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Going on a cruise used to mean getting away from it all and it was difficult to impossible to stay connected with the mainland while you were enjoying your holiday. However, these days when you are on a cruise vacation it is possible to access the internet and keep up to date with the news and your friends and family back home. Having internet on a cruise ship can allow you to work while you travel – digital nomad style – or stay in touch with your loved ones. The internet is becoming more and more of a part of our daily…

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One of the many advantages of starting your own business is that you can make a living from the comfort of your own home. Since your home based business likely doesn’t involve the need to meet with clients on a daily basis, investing in a commercial property is likely an expense you don’t want to add to your plate. As such, many entrepreneurs find the space within their home to conduct business on the daily basis. While working from your bedroom or your kitchen table might be feasible for a while, as your business begins to grow, so will the…

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No matter how talented or accomplished you are, you cannot always count on attracting and retaining the attention of others. Too many options compete for everyone’s attention, and they multiply with each passing day. It will be more and more challenging to rise above the noise and hold onto the attention of those who matter to you. Attention provides leverage. The more people we can attract and motivate to join us on a challenging quest or initiative, the more impact we are likely to achieve. So, what are effective ways to attract and retain the kind of attention that helps…

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Never confuse investment with dumping a lot of money on something. The strict definition of investment is that of purchasing items which are in turn are used to create future wealth. Even a comic book can be an investment if you wait long enough. So when you’re investing in technology to operate a business, you’re spending money on items that make it easier to do business. A business can invest in advertising, technology, and other items that will offer significant return, and even savings down the road. However, as with all investments, you want your money to work to its…

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BoConcept, a luxury furniture retailer, just released a very cool 5 minute short, “The Guest”, starring Mads Mikkelssen. His name doesn’t sound so familiar? Remember the slick villain from James Bond Casino Royale who bled out of his eyes? Ya, that’s him, and guess what, he’s actually pretty funny too, when he’s not giving James Bond crap. We’ve seen a few big brands produce shorts recently instead of traditional advertising. Many brands are also taking the route of hiring a big name actor to anchor them. BoConcept does a fantastic job of not only offering an entertaining/comical 5 minute short…