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    Keeping It Clean! Getting People To Pull Their Weight In The Office

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIf you move away from your home and decide to rent an office for your business, there are always a lot of things you’ll realise. One of the things you are likely to notice is that people are messy. Not everyone will put the coffee lid back, or wash their spoons… and often working in a space with a bunch of messy people can be irritating. To ensure that the office stays clean and hygienic, here are some of the things you can do to make sure everyone plays their part this year. Make A Rota An office cleaning rota can be the best idea you have ever had…

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    Promotional Writing: Do’s & Don’ts

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinPromotional writing is one of the most common forms of writing, but also one of the most difficult to do well. Unlike any other kind, promotional writing has to strike a balance — you have to sell, but not too much. You have to be informative, but not to a point you render the item or service you are promoting irrelevant. Achieving this balance is undeniably challenging, and one that many writers struggle with every time they try. However, while promotional writing is tricky, it’s also undoubtedly rewarding. If you can master the art of promotional writing, you can leverage this to your benefit; you could create and monetize…

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    10 Busted Myths to Keep Writers Well This Winter

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinFreelance writers don’t get sick days and clients don’t care if you’re high on cough syrup. They just want their projects on time. That’s why it is important for writers to know how to keep themselves well this winter. There are endless winter health myths that we have heard from well intentioned grandparents and parents. They have become so ingrained in us that we take them as cold hard facts. Many of these myths have no more basis in reality than Santa Claus.  Of course, everyone wants to stay as healthy as possible during the frosty months. Here’s the facts from Board Certified NYC internist and gastroenterologist Dr. Niket Sonpal.…

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    How Writers Can Keep Workouts Hot During the Cold Months

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWith fall comes the impending holiday season filled with extra good cheer (re: calories, carbs, and double portions of dessert). With being a writer, it’s hard enough to stay in shape. According to Schwinn Fitness —  the most respected name in exercise equipment —it is also a perfect time to start setting good habits for indoor exercise that will carry you through New Years resolutions and beyond. Here are a few indoor exercises to try when the days get colder and darker: >> TABATA TABATA TABATA Tabata is a workout done in eight one minute bursts of activity with a 30 second rest in between. Then, you repeat. The exercises…

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    Lose Daylight Without Losing Your Writing Mojo

    Share this...FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinNeuropsychologist Offers Practical Tips to Prepare for the Clock Change That post-summer sluggishness usually kicks in every October as we head into fall. The temperatures drop and the one thing that makes winter’s rapid approach evident regardless of climate is the loss of daylight. For many writers (and others!), this loss of daylight also leads to a loss of energy, an uptick in short temper and even bouts of depression. So how can we ease into the rapidly approaching winter months? Dr. Sanam Hafeez, an NYC based licenses clinical psychologist and faculty member at the prestigious Columbia University Teachers College, offers practical tips to prepare writers for the clock change.…