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Three Words for 2017


New Year’s Resolutions are for the birds!New Years Resolutions

At least usually they are. We all mean well when we make them, but it usually doesn’t take long at all until they fall by the wayside, does it? Trying to improve ourselves by making a promise to lose 50 pounds, or to stop smoking or to learn a new language is a great idea, but so often they just don’t work.

Why? So many reasons!

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4 Simple Keys to Success



8087-success-in-life-is-not-about-luck-it-is-about-managed-thoughtsDo you find it hard to be sucessful? To get things accomplished? To get things checked off your checklist? I’ll bet you do. I think we all do.

When you work from home—or just on a schedule that varies from day to day as most of us bloggers and entrepreneurs do—as nice and wonderful as that seems to be, it’s easy to drift into doing something you shouldn’t be doing that keeps you from getting done what you set out to do in the first place.

The Oldest Puzzle in the Universe

Where does the time go? That’s a puzzle that’s been plaguing mankind since the days of the Neanderthals. I’m not sure anyone has figured out the real answer to that question, but we have figured out some ways to cope with the problems it makes. Read more

5 Podcasts I Listen to Every Week

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Just like science, the internet and technology, a podcast is a wonderful thing to behold! The idea that we can find so many fascinating things to listen to and learn about is really remarkable and one of the best darn things about this modern world we live in.

If you haven’t discovered podcasts yet, I can only tell you that you don’t what you’re missing. A podcast is a lot like a recording of a radio show that you can carry around with you on your smart phone, PC, tablet or iPod (if that’s your shtick) and listen with your ear buds (or actual ear phones) anytime you please—on your walks, in the doctor’s office or just in your easy chair at home while you’re resting your eyes. It’s kinda like having an encyclopedia right there in your pocket. And they’re all free. Read more

Go Alone or Go Together?

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One of my favorite politicians is New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. Cory is the former mayor of Newark and was elected to the Senate in 2013. I saw him interviewed not too long ago. He spoke an old African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together.”

I think that is very apropos to many things in life and particularly true in the wonderful world of blogging.

Think about that for a moment.

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Consulting Services from OggieSEZ

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Consulting ServicesThere comes a time in your career when you need a bit of advice and guidance.  God knows I’m no stranger to needing and getting help from time to time.  The two critical things to remember about the need for help are (1) realizing when you need it and (2) knowing where to go to get it.

Sometimes we try and try and try to figure something out and just can’t do it, a new app or piece of software for instance.  Sometimes we can walk away from it for a bit, come back and, SHAZAM!, the solution pops right out at us.

But Sometimes It Doesn’t!

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