Procrastination Carries Big Costs

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Procrastination Carries Big Costs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on April 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. There are big costs to procrastination. Count the cost – I focus on what procrastination is costing me.

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Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Dale Carnegie said, “ It costs nothing, but creates much.

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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

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy.  discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S.

2010 255

What Solopreneurs Can Learn from ING’s Failed Trademark Efforts

The Solopreneur Life

While ING no doubt has plenty of funds to risk the filing fees and attorneys’ fees involved in filing for registration and appealing a denial, for most solopreneurs the clearance and filing costs alone can be a critical investment. Visit eTrademarkSolutions.com for more information, or follow Jeff on Twitter @jsfabian. 10 Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From AC/DC.

2011 140

What Solopreneurs Can Learn from ING’s Failed Trademark Efforts

The Solopreneur Life

While ING no doubt has plenty of funds to risk the filing fees and attorneys’ fees involved in filing for registration and appealing a denial, for most solopreneurs the clearance and filing costs alone can be a critical investment. Visit eTrademarkSolutions.com for more information, or follow Jeff on Twitter @jsfabian. 10 Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From AC/DC.

2011 136

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.   Try This Instead: Earlier this year, I did a Twitter poll and asked my followers what their biggest challenges were with productivity. 

2010 216

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

You can find Bruce on Twitter at @PMPhacks. The key to advanced productivity lies in the power of learning. Back in 2011, I took the time to learn new techniques in Microsoft Excel through a course. The methods I learned there have gave me greater confidence and speed (i.e.

2015 107

Cinch.fm Audio Service Shuts Down - Lessons We Can Learn on Customer Service & Not Counting on One Platform

Productive & Organized

Friday night I learned that one of my favorite pod-casting sites, Cinch.fm , was shutting down.    I was hit by the lack of customer service too, but we can certainly learn from this story; so that is what I'm going to share today. Twitter [link]. Provide Customer Service Even If The Service You Are Providing is No Cost.   The same holds true for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and a myriad of other online social media tools that I use. 

2012 137

A few lessons learned from new PayPal president David Marcus

Service Untitled

Overdraft covering shipping costs depleting fast. Granted I hadn’t expanded much, so I followed up with the full story in a Twitlonger post: Thank you so much for your support, Twitter. Time will tell if new lessons have really been learned.

2012 60

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

EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve only been in this role for a month so I’m learning lots at the moment and also getting involved in marketing so it is exciting. But I do wonder how many of us actually take the time to develop our skills because we don’t think we are worth the cost to the employer.

2012 163

EMEA East – Personal Branding Q&A

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve only been in this role for a month so I’m learning lots at the moment and also getting involved in marketing so it is exciting. But I do wonder how many of us actually take the time to develop our skills because we don’t think we are worth the cost to the employer.

2012 151

Don't Strangle Your Reminders! - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

The other day, I sent out a tip update on Twitter: StephCalahan (Stephanie LH Calahan) Lists, notes, alarm clocks, software w/ reminder functionality all are valuable tools to help you stay on task. Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today!

2011 224

The R's Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 130

Sweet - SarcMark: A punctuation mark for sarcasm!

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Interpersonal Skills, (1) Comments Sweet - SarcMark: A punctuation mark for sarcasm! We’re gonna keep an eye on this one but given that it costs $1.99

2010 816

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members. This may include a two part content series that must be learned over two or more renewal periods.

2010 153

Your career and pizza - Part 1

ProAssisting Blog

A recent college grad trying to break into their chosen industry as an assistant could cut down the learning curve, build trust quickly and easily prove themselves IF they had the proper assistant training. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 769

Is a Relocation Worth the Risk to Get a Job?

On The Job

Recently on Twitter I told Ari Herzog that the photo he posted of a recent job fair reminded me of a herd of wildebeests looking for the last watering hole. I’ve learned a lot.

2009 130

8 tips to help you find your way in this tough job market

On The Job

percent, my reaction on Twitter was automatic: "Double ugh," I wrote. It not only drives down recruitment costs for employers because they are sharing resources, but candidates have access to more opportunities through a job search program known as UnitedWeWork.

2009 130

Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

Other metrics tie directly back to the bottom line (ex: value of sales coming directly from Twitter). In order to answer this question, one must consider the true cost of managing a social media program. What are the costs? Other costs are not quite as obvious.

Open Loops 4/10/2015

Simple Productivity Blog

Learn what ala carte TV really costs. or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2015 141

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

I was having a conversation with Deb Ng of Freelance Writing Gigs on Twitter , and I smirked at her comment. That’s like being able to attend a workshop given by an expert authority three times a week and learn how to improve your business without paying a penny. We want you to learn, to better your business, to succeed. They feel no shame learning, benefiting and profiting off someone else’s unpaid labor – without ever having to dig out a penny.

2009 56

4 Things Employees Need From Any Boss

On The Job

Just look on Twitter on any given day, and you may have a vigorous debate about why Neapolitan ice cream should be outlawed. So, every time you help to ensure our inventory is accurate, it helps us make sure those parts get there on time and without additional costs."

