September, 2016

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Very Small Companies Create a Lot of Jobs

Small Business Labs

Over the past three decades companies less than 1 year old with 1 to 4 employees have averaged creating more than 1 million jobs per year. 

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Practically Perfect PA readers review of the Brother P-touch PT-D600VP

Practically Perfect PA

We recently teamed up with technology specialists, Brother, to give you a chance to win one of their office labelling machines. Stacy : Yes. Bea : Yes.

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5 Women Entrepreneurs Who Failed Before Becoming Millionaires

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that most of the successful women entrepreneurs today suffered dismal failures before? Not all people see failures as a turning point.

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Is Depression Affecting Your Career Success?

On The Job

I remember the first time I wrote about depression in the workplace. It was more than 20 years ago, and the response was immediate and surprising.

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9 Ways To Choose Where You Place Your Attention

Office Dynamics

I hope your September is off to a good start. It’s always a lot of work but we love hosting more than 400 assistants from around the world.

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6 Vitamin-Packed Smoothie Recipes for Glowing Skin

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a veggie lover or not, it can be tough to pack in the daily recommended amount of vitamins and nutrients into your diet. a cucumber.

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Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.—Stephen

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Free Webinar Replay: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career

Office Dynamics

Our free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month. What “courage” actually is and what it is NOT. U8UZzHiTxKM.

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Grammar Quiz #1: Dangling Participles

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences includes a dangling modifier. Revise as necessary: 1. Solutions. Get access to 800+ grammar exercises.

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"As a Freelancer My Career is a Constant Classroom."

Small Business Labs

  Across the entire sector, 17% of ODE workers listed this as a reason.   This is also a key reason moonlighters are moonlighting.

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Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

Practically Perfect PA

We’ve teamed up with technology specialist Brother to give you the chance to win a state-of-the-art office labeller. Good luck! contact-form].

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8 Top Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

Dumb Little Man

You’ve launched your business and now you need to tell people about it. Although that sounds fairly easy, the truth is that it really isn’t.

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Uh-oh: The Boss is Ignoring You

On The Job

Sometimes your boss isn't the nicest person on the planet. But when does such behavior bode ill for you?

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How To Leverage Criticism At Work

Office Dynamics

Autumn is here and I’m loving it. Are you enjoying the cooler weather of fall? I love fall (yes, even in Las Vegas). pumpkin. Life is good!

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Restructuring Your Business Marketing After an Initial Failure

Small Business CEO

It’s tough to get a small business up and running. In fact, a majority of small businesses fail.

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Go Midwest Tech Entrepreneur

Small Business Labs

The author of the article is a partner at Drive Capital , a VC firm based in Columbus, Ohio.  The Midwest is the fifth.

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So, Assist Travel happened… again!

Practically Perfect PA

I thought the exhibition space worked well with lots of great suppliers who all contributed to the sessions during the day. Stress Free Speedy Travel.

How to 10X Your Productivity by Playing Pokemon Go

Dumb Little Man

Well, here’s the thing. I was sitting at work one day when, suddenly, a coworker arose from his desk and hurried away. The Hook. Defining goals.

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Finding the Right People to Make Change Happen

On The Job

While most leaders would likely not choose the third option, many do rely on experience and availability as important criteria to be a change agent.

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Do you have the courage to be the best?

Office Dynamics

It takes courage to be the best at what you are good at. As children, we are each gifted and talented in different ways. But something happens.

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5 Types of Errors When Representing Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

Beyond that, several subtle rules and conventions exist, often pertaining to use of punctuation and other symbols such as hyphens. Style

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Like Coworking, Makerspaces Rapidly Growing in Numbers

Small Business Labs

There are about 1400 makerspaces around the world. This up from only about 30-40 as recently as 2006.  They are a lot of fun. 

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8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

We can however use the events industry to make small but significant changes. Here are 5 easy changes that can be made today. Food wastage. Buy local.

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Success Tips For The Youth Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

A lot of people go to universities to get a degree and then spend their entire careers working for other people’s companies.

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Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday. You're not alone. In the U.S., It also costs the U.S. about $444 billion a year.

Building a Brand: Important for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Surprisingly, there is a substantial amount of small businesses that don’t understand the importance of building their brand.

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Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

Our free webinar series includes a free webinar offered each month. In this month’s program we covered the topic: Don’t Let Fear Sink Your Career. Learning Highlights From Webinar: How to identify the fears holding you back from living your best life. • What “courage” actually is and what it is NOT. Webinar Replay: . Learning At Sea.

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It's Tough Being Old in Silicon Valley

Small Business Labs

My last corporate job was running marketing for a Silicon Valley tech firm. Welcome to Silicon Valley.  The reason is simple. Baby Boomers

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3 Cases of Unnecessary Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the sentences below, superfluous punctuation interrupts the flow of the sentence. Original post: 3 Cases of Unnecessary Punctuation.

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10 Things You Should Know About Creating Your Happiness

Dumb Little Man

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” Dalai Lama. Because of this, a lot of people are struggling to be truly happy.

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How to Deal With a Lazy Colleague

On The Job

I'm not sure anyone embraces Monday with total enthusiasm. But what about those colleagues who don't get going on Monday? Or Tuesday? Or Wednesday?

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What You Don’t Know About Commercial Insurance Might Cost You

Small Business CEO

Commercial insurance is a cost that is an inevitable part of running a small business. This could not be farther from the truth.

The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s guide to New York City

Practically Perfect PA

Affectionately known as the Big Apple, New York is also known as the city that never sleeps. Yep, that’s New York! per person. for a Metrocard.

$1 Million Ain't What it Used to Be - You Need More Than $5 Million to be a 1%er

Small Business Labs

The number of U.S. families with more than $5 million in investable assets exceeded 1 million for the first time in 2015.  This means about 1.2%

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