Why Raising the Bar Doesn’t Always Work

“The secret of success: Get up early. Work late. Strike oil.” – John D. Rockefeller We always hear that we need to “raise the bar” to be more competitive and more successful. That term “Raise the bar” is a metaphor borrowed from the sports world, meaning to constantly strive for better, farther, faster. And that’s…

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Learn to Scuba Diving

There are many different ways to learn to scuba dive. A friend or partner teaches someone in a pool. Others jump off a boat and descend holding hands with an instructor. (The French system). “Batem”. Some join a scuba diving club or sign up for a scuba diving course at their local dive shop. The…

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Book Review For "A Woman in Berlin"

“A Woman in Berlin” tells the amazing story of the fall of Berlin in 1945 and the subsequent Russian invasion before the allies arrived. The author paints a riveting picture of the war’s aftermath and chronicles in brutal detail what she had to do to stay alive. The novel is told in a journal format…

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Corrections in Group Fencing Lessons

Possibly the most common fencing lesson is the group lesson, a staple of all beginner training and a key part of the training of competitive teams. This means that corrections of technical and tactical errors in group lessons influence a very large percentage of the overall fencing population each year. Effective correction in the group…

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How to Choose a Hotel in Dallas

It is going to be your first trip to Dallas. The big question is where to stay. The Dallas-Fort Worth area is huge. It is often referred to as "The Metroplex." The first thing you should consider is the reason you are in Dallas. Is it for business, for a sporting event, a visit to…

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A Travelers Guide To Key West

I would like to introduce you to the Florida Keys. More specifically, Key West as it is the most sought after destination in the area for sun seekers, fisherman, and those in search of nightlife at the far reaches of the island chain. Key West as the most southerly point in Florida and the most…

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Apartment Living Is Your Recipe For Happiness

Apartment living is the recipe for happiness. That’s what the happy experts at the University of Michigan are saying, at least in a round about way. Apparently, wealth, riches, and Huge Friggin Homes do not make you happy anymore. So if expansive lawns and big mansions don’t make you happy…what does? Well, according to the…

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"Thankful For" Leaf Bouquet

Now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner, what better time to examine the things for which we are most thankful? And what better or craftier way to show it than by creating a "Thankful for" leaf bouquet? With a few inexpensive items, you can turn this craft into something the whole family can not…

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The ECA Stack Guide

The ECA stack is a popular drug combination, which is used as an energy booster and for weight loss. ECA is an acronym for ephedrine, caffeine and aspirin. Ephedrine is the main ingredient in the stack for both fat burning and energy enhancing. Although it's very effective on its own, combining it with caffeine makes…

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