Sponsor Post, August 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

In August, my sponsors feature those that can help you learn and grow. The post Sponsor Post, August 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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Emotional Control in 2014

Dumb Little Man

So if you’re in the market for learning how to gain more control over your emotions or know someone who is, please read on… Read more ». There’s a big difference between our reactions and our responses, but for many people out there, they are one in the same.

2014 272

Teaching Your Child to Learn Through Music

Dumb Little Man

If your preschooler is struggling to learn to tie his shoes, try creating a little song to help him remember the steps. Brain Children Cool Tools Goals Learning Lifehacks Success

Do You Learn From Your Mistakes?

The Small Business Blog

There are a number of old adages that relate to learning from our mistakes.

2014 222

Why Continued Learning Is Important

Office Dynamics

Are you coming into your fullness through learning and growing? What has been your greatest stretch in terms of learning and development? In this issue, I want to talk about: Why BIG learning is important. The definition of BIG learning.

Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. You just finished reading Learn to Stop to Keep Going ! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

2014 219

How to Learn to Receive Feedback Well

On The Job

This morning your mirror confirmed that yes, indeed, you do look fat in those pants. Your new puppy let you know that your house-training efforts are not working. Then you got to work and your boss had edited your report so heavily the only original thing was your name and the date.

2014 226

5 Awesome Things We Can Learn from Children

Dumb Little Man

However there are still many things that we can learn from our little ones that when implemented into our own lives, can be a real game changer. The post 5 Awesome Things We Can Learn from Children appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2014 285

3 Life Lessons Learned from Attachment

Dumb Little Man

"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone." " -Henry David Thoreau Attachment is at the root of most of our modern experience. As Shakespeare said, the expectation facet of attachment is also the root of all heartache.

2014 279

5 Life Lessons Learned From The World Cup

Dumb Little Man

The post 5 Life Lessons Learned From The World Cup appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Sports metaphors for life are a bit cliche, and there wouldn’t be so many of them if there wasn’t something to it.

2014 286

Four Lessons You Can Learn about Personal Effectiveness from the Ryder Cup

The Small Business Blog

As with many international sporting events it is used by many commentators as a barometer of what is good or bad about the state of the particular sport,… Read the full article here: Four Lessons You Can Learn about Personal Effectiveness from the Ryder Cup on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2014 223

What We Can Learn About Careers from Pope Francis

On The Job

Even if you don''t consider yourself a religious person, you need to learn to relax and not fight so many internal battles. (Photo courtesy of MSNBC) Recently, Pope Francis listed 15 "ailments" that he believed were infecting the Catholic Church.

2014 180

How to Trim the Learning Curve for New Workers

On The Job

Organizations that hope to remain competitive must ensure that they’re not only hiring qualified workers, but that these new employees will be able to trim their learning curve so their input will be felt as soon as possible.

2014 174

Jackpot! Important Investment Lessons We Learn from Past Lottery Winners

Dumb Little Man

A massive lottery win can be a joyous and life changing experience, but great fortune seldom comes without burdens of its own. A number of lottery jackpot winners in recent memory have squandered their winnings, and are now no better off because they didn't manage their money wisely.

2014 281

The Future of Museum's TrendsWatch 2014

Small Business Labs

 It's a rare week when we don't learn something of value from this newsletter. One of our favorite trends publications, the annual TrendsWatch report  from the Center for the Future of Museums , has been released.   There are 2 key reasons we think so highly of this report.   First, the Center looks at trends from a very different perspective than other trend watchers. This often results in insights not found elsewhere.

2014 140

It’s 2014, WordPress is NOT Just a Blogging Platform

Tips From T. Marie

I can’t believe that in 2014 there are still people out there using scare tactics to try to keep people from creating business websites with WordPress. Or put lots of time in to learn how to do it yourself. Choose WordPress because it’s the smart choice for today’s connected society, allowing for easily updating content and taking advantage of what gets the attention of search engines in 2014.

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Speaker Lineup Announced for Administrative Assistant Conference 2014

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International has announced the keynote presenters for its administrative professionals conference , the 21st Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, to be held September 30 – October 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 24, 2014.

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Learn Rules for Single Quotation Marks

Business Writing

In a recent business writing course, a participant insisted that single quotation marks be used around quoted content and titles of works. He was certain that I was wrong when I told him that double quotation marks are the standard. Frequently Asked Questions Proofreading Punctuation Pointers

2014 211

Self-directed Learning Puts Experts At Your Fingertips

On The Job

That''s why self-directed learning is gaining momentum. Workers can find online resources to learn about everything from project management to marketing, helping them learn when the time is best for them.

2014 165

Administrative Professionals Day Gifts – What They Really Want

Office Dynamics

Today’s sophisticated, savvy executive or administrative assistant wants recognition that feeds their desire to learn and grow in their Career of Choice. Long gone are the days when assistants were thrilled to be taken to lunch or be given flowers in honor of Administrative Professionals Day.

What I Learned About Achieving Goals and How to Achieve Yours

Dumb Little Man

Behind every achieved goal, there’s a story about our own personal development. It is a manifestation of experiences, challenges, and our inner abilities all accumulating to one glorious moment, marking off a goal from your “to-achieve list”.

2014 284

BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge

Office Dynamics

Carrying on with the May theme of BIG learning, today I want to talk to you about the invisible bag of skills, knowledge and information. The post BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge appeared first on Office Dynamics. Hello Monday Motivators!

