Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

4 Steps To Manifest What You Want

Dumb Little Man

Our every day thoughts and feelings fuel the decisions we make. Whether our thoughts are positive or negative, they have an effect on our lives. Have you ever told yourself “I can do it” and then went ahead and actually accomplished the task? It’s not luck or magic; it’s simply manifesting.

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From Man’s Best Friend to Family’s Favorite Child

Small Business Labs

Regular readers know we like Pet Trends here at Small Business Labs. So we had to cover the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's article The Pet Economy Kicks Into Overdrive. The article covers the growth of the pet economy.

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Get started on your festive party now

Practically Perfect PA

I know it is mid-July and we are a world away from the festive season, but it is time to start planning out the end of year party. You may think I am crazy, but actually, this is the best time of year to start thinking about your office do. Planning your festive celebration should […].

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Should you use a Free WordPress Theme for your Business Website?

Tips From T. Marie

There’s no doubt that WordPress is the ideal choice for building your business website. Recently I touched on the fact that WordPress is an ‘ array of moving parts’. One of those parts is the theme. In WordPress, the theme is the part that dictates your design.

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Getaway From Stress: 7 Reasons Why You Should Travel

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in our lives. Some of the biggest factors that contribute to the increase in stress are work and money. Many people are caught up in the nature of their work. They often forget how important it is to keep their mental and physical state healthy. How can we reduce our stress?

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40% of Americans Say They Struggle to Pay Bills

Small Business Labs

The Washington Post's ‘This doesn’t look like the best economy ever’: 40% of Americans say they still struggle to pay bills covers the fact that despite a strong job market and a 10 year long economic recovery, a lot of Americans still struggle financially.

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Working collectively and sharing best practice in your EA network

Practically Perfect PA

Networking is such an essential part of the Assistant role. We can work in such silos that without a network to support our endeavours, the position can be very lonely.

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Building A Startup: What Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Dumb Little Man

It’s July 2003 and you’re a sophomore Harvard student named Mark Zuckerberg. You’ve been playing around with a pet project. You’ve got no commercial aspirations for it. It’s just fun to code. It’s a “hot or not” photo comparison site.

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Do I Really Need a Professional Development Plan?

Eat Your Career

If you’ve been following my work for any period of time, you know that I’m a big fan of Professional Development Plans (also referred to as PDPs). I often create these plans in collaboration with my career coaching clients, and I frequently provide training workshops on this topic.

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Comparing the Risk Profiles of Independent Workers vs. Traditional Job Holders

Small Business Labs

One of the clear findings from the MBO Partners State of Independence study series is that, on average, independent workers (freelancers, independent contractors, the self-employed, etc.) and those with traditional jobs have different risk profiles. 

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"I Hope You're Well" as an Email Opener

Business Writing

On Saturday The New York Times ran a humorous column "I Hope You're Well," by Kerry Elson. In case you are unable to access The New York Times online, here are two opening exchanges from the piece: Hi, Robin, Courteous Writing Email Etiquette

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6 Ways to Deal With an Insecure Partner

Dumb Little Man

With the huge pressures that life can put on relationships — from work-related stress to health issues, becoming parents and even social media — it’s no wonder many of us feel insecure at times.

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Positive Career Affirmation #21

Eat Your Career

I take pleasure in simple, everyday workplace routines. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #21 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations routines workplace routines

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The Best Way to Answer Questions About Strengths, Weaknesses

On The Job

What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? These are two very common questions asked in job interviews, and they should catch no job seeker off guard if they've prepared their answers. The problem for many applicants is that those answers aren't very good ones.

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Technology of the week: Sales Navigator for Gmail

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Sales Navigator for Gmail What is Sales Navigator Sales Navigator for Gmail is a Chrome extension that shows you everything about your contacts (social links, contact info, etc.) inside your inbox.

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Fighting Back Against Back Pain

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide? There are a lot of ways we can sustain a back injury in our everyday lives, from work life to home life. Once you have that type of injury, it is very difficult to recover from it.

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Podcast Episode 5: Using External Brains

Simple Productivity Blog

Our brains simply can't hold everything that goes with modern life. Add in some stress, and it's more like a sieve than a filing cabinet. Today I'll talk about some common external brains and some tips on how to use them.

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Do This One Thing to Ensure You Always Have a Job

On The Job

Amazon recently announced that it plans to spend $700 million to retrain 100,000 employees in an effort to help its workforce adapt to a world using more automation and new technology. Retraining will focus on moving more employees into tech-savvy roles.

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Self-discipline for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

As I’ve developed as a business owner, I’ve come to realise how vital self-discipline is for success. I work from home, and I set my hours, which, as you can imagine, can lead to a lot of procrastination and a lot of time wasting.

