Sat.Nov 07, 2015 - Fri.Nov 13, 2015

By Mistake: 6 Things You Do That Kill Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

There are not so many people who know the art of time management well. However, all people want to be productive. In short, being a productive person means to complete tasks faster without sacrificing the quality.

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Core soft skill: Resilience

Practically Perfect PA

Over the next few months I am going to introduce a few new features on Practically Perfect PA. We currently have the Day in the Life and Technology of the Week posts, which seem to be really popular. Today I am going to start a new one – Core Skills.

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Regus Responds to Coworking, WeWork by Adding New Brands

Small Business Labs

Officing Today's Regus' Strategy to Win Over the New Generation of Workers  covers two new Regus brands designed to appeal to the many folks choosing coworking spaces over Regus' traditional office suites. The brands are ThinkKora and Spaces. 

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5 Ways to Promote Your Training Course through Effective Marketing

The Small Business Blog

Devising an effective course that meets a demand in your industry is only the start of a long journey towards making your training course profitable. In order to fill your course up with attendees, you will need a multi-faceted approach to marketing.

Video Games and Relationships: A List of Pros and Cons

Dumb Little Man

Video games are more popular today than they have ever been in the past. The appeal of video games isn’t limited to one gender or age group either. People of all ages and genders enjoy spending time playing a wide variety of games using an equally wide variety of devices.

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EA to Project Support Manager

Practically Perfect PA

I have worked as an EA for the last for and half years within Core One Technologies, a financial IT company based in the city.

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How Your Oversharing is Hurting Your Career

On The Job

All you have to do these days to know some of the most intimate details of someone's life is to check out Twitter or Facebook or read the person's blog. Some people like to share -- a lot. That's OK if that's what they want to do, but the rules are different in the workplace.

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More Trending

Why we need to take e-waste seriously

Dumb Little Man

The only way to truly grasp the urgent need to make a more serious effort to recycle electronic gadgets and electrical equipment is to fully understand the environmental impact of e-waste.

2015 285

The Best Advice on Resiliency

Office Dynamics

Well, I have finally recuperated from our big annual conference for administrative excellence. We hosted 250 energetic administrative professionals from around the world for 4 days. We had an awesome event and amazing speakers this year who taught us how to be resilient.

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Find Hidden Pockets of Time

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the cries of the person who is looking for better ways to manage time is “I don’t have enough time!” While for some people this is true, at the same time, most people have bits of time they aren’t using.

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The Smart Coworking Hotel for the Modern Traveler

Small Business Labs

Skift's  Vienna’s New On-Demand Coworking Hotel Is the Future of Hospitality covers the new  Hotel Schani , which includes a dedicated coworking space. It also has all sorts of fancy technology that allows visitors to personalize their hotel stay and coworking experience using their mobile phone. You can even book the actual room you'll be staying in from your phone.

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Fantasies or Reality?

Dumb Little Man

What if I told you, you could do anything you want, be anyone you want, buy anything you want and go anywhere you want and no one will judge or criticize you, for a day. What would you do? Who would you be? Where would you go? If this one day was your Everyday, you can actually live your Fantasies.

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Why You Need to Be Ready to Change -- Quickly

On The Job

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is being able to make changes when and where they need to in order to survive. If they’re about as agile as a 90-year-old with arthritis, they’re not going to be in business much longer, as many defunct companies can now attest.

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November Productivity Form Released

Simple Productivity Blog

In 2014 I decided I wanted to release monthly productivity forms with a seasonal theme. Fun tools make it more likely I will use them, and honestly, I get bored with the plain old print and line forms. In 2015 I decided to continue this tradition.

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The Productivityist Podcast 65: Money and Minimalism with Cait Flanders

Productivityist

In this episode I speak with the woman behind Blonde on a Budget, Cait Flanders. We talk about managing money wisely, why she imposed a one year shopping ban on herself, how minimalism plays an important role in her life, and much more. This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Transpose.

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How to Control Your Emotions in Any Situation

Dumb Little Man

Emotions are what make us human, but sometimes, our most human side can lead us into pitfalls that could have been easily avoided had we kept our emotions in check.

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Improve Your Posture, Improve Your Productivity

Productivity Bits

If you are like most knowledge workers, chances are you spend most of the day working and sitting in front of the computer. This type of job involves repetitive tasks, a slow pace of work, and poor work postures and movements can lead to Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Observing good practices at work can prevent such work-related injuries.

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How To Spot, Fix and Eliminate Passive Voice In Everything You Write

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article →Another rocking post from Men With Pens! How To Spot, Fix and Eliminate Passive Voice In Everything You Write first appeared on Men With Pens. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Better Writing

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Why Consistency Powers Productivity

Productivityist

This piece was originally published in The Productivityist Weekly. Not signed up for the newsletter yet? Click here and you’ll get it delivered to your inbox every week and receive a copy of The Way of The Productivityist Manifesto absolutely FREE! I’m writing this right now from my FitDesk.

