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3 Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety Before Going to Sleep

Dumb Little Man

Having a lot of stress and anxiety is harmful for anyone during the day. Having a whirlwind of negative thoughts when you lay down to sleep is even worse! These anxious thoughts make it so difficult to get the sleep that your body and mind desperately need.

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Ready for Anything! How to Practice Proactive Career Management (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Ready for Anything! How to Practice Proactive Career Management. Date : Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

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How to Develop Confidence in Your Vision and Realize Your Dreams

Dumb Little Man

We all have dreams. For some, a dream is a specific vision that they aspire to. For others, it’s more of a vague feeling or sense of what they want to become. Our dreams are a part of our identity. This means that when a person achieves their dreams, their identity is validated.

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The Pandemic Could Make Businesses Prioritize Sustainability

Eco-Office Gals

Sustainability is the topic of conversation on many people’s minds lately. Though the COVID-19 pandemic derailed everyday life, sustainability objectives remain constant. Specifically, business sustainability is growing in popularity.

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The Best Assistant Interview Tips

Office Dynamics

Are you in the market for a new job? You’re not alone. Recent events have led to a rise in job seekers, which means more competition. So, how do you stand out in a saturated market in which employers are receiving resumes by the minute?

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The Balanced Life Myth

Simple Productivity Blog

Too many people talk about living a balanced life, as if life can be slotted into the chunks of a pie graph. The truth is, we don't balance, not as people typically think. In fact, it's not about doing more, but rather being deliberate about what you do, and letting the rest go.

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It's Looking Like a "Swoosh" Recovery for the U.S.

Small Business Labs

It's looking much less likely the U.S. will experience a sharp, V-shaped recovery. Instead, a growing amount of data is indicating a slower, "swoosh" shaped recovery is likely.

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3 Biggest Mistakes Made While Writing Emails that are Simple to Solve

Jen Lawrence

Like it or not, email is still our default form of communication and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Sure, you can add in various collaboration and communication tools, but you’re not going to completely get rid of emails.

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30 Day Challenge: Learn A Language

Simple Productivity Blog

I was never required to take any language other than English during any of my schooling. My home school district didn't consider it essential, and it never fit into my university requirements. (I I am, however, fluent in seven programming languages and can write in four others.

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How To Create A Business Mobile App That Sells

Dumb Little Man

Businesses always want to create a product that sells, but a lot of time they forget to imply the factors that shape success. So here are some pointers that you can look at to develop an application that sells. Discover a unique idea for an application.

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Online Mental Health Marketplaces Democratizing Therapy

Small Business Labs

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a substantial increase in mental issues.    According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study : "Over half of U.S.

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6 Tips to Improve Visitor Engagement on Your Website

Small Business CEO

Is your website’s engagement far below where you’d like it to be? Are you thinking ahead to strategies to increase engagement with your yet-to-be-constructed website? photo credit: Andrea Piacquadio / Pexels. In either case, you’ve got to think in practical, actionable terms.

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5 Steps to Becoming a More Productive Entrepreneur

Jen Lawrence

As a business owner, you’re frequently wrestling with the challenge of how to get all the things done. How do you balance client/customer work and business development? How do you set priorities? How do you stay on task? How do you keep track of it all? I get it.

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30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Brain Training

Simple Productivity Blog

I decided that I would challenge myself to some brain training this month. I used some games I had for a Nintendo DS, and worked from there. My goal was to do some training that had measurable results What I Found I enjoyed using the software, but found that I had good days and bad days.

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5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

It is said that difficult times bring out the best in people. Time and again, people, communities, and businesses have proved the same. All across the globe, nations are facing economic uncertainties while businesses are finding it difficult to manage challenges due to the current world crisis.

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Which Colleges Will Survive the Coronavirus

Small Business Labs

Scott Galloway is a professor at NYU, tech entrepreneur, author, and popular podcaster.    His article This Chart Predicts Which Colleges Will Survive the Coronavirus has caused quite a stir in colleges and universities across the country. 

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Episode 323: 3 More Things with Benjamin Spall

Productivityist

Benjamin Spall returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 196 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast?

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Why You Need a Side Hustle (4 Reasons)

Small Business CEO

Tired of wishing you had more money? Do you wish you could make those impulse purchases without feeling so guilty or wondering what you should sacrifice? You need a side hustle. It’s not a second job – you don’t have another boss breathing down your neck or a schedule you hate.

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Editing Life: Relationships

Simple Productivity Blog

Not all relationships are created equal. Some are great, supportive relationships, while others will suck the life right out of you. After a round of social isolation, you are probably aware of the benefits and drawbacks of your various relationships.

