Durable Power of Attorney Information
Information about using the Durable Power of Attorney in your estate planning
Currently a preview site, but early resources are focused on diet, exercise, motivation and weight.
Free program to create a workout plan designed for your body statistics and workout experience.
GetFit.com is an online fitness training service, the first of its kind to tailor a personalized fitness program
to each individual's goals and needs.
At HealthAllies you can search for affordable medical care, and you can also find help in
disputing high medical bills. They can show you how to save on existing bills, too.
It's Your Body
Great series of
monthly articles on you and your body's health. "Not just ordinary information, it's incredible knowledge which will empower you to take control of your health."
Life Support System
When you have one of those days, it's great to get a little pick-me-up in
your email box. Sometimes it can make all the difference in the way your day starts. You can get an inspirational message via email every day, if you sign up here.
The McKenna Group International
The McKenna Group specializes in counseling employees in transition. They
can help if your employees need assistance during lay-off or cutbacks.
All of these exercises are good for the
body, but good for your spirit, too. If you're feeling stressed out, try a couple of these breathing exercises right now!
Is cooking about the last thing on your mind right now? Well, you can still eat well, and it
doesn't have to take forever to get a meal on the table. All the recipes at this site take 20 minutes or less to prepare, and include the entire menu for a meal. All the recipes include
nutritional information, too.
Nutrio.com has put together an entire lifestyle program for full body and mind
health. Nutritional, fitness, motivational and even cooking information is all gathered in one place to help you look and feel your very best.
you've got 15 minutes, you can do this workout! You can select specialized exercises developed for specific muscles, or work your way through the entire program. Either way, you can't
say you don't have time!
Think you know everything about vitamins that you need to
know? If you take this short quiz, it may surprise you!"
Business Failure and Entrepreneurship in the U.S.
report, which originated in the Netherlands, examines U.S. entrepreneurial business failure. Its most important finding is that not only is it legal and practical for failures to start
again, considerable numbers of those who fail do turn around quite rapidly and embark on their next enterprise.
Career Development through Self-Renewal. ERIC Digest
how to move from situations we consider negative to positive ones is an outcome of self-renewal. This Digest examines several perspectives on life cycles and change and presents
strategies for negotiating change through self-renewal."
The Career Vectors System (CV System) is the only step-by-step tool that guides you through
the career process. Learn how your talents, skills and personality translate into an exciting and satisfying career. This instrument was developed by F.E.G.S., one of the
nations' foremost leaders in career development and planning.
The Daily Motivator
Have you lost your positive attitude? Check in to this
site, daily, for motivational wisdom, art, and support when you need it. You can have the Motivator delivered via e-mail every day, too, for a small fee.
Dealing with Loss and Grieving
How you deal with loss can color the rest of
your life. This article discusses loss, and how to deal with it effectively. Suffering the loss of a business can be just as traumatic as the loss of a loved one, so please
take the time to read this article.
Are you suffering from depression? Do you know the signs of this disease? Depression
is nothing to be ashamed of. Learn some of the causes of depression, and how you can treat it. You can get online support here, too.
The Executive Network
Much more than just a career guide, this is a portal for personal and
professional growth for professionals. Soon it will include financial services, online learning, and immigration services.
Everything That Happens Is a 'Take'
you remember Famous Amos Cookies? Do you know what happened to them? Entrepreneur Wally Amos discusses how he founded, and then lost, one of the most famous cookie companies of
The Future Scrapbook
Quick Disclaimer. The concept of a Future Scrapbook was created by the founder
of this site, Nicholas Hall. He found that by creating a scrapbook, not of his past, but of his future, he ongoingly had clarity of vision and purpose. It has been a powerful tool to
help Nicholas "bounce back".
How to Achieve Real Wealth: An Internet Guide to Principle-Centered Properity
Very good reading
about getting back in the saddle- a slight hint of religion, but far outweighed by good lessons and business information.
