Business Writing

12 Mind-Blowing Tips for Increasing Your Overall Positivity

Dumb Little Man

Positive thinking has been often used in a wrong connotation. People abuse the power of this great practice and suggest that it will attract you money, wealth, and abundance. “Be Be positive and you’ll have anything you want!”. No, you will not.

2020 238

5 Ways Thinking Like a Child Can Change Your Life

Dumb Little Man

In some ways, our society seems dedicated to eliminating childhood. We often tell kids to stop acting like a child and grow up. Even the word “childish” has a negative tone to it. At some point in all our lives, we stop being kids and start being adults.

2020 231

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5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs You Must Follow

Dumb Little Man

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur nowadays. People get motivated by the stories of some of the successful entrepreneurs who have become millionaires with their unique ideas. Unfortunately, it is not easy to do so.

2020 197

Why You Should Take a Digital Break (and 6 Steps To Do So)

Dumb Little Man

We live in a highly digital world today. Our work requires us to use the internet in one way or another. We readily turn to emails, social media, and chat messengers for daily communications. Sometimes, we tend to favor them more than face-to-face contact.

2020 226

How To Secure Mobile Data: Tips to Protect Yourself Online

Dumb Little Man

Think about all the Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts you make. Then, consider that for every post, there is data collected about your location, device, and more. We create new data amounting to 250 million terabytes each day.

2020 220

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

Female participation in the labor market across the globe is declining. According to a World Bank research report , the women’s labor force participation rate is 48.5%, whereas the rate for men is 75% in 2018.

2020 199

January WordSearch

Tips From T. Marie

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2020 151

New ProAssisting coming in May 2018!

ProAssisting Blog

Please note that we have closed our training to new membership as we prepare to re-launch our company in May of 2018. Please come back then or enjoy our content from our blog posts below. We have been so thrilled to train so many assistants for the last 9 years and can’t wait for the next chapter. All our best, Stephanie and Ethan

2018 500

Parent Child Interaction Therapy in Developing Parent-Child Relationship

Dumb Little Man

Raising a child is one of the most important aspects of a parent’s life. Although the road can be tough, it is quite rewarding to see your child grow up as a wonderful person. The bond of a child with the parents start since birth as the child is dependent on the parent for every need.

2020 190

Essential Tips for an Effective Budget Plan

Dumb Little Man

Money makes the world go round. We work for money so we can afford a high quality of life; that’s just how it is. Given money’s importance, you don’t want to be blind to your own financial realities.

2020 177

5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Creating a PowerPoint presentation requires skill, knowledge and creativity. Here are five tips to help you create an engaging and fun PowerPoint presentation. Share a story.

2020 151

Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Dumb Little Man

Financial planning is a crucial part of adult life, yet 40% of Americans have never had a budget. Sticking to a budget can help prevent you from falling on hard times. It can also help you achieve your goals in life.

2020 193

How I Struggled With My TV Addiction: Tips on Giving Up TV

Dumb Little Man

A book a day keeps reality away. A season a day will blow your mind away. I have been addicted to TV series and movies for as long as I remember.

2020 167

The 11 Most Important Rules For Healthy Eating

Dumb Little Man

You know what to do in theory, don’t you? Avoid processed foods and trans fats. Include more lean protein and load up on the fresh fruits and veggies. Looks easy, right?

2019 242

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.

2019 239

5 Health Benefits Of Sleeping In A Cold Room

Dumb Little Man

After a long day at your desk job and packing in a good workout, falling into bed in a toasty room sounds pretty appealing. But have you considered the health benefits of sleeping in a cold room?

2019 239

How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

We spend more of our waking day at work than anywhere else. Throughout our careers, we come across many new faces and form strong connections with those we work with. Spending so much time with the same people leads us to build strong friendships and for some, more than that.

2020 193

How to Improve Business Website: A Guide for Wholesale Business Owners

Dumb Little Man

With the competition among wholesale and distribution businesses getting heavier each day, being one step ahead in everything – from production to marketing – is a must. And knowing how to improve business website can take you ahead of the competition.

2020 170

How to Measure Influencer Marketing Impact

Dumb Little Man

The rise of social media in the last decade has altered the way we live, work, buy, and do business. Millennials and Gen Z that have the most purchase power spend most of their time online. This is why it has become indispensable for organizations to have a robust presence on social media platforms.

2020 193

53 Million Americans are part of the Low Wage Workforce

Small Business Labs

Brookings' Meet the Low Wage Workforce reports that 53 million Americans, or about 44% of all workers aged 18-64, have low-wage jobs. According to Brookings, the national average for a low-wage job is one that pays $16.03 per hour or less. 

2019 242

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.

2019 240

Life Lessons You Can Learn From Driving A Stick Shift Car

Dumb Little Man

“Fall seven times, stand up eight” – Unknown. For me, this is more like “kill the car seven times, start it up again eight.” ” The process of learning and actually driving a stick shift car has been such a process.

