8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Dumb Little Man

They Never Stop Learning. In this technology-driven world that we live in, the day you stop learning is the day you become obsolete. Make it a point to learn something new every day. The television is referred to as the idiot box for a reason.

2016 207

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

When we reference organizations that have provided us funding in the last year we will note it.  discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.

2010 254

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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.

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

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

Productive & Organized

  The trademark owner contacted our office and suggested that we remove the site, directory listings and any other public reference we had to their trademark because we were infringing on their rights. 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. 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.

2012 183

What You Need To Know About Wisdom Tooth And Its Extraction

Dumb Little Man

Who will do the extraction and how much will it cost? Once you have decided to have a tooth extraction, and if it will require surgery, your dentist may refer you to an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Health Learning TasksIs the removal of our wisdom teeth really necessary?

2017 186

Small Business Bootstrapping Techniques | 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. Q & A: What does “Fixed Costs” mean and why should they be as low as possible in a Small Business?

2007 208

8 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

Dumb Little Man

As you learn to meditate, your brain can begin to separate the physical sensation of pain from your emotional reaction to it. One of the first things you’ll learn to activate on command is a state of deep relaxation that you can spend more of your time immersed in.

2020 283

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

Often referred to as a dying breed, let me explain. Executives want strategic business partners, which by the way, was acknowledged 20 years ago and now is being referred to more than ever. It’s what I refer to as “Human Moments.” The cost is about $30,000.

2020 260

Saving Half of Income: 5 Steps to Effortlessly Save Money Every Month

Dumb Little Man

Well, here’s the big secret: Although learning to save doesn’t require hours of vigorous training, like Kung Fu, it does require a fair deal of practice and discipline. Obviously, that’s a recipe for disaster and you want to avoid it at all costs. “Payment Successful”. That’s it.

2019 204

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned! Upfront about service costs, no hidden fees. Is upfront about what their services cost.

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned! Upfront about service costs, no hidden fees. Is upfront about what their services cost.

15 Benefits to Outsource Document Management

Dumb Little Man

Document management is often referred to as Document Management Systems (DMS). Most, if not all, outsourcing companies can provide the equivalent level of effectiveness in services at a much lower cost. I have this video for you to learn how it works.

2019 250

More on Mobile (Meaning Truck-Based) Commerce

Small Business Labs

  But as we dive deeper into the world of food trucks, we're learning the trend towards mobile,  truck-based commerce is exploding. These cost-efficient trucks allow even the smallest of micro-brewers the ability to use cans instead of bottles. Another interesting reference to truck-based commerce comes from USA Today's Why shopping will never be the same. works well as low cost incubators, allowing entrepreneurs to test concepts and ideas.

2012 132

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

This means—don’t talk to everyone who happens upon your site or gets referred to you. By the same token, those who do like what they learn from your site can (and will) contact you already knowing that they are likely to be a good client for you. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 130

How to Find a Good Mechanic in the Age of Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Mechanics learn something new every day. The more days they spend fixing cars, the more they learn about them. Cross-reference these recommendations from your social media friends with sites like Yelp or Angie’s list that have dedicated sections for auto repair.

Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2015

Small Business Labs

Ambient proximity refers to the ability of smartphones to interact seamlessly and autonomously with their surroundings thanks to the growing deployment of “Beacons”. Just in Time Learning: Long touted as the next big thing,low-cost yet highly professional on and offline short, specialized training courses and programs are finally starting to deliver on their promise of improved business education.  Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2015.

2015 219

Podcast 111: Quit sorting

Clutter Coach

I favor insertion sorting for clothing, combined with purging your cache (listen to the previous podcast to learn about that). I also see the utility of having folders for work projects if you find yourself constantly referring back to email conversations for information not recorded elsewhere, or it’s important to have an immediately available paper trail. Make the search worth the cost. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ?

2019 100

Why We Need To Think More About Ethical AI Now

Dumb Little Man

The result was not only that the AI refused to consider women applicants for jobs, but it also kicked out any resumes that have women as references. So, the AI learned to detect lighter skinned people much faster but struggled to identify people with darker skin tones.

2019 216

The Power of Volunteering

Dumb Little Man

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. Many of these are soft skills which are skills that you are unlikely to learn from any university. This gave me great references, enabling me to get me a permanent job in a school.”.

2017 170

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

This means—don’t talk to everyone who happens upon your site or gets referred to you. By the same token, those who do like what they learn from your site can (and will) contact you already knowing that they are likely to be a good client for you. by Donna Toothaker.

2013 130

One Word Can Mar Your Meaning

Daily Writing Tips

This sentence implies that the person referred to opted to make the recommendation to party leaders in lieu of focusing on rebuilding the party; the action of focusing is erroneously assigned to her.

2013 102

Keys to Get More Traffic by Sharing Powerful Testimonials

Productive & Organized

Not only is this no-cost traffic; but if you do it enough, your ideal client will start saying, "I see you everywhere!" This type of testimony is often referred to as a transformation testimony or a before-and-after testimony. 

2013 221

5 Tips for Productivity, Organizing and Changing Your Life

Productive & Organized

  If your business is not effectively organized, it’s costing you money.    We learned back in pre-school that trying to fit a square peg into a round hole just does not work.    They even have different rates that they can learn and absorb information. 

