Mon.Aug 26, 2019

Top Tips on How to Reduce the Effects of Sitting All Day

Dumb Little Man

Prolonged sitting can have negative effects on the health of your spine. It can put stress on the muscles in the back, shoulders, and neck, too. It can lead to back pain and other kinds of discomfort. And if you are working, this can also have an impact on your work productivity. The good news is that there are things you can do to help lessen the effects of prolonged sitting to your spine. So, how to reduce the effects of sitting all day? Seek Professional Help.

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What Does It Really Mean to Be Proactive at Work?

Eat Your Career

The word proactive is often tossed around in the workplace with little context. If you’re reading this article, it’s safe to assume you’ve heard it. Perhaps you’ve even been instructed to “be more proactive.” But you may be wondering what it really means to be proactive at work. This is the critical question that never seems to get addressed—and it’s why so many professionals struggle with the concept. This question is what drove me to write my book, “The Proactive Professional.”

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5 Ways to Manage Anxiety in Public Places

Dumb Little Man

After losing my second child during pregnancy in May 2019, I developed what I thought would never fully grip me — anxiety. I had suffered with it before but never to the extent that I had when I lost my son. I found myself having panic attacks in the middle of supermarkets or uncontrollably sobbing when I saw a blonde baby boy. Right there, I knew that I needed to do something and I needed to act fast. Here are some things that have helped me in managing anxiety in public places.

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Expanding your role

Practically Perfect PA

You worked for years to attain the top title in your job classification, and it felt great to finally achieve it. So, when review time rolled around, you didn’t think much about it. After all, you’d only held the title for a year. But as you prepared for your annual performance review the following year, […]. Career Development Featured Writers admin administrators assistants Career Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Why Interviews Matter (And How To Make Them Better)

Dumb Little Man

There’s a problem with hiring and no one wants to talk about it. The old ways of doing things just don’t work, but they’ve always been done that way so no one challenges them. When you maintain the status quo in the face of overwhelming evidence that isn’t working, it can be the beginning of the end for your team. How can you improve the hiring process better and conduct better interview? What Went Wrong With Hiring? Over the last few decades, HR managers have stuck to a ‘safe’ list of questions.

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Working Remotely the Norm for independent Workers

Small Business Labs

According to data from the 2019 MBO Partners State of Independence study , 83% of full-time independent workers report working remotely at least some of the time, and 31% report working remotely full-time. As the study chart below shows (click to enlarge), this is substantially higher than what traditional full-time job holders report.    That full-time independent workers are more likely to work remotely than full-time traditional job holders is no surprise.

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Digital Marketing Guide for Book Authors and Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Whether you’re self-publishing a book yourself , or you’ve got a deal with a traditional publisher, you’re going to need to do a lot of the marketing. Unless you’re an A-List author, your publisher isn’t going to have the budget to spend a lot on promoting you and your book. Twenty years ago, marketing a new book might have involved radio interviews, local book signings, perhaps even talks or festival appearances. These days, most book marketing takes place online.

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3 Ways to Overcome Toxic People at Work

45 Things

Many people look back on "toxic" relationships in their personal life and wonder how they could ever be so dumb. They cannot believe they let the other person take advantage of them, destroy their self-esteem and make them feel so isolated from people who truly cared out them. But these relationships don't only happen in our personal lives. They also happen in our professional lives and can have such a negative affect that they can destroy or at least inhibit successful careers.

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Boost Your Law Business With These Digital Tips

Small Business CEO

Though you may not be equipped to handle the business side of your law firm, it behooves you to become a competent businessman/woman. Your law firm will need the structure of a traditional business to keep things rolling in the right direction. If you’re looking to get things organized, arm yourself with knowledge. Start now, and read through this brief overview of some digital tips for boosting your law firm’s operations. Whip your website into shape.

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6 Simple Tips for Retaining Your Best Freelancers

Small Business CEO

Hiring freelancers is an efficient and cost-effective way to make up for any skill or manpower deficiencies in your company. What’s more, the contractual nature of hiring freelancers affords you the flexibility you need to stay operational and remain profitable even during off-peak seasons. These make freelancers an indispensable resource for all businesses, especially in the case of SMEs and startups.

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5 Tips For Successfully Navigating Your Online Business

Small Business CEO

Building a successful online business doesn’t happen overnight. You may be riddled with good intentions, but it takes much more than that to find your way as an entrepreneur. Mastering the art of running an online business means you’ll need to know how to play the game of the web. Don’t wait until your business falls on hard times to get educated. Take a few moments now to check out a few tips that will help you successfully navigate the road to a successful online business.

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Tips To Consider Before Purchasing a Budgeting Software

Small Business CEO

Budgeting software is essential for your business if you desire to keep track of your revenues, customer information, along with other financial data. Therefore, you must purchase the best budget software you can. For this to happen, you need to do in-depth research on which properties will best suit your business needs. Having a good idea of what your business needs will allow you to find the budgeting software that will best cater, for your day to day operations.