Comparison of Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

Adjectives have three degrees of comparison: positive, comparative, and superlative. It seems to me that the general rules for the comparison of adjectives can be mastered by a twelve-year-old. If memory serves, I was taught the rules for comparing adjectives in fifth or sixth grade: 1.

2014 113

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

2012 152

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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. However, they’re just as susceptible to social comparison as their knuckle-dragging ancestors. if you can transcend social comparison.

2011 80

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. : Got this by email from a client today and it really hits the spot this week, which has been a bit of a dispiriting one where I’ve constantly felt like I was falling short, however imaginary the impression. Tip: this also happens when you internalize and take responsibility for things outside of your control.).

2013 40

7 Tips on How to Find Cheap Flight Deals and Discounts

Dumb Little Man

Use comparison sites. There are several great comparison sites out there that can help you find a better deal. This makes it so much easier to make a direct comparison between flights. Run an internet search for ‘flight comparison sites’ and you’ll have your pick of the bunch.

2020 161

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. When looking back at the last five years, the search volume for “coworking” has increased sixfold in comparison to other queries.

2015 262

Freelancers and Financial Well-Being

Small Business Labs

This score provides a standard metric that allows comparisons of financial well-being across individuals or groups. One of the ongoing questions around independent/gig work is its impact on the financial well-being of independent workers (freelancers, gig workers, self-employed, etc.). 

2019 233

5 Must-Have Tools for Networking Online

Dumb Little Man

Drunk dialing looks pretty tame by comparison to p **g off your entire social network all at once. Social media is a game-changer in many ways. It’s hard to imagine how we ever kept in touch with distant friends and family before Facebook, LinkedIn and all the other social networks came along.

Some bad customer feedback can make your good customer feedback shine even brighter

The Small Business Blog

In a recent article from Econsultancy: Bad reviews improve conversion by 67%, which referred to a study undertaken by Reevoo (a provider of impartial product reviews, ratings and price comparison) called Bad Reviews are Good for Business, they found that “68% of consumers trust reviews more when they see both good and bad scores” and…

2012 170

How to Become a More Valuable Employee

Eat Your Career

Their decision to buy from you (and keep buying) is based on a cost-to-value comparison. These days, people talk a lot about adding value in the workplace. Specifically, everyone wants to know how to become a more valuable employee.

2019 214

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…

2012 149

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. These short Q and A sessions are conducted by myself and feature some of the most exciting figures in the business world.

2013 154

Ride Sharing Continues Rapid Grow

Small Business Labs

By comparison, just 15% of Americans said they had used these services in late 2015, and one-third had never heard of ride-hailing before." Pew Research recently did a study on the use of ride sharing services by Americans.

2019 194

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. The business experts agree, when it comes to marketing, the most effective avenue you can use is email.

2016 170

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

Dumb Little Man

In olden days, like a few years ago, you had to run from one store to another in search of the lowest prices and best deals, but now you can comparison shop right from your smartphone, provide you have the right apps.

5 Future Transportation Trends That Will Change the Way We Travel

Dumb Little Man

This is in comparison to the major airports most of the US relies on to travel now. Big changes may soon happen to our roads, seas, and skies.

2020 161

Open Loops 6/28/2011: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

LOVE this article on comparisons. From Zen Habit’s “The Comparison Trap&#. Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. Leo nails it: if you compare, you will become dissatisfied.

2011 169

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. Well, today I came across a sentence where the person used 'then' and I was pretty sure it should have been 'than', but wasn't positive.

2016 138

9 Great Reasons to Drink Water And How to Form the Water Habit

Dumb Little Man

That’s in comparison to people who drank less than two glasses. We all know that water is good for us, but the reasons are sometimes a little fuzzy. Even if we know why we should drink water, it’s not a habit that we can easily form.

2019 270

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. A comparison they don’t even realize they are making. This was the comparison their unconscious mind was making. Today’s post is short and sweet.

2010 114

Part-Time Employment Keeps Growing

Small Business Labs

While the overall report was quite good (at least by comparison to those of the last few years), a big chunk of the increase was in part-time work. Last fall our article Are We Becoming a Part-Time Nation covered the trends leading to the growing number of part-time workers in the U.S.

2013 217

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. After many many years of booking business travel to Houston for my Executives I finally got to travel there myself in January 2014.

2014 208

Open Loops 12/27/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on how to keep cottage cheese fresher, a succinct guid to eliminating bad habits, famous thinkers'' productivity habits, quotes by CEOs, comparisons, and organizing vs. decluttering. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2013 125

LED Street Lights: The 21st Century Lighting Option

Eco-Office Gals

There is not a shade of doubt about the fact that they are long-lasting, environmentally-friendly and energy efficient in comparison to traditional sodium lamps. In comparison, LED lights have distinct advantages. LED street lighting is an innovation that is here to stay.

