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Stop Losing Sleep: 7 Steps for Stress-free Decision-making

Dumb Little Man

Decision-making can be tough especially when the best choice isn’t glaringly obvious. We’re faced with this process every minute of the day. When do I wake up? What’s for lunch? Do I want to go out on a date with this person? What do I want to do with my life? Can I stay in this marriage? Life itself is a series of decisions. If you’re stressed about a pressing decision, follow these steps to help you find clarity and peace. Do the work and exhaust all options.

2020 168

Working from Home Flip-Side in Covid-19 Shutdown

Tips From T. Marie

Anyone who follows me here on the blog or on social media knows that I have been working from home for 13 years. For 10 of those, I’ve had a focus on assisting other businesses with online technology. Unlike so many of you, the current pandemic situation did not suddenly throw me into an unfamiliar work from home situation. That does not mean Covid-19 hasn’t had an effect on my business. The truth is, the results are rather interesting.

2020 160

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What’s the Difference? Career Advancement vs. Career Progression (Video)

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live training webinar hosted by Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video and worksheet are available in the Career Success Library. The topic of this webinar was, “Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals.” In this excerpt, Chrissy explains the difference between two important terms: Career Advancement and Career Progression.

2020 139

Podcast 145: Create stabilizing structure

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ClutterCoachClaire · Create stabilizing structure. This is podcast 145 and it’s about creating stabilizing structure. I’ve talked about this before but today I’ll give it a different slant because many people during this pandemic quarantine time have lost their daily regular routines and schedules.

2020 122

10 Mindblowing Benefits of Avocado Oil

Dumb Little Man

Avocado oil is an amazing substance with many incredible uses. It contains an impressive list of healthy vitamins and minerals as well as “good” fatty acids and antioxidants. Avocado oil finds its appliance both in the kitchen and in personal hygiene. Read on to discover all the mindblowing ways you can use it in your daily routine. Gum Health. Avocado oil is very good for oral health. The potassium contained in avocado helps to fight tooth decay. Magnesium eliminates inflammation.

2020 156

Working Remotely – How to Keep Balance and Productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Many of you are reading this from the comfort of your home office. At first, this may sound like heaven on earth (a lot of people think they want to work from home). The reality will settle in quickly (if it hasn’t already). Working Remotely – How to Keep Balance and Productivity Working from home [.]. Executive Assistant key strengths Featured administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2020 116

8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Effective teamwork is a critical aspect in all types of organizations. Team members should be completely comfortable working with each other in order to give the best to whatever they do. Generally, we would see a team to be comprised of team members and a team leader. The onus of success lies on the team, […]. You just finished reading 8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader !

2020 109

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9 Frugal Tips for Families to Save Money

Dumb Little Man

Family is an integral part of any person’s life. When we live with our families, it’s either we’re dependent on somebody or somebody is dependent on us. Many conflicts arise in a family due to improper finance management. When you have a family, you might often come across situations where you might feel there is never enough money to go around that saving is completely overlooked. However, saving money helps in stabilizing your family’s financial life.

2020 152

Working in Tandem with Your Leader

Office Dynamics

One of the most common struggles amongst administrative professionals and their executives is a disconnect. Over the last 30 years, we have heard every disconnect scenario assistants have experienced: the executive does not touch base; the executive and assistant have different communication styles; the executive is unorganized with his or her thoughts and doesn’t effectively relay details, etc. Working in tandem is hard enough when you are in the office and things are “business as usual.”

2020 101

30 Day Challenge: A Picture A Day

Simple Productivity Blog

How much do you remember about your day-to-day life? When it was busy it was hard. But under the stay-at-home restrictions, I have found that the days all blur together unless I am very deliberate about remembering. This month I am doing a 30 day challenge to take a picture of something each day. The post 30 Day Challenge: A Picture A Day appeared first on Laura Earnest. 30 Day Challenge

2020 100

We Live In A High-Tech Medieval World

Brilliantly Better

Today I got out of the house to change my bombona (bottle gas). Since today was also the first day in which kids were finally allowed to go out, with their parents (for the first time since the start of the lockdown), I saw a lot of new people on the streets. The vast majority. Read more We Live In A High-Tech Medieval World. The post We Live In A High-Tech Medieval World appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development Relationships & Society

2020 63

Start Your Coin Collection With These Rare Coins

Dumb Little Man

Rare coins can add beauty and value to any collection. It is a piece of history that any man or woman hold in their hand. It could belong to an ancient era and certain empires such as the Romanian world or maybe it’s a silver dollar that pioneered in the wild east. Coin collectors are bailiffs of these treasures of the world, which can also be turned into an investment.

2020 132

What's Next for Digital Nomads?

