How Video Gaming Could Improve Your Cognitive Health And Skills

Dumb Little Man

It is, however, a lesser-known fact that video games can help to improve cognitive skills and general mental health and for any individual spending an extended period indoors, those can be very vital factors. Long Term Health. Brain Featured Fun Health

2020 166

The Health Benefits Of A Drone Hobby

Dumb Little Man

To give you a clearer idea on what you can get from a drone hobby, here’s a quick list of its health benefits. Fifteen minutes under direct sunlight can give you all the vitamin D you need for healthy calcium production, bone health, and muscle growth. According to a 2015 study published by Live Science , having a wide circle of friends is outstandingly good for your health. The post The Health Benefits Of A Drone Hobby appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Will Small Businesses Drop Employee Health Coverage in 2014?

Small Business Labs

We've looked at the new health care law and tried to understand and forecast what it means for small businesses.    The New York Times has an article covering McKinsey getting hammered over their analysis of the new health care law.  companies may drop their employee health insurance when provisions of the new health care law take effect in 2014.

2014 121

Why Your Small Business Needs A SWOT

The Small Business Blog

Why Your Small Business Needs A SWOT by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 17, 2010 As a small business owner, or entrepreneur, you have no doubt heard of a SWOT analysis. But with a heavy workload, is it really necessary for your small business to complete a SWOT analysis? E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 176

Boost Your Memory With Exercise

Dumb Little Man

Instead, you can protect your health and memory with exercise. A meta-analysis of multiple studies found that more meditative and focused exercises like Tai Chi can also help seniors improve their overall cognitive function. Brain Health

2019 240

Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets

Dumb Little Man

Most of the sleep trackers offer deep sleep analysis which includes calculating light, deep, and REM sleep. Goals Health TechnologyNew Year is considered as the start of a whole new journey. It’s the time when all of us make new resolutions.

2019 208

8 Natural Supplements For Reducing Depression

Dumb Little Man

While the media focus has been on using omega-3s for better cardiovascular health, they can also be used to treat depression. Brain Health Stress EPA GABA DHADepression is the most common form of mental illness in the developed world.

2016 270

Barclay's 150 Trends for Investors to Watch

Small Business Labs

  The six trend categories are: 1) Technology & Innovation; 2) Consumer, Food & Retail; 3) Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation; 4) Health & Modern Science; 5) Energy & Environment and 6) Society & Culture.

2020 142

Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill Likely Bad for the Independent Workerforce

Small Business Labs

The quick summary of our analysis of the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill on independent workers is: Low and moderate income independent workers would likely be worse off due to the reductions in medicaid and elimination of subsidies provided by the ACA (Obamacare). The number of independent workers and self-employed will likely decline due to problems getting health insurance as an independent worker.

2017 138

Want To Start Trading? Here’s What You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Learn how to conduct a fundamental analysis. Fundamental analysis is the central element of investing. There may be many different investment strategies, but the fundamental analysis is important to nearly all of them. In general, fundamental analysis is a method traders use to evaluate security and to determine the intrinsic value of that security. When conducted accurately, fundamental analysis can unveil whether a security is underpriced or overpriced.

2017 195

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. This even though many of the costs of coal (pollution, worker health problems, etc.)

2021 142

Purpose and a Paycheck and the New Retirement

Small Business Labs

  Lots of research, much of which is cited in the book, shows that staying engaged and active in retirement leads to greater levels of health and happiness. 

Study Says Over Half of Older Workers Suffer Involuntary Job Loss

Small Business Labs

The study used data from the University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study. Key quote on those who experienced involuntary job loss: "Only one in 10 of these workers ever again earns as much as they did before their employment setbacks, our analysis showed.

2019 228

The Rise of Smart Farms

Small Business Labs

Sensors :  Smart sensors that collect data and help farmers monitor crop health, weather, and soil quality. Plant Data/Analysis : systems that help farmers understand plant composition (microbial makeup, genetic expression, etc.)

