Sat.Oct 21, 2017 - Fri.Oct 27, 2017

Coworking Industry Competition Heating Up

Small Business Labs

The coworking industry is getting more competitive.    Recent examples include stories about coworking spaces  offering of a year's free rent to prospective tenants , reports of coworking spaces spying on competitors and coworking spaces closing down due to growing competition.

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Tap into the Power of “3” in Your Writing

Office Dynamics

by Barbara McNichol. Our society loves “3”; we remember things in “3s”; we’ve learned it from kindergarten when we were told to hop, skip, jump and stop, look, and listen. Businesses gravitate toward “3” when they create marketing taglines. Look at these examples: Reduce, reuse, recycle (recycle guide). Buy it. Sell it. Love it. eBay). Grace, space, pace. Jaguar). How can you improve your writing by tapping into the power of “3”? Consider this example from a newsletter.

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6 Science-Backed Tips On How To Be More Successful In Life

Dumb Little Man

Balancing your work responsibilities and personal life commitments is never easy. Being in an active relationship can put you way behind your professional objective. Focusing intensely on your goals at work can prevent you from keeping an eye on your lifestyle and eating habits. In the end, you may need to sacrifice one for the other. Fortunately, it doesn’t always have to be that way. There are things you can do to make sure no areas of your life suffer as you work on achieving your goals.

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Dealing with confidential paperwork

Practically Perfect PA

As much as we all want to work in paperless offices it still seems like something that is way way into the future. Yes, I think most of us have cut down a whole bunch on our paper consumption, however, we still have to print things off, get people to sign things and work with paper documents a lot.

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Upwork's 2017 Freelancing in America Study

Small Business Labs

Upwork and the Freelancers Union released their 2017 Freelancing in America study last week. This is the 4th year of this study. The key finding is the estimated number of freelancers continued to grow in 2017, reaching 57.3 million, up from 53 million in 2014.

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Nature Magazine on The Future of Work

Small Business Labs

“The challenges posed in the twenty-first century by the merger of infotech and biotech are arguably bigger than those thrown up by steam engines, railways, electricity and fossil fuels.” 

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Proper Parallel Construction of Sentences with “Not,” “Neither,” and “No Longer”

Daily Writing Tips

When writing sentences in which a comparison is made with not , neither , or “no longer” as the focus of the contrast, be vigilant about achieving logical parallel structure, as discussed and demonstrated in the explanations about and revisions to the following examples.

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7 Ways On How To Live A Balanced Life

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to live a balanced life is a great thing for your mental health. It’s not a matter of having complete control over your life, but about finding what works best for you. It means not feeling like you’re being pulled in several directions all at once. A balanced life can make you feel more content and calm. You’ll have more motivation and ability to move forward with your plans. You don’t feel so down about everything all the time.

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Can You Get a Small Business Loan With Bad Credit?

Small Business CEO

When you start a business, there’s a very good chance that you are going to need some extra capital. Whether you need money to hire and train employees, to pay for office space, or to buy inventory, it seems there is always something to spend money on when you start a business.

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Why I’ve Stopped Saying That You Shouldn’t Check Email First Thing In The Morning

Productivityist

For a long time, I’ve believed that you should not check email first thing in the morning. As a matter fact, I still don’t. But the truth is, that advice won’t work for everybody. So I’ve stopped saying it.

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Take a Stand for Language Standards

Daily Writing Tips

English usage is always evolving, but the rate of evolution seems to accelerate all the time, and careful observers will note in a wide variety of content pervasive examples of the relaxation of standards for written English.

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Clothing Styles: The Secrets Of What You Wear

Dumb Little Man

Your clothes and accessories say a lot about your lifestyle. What you wear affects how you present yourself. And considering that you live in a society that values fashion and clothing, wearing your best dress can take you an extra mile. Your fashion style can speak a thousand things about you before you can even open your mouth. The kind of style you have can affect your image, the impressions that you convey to others and the way people behave towards you.

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15 Online Businesses You Can Start Today Without Any Investment

Small Business CEO

You would be surprised some of the simple business ideas that can bring in a decent sized paycheck. If you have access to the internet, you have the ability to make money even from your own home. Depending on your qualifications, the possibilities may vary.

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So, the first ever PPPA Virtual Summit happened!

Practically Perfect PA

So, the first ever PPPA Virtual Summit happened! Last Friday we hosted the first ever online conference for Assistants around the world and I’ve got to say… It was, without doubt, the most utterly terrifying thing I have ever!

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Zero and Its Synonyms

Daily Writing Tips

The word zero has a small but distinctive set of synonyms, which are listed in this post. Zero is the word for the symbol 0, representing the absence of magnitude or quantity and the value between positive and negative numbers.

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Best Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Entrepreneurship is growing at an extremely fast rate among Gen Z and it’s easy to see why. Entrepreneurship grants people greater freedom in addition to generating new jobs within the economy. When entrepreneurs aren’t starting new companies, the economy stagnates.

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How to Prepare for Business Growth

Small Business CEO

What are your plans for growth for your business? The sooner you start preparing yourself for growth, the easier it will be to take your business to the next level of success. Because, the truth is, while most want to grow their business, not everyone can do so.

