Sat.Jul 21, 2018 - Fri.Jul 27, 2018

13 Ways to Get More Reading Done (Even If You Don’t Have the Time)

Dumb Little Man

Are you valiantly seeking new ways to get more reading done? No matter how busy your schedule is, making more time to read and improving at it is simpler than you think. Discover this detailed list to help you make more time to explore the world of words in a variety of ways.

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Google's Shadow Workforce

Small Business Labs

Bloomberg's Inside Google's Shadow Workforce covers the use by Google of what they call TVCs, or “temps, vendors and contractors" According to the article about half of Google's workforce is comprised of TVCs. 

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Why should an Assistant have a mentor?

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few years, I have often written and spoken about the benefits of having a mentor. The relationship really can bring lots of fantastic benefits for both the mentor and the person receiving their advice.

Intentional Word Choice: Did You Write “Feel” When You Meant “Believe”?

Office Dynamics

Much of the spoken language slides into our writing, but at times the words we say aren’t the exact fit for what we mean. Check your intention every time! Consider these sentences from an article about education: How many principals do what they feel will win approval?

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Can You Benefit From Eastern Medicine?

Dumb Little Man

Traditional Eastern medicine is practiced by 60% of people around the world. Yet, most of Western medicine still looks down on these ancient practices as “unscientific”. A new scientific discovery, however, may soon show a scientific explanation for the effectiveness of traditional therapies.

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Staying Unbiased in These Partisan Times

Small Business Labs

Since the founding of Emergent Research nearly two decades ago, our mantra has been follow the data to where it leads us. This requires us to minimize the impact of potential biases in our work.

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Dealing with awkward situations at work

Practically Perfect PA

Throw a load of random people together, and you are bound to get some awkward moments, especially if you are forced (as you often are at work) to spend a lot of time with each other.

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5 Habits Of Successful People You Should Be Following Today

Dumb Little Man

Ever wonder how successful people are so successful? Habits play a crucial role in shaping our lives. According to a psychology study at Duke University, 45% of everything we do on a daily basis factors in daily habits. We all know that bad habits can be detrimental to your mental and physical well-being. They can hinder your road to achievement and success. Good habits, on the other hand, can help you rise above others and be at your best. The concept of success differs with each person.

2018 158

Is Coworking's Surge Leading to Market Saturation?

Small Business Labs

According to the Reuters article 'Coworking' surge in Manhattan raises asset-liability quandary : "The amount of office leasing by “coworking” firms in Manhattan is nearing 10 percent of all new leases, a sign of growing demand for short-term contracts by companies seeking workspace."

2018 173

Social Media: Use It or Lose It

Tips From T. Marie

At this point, you should know that using social media to grow your business and/or brand is a smart move. There is a reason that just about every business guru out there recommends it. It works. Well, it works if you know what to do and are ready to do it.

3 Ways to Stay Connected to Hiring Managers

On The Job

One trend I've noticed with more and more hiring managers is that they have an ongoing list of potential candidates for a variety of jobs. Some of that is because of "ghosting," which is a trend where candidates don't show up for job interviews -- or even new jobs.

2018 141

How to Begin Celebrating Small Wins to Start A New Life

Dumb Little Man

Starting a new life is not easy. You have to get rid of any bad, old habits. However, letting go of any habit or behavior is not easy, either. That’s why you have to set the goal you want to accomplish. On this journey, you need to identify the small wins that indicate that you are accomplishing something. These accomplishments motivate you to keep moving in the right direction. If we focused only on the big wins, we would never feel like we will ever get any achievements.

2018 146

Supplier of the Month: Travel Counsellors

Practically Perfect PA

Travel Counsellors is an award-winning independent travel company that’s seeing increasing growth in its corporate travel division due to clients recognising the benefits of having their own personal travel manager available to them 24/7 when required.

Comments on Taking Notes by Hand or Computer

Business Writing

I accidentally closed the Comments section for last week's post on taking meeting notes. If you wanted to comment, please do so. I apologize for the problem!

