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My Top·Down Approach to Getting in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times & More

Ten years ago before I started my first company, CitiKitty, I made a hit list of press outlets I wanted my business and product to be mentioned in. The list included The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Good Morning America and Live with Regis & Kelly.   I desired to have these mentions because while growing up I always viewed businesses that were mentioned by them as successful. I kept this list in a notebook for years and checked them off after I achieved them.  GOOD MORNING AMERICA My goal started to become reality during my first weeks of business in 2005 when CitiKitty was feature on Good Morning America during a July 4th segment in which products that provided you 'freedom' were featured. CitiKitty was...

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5 Tips for Improved Work-Life Balance

A healthy work-life balance is achieved when we are mindful of our priorities and time down to the minute. As we enter into October, National Work and Family Month, it is the perfect time to reflect on how we all can achieve a healthier work-life balance. Read our top five tips below to help you strike a better balance in your life. TIP 1 - STICK TO YOUR PRIORITIES On a daily basis we take part in high priority and low priority tasks. High priority tasks add great value to our lives and are typically things such as family, work, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, etc. Low priorities add little value to our lives and are typically things such as watching...

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