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Postpartum Fitness Guide for New Moms

Dumb Little Man

We all know that pregnancy comes with some weight gain, as well as other physical and emotional changes. If you’re like many other women that gained weight, you might wonder when to start exercise after standard delivery to get your body back.

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7 Keys to a Successful Life

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 Keys to a Successful Life appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. A successful life doesn’t happen by accident. A successful life is the result of deliberate focus of your time, energy and thoughts towards what you want to accomplish.

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10 Tips for a Successful Meeting With The Boss

Dumb Little Man

Maybe you work one-on-one with the head honcho every day or perhaps you only get a face-to-face on very rare occasions. Whenever you get the chance to sit down and have a meeting with the big guns, it’s best to make it as productive as possible.

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California's New Gig Law, AB5, Ignores the Growing Role of Remote Work

Small Business Labs

Business Insider's California is attempting a massive labor experiment that could grow into a disaster for millions of workers outlines some of the many problems with California's new AB5 worker classification law.

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You Should Be Downsizing Your Images

Tips From T. Marie

Business today is image driven. Photos are key in social media posts, blog posts and for product sales. Smart phones have made taking these needed photos easy, however often the size of these photos is well beyond what is needed.

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Managing a Sustainable Office — Recycling E-Waste

Eco-Office Gals

Today, businesses everywhere are beginning to think long and hard about their environmental impact.

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The Science of Balance

Dumb Little Man

As much as we love to believe we’re the most advanced culture to have ever walked the Earth, the truth of the matter is that we have everything about as fouled up and backwards as a drunken dyslexic trying to figure out pants and shoes.

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How to Set Meaningful Career Goals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Set Meaningful Career Goals.”. Date: Wednesday, December 18. Time: 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern. Duration: 1 hour. Description: Goals are supposed to be motivating and inspiring.

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The Assistant growth mindset

Practically Perfect PA

How do you feel when someone gives you feedback at work? Are you open to feedback, or do you feel defensive? What happens when you have challenges at work? Do you face them head-on, or do you avoid the situation? As Assistants, we often come up against misconceptions about the role.

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Quick Tips for Businesses Installing Solar Panels

Eco-Office Gals

Business owners are always looking for new ways to go green and reduce their carbon footprint. Adding solar panels to your facility — provided you work in an area that gets plenty of usable sunlight — can help to offset energy costs and reduce CO2 emissions.

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A Historical Analysis of Headphones

Dumb Little Man

Headphones have become one of the most reproduced tech gadgets in history and our relationship with them will continue to grow as headphones evolve. It’s assumed that Americans generally spend more than 32 hours a week listening to their favorite music.

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Remote and Distributed Work Driving Growth Outside of Major Cities

Small Business Labs

Citylab's Talent May Be Shifting Away From Superstar Cities covers research showing that the fast-growing "superstar cities" - New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Washington, DC - may be slowing down. 

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SURROUND yourself with a team of experts to make you and your organization SHINE!

Office Dynamics

A meeting planner by MY definition is the go-to person within an organization – be it corporate, association or otherwise – charged with the responsibility of planning and executing a meeting or special event.

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 Day in the life: Anna Dukes, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive at ITN

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Anna Dukes, Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive at ITN, which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role?

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Learn to Say “No”

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Say “No” appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There was a time when I would say yes to everything. Not because I thought I had the ability to do it all, but because I felt I looked lazy if I wasn’t doing something all the time. I had to learn to say no. There was also an issue of how to handle things … Continue reading Learn to Say “No” → You just finished reading Learn to Say "No" ! Consider leaving a comment!

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5 Ways To Check If Your Children Are Safe Online

Dumb Little Man

The internet has become an integral part of our daily lives, changing how we work, shop, socialize, book appointments, and even eat! Because of this, it’s only natural that your children will want to be online as well.

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Renewable Energy to Pass Coal for U.S. Electricity Generation in 2021

Small Business Labs

According to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) , renewable energy sources will pass coal in terms of U.S. electricity generation in 2021. As their chart below shows, each of the sources will produce around 800 billion kilowatts of electricity in 2021.

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Your Personal and Professional Brand Matters

Office Dynamics

Successful businesses around the world spend enormous amounts of time and money developing a brand that sets them apart and tells their story. Their marketing departments consider every little detail, from logos to font style, from signature colors to tone of communication.

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Research: Facial Imperfections Impact Hiring

On The Job

Research shows that attractive people get paid more and are considered for more jobs, which I'm sure most of us consider unfair and discriminatory.

