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JULY 2009 IN THIS ISSUE: Flipping the Switch … How to Turn off Your Business and Turn on Your Life How to Become a Captioner Managing Your Time to Accomplish More From the President
It’s that time of year again: The NCRA 2009 Annual Convention and Exhibition will be August 6-9 in National Harbor, Maryland and I hope you are planning to attend.
With “The Standard of Excellence” as the theme this year, the convention will offer valuable opportunities to challenge yourself to become more of a skilled expert and highly trained professional.
The annual convention is a fun way to take advantage of many resources.
By attending workshops and seminars and networking with colleagues, you will enhance your skills which can raise you to the next level in your field.
As we continue to adhere to our standard of excellence at Atkinson-Baker, I am happy that you are a part of our team. You are relied upon for your skill and dedication.
I hope this newsletter provides you with helpful information that you can use. Please send us any suggestions or feedback about the newsletter so we can continue to make it a worthwhile tool for you.
Flipping the Switch … How to Turn off Your
Business and Turn on Your Life
By Elena Fawkner
So, you work from home. Good for you! No boss looks over your shoulder, no wasting time commuting to and from the office, no one setting your hours for you or telling you what to do, no one to care if you’re wearing your rattiest clothes or don’t take a shower before 10:00 am.
And how about no life and no time for yourself while we’re on the subject of what you don’t have any more? Sound familiar? If so, read on.
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“How to Become
“Managing Your Time to Accomplish More”
Here are some things that were actually said in court:
1) Was that the same nose you broke as a child?
2) What happened then?
He told me, “I have to kill you because you can identify me.”
Did he kill you?
3) Was it you or your brother that was killed in the war?
4) Can you describe the individual?
He was about medium height and had a beard.
Was this a male or female?
5) How long have you been a French Canadian?
In a courtroom, a purse snatcher is on trial and the victim is stating what happened.
She says, “Yes, that is him. I saw him clear as day. I’d remember his face anywhere.”
At which point, the defendant bursts out, “You couldn’t see my face, lady. I was wearing a mask!”