Entries Written By Susan Melony
There’s no denying that learning a second language is extremely beneficial. Not only does it allow you to communicate more effectively with people in other cultures, there are many other surprising benefits of speaking another language as well:
- It can make you smarter by challenging your brain to understand and communicate in another language
- It can re
You don’t have to spend long on the streets to realize just how much ridesharing is booming in popularity right now. Services such as Uber and Lyft are turning the transportation industry at large on its head and have opened a massive window of opportunity for those looking to profit from this ever-growing service.
Especially if you live in a major metro are… Read the rest
In today’s unique economy there are so many reasons you might need to hire a composer. For example, maybe you need the sound for an app, or you’re a game designer. Maybe you’re making a commercial or some other type of marketing. Regardless of why you need a composer, you may not need someone full-time, in-house, but instead just for a one-time project.
When most people conjure an image of the stock market, they think about a bunch of guys standing on the trading room floor, screaming their heads off. This is out of reach for most people, but that doesn’t mean the entire stock market is out of reach.
There are so many great reasons for everyone to invest:
- With the right strategy, you no longer have to live paych
Fatty liver disease, also called hepatic steatosis, is a condition where fat builds up in your liver excessively. It’s normal for us to have some fat in our liver, but when there’s too much, it can lead to serious health consequences.
Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body, and it processes everything you consume. If you have too much fa… Read the rest
If you’re a first-time homeowner, the concept of home improvement can naturally freak you out a bit. This is especially true if you purchased a new home or seemingly immaculate property and the idea of anything goes wrong seems like a nightmare
Don’t freak out. Wear and tear in any given home is inevitable; meanwhile, home improvement projects don’t h… Read the rest
Blinds definitely aren’t just blinds. You have tons of choices! As soon as you’ve narrowed in on the option that you like the best, you may feel relieved because your job is done. Or is it?
Stress sucks! It happens to the best of us, but there are tricks you can have up your sleeve to help you get back to being your authentic self. Here are some quick stress stoppers you can use daily.
#1: Make a List
Whatever you’re stressing about, making a list will help you get in the right frame of mind about it. If you were worrying about all the things you ha… Read the rest
Unless you’re a healthcare professional who specializes in mood disorders, you may not even realize there are different types of depression that affect people.
It can be important to at least know some of the general classifications of the most common types of depression so that you can recognize key symptoms in yourself or others. It can also be useful if … Read the rest
When you’re a business traveler, there are just some tricks of the trade you should know. For example, you should know how to pack everything in a carry-on, how to keep up with your healthy lifestyle even when you’re around the world, and to have one of the best travel insurance policies that meets your travel needs.
As well as those important tips, busines… Read the rest
There are many people who dream of living in an RV while on the road for a few months, a full year, or even permanently.
However, many of these people unfortunately do not see their dream become a reality for one very simple reason: they can’t afford it…or at least they don’t think they can.
If you are in the same boat, you should know that there is an arsenal o… Read the rest
Whether you feel like you’re drowning in clutter or can’t seem to navigate your home without bumping into something, there’s a strong chance that you’re not making the most of your storage space.
The good news? No cramped space is beyond saving. In most cases, it simply takes some a bit of strategy and a little legwork to transform even the most clutte… Read the rest
Security should be a top priority for businesses of any size, but especially for those running smaller empires. Don’t assume that hacks are only reserved for larger enterprises. In fact, small business owners are often the most at risk because they have so much else to focus on that they don’t even think twice about password protection.
Whether you have … Read the rest
Technology can be scary for small businesses. You have so many other things to do, and technology is changing all the time. As soon as you think you’ve got a handle on the current tech, the next thing comes along.
Although it may seem like more of a hassle to techify your business at first, if you put in a little time to choose the right solutions for your needs, th… Read the rest
While some researchers believe that animations do little to evoke meaningful understanding, there are others who believe that animated movies improve the motivation to learn. The reason is animated movies and shorts employ three distinct learning styles:
This helps to engage students when exploring new concepts. In addit… Read the rest
When you’re traveling to a new country one of the first questions you might ask yourself is whether you should take tours while you’re there or go it alone. Some people like the opportunity to explore a city on their own, while other people feel like walking, biking or bus tours can provide them with more opportunities to get a true feel for a new locale witho… Read the rest
Ever feel like your company is relatively unknown despite booming business?
Even if your company is profitable and things are going relatively well financially, from a branding perspective there’s often that sinking feeling that your company should be bigger, right?
This is especially true for small businesses that are interested in becoming more in… Read the rest
When you’re hosting an event of any scale, from a dinner party or birthday party to a wedding, you may be wondering what protocol is for inviting your coworkers and even your boss. As you go through your guest list and contemplate whether or not to invite people you work with, there are some general considerations and etiquette rules to keep in mind.
The follo… Read the rest
Buying your first penny stock(s) is a major endeavor. When investing stock, you only have one major goal: to buy the stock at a low price and then sell it at a higher price so you get a high return on your investment.
Trading penny stocks can be a way to make extra money on the side, to make a full time living, or even to become a millionaire if you’re really lu… Read the rest
There are a wide array of minerals, herbs, and natural products used in traditional Chinese medicine. Even though the number of Chinese herbs in widespread use in the United States is much smaller than in China, it can still be hard to know which specific herbs you need to use.
Fortunately, in this article we’re going to simplify things for you by discussing … Read the rest
As is the case with many entrepreneurial inspiration stores, formal education and financial success don’t always go hand in hand. From Mark Zuckerberg to Steve Jobs and beyond, it’s crystal clear that college degrees and traditional college backgrounds aren’t the determining factors to what makes a successful business owner.
That said, entrepr… Read the rest
As business owners, we’re often bombarded with more marketing advice than we could possibly handle or implement.
Meanwhile, we’re constantly being sold quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions that don’t actually work. The problem with this endless stream of advice is that it often falls into one of the three following buckets:
- It’s not act
While recording podcast episodes on your iPhone or Android may seem cool and convenient, it’s usually something only rookie podcasters do
The smartphone works great for podcast hopefuls looking to experiment in the realm or get their first couple of episodes out on the streets. As your podcast business begins to grow, however, the smartphone simpl… Read the rest
Scalpels, stitches, and scars – there are just some of the nuisances patients may face when they go in for a facelift. The technology, however, has changed, and one does not have to go through such pain and a long recovery. An endoscopic procedure is less invasive, as it is in many other surgeries– especially with the right cosmetic surgeon.
Doctors n… Read the rest
Although being a business owner represent a year-round gig, there’s no denying the impact that the time of year has on our companies.
It’s easy to overlook the clock when it comes to your business, especially if you’re doing relatively well right now. That said, new businesses owners should be aware of phenomenons such as summertime slumps and other h… Read the rest