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The Power Move

Energetek’s blog on business tips, becoming & staying a successful entrepreneur, and everything else to get you through your work week.

2408, 2020

August Energy Briefing: Natural Gas on the Rise

August 24th, 2020|Energy|

*graph source Direct Energy You know how the saying goes, “no news is good news?" That phrase rang true when last week’s bearish markets bled into this week with the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) reporting a 70-cent increase of the price for the 12-month strip (September 2020 – August 2021) from $2.20-$2.90. This is not [...]

1108, 2020

The Workweek Changeup You’re Looking For

August 11th, 2020|Business Tips|

Timing Techniques Batch working or 9/80? How about the Pomodoro Technique? Finding a great workflow takes time and some trial and error, but once you find a strategy that works for you, you'll have a more productive and happier workday. Let's dive into the three I mentioned then [...]

2707, 2020

Let’s Talk About Sex…ual Harassment in the Workplace

July 27th, 2020|Business Owner, sexual harassment|

Yes, we’re going there. And the reason we’re going there is because of 2 things: A.) it’s still not talked about enough. B.) IT CONTINUES TO HAPPEN (why? See A.) While the #MeToo movement has made the subject of sexual harassment and sexism in the workplace less taboo; it [...]

1307, 2020

How COVID Has Impacted These 7 Industries

July 13th, 2020|Health, Just For Fun, Uncategorized|

7 Industries from 7 News Sources; Let's See How Things Are Going If you follow our blog you know that we are in the energy industry, specifically electric and natural gas supply, where we broker deals for large C&I. When COVID hit Kristin and I had to readjust our [...]

2206, 2020

Are You Using Your Industry to Your Advantage?

June 22nd, 2020|Business Owner, Business Tips|

Keeping tabs on your industry can help you diversify from the competition and even help you decide monumental business moves like when its a good time to hire. Just as being ahead of the competition is important to maintaining a successful business, equally so is reaching your company goals. [...]

1506, 2020

The Future of Direct Sales

June 15th, 2020|Business Owner, Business Tips|

COVID-19 has changed everything from the way we interact with each other to the implementation of various health procedures. The economy has taken a substantial hit and industries that were once deemed “recession” proof like the hospitality industry have seemed to be no match for a global pandemic. As [...]

2605, 2020

Always Be Learning- My Chakra Journey

May 26th, 2020|Health, Just For Fun|

Last month I read Wheels of Life by Anodea Judith, which dives into the what, how, and why of your seven chakras. As a firm believer that you should always be learning, I wanted to understand the practice of chakras to see if incorporating the meditations into my life [...]

1805, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 On Manufacturers

May 18th, 2020|Business Owner, Local Business, Manufacturing|

The impact of this pandemic has not only left an indelible mark on society but has also left no industry untouched. Artem Kroupenev, Vice President of Strategy at Augury made the observation in his article What Will Manufacturing’s New Norm Be After COVID-19? that “For the first time in [...]

1105, 2020

Improve Your Morning in Just 20 Minutes

May 11th, 2020|Business Tips, Health, Just For Fun|

Taking just 20 minutes to yourself in the AM to slow down before your workday speeds up can help set a positive intention for the day. Get into a routine that relaxes you but still helps you to wake up. With a world full of social media scrolling and [...]

405, 2020

The Day I Took My Grandfather to an Interview

May 4th, 2020|Interview, Just For Fun, Philly|

I had the best childhood in the sense of not only having loving and supportive parents but also grandparents. In fact, I am lucky enough to call my Mommom and Poppop two of my best friends. Whether it was cheering me on at my field hockey games, attending every [...]

2004, 2020

News Alert: Oil Prices In The Negatives

April 20th, 2020|Energy, News|

When I got a news notification this afternoon, I’ll be honest, I was planning on not even reading it....but then I saw the title: “Oil Prices Plunge Into the Negatives.” Excuse me, what? I almost choked on my Cheez-It. But low and behold, much like Shakira’s hips, the headlines [...]

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