Happy Easter 2012

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Happy Easter 2012. Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter! Family

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Your Vote Counts! 2012

Eco-Office Gals

Who can vote? Where do I vote? When do I vote? What is the history behind voting in the US? These are questions we hope every American knows the day before the big day, but I don’t want to assume anything. Above you will find your voting places, rights, what you need to bring and where you need to bring it. No excuses! Barely over half of Americans exercise their right to vote, that’s not good number people! This a right fought for brutally, in history.

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Top Ten Small Business Trends for 2012

Small Business Labs

  2012 will see more small businesses recognize and take advantage of this key competitive advantage.   This growing ability to network, collaborate and socialize is making independent work more attractive, and 2012 will see the trend towards independent work continue to grow.    2012 is no exception and we expect mobile computing devices (smartphones and tablets) to substantially outsell traditional computers. 

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Merry Christmas from Eco-Office Gals 2012!

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Merry Christmas from Eco-Office Gals 2012! Wishing all of my loyal readers, clients, family & friends the most wonderful holiday season! Another year has gone by, and it has been another year of growing and working with the most wonderful clients I could ever ask for! A huge thank you to everyone, I look forward to many more years. A special thank you to one client in particular.

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Free Coaching Call: November 2012

Eat Your Career

The post Free Coaching Call: November 2012 appeared first on Eat Your Career. In case you missed it, I held my free coaching call for the quarter earlier today. You can listen to the recorded version using the audio player below. During this session we covered so much, including (but not limited to): How to know when it’s time to quit. How to get others to see your real value. How to get your resume noticed. How to handle a chronic complainer.

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2012 – The Aftermath

Brilliantly Better

I know I already sketched the most important things I did in 2012, but, following the tradition on this post I’ll do an aftermath too. Technically, this post is written in the last hours of 2012, but I decided to publish it in the very first hour of 2013, for beauty reasons. Blogging Business Personal Development 2012 aftermathIt just looks [.].

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Season’s Greetings 2012

The Small Business Blog

To All Our Readers, Followers & Friends May the magic of Christmas Bring wealth and prosperity to your home like a Christmas that brings merry and fun to the season Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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Presidential Environmental Track Record and Positions 2012

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Presidential Environmental Track Record and Positions 2012. Dear EarthTalk: Given that the presidential election is just around the corner, what can you tell me about each candidate’s environmental track record and positions? – Jane Miller, Chicago, IL. Just because the environment is getting short shrift this election season due to our nation’s lingering economic woes doesn’t mean that candidates Obama and Romney can ignore the issue.

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Free Coaching Call: August 2012

Eat Your Career

The post Free Coaching Call: August 2012 appeared first on Eat Your Career. So, I held my free quarterly coaching call yesterday and OH MY GOODNESS THE TECHNOLOGY ALMOST KILLED ME. Okay. I’m breathing. It all worked out in the end. And some amazingly patient listeners persevered and stuck it out through all the frustration. I was rather impressed to be honest.

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2012: My Year in Review

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact 2012: My Year in Review Posted on 12/30/2012 // Leave a Comment Last year I offered up a year in review post , and i’m doing it again this year. I did indeed accomplish this goal, and delivered two books in 2012 – (PRE)PRODUCTIVITYIST: the book and the recently-released The Front Nine: How to Start the Year You Want Anytime You Want. I got better with this in 2012, but I can do much better in 2013 and beyond.

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Free Coaching Call: March 2012

Eat Your Career

In case you missed it, I held my free coaching call for the month of March earlier today. You can listen to the recorded version using the audio player below. If you’d like to participate in the next call happening Wednesday April 4 , please register and submit a question by visiting this page. As usual, if you can’t attend the live session, go ahead and register and submit a question if you have one.

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30 Things I Did In 2012

Brilliantly Better

Blogging Personal Development 2012 lifeAlthough, technically, we still have 2 more weeks until the end of the year, I decided to publish this blog post right now. I know many things can (and, according to my schedule, will) happen in the next two weeks, but I needed a time and place for this blog post. It’s a recap. A [.].

