media journalist reporting on the latest happenings on the web. Existing contributor to Social Media Today and Examiner... view profile

Ramy Salameh
Ramy Salameh

Ramy Salameh

Life

Ramy Salameh is an award-winning travel journalist & International PR specialist. He is a 'Member of the National Union of Journalists' working as a travel writer on a voluntary and freelance basis and has written on destinations across the globe... view profile

Miles Young
Miles Young

Miles Young

Travel

Travel Duder covers vacations, destination, travel tips, hotels, gear and everything else an adventurer needs to know... view profile

June Rousso
June Rousso

June Rousso

Health

June Rousso, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and holistic health counselor in N.Y.C. with a focus on dietary and lifestyle changes to support health. .. view profile

Barry Bassis
Barry Bassis

Barry Bassis

Arts & Culture

Barry has been a music, theater and travel writer for over a decade for various publications. .. view profile

Linda Moore
Linda Moore

Linda Moore

Business

I am a freelance writer and enjoy reporting on a variety of topics... view profile

Dr. B
Dr. B

Dr. B

Health

is a blog writer about this subject. He is an expert on health and metaphysics. For more information about his life,.. view profile






  • Face-to-face meetings really matter, fact!

    In our super hi-tech and super connected IT world, I have always supported the view that virtual meetings through conference calls, video calls, webinars and all the other means we use to communicate can never replace a firm hand-shake and a face-to-face meeting. Now this was my own personal opinion, so I was delighted to …

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  • Productivity Repossessed: The Benefits of A “Hard Stop” Mentality

    Productivity Repossessed

    It’s likely that the most valuable lesson I learned during my four years at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration relates to workplace productivity. Ask anyone who has worked for or with me, and they’ll surely recognize my mantra, “work expands to the time allotted”. Hearing that, you would assume that the more you pack into …

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  • Why Should You Buy An SUV For Your Family?

    Transportation is a very complicated process when it comes to a family due to the fact that everyone needs to get in time for their daily routines. Many people tend to choose normal cars because they seem like the most convenient choice, but there are other alternatives that can be exploited.

    Capacity

    When it comes …

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  • Why I Hate the Holidays

    Dear Kathy,

         I hate the holidays. I’m depressed more and more as they get closer. I have a hard time even leaving the house in November and December because the decorations in the store windows give me anxiety.

         Let me explain. I grew up in a large extended family and we did the holidays in …

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  • Top 10 Ways to Fight The Battle of the Bulge over the Holidays

    There's no need to undo an entire year of healthy habits and weight loss over the holidays. Just follow these Top 10 tips to avoid the pitfalls (photo by LivligaHome).

    Thanksgiving is the launching pad for more than a month filled with holiday parties, cocktails, festive holiday foods and celebrations. As a mother of 3 and inventor of Livliga and Kidliga, elegant portion control dishware for adults and children, I know there is no need to undo an entire year of healthy habits and …

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  • Thanksgiving Nightmare

    Dear Kathy,

         My daughter and I had a lot of problems getting along when she was a teenager. I have always treated her like gold and bought her everything she ever wanted, even things I couldn’t really afford. The words “thank you” never crossed her lips and she berated me on a regular basis when …

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  • Rent-a-Riad and souk up the atmosphere

    “No you must not go there, is mosque – you cannot enter. Where you want go?” asked a street seller, standing at the cross roads of a maze of alleyways, from which I had selected a dead end! I had intrepidly decided to make my way through Marrakech’s old medina and souk in search of …

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  • The Gem Steakhouse and Saloon

    Gem server Nate Rickman pouring wine from a good selection of house and bottled offerings. Myriam Moran copyright 2014

    The television series ‘Deadwood’ portrayed Al Swearengen as a cold blooded killer. When he arrived in Deadwood, South Dakota in 1876, the camp was a violent, illegal settlement. Miners invaded lands protected by treaty with Native Americans in quest of gold. Placer gold was found by prospectors that accompanied George Armstrong Custer’s expedition in 1874. …

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  • How to Save Money On Your Glasses And Contact Lenses

    Many times a trip to the optometrist can leave your wallet empty without you feeling like you received much in return. The business of glasses and contacts does not always have to be expensive as there are many places where rebates are given. There are also programs that you can be a part of that …

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  • WhatsApp’s Read Receipt Blunder (And Update)

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    Isn’t if funny how the smallest things can lead to enormous problems? WhatsApp found this out the hard way when they rolled out a new feature that let users see if and when their text messages were received and whether or not they were read. While it seems like it would be a helpful thing …

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  • How Not To Kill Your Family on Thanksgiving

    Dear Kathy,

         Every holiday my mother, step-father, brother, and sister spend the day with my family. It is sheer hell and I am dreading the upcoming winter holidays.

         I am fine with my parents joining us, but my siblings drive me right over the edge. My sister is in her 40′s and single. She feels …

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  • Negotiating Differences in Libido

    Dear Kathy,

         I’ve been married for 13 years and we have two children together as well as one child each from previous relationships. The kids get along well with one another and we have a happy family. I guess it’s more accurate to say that I thought we had a happy family.