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6 Essential Items You Must Have For Your New House

Dumb Little Man

Congratulations on buying your own house. However, I’m sorry to tell you that this is just the beginning. After numerous visits to the bank, going through multiple official papers, and getting ahold of your finances, you still have lots to do.

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What is a Premium WordPress Theme & How to Choose One

Tips From T. Marie

In an earlier post , I recommended that when building your business website with WordPress that you opt for a premium theme over a free theme. Does that mean that any WordPress theme that you pay for is going to be a great choice for your website? Absolutely not. So what is a premium WordPress Theme and what you should look for when choosing one? A premium theme comes with a cost The simple definition of a premium theme is that you have to pay to use it.

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5 Advanced Stress Management Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress is everywhere in modern life. Some of it is chronic, everyday stress. And some of it can be extreme, brought on by situation and choices. Today I'll look at some advanced stress management techniques that don't get (in my opinion) enough coverage, but can be extremely useful.

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How To Become A Successful Instagram Influencer

Small Business CEO

If you want to become a successful Instagram influencer, you should know that it takes a lot of hard work. You need to know a little marketing knowledge and finesse if you want to create a huge Instagram following. There are many reasons why people visit Instagram. photo credit: @angelinadanilova.

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The Lazy Nomads’ Top 3 Safety Tips for Travelers in 2019

Dumb Little Man

Worldwide, 400,000 pickpocketing incidents occur daily. And more likely, this figure is higher since innumerable people assume items stolen from their backpacks or pockets were lost.

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Nutritional vs Nutritious: What’s the Difference?

Daily Writing Tips

Is there any difference between the words “nutritional” and “nutritious”? They’re both adjectives that refer to the nutrients in a food. Nutrients covers both “macronutrients” (normally defined as carbohydrates, fats, and proteins) and “micronutrients” (vitamins and minerals).

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Episode 253: Elevate Your Eight with Kris McPeak

Productivityist

On this episode I spent time with Kris McPeak. Kris is the author of “Elevate Your 8: 21 Days to Prosperous Time Management” and the CEO of SilverPeak Development, an online career coaching community. During the day she also works at the foundation of a community college.

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5 Strategies to Attract and Retain Customers

Small Business CEO

Every business out there has to find a way to retain current, but also attract new customers. Offering a quality product or service is what matters the most, but what good will it do if no one knows about it?

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5 Things You Must Know in C Programming Language

Dumb Little Man

Programming rests at the center of different technological advancements we witness in this decade. Operating systems, mobile applications, and many other technologies are based on programming.

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7 Ways to Stop Making Bad Decisions In Life Without Self-Sabotaging

Dumb Little Man

Every day, I find myself saying things like, “I’m glad I chose to go on this trip”, or “This was the biggest mistake I’ve ever done”. And I try so hard to get things right and avoid all the wrongs — including making bad decisions in life.

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What Your Digital Marketing Strategy Is Missing

Small Business CEO

The best digital marketing strategies take companies to new heights. Since consumers spend a lot of their time online, successful companies reach them through various online platforms. From social media updates to website optimization, digital marketing is essential to business success.

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How to Manage Rapid Growth as a Business Owner

Small Business CEO

All business owners aim for growth – after all, who doesn’t want their company to thrive? But while rapid growth is exciting, it’s often tricky to manage. A lot of the time, many of us don’t know what to do with the extra money we’re taking in.

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4 Amazing Online Website Builders You Need to Know About

Small Business CEO

The major players in the website building industry offer great speed, performance and uptime. Making a decision on which one fits your personal needs can be hard without doing some research. Find out more info about website builders and their specific strengths.

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How to Reduce Food Waste Starting from its Production Process

Small Business CEO

Food waste is one of the most relevant issues in the global debate about the future of our planet. It’s generally accepted that an improvement of world population’s quality of life passes necessarily through a more scientific approach to the recovery of natural resources.

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Countering Natural Disasters with Construction Technology

Small Business CEO

Natural disasters are an unavoidable reality of life on Earth, but it is only in recent decades that the likelihood of catastrophic events taking place has been considered as part of the design and construction of buildings.

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4 Reasons You Should Consider Outsourcing HR

Small Business CEO

Human resource management is an essential function for any business. They are the ones who find, train and support the team that keeps the business running. Yet it is a function that many businesses choose to outsource.

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Why Incorporate Your Online Business in the United States – and How to Do It

Small Business CEO

If you have started an online business and are wondering how to incorporate in the United States in order to take advantage of a number of benefits, then this article – written in a collaboration with Ivy Answer – is for you. Read on. Why Incorporate your Online Business?

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The benefits of Hiring a Professional Plumber

Small Business CEO

Some people don’t prefer to hire a plumber because they feel they can fix the problem. However, this decision is very risky because plumbing is a very complex process. Hiring a professional plumber to fix your problems has plenty of benefits.

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