How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

In fact, they’ll usually have lots of features missing or be very limited, costing you more money in the long run. After electronics, clothing and footwear are the second biggest categories on Black Friday. We all have that one friend who likes to tell tall tales.

2018 223

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

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Backpackers vs. Glampackers: What Kind of Traveler Are You?

Dumb Little Man

Backpackers are individuals who follow the low-cost and independent approach to traveling. They wear comfortable clothes because they’re often on their feet, going from one place to another. They wouldn’t mind spending extra on a good pair of shoes or clothes for their trips.

2020 162

6 International Travel Tips You’ll Find Handy

Dumb Little Man

Exploring world-class destinations, learning about unique cultures, and treating your taste buds with delicious foods is what traveling is about. Knowing how much your vacation may cost you can help you budget your trip.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Impact of poor customer service.

Service Untitled

Adding one million extra staff hours to boost customer service experiences especially in women’s lingerie and shoe departments will cost $20 million. The cost of poor customer service Genesys Lab in conjunction with Datamonitor/Ovum calculated a 338.5

Millennials Driving Pet Humanization Trend

Small Business Labs

  But we've learned over the years it's easy to underestimate how quickly the pet humanization trend is growing. It costs $4,000, so we won't be diving deep on this report because we aren't buying it. Millennials, and especially millennial men, love their pets.

2016 239

12 Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub

Dumb Little Man

You’ll be surprised to learn that Vicks VapoRub is a supposed treatment for so much more than just a congested chest. Apply small dabs of Vicks VapoRub to your skin and clothes and mosquitoes will steer clear. Come discover, read, learn, laugh, and connect at

2019 271

How to Cut Down Expenses While Living In A Big City

Dumb Little Man

If you live in a big city, your cost of living could get even higher in 2018. Cities all over the US are seeing record-breaking increases in living costs , making personal budgeting more difficult than ever. Cities like Chicago and New York could cost up to $71,237 higher—nearly $6,000 dollars more per month. Finding a low-cost location to establish yourself will simplify your budgeting.

2018 160

A Quick Guide In Using Room Dividers In Small Spaces

Dumb Little Man

Learn more about their usage in small spaces in the following sections. Cost-effective. Portable dividers are less expensive than fixed systems because there’s no installation and building costs involved.

2019 164

Podcast 111: Quit sorting

Clutter Coach

There are situations where using one of these sort methods makes sense, such as in your clothes closet. I favor insertion sorting for clothing, combined with purging your cache (listen to the previous podcast to learn about that). This means you take all your clothes out of the closet and put them on the bed. If you want to get fancy you can buy clothes rack dividers like the ones you see at stores to separate your categories. Make the search worth the cost.

2019 100

Playing Great Defense With Money

Dumb Little Man

Gaining financial independence won’t happen overnight, nor will it happen only by knowing how to cut costs. Defense is where you learn what you truly need and hone your sense of discipline. The really good business manager doesn’t wake up in the morning and say ‘Today I am going to cut costs’ any more than he wakes up and decides to practice breathing.” -Warren Buffett. If you cut costs, you immediately keep that money. See Also: 5 Ways to Cut Down on Your TV Costs.

2017 163

Top Security Ideas for Businesses You Need to Implement ASAP

Dumb Little Man

An office employee wanders into the wrong area of the building and suffers an injury due to lack of proper safety clothing or equipment. Off-shift vandalism shuts down a factory line for days, costing the organization thousands of dollars. Call a security professional, and walk through the operation right away to learn what a potential thief or vandal might already know about your organization’s vulnerabilities.

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Investing in Graphic Design as a Key Point of Any Startup

Dumb Little Man

T-shirt and clothing designs. It’s the site that claims projects only cost $5. Will it really only cost you $5? Going the 99designs route will cost you around $300. Though you could study it for a lifetime, you can learn enough to start running pretty fast.

2019 141

How to Stay Your Professional Best During Summer

Office Dynamics

Start off by choosing the best clothing for the day ahead of you. Is your company cost conscious therefore keeping the temp in the office higher than you would like it? Learn more at #adminconf. I hope you are staying cool.

2016 201

About American Manufacturing: What “Made In America” Really Means

Dumb Little Man

Although consumers still rely on imported textiles and clothing and appreciate the lower price tag, there is something to be said for the quality of the items made and manufactured within our home country. Our top imports of clothing and textiles come from: China- 38%. It’s not just clothing that we massively outsource to foreign countries; nearly every industry has manufactured goods overseas for pennies on the dollar, making profits off often lower quality goods.

2018 165

How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

In the last few years, as the US economy has recovered from recession, small and large businesses across the country have learned that going green often means making green. This probably isn’t a question that you ask yourself often, but: just how eco-friendly is your furniture?

2016 141

20 Simple Tips to Increase Your Productivity When You Work From Home

Dumb Little Man

Put your clothes near the bed because you’ll need to dress up and cook your meals. Not Important and not Urgent: These are the activities you should avoid at all costs. Understanding this principle is essential to learning how to prioritize your days, weeks, and months.