         Three months ago, …

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  • Tips on How to Effectively Build a Muscular Body

    These days, you can’t look anywhere without seeing a barrage of what seems to be the image for the perfect male body on billboards and on television. Everywhere you look, there are celebrities with their perfect abs on display. This makes it easy to forget how difficult it is and how much effort it takes …

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  • What To Think About When Buying A Car

    Unless you have the money to do so, the best option is to buy a second-hand car rather than a brand new car. However, there are several reasons why people don’t like to buy used cars, such as the fact that there is a lot of mileage on them in most cases, wear and tear …

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  • 3 of the Best Cities for Entrepeneurs and Startups

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    The U.S has always been regarded as the land of opportunities. It’s a country that has rewarded the innovative and forward-thinking, providing strong resources and a stable environment to entrepreneurs or start-up founders who are looking to take their brilliant ideas to greater heights. However, even with available resources such as grants, tax breaks, federal …

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  • Funeral Service For a Chihuahua?

    Dear Kathy,

         My cousin’s pet dog died a few days ago and she called yesterday to invite me to his funeral service. I love my cousin dearly, but this feels weird to me. I think she should be talking to a therapist about her situation if she’s that upset, not having a whole service as …

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  • How Do I Deal With My Daughter-in-law?

    Dear Kathy,

         I am so upset that I don’t have the words. My only son married a girl who has made him miserable for the past 6 years. I told him over and over again to break it off with her, but every time they broke up they wound up getting back together.

         She gave …

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  • How Michael J. Swanson Became an Advocate for Trial Lawyers

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    When most people think of lawyers, they don’t often associate them with the most upstanding citizens. The animal to which most lawyers are commonly compared is, of course, a shark, and the comparison is rarely favorable. To Michael J. Swanson, however, not all lawyers are created equal. The CEO of Advocate Capital, Inc. and author …

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  • Protect Yourself – Medicaid and Healthcare

    Healthcare organizations such as Medicaid and Medicare find themselves losing millions of dollars each year to scams and theft by fraud. If you’re covered by such an organization, make sure that you take the necessary steps in order to protect yourself and make sure that you don’t become a victim of any fraudulent practices. While …

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  • Discover Your Inner Superhero: Start Your Week In Review

    Week In Review personal progress reports are a revolutionary way to become less overwhelmed and gain a sense of accomplishment in your career.

    “I’m NOT a lazy bum! I DO make great strides each week! I’m NOT taking one step forward and two steps back in all areas of endeavor!”

    That’s the sound of the New Me echoing through my brain. I, like many professionals, had previously had a tendency to look at the daunting list of tasks …

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  • Productivity Repossessed: The Benefits of A “Hard Stop” Mentality

    Productivity Repossessed

    It’s likely that the most valuable lesson I learned during my four years at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration relates to workplace productivity. Ask anyone who has worked for or with me, and they’ll surely recognize my mantra, “work expands to the time allotted”. Hearing that, you would assume that the more you pack into …

    Read More

  • 3 of the Best Cities for Entrepeneurs and Startups

    austin

    The U.S has always been regarded as the land of opportunities. It’s a country that has rewarded the innovative and forward-thinking, providing strong resources and a stable environment to entrepreneurs or start-up founders who are looking to take their brilliant ideas to greater heights. However, even with available resources such as grants, tax breaks, federal …

    Read More

  • How Michael J. Swanson Became an Advocate for Trial Lawyers

    MSwanson

    When most people think of lawyers, they don’t often associate them with the most upstanding citizens. The animal to which most lawyers are commonly compared is, of course, a shark, and the comparison is rarely favorable. To Michael J. Swanson, however, not all lawyers are created equal. The CEO of Advocate Capital, Inc. and author …

    Read More

  • Discover Your Inner Superhero: Start Your Week In Review

    Week In Review personal progress reports are a revolutionary way to become less overwhelmed and gain a sense of accomplishment in your career.

    “I’m NOT a lazy bum! I DO make great strides each week! I’m NOT taking one step forward and two steps back in all areas of endeavor!”

    That’s the sound of the New Me echoing through my brain. I, like many professionals, had previously had a tendency to look at the daunting list of tasks …

    Read More

  • 8 Advantages to a Career in Nursing

    The field of nursing has expanded rapidly in recent years. There are many new exciting treatment technologies and a growing respect for the profession. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career, consider these eight benefits of becoming a nurse.

    1. Job Security

    Ask anyone who works in a medical setting if there …

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  • Satellite Strategies: Tips on Working from Home Productively

    Satellite Platforms are becoming embraced by more and more companies. If you'll be working from home, adhering to these disciplines will be to your benefit.

