March, 2012

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15 Grammar Goofs that make you look silly

ProAssisting Blog

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Time to Kill Your Mental Boundaries

Dumb Little Man

What do you believe about yourself? It is remarkably easy to become convinced of your limitations. This actually is very beneficial in many cases.

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Stop procrastinating! How to Overcoming and Avoid Procrastination - 30 Tips

Productive & Organized

Procrastination is the #1 reason business owners find that their business stalls. How do you fight procrastination? Definition of Procrastination.

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Expand Your Wi-Fi Signal At Home And Make Your Internet Faster

Productivity Bits

S ometimes being productive means having the right tools at the right time. wanted to do stuff over the internet when I am at home during the weekend.

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Top 10 Signs Coworking is Growing Up

Small Business Labs

The recent Global Coworking Unconference Conference left many with the same impression it did Shareable's Neil Gorenflo - that " coworking's all grow'd up "   GigaOm's Jessica Stillman echoes this view, writing in her article The conversion to coworking 2.0  Only 27% do not plan to expand in 2012.   4.

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12 Ideas for the Best To Do Lists and How to Get Things Done

Productive & Organized

  One of the questions that I frequently get when I work with clients is "What is the best way to ensure that I get things done? Post-its.

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Top 5 Small Business Fuel Saving Tips

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. With the price of fuel so high, now is a good time to make sure that everyone who is expected to drive for your business understands how they should be expected to drive. If this means…

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The Rise of High-End Personal Services

Small Business Labs

 A related Huffington Post article points out that high-end nannies in Europe are also hansomely rewarded. million.   2. trends

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How to force yourself to succeed without using willpower

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

We want to do things that we don’t really want to do. It sucks. Cold calls. Exercise. Writing. Tax returns. Saving. The list goes on. Humans struggle.

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How to Write a Free Ebook in Just 7 Days

Men With Pens

A free ebook is a great way to showcase your expertise and provide value to potential customers. Well, you can. Put those aside for now. Add a cover.

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Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here's How to Prioritize Them

Dumb Little Man

How many goals are you chasing right now? There's a good chance that you've got too many. It's up to you what counts as a "goal". Smallest goal first.

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Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel! Tips for the Tourist in All of Us. It will certainly reduce any travel stress you may experience. Remain calm.

Focus more of your marketing on customer retention

The Small Business Blog

In my previous post (The Questions I Would Ask If I Were Marketing Your Business – Comment and Part 1) I posed two questions: How much of your current business comes from existing clients and how much comes from new clients? How much of your marketing efforts are focused on generating new clients and how…

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If unemployed hiring managers will like this!

Job Advice Blog

If you have been unemployed for some time now or a recent victim to this economy, there is one thing that you can do to keep your resume current.  Instead of having a gap from your last job to your current status, how about volunteering and adding that to your resume?  It will make a [.].

Answers to YOUR Biggest Challenges to GETTING IT ALL DONE - Managing Guilt

Productive & Organized

Sometimes not getting a task done really is okay and other times it is a symptom of something going awry in your business.  Figure It Out.

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Why You Should Invite Your Customers to a Campfire Storytelling Session

Men With Pens

Because they tell a story. They tell of deaths, births, times of feast or famine—the gritty and sometimes grace-filled stuff of life. Leave a Comment!

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Five Surefire Ways to Kill Your Marriage

Dumb Little Man

I don’t have to tell you that marriages and lifelong partnerships are tricky and unfortunately, many fail. Love will take care of that, right?

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What Would They Do Without the Administrative Assistant?

Office Dynamics

Hello! hope you enjoy today's Monday Motivator. What would they do if you weren’t there? Creating an Administrative Desk Reference Guide.

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Top 5 Tips for Small Business Work-Life Balance

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. Make sure that you are able to prioritise your workload in order to tackle it in the most efficient way possible. Your entire schedule should be based around ‘most important tasks first’…

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3 Techniques to raise prices sky high without losing customers

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

You should raise your prices. It’s a business cliche. If you’re on the receiving end, it’s the most frustrating tip imaginable.

