Mon.Apr 23, 2018

Startup Raises $20 Million to Build an Electronics Manufacturing Plant in San Francisco

Small Business Labs

San Francisco is not a cheap place to locate a business, especially a manufacturing business. It's one of the world's most expensive real estate markets and has some of the highest labor costs in the U.S. 

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One Simple Trick to Get Rid of the #1 Workplace Productivity Killer

Dumb Little Man

Coworkers, emails, phone calls, customers or clients…. The amount of things that can distract us from our responsibilities in a work day is enormous. Normally, we don’t resist these distractions and we end up switching over to them because want to. This kind of multi-tasking kills our ability to be productive. Scientific studies have shown that we lose 40% of our time due to switching between tasks. That means that we’re losing 16 hours of our work week by multitasking alone.

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What makes the Virtual Summit different?

Practically Perfect PA

Last weekend I was reading through some posts on an Executive Assistant Facebook Group and on the EA’s had written a post about the training available for Assistants. In the post, she said that she didn’t know what training to attend because it all seemed pretty similar.

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Administrative Professionals’ Week

Office Dynamics

A message from Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International: This is a very special week for the more than 4.5 million administrative professionals in the USA. Actually, this week is celebrated all over the world.

5 Ways to Fix Workplace Drama

On The Job

If you feel like your workplace has more drama than an episode of "Grey's Anatomy," it may be time to think about how such turmoil affects your career and whether you need to make some changes in your own behavior.

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10 Link Building Strategies That Deliver

Dumb Little Man

Link-building strategies form, without a doubt, the backbone of any successful SEO and organic reach. But in the complexity of choosing the best methods, how do we know which ones work best? In this article, we have chosen 10 of the most effective link-building strategies that can actually improve your site’s ranking and conversion. Skyscraper technique. Via Find link-worthy content. You don’t have to reinvent the wheel when it comes down to content creation.

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Idioms and Expressions That Refer to Eating

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses a number of idiomatic expressions that refer literally or figuratively to consuming food and include some form of the word eat.

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Your Email App is Not Your To Do List


Let me get this out of the way: Emails do not always include tasks within them. I want to clarify this point because it’s important to recognize that when you receive an email, it may not require any further action. It may just be a piece of information that stands on its own.

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FHA Loans for Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

When you own a small business, the phrase “home sweet home” can also mean “business sweet business” as everything overlaps. If you have a home-based business or have money tied up in developing your startup, it can be challenging to get a mortgage.

2018 56

Incentives and Workplace Strategies to Motivate Your Staff

Small Business CEO

The average employee spends more time in the office than they do sleeping or enjoying time with their friends and family. When they spend that much time in the workplace, it is only natural that it is going to impact their mood and willingness to perform efficiently.

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