2010 225

Disparate vs Desperate

Daily Writing Tips

Disparate is an adjective that refers to things that are separated in some way – and perhaps even incompatible with one another. The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month! Two words that sometimes get confused are “disparate” and “desperate”.

2019 94

The staggering lie of so-called Limiting Beliefs

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

The cost for entrepreneurs caught in this trap is huge: Untold thousands of dollars wasted and the absolute grinding halt of meaningful progress. They’ll feel like they’ve learned something amazing about themselves and their past. My gears are really grinding on this one.

2015 104

5 Ways to Legitimately Start Making Money Online in Your Spare Time

Dumb Little Man

To learn more about how to start a blog and even make some money in the process, be sure to check out this blogging resource guide. The start-up costs for Etsy are quite minimal and many of their users are earning over five-figures per month selling through their site. Every time a new customer or lead is referred, an affiliate would then receive a commission for the transaction that takes place.

2017 160

On Confronting Climate Change

Dumb Little Man

A phenotype refers to observable traits or characteristics of a living organism. Peter Wilson, a pioneer in the field of cognitive dissonance, said that we develop confirmation bias since we are terrified to tolerate the cost of being off-base. We need to learn about the negative impacts of our actions on the climate and consciously choose to develop environment-friendly habits.

2018 156

Thinning Out the Trash: How to Reduce Packaging Waste

Dumb Little Man

It’s all waste, and we know it’s not good; such careless consumption clogs landfills , raises packaging costs, and uses up valuable resources and energy. Transit packaging refers to the wooden boards, plastic wrapping, and containers that load, transport, and unload these goods.

2010 283

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | 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. Using the tools Matt mentioned are an excellent cost effective way to keep things organized, and productive.

2010 223

Are you Time-challenged Tim or Non-productive Nancy? Then get in.

Productive & Organized

  Keep reading to learn more. You, and anyone you would like to pass this message along to, can get lots of no cost information and resources on time management from time management experts all across the country.   Keep reading to learn more.

2011 175

Retail And Consumer Goods: The Next AI Frontier

Dumb Little Man

It can order things before they run out without having to invest in costly excess merchandise that didn’t need to be ordered just yet. Walmart’s ‘Intelligent Retail Lab’ which is referred to as IRL has the ability to streamline many of the tasks that usually take workers a lot of time.

2019 161

Stephanie Hosts Jill Hively: What's for Dinner? 5 Steps to Meal.

Productive & Organized

Register Today:  What's for Dinner - 5 Steps to Meal Planning Success You Will Learn You will get insider meal planning tips from a dietitian who has planned menus for over 130,000 customers with a wide-range of tastes & preferences. 

2011 189

Prepare now for when business picks up again

Loosely Speaking

If you’ve been doing your time tracking by hand, for instance, or never learned how to track projects using a database, look around now for some software options which can automate these processes for you later. You can get involved (it will cost you nothing but time) by going here.

2009 130

How to Prove that You Are Worthy of a Raise

Dumb Little Man

In reference to his time at the company, Carnegie said: "I could not resist the temptation to plunge in, take responsibility, give train orders, and set matters going." Save those slides for later reference. How many new skills did they learn?

2011 277

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

This means—don’t talk to everyone who happens upon your site or gets referred to you. By the same token, those who do like what they learn from your site can (and will) contact you already knowing that they are likely to be a good client for you. So, you want them at a place of thinking “I don’t care what it costs; I’ll pay anything because I want those results.”

2012 100

Best Ways to Boost Morale or Motivation - Make Sure to Add Yours!

Productive & Organized

  One thing I learned back then was that there was not a one-size-fits-all approach to motivating my team.  Burnout and stress are morale killers that cost USA businesses $300 Billion per year. In fact "Keep learning to keep growing" is on my vision board.

2011 280

So, How Are Your Resolutions Going?

Productive & Organized

  Know the Cost of Attainment. Understand the effort or cost to you in attaining the goal. Know the Cost of Non-Attainment. Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

2010 146

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

Keep reading to learn more about the great product and how you can win. “ Contact Keeper helps organize important contacts and critical notes for future reference. So how can people get started and what is the cost? Any big lessons learned?

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

  Today I interview the CEO of the Boston-based company, Eddy Inserra, and he'll tell us more about how you can connect all of your websites in one spot and reference ONE url or QR code.    Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?

2011 280

Listen Live to Stephanie on Edge of Change - Interview with the.

Productive & Organized

January 20, 2011 2:00 PM CST (12:00 PM PST- 1:00 PM  MT- 3:00 PM EST) For 60 Minutes Learn how to battle the top time-stealers and take control of your office once-and-for-all with expert advice from productivity consultant and coach Stephanie LH Calahan Mark Your Calendar and Sign Up Today!

2011 178

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 101

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

’” I know of no better resource available for getting that insider knowledge, and even the most unimaginative employer cannot balk at the cost: incredibly, these webinars are offered at no cost to the attendees! REFERENCES. To leverage their knowledge and advance the profession, admins must learn to collaborate in new ways. I absolutely loved Joan Burge’s article, Core Admin Skills Always Need Improving ! As John D.

2017 157