The last week of the school year

Everyone knows the last week of the school year can be almost totally unproductive. We teachers are tired, the kids are ready for summer, it always seems way too hot, state tests are over, and we’re all counting down the days until vacation. Although it was a big change …

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New boilers and boiler replacements

Any leak from the temperature valve suggests that the boiler temperature is too high and could lead to scalding water coming out of the taps. The float valve looks like a plastic ball at the end of a metal arm in the tank. They can be quite difficult to replace …

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A Newspaper Newsroom

Picture the newsroom: a hangar-sized warehouse of cramped cubicles, clacking computer keyboards, ringing phones, and human bodies in perpetual motion, racing to meet unforgiving deadlines. Now picture the overworked reporter juggling three or four stories at a time. The phone rings. It’s you on the line, pitching your project …

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Breakthrough Names Come About Accidentally

Sometimes breakthrough names come about accidentally. In 2008, Swedish entrepreneurs Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon saw a problem in the music marketplace. The choice was between buying legitimate music from iTunes and others for ninety-nine cents or stealing a file that cost nothing, had no restrictions, and sounded better. No …

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How do you find the best Hull marketing agency?

With more and more people having access to and relying on the internet to influence their everyday decisions, more digital marketing firms are popping up around the world.

You should, therefore, evaluate your business goals and look for a Hull marketing agency that can help you in achieving that.

A …

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Relaunch Your Brand

The work to build and launch or relaunch your brand is complete. Now come the months and years after launch – no less, if not more important than those leading up to it. One of the key activities post-launch is ensuring that your brand is performing to the standards and ambitions …

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Video Production And What It Offers

Video production has always been a field that offers both excitement and opportunities for creativity, leadership, and personal growth. The field attracts all kinds of people—artists, technicians, organizers, and problem solvers, to name just a few. The process of putting audio and video elements together into some-thing that tells …

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Recycle Your Bags

We are often asked ‘What is the best type of bag?’ The simple answer is ‘the one you already have’, but not all bags are created equal. When you start to compare material types and analyse a bag’s life cycle, it quickly gets complicated. You might not be talking …

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Prism Of Health

I have a one-track mind. I see everything through the prism of health. It is indeed the best of times. Health is improving globally. In many countries of the world we are much healthier and living much longer. It is the worst of times. This enjoyment of good health is …

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Take Time To look Back

If you look at your calendar and compare it against your values, life goals, and focus, does it add up? Take an hour to flip back through the last six or twelve months in your calendar and write down some of the chunky bits and what they do to help …

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New Possibilities

In the past, I might’ve gotten stuck in a painful question that a peer asked at work, and I might’ve spent hours or days struggling with it, talking it over, and thinking it was purposeful. Have you ever spent time silently fuming? This is emotionally draining and does …

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Money And Relationships

Keith and I have had issues with money throughout our dating experience. Though we don’t see ourselves as very money-oriented, money has affected our relationship so much that it influenced the first time we said “I love you” to each other. Money problems weighed so hard on us that …

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Be Your Own Editor

Conscientiousness with language requires keeping abreast of changing social mores, subtleties involving particular groups, and the evolution of language. This may seem like a hefty burden—there can be so much to consider before speaking up that it may feel safer to remain silent. With the ability to reach people …

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What is Love?

Love is a whimsical word, concept, and platform for one of if not the most potent noun and verb in all languages. I struggled with this for the majority of my life. I can even remember me being a teenager asking peers, family, and even a stranger once at a …

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My Social Media Love Affair

Everyone’s talking about it, but nobody knows what they’re talking about. As pervasive as this nonsense is, the buzz is becoming quantifiable, and more businesses are feeling pressure to join the social media bandwagon. But what are consumers’ purchases really telling us about social media’s influence? And …

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Where To Go in North Mexico

Northern New Mexico is a land of contradictions, contrasts, and extremes in climate and culture. One day you’re hiking among prickly pear cactus and sagebrush, hoping you brought enough drinking water. Next day you’re speeding down a mountainside on skis as the falling snow fills the tracks you …

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Thinking Of Becoming a Teacher

Another technique is to become a teacher. As we’ve seen, you become what you think about most of the time. You become what you read about most of the time. You become what you say to yourself most of the time. You also become what you teach most of …

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Thoughts About Doing Business

There is a philosophy of doing business that goes beyond the transfer of goods and services. It calls for an infusion of values in the form of small decencies—business gestures that are cost-free or nearly so and can make a firm a more effective and supportive place to work …

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Partner Program

The easiest way is to upload videos to YouTube and earn money from the content created. But this has nuances. If you want to monetize videos, you must know how the YouTube Partner Program works in 2020. Monetization is unavailable until a channel signs up for YouTube Partner Program or …

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A Professional Quilter

My mother is a lifelong, professional quilter who is frequently asked about her steam preference. “I do use steam when I press,“ she says, “until my iron runs out of water. Then I don’t.” Take it from the pros. Getting your organisation listed in a UK business directory can …

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Message

What do I do that is unique and different from my local, regional or national competitors? (Do you offer a guaranteed time frame for your projects? Do you guarantee to stay within budget on projects? Do you focus on designing certain styles? Does your service offerings have a different spin …

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Tips from a successful entrepreneur

I’ve always been entrepreneurial, even when I was young. While many middle-class kids growing up in the U.S. have lemonade stands as their first business venture, I opted for jobs a bit on the fringe. I collected and sold baseball cards in my early years, then opted for …

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