Hashtag 101 for Writers and Authors

When did a hashtag become a hashtag? There really was a first moment when someone essentially said, ‘hey, let’s use a hashtag as a way of organizing things!’ That someone was Chris Messina and on August 23, 2007 he posted the following:   What is a # hashtag? A hashtag …

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Leave the wake in the past…

As many of you know, one of my most beloved teachers and the person, next to my great-grandmother, from whom I have gained perhaps my most important and profound perspectives is Dr Wayne Dyer.  One of Dr Dyer’s stories that he uses to illustrate the power (or lack thereof) of …

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Video: Overview of Evernote

I love Evernote and use it daily.  When a colleague asked me what it was all about, I thought I would record this quick video overview… You can learn more at www.evernote.com ONE WORKSPACE WRITE From short lists to lengthy research, no matter what form your writing takes, Evernote keeps …

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Social Media tips from Guy Kawasaki

  I just finished reading this latest book co-written by one of my go-to guys when it comes to the virtual world, Guy Kawasaki. It’s full of both useful info for experts in the online world, as well as explanations for people who are relatively new to the world of …

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There’s a reason your rear view mirror is small…


  Think about it…  How much time do you spend looking backward at what has past?  Be #inspired2achieve and focus forward!  The view is much bigger and brighter when you look through the windscreen instead of the rear view mirror…

Achieving “Mastery” with George Leonard


I have read and re-read this book several times since I picked it up, and each time I learn something different, or see something in another light. Here’s the info from Amazon: “Drawing on Zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, bestselling author Gorge Leonard shows …

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Inspiring ~ My Life Movie


Inspiring and motivational… This is my daily reminder of what my ideal life looks and feels like… Some of the elements in the movie I have already achieved, some are simply metaphors, others are actual goals…  A loving Husband and Family…  Financial Freedom…  Fit and Healthy…  these are just some …

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Life is like an improv session


It’s funny…  Countless people are scared at the thought of doing improv, but when you think about it LIFE is just like an improv session…  No one knows what the other will do or say…  The only real difference is that in improv you can’t say ‘no’… How would your life …

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Invest in Your Dream!


Invest in your dream, do what it takes, believe in yourself… Even if you are knocked down, remember it’s not over until your Dream is your Reality! Another video to inspire us all to be the best we can be…

Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Dreams


I know most of us have already seen this at least once, yet it’s worth watching again from time to time… Carnegie Mellon Professor Randy Pausch (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) gave his last lecture at the university Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his …

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Steve Jobs: Stanford University Commencement Speech


‘You’ve got to find what you love,’ Jobs says One of the great speeches of our time…  Below you will find the transcript and the video…  Enjoy… I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated …

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You have to want it as much as you want to breathe!


I’ve heard this story before, but watching this athlete while listening to the sound-track…  This is inspiring! How badly do you want to succeed?  How passionate are you about achieving your objectives?  HONESTLY – how driven are you? Watch this video (below) and then answer the question…

Tailor-Made Life!


You may or may not like bodybuilding, however the words behind the images are powerful! If you need an extra boost to get to you step up and make the life of your dreams a REALITY, watch this…

Inspiring Underwater Dolphin Rescue


This is so very beautiful to watch… If you need a dose of something to warm your heart, this is it…   Just click on the video below:

Dream Big and Don’t Ever Give Up!


If you ever feel like giving up, or feel like you can’t achieve…  Invest just 8 minutes of your time and watch this…  I promise it will inspire you! Click the video below to watch… Dream Big… Don’t ever give up… Help other people achieve success and you will be …

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Earl Nightingale’s Strangest Secret


I’m so delighted to have found this original recording of Earl Nightingale’s famous and inspiring broadcast… If you ever want to achieve anything in life, listen to this, apply it, and you will be truly astounded by the positive changes in your life…

Serving Our Kids Feb Update:


February Schedule Update ============================================== January was a great month for Serving Our Kids Foundation. We concluded our 2013 Holiday Food Drive with total donations of over $37,000.00 in food donations.  During the month we conducted a food drive at the Smith’s Food Store at Eastern Ave. & Windmill with a …

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What is in the 2014 Farm Bill For Sustainable Farms and Food Systems?


Anyone interested in sustainable agriculture, should read this: http://theallnaturalfertilizercompany.com/what-is-in-the-2014-farm-bill-for-sustainable-farms-and-food-systems/ The final farm bill released earlier this week is currently making its way through Congress and to the President, according to a report by Sustainable Agriculture, is somewhat of a mixed bag for sustainable food and farming systems.

Stem cell source found in tissue discarded in hip replacements


This is amazing! Apparently discarded hip replacement and bone marrow stem cells ‘remarkably similar’, according to a new study led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia, published online recently in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine. Go to http://nvseniorguide.com/2014/01/stem-cell-source-found-in-tissue-discarded-in-hip-replacements/ to read more…

5 Ideas to Recharge Your Fitness Routine

I love these tips from Healthy Tipping Point: “If you’ve ever trained for a race, you know this is true. A training plan is based on this philosophy.  Over time, efforts build on each other, transforming you from a couch potato to a runner. At Week 1, it’s hard to …

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