Sat.May 12, 2018 - Fri.May 18, 2018

Study: Corporations Rely on Their Non-Employee Workforce

Small Business Labs

SAP Fieldglass's External Workforce Insights 2018 study, 44% of workforce spend at large corporation is on external, non-employee talent. 

2018 209

First Impressions Online: How PAs Virtually Greet Business 

Practically Perfect PA

I am a keyboard warrior. Not necessarily by choice, but rather by circumstance. I’ve worked as a PA and Office Manager across the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and now Foodservice industry since 2011.

2018 193

A Quick Look at Motorcycle History

Dumb Little Man

The motorcycle, an icon of freedom on two wheels, has an interesting story. If you are an enthusiast or you simply like traveling on your big bike, here’s a really catchy motorcycle history you need to hear. The Start. The bike’s humble beginnings date back to 1867 when bicycle inventor Pierre Michaux came up with the first steam-powered bicycle. Soon after, in 1885, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach invented the first diesel-powered engine the world had seen.

2018 188

Lessons from ATD Convention

Office Dynamics

There was no shortage of information, lessons, best practices, and thought-provoking conversations at the ATD Convention my team and I attended last week in San Diego.

2018 144

Cigna's Loneliness Index and Coworking

Small Business Labs

The large, global health services company Cigna recently released their U.S. Loneliness Index , which found loneliness in the U.S. is at "epidemic levels" The key findings include: Nearly half  of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone (46 percent) or left out (47 percent).

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Study: Uber Drivers on Average Earn $11.77 Per Hour

Small Business Labs

T he Economic Policy Institute (EPI) , a DC non-profit think tank, recently released a study showing the average Uber driver earns $11.77 per hour after expenses.    The study -  Uber and the Labor Market  - is based on a detailed analysis of driver income and expenses. 

2018 163

Podcast 096: The four tendencies: questioner

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! This is podcast 96 and it’s about being a questioner as one of the four tendencies. If you’ve been listening to me for awhile, you know I love to ask questions! I love to ask what I call stupid questions, the ones that people don’t ask because they take the answer for granted and it doesn’t occur them that they even CAN question it. I’ve always been this way.

2018 100

The Best WordPress SEO Tips You Should Totally Try

Dumb Little Man

WordPress is one of the largest platforms for creating and managing a website. It offers free services for individuals and organizations which allow them to create a blog or a website. These services can be upgraded for an affordable fee by users at any time. Another great reason for the popularity of WordPress is its massive range of SEO friendly tools and plugins. Before we get to the WordPress SEO tips, let’s try to understand first why you need a good SEO strategy. Importance of SEO.

2018 156

Research: What Drives Superstars to Quit

On The Job

There's an old saying: "When the going gets tough, the tough get going." But new research suggests that for some top performers, when the going gets tough -- they quit.

2018 141

10 Ways to Render Sentences More Concise

Daily Writing Tips

This post details various strategies for reducing and simplifying sentences. Sentence Combination. Avoid consecutive sentences that end and begin, respectively, with the same word or phrase as occurs here: A common way to track the current state of systems is monitoring performance metrics.

2018 80

4 Reasons why Small Business Entrepreneurs should start Blogging

Small Business CEO

For a business, promoting the product or service is the biggest task that can take away a large part of the investment. This investment cannot be afforded by small businesses which majorly rely on online promotion methods.

2018 79

Social Media Causing Depression and Anxiety: Is It True?

Dumb Little Man

Social media was designed to make interaction a lot easier. But today, when we look closely, we are socially awkward. This is why social media causing depression and anxiety isn’t surprising. We are gradually getting so addicted to proving ourselves to the rest of the world that we fail to realize our real self-worth. Social media is silently taking away our happiness without us realizing it. Breaking Connection to Reality.

Why taking responsibility for everything is the entrepreneur secret weapon

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

The last decade I’ve spent working with entrepreneurs around the world was also a decade spent studying entrepreneurs around the world. . Best free MBA ever. In fact, I got paid to do it!). And if I had to pick one thing that unites the upper echelons of extraordinary overachieving founders – if something definitively sets them apart from everyone else – it is this one thing: . Entrepreneurs take an unreasonable amount of responsibility. . For everything. .

2018 49

A Guide to Abbreviations

Daily Writing Tips

Abbreviations are a sometimes necessary evil, but with the power to employ them comes great responsibility. This post outlines types of abbreviations and associated guidelines.

2018 58

5 Investment Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make in 2018

Small Business CEO

With increasing volatility and frequent market fluctuations, making smart investments is not easy. When you look for information online, several inputs laden with economic jargon tend to perplex you furthermore.

2018 75

The Definitive Guide To Cryptocurrencies

Dumb Little Man

There’s a lot of information out there about cryptocurrencies. However, for the vast majority of people understanding what they are and how to use them remains a mystery. Most people think that Bitcoin is the only type of cryptocurrency and that it only applies to illegal activities. In reality, that’s nowhere near the truth. To enlighten you, here’s a handy cryptocurrency guide you can use. What Is Cryptocurrency?

2018 149

Why your newest project is always the most promising

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Uninformed Optimism is a cognitive bias that wreaks havoc in entrepreneur brains. . It goes like this: . The less you know about a project or business idea, the easier it is to believe it’ll be simple to make the idea succeed. . This is particularly true for “marketing tactics”. The people selling “shortcuts” know it, too. . The best way to make millions with a scummy info product is to be on the absolute bleeding edge.

