Sat.May 02, 2020 - Fri.May 08, 2020

Will COVID-19 Cause Older Small Business Owners to Close Their Businesses?

Small Business Labs

According to the research firm Barlow Research Associates , the average small business owner is 60 years old. And as the Barlow chart below shows (click to enlarge), almost 40% are aged 65 or older.    This raises an interesting question. 

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The Simplest Hack to Be Your Most Organized Self

Dumb Little Man

Finding a good system to be organized can be intimidating. There are so many options! Useful tips on how to get your life together are all over the internet. From minimalist planners to detailed systems, something is bound to draw you in.

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How to Speak the Language of Project Management

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals. Date : Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

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Is Remote Work Good for Your Career?

On The Job

Since people began working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic, much has been written about how this is a trend here to stay -- more of us will now work from home and our companies will love it because workers will be more productive and it will save on commercial real estate costs. Hold on.

2020 151

Staffing to the Valley's, Not the Peaks

Small Business Labs

Campaign's How will adland's freelance industry and gig economy change due to COVID-19? covers how a group of advertising industry executives think the gig economy and freelance work will evolve in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 138

Five of the Best B2B Content Marketing Trends That Are Proven Effective To Gain New Clients

Dumb Little Man

Digital marketing is fast-paced with trends and new updates to existing systems continuously popping out. That’s why it is important to stay up-to-date with the latest strategies that can be beneficial in reaching new audiences.

2020 196

Timely and Effective Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

We all know that communication is the cornerstone of any organization’s success. It is even more important in times of crisis. So how can you effectively communicate with your executive, colleagues, and partners while being sensitive to interpretations and time constraints?

2020 130

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Augur vs. Auger

Daily Writing Tips

Although they sound the same and are often misspelled one for the other, the words augur and auger are not remotely related. augur. In ancient Rome, the noun augur signified a religious official who interpreted the sounds and movements of birds to predict outcomes of matters of public concern.

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How To Be Efficient As a Busy Mom And Still Chase Your Dreams

Dumb Little Man

Haven’t we all been there? Going from being frazzled and all over the place to being efficient and feeling like a super-woman, then back down again? I’ve been through my fair share of daily vicissitudes that have left me in shambles plenty of times.

2020 193

Beginner’s Guide to Sales Enablement

Small Business CEO

Business and sales are two complementary elements that cannot be treated separately. If they go well with each other, success is almost guaranteed. Probably that’s why more and more companies decide to involve in sales and create their own products.

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Animation: How To Break Bad Habits

Simple Productivity Blog

Jeffrey Marr, from Between The Lines Animation, has made a great video on how to break bad habits. It's a summary of the information provided in the book Atomic Habits. Take a look at this informative and entertaining video: The post Animation: How To Break Bad Habits appeared first on Laura Earnest.

2020 130

How to Avoid Burnouts While Working at Home

The Marq

The COVID-19 Pandemic’s physical distancing has meant a lot of knowledge workers (people using a computer to get work done) have relocated to home or some other isolated location. But how are you coping with the rapid shift? What are you doing to ensure you’re not overworking?

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9 Online Resources for Effective Learning

Dumb Little Man

Technology is continuously leaving an indelible mark on many conceivable fields and industries, and education hasn’t been left behind either. Today, you no longer need to take admission classes and physically attend all your classes to earn a degree.

2020 193

How to Work CBD Dropshipping Into Your Business

Small Business CEO

If you already have a business set up, dropshipping can be an amazing way to add more products to your storefront without having to worry about the hassle of adding new products to your inventory and shipping out new packages.

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Episode 300: Get Your Head Out of Your Apps with Matt Ragland


This week I’m joined by fellow productivity enthusiast/specialist/strategist, Matt Ragland. This is a conversation I’ve wanted to have for some time and I’m glad I’m able to deliver it as my 300th episode of The Productivityist Podcast.

2020 52

Pros and Cons of Traveling by Car You Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Many people all over the world are fond of traveling. Which kind of vehicle for trips is the most comfortable? Probably, the only answer here is that everything is individual. However, when you travel by car, you are your own boss on the road.

2020 186

Social Learning as a Way to Foster Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

In one way or another, social learning has been part of our lives for a long time. We spend a large amount of time at work. During this time, we are bound to learn from our colleagues and get a chance to talk on mutual topics of interest.

2020 185

Interested in Building a Food Delivery App?

Dumb Little Man

Today, there is a mobile application for every task we do daily. For this reason, the mobile app industry has witnessed enormous growth over the last couple of years, with billions of apps downloaded every year.

2020 170

How Backup And Storage Led To Cybercrime

Dumb Little Man

Technology has come a long way, and cyber protection is the most crucial factor in advancing the future of digital defense. Interestingly enough, cybersecurity was not always an issue in backup and storage; but as technology advances, so do the methods of hackers.

2020 166

5 Reasons To Start Investing Today

Small Business CEO

The world of investing is fast paced and changes very quickly – to be successful you need to keep your eye on the ball, but also be flexible in how you manage your time with these investments.

2020 63

6 Considerations to Make Before Buying a Car Insurance

Small Business CEO

The Canadian federal law requires all car owners to have car insurance. This is because every car stands a chance of getting an accident or any unpredicted event on the road. Besides being a legal requirement, car insurance guarantees financial protection against any unfortunate event.

2020 63

How to Choose The Right Lawyer for You

Small Business CEO

It is incredibly important to be represented by the right lawyer. No matter what your legal issue involves, there are many experienced lawyers that are ready to help with whatever problems you have on hand. Here are some tips for choosing the right lawyer to fit your needs. Area of Law.

2020 63

7 Tips for Working With Instagram Influencers

Small Business CEO

Influencers have become a buzz word in the marketing world. Influencers are individuals who have influence in certain niches and industries, and exert that influence to their sphere.

2020 56

Move Slow and “Bake” Things


My mother’s late husband was a baker at Costco?—?the the bakery manager, in fact. Even though he worked in a fast-paced environment, he lived by the title of this piece: Move slow and bake things. He had a quiet demeanor, so when he did raise his voice, you paid attention.

2020 52

Episode 299: The Social Media-Productivity Balancing Act


Social media and productivity seem to be strange bedfellows. But in the right hands, they can coexist better than you might think.

2020 52