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How To Overcome Obstacles: 5 Ways On How To Be A Conquerer

Dumb Little Man

To stress you out beyond your normal limits with extreme mental and physical challenges to make you worthy of serving with the world’s most elite fighting force. This is the simple principle of the US Navy SEALS. But, don’t confuse simple with easy. In order to be one the greatest warriors on the planet, you must conquer the obstacles in front of you. If you only endure, you will become just another failed statistic. During BUD/S training, the most iconic and demanding event is Hell Week.

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Reducing Information Overload (Part 3 of 4 Part Series)

Office Dynamics

To continue my series on better managing your day and work, today I am focusing on information overload. I’m sure you can relate. If you missed the prior parts of this series, you can read part 1 here and part 2 here. There’s just too much information out there! In fact, information processing accounts for half the gross national product—and most of it ends up on paper that someone has to read. You don’t have to fall prey to information overload.

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Brighton: The Silicon Valley of the United Kingdom?

The Small Business Blog

We are all aware that the digital revolution has been fully embraced throughout the United Kingdom. As the digital age continues to evolve, there are always some locations which tend to stand out from the rest.

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The Growing Use of Online Talent Marketplaces

Small Business Labs

One of the more interesting findings from the MBO Partners State of Independence study is how much the use of online talent marketplaces has increased over the past 6 years.

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3 Ways to Make Sentences More Concise

Daily Writing Tips

Sentences need not be pared down to essentials—the challenge is to make them as coherent as possible, not as concise as possible—but careful writers will craft and revise their writing in part by minimizing the number of words necessary to convey their thoughts.

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Technology of the week:

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Technology of the week : Here are all the details…. What is is an online platform and app that allows for easy video or audio conferencing. You don’t need to download any software as everything is available on the website for use.

2017 13

Conditionals Besides “If” and “Unless”

Daily Writing Tips

If and unless are common conditional conjunctions employed to express conjecture and uncertainty, but a number of other words and phrases that perform similar functions are discussed in this post.

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3 Things Business Owners Must Do to Avoid Premises Liability Claims

Small Business CEO

Most business owners are well aware that they have a duty to provide a safe environment for customers or clients.

VCs Investing Heavily in AI and Machine Learning

Small Business Labs

VC investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning more than doubled in 2016, according to the National Venture Capital Association.

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Best Business Books: The First-Time Entrepreneur’s Reading List

Dumb Little Man

Many of recent history’s well-renowned entrepreneurs are well-read. Take, for example, Elon Musk and Richard Branson. They have an extensive list, ranging from science fiction and fantasy to historical and business books. While reading is just one factor that may contribute to success, it is a habit that heavily influences the mind. So, for someone who’s starting out in the business world, you should choose which ideas inhabit and influence your plans, goals, and strategies.

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New speakers for the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

I’m so excited to share with you the first group of new speakers for the Virtual Summit and their session details. We have a really varied group trainers from all over the world for the Summit who are truly inspiring.

2018 11

5 Productivity Tricks For A More Productive Day of Summer Travel


Today’s guest post is by Kacey Mya. Kacey is a lifestyle blogger for “ The Drifter Collective. ” She finds excitement in the world around her and this is portrayed through her visually pleasing, culturally embracing and inspiring posts. You can connect with Kacey on Twitter , Pinterest or Instagram. There’s nothing better than a nice vacation. And, while it’s lovely to see and experience places you’ve never been, one of the best things about getting away is, well, getting away.

2017 15

3 Times When an SMB Needs a Lawyer

Small Business CEO

Small business owners should build a relationship with a local attorney and have someone they can call if a legal problem arises. The problem that a lot of small businesses face is that they don’t have the finances to hire a lawyer for all of their needs.

Vocabulary Quiz # 6: Commonly Confused Words

Daily Writing Tips

In each sentence, choose the correct word from the pair of similar terms. (If If both words possibly can be correct, choose the more plausible one.). She likes to _ his facial tics. a) imitate. b) emulate. He _ a talent for music when he was very young. a) evoked. b) evinced.

10 Reasons to Be Your Own Boss

Dumb Little Man

Set work hours or a flexible schedule? Assigned projects or clients of your choice Representing an existing brand or creating your own voice? These are just some of the many dilemmas faced by those who are tempted to take the leap into the entrepreneurial world and start chasing their dreams. So how does being your own boss measure up to being someone else’s valued employee? You choose your circle.

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Podcast 061: Organizing basics

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! I’m going to talk about some fundamental concepts and ideas about organizing. The two I’ll talk about today are: keep things you use often close by and things you seldom use farther away, and keep like things together. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

How to Be Proactive at Work: My Updated Strategies

Eat Your Career

Back in 2010, I wrote an article called How to Be Proactive at Work: My 5 Step System. Much to my surprise, it immediately became the most popular post on my website and remains in that coveted position to this day.

