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5 Places in New Zealand for a Thrilling Casino Trip

Dumb Little Man

Even though it may be one of the more remote countries in the world, New Zealand is also one of the most highly visited. In fact, tourism is its biggest industry by a considerable margin, bringing in a total revenue of over $40 billion a year and employing over 14% of the population.

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Top 4 Timeless Skills for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In an ever-changing world consumed by apps, devices, and software, some administrative assistants think that their experience can be measured by their technical savvy. While staying abreast of the latest tools of the profession is important, it takes a particular skill-set to navigate through the uncertainties thrown our way – timeless skills. When I started… Communication Skills Conflict Resolution Interpersonal Skills Self Development

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The Weaknesses That Cyber Security Hackers Prey Upon

Small Business CEO

Are you worried that you may get hacked by malicious opportunists online? Do you want to keep your digital information close to you and out of reach of hackers? Do you want to know what makes you vulnerable to hackers?

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Organize Your Workspace with 7 Strategies

Simple Productivity Blog

If you had to show a photo of your workspace right now, would you be comfortable? You, like most people, probably need to have a session to organize your workspace before you could show it off. We recently had a "show your workspace" thread come up for my company. This was a part of an ongoing Teams campaign to keep us connected during the COVID isolation. As I looked at some of my co-workers' workspaces, I wondered how they could get anything done.

2020 100

Soulmates: Truth or Fiction?

Dumb Little Man

The idea of having a perfect partner has been skimming around since the dawn of time. Most of us are affected by this thought, either consciously or subconsciously. They say there’s one individual out there who is bound to be your other half. Before we answer the “Is a soulmate real or not?” question, it’s essential to point out what soulmates are. What’s a Soulmate? You come across this word on social media, especially on dating sites.

2020 155

What You Need to Do for Better Productivity in the Home Office

Productivityist

If, like a lot of people, you have been spending a lot more time working from home lately, then you might have noticed that staying productive in your own space isn’t as easy as it might initially seem. (As As someone who has worked from home for the better part of a decade, I find I’m struggling with it as well.). While most people tend to get more productive when they work from home, this is usually after a period of adjustment where they find what does and doesn’t work.

2020 61

Some Of The Common Freelancer Mistakes You Can Avoid

Small Business CEO

When starting as a freelancer, people do everything to make a name for themselves and make more money. It is tough to get projects and clients at first, and as people struggle to get gigs, they overlook some aspects of the business side of freelancing.

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What Is Extended Reality?

Dumb Little Man

Extended reality (XR) meshes all immersive technologies together, including virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). In its final product, XR is capable of making users feel they’re inside of its simulations, making them eager for more experiences. Traditionally, immersive technologies have been associated with entertainment, but emerging technology has widened its scope of benefits.

2020 148

Connotation of “Ram” vs “Cram”

Daily Writing Tips

While browsing the web in search of royalty-free graphics, I came across a source described this way: This site does not host one unattractive image, it is rammed full with outstanding landscapes and breath-taking scenes of nature. Surely this blogger meant to say “crammed full.” ” Surely, no one else is confusing the verb ram with the similar verb cram , I thought. ram : verb. to force or drive down or in by heavy blows. cram : verb.

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How Do I Get Out of a Home Foreclosure?

Small Business CEO

Due to financial hardships stemming from COVID-19, many people in Louisville are behind financially and struggling to keep their homes. If your home goes into foreclosure, it can be devastating to your credit and your financial situation.

2020 69

Armchair Digital Nomads Hitting the Road

Small Business Labs

"Armchair digital nomads" is the term we use to describe the millions of Americans who aren’t currently digital nomads but tell us in surveys they plan on becoming one.      We call them armchair digital nomads because in the past the vast majority who say this have not followed through. 

