Tue.Apr 18, 2017

A Guide To Guilt-Free Daydreaming

Dumb Little Man

You probably feel guilty, irresponsible, and unproductive when you catch yourself daydreaming during an important task. In the words of Harvard psychologist Matthew Killingsworth and his colleagues: “ A wandering mind is an unhappy mind.”. On the surface, the source of this guilt and despair seems obvious. Daydreaming implies you are procrastinating — and nobody likes to waste time or be off-task. Yet, if you look more deeply at the reasons for this guilt, the scene becomes much more complex.

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The Solopreneur Life Membership

The Solopreneur Life

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3 Surprising Tips That Will Transform Your Job Search Approach

Dumb Little Man

Unemployment is tough, especially when you’re stuck in it for several months. Every day, you wake up early, get dressed, make a plan for the day, and hit the job boards only to find yourself falling short of the competition most of the time. It’s particularly hard to stay positive during this period. Job searches are incredibly stressful.

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Don't Become a Freelancer Before Talking to Someone Who Failed at It

Small Business Labs

Last week  we pointed out  that: "Almost every study done on the gig economy has found most gig workers choose to be gig workers, are satisfied being gig workers and plan to continue with gig work." " This can make it is seem like almost everyone who works in the gig economy thrives. Unfortunately, this isn't true. Most gig economy studies, including ours, tend to overstate gig worker satisfaction levels.

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Strategies for Advancing Your Career in Administrative Services

Office Dynamics

Designed by Freepik. As a career-minded assistant, it’s easy to get to a place where you wonder, “Where do I go from here?”. Advancing as an assistant can take many different forms. For some, it involves climbing to the next level, becoming a “senior” support staff member or an administrative manager. For others, it means moving into a support position for a higher-level executive, assisting a CEO or CFO for example.

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Hyphenation Quiz #1: Attaching Prefixes to Words

Daily Writing Tips

Identify in each sentence below whether, according to The Chicago Manual of Style and most other style guides, the word with a prefix should have a hyphen connecting the prefix to the base word or whether the prefix should be directly attached to the base word.

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Top Workflow Tips for Effective Document Management

Small Business CEO

Effective document management has become an essential component to maximizing productivity for just about any organization and this includes small businesses too. There are many small businesses that are part of paper-intensive industries.

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Detrimental Desk Design: How the Office Environment is Affecting the Human Body

Small Business CEO

Are you someone that works in an office job? Chances are you do, or you have at some point. While it’s been found through various studies that working in an office makes you miserable and unproductive , there’s also evidence to suggest that working in an office may be bad for your health.