Sat.May 19, 2018 - Fri.May 25, 2018

How to chase requests at work without annoying people

Practically Perfect PA

Picture the scene. You’ve asked somebody that you work with to do something for you or your Executive. You need their input on the task before you can move on with your work.

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Co-Living Startups Continue to Attract Funding

Small Business Labs

According to Crunchbase , an "analysis of residential-focused real estate startups uncovered a raft of companies with a shared and temporary housing focus that have raised funding in the past year or so."

2018 206

This is the Problem With Workplace Friendships

On The Job

I'm sure you've experienced this in your career: There are people you become friends with on the job, and feel so grateful to have found such relationships. Then, there are the people you work with who you wish would get a job on Mars. Having friends at work can be a blast.

2018 151

Overwhelmed by GDPR & those notices? What do they mean for you?

Tips From T. Marie

The past few days my inbox has been filled to overflowing with privacy policy and opt in notices. I’d be willing to bet yours is too. It’s all because on Friday, May 25 th the new GDPR regulation takes effect. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by GDPR and what it means to you, keep reading. What is GDPR? . GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and it’s essentially a data and privacy protection law that applies to the European Union and its residents.

2018 133

What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

Practically Perfect PA

Using a chauffeur service for your executive’s travel is often perceived as a glamorous and luxurious benefit.

2018 186

Uber Unveils Flying Taxi Prototype

Small Business Labs

Uber unveiled a flying taxi eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) prototype at its recent  Elevate conference. The prototype (below) is a cross between a really big drone and a small airplane.

2018 195

How to Stop Your Job from Ruining Your Vacation

On The Job

It's that time of year when many people are gearing up to take some time off. If you're like most people, you will still check your email (this is why smartphones were invented, right?) and may even call into the office.

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HSA or FSA: Which One Do You Really Need To Maximize Your Savings?

Dumb Little Man

If you have an FSA, chances are you just had to use it or lose it before tax season was up. If you have an HSA, chances are you have no idea why anyone would put money into an account that they couldn’t get back. So, what’s the difference? Should you get an HSA or FSA? About FSA.

2018 176

Finding Good Side Hustles

Small Business Labs

The growth of the gig economy means there are literally hundreds of apps, sites, marketplaces and companies that claim working with them is a good way to earn money.      This proliferation of options leads to an obvious problem. How do you know which option is the right one? Trying to help gig workers figure this out is SideHusl , which is a directory service claiming to be "the web's best resource for money making opportunities." 

2018 130

How Much Can You Save when Using Virtual Office vs. Physical Office?

Small Business CEO

The goal of any business is to generate as much revenue as possible while servicing their customers to the very best of their ability. A virtual office is a great way to save tens of thousands of dollars per year in office expenses.

2018 78

Insights from a “Rock Star”: A Conversation with Joan Burge

Office Dynamics

OSU Administrative Professionals Hosted Joan Burge. Ohio State University Administrative Professionals Group hosted Joan Burge April 23, 2018, in an informal session called Insights From a Rock Star: A Conversation with Joan Burge.

2018 166

5 Things to Let Go If You Want to Be Happy

Dumb Little Man

There are some things in life that have us convinced that life without them would be terrible or uncomfortably weird. In reality, however, life generally gets better without those things. Nothing in life should create a dependency. I recently let go of a lot of junk, including material possessions, and I’ve never felt better in my life. If you want to experience the same things, here are the top things to let go so you can start living the life you’ve always wanted.

2018 171

A Guide to Internal Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

This post outlines the functions of punctuation marks employed within a sentence: the comma, the semicolon, the colon, and ellipses. Comma. A comma performs a number of functions, including. setting off elements of a list (“I’m going to order soup, salad, and an entrée”).

5 Steps for Planning a Seasonal Marketing Campaign

Small Business CEO

The lowdown on when and how to plan a seasonal marketing campaign that will deliver results for your brand.

2018 69

Getting Back to Happy with Marc and Angel Chernoff

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Marc and Angel Chernoff. Marc and Angel are the authors of the new book Getting Back To Happy: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality and Turn Your Trials Into Triumphs.

2018 52

8 Genius Fashion Hacks for Men

Dumb Little Man

Dressing sharp and looking smart doesn’t always mean having to burn a hole in your pocket with brand names. It’s actually useless without the proper know-how on how to style and carry yourself. Check out these very simple and doable fashion hacks for men that will have you looking extra dapper in and out of the workplace. Love the Blazer. Although a suit is always a good choice, a blazer is an essential piece to any wardrobe because it’s so versatile.

2018 159

Cars and Carriages

Daily Writing Tips

Car and carriage , and many other words containing the element car , derive from the Latin word carrus , meaning “two-wheeled wagon.” This post lists and defines many of the words descended from carrus.

2018 54

3 Things To Do When You Feel Like You’re In Over Your Head At Work

Small Business CEO

It’s not uncommon for people to occasionally feel more stress than normal regarding their job. But in most instances, this stress eventually subsides once that deadline passes or that presentation is over.