2018 130

Techies: Are You Willing to Embrace a Stupid Idea?

On The Job

Techies may believe they have nothing of value to learn from Lady Gaga when it comes to their careers, but they would be wrong. Gaga is adept at taking smart risks , says Whitney Johnson , an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption.

2018 130

Choosing the Best Mattress For Side, Back, and Stomach Sleepers

Dumb Little Man

Everybody has a preferred way of sleeping. Ask a family member or a spouse how you sleep and they’ll surely be able to tell you if you’re a side, back, or stomach sleeper. Some are even combination sleepers. If you’re choosing the best mattress for your next purchase, don’t just consider the price and the brand. Also take into account your preferred sleep position. Side Sleeping. If you prefer to sleep on your side, you’re not alone.

2018 135

5 Things To Do On Sunday To For A Calm Week

Simple Productivity Blog

I see Sunday evenings as the jumping board to a successful week. While some people bemoaned that their free time is coming to an end, I use Sunday evenings to make sure that I will have a good start and continued success throughout the week.

2018 130

How Long Should a Job Search Take?

Eat Your Career

This is a question I get quite frequently in my monthly “Ask the Career Coach” sessions. It’s not surprising; people who are in the midst of a job search are always anxious. They want the process to be much faster than it (usually) is. The longer it takes to land that new gig, the more self-doubt starts to creep in. So, at what point should you start to worry? How long should a job search take on average?

2018 116

Podcast 100: Completion

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! This is podcast 100! Wheee! Today I’m going to talk about completion. Some of my podcasts are about concrete actions you can take to get more organized or use your time better. A lot of them are about the concepts that underlie these actions. I never like doing something unless I know WHY I should do it. So I won’t ask you to do anything without explaining why.

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A Quick List of Adventure Activities You Must Try

Dumb Little Man

Whenever you find that you are losing focus on your mundane activities and daily chores, it merely implies that you need to relax and take it easy. There is no better way to break free from the monotony of everyday life than to set off on a short holiday. Whatever the case may be, make sure you enjoy each moment to the fullest. In this write-up, we’ll share with you a list of adventure activities you’ll definitely find appealing. Let’s take a look at them: Skiing.

2018 135

How to Write a Short Story: Six Crucial Steps

Daily Writing Tips

Short stories are tricky to write well. Every word counts – and you don’t have long at all to establish characters and get the plot going. While most of my fiction-writing time goes into novels, I’ve written a bunch of short stories over the years (and even won an occasional prize).

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How to Build Professional Behavior at Work?

Small Business CEO

Building a more professional behavior at work has its perks and actually helps you prepare to be productive, maintain a great attitude and transform your work ethics and output.

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The twenty minute ritual that accelerates growth and unlocks epic product-market fit 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Twenty minutes per day is all it takes to achieve epic product market fit. . It’ll pour jet fuel into your new business. You’ll supercharge growth. You’ll laser lock on to the precise product strategy that guarantees effortless customer acquisition. All it takes is this one simple ritual. . You don’t even have to be strict: Twenty minutes a few times a week is fine. . The only catch – hard part about this tactic – is that it’s uncomfortable. It’s a little scary. .

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Is Where You Live Sacrificing Your Happiness?

Dumb Little Man

The average American moves 11.4 times in their life. Some move when they are young, while others chase jobs, loved ones or environments that better suit their needs. Whatever the reason, Americans are moving more than ever before, aided by mobile lifestyles and broadening opportunities to work from home. Despite this trend, many people still live in environments that make them miserable.

2018 135

How the Three Types of Conjunctions Connect Ideas

Daily Writing Tips

This post defines and discusses the three types of conjunctions (words or phrases that serve as a bridge linking two words, phrases, clauses, or sentences): coordinating, correlative, and subordinating conjunctions. Coordinating Conjunctions.

2018 67

Managing Your Inventory for Next to Nothing

Small Business CEO

Inventory Management Software as a Service. As the owner of a small and medium-sized business, it’s understandable that you want to keep your business overheads as low as possible.

