Geek to Live: Top 10 free and cheap productivity tools

I just read this excellent blog entry that lists 10 great tips to help you be more productive. These certainly apply to Small Business owners such as ourselves, so take a look! Some of the items on the list may seem like common-sense, but a few will surprise you, I'm sure.

If you have some hints not on the list, why not share them with us - leave a comment! 

Author Jane Orend....

President and Founder of Working Lifestyles Research & Training has the ideal book for anyone with a home based office - Making Working from Home Work - THE STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE FOR A SUCCESSFUL HOME OFFICE by Jane Orend This remarkable book shows the reader how to maximize their productivity and enjoyment of working from home by guiding them through the fundementals of home office success. Check out Janes book via her web site.

CIBC Run For the Cure - Fashion Show Tickets

Tickets for the upcoming Runway for the Cure: Our Vision of Hope Fashion Show to be held on Monday September 11, 2006, can be pre-ordered by contacting Linda Ockwell-Jenner 519 - 893 1598 or by accessing this link and clicking on "Register for this Event". Door prizes $500 gift certificate, White Gold Necklace, Swarovski Crystal Pin, entertainment, and refreshments.

Men Wanted...

... to send me comments on what they do not understand about women for my new book! I am looking for content for my new book. Men who really do not know what their significant other is really saying, what they really mean and what they really want. Men often say they are misunderstood but did they read the script? Want to know more? Contact me:

Platypi Designs awarded 2 Guelph Quality Award Certificates

At the 7th annual Guelph Awards of Excellence Gala on June 14th, Platypi Designs was awarded the Guelph Quality Awards (GQA) certificates in the categories of Planning and People Focus. These certificates are given to companies who have demonstrated excellent quality in each particular area of focus, and three companies were presented certificates for 2006.

Runway for the Cure: Our Vision of Hope

Linda Ockwell-Jenner and Melissa Stephens of the Small Business Community Network are co-chairing the premier Runway for the Cure: Our Vision of Hope event. This event will showcase breast cancer survivors and features some of the latest fashions. The event will be held at Bingemans Conference Centre in Kitchener, on September 11th. More details to follow...

Holy Crokinole!

One of the members of the Small Business Community Network has recently been playing his part on the world stage! At the 2006 World Crokinole Championship, Steven Cage placed 2nd in the Cue Singles. If you'd like to hear more about this fantastic achievement, check out Steven's blog. More information on the game of Crokinole.

Motivational Moments

I have just released the latest episode of my podcast: Motivational Moments. If you haven't had a chance to check it out, you can subscribe via iTunes, or listen on-line at my web site.