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Supplemental Income

Now that Christmas has passed and those holiday bills are rolling in, you might need a temporary infusion of additional income. Come to think of it, is there ever a time when extra cash isn’t welcome? Instead of seeking out a low-paying, high-stress part-time job, consider using some of your marketable skills and talents to …

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All Publicity is NOT Good Publicity

“All publicity is good publicity.” A long-standing cliche, but it’s simply not true. If you are vying for a spot on a reality show or running a business where any mention in the public eye spreads the word about your business, then any notoriety is beneficial. However, if your business or organization is predicated on …

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Artists are Best Served Creating LESS for the Public–Here’s Why:

Here’s a guest post I wrote for an art blog. Anyone who is in the business of producing products for public consumption should check it out. Forward it to friends, retweet it on twitter and throw in your .02. The following was posted here: http://www.theabundantartist.com/create-less-artwork/ ————————————————– Hard work is imperative for excellence in any endeavor, but …

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Decrease Your Website Load Time by 50% and Eradicate Spam. Here’s How

When I first heard that there was a technology start-up that “accidentally” discovered a way to shrink your webpage load times, I was intrigued. It’s quite a story, actually.  It starts in Silicon Valley…. http://thenextweb.com/industry/2011/06/07/cloudflare-a-website-security-product-accidentally-makes-sites-60-faster/ Details on Cloudfare available here. Read the fine print and do some reconnaissance to determine if the service is right …

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Increase Your Interpersonal and Social Intelligence

Perhaps the most pivotal concept in Social Psychology is the Fundamental Attribution Error. Understanding this concept can disabuse you of one of the most prevalent cognitive biases in social interaction. The Fundamental Attribution Error explains how we fall short when analyzing the behaviors of those around us. Fundamental Attribution Error: We attribute the behaviors of …

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Five Courses Every Student Should Take in College

‘Tis the season for graduation. Many folks will be pursuing a baccalaureate or master’s degree in the fall. Here are a few courses everyone should sign up for regardless of major or specialization. In no particular order….. Social Psychology:  Not only will you be introduced to the many biases and idiosyncrasies that govern human behavior, …

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Don’t Be A Statistic: How To Prevent Identity Theft (Part 2)

In Part 1, we covered some of the strategies to backup and recover your computer files. Now, let’s discuss how you can prevent data theft in the future. Tip 3: Intelligent Computer Use Internet Browsing: “Always check to see if the website you are logging into has the “https” prefix enabled BEFORE you enter your critical …

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