Small Business Labs

It’s clear remote work, and especially working from home , are trends that are being amplified and accelerated by the COVID 19 pandemic and related economic shutdown.      But one group of remote workers are mostly not benefiting from the pandemic - digital nomads.      These are people who embrace a location-independent, technology-enabled lifestyle that allows them to travel and work remotely, anywhere in the world that has decent Internet connections. 

2020 56

30 Day Challenge Wrapup: 5 Minute Breathing

Simple Productivity Blog

During April I wanted to spend some time trying to learn to meditate. Since I fall asleep more often than not when attempting meditation (especially guided meditation), I wanted to have something of short duration, but that would be easy to do on my own. I settled on spending 5 minutes a day focusing on my breathing. The post 30 Day Challenge Wrapup: 5 Minute Breathing appeared first on Laura Earnest. 30 Day Challenge

2020 100

Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever

Brilliantly Better

Imagine a sunny, beautiful day. Try picturing yourself walking down a nice street, watching people’s faces and feeling the fresh, morning air. Then try imagining another person coming right to you, with an open smile and whispering in a calm, but firm voice: “Hi, I’m going to change your life forever” What would you do? Read more Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever. The post Hi, I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever appeared first on Dragos Roua.

2020 62

How to Find Online Casino Bonuses Suited for You

Dumb Little Man

Online casinos are famous for their bonuses and promotions. These offers are one of the key advantages that online casinos hold over their land-based equivalents. But there are a lot of different types of online casino bonuses. Anyone who is quite new to gambling online might be confused about how they work in practice. As an example, no deposit bonuses are becoming increasingly popular and online casinos might offer them alongside a more standard offer such as a deposit match bonus.

2020 123

3 More Cases of Confusion Between a Thing and Its Name

Daily Writing Tips

One fairly infrequent but prominent error in sentence composition is the careless confusion of a word or a phrase with the person, place, or thing that it represents, which usually occurs when the term is being defined or explained. The sentences below have this problem, or a related one, in common; discussion and a revision follow each example. Police identified Jones as the main fence, a term for people who buy stolen items from street-level thieves and resell them.

2020 63

How I Do Longer-Term Planning

Simple Productivity Blog

Daily and weekly planning will get you through the day-to-day without having tasks pile up for a massive weekend task-fest. But isn't there more to life than just the day-to-day? For a long time I existed on daily and weekly planning only. Partially it was because I was just so busy juggling all of my commitments (work, child, house, spouse and volunteer) that I didn't have room for anything more. I would plow through my days, insanely productive, falling into bed at night exhausted.

2020 100

6 Key Benefits of Creating an Informational Brochure for Your Company

Small Business CEO

There are many reasons why you should have an informational brochure for your business. You can learn more about these benefits here. If your business is looking for an offline marketing technique that works, you should never overlook the idea of making company brochures. Printed brochures can be distributed quickly to the homes of your potential customers, leading to increased sales. Marketing mail that is dropped through the letterbox is likely to stay in the home for an average of 17 days.

2020 62

Preventing Phishing With Education

Dumb Little Man

Phishing is incredibly common, yet most people feel it has gotten harder to spot in recent years. Cyber criminals rely on their knowledge of human psychology to make you do things you wouldn’t normally do. They also know that if they scare you enough they can manipulate you into doing what they want you to do. Unfortunately, businesses spend a lot of money cleaning up phishing attacks, so prevention is crucial. Can training employees better prevent phishing attacks from taking place?

2020 180

Throughput, Exogenous, Titer, and Fomites

Daily Writing Tips

Media coverage of the coronavirus causing the disease COVID-19 has introduced numerous previously unfamiliar terms into daily usage. Four that have especially caught my attention are throughput, exogenous, titer , and fomites. throughput. When I first heard this word being thrown about, I thought it must be recently invented political jargon, like walkback : walkback : Verb. to retreat from or distance oneself from a previously stated opinion or position. First documented use, 2000.

2020 57

Episode 298: Connect First with Dr. Melanie Katzman

Productivityist

On this episode of the program, I’m joined by Dr. Melanie Katzman , the author of Connect First: 52 Simple Ways to Ignite Success, Meaning, and Joy at Work. This episode is brought to you by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you. There’s so much to wrap your head around and hiring an HR Manager is going to cost you – they command an average of seventy-thousand dollars a year! That’s where Bambee comes in.

2020 40

4 Local SEO Tips For Small-Medium Businesses

Small Business CEO

Did you know that 97% of consumers search online for a local business? Or did you know that every month, web users visit over 1.5 billion stores related to their Google search? Or did you ever come across the fact that almost 46% of Google searches are local? Source ]. Well, if you didn’t, this can be your moment of enlightenment. But a question may still arise: “How can I make local SEO work for me?”. In this post, you will find answers to that.

