How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

2016 67

Tips for the Tourist in All of Us: The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

Office Dynamics

Share Ground Transportation: Sharing a taxi or town car with other attendees from your organization may be a cost-effective alternative. Ambiance: Hotels, restaurants, and spas spend thousands of dollars planning an ambiance that will please you.

2018 182

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9 Unconventional Ways to Save Money

Dumb Little Man

Of course, everyone knows about savings accounts and putting change in a jar, but if you really want to do it right, you need to learn every trick in the book. No one says you shouldn’t shower, but spending half an hour under the shower every day costs more than you know.

2019 206

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 143

Living A Sustainable Lifestyle: 10 Simple Tips On Going Green

Dumb Little Man

Give your partner an experience (a dinner in a special restaurant, a day in a beauty farm, a small trip somewhere) rather than a common object. This can cost up to 6% more on consumption, wears the tires ahead of time, and makes driving pretty unsafe.

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 159

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

For functional cafeteria, school, restaurant or office furniture , a few styles that are in fashion today are simple and widely used in commercial spaces around the world. Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones.

Budget 269

7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Unfortunately, things always cost more than you plan for them to, especially when you are on vacation. In setting your goal, make sure it will meet the total expected cost of your trip. Discount travel booking sites, such as NextVacay.com, can save you hundreds of dollars on vacation costs, airfares and more. From that, Next Vacay became a subscription service that costs $25 a year and is personalized to members’ origin airports.”

2017 190

Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

Although it’s more convenient to book return flights in one go, you may be surprised to learn that you can often save money if you mix and match your flights with different airlines.

2018 229

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

For functional cafeteria, school, restaurant or office furniture, a few styles that are in fashion today are simple and widely used in commercial spaces around the world. Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones.

Budget 193

How To Get Started With Your Own Food Truck Business

Dumb Little Man

More people are frequenting food trucks than ever before, and even restaurant chains such as Starbuck’s, Chick-Fil-A, and White Castle are jumping on the food truck bandwagon for the same exact reason. If you want a new food truck, it can cost less than $100,000.

2017 207

A Detailed Guide On How To Manage Money Effectively

Dumb Little Man

Why is it important to learn how to manage your money? If you badly want to get out of debt or if you want to build a fortune and provide a better life for your family, you have to learn how to use money to your advantage instead of letting money take control over you. The most successful people are the ones who continue learning so it is important that you invest in your continued education, too. Find an alternative activity that might not cost as much.

2018 138

Creative Ways to Make Extra Money - Online and Off

Dumb Little Man

He noticed that whenever he bought a pizza at his favorite restaurant, they would give him a free copy of their menu with his order. He was going to print all the menus for the restaurant (which were a couple thousand monthly) and give them to the owner for free.

2011 251

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

Rich with information about all elements of wine from growing the grape vines, to decanting and pouring, they are here to help you learn and enjoy.?From The cost per year is just £79+vat. Invitations to special ‘limited attendance’ lunches at top restaurants with the Editor of PA Life.

2014 179

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 197

30 Easy Ways to Save Money You Probably Aren’t Doing Yet

Dumb Little Man

Choose to run your old car as long as the repair costs are low. . Regardless of the purchase, learn to negotiate with car dealers. . You can cut the cost of a vacation significantly by planning and booking ahead of time.

2019 219

How To Make Better Business Decisions By Paying Attention To The Economy

Dumb Little Man

Doing business in a place where the cost of living is low can also help you to keep your business expenses low. You won’t need to pay someone $100,000 a year for working at a drive thru when the cost of living is low. Living wages are, by definition, lower when the cost of living is low. In essence, this means that the cost of doing business can be kept lower in these areas as well. Imagine you are in the restaurant business.

2017 173

Retrofitting Offices for Sustainability: 5 Reasons to Update Your Commercial Building

Eco-Office Gals

Needless to say, I didn’t get the job, but I did learn more about how our choices can make a difference in the quality and preservation of the environment. This plan proposes to make buildings 20 percent more efficient through cost-effective upgrades like a Wi-Fi activated thermostat.

2012 190

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

A small list of good restaurants close to the hotel or office. A lot of the apps are free or only cost a few pounds. With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary.

Travel 175

Assistant Recommended Apps for Travel

Office Dynamics

Find restaurants, dentists, bar, salons even doctors wherever you are! Easily make reservations with a selection of over 20,000 restaurants in the US, Canada and Mexico. You can find great restaurants, open tables and even earn reward points for each reservation.

