Sat.Sep 22, 2018 - Fri.Sep 28, 2018

5 Reasons a Messy Desk Is Not Good For Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Do you feel stressed or distracted as soon as you get to work? Here’s one cause you may not have considered: not having a clean desk at work.

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Managing someone else’s calendar

Practically Perfect PA

Managing someone else’s calendar. You know how it is. You are managing your boss or client’s Inbox and/or Calendar. They want you to set up meetings on their behalf and they don’t want the bother of accepting them – they would prefer you to receive the meeting responses.

What Highly Skilled Independent Workers Want

Small Business Labs

The global accounting and professional services firm EY has developed GigNow , an external online talent platform. 

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Nauseous vs. Nauseated--Which Is She?

Business Writing

My dear friend just had major surgery in another city. Texting me to let me know how she is, her husband wrote, "She's nauseous a lot." But is she nauseous or nauseated? What do you think? Word sticklers distinguish between. Gems of Language Grammar and Usage

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What You Need To Know About Cloud Computing In Business

Dumb Little Man

Today, 93% of organizations use the cloud in some form and of those, 42% derive half or more of their business from cloud-based apps. On average, enterprises invest $1.62 million in cloud computing and globally, this number reaches $67 million.

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How to use ‘Feedback-to-self’ as a development tool

Practically Perfect PA

Hello! In this blog post, I’d like to share an extract from my award-winning book “A-Z Pearls of Wisdom” on how to effectively use “feedback-to-self” as a development tool.

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JP Morgan Chase's 2018 Online Platform Study and Rideshare Driver Earnings

Small Business Labs

The JP Morgan Chase Institute released their 2018 Online Platform Economy in 2018 study this week. It generated a lot of media attention, most of which focused on the data showing the average rideshare driver's earnings per month declined 53% between 2013 and 2017 (click on the chart to enlarge).

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How To Stop Unhappiness Rituals in Your Relationships

Dumb Little Man

I once had a patient, we’ll call her Betty, tell me that every night she would cook her spouse a gourmet dinner. At first, it didn’t look like she was unhappy in a relationship. After dinner, she would ask, “How was your dinner?”. The response was always the same: “So, so.”.

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Office Design Ideas for a Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. These days, design inspiration is everywhere.

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5 Side-Gigs That Can Add Additional Income to Your Business

Tips From T. Marie

If you are a small business owner or freelancer, you know that one of the disadvantages of being your own boss can often be the fluctuation in your income. Often how much income and when that income becomes available to you each month can be hit or miss. Some self-employed individuals plan ahead for the tight times, particularly if they know what months will be a feast and which will be famine.

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Set Stretch Goals

Office Dynamics

From Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018). THE BROCHURE PROMOTING AN administrative training pro­gram said, We will never make you do anything you don’t want to do. Oh heavens, I thought! Really? How do you think a person grows?

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Schopenhauer’s Secret Guide to Love You Need to Hear

Dumb Little Man

The key to happiness lies with porcupines. Strange as it sounds, it’s an idea that was first articulated by Arthur Schopenhauer. He’s a brilliant philosopher and pessimist of epic proportions. Schopenhauer might not be the first person you’d normally turn to for well-being advice.

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How to Make All the Right Moves in Any Job

On The Job

No one sets out to fail in a job, but it can happen if you don’t take some time to establish good habits from your first day in a new position.

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What To Do When You Don’t Have Enough Time

Simple Productivity Blog

Have you ever been faced with a huge task list, and the sinking feeling that there was no way on earth to get it all done? This happens to me more often than not.

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List of Greek Words in the English Language

Daily Writing Tips

After French, Latin and Viking (and Old English of course, but that is English), the Greek language has contributed more words to modern English than any other – perhaps 5%. Many Greek words sprang from Greek mythology and history.

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Divorce Alternatives: Which One Is Right For You?

Dumb Little Man

Divorce is a fact of life and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to it. From the time you decide that you want to start your divorce case, there are dozens of questions that come up and answers that you need to decide for yourself.

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4 Ways to Keep Your Sales Growing

Small Business CEO

If you want your business to make more profit this year than it did the last, you need strategies in place that boost sales. At its core, sales is all about building relationships with people, whereby you solve a problem or fulfil a need of theirs.

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How to Get Rid of Relationship Insecurities

Dumb Little Man

The best relationship advice for a happy marriage is never to compare yourself or your spouse to someone else. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done, especially if you are insecure by nature. Getting over relationship insecurities can be hard for you. Insecurity often boils down to a deep feeling of inadequacy in a relationship. You may feel like you aren’t smart, pretty, funny or interesting enough to keep your partner’s attention.

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Writing Styles (with Examples)

Daily Writing Tips

You’ve probably heard writers (or teachers, or critics) talk about “style” in writing. What exactly is style, though? It can be tough to pin down, because there are a variety of things we might be looking at when we talk about style.

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How Police Officers Keep Businesses Safe

Small Business CEO

Businesses need to be safe and secure in order to properly serve their customers, and protect employees from harm. Many have registers full of cash, and other expensive items like computers and other valuable equipment.

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Live Video Promotions to Help Your Business Growth

Small Business CEO

If you’re trying to grow your business, you’re probably trying to approach that goal from as many different perspectives as possible. You may have worked your way through photography pretty quickly in your quest to get good digital imaging for your company.

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Scare Quotes Should Be Scarce Quotes

Daily Writing Tips

Many writers—professionals and creators of casual composition alike—employ a form of emphasis that is usually unnecessary and often clumsily intrusive.

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Building a Career as Photographer: 5 Tips to Make Your Photography Stand Out

Small Business CEO

With photography being a great love for many people, it can be difficult to make it a successful career, let alone business. These days, practically anyone can take out their smartphone and take a quick shot of the sunrise.

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CEO Interview: Ofer Tirosh, Tomedes Translation Agency

Small Business CEO

Ofer Tirosh has been running a successful, global translation agency – Tomedes – for over ten years. Today, he has taken time out of his busy schedule to share his experience with SMBCEO readers. When did you set up Tomedes and why? I established Tomedes back in 2007.

How Scheduling Software Helps Overcome Common Employee Management Problems

Small Business CEO

There are a number of ways you can streamline your workforce to increase productivity. Probably the most effective tool for this is scheduling software. It enables you to make better use of each and every minute of the work day. How exactly does scheduling software fit into the average workplace?

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Driving While Impaired – Meaning, Standards, and Penalties

Small Business CEO

Are you using vehicle for running your business? If so, make sure you’re paying close attention to what you and your staff is doing on the road. Specifically, your compliance with the laws and regulations related to DWI and OUI. What are those, and why complying to those matters?

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Everything You Need to Know About an Architecture Intern and Future Architectural Roles

Small Business CEO

Internship is one of the most effective ways – not only for receiving a degree, but also for getting ready for a successful career. In some industries like architecture, internship programs are highly competitive – which became one of the reasons for us to prepare this article.

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