Sat.Jul 29, 2017 - Fri.Aug 04, 2017

Managing meeting rooms

Practically Perfect PA

Ahhhhhhhhhh!!! Was pretty much the sound I made when I was asked to take on the task of managing meeting rooms for my office.

2017 219

Will Consultants be Replaced by AI?

Small Business Labs

Since we're consultants, we hope not. But that's thesis of HBR's  AI May Soon Replace Even the Most Elite Consultants.

2017 197

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Friendship’s Day Special: Why Friendship Makes Marriage More Fun

Dumb Little Man

A healthy marriage comprises of many different roles. On any given day, you may be the sexy lover, the secret keeper, the playmate or the best friend. This plethora of roles you play contributes to the quality of your marriage. Being friends with your spouse is guaranteed to make your marriage more fun for both of you. It will help deepen your bond as well. Being friends with your mate means more shared activities, free and open communication and a marriage that is the envy of all your friends.

2017 183

Online Accounting Among Top Tips for New Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Blog

Starting a new business is more than just coming up with an idea and pitching it to customers. There is a tonne of planning that goes into a new enterprise, followed by convincing financing sources to get behind the idea.

2017 195

Who is attending the Virtual Summit?

Practically Perfect PA

I thought today would be a good time to give you all a quick update on where we are with the Virtual Summit. Being the first event of its kind for Personal Assistants there is a lot, lot, lot of planning going on! So, who is attending the Virtual Summit?

2017 203

Will Blockchain End Poverty?

Small Business Labs

Blockchain is one of the most hyped technologies around. Some  Some are even claiming blockchain will end global poverty. It's not clear if this is before or after it brings world peace. 

2017 176

7 Ways To Save Money While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Are you planning to go on a vacation soon? Do you have an urgent business trip coming up shortly? Leaving your home and going for a vacation can sound fun. But, without proper preparation, it can easily burn holes in your wallet. If you’re like me, you want to save money whenever you can. Unfortunately, things always cost more than you plan for them to, especially when you are on vacation.

2017 178

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Podcast 066: Attachment to things

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! People keep things they aren’t actively using for many reasons. Sometimes these things are valuable items that could be sold. Sometimes they’re gifts one can’t bear to get rid of. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2017 100

Thomas Friedman Embraces the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The well known New York Times columnist, best selling author and pundit Thomas Friedman wrote a very bullish article on gig work last week. Self-Driving People, Enabled by Airbnb focused on the gig work being created by Airbnb's "Experiences" platform.

2017 164

3 Steps to Getting That BIG Raise at Work

Dumb Little Man

One of the most important components of achieving long-term financial well-being is increasing your income. In most instances, this will come in the form of raises to your salary. As you gain more experience and rise up the ranks, you’ll receive compensation adjustments. But, do you know exactly how to get a raise? In this article, we’ll discuss how to craft a compelling ASK which you can use to maximize your salary increase.

2017 174

Survey: Unhappy Workers = Unhappy Customers

On The Job

Companies like Zappos often are seen as the standard bearers of the top-notch customer experience , but some companies trying to emulate them may find they fall short because they are missing a key component: an equally top-notch worker experience.

2017 141

5 Tools to Help You Automate Your Work

Office Dynamics

One of the greatest advantages organizations achieves from automating various processes is saving time, among other resources. In the entire history of human development, the need to make work easier, faster and even cheaper comes naturally. This is what has led to various discoveries and developments of tools that automate work. Phenomenal examples include manufacturing, mechanized farming, retail, and many other sectors.

2017 132

How to Run a Successful Bar Business

Small Business CEO

Every entrepreneur’s dream is to be successful and generate revenue consistently, but there are so many factors that will contribute to the attainment of these goals. New bars are emerging and the existing ones are busy working hard to stay in business.

2017 94

5 Healthy and Delicious Juice Recipes for Easier Weight Loss

Dumb Little Man

Fresh fruit and veggie-based juices are the perfect way to get your daily dose of nutrition without the extra calories. While juicing won’t give you the figure of your dreams overnight, it’s a great way to enhance the effects of a proper diet and exercise program. How Does Juicing Help You Lose Weight?

2017 163

Why You're Not as Influential as You Think

On The Job

When Stacey Hanke begins working with leaders to boost their effectiveness, she knows that at least 95% of these people are going to overestimate their influence on others.

2017 130

Is it ok to leave the office for lunch?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation over this month’s question.

2017 112

How Much Does It Cost to Build an App?

Small Business CEO

If you run an online business, you probably know you need a mobile app. As Prof. Scott Shane wrote in Entrepreneur last year, “having a web presence alone is no longer sufficient.”

