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Basic Tech Terms You Should Know to Handle Everyday Life

With so many technological terms being thrown around these days, I thought I’d create a glossary of basic tech terms that can serve as a reference guide. I was also motivated to write this post because of a recent conversation with my husband.

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Help! I’ve Become a Grown-Up!

It’s tough being a grown-up. You have to do stuff, take care of stuff, and sometimes take care of other people and their stuff. But it’s always a challenge when you have to deal with your own stuff.

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3 Easy Ways to Organize the Prime Real Estate in Your Office

What immediately comes to mind when you hear the term prime real estate? If you are like many, prime real estate conjures up an image of a spacious, well designed, extremely expensive office space in the heart of your city or town’s business district.

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Fact Friday: People in Central America Have Better Work-Life Balance Than North Americans

“Central America ranks highest in work-life balance, with 70 percent of employees saying their companies support them in achieving a reasonable balance between work and personal life. North America is second (65 percent), followed by eastern Asia (63 percent), Latin America and the Caribbean (63 percent), and Southern Asia (62 percent).”

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Work-Life Balance Off Kilter, Research Finds  | ABCNews.com | 4.19.13

 

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Stop Procrastinating: 5 Strategies to Get You Started

Everyone that I know, including myself, finds themselves procrastinating from time to time. Does that sound like you, too?

Picture this scenario. It’s Monday morning …

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Fact Friday: Listen to Unfamiliar Music to Increase Productivity

“So if you like jazz, don’t listen to jazz while working, because, although that music will give you pleasure, it will also release dopamine in your brain, actually distracting you. Unfamiliar music, on the other hand, maximizes the focus effect you could get from music—extending your concentration time up to about 100 minutes.”

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Choose Unfamiliar Work Music for Better Productivity and Focus | Lifehacker.com | 2.26.13

 

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Why You Should Create Twitter Lists

Have you ever wanted to just follow a specific set of people on Twitter? … to just focus in on the conversation among one group of people? Putting your tweeps in separate buckets can be very helpful, especially when you follow quite a few of them. And, you can easily do that by creating Twitter lists.

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Fact Friday: Your Desk is Trying to Kill You

“…when we sit all day, ‘electrical activity in the muscles drops… leading to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects,’ and sadly even getting regular doses of exercise doesn’t offset the damage. But now there’s new evidence of the harm of sitting. Not only is it making you fatter, it might also be making you dumber.”

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Your Desk is Making You Stupid | Inc.com | 7.18.2012

 

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3 Ways to Get Past Decision Paralysis

3 Ways to Move Past Decision Paralysis

The stacks of magazines, the piles of papers, the stuff crowding the car out of the garage — there can be many reasons for clutter like this, but one of the most common is unmade decisions or decision paralysis. You look at a piece of paper, can’t decide what to do with it, and put it back in the pile. You are stuck.

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A Cautionary Tale About Cable Clutter

This post was updated on May 1, 2016.

Today’s post will not be for everyone. In fact, if you tend to have a sensitive disposition, you may not want to watch the video at the end of this post. If this describes you, you can stop here and read one of our other posts about simple ways to use technology.

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