Category Archives: Work

Are you ready for massive growth?

Do you run a business? Are you an author or consultant?  Do you market and sell products or services? Then I have to tell you about B-School from Marie Forleo, who is not only a marketing genius, she’s fun, inspiring … Continue reading

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Work@home: proven + extreme productivity tips

Working from home can be just as productive as working in an office, according to a recent article in the New York Times. Or, alas, as nonproductive as working in an office. To squeeze the most out of your work-at-home … Continue reading

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The Darth Vader in Your Office

Is there a Darth Vader in your office? Here’s how to spot–and deal with–your very own Lord Meanie. You’ll remember Darth Vader from the original Star Wars movie. The one with Luke, Han Solo and Princess Leia. What a bad … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Yelling at employees is terribly BAD

Here’s a shocker: If you’re a boss, do not–repeat, DO NOT–yell at your employees. Why not? Because yelling is bad. At least, yelling is bad in work settings. This is according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. … Continue reading

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Harried and humorless at work? Here’s easy help!

“Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place.” — Mark Twain Hey you! Have you ever worked in a high-stress environment? … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Persuasive Superpowers = Get More of What You Want

Hey you! How would you like to TURBOCHARGE your powers of persuasion? Just think of what you could do and get with waaay more persuasive powers. (Hey you, keep it clean! We’re not going into THAT here.) Let’s dig right … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Amp Up Your Professional Power NOW

Want to be more powerful and effective at work? Of course you do! Read on, then, because I’m going to show you how. It all starts with… … My Tennis Story I was playing tennis the other night, and I … Continue reading

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Bust writer’s block: 3 ways to smash through resistance and get writing

I’m going to tell you a secret. Admit something a little embarrassing. I struggled with what to write for this post. I dithered around. Wrote down one story idea, then another. Skipped from here to there, and got totally frustrated … Continue reading

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Important news if you follow my blog

Hey you!  This Thursday/Friday I am switching to a full-fledged, self-hosted website. My web address will remain MarieOverfors.com. If you currently follow my posts via your WordPress.com account:

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4 Tips to Fight Fatigue If You Use a Stand-Up Desk

Do you use a stand-up desk? If so, good for you! Stand-up desks are a great alternative to sitting all day. Using a stand-up desk can help you burn more calories, tone more muscles and give you more energy. I … Continue reading

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