All posts by Laura Posey

You Should Probably Do More Boring Work

If you’ve known me for any time at all, you know that I love renovating old houses. I love the transformation that can happen when you take good bones and apply modern conveniences to create one-of-a-kind

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What If The Wicked Witch Wore A Leather Jacket?

A few weeks ago I attended an exhibition at The Virginia Museum Of Fine Arts. On display were costumes from famous Hollywood movies of the past century. It was a beautiful layout of outfits worn in movies

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One Simple Question

Sometimes you go to conferences and think, “Eh, that was ok. I got a few good ideas that I can implement.” Other times you go to an event and walk away with a life-changing epiphany. The latter

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Ketchup Day

I was chatting with a friend the other day about productivity, while my friend’s 11-year old played in the background. In the middle of the conversation, the child interrupted and asked, “Why do you

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The same guy doesn’t win the Superbowl and World Series

Have you ever noticed that there is not one single athlete in the history of sports who has been part of a championship team and then has then gone on to win another major championship in another sport? Tom

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The Power of “Or”

As a child, I loved the School House Rock shows on Saturday morning TV. “I’m Just a Bill”, “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly, Get Your Adverbs Here” and “Three Is A Magic Number” were staples of my childhood

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Why Superman Never Swims

Have you noticed that you never see Superman fighting crime in the water? Okay, there isn’t as much crime in the ocean as in Metropolis, but even when there are villains lurking in the seas, Superman

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3 Quick Tips For Accomplishing Your Resolutions This Year

It’s that time of year when many people are falling off the New Year’s resolutions wagon. Some folks say setting resolutions is a waste of time, but I disagree. I love the term resolution because

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Six Business Lessons From An 11-year Old Boy

UPDATE: I originally wrote this post last year when we were scheduled for a monster (for Virginia) snow storm. This past week weather predictions were for about 8″ of snow for Saturday. Imagine my

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How Can A 520-Year Old Math Trick Increase Your Income This Year?

If you have done any investing in the past, you might have heard of the Rule of 72. The rule predicts how long it takes for you to double your investment, given a particular interest rate. The rule dates

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