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Career Development

The Organized Work Life

When my husband started picking up clientele for the marketing and web-design arm of The Schlott Co., it was evident he all to much understood the stress and weight I carried through the work day.  How to meet deadlines, how to maintain sanity while being pulled in multip...

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Personal Finance

Organizing Your Personal Finances: Pseudo Minimalism & Budgeting

I know a very rich man that will die with everything he owns still in the bank.  It reminded me of Scrooge McDuck - swimming in his vault of gold and money each morning. For some reason I thought Scrooge's vault of gold meant he too would die alone and with everything he ...

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The Four Agreements: Instantly Happier Today!

I recently watched a documentary entitled Happy. Contrary to my single objective when deciding to watch Happy and much to my dismay, I was not happy thereafter.  As summarized in this documentary, it would seem only retirees in Japan or Hawaii and hippies living in commun...

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Personal DevelopmentWomen In The Workplace

Should Women Work Outside The Home?

Dear women, “If a wife works to produce more income for the family, it is important to analyze exactly how much income, after taxes and expenses, her work contributes to the family. Couples often are surprised to learn that this income is not as much as they had exp...

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Learn To LOVE Your J.O.B In 3 Simple Steps

I got home late last night. A large project had allowed me to work from home the past 6 -8 months, because I was putting in extra hours. However, same said project was now keeping me at the office as the wind-down was approaching.  I had missed both breakfast and dinner. ...

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The Secret Message Your Checks Are Telling You

I recently read a story about a husband and wife that were going through some hard times and decided to end their marriage. While in anticipation for the divorce, the husband thought it wise to go through his finances to make sure things were taken care of. In the midst o...

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4 Time Management Tips for Good Business

When I want someone to know how I feel, I stoutly wear that feeling all over my face.  Nope, not emotional... intentional. If I have something to say, you will know it.  So when I was constantly being interrupted at work, by emails that should have been delegated to someo...

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Confused by Trump and the Stock Market? Combat Risks with Self Education

I sat with co-workers as recent trips to Europe became the topic of conversation. I remember the feeling of somehow not yet feeling that I had arrived, because I hadn't yet made that trip. Yearning the financial freedom that trips to Europe seem to offer, I could only gaz...