Oprah Winfrey to Receive 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at 75th Annual Golden Globes

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Oprah Winfrey (CREDIT: VARIETY)

by Danielle Turchiano via Variety.com

Oprah Winfrey will be honored with the 2018 Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 75th Annual Golden Globes.

Each year the recipient of the prestigious award is selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) board of directors and must be someone who has made “an incredible impact on the world of entertainment.” HFPA president Meher Tatna said Winfrey embodies this qualification for the generations she has “celebrated strong female characters on and off screen, and has been a role model for women and young girls for decades.”

“As a global media leader, philanthropist, producer and actress, she has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world, making her one of the most respected and admired figures today,” Tatna said in a statement. “Holding titles such as Chairman, CEO and Founder, Oprah is one of the most influential women of…

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Seven Positive Quotes To Swear By

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Blogmas: Day 7

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

— Helen Keller

“Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.”

― Dalai Lama XIV

“You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.”

— Deepak Chopra

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn a little, at least we didn’t get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn’t die; so let us all be thankful.”

— Buddha

“I can be changed by what happens to me but I refuse to be reduced by it.”

—Maya Angelou

“Life is like photography. You need the negatives to develop.”

“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”

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“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”

The benefits of virtual assistants (VA) for small businesses

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by Ray Hayes

Virtual assistant (VA) technology has come a long way from simple email management.  Today VA tech can answer phones, schedule meetings, and even perform follow up tasks to keep you on the ball with customers both potential and current.  What makes VA tech so valuable is the fact that most of the basic tech is free!

With so much here today and on the horizon for the technology, The Week has listed a few upcoming trends that all small business owners need to be watching out for in the near future:

  1. According to a study from TINYpulse, “… 91 percent of remote workers feel they’re more productive at home.”  VA is helping to increase this productivity by handling daily operations that were once necessary to perform in the presence of others.  VA technology is growing close to the point where much of a small business operation can…

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