January 2018

Writing - Where/How Do I Begin?

Ever wanted to write but did not know where to begin? Like you, there are millions of people who want to express their ideas, thoughts, and perceptions on paper or computer. Whether you want to write professionally or for personal reasons, writing is a great way to express your innermost thoughts and perceptions. It is
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The Basic Principles of Self Protection

Self Protection and Self Defence BasicsThere has been much hype and hyperbole in recent times about the “one punch can kill” campaign, and so there should be. No-one is entitled to shed the veneer of civilisation and randomly attack another citizen and, potentially take their life!As an individual, I can do very little to stem
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Is the Term Managed Services Over Used?

Managed Services – what does that mean? If I am a small business owner, what do managed computer services do for my business?The trend in the small business computer space has been this push towards “managed services” over the past few years. Everybody wants to jump on the managed services bandwagon. Is this the magic
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Discover the Purpose of Your Life

Most of us get stumped when faced with this thought. There are a lot of us who can associate the word ‘purpose’ with specific aspects of Life, but not with Life in its totality. Whenever we talk of Life, we are more comfortable talking of Aims, Ambitions and Goals. What is a Life purpose anyway?
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Writers As Addicts: The Mescaline Train in Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher who developed the philosophic school of Existentialism might seem like a strange name to have in this list for those who are not already acquainted with stories of his drug abuse. Sartre developed his ideas and concepts from atheism, and borrowed sporadically from Marxism. The assimilation and molding of these ideas,
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The Art of Being Coachable

We seek a coach because we realize that we are blind to many aspects of ourselves that others can plainly see. They can see strengths and weaknesses we never knew we had, but we can’t benefit from their insight unless we are willing to hear what they have to say. The coach serves as our
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The ABCs of Freelance Writing

“If you dig deep and keep peeling the onion, artists and freelance writers are the leaders in society – the people who start to get new ideas out.” — Allan SavoryAnyone who has ever worked in sales or seen Glengarry Glen Ross knows what the ABCs are: Always Be Closing. It’s good advice for anyone
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