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From Crisis to Quadrupling Profits in Only Four Years

From Crisis to Quadrupling Profits in Only Four Years

By Jeff Wiener @ The Kickass Entrepreneur Who would have thought that one of my favorite employees resigning would be among the most valuable leadership lessons I needed to quadruple profits, and would become the catalyst for me selling my business? Let me explain. I started my small business fresh out of college in 1991 at the age of 23. …

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What To Do When You Hate Your Job - My Life, I Guess

I Hate My Job! The Best Ways to Cope Until You Can Quit

Do you jump out of bed each morning with a smile on your face, excitedly anticipating the work-day ahead of you? Or do you lay there as your alarm goes off, seriously contemplating just rolling over and going back to sleep, thinking “I hate my job, anyway. So what if I get fired?” Hopefully your answer is closer to the …

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You've Probably Come A Lot Further Than You Think - My Life, I Guess

You’ve Probably Come A Lot Further Than You Think

Whether you love it or you hate it, Facebook is pretty much everywhere. Personally, I’ve wanted to quit it so many times, but like the majority of us, I just can’t take the plunge. It has become the primary way that I keep in touch with far too many people. I’ve completely lost touch with several old friends simply because …

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Financially Stuck in the Middle - My Life, I Guess

Financially Stuck in the Middle

Recently, I celebrated my one-year anniversary of being back to work full time. In some ways, it feels like I’ve been with this organization for a lot longer than that. I have already changed roles after accepting an internal promotion and am currently back-filling for a different department, as well. (Essentially meaning I’ve been trained in 3 different jobs already.) …

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Top 10 Effective Strategies to Deal With Work Stress - My Life, I Guess

Top 10 Effective (and Doable) Strategies To Deal With Work Stress

A Guest Post By Shiuan Butler Aloha! My name is Shiuan and I am the Creator of Journaling Sisters, a safe, supportive, nurturing community of heart-centred women who love connection, creativity, and journaling. I came across Amanda’s blog, My Life, I Guess… recently and loved how open she was on the topic of mental health. I decided to reach out …

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3 Things a Forced Shopping Ban Taught Me - My Life, I Guess...

3 Things A Forced Shopping Ban Taught Me

If you read personal finance blogs, I’m sure you’ve heard of Shopping Bans before. Cait Flanders really brought a lot of attention to the concept back in 2014-15 when she completed a year-long shopping ban. (And then she did it again for a second year. And is now writing a book about it.) The “rules” of a shopping ban are …

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10 Terrific Life Changes That Will Bring You Happiness and Success

In your life, there are many different elements that make you happy. Your friends, family, partner, and career are just a few of the things that have the power to bring you true joy in your life. However, recently you have been a little lost in terms of your direction. Whether you’re struggling to express gratitude or you have simply …

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It's Hard to Write About Money When You're Broke - My Life, I Guess...

It’s Hard to Write About Money When You’re Broke: The Future of My Life, I Guess…

If you’ve been a reader of My Life, I Guess… for a while, you’ll know that I’ve never really been good at posting regularly here. As much as I tried to be one of those bloggers that have a new post every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I’ve never been that person. Perhaps you’ve noticed that lately, I’ve only gotten worse. …

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7 Reasons to Offer Educational Resources to Employees

Last updated: January 22, 2019 When it comes to building an efficient workplace, continued education can be beneficial. From sponsored college courses to basic correspondence classes and in-house materials, enhancing the capabilities of employees can make an impact in the bottom line of the company. This can result in greater customer service experiences, more efficient uses of time and a …

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My Money in 2013

Last week, I did a quick recap of my life in 2013. In case you missed it – almost everything changed. New job, new relationship, soon-to-be new living arrangements, new life, and a new financial situation. I’m excited to see where all these new things take me in 2014 – and hope they keep taking me in the right direction! …

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