2017 11

Don’t Forget These Crucial Steps When Starting a Business

Small Business CEO

No matter how much preparation you do, setting up a business is a trial-and-error endeavour. Its success is unpredictable, and failures big and small could happen anytime.

Need a Freelance Writer? Post Your Job on Our Board

Daily Writing Tips

We’ll be launching a couple of new sections on the website over the coming weeks. The first one is already live: our Freelance Writing Jobs Board. The idea for that section came from the emails we regularly receive from companies that want to hire freelance writers.

Beauty Hacks: 10 Best Hairstyles for Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Most people complain that their hair becomes too dry or too greasy after a long trip. It becomes worse when your hair is down the entire time making it more vulnerable to wind, grime, and your own oily fingers. When you finally arrive at your destination, your hair is a total mess.

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Boost Your Business With Meditation

Brilliantly Better

This is a guest post by Mindvalley Academy Success is important to us – that is obvious. Why else would we work as hard as we do if the reward wasn’t worth it? Whether you manage a massive corporate company,… The post Boost Your Business With Meditation appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

5 Ways to Make Better Career Decisions

On The Job

When it comes to making a decision about our career -- such as whether to take a new job or jump into a new project -- we often are in a state of anxiety.

Faith In Manufacturing Jobs On The Decline

Small Business CEO

Although the American economy has grown by about 2 million jobs this year, none of them are in the manufacturing sector. This is alarming news–not just for manufacturing workers, but for the economy at large. Why is this such bad news?

What is a Calque?

Daily Writing Tips

One way in which the English language is enriched is the acquisition of calques, or literal translations of foreign words and phrases. This post lists and defines calques from various languages.

10 Energy-Boosting Snacks To Eat Before The Gym

Dumb Little Man

The will to go to the gym and work your heart out usually gets trumped by the lack of energy to give it all you’ve got. You may be pumped up and hyped but you do not get the most out of your time in the gym. You lose steam easily and you wrap up and throw in the towel early. Our daily food intake has a lot to do with the energy in our body or the lack thereof. There are pre-work out food that are very ideal to give you that boost you need to make sure you get the workout you have in mind.

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Simple Particle Logo Intro Video for Great Business Branding

Andrea Kalli

Begin your videos with something classic. Here’s a super simple Particle Logo Reveal for an intro video. It’s great for branding all your videos. Can be used for any type of business, and works for both masculine businesses, feminine businesses, and anything in between.

3 Simple Strategies to Get New Clients Over the Next 30 Days

Office Organization Success

If you’re struggling to get more clients, there are three simple strategies that you can implement that will help. But, more importantly, taking consistent, daily action is the real answer to getting more clients.

Why It Pays In Spades To Recognize And Reward Your Top Performers

Small Business CEO

The importance of rewarding employees for high performance has long been recognized as a powerful management strategy to stimulate better morale and boost greater retention in an organization.

Vague, Vagrant, and Vagabond

Daily Writing Tips

The three words in the title above, and others that share a derivation alluding to a lack of certainty or direction, are defined and discussed in this post. The Latin adjective vagus literally means “wandering” and figuratively refers to uncertainty.

5 Tips On How To Land The Best Jobs For Introverts

Dumb Little Man

If you become uneasy or anxious when you are around others, then landing a dream job may seem limited. The requirements many businesses have include working and being around others. For an introvert, this creates discomfort and may slow down your potential to achieve success. Psychology today states that almost 50% of the population is considered an introvert. There are diverse jobs that have been created to match the characteristics of this personality.

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Steps for Creating a Paperless Home Office

Productivity Bits

We’ve all been there: Keeping and storing documents that we deemed important throughout the years only to walk into the home office space one day and see a mountain of papers staring back. This can be magnified ten-fold if you work from home. The good news is there is an easy solution that will save you time, money, storage space, and clutter. Going paperless is not only better for the environment, but it can make you more productive.

High Performing Teams Video Course launched by Ken Thompson


High Performing Teams and High Performing Virtual Teams are topics very close to the heart of almost every leader irrespective of the size of their organization.

Four Outlets for Outsourcing: Save Time, Money, and Sanity

Small Business CEO

The cogs that make up the business machine are often too much to handle for a small group let alone a sole proprietor. There simply isn’t enough time in the day. The suggested solution is to manage your energy. Energy is a finite source – time will keep ticking.

Abundant Productivity with Damion Lupo


On this episode of the podcast, I am joined by Damion Lupo, a financial mentor and co-author of Reinvented Life. Wherever you are right now, I think this discussion will offer you some helpful advice and practical tips you can use today. Some of the takeaways from our conversation include: The importance of triggers. The questions to ask to find blind spots. How frameworks and structure foster creativity. Why we have a need for stillness and simplicity. Relevant Links: Total Financial Control.