September, 2016

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"As a Freelancer My Career is a Constant Classroom."

Small Business Labs

  Across the entire sector, 17% of ODE workers listed this as a reason.   Driving this is the decline in corporate training.

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6 Vitamin-Packed Smoothie Recipes for Glowing Skin

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a veggie lover or not, it can be tough to pack in the daily recommended amount of vitamins and nutrients into your diet. This Method.

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9 Ways To Choose Where You Place Your Attention

Office Dynamics

I hope your September is off to a good start. It’s always a lot of work but we love hosting more than 400 assistants from around the world.

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Is Depression Affecting Your Career Success?

On The Job

I remember the first time I wrote about depression in the workplace. It was more than 20 years ago, and the response was immediate and surprising.

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Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences includes a dangling modifier. Revise as necessary: 1. Solutions. Get access to 800+ grammar exercises.

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Do you have the courage to be the best?

Office Dynamics

It takes courage to be the best at what you are good at. As children, we are each gifted and talented in different ways. But something happens.

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Uh-oh: The Boss is Ignoring You

On The Job

Sometimes your boss isn't the nicest person on the planet. But when does such behavior bode ill for you?

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5 Types of Errors When Representing Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

Beyond that, several subtle rules and conventions exist, often pertaining to use of punctuation and other symbols such as hyphens. Style

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Building a Brand: Important for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Surprisingly, there is a substantial amount of small businesses that don’t understand the importance of building their brand.

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$1 Million Ain't What it Used to Be - You Need More Than $5 Million to be a 1%er

Small Business Labs

The number of U.S. families with more than $5 million in investable assets exceeded 1 million for the first time in 2015.  trends

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Top 7 Ways to Improve Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

When you have a lot of things to work on, maintaining your productivity level can be a struggle. Get organized. Take a simplistic approach.

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The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s guide to New York City

Practically Perfect PA

Affectionately known as the Big Apple, New York is also known as the city that never sleeps. Yep, that’s New York! plus any tolls and tips.

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Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.—Stephen

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5 Types of Punctuation Problems

Daily Writing Tips

Discussion and revision explain and resolve each error. 1. He has no clue period. What is a clue period? There is no such thing. Punctuation

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5 Effective Email Marketing Best Practices for Small Business

Small Business CEO

But email remains among the most efficient and cost-effective ways for a small- to medium-size business to promote itself and generate business.

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It's Tough Being Old in Silicon Valley

Small Business Labs

My last corporate job was running marketing for a Silicon Valley tech firm. Welcome to Silicon Valley.  The reason is simple. Baby Boomers

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5 Women Entrepreneurs Who Failed Before Becoming Millionaires

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that most of the successful women entrepreneurs today suffered dismal failures before? Not all people see failures as a turning point.

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How to create a winning daily routine – and actually stick to it

Productivity Bits

When you have to juggle work, home life, and social responsibilities, it can often feel as though there just isn’t enough time in the day. In order to get it all done and do it successfully, you need to have a daily routine that works for you. On top of that, you need to have the discipline to stick to it every day. Thank you for subscribing!

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How to Deal With a Lazy Colleague

On The Job

I'm not sure anyone embraces Monday with total enthusiasm. But what about those colleagues who don't get going on Monday? Or Tuesday? Or Wednesday?

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Parentheses

Daily Writing Tips

Parentheses serve several specific functions, but their general purpose is to set a grammatical unit of content off from the surrounding text.

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What You Don’t Know About Commercial Insurance Might Cost You

Small Business CEO

Commercial insurance is a cost that is an inevitable part of running a small business. This could not be farther from the truth.

Millennials Driving Pet Humanization Trend

Small Business Labs

Millennials, and especially millennial men, love their pets. This, BTW, means that a sizeable percentage of millennial men have both dogs and cats.

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3 Management Books Every Upcoming Entrepreneur Must Read

Dumb Little Man

Some books can linger in your memory for a long time. There are books that can shake you from within while others can make you a better human being.

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The Seven Secrets That Brought Me To My 9th Business Anniversary

Tips From T. Marie

The Small Business Administration says that 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years and only a third make it to the 10-year mark.  Here are a few ‘secrets’ that I believe have been the difference between survival and failure over the past 9 years. commitment to my clients that includes effective communication. Going beyond the expected.

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How Companies Can Avoid Costly Wrong Turns

On The Job

You might think that Mickey Mouse is Walt Disney’s greatest creation, but that little mouse with the big ears isn’t what has kept the company so profitable all these years. It was something else that Disney created: his corporate theory. More important, it saved the Disney company when it became the target of a hostile takeover in 1984.

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What Is the Meaning of “Hack?”

Daily Writing Tips

However, as with the synonym kludge (also spelled kluge ), the etymological origin of the word is disputed. Get access to 800+ grammar exercises.

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Let’s Talk: What is Conversational Marketing and Why it Matters

Small Business CEO

Two-way communication is necessary for building any healthy relationship. … Economy & Environment

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Gartner's Emerging Technology Trends for 2016

Small Business Labs

What do neuromorphic machines, affective computing, smart dust, brain-computer interfaces and blockchain have in common? Perceptual smart machine age.

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7 Great Productivity and Time Management Tools to Keep You On Track

Dumb Little Man

If you’re trying to find ways on how to be more efficient, you’ve probably considered getting a few tools to help you out. Pocket. Toggl.

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The Ultimate Virtual Reality Helmet

Brilliantly Better

Lately I’ve been curios about Virtual Reality (or, in short VR). This technology seems to make big steps towards mass adoption. Big companies (including Facebook, with its own Oculus Rift) are already shipping advanced products. So, the other day I… The post The Ultimate Virtual Reality Helmet appeared first on Dragos Roua.

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

Practically Perfect PA

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5 Types of Awkward Wording to Avoid

Daily Writing Tips

The following five sentences demonstrate various ways a carelessly worded or constructed sentence can fail to communicate the intended idea. Style

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What’s The ROI of your MBA Study? (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

Statistics show that the average person who has a master’s degree earns about $17,000 more per year than people who hold a bachelor’s degree.

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Is Smart Dust Finally Getting Closer as Electroceuticals?

Small Business Labs

We've  written about Smart Dust in the past and it continues to be one of our favorite buzzwords. Here's how we described Smart Dust in our 2013 article: Smart Dust refers to tiny wireless sensors that detect anything from light to temperature to humidity to vibrations.    Web/Tech

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