Tag Archives: eco-friendly

Top 10 Green At Work Tips

Author: Lara Hill

The present state of the environment has encouraged us to think of ecological awareness not as some farfetched concept, but as a practical consideration; an investment in the short-term future.  This refreshing new attitude has become increasingly apparent in the workplace, as more offices adopt green practices for their employees to follow.  Saving the world is no longer just for the government and special interest organizations – every little bit helps, and here are a few of the things you can do at work to contribute to this most worthy of causes. Continue reading

@nycework tweet digest: 06/16-21/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The secret link between happiness and better work; helping someone is helping yourself; using “unclear” words to connect with your audience; noble computing; they summon your apps with light and sound; your gadget is a marketing spy; whoa, they can hack that, too…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 16 through June 21, 2013:

Identity

Internet marketers can track you by “fingerprinting” your devices.
(Image credit: Adaiyaalam via Wikipedia Commons)

  • A quote by H. Norman Schwartzkopf about what happens when you help someone meet a goal;
  • an article about how crooks use music, lighting and TV frequencies to trigger malicious apps in smartphones and other devices;
  • a video in which Shawn Achor shares the secret formula for happiness and better work;
  • a list of words that have many meanings, which makes them perfect for “spicing up” your headlines and titles;
  • a list article suggesting ways you can compute and be environmentally friendly;
  • an article about how Internet marketers are silently and aggressively tracking you by “fingerprinting” the devices you use to access the Internet;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Avi Rubin talking about how easily hackable all technological devices are.

Enjoy! Continue reading

Busting Green Myths – Five Common Misperceptions

A sprout in a lightbulb

Image credit: TakingITGlobal via Wikipedia

By Adam Whinston

In my line of work, I often overhear misperceptions about the challenges and hazards of adopting a greener lifestyle. Some of these reflect longstanding beliefs that were once true, but are no longer true today. Others are pure hearsay, and yet others are deliberately spread by parties with an entrenched interest. To clear the air and make it easier for people to make good decisions about greening their lifestyle, I debunk some of the most common myths. Continue reading

@nycework tweet digest: 04/07-12/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? Your data or your cash, please; o sweet trickery; over-the-air blood testing; get to the point first, get more responseselectric transportation weighing less than a bicycle; your habit for excellence; the waste-not, want-not life…

Here’s a quick summary of the tweets posted by @nycework between April 7 and April 12, 2013:

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, port...

Aristotle, a 4th-century-BCE philosopher, portrayed in 1493 Nuremberg Chronicle as a 15th-century-CE scholar
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • A quote by Aristotle about how repetition, repetition, repetition is your path to excellence;
  • a video about inexpensive, portable, electric transportation that weighs less than a bicycle;
  • an article about how cyber-crooks use malicious software–ransomware–to encrypt and ransom a person’s digital data for money;
  • an article about what it means to live an environmentally conscious, sustainable, zero-waste lifestyle;
  • an infographic showing why social engineering works;
  • an article about a tiny, blood-testing implant that sends data to computers wirelessly;
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a link to an article that explains why writing your e-mail’s conclusion first will get you more favorable responses…and more.

Enjoy! Continue reading

9 Tips To Make Your Home Business More Eco-Friendly

Lots of stay-at-home moms run their own business from home, too. It’s a nice way to add to the family’s income and enjoy your own interests. When eco-friendly living is one of your goals, you should be certain you extend those goals to your home business as well. While in some ways home businesses are already green, using a space you already live in, there’s more you could be doing. Here are some ideas to help. Continue reading

Sales and Marketing Lessons Learned from Gamil-Dot-Com

Readers, I need your help. Business-wise, there is one problem I have struggled with for some time. As readers of this article and potential clients, maybe you can provide clarity. Your advice helps, no matter how insignificant you might think it is. So thanks for your time, participation and contribution.

The Problem

I have read many business startup books and articles. Among many things they say one has to do to officially be in business, these are some common preliminaries:

  1. Choose something you are passionate about. [Check]
  2. Choose something you already know how to do well or something you wouldn’t mind investing time to learn. [Check]
  3. Choose to do one thing and one thing alone as a business. [Huh?]

Continue reading

Nyce Work! Eco-friendly Diaper-Laundering Service Launches in NYC

TTMHBATG – August 24, 2011, New York City

It’s official! Nycework’s cloth diaper-laundering service is up and running. If you are among New York City’s parents and caregivers who have a fondness for the little bundles of joy in your care, and consider the well-being of our community and Planet Earth to be priorities, then this diaper laundering service might just be for you. And the service rates leave a light footprint on your bank account, too. Continue reading