How to Learn Anything Online for Free

Dumb Little Man

The first thing most people worry about when they want to learn something is money. They think of buying books or enrolling in paid courses. The problem is these books and courses can be expensive. Yes, but Google is only a gateway to tons of learning resources online.

2016 207

Book Review: Essentialism

Productivityist

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

2014 105

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Four Steps to Change Your Life – With Books

Dumb Little Man

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them. Mark Twain (attributed) How many books are on your shelf collecting dust? A book may only cost you $20.00, but the cost of your time to read it may be significantly higher.

2011 285

Book Review: Get Smarter

Productivityist

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 90

10 Best Mobile Apps to Learn English

Daily Writing Tips

If you’re learning English as a second language, you might want some extra help and support beyond your regular lessons. Alternatively, you might decide to dispense with lessons altogether and learn from websites or apps. Cost: Varies, but if you want to pay monthly, it’s $12.95/month.

2019 112

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. They found things that were of high value to their opponent low cost to them. Overall, I enjoyed Grant’s book. Book Review

2014 89

Small Business Checklist: Business Costing | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Fixed costs – rent, rates, utilities bills, make sure you add these to your monthly out goings.

2007 212

How to Write a Book Outline: Fiction and Nonfiction

Daily Writing Tips

You learned how to write outlines in school, I suppose. But when you outline your book, you don’t have to do it that way. It’s your book, after all. Because you can learn from their questions while you can still make changes.

2019 113

Top 10 Online Tools for Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

Writing and publishing a book is a huge (and wonderful) undertaking – and you’ll want all the help you can get. There are loads of great downloadable tools out there for book authors, like Scrivener (for writing), Calibre (for producing ebooks) and KDP Rocket (for finding good keywords to use on Amazon). Tools for Publishing Your Book. However your book is published, though, you’ll find the “Tools for Marketing Your Book” list useful.). #3:

2018 85

Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary

Daily Writing Tips

The Magoosh Vocabulary builder is designed to help you learn new words by asking you questions and offering multiple choice answers. in real life, but it can still be fun to learn them. The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month! Have you got an Amazon Echo?

2019 104

Learn English and Grammar Skills with Google Home Assistant

Daily Writing Tips

Would you like to learn English and improve your grammar without getting off the sofa and without cracking open a textbook? To learn English and improve your grammar, you’ll need to use some of Google Home’s (many!) The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month!

2019 91

Can you write a book or a novel with speech recognition software?

Daily Writing Tips

For many writers, dictating a book instead of typing it just doesn’t work. Every revision meant increased cost in materials and labor: buying paper, spending time, paying a secretary. So what did writers do when revisions were costly?

2019 109

40 Things I've Learned in 40 Years

Productivityist

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. And paper books. Today I turned forty.

2014 114

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

2016 67

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

 discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.   The increasing and hidden costs of off-shore manufacturing.   Increases in shipping costs over the next decade. 

2010 255

WinWeb's Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre.

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. WinWeb’s Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre Functionality. do cost cutting.

2007 130

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

How to Kickstart Your Book Project

Men With Pens

So when I received strong interest for my fourth book from traditional publishers and was told they’d put it out in spring of 2012…. I’m no newbie to publishing, having written three books already. And what’s more, the publishing industry often rejects books deemed to be too risky.

2011 78

Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Office Dynamics

Share Ground Transportation: Sharing a taxi or town car with other attendees from your organization may be a cost-effective alternative. Prepare: pack a good book or your MP3 player so you can entertain yourself during downtime.

2018 221

Get Organized: 5 Low-cost Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Now

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, May 27, 2010 Get Organized: 5 Low-cost Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Now As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Here are 5 easy, low-cost ways to organize your kitchen now: (1) Edit your counter space.

2010 59

Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow!

Productive & Organized

» Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow! You can overcome procrastination if you learn a few simple secrets.     You can get the special report at no cost here: Get Your Special Report: Priority Setting – Working on the Right Things. 

2010 216

Why Effort Isn’t Enough to Reap the Best Rewards (Virtual Book Tour: Cynthia Kocialski)

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we have Cynthia Kocialski here to talk effort and rewards as part of a book tour for her latest book, Out of the Classroom Lessons in Success: How to Prosper Without Being at the Top of The Class.

2012 205

Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves.

