Sat.Dec 01, 2018 - Fri.Dec 07, 2018

10 Answers You Should Know Before Your Job Interview

Dumb Little Man

Passing a job interview is not as easy as before. Today, you need to do more than just offer a firm handshake to your interviewer, make eye contact, and nod pleasantly now and then. You need to prepare a dynamic application letter and resume and research the company.

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JWT Intelligence's Top 100 Trends for 2019

Small Business Labs

The 2019 edition of one of our favorite trend reports - JWT Intelligence's annual forecast of 100 trends to watch in the coming year - is out.    Yes, it really covers 100 trends across 10 broad categories.

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How can you be heard when people don’t want to listen?

Practically Perfect PA

At some point, you will have been in a meeting and felt that no one was listening to you. Perhaps people were on their phone, looking confused, talking over you or ignoring you. It’s hard to continue speaking when it seems that people are switching off, disengaged or rejecting your ideas.

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Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. As a small business owner, it's also the time when you need to think about what you are going to do about client gifting.

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10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Dumb Little Man

Work, hobbies, family, alone time, fitness, romance, personal growth — people need time and mental energy to incorporate all of these things into our lives. The problem is that most of us don’t. We spend too much time on one or two of these at the sacrifice of everything else.

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Why We Aren't Doing a Coworking Forecast This Year

Small Business Labs

This is the time of year we normally release our annual coworking forecast. And this year would have been our 10 th annual forecast ( click here for our 2018 forecast ).    But after a great deal of deliberation, we've decided not to do one this year. 

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Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Practically Perfect PA

Your boss comes to you and tells you that you need to book the travel for 100 people for a Winter getaway, and it needs to be done by next week… eek! Where do you even start? Well, there are two options: 1. Book it yourself. You could always waste several hours searching multiple websites […].

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Feeling Low? These 7 Mental Hacks Will Help Boost Your Self-Esteem

Dumb Little Man

Going about your life while being unsure of yourself, your abilities, and your knowledge is a sure recipe for constant frustrations and failure. See, you need to believe in yourself first before others can.

How to Make and Break Habits

Eat Your Career

Ah, ’tis the season of inspiration , my friends! Every December, I find myself spending a lot of time reflecting on the past year and planning for the new one. As I’ve shared many times before, I am a total geek for goal setting.

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Things Assistants Do That Executives Appreciate

Office Dynamics

I am very fortunate in that I get to read fabulous letters from executives touting the behavior changes they see in their executive or administrative assistants after attending our Star Achievement Series® course.

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Take Time to Think Inside the Box

Business Writing

My daughter enjoyed an attraction called Enchant Christmas, which is currently in Seattle. I thought I'd like to go too, so I checked out the website on my phone. I was surprised that Enchant was also being offered in Arlington, Global Communication Teaching Business Writing Writing Tips

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24 Ways to Find a Date Offline

Dumb Little Man

Everyone seems to be trying out online dating these days. With how common it is, you might think that it’s an easy process. The truth, however, is that online dating isn’t always ideal. Apart from the risk it poses to your security, you can also end up feeling disappointed and frustrated.

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How to Make & Break Habits

Eat Your Career

Ah, ’tis the season of inspiration , my friends! Every December, I find myself spending a lot of time reflecting on the past year and planning for the new one. As I’ve shared many times before, I am a total geek for goal setting. It makes me feel unbelievably motivated and optimistic about the future. So, this time of year is my “happy place.”. Lately, I’ve also been thinking a lot about habits. Habits are an interesting sub-set of goals.

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How to Respond to a Demotion

On The Job

Have you ever been demoted? If so, you're not alone. A survey finds that 46 percent of human resource managers say their company has demoted an employee. Most of those demotions hit male professionals and those ages 18 to 34.

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The Deliberate Task List: Controlling What I Do

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things from Getting Things Done that doesn’t work for me is the long lists of tasks split into contexts. It encourages me to take on too much for a current day.

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5 Myths Small Business Owners Have About Creating Business Websites

Dumb Little Man

Many small business owners think that their offline business doesn’t need a website. Some business owners, on the other hand, start daydreaming of getting thousands of visitors as soon as they launch their website.

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Powerful Presentation Tips

Jen Lawrence

Be honest… how comfortable are you with public speaking? Very uncomfortable? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. 74% of adults experience some form of public speaking anxiety , which makes it the most claimed fear – over spiders and death. Seriously.

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3 Ways the Office Party Can Help Your Career

On The Job

Whether it's an office potluck or a nice dinner at a fancy restaurant, most workplaces have some type of holiday gathering. You may look forward to these events as you sneak extra cookies into your pocket -- or you may dread them and plan to fake a case of malaria to get out of it. Bad idea.

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How to Write Dialogue

Daily Writing Tips

Dialogue refreshes. Seeing quotation marks on a page has been proven to increase readability, which means that readers find the page more interesting. And you want your readers to stay interested. Dialogue breaks up “gray text” and gives your eyes a break too.