    Is the modern workplace outdated? Well, consider that in the 21st century more business is done in a global economy, shattering the old 9 to 5 workday model. Factor in the increasing time and expense of commuting, and it becomes clear that working from home is now a far more viable option.

    Don’t feel …

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  • 6 Steps To Becoming An Airline Pilot

    Many pilots have jobs that let them travel the world and take advantage of great perks. Before you can get a job as an airline pilot, though, you may need to take these six steps. They should qualify you to work at the top of your field.

    1. Get a Medical Certificate

    For safety reasons, …

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  • Watch Out For Your “Blind Spot”

    It’s better to know and understand your weak points then turn a blind eye.  It just might save your career.

    I’m an avid car enthusiast and driving is one of the simple pleasures I truly enjoy.  Driving out in the open road relaxes me and gives me a chance to unwind.  It’s my form of meditation.  Ironically, I was so relaxed the other night while driving that I almost got into an accident.  One of …

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  • “I Can Overcome”: Listening Without Bias

    Listening without bias can reveal life lessons that you may not have otherwise discovered.

    One of the virtues of active listening is to remove any discriminatory preconceptions you may have about the speaker. Now, this is not exclusively about accepting or ignoring the speaker’s agenda (another chapter in the rulebook of active listening). Instead, this refers to not allowing your personal feelings or judgments to get in the way …

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  • The Rise of Online Gambling and Its Future in the United States

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    For millennia, gambling has provided a rush that most other experiences can’t duplicate. In recent years, gambling has come to be associated with an experience. When you talk about casinos, you are more apt to associate them with flashing neon lights, the Vegas Strip, a cloud of swirling cigarette smoke, and a cacophony of bells …

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  • Genesis Diamonds Talks Diamond Grading

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    Everyone knows diamonds are a woman’s best friend. But, for most consumers, their knowledge ends there. Given the importance of diamond purchases–both emotionally and monetarily–it is important that consumers know what they are getting into before making that big purchase. One of the factors in determining the price of a diamond is its quality, which …

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  • You Can Count on Me: Reliability in Business

    Reliability in your business dealings is a precious asset. Here are some valuable reliability tips to help you get ahead and avoid awkward jams and pitfalls

    Recently I challenged my readers to examine their business habits in the sphere of presentation and appearance. It was a corporate person’s first glimpse into understanding the je ne sais quoi of executive presence, and serves to highlight the type of “polish” one needs to exude in order to get ahead in the business …

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  • What’s Unique about the Executive MBA

    Many people think that an MBA is a “one size fits all” degree for the young, semi-experienced professional. However, more seasoned professionals may not benefit as much from a regular MBA degree; they may seek out a more specialized MBA degree – the Executive MBA. The Executive MBA is specifically designed for the business-person who …

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  • How Security Guard Training Will Benefit Your Business

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    Businesses both small and large have a huge number of things to think about when it comes to ensuring optimal performance, and employing a security guard or providing additional training may not be considered a priority. Security is however, an area that can make a huge difference to the image of a company, the opinions …

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  • Companies Like Cemtrex Are Making It Easy For Facilities to Be More Sustainable

    Cemtrex

    Keeping up with the growing demands of stakeholders to function as an ecologically sustainable company is a difficult but necessary challenge for any industrial company. As the economy continues to rebound, production demands are increasing and remaining environmentally conscious becomes more crucial. New pressure from stakeholders on companies are creating the need accurately measure and …

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  • How to Become a Super Woman by Angela T. Jones

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    Today, over 90 percent of start-up companies are self funded. Self-funding, also known as bootstrapping, is advantageous because owners do not have to give up any equity or control of their business. Angela T. Jones is one of the many entrepreneurs to fund their companies this way. Jones, the founder and CEO of Super Woman …

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  • Finding a Good CRM Solution for Small Businesses

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    Customer relationship management software, or CRM, is all the rage in business circles these days. In today’s interconnected world it is integral that businesses keep track of the relationships they have with current and future customers, but what CRM software is best for small business? There are big name vendors with all-encompassing platforms that cost …

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  • Technological Advancements in the London Scaffolding Industry

    The big news is that the latest technological advancements in scaffolding have created a huge change in the industry. The big advancement is the F-Board and this innovation will affect every scaffolding company across the capital.

    The F-Board is a totally revolutionary scaffolding platform constructed from 100% recycled plastic so it is much more eco-friendly …

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  • Business Blog: How to Keep it Green in the Office

    Helping to create a more eco-friendly workplace can begin before you have even arrived at the office.  You could reduce your carbon emissions by leaving the car at home and opting for public transport.  Not only does this help the environment, but could save you money on fuel and parking.  Alternatively, it might be possible …

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  • Self-Compassion: My Word of The Year 2014

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    I’m savoring Olivia Fox Cabane’s book, The Charisma Myth. It’s like preaching to the converted. We totally see eye-to-eye on so many practices. My favorite: being present is a key to executive presence. Non-verbal communication is SO important… right down to wearing clothing to a business meal that’s comfortable— lest you send off …

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