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7 Effective Ways to Deal with Rejection in Relationships

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all been there. Do you remember how you felt when you failed that math test back in school? Or when your application for inclusion in that sports team was rejected? Or more recently, when that job application didn’t work out?

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A Look at Non-Employer Businesses from the SBA

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Office of Advocacy recently released A Look at Non-Employer Businesses , a one-page summary of key data on non-employers businesses. "Non-employer"

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What are the top desk must-haves for Assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

In the next few weeks I will be moving house, and although the thought of it feels me with absolute dread, I am also very excited because I finally get to have an office. Yes, that is right, a whole room that is just dedicated to Practically Perfect PA!

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Here's a Radical Idea: Be Grateful at Work

On The Job

In my house, we have the Thanksgiving tradition of revealing what we're thankful for (we agree that family is a given and you have to name something else). Depending on the age of the person, common mentions include "good health," "all-day football" and "the pecan pie in the kitchen."

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How to Set Goals When You Have No Idea What You Want

Dumb Little Man

You’ve heard about the importance of goal setting- we all have. You know that people with written goals succeed and you might have read all about achieving ambitious goals. The problem is, you don’t have any ambitious goals. You don’t have any goals at all.

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More on the Changing Nature of Retirement

Small Business Labs

There's been a recent flurry of articles on retirement, mostly focusing on older people staying in the workforce longer than prior generations. An examples is Harvard Business Review's When No One Retires.

Rules For Controlling Email

Simple Productivity Blog

I get a lot of email; in fact about 300 emails per day wander through the various work and personal email inboxes. I have had to develop rules or risk getting swamped under the flood.

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5 Reasons People Don’t Take You Seriously and How to Fix It

Dumb Little Man

Ever wonder how some people manage to command a room simply by entering it? In contrast, do you sometimes feel like you get mowed down by other people’s big ideas, priorities and needs? Is it exceedingly difficult for you to get people to cooperate and follow your lead?

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Minute-Taking Coach

Laughing all the Way to Work

I am one of those rare birds who actually enjoys taking minutes. I avoided taking them for years. I wouldn't apply for a job if I saw that minute taking was a requirement and if an employer ever suggested it, I threatened I would quit. However, when I finally decided to try it, I found I really liked it. I enjoy the preparation leading up to the meeting, the actual taking of the minutes and the follow up afterwards. I particularly like senior executive meetings. So how did I get into it?

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Sprinkle Similes into Your Writing

Office Dynamics

Teaching a weekly fitness class—like writing weekly business messages—can get repetitious. A good instructor motivates action while guiding people in their exercises. My instructor likes to interject colorful similes to keep us going. I suspect it’s also her way of staying sharp and engaged, too.

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Podcast 107: Get ready to move

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is podcast 107 and it’s about getting ready to move. I occasionally help people pare down their possessions for a move. In these cases, it’s a corporate move and the company pays for this service. What a great idea!

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Top 7 Underwater Sites That Have Surprisingly Re-Emerged

Dumb Little Man

Nature works in mysterious ways, most of which even transcend human comprehension. It wipes away and builds again. It drowns and resurrects. There is an order in its chaos and a chaos in its order which simply astounds adventure enthusiasts like myself.

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Hyphens Guide: Functions and Examples

Daily Writing Tips

The functions the hyphen appear to be straightforward, but exceptions and inconsistencies abound. This post serves as a guide to the recommendations of The Chicago Manual of Style regarding hyphenation.

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Should You be Offering POS Within Your Business?

Small Business CEO

The area where business is transacted is key in most businesses.

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Happy Thanksgiving

The Marq

In the US, it's time to give thanks for all that is good in life and what progress we've made as families, cities, states, a country and for humanity. Certainly, we could talk about how much better or different things could be.

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11 Cool Ways to Use VPN

Dumb Little Man

If you have a VPN, it automatically routes your internet traffic through a remote VPN system, masking your IP address. No one will be able to track what you do on the internet or where you end up, and this includes your internet service provider.

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Hot Takes and Spit Takes

Daily Writing Tips

Take is one of the most generic and therefore versatile verbs (and, as a noun, has multiple senses), prompting an extensive collection of idioms, many of which are listed below. give and take: compromise.

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The Art of Surveys: 5 Signs Yours Are Lacking

Small Business CEO

Your company recently sent out a survey to your customers. You got little to no response, and the responses you did get felt forced or dishonest. Why could this be? Like any business, you want happy, engaged, and returning customers.

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Live Your Dream to Travel Across the World While Making Money

Dumb Little Man

“Your wings already exist. All you have to do is FLY.”. All of us are born with a travel bug that urges us to pack our bags and see the world around us. Our planet has a lot of places and spots waiting to be explored.

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Wine And Food Pairings For Your Holiday Table

Dumb Little Man

Nearly 70% of Americans look forward to the holidays. As a time to spend with family and friends, give thanks and celebrate, you can make your celebrations a lot better with good food. And where there is good food, there ought to be good drinks.

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Manscaping Guide: Easy Ways on How to Manscape Your Body Parts

Dumb Little Man

Removing body hair can make you feel clean and look good. It can also be arousing and exciting not only to you but also to your partner. With that, manscaping is a new trend for men who want to be more hygienic and stimulating.

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5 Ways To Keep a Conversation From Coming To a Dead-end Standstill

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all been there at some point. You’re nodding along as the other person talks to you about something. She might be an acquaintance you bumped into or someone you’ve met for the first time. And as the other person finishes talking, she waits for you to say something. Then, it happens.

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12 Tips for Finding the Best Apartment You Can Afford

Dumb Little Man

Finding affordable apartments can be a real challenge, especially when housing in the city where you live feels like an obstacle race and inventory is always a challenge.

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How to Choose a Trading Broker?

Small Business CEO

Finding a good trading broker is important, regardless of the type of trading you want to do. In fact, your brokerage account is going to heavily influence your trading potential.

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3 Types of Penny Stocks That Are Worth Trading

Small Business CEO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission defines a penny stock as any stock that trades below $5 a share. While savvy investors use penny stocks’ low prices to make money, many people are tempted to buy them without doing their research, but this is a mistake.

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Amit Raizada And Vision Venture Partners Form Successful Collaboration

Small Business CEO

Whenever we think of successful investments and investors, the name Amit Raizada is one that is sure to follow closely behind. In his latest investment move, Mr. Raizada is lending his talents and insights to Vision Venture Partners LLC where he works as a partner.

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Key Differences between Health Insurance and Personal Accident Insurance

Small Business CEO

The idea of getting into an accident is frightening, as well as the idea of having to leave your family behind in a worst-case scenario. Life is unpredictable after all, and anything can happen in the blink of an eye.

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Debt Options Simplified

Small Business CEO

You’ve inevitably heard a lot of terms thrown around while researching debt relief solutions. Among concepts like debt management, debt consolidation, debt settlement, and bankruptcy — you might be scratching your head wondering what the best option is to improve your financial standing.

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