Book Review: The Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The book provides a wealth of excellent "how to" advice on succeeding at independent work. Mulcahy packages up the information from her MBA course in this book, and at only $16 ($11 if you buy the Kindle version), it's a a whole lot cheaper than taking her class at Babson. 

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Book Review: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

"How to capitalize and compete in the new world of work" is the tagline for the book Thriving in the Gig Economy.   The book starts with an excellent overview of the gig economy.   But anyone interested in the gig economy will learn much from this book.

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Book Review: The Million-Dollar One-Person Business

Small Business Labs

We really like the tagline for the book The Million-Dollar One-Person Business.   But this book is not just about being self-employed. The book is written by the well-known and highly respected small business expert Elaine Pofeldt. 

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Great Book for Copyeditors and Others: The African Svelte

Business Writing

I love it when a book on language teaches me a lesson. Best Picks Books Gems of Language ProofreadingThe African Svelte: Ingenious Misspellings That Make Surprising Sense, a guide by Daniel Menaker filled with humorous, elegant word errors, taught me that I’d better slow down and.

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Book Review: Baby Bust

Small Business Labs

  The book is based on several studies of students from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. There's also good news in the book, especially in the area of gender equality.   Book Reviews Demographics

2014 60

Announcing my first book: The Hidden Power of Your Customers

Customers Rock!

I am so excited to share the news with all of you that I have a book coming out in July! The book is called The Hidden Power of Your Customers: Four Keys to Growing Your Business Through Existing Customers , being published by John Wiley & Sons. The Book. Pre-order the book.

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Best Business Books: The First-Time Entrepreneur’s Reading List

Dumb Little Man

They have an extensive list, ranging from science fiction and fantasy to historical and business books. Carve some time this weekend and snuggle with a good book, beginning with the following best business books. First published in 2011, the book and its central topic remain relevant today. If you are busy and you have to choose just one book to digest this year, this should be it. I am betting you will enjoy this book as much as I did.

2017 82

How the Best Hotels Win Repeat Bookings

The Small Business Blog

Follow these golden rules to build a reputation as a caring bed and breakfast, boutique hotel or national chain, to win repeat bookings. Create a sense of urgency to encourage bookings, by setting a deadline to claim the offer.

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Booking a chartered flight for your boss

Practically Perfect PA

Many will skip the gauntlet that is busy airports and scheduled flights preferring to arrange their own private transportation, which means that assistants will be asked to book, chartered flights for their boss (and potentially their entire family and staff).

2014 73

Book Review: Better Business Writing

Business Writing

A book I can recommend to executives and to the human resource managers whose responsibility it is to develop executives: HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by Bryan A. Best Picks Books Teaching Business WritingAt last! Garner. Garner is one of my favorite experts on.

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5 Lesser-Known Must-Read Books For Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

There are a number of popular books available at your local bookstore that is aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs. While these are really good books and something that every wantrepreneur must read, they do not cover all aspects of entrepreneurship.

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How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

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How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

2017 51

Booking space for your Executive meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Here are some top tips for booking space for your Executive meetings. ITA* offers a bespoke and free of charge booking service for over 40 of the most exclusive events settings the capital has to offer.

2016 51

Book Review: Work Women Want

The Small Business Blog

Recently I read a business book that I really enjoyed. The author, small business owner Jennifer Forest, worked from home following the birth of her children and set out to make that the topic of her latest book. Book Review book review Business Books women work women want

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3 Management Books Every Upcoming Entrepreneur Must Read

Dumb Little Man

Some books can linger in your memory for a long time. There are books that can shake you from within while others can make you a better human being. The books in this list did all those things to me. 1)The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking.

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20 questions to ask before you book a venue

Practically Perfect PA

It goes without saying that the venue is a crucial part of any event that you organise, there are a lot of factors that need to be considered before you book the venue. The post 20 questions to ask before you book a venue appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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Five Inspirational Must Read Books for 2015

Dumb Little Man

Here’s the good news: anybody who wants to become healthier, better organized, happier in their relationships, more effective at work, or more financially secure can look for inspiration and guidance in inspirational books.

2015 68

Book Review: The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

I'm more than a bit behind on my book reviews, which is why it's taken me so long to get to Jacob Morgan's excellent book, The Future of Work.   The strength of this book is how well it synthesizes the wide range of trends driving the future of work.

2015 31

Book for Executive Assistants on Amazon Best Seller for 2 Years

Office Dynamics

Of course,what else would we expect of a book that was the outgrowth of a collaborative effort of 240 administrative and executive assistants who attended the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas. WHO TOOK MY PEN. AGAIN?

2014 86

10 Billion Reasons to Write Your Self-Help Book

Dumb Little Man

There are nearly 10 billion reasons why you might want to write a self-help book of your own and share it with the world. But why do we need so many self-help books […]. The post 10 Billion Reasons to Write Your Self-Help Book appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2014 88

Booking a flight for the boss

Practically Perfect PA

For any assistant booking a flight for the boss can be a daunting task. Here are my top tips on booking a flight for your boss… . Once you have the flight booked there are a few more aspects of the trip you should consider before your boss boards the flight.

