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10 Ways to Increase Happiness: The CliffsNotes Version

10 Ways to Increase Happiness: The CliffsNotes Version

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There’s an excellent (if overenthusiastically titled) article on Inc.com called “10 Surprisingly Counterintuitive Ways to Be Incredibly Happy.” It lists 10 research-based insights into cultivating long-term happiness.

Here’s asummary of the approaches they recommend, which can also serve as a refresher to re-read once or twice over the next couple of days to a week after you read the original…

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Power Lessons for the Would-Be Leader

Power Lessons for the Would-Be Leader

Why Almost Everything You’ve Learned About Leadership Is Wrong and What You Should Know

great trove of SkillsDirection is an esteemed quality that really individuals have. It is difficult to be a successful leader, and many have neglected attempting. It will not need to be that with the appropriate knowledge as well as a motivated approach anyone, and hard may be an excellent leader. Your hunt for excellent direction…

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4 Techniques to Fast Forward Your Global eCommerce Sales

4 Techniques to Fast Forward Your Global eCommerce Sales

mobile-ecommerceProtection Interviewing Techniques. ECommerce strategies to fully take advantage of your ticketing and fundraising system. On-page Search Engine Optimization methods are the strategies that could be straight applied for modifying the page of your internet site that has a direct impact on the web page position. Actually, sophisticated mobile web layout methods are getting rid of web page rate.

Thi…

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What IS Your SEO IQ?

What IS Your SEO IQ?

Anyone Can Become Knowledgeable About Search Engine Optimization With These Easy Tips

SEO-TipsWhen you’re starting out with search engine optimization strategies, you might think like you’re fighting a battle against the entire world. The information available concerning search engine optimization can sometimes seem confusing and hard to wade through. This article can provide you with what you need to…

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The Hidden Nature of Wanting Things

The Hidden Nature of Wanting Things

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Here’s a realization that stopped me in my tracks recently: sometimes, when I crave something, what I really desired is not the thing itself, but to have the need for it go away.

Maybe that sounds like two versions of the same thing, but when I reflect that there are often a lot of ways to making a need for something go away without getting the thing itself, then the game begins to change.

To…

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Codexians Sweep Original 4 Nebula Awards

Codexians Sweep Original 4 Nebula Awards

I have the great fortune to rub virtual elbows with any number of exceptional writers in Codex Writers’ Group, which I founded back in 2004 by creating an online forum and inviting fellow writers from Orson Scott Card’s Literary Boot Camp and the Writers of the Future workshop. This week the four original categories (Best Novel, Best Novelette, Best Novella, and Best Short Stories) of the Nebula…

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James Maxey: Mere Excitement is Vastly Overrated

James Maxey: Mere Excitement is Vastly Overrated

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James Maxey is the most unrelentingly quotable person I’ve ever met. I complained about this to him the other day in the course of asking permission to post the below. He gave me his blessing to post and mentioned he’d be likely to expand on what he said soon on his own site (see link, below).

“Even I find myself quotable,” he said. The bastard.

Anyway, in a recent writing group discussion, we…

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A Strange Subculture Term Every Day on Twitter

To celebrate the publishing of the second, expanded, newly illustrated edition of my book Talk the Talk: The Slang of 67 American Subcultures…

A Strange Subculture Term Every Day on Twitter

To celebrate the publishing of the second, expanded, newly illustrated edition of my book Talk the Talk: The Slang of 67 American Subcultures…

Lon Prater reviews the Marshall Plan Novel Writing SoftwareLon Prater kindly agreed to guest post about Marshall Plan novel writing software. Lon is a friend…View Post

Lon Prater reviews the Marshall Plan Novel Writing Software

Lon Prater kindly agreed to guest post about Marshall Plan novel writing software. Lon is a friend…

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Guest Post: The 8 Habits of Highly Successful AuthorsThis guest post is a contribution from author/agent Evan Marshall and Martha Jewett, who together…View Post

Guest Post: The 8 Habits of Highly Successful Authors

This guest post is a contribution from author/agent Evan Marshall and Martha Jewett, who together…

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