We will teach you how to simultaneously improve both personal productivity and business
performance in the context of lean business management. You will learn the philosophy and practice of eliminating behavioral waste, resulting in improved utilization of resources - an
essential skill for entrepreneurs.
Not using that big brain of yours enough? Try this large
battery of mind-expanding tests and IQ tests to get your brain back in gear.
Free goal-setting software you can use online. They also have free motivational tapes you can
listen to, and free motivational postcards you can send to your friends.
Nutrio.com has put together an entire lifestyle program for full body and mind
health. Nutrional, fitness, motivational and even cooking information is all gathered in one place to help you look and feel your very best.
Are you sick and tired of depressing news every day? Then you need to read The
Positive Press, filled with only good news every day. You can also network with other positive thinkers and read a positive thought every day.
RUnuts.com - the voice of the entrepreneur. Whether you've been there/done that or are trying to
learn how to become an entrepreneur, RUnuts.com brings together the best daily content in one place for you.
Ten Tips (+1) on Coping with Stress and Anxiety
Tips on coping with
stress and anxiety, with links to other web sites that offer relaxation exercises, classes, and on-line education or self-hypnosis
Babbling Brook Inn – Santa Cruz
a virtual tour of this AAA rated Top Ten Bed & Breakfast in the United States. Located on an acre of private gardens, with secluded rooms and excellent service.
Do you need to really get away? The Delta Lodge, 30 miles north of
Redding, may be just what you're looking for. All meals and flyfishing instruction are included in the rate.
Highlands Inn - Monterey
Check out these packages for a weekend
getaway in beautiful Monterey. The hotel also has a fine restaurant, and a view of Point Lobos.
Rated one of the top 40 spas in North America by Conde Nast Traveler. Located
in St. Helena, in the heart of the wine country, and just a short drive from the Bay area.
Northstar at Tahoe
Northstar is a wonderful getaway
in summer as well as winter. If you book now through November, you'll also get a free round of golf, along with great summer rates. Northstar is located near the North Shore of Lake
Tahoe, and near the town of Truckee, CA.
You say you don't have time to get away for a weekend? You don't have to
go very far to feel pampered and refreshed. Try this highly recommended inn on Nob Hill. It's right in the middle of the City, but you feel transported to the French countryside. Try it for
a quick weekend getaway!
If you've always wanted to go to Africa, but never got the
chance, don't despair. This fantastic wildlife preserve in Santa Rosa is the next best thing. This preserve has over 300 varieties of animals that you can photograph. You can stay in a
luxurious tent cabin, or the main lodge. Some meals are also provided.
Shadowridge Ranch Bed & Breakfast
If you're looking to get away from it all, and you enjoy peace,
quiet, and upscale "rustic" lodging, then Shadowridge Ranch is for you. The food is superb, the rooms are absolutely adorable, and the Davies family are charming and gracious hosts.
This is a place to sit back on the patio, drink a glass of wine, enjoy the complementary gourmet appetizers, and shed your worries. Outside Placerville, in the heart of Gold Rush
Country and El Dorado wine tasting.
Vacation Homes Unlimited
Are you longing to get away, but don't see how you can afford it? Maybe you
can trade places! This site specializes in putting together people who'd like to trade their homes for a certain amount of time. Sometimes the family car or boat is part of the trade!
This legendary resort in Big Sur includes an excellent spa, besides
incredible views of the ocean. In addition to the normal spa massages and facials, Ventana also offers astrology readings and ayurvedic sessions.
Whitegate Inn - Mendocino
Rated as one of the best inns in California by Sunset Magazine, the Whitegate is a charming bed & breakfast with peaceful gardens, ocean views, and sumptuous breakfasts. A great weekend getaway by the s
Life Insurance Quotes Wiz
provides free life insurance quotes from nationwide providers.
AllCanWin.com Business Search Engine
Business search engine and portal with an Asian concentration.
Asset Protection Trusts That Really Work
Have you heard about foreign trusts?
This informative article will tell you what you need to know about setting up and maintaining a foreign trust.
