January, 2021

The 7 Signs of Fake News

Dumb Little Man

These days, it’s hard to know what’s fact and what’s fiction, especially on the internet. Everyone has their own agenda and some people are willing to post fake information to manipulate people or get more people on their side. Fake news” is a real and serious problem.

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Understanding your personality and communication preferences

Practically Perfect PA

Understanding your personality and communication preferences Understanding your Executive's personality, behaviours and communication preferences are crucial to building an effective relationship and partnership.

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The Secret To Getting Things Done

Simple Productivity Blog

There is only one thing you need to do to get things done, no matter what the time frame or task. It's very simple, yet profound. And still many people won't do it. Want to know this secret? Today we'll look at the secret and why most people don't do it.

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From Goal to Action: How to Build a Plan for Success (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

For most career-minded professionals, goal setting is an essential part of the new year celebration. But sadly, few people know what to do once a goal is set. Consequently, they end up feeling overwhelmed, unsure of where to start or how to make real progress. Thus, many goals are quickly abandoned.

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7 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Ways to Improve Your Organizational Skills as an Administrative Assistant It is incredibly difficult, if not impossible, to thrive in chaos. It feels disorganized, unscheduled, and without direction.

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The Virus That Killed The Modern State

Brilliantly Better

As time goes by, we are forced to accept the reality of a new normal. The global pandemic created by Covid-19 took with it not only millions of lives, but also deeply ingrained social structures. Among them, the modern state.

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The Seven Steps to Finding Self-Acceptance

Dumb Little Man

According to Wikipedia : “Self-esteem is an individual’s subjective evaluation of their own worth. Self-esteem encompasses beliefs about oneself as well as an emotional state such as triumph, despair, pride, and shame.”. I believe all of us, as human beings, have experienced self-esteem struggles.

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More Trending

Freedom…The App That Has Given Me My Life Back

Simple Productivity Blog

For many years I have been on a media fast. I started about 8 years ago, when I realized that I was shouting at the radio on my way to work, and my anger and stress levels were constantly elevated. So I took a break.

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Yet Again, Flying Cars are Predicted to be Just Around the Corner

Small Business Labs

Both the New York Times and the BBC have recent articles claiming that flying cars, in the form of flying taxis, will soon be common.    And it could be true this time.

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Epistemology vs Agnotology

Daily Writing Tips

Once upon a time, I encountered the word epistemology and its forms only in academic writing. Lately, I’ve been seeing it all over the place, often unaccompanied by any definition. Election-deniers are said to exist in a “parallel epistemological bubble.”.

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The “New Normal” Is The Old Abnormal, With A Twist

Brilliantly Better

A year ago, having the police storming your place for spending life with your extended family, would have been unconceivable. Only extreme, totalitarian regimes would have resorted to something like this, and probably only in very targeted cases. Now, this is the norm.

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How To Avoid The Most Common Valentine’s Day Mistakes Men Make

Dumb Little Man

So, you made it through the major holidays and you’re breathing a sigh of relief, right? That New Year’s kiss marked the end of worrying that you’d purchase the wrong gift, fail to be festive enough, or not show the right amount of appreciation for her efforts at making things merry and bright.

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7 Reasons to Add PPC to Your Digital Marketing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Pay per click or PPC is quickly gaining popularity as a strategy for online marketing. It allows advertisers to buy a spot on search engines. When users type a keyword, the ad will appear on top. It’s an excellent strategy for businesses that are yet to make their online presence felt.

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RESPECT

Simple Productivity Blog

In hindsight, I can see that he was spoiling for a fight. There was nothing I could say that wasn't going to be twisted around and fired back at me. But I didn't see it at the time and made the assumption that I was dealing with someone who wanted to make a differing point heard.

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The Growing Role Small Businesses and Independent Workers Play in Corporate Ecosystems

Small Business Labs

McKinsey's Ecosystem 2.0: Climbing to the next level summarizes ecosystem 2.0 as: In the emerging world of Ecosystem 2.0,

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Autogolpe —Another Word for Seizing Power

Daily Writing Tips

During the recent unsettled times, I have come across a new word (new to me) to describe an extralegal maneuver to seize power in a country that has an established government: autogolpe.

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What’s Left After The Messy Beginning

Brilliantly Better

10 years ago, if you wanted to eliminate meat from your diet, you had very few options. You could obviously go with salads, nuts and crucifers, but if you wanted a more dense source of protein, you were out of luck. And I’m talking mostly about engineered protein-rich foods.

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Role Of HR Technology During The Pandemic And Beyond

Dumb Little Man

One of the biggest challenges for businesses was to shut down operations immediately, as the pandemic took the globe in utter shock. However, as soon as the businesses went remote, a new family of problems became apparent.