2020 48

How The Biggest Gamblers Became Rich

Dumb Little Man

Casino culture has a term for non-professional big-time gamblers who spend shocking amounts of money at the tables. These are known as high rollers or whales. These fabulously wealthy players are some of the biggest gamblers in the world but whose fortunes were made with different kinds of wagers. For these kinds of gamblers, casinos will bend over backward to welcome them in, offering them VIP exclusivity and instant, million-dollar credit lines.

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Episode 328: Being Brutally Honest with Peter Kozodoy

Productivityist

Today’s guest, Peter Kozodoy , has seen time and again how much transparency and honesty in our work and personal lives lead to lasting results. Peter is an Inc. 5000 entrepreneur, keynote speaker, and author of Honest to Greatness. This episode is sponsored by Fundrise. Fundrise is an investing platform that makes investing in high-quality, high-potential real estate as easy as investing in your favourite stock or mutual fund.

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Common Cyber Security Practices You Should Never Miss

Small Business CEO

Industries have preferred to move their businesses online that have allowed them to grow organically. However, everything is not so bright as they are perennially faced with the risk of data breaches. The security threats in the industry are immense and can be estimated from the fact that 4.1

2020 68

How to Write an Effective Email Subject Line

Jen Lawrence

Over my 15+ years as an administrative professional and project manager, I found one tool to be indispensable for getting the answers I need and crossing things off my list. And that is… using the email subject line. For a lot of us, the email subject line is a redundant line of text while trying to send a message, but when used appropriately, it’s your best friend.

2020 40

How Adult Daycare Is Fighting The Loneliness Problem

Dumb Little Man

Would it surprise you to learn that chronic loneliness can decrease your lifespan as much as 26%? That works out to two decades less to live your life, which is a bigger decrease than alcoholism or obesity. This is a uniquely western problem — success is measured in the ability to afford to live alone or as a nuclear family, which is actually worse for our health in the long run.

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Episode 327: August – The Methodical Month

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast I talk about the importance of planning – and why August is the month that I give planning my overarching focus. Helpful Links. How to Make Better New Year’s Resolutions The NOW Year Action Plan Happy New Year! (or or Why I Start My New Year on September 1st). Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well.

2020 40

7 Proven Ways to Generate Quality Leads For Your Business

Small Business CEO

Have you ever wondered why most promising businesses with great potential fail after about two years of its establishment? Most times, those that struggle to scale through the first few years end up in bankruptcy and are forced to close down. Customers are the lifeblood of any business, and when a business is not getting as many customers as it ought to, it is bound to fall.

2020 63

Survey Reveals What Hiring Managers Want Now

45 Things

It's always a good idea to know what's on the minds of hiring managers. That way, you can address the issues they think are important in your resume and cover letter, and speak knowledgeably about the issues that garner their interest. Here's some research from Lever based on 700 talent and HR decision-makers in the U.S. and Canada: Only 14% of companies are on a total hiring freeze as a result of COVID-19, and 40% believe they’ll emerge post-pandemic stronger, with better strategies and tools.

2020 43

The Ethics of Marketing to Children and Teens

Dumb Little Man

Before the advent of the Internet, most children spent their time playing outside and watching television. While watching their favorite cartoons, they would be bombarded by various commercials. These ads would use certain elements to boost general appeal to kids, such as amusing characters, a wide variety of colors, catchy songs, and amazing toys.

2020 129

Saving Tips for Millennials: How to Create a Personal Financial Plan for the Future

Dumb Little Man

For Millennials, financial obligations are more overwhelming than they were for both Generation X and Baby Boomers before them. This shouldn’t come as a surprise since this generation arguably has faced more economic uncertainty than any generation since those who lived during the Great Depression. A lot of Millennials are delaying important things like saving for retirement or typical milestones like buying a house.

2020 129

Asset Protection Protocols You Should Always Follow

Small Business CEO

Typically, you’ve spent many years building your wealth for your family’s future. Whether you have personal assets or businesses, you always want these things to go to your loved ones in case of incapacity or death. However, this isn’t always the situation. There are instances when you need to prepare for the unexpected, and these can include lawsuits from the creditors and other adverse judgments. This is where the legal concept of asset protection comes into play.