Excellent site that covers every aspect of your money. Information on how
to handle investments, debt, small business loans, and much, much more. If you have a question about money, you can find the answer here.
Better Business Bureau
Thinking of buying an existing business? You can research existing businesses here, and also find out
about donating your excess business equipment for a tax credit. Lots of useful information.
Executive Advisory Services
CEO/MBA offers free email initial consultation on start up and all
phases of business development. Can also help with entire funding and company development.
Framework Consulting, Inc. works with top leadership and often their entire corporate
personnel to create breakthrough results. Those are the ones you really want, but don't know how to get. You can't get them from your current thinking context--so you need a new one!
That's the work that Framework does -- shifting the context and therefore, altering the results!
IBM: Startup Resources
needs of startups, developerWorks brings together how-to articles, forums to network and build alliances, and special offers and services from IBM and third-party sources. A one-stop shop
-- complete resources that match the needs of startups or those on the rebound.
At this site you can
find commercial finance and funding, lists of businesses for sale, and find lists of professionals looking for opportunities. A great place to help you get back on your feet!
If you have to relocate now, here's an excellent site to help you with all your moving needs. You can look
for a mover, find out about mortgages and refinancing, and look for property nationwide.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC)
National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) is a national non-profit
network of 1,450 Neighborhood Financial Care CentersTM designed to provide assistance to people dealing with stressful financial situations.
Pre-Paid Legal Services
If you need legal protection, or just peace of mind, you
can sign up with this company, and for a small yearly fee, have access to a local attorney who will consult with you on contracts, your rights, and many other services.
The Phoenix Organization
We bring back companies from the ashes restoring value to your
investors and giving failing companies principles a sensible alternative. Before you throw in the towel, make certain to check out our unique program that has saved many companies on the
brink of closing down. Best of all, our program may be provided at no cost to you!
Setec Security Technologies
Setec Security Technologies Inc. provides Internet security and consulting
services, in addition to tools, news and related resources.
Silicon Solutions 2000, Inc.
We are a retained search firm that deals with top companies that are well funded start ups
or publicly held.
Surviving the Lean Years
This entrepreneur lost
his business to the Internet. Here he tells how he survived, and how you can plan ahead for the "lean years."
How to Survive When You've Lost Your Monopoly
small business knows what is it like to have setbacks. They are part of the culture. However, your small business can thrive on setbacks like a shark rapaciously seizing a piece of steak
thrown in the water."
10 Deadly Mistakes of Business
If you're having troubles with your start up, you might
want to check out this article on common business mistakes everybody can make.
Green's Startup ActiveInvestors.com Guide
ActiveInvestors.com Guide and services can help new & existing startups raise money from ActiveInvestors. Your new investors are prevented from losing money with our
Green's "ActiveInvestor tax strategies."
Is Your Business Still Your Best Friend?
Do you remember why you went into
business for yourself in the first place? Is it still what you really want to do? This insightful article can help you answer those questions, and others, about being in business for
"All company founders know
they need to raise capital. But few realize that as investors multiply, they need care -- even if they're family."
Net Capital Fund
Net Capital Fund is an Internet Accelerator providing early stage businesses with
access to capital, industry knowledge and infrastructure. Our mission is to assist in accelerating the growth of our affiliate companies by providing financial, technical, and
strategic resources to emerging Internet and telecommunication companies.
Startup.com services provide a Web-based incubator for dotcom companies. Our entrepreneurial services
help entrepreneurs move from basic business concept to investable entity as quickly as possible. Basically looks like two guys who may have some good connections to help get your idea
to the right people.
Start Up Right
Helps with project management for startups, especially with the needs of companies that have
money and are going through growing pains. They work with companies in the SF Bay area.
A place for young entrepreneurs to go to get answers about start ups, funding, business plans, and many
other topics. Also lists start up venture capital sites for students and new business people.
If you're ready to jump back in and found a startup you may want to consider using startups.com to
help you with the administrative headaches like office space, business furniture, phone systems, etc. They are currently working with companies primarily in the SF Bay Area and you need
to have investor money.