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7 Insomnia Hacks That Will Change Your Lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

Every human being needs to sleep to help the body regain energy. Sleeping is also vital since it helps the mind to relax and re-energize at the same time. The brain controls all the functions of the body organs, hence its need for rest. However, some people find it hard to fall or stay asleep.

Podcast 108: Passive attention

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is Podcast 108 and it’s about passive attention. Back in podcast 83 I talked about paying attention, about mindfulness. It’s a critical skill for being more effective and getting things done. It’s related to focus, but it’s a little different. Focus is goal-oriented and active. Mindfulness is more passive.

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How to Fund Your Startup Business: 10 Tips to Get the Funds You Need

Small Business CEO

There are good and bad ways with how to fund your startup business. Good ways offer capital so you don’t plummet at runway’s end. Positive funding terms let your business thrive without interference. Bad investments are a burden, with nightmare scenarios like losing control of ownership.

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Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2018

Daily Writing Tips

The Oxford Dictionaries has announced that its Word of the Year for 2018 is toxic , which visitors to its websites searched for not only in isolation but as an element in multiple phrases.

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The Best Ways to Build Muscle Naturally After 40

Dumb Little Man

Deciding to get fit and build muscle after 40 isn’t easy, but it’s possible. In fact, online sportswear brand Vivotion believe building muscle actually becomes more comfortable as you get older.

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How to Thrive at Public Speaking

Dumb Little Man

Mark Twain famously said, “There are two types of speakers. Those who get nervous and those who are liars.” ” It’s true that many of us are apprehensive about speaking in public and for good reasons.

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The Danger In Looking For Your Type When Dating

Dumb Little Man

“Yeah, she is nice and all, but just not my type.”. Have you ever said that or had a friend tell you that as they considered a mate? Maybe you feel drawn to intelligent brunettes while your friend is all about the athletic blondes.

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Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a frequent traveler for business or you’re lucky enough to take regular holidays, then you’ve probably had your fair share of travel nightmares. No matter how much you prepare for a trip, there are some things that are simply unavoidable.

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7 Efficient Ways to Make Your Kitchen Child-Friendly

Dumb Little Man

The kitchen is one of the most critical areas in the house. It’s the place where you cook, prepare meals and clean dirty dishes. It’s also known as the heart of the home. However, despite being one of the best areas of the house, it’s also one of the most unsafe places for children.

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How Do I Wash My 100% Polyester Fiber Pillow And Blanket?

Dumb Little Man

A pillow or blanket made of 100% polyester fiber should be dry cleaned, if possible. But sometimes, you don’t have enough money to clean these delicate items professionally.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Employee Monitoring

Dumb Little Man

It’s not uncommon for employees to slack off at work. Whether it’s checking social media, watching videos on the internet, making personal phone calls or any number of distractions, employees often have their attention diverted away from work.

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Can You Still Join the Military With a DUI?

Dumb Little Man

For many young men and women in the United States, joining the military is their greatest aspiration. Serving in the U.S. Armed Forces is not only an honor but also an opportunity to gain valuable experience.

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12 Best Remedies For Migraine Headaches

Dumb Little Man

Migraines can be debilitating and they can take days out of your life each time you have one. In the throes of a migraine headache, it may sometimes feel like it’s not possible to stop them. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of remedies for migraine to help you get back your life quickly.You may have to try one or two before you find the one that works best for your situation, but you should eventually be able to find one remedy that is best suited for your body.

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The Four Best Ways For A Student To Make Money Over Winter Break

Dumb Little Man

The holidays are just around the corner — and you know what that means. Time to step away from the campus for a while and go home to your family. Relax and step away from your education for some fun time with your loved ones. Give yourself a chance to recharge. Maybe even make a bit of money on the side. As we all know, school’s expensive. Between tuition fees, housing costs, textbooks, and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many people end up in the throes of student debt after graduation.

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How an MBA in Marketing Can Help Your Entrepreneurship Efforts

Small Business CEO

In an era where almost every person has a basic education degree, it is mandatory to improve your marketing skills if you intend to succeed in entrepreneurship. One of the ways to do this is through gaining a post-graduate degree in marketing.

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How to Make Money With a Liquidation Business

Small Business CEO

Making your way as a small business owner in America isn’t always easy, but it can be immensely rewarding—both personally and financially.

2018 83

4 Things Employees Look for When Job Hunting

Small Business CEO

It could be because an employee is leaving, or perhaps you’re scaling up your business and want to attract the top talent. No matter the reason, when recruiting for your company, it’s about more than crafting the perfect job description and promoting the advert.

How to Launch and Market Your New Logo for Branding Success

Small Business CEO

Whether you are a new company or you are an existing one who is just going through a period of reinvention, branding plays a huge role in the company’s overall success.

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