A grammar cheat sheet

A quick grammar guide: Important rules and tips

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A quick grammar guide: Important rules and tips Like it or not, a first impression can be hard to change.  How many times have you looked at someone and immediately thought “I don’t like him/her” or “Slob”, “Trashy” or some other adjective.  The same happens when you first hear a person speak or read an email […]

Dear Annoying Neighbor… 7 funny notes

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Dear Annoying Neighbor…. OK, so maybe that is not the best way to start a note to your neighbor. But how does one politely ask an annoying neighbor to stop doing that super annoying thing that he/she doing that is driving you crazy?  I thought, humor!   That’s the advice I gave a friend on dealing with […]

United Airlines is perfect at terrible customer service.

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United Airlines is perfect at terrible customer service I’m sure most of us have not been fortunate enough to avoid terrible customer service of some sort at some point in our lives. But just in case you were wondering what that might look like, read this story  about how United Airlines is perfect at terrible customer […]

Sometimes this job really sucks…or does it?

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“Sometimes this job really sucks!” Who hasn’t every thought that before?  If your answer is “Not Me”, then I have one word for you…. LIAR! This week was just one of those weeks. My Outlook decided to only work part time so I had no idea what emails had gone out and which were not being delivered. My […]

Why do we stop blogging?

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Why do we stop blogging? I became an ActiveRain member January 2011. I hit the ground running, trying to learn all there was to know about blogging and posting as much as possible.   I had been told that it was the thing to do if I wanted to increase my web presence and I […]

Are consumer protection changes really helping the consumer?

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Are consumer protection changes really helping the consumer? Those of us that have been in the industry for a while (over 2 decades for me) have seem many changes come and go. Some of the regulations designed to protect the consumer have been good, but so many of them have either created additional confusion or […]