Saying Yes

Productivity experts will tell you that to avoid burnout and focus on what’s important at work, you have to say No.

That’s easy to do for those experts, who mostly work for themselves, but hard for anyone with bosses or demanding clients. I felt like I was too often saying Yes to work and No to my family and my own health and interests. Since leaving behind my FT downtown job and daily 2 hour commute, I’ve said Yes to my family, and Yes to the type of work that uses my skills to the fullest.

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How to Make Your Social Media Posts Snackable

“You now have a shorter attention span than a goldfish” reads the Time Magazine headline. The average attention span of a goldfish is nine seconds. Other research has shown that on average people spend 2.8 seconds reading most content, about the time it takes to read a 140-character tweet. So how do you get your messages heard? You make your social media content “snackable.”

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