Perhaps you can relate. My day-to-day job requires me to use my brain, not my hands. Analyzing, thinking, planning, communicating and many hours behind a computer screen. Mentally challenging work is very rewarding, but I picked up woodworking as productive, hands-on outlet for when I’m not “on the job." Hours spent on woodworking projects have reinforced some basic lessons that contribute to business success as well.
After months of negotiations, Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio's FY 2020-2021 general operating budget, and the following are a few key points that may impact you or your business:
The Ohio House is pursuing a significant change to Ohio’s Business Income Deduction currently benefiting owners of Ohio pass-through entities. The current Business Income Deduction provides great tax benefits for business owners; however, it is costing the state approximately $1 Billion in revenue.
Intermittent fasting is a hot topic these days, even though it's been around for centuries. Being such a health junkie, I had to look into the research to see why it is making so many headlines and if it is something I should be using as a standard practice in my quest for optimal health. While diving into the research, testing and experiencing the benefits, I learned that there are several reasons anyone who is looking to boost work performance should consider Intermittent Fasting.
On any given morning, you will see me walking into the office with 3 drinks. My morning 'green drink,' collagen laced coffee, and a huge bottle of lemon water. Needless to say, I take nutrition a bit serious. In my free time, I enjoy studying health & nutrition and geeking out to anyone who will listen. Today, I'm excited to geek out with you, but in a way that can benefit you in your professional life!
I've been listening to podcasts since my friend Todd Henry launched The Accidental Creative podcast 10+ years ago (check out his recent episode about legacy...incredible). And as you may have heard, podcasts are finally having their day. According to recent research, 26% of Americans have listened to a podcast in the last month. And those that identify as weekly podcast listeners consume an average of seven podcasts per week.