Articles by Jyll Stuart

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Write A Letter – It’s February

Write a letter, it’s February! Or, as I’ve learned to call it InCoWriMo. The challenge is to handwrite (in ink) a letter every day during the month of February and mail it. No email, no text message, just old school pen on paper. Curious as to what to include in your letter? Then, check out

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Getting Back to Normal

It’s been over a year since I posted. The main reason is that I could not see the computer screen sufficiently enough to accomplish anything. It’s been a long journey, and I’m a different person because of the events that transpired. Go back to March 2018 at my annual eye exam. The optometrist said it

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My NaNoWriMo Prep

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) starts in 7 days. For those of you that aren’t familiar, that’s writing 1,667 words/day for 30 days! I haven’t fully participated in ten years, but this year I am going to make an effort to start and finish with success in 2018! These are the preparatory steps that I am

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My Watercolor Muse

If you’ve wondered where I’ve been these past several weeks, I’ve been exploring my watercolor muse. I can’t honestly say what prompted me to go this direction, but it happened on a Friday and I’ve been hooked since then! And then, my friend Lisa Greer took me to a paint-along class and that cemented the

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If It’s Friday, It Must Be Jyll-Day

If it’s Friday, it must be Jyll-Day! Being an entrepreneur with 3 active business propositions (Veracity Technologies, ShockAlarm, and Barnwood Pens) and many percolating ideas, it’s tough to carve out time for me. So, mid-May I started an experiment. I blocked out my Friday’s just for me and it’s turned out great! An added benefit is

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Time management using Open calendar with pen and coffee

Time Management Tactics

How many time management courses have you attended? How many books on this topic have you read?  What tactics or strategies do you employ to manage your time? I still have the first time management book I read, “If You Haven’t Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to

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About me

I am an entrepreneur, writer, and dreamer.  I specialize in web application architecture, information architecture, business process analysis, and leveraging open source technologies.

My mission

I want to share what I learn and help others succeed in their endeavors. I strive to be an encouragement to those who cross my path.

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