2015 104

3 Sneaky Ways Complacency Can Kill Your Success Habits

Dumb Little Man

“Even the oldest church in town still rings the bell” – Dr. Doug Hughes Comfort… in life, in business, in body. It is a mindset that many (most) people strive for. A point where not everything being done feels so much like a chore.

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45 Kilometers For 45 Years

Brilliantly Better

A few days ago I turned 45. And for the first time in my life, I celebrated my birthday by running a number of kilometers … The post 45 Kilometers For 45 Years appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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A New Use For The Prefix Cis-

Daily Writing Tips

Writing about gendered pronouns recently, I mentioned that “cis female” is a gender choice on Facebook. The prefix cis- derives from a Latin preposition meaning “on this side of.” Cisalpine Gaul , for example, was the part of Gaul located on the Italian side of the Alps.

2015 104

How To Keep Doing It Right (More Often Than Not)

Productivityist

This piece was originally published in The Productivityist Weekly. Not signed up for the newsletter yet? Click here and you’ll get it delivered to your inbox every week and receive a copy of The Way of The Productivityist Manifesto absolutely FREE!

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Four ways to save your relationship

Dumb Little Man

When you are trying to get into a relationship, you often do not think about the challenges that may lie ahead.

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Living the Freelancer Life: 5 things every variable income earner should know

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a freelancer, you know that life isn’t all sleeping in until 11, and never putting on pants. It’s an all consuming, and often terrifying day to day struggle to try to keep enough income coming in. To make matters worse, your income comes in fits and spurts. There have been years where I make up to 80% of my income in a few months, which makes it pretty hard to apply the standard personal finance rules of budgeting and saving. So what’s a poor freelancer to do?

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Can you handle SMM or better hire a manager?

Dumb Little Man

Branding for small business allows it to achieve serious, impressive and professional reputation. It is not just advertising on national TV or in popular magazine. Nowadays branding is a lot more. Therefore such excuse as “we cannot afford it” is not appropriate. If you want to develop your business and stay in the market for many years, you cannot afford to miss branding!

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How Do You Know When To Persist and When To Quit?

Dumb Little Man

How I Broke the Cycle of Mental Hospitalizations There is real magic in the wisdom of making the right life decisions at the right time. If you want to move forwards, sometimes you need to take a few steps back first. Other times you need to push ahead in spite of all odds. Often you sense a breakthrough is upon you. Do you obsess with making the right decision, losing sleep over it? You are not alone. There are techniques to deal with making decisions.

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The Productivityist Podcast 65: Money and Minimalism with Cait Flanders

Productivityist

In this episode I speak with the woman behind Blonde on a Budget, Cait Flanders. We talk about managing money wisely, why she imposed a one year shopping ban on herself, how minimalism plays an important role in her life, and much more. This episode of the podcast is brought to you by Transpose.

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Why Consistency Powers Productivity

Productivityist

This piece was originally published in The Productivityist Weekly. Not signed up for the newsletter yet? Click here and you’ll get it delivered to your inbox every week and receive a copy of The Way of The Productivityist Manifesto absolutely FREE! I’m writing this right now from my FitDesk.

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Whence and Thence

Daily Writing Tips

A reader has a question about these two words: Could you please shed some light on the usage of ‘whence and thence’ in a sentence? I read these words many times but want to learn their exact usage in sentence. The words date from the early thirteenth century.

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Pronoun Review #4: Joint Possession

Daily Writing Tips

A reader writes: I often hear people say sentences like, “His and I’s property.” ” “Jimmy and I’s vacation.” ” I have tried to explain that I’s is not an acceptable genitive pronoun, but I have heard it from many different sources here in Utah.

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Drama vs. Melodrama

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks, What is the difference between “dramatic” and “melodramatic” in common usage, such as “Don’t be so dramatic” or “Don’t be so melodramatic”? In common usage, both words are used interchangeably to mean something like “don’t make such a fuss.”

2015 98

Beware Web Quizzes

Daily Writing Tips

Most of us have probably been sucked in by one of the thousands of quizzes that proliferate on the Web as a form of entertainment. My weakness is anything language-related. One that lured me recently has the title “Can You Pass an 8th Grade Test from 1912?”.

2015 97

Skid Row

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks, Is it “skid row” or “skid road,” and what’s the proper usage? The expression “skid row” is the common term in modern usage, but it’s thought to derive from an earlier term associated with the logging industry.

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Fingers and Fingering

Daily Writing Tips

Because of their daily familiarity, body parts contribute to the language far beyond their literal uses. Finger is an especially rich source of expressions. There are the literal uses: ring finger , index finger , middle finger , little finger , and forefinger.

2015 93

How To Keep Doing It Right (More Often Than Not)

Productivityist

Note from Mike: I’m in the midst of NOWvember planning so I’m offering up another post that was originally published in The Productivityist Weekly. Not signed up for the newsletter yet?

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