We got a Yorky puppy about 5 years ago. We had resolved that she would be a very well trained animal, etc. etc. She isn't. She is sweet and we love her, but she is spoiled and thinks she is a person. However there was one thing we did that was turned out wonderfully and made our lives much easier. When we first got her, we bought a small bell and hung it from the door in our apartment where she could reach it with her nose. Every time we took her outside, we'd ring the bell with her nose. She learned to ring the bell when she wants to go out and this has proved to be even more convenient than we thought it would be. Whenever we travel, we can just take the bell with us and hang … [Read more...] about Tuesday’s Tip: A Bell for Your Dog
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We Have a Winner!
This week we reached the 250 mark for email subscribers and randomly selected one individual to receive an iPod Shuffle engraved with www.productivity501.com on the back. The winner was Conrad Zhuang and he should be getting his iPod in the next week or so. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. If you subscribed just for the contest, feel free to unsubscribe now. :) In the coming months we'll probably do another contest to encourage people to subscribe to the RSS feeds. If you have any suggestions of something that would make a good giveaway and would cost less than $100 please leave them in the comments. As a side note, I want to mention another 501 site: … [Read more...] about We Have a Winner!
Take a few minutes to reflect on what you've read over the past year. Now assume 2007 will consist of a similar "intellectual diet". Will you feel like you've adequately invested in yourself at the end of 2007? If you feel that you'll be pleased with your personal growth in 2007 based on this exercise then you are in good shape. You already place an adequate emphasis on your personal development. However, for me, this shows how much I fall short of my ideal personal investment. Our health is determined by what we eat on a daily basis. It doesn't really matter what we do as part of a 1 week diet. Our intellectual health is determined by what we do … [Read more...] about Intellectual Diet