Mon.May 07, 2018

Pew's Demographic Trends That Are Shaping the World

Small Business Labs

Not everyone agrees that demographics are destiny. But demographic trends are key drivers of change and also one of the few things we can project into the future with decent accuracy. Pew Research's  7 demographic trends shaping the U.S.

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Day in the life: Jeremy Burrows, EA at Ai Software and Founder of GoBurrows LLC.

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the Life: Jeremy Burrows, EA at Ai Software and Founder of GoBurrows LLC. What are the main aspects of your role? I manage the CEO’s calendar and email, book his travel, help with sales notes and drafting proposals, and anything else he needs.

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Why You Need A Daily Morning Routine Even If You’re Not A Morning Person

Dumb Little Man

I can almost hear you thinking: “Just one more snooze” as you shuffle around your bed early in the morning. You’re either giving yourself just enough time to get ready for work or rushing to get one bite to eat before heading out. This is the sad reality most people face. You hear about morning routines on the web and in Podcasts. You hear about morning routine practically everywhere yet you’re convinced they don’t apply to you. Afterall, you’re not a morning person.

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Forever A Student

Office Dynamics

I am so jazzed! Yesterday I flew to San Diego (with Jill and Brian from ODI), to attend the ATD International Conference and Exposition for 3 days. This is the training industry’s premier event with about 10,000 attendees, 300+ breakout sessions, and more than 600+ exhibitors.

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How to Relieve Stress Fast: Stop, Drop, and Roll

Dumb Little Man

Stop, drop, and roll has been the method for teaching fire safety since the late 1970s, but what if we used this same technique to extinguish stress in our lives? I am not suggesting that if your boss moves your end of the month presentation to two o’clock today, you stop everything you’re doing, drop to the floor, and start rolling around the office. No, that will not be effective or productive. It can actually increase your stress level. My theory is simple.

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Top Career Killers that Sabotage Your Professional Growth (and How to Avoid Them)

Eat Your Career

In my work as a career coach, I meet a lot of promising professionals who feel professionally stuck. They complain of being overlooked, unappreciated, passed over, undervalued and ignored. Many of these people feel like victims.

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You Didn't Get an Internship -- Now What?

On The Job

Many people have now learned the value of getting an internship. An internship can open doors for a permanent job, it can teach you a variety of skills and it can help you make key contacts. It can even help you learn that this chosen field is a big mistake, and you need to explore other options.

2018 130

5 Pitfalls of Getting a Personal Loan That You Should Try Avoid

Small Business CEO

Personal loans are the popular jocks of 2018. A recent survey revealed that almost 24 million consumers in America, which equates to roughly 10% of all American adults have their eyes on personal loans. It’s no surprise really. These loans are indeed a great way to get some quick cash to help you out of a tight spot. But they do not come without their dangers. Lenders are responsible for accepting or rejecting applications within 24-hours.

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