Sat.May 09, 2020 - Fri.May 15, 2020

How to Uncover Secret Personal Strengths You Never Knew You Had

Dumb Little Man

If someone asked you to write down your best friend’s personal strengths and then write down your own, chances are, your friend’s list would be twice as long as yours. This isn’t abnormal at all, as we typically find it easier to identify others’ personal strengths than our own.

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Will the Pandemic Destroy Small Businesses?

Tips From T. Marie

Here in the State of Maine, as in much of the country, a vocal group of people are demanding our state open for business. They claim that the shutdown is going to kill small Maine businesses.

2020 188

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The Recession's Economic Damage is Widespread

Small Business Labs

Yesterday we covered a series of recent articles saying it will take 2-3 years for the economy to recover to pre-pandemic levels. One reason for this view is almost all industries are being negatively impacted by the recession. Illustrating this is the BLS's employment diffusion index.

2020 158

Future-Proof Your Career by Developing Project Management Skills

Eat Your Career

Did you know that the typical office professional spends about 80% of his or her time working on projects? Research suggests this number is only going to increase in the future. If you think about it, you can quickly see why. Tasks (or single-step operational to-do items) are easily automated.

2020 153

3 Reasons Why Being ‘Bad’ At Small Things Sets You Up For Big Success

Dumb Little Man

If you’re anything like me, you hate not being good at something. Whether it’s a new sport, a change in career, or a creative pursuit – trying something new and being pretty adequate, or even downright rubbish, brings up these horrible feelings of ‘failing’.

2020 208

Being Resilient During Turbulent Times

Office Dynamics

Have you ever come across someone whose decorum is composed amidst the chaos? Their organizational skills, attitude, and outlook seem unscathed. It’s likely that the person you see before you developed those traits over time and has chosen to be resilient regardless of what lies ahead.

2020 208

How to Prepare the Room for Your Speech or Presentation

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Prepare the Room for Your Speech or Presentation appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Think about the time invested in preparing a great speech: research, organization, practice, preparing a slide presentation, etc.

2020 141

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Going Green: 7 Tips for an Eco-Friendlier Place

Dumb Little Man

Once upon a time everyone lived an eco-friendly life; fast forward many generations and we realize there are easy things to do to be kinder to our environment. Take a quick look at these seven tips to help you get started. Use Less Energy.

2020 205

Podcast 146: Tips for supporting staff remotely

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ?. Today I’m talking to Renee Green who is operations manager at a small software company. We’ll talk about the abrupt transition to working at home and how it’s going, and how things may go in the future. In particular, we’ll talk about the challenges of working remotely, especially when there’s been no advance preparation or experience.

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Why Everyone Should Be Looking for Their Next Job Now

On The Job

As job losses mount in the U.S.

2020 141

Unexpected Things I’ve Done During Isolation

Simple Productivity Blog

I really didn't expect my life to change much during the social distancing/isolation of COVID. Other than knocking some forced socialization off my schedule. But I've done some things that I couldn't foresee, and have surprised those who know me.

2020 130

4 Lessons From My Grandmother

Dumb Little Man

“I am doing fine by the grace of my God,” Shamim Mahipara Kamal. On December 28th, 2018, right after Christmas and my birthday, my precious grandmother passed away silently, in peace. I called her my best friend; she was always by my side.

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Why Do We Cut The Margins Of The Pie?

Brilliantly Better

A very close friend told me the other day an interesting story. It’s about an old Romanian habit, of cutting the margins of the pie. She started like this: “When I was little, I remember that every time we baked a pie, my mom will lay out the dough in the tray, and then cut.

2020 74

Necromancy and Words for Divining the Future

Daily Writing Tips

In times of uncertainty, people wish for some magical means of foretelling the future.

2020 76

Proven Ways to Improve Your Business’ Customer Service

Small Business CEO

The success and sustainability of any business largely rely on customer satisfaction. If they’re happy and satisfied, consumers easily become long-term loyal customers who also regularly refer the business to other potential customers.

2020 65

Is There A Social Impact To Mixing Business And Medicine?

Dumb Little Man

Prior to industrialization, medicine was something that was practiced by many different people with many different outcomes. As science began to show people what worked and what didn’t when it came to treating different problems, the medical sciences became more consolidated and professional.

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Blog Every Day In 2020 – A 230 Days Challenge

Brilliantly Better

At the beginning of 2020, Steve Pavlina announced on his Facebook account he will do a 365 days blogging challenge. He also asked if other people will join. At that time, I felt comfortable to only leave a small comment saying I will follow his efforts and show a bit of support every time I’ll.

