Author Archives: Taking Care of Business and Life

About Taking Care of Business and Life

I'm Taking Care of Business and Life via my desktop. I've been a virtual assistant to a variety of businesses over 26 years. On this site I want to share my passion for photography, great business tips, and ideas for staying healthy and organized.

Explore

“Don’t be afraid to explore; Without exploration there are no discoveries.” Deng Ming-Dao Every day provides an opportunity to explore. We get one shot at this life and regret at the end should not be the target. Tell yourself: ‘I will … Continue reading

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10 Ways Careers Fail

Not knowing why you were hired ~ Stop telling yourself you’re not qualified for your job, and start focusing on what you can achieve. Following up too slowly when managing staff ~ your boss says ‘get rid of him’ yet you go … Continue reading

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Psychology of Managing/Mismanaging Time

Mismanaging time can pay off in some rarely revealed ways that many of us unconsciously take advantage of.  Some of us mismanage time to get attention or gain a sense of power.  Mismanaging time also can serve as a way … Continue reading

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Spending During the Holidays

Tis the Season for gifts and spending…be careful! Bad money-management habits, especially during the holidays often affect people’s relationships with others. Conflicts over money can cause stress in families and marriages. Disputes about money are among the leading causes of … Continue reading

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Stress

Stress in life is inevitable…how we deal with it is our choice. Crows looking into our house through the skylight after watching the movie The Birds ~ stress becomes a photo opportunity. Have a safe Halloween and beware of the … Continue reading

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Transition

Autumn is a time of transition, summer is over, kids return to school, the days are shorter and there is something in the air that feels like change. It’s not easy at first, but as we transition into our new … Continue reading

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Mistakes

Believe that as long as you learn from your mistakes then it is not wasted time. There will be setbacks in your life and career path. Your attitude towards failure will determine how successful you become. Do not lament over … Continue reading

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