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Books Self Improvement

How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Every Day

I meet people every day of the week who claim to be, or are, suffering from stress and anxiety. Much, but not all, of the stress arises from their workplace. I have a philosophy which helps me deal with stress and worry and anxiety and it involves the acceptance of what I believe are 3 […]

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Blog Law

I’m Not for Everyone

If you are the man who rang four times in an hour to speak to me for “10 minutes” about whether you have a case or not, having been told you need to arrange a consultation, I’m not for you. If you are the woman who “is nervous about paying for legal advice unless I […]

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Books

Free Books

If you want to improve your English, while away hours of distraction free entertainment with engaging stories peopled with colorful, unforgettable characters who you will love or hate with a passion, learn about everyday life in the 19th century, understand the class system, observe how society has evolved and changed, learn about human nature and […]

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Blog Society

Ready for School (the saddest thing)

It was the saddest thing I heard in a long time. The teacher asked the little lad where he was the previous day, told him the whole classed missed him. The little lad told her he was up and ready for school at the usual time but nobody else in the house got up until […]

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Digital Marketing Small Business

Building Your Tribe (There’s One for Everyone)

I stumbled across a YouTube channel over the weekend and it proved, if any proof were needed, that there is a market or tribe for almost everyone. The guy was a mature man, I would estimate in his 60s, and the channel started out as a guide to men’s grooming, hair, and so on as […]

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Blogging

If Nobody Reads This Blog

If nobody reads this blog I still win. Don’t get me wrong: I would love to have hundreds, nay, thousands of readers showing up everyday to read what I write. But if they don’t, if nobody shows, I am not bothered or embarrassed. Because what I am looking to do by writing here every day […]

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Online Marketing Small Business

The Remarkable Power of Video in Bestowing Authority

A lady from Utah or Idaho or Ohio or someplace in the United States emailed me last week. She wanted me to advise her in relation to some difficulty she was encountering with a government or State department in the United States. She had seen me on YouTube and was impressed and decided I was […]

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Small Business

The Information Problem

When I was a young man and had ambitions to learn more about and start a business I was obliged to go to the Business Library in the Dublin City Public Library in the Ilac Centre in Henry Street.This was in the early 1980s when I was studying Commerce in UCD. Back then, if you […]

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Law

Reading the Signals at an Employment Law Hearing

If you are representing yourself at an employment law hearing-for example at the WRC or Labour Court-you need to be aware of the value of reading some signals. For example, if the WRC adjudicator or Chairman of the Labour Court division give you the impression that things are not going great for you, and if […]

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Digital Marketing Online Marketing Social Media Marketing

Drip by Drip (the Army of Cost Effective Workers)

I uploaded a video to YouTube yesterday which is almost certainly of interest to only a small group of people. The video is called “The Powers, Duties and Role of Executors in Irish law”. To the person who finds themselves burdened with the job of executor for the estate of a loved one who has […]