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Don't Criticize Your Boss On Facebook

  » Computers & Internet


Remember that your Facebook and other social networking messages may be seen by people you'd rather not share personal opinions with, such as your boss, especially if you have strong personal opinions ABOUT your boss. Keep them to yourself, just in case.

Tip Credibility: 6


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-22 09:54:17 am    

Article Marketing Tips For More Traffic And Better Rankings

  » Education & Reference


Don't be afraid to be controversial or to attack a topic from an unusual angle. Remember, you are not just writing for search engine ranking but to appeal to REAL readers. Brand yourself as an expert who is also stimulating to read.

Tip Credibility: 15


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-13 10:40:37 am    

Important Tip When You Pray

  » Society & Culture


Yes, I agree, focus on the positive... but before you start asking the Almighty for more stuff, express GRATITUDE for the superabundance of blessings that you already have in your life.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-13 10:30:26 am    

How to get the most from your art museum visits.

  » Arts & Humanities


At smaller galleries, or temporary exhibitions, or whenever you have time to look at everything in one room, make a note of which exhibit you liked best & why. If you are with a friend or friends, compare notes. It will help you to concentrate, & is fun.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-13 10:18:36 am    

How to get the most from your art museum visits.

  » Arts & Humanities


At a major gallery or large permanent exhibition, know what you want exhibits you want to see and why you want to see them. Brazenly walk past everything else, UNLESS something catches your eye.

Tip Credibility: 23


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-13 10:16:01 am    

Focus on One Task

  » Business & Finance


Specify a time schedule for your priority tasks. And make a point of writing a "Things to IGNORE" list as well.

Tip Credibility: 23


submitted by davidhurley 2009-09-13 10:11:28 am    

The Must See Animated Feature Films and Why

  » Arts & Humanities


Miyazaki Hirao's "Tonari no Totoro" (My Neighbour Totoro). Miyazaki is a fine animation artist with an eye for detail, and whoever wrote the English language version has a very good ear for children's conversation. The story set in rural Japan.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-22 08:33:53 am    

If You Are Going To Denmark, Visit Elsinore Castle...

  » Travel


If you are visiting Denmark, go to Elsinore Castle. The castle has an interesting history & Shakespeare MAY have acted there, as other members of his company did. Read all about it in "Hamlet's Castle & Shakespeare's Elsinore", by David Hohnen.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-20 11:10:18 am    

How To Never Ever Get A Computer Virus Again!

  » Computers & Internet


Buy a new Mac... and if you need to run any Windows programmes, you can set up windows on a separate hard-drive on your Mac. Only go there when you have to!

Tip Credibility: 20


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-14 10:17:45 pm    

Little Ways To Save Money

  » Business & Finance


This year I set up a "booze-free" savings account. I put a 500yen coin ($5) in a tin each day that I don't buy or drink any alcohol. At the end of the month I put the cash into the savings account & forget about it.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-14 09:31:55 pm    

If you want to come closer to happiness.

  » Personal Development


Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be. - Abraham Lincoln

Tip Credibility: 6


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-14 09:21:04 pm    

If you want to come closer to happiness.

  » Personal Development


Happiness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself; nor do we delight in happiness because we restrain our lusts; but, on the contrary, because we delight in it, therefore we are able to restrain them. - Spinoza: Ethics

Tip Credibility: 22


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 08:02:45 pm    

Best Business And Financial Success Quotations

  » Business & Finance


Both poverty and riches are the offspring of thought. - Napoleon Hill, Think & Grow Rich

Tip Credibility: 9


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 07:56:20 pm    

Tips to Win at Monopoly

  » Games & Recreation


Whenever you have a group of properties, build houses, houses, houses. Never build hotels unless you need the houses you will release for your other property groups. Create a housing shortage and dominate the market.

Tip Credibility: 5


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 07:49:16 pm    

Top sites to see in London

  » Travel


Visit the 38 City of London Churches from All Hallows-by-the-Tower in the East to St Dunstan-in-the-West, er, in the West. Stop off at the nine spots where the towers of former churches remain. Pick up a copy of Betjeman's City of London Churches.

Tip Credibility: 24


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 07:43:50 pm    

Focus on One Task

  » Business & Finance


As well as listing your three top priorities for the day, list a few easy-to-accomplish tasks that you can do when energy levels are lower or when you need to give yourself a boost. Checking email should not be one of them!

Tip Credibility: 6


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 07:31:34 pm    

Use A Pencil And Paper When You Surf The Internet

  » Computers & Internet


Even though you can bookmark sites as you surf, it makes sense to keep a pencil & paper handy so that you can note down any useful sites you visited & any action you took. Plus, you can take it away with you & review it any place, any time, anywhere.

Tip Credibility: 22


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-11 11:14:26 am    

Blogging Tip For Newbie Bloggers

  » Computers & Internet


Newbie bloggers can turn their "lack of experience" into a blogging advantage by making it the subject of their blogs. The path to knowledge is itself a subject to be written about. Ask questions, research & report on your findings.

Tip Credibility: 7


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-09 11:24:58 pm    

How To Earn Money Writing Articles On The Internet

  » Business & Finance


Here are some sites where you get paid to publish content: associatedcontent.com constant-content.com ehow.com momproductreviews.com daytipper.com You could also bid for writing jobs on getafreelancer.com

Tip Credibility: 9


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-09 12:29:57 pm    

Just enjoy some simple poetry as a break in your day.

  » Arts & Humanities


Keep a notebook of poetic phrases which make an impression on you. Include witty phrases & apothegms. Source each quotation. Add your own as they occur to you. You'll find your appreciation for the beauty of language is greatly enriched.

Tip Credibility: 28


submitted by davidhurley 2009-08-08 12:45:46 pm    


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