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Podcast Episode 12: Two Things That Will Make Your Day Go Smoother

Simple Productivity Blog

How you start your day impacts how the rest of your day will go. Start the morning frantic, and you will be playing catch up the rest of the day. But you can stack the deck in your favor by doing the two things that will make your whole day go smoother.

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How to Plan a Simple Engagement Party On a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Throwing an epic party doesn’t have to mean emptying your bank account. After all, it should be about creating lasting memories and not the amount of money you and your partner spend. To plan the most awesome engagement party on a budget, here are some tricks you might want to try. Use Candles.

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Scientific American's Top Emerging Technologies of 2019

Small Business Labs

Scientific American's describes their Top 10 Emerging Technologies Of 2019 as "World-changing technologies that are poised to rattle the status quo." 

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7 Tips to Managing Holiday and Work Stress

Office Dynamics

If you are like me, you are getting caught up in the holiday season plus a long list of To-Do items at work and home. I imagine you are starting to feel a little stressed and you are racing against the clock—December 25. Here are my tips: Breathe! Seriously.

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Co-Workers

On The Job

It's that time of year again -- trying to figure out what to get a colleague for the annual gift swap (besides that giant bottle of booze in your grocery's discount aisle). Or, perhaps you want to get something for that great co-worker who has helped you out more times than you can count.

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Deliberate December

Simple Productivity Blog

The holiday season is upon us. For most people, it hits like a blizzard tornado, and they find themselves spit out in January dazed, exhausted and bruised. And I understand, because I was like that for many years.

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5 Academic Writing Tips to Help You Earn The Highest Grades In Class

Dumb Little Man

If the task of completing a research paper in time seems too daunting to you or you just can’t get that A grade for your thesis, this article will be of help to you. Below are 5 great academic writing tips to help you get that top score in class. Understand the deliverables.

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Lack of "Good Jobs" Means More People Turn to the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

One thing that comes out loud and clear in our research is many turn to the gig economy because of a lack of "good jobs"    By "good jobs" we mean jobs that pay well, are reasonably secure and provide benefits.    But while the U.S.

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Hired as C Suite EA and role description reads like an Office Assistant – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Heather Asks: Background: The majority of my career has been as an EA to a VP of Operations for a local Fortune 500 company. They “restructured” leaving my team with a job almost 2 yrs ago.

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Does Your Workplace Have Unconscious Biases?

On The Job

It’s estimated there are more than 150 identified types of unconscious bias. These types range from the natural tendency to surround ourselves with others who are similar to us to forming assumptions and stereotypes about others.

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30 Day Challenge: All of the Above

Simple Productivity Blog

It’s the last month of the year, and I was at a loss to choose a single habit. Many of the habits I have tried through my 30 day challenges over the past year needs some reinforcement, so I thought it would be good to spend a month making those habits stronger.

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7 Networking Tips in a Competitive Industry

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of the industry, networking is a must. There are so many career growth benefits to making connections with other people. But when taking care of business in your industry means constantly putting in an effort to stay on top of the competition, things can be a little trickier.

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The Online Platform Economy as a Safety Net

Small Business Labs

The JP Morgan Chase Institute recently released a new study, Bridging the Gap: How Families Use the Online Platform Economy to Manage their Cash Flow.    The key finding of the study is "participation in the Online Platform Economy functions as a cash-flow management tool for many families." " In particular, JP Morgan found many use online platform work to supplement their income when they lost a job.

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Braving Burnout: How to Go on When it Feels Like There’s Nowhere to Go

Productivityist

Photo by Marcel Hol from FreeImages. The following post is a guest contribution from Stewart Dunlop. I haven’t taken guest posts in a while but the topic of burnout has come up a lot lately and when Stewart asked if he could write something about for my blog, I jumped at the chance.

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Podcast 132: Decision controls

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 132 and it’s about decision controls. This episode is sponsored by Clean Email, the answer to email inbox overload. I’ve written about ways to clear out that clutter, but you can save time by using the Clean Email app.

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30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Exercise Every Day

Simple Productivity Blog

My 30 day challenge of exercising every day is over. See what I learned! The post 30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Exercise Every Day appeared first on Laura Earnest. 30 Day Challenge

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How to Not Get Blamed for A Car Accident That Isn’t Your Fault

Dumb Little Man

SMASH! A sound nobody wants to hear while backing out of a parking space — it’s exactly what met my ears as an SUV met the rear passenger side of my car. Though I’d barely been moving, the impact’s volume and force meant this was much more than a fender bender.

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How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

Call it whatever you want – on some level we all experience some level of guilt around our jobs, especially if our work is particularly demanding.

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