2018 69

5 Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids about Responsibility

Dumb Little Man

If you want your children to grow up into capable adults who are strong and independent, it’s important that you work on them and start in time. Molding young minds and teaching kids about responsibility is not something you can take lightly. Now, considering that talking won’t help much (it’s not that they don’t want to listen – it’s their attention span), you need to come up with different ways to make this fun. Here are some suggestions you might find helpful. Let Them Help Out.

2018 154

How to Finance A Startup Business

Dumb Little Man

After telling your boss to go to – well, you know where – and coming home to explain to your wife what you had just done, you sat in your man cave and processed both reactions: your boss was shocked and your wife was seriously mad. You’ve got this, so you assured her. But, is that really the case? Yes, you have a wonderful business idea that will surely take off, but she brought up a very important point: How are you going to finance it?

Top Security Ideas for Businesses You Need to Implement ASAP

Dumb Little Man

A thief walks through an unlocked door and manages to steal valuable property – money, fixtures and intellectual property. A security guard, working a double shift, falls asleep and fails to prevent a violent crime on the premises. An office employee wanders into the wrong area of the building and suffers an injury due to lack of proper safety clothing or equipment. Off-shift vandalism shuts down a factory line for days, costing the organization thousands of dollars.

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Building Trust in Your Relationship the Right Way

Dumb Little Man

“Without communication, there is no relationship; without respect, there is no love; without trust, there is no reason to continue!” – Anonymous Trust. Why do they call it the key to your partner’s heart and soul? Why is it that when someone cheats, lies or hides something, the only thing that’s damaged between the two is trust? Above all, why is it the rock-solid foundation of love and relation between two people? Trust is a vault that saves all the good things we have in our relationship.

2018 131

Should Small Businesses Adopt Cryptocurrencies?

Small Business CEO

The ongoing buzz around cryptocurrencies and what they could do for businesses in the future is one that doesn’t look to be dying down any time soon.

2018 69

Virtual Office: Mail Service Only or Full-Fledged Service?

Small Business CEO

If you find yourself reading this, it’s likely you’ve been considering renting a virtual office for a while. Making the move to a virtual office is a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly, just as you wouldn’t rent the first physical office your Realtor shows you.

2018 67

How to Strengthen your Personal Finance to Run your Organisation

Small Business CEO

They say 90% of all startups fail. To succeed then, perhaps you should launch 10 startups? Jokes aside, a major reason for startup failure is poor financial management (amongst other factors – such as a poor team or product).

2018 67

3 Ways Asset Tracking Efficiently Helps Your Business Get More Done

Small Business CEO

RFID tracking and QR tracking tags are two forms of technologies that make it easier and more time-efficient for tracking assets. Why is managing your assets efficiently, via automated processes and management software, instrumental in optimising the facility’s workday?

2018 64

How to Grow Your Business Through Online Education

Small Business CEO

The internet has allowed more people than ever to eschew traditional offices and desks in order to work remotely at their jobs. As a business owner, you may not have that option – your business probably requires you to show up in person and put in long hours every day.

2018 64

Common Cybersecurity Problems Faced By Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Cybersecurity threats can come at your business from a variety of angles. Any time money and sensitive data are involved, there is a cybercriminal waiting in the wings trying to steal it.

2018 64

Can Multi-Level Marketing Offer a Viable Career Opportunity?

Small Business CEO

Given the current economy more and more individuals are seeking multiple avenues to generate additional income. Flexible home-based and internet opportunities have provided a new way in which to earn cash, shunning the traditional 9-5 grind.

2018 62

Why Your Home Business Should Have an Office

Small Business CEO

With more and more people deciding to work from home or starting up their own business venture, the idea of working at an office seems to be fading.

2018 62

Ways on How Web Hosting Affects SEO Business

Small Business CEO

Many entrepreneurs don’t consider choosing the best web host because they don’t realize the impact this could have on business. If you are running an SEO business, you need to invest in quality hosting.

2018 62

What is CIBIL Score and How to Improve Your CIBIL Score?

Small Business CEO

Does the word CIBIL score ring any bell? Do you know what it is? Or why does it matter to you? Well, read on! CIBIL score refers to 3 numerical digits which signify the credit history effectiveness of an individual.

2018 57

4 Ways for Startup Trucking Companies to Reduce Costs

Small Business CEO

Many entrepreneurs are starting to see the value of operating a business within the industry of truck driving. However, startup companies suffer from high failure rates, and new establishments survive on thin profit margins.

2018 57

Playful Spaces: Why The Office Won’t Just Be About Work

Small Business CEO

Dogs, slides, park benches, and swings. These words are often associated with outdoor parks and playgrounds, but never offices or corporate spaces. This is changing. photo credit: Scott Beale / Flickr. The line that separates office and play blurs everyday.

2018 55

Small Business Financing: A Few Misconceptions Addressed

Small Business CEO

Navigating the lending landscape seems to be an eternal struggle for small businesses – thanks to the series of misconceptions associated with small business financing, in general. Small business lending rules that existed 10 years ago, don’t really exist anymore.

Virtual HQ in Australia: Sydney or Melbourne?

Small Business CEO

Ready for world domination? No business plan is complete without defining where your headquarters will be located. If you’re like many modern entrepreneurs, you’re interested in a virtual office.

2018 52