2018 67

5 Amazing Ways Massage Therapy Can Improve Your Well-Being

Dumb Little Man

Each day, you go through numerous episodes of physical and mental stress. And why not? There are a ton of responsibilities on your shoulders which tend to weigh you down and wear you out. Your life revolves around preparing quick meals, dropping the kids off at school, worrying about their grades, getting to work on time, dealing with work issues, coming back home to kids fighting, and then falling on the bed defeated and done. And the worst thing is that it doesn’t end.

2018 133

Let’s Talk About Trust And Perfectionism

Dumb Little Man

Trust is knowing that you tend to do this, this, and this and that you’re probably always going to do that. In order to trust you, you have to be willing to perceive, know, be, and receive you. You don’t have to change you to fit somebody else’s point of view. It’s not about having blind faith in yourself that you’ll get it all right one day and that you understand every idea on being perfect. Perfect. dramatic sigh*. Let’s talk about that.

2018 131

How to Write The Perfect Content for Each Stage of Your Sales Funnel

Dumb Little Man

Bringing in new customers and converting them can sometimes be challenging. With so many brands and products on the market, differentiating from the competition is near impossible. However, the AIDA sales funnel methodology can contribute to the cause more than you think. Implementing the time-old sales model into the content creation strategy set by the marketing team will ensure organic growth and sales outreach more than most methods would.

2018 131

Replacing Windows? Demand The Best Service

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to choose replacement windows and who should do it in your Colorado home can be a daunting task. To start with, you have to figure out what kind of windows will work best for you and since you’re an expert in something other than windows, this can be a chore all by itself. You’ll get quotes from different replacement window firms, and each might come back with a different recommendation. Aluminum?

2018 129

Piping Ain’t Easy! 5 Things To Keep In Mind Before Hiring A Local Plumber

Dumb Little Man

Whether it’s a residential or commercial set up, plumbing emergencies can happen anytime and without any warning. The plumbing maintenance in homes and offices is unique in that most people don’t see it as something truly dangerous or important. When a pipe bursts or some other piece of plumbing malfunctions, many homeowners try to fix the plumbing issue by themselves. Why You Need A Plumber.

2018 124

Telltale Signs Your Loved One Needs Intervention for Addiction

Dumb Little Man

If your loved one is showing signs of using and abusing alcohol or drugs, they might have an addiction. Failure to do any intervention for addiction can cause more problems. Back then, addicts take themselves to rock bottom before they can get help. Now that addiction is recognized as a disease, the protocol has been revised to reflect that and promote prevention as much as possible.

2018 119

The Vital Role Service Businesses can Play in Your Company’s Success

Small Business CEO

We often think of a company in a fairly simplistic way: as a self-sufficient organization. We think of it as a corporation with various departments, like Human Resource Management, Accounting, and Finance, Production, Research and Development (R&D), Purchasing, Marketing, and Selling.

2018 67

Why Entrepreneurs Should Look Into Company Formation in Luxembourg?

Small Business CEO

More than 340 multinationals, have already established their headquarters in Luxembourg and more and more startups, entrepreneurs and companies looking into relocating their offices are considering company formation in Luxembourg.

2018 64

Growing Your Business: 3 Under-Utilized yet Effective Advertising Channels for Lawyers

Small Business CEO

Marketing is an essential proponent for lawyers, but getting it right is not always straightforward. Regardless of the type of law you practice, you’re swimming in the same pool of clients as numerous other firms.

2018 64

4 Challenges Facing Small Manufacturers in America

Small Business CEO

Whenever you hear about the decline of manufacturing in advanced economies such as the United States, its usually in the context of the dwindling fortunes of giant conglomerates.

2018 62

6 Tools You Should Equip your Field Workforce with

Small Business CEO

Intricate fieldwork requires a complex combination of skill as well as equipment in order to be executed properly. In this era of advanced technology and fast paced technological progress, there are many tools available to guide field workers through their everyday tasks.