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9 Tips To A More Confident You

Dumb Little Man

Confidence is important for many different reasons. When you’re confident, you’ll feel more equipped to experience life and move forward with opportunities and people rather than avoiding them. Being confident will also encourage you to try again when your first attempt fails.

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Podcast Episode 42: Deliberate Living

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we will talk about deliberate living: what it is, why it isn’t the same as “intentional living” and what it means. Support me at Patreon: [link]. The post Podcast Episode 42: Deliberate Living appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living Podcast

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Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’

Practically Perfect PA

Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’ One of my go-to tools for prioritising and managing my to-do list is Trello. I use the collaboration tool to manage all of my tasks and projects, and I love how easy it easy to collaborate on projects with the other members of the [.].

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The 3 Essential Functions of Time Management

Eat Your Career

“What is time? If nobody asks me, I know; but if I were desirous to explain it to one that should ask, plainly I know not.” ” St. Augustine. When it comes to professional development, time management is one of my most passionate areas of study (and most enjoyable topics to teach ).

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LinkedIn's New Freelance Marketplace

Small Business Labs

Fortune's LinkedIn’s new Marketplaces will help freelancers find work covers a new online freelance talent marketplace being developed by LinkedIn. Like other online freelance talent marketplaces such as Fiverr and Upwork, Marketplaces will enable businesses to find, hire, and pay freelancers.

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What Factors Affect Auto Insurance Givebacks?

Dumb Little Man

The world has looked very different since last year. With the closing of most places of business, the places one can drive to has been limited greatly. The amount of cars on the road has been drastically reduced since the start of the pandemic.

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Is an Administrative Assistant Certification or Designation Worth It?

Office Dynamics

In the ever-evolving administrative profession, a topic of recent interest has been training, certification, and designations. Many top-notch organizations are looking to the future with an eye towards optimization and growth.

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Personal Development Lessons from the Garden

Simple Productivity Blog

I am a terrible gardener. But I do try. Every year. And every year I have less than stellar results. I sat down and tried to pinpoint the causes of my many failures. I made a list, and realized that they apply to personal development as well.

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Elon Musk, The Entrepreneurial Hustle, And Some Tax Nuances

Brilliantly Better

There is a very popular short story about Elon Musk that goes (more or less) like this: Elon Musk made $180M when PayPal was acquired in 2002. He put $100M in SpaceX, $70M in Tesla, and $10M in Solar City. He borrowed money for rent. Depending on what social media platform your read it on, Read more.

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How To Overcome Burnout And Stay Motivated

Dumb Little Man

Even if you love your job, it’s normal to feel burned out from time to time. Statistics show that almost two-thirds of employees deal with burnout once in a while.

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The Texas Power Outage and the Rise of Microgrids

Small Business Labs

Both of the partners at Emergent Research started their careers as economists, specifically energy economists.

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Proofreading and Its Pitfalls

Daily Writing Tips

Every writer has had the experience of submitting a piece of writing in the certainty that it is free of error, only to find at least one embarrassing typo or other fault in it as soon as it has been published.

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4 Ways To Scale Back Your Task List

Simple Productivity Blog

There are days when I am overwhelmed. I still haven’t learned to only put on my task list what I can actually do. Today we will look at how to scale back your task list. I approach my task list from the standpoint that if it is on there, I have committed to do it…today.

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365 Days Writing Challenge – Checkpoint Two

Brilliantly Better

This is my second monthly checkpoint for the 365 days writing challenge I started this year. I showed up every day in February too, so, up until now, I can safely say the challenge is going ok. Today included, I published a post every day for the first 59 days of 2021, which leaves 306. Read more.

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How To Add Affiliate Links To Instagram

Dumb Little Man

Affiliate marketing on Instagram is a good way to earn some money while doing what you love. It isn’t something that requires a whole lot of time but needs some amount of knowledge regarding the platform and affiliate marketing as well.

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Professional Services Business Applications from Freelancers Continued their 2020 Surge in January.

Small Business Labs

In 2020 professional services applications from independent workers (freelancers, independent contractors, etc.) increased by 21% over 2019.

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Innovative Ways to Manage your Finance

Small Business CEO

Thanks to technology and algorithms fueled by artificial intelligence, dozens of new fintech players are coming to the aid of your finances. Discover new and simple ways of managing your money. The new ways of managing your money.

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Podcast Episode 41: Backups for All Critical Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

Most of us consider backups as something someone else does to our computers. But it's important to have backups of things that are crucial to your productivity, whether they are computer-based or not. The post Podcast Episode 41: Backups for All Critical Systems appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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Geo-arbitrage, Or How To Get The Most Of Where You Are

Brilliantly Better

And not necessarily of who you are. Because that counts, you know. Where you are is just as important, or, sometimes, even more important than your amount of knowledge, your experience, your skills or your connections.