Travel 167

What a Girl Scout Taught Me About Hustle

Dumb Little Man

What began as a one kitchen operation to supplement the costs of business , has grown into a multi-million dollar expansion and the bulk of all funding for the Girl Scouts. With a track record like that, I believe we can learn a few things about growing our businesses and ourselves.

2013 285

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

We need to know about the latest advances in technology, we need to know where the best restaurants are and we need to constantly refresh our soft skills. Well you have to learn something!

2013 216

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

Save a restaurant and we'll add contact information, menu pages, reviews, a link to make reservations and we'll even notify you if there's a Groupon or Living Social deal for that restaurant.   Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?

2011 218

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. Eat Dinner at Home Although going out for dinner might seem like it saves time (after all, you don’t have to cook) -- you’ve got the time cost of traveling to the restaurant, ordering the food, waiting for it to arrive, paying the bill.

2012 220

Retrofitting Offices for Sustainability: 5 Reasons to Update Your Commercial Building

Eco-Office Gals

Needless to say, I didn’t get the job, but I did learn more about how our choices can make a difference in the quality and preservation of the environment. This plan proposes to make buildings 20 percent more efficient through cost-effective upgrades like a Wi-Fi activated thermostat.

2012 130

How To Avoid Burnout At Your Job

Dumb Little Man

Think of the people at your local burger restaurant getting yelled at for things that are completely out of their control. Some people never learn how to deal with their stress and it often ends up costing them dearly. Stress that builds over time can lead to burn out.

2017 205

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

Share Ground Transportation: Sharing a taxi or town car with other attendees from your organization may be a cost effective alternative. Ambiance: Hotels, restaurants and spas spend thousands of dollars planning an ambiance that will please you. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

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!

2016 207

Are Your Friends Sabotaging Your Business?

Men With Pens

So when she sent me this guest post that outlines some of her learning curve lessons as a new freelancer, I was thrilled – here was someone who’d gone from zero to being a confident writer who could stand up for herself, and for her business.

2011 88

30 Easy Ways to Save Money (and No, you are not doing them all!)

Dumb Little Man

Find the balance between the money spent on repairs versus the monthly installment on another vehicle and choose to run your old car as long as the repair costs are low. Regardless of the purchase, learn to negotiate with car dealers.

2011 286

Technocalypse Now

Virtual Moxie

Sidenote: Several services like this are available, and they cost $5 or less per month, an incredible bargain when you consider the value of your files and data. If Apple had said the repairs would cost $100, or maybe even $250?

2010 179

How To Conquer The Four Horsemen of Productivity Apocalypse

Dumb Little Man

We buy fast food and dinners from restaurants so we don’t have to make it. We get our oil changed so we don’t have to learn how to ourselves. For example, many travel hackers say that you can live like a king across many countries with $50,000 a year because of the low cost of living.

2016 187

Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

Office Dynamics

Share Ground Transportation: Sharing a taxi or town car with other attendees from your organization may be a cost effective alternative. Ambiance: Hotels, restaurants and spas spend thousands of dollars planning an ambiance that will please you. The Savvy Admin’s Guide to Travel!

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

New Small Business Startup Idea: Virtual Import/Export Assistant.

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. Other than that your setup cost should be low, if you have computer, ADSL, and telephone.

2007 199

Is a Relocation Worth the Risk to Get a Job?

On The Job

Anyone can get a job at a fast-food restaurant. In Brooks’ case, she says that the move actually cost about $2,000 more than she was given, and that doesn’t include the $1,000 it cost the family to set up a household and pay for things like utility deposits. “My

2009 130

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Pay attention or it could cost your company money. It was going to cost our company $5,000 plus in cancellation fees. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

2010 141

Workflows: Trip Planning Made Easy

Productivityist

That same curiosity about new people and places, along with the desire not to be totally "ignorant of almost everything," means that I''ve logged lots of hours online researching my destinations, their history and culture, restaurants, hotels, and local attractions over the years.

2013 76

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

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. Although he never finished high school, Scudamore loves nothing more than learning. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 141

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

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. The Latest Entrepreneurial Fantasy Is Selling Cupcakes : Move over restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts.

2009 176

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 100

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Are You Enabling an Alcoholic Co-Worker?

On The Job

If you’re in a bar or restaurant, it feels socially acceptable to drink. But people need to learn not to worry so much about what other people think.” Office of Personnel Management estimates that the cost of alcoholism in the workplace is between $33 billion and $68 billion annually.

2010 154

Cystic Fibrosis

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am planning a local fundraiser to help the family with the costs on November 15th, but of course it will be in Ottawa, Canada and I know most of you are elsewhere.

2008 130