2014 51

5 Ways I Read More Than 50 Books Last Year


Everyone wants to read more books, but we don’t spend the time required to do so. For a long time, I used to read a book a month. Now I read about a book a week. Here are five ways I found to read more books: #1 Have a book buffet. There’s a book about it.

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Pic of the Day: Read a Book

The Small Business Blog

Reading a book is likely to be a lot more valuable use of your time than spending the equivalent amount of hours on social media or watching television. Picture of the Day Business Books Facebook picture of the day

What is The Best Online Address Book? A Debate Revisited

Small Business CEO

Let’s get clear up front – we’re talking about ‘online address books’, which for the purposes of this article means an address-book, a place where you hold information on how to get in touch with people, that is online.

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7 Reasons To Start Reading Books? Here’s why!

Dumb Little Man

Ask a voracious reader why he or she makes time out of their busy schedule for reading a book. Have you ever wondered why they even read books? What’s the importance of reading books for these bibliophiles? You can bank on the information given in books.

2016 52

Book Review: The Fifth Age of Work

Small Business Labs

  He's a cultural anthropologist, partner in a coworking facility, business professor at Texas State and the co-author of one of the first books on coworking - I'm Outta Here.    I do have one required disclosure since I just suggested you read this book.

5 Tips to Learn Languages by Reading Foreign Books

Dumb Little Man

Through reading, foreign language book learners not only learn a new language, but also get to explore a new culture. In case you want to learn a new language by reading foreign books, there are a few simple rules to follow. Also, you can use bilingual books. Adapted books.

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10 Great Books that Will Boost Your Creativity

Dumb Little Man

Today you’ll read about books that are designed to do just that and boost your creative qualities as much as you can imagine. The post 10 Great Books that Will Boost Your Creativity appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Becoming more creative can be challenging, especially if you have no idea where to start.

2014 74

Honored “Best Book” In Best of The Best Office Products and Services

Office Dynamics

Best Favorite Business Related Book. The post Honored “Best Book” In Best of The Best Office Products and Services appeared first on Office Dynamics

2014 117

Top 10 Websites for Book Lovers

Daily Writing Tips

There is something magical about reading books. Whether you like fiction or non-fiction, fantasy or sci-fi, there are many books out there. Still, it isn’t always easy to make a trip to the bookstore or library to find that specific book that you are looking for. Book Reviews

Formatting Book Titles in the Digital Age

Daily Writing Tips

A reader wonders why he is seeing book titles presented in all capitals: I’ve even seen publishers and editors do it, so I started thinking maybe I was misinformed. Typing book titles in all caps is a peculiarity of the publishing industry.

2014 35

The Book Launch Strategy that Creates a Win

Men With Pens

The Book Launch Strategy that Creates a Win first appeared on Men With Pens Copyright 2006 — 2015, All Rights Reserved. Click here to read the full article → Another rocking post from Men With Pens!

2015 57

The 10 Best Books I Read In 2016


Full disclosure: The links to the books mentioned in this post are Amazon affiliate links. Should you use the link to purchase one of these books, then I’ll get a little bit of money to build my own library (as my Amazon earnings are used to buy more books). I’ve also placed Blinkist links to these books where applicable if you would like to learn more about the book without dedicating time and money to the full text. A truly wonderful book.

2016 19

Declutter your book shelves

Clutter Coach

by Books are sacred. The first line of attack is: don’t buy a book until you’re ready to read it. I recently talked to a client about the books on his shelf, most of which he hasn’t read, and he no longer remembers when or why he acquired them. Now he’s face with hundreds of books he feels he should read, someday. Even a budget scanning service would cost hundreds of dollars given how many books he had. They’re emblems of culture.

Book Review: Small Town Rules

Small Business Labs

  The premise of the book is technology - and especially social media - is combining with tougher economic times to create business conditions that reflect those traditionally associated with small towns. Although very different, this book reminded me of E.F.

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How To Publish Your Thesis Into A Book In 4 Steps

Dumb Little Man

You can solve this by publishing your thesis as a book. In 4 doable steps, you can turn your thesis into a book that people can get their hands on. A thesis may resemble a book in length and depth, but it’s not a book. Look for small publishers who are open to niche books.

2017 52

Book Review: The Obstacle is The Way


Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. But with The Obstacle is The Way , author Ryan Holiday has written a book about how to use philosophy as a system for being productive. Book Review

Book Review: Get Smarter


It might not seem like it considering the number of book reviews I do, but sometimes I get in a reading rut. Days will go by when I haven’t read a book and despite my best attempts to try tactics that have worked in the past I can’t seem to start a new book.

2015 15

Book Review: Essentialism


Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. This doesn’t sound easy (and it’s not) so McKeown organizes the book around four big areas with specific tips for each one. Book Review

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