2017 188

Drug Side Effects: More Dangerous Than You Think

Dumb Little Man

Sometimes, however, those side effects can be so severe you have to do a cost-benefit analysis weighing whether you are better off with or without the medication. Fear Health Negativity

2017 204

Benefit Declines Makes Self-Employment More Attractive

Small Business Labs

" The article goes on to list 21 workplace benefits that are going away, with reductions in retirement and health care benefits leading the way. Most people looking at becoming self-employed or starting a small business go through a risk/reward analysis of their choices.  We've found that corporate benefits tend to be overvalued in this analysis.   It's no surprise that companies continue to cut workplace benefits. 

2011 124

Beat The Competition: Self Discipline For Business Success

Dumb Little Man

A Quick Analysis Of The Business World Competition. We have all grown up hearing the phrase “health is wealth”. The tough competition of the business world demands business owners to be at the prime of their health. How would you describe the business landscape in today’s time?

2020 242

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

The Solopreneur Life

Below are partial results of the survey; I offer a brief analysis after each section. Analysis: Women are driving the solopreneurship bus — there’s no doubt about it. Analysis: There was an increased percentage of twentysomethings and thirtysomehthings who participated in the 2011 survey, at the expense of those in their 40s and 50s. Analysis: These percentages are essentially unchanged from 2010. Health Insurance.

2012 165

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Improving procedures such as recruitment, administration, and information analysis, smart software can be an indispensable asset as far as running a business goes. It enhances the mental health and well-being of your workforce as a result.

2020 219

Financially Challenges Millennials Changing Society

Small Business Labs

About 875,000 more households are now made up of young adult renters than would have existed if the 2008-era trend had held steady, according to an analysis of census data by Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia, a real estate marketing website. Key quote: Massive student loan debt, stagnant wages, increased cost of childcare and a lack of adequate health insurance benefits may have brought an end to the American family as we once knew it.

2014 184

Why You Need a Mindful Journaling Practice

Dumb Little Man

Mindful journalism helps to restore the peace of your mind, it gives a boost to your mental health, and you feel a lot better afterward. You don’t have to write down a detailed analysis of what you feel and why you experience these feelings.

2020 254

5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

Dumb Little Man

The objective of self-analysis is to look inwards in a constructive way, without being too hard on ourselves. Numerous studies have demonstrated a link between mental health and a well-balanced diet. We all have moments of self-doubt.

2019 170

The Simplest Hack to Be Your Most Organized Self

Dumb Little Man

Not only does it make you more organized, but it does wonders for mental health and personal growth, too. This can either give you access to loads of ideas, skills, and opportunities, or let loose a series of productivity setbacks: lack of focus, analysis paralysis, and many others.

2020 216

3 C's To Help Simplify Instructions

Ian's Messy Desk

For example: Your manager wants to improve employee technical skills; mentions the benefits of having a needs analysis to plan the training ; and asks you to look into self-study manuals, seminars, teleconferencing and cheaper training options.

2010 163

Why Your LinkedIn Photo Sucks

On The Job

Epic fails" included most car selfies (usually from those in IT, computer science health, wellness, fitness and retail). While you may not have given more than a moment's thought to your profile photo on LinkedIn, you may want to reconsider.

2018 130

Top Careers In Chemistry After Graduation You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

You can work on finding solutions to various environmental issues and perform forensic analysis. Chemists work in several state agencies such as Law, Defense, Public Health, Policy, and the Environment. Chemistry, just like other natural sciences, is the backbone of how the world is shaping up at present. It says a lot about the structure of things, how they react with and to each other, and the way they change. This knowledge opens up a wide range of career choices for you.

2018 145

Why All Leaders Need to Understand Big Data

On The Job

While data and statistics are changing the way companies like Google and Amazon do business, they also are impacting industries from manufacturing to health care. Are others collecting data and making decisions based on data analysis that will eventually impact your product or business? “I Do you only care about statistics when discussing fantasy football? Is the only knowledge you have of data is how to spell it? If so, you better wise up – fast.

2015 138

5 Things Your Colleagues Really Don't Want to Know

On The Job

Socializing at work is good for our health, studies reveal, and may even help us live longer. When comments become enough to not only hurt our health, but perhaps cause us to die of some terrible affliction. People at work often socialize.