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Why Use Social Media While in Transition?

Job Advice Blog

Starting around 2008, many organizations’ human resources departments needed to eliminate their own staffs, and thus many of the traditional human resources functions got bounced over to the respective hiring managers. Interview Skills by Alex Freund Alex Freund Career coacing Facebook landingexpert LinkedIn Social Media Twitter

The Best – and Worst – Places to Write

Men With Pens

There comes a point in every freelance writer’s career where he simply can’t take it any more. That’s productive. Where Not to Write.

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10 Ways to Find More Hours in Your Day

Dumb Little Man

We all wish we had just a bit more time. Just think what you could do with an extra hour or two each day: you could finally stick to an exercise routine, or spring-clean the house, or write your novel, or learn the guitar, or get a new qualification. I can’t magically make all your days 25 hours long. And if you need your beauty sleep?

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Weed Out Low Paying Clients

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. As a VA, one of your most valuable assets is your passion for helping people, and one of the great sources of job satisfaction is seeing your clients happy and their businesses growing. Yes, most VAs are ‘helpful’ in nature and we want to do what we can for people. But are you doing too much, for too little?

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We may have got the T shirt but it’s still to be earned.

The Small Business Blog

We don’t know what we don’t know I always chuckle to myself when big companies that sponsor awards to start up and existing small business give, as part of the prize, mentoring or advice from a senior executive in their company. Perhaps it is no laughing matter. Firstly, it’s arrogant to assume that starting and…

Is WordPress Secure…is it Safe?

Tips From T. Marie

Those of you that have been reading here for awhile know that I’m a believer in building your business website on  the WordPress framework (and strongly recommend the Headway theme). But articles like this one that I read this morning always prompt people to ask, “Is WordPress Safe…is it Secure?” ” My answer ?

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Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of “Niche Creation”

The Solopreneur Life

S olopreneurs are frequently encouraged to “find your niche.” ” I disagree with that advice. Don’t find your niche.

The Cold, Hard Truth About Guest Posts

Men With Pens

Guest posting is a great way to get known and gain exposure for your business. know, because I used guest posting as a marketing strategy for years.

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21Tips For Building the Body of Legend Bruce Lee

Dumb Little Man

Bruce Lee had one of the most iconic bodies in the film industry. He was one of a kind. But, to build muscle one must work hard and smart. Sound good?

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Who Do You Trust?

Small Business Labs

The Edelman 2012 Trust Barometer is out.  Edelman is a large public relations firm and they've been conducting an annual trust survey for 12 years. They cover a lot of ground.  The survey is global and they look at trust levels for media, government and corporations. Company Technical Expert - 66%. Person Like Yourself - 65%.

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Gurus with Forked Tongues

The Small Business Blog

Today, I want to offer some advice to all my start up and micro-business owner fans on what advice not to take from silver tongued experts and gurus. I’m on the train. I’ve been at my publishers in London checking on new cover designs for the third edition of ‘Stripping for Freedom’ and before that…

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How Much Training Do You Really Need?

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. Is it really true that the more technical training and certifications you receive, the more valuable you are to clients? There are many classes and services readily available, but is it really necessary to do it all? In reality, this approach could backfire because it’s impossible to be everything to everyone.

25 Russian Words Used in English (and 25 More That Should Be)

Daily Writing Tips

Many Russian words have been appropriated by the English language. Some, like mammoth and sable , are easily assumed to be from a more closely related language. Here is a list of well-known Russian words and their original meanings and later connotations, if any. The latter list is ripe for exploitation in English. Commissar : an official. 7.

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How to Make a Good Impression in Video Conferences

On The Job

I remember the first time I saw myself on Skype. Holy cow! Where did those bags under my eyes come from? And why did my hair look so hideous?

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