Infographic: US Women Business Owners

The Small Business Blog

Female business ownership in the US increased more than 20% between 2002 and 2007. An interesting trend in the US recovery is how much of it has been driven by women. This meant they were an important source of employment for many as the recession began in 2008.

2002 33

How to Increase Trust in Email

Business Writing

I was straightening my office and found an article I had printed off the Internet, "Karen Stephenson's Quantum Theory of Trust," written by Art Kleiner and published in 2002 by strategy+business. It is a fascinating article about relationships in business--not. Email Etiquette

2002 16

Trending Sources

When a client's site cries out for help

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs When a client’s site cries out for help Monday, October 6, 2008 at 3:39 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Web/Tech Like many small developers, I built a number of websites between 1998 and 2002 using the then standard approach of hand-coded HTML and, later, a web editing program.

The hidden world of London’s Livery Halls

Practically Perfect PA

Haberdashers’ Hall is very different located at West Smithfield a five minute walk from St Paul’s Cathedral this is the 4 th Hall and was reopened in 2002 by the Queen of England having been re-designed by Sir Michael Hopkins.

2015 84

Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

in 2002 to 34.8% The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6%

2014 21

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

The stadium is relatively new, having opened in 2002, and is named after the retail group King Power, owned by the famous Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.Take a trip to the Midlands and sample some of the celebrated atmosphere!

2021 34

The Word of the Year 2011

Daily Writing Tips

2002: weapons of mass destruction. 2002: misunderestimate. Each year at about this time, the English-language media rolls out various reports announcing the word of the year according to one or more authorities. These pieces imply or overtly suggest that these selections are keywords for our society’s values, beliefs, and obsessions.

2011 28

5 Myths Haunting Your Healthy Foods

Dumb Little Man

September, 2002, vol. 2002, pgs. These days, eating healthy has become a curiously difficult task. Despite the fact that the canons of healthy eating have not changed in centuries, the proliferation of health food products has continued unabated for years.

2012 94

Finland’s Urpo Ylönen: The Goalie Coach Who Found a Niche on the Ice

The Solopreneur Life

Before 2002, no Finnish goaltender had ever held a starting role in the National Hockey League. T he Niche: Teaching young hockey players in Finland how to be goaltenders. The Man: He’s called the High Priest, the Yoda, the Obi-Wan-Kenobi, The Oracle, The Zenmaster of goalie coaches.

2002 23

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

For example, ["best books 2002.2007] will return lists of best books for each of the years from 2002 to 2007 (note the two periods between the two numbers). Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via Email. Welcome to Dumb Little Man.

2008 154

5 Things Every Office Should be Replacing with Online Technology

Tips From T. Marie

Is your computer a relic from 2002? We’re well into the 21 st century, so why is it that so many business offices are still using outdated office machines and systems? It’s like they are clinging onto old business machines like a two-year-old clings to Mommy’s leg when she appears to be leaving them. It reminds me of how long it took businesses to replace typewriters with computers. When they finally gave in and bought computers suddenly they wondered why it took them so long.

2002 18

Featured Soloist Mel DePaoli: “Always Ask for Honest Feedback”

The Solopreneur Life

2002, then again in 2009. T his is “Featured Soloist,” a feature that is published on Tuesdays at The Solopreneur Life. Mel DePaoli. The purpose of “Featured Soloist” is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses.

2002 28

Are Spelling Bees Good for Child Development?

Dumb Little Man

On the other hand, at least 1 million viewers can’t wait to see how many competitors will fall into a linguistic guetapens (2002’s winning word – meaning snare or trap) before there’s a new champion. Can you use the word scherenschnitte in a sentence? How about if you had to spell it in front of over 1 million people? If you’re like me, you’d be flabbergasted by the word. Scherenschnitte happens to be the winning word in the 2015’s National Spelling Bee.

2017 27

Logo Lift – 5 Signs Your Logo Needs a Facelift

Small Business CEO

But in 2002, Firefox was named Phoenix, and its logo was a red bird with flames for feathers. How important is your logo? If you make a good product, turn a profit, and enjoy strong customer support, does that little logo really matter? Just ask Gap.

2002 29

Do You Want a Balanced Life? He Was Not So Sure. Weigh in Your Thoughts!

Productive & Organized

  By 2002 I had started Calahan Solutions, Inc. The post to my Facebook page was this: Everyone can have a balanced life. You just need to want it … and act to achieve it. Mary Ellen Tribby.

2011 61

Top 10 Travel Destinations for Movie Geeks

Dumb Little Man

Starred in: City of God (2002). There’s something quite magical about seeing filming locations with your very own eyes. The celebrities and cameras may have gone, but a story’s physical setting stays just where it is. You can consider it as a star in its own right. Here are 10 travel destinations that should absolutely be on every film lover’s bucket list: New Zealand. Starred in : The Lord of the Rings trilogy (1999–2001). “A

2003 19

Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation?

Small Business Labs

In 2002, roughly 18% of all part-timers were teens aged 16 to 19. The U.S. has always had a lot of part-time employment.  In 2007, a year when the economy was strong and unemployment low, a bit over 22 million Americans worked part-time. This was about 16% of U.S. non-farm employment.    The vast majority of these folks - 88% - chose to work part-time.  Only 12% would have preferred a full-time job.

2002 23

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

From 2002 - 2006 she co-owned and built the largest Long Island, NY. Anyone that has ever launched a program or product knows that the entire process is kind of like running a race. You have a strategy and training and you've done all of your warm ups. 

Work of Art Titles

Daily Writing Tips

Works like “Patina,” from 1975, and “Clavichord,” from 2002, feel like classic Ihara.

2002 12

Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

I launched a solo consultancy in preclinical safety assessment in 2002. T his is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Soloist,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Monique Y. Wells.

