Category Archives: Life-hacking and Tips for Better Living

If you don’t stop, you can’t go

Every once in a while, I have to have someone thump me over the head about taking breaks. When you love what you do and have a huge passion for it, the foot comes off the gas pedal very reluctantly. But … Continue reading

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The work is in the details

Pay attention to details like this….the color, the texture, the presentation, the craftsmanship….and the stained glass window of your life will be Tiffany Studios-quality. (If you like this post, please consider subscribing to the blog via RSS feed or by … Continue reading

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How to start and run a Twitter chat

In today’s world of free, easy-to-use networking tools with worldwide reach, associations and other fee-based groups (like a member-based DMO) must prove their value over and over to those who pay membership dues. I was acutely conscious of this when … Continue reading

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You fall behind by not keeping up

How do you keep up (or even better, stay ahead) in a fast-moving environment? You pay attention to the important things, while everyone else gets sucked into a noise vortex and wastes time on the unimportant. BusinessWeek had a cover … Continue reading

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Not-so-boring webinars: a guide

At the national conference for the AWC (Association for Women in Communications) I was excited to speak at a session with Maria Henneberry about creating and conducting online training through webinars. AWC organizes and runs a webinar series about a … Continue reading

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More content in less time

Create once, use many times. That’s the key to creating more content in less time, but here is what you must also do….think like a multi-platform, multimedia online publisher. Here’s an example: This morning, I was trying to get some … Continue reading

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Taking a Google licking but still ticking

Thought for the day…. As many of you know, I’ve been dealing with the nasty WordPress Pharma hack here on Sheila’s Guide (don’t worry, it’s safe for your computer or mobile device to be here; the hack only messes with this … Continue reading

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Technology, social media and middle-aged women entrepreneurs at SXSWi

I’m working on a book, and it’s NOT about travel or social media! Seems as though every time I turn around these days, someone I know is cranking out a book. For speakers like me, it’s almost a rite of … Continue reading

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