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Comparison of Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

Adjectives have three degrees of comparison: positive, comparative, and superlative. The comparative is formed with -er or more. Perhaps.

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Why the comparisons you make determine your success

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

We’ve been making comparisons for thousands of years. This constant social comparison is just a way of life. We’re social creatures.

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Moxie Tip 151: The VA/Employee Comparison Trap

Virtual Moxie

VAs make sense, not in the dollar-to-dollar comparison, but in the effective/efficient/convenient comparison w/ employees. Fees Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

Global Interest in Coworking Booming

Small Business Labs

In comparison to the same month in the previous year, this figure has climbed by 35% - and by around 60% compared to two years ago.

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A Mini Guide to Business Insurance

The Small Business Blog

You can find a full listing and evaluation of these on online comparison sites like Money Supermarket. There are many different types of insurance cover that a business will need to look into, and some that are required by law. But here is a list of some of the main policies that should be considered…

Sales Psychology: Why People Won’t Pay Your Rates

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

When someone says “that’s too expensive&# , they’re verbally acknowledging an unconscious comparison. Tough question.

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5 Types of Parallel-Structure Problems

Daily Writing Tips

but also” comparisons. Enforcement actions by regulators in the United Kingdom are usually less severe in comparison to the United States.

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Technology of the week: Touchjet Pond Projector

Practically Perfect PA

What is Touchjet Pond Projector? The Touchjet Pond is great piece of kit from over the pond. What does it do? How does it benefit assistants?

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6 Small Business Service Types That Offer a Flexible Work Environment

Small Business CEO

Telecommuting and freelancing are gaining popularity not only because of the obvious benefits they hold for employees.

5 Types of Parallel-Structure Errors

Daily Writing Tips

The following five sentences demonstrate various syntactical miscalculations; discussions and revisions follow each example. Grammar

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5 Types of Redundancy

Daily Writing Tips

The following five sentences illustrate an array of redundancies. Discussions and revisions follow each erroneous sentence. Style

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Goldman Sachs on Millennials

Small Business Labs

They are used to instant access to price comparisons, product information and peer reviews. Gen Y

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Overcoming fear of failure (falling short) and what other people think.

Denise Aday

personal work comparison clients fear of failure letting go control Overcoming fear of failure (falling short) and what other people think. : Tip: this also happens when you internalize and take responsibility for things outside of your control.). If you relate, hope it gives you a little boost, too :).

3 Cases of Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

A discussion of the problem, and a revision that solves it, follows each example. This sentence erroneously compares technological devices to films.

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12 Great Holiday Shopping Apps That Can Save You Time and Money

Dumb Little Man

That means you have to make the most of your shopping time—shop fast and shop smart. Read more ». Happiness Holiday Money Shopping

Idioms with Compare

Daily Writing Tips

Compare with would be reserved for a detailed comparison that notes differences between two people who are similar in some respects, but not in others.

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3 Types of “Not Only. But Also” Errors

Daily Writing Tips

But because changing is the operative verb for both parts of the comparison, it should precede “not only” — and should be shadowed by also after the conjunction: “Digital cameras are changing not only photography but also our lives.”. This sentence mixes two phrasing forms for making comparisons: “both. and” and “not only.

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Then or Than?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Than is used to make comparisons. Both than and comparison have a letter “A” in them. I have always had trouble knowing when to use the words 'then' or 'than'. Sometimes it is easy to figure out, but other times I struggle to figure it out. For example: "We went to the store." OR "Darlene walked to school with us." It works for me!! "A

15 “Positions” and Their Variations

Daily Writing Tips

juxtapose : place together for comparison (“set beside”). juxtaposition : placement together for comparison (“something set beside”).

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2016 Forms 12

10 Things You Should Know About Creating Your Happiness

Dumb Little Man

Avoid Social Comparison and Dwelling On Things. “Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” Dalai Lama.

2016 82

5 Minutes With… Daniel Abrahams

The Small Business Blog

Our latest interviewee is Daniel Abrahams, the Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships at award winning comparison sites… Read the full article here: 5 Minutes With… Daniel Abrahams on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Welcome to the latest in an ongoing series of entrepreneur interviews for The Small Business Blog.