2019 277

The 7 Biggest Mistakes That College Students Make

Dumb Little Man

It’s also a time where you can make some pretty costly mistakes and miss out on some great opportunities. There are tutors in your student learning center that are waiting for people to come to them for academic help. Restaurants, movie theaters, clothing stores- there’s a good chance that you can receive a pretty nice discount from those places. So many great things can happen in college. It’s essentially your launching pad.

2018 196

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

During the American civil war, educator Clara Barton and a team of volunteers started to provide clothing, food, and supplies for the sick and wounded servicemen. There are thousands of potential opportunities that can allow you to share your skills and knowledge or learn something totally new. You can learn new skills. When you volunteer, you get the chance to undertake training, learn, and practice a number of new skills.

2017 170

The Solopreneur Life “Friday Bits” Column #23

The Solopreneur Life

This week’s menu includes: • What you can learn from the marketing acumen of my daughter’s orthodontist. • What marketing lessons can be learned? Identify the negative perceptions of your service that can be changed without a huge cost.

2010 172

The 7 Step Guide to Increasing Your Financial Peace

Dumb Little Man

By learning more about personal finance you will: Decrease your general fear Become more discriminating about what you hear and read Gain more confidence in your ability to handle your family’s finances Become a resource for your family and friends Live on a Budget Yes, it’s the dreaded B-word.

2010 285

The 3 Types of People That Ruin Meetings

Dumb Little Man

Remember the parable about the Emperor with no clothes? A good leader will learn from that mistake and create a plan to avoid it from happening again. Aah, the office meeting.

2017 206

Writing and Pronunciation

Daily Writing Tips

It is more useful in a writer to learn the idiosyncrasies of the system. speakers who do not pronounce all the letters in a word still need to learn “spelling” pronunciations. I learned that if I think the “spelling” pronunciation “sil-hoo-etty,” I can spell it correctly.

2013 111

Appropriate vs. Apropos vs. Apt

Daily Writing Tips

All three words may be used as adjectives meaning suitable or pertinent : Your reference to “The Emperor’s New Clothes” is apropos of the way so many people conform to social expectations rather than think for themselves. Another meaning of apt is “ready to learn,” as in “She’s an apt student.”

2014 113

We are Fighting Against Cancer & Relaying For Life on Saturday - Check Out This Great Organizing Package

Productive & Organized

This method works much better than old-fashioned alphabetic methods and is a great alternative to costly and time consuming scanning and imaging solutions. Learn organizing tips to assist you in becoming and staying organized at home, at work, and in life. 

2011 199

10 Ways to Find More Hours in Your Day

Dumb Little Man

Just think what you could do with an extra hour or two each day: you could finally stick to an exercise routine, or spring-clean the house, or write your novel, or learn the guitar, or get a new qualification. Delegate Some Chores Perhaps you seem to be the only person in your household who’s capable of unstacking the dishwasher or ironing the clothes. We all wish we had just a bit more time.

2012 220

Featured Soloist Jill Chivers: “Be Extra Patient”

The Solopreneur Life

What is a mistake that you made that you learned from? We were still learning about online marketing and cyber commerce, and we thought we’d done enough research. Learn how you can be part of The Solopreneur Life affiliate program.

2010 157

27 Productivity Killers: Why Nothing Ever Gets Done!

Dumb Little Man

You will incur additional costs, and you’ll have to spend time with that person to get them up to speed and communicate exactly what you want them to do. To learn more about it, here are 13 effective solutions to procrastination. There is hence an inherent cost to meetings.

2011 286

Small Business Start-Up Idea – T-Shirt Design | THE SMALL BUSINESS.

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. This will need to be designed, printed and distributed – all of which costs money. E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 199

The 6 Stages Of A Failure

Brilliantly Better

Anyway, fact is that once they learn I’m running a personal development blog, they somehow treat me as some sort of a guru. Learning The Lesson Which means taking some sort of real action. You learn by doing. The long answer: because this is how we learn.

2010 105

Entrepreneurship live and kicking! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

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. What have I learned yesterday? E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

2008 158

Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: Ignorance | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Later they learned that in Africa illiteracy is high, so companies put pictures on the product labels to show what’s inside. Recover from mistakes and learn from them. What separates good writers from great writers is that great writers learn from mistakes and become greater.

2010 87

Want To Build Your First Website?

Daily Writing Tips

How much would it cost? In my role as an e-learning coordinator at a Further Education college in the UK, I have come across a couple of sites that readers may find useful to support their development of web pages.

2010 80

Which Person Would You Talk To?

Men With Pens

I saw E.Gilbert’s TED talk shortly before I learned I suffered from Bipolar Disorder and what she said resounded so true it was scary. I do want to learn more about what you mean with offshore work… expand? Reply Kelly December 2, 2009 at 12:40 pm James, Which you insisted I learn how to order. Electronic distribution of media is a double-edged sword, it gives the creators the advantages of lower cost of entry and the ability to work from just about anywhere.

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