2018 49

Morning Routines with Benjamin Spall

Productivityist

On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with Benjamin Spall. Benjamin is the co-author of My Morning Routine: How Successful People Start Every Day Inspired , and the founding editor of the blog of the same name.

2018 52

Equity Crowdfunding – A Beginner’s Guide

Small Business CEO

While you once needed a lot of capital to gain equity in private companies, new laws have made possible for small investors to invest using limited capital through equity crowdfunding.

2018 73

How to Land Your Dream Job: The S.T.A.R Technique

Dumb Little Man

Sally is a recent graduate looking to break into the consulting industry. She has prior internship experience and a stellar academic record. However, every time she’s invited to an interview, she freezes and doesn’t know what to say. What can Sally do to better prepare for the questions she’ll be asked? How should she structure her responses to show her prospective employer how truly special she is? If you are anything like Sally, knowing how to land your dream job is essential.

2018 142

Why reading fiction makes you a better entrepreneur

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

I’ve noticed a trend amongst business owners I find personally – and psychologically – disturbing: Reading ONLY non-fiction. The logic is simple. In a world where there’s so much to learn, ain’t nobody got time to lose themselves in imaginary narrative and prose! . It’s understandable to feel this way. I personally have the expensive habit of 1-click purchasing almost any non-fiction book my friends recommend. In fact, they only have to mention a book in passing.

2018 43

10 Awesome Kitchen Safety Tips for Seniors

Dumb Little Man

Let’s face it. No matter how much you prepare, there will be a time when your parents or your grandparents will become old and unable to perform basic tasks. With most working families, it is difficult to keep an eye on their elderlies at every moment but there are a few ways in which you can ensure your seniors’ safety. Here, we have listed down 10 amazing kitchen safety tips for seniors you can start implementing today. Make Your Kitchen Doorways and Hallways Wider.

2018 134

Data Security Tips for the Remote Workforce

Dumb Little Man

As technology advances at a rapid pace, hackers and cybercriminals are finding it easier to hack into a company’s system to steal data. According to the SMB cybersecurity report, almost 43% of all small businesses in the United States suffered through a data breach and were victims of cybercrime in 2016. Therefore, it is important for you to develop and implement the best cyber data security tips to prevent such attacks from taking place. What Are the Threats? Data Loss and Device Failure.

2018 132

What to Give On Anniversary: Gift Giving Tips To Make It That Extra Special

Dumb Little Man

So, your ninth year anniversary is happening next month. You’ve really considered anniversaries as an event worth celebrating for because not everyone get to spend this much time with their loved ones. Sure, you’ve given amazing anniversary gifts in the past but you want this year to be a stand-out. You want to give your partner something that she will rave about to her friends for days and something that she will never forget.

2018 129

Bringing the Outside In

Small Business CEO

Some companies just love festooning their hallways, reception areas and meeting rooms with flowers and other plants.

2018 71

How Translation Can Help You Achieve Greater Organic Traffic

Small Business CEO

“ When trade stops, war begins ,” warned Jack Ma, the CEO of Alibaba at Davos 2018. This simple yet powerful statement serves as a reminder that your business needs to keep reaching customers. Ma went on to say that global selling is not just the birthright of big companies alone.

2018 71

Common Pitfalls Small Businesses Face and How to Avoid Them

Small Business CEO

Starting up a business is, without a doubt, an exciting venture. If you’re not excited about your new small business, then you just aren’t doing the right thing. However, it’s also a nerve wracking one and even the most seasoned of business owners will come across struggles along the way.

2018 70

The Next Level: 4 Signs It’s Time to Expand Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

In the highly competitive world of small business, finding a way to carve out a niche in your industry is vital for success. According to recent studies, economic uncertainty is the main factor that prohibits small businesses from growing.

2018 69

Here’s Why Many Small Businesses Fail at Ecommerce – Don’t Be Among Them!

Small Business CEO

2018 62

5 Ways to Connect to In-Store Customers via Mobile

Small Business CEO

Some store owners bemoan the sight of shoppers peering at their phones as they wander the aisles and pick up what they need, but those owners lack vision.

2018 59

Myths About Lawyers

Small Business CEO

If you want to joke about a particular profession, you’ll find plenty of material in lawyers. There are probably more jokes about lawyers than there are actual lawyers who have passed the bar exam.

2018 56

The Location of Your Business is Crucial

Small Business CEO

Whether you are opening up a new shop or relocating your existing business, where you decide to go is essential to the overall aspect of your business. The right location can both boost sales and keep your doors open, or it could end up making you close the doors.

2018 55

Why your newest project is always the most promising

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Uninformed Optimism is a cognitive bias that wreaks havoc in entrepreneur brains. . It goes like this: . The less you know about a project or business idea, the easier it is to believe it’ll be simple to make the idea succeed. . This is particularly true for “marketing tactics”. The people selling “shortcuts” know it, too. . The best way to make millions with a scummy info product is to be on the absolute bleeding edge.

2018 40

Why reading fiction makes you a better entrepreneur

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

I’ve noticed a trend amongst business owners I find personally – and psychologically – disturbing: Reading ONLY non-fiction. The logic is simple. In a world where there’s so much to learn, ain’t nobody got time to lose themselves in imaginary narrative and prose! . It’s understandable to feel this way. I personally have the expensive habit of 1-click purchasing almost any non-fiction book my friends recommend. In fact, they only have to mention a book in passing.

2018 40