Welcome!




Expand Your Education with These Courses from
Effective Presentation Skills for Sales Professionals: Skills for Sales Success: Part Five.
Customer Relationship Building: Skills for Sales Success: Part Seven.
Territory Management: Skills for Sales Success: Part Eight.
At Home with Diversity.
Bundle 1: CIPS Core Courses (Non-US Version).
nar

Today’s Home Spun Wisdom Archive


America’s Over-100 Crowd Is Booming

(MCT)—After celebrating his 100th birthday in Sacramento, Calif., with friends and family, Lou Weintraub headed to sea for a 10-day cruise with his wife. ...


Your Place: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning a Threat during Bad Winters

(MCT)—Cabin fever is taking hold across a huge chunk of the country these days. ...


How to Add a Workout at the Workplace

(MCT)—Looking to get more exercise, but held back by a busy work schedule? Below are 51 ways to add more movement to your workday, including taking the stairs, pacing while on the phone and marking walking trails. ...


Balancing Act: Social Media Help Co-Workers Bond

(MCT)—When Brian Goldberg learned on Facebook that he and a co-worker had a mutual love of craft beer, he invited him to lunch at a sports bar where his own favorite brand was on tap. While gobbling burgers and throwing back cold ...


5 Legal Changes That Could Affect Your Tax Filing

(MCT)—As taxpayers sit down to work on their income tax returns, they will face the impact of several law changes in 2013. ...


Living Smart: Remodeling Trends

(MCT)—Remodeling’s on the upswing, with homeowners investing in projects that enhance efficiency and comfort. Among the trends for 2014, according to highly rated remodelers and interior designers: ...


Spending Smart: Self-control, Smells and Spending

(MCT)—Being disorganized can lead to impulse spending, as can buying lottery tickets. Meanwhile, loneliness can cause materialism, and just thinking of how something smells can induce you to buy more. ...


Your Place: Best Times to Paint Home Interiors

(MCT)—A reader asks: “What is the best month to have interior rooms painted?” ...


After Buying a House, It Can Be Wise to Delay Big Projects

(MCT)—Although many buyers these days avoid properties that require major renovation, that doesn’t mean they’re shunning first-year projects designed primarily to make the houses they do purchase their own. ...


5 Business Tips from a Top-Grossing Franchisee

(MCT)—Chris Souk’s road to entrepreneurship took him from the U.S. Army to carpet cleaning. ...


The Home Economist: Enjoying More by Buying Less

(MCT)—In Miami for a 100-city book tour, author and blogger Joshua Millburn explained to an audience at The Book Store how he found the road to happiness: by moving out of his way much of the store-bought stuff for which he paid ...


Backyard Beekeeping Picking up Buzz

(MCT)—When Max Wong first “outed” herself to her neighbors, she wondered when the police would be knocking on her door. Until then, she had kept her passion a secret. ...


Living Smart: Buying a House

(MCT)—Home may be where the heart is, but the house-buying process can easily become a headache. ...


Your Place: Relative Humidity Indoors Determines Likelihood of Mold

(MCT)—A few weeks back, a reader contacted me with a concern that the portable humidifier his daughter was running in a bedroom could contribute to a mold problem, although he had seen no evidence of one yet. ...


What to Consider when Upgrading your Technology

(BPT)—The holidays are over and if you're left looking at a fruit cake and a room full of white elephant gifts, you're probably thinking it is time to find the perfect present for yourself. ...


Our Latest News >>