2002 28

How Awareness In Business Can Predict Your Future Success

Dumb Little Man

By 2002, Yahoo shut down its broadcast services and also discontinued Broadcast.com. In 2000, Reed Hastings met with Blockbuster’s CEO, John Antioco, to propose adding another video rental delivery system. Antioco rejected the proposal and ignorantly followed the path that eventually led to the closure of Blockbuster. Reed Hastings, the CEO of Netflix, achieved success while Antioco missed the opportunity.

2002 15

Neither… or?

Daily Writing Tips

You don’t have to take my word for it: If two or more particular things or people are being mentioned, neither is followed by nor , not by or …–Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002). Because I was taught a long time ago that either is used with or , and neither is used with nor , constructions like these bother me: “Neither Mrs Thatcher or I, would have any time for the sisterhood approach” says Ann Widdecombe.

When Getting Things Done Gets In the Way

Simple Productivity Blog

When Getting Things Done (GTD) was introduced in 2002, it quickly became the go-to productivity system. It had the advantage of being one of the first formal methodologies combining not only time management, but project and goal management as well.

The 3 Things Seinfeld Does That I've Built Into My Own Workflow

Productivityist

In the 2002 film Comedian , you get to see the process of two very different comedians: Orny Adams and Jerry Seinfeld. I''ve made no secret of the fact that I used to work in comedy.

2014 35

7 More Fixes for Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Since releasing their 2002 debut, the biggest criticism directed at the band has been that they couldn’t replicate their raucous live energy in the studio.”. The unnamed band released the debut, so the sentence must be heavily revised to shift “the band” to immediately follow the introductory modifier: “Since the release of their 2002 debut, the band has been the subject of criticism, primarily that it couldn’t replicate its raucous live energy in the studio.”

2002 12

Welcome to the New Advertisers!

Simple Productivity Blog

CareOne has been providing personalized plans and free resources to help individuals resolve their debt since 2002. It is with great pleasure that I introduce my two newest advertisers to the SimpleProductivityBlog.com readership! Habilis provides lifestyle management and virtual assistants to help you create more time. Welcome! Thanks for subscribing to the RSS feed for SimpleProductivityBlog. More great content can be found on the site at SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Blog Business

What Is Sexual Harassment?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Jane Howard-Martin, USATODAY.com, December 18, 2002. As women working in an office with men who are more than likely in authority, this is something we undoubtedly will come across at some time in our careers. I think men probably experience it as well, but it is not reported as often.

2002 18

What is Your 1400 Plan? Don't Have My Tradgedy! #businesscontinuity #productivity #dontwasttime

Productive & Organized

Looking back, I have had 3 laptops, one Palm, and one backup hard drive all crash on me since 2002. I've mentioned before that prior to founding Calahan Solutions, Inc., I worked for a large consulting firm in the Chicago area. 

2011 31

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

For example,e between 2002 and 2011, the organic food segment grew 238%, whereas the overall food ,market grew 33%; similarly, the use of renewable energy grew 456%, while the use of non-renewable fuels actually fell by 3.2%.

2002 11

Fit and Fitted

Daily Writing Tips

Fitted is also the preferred form in the context of installing or equipping something: Since I last wrote about this issue in 2002, more rental cars have been fitted with such systems, which can instantly relay information on your car’s speed, route and position to the rental company.—

What is Your Business Website Saying?

Tips From T. Marie

A Stanford Web Credibility study proved it back in 2002. Did you know that 75% of web users admit that they judge a business based on the design of their website? If it were true 10 years ago, imagine how true it is in today’s ‘connected’ society! I guarantee that number is higher today, probably somewhere closer to 95%!!

A Hella Cool New Dictionary Entry

Daily Writing Tips

Another curious detail is that the Oxford English Dictionary welcomed hella in 2002, fourteen years before a dictionary across the Pond gave it the thumbs-up.).

Good-paying Jobs

Daily Writing Tips

On the other hand, the following usage in an obituary written by Steven Greenhouse and published in The New York Times does not ignite my grammar nerve: From 2000 to 2002, Mr. Herman headed the A.F.L.-C.I.O.’s

Summit at Sea 2011 – The new trend in business is impact

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Better World Books was founded in 2002 to address this problem by reselling these otherwise forgotten books online – an incredibly successful business was born. This post has been a long time coming.

2011 15

Center Around and Centre Round

Daily Writing Tips

The Penguin Writer’s Manual (2002) points out that, logically, the verb centre should be “followed by the prepositions at , in , on , or upon.”

Intro to the 3 Foundations of Productivity Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

Getting Things Done was published in 2002 as a method of productivity. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Today I wanted to take a high level look at some of the most influential productivity theories that most other systems use – the foundations of productivity systems. While there are many, many other systems, these three are the ones that (in my opinion) provided the most radical shifting of thought. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

The stadium is relatively new, having opened in 2002, and is named after the retail group King Power, owned by the famous Thai billionaire businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.Take a trip to the Midlands and sample some of the celebrated atmosphere!

Using Dreamboards

Simple Productivity Blog

I rediscovered it in 2003, only to see that everything in that booklet had been achieved by 2002. “Out of sight, out of mind” It’s not just true about people and things we are trying to avoid. It’s also true about our goals.

Slideshow English

Daily Writing Tips

In 2002, two identical twin brothers were killed on the same road, from two different accidents… i. Although I know they are a time-suck, slideshows with intriguing titles or photos often lure me in. The most recent to attract my attention was about “freaky coincidences.”.

3 Podcast Production Styles – Which is Right For You?

Andrea Kalli

My name is Andy Robbins and I started my podcast production company , AudioFile Solutions, in 2002 after spending the previous 9 years in the audio production industry as an audio engineer.