Sat.Jul 07, 2018 - Fri.Jul 13, 2018

3 Ways to Better Connect With Co-Workers

On The Job

If you could spend 40 to 50 hours per week with a handful of (living) people, who would you pick? Chances are you are going to say your significant other, best friend, some famous actor or actress and possibly even your favorite bartender.

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Survey: Almost 4 in 10 Americans Have a Side Hustle

Small Business Labs

Bankrate recently released a survey showing that 37% of Americans have some sort of side job.    The survey was of adult Americans , of which there are about 250 million. This means the survey found about 92 million Americans have side hustles. 

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Is Technology Good Or Bad?

Dumb Little Man

In recent years, fewer Americans feel that the internet has been a good thing for society. While the web provides us greater access to information and more ways to connect to one another, the reality is that social media tends to make us feel more alone.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Scheduling a performance evaluation meeting and setting measurable goals can be stressful or even seem unproductive to some.

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Which Mistakes Do You Make on Purpose?

Business Writing

If you can write a catchy sentence using I when the wording really demands me, do you choose I or me? If fewer fits your meaning but less sounds breezier, do you go with the correct fewer or the rhythmic. Grammar and Usage Teaching Business Writing

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Expert Network Industry Big and Getting Bigger

Small Business Labs

The report The Rise of the Expert Economy is a interesting look at what it calls a "little-known, high-growth sector, made up of networks that connect experts with companies that need them." 

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7 Ways on How to Be More Positive In Life Despite Your Negative Past

Dumb Little Man

Every day, I come across so many people who seem to have lost their spirit for the present and future. It breaks my heart to see people with so much potential choosing to give up due to their past experiences. Whether it’s a family crisis, relationships or financial issues, problems that occur at an early age stick to a person’s mind like gum. I have noticed this in every age group- from terrified childhood to depressed teenage years and hopeless adult life.

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Most Eco-Friendly Coasts on the Planet

Eco-Office Gals

The several islands that make up the Caribbean Islands have some of the most beautiful natural features surrounding them.

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MBO Partners’ 8th Annual State of Independence Report

Small Business Labs

MBO Partners released their 2018 State of Independence report this week. This is the 8th annual report in this series, making it the longest running look at independent work. Emergent Research (that's us) contributes to this study.

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Feng Shui and Wellness: What You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

The ancient Chinese thought a lot about the relationship between the body and the environment. This helped them create a holistic system that nurtured wellness. They called it feng shui. Early feng shui practitioners studied medicine, astrology, meteorology, and aesthetics. They supplemented it with lots of practical observations of the world around them to come up with their guiding principles, many of which hold up remarkably well in contemporary times. So, what are those principles?

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8 Ways to Avoid Job Scams

On The Job

Sometime during your career, you may try working from home and take on independent gigs even if you have a stable job. The reasons may vary, such as wanting to earn some extra cash (hello, Bahamas vacation!) to "trying out" a new skill such as writing or graphic design.

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Infographic: 15 Ways To Improve Your Memory

Simple Productivity Blog

I learned quite a bit about memory and how we remember things during my teacher training. I saw enough in the classroom to see that these things were actually true. But most people aren't aware of what it takes to remember things.

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30+ Old Norse Words You Already Know

Daily Writing Tips

Probably you’ve never studied Conversational Viking, let alone claimed to speak it. But the language of the Vikings, Old Norse, has influenced the development of English more than any other language besides French and Latin.

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How to Prepare for the Hurricane Season: 5 Important Tips to Follow

Dumb Little Man

Hurricane season officially started one month ago, but the peak has yet to come. Most severe hurricanes occur between mid-August and late September. This means you still have time to prepare your home and family by developing an effective hurricane plan. Last year was a historically catastrophic year for hurricanes with Maria, Harvey, and Irma doing unthinkable damage to North and Central America.

2018 140

How to Successfully Protect Company Trademarks

Small Business CEO

Only 50% of patent applications have the potential of being accepted in a good year in the United States. The application process is long and arduous, and that’s if you’re lucky enough not to go wade through an appeal’s process.

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How to stay informed without compromising on focus and productivity 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

The news is increasingly becoming one of the biggest obstacles to productive focus. . If you’re a creator who makes entering an effective “flow state” your mission, the multi billion dollar media industry is precisely opposed to that. . Instead, they want you “engaged”. . Not creating value, but consuming it. Clicking, scrolling and page views. .

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Top 10 Online Tools to Help You Write the Perfect Essay

Daily Writing Tips

Writing essays can be tough … and sometimes you need all the help you can get. The great news is that there are plenty of online tools that can help you write the best essay you can – and I’m going to be running through ten of the best. Before we get into the list, though, here’s a huge caveat.

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15 Surprising Gmail Tricks and Secrets

Dumb Little Man

Whenever it comes to email service providers, Gmail does not need any introduction. It has more than 1 billion monthly users. The factors which make Gmail popular are: Simple interface. Easily integrated with other Google applications. Cloud-based storage device. The most important advantage of using a Cloud-based service is that the data can be accessed from anywhere at any time.

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5 WordPress Plugins Every Business Should Use

Small Business CEO

If you are a business on WordPress, you are on the best platform for SEO and the ability to customize for what your site needs. You have access to literally thousands of plugins that can do just about anything that you can dream of.

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Extended Warranty Works Only Under These Conditions

Dumb Little Man

Being in the digital era of smartphones, laptops, desktops, iPads, smart home appliances, and even smart home systems, consumers always ask for the maximum life of a product. Because of that, the extended warranties for electronics industry have become quite a popular concept these days. People always wonder about the same thing: “Should I spend money on an extended warranty for my stuff?”. That must be your dilemma, too.

2018 139

10 Quick Office Lunch Ideas You Need to Try

Dumb Little Man

After skipping my breakfast and starving for hours at the office, it’s finally time to feed my little paunch. I rushed to the washroom as the clock ticked 1:00. Then, I quickly headed to the lunch table with my tiny little box. With huge relief and excitement, I opened my box and there goes my smile giving birth to a frown on my face. For most of us, when it comes to lunch at work, we prefer packing a meal to save money and to avoid fattening food.

2018 124

How To Write Your Own Competency Demonstration Report (CDR)

Dumb Little Man

Competency Demonstration Report or CDR is a technical document that needs to be submitted to the Engineers Australia for skills assessment process. In simple words, it could be your ticket to getting your Skilled Migration Visa. Well, as a professional engineer looking for an engineering job in Australia, CDR is possibly the best document that could get you there. It’s a representation of your engineering skills and competencies written in long essay format.

2018 122

5 Strategies For Paying Off Student Loans Fast

Dumb Little Man

No one can deny the fact that education nowadays has become very expensive. It is not always possible to fund the whole investment personally and sometimes, you’ll need assistance in the form of student loans. If you have a good strategy in place though, paying off student loans fast is possible. In case you are having problems devising a plan alone, you can reach out to a financial adviser who can analyze your outstanding loan and give you the best method to clear it.

2018 122

The Little-Known Peer Feedback Strategies You Can Use in The Classroom

Dumb Little Man

In every level of the education system, students are provided with assignments which help teachers to evaluate them. Now, for effective learning, it is necessary to give feedback to the students. It can help them understand the mistakes committed, which can then improve their knowledge and skills. It can also make a student more confident and enthusiastic when it comes to learning. There’s a handful of benefits of peer feedback.

2018 119

What The World’s Governments Think Of The Expansion Of Cryptocurrency

Dumb Little Man

Cryptocurrencies and their related technology have taken the world by storm in recent months though very few truly know just what this means and how it could affect our day to day life.

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