2020 54

A Step-by-Step Guide to Launching a Supplement Business: 5 Tips for Getting High-Quality Leads

Small Business CEO

Dietary supplements are incredibly popular in the United States, and it doesn’t look like they’re going anywhere. The Council for Responsible Nutrition found that supplement use had reached an all-time high in 2019 with 77% of American adults taking supplements in some form. The most popular of these are vitamins with specialty supplements like fish oils and fatty acids meant to improve overall health coming in second.

2020 52

This Is What You Need to Know About Self Employed Insurance

Small Business CEO

Right now we’re living in an age in which a person needs little more than an internet connection to become a business owner. If you’re a self-employed professional, you need to put your ducks in a row just like any other business owner. This starts with handling all of your insurance needs. But what sort of insurance should you keep in mind as a self-employed individual? Use these tips to learn more about self employed insurance and how it can save your business.

2020 50

Unmistakable Signs You’ve Chosen the Wrong Degree

Small Business CEO

University life is not always as careless and full of parties as it is shown in Hollywood movies. Very often, a way to earn a degree lies through sleepless nights, hours spent in libraries, an immense amount of hard work and stress. When facing the reality of student life, many freshmen think, ‘Should I stay, or should I go?’ ’ But how to know when your hard work is justifiable and when it is a waste of time and energy on a wrong degree?

2020 48

What Are Ecommerce Shipping Best Practices? A Guide to Shipping

Small Business CEO

Online businesses or eCommerce is well on its way to phasing out traditional retail. In the fourth quarter of 2019, eCommerce in the U.S. was worth a staggering $187.25 billion. That’s a more than 16% increase from $160.89 billion in 2018. Shipping is one of the most important aspects of any eCommerce store. The way you handle your shipping can either make or break your online business.

2020 46

What Are the Advantages of Title Loans to Fund Your Business?

Small Business CEO

If you are considering starting a business, one thing you may need is access to some cash to get things moving. This could be money to buy equipment, invest in service, get a home office set up, or purchase stock among other things. So, you need to consider what your options are when it comes to raising this finance, as there are lots of different loan solutions you can turn to based on your needs and circumstances.

2020 46

Proof of Income: How to Use a Paystub and More to Buy A Home

Small Business CEO

Buying a house is a big step. It puts you on the property ladder, grants you rights you didn’t have as a tenant, and gives you a place to call home. In 2019, the median house price in the U.S. was $279,600. To purchase a house at that price, you needed a salary of at least $61,123 to pay your monthly bill of $1,426.21. However, you need more than a salary. You need proof of income. What does proof of income mean, and how do you show it? Here’s what you need to know.

2020 43

Staying Motivated When You Work from Home

Small Business CEO

Working from home certainly has its benefits; however, it’s not easy. In order to make money and keep up a solid reputation, you need to be able to stay motivated. In this article, we’ll discuss how you can do just that, so you can continue to enjoy all the great things about working from home. Sound interesting? Let’s get started. Remove distractions. One of the best ways to stop yourself from getting distracted during work hours is to remove the distractions, of course.

2020 43

Need to Finance Your Real Estate Business? Here’s How

Small Business CEO

Financing your real estate business has never been easier than it is now. There are many different options available for you to fund your business and achieve your dreams. Funding is an essential component of any start-up business, and if you do not have funding, you will not be able to achieve everything that you have planned to. Finding the funding may seem daunting at the start, but with the help of this post, you will be able to get your business fired up and ready to go.

2020 43

Guiding Small Businesses To Make The Most of Digital Marketing

Small Business CEO

With COVID-19 taking a toll on all aspects of daily life, 2020 has indeed been a challenging year for all of us. While we are trying to hold on and stay safe from the virus, businesses across the world are finding mere survival a Herculean task. This is especially true in the case of small businesses that do not have a huge debt fund to fall back on. At the moment, with social distancing protocols in place, businesses are having a dearth of physical options.

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