How to Gain More Branded Search Volume to Your Website

If your business is not a brand, it is a commodity. ~Donald Trump So maybe not everyone is a massive fan of the prez these days, but you can’t deny he knows a thing or two about branding. And I think we can all agree that online branding is incredibly important. This is especially true if you’re in an already crowded industry, where being identified as one of the premier brands can literally make or break you. Gaining a high #branded #search #volume is just one of the ways companies…

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When Obsessing with a Perfect Body Image Becomes a Disease

It’s no secret that men and women struggle with #body #image. We are constantly bombarded with ideas of the “#perfect body” and despite knowing it’s photo-shopped beyond belief, it can be difficult to ignore the feeling that we need to change somehow. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders claims that eight million people in the U.S. have some type of eating disorder. That’s about 3% of the total population.[1] So what can we do? How to practice self-love without flaunting our “hot” bodies in the face of…

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What Makes Our Listening Ineffective and How to Improve It

Engaging in selective #listening may be the easiest way to pick a fight with your significant other. I know I’m guilty of it. I listen to what he says and assume I understand what he means, and not always in a positive way. This misunderstanding typically stems from the fact that I am not actually listening at all. I am hearing what I want to hear and tuning out everything in between. This causes me to have my own version of the entire conversation, and it usually isn’t very accurate….

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How Your Employer May Have Paid You Less Working Overtime

#Overtime is a common practice in most job unfortunately; getting #paid for it is usually not consistent. The first thing to keep in mind is that overtime is voluntary unless it is an emergency situation or an urgent attention. That is the theory, but in reality we all know that if you repeatedly refuse to do overtime when the situation demands, you are most likely to be fired. If the company asks for an overtime, it is best to do them and if necessary demand the collection for an extra…

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