Category: Additional Topics

How to Improve Your Time Management Skills

March 5, 2014

Whether you’re managing yourself or managing a team you will face issues. Perhaps you or your team have problems meeting deadlines, or you’re the type of person who always feels obligated to say, “Yes” no matter how tall your pile of work is, you can probably benefit from these management tips. No is not a […]

5 Ways to Cut Spending Now

February 27, 2014

I recently came across an article on yahoo titled “35 Things You Can Do Right Away to Start Spending Less” Some of these things are so simple you may not think you’ll save a substantial amount of money but when combined you will see a decrease in spending. Here are 5 you should start doing […]

Major Layoff’s For Sam’s Club

February 19, 2014

Wal-Mart Inc. announced 2,300 layoffs from their wholesale retailer Sam’s Club, nearly 2% of their current workforce. The layoffs included predominantly middle management and hourly employees. Some departments are losing as much as 50% of their management team. The company also stated that the management remaining would receive a pay raise. Wal-Mart spokesman said, “We’re […]

Social Media Mayhem

January 22, 2014

January 7, 2014 the Phoenix Business Blog posted an article by Shanyna Balch, “5 Ways to Manage Your Employees in the Digital World.” As Balch states in her introduction social media has become the rule not the exception. Nearly everyone participates in some form. From middle school children to retirees everyone has some place in […]

San Antonio’s Answer to Population Boom’s Traffic Increase

January 14, 2014

During 2013, the Raub Blog shared a number of reports on how fast San Antonio is growing. The city was ranked in many categories including Milken Institute’s Top Performing sites, Forbes’ Top Cities for Business and Careers and Forbes’ list of Cities Creating the Most Middle Class Jobs. It comes as no surprise that San […]

5 Small Secrets to Keep Yourself Sane at the Office This Year

January 8, 2014

Labels: Sounds simple but taking 5 seconds to label a folder or put a sticky note on a pile of paper clipped papers will save you an enormous amount of searching. We would all like to say that we have everything in organized folders but we all have that one folder or pile deemed our […]

5 Tips to Achieve Your New Year Goals

December 26, 2013

“New year, new me,” we’ve all said some variation of this statements in our lives. People think of the New Year as a fresh start. A time where they can set new goals. A season of, “out with the old and in with the new”. For some people this means dropping that extra 10 pounds, […]

Protecting Yourself This Season Part 5

December 13, 2013

If it Sounds too good to be true it probably is: A free Holiday Trip to the location of your choice. Free air fare! Free hotel! All you pay is the $100 tax fee. Unless you’ve found yourself on an episode of the Price Is Right you’ve probably stumbled upon a scam. These sorts of […]

Protecting Your Self This Season Part 4

December 12, 2013

Give without being Taken for a Ride Tis the season for giving. This time of the year wallets and hearts open up to help those less fortunate. Every year con artists create fake charities or even “borrow” the identity of real organizations, ask for donations and keep them for themselves. Some may use the internet […]

Protecting Yourself This Season Part 3

December 11, 2013

Keep Travel Plans Quiet You want your neighbors to pick up your mail, not thieves to pick your locks. As long as we’ve had civilized societies we’ve had neighbors. Normally when going out of town you may ask your neighbor to pick up the paper, feed a pet, water the plants or check your mailbox. […]

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