Thu.Dec 27, 2018

Top Grammatical Error of 2018--Do You Avoid It?

Business Writing

When a newspaper makes the mistake on the front page of the sports section, you know an error has spread. The writer, copyeditor, and proofreader all missed it. Can you recognize it? When I saw that error in a Seattle. Frequently Asked Questions Grammar and Usage Teaching Business Writing

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How To Make 2019 Your Year For Fitness

Dumb Little Man

I’m not the biggest believer in New Year’s resolutions because I feel self-improvement should be a year-long affair. If you’ve been resisting making necessary changes, it’s hard to believe you’ll follow through just because you’re inspired by a clean slate, chronologically speaking.

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Functionality and Looks: How Important Is It to Preserve Aesthetics in Machine Design?

Small Business CEO

Ever since the Industrial Revolution integrated functionality with design and production, the world has changed at an incredibly fast pace.

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

The holidays are such a joyful time. People are more giving, family and friends are throwing parties, and everyone is merry. But it’s also a time when people are more distracted — and criminals are ready to take advantage. Here are 10 ways you can detect and avoid holiday scams.

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How to Write a Joke

Daily Writing Tips

Like any short form of writing, creating jokes teaches how to use a few words effectively. In this article, I will give examples of jokes and I will (shudder) explain them too. I know, you shouldn’t explain your jokes, but this helps us talk about them.

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Can You Robot-Proof Your Career?

Dumb Little Man

Welcome to an automated future. Just this year, Amazon opened a totally cashier-less grocery store, the first of its kind. While Amazon certainly has no lack for employee talent with over 500,000 employees on the payroll, Amazon Go is a working experiment on the impact of automation on employment.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Asking for A Raise

Dumb Little Man

When you ask for a pay raise, the answer to this question is quite simple; it will either be a “yes” or a “no”. There is nothing in between. Despite that, however, you shouldn’t take it lightly. A proper plan and strategy are necessary when it comes to the pay raise issue.

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