Durian, the pungent (and highly polarising) fruit has often caused people to dry-retch when its odour hits their nostrils, but over the weekend, the fruit caused an entire police-assisted evacuation.
In Australia, approximately 500 students and teachers were evacuated from Melbourne’s RMIT university on Saturday, after a “smell of gas” was reported within the library. Turns out, it was just a rotten durian fruit.
I trust you are off to a great start in the New Year! May it be your best year yet.
I am presenting a WEGGinar™ on Wednesday, January 10 at 11:00 a.m. Central time on “Laurel Delaney’s Global Trade Trends Report 2018.” I would love for you to participate and my gift to you is that it is FREE! All you have to do is register and even if you get busy, you can listen to it later, at your convenience.
I”ll cover artificial intelligence, micro-learning, wearables, quantum computing and more — technology advancements that we need to know about to run our businesses successfully.
Register here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1940601026277957634 Connect then!… Read More
Recently, I got sucked into a random Facebook thread that blew my mind — and not in a good way. The thread, which was started by a journalist in a business-related group I belong to, implored people to share how they planned to spend their tax refund this year. This shouldn’t have been controversial, but it escalated quickly once a few financial planners chimed in.
One in particular shamed the female journalist for even bringing up a tax refund. Financially educated people should never “give an interest-free loan to the government,” he said, adding that people in that particular group should “know better.”
I laughed out loud because, first off, the journalist wasn’t asking for advice on tax refunds; she was asking for personal stories to share in an article she was writing. But, she was a woman, and the amount of mansplaining done by male financial advisors I deal with seems nearly endless. Any time certain financial advisor types see an opportunity to i… Read More
Starting a home-based business is one of the best ways to save money. Imagine being able to save on expensive office space, the commute to the office, and all the other bills that come with having a job or running a business outside of your home.
Once you act on your business ideas you can get creative with how you save money by running a home-based business.
Here are some easy ways in which setting up a home-based business can save a lot of money. So get ready to trade the office for the sofa.
$2000-$3000 on Commutes
The main advantage of running a business from home is you’ll save a lot of money on simply not having to travel to the office. Think about how much you spend on gas just going to and from work every year.
If you must travel for one hour every day that amounts to hundreds of dollars every year.
So how much can you realistically save?
Let’s say you travel 20 or more miles to work. Working from home could save y… Read More