Batch Your Emails, and Dodge a Headache

  Nothing manages to suck up time quite like emails. We sit down ready to work, only to be unknowingly sidetracked by dings, pings, and popups. And these dings add up. In fact, a recent study showed that we waste up to a quarter of the work day on email.
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Bringing Book Clubs and Businesses Together

When a book sparks conversation and thought across both business and personal lives, it’s only natural that it gets requested as a discussion topic on a meeting agenda. For the Santa Cruz chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors, The ONE Thing was just that book. With The ONE Thing
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Don’t Fall Back, Get Ahead this Daylight Saving Sunday

This Sunday at 2 a.m., it’s time to “fall back.” We’ll set our clocks an hour earlier to mark the end of daylight saving time. By doing so, we’ll gain an extra hour of daylight. Instead of using this bonus hour to catch up on sleep, consider getting up at
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What It Takes to Become a Great Mentor

When you’re good at what you do inevitably the day will come when someone – an employee, student or acquaintance – comes to you seeking guidance. They are looking for a mentor, and to them, you fit the bill perfectly. Mentoring someone can be a little intimidating. After all, helping
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