Category Archives: Tips

How’s Your Mental Clock: Choose to be Happy

Take five minutes out of your day to watch this TED video. You will be thankful you did, and may just rearrange what you have scheduled for tomorrow. Listening to the words of Ric Elias will change the way you … Continue reading

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Facebook: How to make your News Feed your Newspaper

I heard it best years ago when an old college roommate compared her facebook news feed to her own personal newspaper. She described her feed as an update of close friends and family, while also capturing the local and national … Continue reading

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Shop Locally!

This poster was developed by the Camden Rockport Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce and the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. It is so very important to shop locally, especially when the holiday season is upon us.

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Highest Priority

I start the day by looking at the to do list that I (hopefully) created the night before. And with multiple items on the list I tend to want to tackle all the small quick tasks.  By starting out this … Continue reading

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Put a smile on and get out of your car

Every person you meet has the potential to bring you business.  It could be the lady you standing in line behind you at the grocery store, the postmaster or your hairdresser.  Every time you venture out into your community, you could meet … Continue reading

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Reducing costs and improving your bottom line

Evaluating your building operational costs can be a good first step towards cutting costs and trimming your budget. Where to start? What to review? Start small, look for the simple less expensive changes like changing light bulbs to more energy efficient ones then … Continue reading

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Are YOU last on YOUR to-do list?

I have done it –  Canceled a hair or dentist appointment because my work list is too long. Running out of time to exercise because I didn’t bring my work day to close in time. When was the last time you put … Continue reading

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Is it time to reorganize your filing system?

Are your filing cabinets so stuffed that you can squeeze another file into it? Do you have stacks of paper on your desk that you don’t know how to organize? Once a year you should be reviewing your files and … Continue reading

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The best time for airfare deals

Are you planning to travel for business or pleasure? According to AARP, the best time to purchase airline tickets is Wednesday from midnight to 1:00 a.m. (in the time zone of the airline’s main hub or base (Delta is headquartered in Atlanta, … Continue reading

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Ten Ideas to Green Up Your Business

Celebrate Earth Day Every Day…. Below is a list of a few small things you can do to be environmentally friendly in your business. 1. Send emails instead of snail mail whenever possible. For instance, most accounting programs let you email … Continue reading

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