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The Gray Area

with Donna Gray


How to deal with stress (and get your mojo back) if you’re not a superhero

There’s an old saying that goes, “The hurrieder I go, the behinder I get.” I think it’s German in origin. I remember reading it as an imprint on a wall. I think it’s in a historical home like the Pabst Mansion in Milwaukee. This saying comes into play when, thinking we’re superhero types, we take on way too many things for the time available, and about halfway through trying to make it all happen, we lose our “mojo.”

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In the workplace, one person’s sweet-smelling perfume is another’s migraine

According to WebMD, more than 2 million people are afflicted by perfume-caused allergies. When you’re wearing too much scent, others in close proximity to you can experience migraines, nausea, and dizziness. Not only that, a strong perfume can trigger serious asthma attacks. So with all the potential side effects perfume can cause others, why do some people insist on drenching themselves in scent?

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8 important tasks you need to complete before moving your company

“Ohhh, nooo! Are we really going to move again?” That’s the first thing team members said when I announced that we had finally found the right location for taking our company into the future. Considering that we had moved only five short months ago, in the middle of a terrible sleet- and snowstorm, I thought a late-summer move would be easy-peasy.

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Plenty of growing pains involved in moving a business

Businesses move for lots of reasons — to grow, to save money, to get closer to clients and/or vendors, or perhaps just for a new look in a new location. We recently finished unpacking boxes from our last (temporary) company move in February, and now we’re packing again for The Big Move to our new home at Market Square Shopping Center.

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That dreaded blue computer screen — and the importance of a good backup plan

My computer recently decided to take a sick day. Needless to say, it couldn’t have happened at a worse time. I arrived at my office early in the morning all set to work on several timely projects, turned on the computer, and bam … all that appeared was a blue screen. Since my computer was still fairly new, I wasn’t prepared for that, nor was I ready for the frustrations that would come with being out of touch for a while.

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