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

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. Choosing the best system to use will be the biggest decision you’ll have to make. What a lot of productivity gurus don’t tell you, though, is that the right system for you isn’t something you find. It’s something you create. Start small, go steady.

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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. Sign up for the Eat Your Career Newsletter to receive registration information: [link]. Project management is an entire field of study in and of itself. But many people, in many roles, manage projects in an “unofficial” capacity.

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Getting the basics right: Personal and Executive Assistant Key Tasks

Practically Perfect PA

There are a lot of critical responsibilities for Assistants. During the day, Assistants have to do so many different things, so their skills and tasks are incredibly varied. For new Assistants, it is hard to know where to start. Getting the basics right: Personal and Executive Assistant Key Tasks. Let's get started! In this [.].

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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? In this Timely and Effective Communications blog, we are going to cover how as well as ways you can use communication to maximize productivity and reach goals.

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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. Moreover, social media has given an outlet for people to take their interaction with work acquaintances to the next level.

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Podcast Episode 22: The New Balance

Simple Productivity Blog

COVID has completely uprooted just about everyone's lives. We're working, schooling, shopping, exercising, and socializing differently. Every aspect of our lives has been turned upside down and shaken - HARD. Three months ago life balance meant a completely different thing. Today we'll take a look at the new balance - and I'm not talking about shoes. Today we will look at the three types of boundaries that made it easier to have a balanced life, and how to apply them to the new normal.

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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.    How will older small business owners react to the pandemic? Will they continue operating their businesses, or will they shut them down?

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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. Keeping up to date with the marketing trends will also help a business stay ahead of their competition. The best B2B content marketing strategy relies on knowledge and skills, which are developed through recognition of new systems.

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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. Deliberate Living How To

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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. All of the answers are interesting, but one really jumped out at us.

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

Productivityist

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. This episode is brought to you by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you.

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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. Being a mom of two kids or having a professional career alone can easily take up all the time, effort, and patience one can conjure up.

2020 161

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. The good news is that selling and marketing have never been easier, primarily because of online sales and campaign development.

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Is Remote Work Good for Your Career?

45 Things

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. I've been covering such stories for a long (long) time, since technology made it possible for someone to stay connected to the office via a phone and PC.

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

Productivityist

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. This episode is brought to you by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you.

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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. All that is required of you is a working web connection and an incontestable thirst for knowledge. The widespread availability of online resources for learners means that you can learn anything you set your mind on via the internet.

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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. One of the opportunities you can use to expand your business is CBD dropshipping, which is becoming more common as CBD becomes more widespread. Here’s how you can use CBD dropshipping to maximize your business’s profits. Make Sure Your Business Works Well With CBD.

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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? Some of you already know that I’ve spent the last 12 years working from home, with the last seven having homeschooled kids. It’s been a learning process and something that took time to figure out.

2020 40

Move Slow and “Bake” Things

Productivityist

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. He moved deliberately, primarily because he’d been in a major car wreck that pretty much folded him in half. His legs were held together with metal, and yet he went about his life with a sense of reserved joy.

2020 40

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. In this article, we gathered the common pros and cons of traveling by car you should know. Pros of traveling by car. Complete freedom in choosing a route.

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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. There’s a wealth of information out there to help you get started, as well as an array of sites that compare broker lists and areas of investment that may be a benefit for you, but why should you start investing today? You can make some money.

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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. Businesses of all kinds have certainly benefited from the emergence of mobile applications. One of the apps that’s seen progressive growth in the recent years is food delivery app. It shouldn’t be surprising as everybody loves to eat.

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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. Saying this, let’s take a walk down memory lane. The 1900s: Where It All Began. Computer punch cards were the earliest forms of virtual data, a gadget that was capable of storing just 80-bits of data.

2020 131

Move Slow and “Bake” Things

Productivityist

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. He moved deliberately, primarily because he’d been in a major car wreck that pretty much folded him in half. His legs were held together with metal, and yet he went about his life with a sense of reserved joy.

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Episode 299: The Social Media-Productivity Balancing Act

Productivityist

Social media and productivity seem to be strange bedfellows. But in the right hands, they can coexist better than you might think. On this episode of the program I talk about how social media use CAN be productive, how to make that happen, and share the story of my current social media platform experiment with one I never thought I’d use: TikTok. Helpful Links. Want to follow me on social?

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Episode 299: The Social Media-Productivity Balancing Act

Productivityist

Social media and productivity seem to be strange bedfellows. But in the right hands, they can coexist better than you might think. On this episode of the program I talk about how social media use CAN be productive, how to make that happen, and share the story of my current social media platform experiment with one I never thought I’d use: TikTok. Helpful Links. Want to follow me on social?

2020 40

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. However, many first-time car owners in Canada find it challenging to buy car insurance due to the vast array of options in the market. The prices, too, differ significantly, making it trickier to select the best.

2020 48

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. The first thing to look at when choosing a lawyer is their specialty. To do this, you need to ask yourself, “what are my legal needs?”.

2020 48

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. Today, influencers are one of the most important tactics of digital PR (there are some key differences to note between traditional PR vs digital PR ). photo credit: @zachking. However, the influencer marketing world is growing and the rules are changing.

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