Sometime, you just don’t want to be bothered by the pesky alert noises from the applications you run. One such application that uses such annoying sounds is Yahoo Messenger and some of the other IM clients out there. Sometimes when I’m doing some audio editing, I need to shut Windows up so that the error dings and alerts won’t mess with my work. So how do you manage all of these?
A successful person like you is sure to have a lot of responsibilities and appointments. You trained yourself to be highly-reliable for your boss and have set your eyes on a career you can have if you continue to be focused on your work. But do you ever stop sometimes to think that maybe you are setting aside more valuable things than your work like your family, for instance?
Your best friend getting married? When your best friend is getting married, you know it only means one thing – you have to throw her a bridal shower. But don’t worry; throwing a soiree need not be stressful if you know what to do. So read on. Schedule is everything when you’re deciding on a party. Get a calendar and pick a date which you think will be perfect for everyone you’re inviting. You can perhaps call the one person you’re most considering – your best friend. But if your bridal shower is going be a surprise, then you’re going to have to decide for yourself. The important thing is to make sure your schedule won’t conflict with your best friend’s own set of important dates.
If you are in a startup business, you know what you have to do: market your business. Let’s say you are selling ladies’ bags and blouses but you just want it home-based because you don’t want the hassles and financial considerations of renting a commercial space, can you think of an ingenious way to promote your new gig.
Why not hold a party? This is no ordinary party. This is a master plan aimed at promoting and marketing your new business. It’s a business strategy.
Being a parent is a very arduous task. There’s no room for mistakes, and it requires a massive amount of patience. Kids are just a boxful of surprises. You don’t know what they’re up to most of the time. You only know you have your expectations, and when they don’t measure up, that’s when you get upset.
It probably takes being a superhero to be successful at both career and personal life. If you’re a successful career person but without much personal life or a happy person without much of a career, you are halfway there. But you want both, right?
Eating with your whole family should be a real treat. You gather round a table side by side, all chairs occupied by the most important people in your life. But sometimes though, family eating is not as pleasurable as one would expect them to be. Everyone is cranky and crabby, with all family members just wanting to get it over with.
The toys are scattered everywhere – on the stairs, in the bathroom, on the windowsill, and sometimes in the tub! These kids just won’t listen when you tell them to only play inside their room. You go out to work and when you come home what do you find – hand painting on the wall! Isn’t there anything you can do to avoid their big mess? Continue reading
If you’re a sort junkie, then you might find this new feature of Vista’s Windows Explorer a handy one. The new Preview Pane allows you to preview the contents of the more common files and documents that you have in your computer. You get instant preview (and not that wee pansy of a thumbnail but a sizable one) of documents (Office documents) and media files.
Look at your kitchen and examine all four corners. Isn’t it just plain… plain? Perhaps, if you’re a bit sloppy (or busy) you even have all your pots and pans scattered everywhere and grime has started to form in the kitchen sink and counters, your current kitchen needs more than cleaning and scrubbing. Take a picture of your kitchen’s current state and use it to mark the areas which need a total renovation.