2014 182

BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. Happy Monday, Motivators!

Simply Podtastic: My 2014 Essential Podcast Diet


Note: Before I reveal what has become my 2014 Podcast Diet, I''d like to discuss how thrilled I am that the podcasting medium has really started to explode in the past couple of years. If you''re interested in checking it out and learning more about the event, click here.

2014 105

Freelance Writing Course – Autumn 2014

Daily Writing Tips

What I have learned so far has been very helpful and I have looked ahead at what is still there and I am amazed at the depth of knowledge you have given me. Writing Productivity : You’ll learn how to become a prolific writer, which is essential if you want to make money writing.

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2014: A Great Year for Freelance Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Well, 2014 might be the right year for you, as the demand for online writers is stronger than ever. We run the course twice a year only, and today we are opening the doors for the first edition of 2014. This involves setting up a website, learning how to promote it, and so on.

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Make Your Office Green and Clean for 2014

Eco-Office Gals

Paper wastage is to be avoided at all cost so make sure your team implement and remind each other of the simple changes they can make and if at all possible, go paperless in 2014. Green Office week 2014 should take part countrywide around the month of May.

2014 198

Make more money! 3-Hour Intensive at a massive discount!

Step It Up VA Coaching

You’ll learn where your blocks are, why you aren’t creating the success you would like. You’ll learn what you need to do to have growth in your business. BEST OF ALL – - you’ll learn how you can make more money in your business!

2014 268

Should I Homeschool My Kids?

Dumb Little Man

Online learning offers many benefits for homeschooled students. an ILP (Individual Learning Plan) for each individual student 3. structured learning that moves the student from unit to unit in an orderly progression 5. blended learning to combine online and offline coursework 6.

2014 280

The one question that can make all the difference: “What am I really afraid of?”

Dumb Little Man

Brain Business Career Change Communicating Development Fear How To Learning Lifehacks It is often said that roughly two things motivate people: interest and fear. A lot of self-development programs and books deal with interest related topics: What is it that I really want in life?

2014 282

7 Killer Ways to Connect with your Audience During a Speech

Dumb Little Man

Brain Business Career Communicating How To Learning Lifehacks Stress Success Workplace It’s probably your worst nightmare. You’re giving a speech, and you start to stumble. You mix up a few of your words, lose your train of thought, and then you can’t seem to get back on track.

2014 285

40 Things I've Learned in 40 Years


I''ve taken some time to reflect on my forty years, and I''d like to share with you a list of the life lessons I''ve learned along the way. Perhaps by sharing these maybe I''ll have helped expedite your own lesson-learning. Today I turned forty.

2014 114

What Can You Learn about Social Media from a Meteorologist? A Lot. My Interview with Brad Panovich (@WxBrad)

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Blogging & Social Media. Business Tips Is social media right for everyone? Can Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. make an impact no matter who/what you are? Example: has it changed the way meteorologists perform their jobs? Probably something you’ve thought very little about until now; most of us probably take for granted how we receive information about our weather. The answer, […] ( Read more. ). Blogging & Social Media Business Tips

5 Things to Remember in a New Job

On The Job

As the economy improves, many people are starting new jobs and learning how to work for a new company and a new boss. This will show others that you''re eager to learn, and will keep you from seeking information that was already provided to you.

2014 273

The 3 Stages of a Successful Launch Campaign

Office Organization Success

c) 2014 Tracey Lawton. You’ll learn all the latest online and offline business building strategies, and exactly which systems you need to put in place to grow your business. What is a launch campaign?

2014 250

Study, Learn, and Read

Daily Writing Tips

Although the word learn is closely associated with study , the following sentences have completely different meanings: I am studying German. I am learning German. Many a student studies a subject in school without learning it. Idioms with learn : to learn by heart : to memorize.

Take Out Your Notepads: 7 Media Moguls to Learn From

Small Business CEO

Discovering the next trending media story or topic before exposure to the world isn’t simply about being in the right place at the right time. Social media journalism requires creativity, gusto, and persistence. The top media moguls are relying on more than chance.

2014 93

Networking best practices for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

We don’t have many career advancing opportunities and networking can help us learn from each other. She is not only a fantastic public speaker, having recently presented at the Office Show 2014 but she also understands what can hold assistants back and how to overcome our own fears.

Software Law Students Should Start Learning to Use

Small Business CEO

To make the most of your time in university and get ahead of your cohort, take advantage of those freebies – especially by learning to use software and programs that practicing lawyers employ every day.

2014 85

Do you really “get” emotional intelligence?

The Small Business Blog

One of the interesting learnings for me has been the realisation that EI is one of those things… Read the full article here: Do you really “get” emotional intelligence?

2014 249

A day in the life: Alison Boler, ITV

Practically Perfect PA

I am obsessed with learning and history (I did my degree in English & History) so at least once a week I can be found attending a lecture/talk at a bookshop, art gallery or British Museum. What are the main aspects of your role?

2014 261

How Veterans Can Find a Job in the Private Sector

On The Job

That gives them time to learn how to translate their military skills into civilian terms; to network via sites like RallyPoint, Twitter and Facebook; and to tap into free services that provide career coaching for veterans.

2014 260

Why Your Career Needs Reverse Mentoring

On The Job

When older workers witness young IT employees making workplace gaffes like referring to the CEO as “dude,” they may shake their heads and sigh, knowing that the young employees have a lot to learn. Senior people benefit from learning what younger people are thinking about.