In this modern world of information being generated, processed, validated; flying this way and that; not to mention adhering to character limits–abbreviations help us to condense important concepts for quick communication. Two popular, and often confused, methods for abbreviating an idea are acronyms and initialisms. Both use the initial letter of each word in a phrase, with the key difference being that acronyms form a word that can be spoken, while the letters are individually pronounced for initialisms (think NASA versus the NSA).
Posted on Feb 10, 2017 by Kate Gothing
The day that is supposed to be full of romance and gifts can make anyone anxious when they are unsure of what to do for their special someone. Whether you have been dating for a week or married for 10 years, there is always something new and fun that you can do to make your loved one happy. Each of these date suggestions can be done on a budget, or can be made as glamorous and expensive as you’d like. Let’s jump in!
Posted on Jun 14, 2016 by Kate Gothing
Dads, or men in general, are hard to crack. There has probably been a point in your life where you were stumped on what to get that special man for the holidays. Thankfully, Father’s Day is not the time to shower him in gifts, instead it’s the one-day you can truly show him how much you care. This year make Father’s Day one to remember with a day packed full of his favorite activities! Try one or take on a few, either way, make Father’s Day special!
Posted on Mar 01, 2016 by Jenna Meltzer
We know work can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to bring down the energy in the office! No matter what profession you are in, here are 5 easy tips on keeping your spirits up in the workplace to make your days even more enjoyable:
Posted on Feb 29, 2016 by Jenna Meltzer
Since 1987, SXSW has brought in tens of thousands of attendees each year– and this number continues to grow as the event gains more publicity and stardom. For local merchants, SXSW is a great event for their businesses. However, for the rest of us, it can be a huge hindrance, as traffic quadruples, Uber surge prices are at its highest, and the large crowds make it extremely difficult to get into the downtown area. Where do we go when SXSW is invading our city? Here is your chance to explore the great sights that the surrounding areas of Austin have to offer:
Posted on Jan 27, 2016 by Jenna Meltzer
If you ask someone on the street what an entrepreneur is, more likely than not, they will respond by saying that an entrepreneur is a person who starts a business after getting an idea and finding listings of offices to let. While this is indeed true, there is more to an entrepreneur than just from a corporate perspective. Believe it or not, we are all entrepreneurs. We were born into this earth as innovative intellectuals who are always thinking about survival. Entrepreneurship is a mindset, not just a business strategy.