Take your boss’s business trip virtually

Practically Perfect PA

There are plenty of other comparison websites but I always check Skyscanner prior to booking any flights. Packing Pro: £1.99. Skyscanner: Free.

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Ten tips for organising a business trip to… Houston

Practically Perfect PA

Hotel rooms in 4 or 5 star properties are cheap in comparison to other US cities. Here are my top ten tips for business travel to Houston.

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10 tips for organising car hire

Practically Perfect PA

Car hire comparison sites. In the UK there are quite a few hire car hire comparison sites which will help you secure a good deal for your boss.

Using Repetition to Produce Parallel Structure

Daily Writing Tips

The phrase “make their products as well as” implies that a comparison is being made, rather than that “as well as” is serving as a conjunctive phrase.

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Satisfaction With Traditional Jobs at 10 Year High - Still Well Below Independent Worker Satisfaction Levels

Small Business Labs

  As the chart on the left below from the WSJ article shows, just under half (49.6%) of U.S. An improving economy makes work better for everyone.

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5 Types of Conditionals

Daily Writing Tips

By comparison, a second conditional follows the past simple with would and the infinitive. Professionally printed in as few as 7 days. Style

Three Deadly Sins of Leadership

Ian's Messy Desk

It was necessary to discount numerous tactical behaviors that may appear destructive at the moment, but in the large scheme pale by comparison to the more strategic negative behaviors. It is the comparison that makes [a person] proud: the pleasure of being above the rest. Some time ago a magazine writer asked me a probing question.

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Don’t Do Due Diligence

Daily Writing Tips

comparison shopping : comparing the same or similar products or services as offered by different retailers, manufacturers, etc. Style

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Pronunciation of -ise in Verbs and Nouns

Daily Writing Tips

For a fascinating comparison of views on the subject of -ize vs. -ise , see Mike Horne’s “ The -ize have it! ”. advertise. apprise.

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The Pricing Battle: Charging for Your Time or Charging for Results/Value

Productive & Organized

" 2 - Comparison to their own hourly evaluation of themselves. Wiser interviewing Dan Crask and me on the topic. Charging by the Hour.

2013 83

Top 10 Tips to Help Children Develop Useful Habits

Dumb Little Man

In comparison, being a negative person will definitely affect their own personalities and well-being. Eat healthy food. Say no to gadgets.

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Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

Tips From T. Marie

The comparison chart at the end of this post compares some of the more popular services. Bonus Freebie: EMail Marketing Service Comparison List.

When Is It Just Not Worth It? A Story of Failure.

Tips From T. Marie

However, that number was small in comparison to the number of students who signed up, watched one or two videos and then cancelled their membership.

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What Busy Hospitals Can Teach You About Office Management

Office Dynamics

In comparison with a busy office, the emergency room staff fills many roles, such as that of a well-trained receptionist. Flow Management.

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3 Sentences That Cause Confusion

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following sentences, a word or phrase is an obstacle to comprehension. In this case, the latter option applies.) Style

End-of-Year Exercise: Rate Your Career Fulfillment

Eat Your Career

Next year (or possibly next month or next week) you get to reflect back and see where you are in comparison to where you were. It’s that wonderful time of year again…where we all drink eggnog and sing merry songs as we reflect on the past and make plans for the future. It’s the perfect time for a quick career reassessment! HUZZAH! And 8.5

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Top 5 Time Management Hacks To Get You Ahead

Dumb Little Man

You get more room to adjust urgent tasks in between your preplanned week which is less stressful in comparison to planning on a daily basis.

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3 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Fiancés and Finances

Dumb Little Man

While these attributes may seem minor in comparison to hobbies or political beliefs, they are quotidian conversations, meaning, they come up every day.

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Have a Child with Skin Sensitivities? Here’s How to Deal with it

Dumb Little Man

If the kid has an elder sibling, then use hand-me-downs as they are softer in comparison due to numerous washings. To provide the best for a baby, parents make sure that the child is always cared for and nurtured in the best possible way in a secure environment. Clothing Items. If it feels slightly irritable then refrain from buying it.

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