6 Ways Smart Tech is Impacting the Office Environment

Smart technology is all the rage. We have “smart” phones, “smart” homes, and “smart” appliances. As smart tech continues to evolve, there’s no wonder that it has impacted the office environment. Tools such as cordless phones that work with smartphones and intelligent VoIP hubs only begin illustrating the new smart workplace. Behind the scenes, intelligent […]

Writing as a Business: When to Quit Your Day Job Redux

Over the last couple of years, I have had some serious personal life changes and challenges, and that meant a transition from freelance writing full time to a full-time job, a part time job, and then leaving that day job altogether. Part of that had to do with my personal motivation and income, the rest […]

7 Ways Being Minimalist Is Great for Your Health

The minimalist lifestyle is about consciously choosing less in order to have more. That means getting rid of some belongings that you aren’t really using, making your to-do list shorter as some of the things on it aren’t important, not having too many people in your circle as that takes away your energy, and even […]

7 Tasks Your Small Business Should Outsource

Author info: Today’s guest post is brought to you by Josh McAllister. He is a freelance writer and independent business consultant. In his free time, he enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family. You can reach him on Twitter @josh8mcallister Many entrepreneurs want to minimize overhead as much as possible and to accomplish this, […]

GUEST POST: Increase Your Focus By Improving Your Sleep Health

Bio: Sarah Jones is the editor of sleepydeep.com. Feeling the repercussions of being an irregular sleeper for far too long, she decided to do something about it. She learned why sleep is so important and how to maximize it, and is now helping others who are struggling to find their right sleep routine. Are you […]

Prepping for a Bike Race and Writing a Novel

So a few weeks back a friend challenged me to ride a bike race in the near future. It is 53 miles long, and at the time I was riding about 12-15 miles a day, most of that part of my commute. I decided to train for the race, in an attempt to do one […]

NaNoWriMo: Time Management

“Diligence is the mother of good fortune, and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to the goal of any of his best wishes.” — Miguel de Cervantes I sit here, at 4:47 a.m. knowing what can happen today, and what might happen, but not what will happen. Oh, I have a plan. I always […]