While it would be nice to always choose a trusted friend or relative to care for your children when you can’t, it’s not always possible. That’s why it’s important that you take the necessary precautions when choosing a babysitter for your family. Who should I call? The first place you should start when choosing a babysitter is to find someone that your children already know and like. If that is not possible, the next step is to ask trusted friends and family for recommendations. If you are still stumped here are some other sources: teens or adults from your neighborhood, children of co-workers or older siblings of your children’s friends.

A word everyone in any industry or vocation is familiar with. If we never had any pressure we would take a lot longer to move ourselves out of the comfortable zone and into the firing squad. And boy do indie musicians get a lot of pressure!

Make it concise. Don’t write an online dating profile like a novel and bore your viewers. But don’t make your profile too short also that it does not sound interesting enough. Give your prospective dates a good overview of your life, intending to attract the right women you want to attract.

Not all of our natural inclinations as women help us in the business world, so be sure to capitalize on ones that do. The Dalai Lama recently said Western women will save the world. This is one of the things he was talking about.

First, you need a blog that people actually read. If you only get a visitor or two a day, you are not likely to make very much money. So you need to write on a subject other people are interested in. This is likely not the potty habits of your cat or your dog’s shedding schedule. Instead, try to write about a friluft that you are passionate about. If you can find a new way to approach the topic, that’s even better.

Unlike students fresh from college, you have much more duties and life to juggle. You will need to juggle your full time job, school, and family commitments. You will need to leave your hobbies instead of doing homework, you will need to give up church outings as well as the occasional college field trip in order to make room for your college courses, and you will need to say goodbye to the favorite, weekly TV show to replace it with learning for tests.

Just for the record, Jeff Betz is not a quiet man. Feed him alcohol and he’ll chatter for days. As for the long walks on the beach, he is more inclined to pass out on one. Drunkenly, that is. But the rest….all true.

The secret behind successful brainstorming session is thinking “How to.” After awhile, you’ll realize that you can come up with a gazillion products just by answering “How to” question. The good thing about internet is that there are many useful resources on it that helps you carry the process of brainstorming.