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10 mostly free tools I use to run my virtual office

I work online. My clients are all over the world and my work is done via networked computers in virtual space. My life is online. Sometimes I marvel at the materiality of other people’s work. A restauranteur has to transform food into a high-quality culinary masterpiece – each and every night, for each and every […]

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5 ways you can train your brain to become more positive, more productive and just plain happier

Have you ever wondered why people with money, power and unlimited opportunity don’t seem happier? Shawn Achor has studied this question extensively and it turns out that external factors are much less significant than internal factors in determining your overall feeling of happiness. Problem is, many of us are not in the habit of thinking […]

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5 low-cost, killer cloud apps that boost productivity and make my business hum

I run my business very lean. I am a sole practitioner with some contractors that I employ on a project-by-project basis. As I’ve built out my social media advisory practice, I have placed a high priority on mobility and platform flexibility. I should also mention that I’m a bad delegator. I like to have my […]

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Financial social media links for advisors: building trust, SEO and LinkedIn prospecting

1. Building trust with potential clients you’ve never met (yet) – Financial planner and blogger Michael Kitces looks at the “trust equation” and suggests practical ways advisors can build online trust as a marketing strategy. 2. A complete financial industry guide to SEO –  From on-page to content to social strategy, this article touches on most […]

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