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5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. Not keeping or sticking to a budget. Creating a budget is a necessity, whether it’s the holidays or beyond. Not opting for low-cost traditions.

2018 233

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. Halloween presents many business opportunities that a savvy entrepreneur won’t want to overlook.

2009 164

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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

7 Tips in Choosing Perfect Toys for Your Kids

Dumb Little Man

When a birthday or holiday rolls around, no doubt your kids will present you with a wish list of the toys they want. You can learn a lot about the products you plan to buy by seeing what others who have bought and used them have to say about it. Things like water tables or block sets or even toy kitchens all provide an opportunity for your child to learn new things like colors, shapes, new words, even new languages. Not everyone has a limitless budget.

2017 210

Investing in Graphic Design as a Key Point of Any Startup

Dumb Little Man

It’s the site that claims projects only cost $5. Will it really only cost you $5? You might be able to shave off a few bucks, but that’s what you should realistically budget before starting. 99designs is another affordable option for a low budget startup.

2019 141

Benefits of a multi-day conference

The Small Business Blog

With budgets tight, many companies are looking to trim back expenditure by reducing travel costs, slashing marketing budgets and even downsizing the number of staff. Exchanging information allows attendees to learn from others who are in the same profession.

2013 198

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

Executive assistants are running meetings, making hiring decisions, giving presentations, negotiating contracts, managing budgets and are considered co-leaders. I can attest, though, that this executive assistant has never stopped learning, growing, and staying fresh.

2020 211

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? When planning your business budget, make sure you include the cost of continuing education.

2011 151

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Learning is always a win-win for an employee & manager and progress is easily tracked. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Discuss the importance of a calendar time block for your manager to focus on emails, presentations, budget, etc.

2018 168

4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

It’s important to write down every single penny you spend to avoid unnecessary costs. – Avoid costly events, festivals and parties. Food and grocery shopping: – It’s time for you to learn how to cook! 2 BUDGET TRAVELING. The presentation.

2016 207

The Solution To Professional FOMO

Dumb Little Man

Now, imagine that you are at a conference and you have to choose between two awesome speakers who are giving their presentations at the same time. It marked a 27% increase in productivity and a shocking 20-30% decrease in costs, too. Fear of missing out is such a strong phenomenon.

2017 213

Coaching vs. Consulting vs. Training vs. Freelancing: Which One Is Best For You?

The Solopreneur Life

Each training session requires clients to be present, yet it requires little client interaction. Trainers spend much of their time developing curriculum, new systems to be used, and presentations to be given. The curvatures represent the learning curve.

2010 285

26 Ways to Make Meetings More Fun (…and productive)

Ian's Messy Desk

Change some aspect of your meeting about every twenty minutes: presentation style, insert Q&A, use a panel discussion, small group breakouts, videos, mini-breaks, team presentations, exercises, games, quizzes, feedback, voting, etc. Cover via Amazon. by Charlie Hawkins.

2012 179

Do Bad Bosses Breed Bad Bosses?

The Office Professionals Place

Have you ever asked your supervisor to pay for a training or workshop that would enhance your professional or personal development only to get rejected saying there just wasn’t enough money in the budget? Need a speaker/presenter?

2010 130

Sales Psychology: The Nutshell Guide to Corporate Schmoozing

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Want to learn how to put together the ultimate deal? Instead, clearly convey that you stick around to provide the support that ensures your solution gets delivered, installed, set up, presented, etc, with optimal performance and all the expert tweaking possible. I love selling.

2010 84

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Employers may get to see a side of you other than what you put on your resume or present at the interview. Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. You will be challenged to learn new software skills or hone the ones you have. Or because they cost too much? In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed.

2008 100

Job Loss: You Could Be Next

On The Job

Those lost jobs – the first time that’s happened in four years – comes on the heels of a lousy housing market and continuing costly overseas military actions. Go to the next event and not only should you learn everyone’s name, but come away with at least three new contacts. Is this assistant hearing anything about the boss being told to tighten the budget? If you’re feeling a little uptight about your job these days, you’re not alone.

2007 100

The Kind of Consultants That Really Help Freelancers | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Their job is to work WITH you – they take who you are, what you stand for and represent, and they help you present that properly to your audience. There’s a hell of a lot to learn about setting up an online biz.

2010 62

How to Avoid Wasting Your Blog Client's Money | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

And many online copywriters are thrilled to land a new blogging gig – so thrilled they rarely pause to wonder if writing for their client’s blog is really the best investment of that person’s marketing budget. Have you considered if your own blog is cost effective?

2010 62

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

That’s like being able to attend a workshop given by an expert authority three times a week and learn how to improve your business without paying a penny. We want you to learn, to better your business, to succeed. They feel no shame learning, benefiting and profiting off someone else’s unpaid labor – without ever having to dig out a penny. Businesspeople understand investment, as opposed to cost. They have a budget.

2009 56

Do Clients Need to Like You to Buy? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Listening to Experts is Expensive When new business owners believe faulty information they find on the web, it costs them a great deal. Unlike the person who seems mentally permalinked to 1994, I’m constantly learning new things at a tremendous pace, mostly just because I love it. Too many want to turn this critical aspect of their business over to others, without learning even the slightest part of it. What are the learning lessons?

2010 51