2011 228

9 Baby Steps To Happiness For The Naturally Gloomy

Dumb Little Man

Added bonus: your long-term health and happiness will also benefit. Analysis of data from almost 18,000 18-65-year-old commuters over an eighteen year period showed that those who made the switch from driving to walking enjoyed improvements in health, happiness and concentration levels.

2017 179

Paperless College Degrees: Five Online Programs for Sustainable Business

Eco-Office Gals

There is a substantial amount of coursework on regulatory issues and occupational health. There is also a series program in Wind Energy Siting & Analysis and an undergraduate program in Sustainability Studies.

2011 224

5 Ways I Stopped Depriving Myself of Sleep

Dumb Little Man

Sleep Duration and All-Cause Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Prospective Studies. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 8(3), 129-136. [4] Health Education & Behavior 36(3), 601-614. [7] I used to stay up really late knowing I had to get up early.

2012 285

You've Got One Change Left. What Do You Do?

Dumb Little Man

Do you fix yourself up financially or fix up your health? Pretty soon you're in analysis paralysis. Something extraordinary happened while you slept last night. Your world has changed forever, because today you woke up being able to make just one more change before you die.

2012 285

Want to Change Career? What Does It Take?

Job Advice Blog

And how about critical matters like salary, health coverage, and investment programs versus the minimum levels of compensation and benefits needed?

2010 173

How To Learn To Trust Your Gut Again

Dumb Little Man

It is a natural, seemingly thoughtless process that requires no analysis or deep thinking. It’s there to help keep your goals on track and remind you of what matters most for your future — be it prosperity, happiness, or health. Plainly, intuition is a high level of thought.

2018 221

How To Make Money On The Blockchain: Here’s What You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Healthcare companies are banding together to use blockchain technology to create ledgers for non-protected health information, such as doctor’s office addresses and telephone numbers.

2019 186

Mon. Motivation - What Direction are You Moving?

Productive & Organized

Oliver Wendell Holmes~ So often we get lost in the details and analysis of what we should do that we forget to take action.  Oliver Wendell Holmes~ So often we get lost in the details and analysis of what we should do that we forget to take action. 

2010 186

What kind of procrastinator are you?

Ian's Messy Desk

Also knows as analysis paralysis. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day. Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap What kind of procrastinator are you?

2010 130

My Theme for 2011: Decisive Productive Action - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

  I'm sure that sounds odd -- maybe you were thinking the focus would be health; but I wanted to focus on figuring out the true cause of my illness rather than having doctors pump me up with meds.    2010 my theme focus was CONSCIOUS HEALTH

2011 218

Easy Cleaning Hacks For The 5 Dirtiest Kids’ Items In Your House

Dumb Little Man

A study by revealed a surprising analysis of everyday objects touched by kids aged newborn to four years old. Chemical household disinfectants, like bleach, are hazardous to human health and the environment. Within minutes of becoming a mom, I realized what dirty truly meant when my son’s blowout diaper leaked all over my arms and clothes. And as he gets older, the messes are evolving.

2017 163

How Safety Audit Software Keeps Your Company Prepared 24/7

Dumb Little Man

The report also states that workplaces that have designed a safety and health management system are inclined to throttling their risk costs by 20 to 40 percent. This mildly suggests that a workforce proficient in big data and analysis would be in high demand soon.

2018 205

Managing the Micromanager

The Office Professionals Place

However, when your micromanager takes matters to the sub-atomic particle level of analysis and manipulation, more time is wasted trying to manage the manager than actually doing the job.

2009 141

Lessons from a Failed Forecast

Small Business Labs

  The qualitative analysis looks OK: " a futurist specializing in workplace issues, says pressure on baby boomers wanting to retire will be so great that they will be pulled back into the labor market. Herman says the problem will be aggravated by the shortage of skilled, educated workers already occurring in manufacturing, health care, and various technical fields."

2011 145

Grow Your Business With These Eight Processes Every Business Should Have

Productive & Organized

  If you are the type of person that procrastinates when it comes to money, this is the best choice for the health of your business.  Market Analysis/Competition.

2011 261