To Make Your New Years Resolutions Stick

By Nancy Anderson   The term “resolution” in and of itself is a self-defeating proposition.  Just think about the word, “resolve.” For me it brings to mind a meeting room full of stuffed shirts pounding gavels and chalk dust flying everywhere as resolutions are passed and then completely ignored.  Many people have lists of New Year’s resolutions that they painstakingly make every

How to become more creative

By Christine Kane Creativity isn’t a big deal. It’s like our breath. It’s just a part of who we are. Some of us don’t realize this. People who say, “Oh, I’m not creative,” or “I don’t have a creative bone in my body,” sound to me like they’re trying to convince themselves of something, rather than telling themselves the truth. They

How to make your own Christmas Cards

  Before I start, I must tell you all about Etsy. My, it's a wonderful place. If you've made something, you can sell it there. And if you want something handmade, you can go there and probably buy it (want Doctor Who jewellery or Michael Jackson magnets? You've just found your new favourite website). You would think there was no better

How to become a better negotiator

By The Sloan Brothers Startup entrepreneurs are not always the best negotiators. They step into the shoes of a business owner for the first time and find — to their surprise — that nearly everything involves negotiation of some kind, and they may not always have those negotiation techniques down. Starting a business requires, quite literally, hundreds of negotiations. Some are small,

How to find opportunities

  By Wolfgang Staudt   I recently thought about how to find opportunities, and I came across this thought: how many opportunities you find are proportional to how many overlooked things you discover. The more overlooked things you discover, the more opportunities you will have at hand. The key word here is overlooked. If you want to be above the majority then following the crowd

How to find the right student accommodation

  Ready to move into your new house? We have received a huge number of questions on how to find an accommodation without any trouble. With Student Beans you can also find a number of interesting deals that will help you make huge savings. What do you have to know about student accommodation. Halls of Residence Primarily for first years - the most common

How to keep the environment clean

As a citizen, you can play the right role to control maximum pollution by following a few of easy steps that starts from your home. You can discover different ways to keep the environment clean, green and healthy. Read on to know 10 practical ways to help clean the environment. 1. Reduce the usage of your electrical appliances This serves as the

How to save time at home and at work

  Tips for Home   1. Keep things clutter-free. I’m a big fan of clutter-free homes and workspaces, not only for their nicer aesthetics but because 1) it helps you to focus on what you’re doing instead of being distracted by visual clutter; 2) it’s more serene and relaxing; and 3) it saves time. How does it save time? It makes things easier

How to become a real money saver

This morning we’ve read Chris’ article on how to save money as a student. Very brilliant demonstrations that can help you have some money left aside for some useful investment. Here is Chris Hello! I’m Chris, recent Leeds university graduate and current SEO. After reading Nielsen’s blog and noticing the “posts from other students who want to have a crack at blogging”

How to motivate a team

Money isn’t the only professional motivator. To help increase office morale we’ve listed ten tried and tested ways to motivate your team. 1. Public praise We all like praise for a job well done and taking the time to give sincere and genuine thanks to a staff member in front of their peers will boost their self-esteem. Your employees will also appreciate