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, February 11, 2010 Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves You Money) Youve probably thought about how clutter in your home and office costs you resources like time and money. But have you ever considered that a cluttered car costs you as well?

2010 40

The Potential Customer just Walked – How Much did it cost you.

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on January 7, 2010 under Connecting Moments , Customer Moments , making a difference | Read the First Comment What is the cost of a lost customer? I learned today from CustServ that the cost of lost customers equals 338.5 How much is that costing you?

2010 130

7 Ways to Save Money while Earning a College Degree

Dumb Little Man

Is the high cost of tuition and expenses keeping you from that college degree you want? It’s no secret that the cost of higher education keeps climbing at a staggering rate as each year passes. Did you know you can rent textbooks instead of buying them for just a fraction of the cost?

2016 276

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

That simple lack of a search cost us hours.   I am sharing it because I want you to LEARN and TAKE ACTION from my mistake. As you are creating new programs, products, books, whatever; do a trademark search!  Today, I'll share the story of the HOURS we lost in productivity that could have been saved by a simple 5-10 minute task. You see that graphic to the right? 

2012 183

Top 5 Tips for Learning More About Your Customers

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 156

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost.

2015 261

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course. The methods I learned there have gave me greater confidence and speed (i.e. The value of learning is very clear.

2015 107

Cinch.fm Audio Service Shuts Down - Lessons We Can Learn on Customer Service & Not Counting on One Platform

Productive & Organized

Friday night I learned that one of my favorite pod-casting sites, Cinch.fm , was shutting down.    I was hit by the lack of customer service too, but we can certainly learn from this story; so that is what I'm going to share today. Provide Customer Service Even If The Service You Are Providing is No Cost. Lesson #1: When you are giving away your teleseminars, e-books or special reports, what kind of service are you delivering to your customers? 

2012 137

Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

BioTeams

This method for shared services design is definitely cost-led but also takes into account both the adequacy of service of the best cost performer and also any regional environmental differentiating factors between the different councils.

2011 56

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

Additionally, many people will not even purchase a book or online program for themselves. But I also spent my own hard-earned money to learn and become the best assistant I could.

2016 196

Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

We’re offering our book, Who Took My Pen … Again? You might be wondering why we chose this book and not one of Joan’s first books, such as Become An Inner Circle Assistant or Underneath It All. This book comes from a very special place.

Gifts 130

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. This point isn’t an endorsement of pain as much as it is an acknowledgment that pain is sometimes one’s preferred method of learning. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Book Review: The Retail Doctor's.

Service Untitled

He begins his book asking the retailer to identify what type of business owner he might be, and breaks down the four personalities to: - Driver : Extroverted, egotistical, project driven, and makes decisions based on results. Expressive : Spontaneous, good negotiator,and learns by doing.

2010 52

The R's Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? I learnt this from Dale Carnegies book “How to win friends and influence people&#.

2010 130

Give Your Business a Boost with Continuing Education

Tips From T. Marie

So why is it that many of us are more than willing to spend money on software, computer equipment and all the physical trappings of business, but balk at spending anything on learning? Even purchasing a book or ebook can be a huge benefit.

2011 151

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

2009 164

Reading your way into a great career

Laughing all the Way to Work

I read professional magazines, books about topics that I want to be educated on, website articles related to my career and the list can go on. Educating yourself doesn't have to cost big bucks or take time away from your family to attend courses. What better way to spend the time while waiting for a dentist or doctor's appointment than reading a book? That's the beauty of a book or magazine, you can take it with you. Books: How Full is Your Bucket?

2008 100

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members. This may include a two part content series that must be learned over two or more renewal periods.

2010 153

How To Self-Publish On Amazon, Kindle And iBookStore

Brilliantly Better

Tweet For the last 14 months I’ve been learning how to become a self-published author. And by that, I mean not only PDF ebooks available on the blog, but also printed books on Amazon, Kindle versions and, of course, for the latest hype in town, ePub-based ebooks in Apple iBookStore.

2011 114

How to Become a More Valuable Employee

Eat Your Career

In my newest book, The Invisibility Cure , I cover this topic in depth. Learn more about Chrissy’s training and speaking services here >> So, my point is, I’m passionate about the topic of adding value at work—and I have a lot to say about it. Less costly?

2019 212

Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 184