6 signs of Stupid they should wear on their foreheads

I know we shouldn’t laugh at stupid people but sometimes what they come out with is just so ridiculous you want to write a sign to slap on their foreheads that says “Stupid”

6 signs of Stupid they should wear on their foreheads

Have you ever deserved to wear this sign on your forehead?

Here are some examples that will resonate with you, as sent in by Henry F., one of HTWB’s loyal readers in San Diego, southern California, who says … [Continue reading]

Why writing a list can kill stress and keep you sane

Writing lists can help you manage not only your workload, but also yourself and your sanity. No-one is suggesting that you become an obsessive-compulsive freak and list down everything you need to do from writing a business plan to visiting the bathroom.

Why writing a list can kill stress and keep you sane

Keep the purpose of writing a list in perspective.

Like anything else, writing a list that’s actually going to be useful for you requires a heavy drizzling of common sense as well as content. Here are some ideas on how to make it work well for you. [Continue reading]

How to write a flyer-leaflet that doesn’t go straight to the garbage

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Smack! ... goes your mailbox and your dog runs, barking delightedly, to the front door hoping to tear apart and kill all that paper prey from the pizza parlours, replacement window vendors and make-your-lawn-greener merchants. Face it: that's … [Continue reading]

Help from your new Content Strategist: what I’ve been doing for 10 years…

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The term "Content Strategist" sounds awfully pompous if you live in modest-speaking Milton Keynes, England. But having been doing this job for the last 10 years working with SMEs and Micro Businesses (helping them determine what and how to … [Continue reading]

31 comments you do not want written on your performance review

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The dreaded performance review is one of the many horrors of being an employee and one of the reasons to work for yourself, although if you're employed you don't usually lie awake at night wondering how to pay the rent next week. These are supposed … [Continue reading]

How to use makeup to look your best on camera

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Saying your words to a video camera can be a bit nerve-wracking, which is why here on HTWB we've looked at a number of tips on how to perform, what to wear, etc. Now, we're very lucky to welcome some advice from top international makeup artist and … [Continue reading]