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5 Nuggets of Wisdom From Wilbert Wynnberg to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Small Business CEO

There’s a common saying that “Nothing worth having ever comes easy”, and entrepreneurship takes that to the extreme. Unlike what’s shown on social media, entrepreneurship is not all about the supercars, luxury brands, and vacations in exotic locations.

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Podcast Episode 39: Yak Shaving, Overthinking and Getting Back On Track

Simple Productivity Blog

Yak shaving is an extreme form of distraction, as well as procrastination. So is overthinking. We talk about both of these today, as well as how to get back on track. The post Podcast Episode 39: Yak Shaving, Overthinking and Getting Back On Track appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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What is Good Information Hygiene?

Small Business Labs

Edelman released their 2021 Trust Barometer , which is an annual global study on the level of trust citizens have in institutions. The Trust Barometer focuses on trust in governments, corporations, NGOs and the media and Edelman has conducted this study for two decades.

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Code-switching Is Not Cultural Oppression

Daily Writing Tips

Until recently, I thought that most English teachers shared my view that mastering a standard form of English is the acquisition of a desirable skill that is as much a basic of a general education as learning the four math functions.

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You’re Improving While You’re Resting, Not While You’re Running

Brilliantly Better

When I started to run, about 10 years ago, I plunged right into it. Heads on, daily runs, complete involvement. I set up a very tight routine, basically running every day, and didn’t skip a run. For a while, maybe a couple a months, this worked out, somehow.

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5 Tips For Stress Management That Work Every Time

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel like you sometimes lose control of your day and don’t intentionally spend quality time with yourself? If the answer is yes, then check out the following tried and tested stress management techniques that are guaranteed to turn you into a calmer, happier person.

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2 Critical Web Design Errors & How To Avoid Them

Small Business CEO

Two catastrophic web design errors can kill the performance of any website. A website requires a significant investment in time and money. Therefore, you need to avoid two particular errors to deliver a positive ROI: a responsive web design and a fast page speed.

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2021 Changes for LauraEarnest.com

Simple Productivity Blog

There can be great value in looking at what you've been doing, and deciding to do it differently. It can be something as small as switching unhealthy food for healthy, or as part of a major life overhaul. I've done both). This year my eye fell on the blog.

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Business Applications Continue to Surge

Small Business Labs

There were 1.15 million applications to get a business tax ID (EIN) in Q4, 2020.    This is an impressive 27% increase compared with Q4 of 2019. As the U.S. Census chart below shows, business applications fell from Q3 by 28%. 

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“Become” and a Question of Syntax

Daily Writing Tips

A sentence in a biographical piece in the Washington Post about the gifted librettist Randy Rainbow got me thinking about syntax and linking verbs: His closest friend became his caustically funny maternal grandmother.

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The Subtle Danger Of Being Able To Do Whatever You Want

Brilliantly Better

Goal setting is nice. And it works like going to gym: the more you do it, the better you get at it. If you practice goal setting long enough, at some point you’ll be in a place where it’s getting comfortable. Like a second nature: whatever you put your mind to, you make it happen.

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A Look At The Healthcare Jobs Of The Future

Dumb Little Man

With each passing year comes a whole new series of ingenious innovations, especially in STEM fields.

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A Competitive Industry: How to Stay Relevant as a New Business

Small Business CEO

Without a doubt, a startup owner has plenty of hurdles to overcome if they intend to experience any kind of success in their industry.

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Podcast Episode 38: 20 Life Skills You Should Have…Or Teach

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I'm going to talk about the skills I think everyone should be able to do to be self-sufficient - and why. The post Podcast Episode 38: 20 Life Skills You Should Have…Or Teach appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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MBO Partners 10 Future of Work Predictions for 2021

Small Business Labs

Last week MBO Partners released their annual future of work predictions for the coming year. 

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3 Ways Automation Can Hurt Your Business

Jen Lawrence

Okay – raise of hands… how many of you have been told that the way to get ahead in your business is to automate as much as possible? I can’t tell you how many people are shocked to hear that, as a systems expert, I still do quite a bit of work manually. Sound like a contradiction?

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Is It Still Worth Promoting Your Blog On Facebook Or Instagram? An Experiment

Brilliantly Better

A few months ago I started a promotion experiment. I wanted to see if Facebook / Instagram are still worthy of that, or – as my hunches were telling me – these outlets are already so opaque that they don’t even serve their initial purpose, which is connecting people.

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Anxiety Buster: A Three-Step System To Help You Get Rid of Panic Attacks

Dumb Little Man

Have you been struggling with anxiety? Then tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re on edge – and on the verge of tears – almost all the time and you don’t know why. Sometimes, you get really jittery and lose focus, even if you’re in the middle of a task at work.

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10 Ways Small Businesses Can Come Out Ahead In 2021

Small Business CEO

The year 2020 left us with some shocking details to ponder regarding business. Knowledge is power, and this year we need to use the lessons from 2020 and know the changes being made to business administration.

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