Sat.Apr 07, 2018 - Fri.Apr 13, 2018

Kick start your motivation

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as an EA in a large insurance firm. I’d been there a few years, I know the job inside out, I liked my colleagues and the work was okay. I would go into work every day, do my thing and leave at 5.30pm without a backwards glance. Good […].

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Duluth's Booming Artisan Economy

Small Business Labs

Duluth's Lincoln Park neighborhood was until recently a rundown section of this lake front city in Minnesota, with many empty storefronts and buildings. But now Lincoln Park is the center of a new artisan business boom.

2018 217

Stealing Photos Online Is Still Stealing

Dumb Little Man

If you are managing your own websites or your clients’ websites, make sure your photo assets are coming from legitimate sources and that you’re not stealing photos online. Even if you see something online, it doesn’t mean that you can just take it for free. Many people see no problem with downloading music from a streaming site instead of buying a CD.

2018 177

Today’s Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

OfficeTeam just-released research in time for Administrative Professionals Week about the changing administrative profession and the role’s impact at work. The survey found that today’s administrative professional assistants save their bosses an average of 101 minutes a day.

Five prioritising tips for PAs

Practically Perfect PA

You know when you’ve just got an absolute load of stuff on your plate and you have no idea where to begin? Yeah, I can see you nodding – hello, isn’t every day like that?!

2018 207

Coworking's Unstoppable Market Growth

Small Business Labs

Liquidspace's Q4, 2017 U.S. Flexible Office Report covers the continued growth of coworking and other forms of flexible offices.

2018 216

The Negative Effects of Technology in Child Development

Dumb Little Man

The number of hours that children spend on their devices and technical gadgets has increased exponentially. This is causing a lot of parents to feel alarmed as there are several negative effects of technology on child development. It Slows Down The Brain. Nowadays, children do not get enough exercise. They spend most of their time with their gadgets. This lack of exercise is extremely bad for their physical and mental health because it can slow down their development.

2018 174

More Trending

Managing your own time and dealing with interruptions 

Practically Perfect PA

I thought I would start the week by sharing another video from last year’s Virtual Summit.

2018 196

According to T. Rowe Price, Gig Economy Workers Pay More Attention To Their Money

Small Business Labs

The invest and mutual fund firm T.

2018 194

6 Yoga Contraindications You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Yoga has now become very popular all over the world. Because of its physical, mental, and spiritual benefits, it has become a hit for people of all gender and age group. Yoga mainly consists of various Asanas that give flexibility and strengthen the muscles of the body. It helps in reducing stress, provides better relaxation, and aids in detoxifying the body. Overall, it can bring balance to your body. Although beneficial to the body, yoga isn’t really for everyone.

2018 162

Why Good Writing Skills Are Important In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Do you ever find yourself asking “Why Good Writing Skills Are Important In The Workplace? Why home in (or is it hone in?) on the technicalities? Who notices? Who cares? Those who care about productivity, for one.

2018 187

Tech of the week: Get The Flight Out

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Technology of the week: Get The Flight Out. Here are all the details… What is Get The Flight Out? Get the Flight Out is a website that scours the internet for cheap, low-cost, often short lived airfares from airports in the United States. What does it do?

2018 179

Why Networking is So Exhausting -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

Professional conferences or networking events are great ways to learn new things about your industry and make important contacts for your career. They also can be exhausting. Even the most outgoing person can find hours of "small talk" a bit draining. If you say "Hello, how are you?"

2018 163

What to Say to Someone Who Cheated On You

Dumb Little Man

If your worst fears have been confirmed and you have discovered that your partner is cheating on you, you are probably wondering what to do now. There is likely some part of you that wants to find a way to inflict as much pain as possible on the cheater, but is that really the best way to handle things? Probably not. So, what do you do? Take a look at the tips below to help you get your thoughts in order before you approach your partner. Let it out.

2018 160

Designing Your Mindset with Andy Murphy

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Andy Murphy , the founder of Mindset by Design. Andy has helped world champion athletes, multi-millionaire entrepreneurs, Hollywood producers and actors, and even royalty design their mindsets.

2018 56

I’m still here — new blog & newsletter coming soon

Denise Aday

As any digital marketer knows, we can get so invested in our clients’ communications that it’s all too easy to let our own slide. And slide. And slide. But we really should walk our talk, right? Lead by example.

2018 52

4 References for Inexperienced Job Seekers

On The Job

It's the time of year when those looking for internships or their first professional gig are madly churning out resumes, answering online ads and trying to figure out who the heck can be a reference for them.

2018 130

The Best Tips to Boost Pinterest Conversion

Dumb Little Man

Pinterest has emerged as an important marketing platform to drive conversion for businesses. But how exactly can it drive sales and generate leads? To understand the potential of Pinterest, it is important to know how it stands apart from others. Let us explain first its key attributes. Visual Content: Most researchers agree that visual elements generate more interest in reading content. Do you want some statistics in favor of it?

