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Business Owner Spotlight: Dale Klein from Profitable Speech

Dale Klein, founder of Profitable Speech, LLC, has been helping local business professionals sound their best since 1994. A vibrant, sought-after speaker and author, Dale works with a variety of clients, from Fortune 100 companies to major hospitals, as well as individual professionals. Originally from the Bronx in NYC, she now resides in Clifton Park,…
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Just a Thought: How To (Really) Make America Great Again

It doesn't matter who you voted for in this past election. No one really won. This was the nastiest election in my memory, and in more ways than just the usual sludge. I didn't write about the election up until now because I needed some time to process my thoughts about the whole affair. I…
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How To Break Writer’s Block – Option 1

Writer's Block is a very real thing. Anyone who has had to stare at a blank sheet of paper or a blank screen knows the panic that creeps up when you need to get something done by a zooming deadline, and absolutely nothing is coming. But there's another kind of writer's block too - one that…
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10 Ways to Stay Healthy During Back-to-School Season

Back to school season is quickly approaching, and we bet we can guess what’s on your mind: the thrill of new school supplies, new shoes, and seeing good friends for the first time in months. As weeks of popsicles by the poolside fade to sweater-clad, blustery days, the ever-present threat of the flu and common…
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Hemingway’s Top Five Tips for Writers

In his book titled Ernest Hemingway on Writing, Larry W. Phillips writes, “Throughout Hemingway’s career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing — that it takes off ‘whatever butterflies have on their wings and the arrangement of hawk’s feathers if you show it or talk about it.’ Despite…
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How to Have a Better Morning

I’ve always enjoyed waking up early to enjoy the morning. I love coffee. I love sitting at the kitchen table with my dad as the first few rays of light glint through the trees in our backyard. I love lounging on my deck with a good book, listening to the sounds of birds chirping and…
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Best Teacher Gifts

The struggle is very real. You want to show your child's teacher how much you appreciate their hard work and greatly underpaid year of molding your child's academic future. But how do you do that in a meaningful way that hasn't already been done 100 times before from all of their classes past? While contemplating…
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They Want to Do What?!?

Incensed. That is the word I would use to describe what I felt when I found out that the City of Saratoga wants to replace the historical Music Hall with offices... Those of us involved with the arts world know just how important the arts are. There is now a lot of scientific proof about…
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Are You Ready for Google’s New Settings?

Did you hear the news? Google is making major updates to its search results. And if your company's website is not super mobile friendly, you could be losing some major hits! Not sure how your website ranks? Try using Google's Webmaster Tool to see how your site adds up. You can also use their Mobile-Friendly Test…
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The HIMYM Dilemma From A Writing View

SPOILER ALERT Ok, so we all know that How I Met Your Mother ended this week. After 9 years of watching, the show's loyal fans finally got all their answers. And while some were quite satisfied, most of the fans were left confused and angry. Was this show really supposed to be called How I…
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