BFC News November 2012

Pendaflex(R) November 2012
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Four Holiday Organizing Must-Haves

The most wonderful time of the year is once again upon us. Get organized for the post-Thanksgiving-to-New Year hollidaze marathon with these four fun holiday organizing helpers.

Countdown Calendars
Keep track of Santa's arrival with one of these 25 creative advent calendars. Choose from DIY calendars or even one with whiskey! These calendars aren't limited to Christmas celebrations: use them to countdown to New Year's Eve or the first day of Hanukah. Or choose this Byers Choice, Menorah Calendar, to countdown to the festival of lights.

Holiday Card Apps
Does the whole "licking envelopes, buying stamps" thing stop you from sending holiday cards? This year enlist your smartphone as your holiday card elf and use it to create cards and send them by text message, e-mail or snail mail. Yep, it's that easy. Read Smartphone Apps Send Holiday Greetings to learn how.

Shopping Apps
We all wish we could delegate an elf to hit the lines at the shopping mall for us. But tech savvy shoppers know that holiday shopping apps and websites can be almost as helpful. Read 5 Money-Saving Tools, Apps and Websites for Holiday Shopping to make gift-giving easy.
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Mistakes- Be Better, Not Bitter

Mistakes are an unavoidable part of work and life. How you handle those mistakes however is entirely within your control. When you view life’s inevitable missteps as an opportunity to be better, not bitter, you create the possibility of a better future outcome. In contrast, when we try to avoid errors at all costs, we hamstring creativity and run the risk of inertia.

It’s been said that the greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear you will make one. So go on, try hard, fail often, and succeed sooner.

Moving On
Moving on from mistakes requires perspective. Everyone makes them, time and again. Even if your misstep is a doozy, you can still recover and regroup. Former President Bill Clinton and Martha Stewart are two very public examples of individuals who erred in the white hot spotlight and yet managed to rehabilitate their images. So relax, if they can do it, you can do it.
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In this Issue
Holiday Organizing
Mistakes- Be Better, Not Bitter
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