2018 157

A Complete Guide to Parentheses and Brackets

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses the functions of parentheses and brackets, which are used to set off portions of text from the whole for various purposes.

2018 68

How to Motivate Your Employees to do More

Small Business CEO

Study after study seems to confirm that happier employees tend to perform better at their job. Beyond this, a happier employee is more likely to work harder at their job. There are plenty of books on personal motivation and success from Chet Holmes to Tony Robbins.

2018 68

How to Avoid the Professional Thug

The Marq

I recently met someone at a social hour event who claimed to be a LinkedIn expert. After speaking with him in-person, even though I had some initial reservations, I thought I’d give his services a try. After all, I knew I needed a better presence on LinkedIn.

2018 52

Best Money Management Tips For Students

Dumb Little Man

Entering college isn’t as great as you’re probably thinking. Instead of getting freedom and independence, you get overwhelming assignments, endless hours of reviewing for exams, and tons of data to memorize. And you know what else? College isn’t that fun when it comes to expenses. If you don’t know how to set a budget and stick with it, you can end up broke and more stressed out. These things can make it harder for you to focus on your studies.

2018 151

Coordination of Conjunctions and Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

When a conjunction is inserted into a sentence to separate two cumulative elements of the sentence, where commas, if any, are correctly positioned depends on the syntactical structure of the sentence regardless of whether a parenthetical phrase complicates the sentence.

2018 67

5 Options To Consider When Buying A Server For Your Startup

Small Business CEO

When it comes to buying a business server, your startup have many options to choose from. The overall process can be confusing and down right frustrating if you are unsure about what your startup needs. Meanwhile, many business technologists will claim that you should just go straight to the cloud.

2018 64

How to Avoid Common Errors When Writing A Dissertation

Dumb Little Man

Writing a dissertation is a crucial step in the journey of your higher education. Your dissertation paper showcases your research skills and your capacity to work independently. You are expected to produce original content that is of value to the academic and scientific community across the world. Typically, students write dissertations at the end of their undergrad or graduate programs and also at their Ph.D. levels.

2018 150

What You Should Know Before Becoming A Pharmacy Tech

Dumb Little Man

Discovering a new career is exciting, frightening, and a process full of self-discovery. Without an adequate understanding of yourself and the current job market, it can be difficult to make a career choice with confidence. Many young students and older career-changers opt for careers in healthcare. Job stability and the personal gratification that comes from serving others in need are two great things about getting a career in healthcare.

2018 142

How A Video Wall System Can Help Boost Your Business

Dumb Little Man

The principal aim of any enterprise is to increase sales and that is exactly where a video wall system can help. A video wall system is a set of screens that act as individual tiles projecting a part of an image to a huge screen. They can be utilized in a variety of settings and they can make your advertising much more effective. They can allow you to effectively engage your specific audience or demographic. As a result, your sales will increase and so will your profit margins.

2018 132

5 Priorities for SMBs Undergoing Digital Transformation

Small Business CEO

Almost every part of our lives is in some ways enhanced or modified by digital technologies. The way we communicate has changed. So did the ways we gain knowledge, spend our money, and entertain ourselves.

2018 64

Tips To Optimize Your Business Website Design

Small Business CEO

Getting your business website up and running is never the end of the journey in web design. Consider your business website a living, breathing creature that is constantly growing and evolving.

2018 61

How to Market Your New Business Like a Pro

Small Business CEO

In initially forming your business, you might have decided to hold off pouring a lot of your time and attention into marketing for the time being. However, this could be a surprisingly costly mistake; in fact, much research you have already carried out could feed directly into your marketing efforts.

2018 57

SME Website Design: Are You Missing These Basics?

Small Business CEO

Website design is evolving. Hosting is cheaper. Design is faster. Screen sizes are many. And your visitors are expecting a lot more from your small business website than in the past. You need to be at the forefront of the industry.

2018 57

Debt Settlement Dos & Don’ts

Small Business CEO

Are you barely staying above water making the minimum payments each month? This might seem like the only viable strategy available but in reality, you’re only spending more money in interest each month. Financial freedom is nowhere near. What are you to do? Sell all your things? Set a strict budget?

2018 57

Is PPC Marketing Dead?

Small Business CEO

If you ask a hundred people when they think the world is going to end, you’ll get a hundred different answers. Nobody could possibly know, right? And, as the old saying goes “Opinions are like (insert expletive).” ” Is pay-per-click (PPC) advertising dead?

2018 57

Ecommerce Basics: Metrics of Success

Small Business CEO

As an ecommerce vendor, you face a common challenge with and brick-and-mortar stores, namely, how to measure the success of your marketing programs. You however, have a number of significant advantages in addressing this challenge.

2018 54

Small Business Success: Scaling Upwards, Outwards and into the Cloud This 2018

Small Business CEO

Challenging as it is, getting your small business off the ground can be one of the most rewarding endeavours, however, it is a never-ending race. Once you have found your footing, the next thing should be to grow outwards and upwards.

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