Month: January 2015

Content Creation

The Social Media Puzzle

At most times during the month, my kitchen table is covered in a puzzle. My husband and daughter just completed a 5,000 piece Renaissance-themed monstrosity that took them several months. Now they’re doing a simple 1,000 piece puzzle of a teapot that is smaller and (in my opinion) less ugly. …
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Gone to Pot

This expression started in the 1500’s and referred to old or week animals that couldn’t breed, give milk or pull wagons. So these animals were slaughtered and cooked in a pot. We now use “gone to pot” to refer to someone (or something) that is worn out and can’t do …
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Working Naked Day

February 1st is “Working Naked Day.” It was created in 2010 by home office expert Lisa Kanarek, based on her book with the same name. “Naked” can refer to working without office attire, as well as the idea of working without the traditional support you’d receive in a corporate environment. …
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Business Lessons from Lasagne

My family has been gluten-free since 2001. (You can read more about our adventures with celiac disease if you’re interested.) So we don’t eat pasta unless we make it ourselves. As a result, I was thrilled when my son’s Italian girlfriend offered to make us traditional lasagna (even though she had …