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Euromonitor's Top 10 Consumer Trends for 2012

Small Business Labs

I guess Euromonitor decided better late than never and just released their Top 10 Consumer Trends for 2012.  Their top 10 are: City Living Reigns  Consumer Vigilantes Speak up! DIY Life. Emerging Market Shoppers. Green Thrift. Reality Culture and Consumers. Smartphone Universe. Tech Lifestyles Vs. Slow Living and the Best of Both. Youth - Future Imperfect. Weight as a Hot Topic. I find several of these really interesting.

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Free Coaching Call: April 2012

Eat Your Career

In case you missed it, I held my free coaching call for the month of April earlier this week. You can listen to the recorded version using the audio player below. Please Note: We’ll me taking the month of May off due to a few big projects I have in the works. If you’d like to participate in the next call happening Thursday, June 7 , please register and submit a question by visiting this page.

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2011 Survey Results: Solopreneurs Are Optimistic About 2012, Despite Challenges

The Solopreneur Life

S olopreneurs are optimistic about 2012, even as they face challenges with cash flow, time management, marketing, and other aspects of their solo businesses. Solopreneurs have high hopes for 2012; 53 percent of those surveyed said they expect a revenue increase of 20 percent or more in 2012. Revenue Expectations for 2012. Online Tools You Will Use More of in 2012. Offline Tools You Will Use More of in 2012.

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Euromonitor's Top 10 Consumer Trends for 2012

Small Business Labs

Euromonitor released their Top 10 Consumer Trends of 2012 recently.  The trends I found most interesting are: Consumer vigilantes speak up!  On and offline protest is in the spotlight, pressuring brands towards greater accountability and genuine innovation. DIY life  - Consumers are revelling in their ability to track and control their health, identity, communication and buying habits.

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Planning for 2013: Looking Back to 2012

Simple Productivity Blog

It was only by recognizing that I struggled with many things that I found the space to adjust my plans so that I was able to relax and recover (to a certain extent) in 2012. In 2012 I found that I have the strength to walk away from the things that are sucking my soul dry. There was also the pages where I got to write down everything I was grateful for in 2012. In the end, although 2012 was not without significant challenges, I found that I accomplished many things.

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The Final Stretch of 2012: Three Questions to Ask Yourself

Eat Your Career

I don’t want to scare you but…brace yourself… we’re in the final stretch of 2012 ! To help you feel a little more in control and ensure you get the most out of the final days of 2012, here are three questions to ask yourself: 1. Just a few moments of thoughtful consideration can have a huge impact on how the next three months play out and how 2012 goes down in your personal history book.

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London 2012 Olympics – Even Better Business

The Small Business Blog

Excitement for the London 2012 Olympics is visible everywhere in London these days, but how do you enjoy the games when you have a business to run? You may even be one of the lucky ones and have a ticket to an event. Or you fear the interruption it will cause to your daily business…

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The Job Woes of the Class of 2012

Small Business Labs

Today's New York Times has an editorial on the job woes of the class of 2012. It's covers much of the same ground we did in yesterday's post  on Gen Y and Seniors turning to independent work.  Key quote from the editorial: " underemployment for young college graduates, which includes the jobless plus involuntary part-timers and those who have given up an active job search, has averaged 19.1 percent. That is nearly twice the prerecession levels."

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Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Living 2012 and Beyond

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Living 2012 and Beyond. Over the past 20 years, worldwide energy consumption has increased by a massive 46%. Stephens Scown solicitors renewable energy solicitors in Devon and Cornwall are stressing the importance of renewable energy , as energy needs increase in the region. Although renewable have hit the headlines in recent months and years, it only accounts for 3.7% of energy consumed in the UK.

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Business Planning for 2012

Office Organization Success

I don’t know about you, but everywhere I’ve turned these past couple of weeks I’ve been hearing about planning for 2012. In fact, just last weekend I mapped out my entire 2012 (and into 2013) strategic marketing plan — it really isn’t that hard to do when you’ve got some key business planning tools at your disposal. And with good reason too!

