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Bring Spring Cleaning to Work: How to Deep Clean Your SOPs

“You can cut all the flowers, but you cannot keep spring from coming.”  – Pablo Neruda I don’t have a favorite season … but if I did, Spring would be duking it out with Fall for first place … Spring is like nature’s blank slate. Things are bursting up from the ground, the days are …

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Escape Information Overwhelm in 3 Simple Steps

“We’re the product. Our attention is the product being sold to advertisers.”  – Justin Rosenstein, The Social Dilemma In the United States, 2020 is a presidential election year—a vote that’s happening this week, in fact … which would seem to be news only to somebody who didn’t have access to the Internet or wasn’t alive …

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Where to Get Great (and Unbiased) Advice on New Tech

So you’ve done the inner work and decided that, yes—you DO need new tech. What inner work, you ask? Check out Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, which focus on deciding if you actually NEED new hardware or software in the first place. Once you’re officially shopping, it’s easy to get misled. Between …

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Making the Most of Your Current Tech

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series. Click here to read Part 1, which is all about deciding whether you need new hardware. In Part 2, we’ll focus on software. We all have a bad habit of grabbing the wrong solutions to our problems. Let’s say you’re having a terrible day.  Your boss just …

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Stop! Do You Really Need That New Tech?

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.” —Aldous Huxley It’s fall. Big box retailers are churning out coupons inspiring us to spend money—seasonal decorations are already on the shelves … and is that really a Christmas Carol I’m hearing?! With the constant messaging from every angle, it’s super easy …

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3 Tips for Approaching Your Taxes Like a Recipe

3 Tips for Approaching Your Taxes Like a Recipe

  “Death and taxes may be inevitable, but they shouldn’t be related.” -J.C. Watts, Jr. Do you like to cook? Have you ever cooked? Let’s start there. If so, then that will be the basis for this article. Just like following a recipe in the kitchen, this is a recipe for your financial records. And …

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DIY Taxes Made Simple

DIY Taxes Made Simple

  “Death, taxes, and childbirth! There’s never any convenient time for any of them.” -Margaret Mitchell So this year, because of Covid-19, the Fed has pushed filing personal taxes back to July. But I know you want to be prepared long before that deadline, right? These tips will work for any year, pandemic or not, …

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3 Reasons to Hire a Tax Pro During COVID-19

They say the only things you have to do are pay taxes and die. You might be able to avoid one but it’s pretty clear you won’t avoid the other. For the record, I am taking my vitamins, mom, and still … they may slow aging down, but eventually, this game will end. While YOU’RE …

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Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Your Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

“A Clean Home is a Happy Home.”         Alright, you Martha wannabes—happy Spring Cleaning! Just don’t curse me when you are scrubbing that refrigerator coil with a toothbrush—you were warned! And while I never encourage procrastination, you may want to read this now and not start this project until after our FREE 5-Day De-Stress …

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