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Top 20 Magazines with Free Subscriptions

Top 20 Magazines with Free Subscriptions

Over at TradePub, Daniel has kindly given me the list of top 20 publications and magazines with free subscriptions. Some of them are professions specific – for instance, there are IT publications like eWeek for Information Technology Professionals, and Call Center for professionals in support and services field. The list is in alphabetical order:

  • Accounting Today: Addresses the use of technology within an accounting practice and technology products and services that are delivered to the clients of accountants.
  • BioPharm International: Serves as the voice of an experienced mentor to the biopharmaceutical community.
  • BizTech: Covers the intersection of technology and business.
  • Call Center: Covers products and services that improve customer contact and care by strengthening online communications and quality assistance over the phone.
  • Card Technology: Reaches key executives responsible for planning, designing, and implementing applications based on chip cards.
  • eWeek: The essential technology information source for builders of e-business.
  • Game Developer: Provides technical and industry information to over 35,000 professional game developers.
  • Genetic Engineering News: The most widely read bioindustry publication worldwide and has long been acknowledged as the voice of the global biotechnology bioindustry.
  • Global Finance: Has been providing monthly news and analysis since 1987 about companies and financial institutions that do business around the world.
  • Health-IT World News: Is the premiere E-news source on technology for healthcare.
  • InfoStor: Provides storage professionals with the right decision-making information to evaluate, specify and/or integrate enterprise storage products and technologies.
  • Microwave Product Digest (International): Is the premier new product magazine devoted to information on components, equipment and subsystems for the RF, microwave and wireless industries.
  • Military & Aerospace Electronics: Published and edited exclusively for engineering managers and engineers involved with military and aerospace electronic systems design, development and production.
  • Offshore Engineer: Provides the highest quality editorial product across the broad spectrum of offshore technologies.
  • Oracle Magazine: Contains technology strategy articles, sample code, tips, Oracle and partner news, how to articles for developers and DBAs, and more.
  • Photonics Spectra: Provides business news and technology solutions to readers in the optics, lasers, imaging, fiber optics, electro-optics and photonic component manufacturing.
  • RadioResource International: Delivers wireless voice and data solutions for mobile and remote mission-critical operations for professionals.
  • The Scientist: Is a bimonthly publication covering the latest developments in life sciences research, technology and business.
  • Total Telecom: Is “The Economist of the communications industry”.
  • World Industrial Reporter: Provides information about new products and processes for manufacturing activities to plant executives in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific.

If your favorite magazine is not on the list, try to search it here.

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Last Updated on October 9, 2018

How to Write a Personal Mission Statement to Ensure Peak Productivity

How to Write a Personal Mission Statement to Ensure Peak Productivity

Most of you made personal, one sentence resolutions like “I want to lose weight” or “I vow to go back to school.” It is a tradition to start the New Year with things you want to achieve, but under the influence resolutions are often unrealistic.

If you’re wondering when will be a good time to write a mission statement, NOW is the time to take a personal inventory to make this year your most productive year ever. You may be asking yourself, “How am I going to do that?” You, my friends, are going to write personal mission statements.

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A large number of corporations use mission statements to define the purpose of the company’s existence. Sony wants to “become the company most known for changing the worldwide poor-quality image of Japanese products” and 3M wants “to solve unsolved problems innovatively”. A personal mission statement is different than a corporate mission statement, but the fundamentals are the same.

So why do you need one? A personal statement will help you identify your core values and beliefs in one fluid tapestry of content that you can read anytime and anywhere to stay on task toward success.

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For example, Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire came to the realization that he had lost track of what was important to him. After writing a personal mission statement, we saw him start his own business and he got the girl, Renee Zelleweger. Not bad, wouldn’t you say? A personal mission statement will make sure that, through all the texting, emailing and constant bombardment of on-the-go activity, you won’t lose sight of what is most important to you.

Mission statements can be simple and concise while others are longer and filled with detail. The length of your personal mission statement will not be determined until you follow this simple equation to create your motivational springboard for 2008.

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To begin your internal cleansing, you will need to jot down the required information in the following five steps:

  1. What are your values? Values steer your actions and determine where you spend time, energy, and most importantly, money. Be specific and unique to yourself. Too much generalization will not be as effective. It is called a “personal” mission statement for a reason.
  2. What are three important goals you hope to achieve this year? Keep your list of important goals small and give them a date. It is better to focus on the horizon and not the stars. Realistic goals are keys to ultimate success.
  3. What image do you hope to project to yourself? How you see yourself is how the world will view you. Think about this carefully. Your image should encompass what you look like and feel after you have achieved your goals.
  4. Write down action statements from each value describing how you will use those values to achieve your three goals. Start with “I will…”
  5. Rewrite your statement to include only your action statements. Make portable copies for your wallet, car or office.

If you followed the steps above, congratulations! You have just written your first personal mission statement. Your personal statement will change over the years as your goals change. You can have more than one statement for the different compartments of your life such as your career, family, marriage, etc.

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Writing a personal mission statement is an effective method to ensure your productivity is at its peak. It is an ideal tradition to start so that when next year rolls around, the outdated practice of resolutions will be something you permanently left in the past.

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