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How To Develop Self-Discipline

Dumb Little Man

We start something new with the best intentions. We have great aspirations and a clear vision. We feel inspired. How could we fail? And yet, we do. Over and over. Things don’t go the way we planned. We get discouraged. Maybe things are even going well, but somehow we just run out of steam.

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Zagat's Future of Dining Study

Small Business Labs

Zagat, the restaurant review site favored by foodies, recently released a Future of Dining Study.    The study looks at the impact of COVID-19 on the eating habits of consumers and how they may evolve post-COVID.  

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Something Odd Happening with Irregular Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

In Old English—the principal language spoken in England from the mid-fifth century until the Norman Conquest in 1066—English verbs were of two main kinds: Weak and Strong.

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Episode 322: The New Corner Office with Laura Vanderkam

Productivityist

On this episode I’m joined once again by Laura Vanderkam , a fellow productivity specialist. Laura is the author of several books, including The New Corner Office: How the Most Successful People Work from Home. This episode is sponsored by Setapp , a subscription for Mac apps.

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Podcast Episode 27: Sharpen the Saw and Fill The Well

Simple Productivity Blog

Why have we been exhausted through the shutdowns? I think it's because we've all been running on fumes. Today we talk about sharpening the saw and filling the well - activities to get us back to productivity without exhaustion.

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How Positive Thinking Leads to Positive Outcomes

Dumb Little Man

Everybody has heard the classic piece of advice: stay positive! The reason this advice is repeated so often is because it’s difficult to do. Sometimes negative thinking is easier in the short-term; sometimes, we don’t care about the long-term.

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Census Household Pulse Survey Data Shows Self-Employment Recovering

Small Business Labs

According to the  U.S. Census Pulse Survey of Households. over the 10 weeks the surveys have been conducted (they started the end of April) the number of self-employed Americans has increased from 13.5 million to 15.2 million.      This is an increase of 12.7%. 

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Top 3 Mistakes Made When Selecting a Task Management Tool

Jen Lawrence

We’ve all been there. We start getting overwhelmed by how much we have to get done. We decide it’s time to make a change. We google “best task management tools” and pick the one with the best reviews. Things start out really well.

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Episode 322: The New Corner Office with Laura Vanderkam

Productivityist

On this episode I’m joined once again by Laura Vanderkam , a fellow productivity specialist. Laura is the author of several books, including The New Corner Office: How the Most Successful People Work from Home. This episode is sponsored by Setapp , a subscription for Mac apps.

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Editing Life: Projects

Simple Productivity Blog

When I was young, I believed I could do everything. People told me I could do "anything" and I assumed that meant "everything". Unfortunately, this has given me a "put more on my plate than I can eat" with respect to the things I want to do. The truth is, I am not Wonder Woman. I am human.

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How to Stargaze: A Guide for Novices

Dumb Little Man

If you like to take a breather from time to time and marvel at the beautiful night sky, stargazing is a very fun activity that can bring a lot of joy into your life.

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MIT Economists on the Impact of COVID-19 on Labor Markets

Small Business Labs

The Hamilton Project essay The Nature of Work after the COVID Crisis: Too Few Low-Wage Jobs is authored by MIT economists David Autor and Elisabeth Reynolds.    The essay covers four shifts being accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic and their impact on labor markets. 

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Misology and Other Words In the News

Daily Writing Tips

As an avid reader for more years than I care to mention, I have a reasonably large reading vocabulary, if I say so. During the past few months, however, I am encountering more and more unfamiliar words in my daily perusal of various newspapers and websites.

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4 Tips to Make the Most of Your Working Day

Productivityist

Being able to get the most out of your working day is important. Well, nothing feels better than having a productive day… no matter what your job entails. Here are four tips to make the most of your working day. Create a Schedule.

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Why Should Businessmen Accept The Use of Bitcoin?

Small Business CEO

With bitcoin trading, it becomes easy for a user to sell and buy everything that they want to. All you have to do is download the Bitcoin app and transact for buying or selling any commodities. photo credit: Francis Storr / Flickr.

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How to Keep Your Office Polite Even When Your Opinions are Radically Different

Dumb Little Man

These are tough times. A pandemic is upon us; social issues are dividing us; and partisan politics is inescapable. Chances are that opinions on some of these problems may differ, extensively, within your workplace.

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How to Become an Independent Consultant

Small Business Labs

Last week we had an article on U.S. Census data showing a big uptick in the number of Americans who are self-employed.      s It's likely this increase is caused by people who have lost their jobs turning to self-employment.  

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Musings on Five Collocations

Daily Writing Tips

Speech and writing are made up of single words, but most words we use are grouped as phrases. Many of these groupings occur again and again in specific patterns.

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