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Episode 302: Think Do Say with Ron Tite

Productivityist

My guest for this episode of the program is Ron Tite , the author of Think Do Say: How to Seize Attention and Build Trust in a Busy Busy World. This episode is brought to you by Setapp , a subscription for Mac apps. Setapp packs over 180 high-quality apps into one.

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Step By Step Guide On How To Start A Credit Repair Business

Small Business CEO

A managed services business that helps consumers improve their credit score or in many cases helps them get qualified for a good loan deal that is the business you may want to start – the Credit Repair Business.

2020 65

How to Finally Start Your Small Business Dreams

Dumb Little Man

It takes more than guts to start a small business. Being an entrepreneur entails a lot of hard work, patience, and creativity, among other equally important traits. But, remember that even these traits are not enough to ensure that your business will be successful.

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10 Painless Time-Tracking Apps For Your Creative Projects

Dumb Little Man

As globalization and the internet enhance the creative industry, questions arise about how employers should pay workers. While some advocate an estimated and fixed pay, others propose a pay per work hour billing.

2020 170

The Imitation Game: How Copy Trading Can Be Beneficial For Beginner Forex Traders

Dumb Little Man

With the rise of globalization, and intertwined economies owning to a widespread supply chain of goods and commodities, Forex Trading as a full-time profession, or side hustle for some extra bucks, is gaining traction. Today’s investors are always looking for opportunities to amplify their wealth.

2020 160

Setting Up Your Small Business on the Cloud

Small Business CEO

Running your small business on the cloud can offer several advantages. It can improve security, better protect your essential data, and provide a better experience to your customers. However, many new businesses do not start off on the cloud.

2020 65

How To Set Up Your Home Office With Bad Credit

Small Business CEO

Many people are at a crossroads in their careers and due to the proliferation and ease of the internet, many choose to set up a home office. Overheads can be low and lifestyle choices can also come into play as you can combine childcare at the same time, or look after elderly relatives.

2020 63

People to Hire When Starting a Business

Small Business CEO

Starting your own business is pretty exciting, but it is also a lot of hard work. In many cases, start-ups often start small with one or two people running the business. After a while, if successful, work increases making it impossible for one person to keep up alone.

2020 63

7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote

Small Business CEO

Remote work has been steadily gaining traction in recent years, most especially now. If you’re lucky, you’ve enabled your team to work remotely–but if not, it’s never too late to start. There are many advantages to moving your team remote.

2020 65

How Zoom Meeting Helped Italy During The Lockdown

Small Business CEO

The effect of the pandemic on Italy has been grave and the lockdown has created a disruption in the everyday life of its people. People are suddenly confined to their own homes, not being able to go out to work or socialize.

2020 63

Easy Steps to Finance and Start Your Business

Small Business CEO

Starting a business is no easy thing. It takes a resilient approach, dedication, hard work, and sleepless nights to see your business aspirations come to fruition. If you don’t have what it takes for a business start-up, then it’s high time you considered other options.

2020 61

Tips To Get Better At Being Your Own Boss

Small Business CEO

The nature of modern employment is at a crossroads and many people are now choosing to become their own boss, or they find themselves in a situation where they need to become their own boss due to changing circumstances.

2020 56

Top 4 Reasons To Hire Immigration Lawyer

Small Business CEO

Provisions of law organize our world and are meant to make life simpler and orderly. But finding yourself in their complexities, requires patience, lots of knowledge, and experience.

2020 56

How to Leverage Local Resources to Win in Business

Small Business CEO

In business, you need to be able to use every resource to your advantage if you don’t want to be one of the many businesses that fail each year.

2020 56

7 Tips on Improving Customer Support for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

Have you lost an existing customer? Brace yourself – it’ll cost you 25 times more to acquire a new client than to retain a current client. That fact alone is enough to justify the $350 billion firms invest in customer service.

2020 56

How Chatbots Can Benefit Your Business

Small Business CEO

The functions and capabilities of chatbots have evolved over the years. They have changed from being simply repetitive and illogically predictive to intelligent, programmable, and highly interactive features in a chat application or service.

2020 56

Episode 301: Happy Days

Productivityist

This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Shippo. The #1 challenge for most e-commerce businesses? Shipping. And these days customers expect it to be flawless. That’s why you need Shippo.

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