2019 243

The Connection Between Sugar and Cancer You Might Not Know About

Dumb Little Man

In its simplest form, the body uses calories provided by sugar for energy. There’s also the pleasurable aspect is has on many foods. And it’s rather surprising how frequently it appears in savory foods like sauces, processed meats, and vegetable products.

2020 192

Creative Professionals Pushing Back on California's New Gig Economy Law

Small Business Labs

California's new gig economy law, AB5, is not being well received by independent creative professionals.    Freelance writers, musicians, actors, artists, and other creative professionals are finding the new law is damaging their livelihoods. Indie musicians are a good example.

2020 141

What Your Wife May Need That You Don’t Know (Or Have Forgotten)

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever looked at you wife with frustration and thought (or said), “What do you want from me?”. It’s not at all uncommon. I counsel men everyday who find themselves in this exact place.

2020 161

9 Great Reasons to Drink Water And How to Form the Water Habit

Dumb Little Man

We all know that water is good for us, but the reasons are sometimes a little fuzzy. Even if we know why we should drink water, it’s not a habit that we can easily form. The truth, however, is that we don’t focus enough on this habit.

2019 274

5 Effective Ways to Use Live Chats to Increase Leads Conversion

Dumb Little Man

A digital marketing trend that has been growing lately is the introduction of live chat buttons on websites, especially mobile ones. A site visitor clicks on the button and gets instant customer service. Like many other trends, this might be mistaken for a fad that will be out of vogue soon.

2020 141

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

As many of my regular readers already know, I am a proud former administrative professional.

2020 180

How You Can Improve Your Mental Health by Practicing Yoga

Dumb Little Man

Do you crave peace? That invigorating milieu that one can create is not less than a magic pill that heals the pain and problems and lets you achieve a healthy mental state. You must understand that yoga is a psychology. It is not like aerobics.

2020 162

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.

2019 228

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.

2019 225

A House-Buying Guide For Millennials

Dumb Little Man

Buying a house can be an exciting time in anyone’s life, and it’s a huge milestone that you should celebrate. Millennials buying houses is nothing new, but there’s a new surge of younger homebuyers throughout the United States.

2020 187

7 Useful Winter Gardening Tips You Need to Try This Season

Dumb Little Man

Temperatures have started to drop gradually and winter is getting closer by the day. By now, the last crops have been harvested. Everything that’s left to do is to prepare your plants for winter.

2019 233

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.

2019 226

SMART objectives for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

SMART objectives for Executive Assistants are so crucial because, without them, Assistants can be at such a disadvantage. They can be taken for granted, they can be mismanaged, and they can be left without a clue as to what exactly is expected of them in the role.

2020 130

Do You Have Too Many Goals? Here’s How to Prioritize Them

Dumb Little Man

How many goals are you chasing right now? There’s a good chance that you’ve got too many. It’s a classic productivity mistake – and an understandable one.

2019 237

Saving Half of Income: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Save Money Every Month

Dumb Little Man

“Payment Successful”. That’s it. Gone forever. Your last $50 spent in grocery bills and you think “Where does all my money go?” ” You wonder how your co-workers can afford all the glitter and gold while you end up without a dime to pay for the piling bills.

2019 192

JWT Intelligence's 100 Trends for 2020

Small Business Labs

Each of the past 6 years the trends group at the global advertising giant Wunderman Thompson has released an annual trends report covering 100 trends to follow in the coming year. Yes, they really do have 100 trends. And the JWt Intelligence Future 100 Report: 2020 takes 226 pages to cover them. 

2020 151

14 Tips on How to Live A More Active Lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

Most of us know how important exercise is when it comes to staying fit and healthy. Despite that, however, not all of us are moving as much as we’re supposed to. Even when I have been motivated to get a gym membership and start exercising, it only lasts for a few months.

Mastering The Art of A Worry-Free Life

Dumb Little Man

At one time or another, we’ve all been around worried family or friends. Sometimes, it’s awkward and uncomfortable. We don’t know what to say, so we say something fast and easy like “Everything’s going to be okay”, “You’ll be fine”, or worse, “Stop worrying”.

2019 246

What Is Your Success Meter?

Dumb Little Man

What does success mean for you? Here’s an interesting story. In 1983, a young talented guitarist was kicked out of his dream band. He was delirious with joy even just before the manager called him at his office to kick him out.

2019 275

Eating Mindfully: What It Is and What It Can Do To Your Body

Dumb Little Man

Many people like to zone out for the evening after work. Watching the Box and taking it easy is a common practice. But do you regularly add chocolate, ice-cream, and potato chips to the mix? In other words, do you tend to forget eating mindfully and binge eat?

2019 269

Quick Tips On Taking a Social Media Break

Dumb Little Man

We often call the next generation and children today as “digital natives” They’ll grow up being more familiar with social media and the digital landscape instead of interacting with other kids. Some of them may even be considered addicted to internet.

2020 168