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Is Social Media Ruining Your Relationships? It Doesn’t Have To

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Way back in 1984, I was having dinner with some female friends at the large technology company where we all worked. All of us had notebook computers – the Tandy Model 100, the first truly portable computer with a built-in … Continue reading

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Circus Celebration: Cadot French Restaurant’s 7th Anniversary Gala

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Originally posted on Kameron Rie Badgers:
There’s a really nice French restaurant in far North Dallas (Frankford at Preston) called Cadot. It’s run by chef Jean-Marie Cadot, and he has been feeding the Lone Star Circus troupe at Christmas time…

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How to Fix Office Negativity Before it Ruins Productivity

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It turns out that one bad apple CAN ruin the whole barrel — if that one bad apple is an employee with a negative attitude who poisons the productivity and cohesiveness of others in his or her work group. That’s … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog Almost Overnight

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A business blog is a proven way to stay top of mind in social media, generate new sales lead, and establish your personal or brand authority. That is, if you do it right. Unfortunately, a lot of people do it … Continue reading

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10 Best Rock-n-Roll Covers

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You might be wondering why a blog that usually focuses on marketing, social media, law, and family matters including my family’s passions for circus and acting is posting an article about rock music. The reason is simple: I fully intend … Continue reading

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Thinking of Snooping on Your Beloved’s Phone? Judge Says Don’t

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If we’re being honest, most of us have been at least tempted to take a peek when our spouse or significant other leaves their phone, unlocked, just sitting there. And more than a few of us have gone beyond temptation, … Continue reading

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How Money and Fame Have Changed Fanfiction

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By Jonathan Bailey, Plagiarism Today In July 2014, at the San Diego Comic Con, director Christian Gossett and Alec Peters debuted a short film entitled Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar. The film was an unofficial (or “independent” as they referred … Continue reading

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The Right to Yelp: What the New Laws Mean for Social Media Users

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In December 2015, the U.S. Senate passed a national “right to Yelp” bill, and that legislation is pending in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, last week Maryland followed California by passing the country’s second state “right to Yelp” bill. I’ve … Continue reading

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Tax Tips for the Parents of Child Actors

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IMPORTANT NOTE:  This was written before the Trump administration’s massive changes to the US tax code.  You should not rely on it when filing taxes for tax year 2017 or later. Many (if not all) of the deductions formerly available … Continue reading

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What Those Facebook Quizzes Don’t Tell You about Yourself (Or Your Privacy)

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I worry about one of my Facebook friends. Nineteen of her last 20 Facebook posts are the results of Facebook quizzes. All 19 of them were quizzes she took one night last week when she was having trouble sleeping, I … Continue reading

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