Ever signed onto your
instant-messaging program and been asked to update to the newest
version, only to find that the “upgrade” was a step down? Most of us
automatically allow our programs to update themselves, and occasionally
an upgrade won’t seem like an improvement, and we’ll miss the older
version. At OldVersion.com you can find 430 versions of 48 different
programs. Don’t stay with a new version of a package if you don’t like
it; get back your easy-to-use program here.
Try out the Net's
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You'll want to play with this a few times; when you're ready to type in
the next five digits, use the backspace key to delete the previous set.)
The My Own Business site is geared toward the
entrepreneur who wants to start his or her own business and the
individual who has an established small business and would like to see
that business grow and expand. They offer a course to benefit both the
full-time entrepreneur and individuals who are already—or are
considering—moonlighting with a new business.
"Do your work with
your whole heart and you will
succeed—there's so little competition."
It’s That Simple
No amount of skill, no equipment and no boat will keep you from
disaster if you don’t develop the most important seagoing skill of all—a
complete fear of falling overboard.
—Lin & Larry Pardey
“Some people like my advice so much that they frame it
the wall instead of using it.”
—Gordon R. Dickson
Home Business Trivia
A new home based business opens its doors every 11 seconds!
More than 47 million Americans now
work out of small offices or home offices.
By the year 2000 it is estimated
that 60 million entrepreneurs will call SOHOs their workplace, according
to a report by Public Affairs Group, the Washington, D.C. based trend
Women own more than 8 million
businesses today and 80 percent are home based.
“I never vote for anyone; I always vote against.”
—W. C. Fields
Something to Remember Us
The state representative for whom I work received a letter from a
fifth-grader thanking him for his hospitality during her class visit to
the state capitol. The letter concluded: "P.S. You have been exposed to
—Contributed to "All In a Day's Work"
by Marian Newton