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Top 5 Tips for London 2012

The Small Business Blog

Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. The London Olympics are expected to cause travel chaos for small businesses and the general public this Summer. Make sure that all your vital journeys are well planned in advance and that…

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Beauty Trends for 2012

Small Business Labs

" 5 Beauty Trends , from the same issue, covers the 5 key product categories expected to be important in 2012.  We like following industry specific trend sources.    It gives a different perspective on general trends likely to impact small business.    Because of this, we were quite excited by this month's trends articles in Beauty Store Business Magazine. The beauty store industry is quite big.    According to the U.S.

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Top Ten Countdown of Best Business Tips for 2012 – Part 1

Step It Up VA Coaching

So in the tradition of year-end top things, here’s Part 1 of my own countdown of my top ten best tips for your business, pulled from Step It Up VA articles of 2012. Be sure to watch for next week’s article where I’ll continue the countdown of my top ten best business tips of 2012. by Donna Toothaker. While brainstorming ideas for my last two articles of this year, I knew I wanted to share something with you that would lead you into 2013 with renewed energy and motivation.

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Solopreneurs Generated $1 Trillion in Revenue in 2012

Small Business Labs

million in 2012. The U.S. Census recently reported that the number of U.S. nonemployer businesses reached 22.7 This is up 1.1%, or 245,000 businesses, from 2011.   These businesses generated $1 trillion in total revenue, up 4.2% from 2011. This translates into an average of $45,300 per business.   "Nonemployer business" is the term the Census uses to describe businesses that don't employ anyone besides the owner.

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Why Family is My Business Resolution for 2012

Tips From T. Marie

So in 2012 I’m making one resolution and it’s not to lose weight or exercise more. Sometimes life has a way of taking you to task. As the owner of Clerical Advantage, I tend to put in long hours, often working through holidays and weekends. Even on the occasions when I travel I generally try to keep a somewhat normal work schedule. That was my intention when I planned my holiday trip to visit my new granddaughter who was born on December 14 th.

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Planning For the New Year: My 2012 100 Things List

Simple Productivity Blog

So here is my list (mostly, and consolidated) from 2012 and what has happened. Finish the 2012 Novel and Have it printed. Celebrate 100 things to do in 2012. The post Planning For the New Year: My 2012 100 Things List appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Part of the planning for the new year using the Incredible Life Planners is to list 100 things to do during the year.

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Top Ten Countdown of Best Business Tips for 2012 – Part 2

Step It Up VA Coaching

As you recall, last week I began the countdown of my top ten best business tips for 2012, pulled from this year’s Step It Up VA articles. And my #1 Best Tip of 2012 is…. by Donna Toothaker. I’m sure you’ve been waiting anxiously for the remainder of the list, so I will keep you in suspense not a moment longer! Here is the remainder of our top ten list, counting down from #5 to my #1 tip of the year. Best Business Tip…. #5 5 – Get comfortable being uncomfortable.

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Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Living 2012 and Beyond

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Renewable Energy Sources for Sustainable Living 2012 and Beyond. Over the past 20 years, worldwide energy consumption has increased by a massive 46%. Stephens Scown solicitors renewable energy solicitors in Devon and Cornwall are stressing the importance of renewable energy , as energy needs increase in the region. Although renewable have hit the headlines in recent months and years, it only accounts for 3.7% of energy consumed in the UK.

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Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2012

Small Business Labs

Gosh, is it already time for 2012 top 10 prediction lists?    I guess so since Gartner recently released their list of the top 10 technologies and trends they think will be strategic for most organizations in 2012.   Next-Generation Analytics:  Another good paragraph from Gartner: "In 2011 and 2012, analytics will increasingly focus on decisions and collaboration.

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JWT's 2012 Consumer Trends Lists

Small Business Labs

  One of my favorite sources for consumer trends is JWT Intelligence and they've released their 2012 trends list. Their 10 consumer trends for 2012, with our clarifying remarks where needed, are: Navigating the new normal :  Continued cost-sensitive consumers. It's the time of year when everyone is making predictions for the next year. 

