June, 2012

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8 Lies You’ve Been Told About Following Your Passion

Dumb Little Man

Are you doing what you truly want to do? Are you following your passion to the best of your ability? In fact, often the opposite is true. That’s life.

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Why Task Lists Will Not Make You Productive

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. An acquaintance of mine is constantly making lists. The Purpose Of Task Lists. Be specific.

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The Different Types of Green Hosting

Eco-Office Gals

Most people don’t know, but the Internet is a major contributor to Global Warming. How so? The term can be separated into 3 main concepts: 1.

WinWeb Launches Unique Online Shop App

The Small Business Blog

Almost every business should sell products and services online. The truth is most don’t, because it is expensive and/or complicated to open an online shop for the non-geeks amongst us. Yesterday, WinWeb launched its new eShop App, which makes it incredibly easy, fast and cost-effective to set up your shop online. In the usual WinWeb…

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How to Get Your Boss to Love What You Do

On The Job

But it’s really not that big of a secret if you consider that Mr. Jerkface has exactly what the boss is looking for: bottom-line focus. read more here

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Three Eco-Friendly Office Products That Make A Difference

Eco-Office Gals

If your office needs a “green makeover”, it can be difficult just knowing where to start. Eco-Friendly Office Lighting.

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Google+, Is it Worth the Effort?

Tips From T. Marie

On a quick glance, the numbers and statistics might cause you to wonder if hanging   out   on   Google + is worth your time. Without Farmville.

6 Ways to Become a More Independent Thinker at Work

On The Job

One of the reasons I went into journalism was because I didn't want to rely on someone else to tell me the facts of a situation. the boss asks.

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Showrooming is Just Beginning

Small Business Labs

Showrooming is the trend towards shoppers visiting stores to see a product, but then buying it online or from some other store.  The reason they go elsewhere is usually price and they often use their smartphones to compare prices. There's been a number of recent stories on showrooming with varying points of view of it's impact.

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How To Be Smart

Dumb Little Man

Too many people think that intelligence is a gift of nature and that there is little anyone can do to improve theirs. It is not.

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Cloud Computing: Affordable. Integrated. Adaptable. Bespoke.

The Small Business Blog

Our business environment is changing fast, often faster than we think. How do you meet this challenge – one year your are market leader and the next year you are market follower, one year you have plenty of business, the next you are struggling? Cloud computing is the latest buzz in IT and has undoubtably…

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5 Ways Proper Power Management Can Make for a Greener Office

Eco-Office Gals

There’s a lot of big ideas for how to make an office greener, from uploading your office onto the cloud to biking your way to work.

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Too Old to Be Hired?

Job Advice Blog

The law says employers are not permitted to discriminate because they deem someone too old, yet employers do so every single day. How can they get away with it? The answer is, By thinking it but never talking about it or documenting it. When questioned, their answer is, It was not a good fit. There [.].

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This is Your Brain on Information Overload

On The Job

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The Missing Link in Your Copywriting Business

Men With Pens

Is money something you’re after when it comes to your copywriting? Of course it is. You get a contact who wants to invest in your business.

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Do You Know What "Success" Means for You?

Dumb Little Man

It’s a pretty good bet that you want to succeed in life – whether that’s at work, in your relationships, with your hobbies, or in any other domain.

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UK Government Officially Abandons Small Business

The Small Business Blog

Vince Cable today in a speech told small business to stop complaining about the banks and go find much needed growth capital somewhere else. At least we now know where we all stand. It is alright, that these politicians use our tax money to bail the banks out and help them to pay themselves bigger…

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Week 1 #Cinchpiration

Eco-Office Gals

I told you I was part of the #Cinchpiration Team of 50 woman across the blogosphere about 2 weeks ago. So far everything tastes pretty good. KIDDING!

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In Transition: So What’s Your Brand?

Job Advice Blog

More than ever, when you are in transition you should have a brand. you ask. Because that is how you differentiate yourself and stand out from the proverbial crowd. Branding is not about what you like but about what employers like. Your branding statement—whether in writing, on the Internet, or spoken via your elevator [.].

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7 Ways to Make the Most of an Internship

On The Job

By now, many college interns have started their summer gigs. She says Johnson & Wales, which has campuses in Providence, R.I.; Charlotte, N.C.;

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40 Irregular Verbs That Can End in “-t”

Daily Writing Tips

The predominant way to represent the past tense of a verb is to add -ed , but some verbs take -t as a variant ending, or even as the only form. Bent : the only correct form of the past tense of bend, although the archaic form bended is used jocularly, for example in the phrase “on bended knee”. 2. Clapt : a variant form of the past tense of clap. 6.

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7 Rules of Listening, Really Listening

Dumb Little Man

A few days ago, I got a message from one of my best friends. She asked if we could meet and maybe have a little chat. didn’t hesitate and said yes. It was great way to catch up. When we saw each other inside the quiet little café we agreed on, she immediately went onto a sort of rant right after the usual pleasantries.

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Celebrate Local, Independent Retail Throughout July

The Small Business Blog

There are over 169,000 independent retail businesses in the UK, equating to 92% of all retail businesses. From fashion boutiques and art galleries to convenience shops and DIY stores, independent retailers form a valuable and treasured part of many communities. …

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WordPress 3.4 “Green” is here!

Eco-Office Gals

What do I love about WordPress? However, In order to keep up with the latest and greatest of WordPress you have to perform updates to your site.

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How to Find a Job in This Job Market

Job Advice Blog

I want to preface this by stating that I have been a practicing career coach for six years, during which time I have helped almost 400 job seekers. Every case is unique because no two circumstances are alike, but ultimately there is a lot of commonality between job seekers. Finding a job, especially in today’s [.].

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How to Feel Better About a Job You Hate

On The Job

I think we've probably all had jobs we didn't like. Couldn't they see how horrible the place was? I've certainly had a couple of those jobs in my life.

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Managing Family Schedules Using Google Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. Even in my small family, it can be difficult to keep track of where everyone needs to be. Share below.

Stand on the Edge of Your Comfort Zone If You Want to Get Past It

Dumb Little Man

The more you're willing to try new things, the more you'll evolve and grow as a person. As kids we embrace this fully. But I never grew to like it.

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Top 5 Tips for Small Business Names

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Try to not choose a name so obscure that it would require specialist knowledge to even understand, unless you are really only targeting a niche market. 2. On the opposite end of…

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I’m a Shaklee Team #Cinchspiration Blogger

Eco-Office Gals

It’s not that I’m plowing through huge amounts of food, it’s just not the smartest choices and I’ve never been very active.

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Tablets Taking Over at Work - And at Home

Small Business Labs

Marketing Charts - one of our favorite sites - has an interesting post on tablet computers at work.   BTW, tablets are also taking over at home.

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How to Avoid Unethical Behavior on the Job

On The Job

The image most of us have had of the U.S. When faced with those situations, what are the choices and decisions that need to be made?” he says.

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What Writing A Fiction Book Can Teach You About Freelancing

Men With Pens

That headline sounds backwards — I realize that. You don’t start freelancing by writing a book. But I did, and I’m a better freelancer because of it.

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How to Stay Focused When You’re Tempted to Slack Off – in 3 Simple Steps

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever find yourself staring at web comics or news sites (or even blogs on personal development…) when you’re supposed to be working? We all do, right? We all lack focus at times – especially if we’re struggling with a hard or boring task. And with computers / tablets / phones close to hand, we’ve got a world of distractions at our fingertips.

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