2013 194

Technology of the week: Touchjet Pond Projector

Practically Perfect PA

it isn’t cheap but if you think about how much it costs to install Smart Screens in every meeting room or giving every member of staff a tablet it is a tiny cost in comparison. What is Touchjet Pond Projector? The Touchjet Pond is great piece of kit from over the pond.

2015 208

Women in Sports: How Female Racers Are Changing Car Racing Forever

Dumb Little Man

Comparisons are often made of the greatest men in racing, but why is there such little conversation about female racers? For the majority of history, motor sports have been thought of as a man’s sport. Little room was ever given for women to try and take part in it.

2020 161

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.

2014 181

10 Awesome Tips On Finding The Best Deals Online

Dumb Little Man

Do price comparison. Going to a local shop to purchase an item is an outdated job. It’s quite exhausting, too.

2019 212

Will Consultants be Replaced by AI?

Small Business Labs

Again from the article: the processing power of four smart consultants with excel spreadsheets is miniscule in comparison to a single smart computer using AI running for an hour, based on continuous, non-stop machine learning. Since we're consultants, we hope not.

2017 206

The Rise of Intermarriage and Cultural Fusion

Small Business Labs

The reason 1967 is the comparison date is that's the year the U.S. In 2015 one-in-six U.S. newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity.    This is up from just 3% in 1967. Supreme Court ruled that interracial marriages were legal. 

2017 158

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. Love and marriage are two words that more often than not go together.

2016 273

Research: Why Workplace Competitions Often Backfire

On The Job

Or they could highlight the differences and uniqueness in each employee’s background, task, and project, and thus make the comparison less meaningful. How many times have you visited a business and seen a list of employee names, followed by a series of check marks or numbers?

2019 130

The History of Signage Design

Small Business CEO

How it was first used in comparison to today and what were the signs originally made of? According to a well known online encyclo…pedia (wink wink), signage can be defined as any type of visual graphic that has been created to display information or convey a message to a particular audience.

2019 63

What is the Difference Between Metaphor and Simile?

Daily Writing Tips

This is an apt comparison because sometimes banks of clouds shuttling past the moon cause the moon to appear to be moving and roiling clouds resemble churning water. The comparison evokes unhappiness, immobility, and gracefulness of posture and dress.

2019 112

3 Cases of Incomplete Parallel Structure

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the sentences below, an action or result is described in comparison or contrast to another, but the phrasing that expresses the parallel between the two phenomena is faulty. The middle portion of this sentence presents a flawed comparison—“similar.

2017 78

Choosing the Best Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

Make a comparison spreadsheet, if necessary Topics to be covered – do they align with your goals? An administrative conference should feed your brain and soul!

2019 257

What Do Insurance Brokers Do for You?

Dumb Little Man

Brokers will obtain quotes and policy comparisons. Along with finding the right insurance plans, brokers are able to quickly and easily get quotes and make policy comparisons. Buying insurance is an expensive but necessary purchase.

2016 206

Research Reveals the One Thing That Can Derail Your Motivation

On The Job

It's not unusual to hear people say that when they've been job searching for a while, they sort of lose their motivation. This loss of initiative can also be found when people are working on projects for work or trying to come up with an innovative idea. I've been through this myself, many times.

2018 130

The Worst Predictions in History

Small Business Labs

" I really like the article's (and the book's) comparison of modern futures techniques to those used during the Roman Empire: "Futurologists now use complex computer models to make predictions but, as Chaline puts it, computers are often no better at discerning the future than "a sheep with a peculiarly shaped liver" Computer models may not be more accurate, but they're a lot less messy. 

2011 127

Independent Workers Have Higher Satisfaction Levels than Traditional Job Holders

Small Business Labs

" These questions are close enough, we think, for a directional comparison. The Conference Board recently released survey results that found "51 percent of U.S. employees feel overall satisfied with their job."

2018 141

Self-Employment Increases With Age

Small Business Labs

  By way of comparison, overall about 10% of the U.S. One of the interesting aspects of self-employment is that the likelihood of being self-employed increases with age. The chart below shows self-employment as a percentage of total employment by age group. The data comes from the U.S.

2013 236

How Does the US Workforce Spend Their Vacation?

Dumb Little Man

When comparing fitness, similar comparisons can be drawn. When life at work gets a little tricky, the promise of an upcoming vacation can often be enough to get us through. Some of us have more time away from the office than others, and how people choose to spend that time can vary widely.

2019 164

This Christmas Give the Gift of Time

Ian's Messy Desk

Retailers would have us believe we need to spend, spend, spend to avoid comparisons to Ebenezer Scrooge. The post This Christmas Give the Gift of Time appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Here it is mid-November, stores are well-stocked for Christmas, and seasonal ads are everywhere in the media. What does your Christmas shopping list look like? What will the list look like in another month?

Gifts 169