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Business Cards are So Yesterday

Everybody knows that handing out your business card is one of the pillars of networking 101. It’s why you order them in bulk and keep a bunch of them on you all the time. You just never know when you’re going to meet a potential network contact! It’s a good habit and it has a pretty solid history of success, but it isn’t without its problems. For example, business cards are easily lost or damaged. Also, at the rate people give them out and receive them, it isn’t just possible to get Read more [...]
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Investing in Fine Jewellery and Stones

Fine jewelry is one of the most prudent investments you can make today. Unlike squandering money by investing in perishables like designer jeans, an investment in fine jewelry and gems lasts throughout the generations. They can then be passed on and become heirlooms or sold at a premium. Fine jewelry and gems have an intrinsic value that withstands the test of time. Unlike stocks, which can lose value when competitors come along and make the company obsolete, fine jewelry and stones provide Read more [...]
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How To Have Successful Business Meetings Cross Time Zones

The modern businessman collaborates with technical gurus, stakeholders, financial analysts, subject matter experts and employees, often large in number. In many instances, these co-workers/service providers/partners are located elsewhere, potentially in different parts of the globe. As it turns out, whether you name it telecommuting, virtual meeting, or working with a distributed team, collaborating with people in remote locations is on the rise. That said, holding a successful meeting with everyone Read more [...]
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Common Challenges of Living and Working Abroad

London is a global city and living here sometimes means being presented with global opportunities. Professionals are increasingly being relocated to new offices in the continent and elsewhere abroad, often in emerging economies. We previously discussed some of the finer points of finding somewhere to live in London. This time we want to hone in on some of the challenges facing those not moving to the City, but away. Sometimes far away. Language barriers: Unless you’re being sent to a part Read more [...]
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How To Love Again After A Heartbreaking Separation

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s time to celebrate your relationship with your significant other. This is also a good time to reflect on the deeper issues of the heart. Unfortunately, romantic love is not easy if your heart has not healed fully from a previous relationship. If you find that you are often not enjoying a fuller life with your new partner, it may be because your heart is still broken from a past relationship. It’s not easy to love again even if you've now found Read more [...]
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5 Relaxing Places to Visit in the US

America might seem like a busy place - everyone always seems like they have somewhere to go and something to do. Does it ever slow down? Can anyone relax? Contrary to popular believe, there are a few places left in the US where you can take a vacation and, yes, finally relax. Whether you love the warm desert sun or the beach, there are a number of locations you can go to and finally take a load off. Moreover, you don't have to spend a lot of money either - a lot of towns and cities are eager for Read more [...]
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Get Both Parents Involved In The Shower: Three Tips For Creating A Couples’ Shower

When it comes to wedding showers and baby showers, the men involved are usually not considered part of the shower, and they are often overlooked.  The last few years have seen a change, and more and more, men are being asked to attend and actively participate in their wedding and baby showers.  In the case of baby showers, there are a lot of things that you can do, as the host, that will make the father to be feel like he is a part of the festivities and will keep him engaged in what is going Read more [...]
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To Renovate Or Remodel The Kitchen?: Three Questions To Consider When Doing A Kitchen Upgrade

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the house, as the family gathers there to eat meals, children do homework at the kitchen table and everyone bonds over the cooking process.  That makes the decision to upgrade the kitchen an important one.  The family needs to have the kitchen open and operational, but there are many changes that the family might want for the kitchen.  This leads to a discussion over whether or not to remodel the kitchen or to go with a simple renovation.  Understanding Read more [...]
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Latest Prom Dress Trends for 2014 you will like

Prom nights only get more exciting as the red carpet and runway-inspired trends for 2014 bring out stylish ideas that will make you stand out while having fun!  Peplum Peplums are fantastic for achieving a perfect hourglass figure, and help slim the legs if worn as a short prom dress. The peplum continues to evolve in style so whether flared, pleated, assymetrical, or partial, go ahead and pull it off! Lace The intricate lace designs on any dress always exudes elegance. There is something Read more [...]