2020 55

10 Quick Link Building Tactics For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Link building, according to a lot of digital marketers, is a very old and very traditional digital marketing method. However, just because it’s all that antiquated doesn’t mean it’s useless. In fact, we may consider link building as one of the most timeless yet most effective digital marketing strategies out there. Link Building: A Quick Rundown. With great link building, your brand may be able to reach any kind of audience and any kind of industry.

2020 159

All Job Seekers Should Know the STAR Method

45 Things

Have you ever heard of STAR? Not the kind in the sky, or the guy who played drums for the Beatles (that's Starr, by the way -- Ringo Starr). STAR is an acronym for situation, task, action, result. It's something that everyone should master, especially if they are interviewing for a job. The reason it's so valuable to job candidates is that it helps you answer interview questions in a concise, memorable and meaningful way.

2020 43

The Rushing Feeling: How to Hush it

Productivityist

I’ve been feeling rushed lately. Not overwhelmed (yet), just rushed. It’s an uncomfortable “rushing” feeling. This feeling isn’t new to me; I’ve felt rushed before. I’ve felt overwhelmed before?—?I I know this because that’s the reason that I developed TimeCrafting in the first place. I know exactly what to do when this rushing feeling comes upon me. I need to pay attention to fewer things, but I can only do that when I eliminate things from my schedule.

2020 40

Tips to Increase Online Engagement

Small Business CEO

Selling isn’t about getting in the face of the consumer and reeling off a long list of product benefits and features. Door to door sales techniques are fast and dirty and most people don’t respond well to the cold-call nature of any salesperson with wide eyes and a big smile who looks like they want you to join a cult. That’s like fishing with a very small net.

2020 55

Episode 297: TimeCrafting Tactics – The MVP Day

Productivityist

This was not the episode I had planned. I’ve shelved that planned episode for now but while sitting with the dilemma of what episode to deliver to you this time around, I believe I’ve come up with something will do the trick. A series called TimeCrafting Tactics. Now this series won’t happen in consecutive weeks or in any sort of sequential order. After all, that’s not how most people listen to podcasts.

2020 40

Top 6 Things Car Insurance Companies Don’t Want You Know

Small Business CEO

Car insurance can be very confusing. You make a payment every month and you know that you’re covered. However, you probably have no idea how car insurance companies come up with the amount you pay for your premium. Ed Bernstein, a lawyer in Las Vegas , shares 6 things car insurance companies are unlikely to tell you. Gender. You may be surprised by this fact but car insurance rates for women are much lower than those for men. On average, women can pay up to 12% less than men do.

2020 54

Tips for Selling an Inherited House

Small Business CEO

Usually, it is not an easy experience to inherit a house. Firstly, getting it means you have just lost a family member, and secondly, this fact is associated with a lot of formalities to worry about. Many people want to sell such a property as quickly as possible to get rid of a problem, especially that they may not like its location or that there are already other people living in. However, it is not so easy, and it requires some legal knowledge.

2020 50

5 Tips for Surviving as a Freelancer During the COVID Pandemic

Small Business CEO

It is obvious that the world has come to a standstill due to the spread of COVID-19. Every country is combating this viral outbreak the best way they can. Governments all around the world are looking for ways to help every single citizen. The sick receive the needed treatment, and the healthy receive instructions on how to properly isolate themselves. But, what happens to employees and businesses?

2020 48

7 Reasons To Immediately Hire A Good Defence Lawyer

Small Business CEO

If you have recently been accused or charged with a criminal offence then it is of the utmost importance to engage with and hire a Criminal Defence Lawyer as soon as possible. It is essential to the outcome of your case that you do not delay or hesitate when it comes to obtaining professional legal advice. If you have been criminally charged, this can be an extremely emotionally charged, daunting and stressful time.

2020 46

Three Benefits of Investing In Your Employees Through Leadership Training

Small Business CEO

This is certainly a scary time. Businesses across the country are hemorrhaging customers and clients due to the coronavirus pandemic. It’s tempting to tighten the corporate belt and find ways to save money — perhaps by laying off workers, outsourcing some departments, or even downsizing to a smaller location. However, as the old saying goes, sometimes you have to spend money to make money.

2020 46

Tips For Starting & Managing A Business In Manufacturing

Small Business CEO

Technology has made the task of starting a business in manufacturing more feasible for entrepreneurs who want to get their hands dirty in the industry of making things. Innovation-based manufacturing gives you the chance to take on niche projects and effectively enter the industry with the ability for growth.

2020 43

4 Facts About Working with a Mortgage Broker

Small Business CEO

When you have already narrowed down the search to find the house of your dreams, and now you just have to decide on the best mortgage option for you, you want to get the keys as soon as possible. However, it is understandable that you may have many doubts and questions about it since you possibly have no experience or up-to-date knowledge in this field.

2020 40