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2012:The Year Enterprise Rocks

The Small Business Blog

Making it Better and Fairer It will be a rocking good start to 2012. The UK Enterprise Rockers movement is inviting journalists to kick off 2012 by covering the launch of our #MicroBizMatters campaign. The Enterprise Rockers, all micro business owners, have chosen Scarborough to host the media launch event at noon on January 9th …

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Minute-taking webinar, August 14, 2012

Laughing all the Way to Work

It is time again for another minute-taking webinar. My goal for these webinars is to make minute-taking not seem so scarey by breaking down the steps you should take before, during and after the meeting. To take good minutes you need to be prepared and informed. I find if you have these twos things, along with the necessary skills of an admin, you will be much more confident to take on this role. I think the most frightening part for most people is they don't want to miss anything important.

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Executive Assistant Best Job of 2012

Office Dynamics

News on February 27, 2012 of the best jobs in 2012 and as one of the best jobs this profession was cited to see "significant growth over the next decade." The Best Jobs of 2012: Executive Assistant. See The Best Jobs of 2012.]. Do you see this being one of the best jobs in 2012 You already knew this, right? We read this story at U.S.

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Top 5 Tips for Starting a New Business in 2012

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Don’t be afraid to seek out a mentor to help and guide you. Starting a business is a daunting prospect for many of us. You will need to conduct extensive research – but…

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I Invite You to Make 2012 Different - Take a stand and say YES with me.

Productive & Organized

    Starting January 18, 2012 and running through February 29, 2012 You can Fire Up Your Business! LET'S FIRE IT UP IN 2012!  Warning - this message may be a bit more harsh than you are used to reading from me.    Read it anyway! If you are like most business owners, you created your business because you wanted to live on your own terms and you knew that you have something amazing to offer. But, have you realized that dream?

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The Most Overused Words of 2012

Daily Writing Tips

The business blog Quartz published an article about “the most misused word in 2012”: disrupt , which in the commercial world is used in the context of companies that suddenly and dramatically alter their focus or product(s); other tiresome Wall Street jargon includes the similar pivot as well as innovation , which almost invariably refers to strategies that are anything but innovative — but the word, presumably, still catches the eye of investors and customers.

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Effective Minute Taking Webinar - May 15, 2012

Laughing all the Way to Work

On May 15, I will be giving another webinar on effective minute taking. Click here for more information. I find one of the biggest hurdles to overcome in minute taking is the fear of taking them. Once you understand your purpose for being there and get a good grasp on what you need to capture, your confidence will increase. I hope you can join me. Patricia

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On transmission GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012: Innovation Camp

Productivityist

I spent the better part of last week as an attendee at transmission: GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012. The post On transmission GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012: Innovation Camp appeared first on Productivityist. Productivity CafePlaylist Deebo entrepreneur innovation innovation camp MediaCore SongSpin-fm startup The Value Web transmission GLOBAL SUMMIT 2012 transmitnow

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My 2012 Career and Business Plan

Eat Your Career

So, I’ve done a lot of analysis over the past few weeks (and a little soul searching as well), and I’ve created a plan for 2012 that I feel honors my true gifts and the areas of my work that really feed my soul. So, I’m making a very clear commitment in 2012 to maintain a 70/30 split. This realization has inspired me to shift my 2012 coaching focus to…. If you haven’t started working on your 2012 plan, I encourage you to get started! (If

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Take Control of Your Finances in 2012

Office Organization Success

Join me on this workshop where I will show you, step-by-step , how to create a super-simple financial management system that will give you a solid financial foundation in 2012. When it comes to managing the financial aspect of running your business, do you know exactly how much money is coming into and going out of your business each month? Do you immediately know whether you can afford to take advantage of an opportunity that comes your way?

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Americans Donated $370 Billion to Non-Profits in 2012

Small Business Labs

According to the Atlas of Giving they donated $370 billion to charities of various types in 2012.  Key quote from the CEO of Atlas of Giving in a Barron's article : "The philanthropic sector’s 2012 growth of 6.7% " Because so many raised their contributions in 2012, charitable giving is expected to see a more modest 1.3% Americans are a generous people.  This is up 6.7% from the prior year and well about what is was a decade ago.

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