Classes are held at the school's campuses in New York and San
Francisco. Learn what to do right, and what not to do in your next start up.
Super Capital specializes in e-commerce and new technologies. If you need VC for your
next startup, try Super Capital!
Great resource on the best start ups. Reference materials, jobs, and lots
of information. Must register for some services.
Venture Vortex is a new community for entrepreneurs and the venture capital community.
Made by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, we feature news, forums and tools to Educate Execute and Interact. Come on by. No cost for entrepreneurs to sign up!
American Bankruptcy Institute
Is bankruptcy the answer? Find out your options, and read a variety of articles
discussing what bankruptcy can and cannot do for you. Also some great information on international bankruptcy laws.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of San Francisco
This non-profit local service helps consumers and businesses
understand and cope with debt. They offer free workshops to aid your financial recovery.
Are you worried about your credit? Find out how you can hang on to your credit rating, or repair
your less than perfect credit here. You can order a free credit guide.
Fair Credit Reporting
Lots of good information in this report by
the Federal Trade Commission. Learn what your credit rights are, how to get negative information off your reports, and how to report violations.
Financial marketplace for debt consolidation mortgages credit cards, consumer loans and business
financing. You can shop and compare thousands of different services under one roof.
Commercial Debt Negotiation
This company will negotiate with your business
creditors to return 40-80% of your debt, so you can get back on your feet and get back to business.
The Dollar Stretcher
If you need your money to go a little farther now, try reading this
interesting publication with tons of ideas on saving money. Not just a "frugal living" newsletter, you'll find information on debt management, zero coupon bonds, financing a college
education, and many other insightful tips.
Personal Finances: Managing Your Debt
Some great tips from VISA on what you can
do to manage your own credit problems, and when you should turn to others for help and advice.
Executive Search Firms
Global search firm specializing in the Internet, high technology, and finance industries.
The Brighton Group
Provides senior executives with comprehensive transition and
career management assistance. Included is partner-level consulting with The Brighton Group principals, use of a private office and full clerical and administrative support.
Need a job, but want to make a difference? This firm specializes placing jobs in
non-profit, public sector, and socially conscious organizations.
Findnetwork is an executive search firm. They specialize in finding positions for
executive managers in the new media and Internet areas. They offer creative, technical and strategic positions in these areas.
Forty Plus of Northern California
A non-profit organization that provides professional job search programs,
valuable networking opportunities, and a wide variety of resources to members who are executives, managers, and professionals.
Futurestep promises exclusive job opportunities that you won't find anywhere else. It's sponsored by
Korn/Ferry International, and the Wall Street Journal.
Heidrick & Struggles International Technology Practice
Search firm who
specializes in technology positions around the world. They place over 1500 clients annually, in a wide variety of technical and communications positions.
Pile and Company
Pile and Company specializes in the marketing communications
field, and places clients in the high-tech, financial services, and health care industries.
Facts About Executive Search Firms
Feeling a little hesitant about using an executive search firm? If so,
take a look at this article. It will give you some tips on using recruiters effectively, and what to look for in a firm. The article specifically addresses health care firms, but has
good tips that apply to all.
This division of Robert Half, Inc. specializes in IT and technology
positions. They also offer online training, and information on how to turn your skills into consulting income.
StaffWriters.com is a FREE job site where you can find a position for any skill level.
Whether you are bouncing back as an employee or an owner, we can help. We specialize in writers, editors, marketing and creative professionals. We work with companies in all industries.
Specializes in providing international firms with corporate executives who
meet their needs and qualifications. They work with industrial and technological companies and executives.
TechExecNetwork.com is a business resource for the high tech startup and fast growing
Changing careers and in need of a resume that will present your qualifications for the desired
career change? This company has been listed in McCall's magazine as one of the top resume writing services in the country.
GraduateResumes.com provides free access to career postings from companies, a resume wizard, relocation tools, national scholarship search, career articles, and a chatroom.