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Podcast 076: Organizing challenges for couples

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! This is Podcast 76 and it’s about organizing challenges for couples. I usually work with individuals, but sometimes I work with couples and families too. Even when I’m working just with an individual, there are family members lurking in the background and they have their own wants, needs, agendas, resistances and bad habits that we have to take into account.

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Tradition and Treason

Daily Writing Tips

Curiously, a word referring to the handing down of beliefs and customs and one pertaining to a breakdown in fidelity to a political system, which is based on beliefs and customs, though they are not antonyms, have a common etymology.

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Why Volunteering Is Important In Getting Your First Job

Dumb Little Man

If you are a college graduate and still don’t have enough experience, volunteering can be a great start for your future career. It can show your strongest sides and develop your skills. These may be useful depending on the field of work you want to be in. Just spend some time analyzing your interests, hobbies, and previous experience to select the most interesting area. After that, you can go ahead, make new connections and discover all the benefits the volunteering world has to offer!

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5 Ways to Make Your Office Eco-Friendly

Small Business CEO

Our efforts to go green and do better for our planet do not have to stop at home. If you are a business owner, there is a lot of things you can do to make sure your office is as green as it can be.

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Why You Think You're Prepared to Job Hunt -- But You're Really Not

On The Job

I recently was interviewed on a podcast, "Find Your Dream Job." You can find the full transcript here , but I'm including some of it now. Mac Prichard: Now our topic this week is about the importance of preparation in a job search. When you and I chatted before the program, you were saying this was the one thing people have to do in a job search. What do you mean by preparation, Anita? Why is it so important? Anita Bruzzese: Well, I think there’s a couple of scenarios.

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They Can't Get No.Satisfaction!

The Marq

It's not easy keeping everyone happy in all of your transaction, and sometimes not even in a single deal. So, what do you do? Do you strive to do everything possible to win the favor of a person no matter what? I briefly touch on this in today's late night post. Copyright(c) 2017 TheMarq.com.

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4 Ways to Make Your Website an Effective Business Tool

Dumb Little Man

If you hesitate in showing your website to somebody, then you can be sure it’s not up to scratch. That means you have to take immediate action to make it better. Unfortunately, building a successful website isn’t easy. It might take a bit of time and money to improve the thing. But, if you do improve it, you should be able to start reaping the benefits almost immediately. This goes for all kinds of businesses.

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4 Tips for Making Your Boss Happy

Small Business CEO

One of the best ways to keep your job is to make your boss happy. When your supervisor is pleased with your level of performance then you are ensuring that you are stable in your position.

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Meetings and Momentum with Mamie Kanfer Stewart

Productivityist

I welcome Mamie Kanfer Stewart to the show on this episode. She is CEO and founder of Meeteor , a venture that helps teams build their capabilities for effective collaboration and productive meetings. Mamie is driven to help others optimize their time and cultivate their team to achieve results.

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From Realtor to Business Owner: Start Your Own Real Estate Business

Small Business CEO

As a successful real estate agent, you probably have your hands full with satisfied clients and profitable commissions. If you love meeting with clients at all hours and working through the paperwork to help people’s dreams come true, you probably want to continue doing so until retirement age.

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Simple Yet Effective Tips To Win Online Slot Games

Dumb Little Man

Who doesn’t like to win in an online casino game with a huge winning potential? Everyone wants to do good with online slot games and earn the maximum while dreaming about what to spend their winnings on.

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Top 5 Strategies To Maximize Your Online Casino Profits

Dumb Little Man

Imagine carrying your casino in your pocket. This is exactly what technology has done for us. We no longer need to travel out of the comfort of our houses to place a wager. Computers and mobiles have brought them all home and that too, on the tip of our fingers.

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5 of The Best Hobbies To Get You Outside

Dumb Little Man

It seems like everyone you meet is involved in interesting or unusual hobbies. Perhaps, it’s been a goal of yours to try one of those activities, too. If that is the case, maybe you can try some fun outdoor activities. You can pick up a new skill or learn a new technique to keep your brain and body healthy. You can also try out activities that can give you a better understanding of the natural world. Who knows, you might learn something that will greatly surprise you.

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5 Signs That It’s Time to Hire a Marketing Professional

Small Business CEO

As a business becomes more established, it’s not unusual for it to acquire new staff as time goes on. The positions offered normally revolve around sales and customer service, and these employees will be carrying out an important role within the business.

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Employee Onboarding 101

Small Business CEO

Starting a new job can feel almost scary. You’re a little unsure about what your exact job duties will be and you might even question how well you’ll like your co-workers (as well as how well they’ll like you).

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Want to Flourish Your Business? Try the 4 Splendid Couponing Strategies!

Small Business CEO

Whether your business revolves around fashion industry, craft, and arts or any other sector, coupons should be one of the major ways to build a loyal customer base. Well, if you haven’t tried yet then just make a move soon!

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Small Business Management for Dummies

Small Business CEO

Managing a small business is not easier than managing a large business just because the word “small” is involved. Ultimately, you are still working with people, and people are an unpredictable variable of business.

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