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Will Work with WiFi

Where there is WiFi, I will work.  Girls squeezed in some practice before we headed to LA for the Justin Bieber concert.  Yes, I took them to see JB.  They need a life outside of golf after all.  Anyway, that’s another topic for my blog. I never checked to see if our home course had [...]

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What Gym Membership?

It is probably common knowledge that a large number of gym memberships are under-utilized.  People have difficulty setting aside time to exercise right?  And, I’m sure my fellow sports parents can appreciate this.  In between work, school, homework, practices and tournaments / games, how are we to have any time left in our days for [...]

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5 Ways to Not Work 9 to 5

This country has come a long way from the 9 to 5 work day.  Looks like labor laws have helped make our workdays longer.  Rather than letting employers give employees a free and paid half hour lunch, employers must now give employees 2 free 15 minute breaks and a 1-hour unpaid lunch.  Personally, I’d rather [...]

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Home Office Must Haves

In my first post for 2013 I shared the fact that I’d stay on top of keeping my desk clean this year.  Today, I’d like to learn how your home office is set up and why it’s functional for you.  I sure could use some pointers in this area. My home office was originally our [...]

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Prepare to Run a Marathon

I am using the analogy to run a marathon because business and golf can be very similar.  I took my girls to San Diego yesterday to play a practice round for the upcoming Junior Amateurs.  It’s a pretty big golf tournament for them.  My eight year old would have to play from the adult tees [...]

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Become a Freelance Service Provider

Here’s a chapter from my book, “Work at Home:  How a Sports Mom Found a Work at Home Job.” Becoming a Service Provider This is basically what I do. I am an independent contractor providing services for multiple businesses. I specialize in one aspect of marketing, hosting prospecting events. It has worked well for me [...]

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Be Prepared for the Unexpected

In golf, the plan is to land your approach shot on the green and either 1-putt for Birdie or 2-putt for Par.  That’s the plan, right?  But, even the best golfers do not do this more than 70% of the time.  Justin Rose leads the 2012 PGA tour stats at 70.34% greens in regulation.  So, [...]

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No Right to Work

I heard that Michigan passed the Right to Work law that allows employees the choice of participating in Unions or not.  I think this is fair.  An employee should have the right to choose if a portion of their hard earned income should go to compensate a Union.  If the Union proves their value to employees, then [...]

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5 Ways to Find a Work at Home Job

Finding a regular job is difficult enough in this economy.  You will be surprised however that some employers are conversely having difficulty finding a good employee.  So, don’t despair, there is hope. Job Boards:  Have you noticed that I have a job board on this website?  That’s a start. Past and Current Employers:  Check with [...]

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At the Hospital

It is Sunday morning and I’m at the ICU with my Uncle Mike.  He was admitted last night after my aunt couldn’t wake him.  He has Multiple Sclerosis, and slowly weakened over the last 25+ years.  He is now stable, speaking and has a hearty appetite by lunch.  He is a bit bummed that he’s [...]

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