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12 Tips To Organize Your Small Business For Success

Dumb Little Man

As a small business owner myself, it was quite a journey to get my business organized. Especially in the beginning stages when you’re a solopreneur who’s wearing all the hats and doing all the things, most of us hustle hard. And while that’s fine for a while, it’s definitely not a long-term strategy.

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Creative Boom on What They Never Tell You About Becoming a Freelance Creative

Small Business Labs

There's lots of articles these days covering how to become an full or part-time independent worker (freelancer, independent contractor, gig worker. etc.).      One of our recent favorites is What they never tell you about becoming a freelance creative from Creative Boom.

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Virtual Office 101: Why you Need it in 2021

Small Business CEO

If you are running a start-up company or a small business, you will understand the need to reduce your expenses. One of the best ways of doing it is by cutting office setup expenses through the use of a virtual office. This is particularly of use in 2021. Why is that?

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Luxafor Flags: A Traffic Light For Your Desk

Simple Productivity Blog

Did you ever wish that you could have a visual indicator to tell people when you were busy at work? It's worse now that we're all working from home. Enter Luxafor flags. The post Luxafor Flags: A Traffic Light For Your Desk appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity aff

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Unintended Consequences, Convergent Evolution And Stranger Things

Brilliantly Better

The term “unintended consequences” defines outcomes that aren’t visible, or predictable at the moment of an action.

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The Top 4 First Date Mistakes To Avoid To Establish A Real, Meaningful Connection

Dumb Little Man

So, you’ve successfully moved past the friendly introductions phase and wooed her with your witty banter well enough to secure a first date. Well done! Now what? How will you prepare? And are there any rules you ought to abide by? You bet.

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Book Review: Building the Business of You

Small Business Labs

Building the Business of You aims to help people "navigate the uncertain, post-pandemic world of work, while aligning personal purpose and professional advancement." 

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Mass Email Marketing: 7 Tips To Do It Right

Small Business CEO

Bulk email or mass email marketing is the practice of sending huge volumes of email to subscribers with a single purpose. This is to reach out to many customers and increase the return-on-investment (ROI) of an email marketer through increased sales or engagement.

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When Was the Last Time You Invested in Your Career?

45 Things

Just because you can't travel or meet with a lot of people right now does not mean it's OK to stop investing in your career.

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The Big Reset Already Happened – It’s Called “The Internet”

Brilliantly Better

It’s a lazy Saturday morning in my childhood city, somewhere in the middle of Romania, close to the mountains. I’m just a teenager, going to meet my buddies for our regular soccer game at the end of the week.

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The Future Of Nursing Homes Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

In the upheaval of 2020, few groups of people suffered as much as nursing home residents and staff. Of the half million recent deaths in America, 36% of them took place in long-term care facilities. In some states, that percentage was as high as 54%.

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Will Coworking Be One of the "Big Winners in the Age of Remote Work"?

Small Business Labs

Business Insider has an excellent interview with Richard Florida , a leading expert on cities and urbanism and the author of The Rise of the Creative Class. The interview covers a lot of interesting ground, and it’s well worth reading. But one part jumped out at us.    Key quote: Human beings are social animals. We require connection, we require human interaction. Remote workers who are by definition working outside of the office will require more of this.

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How Can Your Business Improve Digital Marketing?

Small Business CEO

Many businesses now rely on their presence online to boost their growth, such as generating new customers and sales. Modern technology has allowed small businesses more freedom in successfully marketing their products. Nowadays, for a company to thrive, an online presence is crucial.

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“Penpointing” and Other Near-Misses in the Media

Daily Writing Tips

Penpointing for pinpointing. In my part of the world, many speakers have a hard time hearing the difference between the vowel sounds in pen (rhymes with Ben ) and pin (rhymes with sin ). The usual reversal is to pronounce pen as pin —not the other way round.

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My (First) Audition As A Guitar Player

Brilliantly Better

Or how to have a little bit of fun on a Saturday morning. Now, really, this is a funny story and I honestly don’t know what other meaning can I derive from it, other than well, being funny. But since it’s still a story, and I’m on a writing challenge, iI thought to write about.

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7 Tips For Choosing Groomsman Gifts

Dumb Little Man

Groomsmen are often important people in a groom’s life. They are often close relatives or friends who the groom want to share their important day with. Having your groomsmen agree to stand with you at the altar is one of the significant parts of the wedding.

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It Had to Happen. A Gig Economy SPAC

Small Business Labs

A SPAC is a special purpose acquisition company.    A good description comes from CNBC's SPACs used to be a joke in Silicon Valley — now they’re going mainstream. Key quote: In a SPAC, a group of investors raise money for a shell company with no underlying business. The SPAC goes public, generally at $10 per share, and then starts hunting for a company to acquire. A new SPAC called Z-Work was recently formed that's focused on the gig economy. 

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Why is CPD Certification an Integral Aspect for Human Resources Departments?

Small Business CEO

Continuing professional development or CPD is a concept that describes the advancement of professional careers and in turn, companies. Considering that the world of work changes at such a rapid rate, this CPD certification is necessary to stay relevant and employable.

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