2019 186

What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few weeks I have been developing a twitter strategy for one of my company’s clients. They are an online events business and we are helping them with their marketing so I have been learning about hybrid and online events.

2013 265

Create Good Mornings with Craig Kulyk

Productivityist

The idea of sunk costs. What You Can Learn from Mike Vardy About Productivityist. The Lesson of Sunk Costs (Applied to Morning Habits). Craig Kulyk @craigkulyk | Twitter. On this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Craig Kulyk.

2018 52

One Small Chance, 1000 Huge Possibilities

Dumb Little Man

There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.” Starting my website forced me to learn TONS of new skills. I quickly secured three internships, which I’m still with today because I marketed myself as someone who is willing to learn.

2013 285

8 Time-Saving Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Become a hero to staff members who know only the basic functions of your voice-mail system and other devices, by learning the shortcuts and most useful and underused features; then teaching them. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 251

How To Boost Your Business with Influence Marketing Chatbots

Dumb Little Man

Machine learning presupposes that chatbots can study and enrich their knowledge. However, it will still depend on who they talk to, as the case with Tay Twitter bot by Microsoft. As a result, millions of internet users learned of the brand. Cost effective. Even hiring a junior AI developer will cost you more than $1000/mo, let alone seniors who will demand at least $8,000/mo. The growing popularity of chatbots goes without question.

2017 159

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. • Which do you like better: New Twitter or Old Twitter? • What marketing lessons can be learned? Is New Twitter the New New Coke?

2010 172

The Value Of Accuracy

Simple Productivity Blog

It was in that class that I learned the value of simplicity. How to take my time with an important job so I didn’t make costly mistakes that would require a do-over. or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ).

2012 200

Looking Back-A Tips from T.Marie Round-Up

Tips From T. Marie

Are You a Twitter Menace? 5 Reasons to Abandon Your Blog for Twitter…(or not). What Can Your Business Learn from Nintendo? Costly. Experienced Virtual Assistants on Twitter? With 2010 coming to a close, it seems only fitting to take a look back at some of the posts from the past year or so. I hope you discover (or rediscover) inspiration, information or some small help for your success in 2011.

2010 124

How to Find Your Perfect Niche

The Solopreneur Life

Step 3: Listen and Learn. It could be in: LinkedIn groups, Facebook groups, Twitter chats and hashtags, discussion forums, websites, blogs. Each choice comes with costs. Examine three areas: Cost of entry.

2013 167

Can You REALLY Have It All? Seven Keys to Finding Balance

Dumb Little Man

They had high paying, high pressure jobs that cost many of them their health and their families. Learn to do progressive muscle relaxation or deep breathing to calm you. Follow her at www.ritaschulte.com , on FB [link] and twitter @heartlinepod. Career. Success. Power.

2012 286

Play The Game of Life As If You Have Nothing to Lose

Dumb Little Man

The Opportunity Cost of Hesitation My hesitation had cost me what might have been one of the best waves of the day. Srinivas is the author of the Skool of Life , where he writes about surfing, personal development, and things you never learned in school but should have.

2011 286

Assistants! Get the most out of attending an event

Practically Perfect PA

Attending training courses that cost money can be a difficult sell to some organisations that do not think their support staff require additional training. Well you have to learn something!

2013 228

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

Productive & Organized

Basically what they are doing is pulling in all of your content from Twitter, Facebook, etc.   Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?   The cost for a basic profile is free.    Any big lessons learned?

2011 280

Should You List Your Business With Specialized Directory Services?

Productive & Organized

  Some are no-cost and others have associated fees. The no-cost options are pretty self explanitory, so let's take a few seconds to address the for-fee sites.    I'd love to learn from you too.

2012 163

Social Networking Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Key characteristics desired are those who are avid users of the Internet, blogs, Twitter and/or who have a Facebook page or other social networking account. Do your homework and learn to use social networking to your professional advantage.

“Relationship Marketing” Pre-Launch: A Few Hours Left!

The Solopreneur Life

Anyway, thanks to all of you who purchased the course, re-tweeted my messages on Twitter, or sent me encouragement. Related posts: 6 Relationship-Marketing Lessons I Learned As a Paperboy. Marketing for Solopreneurs: Here’s a Powerful Tactic That Takes 4 Hours, Costs $2.20. W ell, Day 2 of the “Relationship Marketing for Solopreneurs&# pre-launch is winding down! It’s been an exciting, hectic, and successful two days.

2010 117

Can you write a book or a novel with speech recognition software?

Daily Writing Tips

Every revision meant increased cost in materials and labor: buying paper, spending time, paying a secretary. So what did writers do when revisions were costly? Some modern authors could learn to work the same way. The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month!

2019 109

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

Productive & Organized

  Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?   Any big lessons learned? Information Overload is a topic that comes up frequently when I talk with people about what holds their productivity back.

2011 218

Kill Your Productivity With A New Device

Simple Productivity Blog

Or it can sink your productivity entirely as you try to learn a new device, new software and evaluate things all at the same time. Here is what I found (the hard way) about why I torpedoed my productivity and what I learned about how it could have been avoided.

2012 228