A nice colection of career related stories, columns and other materials from the Wall Street
Journal. You will find a lot of great advice here.
Google and Askme
Two great search engines that pop up new and unusual Web sites. They can help you discover other career sites.
If you are at a career crossroads this has several assessment tools that might help.
This points you toward many career web sites, not just for job hunting but for things line salary surveys and career
Lots of job listings as most already know, but some overlook the good solid career advice. It is more comprehensive
than many of the job-posting sites.
This has a lot of offbeat listings that are worth exploring, if only to open you eyes to other posibilities.
Many recruiters from around the world are listed here.
This pay service will e-mail your resume to thousands of recruiters. As with all job hunting
sites, consider this a supplement to your other efforts, not a meracle cure. Old fashioned networking still is the best way to find and land a job.
The best part of this site, by far, is that it has lots of salary information. Whether you are applying for a job or
trying to get a raise this can help you find out what others in your industry are earning.
A new site that has a Salary Wizard calculator that can let you compare salaries for specific types of jobes in various
parts of the country.
(The above 10 job listings were taken from an article by Dave Murphy, New York Times News Service, Published 9/10/2000 San Bernardino Sun)
Another job board where you can post your resume, search for jobs, and research
companies. This one specializes in technical jobs, and includes career resources, and a relocation calculator.
The Princeton Review Career Quiz. It's a 24-question quiz that helps people analyze interests and work style.
Richard Nelson Bolles' site with articles on finding a career as well as links to Web sites offering self-assessment
test, advice on using the Internet, and information on companies and job openings. You can even e-mail a career counselor.
For a better understanding of you temperament and how it applies to careers and life choices, take this 36 question online
A job resource provided by CIO Magazine. Jobs are updated daily, and searchable by area. You can also get email updates of new jobs posted.
6 Figure Jobs
board for experienced professionals and entrepreneurs. Totally confidential job searching and resume posting, and it's free.
Bay Area and Silicon Valley jobs in a wide variety of areas are covered here. You can search by company or
One of the very best job search centers in the Bay Area. Craigslist is broken down by job area, and
date the job is posted. Check here first for jobs in your area!
Christian & Timbers' List of the Hottest Executive Jobs in 2000
can download the complete report in PDF format, you'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader. Not surprisingly, ALL the jobs revolve around technology.
A job board for recruiters and job seekers, exclusively for executives looking for jobs
over $100K. Must be a member to search jobs, but plenty of free information, too.
This firm guarantees that you'll have interviews within 30 days when you use their
service, or they'll rewrite your resume for free.
Hoover's Top Employers
One of the top investing sites on the
web offers their list of the best employers to work for. They also offer career planning advice, an area where you can research employers, and an online training center, just in case
you need some skill polishing.
Internet Job Source
Lists jobs in several high-tech areas, including the Silicon Valley. You can
also research companies and post your resume.
Do you just want to get out of town? If you're looking for an
overseas job, you can find a wide variety of opportunities here. Search by job, top country, or most currently listed.
Find a Job Online in 30 Days
course that will teach you the in's and out's of looking for a job online. The instructor will walk you through writing a resume that can be posted online, how to cold call and research the
firms who are hiring, and how to interview effectively. Must be a member to take the course. Costs $19.95.
Start up Jobs
A nice listing of jobs available in the high tech industry. If you want to
jump right back in, then this is a good place to look. Nicely divided into categories and job types.
TheStandard.com Job Center
Register for this job board, and you can search
for executive jobs, post your resume, and find the latest news on who's hiring, and who's laying off.
The Transition Team
The Transition Team can help with employees in transition, job searching, and
professional services. Take their 59 Second Survey and find out if they can help you.
Silicon Valley Job Source
Find jobs at top companies in Silicon Valley.
Career site with jobs narrowed down to several different fields, as well as company information, new job
notification, and posting of resumes. Good place to start your job search.
Family Support America
In the midst of the stress of everyday life, don't forget what is most important in your life
– the people who love you. This organization's goal is to strengthen America by strengthening her families.