2017 72

How To Get Rich Quick

Dumb Little Man

Money is a part of life. Whether we love it or hate it, money is a necessity. It provides food, shelter and health care. It also gives us freedom, opportunity and decision-making flexibility. In addition to those, money allows us to pursue our passions or philanthropic desires. As much as we may wish it weren’t the case, money plays a huge role in our lives so the attainment of wealth is often on our radar.

2017 159

The Shut Up Strategy


A few weeks ago, I shared a post from Austin Kleon called Just shut up and write the book. This post reminded me of a video by Derek Sivers. I had the opportunity to meet Derek at World Domination Summit, a couple of years ago. He talked about not sharing your goals and that there’s some science behind like keeping those things to yourself. A couple of months ago, I spoke with Jeff Goins. Jeff shared with me a story about J. Tolkien and C. Lewis.

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3 Cases of Missing Parenthetical Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following examples, a complementary comma that provides closure for a parenthetical phrase is missing. Discussion after each sentence explains the problem, and a revision demonstrates the solution.

2017 61

Watch Out for These Three Most Dangerous Scams in Mexico

Small Business CEO

Did you know that Mexico is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world? Just last year, Mexico was a host to 11.44 million international tourists according to the Mexican Tourism Board. Out of these tourists, 7.86 million were US citizens.

2017 68

6 Steps To Get A Flood of Phone Calls With One Email

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’re a solopreneur or a small business owner, if you have an existing email list, you have an amazing opportunity to generate instant business for yourself. The key to a “flood of phone calls email” is having something catchy and compelling that your audience can resonate with. In this piece, I want to share with you what we did to generate over 35 inbound calls in a matter of 30 minutes- and the calls are still coming in a week later.

2017 158

The Importance of Peer Support

The Marq

In my last consulting business,, I went at it alone. I hired software development consultants to do some of the work that I couldn't do and did the rest myself. I didn't do much in the way of business development or marketing since our work would lead to more work through word of mouth.

2017 52

The “Equal” Family of Words

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses a family of words that pertain to balance, impartiality, or uniformity.

2017 61

Top 5 Scams in New York and How to Avoid Them

Small Business CEO

Are you planning for your business trip to New York in the near future? If so, you may want to be careful. It’s a tourist destination and there are scams to be aware of. Read on to discover five of the most popular type of scams.

2017 65

How And Why To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence

Dumb Little Man

Parents and educators have done a serious disservice to many people by leading them to believe that IQ is everything and that your grades actually matter once you are out of school. Learning is good and getting good grades can certainly open a lot of doors, but your IQ is basically set for life in childhood. So, if you are going to depend on that for the rest of your life, it will just be a losing game for you. There is good news, though.

2017 159

5 Simple CEO Hacks for Seriously Enhancing Productivity

Small Business CEO

The problem isn’t that you, as CEO or business owner, need to be more productive than anyone else within your business. If everyone efficiently accomplishes their share of work, the business should thrive.

2017 65

Best Meeting Schedulers for Your Next Meeting

Small Business CEO

Every day, we use lots of tools to enhance our productiveness, plan duties, speed up work, and review our data. It’s all about improving as many areas of our workflow as possible, getting more done in a short time period. Organizing a meeting time shouldn’t be tough.

2017 63

Nominalization and Conversion

Daily Writing Tips

Every field of endeavor has its vocabulary, and the business world, for better or worse, has contributed significantly to the English language with jargon—an insider language that often obfuscates when it should clarify and complicates when it should simplify.

2017 60

Are Bitcoins a Good Idea?

Small Business CEO

Bitcoins have certainly caused enough interest that even highly successful and traditional companies have started including them into their portfolios as well. Recently, Singapore’s Silver Bullion has started accepting payment in this currency as indicated by their payment options page here [link].

2017 60

Temporary and Permanent Phrasal Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

Use of phrasal adjectives, combinations of two or more words that as a grammatical unit provide additional details to nouns, is complicated by standards of usage pertaining to hyphens.

2017 60

Style Quiz #14: Not Only. But Also

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences incorrectly establishes a relationship between two things with a setup of “not only” followed by a faultily constructed counterpoint; revise the sentences as necessary to achieve parallel construction.

2017 57

How We Started a Second Business to Fund Our First

Small Business CEO

There often comes a plateau for a start-up that’s been growing pleasingly. One of the most enticing elements of starting your own business is the fact that, technically speaking, the sky is the limit and, no matter how far you come, growth is always possible.

2017 56

Creative Small Business Ideas For 2017

Small Business CEO

Entrepreneurs decide to set out on their own in the world for many different reasons. Some people are seeking out a supplemental income to go along with their normal 9-to-5 job, so they can afford to do that DIY project at home.

2017 56